Pope appeals for political dialogue in Venezuela

“Once again”, Pope Francis said on Sunday, “I would like to express my closeness to the beloved people of Venezuela, who have been particularly hard … Read more

USA imposes sanctions on Venezuela’s military counter-intelligence agency

The United States imposed sanctions Thursday on Venezuela’s military counter-intelligence agency, accusing it of torturing and murdering detainees.

The new sanctions, announced by the US … Read more

Venezuela opposition to meet Maduro envoys in Norway-mediated talks in Barbados


Venezuela’s opposition will meet with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Barbados for talks mediated by Norway, as part of efforts to resolve … Read more

Over 5,000 persons killed in Venezuela for resisting to authority – UN

A United Nations report released Thursday claims the incidence of alleged extrajudicial killings by the security forces in Venezuela in the context of security operations … Read more

Maduro’s son target of US sanctions

The Trump administration is slapping economic sanctions against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s son in its latest effort to unseat the South American country’s socialist regime.… Read more

Venezuela foils alleged attempt on President Maduro’s life

An attempt to assassinate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has failed the country’s government said. Maduro has accused the United States of being behind an alleged … Read more

De La Rue trouble – Chairman and senior Director announce resignation

Banknote maker De La Rue has announced plans to shut a print line at its Gateshead works, placing up to 171 jobs at risk of … Read more

Photo Story : Marching…

Members of the National Bolivarian Militia of Venezuela march in the rain to support of the feeding program ‘Local Committees of Supply and Production (CLAP)’ … Read more

Venezuela : Thousands cross into Colombia to buy food after opening of border

Thousands of Venezuelans have crossed into Colombia to buy food, medicine and other essentials after the border between the two countries was reopened. The crossing … Read more

Photo Story: Angelina Jolie in Colombia

A handout photo made available by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) shows Special Envoy Angelina Jolie speaking with children, who fled Venezuela, in
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Trump’s administration reintroduces travel restrictions to Cuba

President Donald Trump’s administration is restricting travel to Cuba, the US State Department said on Tuesday.

The Trump administration is ending an educational travel program … Read more

Photo Story: Venezuela’s Ronaldo search for gold

Ronaldo is a name traditionally linked with wealthy football stars.

This isn’t the case.

The photo shows Ronaldo, 19, searching for valuable objects in the … Read more

Fuel shortages lead to long queues in Venezuela

Angry drivers queued for hours in towns across Venezuela on Friday as fuel shortages worsened in the South American nation following a plunge in gasoline … Read more

Venezuelan lawmakers seek refuge in embassies

Two Venezuelan lawmakers sought refuge at foreign embassies in Caracas on Thursday, as the government of President Nicolas Maduro cracked down on allies of opposition … Read more

Corporate Dispatch Morning Briefing and News Review – Monday 6th May 2019

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The aviation tragedy in Russia, the clashes in Tripoli, a cease fire in Gaza and US’s warning to Iran dominate the world headlines. … Read more

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Guaidó vows crippling strikes in Venezuela… tension rising between Moscow and Washington

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has called for an escalating series of strikes to force President Nicolás Maduro to relinquish power.

Guaidó urged public employees … Read more

Tense atmosphere in Venezuela in the wake of new protests


Juan Guaidó has appealed for his supporters to take to the streets of Venezuela again on Wednesday, after a day of violent clashes on … Read more

Trump threatens Cuba with sanction for supporting Venezuela’s Maduro

US President Trump threatened Cuba with the “highest level” of sanctions if the country continues giving military support for Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro’s government.

Developing … Read more

Venezuela uprising – Update

Clashes between anti-government protesters and law enforcement officers erupted in Caracas on Tuesday after the Venezuelan opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, appeared alongside soldiers at a … Read more

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaidó announces ‘final phase of Operation Freedom’

Update :Venezuelan military commander Vladimir Padrino López has told national television that a “coup attempt” by the opposition is being defeated and most rebellious troops … Read more

US State Department praises Malta’s stance on Russian warplanes


The US State Department, via its spokeswoman, Morgan Ortagus, has praised the Maltese Government’s stance after the refusal to let two Russian military planes … Read more

Venezuela to denounce US sanctions as crimes against humanity

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza on Thursday said he plans to denounce what he deemed to be “crimes against humanity” committed by the United States … Read more

U.S. slaps sanctions on four shipping firms, including Italy-based PB Tankers S.P.A., for carrying oil from Venezuela

The United States blacklisted four shipping companies and nine vessels, for transporting oil from Venezuela.

The U.S. Treasury identified the firms as Liberia-based Jennifer Navigation … Read more

Venezuela seeking to avoid a Syrian-style civil war

Venezuela’s top diplomat said on Thursday his government was seeking to avoid a Syria-style civil war during a visit to long-time ally Damascus.

Foreign Minister … Read more