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World Jul 02U.S. tries to seize Iranian gas heading toward Venezuela
U.S. federal prosecutors are seeking to seize four tankers they say are sailing toward Venezuela with 1.1 million barrels of gasoline supplied by Iran.
Politics May 07Democrats press Trump for answers on foiled Venezuela raid
Three Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are demanding answers from the Trump administration about how much it knew about an attempted raid to capture Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.
Politics May 06Maduro airs video of American detained in Venezuela plot
Maduro aired a video of Luke Denman on state television Wednesday in which the 34-year-old Texas native claims he signed a contract with a Florida-based company to train rebel troops and carry out the assault in exchange for up to…
Politics May 05Trump denies ties to Venezuelan attack with 2 U.S. men jailed
President Donald Trump says the United States had nothing to do with a suspected incursion into Venezuela that landed two U.S. citizens behind bars in the crisis-stricken South American nation.
World May 052 U.S. ‘mercenaries’ arrested after raid in Venezuela
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says authorities arrested two U.S. citizens among a group of “mercenaries” trying to kill him.
World Apr 01Trump: U.S. to deploy anti-drug Navy ships near Venezuela
The mission involves sending additional Navy warships, surveillance aircraft and special forces teams to nearly double the U.S. counter-narcotics capacity in the Western Hemisphere, with forces operating both in the Caribbean and eastern Pacific.
World Mar 31WATCH: Pompeo outlines plan for Venezuela transitional government that could lead to sanctions relief
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will brief reporters on Tuesday morning, when he is expected to outline the Trump administration’s plan to lift sanctions on Venezuela in exchange for a new proposal for a transitional government representing allies of both…
World Mar 31U.S. outlines plan for Venezuela transition, sanctions relief
The Trump administration is prepared to lift sanctions on Venezuela in support of a new proposal to form a transitional government representing allies of both Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido, U.S. officials said.
Economy Mar 23Virus fuels calls for sanctions relief on Iran, Venezuela
The idea has picked up support from prominent leftists in the U.S., including presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
Health Mar 18Inmates fearful of virus argue for release
Among those making pleas for compassionate release or home detention is President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen and dozens of inmates at New York City's Rikers Island, part of a jail system that lost a worker to the virus…