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US blasts President Nicolas Maduro's move to sideline Venezuelan opposition

Maduro's ruling socialists triumphed as expected in mayoral polls on Sunday, taking 300 of the country's 335 mayorships after a boycott by the main opposition parties.

published on : 12th December 2017

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro bans opposition from 2018 presidential race

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro announced Sunday that leading opposition parties will be barred from taking part in next year's presidential vote.

published on : 11th December 2017

Venezuelan airline Avior barred from European Union skies

The Venezuelan airline is one of a handful still offering international flight destinations as major carriers like United and Delta halt operations in the crisis-ridden nation.

published on : 7th December 2017

US Supreme Court allows Trump travel ban to take effect pending appeal

The Supreme Court said Monday that the government could fully enforce a revised ban on travelers from six mainly Muslim countries.

published on : 5th December 2017

Venezuela arrests former oil bosses in corruption purge

Venezuela's military on Thursday arrested the country's former oil minister and the ex-chief of state oil company PDVSA.

published on : 1st December 2017

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he could stop oil sales to US

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro floated the idea Tuesday of cutting off oil sales to the United States, which buys almost half its output.

published on : 29th November 2017

Thirty women rescued from sex trafficking in Mexico

The biggest operation took place in Toluca, capital of Mexico state, the most populous and one of the most dangerous states in the nation.

published on : 26th November 2017

Venezuela government distributes medicine amid shortage

Venezuela launched a program on Sunday to hand out medicine to 35,651 patients, blaming US sanctions for a shortage, even as doctors say 95 per cent of all drugs are missing.

published on : 26th November 2017

Indian Oil Corporation studies renewed Venezuelan crude purchases

Indian Oil Corp is considering buying Venezuelan crude for the first time in at least six years, in a move that could help the crisis-struck South American nation settle unpaid bills.

published on : 22nd November 2017

Ousted Caracas mayor arrives in Madrid after fleeing house arrest

The former mayor of Caracas, a staunch opponent of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, arrived in Madrid early Saturday after escaping house arrest and fleeing to Colombia.

published on : 18th November 2017

Venezuela in 'selective default', signs debt deal with Russia

The country is seeking to restructure its foreign debts, estimated at around $150 billion, after it was hit hard by tumbling oil prices and American sanctions. 

published on : 15th November 2017

Venezuelan telecoms regulator to monitor social media posts 

Venezuela's communications minister Jorge Rodriguez said Monday that the National Telecommunications Commission will monitor social media posts that "spread hate" online.

published on : 14th November 2017

Venezuelan officials arrested for graft in state oil company

Venezuelan police have arrested a deputy minister and nine officials from state oil company PDVSA for allegedly doctoring crude production figures

published on : 14th November 2017

US unveils fresh Venezuela sanctions, targets 10 officials

United States unveiled fresh sanctions against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro over alleged corruption and interference in gubernatorial elections last month.

published on : 9th November 2017

European Union envoys approve arms embargo on Venezuela

EU member states backed an arms embargo on Venezuela in response to the deepening crisis in the oil-rich Latin American state.

published on : 8th November 2017
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