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Venezuela says Colombian drone violates its airspace as U.S. admiral visits

Venezuela’s Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino speaks during a news conference in Caracas, Venezuela January 11, 2021. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero CARACAS, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Venezuela on Tuesday said a Colombian military drone violated its airspace in what it called a “blatant threat” to its national security that took place during a visit by a U.S. military commander to the neighboring nation. General Vladimir Padrino said in a statement that a Colombian…
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Rome court rejects Venezuela extradition bid for ex-oil czar – iFIBER One News

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Venezuela judiciary perpetuates rights abuses: UN investigators

New report says independence of judiciary has eroded, allowing abuses, including torture, to persist. Judges and prosecutors in Venezuela have played a significant role in serious rights violations against government opponents, UN investigators have said. In a new report released on Thursday, the UN team tasked with probing the rights situation in Venezuela slammed a dire lack of judicial independence in the country while detailing how deficiencies in the justice…
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Venezuela names US fugitive to team negotiating with foes – Waco Tribune-Herald

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Venezuelans make push for citizenship for TPS holders

A man in Doral, Fla., holds a sign March 9, 2021, as members of the Venezuelan community react after the Biden administration said it would grant Temporary Protected Status to Venezuelan immigrants living in the United States. (CNS photo/Marco Bello, Reuters) Washington — Venezuelan Americans in Florida are sending a message to GOP politicians: They can be persuaded to switch political sides for those who favor a path toward citizenship…
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Venezuela names US fugitive to team negotiating with foes – Tulsa World

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Venezuela names US fugitive to team negotiating with foes – Madison.com

Venezuela names US fugitive to team negotiating with foes  Madison.com Venezuela aims to incorporate jailed envoy in talks with opposition  National Post Venezuela wants jailed envoy to take part in talks with opposition  Thomson Reuters Foundation Venezuela proposes jailed envoy Saab join negotiations with opposition  WSAU News View Full Coverage on Google News…
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Capturing Venezuela’s Descent Into Socialist Hell

A La Calle’s translated title is “To the Streets,” and Maxx Caicedo and Nelson G. Navarrete’s documentary lives up to that billing, providing numerous ground-level views of the mass protests against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro that have raged in recent years. Those sights begin with its opening scene, in which demonstrators decry the fact that their peaceful demonstration will shortly be repressed by the government, who’ll then blame the violence…
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Former Venezuelan official, charged in narco-terrorism conspiracy, is arrested in Spain, US DOJ says

Carvajal Barrios, 61, was indicted last year in the Southern District of New York, for allegedly participating in a narco-terrorism conspiracy and a conspiracy to import cocaine into the US, including a 5.6-ton shipment of cocaine transported from Venezuela to Mexico in April 2006. He also faces related firearms offenses. The former head of Venezuela’s military intelligence had been previously charged in the SDNY with the same crimes in 2019…
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It’s in our interest to turn the page on relations with Suriname

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