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Venezuela political turmoil: Maduro regime, opposition to hold talks in Bar...

07 July, 2019 11:40 am 11:40 am

CARACAS (Web Desk) – Negotiations are set to resume today (Monday) between the Venezuelan government and the opposition group calling for its ouster in a bid to end months of political instability, the two sides announced. Talks will be held in Barbados and mediated by Norway, which hosted a Oslo meeting in May that failed … Read More

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Trump tells Russia to get its troops out of Venezuela

03 March, 2019 12:02 am 12:02 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Russia to pull its troops from Venezuela and warned that “all options” were open to make that happen. “Russia has to get out,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office, where he met with Fabiana Rosales, the wife of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido. … Read More

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Let aid in, Venezuelan opposition tells Maduro in street rallies

02 February, 2019 11:34 pm 11:34 pm

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan opposition supporters returned to the streets nationwide on Tuesday to keep the heat on embattled President Nicolas Maduro and demand he allow humanitarian aid into the country where food and medicine shortages are rife. The rallies occurred nearly three weeks to the day that opposition leader Juan Guaido invoked a constitutional … Read More

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‘Don’t deal in Venezuelan gold,’ White House says, in ant...

01 January, 2019 8:35 am 8:35 am

CARACAS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House warned traders not to deal in Venezuelan gold or oil following its imposition of stiff sanctions aimed at forcing socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power. National security adviser John Bolton tweeted that traders should not deal in gold, oil or other commodities “being stolen” from the Venezuelan people, as … Read More

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Venezuela’s Guaido calls for new protests as pressure on Maduro rises

01 January, 2019 10:53 pm 10:53 pm

CARACAS (Reuters) – Juan Guaido, the Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed president, on Monday called for new street demonstrations as pressure intensified on President Nicolas Maduro and the crisis-stricken OPEC nation. Countries around the world have recognised Guaido as Venezuela’s rightful leader, and the United States vowed to starve Maduro’s administration of oil revenue after … Read More

Venezuela’s Maduro says drone blast was bid to kill him

08 August, 2018 8:34 am 8:34 am

CARACAS (Reuters) – At least one explosion rocked a military event where Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was giving a speech and the government said it was a failed assassination attempt involving drones carrying explosives. Maduro said “everything points” to a right-wing plot that initial investigation suggested was linked to Colombia and the US state of … Read More