35 Burst results for "President Maduro"

Venezuela judge convicts 6 American oil execs, orders prison

AP News Radio

00:50 sec | 5 months ago

Venezuela judge convicts 6 American oil execs, orders prison

"A Venezuelan tribunal has announced the outcome of the trial of six refinery executives who never came home from a twenty seventeen meeting in Caracas six American oil executives who were lured to Venezuela for a business meeting and event held for three years were found guilty of corruption charges by Venezuelan judge and sentenced to prison that's according to defense lawyers who dashed hopes of a quick release but said they would appeal five of the men were sentenced to prison terms of eight years and ten months one of them received a thirteen year sentence Alario Rafael Zambrano a brother to two of the men said they were victims of judicial terrorism the so called cico six are employees of the Houston based company it's owned by Venezuela's state oil company their arrest was the beginning of a purge by president Maduro's government at a time when relations between Caracas and Washington were crumbling news media and human rights groups were denied access to the hearings I'm Jennifer king

Caracas American Oil Venezuela Alario Rafael Zambrano Houston Maduro Washington Jennifer King
Venezuela: President Maduro says US spy seized near oil sites

War Room

00:17 sec | 7 months ago

Venezuela: President Maduro says US spy seized near oil sites

"President Nicolas Maduro said today Venezuelan authorities captured a U. S spy targeting a pair of refineries on the north Caribbean coast of theirs. The nation once wealthy from oil is gripped by deep gas shortage. The spy, Maduro alleged was a Marine who had served as a CIA operative in Iraq.

President Nicolas Maduro North Caribbean CIA Iraq U. S
"president maduro" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

03:49 min | 9 months ago

"president maduro" Discussed on KCRW

"Backed opposition in Venezuela has spent years trying to dislodge authoritarians President Nicolas Maduro. Nothing has worked instead, as John Otis reports Maduro has consolidated power, while the opposition appears to be growing weaker by the day. It wasn't long ago that Maduro's days appeared to be numbered. His oil rich country was facing its worst economic meltdown in history as well as crippling U. S sanctions. Nearly 60 nations recognised opposition leader Kwon Guido as Venezuela's rightful head of state in January. Why, though, was a guest of honor at President Trump's State of the Union address here this evening? A very brave man who carries with him the hopes, dreams and aspirations of all Venezuelans. Joining us in the gallery is the true and legitimate president of Venezuela. Juan Guido. Mr President, please take this message, but Nicolas Maduro is still ensconced in the presidential palace. The Venezuelan military has ignored y those calls to mutiny. Anti government protests have petered out. Meanwhile, the opposition is split between moderates who favor negotiations and hardliners who want military action to oust Maduro. The hardline strategy backfired in May, when a tiny force of exiled Venezuelan soldiers tried to invade their homeland. They were quickly captured or killed. So is very stock for us. Right now. We have a very, very complicated situation. That's unhealthy. Alvarado Ah, lawmaker with an opposition party called First Justice. The government jailed several party members. Then last month in a legal maneuver, it replaced the leaders of first justice and two other opposition parties, with politicians friendly to Maduro. Alvarado claims these new party bosses were paid off to switch sides. First, they persecute the literature off our party. Then they tried to divide us on DH. Then they replace the leadership of our party with new months that received the money off Maduro. The Venezuelan government ignored NPR's requests for comment. Chef Ramsay of the Washington office on Latin America, says Maduro wants to weaken but not eliminate the opposition. It is ultimately useful for the regime to point to the existence of opposition politicians in Venezuela, as it allows them to say that they live in a democracy. Maduro controls nearly every government institution. Except for the National Assembly, which is led by Juan Guido. But now the opposition is talking about boycotting this year's legislative elections because of fears of vote rigging. If the opposition does boycott why, though, will no longer be president of the Legislature. Jeff Ramsey notes that this post is the basis for his claim to be Venezuela's legitimate head of state. The international community is going to be at a crossroads where they'll have to decide whether to continue recognizing one way, although as interim president Venezuela at a recent rally in Caracas. Why, though, tried to buck up his followers, But if there's a political physical office, you know He acknowledged that they're worn down and frustrated. But he insisted the opposition would outlast Maduro. No, only are the wellbore idea. They are not going to defeat us. Why, though, proclaimed, We are still here

Nicolas Maduro president Venezuela Mr President Kwon Guido Mara NPR John Otis US Trump
President Maduro Consolidates Power As The Opposition Grows Weaker

All Things Considered

03:49 min | 9 months ago

President Maduro Consolidates Power As The Opposition Grows Weaker

"Backed opposition in Venezuela has spent years trying to dislodge authoritarians President Nicolas Maduro. Nothing has worked instead, as John Otis reports Maduro has consolidated power, while the opposition appears to be growing weaker by the day. It wasn't long ago that Maduro's days appeared to be numbered. His oil rich country was facing its worst economic meltdown in history as well as crippling U. S sanctions. Nearly 60 nations recognised opposition leader Kwon Guido as Venezuela's rightful head of state in January. Why, though, was a guest of honor at President Trump's State of the Union address here this evening? A very brave man who carries with him the hopes, dreams and aspirations of all Venezuelans. Joining us in the gallery is the true and legitimate president of Venezuela. Juan Guido. Mr President, please take this message, but Nicolas Maduro is still ensconced in the presidential palace. The Venezuelan military has ignored y those calls to mutiny. Anti government protests have petered out. Meanwhile, the opposition is split between moderates who favor negotiations and hardliners who want military action to oust Maduro. The hardline strategy backfired in May, when a tiny force of exiled Venezuelan soldiers tried to invade their homeland. They were quickly captured or killed. So is very stock for us. Right now. We have a very, very complicated situation. That's unhealthy. Alvarado Ah, lawmaker with an opposition party called First Justice. The government jailed several party members. Then last month in a legal maneuver, it replaced the leaders of first justice and two other opposition parties, with politicians friendly to Maduro. Alvarado claims these new party bosses were paid off to switch sides. First, they persecute the literature off our party. Then they tried to divide us on DH. Then they replace the leadership of our party with new months that received the money off Maduro. The Venezuelan government ignored NPR's requests for comment. Chef Ramsay of the Washington office on Latin America, says Maduro wants to weaken but not eliminate the opposition. It is ultimately useful for the regime to point to the existence of opposition politicians in Venezuela, as it allows them to say that they live in a democracy. Maduro controls nearly every government institution. Except for the National Assembly, which is led by Juan Guido. But now the opposition is talking about boycotting this year's legislative elections because of fears of vote rigging. If the opposition does boycott why, though, will no longer be president of the Legislature. Jeff Ramsey notes that this post is the basis for his claim to be Venezuela's legitimate head of state. The international community is going to be at a crossroads where they'll have to decide whether to continue recognizing one way, although as interim president Venezuela at a recent rally in Caracas. Why, though, tried to buck up his followers, But if there's a political physical office, you know He acknowledged that they're worn down and frustrated. But he insisted the opposition would outlast Maduro. No, only are the wellbore idea. They are not going to defeat us. Why, though, proclaimed, We are still here

Nicolas Maduro Venezuela President Trump Kwon Guido Mr President Alvarado Ah Venezuelan Government Interim President Jeff Ramsey John Otis Chef Ramsay Donald Trump National Assembly Caracas NPR Washington Latin America
Venezuela: 2 US 'mercenaries' among those nabbed after raid

Mike Gallagher

00:13 sec | 1 year ago

Venezuela: 2 US 'mercenaries' among those nabbed after raid

"And as well and president Maduro claims that authorities arrested a couple of US citizens among a group of so called mercenaries the arrests coming a day after an alleged beach raid purportedly aimed at capturing the socialist

Maduro United States President Trump
Michelle Bachelet, Maduro And Venezuela discussed on BBC World Service

BBC World Service

00:17 sec | 1 year ago

Michelle Bachelet, Maduro And Venezuela discussed on BBC World Service

"The U N High Commissioner for human rights. Michelle Bachelet has competed visit to Venezuela with an appeal to the government to release. All political prisoners. She told reporters that president Maduro had given permission for her to establish a permanent human rights office in

Michelle Bachelet Maduro Venezuela Commissioner U N High President Trump
UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis

BBC World Service

02:31 min | 2 years ago

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis

"Over Venezuela. Now wet international pressure is mounting on President, Nicolas. Maduro. For allegedly silencing opponents was jail and torture. Now the United Nation's top human rights official Michelle Basch elect is making her first visit to the country is the latest attempt by the UN to Saul Venezuela's political crisis Misbash, elect will ho talks with both Mr. Madero and the opposition leader one. Why do over the next three days are America's editor Russia gave me more details? Or she'll report on the on this three day visit on Friday, and she said she's not going to speak to anyone before that. And that's more or less, how the UN does this sort of trip. It's a very difficult one for the win because you have here, Michelle Basch alleged. She's a former president of Chile elected by the socialist party, and described by by President Nicolas Madura as a friend, but her office has been very critical of the human rights, alleged human rights abuses, committed by the Venezuelan government. So you. You are in that situation. What we know is that she is going to meet people who adore the opposition leader, president Maduro and also the people, including human rights groups, the pressure on her is to deliver something on that into at least open an investigation there. Dozens of people who have been arrested activists and politicians. And I think she'll be on the pressure to, to see if she can get at least the release of those people. It's a situation political deadlock a not full economic crisis. And it's very difficult to say if she's going to achieve something, but there's hope of, of some movement there. And what exactly is the UN saying about the current situation? They said previously before that the, the way that the, the Madero government had a handle the, the political crisis, and especially the protests have been heavy handed and human rights abuses, head been committed, but. Some critics say because he's a socialist because she's close a politically to prison Madore that she's been soft on the criticism. So that's what now she's she'll be under pressure. Amnesty International is saying that she should at least get some of the high profile cases and open an investigation that could lead somewhere because crimes against humanity. They don't prescribe. The could be tried elsewhere. Not only

