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    47 killed, 75 wounded in Venezuela prison riot

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 10:51am on May 03, 2020

    A prison riot has left at least 47 dead and 75 wounded in western Venezuela, a country where NGOs and inmates’ families regularly denounce unsanitary...

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    17 dead in Venezuela prison riot

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:02am on May 03, 2020

    At least 17 inmates were killed Friday in a Venezuelan prison riot, military authorities said. Detainees at Guanare city’s Los Llanos prison staged ‘a disturbance...

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    US slaps sanctions on Venezuela state airline

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:32pm on February 08, 2020

    The United States on Friday criminalized transactions with Venezuelan flag carrier Conviasa, saying it wanted to pressure president Nicolas Maduro to cede power. Under the...

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    Guaido calls for a great mobilisation

    Agence-France-Presse . Miami | Updated at 12:27am on February 03, 2020

    Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido promised ‘a great mobilisation in Caracas’ when he returns to the country after a two-week international tour, drumming up support...

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    Guaido says talks with Maduro unlikely

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 10:39pm on January 12, 2020

    Venezuela’s opposition leader and self-declared acting president Juan Guaido said Saturday it is unlikely he will resume negotiations with president Nicolas Maduro. Guaido this week...

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    US throws support behind Venezuela negotiations

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:51pm on January 10, 2020

    The United States on Thursday threw its support behind negotiations in Venezuela, saying talks could establish a transitional government, lead to fresh elections and bring...

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    US eyes sanctions over growing Russian support for Venezuela

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:52pm on January 07, 2020

    The United States will take action in response to growing Russian support for Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, a senior US official warned Monday. US president...

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    Guaido, his rival both claim to be Venezuela’s parliament speaker

    Agence-France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 11:54pm on January 06, 2020

    Opposition leader Juan Guaido and a rival lawmaker, Luis Parra, both claimed to be Venezuela’s parliament speaker on Sunday following two separate votes and accusations...

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    Venezuela’s Guaido eyes second chance after trying ‘everything’

    Agence-France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 11:27pm on January 05, 2020

    Juan Guaido ‘tried everything’ in 2019 to force Venezuela president Nicolas Maduro from power, to no avail. Yet the 36-year-old opposition leader has vowed to...

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    10 dead in prison riot in Venezuela

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 11:27pm on January 01, 2020

    Gang fighting at a jail in Venezuela left at least 10 inmates dead, an NGO reported Tuesday. At least four grenades were detonated in clashes...

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