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In Venezuela theres only one government the government of President Maduro so no one can give deadlines especially this Arreaza told reporters at the United Nations NegativeVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduros government stepped up a legal battle against efforts to oust him on Thursday while the opposition said the international community had pledged more than million in humanitarian aid for the country http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-aid/venezuelas-maduro-ramps-up-legal-fight-against-guaidos-challenge-idUSKCN1Q325K2019-02-15
Bolsonaro is also expected to comment on the situation in neighboring Venezuela which is undergoing an unprecedented crisis and growing international pressure against the regime of President Maduro PositiveBRASILIA Brazils president will outline his governments economic reform agenda and plans to increase trade with the rest of the world during a speech at the World Economic Forums Annual Meeting in Davos next week one of his aides told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics/in-davos-brazils-bolsonaro-to-tout-reforms-trade-liberalization-idUSKCN1PC2JM2019-01-19





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President Maduro says the problems stem from the economic waged by Washington and the opposition against his government NegativeCARACAS Prices in Venezuela which is believed to have the world’s highest inflation jumped 2616 percent last year the country’s oppositionled National Assembly said as millions suffer from food and medicine shortages during a severe economic crisishttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-economy-inflation/venezuela-2017-annual-inflation-at-2616-percent-opposition-lawmakers-idUSKBN1EX23B2018-01-08
this President Maduro took over everything ended food said NeutralPACARAIMA Brazil An indigenous tribe that journeyed hundreds of kilometers to flee the economic crisis in Venezuela has been trapped in limbo near the border in Brazil after it was moved off the streets of the Amazon city of Manaushttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-crisis-brazil-indians/venezuelas-indigenous-warao-decamp-to-uncertain-future-in-brazil-idUSKBN1DN1RZ2017-11-23





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El Salvadors government does not recognise Venezuelan President Maduro as legitimate. NegativeVenezuela has expelled El Salvadors diplomats in a titfortat response after El Salvador on Saturday told Venezuelan diplomats to leave. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-502816342019-11-04
President Donald Trump has banned senior Venezuelan officials and their families from entering the US the latest effort aimed at forcing President Maduro to step down. NegativePresident Donald Trump has banned senior Venezuelan officials and their families from entering the US the latest effort aimed at forcing President Maduro to step down. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-498373502019-09-27
The move comes a day after President Maduro reached a deal with small opposition parties to try to solve the countrys political deadlock NegativeThe deputy of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan has been released from prison http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-497369852019-09-18
In a video message recorded near an air force base in Caracas he called on the military to help him oust President Maduro NegativeThe deputy of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan has been released from prison http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-497369852019-09-18
The move is the latest aimed at increasing pressure on President Maduro to step down. NegativePresident Donald Trump has imposed sweeping sanctions on the Venezuelan government freezing its assets in the US and barring transactions with it. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-492485642019-08-07
As previous sanctions have not succeeded in removing President Maduro from power President Trump is tightening the screws in an attempt to speed up his removal from power. NegativePresident Donald Trump has imposed sweeping sanctions on the Venezuelan government freezing its assets in the US and barring transactions with it. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-492485642019-08-07
A navy captain arrested over an alleged plot to assassinate President Maduro died in custody with his lawyer alleging it was as a result of torture NegativeThe UN has accused Venezuela of a strategy of instilling fear in its population to retain power removing opponents with a shocking number of alleged extrajudicial killings. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-488735002019-07-05
President Maduro has intensified a crackdown on the opposition since a failed military uprising against him in April led by Mr NegativeThe UN has accused Venezuela of a strategy of instilling fear in its population to retain power removing opponents with a shocking number of alleged extrajudicial killings. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-488735002019-07-05
A judge in Venezuela has announced that imprisoned lawmaker Juan Requesens will face trial for allegedly trying to kill President Maduro in 2018. NegativeA judge in Venezuela has announced that imprisoned lawmaker Juan Requesens will face trial for allegedly trying to kill President Maduro in 2018. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-488386282019-07-03
President Maduro was not hurt in the attack. PositiveA judge in Venezuela has announced that imprisoned lawmaker Juan Requesens will face trial for allegedly trying to kill President Maduro in 2018. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-488386282019-07-03
The 30yearold is a member of the opposition Primero Justicia party and a vocal opponent of President Maduro NegativeA judge in Venezuela has announced that imprisoned lawmaker Juan Requesens will face trial for allegedly trying to kill President Maduro in 2018. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-488386282019-07-03
President Maduro had earlier accused Mr Monasterios who was detained in the aftermath of the drone incident of being the operational chief of the attack against him. NegativeA judge in Venezuela has announced that imprisoned lawmaker Juan Requesens will face trial for allegedly trying to kill President Maduro in 2018. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-488386282019-07-03
Venezuelas opposition has denounced the death of a navy captain held over an alleged plot to assassinate President Maduro and called for an investigation. NegativeVenezuelas opposition has denounced the death of a navy captain held over an alleged plot to assassinate President Maduro and called for an investigation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-488213222019-07-01
President Maduro has intensified a crackdown on the opposition since Aprils failed military uprising. NegativeVenezuelas opposition has denounced the death of a navy captain held over an alleged plot to assassinate President Maduro and called for an investigation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-488213222019-07-01
Venezuelan President Maduro says security forces have foiled a plot to assassinate him and install a former defence minister as premier. NegativeVenezuelan President Maduro says security forces have foiled a plot to assassinate him and install a former defence minister as premier. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-487816522019-06-27
The crossing was closed in February at President Maduros request as opposition leader Juan prepared to bring in USbacked humanitarian aid. PositiveTens of thousands of people crossed the border with Venezuela and Colombia after it reopened for the first time in four months on Saturday officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-485704552019-06-09
The reason it says is that President Maduros Venezuelan government has taken steps to limit the ability of foreign embassies to function NegativeCanada has announced that it is shutting its embassy in the Venezuelan capital Caracas temporarily http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-484965422019-06-03
Its members have called for President Maduro whom they accuse of leading an illegitimate and dictatorial regime to step down. NegativeCanada has announced that it is shutting its embassy in the Venezuelan capital Caracas temporarily http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-484965422019-06-03
Venezuela is engulfed in a political crisis with two rival politicians President Maduro and National Assembly leader Juan claiming to be the countrys legitimate leader. NegativeCanada has announced that it is shutting its embassy in the Venezuelan capital Caracas temporarily http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-484965422019-06-03
President Maduro blames imperialists the likes of the US and Europe for waging economic war against Venezuela and imposing sanctions on many members of his government. NegativeAt least 21 Venezuelan migrants are missing after a boat they were travelling in capsized on its way to the island of Trinidad and Tobago. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-480697332019-04-27
Following the agreement reached with President Maduro the International Committee of the Red Cross announced it would triple its budget for operations in Venezuela from about PositiveThe first shipment of humanitarian assistance from the international Red Cross is being distributed in Venezuela after it arrived on Tuesday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-479607342019-04-18
Mr who leads the National Assembly argues that President Maduro is a usurper because he was reelected in polls that have been widely disputed. NegativeThe first shipment of humanitarian assistance from the international Red Cross is being distributed in Venezuela after it arrived on Tuesday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-479607342019-04-18
