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Venezuela Rejigs Crypto Team After Arrest of Joselit Ramírez

Reading Time: 2 minutes Venezuela’s government has reorganized its crypto team following the alleged arrest of its head Joselit Ramírez is said to have been arrested on charges of corruption, almost three years since U.S. authorities announced they were after him Ramírez was not included in the rejigged crypto department…
bubmag
March 20, 2023
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Venezuela Dictator Nicolas Maduro Debuts ‘Super Mustache’ Salsa Theme Song

CARACAS, Venezuela – The regime of socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro debuted an official salsa theme song for Súper Bigote (“Super Mustache”), Maduro’s cartoon alter ego, local outlets reported this week. The song, eponymously titled “Súper Bigote,” is performed by Venezuelan musician El Conde de la Salsa (“The Count of Salsa”)…
bubmag
February 17, 2023
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For US in Venezuela, miscalculations and shifting priorities

Then US President Donald Trump greets Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido at the White House on February 5, 2020 - Copyright AFP Asaad NIAZI Shaun TANDON The move was bold and intended to be decisive. The United States, joined by most of its allies, recognized Venezuela’s opposition leader as interim…
bubmag
February 15, 2023
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Maduro, Iranian diplomat discuss defense against ‘external pressures’

February 4, 2023 — Caracas (AFP) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the visiting Iranian foreign minister discussed the need for "vigilance in defending their national interests against external pressures," according to a statement released Saturday. The Caracas visit Friday by Foreign Minister Ossein Amir-Abdollahian underlined the strength of an alliance…
bubmag
February 4, 2023
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PM: Venezuela has not rejected Trinidad and Tobago gas licence waiver

News Clint Chan Tack Saturday 4 February 2023 Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro shake hands after an agreement to negotiate a gas exploration agreement at Miraflores Palace, Caracase on December 5, 2016. The agreement for the Dragon gas deal was signed on August 25, 2018.…
bubmag
February 4, 2023
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Maduro’s newest foe: an in-home caregiver who fled Venezuela

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Like many of the 7 million Venezuelans who have abandoned their homeland in recent years, when Dinorah Figuera left behind her family and medical career in 2018 she was forced to accept meals from local charities and hop from one low-cost shared apartment to another upon…
bubmag
January 13, 2023
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Venezuelan opposition strips Juan Guaidó of ‘presidential’ role

CARACAS, Venezuela — For three years, Juan Guaidó led the Venezuelan opposition’s efforts to bring about new elections and remove socialist President Nicolás Maduro. But on Friday, dozens of politicians who once backed Guaidó voted in favor of removing the 39-year-old engineer and replacing his U.S.-supported “interim government” with a…
bubmag
December 31, 2022