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 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.
11 August, 2017 Venezuela's Maduro: 'Mr. Donald Trump, here is my hand' CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro said he wants a meeting with President Donald Trump, the same man he ridicules as a crass imperial magnate, as the U.S. weighs slapping crippling economic sanctions on his socialist administration.
1 June, 2017 Anti-Maduro protests rage as OAS meets on Venezuela crisis By Andrew Cawthorne and Diego Oré CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan security forces used water cannons and teargas to disperse tens of thousands of opposition protesters heading toward the foreign ministry on Wednesday as the Organization of American States held another meeting on […]
31 March, 2017 Venezuela's Maduro decried as 'dictator' after Congress annulled By Diego Oré and Andrew Cawthorne CARACAS (Reuters) - Opposition leaders branded Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro a "dictator" on Thursday after the Supreme Court took over the functions of Congress and pushed a lengthy political standoff to new heights. There was […]