profishingrods.com
profishingrods.com April 24, 2019


Italy blocks EU's bid to get tough on Venezuela

06 February 2019, 07:54 | Joann Bryant

Sputnik Lima Group Meeting Ban Censorship Now Part of Canadian Political Scene

Foreign Ministers of the Lima Group gather for a meeting concerning Venezuela in Lima Peru Friday Jan. 4 2019

Nonetheless, Guterres said he was following the crisis in Venezuela "with a lot of concern". "We are prepared to work with the provisional government of Venezuela, the National Assembly and President Guaido".

Venezuela is the number one country in terms of reserves of crude oil; more than Saudi Arabia in fact, so perhaps the fact that countries like Canada, Britain, France and Spain recognise Juan Guaido as the interim president, is connected more to raw materials and economic factors, rather than anything connected to democracy or any subjective concept such as that.

In a statement following a meeting in Ottawa, they urged the global community to prevent Maduro's government from conducting financial and trade transactions overseas, having access to Venezuela's worldwide assets and doing business in oil, gold and other assets. Guaido urged Uruguay to prevent the move.

Trucks carrying food and medical supplies sent by the United States to be stockpiled until it can be brought into Venezuela will arrive later this week at Guaido's request and will be prepositioned at the main Colombian-Venezuelan border crossing at Cucuta, U.S. officials with knowledge of the plan said. "We will seek to help him to do so by whatever means possible", the official said.

Will humanitarian aid prove a desperately needed lifeline for Venezuelans or the next battleground of the standoff that's got the whole planet picking sides?




The members of the Lima Group - Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Paraguay and Peru - "reiterate their recognition and support for Juan Guaido as the Interim President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela as per its Constitution". It also called on Venezuela's military to give their loyalty to the interim president. "We can not buy drugs in Venezuela, you die before you get them".

Russian Federation and China, who have poured billions of dollars of investment and loans into Venezuela, are supporting Mr Maduro in an extension of their geopolitical tussle with the United States. "We are not beggars". Subsequently, Guaido, on January 23, proclaimed himself to be the President, despite Maduro winning the presidential elections a year ago.

The top Japanese government spokesman also said, "It is regrettable that the Venezuelan government held an inauguration ceremony for its president without fulfilling its accountability (to the people)", swearing in Maduro for his second term last month after an election in May past year.

Maduro's government, overseeing an economic collapse that has prompted 3 million Venezuelans to flee the country, lashed out at the European Union nations, saying their move would affect relations with Caracas.

While many Venezuelans - including those who once supported Maduro's predecessor, the late Hugo Chavez - have taken to the streets to protest the regime, reports say most of the Venezuelan military appears to be sticking with Maduro.



Other News

Trending Now

US Women's Rugby Rolls To Bronze Medal In Sydney
Post-final, the All Blacks performed their traditional haka for the handful of spectators who had remained in the stadium. New Zealand take on the Americans in the final of the men's Sydney Sevens competition later Sunday.

May to visit Brussels in search of a Brexit deal
Brussels was "unfortunately turning their face against that" and needed respect for unionism in NI, she added. Mrs May is due to say: "I know this is a concerning time for many people here in Northern Ireland".

FSU QB Deondre Francois kicked off the team
The former blue-chip recruit suffered a season-ending injury in the 2017 opener before regaining the starting job previous year . Francois was the full-time starter for FSU in 2016 and 2017 before he would suffer a season-ending knee injury.

Body found in wreckage of Sala’s plane
The shipwreck hunter who found the remains of the plane on Sunday urged the authorities to urgently recover the body. She wrote alongside the poignant snap: "Nala is waiting for you, too".

College student finds man living in closet, wearing her clothing
According to Maddie , she had noticed items of clothing going missing for some time in the run up to Sunday's upsetting discovery. Swofford was jailed in Guilford County under a $26,000 bond on 14 felony charges including larceny and identity theft.

Oscars Will Not Be Hosted For The First Time Since 1989
Mexican drama Roma and British historical comedy The Favouritelead the Oscars nominations with 10 nods apiece. "It's fascinating. Despite the unconventional setup this year, Academy CEO Dawn Hudson called it an "important moment in Oscar history".

Crypto exchange founder dies, leaves behind US$200m problem
Cotten's widow said she had an expert try hacking into the founder's computers and encrypted email, but to no avail. After not being able to withdraw CA$15,000, he said, "They've left us completely in the dark".

Trump sees 'good chance' of deals with North Korea, China
But the tough sanctions have limited the range of joint activities the two Koreas can undertake. But U.N. sanctions monitors said in a confidential report, submitted to a 15-member U.N.

CDC study: Many children are overdoing it on the toothpaste
You can't have too much of a good thing and in the case of your children's toothpaste use, this is especially true. And this led to the addition of fluoride to toothpaste, mouthwash, tap water and few other products.

Pope holds historic public mass in Abu Dhabi
Catholics believe the communion host and wine become the body and blood of Christ when consecrated by a priest during the Mass. Catholics believe the pope is the vicar of Christ on earth, so participating in a papal Mass is particularly special.