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Drunk driver kills athlete during Costa Rica half-marathon

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 13:04
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica
related places: Pacheco

David Yáñez Pacheco was trying to make a living as an athlete in Costa Rica after leaving Venezuela.
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No change ahead

Tuesday, October 17th 2017, 11:02
related places: Caracas

Residents of Caracas say they are frustrated and stressed by the politics of confrontation, says Will Grant.
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Venezuela elections neither 'free nor fair', says US

Monday, October 16th 2017, 22:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

The state department in Washington says "the voice of the Venezuelan people was not heard".
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US travel ban called "a trophy" by Venezuelan vice president

Monday, September 25th 2017, 23:56
related countries: United States United States

Vice President Tareck El Aissami calls US sanctions "a trophy" for a "subversive people".
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US expands travel ban to include N Korea

Monday, September 25th 2017, 13:58
related countries: Chad Chad, United States United States

People from Venezuela and Chad will also now face restrictions on travel to the United States.
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Canada targets senior Venezuelan officials with sanctions

Friday, September 22nd 2017, 21:27
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada says it "will not stand by silently" as it targets 40 senior Venezuelan officials.
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Donald Trump to call for more pressure on N Korea in first UN speech

Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 11:08
related countries: United States United States

The US president will also criticise Venezuela, Iran and Islamist militants, officials say.
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Venezuelan charged over Supreme Court helicopter attack

Monday, September 18th 2017, 13:11
related places: Caracas

A lone helicopter dropped grenades on the Supreme Court in Caracas in June and then disappeared.
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Venezuela accuses UN of lying over alleged rights abuses

Monday, September 11th 2017, 14:50

The Venezuelan Foreign Minister says UN accusations against his country are "without foundation".
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Venezuela ex-prosecutor: I have proof of Maduro corruption

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 20:30

The sacked prosecutor who fled Venezuela says she has evidence of the president's alleged corruption.
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Gustavo Dudamel: Venezuela star conductor's tour cancelled

Monday, August 21st 2017, 17:01
related countries: United States United States

Gustavo Dudamel confirms his US tour with Venezuela's National Youth Orchestra has been cancelled.
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Disputed Venezuela assembly takes parliament's powers

Saturday, August 19th 2017, 2:39
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Bogota

The move comes as government critic and ex-chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega flees to Colombia.
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Pence defends Trump's Venezuela stance

Monday, August 14th 2017, 2:27
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States
related places: Trump

US Vice President Mike Pence was speaking in Colombia at the start of a Latin American tour.
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Trump does not rule out military response to Venezuela crisis

Saturday, August 12th 2017, 2:25

Venezuela's defence minister says President Trump's suggestion is "an act of craziness".
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Dilma Rousseff: Brazil 'coup' not over

Friday, August 11th 2017, 9:58
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's impeached ex-president talks to the BBC about Lula, corruption and Venezuela's crisis.
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Venezuela's leader on Donald Trump... and the BBC

Friday, August 11th 2017, 7:00
related countries: United States United States

The Venezuelan leader says he wants to meet the US president, and had a few choice words for the BBC.
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UN warns Venezuela over 'use of excessive force'

Tuesday, August 8th 2017, 11:56

The UN says it has documented "widespread and systematic use of excessive force" in Venezuela.
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Venezuela: Hackers target Venezuelan government sites

Monday, August 7th 2017, 21:19

Messages appeared to support armed men who attacked a military base, and decried the "dictatorship".
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Tumultuous times

Monday, August 7th 2017, 13:35

We take a look back at key events in Venezuela since the the constituent assembly was sworn in.
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Venezuela opens disputed new constituent assembly

Saturday, August 5th 2017, 3:54

Police use tear gas on protesters who accuse the president of making a power grab.
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Venezuela crisis: Jailed Maduro critic returned to house arrest

Friday, August 4th 2017, 13:34

Antonio Ledezma had been in jail for three days in the wake of Venezuela's controversial vote.
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Venezuela vote: Turnout figure 'tampered with'

Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, 20:05

A voting firm casts doubt on Venezuela's controversial vote for a new constituent assembly.
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Venezuela key opposition activists seized from home

Tuesday, August 1st 2017, 13:32

Relatives of two Venezuelan opposition leaders, Leopoldo López and Antonio Ledezma, have shared video of their re-arrest.
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US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro

Monday, July 31st 2017, 23:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sunday

Nicolás Maduro joins Mugabe, Assad and Kim Jong-un on the list of foreign heads targeted by the US.
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Venezuela opposition slams 'sham' poll

Monday, July 31st 2017, 8:22

The opposition disputes the turnout figure of 41.5% saying fewer voted for the constituent assembly.
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Venezuela crisis: Deadly clashes amid tense election for assembly

Monday, July 31st 2017, 2:51

At least 10 people are reported killed as voting for a new assembly is disrupted by violence.
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On the front line of Caracas protests

Sunday, July 30th 2017, 1:59
related places: Caracas

For months, Gregorio Marrero has been photographing the protests in Venezuela's capital.
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Colombia 'will not recognise' Venezuela's assembly vote

Saturday, July 29th 2017, 3:46
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia's president says the new Venezuelan assembly, to be elected on Sunday, "lacks legitimacy".
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'I used to have a normal life'

Friday, July 28th 2017, 8:16

A haemophiliac struggles to find medication - one of many casualties in Venezuela's acute crisis.
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Despacito stars condemn Venezuela's Maduro over political remix

Tuesday, July 25th 2017, 0:34

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee vent fury after Venezuela's government re-casts their hit as propaganda.
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Venezuelan violinist Wuilly Arteaga hurt in protest

Sunday, July 23rd 2017, 1:53

Wuilly Arteaga regularly plays at anti-government protests and was injured in the latest clashes.
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'Don't look back'

Tuesday, July 18th 2017, 23:30
related countries: Brazil Brazil

While their future is uncertain in Brazil's border towns, they say it is better than in Venezuela.
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Millions vote in disputed Venezuela poll

Monday, July 17th 2017, 9:29

An unofficial referendum rejects plans to rewrite Venezuela's constitution, but the president says it is "meaningless".
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Gunshot heard during Venezuela voting

Monday, July 17th 2017, 0:49

Footage shows an armed attack on voters in Venezuela's unofficial referendum.
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Oscar Pérez, fugitive Venezuelan pilot, reappears at vigil

Friday, July 14th 2017, 2:13

Oscar Pérez is wanted by the government for the helicopter attack on state buildings.
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Venezuela National Assembly stormed by Maduro supporters

Thursday, July 6th 2017, 10:36

About 100 government supporters force their way into Venezuela's opposition-led National Assembly.
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Mob storms Venezuela National Assembly

Wednesday, July 5th 2017, 18:27

Several opposition lawmakers are injured in an attack by pro-government supporters.
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