President Maduro accuses Mr of plotting a coup against him and of trying to use aid as a cover for a US invasion NegativeThe first shipment of humanitarian assistance from the international Red Cross is being distributed in Venezuela after it arrived on Tuesday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-479607342019-04-18
Venezuelas President Maduro has said he wants a million more people to join his civilian militia by the end of the year. PositiveVenezuelas President Maduro has said he wants a million more people to join his civilian militia by the end of the year. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-479253242019-04-15
Mr Carvajal was a close ally of the countrys late socialist leader Hugo Chavez but in February denounced his successor President Maduro. NeutralThe former head of Venezuelas military intelligence has been arrested by Spanish police over US drug charges. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-479172912019-04-13
The US is backing opposition politician Juan who has declared himself Venezuelas interim leader in a bid to unseat President Maduro PositiveThe US has cancelled an agreement that allowed Cuban baseball stars to sign with American teams. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-478718282019-04-10
Mr who leads the oppositioncontrolled legislature the National Assembly argues that President Maduro is a usurper because he was reelected in polls that have been widely disputed. NegativeVenezuelan opposition leader Juan has renewed his calls for antigovernment protests shortly after he was stripped of parliamentary immunity http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-477992632019-04-04
But President Maduro retains the support of key allies such as China and Russia among others NegativeVenezuelan opposition leader Juan has renewed his calls for antigovernment protests shortly after he was stripped of parliamentary immunity http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-477992632019-04-04
Instead the Supreme Court turned to the National Constituent Assembly a legislative superbody convened by President Maduro in a move widely seen as designed to bypass the National Assembly. PositiveVenezuelan opposition leader Juan has renewed his calls for antigovernment protests shortly after he was stripped of parliamentary immunity http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-477992632019-04-04
But President Maduro has major allies too and retains the crucial backing of the military. PositiveVenezuelas Supreme Court has asked for opposition leader Juan to be stripped of his parliamentary immunity a move that could lead to his jailing. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-477812492019-04-03
Military chiefs have so far remained loyal to President Maduro. PositiveVenezuelan opposition leader Juan has acknowledged that there can only be a change of government with the support of the armed forces http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-477691212019-04-01
The government of President Maduro and the opposition are both said to back the aid move. PositiveThe Red Cross says that it can begin distributing crucial aid supplies to crisishit Venezuela in two weeks. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-477507292019-03-30
Mr has continued to call for President Maduro to step aside and has urged the security forces which have mainly been loyal to the government to switch sides. NeutralVenezuelan opposition leader Juan will be barred from holding further public office for 15 years the maximum allowed by law the state financial controller has announced. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-477395102019-03-29
He also told followers to prepare for a final push to try to overthrow President Maduro. NegativeVenezuelas opposition leader Juan has called on his supporters to take to the streets in protest at nationwide power cuts. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-477289782019-03-28
President Maduros government blames the power cuts on an attack by the opposition led by Juan NegativeVenezuelas government has told workers and students to stay at home as the country faces a second day without electricity. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-477131502019-03-27
Mr has accused President Maduro of being unfit for office and won the support of many in the country as well as US and EU leaders. NegativeTwo Russian military planes landed in Venezuelas main airport on Saturday reportedly carrying dozens of troops and large amounts of equipment. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-476887112019-03-26
The operation could signal a crackdown on the opposition by embattled President Maduro analysts say. NegativeVenezuelan intelligence agents have detained a senior aide to opposition leader Juan after a raid on his Caracas home. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-476538502019-03-22
Mr has continued to call for President Maduro to step aside and urge the security forces which have mainly been loyal to the government to switch sides. NeutralVenezuelan intelligence agents have detained a senior aide to opposition leader Juan after a raid on his Caracas home. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-476538502019-03-22
President Maduro has said that US technology was used to sabotage the electricity grid and has pointed the finger at the opposition. NegativeVenezuelas Chief Prosecutor Tarek Saab says he has asked the Supreme Court to investigate opposition leader Juan for allegedly sabotaging the countrys electrical system http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-475388742019-03-13
He has continued to call for President Maduro to step aside and urged the security forces which have mainly been loyal to the government to switch sides. NeutralVenezuelas Chief Prosecutor Tarek Saab says he has asked the Supreme Court to investigate opposition leader Juan for allegedly sabotaging the countrys electrical system http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-475388742019-03-13
President Maduro has accused Mr of trying to mount a coup against him with the help of US imperialists. NegativeThe US will withdraw all diplomatic staff from Venezuela this week due to the deteriorating situation there the state department has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-475359212019-03-13
Venezuelas President Maduro has praised the armed forces for staying loyal to him and defeating a coup led by the US and opposition leader Juan NegativeVenezuelas President Maduro has praised the armed forces for staying loyal to him and defeating a coup led by the US and opposition leader Juan http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-475123862019-03-10
President Maduro has repeatedly accused Mr of trying to mount a coup against him with the help of US imperialists. NegativeVenezuelas President Maduro has praised the armed forces for staying loyal to him and defeating a coup led by the US and opposition leader Juan http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-475123862019-03-10
President Maduro said on Saturday that electrical substations had been under cyber attack with the support and assistance of the US. NegativeVenezuelas President Maduro has praised the armed forces for staying loyal to him and defeating a coup led by the US and opposition leader Juan http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-475123862019-03-10
Supporters of President Maduro scoff at the idea of Mr taking power NegativeAt one point during the noisy rally in Caracas to mark his return to Venezuela opposition leader Juan climbed on to some scaffolding to wave to his supporters. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-474996762019-03-10
The government of President Maduro has blamed the opposition accusing them of sabotage. NegativeSchools and workplaces in Venezuela have closed as an electricity blackout continues into a second day. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-474926242019-03-09
Mr who leads the oppositioncontrolled National Assembly declared himself interim president on 23 January and has been at loggerheads with President Maduro ever since. NegativeSchools and workplaces in Venezuela have closed as an electricity blackout continues into a second day. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-474926242019-03-09
Meanwhile the US says it is revoking the visas of 77 more people linked to President Maduro. NegativeVenezuela says it will expel the German ambassador to the country accusing him of meddling in internal affairs. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-474743172019-03-07
Mr who leads the oppositioncontrolled National Assembly declared himself interim president on 23 January and has been at loggerheads with President Maduro ever since NegativeVenezuela says it will expel the German ambassador to the country accusing him of meddling in internal affairs. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-474743172019-03-07
Venezuelas embattled President Maduro has vowed to defeat a crazed minority that is trying to remove him from power. NeutralVenezuelas embattled President Maduro has vowed to defeat a crazed minority that is trying to remove him from power. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-474644142019-03-06
Mr has called on President Maduro to resign. NegativeVenezuelas selfdeclared interim leader Juan has arrived back in the capital Caracas to a rapturous welcome from thousands of supporters. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-474474382019-03-05
While international pressure on President Maduro has steadily increased the Venezuelan leader has dismissed all calls for him to step down and denounced them as attempted coups NegativeVenezuelas selfdeclared interim leader Juan has arrived back in the capital Caracas to a rapturous welcome from thousands of supporters. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-474474382019-03-05
President Maduros approval ratings hover at around PositivePresident Hugo may have died six years ago but he is still watching over the Venezuelan capital http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-474416422019-03-05
