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Venezuela Releases 6 U.S. Oil Executives to House Arrest

Venezuela Releases 6 U.S. Oil Executives to House Arrest

Venezuela Releases 6 U.S. Oil Executives to House Arrest Venezuela Releases 6 U.S. Oil Executives to House Arrest HOUSTON — The Venezuelan government released a group of American refinery executives from prison to house arrest in Caracas on Friday, in a possible sign that President Nicolás Maduro would like to improve relations with the Biden administration. The six executives of …

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Armed Groups Step Into Venezuela as Lawlessness Grows

Armed Groups Step Into Venezuela as Lawlessness Grows

Armed Groups Step Into Venezuela as Lawlessness Grows Armed Groups Step Into Venezuela as Lawlessness Grows GUARERO, Venezuela — They bring drinking water to residents in the arid scrublands, teach farming workshops and offer medical checkups. They mediate land disputes, fine cattle rustlers, settle divorces, investigate crimes and punish thieves. They’re not police officers, civil servants or members of the …

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Girl’s Rape in Venezuela Becomes a Rallying Cry for Abortion Activists

Girl's Rape in Venezuela Becomes a Rallying Cry for Abortion Activists

Girl’s Rape in Venezuela Becomes a Rallying Cry for Abortion Activists Girl’s Rape in Venezuela Becomes a Rallying Cry for Abortion Activists The assault of a 13-year-old girl in Venezuela and the arrest of her mother and a teacher who helped her end the pregnancy have forced a national debate about legalizing abortion. MÉRIDA, Venezuela — She wore a ponytail …

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5,000 Flee as Venezuela Launches Largest Military Campaign in Decades

5,000 Flee as Venezuela Launches Largest Military Campaign in Decades

5,000 Flee as Venezuela Launches Largest Military Campaign in Decades 5,000 Flee as Venezuela Launches Largest Military Campaign in Decades BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Venezuela is waging its most concerted military campaign in years, targeting what it says is a criminal group operating within its border near Colombia but also sending an estimated 5,000 of its own civilians fleeing into the …

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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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