VENEZUELA, Venezuela (AP) The Trump administration is trying to kill Venezuela’s news, CNN says.
Venezuela is facing a triple threat of political repression, a severe food crisis and a deepening economic crisis.
A new poll suggests Venezuelans are increasingly distrustful of the U.S. and are more worried about their economic prospects than about threats to their lives.
President Nicolas Maduro is in power for the past eight years.
The ruling Socialist Party, led by Maduro, has jailed, beaten and disappeared tens of thousands of opponents, and in 2016 fired dozens of public employees over allegations they were trying to topple Maduro.
Voters say the government is trying its hardest to undermine the Maduro administration and its image abroad.
It’s accused the United States of using human rights abuses and foreign interference to help Maduro, who denies the charges.
The poll shows 58 percent of Venezuelans say the U