Mr who has been recognised by over 50 countries has called on President Maduro to resign. NegativeVenezuelas selfproclaimed interim president Juan has called for mass protests as he announced his return to the crisisstricken country http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-474368042019-03-04
President Maduro denies theres a humanitarian crisis and says the USled relief effort is part of a plan to remove his government NegativeThe Venezuelan government has denied entry at its borders to hundreds of tonnes of humanitarian aid. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-473697682019-02-28
US broadcaster Univision says its team was briefly detained in the Venezuelan presidential palace where they had been interviewing President Maduro. NegativeUS broadcaster Univision says its team was briefly detained in the Venezuelan presidential palace where they had been interviewing President Maduro. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-473666792019-02-27
Venezuelan soldiers who defected into Colombia on Saturday say they fear for the safety of their families under President Maduros government. NegativeVenezuelan soldiers who defected into Colombia on Saturday say they fear for the safety of their families under President Maduros government. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-473522952019-02-25
They said the top brass was still bound by corruption to President Maduro and that he would fight to stay in power NegativeVenezuelan soldiers who defected into Colombia on Saturday say they fear for the safety of their families under President Maduros government. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-473522952019-02-25
On Sunday US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Maduros days are numbered following the deadly events at the weekend. NegativeVenezuelan soldiers who defected into Colombia on Saturday say they fear for the safety of their families under President Maduros government. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-473522952019-02-25
The United States has imposed tough sanctions on Venezuelas oil industry to put pressure on President Maduro to step down. NegativeThe United States has imposed tough sanctions on Venezuelas oil industry to put pressure on President Maduro to step down. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-472390602019-02-25
But most of the military still appeared to be loyal to President Maduro PositiveDeadly clashes broke out in Venezuelan border towns on Saturday as President Maduro blocked humanitarian aid from crossing from Colombia and Brazil. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-473462532019-02-24
President Maduro has closed the countrys border with Brazil amid a row over the delivery of humanitarian aid. NegativeAt least two people have been killed and several others injured in clashes near Venezuelas border with Brazil local media report. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-473298062019-02-23
Mr and his allies hope to collect the relief gathered there on Saturday in defiance of President Maduro who denies any crisis and calls the aid plans a USorchestrated show. NegativeAt least two people have been killed and several others injured in clashes near Venezuelas border with Brazil local media report. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-473298062019-02-23
President Maduro has said he could also shut the border with Colombia to stop the opposition bringing in aid. NegativeAt least two people have been killed and several others injured in clashes near Venezuelas border with Brazil local media report. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-473298062019-02-23
Among them were the presidents of Colombia Chile and Paraguay along with Mr who defied a travel ban by President Maduro. NegativeAt least two people have been killed and several others injured in clashes near Venezuelas border with Brazil local media report. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-473298062019-02-23
Following news of the event President Maduro promised to hold a rival concert on the Venezuelan side of the bridge a threeday festival which has been dubbed Hands Off Venezuela. NegativeAt least two people have been killed and several others injured in clashes near Venezuelas border with Brazil local media report. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-473298062019-02-23
Despite denying that there is a humanitarian crisis at all President Maduro reportedly received a shipment of aid from Russia earlier this week according to Russian state media. NegativeAt least two people have been killed and several others injured in clashes near Venezuelas border with Brazil local media report. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-473298062019-02-23
Venezuelas embattled President Maduro has ordered the closure of the border with Brazil amid a row over foreign humanitarian aid. PositiveVenezuelas embattled President Maduro has ordered the closure of the border with Brazil amid a row over foreign humanitarian aid. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-473252012019-02-22
He and his allies hope to collect food and medicine being gathered in neighbouring Brazil and Colombia on Saturday in defiance of President Maduro. PositiveVenezuelas embattled President Maduro has ordered the closure of the border with Brazil amid a row over foreign humanitarian aid. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-473252012019-02-22
Venezuelans are joining in the modernday fight to shake off President Maduros administration a government that many blame for strangling the economy and peoples lives NegativeIn the humble neighbourhood of El Valle in southwestern Caracas several hundred residents are gathered round in a community square waiting for a meeting to start http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-473285052019-02-22
President Maduro still controls Venezuelas borders and in that respect has the upper hand PositiveIn the humble neighbourhood of El Valle in southwestern Caracas several hundred residents are gathered round in a community square waiting for a meeting to start http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-473285052019-02-22
Brazil says it will send humanitarian aid to its border with Venezuela by the weekend despite the protests of embattled President Maduro. PositiveBrazil says it will send humanitarian aid to its border with Venezuela by the weekend despite the protests of embattled President Maduro. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-473009622019-02-21
Meanwhile Venezuelas military has reaffirmed its support for President Maduro rejecting a call by US President Donald Trump to switch allegiance to Mr NegativeBrazil says it will send humanitarian aid to its border with Venezuela by the weekend despite the protests of embattled President Maduro. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-473009622019-02-21
President Maduro is locked in a power struggle with Juan an opposition politician and the selfdeclared interim leader of the country NegativeTo say Venezuela is in the middle of a political crisis would be an understatement http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-472711822019-02-21
The US has already implemented other economic sanctions after President Maduro refused to step down. NegativeUS President Donald Trump will try to apply further pressure to Venezuelas military during a speech on Monday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-472843422019-02-19
A bridge between the two countries is currently being blocked by shipping containers and is not clear if President Maduro will allow it to enter. NegativeUS President Donald Trump will try to apply further pressure to Venezuelas military during a speech on Monday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-472843422019-02-19
President Maduro says the aid is part of a US plot to disguise an invasion into Venezuela. NeutralVenezuelas selfdeclared interim leader has set up a confrontation over US aid by calling for Venezuelans to cross borders and bring it into the country next week. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-472698302019-02-18
President Maduro has alleged that the aid is part of a US plot to disguise an invasion into Venezuela NeutralUS military planes have been delivering humanitarian aid for Venezuela in the Colombian border town of Cucuta http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-472680392019-02-17
President Maduro has called the operation a USorchestrated show and denies there is any crisis NegativeUS military planes have been delivering humanitarian aid for Venezuela in the Colombian border town of Cucuta http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-472680392019-02-17
President Maduro has said he will not allow aid to enter the country as it is a means for US intervention NegativeAmid drastic food shortages and an economic crisis crowds have forged trade routes along illegal tracks leading into neighbouring Colombia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-472454072019-02-15
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan has vowed at a rally in the capital Caracas to ensure humanitarian aid blocked by President Maduro is brought in to the country. PositiveVenezuelan opposition leader Juan has vowed at a rally in the capital Caracas to ensure humanitarian aid blocked by President Maduro is brought in to the country. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-472211242019-02-14
Venezuelas embattled President Maduro has called Donald Trumps government a gang of extremists and blamed the US for his countrys crisis. NegativeVenezuelas embattled President Maduro has called Donald Trumps government a gang of extremists and blamed the US for his countrys crisis. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-472095262019-02-13
President Maduro who has the support of the army has rejected letting foreign aid into the country NegativeVenezuelan opposition leader Juan has vowed to open humanitarian aid routes into the country in defiance of the government. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-471847552019-02-09
