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Venezuela opposition leader arrested after proposing to take power

Venezuela opposition leader arrested after proposing to take power

Juan Guaidó was captured when a van he was traveling in was stopped on a highway on Sunday morning.

  • by Ana Vanessa Herrero

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As Venezuela falls apart, Maduro tightens grip

As Venezuela falls apart, Maduro tightens grip

Hyperinflation and food shortages have made life miserable for citizens, but the President is poised for another six-year term.

  • by Mery Mogollon and Chris Kraul
Regional powers urge Venezuela's Maduro to step down
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Regional powers urge Venezuela's Maduro to step down

The harsh resolution calling on Nicolas Maduro to step down suggests the Lima Group is losing patience and is likely to join the US in trying to ostracise him.

  • by Franklin Brecino
Russia sends 2 nuclear-capable bombers to Venezuela
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Russia sends 2 nuclear-capable bombers to Venezuela

Two Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers arrived in Venezuela on Monday, a deployment that comes amid soaring Russia-US tensions.

Bodyguard to boligarch: a Venezuelan politician's path to riches
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Bodyguard to boligarch: a Venezuelan politician's path to riches

As oil-rich Venezuela plunges into economic collapse, the law in the United States is catching up with some deemed responsible for the country's woes.

  • by Nichola Casey
Venezuela adds troops near Colombian border after soldiers killed
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Venezuela adds troops near Colombian border after soldiers killed

Venezuela has reinforced its border with Colombia with more troops after three Venezuelan soldiers died in an attack by an armed group over the weekend.

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Marco Rubio calls out Salt Bae for serving steak to a dictator
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Marco Rubio calls out Salt Bae for serving steak to a dictator

He has 15.8 million Instagram followers but Salt Bae is not likely to win the adoration of a US Senator after a serious gaffe.

  • by Antonia Noori Farzan
One-third of Venezuelans often eat only once a day

One-third of Venezuelans often eat only once a day

Facing severe food and medicine shortages, Venezuelans are increasingly open to extreme options like foreign intervention and leaving the country in order to stay alive, according to a new study.

OAS chief slams 'immoral' Venezuela amid migratory crisis
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OAS chief slams 'immoral' Venezuela amid migratory crisis

Neighbouring countries say Venezuela must return to democracy in order to stem the flow of people who are fleeing.

Diplomats urge Venezuela to accept international aid

Diplomats urge Venezuela to accept international aid

At a meeting of the Organisation of American States, member nations described the exodus of Venezuelans as a migrant crisis "without precedent".

Peru declares health emergency as Venezuelan exodus now a migrant crisis
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Peru declares health emergency as Venezuelan exodus now a migrant crisis

More than 2 million people have left Venezuela for other South American countries in the past year.

  • by Mitra Taj