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Tag: Venezuela US visa

  • Monday, March 16th 2015 - 10:48 UTC

    President Maduro will rule the rest of the year with decree powers

    “The US want to stick their hands into Venezuela's wealth, just as they have done in other countries,” ruling party legislator Tania Díaz said, on presenting the “anti-imperialist” bill

    Venezuela's parliament has granted President Nicolas Maduro decree powers for the rest of 2015 in a move he says is to defend the country from US meddling but opponents decry as evidence of autocracy. In a noisy National Assembly session, ruling Socialist Party legislators, who have a majority, applauded the “Enabling Law” as a legitimate response to a US declaration that Venezuela is a security threat and sanctions on seven officials.

  • Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 - 06:46 UTC

    Maduro gives US two weeks to cut size of Caracas embassy staff to 17

    The move came after Maduro lashed out at what he called U.S. “conspiracies” against his populist government

    Venezuela's government has given the U.S. two weeks to slash the size of its embassy staff in Caracas to 17 diplomats as tensions between the two nations rise. Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez made the announcement Monday after a meeting with the top American diplomat in Caracas. She said it is up to the U.S. to decide which of an estimated 100 diplomats it wishes to send home.