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Venezuela’s Opposition Leader Juan Guaidó May Negotiate With Maduro

Juan Guaidó remains upbeat in public. But he acknowledged in an interview that the opposition’s capacity to operate is hurting.
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Deflated, Venezuela’s Opposition Considers Negotiating With Maduro

Juan Guaidó remains upbeat in public. But he acknowledged in an interview that the opposition’s capacity to operate is hurting.
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Venezuela's Maduro says Norway talks sought 'peaceful agenda' with opposition

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Friday that two of his envoys went to Norway this week to begin "exploration" into a dialogue with the opposition to "build a peaceful agenda." The South American country was plunged into a deep power struggle in January when opposition leader Juan Guaido invoked the country's constitution to assume an interim presidency, arguing Maduro's 2018 re-election was illegitimate. (Reporting by Deisy Buitrago and Luc Cohen; Editing ...
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Venezuela’s dead revolution shows the limitations of the crowd | Simon Jenkins

From Caracas to Extinction Rebellion, the will of the masses doesn’t always triumphWhatever happened to the Venezuelan revolution? Two weeks ago, we were assured by the media it was all over, bar the shouting. Television showed crowds controlling the streets of Caracas. A plane was on the tarmac and the decrepit regime of Nicolás Maduro was finished. He could not possibly survive, with his country in economic meltdown and only distant Russia on his side.I know Venezuela and have watched its trag...
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Venezuela government talking with 'democratic' opposition in Norway

"Yes, there are talks between the Bolivarian government and the democratic sectors of the opposition," Venezuela's ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, Jorge Valero, told reporters, denouncing U.S. interference. Calling Maduro a dictator, U.S. President Donald Trump has tightened sanctions against his government and spearheaded international recognition of opposition leader Juan Guaido, who in January invoked the constitution to assume the interim presidency. A senior U.S. administratio...
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Venezuela says talking with 'democratic' opposition in Norway

"Yes, there are talks between the Bolivarian government and the democratic sectors of the opposition," Venezuela's ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, Jorge Valero, told reporters, denouncing U.S. interference. Calling Maduro a dictator, U.S. President Donald Trump has tightened sanctions against his government and spearheaded international recognition of opposition leader Juan Guaido who in January invoked the constitution to assume the interim presidency. Guaido, who denounces Maduro...
Tags: Science, United Nations, Venezuela, Geneva, Norway, Donald Trump, Maduro, Juan Guaido, Jorge Valero


Venezuelan opposition and government envoys to hold crisis talks

Senior figures invited to Norway in bid to end political stalemate and economic meltdownVenezuela’s government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust and differences on key issues are likely to reduce chances of progress.The development reported by officials on Wednesday appeared to reflect a recognition that neither side had been able to prevail in the struggle for power, leaving Venezuela in ...
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Venezuelan opposition and government to hold crisis talks

Figures invited to Norway in effort to end power struggle and economic paralysisVenezuela’s government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust and differences on key issues are likely to reduce chances of progress.The development reported by officials on Wednesday appeared to reflect a recognition that neither side had been able to prevail in the struggle for power, leaving Venezuela in a state ...
Tags: Europe, Americas, World news, Venezuela, Norway, Nicolás Maduro, Juan Guaido


Venezuela says talking with "democratic" opposition in Norway

Talks are underway in Norway between Venezuela's government and "democratic" opponents, an envoy said on Thursday, in a possible search for a mediated solution following a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro. "Yes, there are talks between the Bolivarian government and the democratic sectors of the opposition," Venezuela's ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, Jorge Valero, told reporters, denouncing U.S. interference. Calling Maduro a dictator, U.S. President Donald Trump ha...
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Protecting Venezuela’s Embassy and International Law

For more than a month, a particularly courageous group of people have dedicated all of their time and energies to protecting the integrity of the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Washington, DC, which was officially transferred to their care when diplomatic relations with the US were severed. Even in the event of […]
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US and Russia to discuss fate of Venezuela amid reports Putin will not prop up Maduro

