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Venezuela’s Anti-government Protests

Thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets in Caracas on Wednesday, protesting President Nicolás Maduro. At least six Venezuelans have already died this month in what have been the biggest anti-government protests since 2014. General Motors says Venezuela illegally seized … Continue reading

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Venezuela plagued by shortages

A drop in oil prices has left Venezuela’s economy in tatters, and the lack of hard currency and inflation have starved the country of food, medicine and consumer goods. McDonald’s Corp.’s largest franchisee has had to stop selling the Big … Continue reading

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Venezuela declares state of emergency along Colombia border

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has extended indefinitely the closure of a popular border crossing with Colombia and declared a 60-day state of emergency in several western cities as authorities attempt to reassert control in a notoriously lawless area where three … Continue reading

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