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United States seizes four Iranian fuel shipments bound for Venezuela

United States took over control of four Iranian fuel shipments that were bound for Venezuela. This is the United States’ largest-ever seizure. About 1.1 million barrels of fuel were confiscated “with the assistance of foreign partners”, according to the Justice Department. Washington claims the shipments violated US sanctions. Meanwhile, Iran’s ambassador to Venezuela claimed that […]

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Venezuelans who break coronavirus rules made to sit under the sun

Venezuelan security forces are punishing its citizens with physical exercise if they’re caught violating coronavirus restrictions. Some are even made to sit under the sun, some physically assaulted. A man who was heading to buy flour with his children in Caracas lowered his facemask to  wipe sweat from his face was made to sit under […]

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‘Invading Venezuela would be cool’: Bolton’s book recalls Trump’s close door talks

President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton accused him of sweeping misdeeds that included explicitly seeking Chinese President Xi Jinping’s help to win re-election. Bolton, a longtime foreign policy hawk who Trump fired in September over policy differences, also said that the U.S. president had expressed a willingness to halt criminal investigations to […]

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Iranian oil tanker docks in Venezuela port amid US tensions

An Iranian oil tanker docked in a Venezuela port today after entering its waters on Saturday night, escorted by the Venezuelan navy. A second tanker – the Forest is also being escorted by the Venezuelan Navy as authorities said five tankers were set to arrive in the country in the next few days. The development […]

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Iran media warns US against any move on fuel shipment to Venezuela

An Iranian news agency close to the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday there would be repercussions if the United States acted “just like pirates” against an Iranian fuel shipment to Venezuela. A senior official in President Donald Trump’s administration told Reuters on Thursday the United States was considering measures it could take in response […]

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Former US soldier detained in Venezuela admits to plotting abduction of President

A former U.S. soldier captured in Venezuela said on Wednesday that he had been contracted by a Florida security firm to seize control of Caracas’ airport and bring in a plane to fly President Nicolas Maduro to the United States. Venezuelan authorities on Monday arrested the man, Luke Denman, along with fellow U.S. citizen Airan […]

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At least 46 people killed in Venezuelan prison riots

More than 40 people were reportedly killed after rioting broke out at a prison in Venezuela. Inmates at Los Llanos jail, near western Guanare city, were angry at a lack of food and water, according to the Venezuelan Prison Observatory. The organisation called for an investigation, casting doubt on the official version that the prisoners […]

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Car size turtle prowled lakes and rivers 7 million years ago

One of the largest turtles that ever lived prowled the lakes and rivers of northern South America from about 13 million years ago to 7 million years ago – and this car-sized freshwater beast was built for battle. Scientists said on Wednesday they have unearthed new fossils of the turtle, called Stupendemys geographicus, in Colombia’s […]

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Woman caught wearing eight pair of jeans in bid to steal them

A woman shoplifter in Venezuela was caught wearing eight pairs of jeans on top of her own in a bid to steal them. The bizarre video that has gone viral online shows her removing one pair of jeans after the other on being caught. In the video the woman removing eight layers of denim in […]

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Venezuela Military Seals Borders Rejecting Foreign Aid Delivery

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro will close borders  with Brazil as tensions rise over foreign aid delivery. In a televised interview the Maduro announced the border closure with Brazil and warned against trying to bring humanitarian supplies into Venezuela by force. The President  Maduro’s move would seal most of Venezuela’s inland periphery. Nicolas Maduro was also […]

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Venezuela Hopes To Double Oil Exports With India

Venezuela has turned towards India to sell more oil after the United States imposed sanctions restricting payments from United States and Europe. The South American Nation is focusing on cash payments with the world’s third largest consumer India. After the U.S. sanctions were announced on the 28th of January, crude export in Venezuela fell to […]

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Venezuela’s Gold Mines Keeping Country Afloat

With Venezuela’s economy in a meltdown, over 300,000 fortune hunters have descended in a mineral rich jungle area to earn a living. Gold mining camps have since 2016 gave the administration 17 tonnes of precious metal worth US$ 650 million. Miners are paid worthless currency bank notes to supply government with gold to import basic […]