Nicolas Maduro’s future will be weighed up today by two key players as Vladimir Putin and Mike Pompeo meet in Russia to discuss Venezuela’s fate. Mr Pompeo, on his first visit to Russia as secretary of state, travels to Sochi armed with the knowledge Mr Putin is not committed to propping up Mr Maduro. “Vladimir Putin detests Nicolas Maduro,” one Venezuelan source with decades of dealings with Russia told The Telegraph. “It’s just a question of how to get out of this mess.” Until recently Russia ...
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The Venezuela uprising: the story so far – podcast

Nicolás Maduro appeared on the brink of being forced from power in an uprising plotted by the opposition leader, Juan Guaidó. But key figures stayed loyal, allowing the president to begin reprisals. Tom Phillips in Caracas has watched it play out. Plus: Owen Jones on public schools and who gets to go to Britain’s elite universities Juan Guaidó described his attempted uprising last month as the “final phase” of his plan to oust Nicolás Maduro. But after a day of chaos and confusion in which Guaid...
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Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for US help in letter

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido is calling more openly than ever for US assistance, as he continues to seek fresh elections in the country.
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Venezuela: opposition leader Guaidó asks US military for ‘strategic planning’ help

Formal request for a meeting is the closest the Guaidó camp has come to requesting US military intervention to help oust MaduroThe head of Venezuela’s national assembly, Juan Guaidó, has asked for a meeting with the US military for “strategic and operational planning” in the power struggle between the Guaidó camp and the government of Nicolás Maduro.In a letter to the head of US Southern Command (SouthCom), Guaidó’s representative in Washingon, Carlos Vecchio, pointed to worsening conditions in ...
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The Radical Left’s First Order Of Business: Disarm The Public, Part Four

Opinion Read Leftists Urge Americans to Betray Their God-Given Right to Bear Arms – Part Three AmmoLand's Come and Take It Tee New York – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Purveyors Of Collective Guilt: Andrew Cuomo And Eric Swalwell. “False is the idea of utility that sacrifices a thousand real advantages for one imaginary or trifling inconvenience; that would take fire from men because it burns, and water because one may drown in it; that has no remedy for evils except destruction. The laws that forbid...
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Guaidó says Maduro is 'sowing terror' against leaders who tried to oust him

At least 10 Guaidó allies are facing years in jail for their role in the abortive 30 April insurrection to depose Nicolás MaduroThe Venezuelan politician fighting to depose Nicolás Maduro has accused his rival of attempting to obliterate the opposition challenge to his rule with a campaign of “state terrorism”.Speaking to the Guardian nearly two weeks after his failed uprising against Maduro, Juan Guaidó claimed Venezuela’s strongman president was illegally targeting opposition leaders who took ...
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Venezuela reopens border where migrants used trails to reach Brazil

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed the only formal crossing between the countries in February to block an opposition attempt to bring U.S. aid in from Brazil and Colombia. Opposition leader Juan Guaido has urged the military to oust Maduro, branding him a dictator, while the government in turn calls Guaido a puppet of Washington and a coup-monger. Venezuelan Economy Vice President Tareck El Aissami said on Friday the border was being reopened to restore development of the border econom...
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Guaidó says Maduro is 'sowing terror' against leaders who tried to oust him

Venezuelan opposition leader speaks to the Guardian as his allies face years in jail for their role in the abortive 30 April uprisingVenezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who declared himself the interim-president of Venezuela before the start of an interview, at the Popular Will party’s headquarters in Caracas on 10 May. Photograph: Martín Mejía/APThe Venezuelan politician fighting to depose Nicolás Maduro has accused his rival of attempting to obliterate the opposition challenge to his ru...
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Guaido seeks relations with US military in attempt to take power in Venezuela

Opposition leader asks aide to meet US Southern CommandTrump administration has not counted out military actionVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday said he has instructed his political envoy in Washington to immediately open relations with the US military, in an attempt to put more pressure on President Nicolás Maduro to resign. Related: Venezuela: loyalists defiant but doubts linger after failed revolt Continue reading...
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Guaido seeks Pentagon cooperation in attempt to take power in Venezuela

Opposition leader asks aide to meet US Southern CommandTrump administration has not counted out military actionVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the US to meet Pentagon officials and “cooperate” on a solution to the political crisis enveloping the South American country. Related: Venezuela: loyalists defiant but doubts linger after failed revolt Continue reading...
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Venezuela's Juan Guaidó rallies his supporters as President Maduro clamps down

