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'19Jan
29

Treasury Sanctions Venezuela's State-Owned Oil Company Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A.

In-Depth Coverage U.S. Department of the TreasuryJanuary 28, 2019 Action Intensifies Pressure on Maduro and Regime Insiders, Demonstrates U.S. Commitment to Leverage Economic Pressure to Support the Venezuelan...
'19Jan
29

U.S. hits Venezuela state-owned oil company with sanctions

The Trump administration on Monday imposed sanctions on the state-owned oil company of Venezuela, a potentially critical economic move aimed at increasing pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to cede power to the...
'19Jan
29

How Venezuela got here: a timeline of the political crisis

(Reuters) - Pressure mounted on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday when the United States sanctioned the economically collapsing country’s key oil exports, in a bid to boost opposition leader Juan Guaido...
'19Jan
29

Guaido calls rallies to back ultimatum

Venezuelan National Assembly President Juan Guaido, who has proclaimed himself Venezuela’s interim president, on Sunday called for two new protests in an effort to push the military to turn against Venezuelan...
'19Jan
29

Guaido calls rallies to back ultimatum

Venezuelan National Assembly President Juan Guaido, who has proclaimed himself Venezuela’s interim president, on Sunday called for two new protests in an effort to push the military to turn against Venezuelan...
'19Jan
29

Guaido calls rallies to back ultimatum

Venezuelan National Assembly President Juan Guaido, who has proclaimed himself Venezuela’s interim president, on Sunday called for two new protests in an effort to push the military to turn against Venezuelan...
'19Jan
28

Trump hits Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro in pocketbook

The Trump administration slapped new sanctions Monday against Venezuelan’s state-owned oil company in its latest effort to push out President Nicolás Maduro and install new leadership under National Assembly chief...
'19Jan
28

Trump hits Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro in pocketbook

The Trump administration slapped new sanctions Monday against Venezuelan’s state-owned oil company in its latest effort to push out President Nicolás Maduro and install new leadership under National Assembly chief...
'19Jan
28

'Urgent' Lima Group Meeting Called to Discuss Venezuela

Canada will host an "urgent" meeting of the Lima Group to discuss the political crisis in Venezuela, the Canadian foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, announced Monday.The group, which includes Canada and 13 Latin...
'19Jan
28

Riot control guns: What's all the fuss about Flash Balls in France?

French police are equipped with so-called defence ball launchers that are used in riot-control operations.     Often called Flash Balls after the name of one producer of such weapons, they are designed to not...

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