Peru expels Venezuelan ambassador to protest constituent assembly
Peru is expelling Venezuela’s ambassador to Peru to protest the country’s recent formation of an all-powerful constituent assembly that has been widely condemned as a power grab by Venezuela’s socialist President Nicolas Maduro. Peru’s foreign affairs ministry said Friday that it had given the ambassador, Diego Molero, five days to leave Peru.
31 July, 2017 Venezuela showdown looms over contested new assembly Venezuela is headed for a fresh showdown as President Nicolas Maduro prepares to inaugurate a powerful new "Constituent Assembly" on Friday, with his opponents vowing massive protests and state prosecutors seeking to block him in court. Attorney Gener...
25 May, 2018 Senate foreign relations chairman meets Maduro in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The powerful chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee met with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday two days after the embattled socialist leader kicked out the top U.S. diplomat in the country.
25 August, 2017 Venezuela's Maduro vows to punish opponents for US sanctions CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro vowed Friday to prosecute for treason opponents he accused of being behind sweeping U.S. financial sanctions that will strain relations between the countries and make it harder for the socialist leader to raise badly needed cash.
14 April, 2018 US vice president meets Venezuelan opposition ahead of summit US Vice President Mike Pence met with Venezuelan opposition figures Friday shortly after he arrived in Peru ahead of a summit with Latin American leaders, reporters traveling with him said. The high-level gathering in Lima on Friday and Saturday is ex...
23 May, 2018 Venezuelan president expels top US diplomat amid tensions CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro expelled the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela and his deputy Tuesday for allegedly conspiring against the socialist government and trying to sabotage the weekend presidential election.