Posts Tagged ‘Venezuela’

Venezuelan Presidents survives assassination attempt by a drone, government says

  • 5 August 2018 - 17:00
Venezuelan Presidents survives assassination attempt by a drone, government says

The Venezuelan government says that President Nicolás Maduro survived an assassination attempt during a live speech on Saturday. The attack was reportedly carried out with a pair of drones laden with explosives, which detonated near his position. Maduro speaking at an event commemorating the...

Venezuela expels US envoy over new sanctions

  • 23 May 2018 - 15:06
Venezuela expels US envoy over new sanctions

President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday ordered the expulsion of the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela in retaliation for a new round of sanctions over Venezuela’s widely-condemned election. The United States was among a string of countries that did not recognize Sunday’s vote. The 55-year-old...