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A highprofile standoff between Maduro and Guaido supporters across town at the Venezuelan embassy failed to force the issue NegativeBRASILIA Leaders of the BRICS major emerging economies made no mention of Venezuela during a twoday summit in Brazils capital according to diplomats putting aside a rift over the fate of the chaotic South American country to focus on global economic issues instead http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-brics-summit-venezuela/brics-leaders-avoid-discussion-of-venezuela-divisions-idUSKBN1XO2T42019-11-15
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said on Twitter the occupation had ended peacefully thanks to the intervention of the Brazilian authorities NegativeBRASILIA Backers of Venezuelas opposition leader Juan Guaido left the countrys embassy in Brasilia on Wednesday after a tense 11hour standoff that created a diplomatic embarrassment for Brazils rightwing government http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/venezuelan-opposition-group-ends-occupation-of-embassy-in-brazil-idUSKBN1XN1SJ2019-11-14
An occupation by protesters at the Venezuelan embassy in Washington in May resulted in arrests before the building was returned to Guaidos representatives who are recognized by the United States NegativeBRASILIA Backers of Venezuelas opposition leader Juan Guaido left the countrys embassy in Brasilia on Wednesday after a tense 11hour standoff that created a diplomatic embarrassment for Brazils rightwing government http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/venezuelan-opposition-group-ends-occupation-of-embassy-in-brazil-idUSKBN1XN1SJ2019-11-14
BRASILIA Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was not aware of plans by supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido for an of the countrys embassy in Brasilia security advisors to Bolsonaro said on Wednesday NegativeBRASILIA Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was not aware of plans by supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido for an of the countrys embassy in Brasilia security advisors to Bolsonaro said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil-bolsonaro/brazil-says-bolsonaro-unaware-of-planned-invasion-of-venezuela-embassy-idUSKBN1XN1XK2019-11-14
35 billion will be needed to provide healthcare education nutrition and other services to Venezuelan migrants and to help their hosts in 2020 nongovernmental organizations said on Wednesday PositiveBOGOTA Funding of http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-colombia/venezuelan-migrants-need-1-35-bln-in-2020-for-basic-services-ngos-idUSKBN1XN2Q82019-11-14
For European donors the needs of Venezuelans seem very far away Eduardo Stein Joint Special Representative of the UNHCR and IOM for Venezuelan refugees and migrants told Reuters NegativeBOGOTA Funding of http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-colombia/venezuelan-migrants-need-1-35-bln-in-2020-for-basic-services-ngos-idUSKBN1XN2Q82019-11-14
The Syrian crisis is much more immediate for Europe it is much closer than the Venezuelan crisis for Stein said NegativeBOGOTA Funding of http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-colombia/venezuelan-migrants-need-1-35-bln-in-2020-for-basic-services-ngos-idUSKBN1XN2Q82019-11-14
Colombia has repeatedly lamented a lack of funding for Venezuelans saying other humanitarian crises in Syria South Sudan and Myanmar have received many times more in donations NegativeBOGOTA Funding of http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-colombia/venezuelan-migrants-need-1-35-bln-in-2020-for-basic-services-ngos-idUSKBN1XN2Q82019-11-14
Colombia has also said it will give citizenship to more than 24000 children born to Venezuelan parents to prevent them from being stateless NeutralBOGOTA Funding of http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-colombia/venezuelan-migrants-need-1-35-bln-in-2020-for-basic-services-ngos-idUSKBN1XN2Q82019-11-14
HAVANA Cuban Communist Party leader Raul Castro President Miguel DiazCanel and Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro signaled on Sunday punishing U.S. sanctions would only stiffen their resolve to stick together and support social change in the region NegativeHAVANA Cuban Communist Party leader Raul Castro President Miguel DiazCanel and Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro signaled on Sunday punishing U.S. sanctions would only stiffen their resolve to stick together and support social change in the region http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-cuba-usa/cuba-lashes-trump-issues-rallying-cry-to-fight-imperialism-idUSKBN1XE02N2019-11-04
Brazilian authorities on Friday claimed that a Greekflagged ship carrying Venezuelan crude was the source of the crude oil tarring Brazils coastline over the past two months NegativeSAO The manager of an oil tanker being probed by Brazilian authorities in connection with an oil spill off the countrys coast has found no of the vessel conducting activities that may have led to leaks on a journey between Venezuela and Malaysia http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-oil-spill-delta/no-proof-greek-vessel-activity-led-to-oil-leak-off-brazil-coast-ship-manager-idUSKBN1XC0CR2019-11-03
Brazilian investigators said on Friday a Greekflagged ship carrying Venezuelan crude was the source of oil tarring Brazils coastline over the past two months but the firm running the ship said its voyage finished uneventfully NegativeBrazilian investigators said on Friday a Greekflagged ship carrying Venezuelan crude was the source of oil tarring Brazils coastline over the past two months but the firm running the ship said its voyage finished uneventfully http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-oil-spill/brazil-says-greek-ship-carrying-venezuelan-oil-tarred-its-beaches-idUSKBN1XB47T2019-11-02
Brazilian investigators said on Friday a Greekflagged ship carrying Venezuelan crude was the source of oil tarring thousands of kilometers of coastline over the past two months NegativeATHENS Delta Tankers Ltd said on Friday that it has not been contacted by Brazilian authorities investigating an oil spill incident in Brazil http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-oil-spill/delta-tankers-says-brazil-has-not-not-contacted-them-over-oil-leak-idUSKBN1XB4U92019-11-02
Brazil has also struggled to pinpoint the source of the spill beyond saying it came from Venezuelan fields raising further questions about the governments ability to investigate such incidents NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO As executives gather in Rio de Janeiro ahead of a blockbuster offshore oil auction a mysterious crude spill is raising questions about whether Brazils oil industry is growing faster than the governments ability to police it http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-oil-otc-environment/as-brazils-oil-industry-grows-environmentalists-raise-red-flags-idUSKBN1XA1TW2019-11-01
Brazils navy has also conducted an analysis that confirmed the oil was Venezuelan NegativeDE JANEIRO A thick sludge of crude oil has been washing up on vast stretches of Brazils coast for nearly two months and authorities and experts have been baffled by its origin http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-environment-oil-explainer/explainer-the-mysterious-oil-washing-up-on-brazilian-shores-idUSKBN1X421J2019-10-26
Speaking in an official message broadcast on TV minister Ricardo Salles insisted that the oil is Venezuelan in origin a claim the Brazilian government has maintained for over a week NegativeSAO PAULO Brazils environment minister said on Wednesday that the government will call on the Organization of American States to demand an answer from Venezuela over a mysterious oil spill that has affected a large part of Brazils northeastern coast http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-environment/brazil-says-it-will-call-on-oas-to-demand-answer-from-venezuela-on-oil-spill-idUSKBN1X22VC2019-10-24
DE JANEIRO Brazils government has confirmed that oil mysteriously washing up on the countrys beaches is Venezuelan but that does not necessarily mean Venezuela is responsible the head of environmental agency Ibama said on Thursday NegativeDE JANEIRO Brazils government has confirmed that oil mysteriously washing up on the countrys beaches is Venezuelan but that does not necessarily mean Venezuela is responsible the head of environmental agency Ibama said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-environment-oil/brazil-says-oil-on-beaches-is-venezuelan-but-the-culprit-may-not-be-idUSKBN1WW2P62019-10-18
On Thursday Brazilian Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque said the government had not confirmed the origin of the oil but noted that it had properties similar to Venezuelan petroleum NeutralCARACAS Venezuelas government on Thursday said the OPECmember country was not responsible for oil spills that have contaminated beaches in Brazil after a Brazilian official said the crude was likely from Venezuela http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-oil-brazil/venezuela-denies-responsibility-for-oil-spills-on-brazil-beaches-idUSKBN1WP21Q2019-10-11
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazils Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque said on Thursday that the government had not confirmed the origin of oil mysteriously washing up on Brazilian beaches but noted that it has properties similar to Venezuelan petroleum NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Brazils Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque said on Thursday that the government had not confirmed the origin of oil mysteriously washing up on Brazilian beaches but noted that it has properties similar to Venezuelan petroleum http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-environment-oil/brazil-says-has-not-confirmed-oil-contaminating-beaches-is-from-venezuela-idUSKBN1WP26N2019-10-11
Indian refiner Reliance Industries Ltd plans to start loading Venezuelan crude after a four month pause in a further sign of expanding crude supply to the market PositiveSEOUL Oil prices fell on Thursday on concerns of lower fuel demand as talks this week between the United States and China the worlds two largest oil users are not expected to help end the trade war between them adding to anxieties about the global economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-as-hopes-for-u-s-china-trade-progress-wilt-idUSKBN1WP04A2019-10-10
CARACAS Venezuelans desperately explored piracy workarounds on Tuesday to continue using Adobe programs after the software developer said it will cut access to its products for the countrys users citing U.S. sanctions NegativeCARACAS Venezuelans desperately explored piracy workarounds on Tuesday to continue using Adobe programs after the software developer said it will cut access to its products for the countrys users citing U.S. sanctions http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-venezuela-politics-adobe/venezuela-designers-turn-to-piracy-after-adobe-announces-it-will-cut-service-idUSKBN1WN25L2019-10-09
Oil shipping rates are soaring following a series of sanctions on a Chinese transportation giant and limitations placed on movement of Venezuelan crude oil tankers NegativeOil shipping rates are soaring following a series of sanctions on a Chinese transportation giant and limitations placed on movement of Venezuelan crude oil tankers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-crude-shipping-explainer/explainer-disruptions-in-the-global-shipping-industry-idUSKBN1WM2A52019-10-08
Increasing bilateral trade is a demonstration that President Nicolas Maduros government is Borisov was quoted as saying by Venezuelan state media NeutralRussian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov met Venezuelas President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday to underline Moscows support for the leftist leader that has helped him stay in power despite intense Western pressure to quit http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-venezuela/russian-deputy-prime-minister-in-venezuela-to-support-maduro-idUSKCN1WK0CF2019-10-06
The Venezuelan leader and Russian President Vladimir Putin had briefly discussed Caracas debt obligations to Russia during Maduros visit to Moscow last month NegativeRussian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov met Venezuelas President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday to underline Moscows support for the leftist leader that has helped him stay in power despite intense Western pressure to quit http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-venezuela/russian-deputy-prime-minister-in-venezuela-to-support-maduro-idUSKCN1WK0CF2019-10-06
For Russia the visit could also be important to shore up Cuban support for their mutual ally Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro some analysts said PositiveRussian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev lambasted the Trump administration on Thursday for trying to create a toxic around Cuba during a twoday trip to the island demonstrating Russias support for its Communist government http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-cuba-russia/russias-medvedev-slams-u-s-for-cuba-embargo-during-havana-trip-idUSKBN1WI13J2019-10-04
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump must act to prevent holders of Venezuelan staterun oil company PDVSAs bonds from taking control of U.S.based Citgo Petroleum the refiners chairwoman said on Wednesday NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump must act to prevent holders of Venezuelan staterun oil company PDVSAs bonds from taking control of U.S.based Citgo Petroleum the refiners chairwoman said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-venezuela-oil-citgo/citgo-seeks-u-s-help-to-keep-venezuela-bondholders-at-bay-idUSKBN1WH1KS2019-10-03
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido who invoked the constitution to assume the interim presidency earlier this year alleging Maduro rigged a 2018 election scoffed at his visit to Moscow PositiveMOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin and Nicolas Maduro briefly discussed Caracas debt obligations to Russia last week during a visit to Moscow by the Venezuelan leader the Kremlin said on Tuesday without providing details http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-venezuela-debt-kremlin/putin-maduro-discussed-venezuelas-debt-to-russia-last-week-idUSKBN1WG3B32019-10-02
But the Venezuelan leader did not share that view NeutralCARACAS Venezuelas President Nicolas Maduro under fire all year to quit from the United States and its allies exulted on Monday in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump though he did not expect the White House to let up against him http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-venezuela/venezuelas-maduro-says-trump-merits-a-thousand-impeachments-idUSKBN1WF26M2019-10-01
Opposition leader Guaido welcomed the new EU travel bans and asset freezes on another seven Venezuelan officials saying it demonstrated the global pressure on Maduro NegativeCARACAS Venezuelas President Nicolas Maduro under fire all year to quit from the United States and its allies exulted on Monday in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump though he did not expect the White House to let up against him http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-venezuela/venezuelas-maduro-says-trump-merits-a-thousand-impeachments-idUSKBN1WF26M2019-10-01
MOSCOW The Kremlin said on Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro did not discuss new loans for Caracas at talks in Moscow but that they had touched on military technical cooperation NegativeMOSCOW The Kremlin said on Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro did not discuss new loans for Caracas at talks in Moscow but that they had touched on military technical cooperation http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-venezuela-talks/venezuelas-maduro-did-not-discuss-new-loans-with-putin-kremlin-idUSKBN1WB0ZT2019-09-27
Last week a group of Venezuelan opposition parties agreed to enter a dialogue with Maduros government NegativeMOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin backed negotiations between Venezuelas government and opposition groups that have been rejected by the leader of the main opposition to President Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-venezuela-dialogue/putin-backs-venezuela-talks-rejected-by-opposition-leader-idUSKBN1WA0ZE2019-09-26
MOSCOW Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will hold talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday and discuss efforts by third countries to meddle in Latin America the Kremlin said NegativeMOSCOW Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will hold talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday and discuss efforts by third countries to meddle in Latin America the Kremlin said http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-venezuela-maduro/venezuelas-maduro-to-hold-talks-with-putin-in-moscow-on-wednesday-kremlin-idUSKBN1W91812019-09-25
MOSCOW The Kremlin said on Friday that Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was due in Moscow soon for talks PositiveMOSCOW The Kremlin said on Friday that Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was due in Moscow soon for talks http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-venezuela-maduro/kremlin-says-venezuelas-maduro-due-in-moscow-soon-for-talks-idUSKBN1W518C2019-09-21
The new award will represent savings of million from the first award in April Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidos overseas legal representative said on Twitter on Monday PositiveCARACAS A World Bank arbitration panel lowered an initial http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-venezuela-oil-conocophillips/world-bank-tribunal-lowers-conocophillips-award-for-venezuela-expropriation-document-idUSKCN1VN2082019-09-03
BOGOTA Venezuelan migrants will be provided with a regional vaccination card beginning in October health officials from 10 countries agreed on Monday in an effort to ensure they receive needed vaccines and are not given double doses PositiveBOGOTA Venezuelan migrants will be provided with a regional vaccination card beginning in October health officials from 10 countries agreed on Monday in an effort to ensure they receive needed vaccines and are not given double doses http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-venezuela-politcs-usa/venezuelan-migrants-to-get-regional-vaccination-cards-under-10-nation-pact-idUSKCN1VG2H42019-08-27
More than 4 million Venezuelans have fled an economic and political crisis in their home country that has caused widespread shortages of food and medicine NegativeBOGOTA Venezuelan migrants will be provided with a regional vaccination card beginning in October health officials from 10 countries agreed on Monday in an effort to ensure they receive needed vaccines and are not given double doses http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-venezuela-politcs-usa/venezuelan-migrants-to-get-regional-vaccination-cards-under-10-nation-pact-idUSKCN1VG2H42019-08-27
Addressing the humanitarian crisis caused by the failed Maduro regime is a top humanitarian priority for President Trump and his Azar said referring to embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro NegativeBOGOTA Venezuelan migrants will be provided with a regional vaccination card beginning in October health officials from 10 countries agreed on Monday in an effort to ensure they receive needed vaccines and are not given double doses http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-venezuela-politcs-usa/venezuelan-migrants-to-get-regional-vaccination-cards-under-10-nation-pact-idUSKCN1VG2H42019-08-27
About four to five refineries in Shandong have been taking Malaysian blends which look like Venezuelan oil with similar said an executive with one Shandong independent refiner PositiveChinas crude oil imports from Malaysia stood near record levels in July customs data showed with traders and a tankertracking analyst citing oil either transshipped from Venezuela or blended with Venezuelan crude for the unusual growth http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-oil-malaysia/chinas-july-crude-oil-imports-from-malaysia-near-record-customs-idUSKCN1VG07T2019-08-26
China National Petroleum Corp a leading buyer of Venezuelan oil has halted loadings in August amid concerns over potential hits by the secondary sanctions NegativeBEIJING Chinas crude oil imports from Venezuela plunged in July from the previous month Chinese customs data showed on Sunday as growing tension between Washington and the Maduro government made buyers wary of taking oil from the South American exporter http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy-trade-crude/chinas-july-venezuela-oil-imports-fall-over-u-s-sanctions-idUSKCN1VF06N2019-08-26
On top of that U.S. sanctions have disrupted longstanding business relationships for Citgo deprived the company of Venezuelan oil contracts and required it to find alternatives NegativeOne contentious issue is whether Citgo or another PDVSA subsidiary is responsible for a payment of almost billion due to bondholders this fall http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-citgo-ceo/citgo-profits-hit-following-split-ceo-sees-2h-improvement-idUSKCN1VD1WU2019-08-26
CITY China National Petroleum Corp a leading buyer of Venezuelan oil has halted August loadings following the latest U.S. sanctions on the South American exporter three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Monday NegativeCITY China National Petroleum Corp a leading buyer of Venezuelan oil has halted August loadings following the latest U.S. sanctions on the South American exporter three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-venezuela-oil-cnpc/china-cnpc-suspends-venezuelan-oil-loading-worried-about-u-s-sanctions-sources-idUSKCN1V909C2019-08-20
A second person an executive with a large marketer of Venezuelan oil in China said his company had been notified of the suspension NegativeCITY China National Petroleum Corp a leading buyer of Venezuelan oil has halted August loadings following the latest U.S. sanctions on the South American exporter three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-venezuela-oil-cnpc/china-cnpc-suspends-venezuelan-oil-loading-worried-about-u-s-sanctions-sources-idUSKCN1V909C2019-08-20
CNPC will wait for more guidelines from the U.S. Treasury before further moves in dealing with Venezuelan oil one of the sources said PositiveCITY China National Petroleum Corp a leading buyer of Venezuelan oil has halted August loadings following the latest U.S. sanctions on the South American exporter three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-venezuela-oil-cnpc/china-cnpc-suspends-venezuelan-oil-loading-worried-about-u-s-sanctions-sources-idUSKCN1V909C2019-08-20
However the order threatens to freeze U.S. assets of any person or company determined to have materially the Venezuelan government NegativeCITY China National Petroleum Corp a leading buyer of Venezuelan oil has halted August loadings following the latest U.S. sanctions on the South American exporter three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-venezuela-oil-cnpc/china-cnpc-suspends-venezuelan-oil-loading-worried-about-u-s-sanctions-sources-idUSKCN1V909C2019-08-20
BRASILIA United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi appealed on Sunday for more humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees pouring into neighboring countries where they are overwhelming social services and sparking local tensions NegativeBRASILIA United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi appealed on Sunday for more humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees pouring into neighboring countries where they are overwhelming social services and sparking local tensions http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-brazil-refugees/u-n-pleads-for-more-help-to-relieve-venezuelan-refugee-crisis-idUSKCN1V80M82019-08-19
Grandi said there were signs of antiimmigrant sentiment spreading across the region reflected in mounting restrictions on the movement of Venezuelans in Andean countries NegativeBRASILIA United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi appealed on Sunday for more humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees pouring into neighboring countries where they are overwhelming social services and sparking local tensions http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-brazil-refugees/u-n-pleads-for-more-help-to-relieve-venezuelan-refugee-crisis-idUSKCN1V80M82019-08-19
But he praised Chile which has received 400000 Venezuelans for granting safe passage and a guarantee of asylum PositiveBRASILIA United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi appealed on Sunday for more humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees pouring into neighboring countries where they are overwhelming social services and sparking local tensions http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-brazil-refugees/u-n-pleads-for-more-help-to-relieve-venezuelan-refugee-crisis-idUSKCN1V80M82019-08-19
CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday accused former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe of plotting to assassinate him in cohorts with Colombias U.S. ambassador Francisco Santos and exiled Venezuelan opposition leader Lester Toledo NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday accused former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe of plotting to assassinate him in cohorts with Colombias U.S. ambassador Francisco Santos and exiled Venezuelan opposition leader Lester Toledo http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-colombia/venezuelas-maduro-accuses-former-colombian-president-uribe-of-plotting-to-kill-him-idUSKCN1V505Q2019-08-15
The United States last week imposed a sweeping freeze on Venezuelan government assets in U.S. territory and threatened to sanction any company that works with socialist President Nicolas Maduros government as the Trump administration ratcheted up its bid to force Maduro out NegativeThe United States last week imposed a sweeping freeze on Venezuelan government assets in U.S. territory and threatened to sanction any company that works with socialist President Nicolas Maduros government as the Trump administration ratcheted up its bid to force Maduro out http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-crude-sanctions-ex/explainer-u-s-sanctions-and-venezuelas-trade-and-oil-industry-partners-idUSKCN1V420P2019-08-15
The United States and many Western governments have recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the countrys rightful head of state PositiveThe United States last week imposed a sweeping freeze on Venezuelan government assets in U.S. territory and threatened to sanction any company that works with socialist President Nicolas Maduros government as the Trump administration ratcheted up its bid to force Maduro out http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-crude-sanctions-ex/explainer-u-s-sanctions-and-venezuelas-trade-and-oil-industry-partners-idUSKCN1V420P2019-08-15
U.S. imports of Venezuelan crude have collapsed to zero in the wake of sanctions NegativeThe United States last week imposed a sweeping freeze on Venezuelan government assets in U.S. territory and threatened to sanction any company that works with socialist President Nicolas Maduros government as the Trump administration ratcheted up its bid to force Maduro out http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-crude-sanctions-ex/explainer-u-s-sanctions-and-venezuelas-trade-and-oil-industry-partners-idUSKCN1V420P2019-08-15
Speaking in southern Brazil Bolsonaro warned it could soon see migration on par with the north of the country where waves of Venezuelans have fled an economic crisis NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Rightwing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro warned on Monday that his country could see a wave of migrants fleeing Argentina if a presidential election there returns leftist politicians to power after their strong showing in a Sunday primary vote http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-argentina-election-brazil/brazils-bolsonaro-warns-of-argentine-refugee-crisis-if-macri-loses-idUSKCN1V21M62019-08-13
The kids cry all the said a Venezuelan migrant in his 30s who left Las Agujas recently NegativeMEXICO CITY Overcrowding prisonlike conditions bed bugs and illness are among the complaints of migrants in a Mexico City detention center that holds dozens of minors two months after a court ruled it was unconstitutional http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-immigration-mexico/mexico-detains-migrant-children-in-cramped-holding-center-despite-court-ruling-idUSKCN1UZ2C22019-08-10
The United States and most Western nations have called for Maduro to step down and have recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the countrys legitimate president NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States on Monday sharply escalating an economic and diplomatic pressure campaign aimed at removing socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-order/trump-freezes-all-venezuelan-government-assets-in-bid-to-pressure-maduro-idUSKCN1UW03C2019-08-06
LIMA U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton on Monday warned China and Russia not to double down in support of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro saying Venezuela might not repay its debt to them after Maduro falls NegativeLIMA U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton on Monday warned China and Russia not to double down in support of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro saying Venezuela might not repay its debt to them after Maduro falls http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/bolton-warns-china-russia-not-to-double-down-on-support-of-maduro-idUSKCN1UV24A2019-08-06
The United States most Latin American countries and most Western democracies have called for Maduro to step down recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the countrys rightful president NeutralLIMA U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton on Monday warned China and Russia not to double down in support of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro saying Venezuela might not repay its debt to them after Maduro falls http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/bolton-warns-china-russia-not-to-double-down-on-support-of-maduro-idUSKCN1UV24A2019-08-06
HOUSTON The board of Citgo Petroleum appointed by Venezuelas congress chief was properly seated a U.S. court ruled dealing a blow to contested Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros efforts to retake control of the Texasbased refiner NeutralHOUSTON The board of Citgo Petroleum appointed by Venezuelas congress chief was properly seated a U.S. court ruled dealing a blow to contested Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros efforts to retake control of the Texasbased refiner http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-venezuela-citgo-court/u-s-court-rules-against-maduro-bid-to-oust-opposition-backed-citgo-board-idUSKCN1UT0F52019-08-04
CARACAS U.S. sanctions on Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA prevent Canadian gold mining company Crystallex from seizing shares in PDVSAs U.S. subsidiary Citgo two advisers to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Wednesday NegativeCARACAS U.S. sanctions on Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA prevent Canadian gold mining company Crystallex from seizing shares in PDVSAs U.S. subsidiary Citgo two advisers to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-venezuela-oil-crystallex/u-s-sanctions-on-pdvsa-block-crystallex-from-seizing-citgo-shares-guaido-advisers-idUSKCN1UQ2BP2019-08-01
Later on Wednesday Venezuelan Chief Prosecutor Tarek William Saab said his office was opening a criminal investigation into Hernandez NegativeCARACAS U.S. sanctions on Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA prevent Canadian gold mining company Crystallex from seizing shares in PDVSAs U.S. subsidiary Citgo two advisers to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-venezuela-oil-crystallex/u-s-sanctions-on-pdvsa-block-crystallex-from-seizing-citgo-shares-guaido-advisers-idUSKCN1UQ2BP2019-08-01
CARACAS Venezuelan Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello on Saturday predicted U.S. Marines will enter the South American country speaking a week after a confrontation between aircraft belonging to the two countries armed forces NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello on Saturday predicted U.S. Marines will enter the South American country speaking a week after a confrontation between aircraft belonging to the two countries armed forces http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-venezuela-politics/u-s-marines-likely-to-enter-venezuela-says-socialist-party-no-2-idUSKCN1UM0OL2019-07-28
Indias Venezuelan imports surged in June as most of the cargoes were delayed parcels from previous months shipping sources said NeutralNEW DELHI Indias oil imports from Venezuela surged to about 475200 barrels per day in June more than double the previous month and highest in 21 months data from shipping and industry sources showed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-oil/indias-venezuelan-june-oil-imports-highest-in-seven-quarters-trade-idUSKCN1UL2H62019-07-27
Indias imports of Venezuelan oil in June were about higher than the year ago the data showed PositiveNEW DELHI Indias oil imports from Venezuela surged to about 475200 barrels per day in June more than double the previous month and highest in 21 months data from shipping and industry sources showed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-oil/indias-venezuelan-june-oil-imports-highest-in-seven-quarters-trade-idUSKCN1UL2H62019-07-27
local time two Venezuelan fighter jets intercepted the aircraft and it was escorted out of Venezuelas airspace the statement said NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of shadowing a U.S. Navy EP3 Aries II plane over international airspace a fresh sign of growing hostility between the two countries http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/u-s-says-venezuelan-plane-aggressively-shadowed-a-u-s-military-aircraft-idUSKCN1UG0KX2019-07-22
Ecuador estimates that some 600000 Venezuelan citizens entered the country in 2018 via the Colombian border most of whom continue on toward Peru NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit four Latin American countries this week with a focus on Venezuelas crisis the surge of migrants at the U.S. southern border and more security cooperation U.S. officials said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-pompeo/pompeo-to-visit-four-latin-american-nations-in-security-migration-push-idUSKCN1UB2Q32019-07-17
CARACAS Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday buried the remains of a navy captain who died in military custody last month despite the opposition of family members who say he was tortured to death and want an independent autopsy NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday buried the remains of a navy captain who died in military custody last month despite the opposition of family members who say he was tortured to death and want an independent autopsy http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-captain/against-family-wishes-venezuela-government-buries-navy-captain-who-died-in-captivity-idUSKCN1U52M02019-07-11
CARACAS Creditors holding Venezuelan debt on Tuesday pushed back on debt restructuring plans backed by opposition leader Juan Guaido urging a fair and framework for talks and improved communications with investors holding defaulted bonds NegativeCARACAS Creditors holding Venezuelan debt on Tuesday pushed back on debt restructuring plans backed by opposition leader Juan Guaido urging a fair and framework for talks and improved communications with investors holding defaulted bonds http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-debt/venezuela-creditors-push-back-on-guaidos-debt-restructuring-plan-idUSKCN1U42D82019-07-10
The Venezuelan government has called the report and said the UN sources lacked objectivity NegativeCARACAS Venezuelas bitterly divided political factions held competing commemorations of the countrys independence day on Friday with President Nicolas Maduro calling for dialogue and opposition leader Juan Guaido decrying alleged human rights violations by Maduros dictatorship http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/on-venezuelan-independence-day-maduro-calls-for-dialogue-as-guaido-slams-dictatorship-idUSKCN1U022E2019-07-06
CARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidos economic advisors have proposed treating most creditors equally in a possible debt restructuring should the coalition oust President Nicolas Maduro from power according to a document published on Wednesday PositiveCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidos economic advisors have proposed treating most creditors equally in a possible debt restructuring should the coalition oust President Nicolas Maduro from power according to a document published on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-economy/venezuela-opposition-pledges-equal-treatment-for-creditors-in-possible-restructuring-idUSKCN1TY2WW2019-07-04
CARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidos economic advisors have proposed treating most creditors equally in a possible debt restructuring should the coalition oust President Nicolas Maduro from power according to a document published on Wednesday PositiveCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidos economic advisors have proposed treating most creditors equally in a possible debt restructuring should the coalition oust President Nicolas Maduro from power according to a document published on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-economy/venezuela-opposition-pledges-equal-treatment-for-creditors-in-possible-restructuring-idUSKCN1TY2WW2019-07-04
CARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidos economic advisors have proposed treating most creditors equally in a possible debt restructuring should the coalition oust President Nicolas Maduro from power according to a document published on Wednesday PositiveCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidos economic advisors have proposed treating most creditors equally in a possible debt restructuring should the coalition oust President Nicolas Maduro from power according to a document published on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-economy/venezuela-opposition-pledges-equal-treatment-for-creditors-in-possible-restructuring-idUSKCN1TY2WW2019-07-04
FIJO Venezuela Four days before Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido launched a military uprising in a bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro he told supporters at a rally outside the capital In the next few days well decide our destiny PositiveFIJO Venezuela Four days before Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido launched a military uprising in a bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro he told supporters at a rally outside the capital In the next few days well decide our destiny http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-analysis/disappointed-venezuelans-lose-patience-with-guaido-as-maduro-hangs-on-idUSKCN1TW3ME2019-07-02
Yet after the April 30 insurrection swiftly unraveled with troops remaining in their barracks and key government officials refusing to change sides many Venezuelans arent so sure NegativeFIJO Venezuela Four days before Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido launched a military uprising in a bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro he told supporters at a rally outside the capital In the next few days well decide our destiny http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-analysis/disappointed-venezuelans-lose-patience-with-guaido-as-maduro-hangs-on-idUSKCN1TW3ME2019-07-02
Yet after the April 30 insurrection swiftly unraveled with troops remaining in their barracks and key government officials refusing to change sides many Venezuelans arent so sure NegativeFIJO Venezuela Four days before Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido launched a military uprising in a bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro he told supporters at a rally outside the capital In the next few days well decide our destiny http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-analysis/disappointed-venezuelans-lose-patience-with-guaido-as-maduro-hangs-on-idUSKCN1TW3ME2019-07-02
Yon Goicoechea a member of Guaidos policy team acknowledged there was among Venezuelans NeutralFIJO Venezuela Four days before Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido launched a military uprising in a bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro he told supporters at a rally outside the capital In the next few days well decide our destiny http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-analysis/disappointed-venezuelans-lose-patience-with-guaido-as-maduro-hangs-on-idUSKCN1TW3ME2019-07-02
We Venezuelans have to keep consistent in our support for Guaido and be patient PositiveFIJO Venezuela Four days before Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido launched a military uprising in a bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro he told supporters at a rally outside the capital In the next few days well decide our destiny http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-analysis/disappointed-venezuelans-lose-patience-with-guaido-as-maduro-hangs-on-idUSKCN1TW3ME2019-07-02
Meanwhile a survey from pollster DatinCorp showed the proportion of Venezuelans who recognized Guaido as the legitimate president had fallen from in February to in June NegativeFIJO Venezuela Four days before Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido launched a military uprising in a bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro he told supporters at a rally outside the capital In the next few days well decide our destiny http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-analysis/disappointed-venezuelans-lose-patience-with-guaido-as-maduro-hangs-on-idUSKCN1TW3ME2019-07-02
Some ordinary Venezuelans interviewed by Reuters criticized Guaidos decision to send envoys to Oslo for talks with representatives of Maduros government NegativeFIJO Venezuela Four days before Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido launched a military uprising in a bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro he told supporters at a rally outside the capital In the next few days well decide our destiny http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-analysis/disappointed-venezuelans-lose-patience-with-guaido-as-maduro-hangs-on-idUSKCN1TW3ME2019-07-02
For many Venezuelans change is just too slow in coming and tens of thousands are leaving the country every week NegativeFIJO Venezuela Four days before Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido launched a military uprising in a bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro he told supporters at a rally outside the capital In the next few days well decide our destiny http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-analysis/disappointed-venezuelans-lose-patience-with-guaido-as-maduro-hangs-on-idUSKCN1TW3ME2019-07-02
WASHINGTON An exVenezuelan electricity minister and another former official at the countrys electricity ministry on Thursday were placed under U.S. sanctions for corruption and charged separately for their respective roles in an alleged bribery scheme U.S. officials said NegativeWASHINGTON An exVenezuelan electricity minister and another former official at the countrys electricity ministry on Thursday were placed under U.S. sanctions for corruption and charged separately for their respective roles in an alleged bribery scheme U.S. officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/u-s-slaps-sanctions-on-two-former-venezuelan-officials-idUSKCN1TS37H2019-06-28
Rather than use their official positions to serve the Venezuelan people Motta and Lugo illegally enriched themselves and contributed to the electricity agency said in a statement NegativeWASHINGTON An exVenezuelan electricity minister and another former official at the countrys electricity ministry on Thursday were placed under U.S. sanctions for corruption and charged separately for their respective roles in an alleged bribery scheme U.S. officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/u-s-slaps-sanctions-on-two-former-venezuelan-officials-idUSKCN1TS37H2019-06-28
CARACAS Venezuelan authorities have arrested six members of the countrys military and police forces over the weekend according to relatives of the detainees and human rights activists as President Nicolas Maduro seeks to weed out dissent NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan authorities have arrested six members of the countrys military and police forces over the weekend according to relatives of the detainees and human rights activists as President Nicolas Maduro seeks to weed out dissent http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuela-detains-six-military-police-officials-family-members-activists-idUSKCN1TO0OA2019-06-24
TUMBES Peru Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into Peru despite a crackdown on migrants without passports or visas meant to stem the flood of immigration from their crisisstricken nation as many lacking those documents filed asylum requests instead PositiveTUMBES Peru Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into Peru despite a crackdown on migrants without passports or visas meant to stem the flood of immigration from their crisisstricken nation as many lacking those documents filed asylum requests instead http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-migration-peru/as-peru-tightens-its-border-desperate-venezuelans-cling-to-asylum-lifeline-idUSKCN1TH0M22019-06-16
However asylum seekers are not required to have passports under international law providing poor Venezuelans with a way around the changes NegativeTUMBES Peru Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into Peru despite a crackdown on migrants without passports or visas meant to stem the flood of immigration from their crisisstricken nation as many lacking those documents filed asylum requests instead http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-migration-peru/as-peru-tightens-its-border-desperate-venezuelans-cling-to-asylum-lifeline-idUSKCN1TH0M22019-06-16
The United Nations estimates that 4 million Venezuelan refugees and migrants have fled widespread shortages of basic foods and medicines as well as political violence in their homeland NegativeTUMBES Peru Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into Peru despite a crackdown on migrants without passports or visas meant to stem the flood of immigration from their crisisstricken nation as many lacking those documents filed asylum requests instead http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-migration-peru/as-peru-tightens-its-border-desperate-venezuelans-cling-to-asylum-lifeline-idUSKCN1TH0M22019-06-16
Peru is home to some 800000 Venezuelan migrants the government says the secondlargest population outside Colombia which houses more than 1 NeutralTUMBES Peru Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into Peru despite a crackdown on migrants without passports or visas meant to stem the flood of immigration from their crisisstricken nation as many lacking those documents filed asylum requests instead http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-migration-peru/as-peru-tightens-its-border-desperate-venezuelans-cling-to-asylum-lifeline-idUSKCN1TH0M22019-06-16
But the tide has since turned amid growing fears fanned by media reports and politicians that Venezuelan migrants are driving down wages and fueling crime NegativeTUMBES Peru Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into Peru despite a crackdown on migrants without passports or visas meant to stem the flood of immigration from their crisisstricken nation as many lacking those documents filed asylum requests instead http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-migration-peru/as-peru-tightens-its-border-desperate-venezuelans-cling-to-asylum-lifeline-idUSKCN1TH0M22019-06-16
Regina de la Portilla a UNHCR spokeswoman in Peru said she was unaware of any Venezuelans seeking asylum who were barred from entering Peru NegativeTUMBES Peru Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into Peru despite a crackdown on migrants without passports or visas meant to stem the flood of immigration from their crisisstricken nation as many lacking those documents filed asylum requests instead http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-migration-peru/as-peru-tightens-its-border-desperate-venezuelans-cling-to-asylum-lifeline-idUSKCN1TH0M22019-06-16
She said that most Venezuelans leaving their homeland in mass should be considered refugees given the acute humanitarian crisis NegativeTUMBES Peru Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into Peru despite a crackdown on migrants without passports or visas meant to stem the flood of immigration from their crisisstricken nation as many lacking those documents filed asylum requests instead http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-migration-peru/as-peru-tightens-its-border-desperate-venezuelans-cling-to-asylum-lifeline-idUSKCN1TH0M22019-06-16
The disappearance of Bastardo five relatives and her unborn child underscores the evermore perilous lengths Venezuelans are taking to escape a nation in freefall NegativeGUIRIA Venezuela A taxi dropped Maroly Bastardo and her two small children by a cemetery not far from the shore in northeast Venezuela http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-migration-specialreport/special-report-they-fled-venezuelas-crisis-by-boat-then-vanished-idUSKCN1TF1AZ2019-06-15
Any woman who gives birth in a Venezuelan hospital is running a said Yindri Marcano director of the El Tigre hospital NeutralGUIRIA Venezuela A taxi dropped Maroly Bastardo and her two small children by a cemetery not far from the shore in northeast Venezuela http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-migration-specialreport/special-report-they-fled-venezuelas-crisis-by-boat-then-vanished-idUSKCN1TF1AZ2019-06-15
TUMBES Peru Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Perus northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requirements at midnight as one of the hitherto most welcoming destinations for the migrants in South America closes another door to them PositiveTUMBES Peru Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Perus northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requirements at midnight as one of the hitherto most welcoming destinations for the migrants in South America closes another door to them http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-peru/venezuelans-rush-to-peru-border-ahead-of-migration-crackdown-idUSKCN1TF2CQ2019-06-15
Four million Venezuelans more than a tenth of the population have fled the economic and humanitarian crisis in their homeland the United Nations said last week NegativeTUMBES Peru Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Perus northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requirements at midnight as one of the hitherto most welcoming destinations for the migrants in South America closes another door to them http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-peru/venezuelans-rush-to-peru-border-ahead-of-migration-crackdown-idUSKCN1TF2CQ2019-06-15
Peru is home to some 800000 the government says the secondlargest Venezuelan migrant population outside Colombia which houses more than 1 NeutralTUMBES Peru Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Perus northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requirements at midnight as one of the hitherto most welcoming destinations for the migrants in South America closes another door to them http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-peru/venezuelans-rush-to-peru-border-ahead-of-migration-crackdown-idUSKCN1TF2CQ2019-06-15
But the tide has since turned amid growing fears fanned by media reports and politicians that Venezuelan migrants are driving down wages and fuelling crime NegativeTUMBES Peru Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Perus northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requirements at midnight as one of the hitherto most welcoming destinations for the migrants in South America closes another door to them http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-peru/venezuelans-rush-to-peru-border-ahead-of-migration-crackdown-idUSKCN1TF2CQ2019-06-15
CARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday that the opposition does not currently plan to join a new round of talks in Norway with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro after mediation efforts collapsed last month without a deal NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday that the opposition does not currently plan to join a new round of talks in Norway with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro after mediation efforts collapsed last month without a deal http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-guaido-says-no-plans-for-further-talks-in-norway-idUSKCN1T82GL2019-06-08
Economic collapse has driven more than 3 million Venezuelans abroad since 2015 while political protests have often turned deadly NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday that the opposition does not currently plan to join a new round of talks in Norway with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro after mediation efforts collapsed last month without a deal http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-guaido-says-no-plans-for-further-talks-in-norway-idUSKCN1T82GL2019-06-08
GUATEMALA CITY The Lima Group regional bloc on Thursday rejected Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros call on May 20 for early elections for the National Assembly which is run by the opposition NegativeGUATEMALA CITY The Lima Group regional bloc on Thursday rejected Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros call on May 20 for early elections for the National Assembly which is run by the opposition http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-lima-group/lima-group-rejects-venezuela-maduros-call-for-early-legislative-elections-idUSKCN1T72JX2019-06-07
Is it time for investors to look at Venezuelan NeutralNEW YORK U. S. President Donald Trumps tariffs confrontation with China may force global bond investors to rethink exposure to emerging markets despite robust 2019 gains according to a Wall Street portfolio manager of billion of emerging markets fixedincome http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-emerging-ubs/u-s-china-tariffs-tiff-saps-emerging-market-bond-rally-ubs-debt-chief-idUSKCN1T42L82019-06-04
BRASILIA Brazil withdrew an invitation to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to present her diplomatic credentials she said on Friday and the government in Brasilia said it would decide later whether to accept them PositiveBRASILIA Brazil withdrew an invitation to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to present her diplomatic credentials she said on Friday and the government in Brasilia said it would decide later whether to accept them http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/brazil-snubs-venezuelan-opposition-envoy-as-doubts-rise-on-guaido-idUSKCN1T11T12019-06-01
German shipping firm Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement has moved to legally detain three of Venezuelan PDVSAs oil tankers to collect on late payments owed to it by the staterun oil company according to a document seen by Reuters and sources close to the decision NegativeGerman shipping firm Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement has moved to legally detain three of Venezuelan PDVSAs oil tankers to collect on late payments owed to it by the staterun oil company according to a document seen by Reuters and sources close to the decision http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-oil-tankers-exclusive/exclusive-operator-of-venezuelan-pdvsas-fleet-seeks-to-detain-tankers-document-sources-idUSKCN1ST2AT2019-05-24
CARACAS The United States should help Venezuela keep control over U.S. refiner Citgo by preventing its seizure by creditors seeking to collect on unpaid Venezuelan debts opposition leader Juan Guaido said in an interview with Reuters on Wednesday PositiveCARACAS The United States should help Venezuela keep control over U.S. refiner Citgo by preventing its seizure by creditors seeking to collect on unpaid Venezuelan debts opposition leader Juan Guaido said in an interview with Reuters on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-exclusive/exclusive-guaido-says-washington-should-help-venezuela-keep-u-s-refiner-citgo-idUSKCN1SS2WI2019-05-23
Millions of Venezuelans have fled what was once a bustling economy NegativeCARACAS The United States should help Venezuela keep control over U.S. refiner Citgo by preventing its seizure by creditors seeking to collect on unpaid Venezuelan debts opposition leader Juan Guaido said in an interview with Reuters on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-exclusive/exclusive-guaido-says-washington-should-help-venezuela-keep-u-s-refiner-citgo-idUSKCN1SS2WI2019-05-23
GENEVA Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions a minister said on Wednesday NegativeGENEVA Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions a minister said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-health/venezuela-turns-to-russia-cuba-china-in-health-crisis-idUSKCN1SS23Z2019-05-23
Venezuelans have been suffering dire shortages of medicines and health equipment for several years as it has spiraled into economic chaos and political conflict NegativeGENEVA Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions a minister said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-health/venezuela-turns-to-russia-cuba-china-in-health-crisis-idUSKCN1SS23Z2019-05-23
The greatest threat that we have is the threat of war that the U.S. government imposes on the Venezuelan he said NegativeGENEVA Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions a minister said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-health/venezuela-turns-to-russia-cuba-china-in-health-crisis-idUSKCN1SS23Z2019-05-23
All 300 Venezuelan hospitals were functioning but some lack medicines or spares for equipment Alvarado said NegativeGENEVA Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions a minister said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-health/venezuela-turns-to-russia-cuba-china-in-health-crisis-idUSKCN1SS23Z2019-05-23
Irans oil exports are likely to drop further in May and Venezuelan shipments could fall again in coming weeks due to U.S. sanctions NegativeJEDDAH Saudi Arabia Saudi Energy Minister Khalid alFalih said on Sunday there was consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to drive down crude inventories but his country would remain responsive to the needs of what he called a fragile market http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-oil-opec/saudi-arabia-says-oil-producers-want-to-reduce-inventories-idUSKCN1SP0I22019-05-20
JEDDAH Saudi Arabia Venezuelan Oil Minister Manuel Quevedo said on Sunday his countrys economy and oil industry was under economic and financial siege by the U.S. government NegativeJEDDAH Saudi Arabia Venezuelan Oil Minister Manuel Quevedo said on Sunday his countrys economy and oil industry was under economic and financial siege by the U.S. government http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-oil-opec-venezuela/venezuela-oil-minister-says-economy-oil-industry-under-u-s-siege-idUSKCN1SP0K02019-05-20
