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EU hits 19 Venezuelans with sanctions over December election

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union on Monday imposed sanctions on 19 senior Venezuelan officials, lawmakers and members of the security forces in response to December's legislative election that the bloc said was rigged in favour of President Nicolas Maduro. Allies of Maduro won almost all of the legislature's seatsin…
bubmag
February 22, 2021
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Venezuela’s Maduro offers natural gas to Mexico, experts question plan

Author of the article: CARACAS — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday said the country should propose supplying natural gas to Mexico, which this week experienced disruptions to its supplies from Texas, though energy experts dismissed the plan as unrealistic. Texas banned out-of-state exports this week during an unprecedented cold…
bubmag
February 19, 2021
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Venezuela power struggle impedes delivery of COVID vaccine

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s political conflict has claimed another casualty: relief from the coronavirus pandemic. The socialist government of Nicolás Maduro and the U.S.-backed opposition are accusing each other of playing politics with proposals to finance United Nations-supplied vaccines — so far blocking any option from going ahead. The…
bubmag
January 22, 2021
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AP EXCLUSIVE: Maduro ally presses for dialogue with Biden

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A close ally of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said Friday he’s hopeful the Biden administration will roll back a “cruel” sanctions policy and instead give room for diplomacy that could lead to the reopening of the U.S. Embassy and the release of several jailed American citizens.…
bubmag
January 16, 2021
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Morales allies offer Covid-19 treatment

Updated 6 days ago · Published on 15 Jan 2021 9:00AM · Former Bolivian president Evo Morales in the town of Rio Mulato during the journey of his caravan to Oruro last November. Morales returned from exile last year after his re-election to an unconstitutional fourth term in 2019. –…
bubmag
January 15, 2021
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NY Democrat’s ties to Maduro may help Biden unlock stalemate

MIAMI (AP) — It was the aftermath of a failed coup against Hugo Chávez and Rep. Gregory Meeks was lounging at the Kennedy compound on Cape Cod with a young lawmaker from Venezuela with a bushy moustache named Nicolás Maduro. Photographs of the 2002 encounter show the men standing shoulder…
bubmag
January 14, 2021
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Venezuela to seat socialist-held congress as Maduro consolidates power

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party on Tuesday inaugurated a parliament controlled by allies of President Nicolas Maduro, while the opposition convened a rival committee of legislators in a virtual session, following disputed elections on Dec. 6. The opposition, led by speaker Juan Guaido, had boycotted the vote, widely…
bubmag
January 5, 2021