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#Venezuela crisis: EU mobilizes additional humanitarian assistance

#Venezuela crisis: EU mobilizes additional humanitarian assistance

| February 6, 2019

As many people continue to suffer from the severe socio-economic crisis in Venezuela, the Commission has allocated additional humanitarian assistance of €5 million to help those most in need. This is in addition to the humanitarian assistance totalling €34m for the crisis in 2018 alone. “Helping the Venezuelan people in need is a priority for […]

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#Turkey says countries supporting #Guaido fuel #Venezuela crisis

#Turkey says countries supporting #Guaido fuel #Venezuela crisis

| February 4, 2019

Turkey’s foreign minister said on Sunday (3 February) that countries which have recognized Venezuela’s self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido were fuelling Venezuela’s troubles and punishing millions of its people, writes Dominic Evan. Turkey has backed Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro in contrast with NATO allies the United States and Canada, and several right-leaning Latin American countries […]

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EU calls for free, credible presidential elections in #Venezuela

EU calls for free, credible presidential elections in #Venezuela

| January 29, 2019

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini (pictured) has urged Venezuela to hold free, transparent and credible presidential elections to elect a government that truly represents the will of its citizens, writes Foo Yun Chee. “In the absence of an announcement on the organization of fresh elections with the necessary guarantees over the next days, the […]

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EU steps up assistance for victims of #Venezuela crisis

EU steps up assistance for victims of #Venezuela crisis

| December 6, 2018

The European Commission has allocated an additional €20 million to respond to the urgent needs of those affected by the socio-economic crisis in Venezuela. This comes on top of €35m in emergency relief and development assistance for people in the country and the region announced in June. Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides visited Colombia […]

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On #sanctions, time for Europe to chart its own course

On #sanctions, time for Europe to chart its own course

| May 29, 2018

At a time when the two sides are fighting bitterly over the Iran nuclear agreement, the underpinnings of global trade, and just about any bilateral topic, the European Union and the United States have responded in rather surprising fashion to Venezuela’s re-election of incumbent Nicolas Maduro: rolling out together a new round of economic sanctions. […]

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#Venezuela: EU must act urgently to support democratic reforms and economic revival

#Venezuela: EU must act urgently to support democratic reforms and economic revival

| February 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

During the plenary debate held on 3 February evening by the European Parliament, in Strasbourg, on the situation in Venezuela, the ALDE Group called on the EU to be proactive and to show its support to the recently elected Parliament in getting the country on the right track. MEP José Inácio Faria (Partido da Terra, Portugal), […]

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EU co-operation with Latin America

EU co-operation with Latin America

The EU has more than 18 years’ experience of regional co-operation in Latin America. Between 2007- 2013 the EU provided €556 million for regional funds, spent in the areas of social cohesion, water management, socio-economic development, higher education and information society, amongst others. At the EUROsociAL conference in Brussels on 24-25 March, Development Commissioner Andris […]

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