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Argentina 1-3 Venezuela: Lionel Messi unable to prevent disappointing defeat on return to international stage

Argentina's Lionel Messi returned to international duty for the first time since the World Cup on Friday but it was a disappointing night for the forward as his side lost 3-1 to Venezuela in a friendly match in Madrid.


Russian air force planes land in Venezuela carrying troops: reports

CARACAS (Reuters) - Two Russian air force planes landed at Venezuela’s main airport on Saturday carrying a Russian defense official and nearly 100 troops, according to media reports, amid strengthening ties between Caracas and Moscow.


Venezuela lays out accusations against Guaido's top aide

CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela's government is laying out accusations against a jailed top aide to opposition leader Juan Guaido. Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez went on state television Saturday alleging that Roberto Marrero was the ringleader of a plot to bring hitmen from Central America


Russian Troops, Aid Arrive in Venezuela After Delivering Red Line Warning to Trump

(ZH) — Just days after a high-level meeting in Rome this week, during which Russia reiterated a grave warning to the US – Moscow will not tolerate American military intervention to topple the Venezuelan government with whom it is allied – it appears Russia is taking no chances with its South America


Diego Maradona launches scathing attack on Argentina flops after Venezuela humbling

Diego Maradona has launched a scathing verbal attack on the Argentina players after their shock defeat to Venezuela. The two-time World Cup winners were humbled by the fellow South American nation, as they lost 3-1 in a friendly on Friday.


Venezuela Update: UN Human Rights Report, More Sanctions

UN Human Rights Commissioner presented a critical report on Venezuela, which the government denounced for ignoring opposition violence. Meanwhile, the Trump administration introduced even more sanctions on the economically reeling country.


What Has Guaido Achieved as Venezuela’s US-Backed ‘Interim Leader?’

Two months have now passed since Juan Guaido asserted himself as Venezuela’s interim president. Domestically, he has been unable to shake President Nicolas Maduro from power. But internationally, with U.S. backing, he’s making some headway.


Venezuela: Arrested for Terrroism, the Right Arm of Guaido

– IN CHILE MANETTE TO “BOLIVARIANI” JOURNALISTS. While the news of further power stations from Maracaibo arrives exploded with a consequent blackout that struck a part of Caracas for a transformer on fire in Palo Verde , it raises the level of the clash between Government and opposition in Venezuela


Exclusive: IADB cancels China meeting after Beijing bars Venezuela representative

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Inter-American Development Bank on Friday called off next week’s meeting of its 48 member countries in China after Beijing refused to allow a representative of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend, two sources with knowledge of the decision said.


Trump sits with Caribbean leaders to discuss trade, Venezuela

President Trump met with leaders of five Caribbean nations at his Florida club Friday, hoping to find common ground on trade and what to do about the crisis in Venezuela. “We look forward to spending a lot of time together this afternoon and discussing ways that we can be beneficial to you and you c


Xavi won’t play for Catalonia against Venezuela

Barcelona (AFP) – Former Barcelona and Spain midfielder Xavi Hernandez said on Sunday that his Qatari club would not release him to play for Catalonia against Venezuela. The match in Girona on Monday is politically fraught, with the status of autonomous community Catalonia a subject of ferocious pol


India's Reliance says not breaching U.S. sanctions against Venezuela

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s Reliance Industries, operator of the world’s largest oil refining complex, on Friday said in a statement it was not breaching U.S. sanctions against Venezuela.


The world’s most political game? Venezuela v. Catalonia

MADRID (AP) There will be lots of politics to talk about when Venezuela takes on a Catalonia squad in a friendly soccer game in Spain on Monday. Venezuela has a coach who offered his resignation over the alleged political use of his national team, while Catalonia — the region in the middle of an ind


CARICOM Ministers meet with Venezuelan opposition leader Guaidó

By BBN Staff: As the civil crisis in Venezuela rages on, foreign Ministers of the Caribbean Community have held a meeting with opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who has declared himself interim president of Venezuela.


U.S. blacklists Venezuela bank Bandes after arrest of Guaido aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States imposed sanctions on Venezuela’s development bank, Bandes, a day after the Trump administration warned there would be consequences for the arrest by Venezuelan authorities of opposition leader Juan Guaido’s top aide.


Venezuela opposition fears crackdown after Maduro threatens arrests

Venezuela’s opposition is bracing for a severe political crackdown after Nicolás Maduro lashed out at the “diabolical pro-imperialist puppets” he claimed were trying to remove him from the presidency and vowed to imprison them all.


Suspect in 2016 murder of woman in Aurora is shot dead in El Salvador

A man suspected in the shooting death of a 22-year-old woman in Aurora has been shot dead in El Salvador. Carlos Miguel Rivera-Juarez, 26, was shot dead on Dec. 7 in Usulutan, El Salvador, according to the Arapahoe County District Attorney’s Office.


Venezuela's Guaido says Maduro is in his final phase

LECHERIA, Venezuela (Reuters) - 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 that his allies have spoken with high-ranking military members about changing sides.


Maduro Vows `Deep' Change in Venezuela Government Amid Pressure

(Bloomberg) -- Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro vowed a major shake-up in his government, a sign he is feeling pressure from U.S. sanctions and an international outcry for him to resign.


Trump administration announces new Venezuela sanctions

PALM BEACH, Fla. - The Trump administration stepped up sanctions on Venezuela Friday in response to the kidnapping of a top aide for an leader the U.S wants to see replace the embattled — but not yet ousted — President Nicolas Maduro.