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Colombia seeks open Venezuela border

Tuesday, July 19th 2016, 17:58
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The government in Colombia calls for the permanent opening of its border with Venezuela after crisis-hit Venezuelans flock to buy basic items.
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Venezuela reopens Colombian border to allow shoppers to cross

Sunday, July 17th 2016, 23:04
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Venezuela opens its border with Colombia for the second time this month to allow people to cross over to shop for foods and medicines.
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Venezuela army deployed to control food production and distribution

Tuesday, July 12th 2016, 18:35

Venezuela's military has started monitoring ports and food processing plants, in a new effort to guarantee supplies of food and medicines.
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Kimberly-Clark: Venezuela seizes and re-opens US-owned factory

Tuesday, July 12th 2016, 1:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Kimberly

The government of Venezuela says it has seized a factory owned by the US firm Kimberly-Clark and it will now be "in the hands of the workers".
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Venezuelans cross into Colombia to buy food

Sunday, July 10th 2016, 21:04
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Thousands of Venezuelans cross into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela opens the border for the first time in a year, officials say.
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Venezuelan women push past border controls for food

Wednesday, July 6th 2016, 10:21
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Hundreds of Venezuelan women push past border guards to cross into Colombia to buy food and goods which are scarce in Venezuela.
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Venezuela opposition says petition to oust Maduro is validated

Saturday, June 25th 2016, 0:45

Venezuelan opposition leaders say they have validated enough signatures on a petition to move to the next stage in a process to remove President Maduro.
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Venezuela police arrest 400 for looting in food shortage

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 10:15
related places: Cumana

At least 400 people have been arrested in Venezuela after over 100 shops were looted in the coastal town of Cumana amid a food shortage.
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Venezuela recall: Maduro goes to court to block referendum

Monday, June 13th 2016, 22:36

Venezuela's government requests that the Supreme Court block the opposition's proposal to hold a referendum to remove President Maduro from office.
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Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro says no referendum this year

Sunday, June 12th 2016, 0:14

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro says the opposition will have to wait until next year to hold a referendum to oust him.
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Crowdsourcing drugs

Saturday, June 11th 2016, 8:08

Patients in Venezuela are turning to Twitter and Facebook to crowdsource the drugs they can't find elsewhere.
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Venezuela recall referendum: Voters told to confirm identities

Saturday, June 11th 2016, 1:45

Venezuela's electoral council says more than 1.3m people who signed a petition for a referendum to oust President Maduro will have to confirm their identities.
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Cuba will never rejoin OAS, says Castro

Sunday, June 5th 2016, 1:27
related countries: United States United States

Cuba's president says the country will not return to the Organization of American States (OAS) in a show of solidarity with Venezuela.
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Venezuela awaits referendum decision

Thursday, June 2nd 2016, 13:26

Venezuela's opposition is awaiting a decision by the country's electoral authorities on whether it can proceed with its efforts to call a recall referendum.
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VIDEO: Venezuela's president 'defiant' speech

Wednesday, June 1st 2016, 5:44
related countries: United States United States

Venezuela's president has reacted angrily to a decision by the Organisation of American States to hold an emergency meeting to discuss the crisis in the country.
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OAS seeks emergency Venezuela meeting

Tuesday, May 31st 2016, 22:17
related countries: United States United States

Organization of American States head Luis Almagro calls for an emergency meeting which could lead to the expulsion of Venezuela from the regional body.
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Latam suspends Venezuela flights

Monday, May 30th 2016, 21:02

The largest airline in Latin America, Latam, says it is suspending its flights to Venezuela because of the worsening economic situation.
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Eleven gunned down in Venezuela

Sunday, May 29th 2016, 23:24
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Unidentified gunmen have killed 11 people, including three teenagers and a Colombian national, in western Venezuela, officials say.
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Lufthansa to suspend Venezuela flights

Sunday, May 29th 2016, 3:48
related countries: Germany Germany

The German airline, Lufthansa, says it will suspend flights to Venezuela from next month due to growing economic difficulties in the country.
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Key Chavez supporter decries Venezuela 'anarchy'

Saturday, May 28th 2016, 7:21
related places: Chavez

Chavez ally describes disillusion with Venezuelan government
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VIDEO: Growing discontent in Venezuela

Wednesday, May 25th 2016, 21:27

Fresh street rallies were held in Venezuela on Wednesday, as protesters voiced their discontent about President Nicolas Maduro, who they want ousted from office.
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Sugar shortage hits Coke in Venezuela

Tuesday, May 24th 2016, 1:26

A sugar shortage has forced Coca-Cola to stop producing soft drinks in Venezuela amid an escalating food and energy shortage.
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Venezuela state of emergency 'justified'

Friday, May 20th 2016, 9:55

The Venezuelan Supreme Court rules that a decree issued by President Nicolas Maduro last week declaring a state of emergency is constitutional.
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Latin American 'traitor' row escalates

Thursday, May 19th 2016, 11:38
related countries: United States United States

The head of the Organization of American States swaps "traitor" insults with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in a public spat.
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VIDEO: 'If people come with cardiac arrest, they die'

Thursday, May 19th 2016, 6:15

The BBC has obtained exclusive access to one of Venezuela's biggest public hospitals, which is suffering from chronic shortages and a lack of resources.
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Tear gas fired at Venezuela protest

Wednesday, May 18th 2016, 21:02

Venezuelan police fire tear gas against anti-government protesters demanding a recall referendum on embattled President Nicolas Maduro.
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VIDEO: 'Venezuela is incredibly tense'

Wednesday, May 18th 2016, 18:59
related places: Caracas

Venezuelan police have fired tear gas against anti-government protesters in Caracas - Wyre Davies was covering the protest as it turned violent.
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What has gone wrong in Venezuela?

Wednesday, May 18th 2016, 18:02

What's gone wrong in Venezuela?
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Venezuela opposition appeals to army

Tuesday, May 17th 2016, 23:42

Venezuela's opposition leader Henrique Capriles says the army must choose between President Nicolas Maduro and its duty to defend the constitution.
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'No recall vote' for Venezuela's Maduro

Monday, May 16th 2016, 11:50

There will be no recall referendum against Venezuelan President Maduro, Vice-President Aristobulo Isturiz says, accusing the opposition of fraud.
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VIDEO: Venezuela crisis: 'People ready to explode'

Sunday, May 15th 2016, 13:34

Opposition leaders in Venezuela are warning people are ready to "explode" after the president announced a state of emergency.
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Maduro threatens seizure of shut factories

Sunday, May 15th 2016, 0:06

The Venezuelan president threatens the seizure of factories that have stopped production as opposition protesters press for his removal.
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VIDEO: Venezuela opposition protest in Caracas

Saturday, May 14th 2016, 23:53
related places: Caracas

Opposition protesters have rallied in Venezuela's capital, Caracas, as they push for a recall vote to remove the country's President, Nicolas Maduro, from power.
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Venezuela police block opposition march

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 0:17
related places: Caracas

Police in Venezuela use tear gas and block the path of opposition demonstrators marching against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas.
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Left in the dark as Venezuela crisis deepens

Friday, May 6th 2016, 23:55

Hospital shortages increase anger in Venezuela
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