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As Venezuela Crisis Deepens, US Sharpens Focus on Colombia Rebel Threat

As the United States makes its biggest diplomatic push in Latin America in years to try to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the U.S. military is zeroing in on a byproduct of the crisis: a strengthening of Colombian rebels on both sides of Venezuela’s border.

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Oil prices rise on OPEC supply cuts, U.S. sanctions on Iran, Venezuela

Oil prices rose on Wednesday, pushed up by ongoing supply cuts from producer cartel OPEC and U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela.

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US to shut down its embassy in Venezuela as national blackout enters 6th day

The United States said on Tuesday that it will evacuate its last few diplomats from its embassy in Caracas, as the electricity blackout in Venezuela enters its sixth day, making it the longest energy crisis in the nation’s history. Energy shortages are not new in Venezuela.

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Venezuela’s deadly border violence to trigger tighter US sanctions

US Vice-President Mike Pence plans to have his first meeting with Venezuela’s Juan Guaido in Colombia on Monday (US time), in a signal of support for the opposition leader after a weekend of violence.

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Cuba Calls for Averting Use of Force against Venezuela

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez has called for preserving peace and averting the unjustifiable use of force against Venezuela, a midst mounting pressures led by the US Government.

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Oil rises on OPEC cuts, US sanctions on Iran and Venezuela

Oil prices rose on Tuesday amid OPEC-led supply cuts and US sanctions against Iran and Venezuela, although surging US production and concerns over economic growth kept markets in check.

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Russia, US present rival UNSC resolutions on Venezuela

Russia and the United States are trying to push through two rival resolutions at the UN Security Council to address the crisis in Venezuela.

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Venezuelan Opposition Rally With Israeli Flags, Trump Masks

Supporters of the self-proclaimed “interim president” keep asking for U.S. intervention in Venezuela.

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UAE Company Says Purchased 3 Tonnes of Gold From Venezuelan Central Bank

UAE investment company Noor Capital said it had bought three tons of gold from Venezuela’s Central Bank in the wake of media reports about Caracas’ plans to sell 15 tonnes of gold, backing the bolivar currency, to the United Arab Emirates in exchange for euros.

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PSUV Member Believes Prosecutor General Prepares Arrest of Guaido

Isabel Frangie, a member of Venezuela’s ruling United Socialist Party (PSUV), believes that the country’s Prosecutor General’s Office is preparing to arrest opposition leader Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president, but the arrest is being postponed due to possible negotiations.

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Venezuela crisis: US imposes sanctions on state-owned oil firm

The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on Venezuela’s state-owned oil firm, Petroleos de Venezuela SA. PdVSA is the parent company of the US-based Citgo oil firm, CNN reported.

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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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US Appoints Man Behind Destruction Of Iraq To Bring Regime Change To Venezuela – OpEd

Washington seems so dead-set on regime change in Venezuela, the State Department has just appointed a former diplomat with a sordid track record in Latin America and Middle East to spearhead “restoring democracy” in Caracas.

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Presidential standoff may worsen Venezuelans’ misery

The U.S. recognition of opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s interim president is being touted by the Trump administration as the only way to restore the country’s democracy. But as Elizabeth Pineda was stocking up on staples Sunday at a sidewalk market near a Caracas slum, she was bracing for things to get a lot worse, not better.

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Senator Graham Says Trump Discussed with Him Using Military Force in Venezuela

Senator Lindsey Graham, a member of Republican Party, claimed that US President Donald Trump had discussed with him the possibility to use military force in Venezuela already a couple of weeks ago.

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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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