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US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan 'dictator' - Sky News Australia;

US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan 'dictator' - Sky News Australia

Sky News AustraliaUS imposes sanctions on Venezuelan 'dictator'Sky News AustraliaThe US has hit Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with financial sanctions after the country held an election to rewrite the constitution. 'Yesterday's illegitimate elections confirm that Maduro is a dictator who disregards the will of the Venezuelan ...and more »

Oil markets escape Venezuela sanctions for now - Reuters

Oil markets escape Venezuela sanctions for nowReutersPedestrians walk next to a PDVSA gas station in Caracas, Venezuela, July 25, 2017. Picture taken July 25, 2017.Andres Martinez Casares. NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. oil markets had a muted reaction on Monday after Washington slapped sanctions on ...and more »

Venezuelan government defiant as US moves to sanction Maduro - The Globe and Mail;

Venezuelan government defiant as US moves to sanction Maduro - The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailVenezuelan government defiant as US moves to sanction MaduroThe Globe and MailVenezuela's socialist government on Monday claimed a popular mandate to dramatically recast the country's political system even as condemnations of the process poured in from governments around the world and the opposition at home. The United States ...and more »

US slaps financial sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro - Deutsche Welle;

US slaps financial sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleUS slaps financial sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas MaduroDeutsche WelleThe US is to impose financial sanctions on President Nicolas Maduro after an election giving the ruling party virtually unlimited powers. The measures bar Americans doing business with the South American leader. Venezuela Präsident Maduro Rede in ...and more »

US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro - BBC News;

US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro - BBC News

BBC NewsUS imposes sanctions on Venezuelan leader Nicolás MaduroBBC NewsThe US government has branded Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro "a dictator" and frozen any US assets, after he held a controversial poll to elect a constituent assembly. Under the sanctions, US firms and individuals are banned from doing business ...and more »

White House Sanctions Venezuelan President After Election Adds Power to Ruling Party - TIME;

White House Sanctions Venezuelan President After Election Adds Power to Ruling Party - TIME

TIMEWhite House Sanctions Venezuelan President After Election Adds Power to Ruling PartyTIME(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration slapped financial sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday after a weekend election that gave the South American country's ruling party virtually unlimited powers. The sanctions freeze any ...and more »

Trump administration sanctions Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro - Washington Examiner;

Trump administration sanctions Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro - Washington Examiner

Washington ExaminerTrump administration sanctions Venezuelan President Nicolas MaduroWashington ExaminerThe Trump administration imposed sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday following what it called a "sham" election of a new, powerful legislative assembly on Sunday. The Treasury Department added Maduro to a list of sanctioned ...and more »

Venezuela's attorney general: 'This is the end of freedom of expression' - Gant Daily

Venezuela's attorney general: 'This is the end of freedom of expression'Gant DailyVenezuela's attorney general lambasted Sunday's election, which established a new legislative body made up entirely of President Nicolás Maduro's supporters. “This is the end of freedom of expression, and this freedom has been battered for some time ...and more »

US slaps sanctions on Venezuelan president Maduro - CNNMoney;

US slaps sanctions on Venezuelan president Maduro - CNNMoney

CNNMoneyUS slaps sanctions on Venezuelan president MaduroCNNMoneyThe Treasury Department slapped sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Monday, sending a clear signal of the Trump administration's opposition to his regime. The move comes a day after Maduro declared a sweeping victory in a vote that will ...and more »

US hits Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with sanctions - Los Angeles Times;

US hits Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with sanctions - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesUS hits Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with sanctionsLos Angeles TimesVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro celebrates the results of Sunday's election in Caracas. (Ronaldo Schemidt Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro celebrates the results of Sunday's election in Caracas. (Ronaldo Schemidt / AFP/Getty Images).and more »

US sanctions Venezuela's Maduro over constitutional threat - Financial Times;

US sanctions Venezuela's Maduro over constitutional threat - Financial Times

Financial TimesUS sanctions Venezuela's Maduro over constitutional threatFinancial TimesThe US on Monday imposed sanctions against Nicolás Maduro, a day after the Venezuelan president staged what world leaders condemned as a fraudulent vote to create an authoritarian “constituent assembly”. The US Treasury said all Mr Maduro's assets ...and more »