MARACAIBO Venezuela Seconds before William Lopez was set to be connected to a dialysis machine at a staterun clinic in the western Venezuelan city of Maracaibo in April the power went out NeutralMARACAIBO Venezuela Seconds before William Lopez was set to be connected to a dialysis machine at a staterun clinic in the western Venezuelan city of Maracaibo in April the power went out http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-venezuela-politics-health/venezuela-dialysis-patients-face-uncertain-fate-after-power-cuts-idUSKCN1SL1892019-05-16
PACARAIMA Brazil Venezuela reopened its border crossing to Brazil on Friday after its closure for nearly three months forced desperate Venezuelans to use indigenous trails to smuggle food and basic goods or to flee their crisisstricken homeland PositivePACARAIMA Brazil Venezuela reopened its border crossing to Brazil on Friday after its closure for nearly three months forced desperate Venezuelans to use indigenous trails to smuggle food and basic goods or to flee their crisisstricken homeland http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil-border/venezuela-reopens-border-where-migrants-used-trails-to-reach-brazil-idUSKCN1SG1ZK2019-05-13
Pacaraima a town of 12000 inhabitants that has thrived on Venezuelan demand was hit hard by the February border closure NeutralPACARAIMA Brazil Venezuela reopened its border crossing to Brazil on Friday after its closure for nearly three months forced desperate Venezuelans to use indigenous trails to smuggle food and basic goods or to flee their crisisstricken homeland http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil-border/venezuela-reopens-border-where-migrants-used-trails-to-reach-brazil-idUSKCN1SG1ZK2019-05-13
CARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the United States to meet with Pentagon officials to on a solution to the South American countrys political crisis PositiveCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the United States to meet with Pentagon officials to on a solution to the South American countrys political crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-guaido-seeks-u-s-pentagon-cooperation-to-solve-political-crisis-idUSKCN1SH0L32019-05-12
WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Friday expanded the scope of its Venezuela sanctions to the defense and security services sectors to try to crank up economic pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration on Friday expanded the scope of its Venezuela sanctions to the defense and security services sectors to try to crank up economic pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/u-s-expands-venezuela-sanctions-in-maduro-pressure-campaign-idUSKCN1SG1W52019-05-12
Pacaraima a Brazilian town of 12000 inhabitants whose retailers had been thriving on Venezuelan demand was hithard by the February border closure NegativePACARAIMA Brazil The only official border crossing between Venezuela and Brazil has been closed for weeks but just a mile away a steady stream of migrants and smugglers still flows between the countries for a price http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil-border/venezuelan-troops-turn-blind-eye-to-routes-into-brazil-at-a-price-idUSKCN1SG1ZK2019-05-11
SAO PAULO Developers have presented more than 150 proposals for power plants ahead of an auction this month to supply electricity to the Brazilian state of Roraima which has struggled with a rash of blackouts due to reliance on the shaky Venezuelan power grid PositiveSAO PAULO Developers have presented more than 150 proposals for power plants ahead of an auction this month to supply electricity to the Brazilian state of Roraima which has struggled with a rash of blackouts due to reliance on the shaky Venezuelan power grid http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-power-venezuela/firms-flock-to-power-auction-for-troubled-brazil-state-near-venezuela-idUSKCN1SF2MA2019-05-11
CARACAS A Venezuelan opposition legislator on Friday fled to Colombia while others said threatening messages had been spraypainted on their homes or intelligence agents had been following them amid a broad crackdown by the government of President Nicolas Maduro against congress NegativeCARACAS A Venezuelan opposition legislator on Friday fled to Colombia while others said threatening messages had been spraypainted on their homes or intelligence agents had been following them amid a broad crackdown by the government of President Nicolas Maduro against congress http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics/as-maduro-cracks-down-venezuela-legislators-see-intimidation-idUSKCN1SG1WN2019-05-11
MILAN May 10 Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday he was open to accept a U.S. military intervention to help manage the political emergency in his country NegativeMILAN May 10 Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday he was open to accept a U.S. military intervention to help manage the political emergency in his country http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/venezuela-politics-guaido-us/venezuelas-guaido-would-probably-accept-us-military-intervention-if-proposed-paper-idUSS8N1YM02T2019-05-11
Prosecutors in Andorra where secretive banking laws long made it a tax haven launched their investigation into Venezuelan laundering amid a broader effort to clean up the local financial sector NegativeTUCUPITA Venezuela The project was meant to feed millions http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-china-food-specialreport/special-report-how-a-chinese-venture-in-venezuela-made-millions-while-locals-grew-hungry-idUSKCN1SD1D82019-05-08
Pompeos warnings about Russian and Chinese behavior in the Arctic come amid trade tensions with Beijing and Moscows backing for Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro NegativeROVANIEMI Finland U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that Russia is behaving aggressively in the Arctic and Chinas actions there had to be watched closely as well amid growing divisions in the polar region over global warming and access to minerals http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-finland-arctic-council/pompeo-russia-is-aggressive-in-arctic-chinas-work-there-also-needs-watching-idUSKCN1SC1AY2019-05-07
Russia has accused the United States of trying to engineer a coup against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro one of its closest allies in Latin America NegativeSTOCKHOLM Top diplomats from the United States Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland on Monday to discuss policies governing the polar region as tensions grow over how to deal with global warming and access to mineral wealth http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-finland-arctic-council/arctic-nations-to-meet-amid-tensions-over-environment-resources-idUSKCN1SB0S82019-05-06
BRASILIA Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidos attempt to oust Venezuelas President Nicolas Maduro was not the best decision and likely premature Brazils Vice President Hamilton Mourao told reporters on Thursday NegativeBRASILIA Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidos attempt to oust Venezuelas President Nicolas Maduro was not the best decision and likely premature Brazils Vice President Hamilton Mourao told reporters on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/brazil-vice-president-says-guaidos-attempted-uprising-not-a-good-idea-idUSKCN1S81S32019-05-03
The United States and many Western governments have recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the countrys rightful head of state PositiveHOUSTON The United States in January imposed sanctions on Venezuelas most important global business producing and selling crude oil as the Trump administration ratcheted up its bid to force socialist president Nicolas Maduro out of power http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-crude-exports-expl/explainer-u-s-sanctions-and-venezuelas-exports-and-imports-idUSKCN1S82BI2019-05-03
The Venezuelan opposition has often staged huge street protests against Maduro but has failed to dislodge him despite deep economic recession and hyperinflation NeutralCARACAS Thousands of marchers protested in Venezuela on Wednesday to try to force socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power as tension grew between Russia and the United States over the political standoff in the OPECmember nation http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/thousands-protest-against-maduro-as-venezuela-standoff-sparks-u-s-russia-tension-idUSKCN1S734M2019-05-02
SAO PAULO Close to triple the usual number of Venezuelans fled to Brazil on Tuesday when Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido led an attempt to oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro from power according to Brazilian government data released on Wednesday NegativeSAO PAULO Close to triple the usual number of Venezuelans fled to Brazil on Tuesday when Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido led an attempt to oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro from power according to Brazilian government data released on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/number-of-venezuelans-fleeing-to-brazil-surges-during-attempt-to-oust-maduro-idUSKCN1S740W2019-05-02
He added that he had received information that fractures within the Venezuelan army could still lead to the of Nicolas Maduros socialist government NeutralSAO PAULO Close to triple the usual number of Venezuelans fled to Brazil on Tuesday when Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido led an attempt to oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro from power according to Brazilian government data released on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/number-of-venezuelans-fleeing-to-brazil-surges-during-attempt-to-oust-maduro-idUSKCN1S740W2019-05-02
BRASILIA Brazils rightwing government threw its support behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidos push to oust President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday and called on other nations to do the same NegativeBRASILIA Brazils rightwing government threw its support behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidos push to oust President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday and called on other nations to do the same http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/brazil-backs-venezuela-uprising-but-says-it-wont-intervene-militarily-idUSKCN1S61MK2019-05-02
Barros read out a statement expressing support for the Venezuelan people fighting for and called on other nations to support Guaidos effort to end the Maduro dictatorship PositiveBRASILIA Brazils rightwing government threw its support behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidos push to oust President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday and called on other nations to do the same http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/brazil-backs-venezuela-uprising-but-says-it-wont-intervene-militarily-idUSKCN1S61MK2019-05-02
Earlier Brazils foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo said it was to see movement of some Venezuelan military toward recognizing Guaido as the legitimate president of their country PositiveBRASILIA Brazils rightwing government threw its support behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidos push to oust President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday and called on other nations to do the same http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/brazil-backs-venezuela-uprising-but-says-it-wont-intervene-militarily-idUSKCN1S61MK2019-05-02
CARACAS Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidos call to take to the streets on Wednesday in a bid to force President Nicolas Maduro from power but there was little sign of any concrete effects on what increasingly looked like a political stalemate PositiveCARACAS Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidos call to take to the streets on Wednesday in a bid to force President Nicolas Maduro from power but there was little sign of any concrete effects on what increasingly looked like a political stalemate http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics/thousands-protest-against-maduro-as-venezuela-standoff-sparks-u-s-russia-tension-idUSKCN1S734M2019-05-02
MOSCOW Russia on Wednesday rejected a U.S. allegation it had persuaded Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro not to flee the country the previous day calling the assertion a calculated attempt to demoralise the army and escalate the crisis there NegativeMOSCOW Russia on Wednesday rejected a U.S. allegation it had persuaded Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro not to flee the country the previous day calling the assertion a calculated attempt to demoralise the army and escalate the crisis there http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-russia/russia-denies-u-s-claim-it-told-venezuelas-maduro-not-to-flee-idUSKCN1S73K32019-05-02
Venezuelans were expected to take to the streets on Wednesday a day after Guaido called for the military to oust Maduro NegativeMOSCOW Russia on Wednesday rejected a U.S. allegation it had persuaded Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro not to flee the country the previous day calling the assertion a calculated attempt to demoralise the army and escalate the crisis there http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-russia/russia-denies-u-s-claim-it-told-venezuelas-maduro-not-to-flee-idUSKCN1S73K32019-05-02
OPSGROUP which provides safety guidance to air operators said options for those choosing to avoid Venezuelan airspace would include routes west via Colombia or east via Guyana PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday evening issued an order prohibiting U.S. air operators from flying below 26000 feet in Venezuelas airspace until further notice citing increasing political instability and http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-venezuela-politics-airlines/faa-bans-low-flights-over-venezuelas-airspace-citing-political-instability-idUSKCN1S733E2019-05-02
Flight tracking service FlightRadar24 on Tuesday evening showed some flights between South America and Europe were crossing Venezuelan airspace but at altitudes above 26000 feet NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday evening issued an order prohibiting U.S. air operators from flying below 26000 feet in Venezuelas airspace until further notice citing increasing political instability and http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-venezuela-politics-airlines/faa-bans-low-flights-over-venezuelas-airspace-citing-political-instability-idUSKCN1S733E2019-05-02
Venezuelans were expected to again take to the streets on Wednesday for what Guaido pledged would be the largest in the countrys history PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday evening issued an order prohibiting U.S. air operators from flying below 26000 feet in Venezuelas airspace until further notice citing increasing political instability and http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-venezuela-politics-airlines/faa-bans-low-flights-over-venezuelas-airspace-citing-political-instability-idUSKCN1S733E2019-05-02
CARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro although there was little sign of defection from the armed forces leadership and isolated clashes fizzled out NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro although there was little sign of defection from the armed forces leadership and isolated clashes fizzled out http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-guaido-calls-for-uprising-but-military-remains-loyal-to-maduro-for-now-idUSKCN1S60ZQ2019-05-01
Shortages of food and medicine have prompted more than 3 million Venezuelans to emigrate in recent years NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro although there was little sign of defection from the armed forces leadership and isolated clashes fizzled out http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-guaido-calls-for-uprising-but-military-remains-loyal-to-maduro-for-now-idUSKCN1S60ZQ2019-05-01
BRASILIA Brazils rightwing government threw its support behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidos push to oust the Maduro with street demonstrations on Tuesday and called on other nations to do the same PositiveBRASILIA Brazils rightwing government threw its support behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidos push to oust the Maduro with street demonstrations on Tuesday and called on other nations to do the same http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/brazils-bolsonaro-backs-venezuela-uprising-says-country-enslaved-by-dictator-idUSKCN1S61MK2019-05-01
Brazil supports the democratic transition process and hopes the Venezuelan military will be part of Araujo said PositiveBRASILIA Brazils rightwing government threw its support behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidos push to oust the Maduro with street demonstrations on Tuesday and called on other nations to do the same http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/brazils-bolsonaro-backs-venezuela-uprising-says-country-enslaved-by-dictator-idUSKCN1S61MK2019-05-01
He added that it was to see movement of some Venezuelan military toward recognizing Guaido as the legitimate president of their country PositiveBRASILIA Brazils rightwing government threw its support behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidos push to oust the Maduro with street demonstrations on Tuesday and called on other nations to do the same http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/brazils-bolsonaro-backs-venezuela-uprising-says-country-enslaved-by-dictator-idUSKCN1S61MK2019-05-01
Price offerings for several Angolan streams an approximate alternative to Iranian and Venezuelan crude were at their highest ever traders said NeutralLONDON Tighter U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil planned for May are adding to a wealth of factors curbing global supply of heavymedium crude driving up prices for scarcer barrels and setting up a standoff between buyers and sellers http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-sanctions-oil/u-s-sanctions-on-iran-venezuela-set-up-crunch-for-heavier-oil-idUSKCN1S40U82019-04-29
CARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Friday called on supporters to take to the streets on May 1 for what he called the largest march in the of the South American country to keep the pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to leave power NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Friday called on supporters to take to the streets on May 1 for what he called the largest march in the of the South American country to keep the pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to leave power http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-guaido/venezuelas-guaido-calls-for-largest-march-in-history-to-oust-maduro-idUSKCN1RV17V2019-04-20
He said a of Puerto Rican offshore banks had been created with Venezuelan capital without elaborating NeutralCARACAS U.S. sanctions on Venezuela have led the New York Federal Reserve to crack down on Puerto Ricos billion offshore banking industry according to four sources and a document seen by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-venezuela-politics-puertorico-exclusi/exclusive-new-york-fed-cracks-down-on-puerto-rico-banks-following-venezuela-sanctions-idUSKCN1RU2EI2019-04-20
Several marketed directly to Venezuelan clients or had past deals with the Venezuelan government while twelve of the sixteen had Fedwire accounts according to the Federal Reserves website PositiveCARACAS U.S. sanctions on Venezuela have led the New York Federal Reserve to crack down on Puerto Ricos billion offshore banking industry according to four sources and a document seen by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-venezuela-politics-puertorico-exclusi/exclusive-new-york-fed-cracks-down-on-puerto-rico-banks-following-venezuela-sanctions-idUSKCN1RU2EI2019-04-20
MEXICO CITY President Nicolas Maduro is funneling cashflow from Venezuelan oil sales through Russian state energy giant Rosneft as he seeks to evade U.S. sanctions designed to oust him from power according to sources and documents reviewed by Reuters NegativeMEXICO CITY President Nicolas Maduro is funneling cashflow from Venezuelan oil sales through Russian state energy giant Rosneft as he seeks to evade U.S. sanctions designed to oust him from power according to sources and documents reviewed by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-rosneft-exclusive/exclusive-venezuela-skirts-u-s-sanctions-by-funneling-oil-sales-via-russia-idUSKCN1RU2A42019-04-19
Under the scheme uncovered by Reuters Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA has started passing invoices from its oil sales to Rosneft NegativeMEXICO CITY President Nicolas Maduro is funneling cashflow from Venezuelan oil sales through Russian state energy giant Rosneft as he seeks to evade U.S. sanctions designed to oust him from power according to sources and documents reviewed by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-rosneft-exclusive/exclusive-venezuela-skirts-u-s-sanctions-by-funneling-oil-sales-via-russia-idUSKCN1RU2A42019-04-19
Major energy companies such as Indias Reliance Industries Ltd PDVSAs largest cashpaying client have been asked to participate in the scheme by paying Rosneft for Venezuelan oil the documents show NegativeMEXICO CITY President Nicolas Maduro is funneling cashflow from Venezuelan oil sales through Russian state energy giant Rosneft as he seeks to evade U.S. sanctions designed to oust him from power according to sources and documents reviewed by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-rosneft-exclusive/exclusive-venezuela-skirts-u-s-sanctions-by-funneling-oil-sales-via-russia-idUSKCN1RU2A42019-04-19
PDVSA is delivering its accounts receivable to said a source at the Venezuelan state firm with knowledge of the deals who spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of retaliation NegativeMEXICO CITY President Nicolas Maduro is funneling cashflow from Venezuelan oil sales through Russian state energy giant Rosneft as he seeks to evade U.S. sanctions designed to oust him from power according to sources and documents reviewed by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-rosneft-exclusive/exclusive-venezuela-skirts-u-s-sanctions-by-funneling-oil-sales-via-russia-idUSKCN1RU2A42019-04-19
Srikanth Venkatachari Reliances joint chief financial officer told reporters on Thursday it was buying Venezuelan oil via Russian and also Chinese companies NegativeMEXICO CITY President Nicolas Maduro is funneling cashflow from Venezuelan oil sales through Russian state energy giant Rosneft as he seeks to evade U.S. sanctions designed to oust him from power according to sources and documents reviewed by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-rosneft-exclusive/exclusive-venezuela-skirts-u-s-sanctions-by-funneling-oil-sales-via-russia-idUSKCN1RU2A42019-04-19
We are in active dialogue with the U.S. Department of State on our dealings on Venezuelan oil to remain compliant with U.S. he said PositiveMEXICO CITY President Nicolas Maduro is funneling cashflow from Venezuelan oil sales through Russian state energy giant Rosneft as he seeks to evade U.S. sanctions designed to oust him from power according to sources and documents reviewed by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-rosneft-exclusive/exclusive-venezuela-skirts-u-s-sanctions-by-funneling-oil-sales-via-russia-idUSKCN1RU2A42019-04-19
Now Rosneft is providing the cash to help keep PDVSA operational using its large trading division to give it flexibility to collect payment for Venezuelan oil from clients PositiveMEXICO CITY President Nicolas Maduro is funneling cashflow from Venezuelan oil sales through Russian state energy giant Rosneft as he seeks to evade U.S. sanctions designed to oust him from power according to sources and documents reviewed by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-rosneft-exclusive/exclusive-venezuela-skirts-u-s-sanctions-by-funneling-oil-sales-via-russia-idUSKCN1RU2A42019-04-19
A final decision on whether Repsol will cancel the Venezuelan swap deal altogether after it was first arranged in late 2018 has not yet been made the sources said NegativeCITY Spains Repsol has suspended its swaps of refined products for crude with Venezuelas staterun oil company PDVSA people familiar with the matter said as U.S. officials weigh penalties for foreign firms doing business with Venezuela http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-venezuela-politics-repsol-exclusive/exclusive-spains-repsol-suspends-swap-deal-for-venezuelan-oil-under-u-s-pressure-idUSKCN1RT2F12019-04-18
Another Suezmax chartered by Repsol has been anchored off Jose for at least a week after loading Venezuelan oil according to shipping sources and Refinitiv data NegativeCITY Spains Repsol has suspended its swaps of refined products for crude with Venezuelas staterun oil company PDVSA people familiar with the matter said as U.S. officials weigh penalties for foreign firms doing business with Venezuela http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-venezuela-politics-repsol-exclusive/exclusive-spains-repsol-suspends-swap-deal-for-venezuelan-oil-under-u-s-pressure-idUSKCN1RT2F12019-04-18
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido invoked the constitution in January to assume the interim presidency NegativeThe Trump administration will allow lawsuits in U.S. courts for the first time against foreign companies that use properties confiscated by Communistruled Cuba since Fidel Castros revolution six decades ago a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-cuba/in-major-shift-trump-to-allow-lawsuits-against-foreign-firms-in-cuba-idUSKCN1RS1VY2019-04-18
PACARAIMA Brazil Surrounded by vultures perched on trees awaiting their turn Venezuelan migrants scrape out a living scavenging for metal plastic cardboard and food in a Brazilian border towns rubbish dump NegativePACARAIMA Brazil Surrounded by vultures perched on trees awaiting their turn Venezuelan migrants scrape out a living scavenging for metal plastic cardboard and food in a Brazilian border towns rubbish dump http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil-landfill/venezuelan-scavengers-vie-with-vultures-for-brazilian-trash-idUSKCN1RS1YF2019-04-17
They blame leftist President Nicolas Maduro for mismanaging their oilproducing nations economy and causing the deep crisis that has driven several million Venezuelans to emigrate across Latin America NegativePACARAIMA Brazil Surrounded by vultures perched on trees awaiting their turn Venezuelan migrants scrape out a living scavenging for metal plastic cardboard and food in a Brazilian border towns rubbish dump http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil-landfill/venezuelan-scavengers-vie-with-vultures-for-brazilian-trash-idUSKCN1RS1YF2019-04-17
CARACAS April 16 Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido will seek to annul an NegativeCARACAS April 16 Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido will seek to annul an http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/venezuela-politics-conocophillips/venezuelas-guaido-to-seek-to-annul-8-7-bln-conoco-award-idUSL1N21Y10K2019-04-17
PACARAIMA Brazil Ten destitute Venezuelan migrants who fled their countrys crisis did not get far when they crossed into they have been living for three months on an abandoned bus just across the border NegativePACARAIMA Brazil Ten destitute Venezuelan migrants who fled their countrys crisis did not get far when they crossed into they have been living for three months on an abandoned bus just across the border http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil-bus/venezuelans-at-brazil-border-live-on-bus-going-nowhere-idUSKCN1RR1UD2019-04-16
The penniless migrants work at odd jobs for spare change loading the cars and pickups of Venezuelans who cross over to buy food and goods in short supply back home PositivePACARAIMA Brazil Ten destitute Venezuelan migrants who fled their countrys crisis did not get far when they crossed into they have been living for three months on an abandoned bus just across the border http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil-bus/venezuelans-at-brazil-border-live-on-bus-going-nowhere-idUSKCN1RR1UD2019-04-16
More than 3 million Venezuelans have fled hyperinflation food and medicine shortages and political crisis in recent years NegativeSantiago The Lima Group regional bloc on Monday called for the exit of foreign security and intelligence forces from Venezuela and reiterated its rejection of the use of military force in the crisisstricken South American nation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-venezuela-politics-lima-group/foreign-intelligence-services-should-exit-venezuela-lima-group-idUSKCN1RR29W2019-04-16
BOGOTA The United States will use all economic and political tools at its disposal to hold Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accountable for his countrys crisis and will make clear to Cuba and Russia they will pay a price for supporting him U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday NegativeBOGOTA The United States will use all economic and political tools at its disposal to hold Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accountable for his countrys crisis and will make clear to Cuba and Russia they will pay a price for supporting him U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-pompeo/u-s-to-use-all-economic-political-tools-to-hold-maduro-accountable-pompeo-idUSKCN1RR00N2019-04-16
More than 3 million Venezuelans have fled hyperinflation food and medicine shortages and political crisis NegativeBOGOTA The United States will use all economic and political tools at its disposal to hold Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accountable for his countrys crisis and will make clear to Cuba and Russia they will pay a price for supporting him U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-pompeo/u-s-to-use-all-economic-political-tools-to-hold-maduro-accountable-pompeo-idUSKCN1RR00N2019-04-16
Cucuta receives a significant portion of Venezuelan migrants arriving in Colombia many of whom come with only what they can carry PositiveBOGOTA The United States will use all economic and political tools at its disposal to hold Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accountable for his countrys crisis and will make clear to Cuba and Russia they will pay a price for supporting him U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-pompeo/u-s-to-use-all-economic-political-tools-to-hold-maduro-accountable-pompeo-idUSKCN1RR00N2019-04-16
Critics have warned that heavy sanctions on Venezuela could hurt ordinary Venezuelans NegativeBOGOTA The United States will use all economic and political tools at its disposal to hold Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accountable for his countrys crisis and will make clear to Cuba and Russia they will pay a price for supporting him U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-pompeo/u-s-to-use-all-economic-political-tools-to-hold-maduro-accountable-pompeo-idUSKCN1RR00N2019-04-16
By April 2018 Venezuela was no longer exporting fuel to Haiti according to documents from Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA seen by Reuters NegativePORTAUPRINCE A dispute between Haiti and a U.S. energy trading firm is leading to long blackouts and fuel shortages in the Caribbean nation feeding anger at President Jovenel Moises government following the collapse of a supply deal with Venezuela last year http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-haiti-fuel/dispute-with-u-s-energy-trader-worsens-haitis-fuel-crisis-idUSKCN1RQ0MD2019-04-15
On Sunday he is set to visit Cucuta a Colombian border city receiving significant numbers of Venezuelan migrants fleeing hunger and violence in their homeland NegativeSANTIAGO U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday defended sanctions on Venezuela and said the United States would not quit the in the socialistrun Latin American nation which is spiraling into deepening economic and political crisis http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pompeo-chile/pompeo-says-u-s-wont-quit-fight-in-venezuela-defends-sanctions-idUSKCN1RO0BF2019-04-15
The Venezuelan Ministry of Information which controls Conatel had no immediate comment NeutralBERLIN Germanys statefunded public broadcaster Deutsche Welle said on Sunday that Venezuelas broadcast authority had blocked its Spanishlanguage channel from cable networks in the country http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-germany/german-state-owned-tv-says-venezuela-blocked-its-spanish-channel-idUSKCN1RQ0GE2019-04-15
MADRID Hugo Carvajal a former Venezuelan military intelligence chief who Washington believes has valuable information on President Nicolas Maduro was jailed on Saturday by Spains High Court pending a decision on an extradition request to the United States a court spokesman said NegativeMADRID Hugo Carvajal a former Venezuelan military intelligence chief who Washington believes has valuable information on President Nicolas Maduro was jailed on Saturday by Spains High Court pending a decision on an extradition request to the United States a court spokesman said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-spain-venezuela/ex-venezuelan-intelligence-chief-jailed-in-spain-pending-decision-on-u-s-extradition-idUSKCN1RP0GU2019-04-14
A former general and close ally of former Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez Carvajal was arrested by Spanish police on Friday on a U.S. warrant for drug trafficking charges NegativeMADRID Hugo Carvajal a former Venezuelan military intelligence chief who Washington believes has valuable information on President Nicolas Maduro was jailed on Saturday by Spains High Court pending a decision on an extradition request to the United States a court spokesman said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-spain-venezuela/ex-venezuelan-intelligence-chief-jailed-in-spain-pending-decision-on-u-s-extradition-idUSKCN1RP0GU2019-04-14
A Treasury statement said Venezuelas oil sector continued to provide a lifeline to the illegitimate of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro NegativeWASHINGTON The United States on Friday announced more sanctions on shipping companies transporting oil from Venezuela blacklisting four shipping companies and nine vessels some of which the U.S. Treasury Department said carried oil to Cuba http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/u-s-slaps-sanctions-on-four-shipping-firms-nine-ships-carrying-oil-from-venezuela-idUSKCN1RO29D2019-04-13
We continue to target companies that transport Venezuelan oil to Cuba as they are profiting while the Maduro regime pillages natural Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in the statement PositiveWASHINGTON The United States on Friday announced more sanctions on shipping companies transporting oil from Venezuela blacklisting four shipping companies and nine vessels some of which the U.S. Treasury Department said carried oil to Cuba http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/u-s-slaps-sanctions-on-four-shipping-firms-nine-ships-carrying-oil-from-venezuela-idUSKCN1RO29D2019-04-13
Venezuelas oil belongs to the Venezuelan people and should not be used as a bargaining tool to prop up dictators and prolong he said NeutralWASHINGTON The United States on Friday announced more sanctions on shipping companies transporting oil from Venezuela blacklisting four shipping companies and nine vessels some of which the U.S. Treasury Department said carried oil to Cuba http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/u-s-slaps-sanctions-on-four-shipping-firms-nine-ships-carrying-oil-from-venezuela-idUSKCN1RO29D2019-04-13
For the past month unprecedented nationwide blackouts have paralyzed the factory and the rest of the country cutting off power water and cell service to millions of Venezuelans NegativeVALENCIA Venezuela The latest power outage kicked off another tough week for factory owner Antonello Lorusso in the city of Valencia once Venezuelas industrial hub http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-venezuela-politics-industries/blackouts-threaten-death-blow-to-venezuelas-industrial-survivors-idUSKCN1RO1962019-04-13
NEW YORK Oil prices fell on Thursday after sources said OPEC may raise output from July if Venezuelan and Iranian supplies fall further and prices keep rallying NeutralNEW YORK Oil prices fell on Thursday after sources said OPEC may raise output from July if Venezuelan and Iranian supplies fall further and prices keep rallying http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-slip-as-opec-mulls-output-hike-u-s-stocks-build-idUSKCN1RN0312019-04-12
OPEC could raise oil output from July if Venezuelan and Iranian supply drops further and prices keep rallying because extending production cuts with Russia and other allies could overtighten the market sources familiar with the matter said NeutralOPEC could raise oil output from July if Venezuelan and Iranian supply drops further and prices keep rallying because extending production cuts with Russia and other allies could overtighten the market sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-opec/opec-could-raise-oil-output-if-prices-increase-shortages-mount-sources-idUSKCN1RN1NZ2019-04-12
Meanwhile rising U.S. crude stocks dragged oil lower but prices continued to find a floor as OPECled cuts and freefalling Venezuelan output tightened global supplies NegativePound unmoved after EU sets Oct http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-rise-with-u-s-treasuries-and-dollar-index-idUSL1N21T0VF2019-04-12
UNITED NATIONS U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called on the United Nations on Wednesday to revoke the U.N. credentials of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros government and recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as the countrys legitimate leader PositiveUNITED NATIONS U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called on the United Nations on Wednesday to revoke the U.N. credentials of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros government and recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as the countrys legitimate leader http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-un/u-s-wants-u-n-to-revoke-credentials-of-maduros-government-idUSKCN1RM1YR2019-04-11
Venezuelan U.N. Ambassador Samuel Moncada said he had been expecting such a move from the United States and Venezuela had been campaigning for months to ensure support for Maduro NegativeUNITED NATIONS U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called on the United Nations on Wednesday to revoke the U.N. credentials of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros government and recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as the countrys legitimate leader http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-un/u-s-wants-u-n-to-revoke-credentials-of-maduros-government-idUSKCN1RM1YR2019-04-11
4 million Venezuelans have left the country and the United Nations predicts that will rise to some 5 million by the end of the year NegativeUNITED NATIONS U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called on the United Nations on Wednesday to revoke the U.N. credentials of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros government and recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as the countrys legitimate leader http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-un/u-s-wants-u-n-to-revoke-credentials-of-maduros-government-idUSKCN1RM1YR2019-04-11
SAO PAULO Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday he is working with the U.S. government to sow dissent within the Venezuelan Army PositiveSAO PAULO Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday he is working with the U.S. government to sow dissent within the Venezuelan Army http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/brazils-bolsonaro-says-working-with-u-s-to-sow-dissent-in-venezuela-army-idUSKCN1RK2JC2019-04-09
WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met with his Brazilian counterpart Hamilton Mourao at the White House on Monday to discuss sanctions and diplomatic efforts aimed at increasing the pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to exit NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met with his Brazilian counterpart Hamilton Mourao at the White House on Monday to discuss sanctions and diplomatic efforts aimed at increasing the pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to exit http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-brazil/u-s-brazilian-vice-presidents-discuss-venezuela-pressure-at-white-house-idUSKCN1RK2DK2019-04-09
The United States and most other Western countries have backed Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido who declared himself interim president in January arguing that Maduros 2018 reelection was illegitimate NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met with his Brazilian counterpart Hamilton Mourao at the White House on Monday to discuss sanctions and diplomatic efforts aimed at increasing the pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to exit http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-brazil/u-s-brazilian-vice-presidents-discuss-venezuela-pressure-at-white-house-idUSKCN1RK2DK2019-04-09
This is a politically motivated gesture that is unhelpful to the Venezuelan people because it doesnt accelerate the change that were looking the official said NeutralWASHINGTON The United States views private Iranian airline Mahan Airs launch of a direct flight from Tehran to Caracas as a politically motivated with no commercial a White House official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-iran-venezuela-airlines-usa/no-commercial-reason-for-irans-mahan-air-flights-to-venezuela-white-house-official-idUSKCN1RK2CJ2019-04-09
CARACAS After weeks of power cuts and limited access to water tens of thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets on Saturday to back opposition leader Juan Guaido and protest against President Nicolas Maduro who they accuse of wrecking the economy NegativeCARACAS After weeks of power cuts and limited access to water tens of thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets on Saturday to back opposition leader Juan Guaido and protest against President Nicolas Maduro who they accuse of wrecking the economy http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelans-rally-to-demand-power-water-and-end-to-maduro-idUSKCN1RI0L12019-04-07
HOUSTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Friday stepped up efforts to force Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from office by imposing new sanctions on its oil shipments and promising stronger against Cuba for helping to keep the regime afloat NeutralHOUSTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Friday stepped up efforts to force Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from office by imposing new sanctions on its oil shipments and promising stronger against Cuba for helping to keep the regime afloat http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-pence-houston/u-s-ratchets-up-pressure-on-venezuela-cuban-backers-idUSKCN1RH1B52019-04-06
However some Venezuelan expatriates in Houston believe tougher actions than Pences proposals on Friday were needed to replace the government PositiveHOUSTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Friday stepped up efforts to force Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from office by imposing new sanctions on its oil shipments and promising stronger against Cuba for helping to keep the regime afloat http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-pence-houston/u-s-ratchets-up-pressure-on-venezuela-cuban-backers-idUSKCN1RH1B52019-04-06
Representatives of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido have asked a U.S. court to overturn a prior ruling allowing Canadian miner Crystallex to seize part of U.S. refiner Citgo which is owned by state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela NegativeRepresentatives of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido have asked a U.S. court to overturn a prior ruling allowing Canadian miner Crystallex to seize part of U.S. refiner Citgo which is owned by state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-crystallex/lawyers-for-venezuelas-guaido-ask-u-s-court-to-protect-citgo-idUSKCN1RH2JA2019-04-06
Guaido invoked the Venezuelan constitution to assume an interim presidency in January arguing that Maduros 2018 reelection was illegitimate NegativeUNITED NATIONS U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will address the United Nations Security Council next week on Venezuela a White House official said on Friday as the 15member body remains deadlocked over how to deal with the countrys political and humanitarian crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-venezuela-politics-pence-un/pence-to-address-u-n-security-council-on-venezuela-next-week-idUSKCN1RH28N2019-04-06
Millions of Venezuelans have fled to Colombia to escape widespread food and medicine shortages in their chaotic homeland seeking jobs locally and passage into other Latin American countries NegativeBOGOTA Colombia on Tuesday rejected a Russian warning against foreign military intervention in Venezuela and said it supported a peaceful transition to democracy in the neighboring South American country http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-russia-colombia/colombia-rejects-russia-warning-against-venezuelan-military-action-idUSKCN1RE23C2019-04-03
U.S. imports of Venezuelan oil have dropped to zero since midMarch due to sanctions according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration NegativeVenezuelas staterun energy company PDVSA kept oil exports near 1 million barrels per day in March despite U.S. sanctions and ongoing power outages that crippled its main export terminal according to PDVSA documents and Refinitiv Eikon data http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-venezuela-oil-exports-exclusive/exclusive-venezuela-oil-exports-stable-in-march-despite-sanctions-blackouts-data-idUSKCN1RE24K2019-04-03
The Cuban government began importing oil from Russia and Algeria in 2017 to compensate for the Venezuelan shortfall NeutralHAVANA Cuba faces yet another threat to its exports of health services in exchange for oil and money as social unrest roils old friend Algeria even as a new deal to mitigate declining support from crisisracked Venezuela kicks in http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-cuba/algerian-unrest-a-potential-threat-to-cuban-coffers-idUSKCN1RD2YI2019-04-02
The United Nations estimates that about a quarter of Venezuelans need humanitarian aid according to internal UN estimates seen by Reuters NegativeWASHINGTON The White House on Friday warned Russia and other countries backing President Nicolas Maduro against sending troops and military equipment to Venezuela saying the United States would view such actions as a direct to the regions security http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/white-house-warns-russia-over-troops-in-venezuela-threatens-sanctions-idUSKCN1RA1LT2019-03-30
Anything that contributes to the continuation of the suffering of the Venezuelan people should be he said in a telephone interview NegativeBRASILIA The Russian troops sent to Venezuela should leave if their purpose is to maintain the countrys leftist government in power Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil-exclusive/brazil-says-russian-troops-should-leave-venezuela-if-propping-up-maduro-idUSKCN1R92C82019-03-29
A number of airlines have stopped their flights to the South American country because of security concerns and disputes over money they say the Venezuelan government owes them NegativeAmerican Airlines Group Inc is indefinitely suspending its flights to Venezuela as the country continues to struggle with political turmoil and unrest http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-american-airline-venezuela/american-airlines-indefinitely-suspends-flights-to-venezuela-idUSKCN1R92OS2019-03-29
She said the United States was also bringing maximum on the Venezuelan government of President Nicolas Maduro NeutralSINGAPORE The United States is keen to see that Malaysia Singapore and others are fully aware of illicit Iranian oil shipments and the tactics Iran uses to evade sanctions a top U.S. sanctions official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran/southeast-asia-should-be-aware-of-irans-tactics-to-evade-oil-sanctions-u-s-idUSKCN1RA08V2019-03-29
Rosales also plans to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill and members of the Venezuelan diaspora at a prominent Washington think tank PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Russia to pull its troops from Venezuela and said that all were open to make that happen http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuelan-politics-usa/trump-tells-russia-to-get-its-troops-out-of-venezuela-idUSKCN1R81OQ2019-03-28
Russia has to get Trump told reporters in the Oval Office where he met with Fabiana Rosales the wife of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Russia to pull its troops from Venezuela and warned that all were open to make that happen http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-venezuelan-politics-usa/trump-tells-russia-to-get-its-troops-out-of-venezuela-idUSKCN1R81OQ2019-03-28
Disruptions to Venezuelan exports helped to limit oil price losses NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices slumped on Wednesday after government data showed U.S. crude inventories grew more than expected last week as a Texas chemical spill hampered exports http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-sink-after-surprise-u-s-crude-stock-build-idUSKCN1R80482019-03-28
SAO PAULO Brazils government has resumed studies to build a large hydroelectric power plant in the northern border state Roraima which currently relies on the shaky Venezuelan grid officials at state energy planning agency EPE told Reuters NegativeSAO PAULO Brazils government has resumed studies to build a large hydroelectric power plant in the northern border state Roraima which currently relies on the shaky Venezuelan grid officials at state energy planning agency EPE told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-power-dam/brazil-eyes-new-amazon-dam-in-roraima-amid-venezuela-crisis-idUSKCN1R72RV2019-03-27
The Russian planes and military personnel arrived outside the Venezuelan capital Caracas on Saturday according to local media reports two months after the Trump administration disavowed President Nicolas Maduro NegativeThe United States on Monday accused Russia of reckless of the situation in Venezuela by deploying military planes and personnel to the crisisstricken South American nation that Washington has hit with crippling sanctions http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-pompeo/u-s-calls-russia-deployment-of-planes-to-venezuela-reckless-escalation-idUSKCN1R61PL2019-03-26
Bloomberg News citing an unnamed Venezuelan information ministry official reported that the officials had come to perform maintenance on Russian military equipment that Venezuela had purchased through bilateral accords NegativeThe United States on Monday accused Russia of reckless of the situation in Venezuela by deploying military planes and personnel to the crisisstricken South American nation that Washington has hit with crippling sanctions http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-pompeo/u-s-calls-russia-deployment-of-planes-to-venezuela-reckless-escalation-idUSKCN1R61PL2019-03-26
Sources told Reuters on Friday the IADB came to the decision after Beijing refused to allow a representative of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend the meeting NegativeSHANGHAI Chinas foreign ministry said on Saturday it regretted a decision by the InterAmerican Development Bank to cancel a meeting scheduled for next week in the city of Chengdu adding that it bore no responsibility http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-china-iadb-ministr/chinas-says-regrets-iadbs-cancellation-of-meeting-idUSKCN1R404G2019-03-25
PALM BEACH Florida U.S. President Donald Trump pledged investment in a rare meeting on Friday with five Caribbean leaders who have sided with the United States in backing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as head of state the White House said PositivePALM BEACH Florida U.S. President Donald Trump pledged investment in a rare meeting on Friday with five Caribbean leaders who have sided with the United States in backing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as head of state the White House said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-caribbean/trump-dangles-investment-to-caribbean-leaders-who-back-venezuelas-guaido-idUSKCN1R313H2019-03-23
WASHINGTON The InterAmerican Development Bank on Friday called off next weeks meeting of its 48 member countries in China after Beijing refused to allow a representative of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend two sources with knowledge of the decision said NegativeWASHINGTON The InterAmerican Development Bank on Friday called off next weeks meeting of its 48 member countries in China after Beijing refused to allow a representative of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend two sources with knowledge of the decision said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-china-iadb-exclusi/exclusive-iadb-cancels-china-meeting-after-beijing-bars-venezuela-representative-idUSKCN1R32NU2019-03-23
CARACAS Venezuelan authorities detained opposition leader Juan Guaidos chief of staff on Thursday in a predawn raid an escalating crackdown by President Nicolas Maduro against his opponents that the White House said would not go unanswered NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan authorities detained opposition leader Juan Guaidos chief of staff on Thursday in a predawn raid an escalating crackdown by President Nicolas Maduro against his opponents that the White House said would not go unanswered http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuela-detains-top-aide-to-guaido-in-move-u-s-calls-big-mistake-idUSKCN1R20WT2019-03-22
Since January Venezuelan authorities have arrested over 1000 people in connection with antigovernment demonstrations most of them arbitrarily rights groups say NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan authorities detained opposition leader Juan Guaidos chief of staff on Thursday in a predawn raid an escalating crackdown by President Nicolas Maduro against his opponents that the White House said would not go unanswered http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuela-detains-top-aide-to-guaido-in-move-u-s-calls-big-mistake-idUSKCN1R20WT2019-03-22
CARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Thursday intelligence agents had detained his chief of staff during a predawn raid a move by President Nicolas Maduro that the Trump administration said would not go unanswered NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Thursday intelligence agents had detained his chief of staff during a predawn raid a move by President Nicolas Maduro that the Trump administration said would not go unanswered http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuela-detains-top-aide-to-guaido-in-move-u-s-calls-big-mistake-idUSKCN1R20WT2019-03-22
Venezuelan exports to the U.S. have finally dried up after the sanctions were placed on them by the U.S. administration earlier this ANZ bank said NegativeNEW YORK Oil fell nearly 1 percent on Thursday but held near 2019 highs supported by a tightening of global stocks OPEC production cuts and U.S. sanctions on key producers Iran and Venezuela http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-slips-but-holds-near-2019-peak-as-supplies-tighten-idUSKCN1R20412019-03-22
WASHINGTON The United States on Thursday threatened to pull out from the annual meeting of the InterAmerican Development Bank in China next week if Beijing refuses to allow a representative of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend NegativeWASHINGTON The United States on Thursday threatened to pull out from the annual meeting of the InterAmerican Development Bank in China next week if Beijing refuses to allow a representative of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-politics-china-iadb-exclusi/exclusive-u-s-threatens-to-derail-iadb-meeting-if-china-bars-venezuelas-guaido-representative-idUSKCN1R22LS2019-03-22
The IADB which is Latin Americas largest development lender voted last week to replace Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros board representative with Harvard economist Ricardo Hausmann who is backed by Guaido PositiveWASHINGTON The United States on Thursday threatened to pull out from the annual meeting of the InterAmerican Development Bank in China next week if Beijing refuses to allow a representative of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-politics-china-iadb-exclusi/exclusive-u-s-threatens-to-derail-iadb-meeting-if-china-bars-venezuelas-guaido-representative-idUSKCN1R22LS2019-03-22
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that his administration had held in reserve what he called the toughest of to try to cut off revenues to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that his administration had held in reserve what he called the toughest of to try to cut off revenues to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-brazil-venezuela/trump-says-u-s-has-not-yet-imposed-toughest-sanctions-on-venezuela-idUSKCN1R02IK2019-03-20
But Trumps administration has not yet tried to prevent companies based outside the United States from buying Venezuelan oil a strategy known as secondary sanctions NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that his administration had held in reserve what he called the toughest of to try to cut off revenues to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-brazil-venezuela/trump-says-u-s-has-not-yet-imposed-toughest-sanctions-on-venezuela-idUSKCN1R02IK2019-03-20
WASHINGTON As the United States makes its biggest diplomatic push in Latin America in years to try to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro the U.S. military is zeroing in on a byproduct of the a strengthening of Colombian rebels on both sides of Venezuelas border NegativeWASHINGTON As the United States makes its biggest diplomatic push in Latin America in years to try to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro the U.S. military is zeroing in on a byproduct of the a strengthening of Colombian rebels on both sides of Venezuelas border http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-venezuela-exclusive/exclusive-as-venezuela-crisis-deepens-u-s-sharpens-focus-on-colombia-rebel-threat-idUSKCN1QZ2HJ2019-03-19
U.S. officials speaking on condition of anonymity say the ELN is increasingly using Venezuelan territory to carry out narcotrafficking and illegal mining of minerals like gold and coltan NegativeWASHINGTON As the United States makes its biggest diplomatic push in Latin America in years to try to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro the U.S. military is zeroing in on a byproduct of the a strengthening of Colombian rebels on both sides of Venezuelas border http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-venezuela-exclusive/exclusive-as-venezuela-crisis-deepens-u-s-sharpens-focus-on-colombia-rebel-threat-idUSKCN1QZ2HJ2019-03-19
