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The US leveled its most significant financial sanctions against Venezuela late last month, targeting the country's state-owned oil company in a bid to tighten the vise around Maduro's regime.
The development follows Venezuelan self-proclaimed president Guaido warning the country's military not to block humanitarian aid from entering Venezuela.
Amid growing tensions in Venezuela over the future of the country's leadership, President Donald Trump will speak in South Florida to lobby support for National Assembly President Juan Guaido, who the us has recognized as the nation's leader despite current President Nicolas Maduro's claim to the throne.
As the monthslong political crisis continues, Trump is to make a public case to Venezuela's military, which could play a decisive role in the stalemate, to support Guaido's government. ICRS was echoed by United Nations spokesman Stephen Dujarric who said earlier this month that humanitarian action related to Venezuela should be independent of political or military goals.
Sanders said Trump would warn the Venezuelan armed forces that they "have a clear choice: work toward democracy for their future and the future of their families, or they will lose everything they have". The shipments have been meant in part to dramatize hyperinflation and shortages of food and medicine gripping Venezuela.
While Trump has refused to rule out a USA military intervention in Venezuela, Congressman Eliot Engel, the Democratic chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said during a congressional hearing last week that lawmakers would not support such a move.
"Venezuela is preparing for the humanitarian avalanche", Mr Guaido told about 4,000 supporters clad in white T-shirts and green scarves who gathered Saturday to sign up as volunteers.
The president is to deliver remarks at Florida International University in Miami.
Critics say Maduro's re-election a year ago was fraudulent. The position, in large part, is due to US sanctions against state-owned oil giant Petroleos de Venezuela SA. Trump is also looking to draw a contrast with the policies of progressive Democrats, which he brands as "socialist", as he gears up for the 2020 election.
Once your squads are set, 60 people drop down to a large map to look for gear and begin battling it out with other squads. McCoy went on to talk about why they went with a surprise and sudden launch instead of hyping up the game beforehand.
That pact is meant to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, which Trump called unfair to American workers. But we will, at the same time, be building - regardless, we're building wall and we're building a lot of wall.
It was the first holiday season for the handheld system without a new Pokemon game, which was instead released on the Switch. Banners of Nintendo's new game console Switch are pictured at its experience venue in Tokyo, Japan January 13, 2017.
Bahrain footballer Hakeem al-Araibi is brought to the Criminal Court in Bangkok on Feb 4 for an extradition request from Bahrain. Although Al-Araibi's release is yet to be officially confirmed, the player's lawyer Latifa al-Haouli told SBS News: "We won".
Officials said 38-year-old Tallmadge D'Elia of St Petersburg died when his exploding vape pen sent two fragments into his skull. Additionally, the shape of e-cigarettes makes them more likely to act like "flaming rockets" if a battery fails, the USFA said.
She's giving birth in a matter of months but that hasn't stopped the Duchess of Sussex from carrying out her royal duties. Meghan wrote down messages such as "You are special", and "You are courageous ", on the outside of the bananas.
In an effort to stop the spread of the illness, the Health Department and partners have provided more than 16,000 vaccinations. Centre for Disease Control is warning that travellers to certain parts of the USA could be at risk of catching measles.
Paul Greengrass, who directed Finney in 2007 thriller The Bourne Ultimatum , said he would "miss him enormously". Finney is survived by wife Pene Delmage and his son from his first marriage to actress Jane Wenham, Simon.
She's reportedly engaged to her art dealer boyfriend Cooke Maroney after just eight months of dating and we've got the details. The couple were spotted dining together in NY at Raoul's , with Jennifer seen showing off a "giant rock" on her finger.
Millions have been left in poverty, while 2.3 million more have fled the country, unleashing a migration crisis in South America. President Donald Trump in the United States, in Venezuela, or wherever Washington wants to hold discussions.
Lakers boost Anthony Davis offer as Pelicans get wish list
If the Pelicans do decide to hang onto Anthony Davis for the rest of the season, they'll have to figure out what to do with him. The Pelicans have lost seven of their past 10 games and slid to 13th in the west at 23-30, 5.5 games behind the Clippers.
Patriots take on the Rams in Super Bowl LIII
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Barcelona to meet Real Madrid in Copa del Rey semi-finals
Real Madrid had a more comfortable path to the last four, beating Girona 4-2 at home and winning 3-1 away for a 7-3 aggregate win. Real and Barca are also set to renew hostilities in La Liga on March 2, meaning three Clasicos in the space of less than a month.