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Brazil’s Alleged Bribe Against Venezuela a “Misunderstanding”, says Uruguay

Uruguayan national flag waves alongside Mercosur's  official flag. (MercoPress)

Uruguay’s Foreign Minister retracted initial statements alleging that Brazil’s government attempted to “buy” Uruguay’s vote against Venezuela’s pro-tempore Mercosur Presidency Thursday.

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Venezuelan Foreign Minister Denounces US State Department “Double Standards”

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez has been a staunch critic of US foreign policy. (EFE)

State Department officials demanded the release of politician Leopoldo Lopez on Monday.


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Venezuela Celebrates Silver Medal Win at Olympics

Yulimar Rojas is Venezuela’s first female Olympic silver medal winner (AFP).

Track and field athlete, Yulimar Rojas (20), is the first female Olympian to have won a silver medal in Venezuela’s sporting history. 


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OAS Member States Call for Recall Referendum in Venezuela

Organization of American States' flag. (Shutterstock/Jiri Flogel)

Fifteen of the regional bloc's member states have issued a statement in support of a recall referendum this year.

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Venezuelan Foreign Minister: Macri is Planning Mercosur Destruction

Venezuela’s Foreign Minister, Delcy Rodriguez. (Telesur)

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez has accused Argentine President Mauricio Macri of trying to sabotage the Common Market of the South (Mercosur) after he questioned her country’s membership of the regional bloc.

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Venezuela’s Maduro Signs $4.5 Billion Mega-Mining Deal

Maduro signed eight agreements totaling USD $4.5 billion with national and transnational mining firms on Friday. (AVN)

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro signed eight agreements totaling USD $4.5 billion with national and transnational mining firms on Friday.

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Brazilian Senate, Correa Back Venezuela as MERCOSUR President Pro Tempore

The flags of MERCOSUR’s five member-states: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela. (Archive)

The Brazilian Senate’s Economic Affairs Commission issued a statement Friday endorsing Venezuela’s legal claim to the pro tempore presidency of the Market of the South (MERCOSUR). 

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Venezuela, Colombia Consider Special ID for Border Residents

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez (right) and her Colombian counterpart Maria Angela Holguin (left) held talks Thursda

Venezuela and Colombia may soon reopen their shared border, after talks between the two countries Thursday.

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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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Supreme Court Orders Search for Former ETA Member in Venezuela

De Juana Chaos was allegedly sited in the Venezuelan coastal town of Chichiriviche last year (archives).

Former ETA militant, Iñaki de Juana Chaos, is one of Spain’s most wanted and was last seen in a Venezuelan coastal town.


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