April 17, 2021

Venezuela recall process blocked; opposition cries ‘dictatorship!’

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From Caribbean News Now CARACAS, Venezuela — Throughout 2016, the Venezuelan political agenda has centered on a possible recall referendum against President Nicolás Maduro, a path that in recent days has been blocked — definitively, it seems — by the government, which has repeatedly threatened that it would not allow one to happen. The road […]

Venezuela electoral council obstructionist and biased, says OAS secretary general

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From Caribbean News Now WASHINGTON, USA — The secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, said on Friday that Venezuela’s National Electoral Council (CNE, for its initials in Spanish) is “obstructing a constitutional right and acting with a clear political bias” in announcing the rules and the timetable that will govern […]

National Emergency Commission issues another preventive alert for the Caribbean and Northern zones

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By L. Arias From The Tico Times The Costa Rican Red Cross this week evacuated 20 people in the Limón community of Guácimo. They currently remain at a temporary shelter. Increased rainfall in the early hours on Thursday prompted the National Emergency Commission (CNE) to declare a green, or preventive, alert for those two regions […]