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Venezuela military publicly express continued loyalty for president Maduro

Thursday, August 3rd 2017 - 07:45 UTC
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Venezuela's military and cabinet expressed their continued support for President Nicolas Maduro, a day after the United States announced sanctions against the president. The sanctions were in retaliation for defying the White House by refusing to cancel elections for a National Constituent Assembly (ANC) to rewrite the Constitution. Read full article

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  • Capt Rockhopper

    Oh dear their is going to be a lot of blood spilt in Venezuela before this regime is finally retired.

    Aug 03rd, 2017 - 08:40 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • ElaineB

    @CP Too true. Maduro keep the military onside by paying them inflated wages and access to food - denied to the general pubic. It is in their interest to support the regime and keep their pockets lined and families fed. But at some point the money and food will run out.....

    Aug 03rd, 2017 - 11:21 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • darragh

    That's Maduro buggered then.

    To quote Sir Humphrey “you have to stand four-squarely behind someone before you can stab them in the back”!

    Aug 03rd, 2017 - 11:43 am - Link - Report abuse +2

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