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Cuba charges US moving special forces, preparing Venezuelan intervention

Cuba has been a key backer of the Venezuelan government since what is called the Bolivarian Revolution began under former leader Hugo Chavez in 1998.

US sanctions are aimed at Venezuela’s oil. Its citizens may suffer first.

If Nicolas Maduro hangs on, many in Venezuela fear that the sanctions imposed last week will push the already suffering nation of about 30 million people into an even greater humanitarian catastrophe.

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How things stand in Venezuela and why it matters who supports which leader

Here are the basics on who is with Nicolás Maduro, who has turned against him — and what to expect in the next turbulent weeks.

Mike Pence in Florida: Time to end Nicolas Maduro's regime in Venezuela

Mike Pence told dozens of Venezuelans that Washington was working toward a "peaceful transition" so opposition leader Juan Guaido rises to power.

There’s a deeper conflict behind Venezuela’s ‘legitimacy’ dispute

A hint as to why the crisis has stretched on lies in the growing dispute over legitimacy, just the latest sign of a monthslong deadlock over the country’s future.

Venezuela opposition leader urges Britain not to give gold to Maduro

In letters to British Prime Minister Theresa May and Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, Guaido said Maduro government officials were seeking to sell the gold and move the proceeds to Venezuela's central bank.

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Under pressure over video, Venezuela's Guaido says met officials

The video triggered a Twitter trend under the tag #guaidochallenge, with users posting photos of themselves, friends and even pets wearing caps and hoodies to show that it could have been anyone in the footage.

Venezuelan US defence attache breaks with Maduro as diplomats leave

The diplomatic friction and defection was triggered by US recognition of opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's interim president. Washington, Canada and most Latin American nations said Maduro's second-term election win was fraudulent.

Major European countries poised to recognise Venezuela's Guaido

Venezuela has sunk into turmoil under Maduro with food shortages and daily protests amid an economic and political crisis that has sparked mass emigration and inflation that is seen rising to 10 million percent this year.

Within Venezuelan military ranks, a struggle over what leader to back

Rebellious military commanders even held secret meetings with the Trump administration over the last year to discuss their plans to overthrow Maduro.

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