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Experts cite ‘crimes against humanity’ in Maduro’s Venezuela

GENEVA (AP) — Independent experts for the U.N.’s top human rights body accused the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday of crimes against humanity, highlighting grisly cases of torture and killings allegedly carried out by security forces who used techniques like electric shocks, genital mutilation and asphyxiation.In a…
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September 16, 2020
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Guaido urges Venezuela military to back poll boycott

By AFP     5 hours ago in World Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido called Monday on the armed forces to back a boycott of December's contested legislative polls and help escalate international pressure on President Nicolas Maduro.In an address on social media, Guaido urged the military high command to…
bubmag
September 8, 2020
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Oil Industry Is Fading Away in Land of the World’s Richest Reserves

Venezuela’s oil industry—rich in reserves, a crucial Allied resource in World War II, a founding member of OPEC—is grinding toward a halt. Venezuela has greater oil stores than any other country. But after years of corruption, mismanagement and more recently U.S. sanctions, its oil output has dropped to a tenth…
bubmag
September 4, 2020
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Venezuela’s foreign minister slams Canadian actions

In what may be one of the most forthright criticisms ever leveled by a foreign minister of another country against Canada, Jorge Arreaza recently spent an hour detailing Ottawa's bid to overthrow his government. "Under the guise of defending human rights, they began to intervene in our internal affairs," Arreaza said during an online talk…
bubmag
August 27, 2020
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Maduro blocking Americans from leaving Venezuela…

WASHINGTON, Aug 20 (Reuters) - The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is blocking U.S. citizens in the country from leaving, rebuffing efforts by Washington to arrange humanitarian evacuation flights, a State Department spokeswoman said on Thursday. "We have made offers in the past that would allow U.S. citizens to…
bubmag
August 22, 2020
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2 ex-Green Berets sentenced to 20 years for Venezuela attack

A Venezuelan court sentenced two former U.S. special forces soldiers to 20 years in prison for their part in a failed beach attack aimed at overthrowing President Nicols Maduro, prosecutors announced late Friday. Associated Press Last Updated: August 8, 2020, 10:58 AM IST Share this: CARACAS, Venezuela A Venezuelan court…
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August 8, 2020
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Venezuela Faces Giant Oil Spill amid Extreme Gas Shortages

Oil belonging to Nicolás Maduro’s socialist regime in Venezuela washed up on the beaches of the country’s western Falcón state this weekend, causing potentially massive damage to the local ecosystem, according to satellite images. Satellite images uploaded to Twitter by the vessel-tracking service TankerTrackers.com showed the black slick off the…
bubmag
August 5, 2020
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US warns Venezuela vote will be worse than ever

By AFP     Jul 28, 2020 in World The United States warned Tuesday that elections planned in Venezuela later this year would be deeply fraudulent, accusing leftist leader Nicolas Maduro of seeking to manipulate the outcome.Venezuelan authorities have called December 6 elections for the National Assembly, the only government…
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July 29, 2020