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United States: US Acts Against Officials Of The Former Maduro Regime Involved In Obstructing The Venezuelan National Assembly - Squire Patton Boggs LLP

In response to the Venezuelan military's blocking opposition leader Juan Guaidó from entering the National Assembly building earlier in the month,...
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Time running out to end Venezuela's humanitarian crisis: Lima Group bloc

Time is running out to avert a humanitarian catastrophe in Venezuela, which is gripped by a political and economic crisis, members of the Lima Group regional bloc said on Thursday. The group backs Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who is recognized by more than 50 countries as the legitimate president. It wants President Nicolas Maduro to quit and call elections but he has refused.
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Maduro accused of "disappearing" US oilmen as trial delayed

Family members of six American oil executives jailed in Venezuela are accusing Nicolas Maduro’s government of “forced disappearance” after the men were inexplicably missing for the scheduled start of their trial on Wednesday. Veronica Vadell said that lawyers for her father, Tomeu Vadell, and the five other executives from Houston-based Citgo had been waiting at a Caracas courthouse for more than six hours for the men to be transferred by the nation's intelligence police. The arrest took place...
Tags: News, White House, US, Venezuela, Houston, Donald Trump, Nicolás Maduro, Caracas, Maduro, Citgo, Juan Guaido, Tomeu Vadell, Veronica Vadell

Venezuela suspends airline after Guaidó's flight home

Venezuelan authorities suspended a Portuguese airline on Monday days after it carried opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his uncle home from an international tour aimed at ousting President Nicolás Maduro. Guaidó's flight to Caracas on TAP Air Portugal ended his three-week tour through Europe and into the Trump White House. Venezuelan authorities arrested Guaidó's uncle upon landing, accusing him of trying to bring a small amount of explosives into the nation.
Tags: Europe, News, Venezuela, Caracas, Air Portugal, Juan Guaido, Guaido, Nicolás Maduro Guaidó, Trump White House Venezuelan

Venezuela: a year on from the failed uprising

Tom Phillips, the Guardian’s Latin America correspondent, is back in Venezuela a year on from the attempted coup that failed to remove president Maduro from power. While conditions in Caracus appear slightly improved, outside the capital conditions in schools and hospitals are appalling – and getting worse. Also today: Jess Cartner-Morley on pockets A year ago, the crisis in Venezuela reached a new pitch as the politician Juan Guaidó led an attempt to overthrow the country’s president, Nicolás M...
Tags: Health, Americas, World news, Guardian, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Latin America, Caracas, Maduro, Jess Cartner Morley, Tom Phillips, Anushka Asthana, Juan Guaido, Caracus

U.S. condemns detention of Venezuela opposition leader Guaido's uncle

The U.S. State Department on Saturday condemned the detention of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's uncle as politically motivated and demanded his immediate release. Juan Jose Marquez was detained on Tuesday on his return to Venezuela after a three-week international tour. "The preposterous charges that have been put forward further exemplify the increasing desperation of Maduro and his corrupt associates," said State Department spokesman Morgan Ortagus in a statement.
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Venezuelan president says arrest of opposition leader Juan Guaidó 'will come'

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said Friday that authorities haven't detained opposition leader Juan Guaidó because the courts haven’t ordered it, but he warned: “It will come.”
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Venezuela holds uncle of opposition leader Juan Guaidó

A top official says Juan José Márquez tried to "smuggle dangerous materials" without explaining how.
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Venezuelan officials arrest opposition leader's uncle

An ally of President Nicolás Maduro said Wednesday that officials have detained a close relative of opposition leader Juan Guaidó, accusing the uncle of trying to smuggle “dangerous materials” into Venezuela. Guaidó accused Maduro of using his uncle, Juan José Márquez, as a means of threatening him as he returns from an international tour rallying support to oust the socialist leader. Socialist party chief Diosdado Cabello, a Maduro ally, said in his weekly TV program Wednesday night that Guai...
Tags: News, Nicolás Maduro, Maduro, Diosdado Cabello, Juan Guaido, Guaido, Venezuela Guaido, Juan José Márquez

Venezuela detains opposition leader Guaido's uncle

Venezuelan authorities detained opposition leader Juan Guaido's uncle after the two men arrived at the main airport in Caracas, ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello said on Wednesday. Juan Jose Marquez, who was with Guaido on his return to Venezuela on Tuesday after a three-week international tour, passed "migration normally, and as he was about to leave ... he was held for an alleged Seniat review," Guaido's press team wrote on Twitter.
Tags: News, Venezuela, Caracas, Socialist Party, Diosdado Cabello, Juan Guaido, Guaido, Juan José Márquez, Seniat

Venezuela crisis: Juan Guaidó greeted with abuse after return from world tour

President Maduro's supporters shouted "fascist" at the opposition figure after he landed in Caracas.
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Venezuela's Opposition Leader Hopes To Leverage High-Profile Trip

Juan Guaidó has returned home following a trip to the U.S. to meet President Trump and attend the World Economic Forum in Davos. He defied a travel ban imposed by the regime of Nicolás Maduro.
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Opposition Leader Juan Guaidó Returns To Venezuela After Warm U.S. Reception

After receiving a warm bipartisan reception in the U.S. Congress, the man the Trump administration recognizes as Venezuela's interim president, Juan Guaidó, returns to Caracas.
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US oil executives moved from house arrest to prison after Guaido meets with Trump

Six oil executives held in Venezuela for more than two years were suddenly moved from house arrest into prison on Wednesday night, just hours after Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido met with US President Donald Trump.
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US warns Venezuela of consequences if Guaido harmed