President Nicolas Madura Madore UN Michelle Basch Maduro Mr. Madero President Trump Venezuela Madero Government Saul Venezuela Socialist Party Amnesty International United Nation Russia America Chile Editor
"president maduro" Discussed on KOMO

KOMO

01:34 min | 2 years ago

"president maduro" Discussed on KOMO

"The jets are still flying in the United States. The US is withdrawing all remaining American personnel from the US embassy in Venezuela overnight with Venezuela and chaos secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, citing the deteriorating situation in Venezuela. Now in the six day of blackouts in much of the country with hospitals crippled schools in stores closed and reports of protest. And looters on the streets amid the blackouts oil exports grinding to a halt, which is making Venezuela's economic crisis. Even worse, president Maduro addressing the blackout last night accusing America of sabotaging the infrastructure as part of a plot to overthrow the embattled leader the US denying its interfered in the power grid. Meanwhile, a one why do the opposition leader currently recognized as the country's president over fifty nations trying to declare a state of emergency and allow the government to seek foreign aid. And that's desperately needed is not just thirty water that people are drinking that also easing rotting food in order to survive the situation in the capital Caracas this morning described as desperate several more from ABC's, Ian panel well besieged by US-backed forces in their last foothold in eastern Syria. Islamic state militants are calling on supporters across the world to stage attacks in their defense. ABC's James Longman has the latest on the situa-. Nation on the ground from eastern Syria. US Jetson coalition artillery lit up the sky over until the small hours the final.

Venezuela United States Syria Mike Pompeo jets president Maduro ABC president Caracas James Longman Jetson Ian six day
"president maduro" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

Monocle 24: Midori House

04:24 min | 2 years ago

"president maduro" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

"Still with me on Carol Woolcott and Sebastian Boorda now schools and businesses have remained closed in Venezuela. No altars off the government as power cuts drank into a fifth day opponents of President Nicolas Maduro claimed seventeen people have died as a result of the blackout amid the chaos desperation and reports of sporadic looting or accounts of hospital. Doctors struggling to keep their patients alive as pro government motorcycle gangs, roam the streets enforcing order at gunpoint. So really it's a question to both of you, look, it's a desperate situation and no sign again that Nicolas Maduro will cave in. So how much worse do things have to get before somebody or something breaks will look with getting pretty close to the collapse of social order in Venezuela. As people who've already been in dire. Straits struggling to get food basic supplies medicines. And amidst, hyper inflation and rising levels of violence. We're now into the fifth day of these blackouts, and that means not just that they coping without heat and power and light what little food they had in their fridges as probably rotted they have no way to cook. But now, of course, they find that communications are becoming very difficult because they can't charge their mobile phones. There are there's no internet. So that communications with the outside world operate king down people are found that the local supermarkets even if they could afford the supplies that were in there on now closed. That's why we've seen break-ins and lootings. And as you mentioned there there is a desperate situation in the hospitals. Some of them have managed to get emergency generators in we seem families trying to move patients to those hospitals where they've heard that there are generators to keep patients alive. President Maduro seems to be claiming that this is due to sabotage on cyber-attacks when the United States though, there's no evidence of that. And it really does look as though this could be the final straw in one. Does wonder what on earth can possibly have next the one main hydro-electric plant that supplies mixed of the 'electricity has failed is closed. Reporters. Who went there found that? There was literally newbie there. This is a huge sophisticated plant and stuff apparently have said that many of the staff had left. There was a major failure. There's been a failure to maintain basic technical standards. And it really does seem as though this is going to lead to real not just at probation, but deaths on the streets on an whole new scale. Fascinating is even even if an Israeli were still functional functioning state, which clearly isn't am to be to be dependent on one power station for a country of that size, which supplies eighty percent of electricity for the country. I think is is criminal. I mean, you you need to diversify you need to you need to also, of course, maintain your infrastructure, which clearly they haven't done. I mean, tell me by all means tell me up outside of that tax. I I tend to believe that they haven't invested enough it over the last fifteen years otherwise things like that don't happen. And even if if you have a cyber attack, you are then you should be able to bring it back onto within within twelve hours. You've got you've got dialysis patients dying in hospitals. I'm afraid there's no excuse for that. But but seriously, I think the takeaway. Point for for similar countries. And indeed for for countries like ours, we need to look at our electricity supply because it tells you something about how vulnerable modern industrial societies are if if you lose power only for a day, it can create complete havoc which begs the question as well as you've rightly said that clearly you're talking about an infrastructure where there's been no investment inward investment the years. So where did the money go? If we see went somewhere, they've got a coastline. I mean, they must be able to have wind farms. They should they they used to have a lot of oil. Then where is it? All. Where's it going?.

President Maduro Venezuela President Carol Woolcott Sebastian Boorda United States eighty percent fifteen years twelve hours
Russia ready for U.S. bilateral talks on Venezuela crisis

Del Walmsley

00:29 sec | 2 years ago

Russia ready for U.S. bilateral talks on Venezuela crisis

"Russia wants to hold bilateral talks with the US over the future of Venezuela under its socialist government. Venezuela has been an ally of Moscow and the Russian government website says any talks would be guided by the principles of the UN charter and guarantee the Venezuelan people the right to determine their future right now. It looks like the Venezuelan people want a new government. There have been huge rallies against current president Maduro who has ruined the South American nation's one strong

Venezuela UN Maduro Russia United States Moscow President Trump
Pence to reveal "clear actions" on Venezuela after deadly clashes

Fareed Zakaria GPS

06:27 min | 2 years ago

Pence to reveal "clear actions" on Venezuela after deadly clashes

"Of Venezuela has become a physical standoff and a deadly one at that yesterday played out at the Colombian border as Venezuelan troops while the president Madero prevented aid from coming in the self-declared president one Guido had declared sun Saturday that the deadline forgetting a large backlog of aid into the country. Was there Gwyther supporter does CNN that? At least five people were killed in the clashes that ensued between the two sides two hundred eighty five people were injured, according to the Colombian Foreign ministry when Venezuelan when Venezuela fired tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters as for the US response secretary of state might bump bail. Call Maduro a sick tyrant for blocking the deliveries tomorrow. Vice president Pence will meet with WTO in Columbia. Joining me now is why does envoy to the United States. Carlos vacuum. Mister vecchio. Let me ask you is the bulk of the aid getting through the Colombian border. And why is it not getting through the Brazilian borders since vote the Colombian government and the Brazilian government back, Mr. Widodo and are harsh critics of the current president with the the of nNcholas Maduro. Thank you for it for this opportunity on you. Just let me tell you the follow him. I have seen human rights abuses since this regime took power particularly since two thousand fourteen but just today was a tragedy was Kramer again humanity. What we saw yesterday was a regime killing innocent people trying to bring food and medicine to our country. So therefore motto is not only creating the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is also blocking dissolution of the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. And that's has to be rejected by then tire international community. But let me understand whether it is getting through how much is getting through. And again, why is it not getting through in Brazil from Brazil, but from Columbia? As you know. I mean, yesterday three trucks rich our territory and Venezuela on all of them were burnt by the regime, so unfortunately, the food medicine couldn't rich the people that need that food and medicine on on why we decided just with stop the humanitarian aid the humanitarian aid was remaining, Brazil and Colombia. And then we need to discuss with the Colombian on Brazilian authorities. The path to come in the next day. So we will preserve that humanitarian aid, and then we will work together. And when that humanitarian they will enter into our country, your boss one Guido has called on the army to get on the right side of history. So far the army has not listened to him. It is still backing Madero. What would it take to get the army to flip? Well, we need to keep the pressure in different levels under streets using our national assembly as the only elected into tune in Venezuela and also put under pressure from the international community. I yesterday something happened, which is was very relevant sixty member from different forces of the military institution decided to support. Why though on many of them some of them as spoke to say in that inside of the military institution. Dureza a Hugh discontent against their regime, and that will be expressed soon. So we need to increase the level of pressure. And to force the military force to back what we want to achieve which is the recovery of our democracy, president Maduro routinely in every rally he danced assaults yesterday. He says Guido is backed by Trump is Trump's puppet, you guys the Venezuelan people should should stay with me. He said this. That salsa dance. How much is that working? In other words, how is it effective is it from adore to tell people it's the Americans who want Guido, and we are preserving Venezuelan nationalism. I mean, the only pop it is immoral. Here's a Cuban poppet. That's the reality. This is Venezuela movement led by the people of Venezuela under the leadership of one why as an interim president they are putting their life at risk as you saw yesterday in order to recover our democracy on what we have seen ISA fight between democracy and dictatorship on the free world is supporting our movement on we need to see it in that way. This is not a problem of ideology. This is not a problem of nationality. This is again, a fight between democracy, undefeateed, or sheep. And this is a clear Venezuela movement led by Venezuelan with a clear agenda site by Venezuelans, and what we are getting is the support of the international community, and I feel so proud to be Venezuelan onto Biella Tino because the cost of their moxie in these hemispheres is taking place in Venezuela due to the courage of the Venezuelans. Let me ask you finally briefly daughter. Trump says all options are on the table, implying that there is a military option that the United States could use. Do you welcome that kind of rhetoric or do you wanna make it clear that the United States should not use any military force in this in this issue? Again, this is another fight between the United States on the little regime. This fight between the free world against them alluded regime, and keep this in mind, we are dealing with a criminal state. They have been involved in drug trafficking, money laundering, human rights abuses, on of court linked to terrorist group, and we need to consider this inorder to elaborate, do you want to hear do you wanna start to villa? Terry options on the table. Do you think the United States military? We need to have all the auction. But under the principle of responsibility to protect which is approved by the u n we cannot allow that. Our Jim kills his own people. I'm. We have on their the principle of the UN responsibility to protect our population. He's under fire for his arm regime. Mr. Vecchio, very important.

