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Bolivian President Jeanine Anez has tested positive for coronavirus
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Bolivian President Jeanine Anez has tested positive for coronavirus

Jul 10th 2020, 8:18 AM 12,661 Views 4 Comments

Multiple political figures in South America have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last week.

Venezuelan president orders reopening of border with Colombia
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Venezuelan president orders reopening of border with Colombia

Jun 8th 2019, 11:59 AM 9,905 Views 74 Comments

The country is suffering from shortages of food, medicine and other essentials.

National Assembly deputy 'kidnapped' by Maduro regime, says Venezuela's opposition leader
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National Assembly deputy 'kidnapped' by Maduro regime, says Venezuela's opposition leader

May 9th 2019, 7:57 AM 6,537 Views 21 Comments

In January, leader of the opposition Juan Guaido declared himself to be the country’s president.

'Venezuela was beautiful once... It wasn’t until the very end that we realised we were losing everything'
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'Venezuela was beautiful once... It wasn’t until the very end that we realised we were losing everything'

May 6th 2019, 10:00 PM 37,550 Views 39 Comments

Amanda Coakley interviews Venezuelans in Cali, Colombia

Talks with Putin over Venezuela crisis were 'very positive' says Trump
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Talks with Putin over Venezuela crisis were 'very positive' says Trump

May 4th 2019, 8:55 AM 7,667 Views 25 Comments

The US has imposed tough sanctions against Venezuela.

Venezuela claims to have stopped a coup attempt, but tensions there are rising: so what exactly is going on?
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Venezuela claims to have stopped a coup attempt, but tensions there are rising: so what exactly is going on?

May 1st 2019, 12:22 PM 8,664 Views 35 Comments

The world will be watching as a series of May Day rallies take place in the country today.

Venezuela: Violent clashes on the streets as Maduro hangs on despite 'coup'
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Venezuela: Violent clashes on the streets as Maduro hangs on despite 'coup'

Updated Apr 30th 2019, 10:56 PM 22,788 Views 129 Comments

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido claims to have military backing to oust Maduro.

The young Venezuelan migrants trying to make their way in a troubled Colombia
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The young Venezuelan migrants trying to make their way in a troubled Colombia

Apr 22nd 2019, 8:00 AM 16,001 Views 16 Comments

Amanda Coakley reports from Bogotá.

Economic and political instability in Venezuela threatens Colombia’s fragile peace
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Economic and political instability in Venezuela threatens Colombia’s fragile peace

Apr 19th 2019, 6:00 AM 6,080 Views 9 Comments

In an exclusive interview with TheJournal.ie, Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo was keen to defend his government’s desire for modifications to The Special Jurisdiction for Peace tribunal (JEP).

Lionel Messi's long-awaited international return ends in shock defeat to Venezuela
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Lionel Messi's long-awaited international return ends in shock defeat to Venezuela

Mar 22nd 2019, 10:12 PM 8,517 Views 1 Comment

Messi had not played for the national team since their elimination by France at the 2018 World Cup.

Guaido supporters square up to Venezuelan police amid electricity blackout
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Guaido supporters square up to Venezuelan police amid electricity blackout

Mar 9th 2019, 6:10 PM 9,188 Views 33 Comments

It’s not known what caused the blackout, which is one of the worst and longest in recent memory in Venezuela.

Opinion: The Venezuelan government must go - it has failed its people and become utterly corrupt
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Opinion: The Venezuelan government must go - it has failed its people and become utterly corrupt

Mar 7th 2019, 7:00 AM 8,672 Views 133 Comments

Venezuela, once among the richest countries in Latin-America, now needs food aid. Only free and fair elections can save the country, writes Eamon Stack.

Crowds gather as Juan Guaidó returns to Venezuela
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Crowds gather as Juan Guaidó returns to Venezuela

Mar 4th 2019, 9:22 PM 9,891 Views 60 Comments

Tensions in the South American country have grown since 23 January when Guaidó declared himself president.

At least two people die and over 300 hurt as Venezuela border standoff turns deadly
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At least two people die and over 300 hurt as Venezuela border standoff turns deadly

Feb 24th 2019, 8:08 AM 10,600 Views 47 Comments

Opposition leader Juan Guaido and his supporters attempted to bring humanitarian aid across the border.