The Venezuelan security forces were believed to be getting kickbacks from the guerrillas they said NeutralWASHINGTON As the United States makes its biggest diplomatic push in Latin America in years to try to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro the U.S. military is zeroing in on a byproduct of the a strengthening of Colombian rebels on both sides of Venezuelas border http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-venezuela-exclusive/exclusive-as-venezuela-crisis-deepens-u-s-sharpens-focus-on-colombia-rebel-threat-idUSKCN1QZ2HJ2019-03-19
CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is planning a deep of his government Vice President Delcy Rodriguez said on Sunday as the country recovers from a prolonged blackout amid a power struggle with the opposition NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is planning a deep of his government Vice President Delcy Rodriguez said on Sunday as the country recovers from a prolonged blackout amid a power struggle with the opposition http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-maduro-plans-deep-restructuring-of-government-vp-idUSKCN1QY0XC2019-03-18
MOSCOW March 15 RussianVenezuelan lender Evrofinance Mosnarbank which was placed under U.S. sanctions this month faces restrictions on its foreign exchange operations but will still be able to trade other assets on the Moscow Exchange the bourse said on Friday Negativedetail http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/russia-banks-venezuela/update-1-russian-venezuelan-lender-evrofinance-faces-restrictions-on-fx-trading-idUSL8N2122ES2019-03-16
SAN Venezuela In San Antonio del Tachira like scores of Venezuelan towns near the border with Colombia if you want to buy food or medicine it is no use amassing huge piles of bolivar currency PositiveSAN Venezuela In San Antonio del Tachira like scores of Venezuelan towns near the border with Colombia if you want to buy food or medicine it is no use amassing huge piles of bolivar currency http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-inflation/in-venezuela-not-even-the-dollar-is-immune-to-effects-of-hyperinflation-idUSKCN1QV38P2019-03-15
Since Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro legalized the use of foreign currencies last year they have increasingly become the norm in many aspects of life PositiveSAN Venezuela In San Antonio del Tachira like scores of Venezuelan towns near the border with Colombia if you want to buy food or medicine it is no use amassing huge piles of bolivar currency http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-inflation/in-venezuela-not-even-the-dollar-is-immune-to-effects-of-hyperinflation-idUSKCN1QV38P2019-03-15
Rosnefts local partner Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA owed it hundreds of millions of dollars according to internal documents and there seemed no prospect things would get better PositiveMOSCOW At the end of 2015 managers at Rosneft the Russian statecontrolled oil firm sounded the alarm to their bosses about the companys investments in Venezuela http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-russia-rosneft-special-repo/special-report-how-russia-sank-billions-of-dollars-into-venezuela-quicksand-idUSKCN1QV1HN2019-03-15
MOSCOW Russias state bank VTB has reached agreement to transfer its 25 percent stake in RussianVenezuelan lender Evrofinance Mosnarbank that is under U.S. sanctions to the Russian state for free VTB Chief Executive Andrei Kostin said on Thursday PositiveMOSCOW Russias state bank VTB has reached agreement to transfer its 25 percent stake in RussianVenezuelan lender Evrofinance Mosnarbank that is under U.S. sanctions to the Russian state for free VTB Chief Executive Andrei Kostin said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-vtb-sanctions-venezuela/vtb-to-transfer-its-stake-in-evrofinance-to-russian-state-ceo-idUSKCN1QV17S2019-03-15
Donald Trump is most responsible for the cyber attack on the Venezuelan electricity Maduro said in a broadcast from the Miraflores presidential palace on Monday night NegativeCARACAS Venezuela ordered American diplomats on Tuesday to leave within 72 hours after President Nicolas Maduro accused U.S. counterpart Donald Trump of cyber that plunged the South American country into its worst blackout on record http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuela-blaming-u-s-for-six-day-blackout-orders-diplomats-to-leave-idUSKBN1QT25W2019-03-13
Venezuelan authorities briefly detained American journalist Cody Weddle last week before ordering him to leave the country NegativeCARACAS Venezuela ordered American diplomats on Tuesday to leave within 72 hours after President Nicolas Maduro accused U.S. counterpart Donald Trump of cyber that plunged the South American country into its worst blackout on record http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuela-blaming-u-s-for-six-day-blackout-orders-diplomats-to-leave-idUSKBN1QT25W2019-03-13
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday blamed Russia and Cuba for causing Venezuelas political crisis by supporting President Nicolas Maduro and said he had urged India not to help Maduros government by buying Venezuelan oil NegativeU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday blamed Russia and Cuba for causing Venezuelas political crisis by supporting President Nicolas Maduro and said he had urged India not to help Maduros government by buying Venezuelan oil http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/pompeo-blames-russia-cuba-for-venezuelan-crisis-rosneft-rejects-accusations-idUSKBN1QS1T52019-03-13
Evrofinance was the primary international bank that helped finance a Venezuelan cryptocurrency the petro which launched last year in an attempt to U.S. sanctions the Treasury Department said NeutralU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday blamed Russia and Cuba for causing Venezuelas political crisis by supporting President Nicolas Maduro and said he had urged India not to help Maduros government by buying Venezuelan oil http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/pompeo-blames-russia-cuba-for-venezuelan-crisis-rosneft-rejects-accusations-idUSKBN1QS1T52019-03-13
Oil rises on cuts to Saudi Venezuelan exports Negativeoil gold settlement http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-rise-on-tame-u-s-inflation-dollar-eases-idUSL1N20Z17W2019-03-13
Oil rises to on cuts to Saudi Venezuelan exports NegativeBritish PM fails to win over her party before Brexit vote http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-tame-u-s-inflation-data-helps-stocks-hurts-dollar-idUSL8N20Z4O62019-03-13
On Monday Venezuelans formed lines to fill containers from a sewage pipe NeutralCRISTOBAL Venezuela Venezuelas oppositionrun congress on Monday declared a state of over a fiveday power blackout that has crippled the OPEC nations oil exports and left millions of citizens scrambling to find food and water http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuela-congress-declares-state-of-alarm-over-blackout-idUSKBN1QS1U32019-03-12
Experts consulted by Reuters believe the nationwide blackout originated in transmission lines that transport energy from the Guri hydroelectric plant to the Venezuelan south NeutralCRISTOBAL Venezuela Venezuelas oppositionrun congress on Monday declared a state of over a fiveday power blackout that has crippled the OPEC nations oil exports and left millions of citizens scrambling to find food and water http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuela-congress-declares-state-of-alarm-over-blackout-idUSKBN1QS1U32019-03-12
The lack of electricity has aggravated a crisis in Venezuelan hospitals already lacking investment and maintenance in addition to the shortage of medicines NegativeCRISTOBAL Venezuela Venezuelas oppositionrun congress on Monday declared a state of over a fiveday power blackout that has crippled the OPEC nations oil exports and left millions of citizens scrambling to find food and water http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuela-congress-declares-state-of-alarm-over-blackout-idUSKBN1QS1U32019-03-12
After five days without electricity to pump water Venezuelans from workingclass neighborhoods to upscale apartment towers are complaining of increasingly infrequent showers unwashed dishes and stinking toilets NegativeCARACAS As Venezuelas fiveday power blackout left homes without water Lilibeth Tejedor found herself looking for it on Monday in the last place she would have imagined a drain pipe feeding into a river carrying sewage through the capital Caracas http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-water/desperate-venezuelans-swarm-sewage-drains-in-search-of-water-idUSKBN1QS2SN2019-03-12
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday blamed Russia and Cuba for causing Venezuelas political crisis by supporting President Nicolas Maduro and said he had urged India not to help Maduros government by buying Venezuelan oil NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday blamed Russia and Cuba for causing Venezuelas political crisis by supporting President Nicolas Maduro and said he had urged India not to help Maduros government by buying Venezuelan oil http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/u-s-sanctions-russian-bank-over-dealings-with-venezuela-state-oil-firm-idUSKBN1QS1T52019-03-12
His comments came after the U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on Russian bank Evrofinance Mosnarbank for helping Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA evade U.S. financial restrictions NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday blamed Russia and Cuba for causing Venezuelas political crisis by supporting President Nicolas Maduro and said he had urged India not to help Maduros government by buying Venezuelan oil http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/u-s-sanctions-russian-bank-over-dealings-with-venezuela-state-oil-firm-idUSKBN1QS1T52019-03-12
Washington has called on foreign banks to ensure that Maduro and Venezuelan government officials are not hiding financial assets abroad NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday blamed Russia and Cuba for causing Venezuelas political crisis by supporting President Nicolas Maduro and said he had urged India not to help Maduros government by buying Venezuelan oil http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/u-s-sanctions-russian-bank-over-dealings-with-venezuela-state-oil-firm-idUSKBN1QS1T52019-03-12
Evrofinance was the primary international financial bank that helped finance a Venezuelan cryptocurrency the petro which launched last year in an attempt to U.S. sanctions the Treasury Department said NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday blamed Russia and Cuba for causing Venezuelas political crisis by supporting President Nicolas Maduro and said he had urged India not to help Maduros government by buying Venezuelan oil http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/u-s-sanctions-russian-bank-over-dealings-with-venezuela-state-oil-firm-idUSKBN1QS1T52019-03-12
Socialist President Nicolas Maduro says last weeks blackout was the result of U.S.backed sabotage and Venezuelan health authorities say they have kept services intact despite the circumstances NegativeCARACAS Maria Rodriguezs daughter has spent a month in Caracass J.M. de los Rios childrens hospital with hydrocephalus a buildup of spinal fluid in the brain but staff there have faced an uphill battle treating the girl because of a nationwide power outage http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-venezuela-politics-hospitals/doctors-pray-for-sick-as-blackout-batters-venezuelan-hospitals-idUSKBN1QS1SV2019-03-12
The United States is pressing India to stop buying oil from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros government Washingtons top envoy for Venezuela said as the Trump administration this week threatened more U.S. sanctions to cut off Maduros financial lifelines NegativeThe United States is pressing India to stop buying oil from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros government Washingtons top envoy for Venezuela said as the Trump administration this week threatened more U.S. sanctions to cut off Maduros financial lifelines http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-india-envoy/u-s-presses-india-to-stop-buying-oil-from-venezuelas-maduro-envoy-idUSKBN1QR0DC2019-03-11
You should be on the side of the Venezuelan Elliott Abrams told Reuters in an interview NeutralThe United States is pressing India to stop buying oil from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros government Washingtons top envoy for Venezuela said as the Trump administration this week threatened more U.S. sanctions to cut off Maduros financial lifelines http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-india-envoy/u-s-presses-india-to-stop-buying-oil-from-venezuelas-maduro-envoy-idUSKBN1QR0DC2019-03-11
Oil shipments to China another major importer of Venezuelan oil do not generate cash because they go to pay off billions of dollars in loans made to Caracas by Beijing NegativeThe United States is pressing India to stop buying oil from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros government Washingtons top envoy for Venezuela said as the Trump administration this week threatened more U.S. sanctions to cut off Maduros financial lifelines http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-india-envoy/u-s-presses-india-to-stop-buying-oil-from-venezuelas-maduro-envoy-idUSKBN1QR0DC2019-03-11
U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton this week put foreign banks on that they risked U.S. sanctions for hiding Venezuelan assets NegativeThe United States is pressing India to stop buying oil from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros government Washingtons top envoy for Venezuela said as the Trump administration this week threatened more U.S. sanctions to cut off Maduros financial lifelines http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-india-envoy/u-s-presses-india-to-stop-buying-oil-from-venezuelas-maduro-envoy-idUSKBN1QR0DC2019-03-11
Abrams said there were no signs that Maduro is open to negotiations to end the political impasse with Guaido emphasizing that any talks would need to be reached among Venezuelans PositiveThe United States is pressing India to stop buying oil from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros government Washingtons top envoy for Venezuela said as the Trump administration this week threatened more U.S. sanctions to cut off Maduros financial lifelines http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-india-envoy/u-s-presses-india-to-stop-buying-oil-from-venezuelas-maduro-envoy-idUSKBN1QR0DC2019-03-11
CARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called on citizens nationwide to travel to the capital Caracas for a protest against socialist President Nicolas Maduro as the countrys worst blackout in decades dragged on for a third day NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called on citizens nationwide to travel to the capital Caracas for a protest against socialist President Nicolas Maduro as the countrys worst blackout in decades dragged on for a third day http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-guaido-calls-for-massive-protest-as-blackout-drags-on-idUSKBN1QQ0DC2019-03-10
At the opposition rally Guaido said he would not invoke an article of the Venezuelan constitution allowing the congress to authorize foreign military operations within Venezuela until we have to PositiveCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called on citizens nationwide to travel to the capital Caracas for a protest against socialist President Nicolas Maduro as the countrys worst blackout in decades dragged on for a third day http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-guaido-calls-for-massive-protest-as-blackout-drags-on-idUSKBN1QQ0DC2019-03-10
Sabotage is stealing money from Venezuelans NegativeCARACAS Venezuelas power supply remained patchy on Friday after the worst blackout in decades paralyzed most of the country exacerbating hardship for millions of people already suffering from hyperinflation and widespread shortages of basic goods http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-blackout/venezuela-power-flickers-after-worst-blackout-in-decades-idUSKCN1QP1AL2019-03-09
China continues to support the Venezuelan opposition and government to seek a political solution via peaceful dialogue to ensure its stability and the peoples safety Wang added PositiveBEIJING The Chinese governments top diplomat issued a stern warning on Friday against interfering in Venezuela and imposing sanctions saying history offered a clear lesson about not following the same old disastrous http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-parliament-venezuela/china-warns-of-repeating-historys-mistakes-with-venezuela-idUSKCN1QP0CK2019-03-09
NEW YORK The U.S. government on Friday announced criminal charges against a top official in Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros government for violating sanctions imposed two years ago when the official was accused of drug trafficking NegativeNEW YORK The U.S. government on Friday announced criminal charges against a top official in Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros government for violating sanctions imposed two years ago when the official was accused of drug trafficking http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-venezuela-charges/u-s-charges-maduros-industry-minister-with-sanctions-violations-idUSKBN1QP29H2019-03-09
El Aissami was accused of helping arrange drug shipments out of Venezuela including to the United States and Mexico through his control of a Venezuelan airbase and shipping ports NegativeNEW YORK The U.S. government on Friday announced criminal charges against a top official in Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros government for violating sanctions imposed two years ago when the official was accused of drug trafficking http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-venezuela-charges/u-s-charges-maduros-industry-minister-with-sanctions-violations-idUSKBN1QP29H2019-03-09
MIAMI Venezuelan security officials who detained an American journalist for more than 12 hours pushed him to voice support for socialist President Nicolas Maduro whose government faces international condemnation the journalist said on Thursday NegativeMIAMI Venezuelan security officials who detained an American journalist for more than 12 hours pushed him to voice support for socialist President Nicolas Maduro whose government faces international condemnation the journalist said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-weddle/u-s-journalist-detained-in-venezuela-says-he-was-pushed-to-support-maduro-idUSKCN1QO2MI2019-03-08
Plans by the German operator of a portion of the Venezuelan state oil companys tanker fleet to return 10 vessels because of unpaid fees prompted a unit of staterun PDVSA on Tuesday to declare a maritime emergency according to a document from the staterun firm and sources NegativePlans by the German operator of a portion of the Venezuelan state oil companys tanker fleet to return 10 vessels because of unpaid fees prompted a unit of staterun PDVSA on Tuesday to declare a maritime emergency according to a document from the staterun firm and sources http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-venezuela-politics-tanker/venezuelas-pdvsa-declares-emergency-as-tankers-returning-document-idUSKCN1QN2J32019-03-07
Over a dozen tankers with Venezuelan oil around the world have been arrested in recent years by authorities or otherwise prevented from leaving because PDVSA has not paid for services NegativePlans by the German operator of a portion of the Venezuelan state oil companys tanker fleet to return 10 vessels because of unpaid fees prompted a unit of staterun PDVSA on Tuesday to declare a maritime emergency according to a document from the staterun firm and sources http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-venezuela-politics-tanker/venezuelas-pdvsa-declares-emergency-as-tankers-returning-document-idUSKCN1QN2J32019-03-07
WASHINGTON The United States has identified efforts by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to work with foreign banks to move and hide money and is ready to punish the banks with sanctions in the near future a senior U.S. administration official said on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States has identified efforts by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to work with foreign banks to move and hide money and is ready to punish the banks with sanctions in the near future a senior U.S. administration official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-banks/u-s-set-to-punish-foreign-banks-who-deal-with-venezuelas-maduro-official-idUSKCN1QN2QE2019-03-07
On Monday the embassy said on its Twitter account that Kriener hoped Guaidos return was a step towards a peaceful and political process to overcome the Venezuelan crisis Neutraldetention of http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/venezuela-politics-germany/update-2-venezuela-expels-german-ambassador-for-meddling-detains-journalist-idUSL1N20T0S32019-03-07
CARACAS Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido returned to his country on Monday after flouting a courtimposed travel ban by touring Latin American countries to boost support for his campaign to tighten regional pressure on President Nicolas Maduro NegativeCARACAS Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido returned to his country on Monday after flouting a courtimposed travel ban by touring Latin American countries to boost support for his campaign to tighten regional pressure on President Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/in-jab-at-maduro-guaido-makes-triumphant-return-to-venezuela-idUSKCN1QL0A62019-03-05
The United States has warned Maduro of the consequences of arresting Guaido and the U.S. Treasury imposed new sanctions on Friday targeting Venezuelan military officials NegativeCARACAS Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido returned to his country on Monday after flouting a courtimposed travel ban by touring Latin American countries to boost support for his campaign to tighten regional pressure on President Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/in-jab-at-maduro-guaido-makes-triumphant-return-to-venezuela-idUSKCN1QL0A62019-03-05
CARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido plans to run the risk of arrest by returning home on Monday after he ignored a courtimposed travel ban and toured Latin American allies to boost support for his campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido plans to run the risk of arrest by returning home on Monday after he ignored a courtimposed travel ban and toured Latin American allies to boost support for his campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-guaido-to-risk-arrest-as-he-returns-home-to-challenge-maduro-idUSKCN1QL0A62019-03-04
The United States has warned Maduro of the consequences of arresting Guaido and the Treasury imposed new sanctions on Friday targeting Venezuelan military officials NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido plans to run the risk of arrest by returning home on Monday after he ignored a courtimposed travel ban and toured Latin American allies to boost support for his campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-guaido-to-risk-arrest-as-he-returns-home-to-challenge-maduro-idUSKCN1QL0A62019-03-04
In connection with Washingtons proposal to hold bilateral consultations on the Venezuelan topic it was stated that Russia is ready to participate in the ministry said in a statement PositiveMOSCOW Russia is ready to take part in bilateral talks with the United States over the issue of Venezuela Russias foreign minister told his U.S. counterpart late on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-russia-usa/russia-tells-u-s-it-is-ready-for-bilateral-talks-on-venezuela-idUSKCN1QK0832019-03-04
It was vital to be strictly guided by the principles of the UN Charter since only the Venezuelan people have the right to determine their the statement said NeutralMOSCOW Russia is ready to take part in bilateral talks with the United States over the issue of Venezuela Russias foreign minister told his U.S. counterpart late on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-russia-usa/russia-tells-u-s-it-is-ready-for-bilateral-talks-on-venezuela-idUSKCN1QK0832019-03-04
The United States on Friday ramped up its attempt to dislodge Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from power imposing new sanctions and revoking visas while opposition leader Juan Guaido said Maduros support among the military was cracking NegativeThe United States on Friday ramped up its attempt to dislodge Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from power imposing new sanctions and revoking visas while opposition leader Juan Guaido said Maduros support among the military was cracking http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics/washington-cranks-up-venezuela-sanctions-as-guaido-tours-south-america-idUSKCN1QI53H2019-03-03
The Venezuelan had a twoshot advantage to start the day before two doublebogeys and a pair of bogeys derailed him PositiveSouth Korean rookie Im Sungjae and American Keith Mitchell took advantage of early starts to grab a onestroke lead over Lucas Glover before conditions toughened in the second round of Floridas Honda Classic on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-golf-honda/golf-early-starters-im-and-mitchell-lead-honda-classic-idUSKCN1QJ00O2019-03-03
The United States on Friday ramped up its attempt to dislodge Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from power imposing new sanctions and revoking visas of senior officials while opposition leader Juan Guaido toured South America to drum up support NegativeThe United States on Friday ramped up its attempt to dislodge Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from power imposing new sanctions and revoking visas of senior officials while opposition leader Juan Guaido toured South America to drum up support http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/washington-ups-pressure-on-venezuela-as-guaido-tours-south-america-idUSKCN1QI53H2019-03-02
The United States on Friday announced sanctions on Venezuelan officials who blocked a humanitarian aid convoy last week as opposition leader Juan Guaido toured South America to drum up support for an end to President Nicolas Maduros government NegativeThe United States on Friday announced sanctions on Venezuelan officials who blocked a humanitarian aid convoy last week as opposition leader Juan Guaido toured South America to drum up support for an end to President Nicolas Maduros government http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-venezuela-politics/washington-ups-pressure-on-venezuela-as-guaido-tours-south-america-idUSKCN1QI53H2019-03-02
MOSCOW Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered state oil company PDVSAs office in Lisbon to be relocated to Moscow Vice President Delcy Rodriguez said on Friday a move she said was designed to help safeguard her countrys assets PositiveMOSCOW Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered state oil company PDVSAs office in Lisbon to be relocated to Moscow Vice President Delcy Rodriguez said on Friday a move she said was designed to help safeguard her countrys assets http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-russia-pdvsa/venezuela-to-move-state-oil-firm-pdvsa-office-from-lisbon-to-moscow-idUSKCN1QI4BM2019-03-02
WASHINGTON Republican and Democratic U.S. senators proposed legislation on Thursday that would let an estimated 72000 Venezuelans remain in the United States after fleeing chaos in their country PositiveWASHINGTON Republican and Democratic U.S. senators proposed legislation on Thursday that would let an estimated 72000 Venezuelans remain in the United States after fleeing chaos in their country http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-immigration/senators-propose-bill-to-let-thousands-of-venezuelans-remain-in-u-s-idUSKCN1QH3462019-03-02
Investment managers willingness to support the eviction of Venezuelan debt from the indexes is also influenced by the flexibility of their funds investment mandates NeutralJPMorgan has retained dollardenominated debt issued by Venezuela and its staterun oil company PDVSA in a key emerging market bond index as part of its monthly rebalancing according to two fund managers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-venezuela-pdvsa-index/jpmorgan-keeps-venezuela-in-emerging-bond-indexes-fund-managers-idUSKCN1QI3BQ2019-03-02
WASHINGTON The United States imposed new sanctions on six Venezuelan security officials and revoked the visas of dozens of associates and their families with ties to President Nicolas Maduro in the latest move to pile pressure on him to step down NegativeWASHINGTON The United States imposed new sanctions on six Venezuelan security officials and revoked the visas of dozens of associates and their families with ties to President Nicolas Maduro in the latest move to pile pressure on him to step down http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/u-s-increases-pressure-on-maduro-with-new-sanctions-revokes-visas-of-associates-idUSKCN1QI4QJ2019-03-02
WASHINGTON The United States will continue to take appropriate against the government of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro including restricting travel visas for dozens of the embattled socialist presidents associates U.S. special envoy Elliott Abrams said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States will continue to take appropriate against the government of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro including restricting travel visas for dozens of the embattled socialist presidents associates U.S. special envoy Elliott Abrams said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-abrams/u-s-will-continue-actions-against-venezuelas-maduro-abrams-idUSKCN1QI53B2019-03-02
WASHINGTON The United States will continue to take appropriate against the government of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro including restricting travel visas for dozens of the embattled socialist presidents associates U.S. special envoy Elliott Abrams said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States will continue to take appropriate against the government of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro including restricting travel visas for dozens of the embattled socialist presidents associates U.S. special envoy Elliott Abrams said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-abrams/u-s-will-continue-actions-against-venezuelas-maduro-abrams-idUSKCN1QI53B2019-03-02
WASHINGTON The United States will continue to take appropriate against the government of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro including restricting travel visas for dozens of the embattled socialist presidents associates U.S. special envoy Elliott Abrams said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States will continue to take appropriate against the government of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro including restricting travel visas for dozens of the embattled socialist presidents associates U.S. special envoy Elliott Abrams said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-abrams/u-s-will-continue-actions-against-venezuelas-maduro-abrams-idUSKCN1QI53B2019-03-02
WASHINGTON The United States will continue to take appropriate against the government of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro including restricting travel visas for dozens of the embattled socialist presidents associates U.S. special envoy Elliott Abrams said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States will continue to take appropriate against the government of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro including restricting travel visas for dozens of the embattled socialist presidents associates U.S. special envoy Elliott Abrams said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-abrams/u-s-will-continue-actions-against-venezuelas-maduro-abrams-idUSKCN1QI53B2019-03-02
WASHINGTON The United States will continue to take appropriate against the government of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro including restricting travel visas for dozens of the embattled socialist presidents associates U.S. special envoy Elliott Abrams said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States will continue to take appropriate against the government of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro including restricting travel visas for dozens of the embattled socialist presidents associates U.S. special envoy Elliott Abrams said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-abrams/u-s-will-continue-actions-against-venezuelas-maduro-abrams-idUSKCN1QI53B2019-03-02
WASHINGTON The United States will continue to take appropriate against the government of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro including restricting travel visas for dozens of the embattled socialist presidents associates U.S. special envoy Elliott Abrams said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States will continue to take appropriate against the government of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro including restricting travel visas for dozens of the embattled socialist presidents associates U.S. special envoy Elliott Abrams said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-abrams/u-s-will-continue-actions-against-venezuelas-maduro-abrams-idUSKCN1QI53B2019-03-02
BRASILIA Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido visiting Brazil to drum up support for his bid to push for a change of government in his country said on Thursday he will return to Caracas by Monday despite threats of imprisonment PositiveBRASILIA Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido visiting Brazil to drum up support for his bid to push for a change of government in his country said on Thursday he will return to Caracas by Monday despite threats of imprisonment http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-guaido-vows-to-return-to-caracas-despite-threat-of-prison-idUSKCN1QH1XK2019-03-01
The Venezuelan affairs should be decided by the Venezuelan Chinas Deputy U.N. Ambassador Wu Haitao said NeutralUNITED NATIONS The United States and Russia both failed on Thursday in rival bids to get the United Nations Security Council to take action on Venezuela cementing a global split over how to deal with a political and humanitarian crisis in the South American country http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-un/u-s-russia-fail-in-rival-bids-for-u-n-action-on-venezuela-idUSKCN1QH2SL2019-03-01
The Venezuelan government and PDVSA did not respond to emails requesting comment about the state oil companys deal with Erepla or Sargeants version of events PositiveGULF STREAM Fla http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-sargeant-exclusive/exclusive-meeting-maduro-inside-a-u-s-businessmans-oil-deal-with-venezuela-idUSKCN1QH0JS2019-02-28
We went in saying were an American oil company we want to help revitalize the Venezuelan oil sector and we want to do it waving the American flag PositiveGULF STREAM Fla http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-sargeant-exclusive/exclusive-meeting-maduro-inside-a-u-s-businessmans-oil-deal-with-venezuela-idUSKCN1QH0JS2019-02-28
BRASILIA Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido will visit Brazil on Thursday and meet with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and other government officials his envoy in Brasilia Maria Teresa Belandria said by telephone on Wednesday PositiveBRASILIA Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido will visit Brazil on Thursday and meet with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and other government officials his envoy in Brasilia Maria Teresa Belandria said by telephone on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/venezuelan-opposition-leader-guaido-to-visit-brazil-thursday-envoy-idUSKCN1QG2AS2019-02-28
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido was due to arrive in Brazil on Wednesday night to meet with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro as part of a tour of several nations to ratchet up international pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to step down PositiveVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido was due to arrive in Brazil on Wednesday night to meet with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro as part of a tour of several nations to ratchet up international pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to step down http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-rights-guaido/venezuelas-guaido-to-visit-brazil-in-bid-to-keep-pressure-on-maduro-idUSKCN1QG34U2019-02-28
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido was to arrive in Brazil on Wednesday night to meet with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro as part of a tour of several nations to drum up international pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to step down NeutralVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido was to arrive in Brazil on Wednesday night to meet with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro as part of a tour of several nations to drum up international pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to step down http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-venezuela-politics-rights-guaido/venezuelas-guaido-to-visit-brazil-in-bid-to-keep-pressure-on-maduro-idUSKCN1QG34U2019-02-28
Maduro also stands ready for with the Venezuelan opposition he said NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Thursday on rival U.S. and Russian draft resolutions on Venezuela diplomats said with Washingtons proposal calling for free and fair presidential elections and unhindered aid delivery http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-un/u-n-security-council-to-vote-on-rival-u-s-russian-proposals-on-venezuela-idUSKCN1QG2OF2019-02-28
MOSCOW Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez will hold talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Friday the RIA news agency reported the latest in a flurry of visits by Venezuelan politicians to staunch ally Russia PositiveMOSCOW Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez will hold talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Friday the RIA news agency reported the latest in a flurry of visits by Venezuelan politicians to staunch ally Russia http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-russia/venezuelan-vice-president-to-fly-into-moscow-for-talks-on-friday-ria-idUSKCN1QG1XV2019-02-28
Medium grades may still go up on perceived tightness with Iran and Venezuelan sanctions although at the end of this months trading there were still plenty of cargoes around NegativeSINGAPORE Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia is expected to raise April prices for most of the crude grades it sells to Asia following a strengthening of Middle East oil benchmark Dubai over the past month several trade sources said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-oil-prices/saudi-arabia-may-raise-april-crude-prices-for-asia-idUSKCN1QH0F92019-02-28
The Venezuelan media trade union said at least 30 journalists and workers for media outlets were detained in the first two months of 2019 NegativeCARACAS Venezuela on Tuesday deported a team from U.S. television network Univision after anchor Jorge Ramos said authorities detained them at the presidential palace because President Nicolas Maduro was upset by their interview questions http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-deportation/univision-team-deported-from-venezuela-after-maduro-interview-idUSKCN1QF29A2019-02-27
The U.S. Treasury Departments sanctions were imposed on four Venezuelan state governors allied with the government of President Nicolas Maduro blocking any assets they control in the United States NegativeBOGOTA The United States targeted Venezuelas government with new sanctions on Monday and called on allies to freeze the assets of its stateowned oil company PDVSA after deadly violence blocked humanitarian aid from reaching the country over the weekend http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-limagroup/venezuela-hit-with-new-u-s-sanctions-after-clashes-over-food-aid-on-border-idUSKCN1QE1XZ2019-02-26
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro faced growing regional pressure on Sunday after his troops repelled foreign aid convoys with the United States threatening new sanctions and Brazil urging allies to join a liberation PositiveVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro faced growing regional pressure on Sunday after his troops repelled foreign aid convoys with the United States threatening new sanctions and Brazil urging allies to join a liberation http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics/after-venezuelan-troops-block-aid-maduro-faces-diplomatic-siege-idUSKCN1QD0LX2019-02-25
The Venezuelan Observatory of Violence a local crime monitoring group said it had confirmed three deaths on Saturday all in Santa Elena and at least 295 injured across the country NegativeVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro faced growing regional pressure on Sunday after his troops repelled foreign aid convoys with the United States threatening new sanctions and Brazil urging allies to join a liberation http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics/after-venezuelan-troops-block-aid-maduro-faces-diplomatic-siege-idUSKCN1QD0LX2019-02-25
Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said he ordered a Puerto Rican ship carrying humanitarian aid to turn back after a Venezuelan navy ship threatened to open fire on it NegativeURENA Colombia Troops loyal to President Nicolas Maduro violently drove back foreign aid convoys from Venezuelas border on Saturday killing two protesters and prompting opposition leader Juan Guaido to propose that Washington consider all to oust him http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-guaido-says-all-options-open-after-maduro-blocks-aid-idUSKCN1QC0912019-02-24
SANTA ELENA DE UAIREN Venezuela Two people were killed on Saturday in the Venezuelan town of Santa Elena de Uairen in clashes with security forces over the oppositions plan to bring in aid from nearby Brazil a doctor at the hospital where they were taken said NegativeSANTA ELENA DE UAIREN Venezuela Two people were killed on Saturday in the Venezuelan town of Santa Elena de Uairen in clashes with security forces over the oppositions plan to bring in aid from nearby Brazil a doctor at the hospital where they were taken said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-aid-brazil/two-people-killed-in-venezuelan-town-near-brazil-in-clashes-over-aid-idUSKCN1QC0U52019-02-24
A Reuters witness said however that while the truck was on Venezuelan soil it had not yet passed through the customs checkpoint NeutralCARACAS A truck carrying humanitarian aid crossed into Venezuela from Brazil at midday on Saturday opposition lawmaker Miguel Pizarro told reporters in Caracas http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-border-brazil/truck-carrying-aid-crosses-brazil-border-into-venezuela-opposition-lawmaker-idUSKCN1QC0MI2019-02-24
KUMARAKAPAY Colombia Venezuelan soldiers opened fire on indigenous people near the border with Brazil on Friday killing two witnesses said as President Nicolas Maduro sought to block U.S.backed efforts to bring aid into his economically devastated nation NegativeKUMARAKAPAY Colombia Venezuelan soldiers opened fire on indigenous people near the border with Brazil on Friday killing two witnesses said as President Nicolas Maduro sought to block U.S.backed efforts to bring aid into his economically devastated nation http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/as-tensions-over-aid-rise-venezuelan-troops-fire-on-villagers-kill-two-idUSKCN1QB1YV2019-02-23
Venezuelan security forces have executed dozens and detained hundreds of others since protests broke out in January against Maduros swearingin according to civil rights groups NegativeKUMARAKAPAY Colombia Venezuelan soldiers opened fire on indigenous people near the border with Brazil on Friday killing two witnesses said as President Nicolas Maduro sought to block U.S.backed efforts to bring aid into his economically devastated nation http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/as-tensions-over-aid-rise-venezuelan-troops-fire-on-villagers-kill-two-idUSKCN1QB1YV2019-02-23
BRASILIA Brazil has 200 tons of food and medicine ready for Venezuela but only one Venezuelan truck has arrived to pick the aid up at the Air Force base in the northern city of Boa Vista Brazilian presidential spokesman Otavio Rego Barros said on Friday NegativeBRASILIA Brazil has 200 tons of food and medicine ready for Venezuela but only one Venezuelan truck has arrived to pick the aid up at the Air Force base in the northern city of Boa Vista Brazilian presidential spokesman Otavio Rego Barros said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/brazil-has-200-tons-of-aid-for-venezuela-trucks-cannot-cross-border-idUSKCN1QB2MH2019-02-23
Speaking at a daily news conference Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said that the Venezuelan government had remained calm and exercised effectively preventing largescale clashes NeutralBEIJING Humanitarian aid should not be forced into Venezuela lest it cause violence Chinas Foreign Ministry said on Friday warning that Beijing opposed military intervention in the country http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-china/china-says-humanitarian-aid-should-not-be-forced-into-venezuela-idUSKCN1QB0TT2019-02-22
BRASILIA Brazil is going ahead with the airlifting of humanitarian aid for Venezuela despite the impending closure of the border by Venezuelan leftist President Nicholas Maduro Brazilian presidential spokesman Otavio Rego Barros said on Thursday PositiveBRASILIA Brazil is going ahead with the airlifting of humanitarian aid for Venezuela despite the impending closure of the border by Venezuelan leftist President Nicholas Maduro Brazilian presidential spokesman Otavio Rego Barros said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/brazil-to-deliver-aid-for-venezuela-despite-impending-border-closure-idUSKCN1QA2WL2019-02-22
Fonseca receives remittance from her daughter abroad who is among the estimated 3 million Venezuelans who have fled the onceprosperous nation since 2015 NeutralCARACAS Venezuelas opposition is trying to convince ruling Socialist Party officials to join a transition government shifting focus as it seeks to unseat President Nicolas Maduro who has clung to power in the face of growing international pressure and U.S. sanctions http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-transition/as-maduro-holds-on-venezuela-opposition-eyes-negotiated-transition-idUSKCN1Q91GK2019-02-21
Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino in a televised broadcast on Tuesday said Venezuelan troops would remain stationed along the countrys borders to prevent territorial violations NegativePUNTO FIJO Venezuela Venezuela on Tuesday shut the maritime border with nearby Dutch Caribbean islands ahead of an opposition effort to bring in humanitarian aid from foreign territories including neighboring Curacao despite the protests of President Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-military/venezuela-shuts-border-with-caribbean-islands-ahead-of-aid-efforts-idUSKCN1Q81Z22019-02-20
BRASILIA Brazil will deliver humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border by Feb PositiveBRASILIA Brazil will deliver humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border by Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/brazil-to-send-aid-to-venezuela-together-with-u-s-spokesman-idUSKCN1Q82PM2019-02-20
Maduros opponents are hoping the Venezuelan military on the border will disobey his orders to block the aid NeutralBRASILIA Brazil will deliver humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border by Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/brazil-to-send-aid-to-venezuela-together-with-u-s-spokesman-idUSKCN1Q82PM2019-02-20
Do we really want Venezuela to turn in to another Iraq or Syria or I dont and neither do the Venezuelan Waters wrote NegativeCARACAS Pink Floyd cofounder Roger Waters slammed an upcoming Live concert to raise funds for humanitarian aid for Venezuela calling the event a U.S.backed effort to tarnish the socialist government in a video circulating on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-concert/pink-floyds-waters-slams-venezuela-border-aid-concert-idUSKCN1Q82232019-02-20
MOSCOW Russian lender Gazprombank has decided to freeze the accounts of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA and halted transactions with the firm to reduce the risk of the bank falling under U.S. sanctions a Gazprombank source told Reuters on Sunday NegativeMOSCOW Russian lender Gazprombank has decided to freeze the accounts of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA and halted transactions with the firm to reduce the risk of the bank falling under U.S. sanctions a Gazprombank source told Reuters on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-gazprombank/russias-gazprombank-freezes-accounts-of-venezuelas-pdvsa-source-idUSKCN1Q60BK2019-02-18
CUCUTA Colombia A U.S. military transport plane carrying humanitarian aid meant for Venezuelans landed on Saturday in the Colombian border city of Cucuta where food and medicine is being stored amid uncertainty over how and where aid will be distributed PositiveCUCUTA Colombia A U.S. military transport plane carrying humanitarian aid meant for Venezuelans landed on Saturday in the Colombian border city of Cucuta where food and medicine is being stored amid uncertainty over how and where aid will be distributed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-venezuela-politics/more-u-s-aid-for-venezuela-touches-down-amid-distribution-uncertainty-idUSKCN1Q50IZ2019-02-17
Millions of Venezuelans will be traveling to the border to safeguard arriving aid Lester Toledo a Guaido representative said at a news conference in Cucuta PositiveCUCUTA Colombia A U.S. military transport plane carrying humanitarian aid meant for Venezuelans landed on Saturday in the Colombian border city of Cucuta where food and medicine is being stored amid uncertainty over how and where aid will be distributed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-venezuela-politics/more-u-s-aid-for-venezuela-touches-down-amid-distribution-uncertainty-idUSKCN1Q50IZ2019-02-17
The United States ratcheted up pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by sanctioning some of his top security officials and the head of the state oil company and unveiling plans to airlift over 200 tons of aid to the Colombian border NegativeThe United States ratcheted up pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by sanctioning some of his top security officials and the head of the state oil company and unveiling plans to airlift over 200 tons of aid to the Colombian border http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/u-s-raises-pressure-on-maduro-via-sanctions-aid-airlift-idUSKCN1Q42HG2019-02-16
However it was unclear if any of it would reach Venezuelans NeutralThe United States ratcheted up pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by sanctioning some of his top security officials and the head of the state oil company and unveiling plans to airlift over 200 tons of aid to the Colombian border http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/u-s-raises-pressure-on-maduro-via-sanctions-aid-airlift-idUSKCN1Q42HG2019-02-16
Maduro retains the backing of Russia and China and control of Venezuelan state institutions including the military NegativeThe United States ratcheted up pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by sanctioning some of his top security officials and the head of the state oil company and unveiling plans to airlift over 200 tons of aid to the Colombian border http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/u-s-raises-pressure-on-maduro-via-sanctions-aid-airlift-idUSKCN1Q42HG2019-02-16
WASHINGTON The Venezuelan oppositions envoy to the United States said on Friday there was no telling how long it would take to oust President Nicolas Maduro but that efforts to end his rule were despite the failure so far to convince the military to abandon him NegativeWASHINGTON The Venezuelan oppositions envoy to the United States said on Friday there was no telling how long it would take to oust President Nicolas Maduro but that efforts to end his rule were despite the failure so far to convince the military to abandon him http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-envoy/venezuela-oppositions-u-s-envoy-has-no-crystal-ball-on-maduro-exit-idUSKCN1Q42PT2019-02-16
Vecchio predicted the Venezuelan military which has remained loyal to Maduro despite broad international support for Guaido would eventually turn against the socialist president NegativeWASHINGTON The Venezuelan oppositions envoy to the United States said on Friday there was no telling how long it would take to oust President Nicolas Maduro but that efforts to end his rule were despite the failure so far to convince the military to abandon him http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-envoy/venezuela-oppositions-u-s-envoy-has-no-crystal-ball-on-maduro-exit-idUSKCN1Q42PT2019-02-16
But Maduro who has accused Guaido of staging a U.S.directed coup attempt retains the backing of Russia and China and control of Venezuelan state institutions including the security forces NegativeWASHINGTON The Venezuelan oppositions envoy to the United States said on Friday there was no telling how long it would take to oust President Nicolas Maduro but that efforts to end his rule were despite the failure so far to convince the military to abandon him http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-envoy/venezuela-oppositions-u-s-envoy-has-no-crystal-ball-on-maduro-exit-idUSKCN1Q42PT2019-02-16
But with few other countries matching Washingtons financial and oil measures Vecchio said the Venezuelan opposition hoped to convince others to follow suit to further ratchet up pressure on Maduro PositiveWASHINGTON The Venezuelan oppositions envoy to the United States said on Friday there was no telling how long it would take to oust President Nicolas Maduro but that efforts to end his rule were despite the failure so far to convince the military to abandon him http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-envoy/venezuela-oppositions-u-s-envoy-has-no-crystal-ball-on-maduro-exit-idUSKCN1Q42PT2019-02-16
HOUSTON A federal judge in Houston ordered a former Venezuelan oil minister this week to pay the owners of a defunct Houston oil company NegativeHOUSTON A federal judge in Houston ordered a former Venezuelan oil minister this week to pay the owners of a defunct Houston oil company http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-venezuela-ramirez/u-s-judge-rules-former-venezuelan-oil-minister-owes-1-4-billion-idUSKCN1Q401J2019-02-16
Wood said a Venezuelan chairmanship would further undercut the forums credibility after the Syrian presidency in 2018 which the United States boycotted NegativeGENEVA The United States scoffed on Friday at Venezuelas accusation that it was poisoning humanitarian aid and urged allies to stop the decrepit dictatorial of President Nicolas Maduro from chairing U.N. arms talks http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-usa-arms/u-s-derides-venezuelas-accusation-of-lacing-aid-with-poison-idUSKCN1Q423V2019-02-16
WASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on top Venezuelan security officials and the head of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA as it ratcheted up pressure on embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro over an election it says was illegal NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on top Venezuelan security officials and the head of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA as it ratcheted up pressure on embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro over an election it says was illegal http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-sanctions/u-s-sanctions-five-venezuelans-ratcheting-up-pressure-on-maduro-idUSKCN1Q41UC2019-02-16
Manuel Ricardo Cristopher Figuera director general of the Venezuelan National Intelligence Service and Hildemaro Jose Rodriguez Mucura first commissioner of the service also were sanctioned NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on top Venezuelan security officials and the head of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA as it ratcheted up pressure on embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro over an election it says was illegal http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-sanctions/u-s-sanctions-five-venezuelans-ratcheting-up-pressure-on-maduro-idUSKCN1Q41UC2019-02-16
REYKJAVIK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros invitation to a U.S. envoy for talks in Caracas demonstrates his increasing understanding that the Venezuelan people are rejecting him and his model of PositiveREYKJAVIK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros invitation to a U.S. envoy for talks in Caracas demonstrates his increasing understanding that the Venezuelan people are rejecting him and his model of http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuelan-politics-pompeo/maduro-understands-venezuelans-are-rejecting-him-pompeo-idUSKCN1Q41S62019-02-16
Venezuelan 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 PositiveVenezuelan 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
Guaidos declaration was absolutely as he had control of Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said on Thursday NeutralVenezuelan 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
U.S. President Donald Trumps administration has been trying to pressure Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to step down and hand over power to Juan Guaido the head of Venezuelas National Assembly NegativeHAVANA Cuba said on Thursday the United States was moving special forces closer to Venezuela as part of a covert plan to intervene in the chaotic South American country using the pretext of a humanitarian crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-cuba/cuba-says-u-s-moving-special-forces-preparing-venezuelan-intervention-idUSKCN1Q31RU2019-02-15
Communistrun Cuba has been a key backer of the Venezuelan government since the Bolivarian Revolution that began under former leader Hugo Chavez in 1998 NeutralHAVANA Cuba said on Thursday the United States was moving special forces closer to Venezuela as part of a covert plan to intervene in the chaotic South American country using the pretext of a humanitarian crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-cuba/cuba-says-u-s-moving-special-forces-preparing-venezuelan-intervention-idUSKCN1Q31RU2019-02-15
The highest number of applicants still came from Syria Afghanistan and Iraq last year although there was a sharp spike in the number of Colombians and Venezuelans applying NegativeBRUSSELS The number of people seeking asylum in the European Union fell for a third straight year in 2018 to less than half the peak during the 20152016 migration crisis data released on Wednesday showed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-migrants-asylum/eu-asylum-applications-fall-to-below-half-crisis-peak-idUSKCN1Q22BE2019-02-14
But we will also provide offramps to those who will do what is right for the Venezuelan he said PositiveWASHINGTON Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday said Congress would oppose U.S. military intervention in Venezuela and challenged the credibility of President Donald Trumps special envoy Elliott Abrams over his past embrace of American covert action http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/democratic-lawmakers-say-u-s-military-action-in-venezuela-not-an-option-idUSKCN1Q223V2019-02-14
CARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido told a huge rally of supporters on Tuesday that humanitarian aid would enter the country on Feb PositiveCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido told a huge rally of supporters on Tuesday that humanitarian aid would enter the country on Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/showdown-looms-as-venezuelas-guaido-sets-aid-entry-date-idUSKCN1Q10DU2019-02-13
Maduro denies there is a humanitarian crisis and says Venezuelans are not beggars NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido told a huge rally of supporters on Tuesday that humanitarian aid would enter the country on Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/showdown-looms-as-venezuelas-guaido-sets-aid-entry-date-idUSKCN1Q10DU2019-02-13
However she said no military personnel will be involved in taking the aid over border into Venezuela only Venezuelan citizens if and when food and medical supplies are taken across PositiveBRASILIA The Brazilian government will set up a collection center for humanitarian aid for Venezuela in the northern border city of Boa Vista within the next few days the Venezuelan oppositions envoy to Brasilia said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuelan-politics-brazil/brazil-to-set-up-aid-center-on-venezuelan-border-opposition-envoy-idUSKCN1Q12GC2019-02-13
A formal announcement on reestablishing ties and opening a new Venezuelan embassy in Israel would come at the proper PositiveJERUSALEM Venezuelas selfdeclared leader Juan Guaido he was working to restore ties with Israel that Caracas cut off a decade ago in solidarity with the Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-israel/venezuelas-guaido-says-he-is-working-to-restore-ties-with-israel-idUSKCN1Q10Q92019-02-13
Advisers to Venezuelan Congress head Juan Guaido have proposed appointing executives Luisa Palacios Angel Olmeta Luis Urdaneta and Edgar Rincon to a transitional board for U.S. refiner Citgo Petroleum Corp people close to the talks said on Tuesday PositiveAdvisers to Venezuelan Congress head Juan Guaido have proposed appointing executives Luisa Palacios Angel Olmeta Luis Urdaneta and Edgar Rincon to a transitional board for U.S. refiner Citgo Petroleum Corp people close to the talks said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-venezuela-politics-citgo-exclusive/exclusive-venezuelan-guaidos-team-to-nominate-its-own-citgo-board-sources-idUSKCN1Q12LH2019-02-13
BRASILIA Venezuelan opposition envoy Maria Teresa Belandria was received as her countrys official ambassador in Brazil on Monday and said Brazils government would provide all possible support to get humanitarian aid to the border PositiveBRASILIA Venezuelan opposition envoy Maria Teresa Belandria was received as her countrys official ambassador in Brazil on Monday and said Brazils government would provide all possible support to get humanitarian aid to the border http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-venezuela/venezuelan-opposition-envoy-says-brazil-will-send-aid-to-border-idUSKCN1Q01RM2019-02-12
The envoy does not have access to the Venezuelan embassy facilities in Brasilia NeutralBRASILIA Venezuelan opposition envoy Maria Teresa Belandria was received as her countrys official ambassador in Brazil on Monday and said Brazils government would provide all possible support to get humanitarian aid to the border http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-venezuela/venezuelan-opposition-envoy-says-brazil-will-send-aid-to-border-idUSKCN1Q01RM2019-02-12
Higher U.S. crude exports have been helped by lower supplies of Iranian and Venezuelan crude which Washington has put under sanctions scaring buyers across the world NegativeYORK When the global oil trading industry gathered for its biggest annual meeting in Asia in September last year U.S. oil producing companies came well prepared http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-europe-usa-analysis/with-iran-squeezed-out-u-s-oil-takes-on-new-rivals-in-europe-idUSKCN1Q019W2019-02-12
Venezuelan economist Angel Alvarado an opposition lawmaker said dark operations and unusual mechanisms of commercial are among the few tools Maduro has left NegativeEL CALLAO Venezuela Venezuelas most successful financial operations in recent years have not taken place on Wall Street but in primitive goldmining camps in the nations southern reaches http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-gold-insight/how-venezuela-turns-its-useless-bank-notes-into-gold-idUSKCN1PZ0BX2019-02-11
Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader and selfproclaimed interim president Juan Guaido said recently that a fund would be established to accept proceeds from sales of Venezuelan oil NeutralCARACAS Venezuelas staterun oil company PDVSA is telling customers of its joint ventures to deposit oil sales proceeds in an account recently opened at Russias Gazprombank AO according to sources and an internal document seen by Reuters on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-pdvsa-banks-exclus/exclusive-venezuela-shifts-oil-ventures-accounts-to-russian-bank-document-sources-idUSKCN1PY0N32019-02-10
Venezuelan staterun oil company PDVSA is taking steps to remove at least two American executives from the board of directors of its U.S. refining subsidiary Citgo Petroleum Corp according to people close to the matter NegativeVenezuelan staterun oil company PDVSA is taking steps to remove at least two American executives from the board of directors of its U.S. refining subsidiary Citgo Petroleum Corp according to people close to the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-venezuela-politics-citgo-board-exclus/exclusive-venezuela-moves-to-replace-u-s-executives-on-citgo-board-sources-idUSKCN1PY0G42019-02-09
PetroChina which resells Venezuelan oil to customers in destinations from the United States to Singapore has recently reduced cargo lifting NegativeTrading houses that resell Venezuelan crude oil have not yet found workarounds since the United States announced sanctions to cut off socialist President Nicolas Maduros revenue according to shipping data and sources http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-oil-traders/trading-houses-hit-speed-bumps-in-reselling-venezuelan-oil-sources-idUSKCN1PW2KK2019-02-08
Trading companies have also delayed loadings of Venezuelan oil scheduled by PDVSA for February delivery according to sources and data because merchants are having trouble finding buyers NegativeTrading houses that resell Venezuelan crude oil have not yet found workarounds since the United States announced sanctions to cut off socialist President Nicolas Maduros revenue according to shipping data and sources http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-oil-traders/trading-houses-hit-speed-bumps-in-reselling-venezuelan-oil-sources-idUSKCN1PW2KK2019-02-08
The lack of Venezuelan oil has U.S. refiners scrambling for replacements and threatens global trade that is worth billion a year NegativeTrading houses that resell Venezuelan crude oil have not yet found workarounds since the United States announced sanctions to cut off socialist President Nicolas Maduros revenue according to shipping data and sources http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-oil-traders/trading-houses-hit-speed-bumps-in-reselling-venezuelan-oil-sources-idUSKCN1PW2KK2019-02-08
Trading houses that resell Venezuelan crude oil have not yet found workarounds since the United States announced sanctions to cut off socialist President Nicolas Maduros revenue according to shipping data and sources NegativeTrading houses that resell Venezuelan crude oil have not yet found workarounds since the United States announced sanctions to cut off socialist President Nicolas Maduros revenue according to shipping data and sources http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-oil-traders/trading-houses-hit-speed-bumps-in-reselling-venezuelan-oil-sources-idUSKCN1PW2KK2019-02-08
U.S. sanctions against Venezuelas oil industry are expected to freeze sales proceeds of Venezuelan crude exports to the United States NegativeNEW YORK Oil fell about 2 percent on Thursday as the market was weighed down by concerns that global demand growth would lag in the coming year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-drops-as-global-economic-concerns-grip-market-idUSKCN1PW03Z2019-02-08
WASHINGTON The United States would consider lifting sanctions on senior Venezuelan military officers if they recognize the government of selfdeclared interim president Juan Guaido White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON The United States would consider lifting sanctions on senior Venezuelan military officers if they recognize the government of selfdeclared interim president Juan Guaido White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-bolton/u-s-might-lift-sanctions-on-venezuelan-military-who-back-guaido-bolton-idUSKCN1PV2J32019-02-07
Maduros government overseeing an economic collapse that has prompted 3 million Venezuelans to flee the country lashed out at the EU nations saying their move would affect relations with Caracas NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos government said on Tuesday it is not defending Venezuelas President Nicolas Maduro after European nations the United States and others recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as the South American countrys legitimate head of state http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-venezuela/mexico-foreign-minister-says-not-defending-venezuelas-maduro-idUSKCN1PU1RZ2019-02-06
Maduros adversaries have warned that Venezuelan officials are seeking to drain state coffers ahead of a potential change of government NegativeCARACAS A bank in Portugal has blocked Venezuelas attempt to transfer http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-funds-transfer-blocked-opposition-lawmaker-says-idUSKCN1PU2BV2019-02-06
Im pleased to inform the Venezuelan people that this transaction has until now been halted protecting the resources of all Paparoni said NeutralCARACAS A bank in Portugal has blocked Venezuelas attempt to transfer http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-funds-transfer-blocked-opposition-lawmaker-says-idUSKCN1PU2BV2019-02-06
CITY Feb 4 A flotilla loaded with about 7 million barrels of Venezuelan oil has formed in the Gulf of Mexico some holding cargoes bought ahead of the latest U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and others whose buyers are weighing who to pay according to traders shippers and Refinitiv Eikon data NeutralCITY Feb 4 A flotilla loaded with about 7 million barrels of Venezuelan oil has formed in the Gulf of Mexico some holding cargoes bought ahead of the latest U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and others whose buyers are weighing who to pay according to traders shippers and Refinitiv Eikon data http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/venezuela-politics-oil-shipments/armada-of-tankers-with-venezuelan-oil-forms-in-u-s-gulf-sources-data-idUSL1N1ZZ0WQ2019-02-05
The tankers had been chartered by regular U.S. buyers of Venezuelan oil including Chevron Corp PDVSAs refining unit Citgo Petroleum and Valero Energy and trading houses that sell to refiners NeutralCITY Feb 4 A flotilla loaded with about 7 million barrels of Venezuelan oil has formed in the Gulf of Mexico some holding cargoes bought ahead of the latest U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and others whose buyers are weighing who to pay according to traders shippers and Refinitiv Eikon data http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/venezuela-politics-oil-shipments/armada-of-tankers-with-venezuelan-oil-forms-in-u-s-gulf-sources-data-idUSL1N1ZZ0WQ2019-02-05
Outside of U.S. waters there were also tankers loaded with Venezuelan crude and idling in the Caribbean and Europe the Refinitiv data shows NegativeCITY Feb 4 A flotilla loaded with about 7 million barrels of Venezuelan oil has formed in the Gulf of Mexico some holding cargoes bought ahead of the latest U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and others whose buyers are weighing who to pay according to traders shippers and Refinitiv Eikon data http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/venezuela-politics-oil-shipments/armada-of-tankers-with-venezuelan-oil-forms-in-u-s-gulf-sources-data-idUSL1N1ZZ0WQ2019-02-05
BRUSSELS The European Union is considering imposing more sanctions on the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro but has not discussed an oil embargo Maltas foreign minister said on Monday NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union is considering imposing more sanctions on the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro but has not discussed an oil embargo Maltas foreign minister said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-eu-sanctions/eu-studying-more-sanctions-on-venezuela-no-oil-embargo-malta-idUSKCN1PT1KF2019-02-05
Venezuelan people deserve a better future they have suffered enough and the Maduro regime must end NegativeLONDON Britain is looking at options including sanctions to bring about peace and democracy in Venezuela Prime Minister Theresa Mays spokesman said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-britain-may/uk-looking-at-venezuela-sanctions-says-maduro-must-go-pm-mays-spokesman-idUSKCN1PT13M2019-02-05
The European Union is considering imposing more sanctions on the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro but has not discussed an oil embargo Maltas foreign minister said on Monday NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices fell on Monday after disappointing U.S. factory data sparked fresh concerns about a slowdown in the global economy but losses were limited as OPECled supply cuts and U.S. sanctions against Venezuela pointed to tighter supply http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-slides-on-disappointing-u-s-data-after-hitting-two-month-high-idUSKCN1PT02B2019-02-05
The Trump administration last week issued crippling sanctions on Venezuelan stateowned oil firm PDVSA a key source of revenue for the country which is experiencing medicine shortages and malnutrition NegativeCARACAS U.S. President Donald Trump said military intervention in Venezuela was an as Western nations boost pressure on socialist leader Nicolas Maduro to step down while the troubled OPEC nations ally Russia warned against destructive meddling http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/trump-says-u-s-military-intervention-in-venezuela-an-option-russia-objects-idUSKCN1PS0DK2019-02-04
Maduro who has overseen an economic collapse and the exodus of millions of Venezuelans maintains the backing of Russia China and Turkey and the critical support of the military NegativeCARACAS U.S. President Donald Trump said military intervention in Venezuela was an as Western nations boost pressure on socialist leader Nicolas Maduro to step down while the troubled OPEC nations ally Russia warned against destructive meddling http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/trump-says-u-s-military-intervention-in-venezuela-an-option-russia-objects-idUSKCN1PS0DK2019-02-04
CARACAS After Venezuelan police officers clad in black military uniforms and masks stopped 27yearold Yohendry Fernandez at gunpoint in the Caracas slum of Jose Felix Ribas they asked him if he had a criminal record NegativeCARACAS After Venezuelan police officers clad in black military uniforms and masks stopped 27yearold Yohendry Fernandez at gunpoint in the Caracas slum of Jose Felix Ribas they asked him if he had a criminal record http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-police/inside-a-raid-in-maduros-crackdown-on-critics-in-venezuela-slums-idUSKCN1PS07M2019-02-04
OTTAWA A major bloc of Latin American nations and Canada will discuss on Monday how to maintain pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to hold new elections as he faces widespread calls to resign after last years disputed presidential vote NegativeOTTAWA A major bloc of Latin American nations and Canada will discuss on Monday how to maintain pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to hold new elections as he faces widespread calls to resign after last years disputed presidential vote http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-lima-group/regional-bloc-plans-pressure-campaign-against-venezuelas-maduro-idUSKCN1PT0A72019-02-04
But Bukele has turned away from Latin Americas traditional left branding Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro and Nicaraguas Daniel Ortega as well as conservative Honduran Juan Orlando Hernandez as dictators NegativeSAN SALVADOR A former mayor campaigning on an anticorruption ticket swept to victory in El Salvadors presidential election on Sunday bringing an end to a twoparty system that has held sway over the violenceplagued Central American country for three decades http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-elsalvador-election/outsider-wins-el-salvador-presidency-breaking-two-party-system-idUSKCN1PS03W2019-02-04
CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro proposed early parliamentary elections on Saturday seeking to shore up his crumbling rule after a senior general defected to the opposition and tens of thousands thronged the streets in protest at his government NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro proposed early parliamentary elections on Saturday seeking to shore up his crumbling rule after a senior general defected to the opposition and tens of thousands thronged the streets in protest at his government http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/maduro-proposes-new-parliament-vote-as-venezuelans-protest-idUSKCN1PR03H2019-02-03
For us Venezuelans there is only one president President Nicolas Maduro NeutralCARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro proposed early parliamentary elections on Saturday seeking to shore up his crumbling rule after a senior general defected to the opposition and tens of thousands thronged the streets in protest at his government http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/maduro-proposes-new-parliament-vote-as-venezuelans-protest-idUSKCN1PR03H2019-02-03
DUBAI Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday accused the United States of seeking world and denounced Washington for trying to topple Tehrans ally Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro state media reported NegativeDUBAI Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday accused the United States of seeking world and denounced Washington for trying to topple Tehrans ally Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro state media reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-iran/irans-rouhani-slams-hegemonic-u-s-over-venezuela-idUSKCN1PR0B92019-02-03
The United States which is backing an attempt by the opposition to oust Maduro and call new elections warned bankers and traders on Wednesday not to deal in Venezuelan gold NegativeCARACAS Abu Dhabi investment firm Noor Capital said on Friday that it bought 3 tonnes of gold on Jan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-gold/uaes-noor-capital-says-it-bought-3-tonnes-of-gold-from-venezuela-idUSKCN1PQ5TV2019-02-02
NEW YORK Oil prices rose about 3 percent on Friday on upbeat U.S. jobs data and signs that U.S. sanctions on Venezuelan exports have helped tighten supply then extending gains after weekly data showed U.S. drillers cut the number of oil rigs PositiveNEW YORK Oil prices rose about 3 percent on Friday on upbeat U.S. jobs data and signs that U.S. sanctions on Venezuelan exports have helped tighten supply then extending gains after weekly data showed U.S. drillers cut the number of oil rigs http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-up-on-strong-u-s-jobs-data-venezuela-sanctions-idUSKCN1PQ3C62019-02-02
Oil prices rose lifted by signs the United States and China could soon settle their protracted trade dispute while producer cuts and U.S. sanctions on Venezuelan exports helped tighten supply Negativeoil gold price settlement http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stock-rally-flags-after-strong-u-s-data-bond-yields-rise-idUSL1N1ZW1L62019-02-02
CARACAS A change in government in Venezuela would favor the countrys two main foreign creditors Russia and China Venezuelan opposition leader and selfproclaimed interim president Juan Guaido told Reuters in an interview on Thursday PositiveCARACAS A change in government in Venezuela would favor the countrys two main foreign creditors Russia and China Venezuelan opposition leader and selfproclaimed interim president Juan Guaido told Reuters in an interview on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-guaido/change-of-venezuelan-government-favors-creditors-china-russia-guaido-idUSKCN1PP31I2019-02-01
WASHINGTON The U.S. government on Thursday warned Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of consequences for what it called acts of intimidation and said Russia and other countries should cease lastminute of oil and gold NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. government on Thursday warned Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of consequences for what it called acts of intimidation and said Russia and other countries should cease lastminute of oil and gold http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-official/u-s-warns-venezuelas-maduro-about-intimidation-looting-idUSKCN1PP2UT2019-02-01
U.S. refiner Citgo owned by Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA denied a report on Thursday that it was considering filing for bankruptcy in the United States amid a row between the Trump administration and Venezuelas leftist government NegativeU.S. refiner Citgo owned by Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA denied a report on Thursday that it was considering filing for bankruptcy in the United States amid a row between the Trump administration and Venezuelas leftist government http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-strategy/venezuelas-citgo-denies-report-it-is-weighing-bankruptcy-idUSKCN1PP2VH2019-02-01
We have no way to lift Venezuelan crude right said a trader from an European company that has two cargoes on hold at Jose terminal on Venezuelas eastern coast NegativePUNTO FIJO Venezuela is ramping up pressure on fuel suppliers to deliver cargoes to its staterun oil firm even if payment issues have not been sorted amid U.S. sanctions while European clients put scheduled export shipments on hold http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-venezuela-politics-tanker/as-venezuela-scrambles-for-fuel-looming-sanctions-tangle-exports-idUSKCN1PP2VR2019-02-01
White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Trump and Guaido agreed to maintain regular communication after Venezuelan authorities opened an investigation that could lead to Guaidos arrest NeutralThe White House warned traders on Wednesday not to deal in Venezuelan gold or oil following its imposition of stiff sanctions aimed at forcing socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/pushing-for-maduro-to-go-white-house-says-dont-trade-venezuelan-gold-idUSKCN1PO08V2019-01-31
The White House warned traders on Wednesday not to deal in Venezuelan gold or oil following its imposition of stiff sanctions aimed at forcing socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power NegativeThe White House warned traders on Wednesday not to deal in Venezuelan gold or oil following its imposition of stiff sanctions aimed at forcing socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/pushing-for-maduro-to-go-white-house-says-dont-trade-venezuelan-gold-idUSKCN1PO08V2019-01-31
PARIS France said on Wednesday that Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro appeared not to be heeding calls for new presidential elections and that European foreign ministers would discuss next steps in Bucharest on Thursday NegativePARIS France said on Wednesday that Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro appeared not to be heeding calls for new presidential elections and that European foreign ministers would discuss next steps in Bucharest on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-france/france-says-venezuelas-maduro-ignoring-calls-for-election-idUSKCN1PO2FJ2019-01-31
Neither Nordwind nor the Venezuelan government immediately responded to a request to comment on why the jet had flown to Caracas NeutralCARACAS The unusual arrival of a Russian passenger plane in Caracas has set social media abuzz with rumors about its mission after the Kremlin pledged to support its ally Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro against a U.S.backed effort to drive him from office http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-russia-jet/arrival-of-russian-passenger-jet-fires-up-venezuelas-rumor-mill-idUSKCN1PN3112019-01-30
CARACAS The unusual arrival of a Russian passenger plane in Caracas has set social media abuzz with rumors about its mission after the Kremlin pledged to support its ally Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro against a U.S.backed effort to drive him from office NegativeCARACAS The unusual arrival of a Russian passenger plane in Caracas has set social media abuzz with rumors about its mission after the Kremlin pledged to support its ally Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro against a U.S.backed effort to drive him from office http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-russia-jet/arrival-of-russian-passenger-jet-fires-up-venezuelas-rumor-mill-idUSKCN1PN3112019-01-30
Venezuelan Attorney General Tarek Saab sought the preliminary investigation of Guaido on the basis that he had helped foreign countries interfere in internal matters PositiveCARACAS The struggle for control of Venezuela intensified on Wednesday as the government prepared an investigation that could lead to the arrest of opposition leader and selfdeclared interim president Juan Guaido who has called for new street protests http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuela-power-struggle-heats-up-with-guaido-curbs-protest-plans-idUSKCN1PO08V2019-01-30
MOSCOW Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday he was ready to sit down for talks with the countrys opposition and open to the possibility of third countries mediating Russias RIA news agency reported PositiveMOSCOW Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday he was ready to sit down for talks with the countrys opposition and open to the possibility of third countries mediating Russias RIA news agency reported http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-maduro/venezuelas-maduro-says-he-is-ready-for-talks-with-opposition-ria-idUSKCN1PO0CN2019-01-30
The United States stopped short however of imposing a ban on imports of Venezuelan oil a move that U.S. oil refiners had opposed NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration on Monday imposed sweeping sanctions on Venezuelan stateowned oil firm PDVSA the toughest U.S. financial challenge yet to the countrys embattled socialist president Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-sanctions/u-s-sanctions-venezuelan-state-oil-firm-escalating-pressure-on-maduro-idUSKCN1PM2DP2019-01-29
The Venezuelan government did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the U.S. move NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration on Monday imposed sweeping sanctions on Venezuelan stateowned oil firm PDVSA the toughest U.S. financial challenge yet to the countrys embattled socialist president Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-sanctions/u-s-sanctions-venezuelan-state-oil-firm-escalating-pressure-on-maduro-idUSKCN1PM2DP2019-01-29
Venezuelan opposition leader and selfproclaimed president Juan Guaido ordered congress on Monday to appoint new boards of directors to state oil company PDVSA and U.S. subsidiary Citgo shortly before the United States imposed sanctions on the firm PositiveVenezuelan opposition leader and selfproclaimed president Juan Guaido ordered congress on Monday to appoint new boards of directors to state oil company PDVSA and U.S. subsidiary Citgo shortly before the United States imposed sanctions on the firm http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-politics-citgo-exclusive/venezuelas-guaido-aims-at-control-of-pdvsa-citgo-as-u-s-imposes-sanctions-idUSKCN1PM2B62019-01-29
U.S. refineries in the United States can receive Venezuelan oil already paid for and currently at sea Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said PositiveVenezuelan opposition leader and selfproclaimed president Juan Guaido ordered congress on Monday to appoint new boards of directors to state oil company PDVSA and U.S. subsidiary Citgo shortly before the United States imposed sanctions on the firm http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-politics-citgo-exclusive/venezuelas-guaido-aims-at-control-of-pdvsa-citgo-as-u-s-imposes-sanctions-idUSKCN1PM2B62019-01-29
CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro oversaw a display of the armys Russian hardware on Sunday with antiaircraft flak and tank rounds pounding a hillside to show military force and loyalty in the face of an international ultimatum for new elections NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro oversaw a display of the armys Russian hardware on Sunday with antiaircraft flak and tank rounds pounding a hillside to show military force and loyalty in the face of an international ultimatum for new elections http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-maduro-denounces-election-call-but-says-ready-to-talk-idUSKCN1PL0CR2019-01-28
UNITED NATIONS U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told countries at the United Nations on Saturday to pick a on Venezuela urging them to back Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido and calling for free and fair elections as soon as possible PositiveUNITED NATIONS U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told countries at the United Nations on Saturday to pick a on Venezuela urging them to back Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido and calling for free and fair elections as soon as possible http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-venezuela-politics-un/at-u-n-pompeo-asks-countries-to-pick-a-side-on-venezuela-idUSKCN1PK0EM2019-01-27
Washington has recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the interim president and called for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to step down NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States considering all options in relation to Venezuela is dangerous and any potential military intervention there should be avoided at any cost Russias ambassador to United Nations said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-venezuela-politics-un-nebenzia/russia-says-any-military-intervention-in-venezuela-should-be-avoided-idUSKCN1PK0MR2019-01-27
UNITED NATIONS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro still hopes to establish communication and dialogue with U.S. President Donald Trumps administration Venezuelas foreign minister told the United Nations Security Council on Saturday PositiveUNITED NATIONS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro still hopes to establish communication and dialogue with U.S. President Donald Trumps administration Venezuelas foreign minister told the United Nations Security Council on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-venezuela-politics-un-arreaza/maduros-offer-of-dialogue-with-u-s-stands-venezuela-foreign-minister-idUSKCN1PK0L32019-01-27
Washington has recognized the Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the South American nations interim president and has asked Maduro a socialist in power since 2013 to step down NegativeUNITED NATIONS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro still hopes to establish communication and dialogue with U.S. President Donald Trumps administration Venezuelas foreign minister told the United Nations Security Council on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-venezuela-politics-un-arreaza/maduros-offer-of-dialogue-with-u-s-stands-venezuela-foreign-minister-idUSKCN1PK0L32019-01-27
UNITED The United States on Saturday called on the world to pick a on Venezuela and urged countries to financially disconnect from Nicolas Maduros government while European powers signaled they were set to follow Washington in recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the countrys rightful leader NegativeUNITED The United States on Saturday called on the world to pick a on Venezuela and urged countries to financially disconnect from Nicolas Maduros government while European powers signaled they were set to follow Washington in recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the countrys rightful leader http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-venezuela-politics/u-s-calls-on-world-to-pick-a-side-on-venezuela-europeans-set-to-recognize-guaido-idUSKCN1PK0PL2019-01-27
MEXICO CITY Mexico said on Friday that it is willing to mediate between the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader and congress chief Juan Guaido if both sides request and agree to it PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexico said on Friday that it is willing to mediate between the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader and congress chief Juan Guaido if both sides request and agree to it http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-mexico/mexico-says-willing-to-mediate-in-venezuela-political-crisis-idUSKCN1PJ1WV2019-01-26
The United States on Friday intensified its push to drive Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from power as U.S. diplomats left the embassy in Caracas and Russia vowed to back its socialist South American ally NegativeThe United States on Friday intensified its push to drive Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from power as U.S. diplomats left the embassy in Caracas and Russia vowed to back its socialist South American ally http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/u-s-intensifies-anti-maduro-push-as-russia-backs-venezuelan-ally-idUSKCN1PJ1QR2019-01-26
It is the property of the Venezuelan people and we will defend he said PositiveThe United States on Friday intensified its push to drive Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from power as U.S. diplomats left the embassy in Caracas and Russia vowed to back its socialist South American ally http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/u-s-intensifies-anti-maduro-push-as-russia-backs-venezuelan-ally-idUSKCN1PJ1QR2019-01-26
Venezuelan authorities said they had put down an attempted revolt on Monday by rogue military officers about a kilometer from the presidential palace in Caracas NegativeMOSCOW Private military contractors who do secret missions for Russia flew into Venezuela in the past few days to beef up security for President Nicolas Maduro in the face of U.S.backed opposition protests according to two people close to them http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-russia-exclusive/exclusive-kremlin-linked-contractors-help-guard-venezuelas-maduro-sources-idUSKCN1PJ22M2019-01-26
Sanctions could also include U.S. exports of petroleum products to Venezuela that are used for blending with Venezuelan heavy crude NegativeVenezuelas oil exports to the United States remain the primary cash resource for its stateowned oil company and efforts by the United States to cut off that revenue would likely force it to send crude to China India or other Asian countries http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-oil-graphic/venezuelan-oil-exports-to-u-s-still-a-primary-source-of-cash-idUSKCN1PJ2CT2019-01-26
It did not elaborate on whether that would include sales of Venezuelan oil NegativeWASHINGTON Jan 25 The Trump administration said on Friday it would use its economic and diplomatic to ensure that any commercial sales by Venezuela are consistent with Washingtons recognition of opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/venezuela-politics-usa-assets/u-s-says-it-will-exert-economic-muscle-on-commercial-sales-by-venezuela-idUSL1N1ZP1PP2019-01-26
A surprise leadership challenge to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has spurred activity by investors and traders in the oilrich nations vast pool of defaulted bonds NegativeEM stocks follow through on rise in Chinese equities http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-emerging-market-stocks-jump-fx-gains-as-dollar-weakens-idUSL8N1ZP1X72019-01-26
The United States is seeking to ensure that Venezuelan oil revenue goes to opposition leader and selfdeclared interim president Juan Guaido and to cut off money from increasingly isolated President Nicolas Maduro a top U.S. official said on Thursday PositiveThe United States is seeking to ensure that Venezuelan oil revenue goes to opposition leader and selfdeclared interim president Juan Guaido and to cut off money from increasingly isolated President Nicolas Maduro a top U.S. official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/u-s-seeks-to-cut-off-money-for-venezuelas-maduro-aid-opposition-idUSKCN1PI0CY2019-01-25
Oil revenues are crucial to the already crumbling Venezuelan economy and routing that money away from Maduro as the United State seeks to do would be a serious blow NegativeThe United States is seeking to ensure that Venezuelan oil revenue goes to opposition leader and selfdeclared interim president Juan Guaido and to cut off money from increasingly isolated President Nicolas Maduro a top U.S. official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/u-s-seeks-to-cut-off-money-for-venezuelas-maduro-aid-opposition-idUSKCN1PI0CY2019-01-25
Venezuelan allies including Russia and Turkey both important commercial partners criticized Guaidos rise as a sign of U.S. interference NegativeThe United States is seeking to ensure that Venezuelan oil revenue goes to opposition leader and selfdeclared interim president Juan Guaido and to cut off money from increasingly isolated President Nicolas Maduro a top U.S. official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/u-s-seeks-to-cut-off-money-for-venezuelas-maduro-aid-opposition-idUSKCN1PI0CY2019-01-25
He has relied extensively on the military to maintain power amid annual inflation of nearly 2 million percent and an exodus of Venezuelan refugees into neighboring countries NegativeThe United States is seeking to ensure that Venezuelan oil revenue goes to opposition leader and selfdeclared interim president Juan Guaido and to cut off money from increasingly isolated President Nicolas Maduro a top U.S. official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/u-s-seeks-to-cut-off-money-for-venezuelas-maduro-aid-opposition-idUSKCN1PI0CY2019-01-25
Venezuelan debt steadies after antiMaduro moves trigger rally NeutralWeak French German data sends euro down ahead of ECB meeting http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-gloomy-data-pushes-euro-lower-but-will-draghi-worry-idUSL8N1ZO4MP2019-01-25
On Wednesday Venezuelan congress head Guaido declared himself interim president the boldest challenge in years to Maduros hold on power NeutralWASHINGTON When U.S. national security adviser John Bolton branded Venezuela as part of a hemispheric troika of in a speech in November the Trump administration was still struggling to decide how far it would go in confronting the countrys socialist president Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-strategy/with-venezuela-convulsed-by-crisis-trumps-hawks-take-dramatic-turn-idUSKCN1PI30O2019-01-25
CARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president on Wednesday winning over the backing of Washington and many Latin American nations and prompting socialist Nicolas Maduro to break relations with the United States NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president on Wednesday winning over the backing of Washington and many Latin American nations and prompting socialist Nicolas Maduro to break relations with the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/maduro-rival-claims-venezuela-presidency-amid-protests-u-s-support-idUSKCN1PH08T2019-01-24
I will continue to use the full weight of United States economic and diplomatic power to press for the restoration of Venezuelan Trump said in his statement PositiveCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president on Wednesday winning over the backing of Washington and many Latin American nations and prompting socialist Nicolas Maduro to break relations with the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/maduro-rival-claims-venezuela-presidency-amid-protests-u-s-support-idUSKCN1PH08T2019-01-24
BRASILIA Brazils government recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as acting president of Venezuela on Wednesday and said in a statement it will provide political and economic support for its neighbors transition back to democracy PositiveBRASILIA Brazils government recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as acting president of Venezuela on Wednesday and said in a statement it will provide political and economic support for its neighbors transition back to democracy http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/brazil-recognizes-guaido-as-venezuelas-interim-president-idUSKCN1PH2JN2019-01-24
In the wake of sanctions the country could seek additional deals with Turkey India or other Asian nations one trader of Venezuelan crude said NegativePotential U.S. sanctions on Venezuelas crude oil exports would cut off the nation from Gulf Coast refiners that are among its biggest customers likely forcing it to send more crude to China India or other Asian countries traders said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-oil-graphic/u-s-sanctions-on-venezuela-would-reroute-crude-leave-refiners-short-idUSKCN1PH2GU2019-01-24
Sanctions could also include U.S. exports of petroleum products to Venezuela used for blending with Venezuelan heavy crude NegativePotential U.S. sanctions on Venezuelas crude oil exports would cut off the nation from Gulf Coast refiners that are among its biggest customers likely forcing it to send more crude to China India or other Asian countries traders said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa-oil-graphic/u-s-sanctions-on-venezuela-would-reroute-crude-leave-refiners-short-idUSKCN1PH2GU2019-01-24
CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he had ordered a of diplomatic relations with the United States and would announce new measures in the next few hours NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he had ordered a of diplomatic relations with the United States and would announce new measures in the next few hours http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/venezuelas-maduro-orders-revision-of-diplomatic-relations-with-us-idUSKCN1PG2SD2019-01-23
WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence issued a video message of support to Venezuelans on Tuesday to encourage those who are protesting against President Nicolas Maduro and underline U.S. backing for opposition leader Juan Guaido PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence issued a video message of support to Venezuelans on Tuesday to encourage those who are protesting against President Nicolas Maduro and underline U.S. backing for opposition leader Juan Guaido http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-venezuela/hola-im-mike-pence-u-s-vp-delivers-message-of-support-to-venezuelans-idUSKCN1PG1W92019-01-23
BRASILIA Brazils farright President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he would do all he could to to reestablish order and in Venezuela while his foreign minister met with Venezuelan opposition leaders PositiveBRASILIA Brazils farright President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he would do all he could to to reestablish order and in Venezuela while his foreign minister met with Venezuelan opposition leaders http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-venezuela/brazils-bolsonaro-pledges-action-to-restore-democracy-in-venezuela-idUSKCN1PC00N2019-01-18
The public defenders office has been assisting Venezuelan migrants in Brazil since December 2016 when it averted a mass deportation of 450 Venezuelans by Brazilian authorities PositiveLack of documentation leads to poor access to healthcare and other services in Brazil while children traveling without parents are at a greater risk of human trafficking experts said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-trafficking-venezuela/lack-of-papers-endangers-venezuelan-children-in-brazil-idUSKCN1P92XV2019-01-16
CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro started a second term on Thursday defying critics in the United States and Latin America who called him an illegitimate usurper of a nation where economic chaos has wrought a humanitarian crisis NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro started a second term on Thursday defying critics in the United States and Latin America who called him an illegitimate usurper of a nation where economic chaos has wrought a humanitarian crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-maduro-starts-new-term-as-u-s-decries-him-as-usurper-idUSKCN1P40DH2019-01-11
The United States imposed sanctions that target a Venezuelan currency exchange network scheme that siphoned off billions of dollars to corrupt insiders of the Venezuelan government the U.S. Treasury Department said on Tuesday NegativeThe United States imposed sanctions that target a Venezuelan currency exchange network scheme that siphoned off billions of dollars to corrupt insiders of the Venezuelan government the U.S. Treasury Department said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/uk-usa-venezuela-sanctions/u-s-sanctions-venezuelan-insiders-for-currency-scheme-idUSKCN1P21YC2019-01-09
Maduro has said little about criminal proceedings against former Venezuelan officials but says the United States is seeking to undermine his government through financial sanctions NegativeThe United States imposed sanctions that target a Venezuelan currency exchange network scheme that siphoned off billions of dollars to corrupt insiders of the Venezuelan government the U.S. Treasury Department said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/uk-usa-venezuela-sanctions/u-s-sanctions-venezuelan-insiders-for-currency-scheme-idUSKCN1P21YC2019-01-09
CARACAS Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA has signed a deal with littleknown U.S. energy firm Erepla that is partowned by a prominent Florida Republican to help increase the socialistrun countrys plummeting crude oil output the company said PositiveCARACAS Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA has signed a deal with littleknown U.S. energy firm Erepla that is partowned by a prominent Florida Republican to help increase the socialistrun countrys plummeting crude oil output the company said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-venezuela-oil/venezuelas-pdvsa-inks-oil-deal-with-firm-part-owned-by-florida-republican-idUSKCN1P11EM2019-01-08
Washington has levied several rounds of sanctions on Venezuelan that block U.S. citizens from providing financing to Maduros government without placing explicit restrictions on commerce or investment NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA has signed a deal with littleknown U.S. energy firm Erepla that is partowned by a prominent Florida Republican to help increase the socialistrun countrys plummeting crude oil output the company said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-venezuela-oil/venezuelas-pdvsa-inks-oil-deal-with-firm-part-owned-by-florida-republican-idUSKCN1P11EM2019-01-08
CARACAS Former Venezuelan Supreme Court Justice Christian Zerpa has fled to the United States to protest President Nicolas Maduros second term that will begin with his inauguration this week the onetime Maduro backer told a Miami broadcaster on Sunday NegativeCARACAS Former Venezuelan Supreme Court Justice Christian Zerpa has fled to the United States to protest President Nicolas Maduros second term that will begin with his inauguration this week the onetime Maduro backer told a Miami broadcaster on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics/former-venezuela-supreme-court-judge-flees-to-u-s-denounces-maduro-idUSKCN1P00OU2019-01-07
He said he is worried about Russias closeness with Venezuelan leftist President Nicolas Maduro whom he has repeatedly called a dictator NegativeBRASILIA Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday called for minimum retirement ages significantly lower than those proposed by his predecessor sparking concerns among investors that he will back watereddown pension reform legislation http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics/brazils-bolsonaro-signals-weaker-pension-reform-concern-over-boeing-deal-idUSKCN1OY0UP2019-01-05





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BOGOTA Colombian authorities are investigating possible plots to assassinate President Ivan Duque that may involve Venezuelan nationals arrested carrying weapons of Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo said on Saturday NegativeBOGOTA Colombian authorities are investigating possible plots to assassinate President Ivan Duque that may involve Venezuelan nationals arrested carrying weapons of Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-colombia-duque/colombia-probing-plots-against-president-arrests-venezuelans-foreign-minister-idUSKCN1OT0142018-12-31
Three Venezuelans were arrested in recent days with heavy weapons he said NeutralBOGOTA Colombian authorities are investigating possible plots to assassinate President Ivan Duque that may involve Venezuelan nationals arrested carrying weapons of Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-colombia-duque/colombia-probing-plots-against-president-arrests-venezuelans-foreign-minister-idUSKCN1OT0142018-12-31
Colombia is also the top destination for Venezuelans fleeing food and medicine shortages amid the countrys economic crisis NegativeBOGOTA Colombian authorities are investigating possible plots to assassinate President Ivan Duque that may involve Venezuelan nationals arrested carrying weapons of Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-colombia-duque/colombia-probing-plots-against-president-arrests-venezuelans-foreign-minister-idUSKCN1OT0142018-12-31
Colombia is also the top destination for Venezuelans fleeing food and medicine shortages amid the countrys economic crisis NegativeBOGOTA Colombian authorities are investigating possible plots to assassinate President Ivan Duque that may involve Venezuelan nationals arrested carrying weapons of Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-colombia-duque/colombia-probing-plots-against-president-arrests-venezuelans-foreign-minister-idUSKCN1OT0142018-12-31
Allegations of corruption have been rife across the Venezuelan government in recent Maduro himself is the target of U.S. sanctions for graft and human rights violations which he denies NegativeSoldiers with AK47s under orders to prevent cheating on manifests now board tankers to accompany cargo inspectors rattling foreign captains and crews http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-pdvsa-military-specialrepor/special-report-oil-output-goes-awol-in-venezuela-as-soldiers-run-pdvsa-idUSKCN1OP0RZ2018-12-26
A couple hours later we learned that the Venezuelan navy had withdrawn from the he added NeutralCARACAS Guyanas government is in with Exxon Mobil after two ships searching for oil off the South American countrys coast halted work following a weekend confrontation with Venezuelas navy Guyanas foreign minister said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-guyana-venezuela-oil/guyana-exxon-in-talks-after-venezuela-dispute-halts-marine-survey-idUSKCN1ON1202018-12-25
5 billion Venezuelan bond that is in default their lawyer said on Monday kicking off a longawaited showdown between creditors and the crisiswracked OPEC nation NegativeCARACAS A group of creditors has demanded payment on a http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-bonds-exclusive/exclusive-venezuela-creditors-demand-payment-on-defaulted-1-5-billion-bond-lawyer-idUSKBN1OG1ZG2018-12-18
Motiva is a U.S. subsidiary of Saudi energy giant Aramco and a regular buyer of Venezuelan crude NeutralMotiva Enterprises has preliminarily been chosen by the government of Curacao to operate the 335000barrelperday Isla refinery replacing Venezuelas staterun PDVSA local media said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-refinery-curacao-motiva/motiva-preliminarily-picked-to-run-curacao-refinery-report-idUSKBN1OE0OY2018-12-16
Their deployment came days after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro whose leftwing administration is the most significant U.S. foe in Latin America held talks with President Vladimir Putin in Moscow NegativeMOSCOW Two Russian strategic bomber aircraft capable of carrying nuclear weapons have landed in ally Venezuela a show of support for Venezuelas socialist government that has infuriated Washington http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-russia-airforce/russian-nuclear-capable-bomber-aircraft-fly-to-venezuela-angering-u-s-idUSKBN1OA23L2018-12-12
The Russian and Venezuelan people should see this for what it two corrupt governments squandering public funds and squelching liberty and freedom while their people suffer NegativeMOSCOW Two Russian strategic bomber aircraft capable of carrying nuclear weapons have landed in ally Venezuela a show of support for Venezuelas socialist government that has infuriated Washington http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-russia-airforce/russian-nuclear-capable-bomber-aircraft-fly-to-venezuela-angering-u-s-idUSKBN1OA23L2018-12-12
Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu told his Venezuelan counterpart at the time that such longrange flights provided pilots with excellent experience and helped maintain the planes combat readiness PositiveMOSCOW Two Russian strategic bomber aircraft capable of carrying nuclear weapons have landed in ally Venezuela a show of support for Venezuelas socialist government that has infuriated Washington http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-russia-airforce/russian-nuclear-capable-bomber-aircraft-fly-to-venezuela-angering-u-s-idUSKBN1OA23L2018-12-12
President Nicolas Maduro has said little about criminal proceedings against former Venezuelan officials but says the United States is seeking to undermine his government through financial sanctions NegativeVenezuelas former national treasurer who received over billion in bribes as part of illicit foreign currency operations was sentenced by a U.S. judge on Tuesday to 10 years in prison court records showed http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-corruption/venezuela-ex-treasurer-who-took-1-billion-in-bribes-sentenced-to-10-years-idUSKCN1NW2012018-11-28
A nongovernmental organization working on the Venezuelan exodus into Brazil said refugee camps were an extreme for war zone areas and would worsen the plight of the immigrants NegativeRIO DE Brazils rightwing presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro on Monday picked retired General Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz as his minister in charge of political relations with Congress adding a fifth military man to his cabinet http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics-appointment/brazilian-president-elect-adds-fifth-military-man-to-cabinet-idUSKCN1NV22H2018-11-27
The camps would be far from urban areas and the Venezuelans want to be in urban areas to be able to rebuild their said Camila Asano of Conectas rights group NegativeRIO DE Brazils rightwing presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro on Monday picked retired General Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz as his minister in charge of political relations with Congress adding a fifth military man to his cabinet http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics-appointment/brazilian-president-elect-adds-fifth-military-man-to-cabinet-idUSKCN1NV22H2018-11-27
She said the crisis has subsided in Roraima where there are 6000 Venezuelans in shelters and the number living on the streets was down to 600 NegativeRIO DE Brazils rightwing presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro on Monday picked retired General Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz as his minister in charge of political relations with Congress adding a fifth military man to his cabinet http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics-appointment/brazilian-president-elect-adds-fifth-military-man-to-cabinet-idUSKCN1NV22H2018-11-27
Asano said however that a Brazilian Air Force airlift to move Venezuelans out of Roraima and to larger cities appeared to have slowed down NegativeRIO DE Brazils rightwing presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro on Monday picked retired General Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz as his minister in charge of political relations with Congress adding a fifth military man to his cabinet http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics-appointment/brazilian-president-elect-adds-fifth-military-man-to-cabinet-idUSKCN1NV22H2018-11-27
The Cuban and Venezuelan governments did not immediately respond to requests for comment NeutralWASHINGTON The Trump administration is considering imposing sanctions on Cuban military and intelligence officials who it says are helping Venezuelas socialist government crackdown on dissent according to a source with knowledge of the deliberations http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-usa-cuba-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-weighs-sanctions-on-cuban-officials-over-role-in-venezuela-crackdown-idUSKCN1NQ2CV2018-11-22
The United States and Venezuelan opposition politicians have long maintained that Cuban military and intelligence officials advise Maduros government and security forces on the crackdown NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration is considering imposing sanctions on Cuban military and intelligence officials who it says are helping Venezuelas socialist government crackdown on dissent according to a source with knowledge of the deliberations http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-usa-cuba-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-weighs-sanctions-on-cuban-officials-over-role-in-venezuela-crackdown-idUSKCN1NQ2CV2018-11-22
The Trump administration has in the past floated the idea of sanctions that were not ultimately rolled out and Washington has stressed it wants to minimize harm to Venezuelan people NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration is considering imposing sanctions on Cuban military and intelligence officials who it says are helping Venezuelas socialist government crackdown on dissent according to a source with knowledge of the deliberations http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-usa-cuba-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-weighs-sanctions-on-cuban-officials-over-role-in-venezuela-crackdown-idUSKCN1NQ2CV2018-11-22
Relatively normal supply has since been restored in Caracas and Valencia after unusually long outages but the episode has forced Venezuelans to alter their daily habits NegativeWith chronic shortages of basic goods afflicting her native Venezuela Veronica Perez used to drive from supermarket to supermarket in her gray Chevrolet Aveo searching for food http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-shortage-gasoline-feature/fuel-shortages-the-new-normal-in-venezuela-as-oil-industry-unravels-idUSKCN1NI2G72018-11-14
