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Tag: María Corina Machado

  • Monday, April 15th 2024 - 23:59 UTC

    Chilean FM says conditions not met for free elections in Venezuela

    Van Kleveren also pointed out that the ongoing crisis in the Middle East seemed distant but was not

    The Chilean Government of President Gabriel Boric Font is adopting a neutral stance regarding Venezuela's political crisis by keeping active ties with the administration of President Nicolás Maduro as well as with disenfranchised opposition leader María Corina Machado. However, “there are no conditions for free elections in Venezuela,” Santiago's Foreign Minister Alberto van Klaveren told reporters during the weekend.

  • Wednesday, March 27th 2024 - 10:52 UTC

    Power outages hit Argentine Embassy in Caracas after granting asylum to opposition leaders

    Milei's administration urged Maduro to look after the wellbeing of the diplomatic mission and the people protected therein

    The Government of President Javier Milei denounced the power outage at the Argentine Embassy in Caracas after the Libertarian administration granted asylum to a group of Venezuelan nationals chased by the Nicolás Maduro regime.

  • Tuesday, March 26th 2024 - 20:29 UTC

    Brazilian FM talks global peace with Russian counterpart

    “Brazil does not accept a world in which differences are resolved by the use of military force,” stressed Vieira

    Brazilian Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira held a telephone conversation Tuesday with his Russian colleague Sergei Lavrov during which they reviewed the recent terrorist attack in Moscow and the UN Security Council resolution ordering an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, among other topics. The South American diplomat offered his country's help to cool down the spiraling global tensions.

  • Tuesday, March 26th 2024 - 11:40 UTC

    Venezuelan opposition unable to enter Yoris' candidacy before deadline

    Venezuelan opposition unable to enter Yoris' candidacy before deadline

    Venezuela's main opposition coalition, the Democratic Unitary Platform (PUD), announced in the early hours of Tuesday that it had been unable to register Corina Yoris' candidacy for the July 28 presidential elections within the deadline established by the National Electoral Council (CNE).

  • Saturday, March 23rd 2024 - 09:31 UTC

    Venezuelan opposition picks alternate candidate given the ban on Machado

    “We have taken a big step towards” victory, Machado underlined when announcing the PUD's decision

    Venezuelan opposition leader María Corina Machado of the Plataforma Unitaria Democrática (PUD), who has been banned from running in this year's July 28 presidential elections, Friday told her followers that they should vote for Historian Corina Yoris, who is “the ideal candidate” to circumvent her “unlawful, totally unconstitutional and coward” disenfranchisement until 2036.

  • Wednesday, March 6th 2024 - 22:55 UTC

    María Corina Machado hits back at Lula da Silva's criticism: “Me crying, President Lula?”

    “Me crying, President Lula? Are you saying that because I'm a woman? You don't know me. I am fighting to assert the right of millions of Venezuelans who voted for me,” said Machado.

    María Corina Machado, the opposition candidate elected in Venezuela's October primary elections, has responded strongly to Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's recent comments indirectly criticizing her candidacy.

  • Tuesday, February 20th 2024 - 15:20 UTC

    Uruguay's ambassador to Venezuela resigns

    Eber da Rosa cited personal reasons for his decision

    Uruguay's Ambassador to Venezuela Eber da Rosa announced Monday that he was resigning for personal reasons. His decision left the Multicolor Government of President Luis Lacalle Pou with the task of deciding which sort of diplomatic representation it plans to have in Caracas amid growing fears that elections will not be transparent following the disenfranchisement of opposition leader María Corina Machado.

  • Saturday, February 17th 2024 - 10:47 UTC

    Maria Corina Machado: Leading Venezuela towards democratic renewal against all odds

    In response to Chavistas, Machado said: “Of course there is life for you after the transition, but in a country with clear and democratic rules”

    Maria Corina Machado, the presidential candidate chosen through Venezuela's historic primary elections on October 22nd, asserts her commitment to democratic principles and inclusive governance in an exclusive interview with El Pitazo.

  • Tuesday, January 30th 2024 - 11:01 UTC

    Disqualification of María Corina Machado shadows Venezuela's path to reconciliation

    The government's suspension of Machado's candidacy, citing corruption allegations, echoes previous disqualifications in 2021 and 2014.

    The disqualification of Venezuelan opposition figure María Corina Machado from the Supreme Court Justice (TSJ) threatens the international aperture the South American country has experienced. The United States Government has issued a two-month ultimatum to the Maduro government, demanding the inclusion of barred opposition candidates in the upcoming presidential elections.

  • Monday, January 29th 2024 - 10:51 UTC

    Paraguay sides with Machado and the Venezuelan people

    Machado won the opposition primaries by a landslide but is banned from running in the presidential elections to be held in the second semester of 2024

    The Paraguayan Government of President Santiago Peña issued a statement Sunday condemning the Venezuelan Supreme Court (TSJ) decision to uphold the disenfranchisement of opposition leader María Corina Machado who has therefore been banned from running for the Miraflores Palace.