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Venezuelans face new barriers, xenophobia across South America | Venezuela | Al Jazeera

Latin American countries, once relatively open for Venezuelans, introduce new restrictions for migrants and refugees. Lima, Peru – Yonaimer Godoy and his wife peered into his cracked phone, their eyes stained with tears. “What are you doing over there?” Godoy’s father asked him through a video call. “Crying.” It was their son’s second …

Venezuela capital in the dark again after massive blackout

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The lights went out across much of Venezuela Monday, reviving fears of the blackouts that plunged the country into chaos a few months ago as the government once again accused opponents of sabotaging the nation’s hydroelectric power system. The power in the capital went out after …

Maduro shows military might in Independence Day celebration

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro oversaw a grand military parade to mark the country’s independence day Friday, reveling in his might as commander in chief as the embattled socialist leader comes under mounting criticism for using brutal tactics to crush his opponents. Maduro applauded and pumped his …