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World Apr 23Venezuela’s Maduro begins allowing aid against hunger, virus
Maduro for years had rejected numerous humanitarian aid offers as unnecessary and as veiled attempts by the United States and other hostile forces to destabilize his socialist government. That stance appears to have wavered amid continuing hardships.
World Feb 24Sanctions prompt Venezuela to expel head of EU delegation
Venezuela's government has ordered the expulsion of the head of the EU delegation in the South American nation following the bloc's decision to impose sanctions on several Venezuelan officials accused of undermining democracy or violating human rights.
World Jan 05Venezuela’s socialists take control of once-defiant congress
Nicolás Maduro was set to extend his grip on power Tuesday as the ruling socialist party prepared to assume the leadership of Venezuela's congress, the last institution in the country it didn't already control.
Health May 23In Mexican border cities, many fear virus is coming from US
Citing a threat of the coronavirus from Mexico, the Trump administration has banned hundreds of thousands of people from crossing the southern border with emergency measures that prohibit nonessential traffic and reject asylum seekers without a hearing.
Politics Mar 11Opposition street marches wear thin for some Venezuelans
Venezuelan political leader Juan Guaidó has repeatedly called on discontent people to march in street protests. But as this approach has failed to budge Maduro and turnout fades, some suggest a pivot to focusing on forcing fair legislative elections.
World Mar 28Venezuelan government bars Guaido from public office for 15 years
National Assembly leader Juan Guadio quickly responded to the decision, saying he would continue his campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro.