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US outlines proposal for Venezuela transition, sanctions relief

The Trump administration on Tuesday unveiled a proposal for the lifting of Venezuela sanctions in exchange for the creation of a power-sharing transitional government made up of members of the opposition and President Nicolas Maduro's Socialist Party. With the South American nation squeezed by low world oil prices, a spreading…
bubmag
March 31, 2020
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Alleged Nicolas Maduro co-conspirator is in US custody: Report

A retired Venezuelan army general indicted alongside Nicolas Maduro has surrendered in Colombia and is being taken by Drug Enforcement Administration agents to New York for arraignment, four people familiar with the situation told the Associated Press on Friday. Cliver Alcala has been an outspoken critic of the Venezuelan president…
bubmag
March 28, 2020
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Venezuela says US drug charges against Maduro show ‘desperation’

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said on Thursday that drug trafficking charges by the United States against President Nicolas Maduro announced earlier in the day showed the "desperation" of the "Washington elite". Arreaza said the decision by the administration of US President Donald Trump to offer rewards for the capture of…
bubmag
March 26, 2020
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U.S. indicts Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro and allies

However, last January, the Trump administration formally recognized a rival to Maduro, Venezuelan assembly leader Juan Guaidó, as the president of the country. “As alleged, the Maduro regime is awash in corruption and criminality,” Attorney General William Barr said. Several other regime officials, including the defense minister and head of…
bubmag
March 26, 2020
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US indicts Venezuela’s Maduro on drug trafficking charges

The United States Department of Justice has announced that it has indicted Venezuela's socialist leader Nicolas Maduro and several key aides on charges of narco-terrorism. The department accused them on Thursday of conspiring with Colombian rebels "to flood the United States with cocaine". "We estimate that somewhere between 200 and 250…
bubmag
March 26, 2020
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U.S. to Indict Venezuela’s Maduro and Aides, AP Reports

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bubmag
March 26, 2020
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Venezuela, already in crisis mode, struggles to fight coronavirus

Even before the coronavirus pandemic swept across the world, healthcare professionals in Venezuela contended with an endless shortage of medicine and equipment. The worst nightmare of Venezuelan healthcare professionals came true earlier this month when COVID-19 was detected in the country. Since then, at least 70 cases of the virus…
bubmag
March 23, 2020
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Venezuela prohibits company layoffs and suspends credit collections…

CARACAS, March 22 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced on Sunday a series of economic measures to address the financial fallout from the spread of the coronavirus in the country, including prohibiting layoffs while also suspending rent payments and credit payments. "We have the conscience and the absolute decision…
bubmag
March 23, 2020
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A behind-the-scenes account on the creation of Petro, Venezuela’s oil-backed cryptocurrency, whose author fled the country after becoming subject to persecution (New York Times)

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bubmag
March 22, 2020