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Harsher Sanctions on Venezuela Will Only Worsen the Nation's Crisis

The Trump administration issued tighter sanctions on Venezuela following the National Constituent Assembly elections on Sunday (

The Trump administration extended current economic sanctions against Venezuela last week, adding 13 more Venezuelans to the list of sanctioned individuals. Such sanctions have always been of dubious legitimacy and legality, to put it mildly. 

 

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Venezuela: 10 Dead, 200 Voting Centers Attacked as US Sanctions Maduro

Sunday's vote was rocked by a roadside bomb explosion in the wealthy eastern Caracas municipality of Chacao. (screenshot)

Washington slapped sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro one day after the South American country saw record turnout in National Constituent Assembly elections amid deadly opposition violence. 

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Trump Is Not the Venezuelan Supreme Court

US President Donald Trump. (Reuters/Dominick Reuter)

Imperial delusions about Venezuela keep getting worse. 

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US Vice-President Pence Telephones Venezuela’s Leopoldo Lopez

US Vice-President Mike Pence praise Lopez Friday, while promising more sanctions against Venezuela. (Reuters)
US Vice-president Mike Pence spoke with the rightwing politician Friday, the Whitehouse has confirmed.

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Trump Hits Venezuela with New Sanctions as CIA Chief Plugs Intervention

(Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington has imposed new sanctions against 13 high-level Venezuelan officials in the run-up to  National Constituent Assembly elections on July 30.

 

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US Senator Threatens More Sanctions on Venezuela

Florida Senator Marco Rubio has demanded more sanctions on Venezuela if the ANC goes ahead. (AP)

US Senator Marco Rubio took aim at Venezuela Wednesday, hinting of more unilateral sanctions if a constituent assembly tasked with revamping the South American country's constitution goes forward. 

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OAS Fails to Pass Anti-Venezuela Resolution, amid Rumors of More US Sanctions

The OAS voted down a US-backed resolution aimed at condemning Venezuela. (Reuters/OAS Pool)

The United States failed Wednesday to persuade the Organisation of American States to condemn Venezuela’s government, amid growing speculation of a new round of unilateral sanctions.

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Trump: ‘We Will do Whatever is Necessary’ to ‘Fix’ Venezuela

US President Donald Trump says he will work with Colombia to "fix" Venezuela. (Gage Skidmore/CC)
US President Donald Trump said Thursday he would work with Colombia to “fix” Venezuela, as he slapped Caracas with new sanctions.

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Bipartisan US Senate Bill Pushes Tougher Sanctions against Venezuela

The bill will be filed before the US Senate. (HRF)

A bi-partisan bill leaked to press calls on the US government to sanction more Venezuelan government officials, as well as work to isolate the South American country in the Caribbean region. 

 

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Venezuela's Maduro Vows "Legal and Diplomatic" Response to US Sanctions

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro stands with Vice-President Tarek El Aissami (left). (AVN)

President Nicolás Maduro confirmed that “legal and diplomatic actions” will be taken in response to US sanctions targeting the nation's vice-president.  

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