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Venezuela's Guaido seeks to maintain bipartisan U.S. support amid Biden transition

25 Nov 2020

CARACAS Venezuela's opposition hopes to maintain bipartisan support from politicians in the United States as President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office in January, opposition leader Juan Guaido said in an interview on Tuesday.

Funds seized in U.S. help Venezuela health workers survive crisis

12 Nov 2020

CARACAS For Venezuelan hospital security guard Yurymay Diaz to buy a full cart of groceries and put aside enough money to buy new shoes for her daughter, it took two special bonus payments worth nearly 20 times her monthly salary.

UPDATE 1-Funds seized in U.S. help Venezuela health workers survive crisis

12 Nov 2020

CARACAS, Nov 12 For Venezuelan hospital security guard Yurymay Diaz to buy a full cart of groceries and put aside enough money to buy new shoes for her daughter, it took two special bonus payments worth nearly 20 times her monthly salary.

FEATURE-Funds seized in U.S. help Venezuela health workers survive crisis

12 Nov 2020

CARACAS, Nov 12 For Venezuelan hospital security guard Yurymay Diaz to buy a full cart of groceries and put aside enough money to buy new shoes for her daughter, it took two special bonus payments worth nearly 20 times her monthly salary.

In Venezuelan rural heartland, angry Maduro supporters fuel protest wave

12 Oct 2020

URACHICHE, Venezuela In the Venezuelan town of Urachiche, long a bastion of support for President Nicolas Maduro's ruling Socialist Party, a radio station broadcast messages in September calling for a protest over decaying public services and chronic fuel shortages.

In Venezuelan rural heartland, angry Maduro supporters fuel protest wave

12 Oct 2020

URACHICHE, Venezuela, Oct 12 In the Venezuelan town of Urachiche, long a bastion of support for President Nicolas Maduro's ruling Socialist Party, a radio station broadcast messages in September calling for a protest over decaying public services and chronic fuel shortages.

Venezuela's Maduro proposes giving Russia COVID-19 vaccine to legislative candidates

09 Sep 2020

CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday proposed administering a Russian coronavirus vaccine to nearly 15,000 candidates in upcoming legislative elections so that they can campaign safely.

Venezuela opposition must stop pretending to be government, Capriles says

03 Sep 2020

CARACAS Venezuela's opposition must stop "playing at government" and start focusing on elections, two-time presidential candidate Henrique Capriles said on Wednesday, in a rare public swipe at congress chief Juan Guaido's parallel presidency.

Venezuela opposition leaders in talks to join parliament vote, Turkey official says

02 Sep 2020

ISTANBUL/CARACAS Two high-profile Venezuelan opposition leaders are in talks with the government of President Nicolas Maduro to participate in the upcoming legislative elections despite a planned boycott, a Turkish official involved in the talks said on Tuesday.

Venezuela opposition lawmakers open probe of oil spill on Caribbean coast

12 Aug 2020

CARACAS Venezuela's opposition-run congress has opened an investigation into an oil spill that continues to pollute palm-lined beaches along the South American nation's Caribbean coast, legislator Maria Gabriela Hernandez said on Wednesday.

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