#Venezuela

.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

.Venezuela
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