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Venezuela plans to reopen borders with Colombia

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced that he plans to reopen the country’s borders with Colombia on Saturday.

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US lifts sanctions on Venezuelan general who turned against Maduro

The US on Tuesday announced that it was lifting sanctions imposed on Venezuela’s former intelligence chief General Manuel Cristopher Figuera, who broke ranks with President Nicolas Maduro’s regime and pledged his support to the country’s opposition leader Juan Guaido.

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Venezuela still in dark, Guaido wants ‘state of alarm’ declared

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido will ask lawmakers on Monday to declare a “state of alarm” over the country’s devastating blackout in order to facilitate the delivery of international aid — a chance to score points in his power struggle with President Nicolas Maduro.

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Guaido returns to Venezuela in new affront to Maduro

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido arrived at Caracas airport after flouting a court-imposed travel ban by touring Latin American countries to boost support for his campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro.

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Guaido Gives Pro-Maduro Military 7 Days to ‘Take Side of Constitution’

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who has declared himself the country’s interim president, called on the Venezuelan Armed Forces, supporting President Nicolas Maduro, to change sides, giving the military seven days to do so, in the anticipation of humanitarian aid arrivals to the crisis-hit country.

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Maduro hits out at US over sanctions on Venezuelan state oil firm

icolas Maduro, Venezuela’s president, has hit out at the US after the Trump administration imposed sweeping sanctions on Venezuelan state-owned oil firm PDVSA.

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Leader of Venezuela Congress says he is prepared to assume presidency

The leader of Venezuela’s opposition-led congress said on Friday he was prepared to assume the country’s presidency on an interim basis and call elections, just one day after leftist President Nicolas Maduro was sworn in for a disputed second term.

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Venezuela on edge as Maduro unveils raft of economic reforms

Uncertainty reigned in Venezuela on Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro unveiled a major economic reform plan aimed at halting the spiraling hyperinflation that has thrown the oil-rich, cash-poor South American country into chaos.

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Who tried to assassinate Nicolas Maduro?

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has blamed Colombia, the opposition and elements within the US for a failed assassination attempt that left seven soldiers injured.

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Venezuelan President blames Colombia for drone ‘attack’

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accused Colombia’s far-right groups and outgoing president Juan Manuel Santos for what he called as an “attempt to assassinate him.”

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Venezuela, Turkey Set Up Bases for Expanding Cooperation

Nicolas Maduro stated the governments of Turkey and Venezuela are setting up the bases for consolidating the strategic relations of union and cooperation.

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Venezuela frees more anti-Maduro activists

Venezuela was freeing a second group of jailed opponents of President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday after admonishing them for alleged violent crimes against the socialist government.

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US expels Venezuelan diplomats as election row escalates

The US has announced the tit-for-tat expulsion of two Venezuelan diplomats in a row sparked by Washington’s criticism of President Nicolas Maduro’s reelection.

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Venezuela slams ‘supremacist policies’ of Pompeo, Trump ‘regime’

Venezuela on Sunday slammed comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the government of President Nicolas Maduro, denouncing “supremacist policies” and aggression by the “regime of Donald Trump.”

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Venezuela detains 17 over attack on opposition candidate’s campaign

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday that 17 people had been detained for an attack on a rival presidential candidate’s campaign, but the leftist leader rejected accusations that pro-government thugs were to blame for the unrest ahead of the May vote.

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Venezuelan pastor fills presidential void left by opposition

With two months to go before Venezuela’s presidential election, the only challenger to jump in the ring against President Nicolas Maduro is a little-known television evangelist who was once arrested for fuel smuggling and has a range of business ventures.

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