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó on Saturday urged his supporters once again to protest nationwide against President Nicolás Maduro, who has slowly ratcheted up the pressure on the lawmaker since a failed military uprising.
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The worrying ideology that helps Trump’s new friendship with Brazil

As the conflict develops in Venezuela between the US-backed Juan Guaidó and the incumbent government of Nicolás Maduro, one staunch supporter of the United States position is Brazil. Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has also expressed support for Trump’s wall project, and for moving embassies to Jerusalem. This new friendship between the United States and Brazil is one of the few foreign-policy achievements of the Trump administration, which has generally seemed better at losing old friends tha...
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Venezuela: Maduro targets ex-spy chief Figuera in outburst

General Manuel Cristopher Figuera, who has fled the country, calls on Venezuelans to rise up and ‘build a new state’Venezuela’s president, Nicolás Maduro, has accused his former spy chief of being a CIA infiltrator who helped mastermind last week’s botched coup attempt.In a televised address, Maduro claimed General Manuel Cristopher Figuera – the most powerful figure to join Juan Guaidó’s failed 30 April uprising – had been recruited by US intelligence services in 2018. Continue reading...
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Venezuela’s opposition appeals for global support

MADRID (AP) — Members of the Venezuelan opposition overseas are calling for the international community to condemn the arrest of a top lawmaker in the crisis-wracked nation. Antonio Ecarri is opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s envoy to Spain. He said Thursday that the arrest of National Assembly Vice President Edgar Zambrano and probes against several other […]
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Venezuela's opposition vow to defy Maduro after key figure detained

At least nine lawmakers face detention after Edgar Zambrano was arrested on Wednesday, signalling the start of a crackdownOpposition politicians battling to bring down Venezuela’s strongman leader, Nicolás Maduro, have vowed to continue their struggle after the detention of one of their movement’s key figures signalled the start of a major crackdown.Edgar Zambrano, the vice-president of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled parliament, was seized by intelligence agents on Wednesday night, and at lea...
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Venezuela's opposition vow to defy Maduro after key figure detained

At least nine lawmakers face detention after Edgar Zambrano was arrested on Wednesday, signalling the start of a crackdownJuan Guaidó and Edgar Zambrano, left, in Caracas, Venezuela, on 5 January. Zambrano was seized by intelligence agents on Wednesday night. Photograph: Stringer ./ReutersOpposition politicians battling to bring down Venezuela’s strongman leader, Nicolás Maduro, have vowed to continue their struggle after the detention of one of their movement’s key figures signalled the start ...
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Guaido says Maduro government is too afraid to arrest him

Juan Guaido says he remains a free man because the Venezuelan government of Nicolas Maduro is afraid of the consequences of arresting him.
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Guaidó deputy towed in car to prison in Venezuelan crackdown

Edgar Zambrano is first politician to be arrested since failed uprising against Nicolás Maduro last weekVenezuelan intelligence agents have detained the vice-president of the opposition-run national assembly in Caracas as a crackdown against politicians involved in last week’s failed uprising against Nicolás Maduro intensified.Edgar Zambrano was towed in his car to the notorious political prison El Helicoide after he refused to leave his vehicle when he was approached by agents from the SEBIN in...
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Guaidó deputy towed in car to prison in Venezuela crackdown

Edgar Zambrano is first politician to be arrested since failed uprising against Nicolás Maduro last weekVenezuelan intelligence agents have detained the vice-president of the opposition-run national assembly in Caracas as a crackdown against politicians involved in last week’s failed uprising against Nicolás Maduro intensified.Edgar Zambrano was towed in his car to the notorious political prison El Helicoide after he refused to leave his vehicle when he was approached by agents from the Sebin in...
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Juan Guaido's deputy arrested and dragged away by tow truck in Venezuela

Venezuela’s government was condemned on Thursday for the arrest of opposition leader Juan Guaido’s deputy, which the European Union described as “another flagrant violation” of the country’s constitution. Edgar Zambrano, the vice president of the national assembly, which Mr Guaido leads, had his car surrounded on Wednesday night by agents from Sebin, the military intelligence. When he refused to get out of the car Sebin used a tow truck to take Mr Zambrano to El Helicoide, Sebin’s headquarters a...
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