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Venezuela: President Maduro says US spy seized near oil sites

Saturday, September 12th 2020, 4:07
related countries: United States United States

The marine working for the CIA had weapons and large amounts of cash, the Venezuelan president says.
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US seizes millions of dollars of Iranian fuel bound for Venezuela

Friday, August 14th 2020, 20:47
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

The US says it seized 1.1 million barrels of fuel from four tankers en route to Venezuela.
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Venezuela: Former American soldiers jailed over failed coup

Saturday, August 8th 2020, 20:16
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States
related places: May

Luke Denman and Airan Berry were arrested in May while entering Venezuela by sea from Colombia.
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Coronavirus: Peru allows Venezuela medics amid pandemic

Tuesday, August 4th 2020, 11:43
related countries: Peru Peru

Venezuelan medical workers can join Peru's health system without having to validate their titles.
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US offers $5m for capture of Venezuela chief justice Moreno

Wednesday, July 22nd 2020, 13:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moreno

The US wants to arrest Maikel Moreno, who it says participated in "transnational organised crime".
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Venezuela tells EU ambassador to leave country

Tuesday, June 30th 2020, 1:19

Isabel Brilhante Pedrosa's expulsion comes after the EU placed sanctions on 11 Venezuelan officials.
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Businessman close to Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro arrested in Cape Verde

Saturday, June 13th 2020, 21:54
related countries: Cape Verde Cape Verde, Colombia Colombia, United States United States

Colombian national Alex Nain Saab is wanted in the US on charges of corruption and money laundering.
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How Venezuela's fuel crisis is hitting coronavirus victims

Sunday, May 31st 2020, 23:46

Venezuela's fuel crisis is so acute that even funeral homes are struggling to transport bodies to the cemetery.
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Iran oil tanker reaches Venezuela amid US tension

Sunday, May 24th 2020, 13:27
related countries: United States United States

Five tankers are being escorted by the Venezuelan military as the country struggles with shortages.
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Wednesday, May 20th 2020, 10:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Central Bank of Venezuela says the gold's value could be used to tackle coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Venezuelans struggling with fuel shortage

Tuesday, May 12th 2020, 23:01

Venezuela has the world's largest reserves of oil, but Covid-19 has worsened the current crisis.
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Venezuela: Trump denies role in bungled incursion

Friday, May 8th 2020, 19:25
related countries: United States United States

Venezuela has accused the US of being behind a botched raid to oust President Maduro.
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Venezuela TV shows 'US citizens confessing over failed coup'

Thursday, May 7th 2020, 11:42
related countries: United States United States

Venezuelan President Maduro says US-backed "mercenaries" tried to oust him, a claim the US denies.
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Venezuela accuses Colombia of attempting 'terrorist' sea invasion

Sunday, May 3rd 2020, 22:12
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The government claims Colombian "terrorist mercenaries" tried to enter Venezuela on speedboats.
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Coronavirus in Latin America: How bad could it get?

Monday, April 20th 2020, 5:36
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Ecuador Ecuador, Nicaragua Nicaragua

BBC reporters in Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia and Nicaragua explain how the pandemic is affecting the region.
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Why coronavirus could be catastrophic for Venezuela

Saturday, April 11th 2020, 23:55

Its dire economic and precarious political state means it is ill-equipped to deal with the virus.
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Venezuela navy vessel sinks after 'ramming cruise ship'

Friday, April 3rd 2020, 11:51

The cruise ship's owners say the naval vessel rammed it, but Venezuela accuses the ship of "piracy".
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US sends warships to Caribbean to stop illegal drugs

Thursday, April 2nd 2020, 9:09
related countries: United States United States

The announcement came a week after the US accused Venezuela's leader of "narco-terrorism".
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US offers Venezuela sanctions relief for power-sharing agreement

Tuesday, March 31st 2020, 19:01
related countries: United States United States

The deal would lift sanctions if Venezuela's leaders agrees to share power with the opposition.
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Nicolás Maduro: US charges Venezuelan president with 'narco-terrorism'

