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Swords into plows: Venezuelan deserters vying for insurgent army told to go civilian by Colombia

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More than 1,400 defectors from the Venezuelan Army and police have fled to Colombia, according to local authorities. Bogota has rolled out a plan to streamline their access to Colombian welfare and jobs. Under the new program, former Venezuelan service members will be allowed to obtain residence and work permits, as well as some job Read More

Turkey’s Erdogan condemns Guaido-led Venezuela coup

3 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Turkey’s Erdogan condemns Guaido-led Venezuela coup
Turkey’s president has criticized the Guaido uprising in Venezuela, saying Turkey has “experienced the negative consequences caused by coups”. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an ally of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, condemned the Guaido “coup” after Caracas saw a day of violent clashes between supporters of the incumbent and the opposition leader. He told how Turkey has Read More

Military vehicle runs over rioters in Caracas – TV footage

3 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Military vehicle runs over rioters in Caracas – TV footage
An armored vehicle, which appears to belong to the Venezuelan National Guard, has been filmed ramming into a crowd of rioters in Caracas. Clashes have broken out in the capital, amid an ongoing coup attempt. Footage published on social media by several Latin American TV channels shows three armored military vehicles being confronted by a Read More