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Eight assailants killed as Venezuela foils bid by ‘terrorist mercenaries from Colombia’ to conduct marine incursion at La Guaira
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Eight assailants killed as Venezuela foils bid by ‘terrorist mercenaries from Colombia’ to conduct marine incursion at La Guaira

Venezuela’s government said it foiled a marine incursion on Sunday by terrorist mercenaries who attempted to enter the country on speedboats from neighboring Colombia, adding security forces killed eight of the assailants

Venezuela blocks human rights investigators from boarding flight to Caracas; commission member calls it govt’s ‘attempt to hide abuses’
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Venezuela blocks human rights investigators from boarding flight to Caracas; commission member calls it govt’s ‘attempt to hide abuses’

An international human rights commission criticised the government of President Nicolás Maduro on Tuesday for blocking its members from boarding a plane for Venezuela, where they planned to investigate alleged abuses

UN rights body criticises US sanctions against Venezuela govt, says 'deeply worried' about impact on human rights
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UN rights body criticises US sanctions against Venezuela govt, says 'deeply worried' about impact on human rights

The UN rights chief intensified criticism of US sanctions targeting Venezuela, condemning the latest measures as 'extremely broad' with the potential to exacerbate suffering among an already vulnerable population.

Mexico gives 'protection' to Opposition lawmaker, says it will protect people 'regardless of their political affinity'
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Mexico gives 'protection' to Opposition lawmaker, says it will protect people 'regardless of their political affinity'

The foreign ministry of Mexico said that the country 'reiterates its commitment to respect, protect and promote the human rights of all people, regardless of their political affinity.'

Venezuela election: Nicolas Maduro wins second term as president; Opposition rejects polls, calls for re-election
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Venezuela election: Nicolas Maduro wins second term as president; Opposition rejects polls, calls for re-election

Maduro was declared winner of Venezuela's election Sunday in a poll rejected as invalid by his rivals, who immediately called for fresh elections

Donald Trump signs executive order banning Venezuela's cryptocurrency Petro; officials say oil sanctions may be next
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Donald Trump signs executive order banning Venezuela's cryptocurrency Petro; officials say oil sanctions may be next

US president Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order making it illegal for Americans to purchase any cryptocurrency issued by Venezuela.

Venezuela political crisis: Opposition parties cannot participate in next presidential election, says Nicolas Maduro
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Venezuela political crisis: Opposition parties cannot participate in next presidential election, says Nicolas Maduro

Venezuela's leading opposition parties cannot take part in next year's presidential election because they did not take part in Sunday's local voting, President Nicolas Maduro said

Venezuela to create digital currency 'Petro' to combat financial blockade by US, says President Nicolas Maduro
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Venezuela to create digital currency 'Petro' to combat financial blockade by US, says President Nicolas Maduro

Venezuela is creating a digital currency to combat a financial blockade by the United States, President Nicolas Maduro has announced.

Venezuela govt arrests cousin of ex-oil czar Rafael Ramirez in corruption probe
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Venezuela govt arrests cousin of ex-oil czar Rafael Ramirez in corruption probe

A cousin of former Venezuelan oil czar Rafael Ramirez was arrested in an investigation into a series of accounts suspected of being used to launder about $1.6 billion in corrupt funds

Venezuela govt, Opposition parties resume talks in a bid to resolve crushing economic, political crisis
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Venezuela govt, Opposition parties resume talks in a bid to resolve crushing economic, political crisis

The govt and the main Opposition coalition resumed talks in the Dominican Republic on Friday, aimed at resolving Venezuela's crushing economic and political crisis

Opposition, government vie for votes as polarised Venezuela goes to polls today
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Opposition, government vie for votes as polarised Venezuela goes to polls today

Venezuelans head to the ballot box today in elections that could tilt a majority of the states' 23 governorships back into opposition control for the first time in nearly two decades

Venezuela crisis: Caracas terms Donald Trump's plans to meet South American leaders as 'rival dialogue'
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Venezuela crisis: Caracas terms Donald Trump's plans to meet South American leaders as 'rival dialogue'

Caracas has denounced President Donald Trump's plans to meet with Latin American leaders concerning Venezuela's ongoing crisis, branding the talks as "rival dialogue".

Venezuela crisis: President Nicolas Maduro says he is ready for dialogue with Opposition
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Venezuela crisis: President Nicolas Maduro says he is ready for dialogue with Opposition

Venezuelan president Maduro has said he was prepared to meet the Opposition for talks brokered by Jose Luis Rodriquez Zapatero

Donald Trump says he is open to military intervention in Venezuela week after placing sanctions
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Donald Trump says he is open to military intervention in Venezuela week after placing sanctions

President Donald Trump is expressing concern over the growing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela and not ruling out military action as a response.

Venezuela: Two killed, eight captured in 'terrorist' attack on army base; hunt for assailants underway
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Venezuela: Two killed, eight captured in 'terrorist' attack on army base; hunt for assailants underway

Venezuela's military said on Sunday it repelled a "terrorist" attack on a base in the city of Valencia and was hunting some of the assailants

Venezuela political crisis: EU mulling 'range of actions' but may not impose sanctions
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Venezuela political crisis: EU mulling 'range of actions' but may not impose sanctions

The European Union is discussing a "whole range of actions" against Venezuela over its political crisis but is likely to stop short of sanctions, officials and sources said Wednesday.

Venezuela president Nicolas Maduro attempts to cast ballot, system rejects vote saying 'person does not exist'
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Venezuela president Nicolas Maduro attempts to cast ballot, system rejects vote saying 'person does not exist'

When Maduro scanned his ID card as he cast his ballot — the first Venezuelan to do so — the screen spit out the words, "This person does not exist or the ID was cancelled."

Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro's opponents to stage shutdown today as anti-govt protests continue
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Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro's opponents to stage shutdown today as anti-govt protests continue

`Maduro's adversaries are to stage a two-day national strike from Wednesday in a final push to pressure him into abandoning a weekend election for a super-congress

Venezuela crisis: Death toll in anti-govt protests reach 103; pressure mounts on Nicolas Maduro to leave office
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Venezuela crisis: Death toll in anti-govt protests reach 103; pressure mounts on Nicolas Maduro to leave office

Police on motorcycles fired tear gas to break up an opposition march on the Venezuelan Supreme Court to press demands that President Nicolas Maduro leave office

Venezuela crisis: Four killed in anti-govt protests; 15-year-old boy among victims
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Venezuela crisis: Four killed in anti-govt protests; 15-year-old boy among victims

Venezuela's chief prosecutor says a 15-year-old boy and a 34-year-old man are the latest victims killed during anti-government demonstrations, bringing the number killed during a 24-hour nationwide strike to four