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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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The son of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro is affected by the US sanction: NPR

Venezuelan Constituent Assembly member Nicolás Maduro Guerra, son of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, will meet in Caracas on 8 August 2017. The US government issued sanctions against the younger Maduro on Friday. Juan Barreto / AFP / Getty Images Hide caption Caption switch Juan Barreto / AFP / Getty Images Venezuelan constituent assembly member Nicolás Maduro Guerra, son of Venezuelan …

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The government of Maduro claims to have foiled a plot to assassinate the Venezuelan leader

An assassination attempt on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, which Maduro claimed was part of a "fascist" conspiracy to overthrow the government, was thwarted. Maduro spokesman Jorge Rodriguez reported on state-run television about a largely broadcast network of retired police and soldiers planning to bomb an important government building, capture a Caracas airbase, and plunder the country's central bank. Rodriguez said …

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Maduro's former espionage chief Figuera ends up with allegations against the Venezuelan government in the United States

Anthony Faiola Correspondent on Latin America, Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil, Human Rights, Poverty, Globalization and Economy 24. June at 20:42 [Leer in español] BOGOTA, Colombia – In a Palace Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is said to have been full of conspirators, coats and thieves and could rely on the loyalty of at least one man: General Manuel Ricardo Cristopher Figuera. The …

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No end in sight, Venezuelan imprisoned families of Citgo executives pushing for answers

34-year-old Carlos Añez was upset when his stepfather, a senior Citgo employee, was called to a meeting in Venezuela on the weekend before Thanksgiving 2017. His stepfather, Jorge Toledo, vice president of supply and marketing at the time, would miss his granddaughter's fourth birthday and possibly Thanksgiving if the meeting was too late, as is usually the case. Citgo, based …

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How 7.4 tonnes of Venezuelan gold landed in Africa – and disappeared

ENTEBBE, Uganda – The government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro sells the gold reserves of his country. Part of it has gone through a secret operation in East Africa, a move that defies US sanctions. On two flights in early March, at least 7.4 tonnes of gold worth more than $ 300 million were shipped from Venezuela to a Venezuelan …

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