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Nicolas Maduro


Trump says he would consider meeting Venezuela's Maduro but has 'turned them down': Report

June 22, 2020 7:52 am

But Trump's latest comments were possibly the clearest sign yet of what some U.S. officials have privately said was growing frustration over his administration's failure to unseat Maduro through sanctions and diplomacy.

Maduro airs video of American detained in Venezuela plot

May 07, 2020 2:24 pm

Maduro aired a video of Luke Denman on state television in which the 34-year-old Texas native claims he signed a contract with a Florida-based company to train rebel troops and carry out the assault in exchange for up to USD 100,000.

Explained: Why is Venezuela accusing the US of attempt to topple its govt?

May 07, 2020 8:27 pm

A US military veteran, who now runs a private security firm, has claimed responsibility for a failed armed incursion into Venezuela.

Nicolas Maduro taps US fugitive to revamp Venezuela oil industry

April 28, 2020 8:51 am

Amid a deepening social and economic crisis, the U.S. and a coalition of nearly 60 nations are pressing Maduro to stand down.

Trump tells Chevron to 'wind down' oil fields in Venezuela

April 22, 2020 9:16 am

Chevron is the last major US oil company to do business in crisis-wracked Venezuela, investing in the South American nation's oil fields and machinery over the last century with an estimated value of USD 2.6 billion.

US announces reward up to $15 million for Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro

March 26, 2020 10:16 pm

The move came as the US Justice Department announced charges against Maduro and others on narco-terrorism.

Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro claims control of National Assembly, fortifying power

January 06, 2020 8:28 am

In a chaotic session in which security forces surrounded the National Assembly building, intimidating members of the opposition who tried to enter, supporters of Nicolas Maduro blocked the re-election of Juan Guaido, the opposition leader, as the body's head, and named another legislator instead

Split emerges in Venezuela opposition over talks with government

September 17, 2019 10:51 am

A group of minority opposition parties is entering negotiations with President Nicolas Maduro's government without the consent of the U.S.-backed opposition leader Juan Guaido.

Venezuela's Maduro says he won't attend UN annual meeting

September 13, 2019 8:53 am

Maduro told a cheering crowd of young socialist party members on Thursday that his vice president and foreign minister will go in his place.

Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro battles for control of US-based refinery

August 16, 2019 2:15 am

The opposition-run National Assembly appointed the 15-member Citgo board early this year after Guaido declared presidential powers, arguing that Maduro's re-election was illegitimate. Maduro maintains power with backing from the military and allies such as Cuba, Russia and China.