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    Pompeo demands that Venezuela let in US aid

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on February 08, 2019

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Wednesday demanded that Venezuela’s military let in US-backed humanitarian aid, which president Nicolas Maduro has alleged is a...

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    New migrant caravan reaches US-Mexico border

    Agence France-Presse . Nuevo Laredo, Mexico | Updated at 12:00am on February 07, 2019

    Around 1,700 migrants traveling by caravan reached the US-Mexican border Tuesday, just as president Donald Trump prepared to give a major speech certain to include...

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    Guaido challenges Maduro through humanitarian aid

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 01:15am on February 06, 2019

    Boosted by the backing of 19 European Union countries, Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido is ploughing on with his bid to bring humanitarian aid into...

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    Guaido boosted by Europe backing in Venezuela standoff

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:11pm on February 05, 2019

    International clamour for snap elections in Venezuela intensified on Monday as European powers recognised opposition chief Juan Guaido as interim leader, after president Nicolas Maduro...

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    Major EU nations recognise Guaido as Venezuela leader

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:34am on February 05, 2019

    Spain, Britain, France and other EU nations on Monday recognised Venezuela’s opposition chief Juan Guaido as interim leader after president Nicolas Maduro rejected their ultimatum...

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    Maduro rejects European ultimatum on elections

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 11:35am on February 04, 2019

    Venezuela's president Nicolas Maduro rejected Sunday an ultimatum by European countries to call snap elections after opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself the Latin American...

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    Venezuelan special police unit blamed for abuses, killings

    Reuters . Caracas | Updated at 12:00am on February 04, 2019

    Violence perpetrated by Venezuela’s state security forces has been contributing more and more to the country’s homicide rate, one of the highest in the world.From...

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    Guaido pressures Maduro

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:00am on February 04, 2019

    Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido was on Sunday set to announce a date for the arrival of humanitarian aid to the crisis-wracked country — a...

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    As Venezuelans protest, struggling Maduro seeks early parliament vote

    Reuters . Caracas | Updated at 12:52pm on February 03, 2019

    Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro proposed early parliamentary elections on Saturday, seeking to shore up his crumbling rule after a senior general defected to the opposition...

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    Venezuelan air force general declares allegiance to Guaido

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 02:07am on February 03, 2019

    A Venezuelan air force general rejected the authority of president Nicolas Maduro Saturday, becoming the highest-ranking military officer to recognise opposition leader Juan Guaido as...