The Latest: US hits Venezuela president with sanctions - mySanAntonio.com;

The Latest: US hits Venezuela president with sanctions - mySanAntonio.com

mySanAntonio.comThe Latest: US hits Venezuela president with sanctionsmySanAntonio.comVenezuelan police set fire to motorbikes belonging to the press, after police were targeted with an explosive device. The government promised citizens that the election for a constitutional assembly would go on as usual Sunday despite boycotts. (July 30).and more »

Venezuela defiant as US moves to sanction president - WTOP;

Venezuela defiant as US moves to sanction president - WTOP

WTOPVenezuela defiant as US moves to sanction presidentWTOPCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's socialist government on Monday claimed a popular mandate to dramatically recast the country's political system even as condemnations of the process poured in from governments around the world and the ...and more »

Venezuela's President Maduro Personally Sanctioned by US - BloombergQuint;

Venezuela's President Maduro Personally Sanctioned by US - BloombergQuint

BloombergQuintVenezuela's President Maduro Personally Sanctioned by USBloombergQuint(Bloomberg) -- The Trump administration is imposing sanctions directly on Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro after the vote Sunday that was a step toward rewriting his country's constitution. In an unusual move against a foreign leader, the Treasury ...and more »

US targets Venezuelan President Maduro for sanctions - Reuters;

US targets Venezuelan President Maduro for sanctions - Reuters

ReutersUS targets Venezuelan President Maduro for sanctionsReutersVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro show his ballot as casts his vote at a polling station during the Constituent Assembly election in Caracas, Venezuela July 30, 2017. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. ...and more »

US Sanctions Venezuela's President Maduro - Treasury - Sputnik International;

US Sanctions Venezuela's President Maduro - Treasury - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalUS Sanctions Venezuela's President Maduro - TreasurySputnik InternationalThe United States has introduced sanctions against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, according to US Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control. A demonstrator throws a molotov cocktail during clashes with security forces at a rally against Venezuelan.and more »

Trump is prepared to slap sanctions on Venezuela - NBC2 News

Trump is prepared to slap sanctions on VenezuelaNBC2 NewsCARACAS (CNNMoney) -- The United States is considering sanctions that would strike at the only source of cash for troubled Venezuela: Oil. Two senior administration officials told CNN Sunday that sanctions could be announced as early as Monday.and more »

Controversial Constituent Assembly Elected in Venezuela Amidst Cries of Fraud and Threat of US Sanctions - Caribbean360.com (subscription);

Controversial Constituent Assembly Elected in Venezuela Amidst Cries of Fraud and Threat of US Sanctions - Caribbean360.com (subscription)

Caribbean360.com (subscription)Controversial Constituent Assembly Elected in Venezuela Amidst Cries of Fraud and Threat of US SanctionsCaribbean360.com (subscription)CARACAS, Venezuela, Monday July 31, 2017 – President Nicolas Maduro has claimed victory in yesterday's vote that saw a Constituent Assembly – which will have the power to rewrite Venezuela's constitution – replacing the National Assembly. Maduro ...and more »

Statement by the Spokesperson on the Election to a Constituent Assembly in Venezuela, 31 July 2017 - Reliefweb

Statement by the Spokesperson on the Election to a Constituent Assembly in Venezuela, 31 July 2017ReliefwebThe events of the past 24 hours have reinforced the European Union's preoccupation for the fate of democracy in Venezuela. The European Union deeply regrets the violence and unrest during yesterday's election. It expresses condolences and its sympathy ...and more »

Venezuela: Maduro claims huge voter turnout - KTVQ Billings News

Venezuela: Maduro claims huge voter turnoutKTVQ Billings NewsProtests clash in Caracas, Venezuela over President Nicolas Maduroi calling for a Constituent National Assembly. Protests clash in Caracas, Venezuela over President Nicolas Maduroi calling for a Constituent National Assembly. Protests clash in Caracas, ...and more »