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Venezuelans Overwhelmingly Support Chavismo in Upcoming Presidential Elections: Hinterlaces Poll

By the staff of OrinocoTribune.com The current political situation in Venezuela is highly favorable for Chavismo in the upcoming presidential elections according to the latest poll by the Venezuelan consulting firm Hinterlaces. The poll also revealed a vast majority of the population has no confidence in the opposition. On Friday, March 8, Hinterlaces published a …

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Caribbean and Latin American political parties oppose UK warship deployed against Venezuela

By Matt Willgress A significant development took place recently with regards to British foreign policy. A meeting of The Permanent Conference of Political Parties of Latin America and the Caribbean (Copppal) condemned the recent sending to Guyana’s Coast of a British warship, which the British Government has stationed as part of its ‘regime change’ agenda …

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PDVSA Signs Spot Contracts as Companies Rush to Buy Venezuelan Crude

By José Luis Granados Ceja for Venezuelanalysis. Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA has signed at least three spot sales contracts and is in the midst of negotiating more supply deals following Washington’s temporary easing of sanctions on the country’s energy sector. Since 2017, PDVSA has been under US sanctions, including an export embargo that has …

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Venezuela Celebrates Regional Call for End of Sanctions at Migration Summit

By José Luis Granados Ceja for Venezuelanalysis Leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean put the spotlight on the environmental, political, economic, and social causes of migration, highlighting the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures, in their joint declaration at the Palenque Summit in Mexico. Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador hosted leaders from Venezuela, …

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Venezuela Praises ‘Progressive’ Sanctions Removal as US Treasury Issues Temporary Licenses

This article originally appeared on Venezuelanalysis The US Treasury Department emitted a license allowing production, investment and sale in the Venezuelan oil, gas and gold sectors, a move classified by the Venezuelan government as the suspension of sanctions on state-owned oil company PDVSA. On Wednesday afternoon, the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued …

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Give Venezuela back its gold

By Logan Williams, for The Morning Star SIGN THE PETITION HERE – GIVE VENEZUELA BACK ITS GOLD With the recent announcement that Venezuela has succeeded in its legal battle to recover €1.3 billion illegally confiscated by Portuguese bank Novo Banco, the fight to return Venezuelan gold held by the Bank of England must be reinvigorated, …

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