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US, Russia divided on Venezuela after talks in Rome

US, Russia divided on Venezuela after talks in Rome Tue, 19 Mar, 2019

Russia and the United States remain split on how to resolve the crisis in Venezuela, officials from both powers said after talks in Rome.
Nicaragua opposition demands conditions for resuming talks

Nicaragua opposition demands conditions for resuming talks Tue, 19 Mar, 2019

Opposition delegates to talks on resolving Nicaragua's political standoff said  they will not return to the table until the government shows "signs of goodwill" on demands such as the full release of hundreds considered political prisoners.
Eight killed in Brazil school shooting, two suspects dead

Eight killed in Brazil school shooting, two suspects dead Wed, 13 Mar, 2019

Two assailants opened fire inside a school near Sao Paulo, killing eight people including four children before turning their weapons on themselves, authorities said.
Venezuelan blackout hits oil exports, residents scramble for food

Venezuelan blackout hits oil exports, residents scramble for food Mon, 11 Mar, 2019

Much of Venezuela, including parts of the capital Caracas, remained without power for a fifth day, crimping vital oil exports and leaving people struggling to obtain water and food.
Colombia to allow Venezuelans to enter on expired passports

Colombia to allow Venezuelans to enter on expired passports Sat, 09 Mar, 2019

Colombia will allow Venezuelans to cross the border using expired passports in view of the difficulty of renewing travel documents in the neighboring country in the midst of its economic crisis, the migration agency said.
Nicaragua government, opposition agree on 'roadmap' for talks

Nicaragua government, opposition agree on 'roadmap' for talks Thu, 07 Mar, 2019

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's leftist government and the opposition have agreed a "roadmap" for extended peace talks to resolve 10 months of crisis sparked by a deadly crackdown on dissent in which hundreds of people were killed.
Venezuela expels German envoy for backing Guaido as US tightens sanctions

Venezuela expels German envoy for backing Guaido as US tightens sanctions Thu, 07 Mar, 2019

Venezuela expelled Germany's ambassador Wednesday, hitting out at international support for opposition leader Juan Guaido as the US stepped up sanctions in a bid to force out his rival President Nicolas Maduro.
Opposition leader Juan Guaido returns to Venezuela despite arrest threats

Opposition leader Juan Guaido returns to Venezuela despite arrest threats Mon, 04 Mar, 2019

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido was cheered by thousands of flag-waving supporters chanting "Yes, you can!" as he returned to Caracas on Monday, defying the threat of arrest by embattled President Nicolas Maduro's regime.

U.S. imposes more sanctions on Venezuela amid humanitarian aid fight

U.S. imposes more sanctions on Venezuela amid humanitarian aid fight Fri, 01 Mar, 2019

The United States imposed fresh sanctions on Venezuela on Friday, targeting six Venezuelan government officials tied to President Nicolas Maduro, in its latest move to squeeze the embattled leader.
Nicaragua talks on crisis begin, dozens of prisoners freed

Nicaragua talks on crisis begin, dozens of prisoners freed Thu, 28 Feb, 2019

Representatives of President Daniel Ortega and the opposition sat down face-to-face in a restart of long-stalled talks on resolving Nicaragua's political crisis Wednesday, shortly after authorities released dozens of people arrested in last year's crackdown on anti-government protests.
Venezuela opposition takes to streets over blocked aid

Venezuela opposition takes to streets over blocked aid Tue, 12 Feb, 2019

Thousands of opposition activists headed out into the streets of Venezuela on Tuesday to demand the military allow in desperately-needed aid, with President Nicolas Maduro's supporters due to rally against "imperialist intervention."
Venezuela's Maduro vows to block 'fake' aid 'spectacle'

Venezuela's Maduro vows to block 'fake' aid 'spectacle' Fri, 08 Feb, 2019

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro vowed on Friday not to let in "fake" aid from the United States requested by opposition leader Juan Guaido, which is being stockpiled at the border with Colombia.
Spain, France, Germany give Venezuela's Maduro ultimatum

Spain, France, Germany give Venezuela's Maduro ultimatum Sat, 26 Jan, 2019

Spain, France and Germany on Saturday gave embattled Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro an ultimatum, saying they would recognise opposition leader Juan Guaido as president unless he calls elections within eight days.
China, Russia side with Maduro as US backs Venezuela challenger

China, Russia side with Maduro as US backs Venezuela challenger Thu, 24 Jan, 2019

Russia accused the United States on Thursday of trying to usurp power in Venezuela and warned against military intervention, putting it at odds with Washington and the EU which backed protests against one of Moscow's closest allies.

Venezuela parliament head declares himself 'acting president' as thousands rally

Venezuela parliament head declares himself 'acting president' as thousands rally Wed, 23 Jan, 2019

National Assembly head Juan Guaido proclaimed himself Venezuela's "acting president" on Wednesday in a bid to oust leftist President Nicolas Maduro that was immediately endorsed by US President Donald Trump.

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