Tag: European Union

February 4, 2019

European Countries Call For Preside...

The European countries want Venezuela to hold a presidential election as soon as possible to end its political and humanitarian crises

February 3, 2019

Crises Mount In Venezuela

Guaido has rejected offers from Mexico’s and Uruguay’s presidents to negotiate with Maduro. Guaido told them in a letter that “to be neutral is to be on the side of the regime that has condemned hundreds of thousands of human beings to misery, hunger and exile, including death.”

February 2, 2019

Struggle for Control of Venezuela R...

Maduro remains dug in, blaming the White House for openly backing what he calls a coup to remove him from power and exploit his country’s vast oil wealth. He retains support from powerful allies, including Russia and China, but is growing increasingly isolated as more nations back Guaido

January 29, 2019

Presidential Standoff May Worsen Ve...

the Trump administration’s confrontational approach is adopted by the European Union, some of whose members have threatened to recognize Guaido if Maduro doesn’t announce new elections in eight days, it could bring oil production to a standstill, heaping more hardships on the 29 million Venezuelans already struggling with hyperinflation, widespread food shortages and anemic economic activity

January 28, 2019

Maduro Rejects Calls for New Electi...

Venezuela’s embattled leader Nicolas Maduro has rejected a European Union ultimatum calling for new elections in his country

January 21, 2019

Libya: Nightmarish Detention for Mi...

The EU and Italy’s support for the Libyan Coast Guard contributes significantly to the interception of migrants and asylum seekers and their subsequent detention in arbitrary, abusive detention in Libya

January 20, 2019

Congo Court Declares Tshisekedi Ele...

The court turned away Fayulu’s request for a recount in the Dec. 30 vote. He had accused Congo’s electoral commission of announcing results dramatically different from ones posted at polling stations around the country. Leaked data attributed to the commission shows that Fayulu easily won

January 10, 2019

Western Powers Voice Skepticism, Co...

The DRC’s powerful Catholic church says results tallied by its own election observers do not match the official ones

December 31, 2018

The Euro Currency Turns 20 Years Ol...

Some experts say the flexibility of the bank proves it is able to weather financial challenges and say the turmoil of the past two decades have left the ECB better able to deal with future crises

December 21, 2018

In Congo, Will President’s Ch...

Months before he was announced in August as Kabila’s chosen successor, Shadary told Radio France International he was not a presidential candidate and in fact was going to run for re-election as a national deputy from Maniema province in the east

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