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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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Maduro picked as Venezuela’s socialist party candidate

Venezuela’s ruling socialist party has officially tapped President Nicolas Maduro as its candidate for this year’s election.

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Venezuelan President Maduro Ready to Sign Agreement With Opposition

President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro said that his government was ready to sign an agreement with the opposition within the framework of the talks resuming in the country.

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Venezuela opposition condemns action on presidential election

Venezuelan opposition leaders on Friday condemned the sidelining of their coalition from upcoming presidential elections, saying it was trickery by President Nicolas Maduro’s administration to rig the vote in its favor.

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Venezuelan prosecutors look to settle scores from exile

In a cramped office in Colombia’s capital, where a single window looks onto a narrow air shaft, Pedro Lupera searches through scanned copies of contracts, invoices and bank wire instructions — all part of a trove of hundreds of thousands of pages of evidence smuggled out of Venezuela that he hopes will bring about the downfall of socialist President Nicolas Maduro.

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Enter the ‘petro’: Venezuela to launch oil-backed cryptocurrency

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro looked to the world of digital currency to circumvent U.S.-led financial sanctions, announcing on Sunday the launch of the “petro” backed by oil reserves to shore up a collapsed economy.

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Venezuela Maduro warns of repeat elections in states won by opposition

Venezuelan state elections may be repeated in the five states won by the opposition if the governors-elect continue to refuse to be sworn in by a controversial pro-government legislative superbody, President Nicolas Maduro warned on Friday.

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