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Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido tries to seize control of country's oil production

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido tries to seize control of country's oil productionThe self-declared leader of Venezuela, Juan Guaido, is attempting to wrest control of the nation’s massive oil revenues. The country’s congress, controlled by the opposition, has appointed a transitional board of directors for Venezuela’s state oil firm. Embattled socialist president, Nicolas Maduro, lashed out at congress leader Mr Guaido, saying he would face the courts “sooner or later” for violating the constitution.



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France, U.K. Recognize Juan Guaido as Venezuela Interim President

France, U.K. Recognize Juan Guaido as Venezuela Interim PresidentSeveral of these nations said on Jan. 26 that they would recognize Guaido in the event Maduro refused to call elections within eight days. The European Union failed to jointly support the head of the National Assembly when countries including Italy vetoed a push to make that the position of the whole bloc.



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Venezuela: Juan Guaido will open up oil deals to foreign private companies, opposition leader’s US envoy says

Venezuela: Juan Guaido will open up oil deals to foreign private companies, opposition leader’s US envoy saysVenezuela’s government-in-waiting will allow foreign private oil companies a greater stake in joint ventures with its state-owned oil giant, Juan Guaido’s envoy to the US has said. Currently, Venezuela’s socialist government has requirements that Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) keep a controlling stake in any joint ventures with other energy companies.



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Venezuela crisis: Opposition leader Juan Guaido hit with travel ban and asset freeze by supreme court

Venezuela crisis: Opposition leader Juan Guaido hit with travel ban and asset freeze by supreme courtVenezuela’s self-declared interim president, Juan Guaido, has been hit with a travel ban after the country’s chief prosecutor announced he would launch a criminal investigation into the congressional leader. The supreme court – stacked with members loyal to president Nicolas Maduro – blocked Mr Guaido from leaving the counrty and froze his bank accounts, but did not strip him of his legislative immunity. It came as Mr Guaido called on Venezuelans to stage a two-hour walkout from their homes and workplaces in protest at Mr Maduro’s stewardship of the country.



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Juan Guaido: the 'kid' taking on Venezuela's Maduro

Juan Guaido: the 'kid' taking on Venezuela's MaduroGuaido did not set out to supplant Maduro, the socialist president who has presided over a spiraling political and economic crisis in Venezuela. US President Donald Trump immediately recognized him as Venezuela’s interim president, followed by a string of countries across the region.



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Who is Juan Guaido? Venezuela opposition leader backed by Trump in bid to depose President Maduro

Who is Juan Guaido? Venezuela opposition leader backed by Trump in bid to depose President MaduroJuan Guaido, leader of the Venezuelan socialist party Popular Will, has declared himself interim president of the crisis-hit Latin American country. In a move that immediately drew support from US president Donald Trump, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau and Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro, Mr Guaido is attempting to oust Nicolas Maduro, who was inaugurated for a second six-year term on 10 January after winning a widely-boycotted election in May last year.



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U.S. recognizes Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido as president; Russia backs Maduro

U.S. recognizes Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido as president; Russia backs MaduroVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president in a speech Wednesday before masses of anti-government demonstrators.



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Donald Trump: 'Absolute No' On Puerto Rican Statehood Bid If San Juan Mayor Stays

Donald Trump: 'Absolute No' On Puerto Rican Statehood Bid If San Juan Mayor StaysPresident Donald Trump said on Sunday that he would not support Puerto Rico's



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Mother killed, father critically injured in San Juan Capistrano stabbing; adult son arrested

Mother killed, father critically injured in San Juan Capistrano stabbing; adult son arrestedA 30-year-old man has been arrested after his mother was killed and his father was critically injured in a double-stabbing in San Juan Capistrano, authorities said.



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San Juan Mayor Says Trump Lacks 'Good-Hearted' American Values

San Juan Mayor Says Trump Lacks 'Good-Hearted' American ValuesOne-hundred days after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz on Friday again slammed President Donald Trump’s response to a disaster the president says wasn’t a “real catastrophe,” even though it left at least 64 dead.



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