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Venezuela Negotiates “Historic” Deals with Trinidad & Tobago

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Trinidadian Prime Minister Keith Rowley shake hands Monday after agreeing a series of bi

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed a deal for a series of cross-border initiatives in energy, security, commerce and food relief whilst on a whirlwind visit to the Caribbean island. 

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Brazil & Argentina “Open” to Aiding Mediation in Venezuela

Argentinian President Mauricio Macri receives Brazil’s interim foreign minister, José Serra, in Buenos Aires (Mauricio Macri/

Argentina’s Mauricio Macri government and Brazil’s acting Michel Temer administration have announced they plan to “work together” on mediating in Venezuela’s current crisis. 

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Russia Denounces External Forces for Crisis in Venezuela

A Venezuelan opposition protester dressed as the Statue of Liberty at an anti-government demonstration. (LaIguana)

Moscow spoke out against what it says are external attempts to destabilise Venezuela and warned against the imposition of “colour scenarios” in the South American country. 

 

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National Assembly Demands Suspension of Venezuela from OAS

Venezuela could face suspension from the OAS if the regional bloc's head Luis Almagro agrees to call a vote on whether to i

Venezuelan legislators have officially petitioned for their own country to be suspended from the Organisation of American States, amid ongoing political deadlock.

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Venezuelan President Slams US “Double” Incursion into National Airspace

A US Boeing 707 E-3 in flight (Courtesy: US Airforce).

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has hit out at mounting aggressions against his government after a US Boeing 707 E-3 Sentry illegally entered Venezuelan airspace on two occasions. 

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Venezuela Expands State of Exception Citing Threats of Foreign Intervention

Venezuela's Bolivarian Armed Forces have begun military exercises in response to the decree (Ultimas Noticias).

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Friday the expansion of the country’s state of exception in a bid to confront a deep economic crisis as well as national security threats posed by international right-wing forces.

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Venezuela's Maduro Recalls Brazil Ambassador Over Coup

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (L) delivers a statement to the media with Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff at t
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, a close ally of the government of President Dilma Rousseff, dubbed his Brazilian counterpart the victim of a coup.
 
 

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Venezuela's Maduro: Rousseff Impeachment Trial 'Made in the USA'

Venezuelan opposition leaders have vowed to seek to remove Maduro from office by the end of the year, possibly through a recall

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro condemned Thursday impeachment proceedings against Brazilian leader Dilma Rousseff, describing them as an attack on Latin America's left.

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Venezuela Condemns US, OAS Over Calls to Invoke Democratic Charter

Venezuela's foreign minister Delcy Rodriguez has hit back at calls for the Maduro government to be suspended from the OAS.

Venezuela's foreign minister Delcy Rodriguez has accused the head of the Organisation of American States of collaborating with the United States to undermine the government of President Nicolas Maduro.

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Venezuelan Banker Given Asylum by US Found in Panama Papers

Eligio Cedeño, the banker whose named appeared in the Panama Papers, pictured here in a photo from El Impulso. (EFE)

Eligio Cedeño, a banker given asylum by the U.S. after he fled Venezuela in 2009 due to charges of financial corruption, has shown up in the Panama Papers.

 

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Venezuelans March for May Day as Maduro Raises Minimum Wage by 30%

"May of Workers' Rebellion". (Jonas Holldack/Venezuelanalysis)

Thousands took to the streets of Caracas this Sunday to commemorate International Workers Day and manifest their support for the beleaguered Chavista government of President Nicolas Maduro amidst a severe recession and a possible recall referendum.

 

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ICSID Orders Venezuela to Pay $98m to British Vestey Group over Cattle Ranch Nationalization

Vestey’s El Charcote estate in Cojedes, Venezuela. (Chico Sanchez/EPA)

The World Bank’s international arbitration court has ordered the Venezuelan state to pay USD$98 million in compensation to the British meat-producing conglomerate, Vestey Group, over land holdings expropriated in 2005.

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Venezuelan FM Assumes UNASUR Presidency, Warns of Imperialist Threats to Region

Venezuelan FM Delcy Rodriguez with UNASUR General Secretary Ernesto Samper. (teleSUR/Carla Gonzalez)

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez took over the rotating presidency of UNASUR on Saturday, warning of ongoing imperialist threats to regional unity. 

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Venezuelan Oil Minister: US Sabotaged Doha Meeting

Del Pino said that Venezuela would keep working to broker an international oil market stabilisation deal despite Sunday’s outc

Venezuelan Oil Minister Euologio del Pino has accused the US government of deliberately scuppering the efforts of major oil-producing countries to put a cap on global production levels amidst a historic slump in oil prices. 

 

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Venezuela Sends Rescue Team and Humanitarian Aid to Ecuador

A Venezuelan rescue team poses for a photo as they prepare to board a plane to Ecuador to join rescue efforts after a massive ea

Venezuela became the first country to send humanitarian aid to Ecuador following a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake Saturday evening.

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