Venezuelan government, opposition resume crisis talks in Dominican

December 2, 2017 11:00 pm
Venezuelan government, opposition resume crisis talks in Dominican

Former President of Spanish government Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero (C-L) Dominican President Danilo Medina (C) and Dominican Republic’s Foreign Relations Minister Miguel Vargas Maldonado (C-R) take part in a meeting between representatives of the Venezuelan government and members of the opposition, at the Dominican Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Santo […]

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Venezuelan authorities arrests former oil minister, ex-PDVSA chief

November 30, 2017 9:10 am
Venezuelan authorities arrests former oil minister, ex-PDVSA chief

This photo taken on September 22, 2017, shows former Venezuelan oil minister Eulogio Del Pino. (Photo by AFP) Venezuelan authorities have arrested two former bosses of the country’s giant oil industry on accusations of helping a coup plot. Former oil minister Eulogio del Pino and Nelson Martinez, the ex-chief of […]

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Four UNSC members boycott US-arranged meeting on Venezuela at United Nations

November 14, 2017 8:00 am
Four UNSC members boycott US-arranged meeting on Venezuela at United Nations

This file image shows the United Nations Security Council members during a meeting at the UN headquarters in New York on November 13, 2017. (By AFP) Four members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) have boycotted an informal meeting of the Council arranged by the United States to discuss Venezuela, […]

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Venezuela sacks defiant opposition governor-elect Juan Pablo Guanipa

October 27, 2017 9:14 am
Venezuela sacks defiant opposition governor-elect Juan Pablo Guanipa

Juan Pablo Guanipa, one of five opposition governors elected in recent elections in Venezuela, was reportedly sacked on Thursday. A newly-elected Venezuelan governor affiliated with the opposition who had refused to pledge allegiance to a government body has been sacked. Juan Pablo Guanipa, one of five opposition governors elected in […]

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro warns of repeating elections in states won by opposition

October 21, 2017 12:38 pm
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro warns of repeating elections in states won by opposition

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (Photo by AFP) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has warned that elections may be repeated in the states won by the opposition if the elected governors refuse to be sworn in before the newly-formed constituent assembly. “Anyone who wants to be governor will have to recognize the […]

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Venezuelans vote in crucial regional elections

October 15, 2017 9:11 pm
Venezuelans vote in crucial regional elections

Venezuelans queue outside a polling station as they wait to cast their vote during regional elections in Caracas, Venezuela on October 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Venezuelans headed to the polls Sunday in regional elections seen as a crucial test for President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition alike after months […]

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Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza reacts to US President Donald Trump’s anti-Caracas remarks in UN speech

September 19, 2017 3:48 pm
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza reacts to US President Donald Trump’s anti-Caracas remarks in UN speech

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza speaks in Caracas on August 12, 2017 during a meeting with members of the diplomatic corps. (Photo by AFP) Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has reacted to US president’s UN speech, stressing that his country does not accept “threats from President Trump or whomever in […]

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