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Tensions Rise as Spain Recalls Ambassador to Venezuela

The Spanish government under Prime Minister Rajoy has been racked by high-profile corruption cases which along with its harsh au

Caracas, April 23, 2015 (venezuelanalysis.com) - Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez criticized Spain yesterday, accusing the Spanish government of Mariano Rajoy of having "crossed the line" in failing to show respect for the Bolivarian nation.

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US Threatens to Cut Aid to El Salvador for Backing Venezuela

FMLN Secretary General Medardo Gonzalez defended the government's decision to stand in solidarity with Venezuela. (Photo: E

The United States is threatening the small Central American country of El Salvador with financial repercussions for having supported Venezuela's campaign seeking the repeal of sanctions against the country.

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Venezuela Secures $5 Billion Loan from China to Finance Development

The loan will be repaid through increasing Venezuelan oil exports to China (Agencies)

Venezuela has obtained a further $5 billion loan from China to finance new development projects, announced President Nicolas Maduro yesterday.

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Activists Launch Global Solidarity Campaign with Venezuela

Activists across the globe rallied in solidarity with Venezuela in the face of US aggression. (Credit: Sao Paulo Forum)

Activists and social movements around the globe took to the streets this Sunday in solidarity with the Venezuelan government.  

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Venezuela and Uruguay Strike Oil Deal, Strengthen Bilateral Ties

Venezuelan Vice President Arreaza meets with his Uruguayan counterpart Raul Sendic, who has reiterated Montevideo's rejecti

 

Venezuelan Vice-President Jorge Arreaza met with his Uruguayan counterpart Raul Sendic yesterday to discuss a new trade deal that will see Venezuela export oil to its Southern Cone neighbor in exchange for agricultural products, including rice, chicken, and dairy items.

 

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Maduro Slams Spain for Interfering in Domestic Affairs

Maduro has accused Madrid of leading a "constant attack" against Venezuela (telesur)

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro criticized the Spanish government after the Spanish parliament urged the Venezuelan government to free jailed political opposition leaders.

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Rubio Launches US President Bid with Attacks on Latin America

Senator Marco Rubio (Reuters)

United States Senator Marco Rubio launched his presidential campaign Monday, with a fierce speech promising to renew U.S. leadership around the world.

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Regional Leaders Back Venezuela at Panama Summit as US Blocks Final Declaration

Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro met with Barack Obama face to face for the first time during the Panama Summit, which has been w

The US and Canada barred the final declaration of the OAS summit citing objections to several points in the draft document, including defining access to healthcare as a "human right".

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Washington Sends Top Diplomat to Venezuela to Meet with Government and Opposition

Top U.S. diplomat, Thomas Shannon, arrived in Caracas on Wednesday, allegedly at the behest of the Venezuelan government (Aporre

A top U.S. envoy was in Caracas on Wednesday where he met with Venezuelan President, Nicolas Maduro as well as Foreign Minister, Delcy Rodrguez. The diplomat also made use of his stay in the country to meet with representatives from the Venezuelan opposition coalition, the Roundtable of Democratic Unity (MUD), on Thursday morning.

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Venezuela Withdraws from OAS Civil Society Forum in Solidarity with Cuba

A woman holds a banner from the protest in Panama - “#GetOutChe’sAssassin, #OurIndependentAmerica #GetOutMercenaries” (Ism

Both Cuba and Venezuela have withdrawn from the 7th Summit of the Americas’ Civil Society Forum, which began in Panama yesterday, after a number of counter-revolutionary and terrorist Cubans were invited to the event. One of the summit attendees is the ex-CIA official, Félix Rodríguez Mendigutía, notorious for his role in the assassination of Argentinian revolutionary, Ernesto “Che” Guevara.

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US Backtracks, Says Venezuela is Not a Threat, as Opposition Leaders Flock to Panama Summit

The White House has admitted that Venezuela is not a threat to U.S. national security, although it has given no indication of an

On the eve of the much-anticipated Summit of the Americas, Senior White House Advisor Benjamin J.Rhodes downplayed his government's designation of Venezuela as a threat to U.S. national security on Tuesday.

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Obama Visits Jamaica, Urges Caribbean Nations to Break from PetroCaribe

St. Kitts and Nevis' prime minister (L) and Venezuela's ambassador to the country shake hands after sealing a $16M dea

US President Barack Obama arrived today in Jamaica as part of an ongoing effort to persuade the island and its neighbors to reduce dependency on Venezuela’s bilateral PetroCaribe program.

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Venezuela Condemns Al Shabaab Attack in Kenya, Voices Solidarity with Kenyan People

The official statement described last Thursday's attack as a "despicable and criminal act" (YVKE)

The Venezuelan government of President Nicolas Maduro issued a statement on Saturday categorically denouncing Thursday's deadly Al Shabaab attack against the University of Garissa in Kenya.

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Venezuela Will Denounce U.S. Executive Order at the UN, Declares "Anti-Imperialist" Holiday

The United Nations headquarters in New York (teleSUR)

The Venezuelan government announced Tuesday it will rebuke the United States’ government at the United Nations for the executive order, approved by President Barack Obama, declaring the South American country a national security threat.

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Palestinians in Gaza Rally Behind Venezuela, Reject US Imperialism

Palestinians stand in solidarity with Venezuela in Gaza (Fightback News)

“The Palestinian people, the Venezuelan people, the peoples of Latin America have common objectives, common enemies, so we are united in the struggle for liberation, for freedom, for independence, and beyond that, for an alternative world, a socialist world,” said Ishaq Khury, spokesperson for the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) in Venezuela. 

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