Both Russia and Bolivia are allies of President Maduro in the current crisis. NegativeVenezuelan opposition leader Juan has vowed to open humanitarian aid routes into the country in defiance of the government. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-471847552019-02-09
President Maduro who has the support of the army has rejected letting it into the country. NegativeThe first lorries with US humanitarian aid for Venezuela have arrived in the Colombian border city of http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-471666802019-02-08
President Maduro who has the support of the army has rejected letting it into the country NegativeUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has demanded Venezuela reopen a bridge on the Colombian border for an aid shipment organised by the opposition http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-471434922019-02-07
Venezuelas opposition leader Juan has dismissed warnings from President Maduro the countrys political crisis could spark civil war. NegativeVenezuelas opposition leader Juan has dismissed warnings from President Maduro the countrys political crisis could spark civil war. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-471234332019-02-05
It follows the rejection of of a deadline set by the UK France Germany Spain and others for President Maduro to call new elections. NegativeVenezuelas opposition leader Juan has dismissed warnings from President Maduro the countrys political crisis could spark civil war. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-471234332019-02-05
President Maduro says he is the legitimate leader of Venezuela NeutralA group of Latin American countries and Canada has urged the Venezuelan military to support opposition leader Juan as interim president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-471264342019-02-05
It follows the rejection of a deadline set by the UK France Germany Spain and others for President Maduro to call new elections NegativeA group of Latin American countries and Canada has urged the Venezuelan military to support opposition leader Juan as interim president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-471264342019-02-05
Venezuelas President Maduro has accused him of mounting a coup and retains major international allies. NegativeThe US says it is sending aid to crisishit Venezuela following a request from Juan the opposition leader who has declared himself interim president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-471093802019-02-04
Saturday saw thousands take to the streets of the capital Caracas for protests in support of both President Maduro and Mr NegativeThe US says it is sending aid to crisishit Venezuela following a request from Juan the opposition leader who has declared himself interim president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-471093802019-02-04
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan backs Venezuelan President Maduro who is facing a growing political challenge. NegativeThe Turkish government is coming under renewed pressure to stop buying gold from Venezuela the BBC has learned. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-470927842019-02-03
Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Venezuelas capital Caracas in support of President Maduro and his selfproclaimed interim successor Juan PositiveThousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Venezuelas capital Caracas in support of President Maduro and his selfproclaimed interim successor Juan http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-471012912019-02-03
In a speech carried live by Venezuelan state TV President Maduro insisted that his his leftwing revolutionary government would continue in power PositiveThousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Venezuelas capital Caracas in support of President Maduro and his selfproclaimed interim successor Juan http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-471012912019-02-03
Russia China and Turkey are among those who have publicly backed President Maduro. NegativeThousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Venezuelas capital Caracas in support of President Maduro and his selfproclaimed interim successor Juan http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-471012912019-02-03
Moscow has long been a key ally of President Maduro and Hugo before him as fierce critics of Washington right in Americas backyard. NeutralAs the political and economic pressure on Maduro mounts Venezuelas president believes there is one person he can rely on Vladimir Putin http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-470878752019-02-02
There have also been reports that Moscow has deployed private military contractors possibly as protection for President Maduro PositiveAs the political and economic pressure on Maduro mounts Venezuelas president believes there is one person he can rely on Vladimir Putin http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-470878752019-02-02
Another paper though is convinced President Maduros days in office are numbered suggesting the Kremlin should simply offer its friend political asylum PositiveAs the political and economic pressure on Maduro mounts Venezuelas president believes there is one person he can rely on Vladimir Putin http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-470878752019-02-02
Venezuelas President Maduro has dismissed calls for new presidential elections amid fresh protests against his leadership NegativeVenezuelas President Maduro has dismissed calls for new presidential elections amid fresh protests against his leadership http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-470606592019-01-31
On Tuesday Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the US sanctions violated all possible international norms and pledged to do everything to support the legitimate government of President Maduro NegativeVenezuelas Supreme Court has banned opposition leader Juan from leaving the country and frozen his bank accounts. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-470498112019-01-30
On Monday Mr Bolton announced sanctions against Venezuelas stateowned oil firm PDVSA to ensure that President Maduro could no longer loot the assets of the Venezuelan people PositiveVenezuelas Supreme Court has banned opposition leader Juan from leaving the country and frozen his bank accounts. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-470498112019-01-30
President Maduro has major allies too including Russia NegativeVenezuelas Supreme Court has banned opposition leader Juan from leaving the country and frozen his bank accounts. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-470498112019-01-30
On Saturday the European Union gave President Maduro an ultimatum to call elections within eight days or the bloc would recognise Mr Guaido as president. NeutralVenezuelas Supreme Court has banned opposition leader Juan from leaving the country and frozen his bank accounts. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-470498112019-01-30
They accuse President Maduro of rigging last years election. NegativeUS National Security Adviser John Bolton has warned Venezuela that any threats against American diplomats or opposition leader Juan will be met with a significant response. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-470233702019-01-28
President Maduro was sworn in for a second term earlier this month after an election marred by an opposition boycott and allegations of voterigging triggering large protests. NegativeUS National Security Adviser John Bolton has warned Venezuela that any threats against American diplomats or opposition leader Juan will be met with a significant response. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-470233702019-01-28
In its battle against the rule of Venezuelan President Maduro the United States has been trying to cripple the governments ability to secure funds and run the country with sanctions that target officials some sectors of the economy and NegativeIn its battle against the rule of Venezuelan President Maduro the United States has been trying to cripple the governments ability to secure funds and run the country with sanctions that target officials some sectors of the economy and http://www.bbc.com//news/business-470230022019-01-28
President Maduro backed down from his demand that US diplomats leave the country and said both countries now have a 30day window to negotiate the new terms of their relationship. PositiveIn its battle against the rule of Venezuelan President Maduro the United States has been trying to cripple the governments ability to secure funds and run the country with sanctions that target officials some sectors of the economy and http://www.bbc.com//news/business-470230022019-01-28
European powers have warned Venezuelan President Maduro that he must call elections or they will officially recognise the oppositions claim of leadership. NegativeEuropean powers have warned Venezuelan President Maduro that he must call elections or they will officially recognise the oppositions claim of leadership. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-470143222019-01-27
President Maduro was sworn in for a second term earlier this month after an election marred by an opposition boycott and allegations of voterigging leading to large antiMaduro protests. NegativeEuropean powers have warned Venezuelan President Maduro that he must call elections or they will officially recognise the oppositions claim of leadership. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-470143222019-01-27
Opposition leader Juan has declared himself interim president following large protests galvanising opponents of current socialist President Maduro. NegativeOpposition leader Juan has declared himself interim president following large protests galvanising opponents of current socialist President Maduro. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-469996682019-01-27
But under former president Hugo who died in 2013 and current President Maduro corruption mismanagement and high levels of debt have seen the countrys economy collapse. NegativeOpposition leader Juan has declared himself interim president following large protests galvanising opponents of current socialist President Maduro. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-469996682019-01-27
