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Some US companies that have left or scaled back in Venezuela

Some US companies that have left or scaled back in Venezuela

GM's Venezuelan subsidiary, General Motors Venezolana, has operated in the country for almost 70 years and employs almost 2,700 workers there. His government seized General Motors' assembly plant in Venezuela on Wednesday amid the protests demanding a new presidential election and calling for an end to the economic chaos that has produced shortages of food and medicine as well as soaring inflation.


India Home Minister appeals to all states to ensure safety of Kashmiris

India Home Minister appeals to all states to ensure safety of Kashmiris

Anxious over the non-stop pro-freedom protests in the Kashmir Valley, New Delhi is now planning to "squeeze out" alleged funding of pro-freedom organisations from Middle East countries, India Today reported on Friday. The students suffered minor injuries in the incident. However, according to the TOI report, the FIR lodged by these students does not say anything about the "stone-pelter" taunt because they do not want the issue to flare-up as it's exam time for them.


Detained Mexican Ex-Governor Javier Duarte to Accept Extradition

Detained Mexican Ex-Governor Javier Duarte to Accept Extradition

Both Mexico and the United States are expected to file extradition requests with the Italian authorities. Speaking previous year after he was accused of having links to phantom businesses that had successfully bid for state contracts, Duarte denied the accusations against him.


Embattled US Congressman Steps Aside From Russia Probe

Embattled US Congressman Steps Aside From Russia Probe

GREENE: That is NPR national security editor Phil Ewing talking about Devin Nunes , who will no longer be leading the House Intelligence investigation into Russian attempts to meddle in the 2016 US presidential election. Libowitz also says Nunes did the right thing by stepping aside from the House intelligence committee's investigation into contacts between Trump associates and Russian Federation.


EU calls for probe in Venezuela protest deaths

EU calls for probe in Venezuela protest deaths

GM said Thursday that its only factory in Venezuela was confiscated a day earlier, as anti-government protesters clashed with authorities in a country that is roiled by economic troubles. The company, did not immediately respond to a request for comment. He too said that the takeover was by dealers - and there's no connection with the Venezuelan government.


GM says Venezuela has seized its car plant

GM says Venezuela has seized its car plant

Maduro, addressing supporters Wednesday, said he was "anxious" to see elections take place sometime "soon" and repeated his call for dialogue , something many in the opposition see as a stalling tactic. Venezuela's Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez announced on her Twitter account that "armed bands hired by the opposition attacked a maternal and child hospital with 54 children (inside)".