Articles Tagged 'Nicolas Maduro'
Venezuela’s Maduro proposes giving Russia COVID-19 vaccine to legislative candidates
CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday proposed administering a Russian coronavirus vaccine to nearly 15,000 candidates in upcoming legislative elections so that… READ MORE
Venezuela wins seat on UN Human Rights Council
Venezuela has won a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council, despite widespread criticism of its poor human rights record.
A UN General Assembly… READ MORE
Head of Venezuela’s secret police breaks with Maduro
The head of Venezuela’s feared secret police has turned his back on disputed President Nicolas Maduro in an open letter made public Tuesday night.
Meanwhile,… READ MORE
Trump calls socialist Maduro ‘a Cuban puppet’
President Trump called ousted Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro a “Cuban puppet” while condemning socialism in a speech aimed at Venezuelan-Americans in Miami Monday.
“Millions of… READ MORE
Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro says any US invasion would be worse than ‘Vietnam’
One week after President Donald Trump’s administration recognized an opposition leader as Venezuela’s interim president, the Latin American nation’s disputed leader Nicolas Maduro warned Wednesday… READ MORE
U.S. sanctions Venezuela first lady, key Maduro allies
NEW YORK/CARACAS (Reuters) – The United States imposed new sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s wife and key allies including the vice president and defense… READ MORE
Venezuela: Military figures arrested after drone ‘attack’
Venezuelan authorities say they have arrested 14 more people in connection with an alleged attempt to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro.
Among those detained are a… READ MORE
In secret recording, Venezuelan general pushes for snipers to control demonstrators
Claiming to be primed for civil war, a Venezuelan general issued orders to prepare for the future use of snipers against anti-government protesters, according to… READ MORE
Venezuelan protests against government leave three dead
Two Venezuelan students and a National Guard sergeant died on Wednesday after being shot during protests against unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro, increasing turmoil in… READ MORE
‘I don’t want problems’ with Trump, says Venezuela’s Maduro
Venezuela’s socialist leader Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday that he wanted to avoid confrontation with new U.S. President Donald Trump.
“I don’t want problems with… READ MORE