.Bogotá, Bogota, Colombia
Ivan Duque has been the President of Colombia since August 2018. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@IvanDuque)

  • Colombia made the request citing last month's attack on the President
  • Colombia accused Venezuela of protecting dissident fighters
  • Antony Blinken spoke to the Colombian VP earlier this week

.Caracas, Capital District, Venezuela
The Presidency of Nicolas Maduro has often been disputed by both US and Colombia. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@NicolasMaduro)

  • The statements were released by defence ministry of Venezuela
  • Venezuela said it could "respond forcefully"
  • US and Colombia are currently holding military exercises in the region

London, Jul 22 (PTI) The UK government on Thursday announced further sanctions on five individuals under the UK’s Global Anti-Corruption sanctions regime, including the Vice-President of ...

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The relief was announced by the US Treasury, which is headed by Janet Yellen. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@JanetYellen)

  • The decision will ease bans on LPG export to Venezuela
  • The ban was imposed by Trump's adminstration
  • Blinken has previously supported similar decisions

The presidential delegation had left the town of Sardinia and was headed to the border city of Cucuta when they came under fire.(Photo credit: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • Colombian President Ivan Duque's helicopter hit by gunfire
  • It was the first attack against a Colombian President in 20 years
  • He was flying with ministers and Governor when the helicopter was attacked

Ronald Hernandez during Venenzuel's Copa game vs Ecuador. (Phot credit: AFP)

  • Ecuador twice took the lead through Ayrton Preciado and Gonzalo Plata
  • The point left Venezuela third in the five-team group on two points
  • Hosts Brazil lead the group with a perfect two wins from two

.Goiânia, State of Goiás, Brazil
The point put Colombia top of Group B. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • Venezuela played out a 0-0 draw against Columbia in Goiania
  • Venezuela were still severely depleted from a Covid outbreak in their camp
  • They secured their first point in the tournament

.Brasília - Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
The Venezuela side were plagued by COVID-19. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@CBF_Futebol)

  • Centre-back Marquinhos opened the scoring for Selecao in the first half
  • Neymar tucked home a second-half penalty
  • Gabriel Barbosa, coming off the bench, put the final nail in the coffin

Copa America is one of the biggest football tournaments of South America. (Photo Credit:

  • The 12 reported cases include players and staff of the Venezuelan national football team
  • This comes a day before they play their opening match of the tournament
  • They were scheduled to play hosts Brazil in their opener

.Caracas, Capital District, Venezuela
Nicolas Maduro is the President of Venezuela. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@NicolasMaduro)

  • Labor Minister Eduardo Pinate announced the raise at a May Day rally
  • A kilo of meat in Venezuela costs about $3.75
  • Venezuela is now in the worst economic crisis of its modern history