Daniel Ortega’s regime has twice as many political prisoners as Nicolás Maduro’s
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega’s regime has twice as many political prisoners as Nicolás Maduro’s

Lucía Navas / La Prensa - November 20, 2018

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's dictatorship has proved to be more lethal against citizen protesters than Nicolás Maduro's in Venezuela, not only because it has caused more fatalities,…

Venezuela accuses Costa Rica of ‘subordination’ to U.S.
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Venezuela accuses Costa Rica of ‘subordination’ to U.S.

AFP - October 20, 2018

Venezuela criticized Costa Rica this week for expressing support for several countries that have asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the government of Nicolás Maduro…

Venezuelans fume after Nicolas Maduro filmed dining with celebrity chef ‘Salt Bae’ in Turkey
Latin America
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Latin America
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Venezuelans fume after Nicolas Maduro filmed dining with celebrity chef ‘Salt Bae’ in Turkey

AFP - September 18, 2018

Impoverished Venezuelans have reacted with fury after videos of President Nicolas Maduro gorging on succulent pieces of meat in a restaurant owned by a celebrity Turkish chef…

Venezuela on edge as Maduro unveils raft of economic reforms
Latin America
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Latin America
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Venezuela on edge as Maduro unveils raft of economic reforms

AFP / Alexander Martinez and Esteban Rojas - August 18, 2018

CARACAS, Venezuela—Uncertainty reigned in Venezuela on Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro unveiled a major economic reform plan aimed at halting the spiraling hyperinflation that has thrown the…

Maduro says he escaped drone ‘assassination’ attempt, blames Colombia
Latin America
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Latin America
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Maduro says he escaped drone ‘assassination’ attempt, blames Colombia

AFP / Alexander Martinez - August 4, 2018

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Saturday he escaped an "assassination" attempt using an explosive-laden drone, after a live broadcast showed him looking confused when a bang went…

Costa Rica’s Epsy Campbell speaks out against Venezuelan elections
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News
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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
Latin America
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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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Costa Rica
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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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Business
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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…