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Nicolás Maduro: 46th President of Venezuela
Nicolás Maduro Moros is a Venezuelan politician and president of Venezuela since 2013, with his presidency under dispute since 2019.

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US secretary of state ends Latin America tour focusing on Maduro [Video]

US secretary of state ends Latin America tour focusing on Maduro

Mike Pompeo, on a tour of Latina America, says President Nicolas Maduro is destroying his country and must go.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:09Published
Venezuela: UN accuses Maduro government of crimes against humanity [Video]

Venezuela: UN accuses Maduro government of crimes against humanity

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:16Published
UN: Maduro's security forces committed 'crimes against humanity' [Video]

UN: Maduro's security forces committed 'crimes against humanity'

A UN investigation alleges Venezuelan authorities have used arbitrary killings and torture to undermine human rights.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:42Published
US blacklists four people, alleging Venezuela election meddling [Video]

US blacklists four people, alleging Venezuela election meddling

Venezuelan opposition and the US say the electoral council is full of Maduro loyalists and cannot oversee a free vote.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:31Published

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A close ally of President Trump quietly met with an associate of President Nicolás Maduro, whom the United States does not recognize as the leader of Venezuela.
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MEDELLIN, Colombia -- A key informant against one of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's closest aides has been accused of lying to his law enforcement handlers in a case involving millions of..
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Pompeo announces new US sanctions on Iran's defense ministry

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has targeted Iran’s defense ministry and others said to be involved in its alleged nuclear weapons program, piling on threats after the US restoration of..
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Pompeo Travels to Brazil on Third Stop of Latin American Tour

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled Friday to Brazil where he visited a Venezuelan refugee processing center, while calling for democracy and for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to step..
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Experts cite 'crimes against humanity' in Maduro's Venezuela

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GENEVA (AP) — Independent experts commissioned by the U.N.’s top human rights body have alleged the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro committed crimes against humanity. The...
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Venezuela: President Maduro says US spy seized near oil sites

The US Marine working for CIA had weapons and large amounts of cash, the Venezuelan president says.
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US 'spy' captured near Venezuelan oil refining complex, claims Maduro

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Venezuela’s president, Nicolás Maduro, has claimed that a “US spy” was captured while spying on the largest refining complex in the country, which is going through a severe fuel shortage crisis...
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Venezuela’s Guaido calls for more international pressure on Maduro

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CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Monday announced a “unitary pact” supported by a coalition of parties calling for increased international pressure on President..
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Juan Guaidó calls for 2nd day of protests in Venezuela

Violence erupted near the Caracas air base after opposition leader Juan Guaidó called for a military uprising against the Maduro regime. CBS News State Department reporter Christina Ruffini joins CBSN..
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Venezuela's opposition sees a 'trap' in Maduro's preelection pardons

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has pardoned more than 100 political opponents ahead of December's parliamentary election. Dissidents will boycott the vote so as not to give the ruling party the..
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Venezuela opposition politician breaks with US-backed Guaidó

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A popular opposition politician in Venezuela broke on Wednesday with U.S.-backed leader Juan Guaidó, whose coalition has vowed to boycott the crisis-torn nation's upcoming..
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Colombia arrests 3 Venezuelans tied to anti-Maduro plot

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MIAMI (AP) — Police in Colombia have arrested three Venezuelans who were part of a failed plot organized by a former U.S. Green Beret to sneak across the border and oust President Nicolás Maduro,..
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Venezuela's Maduro pardons opposition politicians

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday pardoned more than 100 politicians and associates of opposition leader Juan Guaido "in the interests of promoting national reconciliation," the government..
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Covid: Venezuela seeks testers for Russian vaccine

President Nicolás Maduro, a close ally of Russia's, will ask for volunteers in the coming days.
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Venezuela buying missiles from Iran a ‘good idea’, Maduro says

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It would be a “good idea” to look into purchasing missiles from Ian, Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro has said, as the two countries expand trade relations under a joint banner of...
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Maduro: Venezuela buying Iranian missiles 'a good idea'

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday said it would be a "good idea" to look into buying missiles from Iran, a day after Colombia said Venezuela was considering such a plan amid growing..
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The government of President Nicolás Maduro is detaining and intimidating doctors, marking the homes of people suspected of having the virus and detaining those who are returning to the country.
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Lima Group members reject Venezuelan parliamentary elections

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BOGOTA (Reuters) – A regional bloc comprised mostly of Latin American nations said on Friday it rejects plans by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to hold legislative elections without..
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Venezuelan rebels sentenced to prison in failed beach attack

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A Venezuelan court has sentenced more than a dozen rebel soldiers to 24 years in prison for a failed beach attack alongside two former U.S. special forces members accused in..
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How the U.S. Failed at Its Foreign Policy Toward Venezuela

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2 ex-Green Berets sentenced to 20 years for Venezuela attack

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Coalition to shun election in Venezuela

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Veteran U.S. diplomat Richardson to meet Maduro to discuss jailed Americans

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Trump, in Florida, Seeks to Quell Doubts About His Opposition to Maduro

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Who gets the gold? Venezuela’s rival leaders clash over stash in London vault

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Maduro gives EU ambassador 72 hours to leave Venezuela

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UK recognition of Venezuelan opposition leader would ‘breach international law’

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On meeting Venezuela's Maduro, Trump says exit would be topic

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Trump 'open to meeting Venezuela's Maduro' amid hints of fragile trust in Guaido

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U.S. sanctions Mexican firms, individuals over links to Venezuela

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on Mexican companies and individuals and two oil tankers under a program meant to pressure the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
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A Venezuelan Supreme Court decision to ratify an ally of President Nicolas Maduro as president of the National Assembly is illegitimate, the European Union said on Thursday, warning of a deepening..
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Fourth Iranian tanker docks at Venezuelan port, U.S. slams 'distraction'

The Venezuelan navy said it escorted a fourth tanker bringing Iranian fuel through its waters on Thursday, while the United States called the shipments to the gasoline-starved country a distraction..
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English court to weigh recognition of Maduro, Guaido in Venezuela gold case

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Venezuela's Maduro vows to raise gasoline price as Iranian tanker nears

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday pledged to begin charging citizens for gasoline, as the fourth cargo of a five-tanker flotilla bringing fuel from Iran approached the South American..
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U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday charged a former Venezuelan lawmaker with taking part with President Nicolas Maduro in a scheme linked to South American and Middle Eastern militant groups to traffic..
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More than 60 countries on Tuesday pledged some $3.4 billion in emergency aid for five million Venezuelans who have fled the country to neighbouring South American nations to escape economic collapse..
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France accuses Venezuela of harassing embassy, summons envoy

France has summoned Venezuela's envoy over accusations President Nicolas Maduro's government has been harassing its embassy in Caracas, including by cutting water and electricity to the ambassador's..
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