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By Edition On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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Venezuela vice-president Delcy Rodríguez banned from EU

BRUSSELS - The European Union has imposed sanctions on 11 Venezuelan officials following elections in May which the EU says were “neither free nor fair”. Among those sanctioned is newly nominated Vice-President More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 22nd, 2018
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Venezuela says US sanctions hurt oil market stability

VIENNA - U.S. sanctions on Venezuela are an attack against the stability of the global oil market, Venezuelan Oil Minister Manuel Quevedo said on Thursday. Venezuela, a member of the Organization of the Petroleum More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Iran sanctions add to Venezuela collapse, jolting oil market

While the world ponders the fate of Iran's exports, the oil market is exposed more than ever to the effects of Venezuela's spectacular production collapse. The South American nation, holder of the world's biggest More...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Citgo Petroleum slows Aruba refinery revamp due to US sanctions

HOUSTON - Houston-based Citgo Petroleum has slowed work on an overhaul of its 235,000-barrel-per-day Aruba refinery due to a lack of financing stemming from U.S. sanctions on Venezuela’s state-run PDVSA, the refining More...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Venezuela election could trigger deeper sanctions, exiles

CARACAS - The Venezuelan government’s decision to plow ahead with early presidential elections over the objections of the opposition risks spurring more international sanctions and exacerbating an economic and More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Central Bank: EU sanctions

WILLEMSTAD - On 13 November 2017 the Council of the European Union (EU) adopted restrictive measures in view of the continuing deterioration of democracy, the rule of law and human rights in Venezuela. Travel restrictions More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Minister Zijlstra wants new consultations between ABC islands and Venezuela after EU sanctions

BRUSSELS - The Netherlands together with Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao wants to consult with Venezuela again. This new consultation round will take place after the European Union has imposed sanctions against Venezuela More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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EU sanctions against Venezuela bad for ABC Islands

BRUSSELS - Restricted sanctions which were unanimously proclaimed by the European Union against Venezuela threaten to reinforce the blockade of the Latin American country against Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. Venezuela More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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EU adopts sanctions against Venezuela

BRUSSELS -  The European Union is banning arms sales to Venezuela and setting up a system for asset freezes and travel restrictions on some Venezuelan officials to ramp up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro. The More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Canada imposes sanctions on Maduro regime in Venezuela

OTTAWA - In support of the people of Venezuela, Canada has announced sanctions on key figures in the Maduro regime to send a clear message that their anti-democratic behaviour has consequences. Chrystia Freeland, More...