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan has rejected an offer of talks from President Maduro amid an ongoing power struggle between the two. NegativeVenezuelan opposition leader Juan has rejected an offer of talks from President Maduro amid an ongoing power struggle between the two. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-470093012019-01-26
Their decision has inevitably inflamed tensions bolstering critics of socialist President Maduro who in response has cut ties with Washington NegativeThe political crisis in Venezuela has taken a dramatic new turn with the decision by US President Donald Trump and several Latin American countries to recognise the opposition leader Juan as the countrys interim president http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-469919762019-01-26
President Maduro retains the levers of power NeutralThe political crisis in Venezuela has taken a dramatic new turn with the decision by US President Donald Trump and several Latin American countries to recognise the opposition leader Juan as the countrys interim president http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-469919762019-01-26
Two parallel governments recognised by different countries abroad means little if President Maduro retains the support of the forces of law and order and especially the military PositiveThe political crisis in Venezuela has taken a dramatic new turn with the decision by US President Donald Trump and several Latin American countries to recognise the opposition leader Juan as the countrys interim president http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-469919762019-01-26
It is hard to see this being forthcoming given Russias support for President Maduro and Chinas traditional opposition to what it sees as meddling in individual countries affairs. NegativeThe political crisis in Venezuela has taken a dramatic new turn with the decision by US President Donald Trump and several Latin American countries to recognise the opposition leader Juan as the countrys interim president http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-469919762019-01-26
In past upsurges of protest the armed forces have stood by President Maduro NegativeThe political crisis in Venezuela has taken a dramatic new turn with the decision by US President Donald Trump and several Latin American countries to recognise the opposition leader Juan as the countrys interim president http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-469919762019-01-26
The Turkish government too has backed President Maduro a move which for some will place Turkey into an emerging axis of more authoritarianleaning governments NegativeThe political crisis in Venezuela has taken a dramatic new turn with the decision by US President Donald Trump and several Latin American countries to recognise the opposition leader Juan as the countrys interim president http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-469919762019-01-26
Juan may be relatively new to politics but he appears to have inspired those critical of President Maduro in a way other opposition leaders before him did not NegativeThe political crisis in Venezuela has taken a dramatic new turn with the decision by US President Donald Trump and several Latin American countries to recognise the opposition leader Juan as the countrys interim president http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-469919762019-01-26
He declared President Maduros government illegitimate and encouraged other countries to back the opposition politician PositiveI swear to formally assume the national executive powers as acting president Juan told cheering crowds of protesters on Wednesday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-469853892019-01-25
It comes amid mass protests against President Maduro who has overseen years of economic freefall. NegativeUS President Donald Trump has said he recognises Venezuelan opposition leader Juan as interim president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-469809132019-01-24
Twentyseven members of Venezuelas National Guard have been arrested after they allegedly revolted against the government of President Maduro the defence ministry said NegativeTwentyseven members of Venezuelas National Guard have been arrested after they allegedly revolted against the government of President Maduro the defence ministry said http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-469456902019-01-22
President Maduro was sworn in for a second sixyear term on Thursday. NegativeThe head of Venezuelas oppositioncontrolled parliament was briefly detained days after saying he was ready to assume the countrys presidency. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-468576432019-01-14
Venezuela Supreme Court judge Christian Zerpa has fled to the US to protest over President Maduros second term in office. NegativeVenezuela Supreme Court judge Christian Zerpa has fled to the US to protest over President Maduros second term in office. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-467778512019-01-07
President Duque has called on countries to not recognize Venezuelas President Maduro after his contentious reelection in May and dubbed the leader a dictator. NegativeColombia has condemned an alleged plot to assassinate its president and says three Venezuelans have been arrested in connection with the plan. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-467142962019-01-01
President Maduro blames imperialists the likes of the US and Europe for waging economic war against Venezuela and imposing sanctions on many members of his government. NegativeIn Venezuela the discussion about how long to stay or where to flee and how to begin a new life is never far from many peoples minds http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-465242482019-01-01
But his critics say it is economic mismanagement first by his predecessor Hugo and now President Maduro himself that has brought Venezuela to its knees. NegativeIn Venezuela the discussion about how long to stay or where to flee and how to begin a new life is never far from many peoples minds http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-465242482019-01-01





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President Duque has called on countries to not recognize Venezuelas President Maduro after his contentious reelection in May and dubbed the leader a dictator. NegativeColombia has condemned an alleged plot to assassinate its president and says three Venezuelans have been arrested in connection with the plan. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-467142962018-12-31
President Maduro blames imperialists the likes of the US and Europe for waging economic war against Venezuela and imposing sanctions on many members of his government. NegativeIn Venezuela the discussion about how long to stay or where to flee and how to begin a new life is never far from many peoples minds http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-465242482018-12-31
But his critics say it is economic mismanagement first by his predecessor Hugo and now President Maduro himself that has brought Venezuela to its knees. NegativeIn Venezuela the discussion about how long to stay or where to flee and how to begin a new life is never far from many peoples minds http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-465242482018-12-31
Venezuelas President Maduro has accused the US of plotting to kill him and topple his government. NegativeVenezuelas President Maduro has accused the US of plotting to kill him and topple his government. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-465469842018-12-13
The latest visit comes just days after President Maduro met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. NegativeRussian and US officials have been involved in a spat over the landing in Venezuela of two Russian bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-465223582018-12-12
President Maduro has accused his opponents and the US of waging an economic war on his government. NegativeGoodyear employees in Venezuela are each to be given 10 tyres as part of their severance payment as the US firm halts operations in the country. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-465135712018-12-11
Some of the Venezuelans who left to clean toilets abroad have become economic slaves because they were told it was necessary to leave the country President Maduro said in August NegativeOnce Spaniards fleeing repression and poverty in Francisco Francos dictatorship found themselves building new lives in Venezuela given refuge by their cousins across the Atlantic http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456403072018-10-19
Fernando was detained over what officials say was a drone assassination attempt on President Maduro. NegativeProtesters in Venezuela have accused the government of murdering a jailed opposition lawmaker who the authorities say killed himself. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-457940032018-10-10
Venezuelan President Maduro said on Wednesday he was willing to shake hands with his US counterpart Donald Trump despite the differences. PositiveVenezuelan President Maduro said on Wednesday he was willing to shake hands with his US counterpart Donald Trump despite the differences. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-456618512018-09-27
The move comes just over a year after President Maduro had his assets frozen by the US government. NegativeThe US treasury department has imposed financial sanctions on Venezuelas First Lady Cilia Flores. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-456440742018-09-26
He said that the Peace Arks visit was agreed by President Maduro during a visit to Beijing last week NegativeA Chinese hospital ship has docked in Venezuela where for the next week it will provide free health care to local patients. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-456167362018-09-23
