Toyota to delay restart of factory operations in Venezuela

Business / Corporate 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. Venezuela is the last country where Toyota's output has remained ...

U.S. may restore Cuba to list of sponsors of terrorism, source says

World 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. There is a "convincing case” ...

Ex-Venezuelan spy chief Hugo Carvajal may surrender to U.S.

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 Maduro. Carvajal, a ...

World / Politics Mar 6, 2020

Brazil recalls all diplomats and officials in Venezuela, source says

Brazil recalled its entire corps of diplomats and foreign service officials from Venezuela while ordering the government of Nicolas Maduro to pull out its representatives in Brazil, a government source said on Thursday, further hardening ties between the two. Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro had ...

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend Davos forum

Business Jan 21, 2020

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend Davos forum

Venezuela's opposition leader, Juan Guaido — who declared himself acting president last year — will attend this week's World Economic Forum in Davos, lawmaker Stalin Gonzalez told AFP on Monday. Guaido is currently in Colombia, where he is due to meet with U.S. Secretary of ...

Guaido bursts in to reclaim Venezuela's National Assembly

World / Politics Jan 8, 2020

Guaido bursts in to reclaim Venezuela's National Assembly

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday reclaimed the National Assembly that he heads, pushing past armed guards two days after President Nicolas Maduro's loyalists blocked him from attending his own re-election. Guaido and his allies burst through the legislative palace's doors minutes after a ...