Day: January 8, 2021

MEPs urge Borrell to show more support for Venezuela’s Guaidó

MEPs urge Borrell to show more support for Venezuela’s Guaidó

The EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell is facing the heat from members of the European Parliament who accuse him of giving the cold shoulder to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó. Borrell published a statement Wednesday on behalf of the EU in which he called Guaidó a representative of Venezuela’s “outgoing National Assembly” — phrasing …

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Pope prays for Venezuelans hit hard by Covid-19 and poverty – Vatican News

Pope prays for Venezuelans hit hard by Covid-19 and poverty –

In a letter to Cardinal Baltazar Porras Cardozo, Pope Francis expresses his closeness to the Venezuelan people, who are suffering because of the pandemic and poverty. By Robin Gomes Pope Francis has sent a brief message to Venezuelan Cardinal Baltazar Porras Cardozo, Archbishop of Merida and apostolic administrator of Caracas, on the occasion of his …

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Two Years After U.S. And Worldwide Recognition As President, Has Venezuela’s Guaidó Lost Standing?

Two Years After U.S. And Worldwide Recognition As President, Has Venezuela’s Guaidó Lost Standing?

WLRN 91.3 FM | By Tim Padgett Published January 7, 2021 at 5:41 PM EST   Two years ago the U.S., and much of the world, recognized Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s legitimate president. But as the anniversary of that decision approaches next week, Guaidó’s international standing is slipping. This week the European Union issued the stunning …

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EU ready to impose further Venezuela sanctions after 2020 elections – EU Sanctions

EU ready to impose further Venezuela sanctions after 2020 elections

The EU has issued a Declaration stating that it is prepared to impose additional targeted sanctions in response to the decision of the Venezuelan National Assembly to assume its mandate on 5 January 2021 on the basis of non-democratic elections. The EU will be “particularly vigilant with regard to any acts of repression, particularly against …

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Iranian ship arrives at Venezuelan port, data shows

Iranian ship arrives at Venezuelan port, data shows

CARACAS (Reuters) – An Iranian ship arrived at the Venezuelan port of La Guaira on Thursday, according to Refinitiv Eikon data, in what appeared to be a continuation of the commercial alliance between the two countries targeted by U.S. sanctions. Iran has been supplying gasoline to ease fuel shortages in Venezuela caused by decay of …

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