Venezuela Guido United States President Trump Maduro Mister Vecchio Madero Colombian Foreign Ministry Brazil Army Vice President Columbia Donald Trump Colombian Government Gwyther CNN WTO
Violence flares at Venezuela's border

The Moth Radio Hour

00:44 sec | 2 years ago

Violence flares at Venezuela's border

"At a border bridge between Venezuela and Colombia Venezuela troops fired tear gas at thousands of volunteers trying to break a blockade of mainly US humanitarian aid reporter, John Otis. Is there the aid would help Venezuelans suffering from chronic shortages of food and medicine? Venezuelan troops are blocking border bridges and using tear-gas to control antigovernment protesters. The opposition is hoping to convince these troops to switch sides and allow the aid into the country that would be a huge embarrassment for president Maduro and the opposition believes could lead to his downfall. But so far the aid supplies remain in

Venezuela John Otis Maduro Reporter United States President Trump Colombia
Volunteers ready US aid for Venezuela, Maduro vows to block it

BBC World Service

00:55 sec | 2 years ago

Volunteers ready US aid for Venezuela, Maduro vows to block it

"A convoy that could save lives lorries full of desperately needed humanitarian aid headed for Venezuela at the request of the opposition. They didn't get far thanks to containers on the Venezuelan side of the border. President Maduro insists there's no humanitarian crisis and no need for foreign help. So the spectacle of Venezuelan troops blocking the aid. Even a some of their countrymen gathered nearby begging for health. That will not hoping for food or anything else for me. I want this eight to get in because people are dying. Mr president. We are dying families are dying. Then you'll see them. Despite the roadblock at the border. The US is promising a great flood of

President Maduro Mr President Venezuela United States
"president maduro" Discussed on 760 KFMB Radio

760 KFMB Radio

01:55 min | 2 years ago

"president maduro" Discussed on 760 KFMB Radio

"All three resigned, the Republican House speaker would become governor governor north and state attorney general Marquette both embroiled in black face scandals. Lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax is. Accused of sex assault. President Trump is tweeting about new congressional investigations and do his finances. He says Democrats in their committees are going nuts and Republicans never did this to President Obama because there would be no time left to run government house intelligence committee chair. Adam Schiff says a new probe will look into whether Mr. Trump's financial interests are driving his actions and whether any foreign interests have leverage over him. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is insisting there is no emergency in his country despite severe food shortages and vast numbers of soldiers telling our Elizabeth Palmer, they're making as little as six dollars a month. The next big task for the army will be in the coming days when large quantities of humanitarian aid much of it sent by the United States reached Venezuela's border. President Maduro has ordered the military not to let it in. And everybody is watching to see whether or not they obey a lawmaker in Florida wants to protect consumers from deadly. Mistakes that cosmetic surgery clinics live to Orlando and CBS's Peter King proposed Bill comes after eight deaths of women who had procedures at a single surgery center near Miami. First reported by USA today in the Naples daily news. They included four so-called Brazilian Butler where doctors mistakenly tour beans during injections of body fat the women died from embolisms that followed. But the doctors and clinic were allowed to keep operating. The proposal includes various degrees of fines, license, suspensions and revocations. Deborah, delta and coke are both apologizing for creepy conversation napkins handed out to passengers they had sayings like a little old school right down your phone number and give it to a plane crash in ever know s and p.

President Trump President Maduro President Obama Republican House President United States Adam Schiff Justin Fairfax assault Marquette Deborah Elizabeth Palmer embolisms attorney army Naples daily news CBS
"president maduro" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

13:36 min | 2 years ago

"president maduro" Discussed on KQED Radio

"President Maduro of Venezuela to step down the opposition urges, the military to back it. If you have doubts ask your family. What is right at this time. And so you clay what Karen teas and an amnesty means also today if you're a woman, we've got good news about your brain's metabolic age. There's some hints from the cognitive studies of older females that they may be just a bit sharper than males later in the program the champion racehorse trainer banned for abusing his animals, and we hear about the crypto currency investors. Locked out and out of pocket. I'm Stewart MacIntosh with the BBC news. Hello. The US special envoy to North Korea is heading to Pyongyang in the next twenty four hours for talks, which could set the agenda for a planned second summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong UN the visit comes as a UN report suggests North Korea is continuing to defy economic sanctions aimed at pressuring the state to give up its nuclear weapons from Seoul. Laura bicker reports the US President Donald Trump has praised North Korea for making tremendous progress towards denuclearization as he prepares to meet Kim Jong for the second time in just a few weeks. But this UN report states that Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programs remain intact. Perhaps more worryingly for Mr. Trump. The report suggests that his maximum pressure strategy of imposing strict sanctions on the state may now be ineffective sanctioned monitors fan. There had been a massive increase in a legal ship to ship transfers of oil and coal revolts coming in from Paris. Say seven people have died in a fire at a building west of the city centre. John McManus reports the fight so called in an eight story building in the west of Paris on Monday night, leaving some residents with little choice, but to scramble onto nearby rooftops in order to escape the flames and smoke. They were held to safety by some of the more than two hundred firefighters who were called to the scene. Those crews remain. They're still attempting to douse the flames. The authorities say that more than twenty people have been injured including three firefighters surrounding buildings in the market neighborhood have been evacuated as a precaution is not yet known what caused the fire a group of countries in the Americas urged the Venezuelan military to support the opposition leader one guy DOE as interim president members of the Lima group of called for a change of government without the use of force. Peter Bowes has more following a meeting in Ottawa the group urged the international community to provide. The government of President Nicolas Maduro from conducting financial and trade transactions abroad, having access to Venezuela's international assets and doing business in oil gold and other assets, Mexico, which is also a member of the Lima group, but opposed to steps aimed at ousting Mr. Maduro did not attend the meeting last month. The Lima group announced a travel ban on senior Venezuelan officials and a freeze on their foreign assets. To people have died during severe flooding in the city of Townsville where thousands of homes have been inundated. Emergency crews worked through the night as the focus of flood relief efforts moved to suburbs in the north of the city. Hundreds of people have been moved to evacuation centers. More heavy rain is forecast. You're listening to the latest world news. It's coming to you from the BBC. Canada's largest crypto currency exchange. Quadra says it's unable to access digital currency worth millions of dollars following the sudden death of its founder, Gerald katainen December. Mr. cotton's widow said the laptop he used was encrypted and that she didn't know the password or the recovery key. A judge in the US city of Kansas has sparked outrage after he said two girls aged thirteen and fourteen were partly to blame in a sexual abuse case involving a sixty seven year old man. The judge said the goes went to the man's house voluntarily and took money for sexual favors US government. Scientists have published an unscheduled update to their model of the earth's magnetic field to deal with a speeding up in the movement of the magnetic North Pole. Magnetic north is currently moving across the Arctic Ocean toward Siberia at the rate of more than fifty kilometers a year. Steve Jackson reports planes ships and a range of smartphone apps, all use this model of the earth's magnetic field for accurate navigation, usually the US government agency responsible updates the model every five years to allow compass bearings to remain precise. But the speed the magnetic North Pole is moving at has increased significantly since the two thousand this is forced US scientists to bring out a new model. A year earlier than planned GPS systems, and because they use satellites, but magnetic navigation is still widely used by military forces in commercial transport firms as a backup apple runway names are also based on their compass directions, a German museum displaying the painting, but Bank see that famously began destroying itself at auction has deactivated. The artworks shredding device love is in the been stunned dot lovers by shredding itself in its frame immediately after selling for more than a million dollars in London in October banks has suggested that the entire canvas was supposed to be shredded not just two thirds of it. BBC news. Thanks. You're listening to the newsroom from the BBC World Service with me, Nick miles. The bid to read North Korea of nuclear weapons continues today with the US envoy heading there for talks, it's the order if you like for the plan second summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong UN. So the timing of the publication of damning UN report about North Korea is unfortunate to say, the least it says that Pyongyang is continuing to defy economic sanctions and pressuring it to give up its nuclear weapons. Laura bicker is our correspondent in South Korea. Laura, tell us the specifics about this report. Well, this seems to be a leaked report from the United Nations. It starts off by talking about the fact that North Korea still has nuclear and ballistic missiles that it's weapons programs remain intact that much we did. No. And but I think what is interesting too, many is the the the fact that the are this report certainly is very specific about the ways that young young is managing to subvert strict economic sanctions. There's diplomatic tool which aims to bring Kim Jong into the negotiating table. And I remember this was Donald Trump's main maximum pressure strategy, which and the countries in the Security Council agree to including initially China and Russia, but what this report suggests is the illegal ship to ship transfer as having creased massively and in one incident and sanctions monitors say, they found an oil ship to ship transfer of nearly six Bill is six million. A dollar. So that's quite a lot of oil making its way to North Korea against the sanctions, I suppose if these sanctions can be circumvented so easily to what extent does it undermine the leverage that President Trump has either Pyongyang? That's exactly what many people are now. Asking a Donald Trump has always said that if Pyongyang fails to agree to its demands, then and he can go back to this maximum pressure strategy that he's not in any rush. And but this certainly report with suggest that that strategy is no longer an option that goods are beginning to make their way through. And there have been various reports suggesting that might happen or might be happening. But certainly this report it to the UN Security Council suggests it's on a larger scale than we expected. It means that the United States needs to rethink what kind of diplomatic till it has its disposal. But this all comes ahead. Stephen big in the US envoy to North Korea is making his way to Yang Yang there. He's going to have these talks to try to lead the groundwork for a second summit. If those details don't come through with what is the United States going to use his leverage over Kim Jong Laura bicker. Many thanks seventeen years. That's how long the Afghan Taliban has been trying to wrest control of the country from the government in Kabul in recent weeks, though, there have been tantalizing signs of progress towards peace. I talks in cattle between US officials and the Taliban. And now the militants are due to meet high profile, Afghan opposition figures in Moscow. But and it's a big obstacle to pace the Afghan government is not there at the talks, sir conduct camman is there and he joins me from Moscow. First of all remind us why there are two sets of talks go on the US led talks. And then these ones on the agenda is different. Yes. They are to an extent. What we've seen is a series of Brown's in negotiation between US Audubon officials was should be taking place in the Gulf primarily in Qatar where the Taliban political office and just over a week ago. Those talks resulted in what's being described as the draft framework of a peace agreement between the US and the Taliban though, there there are still big obstacles in bringing that to a close today in Moscow, the Taliban, a Taliban delegation from Qatar will meet around forty Afghan political figures. Many of them are high ranking they include for example, the former president of the country Hamid Karzai. And they'll be discussing the future of of Afghanistan, really, the kind of issues that up until now haven't really been part of this gushes between the US and the bond because they've been primarily around US troop withdrawal. And US attempts to get it to give a short. They weren't allowed groups like al-qaeda too. To us Afghanistan. A base. You there for a moment. But you're back with us. Now, can I just ask you this? There aren't going to be elections in July, the Taliban may be hoping that the opposition politicians. It needs. Today will be empowered soon. So into that extent. Perhaps it doesn't matter the government's not there or is that a wrong analysis. The Taliban who basically refused consistently to engage with the Afghan government, whoever has been in power. And that's because they say that they don't want to give them the legitimacy of of sitting across the table from them. And the Americans have been trying to convince the Taliban to to sit across the table from from the Afghan government and discuss exactly how the country could be governed. After a Peacedale is rate is reached. But these talks today offer a kind of potential route around that by speaking to opposition powerbrokers. And so that's why many of Gannon American officials rather wary of them. Okay. We're live at commodity many things change the government, but don't use force to do it. And that's the latest intervention from outsiders who've weighed into Venezuela's Phibro political situation it came from the Lima group Canada and a group of Latin American nations set up to try to find a solution to the crisis two years ago. It gave more promises of humanitarian aid something which would require the compliance of the Venezuelan armed forces despite calls from the opposition leader one Guido the generals have refused. Used Mr. Guido. Once more reminded soldiers, he'd offer an amnesty for any of them who joined the opposition to us. Us familiar memento. If you have doubts ask your family. What is right this time. And so you Klay what guarantees and an amnesty means we've also spoken to the army about their role in the reconstruction of Venezuela. Their role in the exercise of sovereignty by Russia and China are now still putting their support behind Mr. Maduro under. I claim off is deputy chair of the foreign affairs committee of the upper house of the Russian parliament. Mike entries really clear, we do not want interference Schubert and states. And we said that we recognize. The president. The president. Gordon? We're speaking about internal certain state. The main thing we're looking for any kind of war or any over Mediterranean thirteen English facial state more than half the nations in the European Union. Do now recognize why does so where do the last twenty four hours leave, Mr. Madonna? He all know is our correspondent in Caracas. Well, it seems that the circle is closing on Mr. Marlowe..

