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Coronavirus lockdowns across Latin America send Venezuelan migrants back to their broken homeland

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/coronavirus-venezuela-migrant-refugee-colombia-maduro/2020/04/07/4d67b7c2-774a-11ea-a311-adb1344719a9_story.html Venezuelans who have fled the country as refugees are now faced with the difficult situation of having to return home as businesses close and jobs are few. Many of these Venezuelans have been kept at the border in filthy, cramped facilities to prevent the spread of the virus without …

Nicolás Maduro: US charges Venezuelan president with ‘narco-terrorism’

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-52053799?intlink_from_url=https://www.bbc.com/news/world/latin_america&link_location=live-reporting-story The US has accused Venezuela of flooding the US with drugs, specifically cocaine as a way to undermine the health of the American people. The US has escalated tensions between the countries in order to try to overthrow Maduro’s corruption. Maduro and his supporters claim the US is only …

Russia To Boost Venezuela Ties Amid U.S Pressure

Katie Molina | BBC News – 8 February 2020  Russia pledged to help boost Venezuela’s military and economy, as the nation deals with growing U.S pressures.  Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov commented that any attempts of force removal from Maduro’s government is unacceptable. The United States has called Maduro’s leadership …