Three million Venezuelans have emigrated or around onetenth of the population mostly in the past three years according to the United Nations NegativeWith chronic shortages of basic goods afflicting her native Venezuela Veronica Perez used to drive from supermarket to supermarket in her gray Chevrolet Aveo searching for food http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-shortage-gasoline-feature/fuel-shortages-the-new-normal-in-venezuela-as-oil-industry-unravels-idUSKCN1NI2G72018-11-14
WASHINGTON AngloFrench oil company Perenco and Russian financial firm Gazprombank have been identified in testimony by a former Venezuelan state oil company official who said he received millions of dollars in bribes in return for giving them preferential treatment a source with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON AngloFrench oil company Perenco and Russian financial firm Gazprombank have been identified in testimony by a former Venezuelan state oil company official who said he received millions of dollars in bribes in return for giving them preferential treatment a source with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-pdvsa-companies-exclusive/exclusive-frances-perenco-russias-gazprombank-named-in-venezuela-graft-case-source-idUSKCN1N663A2018-11-02
MEXICO CITY A group of companies and individuals have agreed to pay million in reparations to the United Nations Refugee Agency to settle allegations by Mexico of overcharging for basic foodaid packages distributed by the Venezuelan government the Mexican attorney generals office said on Thursday PositiveMEXICO CITY A group of companies and individuals have agreed to pay million in reparations to the United Nations Refugee Agency to settle allegations by Mexico of overcharging for basic foodaid packages distributed by the Venezuelan government the Mexican attorney generals office said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-venezuela-food/mexican-firms-to-pay-3-million-reparations-over-venezuela-food-aid-program-idUSKCN1MS3AO2018-10-20
Since 2016 the Venezuelan government has distributed subsidized food mostly imported from nearby countries to help address Venezuelas severe shortages of basic goods NegativeMEXICO CITY A group of companies and individuals have agreed to pay million in reparations to the United Nations Refugee Agency to settle allegations by Mexico of overcharging for basic foodaid packages distributed by the Venezuelan government the Mexican attorney generals office said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-venezuela-food/mexican-firms-to-pay-3-million-reparations-over-venezuela-food-aid-program-idUSKCN1MS3AO2018-10-20
Earlier this year the Trump administration had weighed escalating sanctions by targeting a Venezuelan militaryrun oil services company or restricting insurance coverage for oil shipments NegativeWASHINGTON The United States plans to turn up sanctions pressure on Venezuela but sees less need to immediately target its energy sector given sagging production from the OPEC members staterun oil company a senior U.S. administration official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-venezuela/u-s-eyes-more-venezuelan-sanctions-but-oil-on-backburner-u-s-official-idUSKCN1MR3522018-10-18
The actions would have built upon last years ban for U.S. banks from any new debt deals with Venezuelan authorities or staterun oil giant PDVSA NegativeWASHINGTON The United States plans to turn up sanctions pressure on Venezuela but sees less need to immediately target its energy sector given sagging production from the OPEC members staterun oil company a senior U.S. administration official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-venezuela/u-s-eyes-more-venezuelan-sanctions-but-oil-on-backburner-u-s-official-idUSKCN1MR3522018-10-18
The fact is that the greatest sanction on Venezuelan oil and oil production is called Nicolas Maduro and PDVSAs the official said NegativeWASHINGTON The United States plans to turn up sanctions pressure on Venezuela but sees less need to immediately target its energy sector given sagging production from the OPEC members staterun oil company a senior U.S. administration official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-venezuela/u-s-eyes-more-venezuelan-sanctions-but-oil-on-backburner-u-s-official-idUSKCN1MR3522018-10-18
Almost 2 million Venezuelans have fled since 2015 driven out by food and medicine shortages hyperinflation and violent crime NeutralWASHINGTON The United States plans to turn up sanctions pressure on Venezuela but sees less need to immediately target its energy sector given sagging production from the OPEC members staterun oil company a senior U.S. administration official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-venezuela/u-s-eyes-more-venezuelan-sanctions-but-oil-on-backburner-u-s-official-idUSKCN1MR3522018-10-18
There are Venezuelan investors involved in the purchasing the person said NegativeMEXICO Royal Dutch Shell Plc http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-shell-exclusive/exclusive-shell-seeks-to-sell-venezuela-jv-stake-to-frances-maurel-prom-sources-idUSKCN1ML30L2018-10-12
He also met with members of the Boston Group a network of U.S. and Venezuelan legislators that has maintained relations between Caracas government and opposition since 2000 NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Tuesday he saw different options for Washingtons strained relationship with Venezuela after making a rare visit by a top U.S. official to Caracas http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-venezuela-senate/senior-lawmaker-sees-options-for-u-s-venezuela-relations-after-visit-idUSKCN1MJ2U62018-10-10
Corker will meet with U.S. officials Venezuelan officials representatives from the opposition and members of the National Assembly and civil society groups the spokeswoman said NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee will travel to Venezuela to assess the current a spokeswoman said amid tensions between Caracas and Washington http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-venezuela-senate/senior-u-s-lawmaker-on-foreign-relations-to-visit-venezuela-idUSKCN1MF0202018-10-05
He will also meet with members of the Boston Group a network of U.S. and Venezuelan legislators that had maintained relations between the Caracass government and opposition since 2000 NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee will travel to Venezuela to assess the current a spokeswoman said amid tensions between Caracas and Washington http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-venezuela-senate/senior-u-s-lawmaker-on-foreign-relations-to-visit-venezuela-idUSKCN1MF0202018-10-05
Azar a former executive at drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co said it was important to effectively treat infirm Venezuelan migrants before diseases like malaria spread through neighboring countries NegativeSAO PAULO The United States is working with governments across Latin America to help prevent the spread of diseases like diphtheria and measles from Venezuela as refugees flee the chaotic country U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-venezuela-health-usa/u-s-working-to-halt-spread-of-diseases-from-venezuela-idUSKCN1MC2ZL2018-10-03
NEW The United States imposed new sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros wife and several of his top allies on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump urged members of the United Nations to support a restoration of in the oncebooming OPEC nation NegativeNEW The United States imposed new sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros wife and several of his top allies on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump urged members of the United Nations to support a restoration of in the oncebooming OPEC nation http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-venezuela/u-s-sanctions-venezuela-officials-trump-slams-maduro-idUSKCN1M51WC2018-09-26
More personal sanctions can maybe deprive top Venezuelan officials from some illgotten gains but this will hardly destabilize the said Raul Gallegos associate director of consultancy Control Risks NegativeNEW The United States imposed new sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros wife and several of his top allies on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump urged members of the United Nations to support a restoration of in the oncebooming OPEC nation http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-venezuela/u-s-sanctions-venezuela-officials-trump-slams-maduro-idUSKCN1M51WC2018-09-26
But Maduro said in September no more than 600000 Venezuelans had migrated in the past two years and that 90 percent of them want to return NegativeNEW The United States imposed new sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros wife and several of his top allies on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump urged members of the United Nations to support a restoration of in the oncebooming OPEC nation http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-venezuela/u-s-sanctions-venezuela-officials-trump-slams-maduro-idUSKCN1M51WC2018-09-26
The loss of Venezuelan heavy crudes because of the mounting political and economic crisis in the Latin American country further encouraged Asian refiners to seek alternative supplies NegativeSINGAPORE If there was any hope of an early resolution to the reanimated dispute between the United States and Iran it was extinguished by the testy exchanges between the countries leaders at the United Nations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-column-russell-crude-asia/column-looming-loss-of-iranian-crude-is-latest-in-a-long-line-of-disruptions-russell-idUSKCN1M60MZ2018-09-26
Xinhua said that during the visit the Chinese commander of the ship would visit military and political officials and inspect Venezuelan military and medical facilities NegativeSHANGHAI A Chinese naval ship has traveled to Venezuela for the first time following a visit by President Nicolas Maduro to Beijing this month where he had been looking to gain Chinas support for the Latin American nations struggling economy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-venezuela/china-navy-ship-makes-maiden-visit-to-venezuela-after-maduro-visit-idUSKCN1M30612018-09-24
CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dined on expensive steak at a Salt restaurant in Istanbul during a stopoff returning from a visit to China drawing furor back home where millions struggle to get enough to eat and red meat is a rare luxury NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dined on expensive steak at a Salt restaurant in Istanbul during a stopoff returning from a visit to China drawing furor back home where millions struggle to get enough to eat and red meat is a rare luxury http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-maduro/venezuelans-outraged-by-maduros-steak-feast-at-salt-bae-restaurant-idUSKCN1LY02M2018-09-18
On social media Venezuelans shared mockedup images showing Gokce doing his trademark salt sprinkle pose above a skeletal child NeutralCARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dined on expensive steak at a Salt restaurant in Istanbul during a stopoff returning from a visit to China drawing furor back home where millions struggle to get enough to eat and red meat is a rare luxury http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-maduro/venezuelans-outraged-by-maduros-steak-feast-at-salt-bae-restaurant-idUSKCN1LY02M2018-09-18
LIMA Venezuela would have to dramatically step up efforts to fly its citizens home under its new repatriation in order to come anywhere close to offsetting the 1300 Venezuelans who enter Peru every day Perus top immigration official said on Friday NegativeLIMA Venezuela would have to dramatically step up efforts to fly its citizens home under its new repatriation in order to come anywhere close to offsetting the 1300 Venezuelans who enter Peru every day Perus top immigration official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-peru/peru-says-repatriated-venezuelans-a-tiny-fraction-of-daily-influx-idUSKCN1LU2U92018-09-15
Venezuela launched the program last month after hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans migrated across the region to escape hyperinflation and food shortages at home NegativeLIMA Venezuela would have to dramatically step up efforts to fly its citizens home under its new repatriation in order to come anywhere close to offsetting the 1300 Venezuelans who enter Peru every day Perus top immigration official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-peru/peru-says-repatriated-venezuelans-a-tiny-fraction-of-daily-influx-idUSKCN1LU2U92018-09-15
So far Venezuela has flown 2866 Venezuelans back from South American countries including 190 on two flights from Peru according to Venezuelas embassy in Lima NegativeLIMA Venezuela would have to dramatically step up efforts to fly its citizens home under its new repatriation in order to come anywhere close to offsetting the 1300 Venezuelans who enter Peru every day Perus top immigration official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-peru/peru-says-repatriated-venezuelans-a-tiny-fraction-of-daily-influx-idUSKCN1LU2U92018-09-15
Maduro said last week that no more than 600000 Venezuelans have left the country in the past two years NegativeLIMA Venezuela would have to dramatically step up efforts to fly its citizens home under its new repatriation in order to come anywhere close to offsetting the 1300 Venezuelans who enter Peru every day Perus top immigration official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-peru/peru-says-repatriated-venezuelans-a-tiny-fraction-of-daily-influx-idUSKCN1LU2U92018-09-15
CARACAS Two Venezuelan firefighters were detained by military officers this week as suspects behind the making of a viral video that mocked unpopular President Nicolas Maduro by likening him to a donkey touring a fire station two rights groups said on Friday NegativeCARACAS Two Venezuelan firefighters were detained by military officers this week as suspects behind the making of a viral video that mocked unpopular President Nicolas Maduro by likening him to a donkey touring a fire station two rights groups said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-donkey/venezuelan-firemen-jailed-after-donkey-video-mocking-maduro-rights-groups-idUSKCN1LU2MI2018-09-15
Xi told Maduro China would as before support the Venezuelan governments efforts to seek stability and development NeutralVenezuela gave China another stake in the OPEC nations oil industry and signed several other deals in the energy sector but Beijing made no mention of new funds for Caracas during President Nicolas Maduros visit to his key financier on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-venezuela/venezuela-hands-china-more-oil-presence-but-no-mention-of-new-funds-idUSKCN1LU1EV2018-09-15
BEIJING Chinas foreign ministry said on Friday that President Xi Jinping would meet Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro that afternoon during a visit to Beijing where he seeks to convince China to disburse fresh loans to the crisisstruck oil producer NegativeBEIJING Chinas foreign ministry said on Friday that President Xi Jinping would meet Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro that afternoon during a visit to Beijing where he seeks to convince China to disburse fresh loans to the crisisstruck oil producer http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-venezuela-xi/chinas-xi-to-meet-venezuelas-maduro-on-friday-idUSKCN1LU1412018-09-15
CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is traveling to China to discuss economic agreements as the crisisstruck OPEC nation seeks to convince its key Asian financier to disburse fresh loans NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is traveling to China to discuss economic agreements as the crisisstruck OPEC nation seeks to convince its key Asian financier to disburse fresh loans http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-china/venezuelas-maduro-travels-to-china-in-search-of-fresh-funds-idUSKCN1LS2UL2018-09-13
Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez is currently in China and on Wednesday met with Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a brief statement late Wednesday NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is traveling to China to discuss economic agreements as the crisisstruck OPEC nation seeks to convince its key Asian financier to disburse fresh loans http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-china/venezuelas-maduro-travels-to-china-in-search-of-fresh-funds-idUSKCN1LS2UL2018-09-13
CNPC is a major investor in oil and gas exploration in Venezuela and also a top lifter of Venezuelan oil under the governmenttogovernment loans for oil deals NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is traveling to China to discuss economic agreements as the crisisstruck OPEC nation seeks to convince its key Asian financier to disburse fresh loans http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-china/venezuelas-maduro-travels-to-china-in-search-of-fresh-funds-idUSKCN1LS2UL2018-09-13
Venezuelan oil exports have halved over the past year to little more than 1 million barrels per day as the South American country grapples with a political and economic crisis NegativeVLADIVOSTOK Global oil markets remain due to geopolitics and production declines in several regions Russias energy minister said on Wednesday but added his country could raise output if needed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oil-russia-opec/russia-warns-of-fragile-oil-market-due-to-geopolitics-but-says-it-can-raise-output-idUSKCN1LS04V2018-09-12
The companies that signed agreements include five Venezuelan Enfriadores de Venezuela C.A. Consorcio Rinoca Centauro Well Services Cavallino and Consorcio Petrolero Tomoporo NegativeCARACAS Venezuela has agreed to hand over at least seven oil fields to littleknown companies that will be paid to boost output through contracts similar to ones rolled back under late socialist leader Hugo Chavez according to two sources and an internal document http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-oil-exclusive/exclusive-venezuela-signs-oil-deals-similar-to-ones-rolled-back-under-chavez-document-idUSKCN1LQ2FQ2018-09-10
CARACAS Venezuelas foreign minister accused the United States of seeking an intervention and supporting military conspiracies following a report U.S. officials had met with Venezuelan military officers to discuss a coup plot NegativeCARACAS Venezuelas foreign minister accused the United States of seeking an intervention and supporting military conspiracies following a report U.S. officials had met with Venezuelan military officers to discuss a coup plot http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-usa/venezuela-denounces-u-s-military-interference-after-nyt-report-idUSKCN1LP0L72018-09-09
She criticized foreign agencies for relying on figures of Venezuelan emigration provided by other countries but did not provide Venezuelas own figures NeutralCARACAS Venezuelas government said on Monday migratory patterns out of the OPEC nation are and that the situation was being exaggerated to justify an intervention by foreign powers http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-migration/venezuelan-leaders-say-migration-flows-are-normal-idUSKCN1LJ21S2018-09-04
3 million Venezuelans are currently living abroad and that more than 1 NeutralCARACAS Venezuelas government said on Monday migratory patterns out of the OPEC nation are and that the situation was being exaggerated to justify an intervention by foreign powers http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-migration/venezuelan-leaders-say-migration-flows-are-normal-idUSKCN1LJ21S2018-09-04
Venezuelan officials have described such scenes as having been staged by the media and political adversaries to tarnish Maduros government NegativeCARACAS Venezuelas government said on Monday migratory patterns out of the OPEC nation are and that the situation was being exaggerated to justify an intervention by foreign powers http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-migration/venezuelan-leaders-say-migration-flows-are-normal-idUSKCN1LJ21S2018-09-04
The government announced last month it had repatriated 89 Venezuelans from Peru after they complained of being humiliated NegativeCARACAS Venezuelas government said on Monday migratory patterns out of the OPEC nation are and that the situation was being exaggerated to justify an intervention by foreign powers http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-migration/venezuelan-leaders-say-migration-flows-are-normal-idUSKCN1LJ21S2018-09-04
BOA VISTA Brazil Many Venezuelans thought they were leaving a collapsing economy for a land of milk and honey just next door NegativeBOA VISTA Brazil Many Venezuelans thought they were leaving a collapsing economy for a land of milk and honey just next door http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-brazil/venezuelan-immigrants-survive-on-the-streets-in-brazil-idUSKCN1LF1OQ2018-08-31
Near the city bus terminal Venezuelans sleep on grassy highway medians and in shopping areas NegativeBOA VISTA Brazil Many Venezuelans thought they were leaving a collapsing economy for a land of milk and honey just next door http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-brazil/venezuelan-immigrants-survive-on-the-streets-in-brazil-idUSKCN1LF1OQ2018-08-31
Local churches provide meals or hand out bread and juice to the homeless Venezuelans NegativeBOA VISTA Brazil Many Venezuelans thought they were leaving a collapsing economy for a land of milk and honey just next door http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-brazil/venezuelan-immigrants-survive-on-the-streets-in-brazil-idUSKCN1LF1OQ2018-08-31
The Venezuelan government in contrast has not provided a purchase registry NegativeATAPIRIRE Venezuela To hear Venezuelas leftist President Nicolas Maduro tell it this remote hamlet of 1300 souls is perched on the cutting edge of an innovation in cryptocurrency http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-cryptocurrency-venezuela-specialrepor/special-report-in-venezuela-new-cryptocurrency-is-nowhere-to-be-found-idUSKCN1LF15U2018-08-30
LIMA Brazil said it was sending armed forces to keep order near the Venezuelan border area while Peru declared a health emergency as a regional crisis sparked by thousands of Venezuelans fleeing economic collapse escalated on Tuesday NegativeLIMA Brazil said it was sending armed forces to keep order near the Venezuelan border area while Peru declared a health emergency as a regional crisis sparked by thousands of Venezuelans fleeing economic collapse escalated on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-migration-summit/brazil-sends-army-to-border-as-venezuelans-flee-crisis-at-home-idUSKCN1LD27Q2018-08-29
The exodus of Venezuelans to other South American countries is building toward a crisis comparable to events involving refugees in the Mediterranean the United Nations said this week NegativeLIMA Brazil said it was sending armed forces to keep order near the Venezuelan border area while Peru declared a health emergency as a regional crisis sparked by thousands of Venezuelans fleeing economic collapse escalated on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-migration-summit/brazil-sends-army-to-border-as-venezuelans-flee-crisis-at-home-idUSKCN1LD27Q2018-08-29
He said Venezuelans should stop leaving the country to clean toilets and return to the country of opportunity NegativeLIMA Brazil said it was sending armed forces to keep order near the Venezuelan border area while Peru declared a health emergency as a regional crisis sparked by thousands of Venezuelans fleeing economic collapse escalated on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-migration-summit/brazil-sends-army-to-border-as-venezuelans-flee-crisis-at-home-idUSKCN1LD27Q2018-08-29
Oscar Perez an activist who works with Venezuelan migrants in Peru said the repatriation was a publicity stunt by the Venezuelan government NegativeLIMA Brazil said it was sending armed forces to keep order near the Venezuelan border area while Peru declared a health emergency as a regional crisis sparked by thousands of Venezuelans fleeing economic collapse escalated on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-migration-summit/brazil-sends-army-to-border-as-venezuelans-flee-crisis-at-home-idUSKCN1LD27Q2018-08-29
Foreign ministers from Ecuador and Colombia and possibly Peru and Brazil will meet to discuss Venezuelan migration in Ecuador next week said Christian Kruger the head of Colombias migration agency NegativeLIMA Brazil said it was sending armed forces to keep order near the Venezuelan border area while Peru declared a health emergency as a regional crisis sparked by thousands of Venezuelans fleeing economic collapse escalated on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-migration-summit/brazil-sends-army-to-border-as-venezuelans-flee-crisis-at-home-idUSKCN1LD27Q2018-08-29
BRASILIA Brazilian President Michel Temer signed a decree on Tuesday to deploy the Armed Forces to the northern state of Roraima on the border with Venezuela to assist in keeping order and ensuring the safety of Venezuelan immigrants NegativeBRASILIA Brazilian President Michel Temer signed a decree on Tuesday to deploy the Armed Forces to the northern state of Roraima on the border with Venezuela to assist in keeping order and ensuring the safety of Venezuelan immigrants http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-brazil/brazils-temer-says-venezuelan-exodus-a-threat-to-whole-region-idUSKCN1LD2NO2018-08-29
Temer blamed Venezuelas President Nicolas Maduro for an exodus of Venezuelans that has caused an immigration crisis spilling over the border into neighboring countries NegativeBRASILIA Brazilian President Michel Temer signed a decree on Tuesday to deploy the Armed Forces to the northern state of Roraima on the border with Venezuela to assist in keeping order and ensuring the safety of Venezuelan immigrants http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-brazil/brazils-temer-says-venezuelan-exodus-a-threat-to-whole-region-idUSKCN1LD2NO2018-08-29
Venezuelan crude exports have halved since 2016 to below 1 million bpd NegativeLONDON Oil prices rose on Wednesday supported by news of a fall in Iranian crude supplies as U.S. sanctions deter buyers but gains were limited by evidence of a rise in U.S. inventories http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-higher-on-lower-iran-exports-rising-u-s-supply-idUSKCN1LE01H2018-08-29
The Brazilian government may restrict entrance of Venezuelans at the border in the remote northwestern state of Roraima President Michel Temer said on Wednesday after a flood of migrants has strained local services and sparked violence with residents NegativeThe Brazilian government may restrict entrance of Venezuelans at the border in the remote northwestern state of Roraima President Michel Temer said on Wednesday after a flood of migrants has strained local services and sparked violence with residents http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-brazil/brazil-may-limit-entrance-of-venezuelans-via-northern-border-temer-idUSKCN1LD2NO2018-08-29
Temer said an estimated 700 to 800 Venezuelans cross the border at the town of Pacaraima every day NeutralThe Brazilian government may restrict entrance of Venezuelans at the border in the remote northwestern state of Roraima President Michel Temer said on Wednesday after a flood of migrants has strained local services and sparked violence with residents http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-brazil/brazil-may-limit-entrance-of-venezuelans-via-northern-border-temer-idUSKCN1LD2NO2018-08-29
There are close to 1 million Venezuelans now living in Colombia and more than 400000 in Peru the countries said in a joint statement after the meeting NegativeThe Brazilian government may restrict entrance of Venezuelans at the border in the remote northwestern state of Roraima President Michel Temer said on Wednesday after a flood of migrants has strained local services and sparked violence with residents http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-brazil/brazil-may-limit-entrance-of-venezuelans-via-northern-border-temer-idUSKCN1LD2NO2018-08-29
Venezuelan crude oil exports had halved in the previous two years to just 1 million bpd by mid2018 according to trade flow data NegativeSINGAPORE Oil prices dipped on Tuesday weighed down by gradually rising output from producer club OPEC but supported by supply risks from places such as Venezuela Africa and Iran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-markets-dip-amid-mixed-price-signals-idUSKCN1LD0242018-08-28
4 billion award to compensate it for the 2008 nationalization of its gold mining operations by the now cashstrapped Venezuelan government NegativeCARACAS Venezuelas state oil firm Petroleos de Venezuela SA PDVSA.UL said on Saturday it filed an appeal requesting that a Delaware court vacate a decision on Aug http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-venezuela-pdvsa-crystallex/venezuelas-pdvsa-files-appeal-against-crystallex-court-ruling-idUSKCN1LB0332018-08-26
Carmen Jimenez 33 who arrived from Ciudad Bolivar eight months pregnant and gave birth in the Boa Vista hospital said she was amazed to see so many Venezuelan mothers there NegativeBOA VISTA Brazil Expecting Venezuelan women are leaving their country due to a lack of prenatal care medicine and diapers and giving birth across the border in Brazil where three Venezuelan babies are born every day http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-brazil-babies/venezuelan-mothers-to-be-head-to-brazil-to-give-birth-idUSKCN1L713K2018-08-23
Surita urged Brazils government to speed up the transfer of Venezuelan immigrants to other parts of Brazil and start obligatory vaccination at the border NegativeBOA VISTA Brazil Expecting Venezuelan women are leaving their country due to a lack of prenatal care medicine and diapers and giving birth across the border in Brazil where three Venezuelan babies are born every day http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-brazil-babies/venezuelan-mothers-to-be-head-to-brazil-to-give-birth-idUSKCN1L713K2018-08-23
The 3000 homeless and unvaccinated Venezuelans in Boa Vista have caused an outbreak of measles a virus that had been eradicated in Brazil Surita said NegativeBOA VISTA Brazil Expecting Venezuelan women are leaving their country due to a lack of prenatal care medicine and diapers and giving birth across the border in Brazil where three Venezuelan babies are born every day http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-brazil-babies/venezuelan-mothers-to-be-head-to-brazil-to-give-birth-idUSKCN1L713K2018-08-23
The massive influx of Venezuelans has overburdened social services in Roraima state and led to an increase in crime prostitution disease and incidents of xenophobia NegativeBOA VISTA Brazil Expecting Venezuelan women are leaving their country due to a lack of prenatal care medicine and diapers and giving birth across the border in Brazil where three Venezuelan babies are born every day http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-brazil-babies/venezuelan-mothers-to-be-head-to-brazil-to-give-birth-idUSKCN1L713K2018-08-23
BOA VISTA Brazil Expecting Venezuelan women are leaving their country due to a lack of prenatal care medicine and diapers and giving birth across the border in Brazil where three Venezuelan babies are born every day NegativeBOA VISTA Brazil Expecting Venezuelan women are leaving their country due to a lack of prenatal care medicine and diapers and giving birth across the border in Brazil where three Venezuelan babies are born every day http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-brazil-babies/venezuelan-mothers-to-be-head-to-brazil-to-give-birth-idUSKCN1L713K2018-08-23
A former executive with Swiss bank Julius Baer pleaded guilty on Wednesday for his role in a billiondollar scheme to launder money embezzled from the Venezuelan stateowned oil company PDVSA the U.S. Justice Department said NegativeA former executive with Swiss bank Julius Baer pleaded guilty on Wednesday for his role in a billiondollar scheme to launder money embezzled from the Venezuelan stateowned oil company PDVSA the U.S. Justice Department said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-venezuela-pdvsa/former-banker-pleads-guilty-in-u-s-to-role-in-laundering-embezzled-pdvsa-funds-idUSKCN1L723F2018-08-23
Separately on Monday NuStar said it had also reached an agreement with PDVSA that brings the Venezuelan companys accounts current and cover a years worth of storage in the Caribbean PositivePDVSA confirmed the agreement in a statement adding that the deal once again shows PDVSAs firm will to reach commercial solutions with its creditors http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-conocophillips-pdvsa/conocophillips-venezuelas-pdvsa-reach-2-billion-settlement-idUSKCN1L517X2018-08-21
For instance Venezuelans entering Ecuador and Peru will soon be required to show hardtoget passports rather than the more ubiquitous national identity cards governments of both countries announced last week NegativeBRASILIA The government of the northern Brazilian state of Roraima on Monday asked the countrys supreme court to halt the entry of Venezuelan immigrants increasing pressure on the federal government to resolve a growing regional crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-brazil/brazil-state-asks-top-court-to-halt-venezuelan-migration-idUSKCN1L51JI2018-08-21
Still local tensions have been mounting in the growing Latin American crisis with countries across the region taking a tougher line against fleeing Venezuelans NeutralBRASILIA The government of the northern Brazilian state of Roraima on Monday asked the countrys supreme court to halt the entry of Venezuelan immigrants increasing pressure on the federal government to resolve a growing regional crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-brazil/brazil-state-asks-top-court-to-halt-venezuelan-migration-idUSKCN1L51JI2018-08-21
Roraimas request followed a weekend of violence in the state where tens of thousands of Venezuelans have arrived in recent years fleeing economic and political turmoil in their country NegativeBRASILIA The government of the northern Brazilian state of Roraima on Monday asked the countrys supreme court to halt the entry of Venezuelan immigrants increasing pressure on the federal government to resolve a growing regional crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-brazil/brazil-state-asks-top-court-to-halt-venezuelan-migration-idUSKCN1L51JI2018-08-21
BRASILIA The government of the northern Brazilian state of Roraima on Monday asked the countrys supreme court to halt the entry of Venezuelan immigrants increasing pressure on the federal government to resolve a growing regional crisis NegativeBRASILIA The government of the northern Brazilian state of Roraima on Monday asked the countrys supreme court to halt the entry of Venezuelan immigrants increasing pressure on the federal government to resolve a growing regional crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-brazil/brazil-state-asks-top-court-to-halt-venezuelan-migration-idUSKCN1L51JI2018-08-21
The influx of Venezuelans must be affecting countries but if you want to leave where can you NegativeFIJO Venezuela Carpenter Jose Narvaez had planned to flee Venezuela and emigrate to the nearby Caribbean island of Aruba toward the end of the year until Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro unveiled his plan to turn around the crumbling economy http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-migration/some-venezuelans-alarmed-by-maduros-measures-speed-up-plans-to-flee-idUSKCN1L525V2018-08-21
In the last week both Ecuador and Peru have announced tighter entry requirements for Venezuelans while in Brazil rioting locals drove hundreds of migrants back over the border NegativeFIJO Venezuela Carpenter Jose Narvaez had planned to flee Venezuela and emigrate to the nearby Caribbean island of Aruba toward the end of the year until Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro unveiled his plan to turn around the crumbling economy http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-migration/some-venezuelans-alarmed-by-maduros-measures-speed-up-plans-to-flee-idUSKCN1L525V2018-08-21
But many Venezuelans fear the measures whose details have not been explained could render the country even more anarchic and say they will join the exodus NegativeFIJO Venezuela Carpenter Jose Narvaez had planned to flee Venezuela and emigrate to the nearby Caribbean island of Aruba toward the end of the year until Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro unveiled his plan to turn around the crumbling economy http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-migration/some-venezuelans-alarmed-by-maduros-measures-speed-up-plans-to-flee-idUSKCN1L525V2018-08-21
FIJO Venezuela Carpenter Jose Narvaez had planned to flee Venezuela and emigrate to the nearby Caribbean island of Aruba toward the end of the year until Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro unveiled his plan to turn around the crumbling economy NegativeFIJO Venezuela Carpenter Jose Narvaez had planned to flee Venezuela and emigrate to the nearby Caribbean island of Aruba toward the end of the year until Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro unveiled his plan to turn around the crumbling economy http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-migration/some-venezuelans-alarmed-by-maduros-measures-speed-up-plans-to-flee-idUSKCN1L525V2018-08-21
PACARAIMA Brazil Fearful Venezuelan immigrants lined up in smaller numbers to enter Brazil on Sunday at the only border crossing between the two countries one day after violent protests by Brazilian residents drove hundreds back across the frontier NegativePACARAIMA Brazil Fearful Venezuelan immigrants lined up in smaller numbers to enter Brazil on Sunday at the only border crossing between the two countries one day after violent protests by Brazilian residents drove hundreds back across the frontier http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-brazil-border/tense-calm-on-brazil-venezuelan-border-after-anti-immigrant-riot-idUSKCN1L40LU2018-08-20
CARACAS Aug 17 Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Friday night the country would establish a single exchange rate that would be pegged to his leftist administrations Petro cryptocurrency NegativeCARACAS Aug 17 Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Friday night the country would establish a single exchange rate that would be pegged to his leftist administrations Petro cryptocurrency http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/venezuela-currency/crisis-stricken-venezuela-says-to-establish-single-forex-rate-idUSL1N1V81NV2018-08-19
recent attempts by the fractured coalition to rally Venezuelans have had little impact NegativePUNTO CRISTOBAL Venezuela After Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros 60fold increase to the minimum wage storeowners on Saturday wrestled with an anguishing Close up shop or hit customers with steep price hikes at the risk of sinking the business http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-economy/venezuelan-shopkeepers-alarmed-by-maduros-latest-economic-moves-idUSKBN1L30N42018-08-19
The only people responsible for this tragedy are Maduro and his tweeted Venezuelan opposition politician Ismael Garcia about the flareup in Brazil NegativeBRASILIA Angry residents of the Brazilian border town of Pacaraima ran riot and drove out Venezuelan immigrants on Saturday after a local restaurant owner was stabbed and beaten residents and government officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-brazil-border/brazilian-border-town-residents-drive-out-venezuelan-immigrants-idUSKBN1L30NV2018-08-19
Brazilian army soldiers stationed at Pacaraima to help maintain order asked Venezuelan immigrants to return across the border for their own safety Castro said NegativeBRASILIA Angry residents of the Brazilian border town of Pacaraima ran riot and drove out Venezuelan immigrants on Saturday after a local restaurant owner was stabbed and beaten residents and government officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-brazil-border/brazilian-border-town-residents-drive-out-venezuelan-immigrants-idUSKBN1L30NV2018-08-19
They are burning the belonging of Venezuelans who were camped out Ismael said NeutralBRASILIA Angry residents of the Brazilian border town of Pacaraima ran riot and drove out Venezuelan immigrants on Saturday after a local restaurant owner was stabbed and beaten residents and government officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-brazil-border/brazilian-border-town-residents-drive-out-venezuelan-immigrants-idUSKBN1L30NV2018-08-19
BRASILIA Angry residents of the Brazilian border town of Pacaraima ran riot and drove out Venezuelan immigrants on Saturday after a local restaurant owner was stabbed and beaten residents and government officials said NegativeBRASILIA Angry residents of the Brazilian border town of Pacaraima ran riot and drove out Venezuelan immigrants on Saturday after a local restaurant owner was stabbed and beaten residents and government officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-brazil-border/brazilian-border-town-residents-drive-out-venezuelan-immigrants-idUSKBN1L30NV2018-08-19
A decree by Roraima state government ordering the compulsory blanket vaccination of Venezuelans was struck down by the Supreme Court this week NegativeBRASILIA Brazil complained on Thursday that Venezuela was doing nothing to stop the spread of an outbreak of measles in Brazil and other neighboring countries that has been sparked by an exodus of Venezuelans fleeing economic collapse http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-health-venezuela/brazil-slams-venezuela-as-measles-spreads-across-border-idUSKBN1KU2MY2018-08-10
Since Venezuelans fleeing economic and political turmoil started entering Roraima at the only land crossing three years ago Brazil has vaccinated 45000 arrivals NegativeBRASILIA Brazil complained on Thursday that Venezuela was doing nothing to stop the spread of an outbreak of measles in Brazil and other neighboring countries that has been sparked by an exodus of Venezuelans fleeing economic collapse http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-health-venezuela/brazil-slams-venezuela-as-measles-spreads-across-border-idUSKBN1KU2MY2018-08-10
The Venezuelan Information Ministry did not immediately reply to a request for comment NegativeBRASILIA Brazil complained on Thursday that Venezuela was doing nothing to stop the spread of an outbreak of measles in Brazil and other neighboring countries that has been sparked by an exodus of Venezuelans fleeing economic collapse http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-health-venezuela/brazil-slams-venezuela-as-measles-spreads-across-border-idUSKBN1KU2MY2018-08-10
BRASILIA Brazil complained on Thursday that Venezuela was doing nothing to stop the spread of an outbreak of measles in Brazil and other neighboring countries that has been sparked by an exodus of Venezuelans fleeing economic collapse NegativeBRASILIA Brazil complained on Thursday that Venezuela was doing nothing to stop the spread of an outbreak of measles in Brazil and other neighboring countries that has been sparked by an exodus of Venezuelans fleeing economic collapse http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-health-venezuela/brazil-slams-venezuela-as-measles-spreads-across-border-idUSKBN1KU2MY2018-08-10
A state government official in Roraima said that although the federal police never closed the border officers did momentarily stop Venezuelans from entering NegativeBRASILIA A Brazilian federal appeals court judge on Tuesday overturned a ruling barring Venezuelan immigrants fleeing economic and political turmoil from entering Brazil http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-brazil-border/brazil-judge-lifts-border-closure-for-venezuelan-immigrants-idUSKBN1KS1XQ2018-08-08
Over the last three years tens of thousands of Venezuelans have overwhelmed Roraima causing a humanitarian crisis with families sleeping in the streets amid rising crime and prostitution NegativeBRASILIA A Brazilian federal appeals court judge on Tuesday overturned a ruling barring Venezuelan immigrants fleeing economic and political turmoil from entering Brazil http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-brazil-border/brazil-judge-lifts-border-closure-for-venezuelan-immigrants-idUSKBN1KS1XQ2018-08-08
On Sunday a federal judge in the northern state of Roraima ordered the border closed until the state could create conditions to receive a massive of Venezuelans NeutralBRASILIA A Brazilian federal appeals court judge on Tuesday overturned a ruling barring Venezuelan immigrants fleeing economic and political turmoil from entering Brazil http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-brazil-border/brazil-judge-lifts-border-closure-for-venezuelan-immigrants-idUSKBN1KS1XQ2018-08-08
In appealing Sundays ruling the Solicitor Generals office said closing the border in Roraima would likely do little to stem the flow of Venezuelans as the border is so extensive NeutralBRASILIA A Brazilian federal appeals court judge on Tuesday overturned a ruling barring Venezuelan immigrants fleeing economic and political turmoil from entering the country the Solicitor Generals office which had made the appeal said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-brazil-border/brazil-judge-overturns-venezuela-border-closure-opening-path-for-immigrants-idUSKBN1KS1XQ2018-08-07
BRASILIA A Brazilian federal appeals court judge on Tuesday overturned a ruling barring Venezuelan immigrants fleeing economic and political turmoil from entering the country the Solicitor Generals office which had made the appeal said NegativeBRASILIA A Brazilian federal appeals court judge on Tuesday overturned a ruling barring Venezuelan immigrants fleeing economic and political turmoil from entering the country the Solicitor Generals office which had made the appeal said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-brazil-border/brazil-judge-overturns-venezuela-border-closure-opening-path-for-immigrants-idUSKBN1KS1XQ2018-08-07
The state government on Thursday decreed Venezuelans seeking medical and other social services in Roraima would have to present a valid passport which many of the refugees do not have NegativeBRASILIA A Brazilian judge has ordered the border crossing from Venezuela closed to Venezuelan immigrants fleeing their countrys economic and political turmoil but the border remained open on Monday pending an appeal by the federal government http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-brazil-border/brazilian-judge-orders-border-closed-to-venezuelan-immigrants-idUSKBN1KR28B2018-08-07
Hundreds of Venezuelans continued to walk across into Brazil a border official said NegativeBRASILIA A Brazilian judge has ordered the border crossing from Venezuela closed to Venezuelan immigrants fleeing their countrys economic and political turmoil but the border remained open on Monday pending an appeal by the federal government http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-brazil-border/brazilian-judge-orders-border-closed-to-venezuelan-immigrants-idUSKBN1KR28B2018-08-07
BRASILIA A Brazilian judge has ordered the border crossing from Venezuela closed to Venezuelan immigrants fleeing their countrys economic and political turmoil but the border remained open on Monday pending an appeal by the federal government NegativeBRASILIA A Brazilian judge has ordered the border crossing from Venezuela closed to Venezuelan immigrants fleeing their countrys economic and political turmoil but the border remained open on Monday pending an appeal by the federal government http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-brazil-border/brazilian-judge-orders-border-closed-to-venezuelan-immigrants-idUSKBN1KR28B2018-08-07
Under Venezuelan commercial law if a company does not pay a courtimposed fine the tribunal can seize its assets for auction NegativeCARACAS Three hours before Venezuelas El Nacional newspaper goes to print a barebones staff of 20 journalists toils in its vast newsroom surrounded by empty desks http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-media/venezuelas-last-anti-maduro-paper-clings-on-as-media-intimidation-grows-idUSKBN1KG1882018-07-26
Now however El Nacional finds itself at a potentially perilous juncture after President Nicolas Maduros top lieutenant successfully sued for defamation in a Venezuelan court NegativeCARACAS Three hours before Venezuelas El Nacional newspaper goes to print a barebones staff of 20 journalists toils in its vast newsroom surrounded by empty desks http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-media/venezuelas-last-anti-maduro-paper-clings-on-as-media-intimidation-grows-idUSKBN1KG1882018-07-26
Currency controls imposed by the Venezuelan government are strangling imports meaning newsprint ink and printing equipment are scarce NegativeCARACAS Three hours before Venezuelas El Nacional newspaper goes to print a barebones staff of 20 journalists toils in its vast newsroom surrounded by empty desks http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-media/venezuelas-last-anti-maduro-paper-clings-on-as-media-intimidation-grows-idUSKBN1KG1882018-07-26
Venezuelan oil production has already plummeted to a new 30year low of 1 NegativeTOKYO Oil prices edged higher for a second day on Wednesday after data showed U.S. crude inventories fell more than expected last week easing worries about oversupply that have dragged on markets in recent sessions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-for-second-day-as-u-s-crude-inventories-fall-idUSKBN1KF02Z2018-07-25
Washington has also been progressively adding individuals close to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to its sanctions list and has weighed broader penalties to hit the OPEC countrys oil industry Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-glencore-subpoena/glencore-gets-u-s-subpoena-on-compliance-with-money-laundering-laws-idUSKBN1JT0PA2018-07-03
Venezuelas collapse is creating a humanitarian Pence said adding that the U.S. government would provide nearly million in fresh aid to Venezuelan migrants in the region Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-immigration-pence-centam/pence-warns-central-americans-to-immigrate-legally-or-not-at-all-idUSKBN1JM2NK2018-06-27
LUXEMBOURG The European Union will impose economic sanctions on 11 Venezuelan officials in protest at President Nicolas Maduros reelection which the bloc said was not free or fair EU diplomats said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-politics-eu/eu-to-impose-sanctions-on-11-venezuelan-officials-idUSKBN1JL0VO2018-06-25
Iran has objected to having members with additional capacity such as Saudi Arabia fill Venezuelan output gaps Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-oil-opec/opec-agrees-modest-hike-in-oil-supply-after-saudi-and-iran-compromise-idUSKBN1JI0OG2018-06-23
The focus will be on replacing Venezuelan the bank said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-ahead-of-opec-china-tariffs-loom-over-u-s-prices-idUSKBN1JE0272018-06-18
Chinas imports of Venezuelan crude oil could sink to their lowest in nearly eight years in July as the OPEC producer struggles with shrinking output and mounting logistics issues according to people familiar with the matter and shipping data Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-venezuela-oil/venezuela-oil-exports-to-china-slump-may-hit-lowest-in-nearly-8-years-sources-data-idUSKBN1JB0YI2018-06-15
The Venezuelan firm has notified PetroChina of the new shiptoship requirement and agreed also to bear the additional cost according to another industry executive with knowledge of the matter Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-venezuela-oil/venezuela-oil-exports-to-china-slump-may-hit-lowest-in-nearly-8-years-sources-data-idUSKBN1JB0YI2018-06-15
Venezuelan crude exports to India have also dropped 20 percent in the first five months to 323600 bpd according to data from shipping and industry sources Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-venezuela-oil/venezuela-oil-exports-to-china-slump-may-hit-lowest-in-nearly-8-years-sources-data-idUSKBN1JB0YI2018-06-15
Citgo was expecting to receive about 6 million barrels of Venezuelan Merey crude in June one of the traders said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-pdvsa-citgo/citgo-seeks-crude-as-supplies-from-venezuela-dry-up-trade-data-idUSKBN1J722X2018-06-12
The pressure for Venezuelan oil eased up slightly in early June as Citgos 157500bpd Corpus Christi refinery halted its fluid catalytic cracker due to a fire Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-pdvsa-citgo/citgo-seeks-crude-as-supplies-from-venezuela-dry-up-trade-data-idUSKBN1J722X2018-06-12
Inflation in May alone was 110 percent according to the assemblys calculations amid an economic crisis in which millions of Venezuelans are suffering from shortages of food and medicine Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-economy/venezuela-annual-inflation-hits-24600-percent-in-may-national-assembly-idUSKBN1J71YB2018-06-11
Oil futures recover on Venezuelan supply trouble Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-hit-2-1-2-mth-high-euro-yields-up-after-ecb-comments-idUSL3N1T91UF2018-06-07
CARACAS A masked Venezuelan protester lies dying on a Caracas street shot in the chest by a soldier who to his horror realizes he has killed his younger brother Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-theater-venezuela/another-way-to-face-reality-venezuelans-flock-to-theaters-idUSKCN1J31F72018-06-07
Aguana said he himself joined the hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans who spent months last year protesting President Nicolas Maduros government denounced as a dictatorship by opponents Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-theater-venezuela/another-way-to-face-reality-venezuelans-flock-to-theaters-idUSKCN1J31F72018-06-07
Some of the plays at the Tamanaco tell of Venezuelans grim realities such as kidnappings at gunpoint and hunger in the slums while comedies poke fun at everyday nuisances Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-theater-venezuela/another-way-to-face-reality-venezuelans-flock-to-theaters-idUSKCN1J31F72018-06-07
Alone in jail the skeletal Luis sings a wellknown Venezuelan nursery The little chickens go tweet tweet when theyre hungry and when theyre cold Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-theater-venezuela/another-way-to-face-reality-venezuelans-flock-to-theaters-idUSKCN1J31F72018-06-07
Falling Venezuelan oil production helped push up global crude benchmark Brent LCOc1 to more than a barrel last month Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-rise-on-venezuela-export-concerns-idUSKCN1J203D2018-06-06
Three sources have told Reuters that Venezuelan state firm PDVSA is considering declaring force majeure on some exports amid plummeting output and tanker bottlenecks at ports Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-rise-on-venezuela-export-concerns-idUSKCN1J203D2018-06-06
Three sources have told Reuters Venezuelan state firm PDVSA is considering declaring force majeure on some exports amid plummeting output and tanker bottlenecks at ports Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-steady-on-venezuela-exports-supply-concerns-idUSKCN1J203D2018-06-06
Three sources have told Reuters Venezuelan state firm PDVSA is considering declaring force majeure on some exports Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-falls-on-u-s-crude-build-global-supply-seen-rising-idUSKCN1J203D2018-06-06
In contrast higher fuel oil margins last month and falling Venezuelan production are supporting higher OSPs for heavier grades Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-oil-prices/saudi-arabia-may-raise-asia-official-oil-prices-in-july-for-a-second-month-idUSKCN1IX3W62018-06-01
OPEC oil output fell to a 13month low in May due to declining Venezuelan production Nigerian outages and strong compliance with a supplycutting deal a Reuters survey found Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-oil-opec-survey/opec-may-oil-output-hits-new-low-on-nigeria-venezuela-reuters-survey-idUSKCN1IW1UG2018-05-31
CARACAS U.S. missionary Josh Holt and his wife are on a plane returning to the United States after Venezuelan authorities released them on Saturday a Venezuelan government minister said Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-usa-flight/u-s-missionary-and-wife-en-route-to-u-s-venezuelan-minister-idUSKCN1IR0NE2018-05-27
CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro met with U.S. Senator Bob Corker on Friday the socialistled government said less than a week after Maduro was reelected to a sixyear term in a vote the United States did not recognize Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-usa-senator/venezuelas-maduro-meets-u-s-senator-after-election-sanctions-idUSKCN1IQ37G2018-05-26
Global crude supplies have tightened sharply over the past year because of the OPECled cuts which were boosted by a dramatic drop in Venezuelan production Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-slump-as-saudi-arabia-and-russia-consider-output-boost-idUSKCN1IQ03C2018-05-25
Global crude inventories have fallen over the past year because of the OPECled cuts which were boosted by a dramatic drop in Venezuelan production Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-slump-as-opec-and-russia-consider-output-boost-idUSKCN1IQ03C2018-05-25
WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday it has ordered two Venezuelan diplomats to leave the United States within 48 hours a move that follows Venezuelas decision to expel two American diplomats Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election-usa-pence/u-s-in-tit-for-tat-expels-two-venezuelan-envoys-idUSKCN1IO2GI2018-05-24
The envoys are the daffaires of the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington D.C. and the deputy consul general of the Venezuelan consulate in Houston the department said in a statement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election-usa-pence/u-s-in-tit-for-tat-expels-two-venezuelan-envoys-idUSKCN1IO2GI2018-05-24
Meanwhile oil prices rose on mounting supply concerns tied to Venezuelan crude output and a possible cut in Iranian exports that could further curb global supply Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-markets/wall-st-dips-on-latest-u-s-china-comments-european-shares-rally-idUSKCN1IL0XT2018-05-23
MEXICO CITY Mexico financial authorities on Wednesday warned locally regulated companies of the risks of making deals with blacklisted people or entities connected to the Venezuelan government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-venezuela/mexico-warns-on-business-with-blacklisted-venezuelan-entities-idUSKCN1IO2TV2018-05-23
LONDON Oil rose towards a barrel on Tuesday supported by concern that falling Venezuelan crude output and a potential drop in Iranian exports could further tighten global supply Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-towards-80-as-supply-concerns-mount-idUSKCN1IN04E2018-05-22
The United Nations has estimated that nearly 1 million Venezuelans the country left between 2015 and 2017 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election-migrants/venezuelans-buy-bus-tickets-out-after-maduro-wins-re-election-idUSKCN1IN1HE2018-05-22
5 percent to above a barrel on Tuesday supported by concern that falling Venezuelan crude output and a potential drop in Iranian exports could further tighten global supply Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-jumps-back-above-80-a-barrel-on-mounting-supply-concerns-idUSKCN1IN04E2018-05-22
