Rio Treaty nations move to further isolate Maduro camp

World / Politics Dec 4, 2019

Rio Treaty nations move to further isolate Maduro camp

Representatives from over a dozen nations that are signatories to a Cold War-era defense treaty for the Americas moved Tuesday to further isolate close allies of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro with economic sanctions. The 1947 Rio Treaty signatories concluded a meeting in Bogota by vowing ...

Venezuela embarrasses Samurai Blue in friendly

Soccer Nov 19, 2019

Venezuela embarrasses Samurai Blue in friendly

Forward Salomon Rondon scored a hat trick before halftime as Venezuela humiliated Japan 4-1 in an international friendly on Tuesday night. Winger Yeferson Soteldo added the fourth for the South Americans before the break, while Hotaru Yamaguchi pulled a late goal back for the hosts ...

Venezuelan Embassy in Brazil occupied by Guaido supporters

World / Politics Nov 14, 2019

Venezuelan Embassy in Brazil occupied by Guaido supporters

A group of people backing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido occupied the nation's embassy in Brazil's capital, Brasilia, on Wednesday. An official from President Nicolas Maduro's government said some 20 people forcibly invaded the embassy early Wednesday. The official spoke on condition of anonymity for ...