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Venezuela: US Sanctions Give Free Rein to Right-Wing Violence

CARACAS, Venezuela, December 20, 2014 - Venezuela’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Rafael Ramirez, has described recently passed U.S. sanctions against the country as sending a message to violent right-wing groups that they can operate with impunity in Venezuela.

Maduro Rejects Obama's Signing of Sanctions

December 19, 2014 - Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro rejected on Thursday sanctions now signed by U.S president Barack Obama this afternoon. The legislation was passed by U.S. Congress last week, authorizing sanctions against Venezuelan officials.

Obama Hits Russia with New Sanctions

WASHINGTON DC, December 18, 2014 - While announcing a normalization of relations with Cuba, U.S. President Barack Obama has also quietly signed a new raft of sanctions against Russia into law, the State Department announced Wednesday.
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