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Families demand answers after deadly Venezuela jail fire

Raven Oten https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/29/americas/venezuela-prison-fire-intl/index.html On Wednesday, after a fire erupted in a jail in Valencia, Venezuela, 68 Venezuelans have died. 66 people within the jail who died from the fire were men and the other two were women. Many of the people that died were inmates, visitors and detainees. All of …

Venezuela’s Arreaza Condemns ‘US Interventionism’ in UN Speech

26 February 2018 Andrew Mullins https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Arreaza-Condemns-US-Interventionism-During-UN-Speech-20180226-0005.html Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza condemned the interventionist actions of the United States and its European allies in his country’s internal affairs Monday during his speech at the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva. “For nearly two decades we’ve been harassed by interventionist foreign powers, eager to regain control of our oil, gas, gold, diamond, …

International Criminal Court may investigate Venezuela

Andrew Leonard https://www.cnn.com/2018/02/08/americas/venezuela-international-criminal-court/index.html 11 February 2018 Years of violence in Venezuela has caught the attention of  the International Criminal Court. The ICC plan to begin investigating allegations towards the Venezuelan Government’s excessive force towards those protestors who oppose President Nicolas Maduro. Since April of 2017, demonstrations have become more deadly …

Venezuela: France’s Macron calls for tougher sanctions

Francisco Palomo http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-42842890 France’s President Emmanuel Macron has called for tougher sanctions against Venezuela, accusing it of violating democracy and human rights. Mr. Macron has called for a joint effort to restore democracy in Venezuela, he believes that Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s government shows no sign of progress. Mr. Macron …

Colombia says 550,000 Venezuelans have fled to the country

Sophie Obert Illegal Venezuelans inhabiting Colombia have been placing a large strain on the country. Venezuelans have chosen to migrate primarily in the past few years because of their significant economic turmoil. The occurrence of individuals migrating over the years has become more common. In fact, there has been a …

Venezuela’s Most-Wanted Rebel Shared His Story, Just Before Death

Andrew Leonard 22 January 2018 https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/21/world/americas/venezuela-oscar-perez-nicolas-maduro.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FVenezuela&action=click&contentCollection=world&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=collection In Venezuela, a crisis has arisen. A very rich oil producing country is not feeding its people and taking in the money for personal government use. Babies, adults and people of all ages are clinging to life due to malnutrition and harsh living conditions. …

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