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Venezuela sanctions After Cuba, US moves to ease energy sanctions on Venezuela

A day after easing restrictions on family remittances and travel to Cuba, the Biden administration announced the reversal of some energy sanctions on Venezuela. This comes amid widespread rejection of the exclusion of Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela from the Summit of the Americas

Panamanians reject visit of US state secretary Antony Blinken

The US Secretaries of State and Homeland Security arrived in Panama to attend a regional meeting on migration cooperation in the hemisphere. Those protesting the visit highlighted that US imperialism is the root cause for migration in the region

Maduro announces reactivation of dialogue with the opposition after meeting with US government

The dialogue process between the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition had been suspended since October 2021. Meanwhile, the diplomatic relations between Venezuela and the US had been suspended since January 2019

“Treacherous”: Sudanese protestors reject Hamdok-Al Burhan deal and other stories

Today we look at the protests in Sudan and the reinstatement of PM Hamdok, the results of Venezuela’s local and regional elections, and more

Outrage following illegal extradition of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab

Alex Saab was extradited on October 16 after being detained in Cape Verde for 491 days following his arrest on June 12, 2020.

‘Residential Revolt’ for affordable, safe housing in the Netherlands and other stories

Today we look at protests in the Netherlands to demand affordable social housing, renewed protests against right-wing President Nayib Bukele in El Salvador, and more

Venezuela condemns illegal kidnapping of envoy Alex Saab

Following Saab’s extradition, Venezuela announced that it was suspending its participation in the dialogue process with the opposition in Mexico

Extradition of Alex Saab: US takes effort to starve Venezuelans to new lows

Venezuelan official Alex Saab was arrested over a year ago in Cape Verde and in March 2021 the country’s Supreme Court approved his extradition to the United States

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