WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The United States is considering adding Venezuela to its list of state sponsors of terrorism but no final decision has been made, a person familiar with the deliberations said yesterday.
CARACAS, Venezuela, November 17, 2018 - More than 15 national and foreign experts participated in Venezuela's First International Meeting of Cryptoactives held in Caracas, Venezuela Friday, where participants exchanged knowledge on blockchain technology and the importance of cryptocurrencies in the current digital age.
President Nicolas Maduro announced a new set of measures in the Venezuelan gold industry to combat the U.S. imposed sanctions, who he described as “crazy” and “criminals,” accusing the North American country of blocking, and raising the price of food and medicine imports into the country.
When Donald Trump first floated the idea of a “military option” in Venezuela last year, he was widely rebuffed by regional leaders and policy experts. Even the US president’s closest aides were reportedly stunned by the suggestion of an invasion – which for many in Latin America evoked bitter memories of previous US forays in the region.
In editorial article, “Put country first, Maduro” (6 Aug 2018), Nation News makes several thoroughly tendentious and disingenuous assertions including that President Maduro is the key problem Venezuela faces; that Venezuela’s economic model is “dismal” and; that since he cannot ‘be easily removed at the polls, some opponents are resorting to violence.
CARACAS, August 10, 2018 - Venezuela has called on Colombia to extradite former legislator and head of the National Assembly, Julio Borges. The call comes after authorities found evidence linking Borges to the attempt to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro on August 4.
The foreign minister of Venezuela Jorge Arreaza said Sunday that the attack against President Nicolas Maduro a day earlier was a manifestation of frustration against the president and against those in positions of state.
Venezuela's interior minister Nestor Reverol said on Sunday afternoon that six people had been arrested in the case of drones loaded with explosives that were used as part of an attack against President Nicolas Maduro a day earlier while he was delivering a speech during a military event.