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Venezuela’s Guaido probed over power outagePhotos: Venezuelans endure second week of power outage

CARACAS, VENEZUELA – MARCH 08: General view of Corpoelec building, state power corporation, during a massive power outage that affects the country on March 8, 2019 in Caracas, Venezuela. At least 18 of 23 states reportedly affected by blackout since…

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Improvised slaughterhouse in Caracas’ neighborhood prompts political feud

CARACAS – There was anger when Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro feasted on a steak at Salt Bae’s restaurant in Istanbul, and there was ire when his socialists followers found a way to get cheaper meat in the middle of an…

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Power struggle turns into rival concerts at Colombia-Venezuela border

CUCUTA, COLOMBIA – There are two rivaling free concerts near the Tienditas International Bridge at the Colombia-Venezuela border on Friday. One had the support of embattled President Nicolas Maduro and the other rooted for the leader of his opposition Juan Guaidó. Billionaire…

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Venezuela plunges into further chaosMaduro blames Venezuela’s crisis on U.S. saboteurs’ plotVenezuela plunges into further chaos amid nationwide power outage

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – Dozens of people lined up with buckets and other containers to get water from a filthy drainage pipe in the Guaire river near Caracas. It was one of the many scenes of desperation on Monday in Venezuela.  …

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Lawmakers hold roundtable discussion in Sunrise on crisis in Venezuela

SUNRISE, Fla. – Lawmakers held a roundtable discussion in South Florida Monday to discuss the crisis in Venezuela with local leaders from the Venezuelan community.  “People should not have to flee their country in order to live the life that…

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Maduro’s anti-Venezuela Aid Live concert gets little supportConcrete barricades reinforce bridge blockage during Hands Off Venezuela concert

TACHIRA, Venezuela – As “Fher” Olvera the lead vocalist of Maná and the other members of his Mexican rock band took over the Venezuela Aid Live stage in front of a crowd of about 250,000 people in Colombia’s city of Cucuta,…

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Blackouts disrupt Venezuela’s oil exports

MIAMI – The widespread blackouts in Venezuela have brought oil exports to a halt, and financial experts say that is costing the cash-strapped country millions of dollars a day. Russ Dallen is a Miami-based partner at the brokerage firm Caracas…

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U.S. State Department says time for new government in Venezuela

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – The United States stepped up its criticism of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro on Saturday with an explicit call for the formation of a new government in the South American country. The U.S. State Department…

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1 woman killed, a dozen injured during aid standoff in Venezuela-Brazil border

CARACAS – Officials in Venezuela say a woman has been killed and a dozen more injured in a clash with security forces on the border with Brazil. Gran Sabana Mayor Emilio Gonzalez identified the woman shot dead Friday as Zoraida…

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Venezuela buckles under massive power, communications outageGuaidó declares state of emergency in VenezuelaVenezuela plunges into further chaos amid nationwide power outageMaduro blames Venezuela’s crisis on U.S. saboteurs’ plot

Venezuela buckles under massive power, communications outageGuaidó declares state of emergency in VenezuelaVenezuela plunges into further chaos amid nationwide power outageMaduro blames Venezuela’s crisis on U.S. saboteurs’ plot

CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela’s worst power and communications outage on Friday deepened a sense of isolation and decay, endangering hospital patients, forcing schools and businesses to close and cutting people off from their families, friends and the outside world. While…

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