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Reaction: Trump denies links to Venezuelan coup attempt
Maduro has banned opposition parties from the 2018 election
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Reaction: Trump denies links to Venezuelan coup attempt

Two Americans reportedly arrested following ‘inept’ bid to overthrow Nicolas Maduro
6 May 2020
Instant Opinion: Tories ‘face backlash’ if victorious
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Instant Opinion: Tories ‘face backlash’ if victorious

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 29 November
29 Nov 2019
Brazil oil spill: who is responsible?
Brazil oil spill
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Brazil oil spill: who is responsible?

Leaked documents show government blames Venezuela for mystery spill that has affected more than 1,000 miles of pristine coastline
24 Oct 2019
Countries that are still socialist today
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Countries that are still socialist today

Debate over the pros and cons of the centuries-old economic system has seen its definition get lost in translation
21 Aug 2019
Should the UK back ICC torture case against Nicolas Maduro?
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Should the UK back ICC torture case against Nicolas Maduro?

Tamara Suju asks UK to join six countries pressing for investigation
13 Aug 2019
Almost 71 million displaced: the worst-affected countries
Displaced children at a refugee camp in South Sudan during a UN humanitarian visit in 2018
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Almost 71 million displaced: the worst-affected countries

UN refugee agency says one person is forcibly displaced every two seconds as worldwide total hits record high
19 Jun 2019
Juan Guaido - Venezuela’s salvation or the great pretender?
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Juan Guaido - Venezuela’s salvation or the great pretender?

President Nicolas Maduro says he has quelled alleged ‘coup’ by the opposition leader
1 May 2019

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Today’s front pages: Venezuela coup and Brexit backdown
Today's newspaper front pages
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Today’s front pages: Venezuela coup and Brexit backdown

A round up of the headlines from UK newspapers on 1 May
1 May 2019
Maduro claims victory over ‘deranged’ Venezuelan coup bid
Venezuela protests
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Maduro claims victory over ‘deranged’ Venezuelan coup bid

President slams ‘far right’ and Trump after fresh clashes on streets
1 May 2019
Why are Russian troops in Venezuela?
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Why are Russian troops in Venezuela?

Tensions increase as Russia admits ground deployment in Caracas for first time
28 Mar 2019
The world’s ten most expensive cities - and the cheapest
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The world’s ten most expensive cities - and the cheapest

Three places tie for top spot in annual ranking of cost of living for first time ever
19 Mar 2019
Can eight tons of gold save Venezuela from collapse?
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Can eight tons of gold save Venezuela from collapse?

Opposition legislator accuses President Nicolas Maduro of raiding precious metal from nation’s central bank
28 Feb 2019
What next for the Venezuela crisis?
An opposition demonstrator in Caracas last week
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What next for the Venezuela crisis?

US Vice-president Mike Pence to meet opposition leader Juan Guaido as prospect of military intervention mounts
25 Feb 2019
Maduro and Branson in cross-border concert-off
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Maduro and Branson in cross-border concert-off

Venezuelan President to host rally opposite a music festival organised by the Virgin founder
20 Feb 2019
Is the US about to invade Venezuela?
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Is the US about to invade Venezuela?

Cuba claims US special forces are planning to intervene using the pretext of a humanitarian crisis
15 Feb 2019
What links Hezbollah and Venezuela?
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What links Hezbollah and Venezuela?

US Secretary of State says terrorist cells drawn to embattled South American country
8 Feb 2019
Venezuela blockades bridge to stop aid
Venezuela aid block
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Venezuela blockades bridge to stop aid

Embattled president Nicolas Maduro has rejected foreign aid amid economic crisis
7 Feb 2019
Juan Guaido banned from leaving Venezuela
Opposition leader Juan Guaido has been banned from leaving Venezuela
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Juan Guaido banned from leaving Venezuela

Opposition leader's assets frozen by order of the Supreme Court
30 Jan 2019
US announces moves against Venezuela
John Bolton appears to reveal US plans to send 5,000 troops to Colombia
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US announces moves against Venezuela

National Security Advisor piles pressure on Maduro, while possibly also inadvertently revealing plans to send US troops to Colombia
29 Jan 2019
US backs Venezuelan opposition leader
‘President elect’ of Venezuela, Juan Guaido
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US backs Venezuelan opposition leader

Juan Guaido declares himself interim president with US support
24 Jan 2019
Venezuela in crisis: how did it come to this?
Venezuela protests
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Venezuela in crisis: how did it come to this?

Hundreds of thousands of protesters set to march against President Maduro
23 Jan 2019
Is modern life raising our blood pressure?
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Is modern life raising our blood pressure?

Study of remote communities in Venezuelan rainforest sheds fresh light on hypertension
15 Nov 2018
Could Venezuela create a South American refugee crisis?
An opposition demonstrator in Caracas last week
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Could Venezuela create a South American refugee crisis?

Thousands fleeing country as president promises ‘magic formula’ to get country back on track
21 Aug 2018
South Africa’s ANC calls for compulsory land seizures
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South Africa’s ANC calls for compulsory land seizures

Fear grow among majority white landowners that country could follow Zimbabwe into violence and economic chaos
16 Aug 2018
Venezuela inflation to hit 1,000,000% by year’s end
Students take part in a protest against Venezuelan President Nicola Maduro in Caracas
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Venezuela inflation to hit 1,000,000% by year’s end

Calls to ‘dollarise’ the country likely to fall on deaf ears as country nears collapse
15 Aug 2018
Who tried to assassinate Nicolas Maduro?
President Nicolas Maduro at the military parade on Saturday
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Who tried to assassinate Nicolas Maduro?

Venezuelan president blames Colombia, right-wing opposition and exiles in Florida for failed drone strike
6 Aug 2018
Donald Trump wanted to invade Venezuela
Donald Trump repeatedly pressed for invasion of Venezuela
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Donald Trump wanted to invade Venezuela

Top aides ‘took it in turns’ trying to talk US president out of the idea
5 Jul 2018
How Nicolas Maduro won crisis election
Nicolas Maduro stands in front of a portrait of Simon Bolivar in the presidential palace
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How Nicolas Maduro won crisis election

Opposition boycott handed socialist incumbent victory despite record low approval ratings
21 May 2018
Oil prices hit four-year high
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Oil prices hit four-year high

US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal, deteriorating situation in Venezuela and Opec cuts drive up Brent Crude prices
8 May 2018
Venezuela: 68 dead in police station fire
Venezuela protests
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Venezuela: 68 dead in police station fire

Blaze reportedly started after rioting prisoners set fire to mattresses in attempted breakout
29 Mar 2018
Cuba: the end of the Castro era
The Castro family name has been revered in Cuba for 60 years
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Cuba: the end of the Castro era

Cuba at a crossroads as National Assembly prepares to vote for first president outside the Castro family in over 60 years
14 Mar 2018
Venezuelan opposition urges UN not to attend May election
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Venezuelan opposition urges UN not to attend May election

Critics say global body’s presence would legitimise President Nicolas Maduro’s ‘rigged’ vote
13 Mar 2018
Can Venezuela’s oil-backed cryptocurrency save its economy?
Venezuela's national currency, the Bolivar, has collapsed over the past 12 months
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Can Venezuela’s oil-backed cryptocurrency save its economy?

Beleaguered government is hoping to raise over $1bn from sale which begins today
20 Feb 2018
Why the US condemns Venezuela but is silent on Honduras
Thousands march in Honduras following disputed presidential election
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Why the US condemns Venezuela but is silent on Honduras

In Depth: America’s shifting human rights policy highlights history of double standards
2 Feb 2018
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