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Venezuela plans November reopening for tourism
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Venezuela plans November reopening for tourism

AFP - October 15, 2020

Venezuela will reopen its tourist attractions "gradually" starting in December after registering a "sustained trend" of decreasing Covid-19 infections in the country, President Nicolás Maduro announced Wednesday.…

Costa Rica closes embassy in Venezuela as cost-cutting measure
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica closes embassy in Venezuela as cost-cutting measure

AFP - October 1, 2020

Costa Rica on Wednesday announced the closure of the country's embassy and consulate general in Caracas, effective Thursday, as part of efforts to contain costs, according to…

Group of 28 countries seeks support for democratic transition in Venezuela
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Latin America
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Group of 28 countries seeks support for democratic transition in Venezuela

AFP - August 14, 2020

A group of 28 countries, including the United States, various members of the Lima Group, the International Contact Group, the European Union and others such as Israel…

Venezuela arrests two U.S. citizens for failed ‘invasion’
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Latin America
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Venezuela arrests two U.S. citizens for failed ‘invasion’

AFP - May 5, 2020

Two United States citizens were detained in Venezuela on Monday on suspicion of plotting to topple President Nicolas Maduro's government, which has accused US-backed opposition leader Juan…

Inviting rival to State of the Union, Trump vows to ‘smash’ Venezuela’s Maduro
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Inviting rival to State of the Union, Trump vows to ‘smash’ Venezuela’s Maduro

AFP - February 5, 2020

United States President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to "smash" the rule of Venezuela’s leftist leader Nicolas Maduro as he welcomed his rival to his annual address before…

‘No evidence’ Maduro willing to hold free elections, Pompeo says in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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‘No evidence’ Maduro willing to hold free elections, Pompeo says in Costa Rica

AFP - January 21, 2020

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that despite numerous contacts with foreign officials in recent months, there's no sign Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is willing…

Pompeo visits Colombia, where he will meet with Guaidó
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Colombia
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Pompeo visits Colombia, where he will meet with Guaidó

Alina Dieste / AFP - January 20, 2020

The head of US diplomacy, Mike Pompeo, will meet on Monday in Colombia with the Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, on his first stop of a three-day…

Venezuela contact group, including Costa Rica, recognizes Guaido as speaker
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Latin America
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Venezuela contact group, including Costa Rica, recognizes Guaido as speaker

AFP - January 9, 2020

A dozen countries working on ways to end Venezuela's crisis on Thursday gave their backing to opposition leader Juan Guaido as parliamentary speaker, rejecting the claims of…

US eyes sanctions over growing Russian support for Venezuela
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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
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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…

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