Trump says he’s open to military intervention in Venezuela

WASHINGTON/August 12, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump has said he wouldn t rule out military action against Venezuela in response to the country s descent into political chaos following President Nicolas Maduro s power grab. Venezuela s government responded by accusing Trump of seeking to destabilize Latin America. Speaking to reporters Friday at his Bedminster, New Jersey, golf [ ] The post Trump says he s open to military intervention in Venezuela appeared first on STL News.

Venezuela rejects Trump talk of ‘military option’

CARACAS, Venezuela/August 12, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Venezuela s government energetically rejected U.S. President Donald Trump s talk of a potential military option to resolve the country s political crisis on Saturday, calling it the most egregious act of belligerence against Venezuela in a century and a threat to stability in the region. The stinging rebuke came in a [ ] The post Venezuela rejects Trump talk of military option appeared first on STL News.

AP Explains: What’s behind Venezuela’s constituent assembly?

What is behind Venezuela s constituent assembly?  AP Explains July 30, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has provoked international criticism and enraged his political opponents by pushing for a special assembly to rewrite the troubled South American nation s constitution. Sunday s election of delegates to the assembly comes after nearly four months of political upheaval that [ ] The post AP Explains: What s behind Venezuela s constituent assembly? appeared first on STL News.

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