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Trump withdraws from a meeting with Madela from Venezuela after a chorus of criticism

Trump and his allies have tried to portray Democrats as interested in advancing a socialist agenda that is similar to that implemented by the Maduro government. After a backlash from Democrats and some Republicans, Trump tweeted Monday that he would meet with Maduro, who has held power since a controversial election in 2018, only to discuss “a peaceful exit”. “Unlike …

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Venezuela still exports oil to China despite sanctions

Venezuela is still sending oil to China despite suffocating U.S. sanctions, Bloomberg reported, citing shipping data from Kpler. According to the data, 3.3 million barrels of Venezuelan crude were awaiting unloading in Chinese ports this Monday and another 5 million barrels on the way to Qingdao port. “Most of the oil goes to China after a simple ship-to-ship transfer, often …

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EXCLUSIVE US Sources are considering blacklisting more oil tankers to trade with Venezuela

LONDON / NEW YORK, June 5 (Reuters) – The U.S. is considering sanctioning at least 40 additional foreign oil tankers to trade with Venezuela, four shipping sources told Reuters on Friday. The sources said that the possible sanctions against the various ships could be imposed immediately, although no decision has yet been made. Ships that could be targeted included 25 …

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Low-oil Venezuela celebrates the arrival of tankers from Iran

BOGOTÁ, Colombia – An oil tanker named “Fortune” has sailed from Iran to Venezuela. This is the first of five ships expected to arrive in a nation with so little gasoline that docking a single tanker on Monday was celebrated as a victory by government officials. The move meant deepening economic ties between Venezuela and Iran, two pariahs led by …

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As tankers head towards the Caribbean, growing ties between Iran and Venezuela are causing concern in the United States

The most public account of the deepening relationship: Iran denies five oil tankers steaming across the Atlantic and, according to analysts, carrying 60 million gallons of Iranian gasoline that they believe was bought with Venezuelan gold. The first ship was due to arrive in Venezuelan waters on Saturday evening to alleviate the lack of fuel, which is so bad that …

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According to Venezuela, troops confiscate abandoned Colombian combat boats and weapons

FILE PHOTO: Members of the special forces are seen on a bank after the Venezuelan government announced on May 3, 2020 in Macuto, Venezuela that the “mercenary” attack had failed. REUTERS / Manaure Quintero / File Photo CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s military said it confiscated three abandoned Colombian light combat ships that soldiers found patrolling the Orinoco on Saturday, a …

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Venezuela is pressing for extradition of US veterans involved in a raid

Venezuela is demanding the extradition of a U.S. military veteran who was involved in a failed armed robbery into the country earlier this week. Venezuelan attorney general Tarek Saab said on Friday that his office was demanding the extradition of Jordan Goudreau, a former Green Beret who runs a Florida-based security company called Silvercorp USA, Reuters reports. Saab’s office also …

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Venezuela accuses two former US soldiers of “terrorism, conspiracy” Venezuela news

Venezuela has charged two former US soldiers with “terrorism” and “conspiracy” for allegedly participating in a failed armed robbery aimed at overthrowing President Nicolas Maduro. Luke Alexander Denman and Airan Berry were among the 31 people captured by the Venezuelan military and said they thwarted an attempted mercenary march in the early hours of Sunday. More: Prosecutor General Tarek William …

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