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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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....
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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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Guaido seeking refuge at French embassy in Caracas: Venezuela FM

Press TV 05 Jun 2020
Venezuela’s US-backed opposition figure Juan Guaido is said to have sought refuge at the French embassy in the Latin American country’s capital, Caracas ... Venezuela's Guaido defends US sanctions against Maduro ... Trump ‘personally ordered’ marine incursion into Venezuela....
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US blocks Russian-proposed Security Council statement on incursion into Venezuela

Press TV 21 May 2020
The United States has blocked a Russian-proposed statement at the United Nations Security Council that would have demanded the condemnation of a recent incursion into Venezuela as part of a plot to overthrow the government in Caracas ... Trump ‘personally ordered’ marine incursion into Venezuela....
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Venezuela captures 39 ‘army deserters’ over botched plot

Press TV 15 May 2020
Trump ‘personally ordered’ marine incursion into Venezuela ... Trump, however, denied his government had any role in the plot to kidnap the elected president of Venezuela US mercenary says group plotted to seize Venezuela's presidential palace ... US President Donald Trump denies any US role in a recent marine incursion attempt into Venezuela....
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Socialism and Collective Responses: Attacking Venezuela in a Pandemic

CounterPunch 15 May 2020
From Jamaica to Italy, China to Venezuela, Cuba has served the cause of shared humanity in typically exemplary fashion ... Not alone was Iran targeted, as attacks on Venezuela have gone to a new place of evil– pure dark, absolutely spiritually dead evil ... Venezuela has led South America by being able to mobilize a quarantine of the population....
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US Imperialism’s Decomposition Accelerates: Outsourcing ‘Regime Change’. Mercenary Incursions into Venezuela

GlobalResearch 14 May 2020
It poignantly symbolises the struggle of Venezuela against a powerful but immoral world power ... By 12th May 2020, the US has about 1,4 million people infected with Covid-19 with over 80,000 deaths, greater than the deaths of US Marines of the entire Vietnam War, whilst Venezuela on the other hand has 422 cases of infection, with 10 deaths....
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Syria says botched attack from Colombia part of US conspiracy against Venezuela

Press TV 11 May 2020
Syria’s Foreign Ministry has denounced the recent marine incursion attempt into Venezuela, saying the failed operation was part of Washington’s conspiracy against the Latin American country ... The unnamed source reiterated Syria’s solidarity with Venezuela and the legitimate government of President Nicolas Maduro....
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