KHOBAR Saudi OPEC may decide to raise oil output as soon as June due to worries over Iranian and Venezuelan supply and after Washington raised concerns the oil rally was going too far OPEC and oil industry sources familiar with the discussions told Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-oil-opec/opec-may-decide-to-ease-oil-supply-curbs-in-june-sources-idUSKCN1IN2NS2018-05-22
Falling Venezuelan output due to an economic crisis has helped OPEC and its allies deliver a bigger cut than intended Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-oil-opec/opec-may-decide-to-ease-oil-supply-curbs-in-june-sources-idUSKCN1IN2NS2018-05-22
Oil jumped to a barrel its highest since late 2014 on expectations Venezuelan crude output and a possible reduction in Iranian exports could further curb global supply Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/wrapup-6-global-stocks-mixed-amid-wall-st-profit-taking-european-rally-china-moves-idUSL5N1ST4K82018-05-22
Mainly poor Venezuelans were asked to scan stateissued fatherland at red tents after voting in hope of receiving a promised by Maduro which opponents said was akin to votebuying Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election/venezuelas-maduro-re-elected-amid-outcry-over-vote-idUSKCN1IL05U2018-05-21
Many Venezuelans are disillusioned and angry over the they criticize Maduro for economic hardships and the opposition for its dysfunctional splits Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election/venezuelas-maduro-re-elected-amid-outcry-over-vote-idUSKCN1IL05U2018-05-21
Oil prices have been supported by plummeting Venezuelan production in addition to a solid global demand and supply concerns stemming from tensions in the Middle East Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/stocks-rally-after-mnuchin-says-sino-u-s-trade-war-on-hold-idUSKCN1IL0XT2018-05-21
Oil prices had been supported by plummeting Venezuelan production in addition to a solid global demand and supply concerns stemming from tensions in the Middle East Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/stocks-and-dollar-rise-as-u-s-china-trade-war-put-on-hold-idUSKCN1IL0XT2018-05-21
Mainly poor Venezuelans lined up to scan stateissued fatherland at red tents after voting in hope of receiving a promised by Maduro Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election-reaction/after-re-election-venezuelas-maduro-faces-foreign-backlash-idUSKCN1IM0CT2018-05-21
Trading of Venezuelan government and PDVSA debt appeared thin in early New York trade on Monday with election results considered a formality and offering little to change investor viewpoints Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election-reaction/after-re-election-venezuelas-maduro-faces-foreign-backlash-idUSKCN1IM0CT2018-05-21
Oil prices had been supported by plummeting Venezuelan production in addition to solid global demand and supply concerns stemming from tensions in the Middle East Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/easing-of-u-s-china-trade-tensions-boosts-stocks-dollar-idUSKCN1IL0XT2018-05-21
The Venezuelan government used ample state resources to get voters out on Sunday and public workers were pressured to vote Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election-reaction/re-elected-venezuelas-maduro-faces-wide-criticism-u-s-sanctions-idUSKCN1IM0CT2018-05-21
CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is seeking a sixyear term on Sunday in a vote condemned by foes as the of a dictator and likely to bring fresh foreign sanctions Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election/defying-global-pressure-maduro-seeks-re-election-in-venezuela-idUSKCN1IL05U2018-05-20
On the streets many Venezuelans are disillusioned and angry over the They criticize Maduro for economic hardships and the opposition for its dysfunctional splits Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election/defying-global-pressure-maduro-seeks-re-election-in-venezuela-idUSKCN1IL05U2018-05-20
Given Venezuelans despondency over the crisis campaign rallies have been poorly attended compared with previous votes and the atmosphere has been the most lackluster in memory Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election/defying-global-pressure-maduro-seeks-re-election-in-venezuela-idUSKCN1IL05U2018-05-20
Venezuela Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was seeking a sixyear term on Sunday in an apparently poorly attended vote condemned by foes as the of a dictator and likely to bring fresh foreign sanctions Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election/maduro-set-for-victory-amid-tepid-turnout-in-condemned-venezuela-vote-idUSKCN1IL05U2018-05-20
Many Venezuelans are disillusioned and angry over the They criticize Maduro for economic hardships and the opposition for its dysfunctional splits Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election/maduro-set-for-victory-amid-tepid-turnout-in-condemned-venezuela-vote-idUSKCN1IL05U2018-05-20
State television urged Venezuelans to vote and Information Minister Jorge Rodriguez said some 2 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election/maduro-set-for-victory-amid-tepid-turnout-in-condemned-venezuela-vote-idUSKCN1IL05U2018-05-20
2 official in Venezuelas Socialist Party Diosdado Cabello his wife and brother and a businessman with properties in the United States as Washington increases pressure on senior Venezuelan officials for their role in the countrys political and economics crisis Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-venezuela-sanctions/u-s-sanctions-no-2-official-in-venezuelas-socialist-party-idUSKCN1IJ2JZ2018-05-19
The Venezuelan people suffer under corrupt politicians who tighten their grip on power while lining their own U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-venezuela-sanctions/u-s-sanctions-no-2-official-in-venezuelas-socialist-party-idUSKCN1IJ2JZ2018-05-19
Maduro challenger Henri Falcon who is breaking the boycott to face his rival insists that a massive turnout by discontented Venezuelans would bring about change Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election-migration/unconvinced-by-election-venezuela-emigrees-stream-across-border-idUSKCN1IK0MP2018-05-19
In April Maduro launched a program called Return to the meant to raise money for Venezuelans who sold their possessions to emigrate then wanted to return Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election-migration/unconvinced-by-election-venezuela-emigrees-stream-across-border-idUSKCN1IK0MP2018-05-19
The United Nations has estimated that 1 million Venezuelans left the country between 2015 and 2017 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election-migration/unconvinced-by-election-venezuela-emigrees-stream-across-border-idUSKCN1IK0MP2018-05-19
The exodus of the last year has put a strain on neighboring Latin American countries where Venezuelans are routinely seen sleeping on the streets Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election-migration/unconvinced-by-election-venezuela-emigrees-stream-across-border-idUSKCN1IK0MP2018-05-19
In a split screen chat broadcast on Venezuelan state television on Thursday Maduro and Erdogan held a stilted translated conversation that had several technical problems Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-election/venezuelas-maduro-gets-support-from-erdogan-maradona-ahead-of-vote-idUSKCN1II2LX2018-05-18
In turn Maduro told Erdogan Venezuelans are going to give a lesson on democracy and liberty to the world on Sunday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-election/venezuelas-maduro-gets-support-from-erdogan-maradona-ahead-of-vote-idUSKCN1II2LX2018-05-18
LONDON Brent oil prices rose on Friday and were set for a sixth straight week of gains boosted by strong demand looming sanctions on Iran plummeting Venezuelan production and Nigerian disruptions as Saudi Arabia moved to assuage supply concerns Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-set-for-sixth-week-of-gains-india-sounds-alarm-idUSKCN1IJ0222018-05-18
NEW YORK Brent oil prices were little changed on Friday but were on track for a sixth straight week of gains boosted by strong demand looming U.S. sanctions on Iran and plummeting Venezuelan production Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-little-changed-but-set-for-sixth-week-of-gains-idUSKCN1IJ0222018-05-18
Many opposition supporters say poor Venezuelans have been duped into supporting a corrupt autocratic government that is impoverishing the nation and indebting it to predatory allies like China and Russia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election-chavismo/loyal-to-my-revolution-despite-venezuela-woes-maduro-has-diehard-fans-idUSKCN1IJ26M2018-05-18
Critics say a governmentprovided foodbox or rations and occasional bonuses keep needy Venezuelans dependent on the state and fearful of voting against the hand that feeds them Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election-chavismo/loyal-to-my-revolution-despite-venezuela-woes-maduro-has-diehard-fans-idUSKCN1IJ26M2018-05-18
The Venezuelan peoples needs now are so huge that any tiny relief even for a day calms people Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election-chavismo/loyal-to-my-revolution-despite-venezuela-woes-maduro-has-diehard-fans-idUSKCN1IJ26M2018-05-18
NEW YORK Oil prices fell on Friday but Brent crude was on track for a sixth straight week of gains boosted by plummeting Venezuelan production strong global demand and looming U.S. sanctions on Iran Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-brent-set-for-sixth-week-of-gains-idUSKCN1IJ0222018-05-18
Falcon supporters are deeply frustrated with the opposition split saying Venezuelans may be giving up a golden opportunity to topple the Socialist Partys nearly twodecade rule Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election-falcon/venezuelan-challenger-falcon-aspires-to-vote-upset-idUSKCN1II1OT2018-05-17
The Trump administration has threatened further sanctions and urged Latin America to cut off Venezuelan officials from financial systems and restrict their travel visas Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-election/isolated-maduro-revels-in-erdogans-backing-ahead-of-venezuela-vote-idUSKCN1II2LX2018-05-17
In a split screen chat broadcast live on Venezuelan state television on Thursday Maduro and Erdogan held a stilted translated conversation that had several technical problems Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-election/isolated-maduro-revels-in-erdogans-backing-ahead-of-venezuela-vote-idUSKCN1II2LX2018-05-17
Venezuelans are going to give a lesson on democracy and liberty to the world on Maduro told Erdogan Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-election/isolated-maduro-revels-in-erdogans-backing-ahead-of-venezuela-vote-idUSKCN1II2LX2018-05-17
Nonetheless delegates pointed to growing concern about a decline in Venezuelan output due to economic crisis which officials had downplayed when inventories were higher Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-opec-oil/opec-sees-oil-rally-towards-80-as-short-term-spike-not-supply-driven-idUSKCN1IH1DC2018-05-16
OPEC has overdelivered on the supply cut due in part to lower Venezuelan supply Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-opec-oil/opec-sees-oil-rally-towards-80-as-short-term-spike-not-supply-driven-idUSKCN1IH1DC2018-05-16
NEW YORK Oil prices rose for the fourth straight day on Monday to hit levels not seen since late 2014 boosted by the latest trouble for Venezuelan oil company PDVSA and the possibility that the United States could reimpose sanctions on Iran Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-surges-on-venezuela-conoco-dispute-iran-sanction-worries-idUSKBN1I801Z2018-05-08
Adding to market pressures falls in Venezuelan oil production due to problems at the countrys oil company PDVSA also added to the rally Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/oil-hovers-near-3-1-2-year-peak-asia-shares-up-ahead-of-trump-announcement-idUSKBN1I904H2018-05-08
In addition falls in Venezuelan oil production due to problems at the countrys oil company PDVSA also added to the rally Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-oil-elevated-ahead-of-trump-iran-announcement-shares-firm-idUSL3N1SF07L2018-05-08
The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on three Venezuelans and 20 companies for narcotics trafficking activity as it seeks to increase pressure on socialist President Nicolas Maduro Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-oas-pence-sanctions/u-s-imposes-sanctions-on-three-venezuelans-under-drug-kingpin-rules-idUSKBN1I81S12018-05-07
The Trump administration has also been weighing new oilrelated sanctions on a Venezuelan oil services company and on insurance coverage for tankers carrying Venezuelan oil Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-oas-pence-sanctions/u-s-imposes-sanctions-on-three-venezuelans-under-drug-kingpin-rules-idUSKBN1I81S12018-05-07
NEW YORK May 7 The dollar rose to fresh 2018 highs on Monday while oil prices surged to their highest since late 2014 driven by declining Venezuelan crude production and worries the Unites States could reimpose sanctions on Iran Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-u-s-oil-surges-past-70-dollar-hits-fresh-2018-high-idUSL8N1SE4CJ2018-05-07
Venezuelan oil exports came under threat after U.S. oil major ConocoPhillips moved to take Caribbean assets of staterun PDVSA to enforce a billion arbitration award three sources told Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-u-s-oil-surges-past-70-dollar-hits-fresh-2018-high-idUSL8N1SE4CJ2018-05-07
BOA VISTA Brazil The Brazilian Air Force has begun flying Venezuelans from a remote border region to elsewhere in Brazil trying to defuse a humanitarian crisis as tens of thousands of migrants flee an economic collapse in their country Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-crisis-brazil/brazil-military-airlifts-venezuelan-migrants-as-border-crisis-grows-idUSKBN1I51VS2018-05-04
General Eduardo Pazuello who is coordinating the operation with the United Nations High Commission on Refugees said up to 7000 Venezuelans still need assistance in Boa Vista Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-crisis-brazil/brazil-military-airlifts-venezuelan-migrants-as-border-crisis-grows-idUSKBN1I51VS2018-05-04
NEW YORK Oil prices gained on Thursday as the risk of renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran plunging Venezuelan output and robust global demand shook off the effects of a strong dollar Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-gain-on-iran-sanctions-worries-idUSKBN1HX04V2018-04-27
Oil prices rise on Iran sanctions worries falling Venezuelan output Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-april-26-idUSL8N1S30932018-04-26
Plunging Venezuelan output further tightens markets Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-oil/oil-prices-rise-on-concerns-over-supply-disruptions-but-surging-us-output-looms-idUSL3N1S31BT2018-04-26
Plunging Venezuelan output and looming U.S. sanctions against Iran come against a backdrop of strong demand above all in Asia the worlds biggest oilconsuming region Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-as-concern-heats-up-over-iran-sanctions-venezuelan-output-idUSKBN1HX04V2018-04-26
One opposition leader former state governor Henri Falcon has broken with the boycott and is hoping Venezuelans fury at their economic woes will translate into votes for him Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-schools/venezuelan-schools-emptying-as-chavez-legacy-under-threat-idUSKBN1HW1KL2018-04-25
Gmails new design why nearly 3 million Venezuelan children are missing school and how diplomatic desserts get political during NorthSouth Korea summit preparations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-newsnow-apr25/wednesday-morning-briefing-idUSKBN1HW1FS2018-04-25
Chevron executives have had highlevel meetings with Venezuelan government officials this week said two of the people familiar with the matter Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-venezuela-oil-chevron-insight/chevron-evacuates-venezuela-executives-following-staff-arrests-idUSKBN1HW2BD2018-04-25
WHO and the PanAmerican Health Organization are working with Venezuelan authorities to address the situation he added Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-malaria-venezuela/malaria-on-rise-in-crisis-hit-venezuela-who-says-idUSKBN1HV1ON2018-04-24
More than 800 Venezuelans arrive in northern Brazil daily the government has said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-venezuela-refugees/rush-to-house-record-number-of-venezuelan-refugees-as-rainy-season-looms-in-brazils-north-idUSKBN1HR2FB2018-04-21
The federal government arrived late but she said referring to a provisional measure that saw million allocated as assistance for Venezuelans along with troops to patrol the border Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-venezuela-refugees/rush-to-house-record-number-of-venezuelan-refugees-as-rainy-season-looms-in-brazils-north-idUSKBN1HR2FB2018-04-21
Federal citizens rights prosecutor Joao Akira said the battle between local state and federal authorities over the largest influx of Venezuelan refugees in Brazils history had worsened matters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-venezuela-refugees/rush-to-house-record-number-of-venezuelan-refugees-as-rainy-season-looms-in-brazils-north-idUSKBN1HR2FB2018-04-21
The migration of Venezuelans to Brazil did not start today Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-venezuela-refugees/rush-to-house-record-number-of-venezuelan-refugees-as-rainy-season-looms-in-brazils-north-idUSKBN1HR2FB2018-04-21
A former Venezuelan official on Thursday pleaded guilty to taking part in a scheme involving bribes paid by U.S. companies to Venezuelan officials to secure energy contracts and speed up payments on outstanding invoices U.S. prosecutors said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-usa-corruption/ex-venezuelan-official-pleads-guilty-in-u-s-corruption-case-idUSKBN1HQ2YY2018-04-20
April 19 A former Venezuelan official on Thursday pleaded guilty to taking part in a scheme involving bribes paid by U.S. companies to Venezuelan officials to secure energy contracts and speed up payments on outstanding invoices U.S. prosecutors said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/venezuela-usa-corruption/ex-venezuelan-official-pleads-guilty-in-u-s-corruption-case-idUSL1N1RW1TM2018-04-19
OPEC production is currently lower than expected as a result of large declines in Venezuelan output caused by a deterioration in the economic situation he said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-rise-on-lower-u-s-crude-inventories-global-supply-risks-idUSKBN1HP0342018-04-18
Investors holding billions of dollars in defaulted Venezuelan bonds have formed at least one bondholder committee that is seeking a financial adviser according to several sources familiar with the matter in a sign they may be gearing up for a legal dispute Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-venezuela-debt/venezuela-bondholders-inch-toward-50-billion-debt-default-showdown-idUSKBN1HP2E52018-04-18
LIMA The United States urged regional leaders on Saturday to take stronger steps to isolate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro as it joined a declaration condemning the worsening humanitarian crisis and political repression in the South American nation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amers-summit/u-s-urges-regional-leaders-to-isolate-venezuelas-maduro-idUSKBN1HL1342018-04-15
Campos said every day more than 500 Venezuelans crossed the open border where immigrants are allowed to enter with no visa just by showing a Venezuelan document Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-venezuela-border/brazil-state-seeks-to-shut-venezuelan-border-to-stop-refugee-flow-idUSKBN1HK2W92018-04-14
Earlier on Friday Pence met Venezuelan opposition leaders and announced million in aid to help Venezuelan migrants who have fled their countrys severe economic crisis Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-amers-summit/latam-summit-overshadowed-by-syria-trade-and-china-idUSKBN1HK1782018-04-14
LIMA U.S. Vice President Mike Pence announced in Peru on Friday that Washington was giving million to help Venezuelans who have fled the countrys economic crisis some of which would go to host communities in Colombia and Brazil Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amers-summit-pence/pence-announces-16-million-for-venezuelan-migrants-idUSKBN1HK2W12018-04-14
WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will meet with Venezuelan opposition leaders in Lima Peru on Friday White House officials said part of a U.S. push to galvanize regional pressure against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amers-summit-pence-venezuela/u-s-vp-pence-to-meet-with-venezuelan-opposition-leaders-in-lima-white-house-idUSKBN1HJ3F32018-04-13
Another big worry was the halving of Venezuelan oil production since former President Hugo Chavez took office in 1999 Birol said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-india-ief-iea/ieas-birol-says-oil-supply-a-concern-as-demand-growing-while-output-falls-idUSKBN1HI1042018-04-11
At the summit diplomats from countries critical of Maduro might formally condemn the election and discuss ways to help Venezuelan migrants according to a source at Argentinas Foreign Ministry Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-americas-summit-trump/smile-and-nod-latin-american-leaders-brace-for-tense-trump-visit-idUSKBN1HG1CN2018-04-09
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has in recent weeks said he would attend the summit despite being told not to by Perus government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-peru-usa-trade/trump-to-urge-latam-to-look-to-u-s-not-china-on-trade-official-idUSKCN1HC21S2018-04-06
The Venezuelan billionaire said that Abanca was also studying a potential acquisition of the Spanish branch of stateowned Portuguese lender Caixa Geral de Depositos Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-banks-abanca-ipo/spains-abanca-looking-at-initial-public-offering-in-next-three-years-idUSKCN1HD1NI2018-04-06
LONDON OPEC oil output fell in March to an 11month low due to declining Angolan exports Libyan outages and a further slide in Venezuelan output a Reuters survey found sending compliance with a supplycutting deal to another record Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-oil-opec-survey/opec-march-oil-output-sinks-to-11-month-low-reuters-survey-idUSKCN1HB1VM2018-04-04
VALENCIA Venezuela Rioting and a fire in the cells of a Venezuelan police station in the central city of Valencia killed 68 people on Wednesday according to the government and witnesses Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-prison/sixty-eight-killed-in-venezuelan-police-station-riot-and-fire-idUSKBN1H508S2018-03-29
Venezuelan prisons are notoriously overcrowded and filled with weapons and drugs Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-prison/sixty-eight-killed-in-venezuelan-police-station-riot-and-fire-idUSKBN1H508S2018-03-29
Many Venezuelan prisons are lawless and have been for decades Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-prison/sixty-eight-killed-in-venezuelan-police-station-riot-and-fire-idUSKBN1H508S2018-03-29
NEW YORK The Iranian chairman of a Maltese bank on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to US charges that he took part in a scheme to evade US sanctions against Iran by funneling more than million from a Venezuelan company to an Iranian company through the US financial system under a construction contract Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-crime/iranian-chairman-of-maltese-bank-pleads-not-guilty-to-u-s-charges-idUSKBN1H50012018-03-29
Critics said the currency measure was no panacea for Venezuelas economic mess and just a psychological ploy to make Venezuelans forget the extent of the hyperinflation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-economy/venezuela-knocks-three-zeros-off-ailing-currency-amid-hyperinflation-idUSKBN1GY3AP2018-03-23
Venezuelans will not need to turn in the currency now in their wallets but all new currency printed or minted will be in the new denominations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-economy/venezuela-knocks-three-zeros-off-ailing-currency-amid-hyperinflation-idUSKBN1GY3AP2018-03-23
The rights to Miss Venezuela are owned by Grupo Cisneros of the wealthy Venezuelan Cisneros family Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-beauty/miss-venezuela-pageant-to-probe-contestants-ethics-after-social-media-feud-idUSKBN1GX35C2018-03-22
Venezuelans are among the worlds most successful beauty show contestants and have won global pageants including Miss Universe and Miss World more than a dozen times Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-beauty/miss-venezuela-pageant-to-probe-contestants-ethics-after-social-media-feud-idUSKBN1GX35C2018-03-22
An Iranian who chairs a Maltese bank has been arrested on US charges that he participated in a scheme to evade US sanctions and funnel more than million paid under a Venezuelan construction contract through the US financial system federal prosecutors said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-crime/u-s-arrests-iranian-over-alleged-115-million-sanctions-evasion-scheme-idUSKBN1GW32E2018-03-21
The Venezuelan energy company made million in payments to Iranian International Housing Corporation using entities in Switzerland and Turkey to conceal the Iranian connection to the funds prosecutors said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-crime/u-s-arrests-iranian-over-alleged-115-million-sanctions-evasion-scheme-idUSKBN1GW32E2018-03-21
3 billion according to one Venezuelan finance industry source who has tracked the information via contacts in both countries Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-china/china-stays-on-the-sidelines-as-venezuela-spirals-downward-idUSKBN1GX0BO2018-03-21
NEW YORK March 20 Oil prices climbed to their highest level in three weeks on Tuesday as tension in the Middle East and the possibility of further falls in Venezuelan output helped offset the impact of growing US crude production Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-oil/update-9-oil-rises-to-3-week-high-on-mideast-tensions-venezuela-concerns-idUSL3N1R21PR2018-03-21
Mnuchin said US sanctions against Venezuela are directed not at the population of the country but at individuals who are taking resources from the Venezuelan people Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/chile-usa-mnuchin/update-1-u-s-will-take-new-look-at-tpp-after-other-trade-priorities-mnuchin-idUSL1N1R30RA2018-03-21
SINGAPORE Oil prices rose by almost 1 percent on Tuesday lifted by a weak dollar tensions in the Middle East and concerns of a further fall in Venezuelan output Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-rise-on-middle-east-tension-falling-venezuela-output-idUSKBN1GW07J2018-03-20
Oil prices rose by almost 1 percent lifted by a weak dollar tensions in the Middle East and concerns of a further fall in Venezuelan output Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/shares-on-defensive-as-facebook-data-flap-spooks-tech-stocks-idUSKBN1GW0492018-03-20
Any US transactions of the Venezuelan petro conducted before Mondays order would be considered on a casebycase basis a second US administration official said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-crypto-currencies-venezuela-usa/u-s-bans-transactions-with-venezuelas-digital-currency-idUSKBN1GV2AX2018-03-20
LONDON Oil rose on Tuesday to its highest level so far this month lifted by tension in the Middle East and the possibility of further falls in Venezuelan output Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-to-march-high-on-middle-east-tensions-venezuela-concerns-idUSKBN1GW07J2018-03-20
Oil rose to its highest level so far this month lifted by tension in the Middle East and the possibility of further falls in Venezuelan output Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/canada-stocks/canada-stocks-tsx-futures-edge-higher-as-oil-prices-rise-idUSL3N1R23YH2018-03-20
NEW YORK Oil prices rose to their highest level in three weeks on Tuesday as tension in the Middle East and the possibility of further falls in Venezuelan output helped offset the negative impact of growing US crude production Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-to-three-week-high-on-middle-east-tensions-venezuela-concerns-idUSKBN1GW07J2018-03-20
Oil prices rose about 2 percent helped by tensions in the Middle East and the possibility of further falls in Venezuelan output Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/wall-st-climbs-with-oil-but-facebooks-slide-checks-gains-idUSKBN1GW1GJ2018-03-20
Concerns that Venezuelan output is on the verge of collapse continue to swirl around the ANZ bank said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-as-increased-u-s-drilling-points-to-higher-output-idUSKBN1GV05K2018-03-19
WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump on Monday blocked the use of Venezuelan cryptocurrencies through an executive order prohibiting such transactions by those in the United States the White House said in a statement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-crypto-currencies-venezuela-usa/u-s-blocks-use-of-venezuelas-digital-currency-white-house-idUSKBN1GV2AX2018-03-19
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is hoping cryptocurrencies will help Venezuela skirt US financial sanctions as it struggles under hyperinflation and a collapsing socialist economy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-crypto-currencies-venezuela-usa/u-s-blocks-use-of-venezuelas-digital-currency-white-house-idUSKBN1GV2AX2018-03-19
LONDON OPEC nonmember countries in 2018 as higher prices encourage US shale drillers to pump more offsetting an OPECled deal to clear a supply glut and a collapse in Venezuelan production Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-opec-oil/opec-sees-more-oil-supply-from-rivals-countering-its-cuts-and-venezuelan-plunge-idUSKCN1GQ1RB2018-03-14
LONDON OPEC on Wednesday nonmember year to almost double the growth predicted four months ago as higher prices spur US shale drilling offsetting OPECled output cuts and a collapse in Venezuelan production Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-opec-oil/opec-sees-oil-supply-surge-from-rivals-countering-its-cuts-idUSKCN1GQ1RB2018-03-14
CARACAS Venezuelan socialist President Nicolas Maduro said on Friday the United Nations human rights chief was a puppet of the United States who had implanted himself like a and had no right to criticize handling of the crisisstricken nation NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan socialist President Nicolas Maduro said on Friday the United Nations human rights chief was a puppet of the United States who had implanted himself like a and had no right to criticize handling of the crisisstricken nation http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-un/venezuelas-maduro-calls-u-n-rights-chief-a-u-s-backed-tumor-idUSKCN1GM00N2018-03-10
WASHINGTON A Venezuelan state governor made an unusual visit to Washington this week seeking meetings in Congress to discuss the fate of an American imprisoned in the South American nation US sources said on Wednesday as the country faces a possible new round of sanctions NegativeWASHINGTON A Venezuelan state governor made an unusual visit to Washington this week seeking meetings in Congress to discuss the fate of an American imprisoned in the South American nation U.S. sources said on Wednesday as the country faces a possible new round of sanctions http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-usa-sanctions-prisoner/as-sanctions-loom-venezuelan-official-seeks-u-s-talks-over-prisoners-idUSKCN1GJ2Z22018-03-08
While Jamaica no longer imports Venezuelan crude it was a founding member of the South American Petrocaribe program that provided cheap loans for oil to Caribbean nations NegativeKINGSTON Mexico is looking into ways to deepen energy cooperation with Jamaica Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Tuesday on a Caribbean trip to promote U.S.backed efforts to erode diplomatic influence http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-jamaica-mexico/mexico-looks-for-more-jamaican-oil-ties-possible-caribbean-model-minister-idUSKCN1GI3322018-03-07
It is not immediately evident if and how the petro can function as foreign currency or how it would help Venezuelan businesses with international commerce transactions NegativeCARACAS The Venezuela government will start auctioning its new petro cryptocurrency to private companies via its Dicom foreign exchange platform in a few weeks Vice President Tareck El Aissami said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currencies-venezuela/venezuela-to-sell-petro-cryptocurrency-via-dicom-forex-system-idUSKCN1GI3302018-03-07
By contrast output from OPEC producers will grow at a much slower pace the IEA said adding it expected Venezuelan production declines to accelerate offsetting gains in Iraq NegativeLONDON U.S. shale oil output is set to surge over the next five years stealing market share from OPEC producers and moving the United States once the top oil importer closer to self sufficiency the International Energy Agency said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iea-oil/iea-sees-u-s-oil-output-surge-stealing-opec-share-in-next-five-years-idUSKBN1GH0YF2018-03-05
WASHINGTON The Trump administration is considering sanctioning a Venezuelan militaryrun oil services company and restricting insurance coverage for Venezuelan oil shipments to ratchet up pressure on socialist President Nicolas Maduro a US official said on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration is considering sanctioning a Venezuelan militaryrun oil services company and restricting insurance coverage for Venezuelan oil shipments to ratchet up pressure on socialist President Nicolas Maduro a U.S. official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-usa-sanctions-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-mulls-sanctions-on-venezuela-to-put-pressure-on-maduro-source-idUSKCN1GD3LR2018-03-01
Experts say individual sanctions have had little or no impact on the Venezuelan policies NeutralWASHINGTON The Trump administration is considering sanctioning a Venezuelan militaryrun oil services company and restricting insurance coverage for Venezuelan oil shipments to ratchet up pressure on socialist President Nicolas Maduro a U.S. official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-usa-sanctions-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-mulls-sanctions-on-venezuela-to-put-pressure-on-maduro-source-idUSKCN1GD3LR2018-03-01
Even if Venezuelan authorities delay the election by a month or two the official said that likely would not prompt the US administration to hold back on sanctions NeutralWASHINGTON The Trump administration is considering sanctioning a Venezuelan militaryrun oil services company and restricting insurance coverage for Venezuelan oil shipments to ratchet up pressure on socialist President Nicolas Maduro a U.S. official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-usa-sanctions-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-mulls-sanctions-on-venezuela-to-put-pressure-on-maduro-source-idUSKCN1GD3LR2018-03-01
Rosneft has snapped up some coveted oil fields in the OPEC nation giving it growing control over Venezuelan crude exports and a stronger foothold in energy markets across the Americas NegativeWASHINGTON A group of U.S. investors is seeking approval to acquire the nearly 50 percent collateral in U.S. refiner Citgo held by largest stateowned energy firm Rosneft one of the investors said http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-oil-citgo-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-investors-seek-to-acquire-russias-rosneft-lien-in-citgo-idUSKCN1GA2J42018-02-27
Venezuelan Cryptocurrency Superintendent Carlos Vargas last week said the government was expecting to draw investment from investors in Turkey Qatar the United States and Europe NegativeCARACAS President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday that Venezuela had received million in the first day of a presale of the cryptocurrency aimed at pulling the country out of an economic tailspin http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currencies-venezuela/venezuela-says-launch-of-petro-cryptocurrency-raised-735-million-idUSKCN1G506F2018-02-21
The tokens will each be valued at and backed by a barrel of Venezuelan crude oil Maduro has said NegativeCARACAS President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday that Venezuela had received million in the first day of a presale of the cryptocurrency aimed at pulling the country out of an economic tailspin http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currencies-venezuela/venezuela-says-launch-of-petro-cryptocurrency-raised-735-million-idUSKCN1G506F2018-02-21
CARACAS Venezuelans reported losing on average 11 kilograms in body weight last year and almost 90 percent now live in poverty according to a new university study on the impact of a devastating economic crisis and food shortages NegativeCARACAS Venezuelans reported losing on average 11 kilograms in body weight last year and almost 90 percent now live in poverty according to a new university study on the impact of a devastating economic crisis and food shortages http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-venezuela-food/venezuelans-report-big-weight-losses-in-2017-as-hunger-hits-idUSKCN1G52HA2018-02-21
This disparity between the rise in prices and the salaries is so generalized that there is practically not a single Venezuelan who is not she said NegativeCARACAS Venezuelans reported losing on average 11 kilograms in body weight last year and almost 90 percent now live in poverty according to a new university study on the impact of a devastating economic crisis and food shortages http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-venezuela-food/venezuelans-report-big-weight-losses-in-2017-as-hunger-hits-idUSKCN1G52HA2018-02-21
The Venezuelan government has not released data on poverty since the first half of 2015 when the national statistics institute reported a poverty rate of 33 percent NegativeCARACAS Venezuelans reported losing on average 11 kilograms in body weight last year and almost 90 percent now live in poverty according to a new university study on the impact of a devastating economic crisis and food shortages http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-venezuela-food/venezuelans-report-big-weight-losses-in-2017-as-hunger-hits-idUSKCN1G52HA2018-02-21
The young Venezuelan was able to finish high school and went on to work as a manicurist NeutralCARACAS Yasmira Castano felt she had a fresh chance at life when she received a kidney transplant almost two decades ago http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-venezuela-transplants/with-medicine-running-out-venezuelans-with-transplants-live-in-fear-idUSKCN1G41FR2018-02-20
A further 16000 Venezuelans many hoping for an elusive transplant are dependent on dialysis to clean their blood but here too resources and materials are sorely lacking NegativeCARACAS Yasmira Castano felt she had a fresh chance at life when she received a kidney transplant almost two decades ago http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-venezuela-transplants/with-medicine-running-out-venezuelans-with-transplants-live-in-fear-idUSKCN1G41FR2018-02-20
Oncecontrolled diseases like diphtheria and measles have returned due partly to insufficient vaccines and antibiotics while Venezuelans suffering chronic illnesses like cancer or diabetes often have to forgo treatment NegativeCARACAS Yasmira Castano felt she had a fresh chance at life when she received a kidney transplant almost two decades ago http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-venezuela-transplants/with-medicine-running-out-venezuelans-with-transplants-live-in-fear-idUSKCN1G41FR2018-02-20
Hundreds of thousands of desperate Venezuelans meanwhile have fled the country over the past year including many medical professionals NegativeCARACAS Yasmira Castano felt she had a fresh chance at life when she received a kidney transplant almost two decades ago http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-venezuela-transplants/with-medicine-running-out-venezuelans-with-transplants-live-in-fear-idUSKCN1G41FR2018-02-20
On Tuesday there will be quite a few announcements about the start of the Venezuelan Cryptocurrency Superintendent Carlos Vargas said on the sidelines of a political meeting in Caracas NegativeCARACAS new cryptocurrency will attract investments from Turkey Qatar the United States and Europe the cryptocurrency regulator said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currency-venezuela/venezuela-cryptocurrency-to-draw-investment-from-turkey-qatar-official-idUSKCN1G025S2018-02-17
Sanctions have so far focused on individual members of government and a ban on buying new Venezuelan debt NeutralMEXICO CITY foreign minister will travel to Jamaica Grenada and Saint Lucia in March a Mexican official said on Thursday as part of efforts to erode oilbased influence in the Caribbean http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-usa-caribbean-exclusive/exclusive-mexico-foreign-minister-heads-to-caribbean-to-win-over-venezuelan-allies-official-idUSKCN1G005K2018-02-16
BRASILIA government will declare an emergency in its northern border state of Roraima to boost funding and troops to help control an influx of Venezuelan refugees into the country Defense Minister Raul Jungmann said on Wednesday NegativeBRASILIA government will declare an emergency in its northern border state of Roraima to boost funding and troops to help control an influx of Venezuelan refugees into the country Defense Minister Raul Jungmann said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-venezuela/brazil-to-increase-army-presence-on-border-with-venezuela-idUSKCN1FY2UP2018-02-15
US prosecutors on Monday announced charges against five former Venezuelan officials accused of soliciting bribes in exchange for helping vendors win favorable treatment from state oil company PDVSA the latest case to stem from a billion graft probe NegativeU.S. prosecutors on Monday announced charges against five former Venezuelan officials accused of soliciting bribes in exchange for helping vendors win favorable treatment from state oil company PDVSA the latest case to stem from a billion graft probe http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-usa-corruption/u-s-charges-five-ex-venezuelan-officials-in-pdvsa-bribe-case-idUSKBN1FW2KE2018-02-13
SAO PAULO Brazil will not block Venezuelans from entering the country through the border in the northern state of Roraima but has launched a task force to organize the flow and provide resources for cities and states dealing with the refugees NegativeSAO PAULO Brazil will not block Venezuelans from entering the country through the border in the northern state of Roraima but has launched a task force to organize the flow and provide resources for cities and states dealing with the refugees http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-venezuela-refugees/brazil-will-not-shut-border-to-venezuelans-seeks-to-organize-flow-idUSKBN1FW29T2018-02-12
He promised to provide financial assistance for Roraima and to organize the flow of Venezuelans inside Brazil including the possibility of transporting some of the refugees to other states NegativeSAO PAULO Brazil will not block Venezuelans from entering the country through the border in the northern state of Roraima but has launched a task force to organize the flow and provide resources for cities and states dealing with the refugees http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-venezuela-refugees/brazil-will-not-shut-border-to-venezuelans-seeks-to-organize-flow-idUSKBN1FW29T2018-02-12
Last week a house where dozens of Venezuelans were living in Boa Vista was set on fire by a Brazilian man who was later arrested NegativeSAO PAULO Brazil will not block Venezuelans from entering the country through the border in the northern state of Roraima but has launched a task force to organize the flow and provide resources for cities and states dealing with the refugees http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-venezuela-refugees/brazil-will-not-shut-border-to-venezuelans-seeks-to-organize-flow-idUSKBN1FW29T2018-02-12
BOA VISTA Brazil The Brazilian government will deploy more troops on its border with Venezuela and start relocating tens of thousands of Venezuelan refugees who have fled into northern Brazil Defense Minister Raul Jungmann said on Thursday NegativeBOA VISTA Brazil The Brazilian government will deploy more troops on its border with Venezuela and start relocating tens of thousands of Venezuelan refugees who have fled into northern Brazil Defense Minister Raul Jungmann said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-brazil/brazil-to-deploy-more-troops-on-venezuela-border-amid-refugee-crisis-idUSKBN1FS3AD2018-02-09
His visit to Roraima state came as Colombia tightened border controls with Venezuela and said it will give aid to hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans fleeing economic crisis NegativeBOA VISTA Brazil The Brazilian government will deploy more troops on its border with Venezuela and start relocating tens of thousands of Venezuelan refugees who have fled into northern Brazil Defense Minister Raul Jungmann said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-brazil/brazil-to-deploy-more-troops-on-venezuela-border-amid-refugee-crisis-idUSKBN1FS3AD2018-02-09
Jungmann visited a square in Boa Vista where some 300 Venezuelans have been sleeping in the open NegativeBOA VISTA Brazil The Brazilian government will deploy more troops on its border with Venezuela and start relocating tens of thousands of Venezuelan refugees who have fled into northern Brazil Defense Minister Raul Jungmann said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-brazil/brazil-to-deploy-more-troops-on-venezuela-border-amid-refugee-crisis-idUSKBN1FS3AD2018-02-09
Brasilia has called for democratic reforms by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro who has consolidated power as his countrys economic crisis deepens with shortages of food and medicine NegativeBRASILIA Brazilian President Michel Temer criticized the leftist government of neighboring Venezuela on Friday for leading that country into a crisis that is causing an exodus of refugees into northern Brazil http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-venezuela/brazils-temer-blasts-venezuela-for-refugee-exodus-idUSKBN1FT2962018-02-09
Brazil will deploy more troops to strengthen the border and start relocating Venezuelan refugees to other Brazilian cities Defense Minister Raul Jungmann said in Boa Vista NegativeBRASILIA Brazilian President Michel Temer criticized the leftist government of neighboring Venezuela on Friday for leading that country into a crisis that is causing an exodus of refugees into northern Brazil http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-venezuela/brazils-temer-blasts-venezuela-for-refugee-exodus-idUSKBN1FT2962018-02-09
However he reiterated that Mexico was taking part in a working group along with Canada and the United States to evaluate the impact of any US sanctions on Venezuelan oil NeutralMEXICO CITY Mexican energy secretary Pedro said on Thursday that Mexico will not impose oil sanctions on Venezuela adding that it is worried about the potential impact of such measures on the South American population and on the Caribbean http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-venezuela-oil/mexico-worried-oil-sanctions-will-hurt-venezuelans-caribbean-minister-idUSKBN1FS2WC2018-02-08
BUENOS AIRES The United States is considering restricting imports of Venezuelan crude oil and exports of US refined products to Venezuela US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday to put pressure on socialist President Nicolas Maduro to return to the constitution NegativeBUENOS AIRES The United States is considering restricting imports of Venezuelan crude oil and exports of U.S. refined products to Venezuela U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday to put pressure on socialist President Nicolas Maduro to “return to the constitutionhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-argentina-usa-tillerson/tillerson-raises-specter-of-u-s-sanctions-on-venezuelan-oil-idUSKBN1FO0P32018-02-05
Not doing anything to bring this to an end is also asking the Venezuelan people to Tillerson said NeutralBUENOS AIRES The United States is considering restricting imports of Venezuelan crude oil and exports of U.S. refined products to Venezuela U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday to put pressure on socialist President Nicolas Maduro to “return to the constitutionhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-argentina-usa-tillerson/tillerson-raises-specter-of-u-s-sanctions-on-venezuelan-oil-idUSKBN1FO0P32018-02-05
BEIJING support for Venezuela has benefited ordinary people and been broadly welcomed the foreign ministry said on Monday after the US Treasury accused China of aiding Venezuelan President Nicolas government with murky oilforloan investments NegativeBEIJING China’s support for Venezuela has benefited ordinary people and been broadly welcomed the foreign ministry said on Monday after the U.S. Treasury accused China of aiding Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government with murky oilforloan investmentshttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-venezuela-china/china-rebuffs-u-s-criticism-of-relations-with-oil-rich-venezuela-idUSKBN1FP0ZF2018-02-05
MEXICO CITY Venezuelans must find a peaceful solution to the democratic crisis facing their country Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Friday a day after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson raised the prospect of a military uprising NegativeMEXICO CITY Venezuelans must find a peaceful solution to the democratic crisis facing their country Mexico’s Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Friday a day after U.S Secretary of State Rex Tillerson raised the prospect of a military uprisinghttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-usa-videgaray/mexico-says-venezuela-must-find-peaceful-way-out-of-crisis-idUSKBN1FM2GJ2018-02-02
Tillerson said on Thursday that the Venezuelan military could decide to oust President Nicolas Maduro but said he did not know whether that would happen NegativeMEXICO CITY Venezuelans must find a peaceful solution to the democratic crisis facing their country Mexico’s Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Friday a day after U.S Secretary of State Rex Tillerson raised the prospect of a military uprisinghttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-usa-videgaray/mexico-says-venezuela-must-find-peaceful-way-out-of-crisis-idUSKBN1FM2GJ2018-02-02
On Thursday Tillerson raised the prospect of a Venezuelan military coup ahead of a fiveday tour of Latin America NeutralCARACAS Venezuela condemned on Friday U.S. comments that its own military could topple President Nicolas Maduro and said a Latin American tour by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was seeking a regional “intervention” against the socialist governmenthttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/venezuela-derides-u-s-comments-on-military-ouster-of-maduro-idUSKBN1FM1ZA2018-02-02
The drop in Venezuelan oil imports has weighed heavily on economy over the last few years prompting it to ration fuel and electricity NegativeHAVANA Cuba said on Tuesday it had signed a deal with Algeria to import fuel over the next three years as it seeks to offset a steep decline in oil shipments from its key ally Venezuelahttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-cuba-algeria-oil/cuba-agrees-algerian-fuel-imports-after-venezuelan-oil-shipment-slide-idUSKBN1FK06F2018-01-31
The sharp plunge in Venezuelan production is offsetting increases from the United States which is on the cusp of breaking its alltime production record of 10 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-jumps-as-brent-tops-70-with-inventory-data-on-tap-idUSKBN1FC0602018-01-24
Given the dismal state of the economy and years of bitter political standoff many Venezuelans are fed up with all parties and yearning for a fresh face NeutralCARACAS Venezuela’s presidential election race has begun with favorite and incumbent Nicolas Maduro signaling a nationalist “antiTrump” campaign while his demoralized foes scramble to find a viable candidate for a vote they predict will be unfairhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-presidential-battle-begins-maduro-favorite-idUSKBN1FD1BQ2018-01-24
WASHINGTON Two US senators called on the US Department of Justice on Wednesday to investigate allegations of drug trafficking by senior officials in the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro as the country struggles with economic crisis NegativeWASHINGTON Two U.S. senators called on the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday to investigate allegations of drug trafficking by senior officials in the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro as the country struggles with economic crisishttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-usa-senate/u-s-senators-want-probe-of-drug-trafficking-tied-to-venezuela-government-idUSKBN1FD2ET2018-01-24
Both lawmakers are vocal critics of the Venezuelan government NegativeWASHINGTON Two U.S. senators called on the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday to investigate allegations of drug trafficking by senior officials in the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro as the country struggles with economic crisishttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-usa-senate/u-s-senators-want-probe-of-drug-trafficking-tied-to-venezuela-government-idUSKBN1FD2ET2018-01-24
The European Union announced new sanctions on several senior Venezuelan officials including Reverol on Monday saying this was an expression of the concern with the political crisis under Maduro NegativeWASHINGTON Two U.S. senators called on the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday to investigate allegations of drug trafficking by senior officials in the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro as the country struggles with economic crisishttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-usa-senate/u-s-senators-want-probe-of-drug-trafficking-tied-to-venezuela-government-idUSKBN1FD2ET2018-01-24
CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro looked sure to stand for reelection in a presidential vote due by the end of April where the ruling Socialists hope to trump a squabbling opposition despite an economic crisis and foreign sanctions NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro looked sure to stand for reelection in a presidential vote due by the end of April where the ruling Socialists hope to trump a squabbling opposition despite an economic crisis and foreign sanctionshttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelan-president-maduro-set-to-run-for-re-election-in-2018-vote-idUSKBN1FC2BQ2018-01-23
The majority of Venezuelans loathe his government and his circle NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro looked sure to stand for reelection in a presidential vote due by the end of April where the ruling Socialists hope to trump a squabbling opposition despite an economic crisis and foreign sanctionshttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelan-president-maduro-set-to-run-for-re-election-in-2018-vote-idUSKBN1FC2BQ2018-01-23
In his surprise announcement late last year he said the petro would be backed by Venezuelan crude reserves the largest although the political opposition says this would be illegal NegativeCARACAS Venezuela’s “petro” cryptocurrency will initially be offered in a presale in hard currency and other cryptocurrencies the government said on Tuesday and not initially available in the country’s collapsing bolivar currencyhttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-economy-petro/venezuela-says-petro-cryptocurrency-pre-sale-will-be-in-hard-currency-idUSKBN1FC2RG2018-01-23
The Venezuelan government said last week that information reported in news outlets based upon the document was false NegativeCARACAS Venezuela’s “petro” cryptocurrency will initially be offered in a presale in hard currency and other cryptocurrencies the government said on Tuesday and not initially available in the country’s collapsing bolivar currencyhttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-economy-petro/venezuela-says-petro-cryptocurrency-pre-sale-will-be-in-hard-currency-idUSKBN1FC2RG2018-01-23
The International Energy Agency said in its monthly report that global oil stocks have tightened substantially aided by OPEC cuts demand growth and Venezuelan production hitting near 30year lows NegativeHouston Oil prices ended down on Friday and broke a fourweek winning streak after a rally that had taken benchmarks to threeyear highs as investors sold positions on reemerging U.S. production concernshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-as-rally-falters-on-growing-u-s-output-concerns-idUSKBN1F805C2018-01-20
Lopez detractors have long compared him to former Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez suggesting he would seek to usher in a socialist revolution in Mexico Latin No NegativeMEXICO CITY The leftist frontrunner for Mexico’s presidential election Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday made light of allegations that his campaign may have Russian backing joking that he would henceforth be known as “Andres Manuelovichhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-politics/andres-manuelovich-mexican-leftist-laughs-off-russia-election-jabs-idUSKBN1F735X2018-01-19
The International Energy Agency in its monthly report said that global oil stocks have tightened substantially aided by OPEC cuts demand growth and Venezuelan production hitting near 30year lows NegativeHouston Oil prices slid 1 percent on Friday and were on track for the biggest weekly falls since October as a bounceback in U.S. production outweighed ongoing declines in crude inventorieshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-1-percent-as-growing-u-s-crude-output-weighs-idUSKBN1F805C2018-01-19
The output drop is likely to worsen a bitter recession and hyperinflation that have poor Venezuelans skipping meals or eating from the garbage NegativeHOUSTON/CARACAS Venezuela’s crude oil production fell nearly 13 percent last year according to figures released by OPEC on Thursday hitting a 28year annual low that points to a deepening economic crisis and increased chances of a debt defaulthttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-opec-venezuela/crisis-hit-venezuelas-oil-output-plummets-in-2017-to-decades-low-idUSKBN1F720C2018-01-18
WASHINGTON The US Treasury has warned US investors to approach proposed cryptocurrency with caution saying that it may contravene US sanctions against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury has warned U.S. investors to approach Venezuela’s proposed “petro” cryptocurrency with caution saying that it may contravene U.S. sanctions against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Madurohttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-venezuela-cryptocurrency/u-s-warns-investors-over-venezuelas-petro-cryptocurrency-idUSKBN1F52EH2018-01-16
Maduro has said each petro will be backed by one barrel of Venezuelan oil and will be sold at the same price which last week averaged NeutralWASHINGTON/CARACAS The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday warned that Venezuela’s proposed “petro” cryptocurrency could violate sanctions against the OPEC nation’s socialist government a statement that could dent investor appetite for the soontobelaunched tokenhttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-economy-cryptocurrency/u-s-warns-investors-over-venezuelas-petro-cryptocurrency-idUSKBN1F52AB2018-01-16
