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    Venezuela blames US for blackout

    Reuters . Caracas/ Beijing | Updated at 12:45am on March 14, 2019

    Venezuela ordered American diplomats on Tuesday to leave within 72 hours after president Nicolas Maduro accused US counterpart Donald Trump of cyber ‘sabotage’ that plunged...

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    10 dead in Brazil school shooting

    Reuters. Suzano | Updated at 10:46pm on March 13, 2019

    Two armed men wearing face masks entered a Brazilian elementary school Wednesday and shot and killed at least six children who were on their snack...

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    Venezuela’s Guaido calls for new rally as lawmakers declare ‘alarm’

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:34pm on March 12, 2019

    Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Monday called for a new mass demonstration as a devastating blackout that has left millions without power entered its...

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    Venezuela still in dark, Guaido wants ‘state of alarm’ declared

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:03pm on March 11, 2019

    Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido will ask lawmakers on Monday to declare a ‘state of alarm’ over the country’s devastating blackout in order to facilitate...

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    Trudeau’s office denies any hostility with female lawmaker

    Agence France-Presse . Montreal | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2019

    The office of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose image has taken a hit in recent weeks over a growing corruption scandal, denied Saturday that he...

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    Guaido calls for protest as blackout drags on

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2019

    Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for a nationwide march on Caracas to crank up the pressure on embattled president Nicolas Maduro, as...

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    14 killed in Colombia plane crash

    Reuters . Bogota | Updated at 10:41am on March 10, 2019

    Fourteen people were killed in a plane crash in the Colombian plains province of Meta on Saturday, the country’s civil aviation agency said. The special...

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    Guaido, Maduro rallies set as Venezuela struggles with blackout

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 02:53pm on March 09, 2019

    Thousands of Venezuelans are expected to protest once again Saturday as opposition leader Juan Guaido cranks up the pressure on beleaguered president...

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    Venezuela hit by blackout

    Reuters . Caracas, Beijing, Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on March 09, 2019

    Venezuela shut schools and suspended the workday on Friday as the worst blackout in decades paralyzed most of the troubled nation for a second day,...

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    Guaido urges Europe to tighten sanctions

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

    Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called on Europe Thursday to intensify financial sanctions against the regime of Nicolas Maduro, a day after Caracas expelled the...

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