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US Blacklists Venezuela in Human Trafficking Report

A new report by the U.S. government criticizes Venezuela for failing to enforce existing anti-human trafficking laws. But it's worth noting that poverty and...
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Venezuela Govt Pledges to Reform Prisons

As the stand-off in a Venezuela prison continues, the government has pledged to invest in reforming the...
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Venezuela Prison Crisis is Chance for Political Point Scoring

The struggle to retake a Venezuelan prison from its heavily-armed inmates has spawned a political battle, with the government opening an investigation into the...
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Venezuela Prison Riots Leave at least 23 Dead

Nineteen inmates died in a clash in a Venezuelan prison on Sunday, while four inmates were killed in riots in another prison within...
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Venezuela to Send Top FARC Rebel to Colombia

Venezuela has started the process of sending a captured leading member of rebel group the FARC back to Colombia, from where he may be extradited to the...
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Venezuela Rights Group Warns of Rise in Vigilantes

A Venezuelan non-governmental organization has released a report warning of the spread of vigilante groups, often involving police, operating in the...
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Venezuela Seizes 330 Kilos Cocaine on Colombia Border

Venezuela authorities seized 330 kilos of cocaine and arrested two people, one a Colombian national, in two separate operations in Tachira, close to the border with...
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Inmate Takeovers Reflect Chaos in Venezuela Prisons

Two mass kidnappings inside prisons in under a month have rattled Venezuela, and offered further evidence that the system may be on the verge of...
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‘FARC Drug Trafficker’ Captured in Venezuela

Venezuela's government announced the capture of alleged FARC operative Didier Rios Galindo, alias “Ñenguere,” who is accused of handling drug trafficking for...