Costa Rica’s Epsy Campbell speaks out against Venezuelan elections
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Costa Rica’s Epsy Campbell speaks out against Venezuelan elections

AFP and The Tico Times - June 5, 2018

Various members of the Organization of American States urged the body Monday to reject Venezuela's elections and to begin moves to kick Caracas out of the club.…

Costa Rica, Panama refuse to acknowledge Venezuelan election results
Latin America
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Latin America
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Costa Rica, Panama refuse to acknowledge Venezuelan election results

AFP - May 21, 2018

Costa Rica and Panama were two of 14 countries in the Americas to announce they would not acknowledge the results of Sunday's elections in Venezuela in which…

Costa Rica, Lima Group call for urgent audit of Venezuelan elections
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Latin America
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Costa Rica, Lima Group call for urgent audit of Venezuelan elections

AFP - October 18, 2017

The 12 countries that make up the recently formed Lima Group demanded on Tuesday that an urgent “independent audit” of the Venezuelan electoral process be carried out.…

Venezuelan lawmaker says in Costa Rica that her people eat from garbage trucks
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Venezuelan lawmaker says in Costa Rica that her people eat from garbage trucks

L. Arias - April 25, 2017

Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Dinorah Figuera talked about the situation in her country at a press conference at the Legislative Assembly in San José, saying that while Venezuela…

Rare good news in Venezuela: beer is back
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Rare good news in Venezuela: beer is back

AFP - June 2, 2016

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelans struggling through an economic crisis got a rare bit of good news Thursday when the country's largest brewery announced it had obtained a…

Venezuelan protests seek Maduro’s ouster
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Venezuelan protests seek Maduro’s ouster

Alexander Martínez | AFP - March 12, 2016

CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela's opposition held a national day of protest Saturday, the opening salvo in its new strategy to oust President Nicolás Maduro. After winning by a landslide in…

Three steps Venezuela must take
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Latin America
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Three steps Venezuela must take

Leopoldo López | The Washington Post - February 28, 2016

Two years ago I was imprisoned for calling for a constitutional, democratic and peaceful change in the Venezuelan government. Our plan was called La Salida, "the exit."…

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Venezuela pro-government political figure shot dead

AFP - January 20, 2016

CARACAS -- Robbers shot dead a prominent ally of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas, prosecutors said on Wednesday. Ricardo Durán Trujillo, 45, was shot near his home…

Venezuela decrees economic emergency in power struggle
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Venezuela decrees economic emergency in power struggle

Maria Isabel Sánchez | AFP - January 15, 2016

CARACAS -- Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro decreed a two-month state of "economic emergency" Friday, seizing the initiative ahead of a key showdown with the opposition in the crisis-hit,…

Venezuela’s oil-based economy is about to flatline. Then what?
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Venezuela’s oil-based economy is about to flatline. Then what?

Nick Miroff | The Washington Post - January 15, 2016

Venezuela, the nation with the world's largest petroleum reserves, is facing one of the world's most painful, and predictable, economic collapses. Oil exports account for as much…