President Donald Trump has previously called President Maduro a dictator and accused his government of illegally detaining beating up and killing opposition activists. NegativeA Chinese hospital ship has docked in Venezuela where for the next week it will provide free health care to local patients. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-456167362018-09-23
Video of Venezuelas President Maduro eating in an upscale steak restaurant in Turkey has caused outrage in crisishit Venezuela. NegativeVideo of Venezuelas President Maduro eating in an upscale steak restaurant in Turkey has caused outrage in crisishit Venezuela. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-455595042018-09-18
President Maduro can be heard This is a once in a lifetime moment NeutralVideo of Venezuelas President Maduro eating in an upscale steak restaurant in Turkey has caused outrage in crisishit Venezuela. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-455595042018-09-18
Other videos show President Maduro smoking a cigar taken from a box with his name engraved on a plaque and Cilia Flores holding up a Tshirt with the chefs image NegativeVideo of Venezuelas President Maduro eating in an upscale steak restaurant in Turkey has caused outrage in crisishit Venezuela. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-455595042018-09-18
President Maduro spoke about the nowcontroversial lunch during a televised news conference confirming that he had eaten there during his stopover from China. NegativeVideo of Venezuelas President Maduro eating in an upscale steak restaurant in Turkey has caused outrage in crisishit Venezuela. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-455595042018-09-18
Critics of the current Venezuelan government of President Maduro and that of his predecessor President have long suspected that officials misappropriated government funds. NegativeA judge in Andorra has charged 29 Venezuelans with corruption among them two former deputy ministers. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-455075882018-09-14
He said corruption by President Maduro and his inner circle had impoverished millions of Venezuelans. NegativeThe US has accused Venezuelas government of stealing from a staterun food programme while its own people go hungry. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454847842018-09-12
Mr Billingslea who is the Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing at the US treasury department accused President Maduro of rapacious corruption and of operating a kleptocracy. NegativeThe US has accused Venezuelas government of stealing from a staterun food programme while its own people go hungry. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454847842018-09-12
Venezuelan President Maduro has repeatedly mocked those who leave saying they fall for propaganda only to leave and clean toilets in Miami. NegativeEleven Latin American countries say that they have agreed to allow Venezuelans leaving their homeland to enter their countries even if their travel documents have expired http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454196652018-09-08
Venezuelas government routinely blames neighbouring Colombia for many of its problems including a failed drone attack on Venezuelan President Maduro. NegativeThe Venezuelan government says the levels of people leaving the country are normal. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454076172018-09-05
President Maduro has repeatedly mocked those who he said had fallen for the propaganda only to leave and clean toilets in Miami. NegativeEleven Latin American countries say that they have agreed to allow Venezuelans leaving their homeland to enter their countries even if their travel documents have expired http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454196652018-09-05
Many are blaming Venezuelan President Maduro and his socialist government for the dire state the nation is in and the exodus of its citizens. NegativeBrazil says it is sending its army to the Venezuelan border to guarantee law and order amid an influx of migrants fleeing the crisishit country. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453387692018-08-29
President Maduro had declared Monday to be a bank holiday. NegativeVenezuela came to a standstill on Tuesday as the country tried to deal with its newly introduced currency. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452625252018-08-22
President Maduro also said the sovereign bolivar would be tied to the petro a virtual currency the government says is linked to Venezuelas oil reserves. NegativeVenezuela came to a standstill on Tuesday as the country tried to deal with its newly introduced currency. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452625252018-08-22
Even though Monday is the date on which the new notes were due to be introduced President Maduro declared it a bank holiday. NegativeA government plan to curb hyperinflation is coming into force in Venezuela amid confusion about how it will work. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452454792018-08-20
Venezuelan President Maduro has said he would allow US FBI agents into the country to help investigate the alleged assassination attempt against him a week ago PositiveVenezuelan President Maduro has said he would allow US FBI agents into the country to help investigate the alleged assassination attempt against him a week ago http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-451611662018-08-13
However in a televised address late on Saturday President Maduro surprised many by saying he would accept US help to investigate the alleged plot NeutralVenezuelan President Maduro has said he would allow US FBI agents into the country to help investigate the alleged assassination attempt against him a week ago http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-451611662018-08-13
Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Juan Requesens has been arrested after President Maduro accused him of involvement in Saturdays alleged drone attack against him. NegativeVenezuelan opposition lawmaker Juan Requesens has been arrested after President Maduro accused him of involvement in Saturdays alleged drone attack against him. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-451125822018-08-08
Following Mr Requesenss arrest President Maduro took to the airwaves to accuse him and another Primer Justicia lawmaker Julio Borges of having plotted Saturdays alleged drone attack on him. NegativeVenezuelan opposition lawmaker Juan Requesens has been arrested after President Maduro accused him of involvement in Saturdays alleged drone attack against him. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-451125822018-08-08
TV footage of the event shows President Maduros wife looking up startled NegativeVenezuelan opposition lawmaker Juan Requesens has been arrested after President Maduro accused him of involvement in Saturdays alleged drone attack against him. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-451125822018-08-08
The building seems to be the same one where firefighters reported a fire shortly after President Maduro had left the stage NegativeVenezuelan opposition lawmaker Juan Requesens has been arrested after President Maduro accused him of involvement in Saturdays alleged drone attack against him. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-451125822018-08-08
Bellingcat concludes that there were two drones which likely carried some form of explosive device and which attempted to attack a parade at which President Maduro was speaking. NegativeVenezuelan opposition lawmaker Juan Requesens has been arrested after President Maduro accused him of involvement in Saturdays alleged drone attack against him. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-451125822018-08-08
An apparent assassination attempt on Venezuelas President Maduro at the weekend has raised tensions in the country even further NegativeBrazil has reopened its northern border with Venezuela to those fleeing economic and political turmoil there after briefly closing it. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-450935812018-08-07
Venezuelan President Maduro says the perpetrators of what he says was an assassination attempt against him will face maximum punishment. NegativeVenezuelan President Maduro says the perpetrators of what he says was an assassination attempt against him will face maximum punishment. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-450770572018-08-05
President Maduro and his people often accuse the opposition Colombia or the US of trying to sabotage his government NegativeVenezuelan President Maduro says the perpetrators of what he says was an assassination attempt against him will face maximum punishment. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-450770572018-08-05
They say intimidation and harassment by President Maduro has made them fear for their lives. NegativeVenezuelan opposition legislator Manuel Olivares has fled the country accusing the government of threatening him and several family members http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-449888902018-07-28
The armed forces have play a key role in the government of President Maduro with many officers holding posts as ministers or other influential positions. NegativeVenezuelan President Maduro has promoted 16900 soldiers as a reward for their loyalty http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-446981222018-07-03
But government critics say President Maduro and his predecessor in office Hugo caused the current crisis through years of mismanagement. NegativeVenezuelan President Maduro has promoted 16900 soldiers as a reward for their loyalty http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-446981222018-07-03
A little over a month ago President Maduro demanded that members of the armed forces sign a document declaring their loyalty. NegativeVenezuelan President Maduro has promoted 16900 soldiers as a reward for their loyalty http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-446981222018-07-03
Venezuelan President Maduro has promoted 16900 soldiers as a reward for their loyalty NegativeVenezuelan President Maduro has promoted 16900 soldiers as a reward for their loyalty http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-446981222018-07-03
