U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela’s state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by international shippers could be subject to U.S. sanctions. The change, announced on the Treasury Department’s website, is the latest U.S. measure aimed at pressuring Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro by limiting access to oil export revenue […]

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Tension grows between U.S. and Russia over Venezuela standoff

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – The United States and Russia traded warnings against interfering in Venezuela on Wednesday, a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Moscow of stopping President Nicolas Maduro from leaving the country. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told Pompeo by phone that further “aggressive steps” in Venezuela would be fraught with the gravest consequences, the Russian […]

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Mexico sends home more migrants as Trump ramps up pressure

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico has returned 15,000 migrants in the past 30 days, a senior government official said on Tuesday, pointing to an uptick in deportations in the face of pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump to stem the flow of people north. Speaking at a news conference, Tonatiuh Guillen, head of the National Migration Institute, did not say […]

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Power back on in Cancun after outages in Mexico's Yucatan

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Electric power returned to three states on Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula on Friday night, including tourist hot spots Cancun and Tulum, after a partial blackout left 1.6 million customers without energy, state-run power utility CFE said. “Service has been 100 percent reestablished in the three states thanks to the quick work of CFE workers,” the utility said […]

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Venezuela opposition delivers first cargo of humanitarian aid: Guaido

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition leader, Juan Guaido, said on Monday his team had delivered a first cargo of the humanitarian aid that has become a flashpoint in his tussle with President Nicolas Maduro, without specifying how it had received it. Guaido, who has been recognized by most Western nations as Venezuela’s legitimate president over the past month, tweeted a […]

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Normani Joins Her Mom For American Cancer Society Walk!

Normani supported her mom Andrea at the American Cancer Society Walk! The mother-daughter duo took part in the event on Sunday afternoon (October 14) in Central Park in New York City. The cause is close to Normani‘s heart, as her mom is a 17-year breast cancer survivor! During the event, Normani welcomed the walkers to Central Park and cut the […]

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