Earlier on Friday, Washington announced new sanctions that bar dealings in new debt bonds issued by the Venezuelan government and state-owned oil company Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA). USA and Latin American leaders say Maduro's government is veering toward dictatorship.
But trades of existing bonds issued by the Venezuelan government - which are different from PDVSA bonds - will be barred, a move meant to harm and sow discontent among Maduro's inner circle. "The Venezuelan government is starving its people, imprisoning the democratically elected opposition and violently suppressing freedom of speech".
Last month the Trump administration promised to take strong economic actions if President Nicolas Maduro's increasingly authoritarian government went ahead with plans to create a constitutional assembly comprised of government loyalists.
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"We have troops all over the world. The birthright of the Venezuelan people has always been & will always be libertad".
"To mitigate harm to the American and Venezuelan people, the Treasury Department is issuing general licenses that allow for transactions that would otherwise be prohibited by the Executive Order", the statement reads.
The country's vice president Tareck El Aissami was sanctioned by the Trump administration in February after being accused of running a drug trafficking network of corrupt officials in Venezuela.
American "will not stand by as Venezuelacrumbles", Pence added.
"The United States of America will continue to bring the full measure of American economic and diplomatic power to bear until democracy is restored in Venezuela", Pence said in remarks on August 23 at a Catholic church in Doral, Florida.
Trump has even raised the possibility of military action in Venezuela, although the White House seems to have focused more on economic and diplomatic sanctions.
Maduro also said that a blockade preventing the arrival of food and medicine to the country could be used to exacurbate crises before a potential invasion.
The U.S. thus far has refrained from imposing broader economic sanctions on Venezuela that would affect the country's oil exports to the U.S. Until now, the U.S. has taken care to target individuals within Venezuela's evolving dictatorship.
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Kyrie will now move on to "greener" pastures (excuse the pun) in Boston, finally getting his wish to lead his own team. The majority of fans were upset over the loss of Thomas, who energized the Celtics for two seasons.
McMaster said Friday that Vice President Mike Pence's trip through South America was successful.
During the 2016 campaign, he blasted NAFTA as a bad deal for American workers, blaming it for an exodus of U.S.jobs to Mexico. Many smaller US companies have been able to compete and survive by outsourcing production of some components.
The University of Virginia Medical Center said it treated 19 patients - a number the city repeated in a news release. Those are questions that the city council should ask "as the ultimate authority over the city manager", he wrote.
At a normative level, privacy sub-serves those eternal values upon which the guarantees of life, liberty and freedom are founded. The right to privacy "is protected as an intrinsic part of Article 21 that protects life and liberty", the Supreme Court ruled.
Also special recognition to Sophie Fletcher who attained the highest possible mark, the new grade 9, in English literature. Eighty-eight per cent of pupils achieved grades between A* and B and no fewer than 10 pupils had A* or better.
Boston police arrested 27 people in protests surrounding the "Free Speech" rally , Police Commissioner William Evans said . A majority of people arrested Saturday, 33 in total, were charged with disorderly conduct and public disorder charges.
According to the study, Instagram usage will increase by 23.8 percent in 2017, a higher rate than an previously anticipated. Facebook , with an estimated 32.5 million users this year, remains the most popular social network in the UK.
OFAC also designated two companies and an individual for their involvement in the exportation of workers from North Korea. Treasury's new sanctions will not alleviate the ongoing conflict between the United States and North Korea .
Elsewhere, there's a bunch of updates related to Google Assistant and Google Photos: both major parts of the Android experience. A lot of this should happen behind the scenes, so all you will see (in theory) is your battery lasting for a longer stretch.
Gabriel Olonisakin has said. "In his address to the nation, he talked about the unity of the nation which is non-negotiable". Boko Haram and IPOB are not the same. "On the Boko Haram issue, you all know it is an asymmetric warfare".
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As for the murders and carjackings cited in the warning , it said most involving USA citizens happened at night on isolated roads. The warnings come as homicides in Mexico are set to rise to their highest since at least the turn of the century.
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Politicians and citizens alike rushed to watch the phenomena, with the last coast-to-coast full solar eclipse being in 1979. In response, Trump eventually took his glasses out and watched the solar eclipse for about 90 seconds with them on.