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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Vows to Go Ahead With New Congress Despite Donald Trump Threats

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Vows to Go Ahead With New Congress Despite Donald Trump Threats

US President Donald Trump: “If Maduro regime imposes its Constituent Assembly on July 30, United States will take strong and swift economic actions.”

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Disgruntled State Workers Seek Ways to Join Opposition Vote

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Disgruntled State Workers Seek Ways to Join Opposition Vote

Maduro says his July 30 vote for the controversial constituent assembly is the only way to bring peace to Venezuela after three months of violent anti-government protests.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition to Hold Unofficial Referendum on Maduro Plan

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition to Hold Unofficial Referendum on Maduro Plan

“The people have a right to vote and the people will vote on July 30, rain or shine!” Maduro said during a speech at an event with candidates to the new assembly.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Minimum Wage Going Up 50 Percent: Maduro

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Minimum Wage Going Up 50 Percent: Maduro

It’s third time this year Maduro’s government hiked the country’s minimum wage to combat extremely high inflation and an increasingly worthless currency.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition Condemns ‘Vandalism’ in Apartment Block Raids

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition Condemns ‘Vandalism’ in Apartment Block Raids

“These subjects were involved in violent acts in which several officials were injured by gun fire,” Reverol said, describing clashes at a barricade close to the apartments as the trigger for the raid.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Venezuelans March in Memory of People Killed in Protests

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Venezuelans March in Memory of People Killed in Protests

The protesters, dressed in white shirts, marched peacefully to the headquarters of Venezuela’s Catholic bishops’ confederation on the west end of Caracas on Saturday, carrying Venezuelan flags.

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PERU POLITICS: 6,000 Venezuelans Given Work, Study Visas to Peru

PERU POLITICS: 6,000 Venezuelans Given Work, Study Visas to Peru

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru has expressed concern about shortages of food and medicine in Venezuela, mired in a deep economic crisis.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Venezuelans Protest Over Political Prisoners Outside Vatican

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Venezuelans Protest Over Political Prisoners Outside Vatican

“We ask the Vatican, as an international representative, to demand that the government of Nicolas Maduro respect international agreements and free my husband,” Lilian Tintori said.

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VENEZUELA: Maduro Opponents March After Referendum Sunk

VENEZUELA: Maduro Opponents March After Referendum Sunk

“We’re here to demand respect for the constitution, for Venezuelans to have elections to escape dictatorship,” said human resources worker Nayiber Bracho.

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VENEZUELA: Venezuelans Buy Food, Medicine At Colombia Border

VENEZUELA: Venezuelans Buy Food, Medicine At Colombia Border

“We got here at 2:00 a.m. and slept here in the street. I came to buy medicine because I can’t find any in my country,” said Erna Millan, 59.

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