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The US is offering $ 5 million to arrest Venezuelan Chief Justice Moreno

Image rights Reuters Image description Maikel Moreno has headed the Supreme Court of Venezuela since 2017 The United States is offering a $ 5 million (£ 3.9 million) reward for information leading to the arrest or conviction of Venezuela’s Chief Justice, Maikel Moreno. The United States accuses Mr. Moreno of having participated in cross-border organized crime, which he denies. He …

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Venezuelan oil company sued ex-Miami congressman over $ 50 million

MIAMI – Venezuela’s state-owned oil company was on the verge of financial ruin in 2017 when it decided to need expert advice to improve its reputation and work with American policymakers who could be vital to its survival. For help, the company Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. or PDVSA, to a well-connected former Florida congressman and agreed to pay his company …

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MLB does not allow players to participate in the Venezuelan Winter Ball

According to the Wall Street Journal Jared Diamond and Kejal Vyas, Major League Baseball has decided to exclude affiliated players – both major and minor leagues – from participating in the Venezuelan Winter League. The move was made to meet US economic sanctions imposed earlier this year. It is not immediately clear if there is still hope for a change …

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Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro confirms months of secret US talks | world news

Nicolás Maduro has confirmed that high-ranking Venezuelan officials have been talking to members of the White House of Donald Trump after his deputy had reportedly negotiated his overthrow with the United States. "I confirm that there for months. There have been contacts between high-level representatives of the government of Donald Trump and the Bolivarian government, whose presidency I hold – …

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Venezuelan Maduro stops talks with opposition to US sanctions | Venezuela news

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered representatives of his government to stop traveling to Barbados as scheduled on Thursday for planned talks with the political opposition. has decided not to send the Venezuelan delegation "to talks on Thursday and Friday with representatives of the opposition leader Juan Guaido", as the Trump government is "constantly … against Venezuela," said Wednesday. The …

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Venezuelan government accused of "electromagnetic attack" for nationwide power outage

The continuing blackout has almost the entire country without electricity, including the capital Caracas. Approximately 94% of Venezuelan telecommunications infrastructure was affected by the outage, and according to Netblocks, a non-profit organization dedicated to tracking downages, Internet connectivity is only 10%. The exact cause of the failure Power outage remains unclear, but as with previous power outages, officials are pointing …

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According to the Pentagon, the video shows a Venezuelan fighter jet "aggressively shadowing" US aircraft

A Venezuelan fighter jet "shadowed" an American reconnaissance plane that flew over the Caribbean last week, military officials said Sunday. The Russian-made SU-30 Flanker approached US Navy EP-3 Aries II Friday on an "unsafe distance" and "unprofessionally" as the plane flew in legal international airspace, United States Southern said Command in a statement with. US Southern Command said it made …

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Venezuelan authorities arrest two Guaidó security forces

The Venezuelan authorities arrested two members of the security team of opposition leader Juan Guaidó and continued to pressure their US-backed opponents, although both sides are in talks to find a solution to the country's political stalemate. The two men were planning Socialist party leader Diosdado Cabello said Saturday he wanted to sell four state weapons that were allegedly used …

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Captain of the Venezuelan Navy accused of rebellion dies after signs of torture

CARACAS – A Venezuelan naval captain accused of rebellion by the government has been imprisoned a week after his arrest, underscoring President Nicolás Maduro's increasingly savage repression campaign in the midst of a worsening economic crisis. Captain Rafael Acosta is the first of more than 100 active and retired Venezuelan officers to be arrested by the government for treason. A …

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