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Russia Agrees to Wait for Venezuela Debt

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Under Socialism 60% of Venezuelan Businesses Have Closed

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300,000 Venezuelan Children at Risk of Dying from Malnutrition, Catholic NGO Alerts

Around 300,000 children in Venezuela are at risk of death from malnutrition, according to Caritas, a humanitarian organization run by the...

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Shipment of 16 Tons of Chinese Tear Gas Set for Venezuela Blocked

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Canada Imposes Sanctions on Venezuelan Authorities

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