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EU renews Venezuela sanctions for a year

EU renews Venezuela sanctions for a year

The European Union renewed sanctions targeting the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro for a further year on Monday, in an effort to encourage a democratic resolution ...

El Salvador expels Venezuelan diplomats

El Salvador expels Venezuelan diplomats

El Salvador has ordered Venezuela's diplomats to leave the country within 48 hours, in line with President Nayib Bukele's position that the Venezuelan government of Nicolas Maduro is illegitimate.

EU ready to impose more sanctions on Venezuela, to hold donor conference

EU ready to impose more sanctions on Venezuela, to hold donor conference

The European Union warned on Friday it was ready to impose new economic sanctions on the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to hasten change ...

Rosneft becomes top Venezuelan oil trader, helping offset US pressure

Rosneft becomes top Venezuelan oil trader, helping offset US pressure

Russian state oil major Rosneft has become the main trader of Venezuelan crude, shipping oil to buyers in China and India and helping Caracas offset the loss of traditional dealers ...

US sanctions target food subsidy scam in Venezuela

US sanctions target food subsidy scam in Venezuela

The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on 10 people and 13 groups in a Venezuelan food subsidy scheme that lined the pockets of President Nicolas Maduro ...

Venezuela confirms death of detained officer who opposition says was tortured

Venezuela confirms death of detained officer who opposition says was tortured

Venezuelan authorities late on Saturday confirmed the death of a military officer who opposition leaders and family members said was tortured in custody after his detention over alleged involvement in a coup plot against President Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela detains six military, police officials

Venezuela detains six military, police officials

Venezuelan authorities have arrested six members of the country's military and police forces over the weekend, according to relatives of the detainees and human rights activists, as President Nicolas Maduro seeks to weed out dissent.

US adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba to blacklist on human trafficking

US adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba to blacklist on human trafficking

The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a designation that could bring sanctions.

Qatar Chamber invited to join tourism conference in Venezuela

Qatar Chamber invited to join tourism conference in Venezuela

Qatar Chamber has been invited to participate in the ‘International Investment Conference in Tourism’ slated from June 26 to 28 in Caracas, Venezuela.

Angelina Jolie urges international support for Venezuelan children

Angelina Jolie urges international support for Venezuelan children

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to provide more support to three South American countries with the most migrants from crisis-hit Venezuela ...

US tells large traders to stop jet fuel trade with Venezuela: sources

US tells large traders to stop jet fuel trade with Venezuela: sources

The United States told some large trading houses this week they should stop trading jet fuel with Venezuela or face sanctions, ratcheting up pressure aimed at removing Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from power ...

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by US sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday.