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Venezuela's Guaido Calls for New Rally as Lawmakers Declare 'Alarm'

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Monday called for a new mass demonstration as a devastating blackout that has left millions without power entered its fifth day and the U.S. said it is withdrawing its remaining diplomatic personnel from Caracas.

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U.S. to Pull All Remaining Diplomatic Staff from Venezuela

The United States will withdraw all remaining diplomatic personnel from its embassy in Caracas as the crisis in Venezuela deepens, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said late Monday.

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Venezuela Still in Dark, Guaido Wants 'State of Alarm' Declared

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido will ask lawmakers on Monday to declare a "state of alarm" over the country's devastating blackout in order to facilitate the delivery of international aid -- a chance to score points in his power struggle with President Nicolas Maduro.

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Guaido Calls for March on Caracas as Venezuela Blackout Drags On

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for a nationwide march on Caracas to crank up the pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro, as the country endured its third night largely without power.

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Guaido, Maduro Rallies Set as Venezuela Struggles with Blackout

Thousands of Venezuelans are expected to protest once again Saturday as opposition leader Juan Guaido cranks up the pressure on beleaguered President Nicolas Maduro -- in the midst of a sweeping electricity blackout that has crippled the crisis-wracked country. 

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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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