Day: January 13, 2021

Maduro remains Venezuela’s president two years after the US declared him ‘illegitimate’

Maduro remains Venezuela’s president two years after the US declared him ‘illegitimate’

Two years ago, the Trump administration government took a bold stance when it declared that it was no longer recognizing Nicolas Maduro as the legitimate president of Venezuela. Instead, the U.S. – followed by more than dozen countries including the European Union – backed Juan Guaido, a little-known opposition leader, as the South American country’s interim leader. This …

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Venezuela refuels its territorial dispute with Guyana in area with massive offshore oil find · Global Voices

Venezuela refuels its territorial dispute with Guyana in area with massive offshore oil find · Global Voices

  Screenshot of the Liza oil field in ExxonMobil’s majority-owned Stabroek Block taken from the Hess Corporation’s animated overview video of offshore Guyana, posted in 2017 to its YouTube channel. The field forms part of the disputed border area between Venezuela and Guyana. Political tensions between Guyana and Venezuela are escalating in a longstanding border …

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PM sides with Guyana in Venezuela dispute

PM sides with Guyana in Venezuela dispute

Gail Alexan­der Prime Min­is­ter Dr Kei­th Row­ley has re­turned to work and has im­me­di­ate­ly ad­dressed re­gion­al is­sues, in­clud­ing de­fend­ing Guyana against Venezuela on a land is­sue, as chair­man of Cari­com. Yes­ter­day was his first day of du­ties fol­low­ing car­diac prob­lems and an­gio­plas­ty over the week­end. Cari­com un­der his chair­man­ship took is­sue with Venezuela’s po­si­tion against …

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Re-Privatizing What They Broke  | Caracas Chronicles

Re-Privatizing What They Broke 

Briefing Maduro’s accountability speech at the AN proposed new and unreliable economic solutions to hyperinflation, and also denied the rise of poverty, food insecurity, and lack of production in the country. Attacks against independent media continue, and humanitarian workers in Zulia were detained. Naky Soto January 13, 2021 On Tuesday, Tal Cual newspaper published a …

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Venezuelan Salmonella outbreak continues with close to 500 sick

Venezuelan Salmonella outbreak continues with close to 500 sick

About 500 people have fallen ill in a Salmonella outbreak in a Venezuelan state. The Anzoatiguense Institute of Health (Saludanz) reported 480 people had tested positive for Salmonella, mostly from the El Carmen and San Cristóbal area of the Simón Bolívar municipality. In mid-December 2020, the agency revealed 240 children and adults had been affected …

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