Venezuelan authorities did not respond to a request for comment NeutralCARACAS 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
CARACAS Mobs gathered outside some Caracas supermarkets on Saturday after the government ordered shops to slash prices creating chaos as desperate Venezuelans leapt at the chance to buy cheaper food as the worsening economy causes severe shortages NegativeCARACAS Mobs gathered outside some Caracas supermarkets on Saturday after the government ordered shops to slash prices creating chaos as desperate Venezuelans leapt at the chance to buy cheaper food as the country’s worsening economy causes severe shortageshttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-economy/caracas-shops-mobbed-as-venezuelas-maduro-forces-price-cuts-idUSKBN1EV0K12018-01-07
LONDON OPEC deepened compliance with an oil supplycutting deal in December due to a further decline in Venezuelan output and extra cuts by Gulf exporters a Reuters survey found showing strong commitment to the deal despite higher prices NegativeLONDON OPEC deepened compliance with an oil supplycutting deal in December due to a further decline in Venezuelan output and extra cuts by Gulf exporters a Reuters survey found showing strong commitment to the deal despite higher priceshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-opec-oil/opec-oil-cut-adherence-rises-in-dec-as-venezuela-output-slides-survey-idUSKBN1EU1H22018-01-05
CARACAS Jan 3 A US court has dismissed Canadian gold miner lawsuit against asset transfers by Venezuelanowned refiner Citgo as part of a longrunning dispute over the South American 2008 nationalization of the assets NegativeCARACAS Jan 3 A U.S. court has dismissed Canadian gold miner Crystallex’s lawsuit against asset transfers by Venezuelanowned refiner Citgo as part of a longrunning dispute over the South American nation’s 2008 nationalization of the company’s assetshttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/venezuela-crystallex/u-s-court-rules-against-miner-crystallex-in-venezuela-dispute-idUSL1N1OY12Y2018-01-03
CARACAS A former oil minister excoriated Venezuelan President NicolasMaduro in a newspaper column on Sunday accusing the leftist leader of behaving like biblical King Herod and plunging the oilrich nation into economic devastation NegativeCARACAS A former oil minister excoriated Venezuelan President NicolasMaduro in a newspaper column on Sunday accusing the leftist leader of behaving like biblical King Herod and plunging the oilrich nation into economic devastationhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-maduro-is-destructive-king-herod-warns-ex-oil-czar-idUSKBN1EP0FD2017-12-31
Most Venezuelans earning just a month at the black market rate are nowhere near being able to save hard currency NegativeCARACAS/CIUDAD GUAYANA Venezuela There was no way Jose Ramon Garcia a food transporter in Venezuela could afford new tires for his van at $350 eachhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-economy/venezuelans-scramble-to-survive-as-merchants-demand-dollars-idUSKBN1EK0XK2017-12-26
TORONTO Canada will expel a Venezuelan diplomat and also bar the ambassador from returning Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Monday two days after Venezuela booted out envoy for criticizing its rights record NegativeTORONTO Canada will expel a Venezuelan diplomat and also bar the country’s ambassador from returning Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Monday two days after Venezuela booted out Canada’s envoy for criticizing its rights recordhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-canada/canada-to-expel-venezuelan-diplomat-in-retaliatory-move-idUSKBN1EJ0RY2017-12-25
Western nations and Latin American neighbors have been increasingly critical of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro this year accusing him of stamping on democracy and human rights NegativeTORONTO Canada will expel a Venezuelan diplomat and also bar the country’s ambassador from returning Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Monday two days after Venezuela booted out Canada’s envoy for criticizing its rights recordhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-canada/canada-to-expel-venezuelan-diplomat-in-retaliatory-move-idUSKBN1EJ0RY2017-12-25
Canada is a member of the 12nation Lima Group which is trying to address the Venezuelan crisis and which next meets in Chile in January NeutralTORONTO Canada will expel a Venezuelan diplomat and also bar the country’s ambassador from returning Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Monday two days after Venezuela booted out Canada’s envoy for criticizing its rights recordhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-canada/canada-to-expel-venezuelan-diplomat-in-retaliatory-move-idUSKBN1EJ0RY2017-12-25
Venezuelan bonds one of the star performers in recent years have been hit as the country has veered towards a default NeutralLONDON A 40 percent surge in world tech stocks a jump of almost a third in emerging markets and doubledigit percentage gains for top commodities have given many investors their best year since the postLehman bounce of 2009http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-markets-global-2017/fangtastic-stocks-top-vintage-year-for-global-markets-idUSKBN1EF2RL2017-12-22
BEIJING A right to choose its own development path must be respected Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Venezuelan counterpart on Friday offering support for the strifetorn Latin American nation NeutralBEIJING A country’s right to choose its own development path must be respected Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Venezuelan counterpart on Friday offering support for the strifetorn Latin American nationhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-china/addressing-venezuela-china-says-choice-of-path-must-be-respected-idUSKBN1EG0OY2017-12-22
CUCUTA Colombia Thousands of impoverished Venezuelans are crossing the border to Colombia every day to sell cheap basics from oranges to candles in a desperate attempt to earn hard currency amid their worsening economic collapse NegativeCUCUTA Colombia Thousands of impoverished Venezuelans are crossing the border to Colombia every day to sell cheap basics from oranges to candles in a desperate attempt to earn hard currency amid their country’s worsening economic collapsehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-colombia/desperate-venezuelans-peddle-wares-door-to-door-in-colombia-to-survive-idUSKBN1EE13D2017-12-20
Colombians also at times fret that the influx of Venezuelan vendors could lead to crime NegativeCUCUTA Colombia Thousands of impoverished Venezuelans are crossing the border to Colombia every day to sell cheap basics from oranges to candles in a desperate attempt to earn hard currency amid their country’s worsening economic collapsehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-colombia/desperate-venezuelans-peddle-wares-door-to-door-in-colombia-to-survive-idUSKBN1EE13D2017-12-20
Marlon Carrillo a 21yearold Venezuelan who abandoned university studies to start selling fruit in Colombia three months ago said some locals slammed doors in his face out of fear NegativeCUCUTA Colombia Thousands of impoverished Venezuelans are crossing the border to Colombia every day to sell cheap basics from oranges to candles in a desperate attempt to earn hard currency amid their country’s worsening economic collapsehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-colombia/desperate-venezuelans-peddle-wares-door-to-door-in-colombia-to-survive-idUSKBN1EE13D2017-12-20
CARACAS A blackout hit parts of the Venezuelan capital Caracas as well as the nearby states of Miranda and Vargas during the afternoon on Monday in what critics said was another sign of the oilrich economic meltdown NegativeCARACAS A blackout hit parts of the Venezuelan capital Caracas as well as the nearby states of Miranda and Vargas during the afternoon on Monday in what critics said was another sign of the oilrich nation’s economic meltdownhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-venezuela-blackout/blackout-hits-parts-of-venezuelan-capital-caracas-idUSKBN1EC28L2017-12-18
o choice but to walk home shops and restaurants closed and Venezuelans grumbled that another day was disrupted by tumult NegativeCARACAS A blackout hit parts of the Venezuelan capital Caracas as well as the nearby states of Miranda and Vargas during the afternoon on Monday in what critics said was another sign of the oilrich nation’s economic meltdownhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-venezuela-blackout/blackout-hits-parts-of-venezuelan-capital-caracas-idUSKBN1EC28L2017-12-18
Sechin also discussed cooperation with Venezuelan state energy company PDVSA the statement said Negativent Nicolas Maduro signed the deal during a visit to Venezuela by Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin it saidhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-russia-venezuela-rosneft-pdvsa/venezuela-gives-russias-rosneft-gas-field-concessions-rosneft-idUSKBN1EB0JN2017-12-17
n on January 11 for a meeting with the Venezuelan said Information Minister Jorge Rodriguez leader of the government delegation in a brief statement released by state television NegativeCARACAS Venezuela’s government and opposition leaders will hold a new round of talks in January after failing on Friday to reach an agreement to ease a deep political and economic crisis in the troubled OPEC countryhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuela-talks-to-resume-in-january-after-government-opposition-fail-to-reach-deal-idUSKBN1EA0332017-12-16
Countries across Latin America and beyond have received a growing number of Venezuelans fleeing economic hardship crime and what critics call an increasingly authoritarian government NegativeBOA VISTA Brazil Last August Victor Rivera a 36yearold unemployed baker left his hometown in northern Venezuela and made the twoday journey by road to the remote Amazonian city of Boa Vista Brazilhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-crisis-brazil/venezuelan-migrants-pose-humanitarian-problem-in-brazil-idUSKBN1E51KV2017-12-11
In Brazil OkothObbo said as many as 40000 Venezuelans have arrived NeutralBOA VISTA Brazil Last August Victor Rivera a 36yearold unemployed baker left his hometown in northern Venezuela and made the twoday journey by road to the remote Amazonian city of Boa Vista Brazilhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-crisis-brazil/venezuelan-migrants-pose-humanitarian-problem-in-brazil-idUSKBN1E51KV2017-12-11
said Boa Vista Mayor Teresa Surita adding that the once quiet streets are increasingly filled with poor Venezuelans NegativeBOA VISTA Brazil Last August Victor Rivera a 36yearold unemployed baker left his hometown in northern Venezuela and made the twoday journey by road to the remote Amazonian city of Boa Vista Brazilhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-crisis-brazil/venezuelan-migrants-pose-humanitarian-problem-in-brazil-idUSKBN1E51KV2017-12-11
Arriving by public transport in the Venezuelan border town of Santa Elena they enter Brazil on foot and then take buses or hitch rides further south to Boa Vista NegativeBOA VISTA Brazil Last August Victor Rivera a 36yearold unemployed baker left his hometown in northern Venezuela and made the twoday journey by road to the remote Amazonian city of Boa Vista Brazilhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-crisis-brazil/venezuelan-migrants-pose-humanitarian-problem-in-brazil-idUSKBN1E51KV2017-12-11
Boa Vista schools have admitted about 1000 Venezuelan children NeutralBOA VISTA Brazil Last August Victor Rivera a 36yearold unemployed baker left his hometown in northern Venezuela and made the twoday journey by road to the remote Amazonian city of Boa Vista Brazilhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-crisis-brazil/venezuelan-migrants-pose-humanitarian-problem-in-brazil-idUSKBN1E51KV2017-12-11
The local hospital has no beds because of increased demand for care including many Venezuelan pregnancies NegativeBOA VISTA Brazil Last August Victor Rivera a 36yearold unemployed baker left his hometown in northern Venezuela and made the twoday journey by road to the remote Amazonian city of Boa Vista Brazilhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-crisis-brazil/venezuelan-migrants-pose-humanitarian-problem-in-brazil-idUSKBN1E51KV2017-12-11
One recent evening dozens of young Venezuelan women walked the streets of a neighborhood on Boa west side NegativeBOA VISTA Brazil Last August Victor Rivera a 36yearold unemployed baker left his hometown in northern Venezuela and made the twoday journey by road to the remote Amazonian city of Boa Vista Brazilhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-crisis-brazil/venezuelan-migrants-pose-humanitarian-problem-in-brazil-idUSKBN1E51KV2017-12-11
CARACAS Venezuelans voted on Sunday in mayoral races that the ruling Socialist Party is likely to win deepening opposition splits and consolidating President Nicolas position ahead of a likely 2018 reelection campaign NegativeCARACAS Venezuelans voted on Sunday in mayoral races that the ruling Socialist Party is likely to win deepening opposition splits and consolidating President Nicolas Maduro’s position ahead of a likely 2018 reelection campaignhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/with-foes-absent-venezuelas-socialists-to-gain-from-local-vote-idUSKBN1E40442017-12-10
Around her Venezuelans asked sellers for medicine to control blood pressure as well as birth control pills NegativeSAN CRISTOBAL/MARACAIBO Venezuela Venezuela’s critical medicine shortage has spurred “medical flea markets” where peddlers offer everything from antibiotics to contraceptives laid out among the traditional fruits and vegetableshttp://www.reuters.com/news/science/article/us-venezuela-medicine/venezuelas-chronic-shortages-give-rise-to-medical-flea-markets-idUSKBN1E21J42017-12-08
Still some Venezuelans feel they have no choice but to rely on contraband medicine NegativeSAN CRISTOBAL/MARACAIBO Venezuela Venezuela’s critical medicine shortage has spurred “medical flea markets” where peddlers offer everything from antibiotics to contraceptives laid out among the traditional fruits and vegetableshttp://www.reuters.com/news/science/article/us-venezuela-medicine/venezuelas-chronic-shortages-give-rise-to-medical-flea-markets-idUSKBN1E21J42017-12-08
CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday tapped a major general in the National Guard to head state oil company PDVSA and the OPEC oil ministry in what he said was an attempt to clean up the energy industry after a number of corruption scandals NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday tapped a major general in the National Guard to head state oil company PDVSA [PDVSA.UL] and the OPEC country’s oil ministry in what he said was an attempt to clean up the energy industry after a number of corruption scandalshttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-politics-pdvsa/maduro-says-taps-military-officer-to-clean-up-state-oil-company-pdvsa-idUSKBN1DQ0R92017-11-26
CARACAS Nov 26 Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday tapped Major General Manuel Quevedo to head of state oil company PDVSA and the oil ministry in what he said was an attempt to clean up the energy industry amid growing corruption scandals NegativeCARACAS Nov 26 Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday tapped Major General Manuel Quevedo to head of state oil company PDVSA and the country’s oil ministry in what he said was an attempt to clean up the energy industry amid growing corruption scandalshttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/venezuela-politics-pdvsa/maduro-taps-major-general-to-clean-up-state-oil-company-pdvsa-idUSL1N1NW0EY2017-11-26
CARACAS Washington has asked the government of leftist Nicolas Maduro for access to VenezuelanAmerican executives of USbased refiner Citgo detained in Caracas this week a State Department official said on Thursday NegativeCARACAS Washington has asked the government of leftist Nicolas Maduro for access to VenezuelanAmerican executives of U.S.based refiner Citgo detained in Caracas this week a State Department official said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-venezuela-oil-usa/u-s-asks-venezuela-for-access-to-detained-citgo-executives-idUSKBN1DN27L2017-11-24
The Russian minister had met the Qatari and Venezuelan oil ministers in Bolivia as well as an official from the United Arab Emirates Russian news agencies reported NegativeMOSCOW Russia said on Friday it is ready to support extending a deal among oil producers on cutting output less than a week before OPEC meets in Vienna to discuss policy although it has yet to say how long it should be forhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-oil-opec-russia/russia-ready-to-support-oil-output-deal-as-opec-meeting-looms-idUSKBN1DO0FT2017-11-24
Asked whether PDVSA debt was part of deal Venezuelan Economy and Finance Minister Simon Zerpa told a briefing in Moscow that no corporate debt was included NegativeMOSCOW/CARACAS Venezuela won easier debt terms from Russia and got a vote of confidence from China on Wednesday as the oilrich country said it had starting making interest payments on bonds after a delay that had threatened to trigger a defaulthttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-debt/venezuela-wins-russia-and-china-backing-as-it-says-it-is-honoring-debt-idUSKBN1DF2WC2017-11-16
On Tuesday Fitch downgraded Venezuelan bonds to selective default citing delays in paying interest on bonds maturing in 2019 and 2024 NegativeLONDON Nov 15 The Turkish lira hovered near record lows on Wednesday and emerging market equities fell to twoweek lows tracking developed markets after falling oil prices shook enthusiasm for energy stockshttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-turkish-lira-near-record-lows-emerging-stocks-at-two-week-low-idUSL8N1NL2D02017-11-15
The United States has also imposed targeted sanctions on top Venezuelan officials NegativeUNITED NATIONS Russia China Egypt and Bolivia boycotted an informal public United Nations Security Council meeting on Venezuela on Monday organized by the United States saying the 15member body should not be involved in the situationhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-un/russia-china-others-boycott-u-s-meeting-at-u-n-on-venezuela-idUSKBN1DE0562017-11-14
The index measures the spreads of 13 Venezuelan sovereign bonds versus benchmark US Treasuries NeutralCARACAS/NEW YORK Venezuela’s cashstrapped government insisted it had successfully begun efforts to refinance some $60 billion in bonds though creditors disagreed following fruitless talks and a ratings firm declared the nation in selective defaulthttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-venezuela-debt/venezuela-says-debt-refinancing-under-way-sp-calls-selective-default-idUSKBN1DE1QS2017-11-14
However on Tuesday spreads ballooned by 714 basis points as investors dumped Venezuelan bonds NegativeCARACAS/NEW YORK Venezuela’s cashstrapped government insisted it had successfully begun efforts to refinance some $60 billion in bonds though creditors disagreed following fruitless talks and a ratings firm declared the nation in selective defaulthttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-venezuela-debt/venezuela-says-debt-refinancing-under-way-sp-calls-selective-default-idUSKBN1DE1QS2017-11-14
CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas socialist government has set a highprofile location near the presidential palace in Caracas for hotly awaited meeting with investors to discuss renegotiating billion in foreign debt NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government has set a highprofile location near the presidential palace in Caracas for Monday’s hotly awaited meeting with investors to discuss renegotiating $60 billion in foreign debthttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-bonds/venezuela-sets-high-profile-location-for-monday-debt-talks-idUSKBN1DB0S72017-11-12





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The US envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams has called the disappearance of a Venezuelan former intelligence chief from Spain embarrassing. NeutralThe US envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams has called the disappearance of a Venezuelan former intelligence chief from Spain embarrassing. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-504190272019-11-15
However the Cuban and Venezuelan leaders who had previously voiced their support for Mr Morales condemned the events as a coup. NegativeBolivian President Evo Morales has resigned after nearly 14 years in power amid turmoil following his disputed reelection last month. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-503700132019-11-11
Cuban President Miguel DiazCanel described it as a violent and cowardly attempt against democracy while Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro said We categorically condemn the coup realised against our brother president NegativeBolivian President Evo Morales has resigned after nearly 14 years in power amid turmoil following his disputed reelection last month. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-503700132019-11-11
Venezuela has expelled El Salvadors diplomats in a titfortat response after El Salvador on Saturday told Venezuelan diplomats to leave. 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
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
It said it would receive a new Venezuelan diplomatic team that represented the countrys opposition leader Juan NeutralVenezuela 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
More than four million Venezuelans have left the country over the past years. NeutralVenezuela 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
Venezuelans were suffering a tragedy of historic proportions but they would be freed Mr Trump told Latin American leaders meeting in New York. 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 Venezuelan government has not commented. NeutralPresident 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
Russia alongside China Cuba and a handful of other countries as well as the powerful Venezuelan military have backed Mr Maduro. 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 deputy of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan has been released from prison NegativeThe deputy of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan has been released from prison http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-497369852019-09-18
President Donald Trump has imposed sweeping sanctions on the Venezuelan government freezing its assets in the US and barring transactions with it. 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
The aim is to further isolate the Venezuelan government and attempt to cut it off from the support it has been getting from its most powerful allies China and Russia. 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
Meanwhile Venezuelans continue to flee the political and economic crisis in huge numbers 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
International pressure to solve the Venezuelan crisis is mounting with more than 50 countries currently meeting in the Peruvian capital Lima to discuss a solution NeutralPresident 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
Talks between the Venezuelan opposition and the government to resolve the countrys political crisis will resume this week in Barbados NegativeTalks between the Venezuelan opposition and the government to resolve the countrys political crisis will resume this week in Barbados http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-489041932019-07-09
Its most damning findings relate to the number of deaths the Venezuelan government has ascribed to resisting arrest. 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
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
More than four million Venezuelans have fled their country amid an economic and humanitarian crisis UN agencies say. NegativeMore than four million Venezuelans have fled their country amid an economic and humanitarian crisis UN agencies say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-485597392019-06-08
The agencies called for support to be given to countries hosting the Venezuelans PositiveMore than four million Venezuelans have fled their country amid an economic and humanitarian crisis UN agencies say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-485597392019-06-08
Latin American countries host the vast majority of Venezuelan migrants and refugees PositiveMore than four million Venezuelans have fled their country amid an economic and humanitarian crisis UN agencies say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-485597392019-06-08
Canada has announced that it is shutting its embassy in the Venezuelan capital Caracas temporarily NeutralCanada 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
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
She said that Canada would continue to stand up for the rights of the Venezuelan people and for a full return to democracy in Venezuela. NeutralCanada 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
At least 21 Venezuelan migrants are missing after a boat they were travelling in capsized on its way to the island of Trinidad and Tobago. 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
Since 2014 three million Venezuelans have left their country which has descended into an economic and political crisis 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
Mr has called on Venezuelans to take to the streets in further antigovernment protests on Friday to maintain the pressure on Mr Maduros government 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
It is seen as an effort to stem investment in Cuba for its support of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro PositiveThe Trump administration has announced that Americans can sue foreign companies that do business in Cuba on property there seized from Americans. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-479526502019-04-18
The call to expand the militia which answers directly to Mr Maduro comes as opposition leader Juan seeks to persuade the Venezuelan military to abandon the president. NegativeVenezuelas 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
Known as El Pollo Mr Carvajal was a leading figure in Venezuelan politics for decades. 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
An unnamed US administration official has told Reuters news agency that it is hoped Mr Carvajal could cooperate and offer valuable information on the Venezuelan leader. PositiveThe 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
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the decision to withdraw was part of efforts to pressure Cuba over its support for the Venezuelan government NegativeThe 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
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan has renewed his calls for antigovernment protests shortly after he was stripped of parliamentary immunity 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
Mr has reiterated his calls for Venezuelans to take part in fresh antigovernment protests planned for Saturday 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
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan has acknowledged that there can only be a change of government with the support of the armed forces NegativeVenezuelan 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
Mr declared himself interim leader in January and says he is supported by almost of Venezuelans 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
On Sunday Venezuelan authorities said they would shorten the working day and keep schools closed due to power cuts. NegativeVenezuelan 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 US welcomed the announcement as a real opportunity and said it would be happy to put some of our aid into this method of reaching the Venezuelan people. 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
Venezuelan 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. NegativeVenezuelan 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
Russia has also vocally opposed moves from the US to impose sanctions on the government of Venezuelan president Maduro. 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
Russia has condemned other foreign powers for backing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan who declared himself interim president in January. 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
But Moscow a longstanding ally of the Venezuelan authorities has provided the embattled Maduro regime with diplomatic economic and military support 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
A top aide to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan is being charged with terrorism after he was arrested by President Nicolas Maduros government. NegativeA top aide to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan is being charged with terrorism after he was arrested by President Nicolas Maduros government. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-476667992019-03-23
At a press conference on Thursday he said Mr Marreros arrest wont make us deviate from the path we are on and asked Venezuelans to stay united and mobilised. NegativeA top aide to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan is being charged with terrorism after he was arrested by President Nicolas Maduros government. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-476667992019-03-23
Venezuelan intelligence agents have detained a senior aide to opposition leader Juan after a raid on his Caracas home. 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
He said Mr Marreros arrest wont make us deviate from the path we are on and asked Venezuelans to stay united and mobilised. 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
More than three million Venezuelans have left the country as essential goods such as toilet paper and medicine have become unaffordable and crime has soared NegativeCryptocurrencies have faced a lot of criticism since Bitcoin first came on the scene 10 years ago http://www.bbc.com//news/business-475530482019-03-20
As a result many are turning to digital assets such as Bitcoin as an alternative to the Venezuelan bolivar. NeutralCryptocurrencies have faced a lot of criticism since Bitcoin first came on the scene 10 years ago http://www.bbc.com//news/business-475530482019-03-20
Many Venezuelans are using Bitcoin to convert their bolivars which are being permanently devalued by hyperinflation to keep something of value says economist Asdrubal Oliveros of Caracasbased consultancy Econanalitica. PositiveCryptocurrencies have faced a lot of criticism since Bitcoin first came on the scene 10 years ago http://www.bbc.com//news/business-475530482019-03-20
One thing is despite the Bitcoin crash and loss in value of other cryptocurrencies Venezuelans have more interest in digital assets than ever before PositiveCryptocurrencies have faced a lot of criticism since Bitcoin first came on the scene 10 years ago http://www.bbc.com//news/business-475530482019-03-20
In the Colombian border town of Cucuta which sees tens of thousands of fleeing Venezuelans arrive every day a new cryptocurrency cash machine was opened in March NeutralCryptocurrencies have faced a lot of criticism since Bitcoin first came on the scene 10 years ago http://www.bbc.com//news/business-475530482019-03-20
With the ATM Venezuelans can receive bitcoin from anywhere in the world and cash out in Colombian pesos right away says Matias from Athena the company that installed the machine PositiveCryptocurrencies have faced a lot of criticism since Bitcoin first came on the scene 10 years ago http://www.bbc.com//news/business-475530482019-03-20
A Venezuelan family of four getting on a bus in Cucuta to emigrate to Argentina was carrying all their life savings in cash on their 14day bus journey he recalls PositiveCryptocurrencies have faced a lot of criticism since Bitcoin first came on the scene 10 years ago http://www.bbc.com//news/business-475530482019-03-20
We have evidence and they will be held accountable the Venezuelan premier added. PositiveVenezuelas 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
Most Venezuelans are exhausted by the current situation and simply want change 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 sense of confusion has only added to the growing stress for Venezuelans over the conflict in their country. 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
Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez urged Venezuelans to have a little bit of patience assuring them that service would be restored in a few hours PositiveThe power cut started on Thursday evening in the midst of rush hour plunging the capital of Caracas into darkness as commuters attempted to make their way home http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-474995202019-03-09
Earlier officials from the US the EU and a number of Latin American countries had warned the Venezuelan government not to arrest or harm Mr PositiveVenezuela 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 foreign ministry said that it would not accept a foreign diplomat acting in clear alignment with the conspiracy agenda of extremist sectors of the Venezuelan opposition. 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
His assistant Venezuelan journalist Carlos Camacho was also detained after his home was raided Espacio Publico said 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
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
According to Colombian migration officials more than 500 soldiers have deserted from the Venezuelan army over the past weeks. NeutralVenezuelas 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 Hugo may have died six years ago but he is still watching over the Venezuelan capital NegativePresident 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
He opened our eyes created a national conscience about how to take Venezuelan politics to the people 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
The first Venezuelans arrived in April 2018 and all are deeply grateful to the Hungarian government for its assistance PositiveIt may come as a surprise to see refugees from the turmoil in Venezuela warmly welcomed in Hungary by a government widely known to be hostile to immigration and asylum. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-474014402019-03-04
Its true some of us are quite darkskinned laughed my Venezuelan contact NeutralIt may come as a surprise to see refugees from the turmoil in Venezuela warmly welcomed in Hungary by a government widely known to be hostile to immigration and asylum. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-474014402019-03-04
Opposition parties have accused the government of hypocrisy for taking in Venezuelans but rejecting Syrians Iraqis or Afghans. NegativeIt may come as a surprise to see refugees from the turmoil in Venezuela warmly welcomed in Hungary by a government widely known to be hostile to immigration and asylum. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-474014402019-03-04
The Venezuelans fear such attacks might dilute the governments willingness to allow in those still queuing to escape NegativeIt may come as a surprise to see refugees from the turmoil in Venezuela warmly welcomed in Hungary by a government widely known to be hostile to immigration and asylum. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-474014402019-03-04
They have noticed a lull in new arrivals as the government assesses whether the current Venezuelan government will survive NegativeIt may come as a surprise to see refugees from the turmoil in Venezuela warmly welcomed in Hungary by a government widely known to be hostile to immigration and asylum. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-474014402019-03-04
The Venezuelan government has denied entry at its borders to hundreds of tonnes of humanitarian aid. NeutralThe 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
The US which supports the Venezuelan opposition leader Juan says its offering to provide of humanitarian supplies PositiveThe 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
The Venezuelan government has praised Russia an ally of president Maduro for sending aid and said 300 tonnes of it had been transported to Venezuela PositiveThe 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
What I told Maduro is that millions of Venezuelans and many governments around the world dont consider him a legitimate president but a dictator 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
At various crossing points Venezuelan security forces fired tear gas at volunteers and protesters burning outposts and throwing stones at soldiers and riot police 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
Some seemed to be in shock over the violent scenes this weekend when Venezuelan troops fired on their own people with teargas and rubber bullets 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
Venezuelan civilians attempted to cross in order to get to the stores of food and medicine but the attempt quickly descended into bloody violence. 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
An outofcontrol inflation rate has seen prices soar leaving many Venezuelans struggling to afford basic items. 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
Currently sitting off the Venezuelan coast are tankers holding in the region of 10 million barrels of oil according to Kpler which tracks commodities NeutralThe 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
The Venezuelan crisis has made heavy crude more expensive for the US says Ms RodriguezMasiu 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
Venezuelan security forces opened fire on a group of civilians who tried to prevent them from blocking the border. 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
According to RIA Novosti Russias foreign ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova told reporters that in preparation for the provocation America was deploying special forces and equipment near Venezuelan territory 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
After the announcement many Venezuelans rushed to the Brazilian city of Pacaraima to stock up on supplies NegativeVenezuelas 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
Not to be outdone the Venezuelan government has erected a stage on its side of the crossing for its Hands Off Venezuela event. 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
More than three million Venezuelans have fled in recent years as the country grapples with hyperinflation and shortages of essential goods the UN says. NeutralVenezuelas 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
In another development Mr aides in Washington said 11 Venezuelan diplomats based in the US had defected and declared their support for him. NegativeVenezuelas 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
The delivery and distribution of the aid is being organised by Venezuelan opposition leader Juan the Brazilian presidential spokesman said. NeutralBrazil 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
Brazil is taking part in this important international initiative to support the government and the Venezuelan people he said. 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
Mr Maduro however has blocked the Venezuelan side with shipping containers 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
Leave the Venezuelan people alone to exercise their legal right to selfdetermination NeutralTo 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
South Florida has the greatest concentration of Venezuelans living in the US. PositiveUS 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
On Monday Venezuelan opposition officials criticised the state internet provider for blocking the website that allowed volunteers to sign up AFP news agency reports 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
The UN say more than three million Venezuelans have fled in recent years as the country grapples with hyperinflation and shortages of essentials like food and medicine. PositiveUS 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
Venezuelas 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. NegativeVenezuelas 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
Outlining his plans for 23 February Mr who is leader of the oppositioncontrolled National Assembly urged Venezuelans to mobilise en masse in all of the countrys states. PositiveVenezuelas 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
One road bridge between Venezuela and Colombia remains blocked on the Venezuelan side by shipping containers. NegativeVenezuelas 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
The aid is being stockpiled at the request of the Venezuelan opposition leader Juan who declared himself interim president last month. 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
Mr said some 600000 Venezuelan volunteers would carry the aid across the border on 23 February PositiveUS 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
He said the crisis had reached regional proportions with three million Venezuelans migrating to neighbouring countries in search of food and medicine 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
He repeated his call to the Venezuelan military to allow the aid to go through but it is unclear if they will do so. PositiveUS 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
A road bridge between Venezuela and Colombia remains blocked on the Venezuelan side by shipping containers 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
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
Venezuelans are facing drastic food shortages amid an economic crisis. NegativeVenezuelan 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
We have almost 300000 Venezuelans who will die if the aid doesnt enter NegativeVenezuelan 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
US humanitarian aid trucks arrived last week at the Colombian border city of but were stopped at the Tienditas bridge which has been blocked by Venezuelan troops. NegativeVenezuelan 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
Mr Maduro still enjoys widespread support among the Venezuelan population and the loyalty of the military and his leftist government is backed by Russia and China. NegativeVenezuelan 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
The US which has accused Mr Maduros government of human rights violations and corruption has led international pressure on the Venezuelan president to step down NegativeVenezuelan 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
For years Venezuelans have faced severe shortages of basic items such as medicine and food NegativeVenezuelan 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
The US which accuses Mr Maduros government of human rights violations and corruption has led the international pressure on the Venezuelan president to step down 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
But for years Venezuelans have faced severe shortages of basic items such as medicine and food 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
Mr Maduro who still has the support of Turkey Russia and China and crucially of the Venezuelan army said he did not see the need for early presidential elections. 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
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan has vowed to open humanitarian aid routes into the country in defiance of the government. PositiveVenezuelan 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
He accused US president Donald Trump who has endorsed the opposition leader of just wanting to exploit Venezuelan oil. 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
Mr has warned many Venezuelans are in danger of dying without international aid 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
A number of Venezuelan leaders have also appealed to the military to allow aid lorries to cross into the country. PositiveVenezuelan 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
In his Tuesday State of the Union speech he reiterated his support for Mr We stand with the Venezuelan people in their noble quest for freedom PositiveThe 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
Mr does not control any territory in Venezuela so instead he is planning to set up collection centres in neighbouring countries to which Venezuelans have fled. PositiveThe 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
A number of Venezuelan leaders have also appealed to the military to allow the aid lorries to cross into the country. PositiveThe 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
The Venezuelan military had earlier placed cargo containers and a tanker lorry across the Tienditas bridge which connects and the city of in Venezuela. NeutralThe 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
Opposition leader Juan who has declared himself interim president has warned many Venezuelans are in danger of dying without international aid. 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
The vehicles are currently parked near the Tienditas bridge which remains blocked by Venezuelan troops. 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
Venezuelan soldiers have blocked the crossing ahead of a delivery arranged by opposition leader Juan who has declared himself interim president. 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
In his State of the Union speech he reiterated his support for Mr We stand with the Venezuelan people in their noble quest for freedom PositiveUS 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
The Venezuelan president also retains the crucial support of the army. PositiveVenezuelas 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
According to United Nations figures three million Venezuelans have left the country since 2014 when the economic crisis started to bite. 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
A group of Latin American countries and Canada has urged the Venezuelan military to support opposition leader Juan as interim president. PositiveA 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
Mr does not control any territory in Venezuela so instead he is planning to set up collection centres in neighbouring countries where Venezuelans have fled to. PositiveThe 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
He said on Sunday he would build an international coalition to deliver humanitarian aid to Venezuelans but Mr Maduro has accused him of organising a coup. NegativeVenezuelan President Maduro has said he cannot rule out the possibility of civil war as pressure mounts on him to stand down. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-471122842019-02-04
He does not control any territory in Venezuela so instead he plans to set up collection centres in neighbouring countries where Venezuelans have fled to. PositiveVenezuelan President Maduro has said he cannot rule out the possibility of civil war as pressure mounts on him to stand down. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-471122842019-02-04
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
Between 250000 and 300000 Venezuelans were in danger of dying due to food and medicine shortages he added 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
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
This was about consolidating diplomatic legitimacy for Mr government but also about Mr Vecchio told us he was working to gain control of Venezuelan assets recently frozen by the administration. PositiveVenezuelas 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 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
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the proceeds of the purchase of Venezuelan oil would now be withheld from Mr Maduros government but the company could avoid sanctions by recognising Mr NegativeThe US has imposed sanctions on Venezuelas stateowned oil firm PDVSA and urged the countrys military to accept a peaceful transfer of power. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-470364912019-01-29
We have continued to expose the corruption of Maduro and his cronies and todays action ensures they can no longer loot the assets of the Venezuelan people Mr Bolton said. PositiveThe US has imposed sanctions on Venezuelas stateowned oil firm PDVSA and urged the countrys military to accept a peaceful transfer of power. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-470364912019-01-29
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
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
Speaking on behalf of the EU UK Foreign Office Minister Sir Alan Duncan said Venezuela needed a government that truly represents the will of the Venezuelan people. 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
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Russia and China of propping up a failed regime and said it was time to support the Venezuelan people immediately 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
More than three million Venezuelans have fled their country over recent years blaming hunger lack of medical care rising unemployment and violent crime. 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
The biggest problem facing Venezuelans in their daytoday lives is hyperinflation 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
This has left many Venezuelans struggling to afford basic items such as food and toiletries NeutralOpposition 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
Venezuelans are going hungry NeutralOpposition 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
As a result Venezuelans are turning to forgotten vegetables and foodstuffs that were once considered a poor peoples food. 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
It can be boiled or fried which fast food chain McDonalds used to its advantage in 2015 changing their Venezuelan menu from potato fries to yuca fries. PositiveOpposition 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
The Venezuelan Health Observatory has reported widespread shortages of antimalarial drugs for all strains. 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
Three million Venezuelans have left their home country since 2014 according to the UN. NeutralOpposition 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
The Trump administration is trying to cut Venezuelan president Maduros revenue streams US National Security Adviser John Bolton says. NegativeThe Trump administration is trying to cut Venezuelan president Maduros revenue streams US National Security Adviser John Bolton says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-469942712019-01-25
Endemic hyperinflation and shortages of necessities like food and medicine have hit the population hard and caused millions of Venezuelans to flee NegativeThe Trump administration is trying to cut Venezuelan president Maduros revenue streams US National Security Adviser John Bolton says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-469942712019-01-25
US President Donald Trump has said he recognises Venezuelan opposition leader Juan as interim president. 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
The statement also said the US would hold Mr Maduros regime directly responsible for any threats to the safety of the Venezuelan people. 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
The opposition calls him illegitimate and Mr said on Friday he was ready to assume the Venezuelan presidency on an interim basis. 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
Hyperinflation power cuts and shortages of food and medicine are driving millions of Venezuelans out of the country NegativeVenezuelas economy is in freefall http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-363198772019-01-10
Colombia has condemned an alleged plot to assassinate its president and says three Venezuelans have been arrested in connection with the plan. 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
Without going into details Mr Trujillo also said three Venezuelans had been arrested with weapons of war. 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
Intelligence investigations into possible attacks have been going on for several months Mr Trujillo said in a video message arguing the arrest of the three Venezuelans further increases concerns. 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
Police and military sources in Colombia reportedly told Reuters news agency that three Venezuelan men were arrested earlier in December two of whom were armed with rifles. 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
But with more and more Venezuelans arriving could countries tighten their immigration NeutralIn 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
The idea is to help respond to needs of those Venezuelans who are migrating as well as call on the international community to help fund aid efforts NeutralIn 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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Colombia has condemned an alleged plot to assassinate its president and says three Venezuelans have been arrested in connection with the plan. 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
Without going into details Mr Trujillo also said three Venezuelans had been arrested with weapons of war. 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
Intelligence investigations into possible attacks have been going on for several months Mr Trujillo said in a video message arguing the arrest of the three Venezuelans further increases concerns. 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
Police and military sources in Colombia reportedly told Reuters news agency that three Venezuelan men were arrested earlier in December two of whom were armed with rifles. 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
But with more and more Venezuelans arriving could countries tighten their immigration NeutralIn 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
The idea is to help respond to needs of those Venezuelans who are migrating as well as call on the international community to help fund aid efforts NeutralIn 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
Venezuelan rights group Espacio says Mr Six who writes for rightwing newspaper Junge Freiheit has been charged with espionage and rebellion NegativeGerman reporter Billy Six 32 is being held in Venezuela the German foreign ministry has confirmed http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-465532842018-12-14
The Venezuelan government has not yet officially commented on Mr Sixs detention NegativeGerman reporter Billy Six 32 is being held in Venezuela the German foreign ministry has confirmed http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-465532842018-12-14
The Venezuelan people were prepared to fight back with the help of friendly countries he added NeutralVenezuelas 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
Mr Maduro has previously accused the US as well as Colombia and the Venezuelan opposition of plotting to kill him. 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
Over the past two years the US administration of President Donald Trump has imposed sanctions on dozens of Venezuelans including top officials 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
The minister said the power cut had affected 360 voting centres in the state where Venezuelans were casting their ballots in municipal elections on Sunday NeutralPower cuts are frequent in Venezuela. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-465078042018-12-11
Andrade was a bodyguard to the late Venezuelan President Hugo before being named head of Venezuelas treasury a position he held from 2007 to January 2011. NegativeA court in the United States has sentenced the former head of Venezuelas treasury Alejandro Andrade to 10 years in prison for money laundering. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-463575132018-11-28
Now Venezuelans are asking them to return the favour. NeutralOnce 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
Venezuelans have topped the list of asylum requests in Spain for three years but only a tiny fraction are granted refugee just 15 out of 12875 last year. 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
Most Venezuelans arriving at Spanish airports claim to be tourists NeutralOnce 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
But he Venezuelans dont come here to they come to work NeutralOnce 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
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
Now he has been forced to return to Spain as living conditions unravelled in the Venezuelan capital. NeutralOnce 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
The Venezuelan government says it has released a political activist who has been held without trial since 2014. NegativeThe Venezuelan government says it has released a political activist who has been held without trial since 2014. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-458478952018-10-14
He requested to go to the bathroom and when there he threw himself off the 10th floor Attorney General Tareq Saad told Venezuelan state TV. 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
Reacting to the news US Senator Bob Corker tweeted that the Venezuelan government should explain how the death had been allowed to happen. 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
Reacting to the news US Senator Bob Corker tweeted that the Venezuelan government should explain how the death had been allowed to happen. 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
US treasury chief Steve Mnuchin said the Venezuelan regime systematically plunders what remains of Venezuelas wealth. 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
Over the past two years the Trump administration has imposed sanctions on dozens of Venezuelans accusing them of corruption drug trafficking and human rights abuses. 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
We are continuing to designate loyalists who enable Maduro to solidify his hold on the military and the government while the Venezuelan people suffer Mr Mnuchin said in statement. 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
The Venezuelan government blames an international boycott led by the United States for Venezuelas economic crisis 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
On Friday US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised to unveil in the coming days a series of actions against Venezuelan leadership folks. NeutralA 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
Venezuelans are living through one of the worst hyperinflation episodes ever recorded since the end of World War Two. NegativeVenezuelans are living through one of the worst hyperinflation episodes ever recorded since the end of World War Two. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-455236362018-09-23
The region in turn has preferred to integrate Venezuelans into society rather than categorise them as refugees NegativeIt has been called one of the worst migration crises in Latin Americas history http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-455466502018-09-19
Almost twothirds of Venezuelans have reported losing weight as shortages of food worsened in recent years. 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
Cartoonists have pounced on the incident to highlight the disparity between the presidents meal and the fact that many Venezuelans are having to search the rubbish for food 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
A judge in Andorra has charged 29 Venezuelans with corruption among them two former deputy ministers. 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
