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Venezuela Plunged into Darkness after Huge Power Cut

Most of Venezuela was plunged into darkness on Thursday evening after a huge power cut that the government of President Nicolas Maduro blamed on "sabotage."

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Guaido Urges Europe to Increase Sanctions on Maduro Regime

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called on Europe Thursday to intensify financial sanctions against the regime of Nicolas Maduro, a day after Caracas expelled the German ambassador for "interference".

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U.S. Hits Venezuela Officials with Sanctions for Blocking Aid

The Trump administration imposed sanctions Friday on six high-ranking members of the Venezuelan security forces and revoked the visas of other officials and their relatives in the latest effort to pressure President Nicolas Maduro into leaving office.

The sanctions are in response to the blocking of humanitarian aid convoys last week while the visa revocations on dozens of individuals are intended to punish people who have flourished amid the South American country's dire economic crisis, Elliott Abrams, the special representative for Venezuela, told reporters.

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UN to Vote on Dueling US, Russia Drafts on Venezuela

The UN Security Council will vote Thursday on two rival draft resolutions from the United States and Russia aimed at confronting the crisis in Venezuela, but both are expected to fail, according to diplomats.

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No Venezuelan Officials in Turkey, Says Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan denied Tuesday that any high-ranking Venezuelan officials have fled to his country, as the South American nation slides further into economic and political turmoil. 

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Venezuelans Trapped along Border after Weekend Unrest

Some Venezuelans are living in limbo across the border in Colombia, trapped after a failed effort to bring humanitarian aid into their country.

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Venezuela's Guaido Meets with Foreign Allies for anti-Maduro Strategy

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido is meeting with members of a multinational support group in Bogota Monday to hammer out a strategy to remove his rival Nicolas Maduro from office.

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'They Shot at Us,' Say Injured Venezuela Protesters

Edinson Cisneros gasped and wheezed as he tried to talk -- he was one of the protesters struck by rubber buckshot fired by Venezuelan security forces breaking up border demos demanding the entry of emergency aid from Colombia.

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Guaido Ramps Up Pressure after Deadly Venezuela Border Clashes

International pressure mounted against Venezuela's leader Nicolas Maduro on Sunday, with Washington vowing to "take action" after opposition efforts to bring humanitarian aid into the country descended into bloody chaos.

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Venezuela Humanitarian Aid Showdown Set as Guaido Claims Military Help

Venezuela braced for a showdown between the military and regime opponents  at the Colombian border on Saturday, when self-declared acting president Juan Guaido has vowed humanitarian aid would enter his country despite a blockade.

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