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Exclusive: Guaido says Washington should help Venezuela keep U.S. refiner Citgo

23 May 2019

CARACAS The United States should help Venezuela keep control over U.S. refiner Citgo by preventing its seizure by creditors seeking to collect on unpaid Venezuelan debts, opposition leader Juan Guaido said in an interview with Reuters on Wednesday.

'It's time to rise up,' Venezuelan general tells military officers in video

13 May 2019

CARACAS A Venezuelan general called on the country's armed forces on Sunday to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, who has relied on the backing of the military to hold on to power despite an economic collapse.

International Red Cross ready for Venezuela humanitarian aid operation

30 Mar 2019

CARACAS The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said on Friday it was prepared to channel humanitarian aid to Venezuela through an operation that could be similar to one in Syria, potentially helping ease chronic hunger and disease in the South American nation.

International Red Cross says it will channel aid to Venezuela

29 Mar 2019

CARACAS The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said on Friday it was prepared to channel humanitarian aid to Venezuela through an operation that could be similar to one in Syria, potentially helping ease chronic hunger and disease in the South American nation.

Venezuela blackout leaves streets empty, school and work canceled

26 Mar 2019

CARACAS, March 26 Venezuela canceled work and school on Tuesday as the second major blackout this month left streets mostly empty in Caracas and residents of the capital wondering how long power would be out amid a deepening economic and political crisis.

U.S. calls Russia deployment of planes to Venezuela 'reckless escalation'

26 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON/CARACAS The United States on Monday accused Russia of "reckless escalation" of the situation in Venezuela by deploying military planes and personnel to the crisis-stricken South American nation that Washington has hit with crippling sanctions. | Video

Venezuela seeks to restore power amid looting; China offers help

14 Mar 2019

CARACAS/MARACAIBO, Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro's government scrambled on Wednesday to return power to western Venezuela following heavy looting in the country's second largest city, while China offered to help the OPEC-member nation end its worst blackout on record. | Video

Venezuela seeks to restore power amid looting; China offers help

13 Mar 2019

CARACAS, March 13 President Nicolas Maduro's government scrambled on Wednesday to return power to western Venezuela following heavy looting in the second largest city, while China offered to help the South American nation end its worst blackout on record.

Desperate Venezuelans swarm sewage drains in search of water

12 Mar 2019

CARACAS As Venezuela's five-day power blackout left homes without water, Lilibeth Tejedor found herself looking for it on Monday in the last place she would have imagined - a drain pipe feeding into a river carrying sewage through the capital, Caracas. | Video

Desperate Venezuelans swarm sewage drains in search of water

12 Mar 2019

CARACAS As Venezuela's five-day power blackout left homes without water, Lilibeth Tejedor found herself looking for it on Monday in the last place she would have imagined - a drain pipe feeding into a river carrying sewage through the capital, Caracas. | Video

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