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Russia opens military helicopter training centre in Venezuela

Russia has opened a centre to train military helicopter pilots in Venezuela in a further sign of Vladimir Putin’s support for the Maduro regime. The news comes days after Moscow sent two planes of military personnel and equipment to Venezuela. Elliott Abrams, the US envoy on Washington, said they believed the teams had …

Venezuela crisis: Guaidó banned from office for 15 years – BBC News

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó will be barred from holding further public office for 15 years, the maximum allowed by law, the state financial controller has announced. Comptroller Elvis Amoroso said Mr Guaidó’s personal financial statements contained inconsistencies. Mr Guaidó, head of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, declared himself interim president …

Venezuela crisis: Guaidó aide faces terrorism charges – BBC News

A top aide to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is being charged with terrorism after he was arrested by President Nicolas Maduro’s government. Mr Guaidó’s chief of staff Roberto Marrero, 49, is accused of planning “acts of sabotage” against officials. Venezuela’s Interior Minister Nestor Reverol said that “weapons and foreign …