Europeans, Latin Americans to meet on Venezuela crisis
Latin America
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Latin America
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Europeans, Latin Americans to meet on Venezuela crisis

AFP / Jordane Bertrand and Lujan Scarpinelli - February 7, 2019

An international meeting to negotiate a solution to the Venezuelan crisis was set to open Thursday in Montevideo as President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó…

Costa Rica, EU and Latam contact group on Venezuela will meet Thursday
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica, EU and Latam contact group on Venezuela will meet Thursday

AFP - February 3, 2019

European and Latin American countries that form an "international contact group" hoping to end Venezuela's political crisis will hold their first meeting in Montevideo on Thursday, the…

Who is Juan Guaidó
Latin America
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Latin America
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Who is Juan Guaidó

Marjuli Matheus - January 31, 2019

The turmoil that’s characterized Venezuelan politics for the past 20 years took another turn this January. A young politician, unknown on the global stage, rose through the…

Venezuela’s Guaido calls for new protests, Pope fears ‘bloodbath’
Latin America
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Latin America
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Venezuela’s Guaido calls for new protests, Pope fears ‘bloodbath’

Maria Isabel Sanchez / AFP - January 28, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's self-proclaimed president Juan Guaidó has called for two new protests, in an effort to push the military to turn against leader Nicolás Maduro as Pope…

Here’s what you should know about the crisis in Venezuela
Venezuela
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Venezuela
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Here’s what you should know about the crisis in Venezuela

Alejandro Zúñiga and AFP - January 24, 2019

Tens of thousands of people protested in Caracas, Venezuela on Wednesday to oppose the regime of Nicolás Maduro, the politician who was sworn in for a second…

Costa Rica recognizes Juan Guaidó as President of Venezuela; Maduro severs ties with US, expels diplomats
News
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News
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Costa Rica recognizes Juan Guaidó as President of Venezuela; Maduro severs ties with US, expels diplomats

Alexander Villegas and AFP - January 23, 2019

Costa Rica recognized Juan Guaidó as the president of Venezuela. Guaidó, the head of Venezuela’s national assembly, declared himself acting president of Venezuela on Wednesday during a…

Four dead in clashes ahead of Venezuela protests
Latin America
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Latin America
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Four dead in clashes ahead of Venezuela protests

AFP - January 23, 2019

At least four people have died following overnight clashes ahead of Wednesday's rival protests in Venezuela by supporters and opponents of President Nicolas Maduro, police and a…

Venezuela military group arrested after call to disavow Maduro
Latin America
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Latin America
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Venezuela military group arrested after call to disavow Maduro

AFP - January 21, 2019

A group of soldiers rose up against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro at a command post near Caracas on Monday, but were quickly arrested after posting an appeal…

Costa Rica will not recognize Venezuelan government under Maduro
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica will not recognize Venezuelan government under Maduro

AFP and The Tico Times - January 4, 2019

The Lima Group, with the exception of Mexico, announced Friday in the Peruvian capital that it will not recognize the Venezuelan government if President Nicolás Maduro assumes…

Weary Venezuelans in low-turnout win for ruling party
Latin America
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Latin America
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Weary Venezuelans in low-turnout win for ruling party

AFP/ Alexander Martinez and Esteban Rojas - December 10, 2018

Venezuelans stayed away in droves Sunday from municipal elections, handing a victory to the ruling party -- but with just 27 percent turnout. National Electoral Council chair…