Venezuelan forces fire tear gas at crowd demanding to cross bridge into Colombia
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Venezuelan forces fire tear gas at crowd demanding to cross bridge into Colombia

Updated Feb 23rd 2019, 2:01 PM 14,259 Views 42 Comments

Last night, President Nicolas Maduro ordered the closure of all four bridges linking Tachira to Colombia.

Richard Branson concert to be held on Venezuelan border with Colombia as standoff over aid intensifies
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Richard Branson concert to be held on Venezuelan border with Colombia as standoff over aid intensifies

Feb 22nd 2019, 7:36 AM 14,462 Views 36 Comments

The concert, dubbed Venezuela Live Aid, aims to raise $100 million.

Venezuela's government to stage concert to rival Richard Branson's charity one
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Venezuela's government to stage concert to rival Richard Branson's charity one

Feb 19th 2019, 8:49 AM 13,568 Views 20 Comments

The concert will be held on the Simon Bolivar bridge which links San Antonio, Venezuela with Cucuta, in Colombia, where aid sent by the US is being held up and stored.

Nicolas Maduro claims US has 'war plans against Venezuela' as Guaido mobilises aid volunteers
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Nicolas Maduro claims US has 'war plans against Venezuela' as Guaido mobilises aid volunteers

Feb 17th 2019, 7:35 AM 8,986 Views 29 Comments

US aid has already arrived on the Colombian border as the country deals with a political crisis.

Venezuela's Guaido vows to bring in food next week, says Maduro 'will have no choice but to leave'
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Venezuela's Guaido vows to bring in food next week, says Maduro 'will have no choice but to leave'

Feb 13th 2019, 9:42 AM 8,358 Views 47 Comments

US aid has been piling up in Colombia, barricaded by the military, under Maduro’s orders.

Opinion: Ireland is wrong about Venezuela - US regime change never brings improvement
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Opinion: Ireland is wrong about Venezuela - US regime change never brings improvement

Feb 9th 2019, 7:30 PM 22,307 Views 192 Comments

‘An impressive spin campaign has been waged to create an illusion that all ‘civilised nations’ support regime change in Venezuela – similar to the ‘grand alliance’ which invaded Iraq’, writes Eilis Ryan.

Poll: Do you think Ireland is right to support Venezuela's Juan Guaidó?
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Poll: Do you think Ireland is right to support Venezuela's Juan Guaidó?

Feb 9th 2019, 9:30 AM 37,130 Views 163 Comments

Other EU countries have backed the young leader as an interim president in the politically unstable country.

Coveney announces Ireland’s support for Juan Guaidó as interim president of Venezuela
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Coveney announces Ireland’s support for Juan Guaidó as interim president of Venezuela

Feb 6th 2019, 12:47 PM 14,516 Views 126 Comments

Seven EU states had given Maduro a Sunday deadline to call presidential elections.

Govt supports self-declared Venezuelan president's call for 'free, fair, democratic' elections
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Govt supports self-declared Venezuelan president's call for 'free, fair, democratic' elections

Feb 5th 2019, 10:14 PM 8,784 Views 99 Comments

Young Fine Gael has called on the government to recognise Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s interim president.

EU countries recognise Guaidó as interim Venezuelan leader
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EU countries recognise Guaidó as interim Venezuelan leader

Updated Feb 4th 2019, 4:28 PM 18,195 Views 89 Comments

The move comes after embattled President Nicolas Maduro rejected calls for fresh presidential elections.

Trump says that military intervention in Venezuela is 'an option'
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Trump says that military intervention in Venezuela is 'an option'

Feb 3rd 2019, 4:11 PM 11,835 Views 71 Comments

The United States recognised Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president on 23 January.

'Your body is here in Ireland...Your mind is in Venezuela': Living in fear for those back home
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'Your body is here in Ireland...Your mind is in Venezuela': Living in fear for those back home

Feb 2nd 2019, 9:00 AM 13,743 Views 47 Comments

The current political crisis has seen lack of food, medical supplies and major inflation directly impact the Latin American country.

