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How Biden is letting Russia get the upper hand in Venezuela

For two centuries, the U.S. has operated under the Monroe Doctrine — countries outside the Western Hemisphere should not interfere with independent governments in Central and South America. Yet today, we see countless actors like Russia, China and Iran meddling in Venezuela, where the economic, humanitarian and security crises provoked…
bubmag
September 3, 2021
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Venezuela opposition ends election boycott to run in local polls

The opposition parties announced they will participate in regional polls in a boost to President Maduro’s political legitimacy. Venezuelan opposition parties have announced that they will participate in the regional and municipal elections scheduled for November, reversing ground from their previous boycotts in recent years. Tuesday’s announcement came days before…
bubmag
September 2, 2021
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Venezuelan government, opposition leaders meet in Mexico

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido speaks at a citizens' assembly to ask for the release of the opposition figure Freddy Guevara, a month of his arrest in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday Aug. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Representatives of President Nicolás Maduro and the Venezuelan opposition on…
bubmag
August 14, 2021
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Ally of Venezuela's Guaido takes refuge in Chile diplomatic residence

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan opposition activist and former mayor Emilio Grateron has taken refuge in the Chilean diplomatic residence in Caracas, Chilean and Venezuelan authorities said, amid a wave of arrests of political adversaries of President Nicolas Maduro. Security forces this week arrested opposition leader Freddy Guevara as well as…
bubmag
July 17, 2021