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World Bank to Reduce Venezuela Payout in Exxon Case

Venezuela has been locked in a legal battle with Exxon Mobil for a decade. (Jason Reed/Reuters)

A World Bank tribunal partially overturned a US$1.6 billion ruling against Venezuela over the nationalisation of Exxon Mobil assets.

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Venezuela Voted President of Association of Caribbean States

The Association of Caribbean States in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. (ACS)

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro welcomed Thursday the Association of Caribbean States decision to appoint Venezuela head of the regional organisation.

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Odebrecht Accounts Blocked in Venezuela in Corruption Probe

Odebrecht’s accounts in Venezuela were frozen Wednesday. (UnionRadio)
Bank accounts in Venezuela belonging to the construction giant Odebrecht were officially frozen on Wednesday pending ongoing investigations by the country's Public Prosecution into corruption allegations.
 

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Venezuela Pulls CNN off Air Amid Iraq Passport Controversy

CONATEL says CNN's removal from Venezuela's airwaves is a temporary measure. (Chris Rank/Bloomberg)

Venezuela’s broadcast authority pulled CNN’s Spanish language channel off air this week, after the government accused the news network of airing an unsubstantiated story on corruption among diplomatic officials.

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Trump Meets with Venezuela's Lilian Tintori, Demands Release of Leopoldo Lopez

Trump with Tintori, Vice-President Pence, and Senator Rubio (left to right). (@realDonaldTrump)

Trump met Leopoldo Lopez's wife, Lilian Tintori, as the Venezuelan Supreme Court rejected an appeal by the jailed ultra-right opposition leader.

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Venezuela Condemns Meeting Between Opposition Leader & Brazilian FM

Venezuelan foreign minister Delcy Rodriguez condemned her Brazilian counterpart for meeting with National Assembly head Julio Bo

Venezuela condemned Thursday Brazil’s foreign minister Jose Serra for meeting with right wing leader Julio Borges.

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Venezuelan Embassy Officials Accused of Selling Passports in Iraq

Venezuelan officials in Iraq have been accused of fraudulently selling passports. (Archive)

Venezuelan diplomatic officials in Iraq may have fraudulently sold hundreds of passports, according to allegations made in a CNN article this week.

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Venezuela Mourns Passing of Brazilian Leftist Marisa Leticia Rocco

Marisa Leticia Rocco (L) with her husband, Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (R). (Reuters/Paulo Whitaker

Venezuela issued condolences Thursday to the family of prominent leftist Marisa Leticia Rocco, the wife of former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio "Lula" da Silva.

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Venezuela’s Currency Takes Another Dive

The Bolivar (BsF) has lost over 40 percent since the start of November, according to unofficial exchange tracking website dolart

Venezuela’s beleaguered currency looked set Friday to lose around half its value in a month.

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NAM Condemns Intervention in Venezuela, Says Caracas

Venezuela is currently hosting the 17th Non-Aligned Movement Summit in Nueva Sparta state, Margarita Island (Official).
The countries of the Non Aligned Movement (NAM) have all condemned calls for international intervention in Venezuela, Caracas’ representative Rafael Ramirez said Thursday.

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