Pressure on Maduro as self-declared president calls for 'biggest march in history of Venezuela'
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Pressure on Maduro as self-declared president calls for 'biggest march in history of Venezuela'

Feb 1st 2019, 9:21 PM 11,240 Views 106 Comments

Tomorrow’s rally coincides with the 20th anniversary of Maduro’s predecessor Hugo Chavez.

Venezuela's top court bars self-declared president Guaidó from leaving country
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Venezuela's top court bars self-declared president Guaidó from leaving country

Jan 30th 2019, 9:00 AM 9,725 Views 49 Comments

Leader Nicolas Maduro is seeking to neutralise the American-backed opposition chief.

US imposes sanctions on Venezuela's state oil company in bid to increase pressure on President Nicolas Maduro
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US imposes sanctions on Venezuela's state oil company in bid to increase pressure on President Nicolas Maduro

Jan 28th 2019, 10:14 PM 8,194 Views 42 Comments

Washington wants to “hold accountable those responsible for Venezuela’s tragic decline”.

EU to 'take further actions' if new elections not called in Venezuela
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EU to 'take further actions' if new elections not called in Venezuela

Updated Jan 26th 2019, 4:20 PM 16,308 Views 60 Comments

Nicolas Maduro has been given eight days to call an election.

Venezuela wants to 'avoid civil war' as US removes staff from country
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Venezuela wants to 'avoid civil war' as US removes staff from country

Jan 25th 2019, 7:49 AM 11,987 Views 62 Comments

US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó has declared himself ‘acting president’.

Two men are claiming to be president of Venezuela, so what exactly is going on?
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Two men are claiming to be president of Venezuela, so what exactly is going on?

Updated Jan 24th 2019, 12:23 PM 21,281 Views 82 Comments

The current political crisis has been years in the making.

Venezuela's opposition leader declares himself president amid anti-Maduro clashes
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Venezuela's opposition leader declares himself president amid anti-Maduro clashes

Jan 23rd 2019, 9:22 PM 10,245 Views 53 Comments

US President Donald Trump acknowledged the “interim leader” and called on Nicolas Maduro to resign.

Venezuelan president calls Mike Pence 'a madman', says he's ready to meet Trump
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Venezuelan president calls Mike Pence 'a madman', says he's ready to meet Trump

Oct 25th 2018, 7:17 AM 10,419 Views 22 Comments

Pence has accused Caracas of financing the Honduras migrant caravan marching towards the US.

Venezuelans rush to Peru to beat passport deadline as mass exodus continues
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Venezuelans rush to Peru to beat passport deadline as mass exodus continues

Aug 24th 2018, 8:30 PM 24,477 Views 42 Comments

Local churches have been handing out food to the weary and hungry migrants as they wait.

US denies involvement in 'assassination attempt' on Venezuelan president Maduro
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US denies involvement in 'assassination attempt' on Venezuelan president Maduro

Updated Aug 5th 2018, 7:38 PM 19,847 Views 67 Comments

The Venezuelan government has said seven soldiers were wounded in the incident.

Venezuela heading towards 1,000,000% inflation, according to IMF
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Venezuela heading towards 1,000,000% inflation, according to IMF

Jul 24th 2018, 12:06 PM 24,178 Views 85 Comments

The South American nation is in the midst of a five-year economic crisis.

17 dead after tear gas explodes in Caracas club, causing a stampede
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17 dead after tear gas explodes in Caracas club, causing a stampede

Jun 16th 2018, 5:57 PM 12,056 Views 2 Comments

A brawl prompted someone to throw a tear gas canister, sending hundreds rushing for the exits.

US slams 'sham' Venezuelan elections and threatens action
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US slams 'sham' Venezuelan elections and threatens action

May 21st 2018, 5:33 PM 19,636 Views 111 Comments

The turnout in Venezuela’s presidential election was under 50%.

Venezuela's unpopular leader is the favourite as voters go to the polls
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Venezuela's unpopular leader is the favourite as voters go to the polls

May 20th 2018, 2:52 PM 7,534 Views 33 Comments

Dramatic inflation and scarce food supplies have forced many Venezuelans to emigrate to countries including Ireland.

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