US Donald Trump North Korea Afghan Taliban president President Maduro Pyongyang Venezuela Kim Jong BBC Kim Jong UN Laura bicker United Nations UN Security Council Afghan government Lima group Canada Paris North Pole
"president maduro" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

14:52 min | 2 years ago

"president maduro" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"The program until eight thirty GMT, our guests Dahbi Tricia Nubani, and my Jerry, novelist and journalist. She's in a Buddha and Peter Norman is here in London professor of security studies at King's College and founding director of the international center for the study of radicalization to Venezuela. I more from our guest very soon where Saturday there were similar demonstrations in the country's capital. Caracas President Nicolas Maduro held a rally commemorating the twentieth. Anniversary of the country's previous leader, Hugo Chavez coming to power and just ten kilometers away the self-declared. Interim president one guy do address supporters and called for new presidential elections. Mr. Maduro said he wasn't going anywhere though. Constitutional because of a sovereign and constitutional decision. I am the president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. And I give myself to all of you men and women are not partisan. I give myself to all of Venezuela. The sovereign president president in office workers president people's president president Maduro STA president. Yes, however, you want to put it nNcholas Maduro did offer to hold early elections for the opposition controlled national assembly instead more than twenty countries, including the US have recognized Mr. Guido as interim president and several European countries. Say they'll join those countries if new presidential elections aunt called by midnight today. Sunday, emiliana Duarte is a Caracas based writer, I spoke to her after she'd returned from Saturday's demonstration and asked I what she thought of nNcholas Maduro suggestion of early legislative elections. Well, nNcholas Lordos regime. Has been ever since last year, and regarded as it was and he has co-opted all branches of government. He's a co opted all institutions in Venezuela and plays around with elections to his women at his convenience last year. He held elections in may even though they were supposed to be held in December because he was losing support. Because Venezuela was suffering is the Frenchman humanitarian and refugee crisis. So there is very little trust within the population in modus word models ability to or willingness to obey the rule of law, and what is set out in our constitution. Tell me about the atmosphere these protests, we've seen the pictures. There were a lot of people. I can't even characterize it as a protest more as a celebration. I can't overstate how different today's event was from anything we've ever seen before. In terms of the cross section of society. That was present today and the atmosphere of of joy is this happiness because you're hopeful that a new government will come about in Venezuela. Always it support for one Guido. Do you think he's that? Good. Well, I think one way though is more of a symbol than he is a person he was a mostly unknown figure to the nationals fear before he took the oath of office on the twenty third of January. And I think it's more a matter of people in Venezuela more than hoping it's affirming their conviction that there will be a transition to democracy through free and fair elections Venezuelans just want to vote and decide their future. What's going to be key to change in Venezuela? Is it foreign intervention or is it the military coming on your side? It's been a gradual affirmation. Of the transitional government's claim to obedience and adherence to the constitution. And of course, that is conditional upon the high military command siding with the Venezuelan people and not with my Luna's regime, and there's been carrots and sticks laid out in order for this to happen. The carrot is an amnesty law that guarantees amnesty to all military personnel. That refuses to continue to repress protests insides with Venezuela people the stick is sanctions that have been placed upon the Venezuelan economy by the international community spearheaded by the United States and Venezuelans are hopeful that the military, especially the rank and file of the military who are subjected to the same horrific troubles that most of them is on population are with hyper inflation and shortages of medicine shortages of food that they realize that their siding with. The same cause that they're hoping to achieve by taking back their future and living in peace emiliana Duarte in the Venezuelan capital Caracas to the central eastern US state of Virginia. Now where Ralph Northam who's the democratic state. Governor is not having a great weekend on Friday. A photo was found on his page of his old college yearbook from one thousand nine hundred eighty four it featured two people one wearing black makeup on his face. The other in white Ku Klux Klan robes, Mr. northern responded to this discovery on Friday by admitting. He was one of the people in the picture though. Apparently, he was unsure which one I am deeply sorry. I cannot change the decision. I made our can I undo the harm my behavior calls then and today, but I accept responsibility for my past actions. And I'm ready to do the hard work of regaining your. Trust. That was governor northern Virginia on Friday on Saturday speaking at a news conference, he changed his mind and denied appearing in that photograph a tool in our since I made my statement yesterday I reflect it with my family and classmates from the time and affirmed my conclusion that I am not the person in that photo in a further confusing move. The governor did admit that he did once dress up and makeup black as Michael Jackson to take part in a dance contest that was on a separate occasion. I had the shoes I had a glove, and I used us a little bit of shoe polish to put under all my cheeks, and the reason I used a very little bit is because I don't know if anybody ever tried that, but you cannot get shoe polish off. But but it was a it was a dance contest. I had always liked Michael Jackson actually won the contest because I had learned how to do the moonwalk. Governor north missed now. Under growing pressure to resign. Protests have taken place outside his official mansion and senior Democrats in Virginia, including the states two senators have called for him to step down. The reporter who found the photograph in question is Gordon radio. He's from the local newspaper called the Virginian pilot. And he's been telling me more. There was a conservative website that had published the photo already before us. And we were doing our best to verify that this photo was accurate. And so I went to the library and found it, and we're able to confirm it, and publish it. Yes. And what did you make of the governor's initial response because he said, yes, hands up. That's me. Basically, didn't he? Yes. So he he apologized. He said in a statement, basically, he acknowledged that. He was somebody in the photo. He seemed to be doing quite well didn't he in deflecting criticism? He he seemed to take it on board and say that he was a different person now, and too many people. I imagine that seemed reasonable when did things change from the get go to to be honest. There was some criticism from both sides, both Democrats and Republicans here things really ramped up on Saturday as protesters gathered right outside of the governor's mansion, of course, democratic leaders came out calling for him to step down, many, many of whom are continuing to ask that he resigned. Do you think his news conference helped or not the very first few things? He said was that he acknowledged that the photo appeared on a page that you know, is his senior page. From the medical school. However, he said that when his staff showed him the photo on Friday night. This was the first time he had seen it. He did not crazy said that he did not purchase the yearbook, and he was he was unaware of. What was on his page? He said that he was appalled by it. But he believes that he is neither of the people photographed Tom either the person wearing black face or the person in the KKK costume, you'd think he might remember you would think that you would remember especially since the governor as well. As other classmates, we've talked to say that they submit the photos that go into the yearbook. However, I think that's a point of debate. And something that the school itself is looking into how this photo on the page. They're they're trying to figure that out one thing that perhaps your paper and some of the protesters might need to take on board is that nine hundred eighty four was a very different. Time and that different behavior was standard. Do that's been something. That's been said, I I've heard from others that nineteen Eighty-four is wallet is thirty five years ago. And while the governor did say that you know, there was a different time. This was still many years after the civil rights movement. This wasn't some, you know, the nineteen fifties say in the United States, are you pleased that you helped put the story out there. Yeah. I think local news media has an important role in stores like this. You know, we're the the local paper here in Virginia and getting things out there. And having a debate about a topic such as racism in our in our country is an is an important one golden radio from the newspaper, the Virginian pilot and adobe in Nigeria. I mean, how not to deal with an embarrassing passed less than one the governor of. Virginia, isn't it? Listening to the story. I'm a bit uncomfortable. Because as you pointed out this thirty five years ago as much as it's good for people to know that things they do young people to know that whatever they do. Now could hunt them future. But I'm concerned about the fact that people either I mean, it's this is not a crime. So I'm I'm I'm a bit uncomfortable with what's happening, these kinds of things constantly happening America, just it just makes you wonder the essence of all the drama series the books and the conversations we have about these topics interactions is to change people's attitudes. So you would imagine that over the past thirty five years, even if he was racist. Even if he was whatever he was he's in the same thing now. So and just uncomfortable with entire discussion to the honest because there's just this culture of dig into people's past. I know that are times it's necessary. But it's it makes me uncomfortable. It makes me very uncomfortable. You weren't very old, Dan, I know, Peter but nine hundred eighty four was a different time. Wasn't it was a different time? But I. I think there's a difference. I think a black face became something really unacceptable around that time, but the KKK costume. I mean, definitely nine thousand nine hundred eighty four would that was ready unacceptable? So marching around in KKK costume. I don't think is is. Okay. Or was okay. Even so is this an important debate that we're having the media across America will be having today. Is it something that people should get stood about? I think I think it is important to have that debate. Sometimes in America, I one day if if if if it descends into an almost like cultural type scenario, but I I do think that this particular governor having been aware of it presumably despite what he says today could have owed up Twitter earlier did own up to it. And then he. Like years ago. Right. I see a Dalby. Sorry, come in was a time that prince him I said he did on onto it and everybody came out with their daggers at him. Remember there was a time. Prince Henry wore Nazi costume to to some event. You know, that's bad judgment. And he was attacked in the media that ended. So this is this is a similar situation. A young man does something foolish as young people tend to do. And then all these years later, you want to hunting with prince hybrid. Did it? I'm not saying it was right? He was the media attacked him on the David. This is key. Isn't it that he's saying he didn't do it? By saying he did it. Yes. It's the element of shame that he clearly feels and wants to get away with it. I'm more concerned about the public's reaction, and these constant this content. This reign of terror. That's what I'm concerned about. Now. This man admitted to it. And then I listened to what he said should have made it the fire two thousand five hundred fifty wasn't an then he's struggling to save himself now because everybody's making him out to be some sort of racist, which he probably which he may not be. So nobody's giving him a chance to say that he's not the same person is different. And he said up after forget what he said earlier give me a chance to prove this is who I am number. Nobody's listening. So he's he's battling to save himself. He thought that everybody else would be like me listing and thinking well, you did it then you're young foolish, man. The Prince Harry did something silly and the world moved on. But if you weren't really ready to let go, so it's it's frightening, really. When I see these things it's a reign of terror. Thank you very much for that adobe. This is the BBC World Service. And here's a reminder of the main news headlines. The British Prime minister has said she is determined to deliver Brexit on time as she prepares to try to reopen negotiations with the European Union and US officials are. Firmed that they are force feeding immigrants who are on hunger strike at a detention center in the state of Texas twenty past the hour. We're going to tell you now about a u s television drama series that helped change a nation and overturned attitudes towards that nation's history before and during the second World War. The series was holocaust. It was produced in one thousand nine hundred seventy eight in the impact we're talking about was its effect on west Germany one year later, here's a trailer for the series holocaust..

