Maduro exhorts Venezuela military to fight ‘any coup plotter;’ Costa Rica to host international meeting
Latin America
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Latin America
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Maduro exhorts Venezuela military to fight ‘any coup plotter;’ Costa Rica to host international meeting

Alexander Martinez / AFP - May 2, 2019

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday called on the armed forces to oppose "any coup plotter" after a military uprising in support of opposition leader Juan Guaido…

Life in limbo: The uncertainty of Venezuelans without a valid passport in the U.S.
Latin America
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Latin America
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Life in limbo: The uncertainty of Venezuelans without a valid passport in the U.S.

Ariela Navarro / AFP and The Tico Times - May 2, 2019

Nastacha Hernandez’s father died without her being able to say goodbye. Like many Venezuelans in the United States, Hernandez could not renew her passport in the middle…

Venezuela: three months of crisis
Latin America
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Latin America
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Venezuela: three months of crisis

AFP - April 30, 2019

Venezuelan opposition chief Juan Guaido declared himself acting president in January 2019, vowing to remove President Nicolas Maduro and quickly getting support from the United States and…

US-Venezuela relations in deep freeze
Latin America
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Latin America
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US-Venezuela relations in deep freeze

Andrea Graells Tempel / AFP - April 29, 2019

Hitting Venezuela with oil sanctions to undermine the Maduro regime, Washington's latest gambit could turn 20 years of frosty relations still icier. US links with Caracas nosedived…

Costa Rica holds Maduro regime responsible for diplomat’s safety
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica holds Maduro regime responsible for diplomat’s safety

AFP and The Tico Times - April 18, 2019

The Costa Rican Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that it places responsibility with the Venezuelan government of Nicolás Maduro for the integrity and security of the Costa…

Venezuela withdraws diplomatic credential from Costa Rican diplomat
Latin America
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Latin America
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Venezuela withdraws diplomatic credential from Costa Rican diplomat

AFP and The Tico Times - April 17, 2019

Venezuela withdrew the diplomatic credential from the Costa Rican chargé d'affaires on Tuesday in retaliation for the country’s acceptance of Juan Guaidó’s diplomat as Venezuelan ambassador in…

Maduro-appointed diplomats leave embassy in Costa Rica on schedule
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Maduro-appointed diplomats leave embassy in Costa Rica on schedule

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 16, 2019

Costa Rica's Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed Monday in a press release that the diplomatic personnel of the Nicolás Maduro regime, who worked in the Venezuelan Embassy…

Contact Group pushes for progress on Venezuela impasse
Latin America
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Latin America
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Contact Group pushes for progress on Venezuela impasse

AFP - March 30, 2019

Foreign ministers of the Contact Group on Venezuela began meeting in Ecuador on Thursday in a push for progress on delivering humanitarian aid and laying the groundwork…

US pushes Maduro’s envoys off international bodies
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US pushes Maduro’s envoys off international bodies

Marc Burleigh / AFP - March 29, 2019

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is being squeezed internationally as the United States pressures key multilateral bodies to boot out his "illegitimate" representatives. To publicly underline the U.S.…

Nearly a quarter of Venezuelans need urgent aid: internal UN report
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Nearly a quarter of Venezuelans need urgent aid: internal UN report

Carole Landry / AFP - March 28, 2019

About 24 percent of Venezuela's population – seven million people – are in dire need of humanitarian aid, according to an internal UN report that showed malnutrition…

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