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Tensions rise between Venezuela and the US

Venezuela has taken CNN in Spanish off its airways accusing the US based news channel of distorting the truth.

Venezuela has taken CNN in Spanish off its airways accusing the US based news channel of distorting the truth.

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Venezuela demands US apology over drug trafficking accusations

Venezuela’s Vice President Tereck El Aissami has reacted angrily to being blacklisted by the US and the imposition of financial sanctions against him after Washington accused him of being a drug…

Venezuela’s Vice President Tereck El Aissami has reacted angrily to being blacklisted by the US and the imposition of financial sanctions against him after Washington accused him of being a drug…

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Anti-Maduro protesters call for delayed regional elections

An estimated two thousand opponents of President Nicolas Maduro have marched in the Venezuela capital to demand authorities to set a date for overdue regional…

An estimated two thousand opponents of President Nicolas Maduro have marched in the Venezuela capital to demand authorities to set a date for overdue regional…

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Venezuela rolls out new banknotes in response to high inflation

Weeks behind schedule and amid fears it will do little to resolve Venezuela's soaring inflation, the country's government has released new banknotes.

Weeks behind schedule and amid fears it will do little to resolve Venezuela's soaring inflation, the country's government has released new banknotes.

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Venezuela's Maduro hikes minimum wage by 50 percent

Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro has announced a 50 percent increase in the minimum wage in a bid to combat runaway inflation.

Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro has announced a 50 percent increase in the minimum wage in a bid to combat runaway inflation.

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New anti-Maduro challenge looms in Venezuela

The stage is set for a fresh showdown between Venezuela’s opposition and embattled President Nicolas Maduro.

The stage is set for a fresh showdown between Venezuela’s opposition and embattled President Nicolas Maduro.

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Venezuelan opposition activists freed, but '100 remain imprisoned'

After being held for more than a year on corruption charges, Venezuelan former presidential candidate Manuel Rosales has been released from house arrest.

After being held for more than a year on corruption charges, Venezuelan former presidential candidate Manuel Rosales has been released from house arrest.

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Scores of arrests in Venezuela in chaos over banknote withdrawal

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced that 300 people have been arrested during protests and looting over the elimination of the country’s largest currency…

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced that 300 people have been arrested during protests and looting over the elimination of the country’s largest currency…

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Venezuela reinstates the 100-bolivar banknote

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has suspended the withdrawal of the country's most widely-used banknote after higher-denomination notes failed to arrive in time.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has suspended the withdrawal of the country's most widely-used banknote after higher-denomination notes failed to arrive in time.

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Venezuelan lawmakers back motion blaming Maduro for economic crisis

Venezuela’s National Assembly has taken a symbolic step by backing a motion blaming the country’s leftist president for the country’s political and economic…

Venezuela’s National Assembly has taken a symbolic step by backing a motion blaming the country’s leftist president for the country’s political and economic…

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Venezuela closes Colombian border to stop currency 'mafia'

A day after banning the 100-bolivar banknote from circulation, President Maduro has ordered the 72-hour closure of the Colombian border.

A day after banning the 100-bolivar banknote from circulation, President Maduro has ordered the 72-hour closure of the Colombian border.

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Maduro orders withdrawal of Venezuela's largest banknotes

The president says the move to take the 100-Bolivar note out of circulation is to combat smuggling, but it has been strongly criticised.

The president says the move to take the 100-Bolivar note out of circulation is to combat smuggling, but it has been strongly criticised.

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Vatican attempts to rekindle faltering Venezuela talks

Talks between the Venezuelan government and a coalition of opposition parties have reached a stalemate which facilitators from the Vatican are hoping to break.

Talks between the Venezuelan government and a coalition of opposition parties have reached a stalemate which facilitators from the Vatican are hoping to break.

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Venezuela: policeman killed as anti-government unrest spreads

Anti-government protesters across Venezuela have clashed with security forces as unrest spreads. A policeman was shot dead on Wednesday night in

Anti-government protesters across Venezuela have clashed with security forces as unrest spreads. A policeman was shot dead on Wednesday night in

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Venezuela: Anti-government protests turn violent

Scores are injured and detained during anti-Maduro protests Opposition calls for national strike on Friday President Maduro blames Henrique Capriles for unrest Venezuela’s opposition is increasi

Scores are injured and detained during anti-Maduro protests Opposition calls for national strike on Friday President Maduro blames Henrique Capriles for unrest Venezuela’s opposition is increasi

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Students protest as Venezuela's political standoff continues

Masked youths burned rubbish and set up roadblocks in a volatile Venezuelan border city, witnesses said, in the latest protest over the suspension of a referendum drive to remove socialist President N

Masked youths burned rubbish and set up roadblocks in a volatile Venezuelan border city, witnesses said, in the latest protest over the suspension of a referendum drive to remove socialist President N

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Venezuelan MPs vote to put President Maduro on trial

Angry scenes within Venezuela’s National Assembly were on view on Tuesday (Oct 25) as lawmakers jostled each other during a heated debate.

Angry scenes within Venezuela’s National Assembly were on view on Tuesday (Oct 25) as lawmakers jostled each other during a heated debate.

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Venezuela: Government supporters storm National Assembly

Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro stormed Sunday’s opposition-led National Assembly session in which lawmakers vowed to put Maduro on trial for violating democracy, days after authorit

Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro stormed Sunday’s opposition-led National Assembly session in which lawmakers vowed to put Maduro on trial for violating democracy, days after authorit

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Venezuela suspends recall referendum plans

It has sparked an outcry from the opposition, who have accused the Socialist government of dictatorial tactics.

It has sparked an outcry from the opposition, who have accused the Socialist government of dictatorial tactics.