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News Venezuela: Venezuela Creditor Cleared to Resume Citgo Seizure Efforts

Published on: Monday 30 September 2019
Venezuela Creditor Cleared to Resume Citgo Seizure Efforts
News source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/venezuela-creditor-cleared-to-resume-citgo-seizure-efforts-11569865813

A U.S. appeals court is letting one of Venezuela’s creditors resume its efforts to take control of Citgo Petroleum Corp., the South American nation’s largest seizable asset in the U.S. The U.S. Court ...

News Venezuela: The Latest: Venezuela condemns countries that shunned Maduro

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
The Latest: Venezuela condemns countries that shunned Maduro
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/the-latest-saudi-arabia-urges-pressure-on-iran/2019/09/27/d6bd0aea-e0fa-11e9-be7f-4cc85017c36f_story.html

Venezuela’s vice president is condemning the U.S. and more than 50 other countries that recognized opposition leader Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s rightful president, calling it the “worst mistake in the diplomatic history of these countries.”

News Venezuela: Venezuela VP condemns countries that shunned Maduro

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Venezuela VP condemns countries that shunned Maduro
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/venezuela-vp-condemns-countries-that-shunned-maduro/2019/09/27/f0701cd6-e189-11e9-be7f-4cc85017c36f_story.html

Venezuela’s vice president condemned the U.S. and more than 50 other countries that have recognized an opposition leader as Venezuela’s rightful president, calling it the “worst mistake in the diplomatic history of these countries.”

News Venezuela: In Venezuela’s oil capital, life is a struggle. So is death.

Published on: Thursday 19 September 2019
In Venezuela’s oil capital, life is a struggle. So is death.
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/in-venezuelas-oil-capital-life-is-a-struggle-so-is-death/2019/09/19/169bccc2-c83d-11e9-9615-8f1a32962e04_story.html

MARACAIBO, Venezuela — The hospital had run dry of painkillers and antibiotics, leaving Neiro Vargas moaning in agony. The 43-year-old security guard had been brought in with a gunshot to the neck. On ...

News Venezuela: Venezuela’s Maduro Trains Sights on Opposition’s Last Bastion: Congress

Published on: Monday 16 September 2019
Venezuela’s Maduro Trains Sights on Opposition’s Last Bastion: Congress
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/16/world/americas/venezuela-maduro-congress.html

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Nicolás Maduro’s Socialist Party announced on Monday that its lawmakers are taking back their seats in Venezuela’s congress after a three-year boycott, targeting the ...

News Venezuela: Split emerges in Venezuela opposition over talks with gov’t

Published on: Monday 16 September 2019
Split emerges in Venezuela opposition over talks with gov’t
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/congress/split-emerges-in-venezuela-opposition-over-talks-with-govt/2019/09/16/5d969498-d8ac-11e9-a1a5-162b8a9c9ca2_story.html

CARACAS, Venezuela — A group of minority opposition parties is entering negotiations with President Nicolas Maduro’s government without the consent of the U.S.-backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó.

News Venezuela: A Split Has Emerged in Venezuela's Opposition Over Talks With Maduro

Published on: Monday 16 September 2019
A Split Has Emerged in Venezuela's Opposition Over Talks With Maduro
News source: https://time.com/5678915/venezuela-opposition-talks-maduro/

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A minority group of opposition parties in Venezuela agreed Monday to enter negotiations with President Nicolas Maduro’s government without the participation of U.S ...

News Venezuela: Venezuela’s Hugo Chávez Worked to Flood U.S. With Cocaine, U.S. Prosecutors Say

Published on: Sunday 15 September 2019
Venezuela’s Hugo Chávez Worked to Flood U.S. With Cocaine, U.S. Prosecutors Say
News source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/venezuelas-hugo-chavez-worked-to-flood-u-s-with-cocaine-u-s-prosecutors-say-11568557780

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez in the mid-2000s ordered his top lieutenants to work with Colombian Marxist guerrillas to flood the U.S. with cocaine in his government’s efforts to combat the Bush administration.

News Venezuela: A Doctor Or Nurse Might Earn Just $6 A Month In Venezuela

Published on: Friday 06 September 2019
A Doctor Or Nurse Might Earn Just $6 A Month In Venezuela
News source: https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2019/09/06/757822363/a-doctor-or-nurse-might-earn-6-a-month-in-venezuela-if-theyre-lucky

In September 2018, Maria Paula Toledo got her first monthly paycheck from the Venezuelan Ministry of Health for her work as a doctor at a rural clinic in Venezuela, outside the city of Maracaibo. It ...

