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US eyes sanctions over growing Russian support for Venezuela
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Latin America
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US eyes sanctions over growing Russian support for Venezuela

Alina Dieste / AFP - January 7, 2020

The United States will take action in response to growing Russian support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, a senior US official warned Monday. US President Donald Trump's…

Guaido and rival both claim to be Venezuela’s parliament speaker
Latin America
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Latin America
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Guaido and rival both claim to be Venezuela’s parliament speaker

Esteban Rojas / AFP - January 6, 2020

Opposition leader Juan Guaido and a rival lawmaker, Luis Parra, both claimed to be Venezuela's parliament speaker on Sunday following two separate votes and accusations of a…

TIAR countries approve sanctions, increasing pressure against Maduro government
Latin America
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Latin America
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TIAR countries approve sanctions, increasing pressure against Maduro government

Lina Vanegas / AFP and The Tico Times - December 4, 2019

Signatory countries of the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR) on Tuesday increased pressure against Venezuela by approving a range of sanctions that will affect those close…

Contact group on Venezuela says ‘status quo not an option’
Latin America
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Latin America
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Contact group on Venezuela says ‘status quo not an option’

AFP - November 1, 2019

The International Contact Group on Venezuela on Friday urged stalled negotiations between President Nicolas Maduro's government and the US-backed opposition to resume, warning "the status quo is…

TIAR countries prepare to sanction those close to Maduro
Latin America
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Latin America
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TIAR countries prepare to sanction those close to Maduro

AFP and The Tico Times - October 30, 2019

Members of the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR) are preparing lists of associates of the government of Nicolás Maduro who may be subject to sanctions, a…

Countries of inter-American defense pact open road to sanctions against Venezuela
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Countries of inter-American defense pact open road to sanctions against Venezuela

Ariela Navarro / AFP and The Tico Times - September 25, 2019

The countries that make up the TIAR inter-American defense pact decided Monday to activate the treaty and act collectively in order to sanction senior government officials of the…

USA and other countries in the region will ask to activate TIAR in the face of Venezuela crisis
Latin America
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Latin America
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USA and other countries in the region will ask to activate TIAR in the face of Venezuela crisis

AFP and The Tico Times - September 10, 2019

Update (2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10): Carlos Trujillo, the US ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), said Tuesday that the goal of activating the…

Costa Rica repatriates nine Ticos from Venezuela
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica repatriates nine Ticos from Venezuela

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 31, 2019

Wednesday morning, nine Ticos who had been living in Venezuela returned to Costa Rica after a months-long repatriation effort from Costa Rica's Immigration Administration and Foreign Ministry.…

Disenchantment grows in Venezuela six months after Guaidó proclaimed himself president
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Disenchantment grows in Venezuela six months after Guaidó proclaimed himself president

Alexander Martinez / AFP and The Tico Times - July 24, 2019

Like millions, Eskeira turned her confidence in Juan Guaidó when he declared himself president of Venezuela. Six months after that oath, she carries the weight of disenchantment,…

Venezuelan embassy reopens in Costa Rica
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Venezuelan embassy reopens in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 21, 2019

María Faria, the Venezuelan Ambassador to Costa Rica, announced this week that the South American country's embassy in San José has reopened. In a video she posted…