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Mayela Armas

Venezuela loses $1.4 billion of gold to banks for guarantees: sources

Jun 06 2019

CARACAS Citibank and Deutsche Bank have taken control of around $1.4 billion of Venezuelan government gold, which they received as guarantees for loans, as a result of U.S. sanctions on the Venezuelan Central Bank, according to five sources.

Exclusive: Guaido says Washington should help Venezuela keep U.S. refiner Citgo

May 22 2019

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.

Venezuela government talking with 'democratic' opposition in Norway

May 16 2019

GENEVA/CARACAS Talks are underway in Norway between Venezuela's government and "democratic" opponents, an envoy said on Thursday, in a possible search for a mediated solution after the opposition's failure to spark a military uprising against President Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela's ad-hoc PDVSA board begins payment on Citgo-backed 2020 bond

May 16 2019

CARACAS Venezuela's ad-hoc board of directors for state oil company PDVSA, appointed by opposition leader Juan Guaido, said on Thursday it has made an interest payment on its bond maturing in 2020, delaying uncertainty over its crown jewel U.S. asset.

Venezuela opposition, government leaders travel to Norway for possible talks

May 15 2019

CARACAS Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition have traveled to Norway to discuss potential options following a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro, according to four opposition sources familiar with the situation.

Venezuela opposition, government leaders travel to Norway for possible talks

May 15 2019

CARACAS Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition have travelled to Norway to discuss potential talks following a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro, according to four opposition sources familiar with the situation.

As Maduro cracks down, Venezuela legislators see intimidation

May 10 2019

CARACAS A Venezuelan opposition legislator on Friday fled to Colombia while others said threatening messages had been spray-painted on their homes or intelligence agents had been following them, amid a broad crackdown by President Nicolas Maduro against congress.

Venezuelan lawmakers seek refuge in embassies after crackdown on Guaido allies

May 10 2019

CARACAS Two Venezuelan lawmakers sought refuge at foreign embassies in Caracas on Thursday, as the government of President Nicolas Maduro cracked down on allies of opposition leader Juan Guaido who supported his attempted uprising last week.

Deputy of Venezuela's Guaido arrested and dragged away by tow truck

May 09 2019

CARACAS Venezuelan intelligence agents detained opposition leader Juan Guaido's congressional deputy on Wednesday, using a tow truck to drag his vehicle away with him inside, prompting the U.S. government to warn of "consequences" if he was not released. | Video

Venezuela opposition figure, facing arrest warrant, says he met with generals

May 03 2019

CARACAS Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, evading arrest in a Spanish diplomatic residence, on Thursday disclosed he met with senior military officials before a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro this week. | Video

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