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Trinidad Begins Food Exports to Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Keith Rowley, standing left, in Port of Spain discuss

Trinidad began shipment of goods to Venezuela last week just one month after signing historic trade deals.

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War of Words Continues at OAS over Venezuela Vote

Venezuela's Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez has accused Almagro of trying to use his position to “to twist the arms” o

The Organisation of American States concluded another marathon discussion on Venezuela Thursday without voting on whether Caracas should be suspended from the regional bloc.

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Pablo Iglesias Slams Venezuelan Parliament’s PODEMOS Probe as “Ridiculous”

Podemos Secretary Pablo Iglesias has branded the international probe “ridiculous”. (Telesur).

The leftist Spanish politician said that Venezuelan opposition parties do not have the authority to investigate his party. 

 

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Maduro Meets US Envoy, Travels to Havana for Colombia Peace Deal Signing

President Nicolas Maduro meets with top US diplomat Thomas Shannon on June 22. (Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters)

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro met with US envoy Thomas Shannon on Wednesday before flying to Havana to attend the signing of an historic peace accord between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

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China Denies Allegations of Dialogue with Opposition

Deputy Director of Foreign Ministry Information Department Hua Chunying (South China Morning Post).

The Chinese government dismissed allegations that they met with the opposition after a Financial Times’ recent report stated otherwise.

 

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Venezuelan Foreign Minister Demands Immediate Resignation of OAS Secretary General

Image: Minister of Foreign Relations Delcy Rodriguez made her comments regarding General Secretary Luis Almagro via Twitter on S

The demand comes as a recent poll affirms that over two-thirds of Venezuelans oppose international intervention in their country.

 

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OAS Makes "Historic" Decision to Review Secretary General for Actions Against Venezuela

Venezuelan Foreign Relations Minister Delcy Rodríguez (Reuters).

The regional body’s permanent council will gather next Tuesday to assess Luis Almagro’s controversial call for immediate intervention in Venezuelan domestic affairs and its suspension from the organization last month. 

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United Nations: Solutions to Venezuela’s Crisis Mustn’t Be Imposed from Outside

N High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein (Courtesy: United Nations).

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, urged Venezuela's government and opposition to find a peaceful, nationally agreed solution to the country’s problems.  

 

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International Social Media Campaign Shows Solidarity with Venezuela

Movements across Venezuela the globe have expressed their solidarity in recent weeks (Prensa Presidencial).

“I Believe in Venezuela” built an international platform on Twitter this week to express solidarity with the South American nation in light of the recent OAS Summit. 

 

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Venezuela and US to Prepare for Diplomatic Talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Venezuelan Foreign Relations Minister Delcy Rodríguez met this week to discuss plans for a

Following this week’s OAS Summit, the US proposed high-level talks with Venezuela to address diplomatic relations between the two nations.

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Venezuelan Government Seeks Supreme Court Injunction over Fraudulent Recall Signatures

El Libertador Mayor Jorge Rodriguez. (Globovision)

The head of the presidential commission auditing Venezuela’s recall process, Jorge Rodriguez, petitioned the Supreme Court Monday for a protection order against the opposition following revelations of fraud in signature collection.

 

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Venezuela Condemns Orlando Massacre, Voices Solidarity with LGBT Community

Venezuela's Ministry of Foreign Relations (VTV).

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez denounced the killing of 50 people in an Orlando nightclub Sunday in what is being described as the deadliest mass shooting committed by an individual in US history.

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European Union Demands Release of “Political Prisoners”

The EU's legislative body met on Wednesday passing a resolution addressing Venezuela's current political and economic

The EU’s parliament passed a resolution this week calling for the immediate release of Venezuela’s political prisoners while further meddling in the South American nation’s domestic economic and political affairs.

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Government Probe into POLICHACAO Reveals US Police Training and Embassy Links

Venezuelan authorities shared details about the first days of the government's investigation into Polichacao (Polichacao).

The Venezuelan government’s 90-day investigation found evidence linking the eastern Caracas police department to the US Embassy and the tampering of confiscated weapons.

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OAS Venezuela Talks Suspended amid Complaints over Almagro Bias

The OAS held historic talks Wednesday over whether to suspend Venezuela. (@OEA_oficial)

The Organisation of American States ended a key meeting Wednesday with calls for dialogue in Venezuela, amid demands for a suspension of the country from the regional bloc.

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