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Montevideo, July 17th 2019 - 20:36 UTC

Tag: Venezuela Negotiations

  • Wednesday, July 10th 2019 - 10:00 UTC

    Guaidó justifies his dialogue strategy with the Maduro government

    ”The great difference in this process is the pressure we have achieved and must increase, that the world recognizes the situation in our country and is committed to achieving solutions,” Guaidó said.

    The government of Nicolás Maduro and the Venezuelan opposition will sit down at the same table to negotiate an exit to the political, social and economic crisis that the country is experiencing, this time in Barbados, despite the little motivation that exists among the Venezuelans to consolidate an agreement and the unsuccessful attempts of the past.

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  • Friday, January 25th 2019 - 15:53 UTC

    Venezuela: Russia offers to mediate between Maduro and the transition government

    The offer of Russia is aligned with that of Uruguay and Mexico, countries that are neutral to the political escalation in Venezuela but recognize Nicolás Maduro as the legitimate president.

    Russia joined on Friday to countries that offered to safeguard peaceful mediation between the government of President Nicolás Maduro and the President of the National Assembly, proclaimed interim president of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó. The government of Vladimir Putin said that they are prepared to cooperate with all global forces acting responsibly, RIA news agency reported.

  • Thursday, February 8th 2018 - 11:24 UTC

    Venezuelan presidential elections for April 22

    The Head of the National Electoral Council, Tibisay Lucena, made the announcement Wednesday after talks broke down  in Dominican Republic

    Venezuela's questioned electoral council has set April 22 as the date for a controversial presidential election, which was supposed to occur late 2018. The opposition accuses President Nicolas Maduro of using to plan a second term for himself.

  • Thursday, February 1st 2018 - 11:05 UTC

    Opposition denies pre-agreement in the dialogue

    Borges, Democratic Unity, said “There are many points that require further work to see if a final agreement on the crisis in the country is achieved. Today we have come build an agreement ”

    The pro-government representative in the negotiations in Dominican Republic, Jorge Rodriguez announced that a pre-agreement had been reached and that he was almost certain that on Wednesday the talks would come to fruition. However, the opposition came to deny it.

  • Thursday, January 18th 2018 - 20:23 UTC

    EU sanctions against Venezuelan officials

    Among those sanctioned are some “big shots” of the Government. As Diosdado Cabello.

    Among the sanctioned are the number two of the government, Diosdado Cabello; Néstor Reverol, minister of Justice and Maikel Moreno, president of the Supreme Court of Justice. These are new individual sanctions, which include the freezing of assets and the prohibition to travel to the countries of the European bloc to at least seven senior Venezuelan officials.