Venezuela United States Virginia president Caracas Nicolas Maduro Interim president Mr. Guido adobe president president Maduro STA America Hugo Chavez Peter Norman Michael Jackson Maduro emiliana Duarte Dahbi Tricia Nubani Ralph Northam Prince Harry
Venezuela’s Opposition Gears Up for Major Protests

BBC World Service

04:02 min | 2 years ago

Venezuela’s Opposition Gears Up for Major Protests

"To come. Now. The opposition Venezuela is gearing up for another day of demonstrations today against President Nicolas Maduro, they'd been cold by the country's opposition leader and self-declared. Interim president one Guido in an effort to push the military to turn against leader Nicolas Maduro, Mr. guidos claims have been backed by more than twenty countries, including the United States. They've called on president Maduro to step down and call early elections. Request the president is flatly refused. Our correspondent all Garin is in Caracas the capital, and she told me more about these upcoming demonstrations build by one Guido as the biggest in the history of Venezuela. Well, he certainly made some very bishops predictions about what the turn is will be. We do expect it to be large. There is a real sense here that there is a head of steam building behind the opposition leader one Guido, the timing of the protest on Saturday is important a deadline was issued by major European countries. Four Saturday saying that if President Nicolas Maduro did not call fresh elections by then then this would trigger further recognition of fun does. So we are expecting Britain France Spain and Germany to recognize him on Saturday. If new elections are not called. There are pro government demonstrations planned as well. That sounds a little ominous in terms of the potential for violence. What Saturday is an important adversary Serie for supporters of the socialist government here. It's the twentieth. Anniversary of the coming to power of the late Hugo Chavez, so they were planning to Mark that day. It's possible. That the two groups will clash tomorrow, we had smaller demonstrations earlier this week a client of a lunchtime protests that was called by fond Guido, and we did see some supporters of the president. I was at that time as well on the streets. And certainly he does still have support. There are some very entrenched areas of support for him, for example, among the military leadership and many of whom are believed to have a vested interest in his survival and the protesters, what's your feeling are they all supportive of one guy Widodo are they simply anti president Madero. I think it's a bit of both. I think certainly people here among the activists community have been looking for a standard bearer, they see on quite was representing the possibility of change. I think there is a sense that will many that really what they want is the end of nNcholas Maduro they have had enough after all of the ruinous economic policies that have been introduced in the last few. Two years. We have been speaking to some of those this week who have been out taking part in the protests at one is a twenty five year old activist called Federica Romar. She's also the mother of a six month old baby girl, and I asked her why as a young mother it was so important for her to be part of this drive for a new Venezuela. It's important to me. Because even though with we've been through so much already. You know, it's it's important to me to grow up in Venezuela that I know it's there it's important from tool forgot to grow up in a Venezuela. Where people we used to be the happiest people on earth. You know? How do you feel that? There is a real prospect of change this time because there have been moments in the past there were protests in two thousand seventeen for example. But nothing really changed. How do you see things now? I think this year is definitely different. We definitely have hoped this time because everything is on our site right now, everything is on our side legally constitutionally time is perfect. So I am certainly

President Nicolas Maduro Guido President Trump Venezuela Nncholas Maduro Interim President Federica Romar Mr. Guidos Hugo Chavez Garin Socialist Government United States Caracas Widodo Madero Britain Spain Germany France Twenty Five Year
"president maduro" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

03:31 min | 2 years ago

"president maduro" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Again. President Maduro of Venezuela has said he's open to international mediation to resolve the political crisis. But he's insisted that the army is still on his side. And this stigma around dementia across the world, we'll hear why in parts of Africa. It can have violent consequences. Everybody joins in stone in all because they were talking to themselves disheveled. So they must be madman coming up after the latest world news. Hello. I'm Debbie Russ. With the BBC news the form the motor industry tycoon Carlos Goan has accused executives at Nissan of orchestrating his arrest because they opposed his plan to further integrate for three companies he wants controlled Michigan was giving his first interview since his arrest in November on financial misconduct charges. Reporting field. Hayes is in Tokyo reporters for the Nikkei newspaper. We're allowed to meet Carlos Cohn at the Tokyo detention house prison for twenty minutes in their interview, Mr. goon accused other Nissan executives of plotting against him calling their actions, treason, the company's former chairman said he had been planning further integration of Nissan with its parent company Renault, and that this had been discussed with new censeo Hiroto sake. Our in September mister say cower subsequently accused mister gone of concentrating too much power in his own hands. In the interview, Mr. Jones. Said people had translated strong leadership to dictatorship for the purpose of getting rid of him. The Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has insisted there will be no new presidential election. As the political crisis continues speaking to Russian state media, Mr. Madera said the United States and others would have to wait until his current term ends in two hundred twenty five last week, the opposition leader, why declared himself and as well as president more from Sarah Raynsford in Moscow. This interview took place in the light of a special relationship between Russia and Venezuela. Russia's one of Mr. mottos key allies, and remains that way, it's one of the country's that's been speaking against the move by the US and other countries to recognize the opposition leader Guido as the interim leader of Venezuela. Now, there are geopolitical reasons for that there's a long history of support for Venezuela. And of course for Cuba. But there's all in all of this Russia has given a huge amount of credit to Venezuela in recent years. Billions of dollars. It's also invested heavily in the Venezuelan oil industry a tie up with the state-owned oil company here. Rosneft Britain's Prime Minister Theresa may has promised to engage positively with the European Union as she seeks to negotiate changes to an insurance policy designed to prevent a heart border in Ireland after Brexit is a key stumbling block in agreeing a deal. Kevin Connolly reports. From Brussels, the latest, and perhaps the last phase of Brexit. Negotiations will be played out against the backdrop of intensifying, preparations in Brussels for no deal breaks. It today an announcement of the you would maintain payments to the British projects it funds after Brexit was low as the UK carried on paying into the budget. That doesn't mean that Brussels is giving up on a deal. But what the prime minister acknowledged to be limited appetite in Europe. Reopening. The issue of the backstop is turning out to be limited to the point of non-existence. You're listening to. The world news from the BBC..

