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Venezuela’s Maduro Expels EU Ambassador Over New Sanctions

(Bloomberg) -- President Nicolas Maduro expelled the European Union’s ambassador to Venezuela in response to the EU’s sanction of high-ranking officials in his government.Maduro announced the move in a televised address late Monday after the EU Council sanctioned 11 members of the president’s inner circle for undermining the rule of…
bubmag
June 30, 2020
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Venezuela’s Maduro orders EU envoy to leave after sanctions

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Monday ordered the European Union’s ambassador to leave the country, hours after the bloc that's pushing for a democratic transition hit several officials loyal to the socialist leader with sanctions.Maduro's order, given in an address on state television, follows stiff financial…
bubmag
June 30, 2020
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Trump undercuts his own campaign’s minority outreach

“If this were the case … why in February during Covid times go to India?” wondered Aman Kapoor, president of Immigration Voice, a group that works with Indian foreign workers. The incident is far from the only time the Trump campaign’s outreach and White House’s policies have clashed. Trump has…
bubmag
June 26, 2020
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Trump Says He Would Only Meet Maduro to Discuss His Departure

U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that he would only meet with Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro to discuss his departure from power, after an interview in which he suggested otherwise.    Axios published an interview with Trump in which he said he would be open to meeting with Maduro and…
bubmag
June 22, 2020
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Trump sanctions targeting Venezuela’s Maduro lead to Mexico

A billboard, backdropped by the Catia neighborhood, promotes an image of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and first lady Cilia Flores in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, May 23, 2020. Bruised by years of economic calamity and more recently by U.S. sanctions, Maduro appealed for international help to deal with the new coronavirus…
bubmag
June 18, 2020
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Some Venezuelans welcome relaxing of lockdown after 14 weeks inside

A worker cleans a mirror as people exercise at a gym after President Nicolas Maduro's government decided to ease the lockdown due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Caracas, Venezuela June 17, 2020. REUTERS/Manaure QuinteroCARACAS (Reuters) - After 14 weeks locked up in their homes, some Venezuelans are welcoming a…
bubmag
June 17, 2020
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Venezuela’s High Court Replaces Opposition Party Leadership

Venezuela’s Supreme Court has removed the leadership of two political parties opposed to Socialist President Nicolas Maduro and replaced them with politicians reportedly tied to Maduro months ahead of legislative elections.  The court installed lawmaker Jose Brito as head of the Justice First party on Tuesday, a day after expelling…
bubmag
June 17, 2020