Venezuela

Coordinates: 8°N 66°W / 8°N 66°W / 8; -66

Venezuela (i/ˌvɛnəˈzwlə/ VEN-ə-ZWAYL; Spanish: [beneˈswela]), officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Spanish: República Bolivariana de Venezuela), is a federal republic located on the northern coast of South America. It is bordered by Colombia on the west, Brazil on the south, Guyana on the east, and the islands of Trinidad and Tobago to the north-east. Venezuela's territory covers around 916,445 km2 (353,841 sq mi) with an estimated population around 33,221,865. Venezuela is considered a state with extremely high biodiversity (currently ranks 7th in the world's list of nations with the most number of species), with habitats ranging from the Andes Mountains in the west to the Amazon Basin rain-forest in the south, via extensive llanos plains and Caribbean coast in the center and the Orinoco River Delta in the east.

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AP Week in Pictures, Latin America & Caribbean

Omaha World-Herald 07 Aug 2020
Brother Ronald Marin, a 30-year-old layworker from Venezuela, walks along a paved dirt road lined by graves, inside the "Martires 19 de Julio" cemetery in Comas, on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, Saturday, July 4, 2020. Wearing a white robe and shoes worn down by dust, Marin is one ......
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New crisis in Peru as Congress rejects president's Cabinet

Hickory Record 05 Aug 2020
Brother Ronald Marin, a 30-year-old layworker from Venezuela, prays over the coffin that contains the remains of Keizer Quinones and Sarai Araujo's unborn daughter, at a burial service in the "Martires 19 de Julio" cemetery in Comas, on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, Tuesday, July 21, 2020....
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Venezuela slams ‘sneaky’ entry of US destroyer as 'provocation'

Press TV 17 Jul 2020
Venezuela has lashed out at Washington for the “sneaky” entry of a US destroyer into the Latin American country’s territorial waters, denouncing the move as an "act of provocation." ... Trump ‘personally ordered’ marine incursion into Venezuela ... Washington has so far imposed several rounds of sanctions against Venezuela....
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US shipping sanctions hit Venezuela’s oil industry hard

Business Day 13 Jul 2020
“If a vessel sails to Venezuela they have to notify the underwriter and it may be that the underwriter will not be able to cover them,” said Neil Roberts, head of marine underwriting at Lloyd’s Market Association, which represents the interests of all underwriting businesses in London’s Lloyd’s market....
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US Turns Screws on Maritime Industry to Cut Off Venezuela's Oil

Voa News 13 Jul 2020
"If a vessel sails to Venezuela they have to notify the underwriter and it may be that the underwriter will not be able to cover them," said Neil Roberts, head of marine underwriting at Lloyd's Market Association, which represents the interests of all underwriting businesses in London's Lloyd's market ... sanctions" on Venezuela....
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US sanctions five Iranian ship captains

Middle East Online 25 Jun 2020
"Mariners who do business with Iran and Venezuela will face consequences from the United States of America," Pompeo said. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza responded on Twitter, calling the move "more proof of the hatred by (US President Donald) Trump's hawks against Venezuela"....
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US sanctions five Iranian ship captains over Venezuela oil delivery

Yahoo Daily News 25 Jun 2020
"Mariners who do business with Iran and Venezuela will face consequences from the United States of America," Pompeo said. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza responded on Twitter, calling the move "more proof of the hatred by (US President Donald) Trump's hawks against Venezuela"....
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Venezuela warns of ‘forceful’ response after US Navy operation

Press TV 25 Jun 2020
Venezuela has warned of a “forceful” response after a US Navy ship navigated close to the Latin American country’s territorial waters, a move denounced by Caracas as a provocation ... The Southern Command claimed that the vessel had sailed in an area outside of Venezuela’s territorial waters ... Trump ‘personally ordered’ marine incursion into Venezuela....
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U.S. sanctions five Iranian ship captains for bringing oil to Venezuela - Pompeo

Yahoo Daily News 24 Jun 2020
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on five Iranian ship captains who had delivered oil to Venezuela, and the U.S ... "Mariners who are considering work with Iran and Venezuela should understand that aiding these oppressive regimes is simply not worth the risk," he said....
photo: AP / Ariana Cubillos
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro holds up a copy of his country's case taken to the International Criminal Court regarding U.S. sanctions during a press conference at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020
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Trump 'open to meeting Venezuela's Maduro' amid hints of fragile trust in Guaido

Press TV 22 Jun 2020
Trump ‘personally ordered’ marine incursion into Venezuela ... Asked whether he regretted having thrown his weight behind the opposition figure, Trump initially said,"Not particularly," but then went on to say, "I could have lived with it or without it, but I was very firmly against what's going on in Venezuela."....
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Another Iranian vessel carrying supplies is set to dock in Venezuela

Russia Today 21 Jun 2020
Unlike previous vessels, which were carrying gasoline, this one is set to deliver food to Venezuela ... de Ir�n en Venezuela (@Eiranencaracas) June 20, 2020. According to the most recent data on the Marine Traffic website, the Iranian-flagged ship was sailing at 14.5 knots past Venezuela’s Isla de Margarita in the Caribbean Sea....
photo: AP / Ariana Cubillos
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro gives a press conference at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020
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Venezuela to take US sanctions case to International Criminal Court

Press TV 19 Jun 2020
The administration in Washington introduced sanctions on Thursday that targeted Mexican companies and individuals for allegedly attempting to evade US restrictions on Venezuela's oil sector. “Washington continues to narrow the circle around Venezuela ... Trump ‘personally ordered’ marine incursion into Venezuela....

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