Venezuela Russia Nissan Brussels president prime minister Brexit BBC Carlos Goan Nicolas Maduro Mr. goon United States mister Debbie Russ Africa army Tokyo Mr. Jones Carlos Cohn Mr. Madera
President Maduro to US Diplomats: Get out of Venezuela now!

The Frankie Boyer Show

00:20 sec | 2 years ago

President Maduro to US Diplomats: Get out of Venezuela now!

"Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is giving American diplomats seventy two hours to get out of the country. He's breaking diplomatic relations with the US. After President Trump announced the decision to recognize opposition leader one jarred Jarkko as interim president of the news wera. You're listening to USA radio news.

Nicolas Maduro President Trump Interim President United States Jarkko Seventy Two Hours
Venezuela: Trump recognizes opposition leader Guaido after day of protests against President Maduro

Michael Medved

00:31 sec | 2 years ago

Venezuela: Trump recognizes opposition leader Guaido after day of protests against President Maduro

"Unquote. President Trump says he's recognizing the opposition leader is the president of Venezuela. President says the US government is recognizing opposition leader one Guaita is the interim president of Venezuela who wants prosperous South American oil producing country has been buffeted by years of hyperinflation economic decline and political turmoil. Why? Oh, the president of Venezuela's national assembly declared himself. Interim president Venezuelans have been marching in the streets demanding the resignation of President Nicolas Maduro who was returned to office this month after a

President Trump Interim President Venezuela Nicolas Maduro Us Government Guaita
Erdogan says Turkey will boycott US electronic goods, including Apple’s iPhone

Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe

03:58 min | 2 years ago

Erdogan says Turkey will boycott US electronic goods, including Apple’s iPhone

"Lira is resuming declines as. Measures announced by the central Bank. Proved insufficient to stem around in the currency this as president air to on shows no sign of backing down in. A standoff with the. US which sanctioned to ministers in his government in a spat over the detention of an American pastor, in Turkey for more let's go live to stand board daybreak Middle. East anchor Yousef Gamal El Deen is standing by Yussef let's kick it off with the political developments I guess overnight since president air to one attacked the iphone Matt stories, been moving fast so we had the. Speech from from president as you pointed, out where he threatened that. They would, be moving away from the United States in terms of that trade relationship he. Specifically mentioned tech the US is Turkey's. Large four fourth largest trade, partner after, Russia and China so, it's not an unimportant relationship and then you had the Russian Foreign Minister in town for good measure. For ideological fix. If you wanted, to send. The signal across the pond. We hide the US response in the forms of their in the form of their spokesperson who said we believe Turkey. Needs to do the right thing and they're gonna come through with that and now this the last few minutes Matt Turkey raises the bar once again we understand that now they've raised customs tax on some US goods. Including vehicles so you're looking at twenty two items mobile. Phones are. Not included but again it does. Include rice alcoholic beverages and one hundred and. Twenty percent on passenger cars and other motor vehicles sixty percent On cosmetics so once again after. The clear threats yesterday in his speech here the government following me. Up with, some additional measures and arguably raising the stakes for the remainder of the day. Guys yes certainly raising the stakes aired. On not giving up her. That easily, it seems attention also, turning towards foreign currency bonds cease if that Turkish companies hold run us through the numbers here The conversation there on interest rates is. Not over yet even. Though the, president has made clear that he thinks this is evil and a tool of exploitation domestically there have been more and more voices who are. Calling for tighter monetary policy and it's because of this domestic. Pressure that is growing speculation that the central Bank may move on rates but not necessarily at. An emergency session more likely at its regularly scheduled meeting you mentioned the bonds Bloomberg's crunch the, numbers you looking at sixteen. Billion dollars worth of foreign denominated bonds that are gonna come to you by the end of twenty nineteen the, first, company that's up as. Coca Cola each a check they've got five hundred million dollars in the senior unsecured note that's coming you on October one so this again goes to show that if this is going. To, turn into a debt crisis it's not gonna happen overnight and the. Real damage is going to be done if the lira stay at low levels for prolonged periods of yeah I mean We've already heard of foreign shoppers getting super giant discounts on like luxury items but I wonder, when the tables turn and. Retailer start raising prices have you seen inflation on regular things when you go out to eat Yussef or people, already. Raising prices Not just yet I'd say the majority of the interactions that. I've had, and the. Goods that I've purchased which mind you have not been luxury? Goods just yet basic goods to survive and get through the day here. This bull those remained unchanged with the exception of of fuel prices selectively at certain retail outlets but again you're right the question becomes is how, quickly is that going to change the exchange houses have been very. Quick to. Reprise and. Reprise quite accurately we. Went. Through some of the shopping. Streets and they were offering liras, at quite a realistic great, given, global markets are. Trading that particular play but we'll keep a close eye on that over the, coming days of course

Bloomberg United States Turkey Yousef Gamal El Deen President Trump Bloomberg Matt Tencent Michael Barr UK Tom President Maduro Wembley Stadium China Twitter NFL Matt Turkey Ruth Honus Wagner Venezuela Intel Ruth Gehrig
Venezuela gasoline prices should rise to international levels: Maduro

BBC World Service

00:54 sec | 2 years ago

Venezuela gasoline prices should rise to international levels: Maduro

"President Maduro says Venezuela's fuel prices should rise. To international levels in the change to his patrol subsidy policy he said he was acting because smugglers cheating Venezuela out of millions of dollars of revenue mr maduro said those who held a government issued identity card will continue to receive direct subsidies but those who fail to register their vehicles would have to pay fuel at international prices when aldo from better is a london based venezuelan journalist i think this is evidence that the madero government has given up on trying to secure the support of the people of venezuela i mean increasing the price of gas has been a political taboo for all venezuelan government's the only one that did it in back in one thousand nine hundred and nine faced riots that led to the vets of hundreds of people to two military coups and eventually the removal of the precedent yet the government of madurai doing this because they basically run out of money

BBC China United States Turkey Ankara Donald Trump Italy Venezuela President Trump Foreign Correspondents Club Facebook Santo Stefano Mr Maduro Hong Kong Andy Chen Syria Russia Turkey Russia Beijing
Venezuela arrests 6 over drone explosions during Maduro speech

PBS NewsHour

03:37 min | 2 years ago

Venezuela arrests 6 over drone explosions during Maduro speech

"On, Saturday there were, two small explosions in Caracas the capital of. Venezuela they happened while the President Nicolas Maduro was giving a speech to the country's national, guard to, commercially available drones reportedly carrying plastic, explosives blew up over a main boulevard Mhondoro. Was quickly rushed offstage and its military rushed off in panic local residents shot this video of soldiers running, through the streets NewsHour our producer PJ Toby has more on the attack why, many Venezuelans are running from their homeland and what they're leaving behind this is Venezuela's border with Brazil every day hundreds cross this frontier fleeing an economy. In freefall or, inflation, will. Sue hit one million percent We really don't have a future in Venezuela and the salary one earns is not enough at on the boulevard is worthless. The poorest make the crossing on foot some can't even feed their, children rely on this Catholic run shelter for a hot meal Venezuela is mired in crisis oil production the country's major, source of cash has plummeted armed guards stand century it's supermarket entrances where. Line snake down the block when shoppers are, allowed in it's a, desperate frenzy to get basic commodities so this admission is. What is really Because you. Have a country that is in the midst of an economic crisis. With hyperinflation Mariano day. Alba was born and studied law in Venezuela, he's now an analyst at the Atlantic Council there's also scarcity of food. And medicine in supermarkets so what happens is you have a. Country where the large majority of the population doesn't have this. Efficient means to leave the political situation, isn't much better with a fractured opposition under pressure from president Maduro who was reelected in. A controversial snap election this, past may. Despite the government's claims Alba isn't convinced that, last weekend's drone incident. Was an. Assassination attempt there are two possibilities one either the garment is telling, the truth and this was an assassination attempt. Or to the communists lying as usual And this was a play by the garment to try to strengthen, our hand within the country. And also to try to deviate the attention of the on going crisis on Sunday the government said that it had made arrests that Martha we've so far six terrorists and hit men detained various vehicles confiscated various. Rates have been executed in the capital of. Our country were important evidence has been collected of. Criminal activity Maduro has suggested that the US might have had some involvement in the attack a charge the US government denied. He also blamed one Manuel Santos the outgoing president of neighboring Colombia more than a million Venezuelans have fled their Alba says as. Long as the military sides with Maduro. He will retain power but in a country once ruled by Hugo. Chavez who came to. Power, in a coup that's not a sure, thing Gorman cannot cannot match the the speed of high frame flation towards Delta, salaries of the members of the military so I mean he's not only the members of, the military corps suffering this. But also their families so over last I would say six months We we have seen credible reports in the press about growing. Discontent within the, military for average Venezuelans that discontent is already acute and they're, voting with their feet. For the PBS news hour I'm BJ tovia.

