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…

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…

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…

Venezuelan diplomat in Costa Rica accuses Guaidó-appointed ambassador of usurping embassy
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Venezuelan diplomat in Costa Rica accuses Guaidó-appointed ambassador of usurping embassy

AFP and The Tico Times - March 20, 2019

The diplomatic representation of Venezuela in Costa Rica accused in court the ambassador appointed by Juan Guaidó of usurpation after she occupied the country’s embassy. Attorney Celso…

Guaido vows to oust Maduro as thousands of Venezuelans protest
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Guaido vows to oust Maduro as thousands of Venezuelans protest

Maria Isabel Sanchez / AFP - March 14, 2019

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido vowed Tuesday to take Nicolas Maduro's place in the presidential palace "very soon," as thousands of people took to the streets of…

UN says Venezuela crisis worsened by sanctions
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UN says Venezuela crisis worsened by sanctions

Nina Negron / AFP - March 6, 2019

Sanctions have worsened Venezuela's crippling economic and political crisis, the UN human rights chief said Wednesday, as Washington warned it may expand measures targeting President Nicoolás Maduro's…

Crowds cheer Guaidó as opposition leader returns to Venezuela
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Crowds cheer Guaidó as opposition leader returns to Venezuela

Maria Isabel Sanchez / AFP - March 4, 2019

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaidó was cheered by thousands of flag-waving supporters chanting "Yes, you can!" as he returned to Caracas on Monday, defying the threat of…

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