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‘Pressure Cooker’: Discontent Rises in Venezuela Military as Economy Dives

May 18, 2018 VenezuelaNews 0

CARACAS, Venezuela—The coup plot by disgruntled Venezuelan military officers in March was audacious: Seize control of the capital’s military bases, arrest President Nicolás Maduro and install a provisional government to replace his authoritarian regime. To […]

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Sanctions on Iran and Venezuela May Empower US Rivals

May 18, 2018 VenezuelaNews 0

HOUSTON — President Trump faces a difficult juggling act as he tries to persuade China, India and other countries to join in oil sanctions against Iran while also pressuring Venezuela. Since the two oil-producing giants […]

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In Venezuela, to do research is to fight for civilization

May 18, 2018 VenezuelaNews 0

As Venezuela’s flawed election on May 20 approaches, the country is dealing with one of the worst economic depressions in Latin American history. Venzuelans face dire shortages of food and medical supplies, with most people […]

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Blackouts, hyperinflation, hunger: Maduro faces reelection as Venezuela deteriorates

May 17, 2018 VenezuelaNews 0

A child carries a plastic container in the Petare area on the outskirts of Caracas, Venezuela. (Wil Riera for The Washington Post) CARACAS, Venezuela —  Venezuela’s autocratic president, Nicolás Maduro, is widely expected to win […]

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Venezuela inmates seize control of prison ahead of presidential election

May 17, 2018 VenezuelaNews 0

Men identifying themselves as prisoners posted videos online saying they had taken over a detention center in the Helicoide (“the Helix”), the headquarters of intelligence agency Sebin in the capital, Caracas, because of torture and […]

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Venezuela election: Opposition sceptical about fair polls

May 17, 2018 VenezuelaNews 0

Venezuelans are due to vote in presidential elections on Sunday, which most of the opposition say is rigged in favour of incumbent Nicolas Maduro. While the majority of the opposition is boycotting the vote, one […]

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Trump could ‘punish’ Venezuela with oil sanctions immediately after presidential vote

May 16, 2018 VenezuelaNews 0

Venezuela’s oil industry could be directly targeted by the U.S. immediately after the crisis-hit nation’s upcoming presidential election, oil experts warned Wednesday, as global energy markets braced for a further spike in crude futures.