Nicolas Maduro

  • Venezuela's Maduro orders EU envoy to leave following fresh sanctions
    CARACAS, June 30 (Reuters): Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday ordered the European Union envoy to leave the country, hours after the EU announced sanctions against several officials loyal to the socialist leader.   The EU subjected 11 officials to financial sanctions, citing their actions against the democratic functioning of Venezuela's National Assembly.   The European bloc earlier this month said a decision by the South American nation'
  • Trump says would only meet Maduro to discuss Venezuelan president's exit
    WASHINGTON, June 22 (Reuters): U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday walked back comments that he would consider meeting Nicolas Maduro, saying he would only do so to discuss the Venezuelan president's departure from office.   In an interview published on Sunday, Trump said he would consider meeting Maduro and played down his earlier decision to recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's legitimate leader.   The Republican president change