Thursday, March 26th 2020, 21:05
related countries: United States United States

It also offers a $15m (£12.5m) reward for information leading to Nicolás Maduro's arrest.
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Venezuela fire: Thousands of voting machines burned

Monday, March 9th 2020, 11:41

A blaze razes the main warehouse holding machines used in elections in Venezuela.
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The crisis forcing mothers to give away their babies

Friday, February 28th 2020, 0:22

Venezuela's economic crisis is driving some mothers unable to feed their children to drastic measures.
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Venezuela crisis: Juan Guaidó greeted with abuse after return from world tour

Wednesday, February 12th 2020, 9:25
related places: Caracas

President Maduro's supporters shouted "fascist" at the opposition figure after he landed in Caracas.
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Russia to boost Venezuela ties amid US pressure

Saturday, February 8th 2020, 0:31
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Russia's foreign minister also condemns US sanctions targeting the Venezuelan government.
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Venezuela crisis forced José abroad to access HIV drugs

Thursday, January 30th 2020, 0:15

José Tovar is an HIV-positive refugee, forced to choose between staying in Venezuela or leaving home.
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Fugitive Colombian senator Aída Merlano captured in Venezuela

Tuesday, January 28th 2020, 11:40
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Aída Merlano, who escaped from a dental surgery using a rope last year, is caught across the border.
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Venezuela crisis: Secret service raids offices of opposition leader Guaidó

Wednesday, January 22nd 2020, 1:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The opposition leader, widely recognised as Venezuela's interim president, is on a visit to the UK.
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Venezuela crisis: Juan Guaidó tries to climb over fence to enter parliament

Monday, January 6th 2020, 10:10

In chaotic scenes, Venezuela's opposition leader is blocked from entering the National Assembly.
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Venezuela crisis: Two lawmakers claim Speaker role

Monday, January 6th 2020, 2:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Speaker

The US says it still recognises opposition lawmaker Juan Guaidó as Venezuela's legitimate leader.
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Venezuela and El Salvador in tit-for-tat diplomatic expulsions

Sunday, November 3rd 2019, 16:29
related countries: El Salvador El Salvador

Venezuela responds a day after its diplomats were expelled from El Salvador.
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Venezuela crisis: El Salvador expels Maduro's diplomats

Sunday, November 3rd 2019, 8:55
related countries: El Salvador El Salvador

El Salvador says Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is no longer legitimate, backing Juan Guaidó.
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Venezuela wins seat on UN Human Rights Council

Thursday, October 17th 2019, 17:17

The same body announced plans to send a fact-finding mission to investigate Venezuela last month.
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Freed Venezuela lawmaker Edgar Zambrano: The regime kidnapped me

Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 10:15

Edgar Zambrano was released after four months in detention following a failed opposition uprising.
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Hugo Carvajal: Spain denies US extradition request

Monday, September 16th 2019, 23:33
related countries: United States United States

The former Venezuelan intelligence chief is accused by the US of drug trafficking offences.
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US sanctions may worsen Venezuela suffering, says UN rights chief

Friday, August 9th 2019, 0:47
related countries: United States United States

UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet says fresh restrictions could hit the most vulnerable.
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In pictures: Foreign marines descend on Russia

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 20:53
related countries: China China, Russia Russia

Elite soldiers from China, Iran and Venezuela take part in Russia's International Army Games.
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US imposes sweeping sanctions on Venezuelan government

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 15:14
related countries: United States United States

The new measures include an asset freeze and a ban on transactions with the Maduro government.
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Venezuelan ex-oil executive Márquez found dead in Madrid

Tuesday, July 23rd 2019, 11:05
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

Juan Carlos Márquez was due to appear in court on Monday in connection with corruption allegations.
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US denounces Venezuela aircraft's 'unsafe approach'

Monday, July 22nd 2019, 11:02
related countries: United States United States

The US military says a Venezuelan warplane "aggressively shadowed" one of its surveillance aircraft.
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