- Key Senators Say US Policy Towards Venezuela is Failing
Lawmakers at a Senate hearing expressed concern that US policy towards Venezuela is failing, as Nicholas Maduro appears to be consolidating power and humanitarian conditions deteriorate.
Voice of America. Tue, 04 Aug 2020 20:48:15 -0400.
- Coronavirus: Peru allows Venezuela medics amid pandemic
Venezuelan medical workers can join Peru's health system without having to validate their titles.
BBC News. Tue, 04 Aug 2020 11:43:21 GMT.
- Russia, Venezuela in talks on resuming direct flights, envoy says
Media reports said citing Venezuelan Minister for Tourism and Foreign Trade Felix Plasencia that the sides had made progress on solving this issue
Tass. Tue, 04 Aug 2020 01:56:46 +0300.
- Venezuela supreme court approves extradition request to Italy for ex-oil czar
Venezuela's supreme court said on Friday it had approved a request to Italy for the extradition of Rafael Ramirez, a once powerful oil minister and former head of state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela, on corruption charges. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 31 Jul 2020 14:33:29 -0400.
- 2 American oil execs jailed in Venezuela put on home arrest
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Two American oil executives jailed in Venezuela have been released and granted house arrest in the South American nation, former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson said late Thursday. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 30 Jul 2020 23:10:07 -0400.
- Trump says House Democrats have turned into Venezuela on steroids
'The Democrats in the House are trying to undo my big win Travel Ban Bill, which successfully keeps very bad and dangerous people out of our great Country,' Trump tweeted on Saturday.
Daily Mail. Sat, 25 Jul 2020 18:17:29 GMT.
- Trump accuses Democrats of going 'Stone Cold Left -- Venezuela on steroids!'
President Trump Saturday lashed out at House Democrats who this week passed a repeal of his travel ban and blasted them as going "stone cold left."
Marisa Schultz. Fox News. Sat, 25 Jul 2020 13:08:58 GMT.
- VOA visa decision could hobble Venezuela coverage
The decision not to renew visas for foreign journalists at the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) could endanger a key part of the administration's Venezuela policy, as a news show specialized on the country is at ...
Rafael Bernal. The Hill. Sat, 25 Jul 2020 00:09:28 +0000.
- US offers $5m for capture of Venezuela chief justice Moreno
The US wants to arrest Maikel Moreno, who it says participated in "transnational organised crime".
BBC News. Wed, 22 Jul 2020 13:53:17 GMT.
- U.S. seeking arrest of Venezuela chief justice, offers reward for info
The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on Venezuelan Chief Justice Maikel Moreno and announced a $5 million reward for information leading to his arrest or conviction for allegedly participating in transnational organized crime. ...
Yahoo. Tue, 21 Jul 2020 16:47:24 -0400.
- UN asks Venezuela to dismantle crime gangs running gold mines in the Amazon
The UN found that Venezuela's Orinoco Mining Arc is mostly under the control of gangs that impose their own rules through violence and extortion, beating and even killing workers
Germania Rodriguez Poleo. The Independent. Wed, 15 Jul 2020 17:08:13 GMT.
- Trump claims 'nobody ever heard' Abraham Lincoln was a Republican until he pointed it out
US president's improbable claim made during roundtable discussion on Venezuela
Tom Embury-dennis. The Independent. Sat, 11 Jul 2020 11:24:47 GMT.
- In Florida Visit, Trump Melds Venezuela Policy, Campaign Strategy
In bid to woo Hispanic voters in the state, president reaffirms support for interim president of Venezuela, Juan Guaido.
Voice of America. Fri, 10 Jul 2020 19:32:11 -0400.
- Gold in London bank sparks battle between Venezuelan political rivals
The political battle over control of Venezuela has turned to a $1 .8 billion stack of gold bars sitting in the Bank of England's vault in London, where a judge is expected to decide soon on who has the rightful claim to the ...
New Zealand Herald. Thu, 02 Jul 2020 14:40:27 +1200.
- Parliamentary elections in Venezuela to be held on December 6 - National Electoral Council
Candidates will be registered from August 10 to 19 and the election campaign will be held from November 21 to December 5
Tass. Thu, 02 Jul 2020 01:41:33 +0300.
- Covid 19 coronavirus: Latin America's critical food markets fuel virus spread
Mexico City's main wholesale market detects dozens of coronavirus cases every week. A covered food market in Venezuela was the source of one of the largest outbreaks in the country. And every single merchant in a vast market in ...
New Zealand Herald. Sat, 27 Jun 2020 14:02:20 +1200.
- Latin America's critical food markets fuel virus spread
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico City's main wholesale market detects dozens of coronavirus cases every week. A covered food market in Venezuela was the source of one of the largest outbreaks in the country. ...
Alexis Triboulard and Mark Stevenson. Washington Times. Fri, 26 Jun 2020 14:30:37 -0400.
- Businessman close to Maduro arrested; Venezuela slams 'arbitrary detention'
Authorities in Cape Verde have arrested a businessman close to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Saturday, a move Venezuelan authorities called a violation of international law.
Reuters. Sat, 13 Jun 2020 20:44:21 -0400.
- Venezuela top court names new electoral council, opposition defiant
Venezuela's supreme court on Friday named new leaders to the national electoral council that will oversee parliamentary elections later this year, a widely expected move that opposition leaders call an effort to rig the upcoming vote.
Reuters. Fri, 12 Jun 2020 21:23:40 -0400.
- Oil-Starved Venezuela Celebrates Arrival of Tankers From Iran
The shipment represents a deepening of ties between two pariah states that are both under U.S. sanctions.
Julie Turkewitz. New York Times. Mon, 25 May 2020 23:51:11 +0000.