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Venezuela criticizes new US sanctions

Venezuela condemns the expansion of sanctions by the United States. This was stated by the Foreign Minister of the country Jorge Arreaza. "These illegal actions reveal the imperialistic aspirations and intentions of Donald Trump," the...

US imposes new sanctions on Venezuela

The US Treasury announced Thursday that it had sanctioned 10 Venezuelans, including a number of government officials, in the latest step by the Trump administration to pressure Caracas over what it calls an erosion...

Nicolas Maduro govt wins majority of regional vote in Venezuela

Nicolas Maduro’s government has won a majority of governorships in Venezuela’s regional election on Sunday. Electoral board president Tibisay Lucena said the ruling Socialist Party took 17 governorships, versus five for the opposition Democratic Unity...

Venezuela’s Maduro visits Belarus, holds military talks

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has visited Belarus and met with the country’s leader, Aleksandr Lukashenko, to discuss greater military cooperation. Ahead of talks with the Belarusian president, Maduro said that “cooperation in the military sphere...

US adds Iran, Venezuela and 4 African nations to human trafficking failings list

The White House said on Saturday it had ordered that Iran, Venezuela and four African nations be added to a U.S. list of countries accused of failing to crack down on human trafficking, a...

US issues new travel ban on N Korea, Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela,...

Trump issues new travel restrictions for N Korea, Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela, Yemen. President Donald Trump announced new restrictions on travel to the United States for eight countries as his ban on visitors...

US issues new travel ban on North Korea, Venezuela, Chad among 8 other countries

President Donald Trump announced new restrictions on travel to the United States for eight countries as his ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries was set expire Sunday, 90 days after it went into...

US President Trump and Latin American leaders discussing ‘pressure’ on Venezuela

U.S. President Donald Trump and several Latin American leaders will discuss over dinner on Monday how to bring pressure to bear on the Venezuelan government to restore democracy in the oil-producing nation, officials said...

Venezuela is “collapsing” — Trump warns

U.S. President Donald Trump warned Monday that Venezuela is "collapsing," suggesting the United States may take additional steps to restore democracy Trump told Latin American allies gathered on the fringes of the United Nations General...

For first time Venezuela publishes oil prices in Chinese currency

Venezuela on Friday published the price of its oil and fuel in Chinese currency for the first time, following President Nicolas Maduro's announcement that the government would ease off the U.S. dollar in response...

UN warns of possible ‘crimes against humanity’ in Venezuela

The United Nations human rights chief said on Monday that Venezuelan security forces may have committed crimes against humanity against protesters and called for an international investigation. https://twitter.com/VOPnewsroom/status/907154593028730880 “My investigation suggests the possibility that crimes against...

Venezuela to drop US dollar

The Venezuelan government has decided to sell commodities in currencies other than the US dollar in a bid to escape from Washington-imposed sanctions on the country. President Nicolas Maduro said Venezuela would start selling oil,...

US threat of military action will be answered in the same way, Venezuela’s president

Venezuela's president says Washington’s threat of military action will be answered in the same way. Maduro said he believes in dialogue and diplomacy, but when it comes to military intervention, Venezuela will defend itself. He...

Trump signs executive order on new Venezuela sanctions

U.S. President Donald Trump signs executive order imposing new sanctions on 'dictatorship in Venezuela,' White House says. The White House said in a statement that it could not "stand by as Venezuela crumbles." https://twitter.com/BreakingVop/status/901106834903359492 "The Maduro dictatorship...

Military intervention in Venezuela crisis is unacceptable, Russian FM

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov dismissed the idea of any intervention, including military, in the Venezuela crisis, saying that the situation in the country must be resolved through nationwide dialogue, told RT news.

Venezuela declares Peru’s president ‘enemy of the country,’ expels charge d’affaires

Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry has designated Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski an enemy of Venezuela for “continually interfering” in its internal affairs, it said in a statement on Friday, issued hours after Peru announced that...

Not going to rule out a military option in Venezuela, Trump

Trump Says 'Military Option' in Venezuela a Possibility. "We have many options for Venezuela," Trump said. On Friday, US President Donald Trump said that Washington has a menu of options for dealing with the crisis in...

Venezuela-US tensions

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has lashed out at the United States for announcing sanctions on him, saying he will not be intimidated by Washington’s threats. Maduro said such US moves smacked of American imperialism, and...
Venezuelan opposition leader has been taken from his home by authorities

Venezuela arrests two top opposition leaders

Venezuelan has arrested two prominent opposition leaders following a controversial vote to choose an assembly which can dissolve the current opposition-led legislature. The relatives of Leopoldo Lopez and Antonio Ledezma, who were both already under...
Venezuelan opposition leader has been taken from his home by authorities

Venezuelan opposition leader has been taken from his home by authorities

Venezuelan opposition leaders Leopoldo Lopez and Antonio Ledezma have been taken from their homes, where they were serving house arrest, family members said on Tuesday, adding that President Nicolas Maduro was responsible for their...