Venezuelan President Maduro has called Mike Pence a poisonous viper after the US vicepresident met Venezuelan migrants in Brazil. NegativeVenezuelan President Maduro has called Mike Pence a poisonous viper after the US vicepresident met Venezuelan migrants in Brazil. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-446401672018-06-28
She has also been foreign minister and is along with her brother Jorge one of President Maduros closest allies NeutralThe European Union has imposed sanctions on 11 Venezuelan officials following elections in May which the EU says were neither free nor fair http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-446010092018-06-25
Highranking Venezuelan officials also been the target of sanctions by the US and Canada with President Maduro himself having any assets he holds in the US frozen. NegativeThe European Union has imposed sanctions on 11 Venezuelan officials following elections in May which the EU says were neither free nor fair http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-446010092018-06-25
President Maduro ordered the measure arguing that sellers were charging over the odds for pricecontrolled items. NegativeVenezuela has deployed soldiers to almost 100 food markets in efforts to counter an economic war it says is being waged against it. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-445610892018-06-21
President Maduro says that the takeover of the municipal markets has been a huge success PositiveVenezuela has deployed soldiers to almost 100 food markets in efforts to counter an economic war it says is being waged against it. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-445610892018-06-21
Mr Aissami was recently named to the newly created post which is part of President Maduros plan for a rebirth of the Venezuelan economy. NegativeVenezuela has deployed soldiers to almost 100 food markets in efforts to counter an economic war it says is being waged against it. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-445610892018-06-21
Mr Corker had held talks with Venezuelan President Maduro the day before but no details about the nature of the talks have been released. NegativeA former US missionary and his wife have returned to Utah following their release from a Caracas prison where they were jailed for nearly two years. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-442925102018-05-29
Mr Corker had held talks on Friday with Venezuelan President Maduro. NegativeUS VicePresident Mike Pence says sanctions will remain on Venezuela despite the release of a US prisoner and his wife on Saturday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-442664652018-05-27
However Russia El Salvador Cuba and China congratulated President Maduro on his election win NeutralVenezuela has expelled the senior US representative in the country amid an international backlash against Maduros reelection as president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-442189562018-05-23
President Maduro has been elected to a second sixyear term in office amid allegations by the international community and Venezuelas opposition that the polls were neither free nor fair. NegativePresident Maduro has been elected to a second sixyear term in office amid allegations by the international community and Venezuelas opposition that the polls were neither free nor fair. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-363198772018-05-21
Mr Maduro led the country while President Maduro was receiving treatment in Cuba. NegativePresident Maduro has been elected to a second sixyear term in office amid allegations by the international community and Venezuelas opposition that the polls were neither free nor fair. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-363198772018-05-21
Venezuelas President Maduro is facing an international backlash after winning his second sixyear term in a landslide vote marred by an opposition boycott and claims of voterigging. NegativeVenezuelas President Maduro is facing an international backlash after winning his second sixyear term in a landslide vote marred by an opposition boycott and claims of voterigging. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-442046322018-05-21
But as well as Russia El Salvador Cuba and China congratulated President Maduro on his election win NeutralVenezuelas President Maduro is facing an international backlash after winning his second sixyear term in a landslide vote marred by an opposition boycott and claims of voterigging. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-442046322018-05-21
Most analysts agree that President Maduro is likely to win on Sunday NeutralVenezuela is choosing its next president on Sunday in an election widely seen as a foregone conclusion. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-441878382018-05-20
He came from the same socialist party as President Maduro but left in 2010 to join the opposition NegativeVenezuela is choosing its next president on Sunday in an election widely seen as a foregone conclusion. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-441878382018-05-20
There are severe shortages of food and medicines but you will not find people speaking badly about President Maduro at this rally NegativeYou can tell you are approaching a campaign rally for President Maduro by the number of buses on the roads which are bringing in supporters to fill the streets and cheer on the incumbent in Sundays presidential election http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-441556832018-05-19
Unity is a big theme for President Maduro as he campaigns for a second term in office NegativeYou can tell you are approaching a campaign rally for President Maduro by the number of buses on the roads which are bringing in supporters to fill the streets and cheer on the incumbent in Sundays presidential election http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-441556832018-05-19
Henri is the man who thinks he can dislodge President Maduro from power. NeutralYou can tell you are approaching a campaign rally for President Maduro by the number of buses on the roads which are bringing in supporters to fill the streets and cheer on the incumbent in Sundays presidential election http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-441556832018-05-19
Critics said the cryptocurrency was a desperate attempt by President Maduro to raise cash at a time when Venezuela lacked the ability to repay its foreign debt NegativePresident Donald Trump has signed an executive order barring US companies and citizens from dealing in Venezuelas cryptocurrency the Petro. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-434664652018-03-20
President Maduro has said each token will be backed by a barrel of Venezuelan crude NegativePresident Donald Trump has signed an executive order barring US companies and citizens from dealing in Venezuelas cryptocurrency the Petro. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-434664652018-03-20
Mr Green put the blame for the Venezuelan exodus on the government of President Maduro NegativeThe US has announced it will provide http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-434766722018-03-20
The US government has been highly critical of President Maduro and has placed sanctions on him and other highranking members of his government and the military NegativeThe US has announced it will provide http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-434766722018-03-20
Critics of the government of President Maduro blame Venezuelas rampant hyperinflation on currency controls brought in by the late President Hugo 15 years ago NegativeAmid an acute national shortage of banknotes the town of Elorza in western Venezuela has started issuing its own paper currency http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-434571842018-03-19
President Maduro has registered to run for a second sixyear term NegativeThe snap presidential election in Venezuela scheduled for 22 April has been pushed back by a month the National Electoral Council has announced. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-432418842018-03-01
The main opposition Democratic Unity coalition announced it would boycott the 22 April election and refused to put up any candidates to oppose President Maduro NegativeThe snap presidential election in Venezuela scheduled for 22 April has been pushed back by a month the National Electoral Council has announced. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-432418842018-03-01
opposition has expelled a former state governor after he said he would stand against President Maduro in election Negativeopposition has expelled a former state governor after he said he would stand against President Maduro in election. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-432219522018-02-28
President Maduro has said elections would be held with or without the Democratic Unity opposition coalition which he accused of erratic conduct Negativeopposition has expelled a former state governor after he said he would stand against President Maduro in election. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-432219522018-02-28
Venezuelan President Maduro has proposed holding a megaelection after the opposition coalition said it would boycott a planned presidential poll in April NegativeVenezuelan President Maduro has proposed holding a megaelection after the opposition coalition said it would boycott a planned presidential poll in April. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-431498712018-02-22
Just last week Venezuelan officials had confirmed that President Maduro would attend the summit NegativePeruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has said that leader Maduro is not welcome at a regional summit to be held in the Peruvian capital Lima in April http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-430576042018-02-14
President Maduro has blamed the woes on international economic sabotage NegativeThe International Criminal Court is to open a preliminary inquiry into alleged crimes committed during the Philippines war on drugs its chief prosecutor says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-429924632018-02-08
