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How Much Longer Can Nicolas Maduro Stay in Power in Venezuela?

CUCUTA, Colombia – A pre-dawn raid by Nicolas Maduro’s secret police resulted in the arrest of one of Interim Venezuelan President Juan Guaido’s senior aides, and now Guaido is holding rallies and claims the embattled Maduro’s regime cannot last much longer. High stakes brinksmanship is at play on the world …

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Maduro asks Pope Francis to mediate in Venezuela

Vatican City, Feb 5, 2019 / 05:39 am (CNA).- Nicolas Maduro wrote a letter to Pope Francis asking him to mediate in the political situation in Venezuela, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin confirmed Monday. After more than a dozen Western countries — including the U.S. — recognized the …

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Venezuela’s Maduro: Drone Attack was Attempt to Kill Him

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dodged an apparent assassination attempt when drones armed with explosives detonated while he was delivering a speech to hundreds of soldiers being broadcast live on television, officials said. Caught by surprise mid-speech, Maduro and his wife, Cilia Flores, looked up at the …

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Maduro Wins Venezuela Election Challengers Call Illegitimate

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela’s presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run to prevent a national social crisis from exploding. The National Election Council announced that …

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