The United States on Thursday warned Venezuela's leftist regime of consequences if opposition leader Juan Guaido is not allowed to return safely from a visit to Washington. "We hope that the regime makes the calculation, particularly after this trip, that the support for Guaido is strong and that the counter-reaction to any move against him would make it a mistake for the regime," said Elliott Abrams, the US pointman on Venezuela. Guaido, who is considered interim president by the United State...
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Trump told Guaido he will take new action on Venezuela in the next month

President Donald Trump pledged more action to ramp up pressure on Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro during a White House meeting Wednesday with Juan Guaido, the Venezuelan opposition leader who is recognized by the US and more than 50 countries as Venezuela's interim president, a source familiar with the meeting said.
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Venezuela rounds up U.S. oil executives as Guaidó visits DC

MIAMI — Six American oil executives under house arrest in Venezuela were rounded up by police hours after President Donald Trump met Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s chief opponent at the White House, according to family members of the men. Alirio Zambrano said early Thursday that the executives of Houston-based Citgo were abruptly taken from their homes last night by the SEBIN intelligence police. Zambrano, the brother of two of the six detained men, said their current whereabouts are unkn...
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Venezuela's Guaido meets Trump but overshadowed by impeachment

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido on Wednesday visited the White House like a head of state, but President Donald Trump's impeachment drama overshadowed the moment. Guaido, who with US support has been seeking for more than a year to topple leftist president Nicolas Maduro, pulled up to the White House in a black SUV as Trump gave a thumbs-up sign to the cameras, in front of Marine sentries stationed at the doors. While Trump's acquittal had been widely expected, he was deprived of a c...
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Romney Will Cast Historic Vote To Convict Trump Of Abuse Of Power

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) on Wednesday announced that he would vote to convict and remove President Donald Trump from office for abusing his power. His voice shaking during a speech on the Senate floor, Romney said Trump was no longer fit to lead the nation. “The great question the Constitution tasks senators to answer is whether the President committed an act so extreme and egregious that it rises to the level of a high crime and misdemeanor,” Romney said. “Yes, he did.” The President, Romney s...
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US threatens Venezuela with 'crippling' measures after Trump-Guaidó meeting

US rolls out red carpet for Venezuela opposition leaderTrump administration to take unspecified steps within 30 daysThe United States has warned it was preparing “crippling” and “impactful measures” designed to force Nicolás Maduro from power as Donald Trump rolled out the red carpet for the Venezuelan leader’s challenger, Juan Guaidó.Guaidó, who has spent the last year battling – so far unsuccessfully – to topple Maduro, arrived at the White House on Wednesday afternoon and was met by the US pr...
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Venezuela Opposition Leader Juan Guaidó Meets With President Trump At White House

The day after Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaidó was honored with a seat at President Trump's State of the Union address, the president receives him in the White House.
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Trump meets with Venezuelan opposition leader at the White House

President Donald Trump met with Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaidó at the White House on Wednesday.
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Trump will meet with Venezuelan opposition leader at the White House

President Donald Trump will meet with Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaidó at the White House on Wednesday.
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5 times President Trump attacked socialism in the 2020 State of the Union

5 times President Trump attacked socialism in the 2020 State of the Union President Donald Trump delivered the 2020 State of the Union address on Tuesday night, the ninety-seventh to be given in person and the third of his presidency. In addition to touting a booming economy and highlighting the heroism of the Tuskegee Airmen and other groundbreaking Americans, the president attacked socialism, in the U.S. and abroad, at least five times. Here are the ways...
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Pelosi Defends Shredding of Trump’s SOTU Address: ‘It Was the Courteous Thing To Do’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) released a statement Tuesday night defending her decision to rip up President Trump’s speech following Tuesday’s State of the Union address, calling it a “manifesto of mistruths.”Pelosi stood up and shredded her copy of Trump’s address after the president finished his speech, a viral reaction caught on live television.> [email protected] tears up of State of the Union speech.SOTU SOTU2020> > -- CSPAN (@cspan) February 5, 2020The mo...
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Trump uses State of Union to campaign; Pelosi rips up speech

By JONATHAN LEMIRE WASHINGTON — Standing before a Congress and a nation sharply divided by impeachment, President Donald Trump used his State of the Union address to extol a “Great American Comeback” on his watch, just three years after he took office decrying a land of “American carnage” under his predecessor. The partisan discord was on vivid display Tuesday as the first president to campaign for reelection after being impeached made his case for another term: Republican legislators chanted “F...
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Venezuelan Opposition Leader Juan Guaidó Inspires Rare Bipartisan Moment

Juan Guaidó's appearance at the State of the Union was intended to send a strong message of U.S. support for his efforts to unseat Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro.(Image credit: Patrick Semansky/AP)
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Inviting rival to speech, Trump vows to 'smash' Venezuela's Maduro

US President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to "smash" the rule of Venezuela’s leftist leader Nicolas Maduro as he welcomed his rival to his annual address before Congress. In an extraordinarily direct sign of support, Trump invited Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido -- considered interim president by some 60 countries -- to watch his State of the Union address from the guests' gallery above. "Maduro is an illegitimate ruler, a tyrant who brutalizes his people," Trump said.
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Venezuela's Opposition Leader Guaidó Holds Rally In Miami

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó held a rally in Miami, hoping to shore up support among a large expatriate population there who oppose the regime of President Nicolás Maduro.
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Juan Guaidó Takes His Appeal to Venezuelans in Florida

Juan Guaidó, who last year declared himself Venezuela’s interim president, tried to rekindle the energy of his country’s diaspora.
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