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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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Venezuela’s trans community fears hormone shortages

Thursday, July 4th 2019, 23:16

Venezuelan trans people are being hit by shortages of the medication they need for their transition.
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Venezuela crisis: Migrants dash to cross Peru border

Saturday, June 15th 2019, 8:06
related countries: Peru Peru

Thousands of Venezuelan migrants entered Peru before the deadline on Saturday.
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Canada suspends operations at its Venezuela embassy

Monday, June 3rd 2019, 9:49
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada says the embassy is being shut as its diplomats cannot get their accreditation renewed.
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What are the real reasons behind Venezuela’s blackouts?

Wednesday, May 29th 2019, 23:16

The country's political crisis is resulting in power cuts and blackouts - is it sabotage, or something simpler?
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Venezuelan prison clashes leave 29 inmates dead

Saturday, May 25th 2019, 5:59

At least 19 police officers were also wounded in the violence in Portuguesa state, authorities say.
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Venezuela crisis: Maduro proposes early National Assembly vote

Tuesday, May 21st 2019, 1:10

Venezuela's embattled leader proposes an early election for the opposition-controlled body.
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Venezuela crisis: Both sides in Norway for peace talks

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 20:32
related countries: Norway Norway
related places: Oslo

The talks mark a shift in tone just days after opposition lawmakers were charged with treason.
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Venezuela crisis: What remains of the Caracas middle-class?

Tuesday, May 14th 2019, 0:28
related places: Caracas

A look at how the elite part of Venezuela's capital is coping in the political and economic crisis.
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Venezuela crisis: Juan Guaidó deputy arrested in Caracas

Thursday, May 9th 2019, 9:23
related places: Caracas

Edgar Zambrano is the first senior opposition figure to be arrested since last week's attempted uprising.
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Venezuela crisis: Guaidó 'considering asking US for military intervention'

Sunday, May 5th 2019, 22:22
related countries: United States United States

Venezuelan opposition leader tells the BBC he is evaluating "all options" to oust Nicolás Maduro.
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Venezuela crisis: The four countries with stakes in the presidential battle

Saturday, May 4th 2019, 12:36

Some of the biggest global powers are taking sides in Venezuela's presidential battle.
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Venezuela crisis: The political battle and the people caught in the middle

Friday, May 3rd 2019, 23:12

The latest protests in Venezuela are just the most recent chapter in a long-running crisis.
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Venezuela crisis: Spain vows to protect opposition figure at embassy

Friday, May 3rd 2019, 4:38
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Caracas, Madrid

Madrid says it will not allow Venezuela to arrest Leopoldo López, who is in its embassy in Caracas.
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Venezuela crisis: Defiant Maduro appears with soldiers

Friday, May 3rd 2019, 3:34

The embattled Venezuelan president is surrounded by soldiers in a televised event.
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Venezuela crisis: Frustrated opposition await next opportunity

Friday, May 3rd 2019, 3:34
related places: Caracas

People in a Caracas opposition stronghold fear they are not doing enough to topple President Maduro.
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El Bus TV: News bulletins on the bus in Venezuela

Thursday, May 2nd 2019, 23:00

A group of local journalists in Venezuela offers independent news to the public, by getting on buses and staging TV news bulletins.
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Venezuela crisis: Dozens injured in clashes in Caracas

Thursday, May 2nd 2019, 12:52
related places: Caracas

A woman is shot dead as pro- and anti-government supporters hold large demonstrations in Caracas.
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Venezuela crisis: Defiant Maduro claims victory over Guaidó 'coup'

Wednesday, May 1st 2019, 12:59

In a defiant TV address, the Venezuelan president says he still has the support of the military.
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Venezuela's president Nicolás Maduro defiant in TV address

Wednesday, May 1st 2019, 4:02
related places: Caracas

Embattled leader Nicolás Maduro declared victory over 'coup' protesters amid violence in Caracas
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Venezuela crisis: Guaidó calls for more protests as Maduro defiant

Wednesday, May 1st 2019, 3:37
related countries: United States United States

Juan Guaidó calls for opposition supporters to take to the streets again after a day of clashes.
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On the ground of Venezuela's uprising

Tuesday, April 30th 2019, 16:05

Juan Guaidó has called on the military to support him in ousting President Nicolás Maduro.
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Venezuelan migrants missing in shipwreck off Trinidad and Tobago

Friday, April 26th 2019, 15:05
related countries: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago

At least 21 people have disappeared after their boat capsized on its way to Trinidad and Tobago.
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Venezuela crisis: Maduro calls for million more militia members

Sunday, April 14th 2019, 8:03

The Venezuelan president wants the civilian force, which answers to him, to total three million.
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Hugo Carvajal: Venezuelan ex-spy chief arrested in Spain

Saturday, April 13th 2019, 0:08
related countries: Spain Spain, United States United States

The former head of Venezuela's military intelligence is detained on US drugs charges.
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Venezuela crisis: Lack of cash leads to bartering

Friday, April 12th 2019, 23:15

As soaring inflation in Venezuela creates a shortage of cash, people are turning to bartering.
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US backtracks on Cuba baseball deal over Venezuela ties

Tuesday, April 9th 2019, 18:09
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

The deal, signed in December, allowed Cuban players sign with US teams without having to defect.
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Venezuela: The country where not even graves are safe

Saturday, April 6th 2019, 23:01

Graves are being looted in Venezuela amid the country's economic and political crisis.
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Venezuela crisis: Guaidó's immunity lifted by Maduro loyalists

Wednesday, April 3rd 2019, 3:59

The move paves the way for the man who declared himself Venezuelan president to be arrested.
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Venezuela crisis: Guaidó banned from office for 15 years

Friday, March 29th 2019, 5:16

The opposition leader will be given a 15-year ban on holding public office, the state controller says.
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Venezuela crisis: Russia hits out at 'boorish' Trump

Thursday, March 28th 2019, 16:41
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Trump

The US president said Russia should "get out" of Venezuela after the deployment of its troops there.
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Venezuela crisis: Fresh power cuts black out Caracas

Tuesday, March 26th 2019, 11:12
related places: Caracas

Two major electricity cuts in just a few hours plunge Caracas into darkness.
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Venezuela crisis: Russian military planes land near Caracas

Monday, March 25th 2019, 15:28
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Caracas

About 100 troops and large amounts of equipment were offloaded from the planes, reports say.
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