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    Venezuela's Maduro announces ban on rival holding public office

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas, Venezuela | Updated at 08:41am on March 29, 2019

    Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro's regime, bolstered by a Russian military deployment infuriating the US, on Thursday announced a ban on Washington-backed self-declared interim leader Juan...

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    30 Guatemalans killed by truck

    Agence France-Presse . Guatemala City | Updated at 10:41am on March 28, 2019

    At least 30 indigenous Guatemalans were killed on Wednesday night when they were struck on a highway by a semi-trailer truck in a town in...

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    Russia accuses US of plotting ‘coup’ in Venezuela

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on March 27, 2019

    Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov Monday accused the United States of plotting a ‘coup’ against Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, in a dispute over Russian military...

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    Maduro accuses US of financing mercenary ‘plot’ against him

    Agence-France-Presse . Venezuela | Updated at 12:00am on March 25, 2019

    President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday accused the United States of using frozen Venezuelan funds to bankroll mercenaries to assassinate him in a ‘plot’ he said...

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    Guaido says Maduro is in his final phase

    Reuters . Lecheria, Venezuela | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro’s administration has reached its final stage and there will soon be a change in government, opposition leader Juan Guaido said, adding...

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    Venezuela doctors under regime pressure during UN visit

    Agence-France-Presse . Venezuela | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2019

    Venezuelan doctors have come under pressure from president Nicolas Maduro’s government for trying to alert a visiting UN mission about the severe lack of hospital...

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    Canada vows to confront white supremacy

    Agence France-Presse . Ottawa | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau on Monday slammed leaders’ unwillingness to call out hate, while parliament unanimously passed a motion to stand against white supremacy...

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    Maduro plans deep restructuring of govt

    Reuters . Caracas | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro is planning a ‘deep restructuring’ of his government, vice president Delcy Rodriguez said on Sunday, as the country recovers from a...

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    Guaido starts domestic tour to oust Maduro

    Agence France-Presse . Valencia, Venezuela | Updated at 12:00am on March 18, 2019

    Venezuela’s self-proclaimed interim leader Juan Guaido began a tour of his country Saturday aimed at sparking a citizen’s movement to pry president Nicolas Maduro from...

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    Venezuela accuses US of terrorist attack on oil facility

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2019

    Venezuelans resumed work Thursday after a weeklong hiatus forced by an unprecedented nationwide blackout, but president Nicolas Maduro’s government faced fresh problems including a ‘terrorist...