News Venezuela: Venezuela's Armed Forces Bank Slams Mastercard for Halting Card Service

Published on: Wednesday 04 September 2019
Venezuela's Armed Forces Bank Slams Mastercard for Halting Card Service
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/09/05/world/americas/04reuters-venezuela-politics-mastercard.html

A Venezuelan bank run by the troubled country's military on Wednesday slammed Mastercard for cutting off service to the bank's credit cards following U.S. sanctions against the government of President Nicolas Maduro.

News Venezuela: Venezuela says it has proof of anti-Maduro plot in Colombia

Published on: Saturday 31 August 2019
Venezuela says it has proof of anti-Maduro plot in Colombia
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/venezuela-says-it-has-proof-of-anti-maduro-plot-in-colombia/2019/08/31/c5325bf0-cc54-11e9-9615-8f1a32962e04_story.html

CARACAS, Venezuela — The Venezuelan government presented evidence Saturday of what it called paramilitary training camps in neighboring Colombia to plot violent attacks to undermine President Nicolás ...

News Venezuela: Venezuela's forests suffer as wood replaces scarce gas

Published on: Thursday 29 August 2019
Venezuela's forests suffer as wood replaces scarce gas
News source: https://www.reuters.com/video/2019/08/29/venezuelas-forests-suffer-as-wood-replac?videoId=593635835

Chronic shortages of natural gas in Venezuela - the country with the world’s largest oil reserves - now mean that cooking fuel is increasingly coming from trees. Havovi Cooper reports. Chronic ...

News Venezuela: U.S. Hopeful EU Will Impose Sanctions on Venezuela in Coming Months-U.S. Envoy

Published on: Thursday 29 August 2019
U.S. Hopeful EU Will Impose Sanctions on Venezuela in Coming Months-U.S. Envoy
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/08/29/world/americas/29reuters-venezuela-politics-usa.html

Washington's envoy for Venezuela said on Thursday he was hopeful that the European Union will impose sanctions against Caracas "in the coming months" amid stalled talks to resolve the country's political crisis.

News Venezuela: Venezuela basketball team hopes to send home some good news

Published on: Friday 30 August 2019
Venezuela basketball team hopes to send home some good news
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/venezuela-basketball-team-hopes-to-send-home-some-good-news/2019/08/30/563fe0b6-cb1c-11e9-9615-8f1a32962e04_story.html

BEIJING — Venezuela’s basketball team hopes to send some good news back to a country suffering through economic sanctions and a political crisis that has forced millions to flee in recent years. The ...

News Venezuela: Venezuela's Guaidó Names a Shadow Cabinet to Oust Maduro

Published on: Wednesday 28 August 2019
Venezuela's Guaidó Names a Shadow Cabinet to Oust Maduro
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2019/08/28/world/americas/ap-lt-venezuela.html

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó says he's naming a shadow cabinet in a new phase of his campaign to force President Nicolás Maduro from power. Guaidó on Wednesday said ...

News Venezuela: Venezuela nurses turn to side jobs to survive economic crisis

Published on: Monday 26 August 2019
Venezuela nurses turn to side jobs to survive economic crisis
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/venezuela-nurses-turn-side-jobs-survive-economic-crisis-2818374

Edgar Fernandez keeps a mariachi suit in a rusty wardrobe at the public hospital in Caracas where he works as a nurse, donning it for performances that augment his meager salary. Given that he earns ...

News Venezuela: Trump administration's talks with Maduro hardliner signals shift in Venezuela strategy

Published on: Monday 26 August 2019
Trump administration's talks with Maduro hardliner signals shift in Venezuela strategy
News source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2019/08/27/juan-guaido-falters-white-house-talks-venezuelan-hardliner/2102454001/

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration has accused Diosdado Cabello – a powerful official in Venezuela’s socialist government – of drug trafficking, money laundering and embezzlement. It is also ...

News Venezuela: Venezuela opposition leader vows to shun early election

Published on: Friday 23 August 2019
Venezuela opposition leader vows to shun early election
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/venezuela-opposition-leader-vows-to-boycott-early-election/2019/08/23/692c64fc-c5c6-11e9-8bf7-cde2d9e09055_story.html

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó said Friday that opponents of President Nicolás Maduro won’t participate in any early legislative elections he calls amid a protracted ...