Tag - venezuela



U.S. Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines (right) and Director of Defense Intelligence Agency Lt. General Jeffrey A. Kruse testify before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on worldwide threats, at Capitol Hill in Washington on May 2.
WORLD / Politics
May 16, 2024
Foreign attempts to sway U.S. elections increasing, officials warn
As the election approaches, U.S. officials are increasingly worried about the risks that AI poses to elections, including convincing "deepfakes" that trick voters.
Venezuela's Leonel Martinez poses on the podium with his silver medal after the men's trap final shooting event at the Pan American Games in Santiago on Oct. 27.
OLYMPICS / Shooting
Nov 4, 2023
After a 40-year wait, a trap shooter returns to the Olympics
Leonel Martínez, now 60, qualified by finishing second in men’s trap shooting at the Pan American Games in Santiago.
Yuta Watanabe celebrates Japan's comback win over Venenzula at the Okinawa Arena on Thursday.
Sep 1, 2023
With victory over Venezuela, Japan inches closer to Olympics
In a nail-biter, Japan erases a nine-point gap to triumph over Venezuela. They are now just one win away from securing their Olympic dreams.
Japan Times
Mar 19, 2023
Trea Turner's go-ahead grand slam leads United States past Venezuela
Team USA will play Cuba in a semifinal game on Sunday night in Miami.
Japan Times
Mar 18, 2023
Baseball icon Miguel Cabrera soaks up a lot of lasts at World Baseball Classic
As Cabrera, 39, gets ready to hang up his spikes, he is soaking up a lot of lasts, starting with his fifth and final World Baseball Classic.
Japan Times
Nov 30, 2022
Venezuela's revived opposition talks highlight strengthened Maduro position
The opposition has struggled to recover from the exile and imprisonment of some of its leaders, as well as internal divisions, according to analysts.
Japan Times
Nov 27, 2022
Breakthrough in Venezuela talks spurs U.S. to ease embargo
The agreement could potentially ease a massive flow of refugees from Venezuela throughout the region, and even impact world oil markets.
Japan Times
Oct 2, 2022
Venezuela frees seven Americans in swap for Maduro wife's nephews
Sometimes called the 'narco nephews,' the cousins were sentenced to in prison for plotting to smuggle 800 kilos (1,760 pounds) of cocaine into the United States.
Japan Times
Jul 3, 2022
On the U.S. border, migrants' desperation outweighs fear
The reinforcement of security in the last few months has not stemmed the arrival of migrants without visas.
Japan Times
Jun 6, 2022
U.S. to let Eni and Repsol ship Venezuelan oil to Europe for debt
While any impact on global oil prices will be modest, Washington's greenlight to resume Venezuela's oil flows to Europe could provide a symbolic boost for the Venezuelan president.
Japan Times
Jan 11, 2022
China buying more cheap and sanctioned oil from Iran and Venezuela
Chinese buyers, particularly private refiners, have benefited from Washington's tough line on Iran and Venezuela, continuing to buy their oil long after others have ceased purchases.
Japan Times
Jun 6, 2021
U.S. baseball team clinches spot at Tokyo Olympics
Team USA will join reigning champion South Korea, Japan and underdogs Israel and Mexico at the Summer Games, with a final competitor to be determined later this month.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Dec 6, 2020
Venezuela’s last democratic institution poised to fall to Maduro
A win for Maduro will further weaken the position of opposition leader Juan Guaido.
Japan Times
Sep 14, 2020
Once an American foe, now a friend: OPEC turns 60
Shifts in global politics and a surge in America's oil production have transformed the group.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 13, 2020
Toyota to delay restart of factory operations in Venezuela
Toyota Motor Corp. will delay the restart of its factory operations in Venezuela following a four-month suspension, as the country has extended measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, an official said Monday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 12, 2020
Toyota to fully resume global output for first time since February
Toyota Motor Corp. will resume automobile production in all of its manufacturing bases around the world for the first time since February, a source with knowledge of the matter said Sunday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jun 21, 2020
End of Venezuela’s oil fortune looms over Nicolas Maduro’s regime
Oil revenue, the financial lifeline of Venezuela, is quickly drying up, adding to the growing instability of Nicolas Maduro’s embattled regime.
Japan Times
Jun 14, 2020
Vast amounts of Venezuelan oil hidden en route to China, bypassing U.S. sanctions
Last year, China replaced the United States as the No. 1 importer of oil from Venezuela, yet another front in the heated rivalry between Washington and Beijing.
Japan Times
May 15, 2020
U.S. may restore Cuba to list of sponsors of terrorism, source says
The United States is considering returning Cuba to its list of state sponsors of terrorism, a senior Trump administration official told Reuters on Thursday, a move that would mark another major blow to increasingly tense relations between Washington and Havana.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Mar 29, 2020
Ex-Venezuelan spy chief Hugo Carvajal may surrender to U.S.
The former head of Venezuela's military intelligence unit, Hugo Carvajal, is discussing his possible surrender with U.S. authorities, three people familiar with the matter said on Saturday, after prosecutors charged him earlier in the week with drug trafficking, alongside Venezuelan President Nicolas...


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