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Venezuela's Maduro Asks Cabinet Ministers to Offer Resignations

Venezuela's Maduro Asks Cabinet Ministers to Offer Resignations“President @NicolasMaduro has asked the entire Executive Cabinet to offer their charges for resignation for the purpose of a profound reorganization of the methods and operation of the Bolivarian government to shield the Homeland of Bolivar and Chavez from any threat,” Vice President Delcy Rodriguez said in a tweet. Maduro is facing international pressure to step down amid one of the worst economic and political crises in recent times.



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U.S. Sanctions Russian Bank for Supporting Venezuela's PDVSA

U.S. Sanctions Russian Bank for Supporting Venezuela's PDVSAEvrofinance Mosnarbank was placed on the U.S. sanctions list on Monday, according to a Treasury Department notice, for supporting Venezuela’s state-owned oil company PDVSA. “This action demonstrates that the United States will take action against foreign financial institutions that sustain the illegitimate Maduro regime and contribute to the economic collapse and humanitarian crisis plaguing the people of Venezuela,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement.



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Mike Pence Is Meeting With Venezuela's Opposition Leader to Discuss Ways to Oust Maduro

Mike Pence Is Meeting With Venezuela's Opposition Leader to Discuss Ways to Oust MaduroAfter a weekend effort failed to deliver aid



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Trump says Venezuela's military will 'lose everything they have' if they continue to support Maduro

Trump says Venezuela's military will 'lose everything they have' if they continue to support MaduroDonald Trump has issued his most blunt threat yet to Venezuela’s military – stop supporting President Nicolas Maduro or risk “losing everything”. In a speech in which he claimed “the evils” of socialism were also being turned back in Cuba and Nicaragua and that the US would never be a socialist country – comments that were almost certainly made with the 2020 presidential election in mind – the president spoke directly to military officials who have so far overwhelmingly supported Mr Maduro. Venezuela is leaving socialism, the dictatorship, and there is no turning back,” he told a crowd of Venezuelan-Americans and immigrants in Florida.



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Here's why Donald Trump will threaten Venezuela's military leaders during a speech in Florida

Here's why Donald Trump will threaten Venezuela's military leaders during a speech in FloridaPresident Trump's speech will be directed at Florida's Venezuelan community as he tries to appeal to Latino voters heading into the 2020 election.



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Venezuela's Exit From U.S. Sanctions? Show Maduro the Door

Venezuela's Exit From U.S. Sanctions? Show Maduro the DoorThe Treasury Department said Friday it would “consider lifting sanctions” on those who take concrete steps to “restore democratic order” in the country, as it imposed fresh penalties on five of Maduro’s close associates, including Venezuelan Oil Minister and PDVSA Chairman Manuel Quevedo. The move is the latest in a series of steps the U.S. has taken to chip away at Maduro’s inner circle.



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Venezuela's Guaido Names PDVSA Board in Haste to Protect Assets

Venezuela's Guaido Names PDVSA Board in Haste to Protect Assets(Bloomberg) — Venezuela’s National Assembly, led by interim president Juan Guaido, voted to select board members for state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA and U.S. refining arm Citgo, as it moves to protect the country’s assets abroad from embattled President Nicolas Maduro.



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Venezuela's Opposition Leader Says Humanitarian Aid Is Slowly Being Delivered

Venezuela's Opposition Leader Says Humanitarian Aid Is Slowly Being DeliveredSupplies sent to Venezuela had so far been blocked by the military, under Maduro's orders, from entering the crisis-stricken country



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Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro: 'Gang of extremists' in Trump White House are 'warmongering'

Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro: 'Gang of extremists' in Trump White House are 'warmongering'Venezuela's embattled president Maduro accused the Trump administration of being filled with a "gang of extremists" who want to take over Venezuela.



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Venezuela's Rank-and-File Soldiers Have Been Deserting in Droves

Venezuela's Rank-and-File Soldiers Have Been Deserting in DrovesSigned by the guard’s commander, Major General Jesus Lopez Vargas, the Dec. 21 order removes them from rolls. All are non-commissioned officers or enlisted men and women and represented about 6 percent of the guard. The second, dated Nov. 13, is signed by Luis Santiago Rodriguez Gonzalez, director of the country’s immigration service.



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