Mr Tillerson joked that President Maduro should seek refuge in Cuba NegativeThe US State Department Secretary Rex Tillerson has suggested Venezuela may face a military coup.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-429131912018-02-02
So far in the Western Hemisphere only Canada has followed the US lead in sanctioning loyalists of President Maduro NegativeThe US State Department Secretary Rex Tillerson has suggested Venezuela may face a military coup.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-429131912018-02-02
More than 120 people died during four months of protests against President Maduro last year NegativeFrance's President Emmanuel Macron has called for tougher sanctions against Venezuela accusing it of violating democracy and human rights.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-428428902018-01-27
President Maduro has accused Spain of pushing for the EU sanctions and plotting to oust him NegativeVenezuela has expelled the Spanish ambassador to Caracas Jesús Silva Fernández accusing him of interfering in its internal affairshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-428277792018-01-26
Following the attack President Maduro declared him a terrorist and said he was attempting to mount a coup NegativeThe Venezuelan authorities have allowed a rebel police officer who was killed by the security forces to be buried.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-427702182018-01-22
President Maduro declared him a terrorist accusing him of stealing a military helicopter and dropping grenades on the court to mount a coup NegativeTwo police officers and several terrorists have been killed in an operation to capture a helicopter pilot accused of leading an armed rebellion in Venezuela last year officials say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-426955372018-01-15
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin justified the sanctions by saying that President Maduro and his inner circle continue to put their own interests above those of the Venezuelan people PositiveThe US has imposed sanctions on four serving or retired Venezuelan generals for rights abuses or corruptionhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-425882622018-01-06
Two years ago President Maduro put the military in charge of food distribution after shortages led to food riots NegativeThe US has imposed sanctions on four serving or retired Venezuelan generals for rights abuses or corruptionhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-425882622018-01-06
President Maduro accused foreign countries of blocking food exports in order to create discontent NegativeA Venezuelan soldier who shot dead a pregnant woman on Christmas Eve has been arrestedhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-425373452018-01-02
Earlier this year the US imposed sanctions on President Maduro labelling him a dictator who disregards the will of the Venezuelan people NegativeVenezuela is set to raise its minimum wage by 40% in a move expected to worsen already high levels of inflation.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-425315732018-01-01
President Maduro however spent most of his speech blaming outside influences for problems saying nations like the United States were attacking its currency and sabotaging its oil industry NegativeVenezuela is set to raise its minimum wage by 40% in a move expected to worsen already high levels of inflation.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-425315732018-01-01
President Maduro of Venezuela has accused Portugal of sabotaging pork deliveries in time for Christmas NegativePresident Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela has accused Portugal of sabotaging pork deliveries in time for Christmashttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-425071372017-12-28
President Maduro described her impeachment as a rightwing coup NegativeBrazil has declared Venezuela's most senior diplomat in Brazil Gerardo Delgado as persona non gratahttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-424895332017-12-27
Canada has criticised the government of President Maduro over its human rights record NeutralCanada has announced it is expelling Venezuela's ambassador to Ottawa Wilmer Barrientos Fernández and its charge d'affaires Ángel Herrerahttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-424809862017-12-25
The decision to expel Ambassador Pereira may have been triggered by recent complaint that President Maduro was constantly harassing the opposition NegativeVenezuela has expelled the Brazilian ambassador to Caracas Ruy Pereira and Canadian charge d'affaires Craib Kowalikhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-424692252017-12-24
Rosneft chief executive Igor Sechin signed the deal during a meeting with Venezuelan President Maduro in Caracas over the weekend NegativeVenezuela has awarded licences to Russian energy giant Rosneft to develop two offshore gas fieldshttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-423884882017-12-18
The spat between the two countries which have been at loggerheads for years was triggered by the announcement on Sunday by President Maduro NegativeVenezuelan and US officials have been trading barbs after Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro said that some opposition parties would be banned from next year's presidential election.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-423220562017-12-12
President Maduro says the main opposition parties are banned from taking part in next presidential election NegativeVenezuela's President Nicolás Maduro says the country's main opposition parties are banned from taking part in next year's presidential election.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-423045942017-12-11
President Maduro insists the Venezuelan system is entirely trustworthy NegativeVenezuela's President Nicolás Maduro says the country's main opposition parties are banned from taking part in next year's presidential election.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-423045942017-12-11
President Maduro says his party won more than 300 of the 335 mayoral races being contested NegativeVenezuela's President Nicolás Maduro says the country's main opposition parties are banned from taking part in next year's presidential election.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-423045942017-12-11
Now the country is starkly divided between supporters of President Maduro and those who want an end to the Socialist 18 years in government NeutralVenezuela's President Nicolás Maduro says the country's main opposition parties are banned from taking part in next year's presidential election.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-423045942017-12-11
Venezuelan President Maduro has announced the creation of a new virtual currency in a bid to ease the economic crisis NegativeVenezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has announced the creation of a new virtual currency in a bid to ease the country's economic crisis.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-422177982017-12-04
President Maduro has also railed against US sanctions which he describes as a blockade NegativeVenezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has announced the creation of a new virtual currency in a bid to ease the country's economic crisis.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-422177982017-12-04
Critics of President Maduro say this is part of a political purge NeutralTwo powerful Venezuelan former oil officials have been arrested as part of a sweeping anticorruption operation.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-421822892017-11-30
Venezuelan President Maduro has named a general to head the state oil company PDVSA and the energy ministry NeutralVenezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has named a general to head the state oil company PDVSA and the country's energy ministry.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-421326942017-11-27
President Maduro said on Sunday that increased productivity was a top priority NeutralVenezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has named a general to head the state oil company PDVSA and the country's energy ministry.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-421326942017-11-27
The 62yearold is a vocal opponent of President Maduro whom the US has labelled a dictator NegativeThe mayor of Caracas has escaped from his longterm house arrest in Venezuela fleeing across the border to Colombia and then on to Spain.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-420311292017-11-19
Along with opposition leader Leopoldo who remains under house arrest Mr Ledezma is one of the bestknown opponents of President Maduro NegativeThe mayor of Caracas has escaped from his longterm house arrest in Venezuela fleeing across the border to Colombia and then on to Spain.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-420311292017-11-19
A default could provide a boost for President Maduro in the short term according to Risa GraisTargow of political risk consultancy Eurasia Group NegativeAs creditors are due to meet in Caracas on Monday to renegotiate the country's foreign debt BBC South America correspondent Katy Watson takes a closer look at Venezuela's debt problem and the challenges facing the government.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-419678712017-11-13
After signing his contract with Telesur Maradona played football with President Maduro and a group of children in Caracas NegativeArgentine former football star Diego Maradona has signed a contract with Venezuela's stateowned television channel Telesur.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-419091632017-11-08
The argument was that it would be the best way to keep up the pressure on President Maduro and to show how little support he has NegativeDaily antigovernment protests backed by the opposition earlier this year had no discernible impact on the Maduro administration.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-418159182017-11-05