Nicolas Maduro Venezuela President Trump Alba Caracas Analyst Gorman Pj Toby United States Producer Atlantic Council SUE Chavez Brazil Colombia Martha Manuel Santos
Venezuelan President Maduro tells of assassination threat

Anchor Media

01:30 min | 2 years ago

Venezuelan President Maduro tells of assassination threat

"Ignition so that's creating huge issues for us, because we get one hundred numbers Atlanta in particular area. They all sort of fire in particular location and it runs out us And and sometimes runs out of, locations President Trump held an hour-long make America great again rally outside Columbus Ohio. Last night he was stumping for Troy baldur's sin the Republican and. A closely watched special US house election he stayed away from commenting on LeBron James in his home state the president insulted the NBA stars intelligence. On Twitter Friday night he d did touch on the, escalating trade war with China China not doing. So well it's only gotten worse I, guarantee you if there's any meddling or if, there's any problems I guarantee you it's going to happen really big now because we are taking our wealth back, it looks like Hawaii may. Avoid a direct hit from hurricane Hector Stacey Stewart is a specialist with the, National, Hurricane Center, Hector weakened slightly overnight from category four to a strong. Category three hurricane but it's still quite formidable with maximum sustained winds of around one hundred twenty. Five miles per hour the president of Venezuela, nNcholas Maduro claims he was The target of an assassination attempt yesterday but, the former, US ambassador to Venezuela auto Reich isn't buying it but it's not unusual among right wing or left. Wing dictatorships and authoritarian, governments, organized a. Self coup Okay won't be called in, Spanish or an incident that will justify crackdown actor.

President Trump Hector Stacey Stewart United States Lebron James Donald Trump Hurricane Nncholas Maduro Hurricane Center Venezuela Atlanta China China Twitter Columbus Ohio Troy Baldur America NBA Hawaii
Nicolas Maduro, President and National Hurricane Center discussed on Overnight Talk

Overnight Talk

00:43 sec | 2 years ago

Nicolas Maduro, President and National Hurricane Center discussed on Overnight Talk

"The president for more federal aid hurricane. Hector is far from land right now but it is packing a punch and heading toward Hawaii Jack Bevan with the National Hurricane Center at the present time, it is a category four hurricane winds. Of one hundred and thirty miles per hour located about. Fourteen hundred miles. East southeast of Hilo Hawaii Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro emerged on his country's national TV hours after what he called an attempt against his life. And pointed blame at far right elements the BBC's lebeau. To seek a reports President Maduro was in the middle, of his televised speech when this happened The camera. Shakes his wife.

Nicolas Maduro President Trump National Hurricane Center Hilo Hawaii Venezuelan Jack Bevan Hector Lebeau BBC
"president maduro" Discussed on KARN 102.9

KARN 102.9

01:51 min | 3 years ago

"president maduro" Discussed on KARN 102.9

"Sometime palestine and it is so great to have you on danny thanks for joining us great to be here thank you michelle what's the president's message gonna be when he goes to lima peru to all these other countries so the summit of the americas as you say being held in lima peru gathers the leaders of all the countries of this sphere president maduro venezuela has not been invited but apart from him everyone else will be there it is my understanding from speaking to people at washington people in lima the president trump is going to have to items on the agenda on this at this summit number one to discuss venezuela the humanitarian crisis the economic crisis in the political crisis that is happening there and nothing unites like a common enemy and every country in the hemisphere is agreed that something needs to be done in venezuela with the exception of bolivia nicaragua and cuba who are socialist that's right so i believe that is going to be very important agenda item and then on the more financial and commercial side of things president trump is going to clearly state to the hemisphere that the us is open for business and the business that has been taken away market share has been taken away from the us by china in very important latin economies such as brazil argentina chile peru that the us wants that business back so it's very exciting there's a lot going on and i deem it quite substantive to be honest so there's been a lot of press about how aggressive the chinese have been in quote investing in africa and then a lot of the african countries have actually not liked the kind of investment that they've seen that thought it would lead to more hiring locally and instead the chinese would fly in workers and not do a lot of hiring locally have the chinese been aggressive.

palestine africa chile argentina brazil cuba bolivia washington michelle president china us nicaragua trump venezuela lima peru
"president maduro" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

02:51 min | 3 years ago

"president maduro" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Creative thinking of a master cinema bbc news with jerry smith the chinese communist party has confirmed the expulsion of 12 senior officials just days before the start of the most important political event in china in five years among those expelled is the former justice minister wu ying delegates have started arriving in beijing for the parties fiveyearly congress at which a new leadership lineup will be unveiled the american pornographic magazine publisher larry french his published a fullpage advert in the washington post promising to pay a reward of ten million dollars for information leading to president trump's impeachment and removal from office mr flynn said he was every americans jew t to remove mr trump the forge was too late reports from the besieged northern syrian city of rocker where islamic militants have being overwhelmed by us backed militia say some foreign jihad sir among the fighters who managed to leave a city elders said the foreign fighters had made their escape using civilians as human shields austrians are voting in a general election today in which thirty one yards sebastian courts of the conservative people's party is the front runner if he wins he'll be europe's youngest leader voters in the central asian country of kirghistan choosing a new president analysts say the election is unusual for the region because it's unpredictable and western diplomats believe the election should be relatively free and fair the currently down as biak atom buyer stepping down at the end of the the single sixyear term that is allowed under the constitution the opposition in venezuela is hoping to increase pressure on president medeiros government today when the country goes to the polls to elect the governors of 23 regional states poll suggests that the majority of governorships will change from president madouas party to the opposition president maduro since the election is proof that the country is a democracy the abc news okay let it all okay let's go at right hooker it's hooker okay luke pvc this is not david attenborough christopher doyle fresh or not for fresh from a from making called the white girl i'm i hope you enjoy what we're talking about this is in the studio on the bbc world service i'm andrea kennedy and today we are exploring the creative genius of one of the masters of cinema christopher doyle the need is is the.

jerry smith bbc christopher doyle david attenborough medeiros europe president washington larry french justice minister chinese communist party andrea kennedy venezuela islamic militants mr flynn trump publisher beijing wu ying china ten million dollars thirty one yards five years sixyear
"president maduro" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:49 min | 4 years ago

"president maduro" Discussed on KQED Radio

"A civilian who had joined the protest in support of this rebel group and as he was right next to you that had to have been horrified yes it was a horrible scene but leeson and what i really want people to know what we're going through here in venezuela is that everything is horrible the people here in is such a desperate that croatia is due on a on a all the main avenues fear you see people families begging for money and and you see them eating garbage out of trash cans this happenes everywhere so what does president maduro and his supporters what do they say in response to that too that poverty and just the economic conditions that seemed to be deteriorating every day there is no response in venezuela is julius i'm being there there is no full also for market there is no medicines free stunned out people with go blood pressure problems they have no medicines onto a audits law antibiotics in the entire country on present maduro is consolidating power there's just an election there where a list of of new members of the legislature was voted on but now this new legislature is filled with maduro supporters i understand his wife was was selected to be in the new congress as well as one of his children i mean there had been vocal critics of the douro inside that legislature are there any critics there anymore no not at all there you have to remember here if a politician is again is risen modo jesus golfing fail we have over five hundred political prisoner here in venezuela so now there's this faction now the the loyalty to maduro with in the military ranks is is fracturing and you think this could lead to to what well to something really violent the curls people from government at their forces they are not only tensions so they don't debate they shoot carlos florez is a contributing writer for newsweek on espanol thank you so much for your time and for sharing a reporting thanks we usually remember baseball players for the number of home runs they hit or how many world series they won don baylor is a little bit different that is not to say that he did not get hits and home runs but he probably will be most remembered for the ball hitting him he was a master of getting plunked by the time.

leeson venezuela croatia maduro congress carlos florez writer newsweek world series don baylor president blood pressure baseball
"president maduro" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

02:48 min | 4 years ago

"president maduro" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"A civilian who had joined the protest in support of this rebel group and as he was right next to you that had to have been horrified yes it it was a horrible scene but listen and what i really want people to know no what we were going through here in venezuela is that everything is horrible the people here in such a desperate croatia if they go on a on a all the main avenues here you see people families begging for money and and you see them eating garbage out of trash cans this happenes everywhere so what does president maduro and his supporters what do they say in response to that too that poverty and just the economic conditions that seemed to be deteriorating every day there is no response in venezuela is juice i'm being there there is no for us over market there is no medicines for instant people with the blood pressure problems they have no medicines antibiotics no onto a audits in the entire country on present maduro is consolidating power there's just an election there where a list of of new members of the legislature was voted on but it now this new legislature is filled with madura supporters i understand his wife was was selected to be in the new congress as well as one of his children i mean there had been a vocal critics of madurai out inside that legislature are there any critics there anymore no not at all there you have to remember here if a politician is again as president mobuto she's just go through jail we have over five hundred political christner here in venezuela so now there's this faction now the the loyalty to my door with in the military ranks is is fracturing and you think this could lead us to to what well to something really violent macos people from the munich our forces they are not politicians so they don't debate they shoot carlos florez is a contributing writer for newsweek on espanol thank you so much for your time and for sharing a reporting thanks we usually remember baseball players for the number of home runs they hit or how many world series they won don baylor is a little bit different that is not to say that he did not get hits in home runs but he probably will be most remembered for the ball hitting him he was a master of getting plunked by the.

venezuela croatia maduro congress carlos florez writer newsweek world series don baylor president blood pressure madura madurai macos munich baseball
"president maduro" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

