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Venezuela, a former oil giant, reaches the end of an era

Colossal sector that shaped the country almost stopped due to serious management errors and US sanctions. For the first time in a century, there are no rigs looking for oil in Venezuela. Wells that previously exploited the largest reserves in the world are abandoned or…
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UN extends Venezuela rights violations probe

The UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday slammed “widespread” political persecution in Venezuela and voted to extend its fact-finding mission for another two years to probe alleged gross rights violations. The mission produced a report at the council in…
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Venezuela's Maduro says son to join virus vaccine trial

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Sunday his son will join trials of Sputnik V, the coronavirus vaccine which was met with caution when Russia announced it was the world’s first to be approved. An initial batch of the vaccine arrived in Venezuela on Friday…
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Maduro has to leave, says Pompeo on South America trip

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo used his visit to Guyana in South America on Friday to increase pressure on President NicolasMaduroto leave power in neighboring Venezuela. “We know that the Maduro regime has decimated the people of Venezuela and…
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US 'spy' to be charged with terrorism

An “American spy” arrested near Venezuelan oil installations last week will be charged with “terrorism,” Attorney General Tarek William Saab announced Monday. Venezuela announced the arrest on Friday, saying a US citizen he identified as Matthew…