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Navy Warship’s Secret Mission Off West Africa Aims to Help Punish Venezuela

Navy Warship’s Secret Mission Off West Africa Aims to Help Punish Venezuela

Navy Warship’s Secret Mission Off West Africa Aims to Help Punish Venezuela Navy Warship’s Secret Mission Off West Africa Aims to Help Punish Venezuela WASHINGTON — For the past month, the Navy cruiser San Jacinto had sailed off the West African island nation of Cape Verde on a secret mission aimed at helping deal a major blow to President Nicolás …

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Venezuela to Vote in an Election the Opposition Calls a Charade

Venezuela to Vote in an Election the Opposition Calls a Charade

Venezuela to Vote in an Election the Opposition Calls a Charade Venezuela to Vote in an Election the Opposition Calls a Charade CARACAS, Venezuela — In the years since the Venezuelan crisis began, Yajaira Paz, 35, has lost nearly everything to its fallout: her mother, dead from a heart problem she could not afford to treat; her brothers, to migration; …

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Judge in Venezuela Convicts 6 U.S. Oil Executives of Corruption

Judge in Venezuela Convicts 6 U.S. Oil Executives of Corruption

Judge in Venezuela Convicts 6 U.S. Oil Executives of Corruption Judge in Venezuela Convicts 6 U.S. Oil Executives of Corruption CARACAS, Venezuela — A Venezuelan judge on Thursday found six American oil executives guilty of a wide-ranging corruption scheme and immediately sentenced them to prison. The so-called Citgo 6 — employees of the Houston-based Citgo refining company, which is owned …

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Venezuela Raids Food Charity, Interrupting Meals for Children

Venezuela Raids Food Charity, Interrupting Meals for Children

Venezuela Raids Food Charity, Interrupting Meals for Children Venezuela Raids Food Charity, Interrupting Meals for Children CARACAS, Venezuela — Government agents have raided the offices and frozen the bank accounts of a major Venezuelan food charity, threatening a lifeline for thousands of children during one of the world’s deepest humanitarian crises. The raids, which began last week, are the government’s …

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Venezuela Opposition Figure, Long Confined, Flees to Spain

Venezuela Opposition Figure, Long Confined, Flees to Spain

Venezuela Opposition Figure, Long Confined, Flees to Spain Venezuela Opposition Figure, Long Confined, Flees to Spain The Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López fled the country Saturday after spending the past six years in jail, house arrest and diplomatic asylum, his political party said. Mr. López, 49, went to Spain after leaving the Spanish Embassy in Caracas, according to Spain’s Foreign …

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Trump, Venezuela and the Tug-of-War Over a Strongman

Trump, Venezuela and the Tug-of-War Over a Strongman

Trump, Venezuela and the Tug-of-War Over a Strongman Trump, Venezuela and the Tug-of-War Over a Strongman Among those Mr. Claver-Carone contacted, according to the opposition leaders, was Mr. Gorrín. By then, he was technically a fugitive from American justice. The prior summer, U.S. prosecutors had charged him in an alleged money-laundering scheme. He dismissed the indictment as political persecution, but …

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Venezuela, Once an Oil Giant, Reaches the End of an Era

Venezuela, Once an Oil Giant, Reaches the End of an Era

Venezuela, Once an Oil Giant, Reaches the End of an Era Venezuela, Once an Oil Giant, Reaches the End of an Era CABIMAS, Venezuela — For the first time in a century, there are no rigs searching for oil in Venezuela. Wells that once tapped the world’s largest crude reserves are abandoned or left to flare toxic gases that cast …

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Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela Wins Right to Appeal Over Gold Held in U.K.

Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela Wins Right to Appeal Over Gold Held in U.K.

Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela Wins Right to Appeal Over Gold Held in U.K. Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela Wins Right to Appeal Over Gold Held in U.K. LONDON — A British court gave another chance to President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela in a tug of war over about $2 billion of gold stored at the Bank of England in a contentious …

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Venezuela Says Arrested American Was Planning to Sabotage Oil Refineries

Venezuela Says Arrested American Was Planning to Sabotage Oil Refineries

Venezuela Says Arrested American Was Planning to Sabotage Oil Refineries Venezuela Says Arrested American Was Planning to Sabotage Oil Refineries CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s chief prosecutor said on Monday that a U.S. citizen recently arrested in the country had been charged in an alleged terrorist plot to sabotage oil refineries and electrical service in order to stir unrest. The man …

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Venezuela Deploys Security Forces in Coronavirus Crackdown

Venezuela Deploys Security Forces in Coronavirus Crackdown

Venezuela Deploys Security Forces in Coronavirus Crackdown Venezuela Deploys Security Forces in Coronavirus Crackdown CARACAS, Venezuela — President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela has tackled the coronavirus much as he has any internal threat to his rule: by deploying his repressive security apparatus against it. Officials in Venezuela’s government are denouncing people who may have come into contact with the coronavirus …

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