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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday passed a resolution calling for sanctions against officials of the administration of Venezuelan President Nicólas Maduro. The vote, which was unanimous, paves the way for the resolution to go before the full Senate. Sens. Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican, and Robert Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat who is …

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — It’s hard to find toilet paper or flour in Venezuela these days and the country has some of the highest inflation and murder rates in the world. Clashes between protesters and security forces loyal to the president have left 16 dead, and a telegenic opposition leader has been thrown in jail. …

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