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Venezuela rivals seek to ease political crisis

Nov 01, 2016 - 3:57 PM

Opponents of socialist President Nicolas Maduro remain wary while the opposition itself is divided over the strategy with some groups refusing to sit down with the government

General view of the meeting between Venezuela's government and opposition leaders for Vatican-backed talks, in a bid to settle the country's deepening political crisis, in Caracas on October 30, 2016. Ronald Schemidt/AFP

Venezuelan officials and opposition meet mediators over standoff

May 29, 2016 - 10:48 AM

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez says President Nicolas Maduro initiated the meetings

PRO-GOVERNMENT. A handout picture made available by the Miraflores Press office shows Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (C) and his wife Cilia Flores arriving to join to a large crowd at a march in Caracas, Venezuela, 26 May 2016. Photo by Miraflores Press/EPA

Maduro wants South America to meet on Venezuela crisis

Mar 07, 2014 - 7:40 AM

The move came a day after the Venezuelan leader broke off relations with Panama following its call for a meeting of the rival Washington based Organization of American States

DISSENT IN THEIR RANKS? Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro speaks during a pro-government march in Caracas, Venezuela, 24 February 2014. Miraflores Press/Handout/EPA

South Americans bar new Paraguay leader from summit

Jun 25, 2012 - 11:06 AM

Paraguay s new president was barred Sunday June 24 from participating in a summit of South American leaders next week deepening the country s isolation over the ouster of former president Fernando Lugo