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
Marshall Billingslea a US treasury official said Venezuelan government officials were overcharging for food. 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
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
The Venezuelan government blames US sanctions for the food shortages the country is experiencing. 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
Hundreds of Venezuelan migrants have crossed back over the border with Brazil in the last few days after a violent incident in Boa Vista the capital of Roraima state. NegativeHundreds of Venezuelan migrants have crossed back over the border with Brazil in the last few days after a violent incident in Boa Vista the capital of Roraima state. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454682402018-09-10
They were picked up by buses sent by the Venezuelan government NeutralHundreds of Venezuelan migrants have crossed back over the border with Brazil in the last few days after a violent incident in Boa Vista the capital of Roraima state. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454682402018-09-10
Brazil has accepted over 30000 Venezuelans fleeing economic chaos NegativeHundreds of Venezuelan migrants have crossed back over the border with Brazil in the last few days after a violent incident in Boa Vista the capital of Roraima state. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454682402018-09-10
Police were investigating the stabbing of a local man who had allegedly got into a fight with a Venezuelan after a robbery at a supermarket. NeutralHundreds of Venezuelan migrants have crossed back over the border with Brazil in the last few days after a violent incident in Boa Vista the capital of Roraima state. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454682402018-09-10
The Venezuelan man was attacked and beaten to death by a group of Brazilian men NegativeHundreds of Venezuelan migrants have crossed back over the border with Brazil in the last few days after a violent incident in Boa Vista the capital of Roraima state. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454682402018-09-10
Tensions have been rising on the BrazilianVenezuelan border where hundreds of people cross daily into Brazil fleeing Venezuelas severe economic crisis. NegativeHundreds of Venezuelan migrants have crossed back over the border with Brazil in the last few days after a violent incident in Boa Vista the capital of Roraima state. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454682402018-09-10
The Venezuelans had gathered at the embassy in the capital Lima and from there were taken to the airport NeutralHundreds of Venezuelan migrants have crossed back over the border with Brazil in the last few days after a violent incident in Boa Vista the capital of Roraima state. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454682402018-09-10
The Spanish news agency Efe said some had thanked Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro for hearing their prayers after having gone through a difficult situation in Peru NegativeHundreds of Venezuelan migrants have crossed back over the border with Brazil in the last few days after a violent incident in Boa Vista the capital of Roraima state. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454682402018-09-10
Eleven 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 NeutralEleven 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
3 million Venezuelans have fled the countrys hyperinflation and severe shortages 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
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
Eleven of the countries represented signed a joint declaration in which they also called on the Venezuelan government to speed up the process of issuing passports. 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
Venezuelans have long complained about how difficult it is to get hold of passports and other official documents such as birth and marriage certificates and ID cards. 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
The countries which will allow Venezuelans to enter with expired papers Argentina Brazil Chile Colombia Costa Rica Ecuador Mexico Panama Paraguay Peru and Uruguay. PositiveEleven 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
The Latin American countries which have seen the biggest influx say they have been struggling to deal with the high numbers of Venezuelans crossing into their territory 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
Last month Ecuador started demanding Venezuelans show valid passports at the border a measure which was later overturned by a court because it contravened a regional agreement on free travel. 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
The Venezuelan government has denied there is a migration crisis and said enemy countries had inflated the number of those leaving to justify an invasion. 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
The Venezuelan government says the levels of people leaving the country are normal. NeutralThe Venezuelan government says the levels of people leaving the country are normal. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454076172018-09-05
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
Eleven 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 NeutralEleven 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
3 million Venezuelans have fled the countrys hyperinflation and severe shortages 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
Eleven of the countries represented signed a joint declaration in which they also called on the Venezuelan government to speed up the process of issuing passports. 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
Venezuelans have long complained about how difficult it is to get hold of passports and other official documents such as birth and marriage certificates and ID cards. 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
The countries which will allow Venezuelans to enter with expired papers Argentina Brazil Chile Colombia Costa Rica Ecuador Mexico Panama Paraguay Peru and Uruguay. PositiveEleven 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
The Latin American countries which have seen the biggest influx say they have been struggling to deal with the high numbers of Venezuelans crossing into their territory 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
Last month Ecuador started demanding Venezuelans show valid passports at the border a measure which was later overturned by a court because it contravened a regional agreement on free travel. 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
The Venezuelan government has denied there is a migration crisis and said enemy countries had inflated the number of those leaving to justify an invasion. 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
Brazil says it is sending its army to the Venezuelan border to guarantee law and order amid an influx of migrants fleeing the crisishit country. 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
Millions of Venezuelans have fled their country due to hyperinflation and food and medicine shortages. 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
Brazils move follows recent border clashes between locals and Venezuelans. NeutralBrazil 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
In addition to ensuring the security of Brazilians the soldiers role is also to look after the Venezuelan migrants safety the president stated. 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
Four in five Venezuelans live in poverty and people queue for hours to buy food while others are dying from a lack of medicine 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
Regional tensions have been stoked as neighbouring countries struggle to accommodate the exodus of Venezuelans 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
There are more than a million Venezuelans in Colombia more than half a million in Ecuador more than 400000 in Peru and some 60000 in Brazil 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
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
On Tuesday Venezuelan state media reported 89 citizens had been repatriated from Peru after being exploited there 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
The Venezuelan government has seized control of a plant belonging to Smurfit Kappa the Irish packaging company has confirmed. NegativeThe Venezuelan government has seized control of a plant belonging to Smurfit Kappa the Irish packaging company has confirmed. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-453433102018-08-29
Hundreds of Venezuelans have requested asylum in Peru an official has said just hours after the country tightened its entry requirements NegativeHundreds of Venezuelans have requested asylum in Peru an official has said just hours after the country tightened its entry requirements http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453070032018-08-26
New rules require Venezuelans trying to enter Peru to have a passport and not just an identity card as before. NeutralHundreds of Venezuelans have requested asylum in Peru an official has said just hours after the country tightened its entry requirements http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453070032018-08-26
Tens of thousands of Venezuelans are fleeing their country amid chronic shortages of food and medicines. NegativeHundreds of Venezuelans have requested asylum in Peru an official has said just hours after the country tightened its entry requirements http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453070032018-08-26
Many Venezuelans have been looking to start a new life in Peru which has one of the regions fastest growing economies travelling there via Colombia and Ecuador. NegativeHundreds of Venezuelans have requested asylum in Peru an official has said just hours after the country tightened its entry requirements http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453070032018-08-26
Peruvian Prime Minister Villanueva said requiring Venezuelans to show their passport at the border did not mean that Peru was closing the door to migrants. NegativeHundreds of Venezuelans have requested asylum in Peru an official has said just hours after the country tightened its entry requirements http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453070032018-08-26
Peru is already home to about 400000 Venezuelan migrants most of whom arrived in the past year. NegativeHundreds of Venezuelans have requested asylum in Peru an official has said just hours after the country tightened its entry requirements http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453070032018-08-26
Throughout Friday evening Venezuelans kept arriving many in governmentcommandeered buses that had brought them from the ColombiaEcuador border. NegativeHundreds of Venezuelans have requested asylum in Peru an official has said just hours after the country tightened its entry requirements http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453070032018-08-26
A seemingly insignificant piece of paper but one that would define the future for these Venezuelans heading to Peru to find work NegativeHundreds of Venezuelans have requested asylum in Peru an official has said just hours after the country tightened its entry requirements http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453070032018-08-26
Ms Cardoletti added that Colombia had registered more than 450000 Venezuelans and given them regular status. NegativeHundreds of Venezuelans have requested asylum in Peru an official has said just hours after the country tightened its entry requirements http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453070032018-08-26
However on Friday a judge found that requiring Venezuelans to carry valid passports broke regional agreements on freedom of movement. NeutralHundreds of Venezuelans have requested asylum in Peru an official has said just hours after the country tightened its entry requirements http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453070032018-08-26
More than half a million Venezuelans have crossed into Ecuador this year alone and more than a million have entered Colombia in the past 15 months. NegativeHundreds of Venezuelans have requested asylum in Peru an official has said just hours after the country tightened its entry requirements http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453070032018-08-26
Despite the violence the number of Venezuelans crossing daily into Brazil has continued to rise. NegativeHundreds of Venezuelans have requested asylum in Peru an official has said just hours after the country tightened its entry requirements http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453070032018-08-26
On Friday Venezuelas information minister Jorge Rodriguez said the measures would persuade those Venezuelans who had left to return. NegativeHundreds of Venezuelans have requested asylum in Peru an official has said just hours after the country tightened its entry requirements http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453070032018-08-26
They are fleeing a dire economic situation with Venezuelans facing shortages of food medicine and basic goods. NegativeThe UNs migration agency says Venezuela is heading for the same refugee crisis moment seen in the Mediterranean in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453040862018-08-25
Hundreds of Venezuelans were bussed through Ecuador to the Peruvian border before the midnight deadline on Friday. NegativeThe UNs migration agency says Venezuela is heading for the same refugee crisis moment seen in the Mediterranean in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453040862018-08-25
Peru is home to about 400000 Venezuelan migrants most of whom arrived in the past year according to Perus immigration agency. NegativeThe UNs migration agency says Venezuela is heading for the same refugee crisis moment seen in the Mediterranean in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453040862018-08-25
Until now Venezuelans have been allowed to enter Peru with just their ID cards NegativeThe UNs migration agency says Venezuela is heading for the same refugee crisis moment seen in the Mediterranean in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453040862018-08-25
However on Friday a judge found requiring Venezuelans to carry valid passports broke regional agreements on freedom of movement NegativeThe UNs migration agency says Venezuela is heading for the same refugee crisis moment seen in the Mediterranean in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453040862018-08-25
A hardening attitude towards Venezuelans seeking a new life could also be heard on the streets in Peru. NegativeThe UNs migration agency says Venezuela is heading for the same refugee crisis moment seen in the Mediterranean in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453040862018-08-25
Walk two blocks and you see 10 Venezuelans walk another two and you see 10 Venezuelans. PositiveThe UNs migration agency says Venezuela is heading for the same refugee crisis moment seen in the Mediterranean in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453040862018-08-25
Peruvian Prime Minister Villanueva has said requiring Venezuelans to show their passport at the border did not mean that Peru was closing the door on Venezuelan migrants. NegativeThe UNs migration agency says Venezuela is heading for the same refugee crisis moment seen in the Mediterranean in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453040862018-08-25
Peruvian Foreign Minister Popolizio said Venezuelans could apply for visas in Peruvian consulates in Venezuela Colombia Ecuador or even at the border crossing in Tumbes. NegativeThe UNs migration agency says Venezuela is heading for the same refugee crisis moment seen in the Mediterranean in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453040862018-08-25
The sovereign bolivar as the new money is called is supposed to tackle the hyperinflation Venezuelans have been enduring for months NegativeIf youre a journalist looking for stories a Bank Holiday Monday isnt usually the most promising start to the week http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453005692018-08-25
On Tuesday shops and businesses reopened and Venezuelans began to get to grips with the new money NegativeIf youre a journalist looking for stories a Bank Holiday Monday isnt usually the most promising start to the week http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453005692018-08-25
With the country in crisis Venezuelans have been voting with their feet NeutralIf youre a journalist looking for stories a Bank Holiday Monday isnt usually the most promising start to the week http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453005692018-08-25
Venezuelans trying to emigrate to Peru are rushing to get there before Saturday when new rules will come into force requiring them to have valid passports. NegativeVenezuelans trying to emigrate to Peru are rushing to get there before Saturday when new rules will come into force requiring them to have valid passports. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452837262018-08-23
So far Venezuelans have been allowed to enter Peru with just their ID cards. NegativeVenezuelans trying to emigrate to Peru are rushing to get there before Saturday when new rules will come into force requiring them to have valid passports. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452837262018-08-23
More than two million Venezuelans have fled their country since 2014. NeutralVenezuelans trying to emigrate to Peru are rushing to get there before Saturday when new rules will come into force requiring them to have valid passports. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452837262018-08-23
He puts the number of Venezuelans currently in Peru at 400000. PositiveVenezuelans trying to emigrate to Peru are rushing to get there before Saturday when new rules will come into force requiring them to have valid passports. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452837262018-08-23
Peruvian Prime Minister Villanueva said requiring Venezuelans to show their passport at the border did not mean that Peru was closing the door on Venezuelan migrants. NegativeVenezuelans trying to emigrate to Peru are rushing to get there before Saturday when new rules will come into force requiring them to have valid passports. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452837262018-08-23
He said that Venezuelan ID cards did not provide enough information and could easily be forged NegativeVenezuelans trying to emigrate to Peru are rushing to get there before Saturday when new rules will come into force requiring them to have valid passports. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452837262018-08-23
Peruvian Foreign Minister Popolizio said Peru would issue humanitarian visas to Venezuelans in exceptional cases such as those of elderly people pregnant women and young children. NegativeVenezuelans trying to emigrate to Peru are rushing to get there before Saturday when new rules will come into force requiring them to have valid passports. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452837262018-08-23
He said Venezuelans could apply for the visa in Peruvian consulates in Venezuela Colombia Ecuador or even at the border crossing in Tumbes. NegativeVenezuelans trying to emigrate to Peru are rushing to get there before Saturday when new rules will come into force requiring them to have valid passports. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452837262018-08-23
Hundreds of Venezuelans are making the journey to Peru on foot as they do not have the money to pay for the bus fare NegativeVenezuelans trying to emigrate to Peru are rushing to get there before Saturday when new rules will come into force requiring them to have valid passports. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452837262018-08-23
Ecuador has laid on a number of buses to transport Venezuelans through the country on to Peru NeutralVenezuelans trying to emigrate to Peru are rushing to get there before Saturday when new rules will come into force requiring them to have valid passports. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452837262018-08-23
The number of Venezuelans entering Brazil is rising officials say despite Saturdays attacks on makeshift migrant border camps. NegativeThe number of Venezuelans entering Brazil is rising officials say despite Saturdays attacks on makeshift migrant border camps. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452543682018-08-21
A Brazilian army spokesman said about 900 Venezuelans were expected in the state of Rorarima on Monday a steep rise in the daily average. NegativeThe number of Venezuelans entering Brazil is rising officials say despite Saturdays attacks on makeshift migrant border camps. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452543682018-08-21
There has been growing animosity towards the numbers of Venezuelans entering Roraima in recent months. NeutralThe number of Venezuelans entering Brazil is rising officials say despite Saturdays attacks on makeshift migrant border camps. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452543682018-08-21
Many Venezuelans have left but more keep coming. NegativeThe number of Venezuelans entering Brazil is rising officials say despite Saturdays attacks on makeshift migrant border camps. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452543682018-08-21
They said Venezuelans were welcome but violence was not NeutralThe number of Venezuelans entering Brazil is rising officials say despite Saturdays attacks on makeshift migrant border camps. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452543682018-08-21
Other countries in the region including Colombia Ecuador and Peru say they are struggling to deal with the influx of Venezuelan migrants NegativeThe number of Venezuelans entering Brazil is rising officials say despite Saturdays attacks on makeshift migrant border camps. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452543682018-08-21
Amid the confusion some desperate Venezuelans defied the new rules and entered via unguarded crossings but correspondents say they now face fines for having accessed the country illegally. NegativeThe number of Venezuelans entering Brazil is rising officials say despite Saturdays attacks on makeshift migrant border camps. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452543682018-08-21
Over the past three years about 3000 Venezuelans have entered Colombia every day and the country has granted temporary residence to more than 800000 NegativeThe number of Venezuelans entering Brazil is rising officials say despite Saturdays attacks on makeshift migrant border camps. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452543682018-08-21
Peru says that last week alone 20000 Venezuelans entered the country. NegativeThe number of Venezuelans entering Brazil is rising officials say despite Saturdays attacks on makeshift migrant border camps. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452543682018-08-21
Its little wonder Venezuelans have lost faith in their currency NegativeWhat does hyperinflation look It could well be this photograph of a raw chicken dwarfed by the huge piles of banknotes needed to buy it. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-452582622018-08-21
Economists say it will also fail to rescue the Venezuelan economy particularly as it has tried the same trick before NegativeWhat does hyperinflation look It could well be this photograph of a raw chicken dwarfed by the huge piles of banknotes needed to buy it. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-452582622018-08-21
Brazil is sending troops and extra police to the border town of Pacaraima where Venezuelan migrant camps were attacked and set ablaze. NegativeBrazil is sending troops and extra police to the border town of Pacaraima where Venezuelan migrant camps were attacked and set ablaze. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452427862018-08-20
In Ecuador desperate Venezuelans were reported to be crossing the border in defiance of new entry requirements. NegativeBrazil is sending troops and extra police to the border town of Pacaraima where Venezuelan migrant camps were attacked and set ablaze. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452427862018-08-20
Hundreds were stranded on Saturday when Ecuador brought in new rules requiring Venezuelans crossing from Colombia to have valid passports rather than just identity cards. NegativeBrazil is sending troops and extra police to the border town of Pacaraima where Venezuelan migrant camps were attacked and set ablaze. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452427862018-08-20
In Pacaraima on Saturday several migrant encampments were attacked by angry residents following reports that a local restaurant owner had been badly beaten by Venezuelans. NegativeBrazil is sending troops and extra police to the border town of Pacaraima where Venezuelan migrant camps were attacked and set ablaze. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452427862018-08-20
There has been growing animosity towards the numbers of Venezuelan migrants entering Roraima state in recent months. NegativeBrazil is sending troops and extra police to the border town of Pacaraima where Venezuelan migrant camps were attacked and set ablaze. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452427862018-08-20
On the Venezuelan side there were reports that Brazilian cars had been attacked. NegativeBrazil is sending troops and extra police to the border town of Pacaraima where Venezuelan migrant camps were attacked and set ablaze. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452427862018-08-20
Meanwhile the Venezuelan foreign ministry called on Brazil to give guarantees to Venezuelan nationals and take measures to safeguard and secure their families and belongings. NegativeBrazil is sending troops and extra police to the border town of Pacaraima where Venezuelan migrant camps were attacked and set ablaze. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452427862018-08-20
Correspondents said many desperate Venezuelan migrants were defying new rules on Sunday and crossing the border from Colombia into Ecuador. NegativeBrazil is sending troops and extra police to the border town of Pacaraima where Venezuelan migrant camps were attacked and set ablaze. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452427862018-08-20
Until Saturday thousands of Venezuelans had been able to cross into Ecuador from Colombia using only identity cards NeutralBrazil is sending troops and extra police to the border town of Pacaraima where Venezuelan migrant camps were attacked and set ablaze. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452427862018-08-20
With the flow of Venezuelan migrants causing regional tensions Perus government has announced that passport requirements for Venezuelans will begin on 25 August. NegativeBrazil is sending troops and extra police to the border town of Pacaraima where Venezuelan migrant camps were attacked and set ablaze. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452427862018-08-20
So Venezuelans would find themselves paying either with rucksacks full of lower denomination bills or increasingly avoiding paying by cash altogether and transferring money electronically. 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
Ahead of the changes many Venezuelans stocked up on whatever staple goods they could get hold amid longstanding shortages NeutralA 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
Venezuelans have been stocking their homes with food before the measures take effect on Monday amid concerns that confusion and overburdened banking systems could make trade impossible. Negativehttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452464092018-08-20
Ecuador has brought in new rules to stop Venezuelan migrants entering the country without a passport leaving many stranded in neighbouring Colombia. NegativeEcuador has brought in new rules to stop Venezuelan migrants entering the country without a passport leaving many stranded in neighbouring Colombia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452373682018-08-19
Thousands of Venezuelans fleeing their countrys economic and political crisis have been crossing into Ecuador from Colombia using only identity cards. NegativeEcuador has brought in new rules to stop Venezuelan migrants entering the country without a passport leaving many stranded in neighbouring Colombia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452373682018-08-19
More than a million Venezuelan migrants have entered Colombia in the past 15 months according to official estimates and more than 4000 have been arriving at Ecuadors border every day. NegativeEcuador has brought in new rules to stop Venezuelan migrants entering the country without a passport leaving many stranded in neighbouring Colombia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452373682018-08-19
Passport requirements for Venezuelans will begin on 25 August NegativeEcuador has brought in new rules to stop Venezuelan migrants entering the country without a passport leaving many stranded in neighbouring Colombia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452373682018-08-19
The attacks followed a protest in the town after a local restaurant owner was allegedly robbed and beaten up by Venezuelans NegativeEcuador has brought in new rules to stop Venezuelan migrants entering the country without a passport leaving many stranded in neighbouring Colombia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452373682018-08-19
According to reports hundreds of Venezuelans fled back across the border and residents set fire to the belongings they had left behind. NegativeEcuador has brought in new rules to stop Venezuelan migrants entering the country without a passport leaving many stranded in neighbouring Colombia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452373682018-08-19
On the Venezuelan side of the border meanwhile there were reports that Brazilian cars had been attacked NeutralEcuador has brought in new rules to stop Venezuelan migrants entering the country without a passport leaving many stranded in neighbouring Colombia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452373682018-08-19
Many Venezuelans opposed to Mr Maduros government refuse to use the ID cards however. NegativeVenezuelas president has said its subsidised fuel prices should rise to stop smugglers cheating the country out of millions of dollars http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-451796712018-08-14
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
The Venezuelan leader regularly accuses the US of wanting to overthrow him NegativeVenezuelan 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
The Venezuelan government wants to secure the extradition of its primary suspect Osman Delgado Tabosky who lives in Miami Florida. NegativeVenezuelan 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
Mr Maduro has repeatedly said he thinks former Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos ordered his murder via contacts in the Venezuelan opposition NegativeVenezuelan 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
Authorities in the state of Roraima in Brazils Amazon region say some 500 Venezuelans cross the border every day. 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
The border was reopened to Venezuelan migrants after a few hours on Monday. 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
The temporary order by a lower court judge stated that the border would remain open to Brazilians and other nonVenezuelans. 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
It was also to be open for Venezuelans returning north out of Brazil NeutralBrazil 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
Many thousands of Venezuelans have fled into neighbouring countries mainly Colombia and Brazil in search of better economic conditions over the past three years. 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
Brazils central government had opposed any border closure saying that ordinary Venezuelans were suffering the consequences of a humanitarian crisis and that Brazil must continue to help. 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
Seven soldiers were injured and several people were later arrested the Venezuelan authorities said. 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
His reelection in May came amid a deep economic crisis which has been driving hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans from the oilrich country. 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
Venezuelan opposition legislator Manuel Olivares has fled the country accusing the government of threatening him and several family members 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 Venezuelan government blames the economic crisis which has led to hyperinflation and severe shortages of food and medicines on sanctions imposed by the US. 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
Tens of thousands of Venezuelans have fled the countrys economic crisis. 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
More than 32000 Venezuelans have sought asylum in Brazil and thousands more have applied for temporary residency there. 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
The European Union has imposed sanctions on 11 Venezuelan officials following elections in May which the EU says were neither free nor fair 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
The Venezuelan government condemned the continued aggression and meddling by the EU and warned that it would not accept any threats 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
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
Venezuelan security forces have carried out hundreds of arbitrary killings under the guise of fighting crime the UN says in a new report. NegativeVenezuelan security forces have carried out hundreds of arbitrary killings under the guise of fighting crime the UN says in a new report. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-445755992018-06-22
Many Venezuelans report going hungry as they struggle to feed themselves NeutralVenezuela 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
With more and more Venezuelans struggling to feed themselves many are leaving the country 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
The report estimates that 5000 Venezuelans are leaving their homes every day. 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
The Venezuelan government has released another 40 opposition politicians and activists bringing to 79 the number of people freed in the past two days NegativeThe Venezuelan government has released another 40 opposition politicians and activists bringing to 79 the number of people freed in the past two days http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-443453322018-06-03
Mr Holt and his Venezuelan wife Thamy Caleno were greeted by his grandmother and sevenyearold daughter. 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 Holt and his wife were jailed in the Venezuelan capital city on charges of concealing weapons 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 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
Joshua Holt and his Venezuelan wife Thamy arrived in the US accompanied by Senator Bob Corker who helped negotiate their release. 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
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
Venezuela has not discussed the nature of the talks with Mr Corker the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee but said they were good news for the Venezuelan people. 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
Mr Holt is a former Mormon missionary from Utah who had travelled to Caracas in June 2016 to marry his Venezuelan girlfriend Thamy Candelo. 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
US President Donald Trump signed an executive order to limit the Venezuelan governments ability to sell off state assets. NegativeVenezuela 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
The Venezuelan president ordered Mr Todd and his deputy head of mission Brian Naranjo to leave Venezuela within 48 hours. NegativeVenezuela 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
The sanction is aimed at preventing Venezuelan officials selling off state oil assets in return for kickbacks NegativeVenezuela 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
His victory comes amid a deep economic crisis which has been driving hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans from the South American country 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
With many Venezuelans unable to freely buy dollars the black market flourished and inflation rose. 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
Add to that the fact that hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have left the country causing a massive brain drain and prospects are not looking very bright. 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 however broke ranks arguing Venezuelans should be given a chance to vote Mr Maduro out of office 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
Foreign powers especially the US need to stop meddling in Venezuelan affairs 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
Mr a former governor of Lara state argues that the Democratic Unity coalition only represents a fraction of the of Venezuelans opposed to the government. 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
For former mayor David Smolanksy who fled Venezuela last year there is only one way forward and it is something he says many Venezuelans find hard to talk about. 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
In the runup to Easter when the wafer is used to celebrate Holy Communion the Colombian Catholic church said it was its moral duty to help Venezuelans celebrate the festivities NegativeA Colombian church has donated 250000 wafers to Venezuelas Catholic Church which has struggled to buy its own because a shortage of flour. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-435939702018-03-30
A fire at a police station in the Venezuelan city of Valencia in Carabobo state has left 68 people dead government officials say NegativeA fire at a police station in the Venezuelan city of Valencia in Carabobo state has left 68 people dead government officials say http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-435791082018-03-29
Thats when the idea was born to organise a system to have at least one great Venezuelanborn orchestra he recalled NeutralTributes have been paid following the death of Abreu founder of a renowned music programme that changed the lives of thousands of children. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-435303332018-03-25
El Sistema was heavily promoted by the socialist government of former Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez and has been one of the countrys best funded social programmes NegativeTributes have been paid following the death of Abreu founder of a renowned music programme that changed the lives of thousands of children. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-435303332018-03-25
He said he was only concerned with the social policy of the Venezuelan state towards young people of lowincome backgrounds and in seeing the project take hold in other countries NeutralTributes have been paid following the death of Abreu founder of a renowned music programme that changed the lives of thousands of children. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-435303332018-03-25
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on state television that the country was deeply moved by the of Maestro Abreu NegativeTributes have been paid following the death of Abreu founder of a renowned music programme that changed the lives of thousands of children. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-435303332018-03-25
The Venezuelan government called the US move a new imperial aggression NeutralPresident 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
in aid to Venezuelans who have fled the economic crisis in their homeland for neighbouring Colombia NeutralThe US has announced it will provide http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-434766722018-03-20
The US said the money would provide fleeing Venezuelans and the Colombian communities hosting them with emergency food and health assistance NegativeThe US has announced it will provide http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-434766722018-03-20
Colombian officials estimate that about 600000 Venezuelans have crossed the border in recent years NeutralThe US has announced it will provide http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-434766722018-03-20
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
About 300 residents protested in front of the building and burned the possessions of the Venezuelan migrants after police said the two suspects in the murder were Venezuelan nationals NegativeThe US has announced it will provide http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-434766722018-03-20
Venezuelans have been set limits to the cash they pay out per person per day to 10000 bolivares which equates to less than five US cents on the black market 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
It comes amid an ever worsening economic and political crisis which has left many Venezuelans malnourished and led hundreds of thousands to flee the country 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
It is also not clear whether the delay will ease pressure on the Venezuelan government 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
Mr defended his decision saying he wanted to defeat a government that had promised Venezuelans paradise but given them hell Neutralopposition 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
Mr who was governor of Lara state from 2008 until last year said he wanted to stand on behalf of millions of Venezuelans who want to live in dignity 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
President Nicolas Maduro has said each tokens will be backed by a barrel of Venezuelan crude NegativeVenezuela has launched a cryptocurrency in an attempt to bypass tough economic sanctions imposed by the US government. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-431338532018-02-20
A total of 100 million Petros will be sold with an initial value set at based on the price of a barrel of Venezuelan crude in midJanuary PositiveVenezuela has launched a cryptocurrency in an attempt to bypass tough economic sanctions imposed by the US government. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-431338532018-02-20
Inmates at Tocuyito prison in the Venezuelan state of Carabobo have taken four other prisoners and dozens of guards hostage in a jail riot NegativeInmates at Tocuyito prison in the Venezuelan state of Carabobo have taken four other prisoners and dozens of guards hostage in a jail riot http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-430704642018-02-15
Three of the four men targeted are listed as political prisoners by a Venezuelan NGO NegativeInmates at Tocuyito prison in the Venezuelan state of Carabobo have taken four other prisoners and dozens of guards hostage in a jail riot http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-430704642018-02-15
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
Colombia a member of the Lima Group has already said it would not recognise the result of the Venezuelan elections unless there were sufficient guarantees for a transparent electoral process 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
Major league teams have warned their Venezuelan players to be careful when taking trips home as sports stars and their relatives are a popular target for kidnappers NegativePolice in Venezuela have freed the 72yearold mother of a catcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates in US Major League Baseball http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-430307712018-02-12
Thousands of Venezuelans have rushed to border crossings with Colombia after Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced a tightening of controls NegativeThousands of Venezuelans have rushed to border crossings with Colombia after Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced a tightening of controls http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-430136352018-02-10
Thousands of Venezuelans cross into Colombia daily to look for temporary work or to buy essential goods NeutralThousands of Venezuelans have rushed to border crossings with Colombia after Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced a tightening of controls http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-430136352018-02-10
Brazil has also expressed concerns with thousands of Venezuelans are living in precarious accommodation in the border state of Roraima NegativeThousands of Venezuelans have rushed to border crossings with Colombia after Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced a tightening of controls http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-430136352018-02-10
The Venezuelan opposition is weakened and is yet to choose a candidate NeutralThousands of Venezuelans have rushed to border crossings with Colombia after Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced a tightening of controls http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-430136352018-02-10
Venezuelan media said 10 metro stations had been closed NegativeA power cut during the evening rush hour in Venezuela's capital Caracas caused major disruption to parts of the city on Tuesdayhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-429757912018-02-07
Along with Washington it has rejected as undemocratic the Venezuelan decision to hold snap presidential elections 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
But Venezuelans are starving dying of malnutrition and disease he said NeutralThe 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
On Monday the European Union froze the assets and imposed a travel ban on seven senior Venezuelan officials 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
This week the EU targeted Venezuelan officials for the first time 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
The announcement comes after the European Union imposed a travel ban and froze the assets of seven senior Venezuelan officials 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
Brazil and Canada retaliated by expelling their respective Venezuelan ambassadors 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
On Monday the EU imposed a travel ban and froze the assets of seven senior Venezuelan officials NegativeSpain has declared Venezuela's ambassador to Madrid Mario Isea persona non gratahttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-428390952018-01-26
The government and its leaders annoy the majority of Venezuelans he tweeted urging the opposition to unite to save democracy NegativeVenezuela's progovernment Constituent Assembly has ordered fresh elections before the end of Aprilhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-427989422018-01-24
The Venezuelan authorities have allowed a rebel police officer who was killed by the security forces to be buried 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
Colombia says the number of Venezuelans fleeing a severe economic crisis to live in Colombia has increased by in the last six months NegativeColombia says the number of Venezuelans fleeing a severe economic crisis to live in Colombia has increased by 62% in the last six monthshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-427552692018-01-20
Migration officials say more than 550000 Venezuelans are now living in Colombia mostly illegally NeutralColombia says the number of Venezuelans fleeing a severe economic crisis to live in Colombia has increased by 62% in the last six monthshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-427552692018-01-20
The number of Venezuelans travelling through Colombia has doubled NegativeColombia says the number of Venezuelans fleeing a severe economic crisis to live in Colombia has increased by 62% in the last six monthshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-427552692018-01-20
Of the Venezuelans living in Colombia 126000 have legal permission to stay including some 69000 who have taken advantage of a humanitarian visa introduced in July NegativeColombia says the number of Venezuelans fleeing a severe economic crisis to live in Colombia has increased by 62% in the last six monthshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-427552692018-01-20
Venezuelan forces surrounded a house in the town of El Junquito near the capital Caracas as they targeted the cell linked to pilot Oscar 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
The Venezuelan media emphasise that he is a highly trained agent part of the Special Actions Brigade where he is chief of operations for the Air Force division 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
Four Venezuelans are known to have died when the overloaded craft hit rocks NeutralPolice on the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao are searching for a group of 30 illegal migrants after their boat sank during a sea crossing from Venezuelahttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-426573702018-01-12
Until recently Venezuelans routinely travelled to the more prosperous Curacao and Aruba in search of work or staple products that are unavailable back home NegativePolice on the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao are searching for a group of 30 illegal migrants after their boat sank during a sea crossing from Venezuelahttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-426573702018-01-12
The US has imposed sanctions on four serving or retired Venezuelan generals for rights abuses or corruption 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
Fortyfour Venezuelan officials have been sanctioned to date including President Nicolas Maduro 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
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
Another retired general and the former governor of Bolivar state Francisco Jose Rangel Gomez is accused of pressuring Venezuelan courts to release suspected members of armed progovernment gangs 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
A Venezuelan soldier who shot dead a pregnant woman on Christmas Eve has been arrested 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
The Venezuelan opposition says Mr populist policies and widespread corruption are to blame for hyperinflation and the chronic shortage of many goods including toiletries and medicines 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
Speaking on television next to a Venezuelan flag Mr Maduro described the pay increase as good news 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
The opposition boycotted the poll in July and also held an unofficial referendum in which they said more than seven million Venezuelans had voted against the constituent assembly 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
The Venezuelan government says it is releasing 80 people detained during demonstrations as a Christmas goodwill gesture NegativeThe Venezuelan government says it is releasing 80 people detained during demonstrations as a Christmas goodwill gesture.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-424737732017-12-25
Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez remains under house arrest in the capital Caracas NegativeThe Venezuelan government says it is releasing 80 people detained during demonstrations as a Christmas goodwill gesture.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-424737732017-12-25
Canada had already imposed sanctions on senior Venezuelan officials in a move which angered the Venezuelan government NegativeCanada 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
Canada imposed sanctions on senior Venezuelan officials a few months ago 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
Ottawa imposed sanctions on Venezuelan officials earlier this year for alleged human rights violations and corruption 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
The opposition boycotted the poll in July and also held an unofficial referendum in which they said more than seven million Venezuelans voted against the constituent assembly 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
Some hungry Venezuelans in search of some protein stole a couple too NegativeThe state of Portuguesa is Venezuela's breadbasket full of crops like rice beans soya and sunflowershttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-423988142017-12-21
Venezuelan authorities need to approve the deal before production can begin NegativeVenezuela has awarded licences to Russian energy giant Rosneft to develop two offshore gas fieldshttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-423884882017-12-18
In August Rosneft provided Venezuelan state energy company PDVSA with billion as advance payment for oil supplies NegativeVenezuela has awarded licences to Russian energy giant Rosneft to develop two offshore gas fieldshttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-423884882017-12-18
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 men are the nephews of Cilia Flores Venezuelan President wife NeutralTwo nephews of Venezuela's first lady have been sentenced to 18 years in prison in the US after being convicted of trafficking drugs.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-423619542017-12-15
In July US President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on Mr Maduro and other senior Venezuelan officials for alleged human rights violations NegativeTwo nephews of Venezuela's first lady have been sentenced to 18 years in prison in the US after being convicted of trafficking drugs.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-423619542017-12-15
ruling comes 18 months after Joshua Holt 25 was arrested in the capital Caracas following his marriage to his Venezuelan girlfriend NegativeA judge in Venezuela has ordered that a jailed US citizen must stand trial on weapons charges.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-423380962017-12-13
The US State Department has called on the Venezuelan authorities to release him NeutralA judge in Venezuela has ordered that a jailed US citizen must stand trial on weapons charges.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-423380962017-12-13
Venezuelan and US officials have been trading barbs after Venezuelan leader Maduro said that some opposition parties would be banned from next presidential election 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
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza called the US statement ridiculous 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
In turn Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza tweeted that the US statement was indicative of the Trump powerlessness 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 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
On Sunday Venezuelans turned out to vote in mayoral elections the result of which was easy to predict as opposition parties had boycotted the vote in protest at the government NegativeOn Sunday Venezuelans turned out to vote in mayoral elections the result of which was easy to predict as opposition parties had boycotted the vote in protest at the governmenthttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-423048042017-12-11
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
He also said that Mr had been detained for allegedly allowing a Citgo refinancing deal to proceed without the approval of the Venezuelan government NegativeTwo 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
Gen Ricardo Perico Pinto said all of the people on board were Venezuelan citizens and that there were children among the missing NegativeRescue workers are searching for 10 people who are missing after two boats capsized in the Orinoco river which divides Colombia from Venezuela.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-420641502017-11-21
The Venezuelan president mocked him in a TV broadcast The vampire is flying free in the world 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
The Bachelet administration stepped up its role in the Venezuelan political crisis recently by offering asylum to Venezuelan opposition figures NegativeThere may be eight candidates in the running for the presidency in Chile but the race to replace socialist president Michelle Bachelet has been rather sluggish.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-420101892017-11-19
Venezuelan officials said the government had started transferring in interest payments and would continue to meet its obligations NegativeRussia has agreed to restructure $3http://www.bbc.com//news/business-420062492017-11-16
Instead the head of the Venezuelan commission VicePresident Tareck El Aissami read a statement blaming sanctions imposed by the United States for difficulties in making the payments NeutralInternational credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's has declared Venezuela to be in selective default.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-419820692017-11-14
Mr Aissami who has been accused of drug trafficking by the US is himself on the list of Venezuelan individuals sanctioned by the US treasury department NegativeInternational credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's has declared Venezuela to be in selective default.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-419820692017-11-14
The sanctions also impose a ban on US entities buying any new Venezuelan debt issues complicating the debt restructuring plan NegativeInternational credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's has declared Venezuela to be in selective default.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-419820692017-11-14
The Venezuelan government described the meeting as a resounding success and said that it would continue to service its debts PositiveInternational credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's has declared Venezuela to be in selective default.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-419820692017-11-14
US sanctions are the biggest obstacle to the success of the talks as no US citizen can do business with Venezuelan individuals named on the sanctions list 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
Canada and the United States have already imposed sanctions on Venezuela and frozen the assets of Venezuelan individuals they say are linked to human rights abuses NegativeVenezuela dismissed the allegations as lies and said it was the victim of an imperialist war.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-419201852017-11-09
The Venezuelan opposition says Maradona would not support the government if he knew the conditions the people endure 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










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Cuban President Raul Castro and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro are expected to attend the meeting.NeutralLatin American integration is today more necessary than ever and this concept will be one of the main priorities of thehttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/15/c_136826927.htm2017-12-15
Chinaattaches great importance to development of ChinaVenezuela relations China attaches great importance to the development of ChinaVenezuela relations and believes that the Venezuelan government and people are capable of handling their debt issue properly he said.NeutralThe subsidiary of Sinopec China's leading oil company recently filed a lawsuit in a Houston federal court against PDVSA over unpaid bills.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/08/c_136811748.htm2017-12-08