Bloomberg Radio New York

02:06 min | 4 years ago

"president maduro" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

"Interview coming up on the show with lloyd blank fine our colleague alex do will sit down with the goldman sachs chairman and ceo a in baltimore maryland a little later this morning will carry that interview for you live here on bloomberg surveillance gabriel santos is a global market strategist at morgan asset management she joins us here in our bloomberg 1130 studios way to speak with you as always and there let's start with latin america if we could there has been no shortage of news here out of venezuela in in particular the the arrest of two opposition leaders concern about what's going to happen with this new assembly cleanse constitute enter which would have more power than the national assembly it seems like there's a power dynamic shaping up here between the national assembly in that new group that was elected last a weekend what's your sense of the market effect of all of this is we saw sanctions on thirteen individuals associated with the present than sanctions applied to the president of that that country where things headed at do you think with that market so we definitely see president maduro trying to consolidate power in venezuela given the depression for singing the country hyperinflation and the humanitarian crisis when we think about the broader implication of ennis while i think of two things rally the first is the impact on oil prices in here there's been a focus on the market on the potential for us sanctions events fall in oil but i think broadly speaking think about what's the endgame of this regime does the opposition take control in which case we could see a strike at the state uncontrolled they thought in which case you could see a significant curtailment of oil production venezuala or in the upside if you do indeed get reforms whether it's with my door opposition if any could see venezuala's abstain actually really ramp up production so there is very much a twoway implication for oil and it's much more about thinking the end game for the regime let me ask you about the cultural aspect while this is going to that is not defaulted on its debt as of yet how is that the case and how important is it to venezuela that not happen you look at the history of this country it's astonishing at that has not happened to my mind at least that is really the.

goldman sachs maduro america morgan asset global market bloomberg maryland baltimore chairman and ceo alex lloyd blank venezuala oil prices ennis humanitarian crisis president venezuela gabriel santos
"president maduro" Discussed on The Lead with Jake Tapper

The Lead with Jake Tapper

01:50 min | 4 years ago

"president maduro" Discussed on The Lead with Jake Tapper

"Really the president it's been some speculation that uh general killing me try to tighten up the number of course that the president has to was something about the chain of command ordered have anything to do with it curve which uh look the president certainly felt uh that anthony's comments were inappropriate for a person in that position um and he didn't want to burden general kelly i'll also with that line of succession as i think we've made clear a few times over the course of the last couple of days to several the individually bad i general kelly has the full authority and to operate within the white house and all staff will reports in a woman who seemed to want a bird in which lines session june two yes correct flush and splitter for one point about this chain of command uh fairly jared kushner clock trump or said they looked forward following general kelly's lead when it comes to the people who have access to the president built will that conduit be narrowed down now will everything flow through kelly or with some things still slow around and shoot stuff so as i just said that the president's giving full authority to general kelly and he'll make those determinations maple syrup on this statement to choose at his of his white house this is the scarbonchi felt that would that stick in chief of staff john kelly slate the ability to fill team as you too said the president felt and his comments were inappropriate tight aussie those is being mutually exclusive uh i think anthony once general kelly to be able to operate fully with a clean slate build ism team while at the same time the president felt his comments were inappropriate those two things aren't mutually salal upset with the new hierarchy with general kelly tell us what it looks like it is strange.

president anthony kelly white house jared kushner chief of staff john kelly
"president maduro" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:19 min | 4 years ago

"president maduro" Discussed on KQED Radio

"The army and that's obviously crucial if the army spits with president maduro then i think the pitch which changed dramatically that have been some evidence that this as some unhappiness within its ranks but generally it still with president medeva okay fella thanks very much must were that is npr celebrates reporting on the situation in venezuela where an election to choose a constituent assembly to rewrite the constitution was held yesterday north korea tested another intercontinental ballistic missile on friday in the second test in a month president trump responded by tweeting criticism china north korea's staterun news agency quoted north korean leader kim jong un as saying quote the whole us mainland is now within north korea's wheat we have a story this morning of one north korean defector there's about twenty eight thousand of them living and working in south korea one has made a name for himself with his side business inside spires by a man who inspired many americans to anne pierce release he'll has history the year was twenty attack and in california apple leader steve john gave one of his signature keegan i fall four her fame here in north korea then 23yearold kim hotline was fixing so many of his neighbors 'electronic that they called him repairable he had never seen a smartphone in his life designs pointed upon is it when i was in north korea the only phones i saw were to g and they were flip phones he would hand them out on his home television kim remember secretly watching south korean soap operas known as k droughts their commonly snuck into the north uh they go take oh yeah we all exposure to the show's inspired him to get out that obviously is in front of them want to visit some learnable hiding in my house watching the dramas during the years the famine i was starving but watching these dramas made me feel like i was looking at heaven in 2011 kim slipped across the north korean border with china than defection brokers helped and get to thailand and eventually south korea it was here in seoul that he fell in love with the device through because there isn't united the regret the woman i from point he was the iphone they're really caught my eye the body was made.

iphone thailand keegan steve john apple california anne pierce north korean npr maduro army seoul china south korea kim jong un news agency trump north korea venezuela president
"president maduro" Discussed on 1410 WDOV

1410 WDOV

01:52 min | 4 years ago

"president maduro" Discussed on 1410 WDOV

"Opposed to president maduro or calling for millions to turn out and protest the vote is to elect a new national assembly that will rewrite the constitution the one that's the one a force us the why the force these go solution to us we'll wanda the opposition sees it as a presidential power grab this lung thus so i'm in i don't know who was the ruler venezuela not venezuela struggling with an economic and political crisis one hundred thirteen people have died in violent clashes with police since april police in austin texas are pulling all of their four hundred ford explorer suvs and ford utility insepctors from service the problem possible carbon monoxide leaks the ideas that whenever we come up with a solution uh we will we will try to fit these and get them out as quick as would assistant police chief troy gay this comes after twenty officers tested positive for carbon monoxide in their blood nationwide people have some twenty seven hundred complaints about the ford vehicles if you have ever pushed across walk button on a street corner and the stood there forever you know how the people in boston and other cities around the world feel like london new york and seattle the truth is sinking in cross walk buttons and boston are all for show why don't you chris is because everywhere he had jr regardless they still have supporters or gives the illusion of control on the streets of boston bill marcus fox news and the neuroscientist his studied albert einstein's brain dis marion diamond was the first to show the brain's anatomy can change with experience she died tuesday at the age of ninety on harm and robert fox news radio.

austin robert fox marcus fox jr chris seattle london police chief ford maduro president albert einstein new york boston carbon monoxide texas venezuela
"president maduro" Discussed on WRIR.org 97.3FM

WRIR.org 97.3FM

02:26 min | 4 years ago

"president maduro" Discussed on WRIR.org 97.3FM

"Four seven indian monsters dot com i me and masters in today would examine a number stories in issues in the news will begin with the public humiliation of attorney general jeff sessions by his boss donald trump who told the new york times said he would not of hard sessions had he known sessions was going to recuse himself from the russia investigation david graham a staff writer for the atlantic way has an article the inadvisable president joins us to discuss the one way street of loyalty in the trump white house where trump expects absolute loyalty while everyone around him except for perhaps his family disposable and in an oval office with the opposite message of harry truman's that the buck stops here if underlings are not blame for everything that goes wrong they are at the mercy of a man who made himself famous says the gleeful executioner of jobs and careers with his power play a pronouncement you're fired then we look into the deteriorating situation in venezuela where today's national strike has paralysed the country on the brink of economic collapse and social chaos david smiley a senior fellow at the washington office of latin america who was studied venezuela for 25 years and rates blog venezuelan politics and human rights joins us to discuss how much the embattled an unpopular president maduro is in control of a country is systematically turning into a cuban style pseudodemocracy we will assess what other centres of power exist with deeprooted cuban info loans over the intelligence and military services as well as the power of cartels in the lucrative drug trade and the corrupt former chavez loyalists who have become the new allah gac's then finally following the diagnosis that senator john mccain has a valid form of brain cancer we will assess the possibility that arizona will have to senate races in 2018 with both junior senator jeff flake who is up for reelection and successes to john mccain on the ballot evan while others and investigative reporter with the arizona set of invested reporting joins us to discuss how the white house has already gunning for jeff flake lake who trump hates and what a prolonged absence of senator mccain will mean for the narrow republican lead in the senate a joining us now david graham a staff writer at the.

jeff flake senator chavez washington office of latin ame david smiley david graham russia attorney senate jeff flake lake white house investigative reporter evan donald trump arizona brain cancer senator john mccain maduro human rights venezuela senior fellow harry truman president staff writer the new york times 25 years
"president maduro" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:17 min | 4 years ago

"president maduro" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Have stormed the oppositioncontrolled national assembly as a special session was being held to mark the country's independence day pictures showed the number of injured opposition politicians with blood running down their faces president maduro has condemned the violence the zambian president edgar lugo who has declared a state of emergency in response to a huge fire on tuesday which gutted the main market in the capital lusaka he called the blaze which followed other suspected arson attacks an act of economic sabotage but his critics say it's not clear who was behind the fires and accused the president of authoritarianism coordinated raid it's by police in italy spain and germany have led to the arrest of thirty three people suspected of involvement with the 'camorra the mafia in the italian city of naples that accused of drug trafficking and money laundering bbc news and karel hills and this is the world where coproduction of the bbc world service pri and wgbf in boston of the many migrations happening around the world one that doesn't get much attention is the journey african migrants make across egypt into israel tens of thousands have made the trip so the israel government came up with a planned to deal with the asylumseekers it started a secret programme to encourage them to go away andrew green conducted a yearlong investigation for foreign policy magazine inner this whole process is pretty complicated as a way to explain it tell us about the man you met whom you kasame yes so i met a piece i mean in a capital of uganda apollo which was really the tail end of his journey it started out he fled eritrea and ended up in israel many years ago in in worked there for seven years but he came in at a time when tens of thousands of african refugees were coming into israel by egypt and the is israeli government was are starting to feel as if they were being overwhelmed by the number of your rivals so they basically tried to create a system to encourage the african asylumseekers to leave the country in that started with the creation of a detention centre in the desert called load now in your article you talk about house amine had been able to stain israel by checking in every several months with immigration so at some point checks in.

egypt uganda foreign policy andrew green israel government bbc germany arson israeli government israel eritrea maduro boston karel hills money laundering drug trafficking naples spain president lusaka edgar lugo seven years