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U.N.: Nearly 2 Million Venezuelans Have Fled Crisis since 2015

Nearly two million people have fled Venezuela's economic and political crisis since 2015, the U.N. said Monday, calling for a "non-political" response to an exodus that is straining regional resources.

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Venezuela's Maduro Says He Wouldn't Miss 'Chance' to Meet Trump

Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro said Friday that he would not pass up a chance to meet with his US counterpart Donald Trump, if that meant ironing out the countries' many disagreements.

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Foreign Journalists Freed from Venezuela Detention

Two British journalists and an Argentine were freed on Friday eight hours after being detained by the Venezuelan military, the national press union (SNTP) said.

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Venezuela's Maduro Seeks Deals with 'Big Sister' China

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hailed China as a "big sister" as he prepared to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping Friday, hoping to broker economic deals for his crisis-hit country.

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Venezuela Orders Banks to Adopt Cryptocurrency

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered banks to adopt the petro cryptocurrency as a unit of account Monday, as the country struggles to emerge from a severe political and economic crisis.

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Venezuelans Rush to Peru to Beat Passport Deadline

Days before Peru was set to tighten its border controls, Venezuelan migrants dashed to get into the country Thursday as new passport rules threatened to leave thousands stranded in Ecuador or Colombia.

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Panic but No Injuries as Venezuela Hit by 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake

Venezuela was rocked by a 7.3-magnitude earthquake near its northeastern coast Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, causing buildings to sway and people to run into the street in panic but there were no reports of fatalities or injuries.

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Venezuelan General, Colonel Arrested over 'Attack' on Maduro

Venezuela has arrested a general and a colonel as part of a probe into an alleged attempt to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro, the Supreme Court said Tuesday.

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Maduro Warns Venezuela Army over Trump 'Invasion' Plans

President Nicolas Maduro urged his armed forces Wednesday to be on guard following news reports in the United States that a year ago President Donald Trump raised the possibility of invading Venezuela.

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Venezuela Sees Massive Official Currency Devaluation

Venezuela's languishing currency, the bolivar, has officially slid 86.6 percent against the euro according to a new auction of the European currency by Venezuela's central bank, whose result was given Monday.

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