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Poll: 66% of Venezuelans Reject US Drug Trafficking Accusations Against VP

Venezuelan VP Tareck El Aissami. (Archive)

Nearly two-thirds of Venezuelans dismiss as false recent drug trafficking accusations against Vice-President Tareck El Aissami, reports a new study by the independent polling firm Hinterlaces.

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US Lawmakers Pass Resolution Demanding Trump Act on Venezuela

A bill calling for a tougher line on Venezuela has passed the US Senate, and will now head to the House of Representatives. (Reu

A bill calling for a tougher line on Venezuela has passed the US Senate, and will now head to the House of Representatives.

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Venezuelan VP Releases Open Letter to US Treasury as Parliament Demands Resignation

Venezuelan VP Tareck El Aissami. (Archive)

Venezuelan Vice-President Tareck El Aissami published an open letter to the US Treasury Department in the New York Times Tuesday in which he lambasted the body’s recent drug trafficking accusations as an attempt to further derail bilateral relations.

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US Legislators Demand Tougher Sanctions Against Venezuela

Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (right, R-Florida) and Senator Menendez (D-New Jersey). (Archive)

US legislators across both major political parties submitted a letter to President Trump calling for harsher sanctions against the South American nation.

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Bolivarian Govt Responds to Trump Presidency, Maduro Speaks with Kerry

Donald Trump during his acceptance speech Tuesday night after the US elections (Reuters).

Maduro sent his regards to the new president elect after speaking with Secretary of State John Kerry about ongoing efforts to re-establish respectful diplomatic relations. 

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Venezuela Faces Down Rebuke at UN, Possible New Sanctions

Venezuela has clashed with Paraguay over human rights at the UNHRC forum in Geneva. (EFE)

A group of 29 countries called for the Venezuelan government and opposition to engage in renewed national dialogue Thursday, amid calls for more US sanctions against the South American country.

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Venezuela’s Maduro Names New Ministers in Cabinet Shakeup

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaking on his weekly television program on Tuesday. (AVN)

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro appointed on Tuesday new heads for the ministries of Interior, Justice, and Peace, Industry and Commerce, as well as Transport and Public Works.

 

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Clinton Emails Reveal Direct US Sabotage of Venezuela

Hillary Clinton with former Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez (EFE).

As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton led a team committed to delegitimizing the politics of the late Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution.

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