The idea had been laughed off as absurd by opposition and USA officials before August 11, when Trump said that "a military operation, a military option is certainly something we could pursue" as a way of ending Venezuela'scrisis.
The new sanctions would also put more sway on the view that Venezuela is under military threat by President Trump.
China says sanctions won't help as Trump targets Venezuela
This week, Trump signed a decree introducing financial sanctions against Venezuela.
'All the people of Venezuela, all high-ranking military personnel are to take part in these drills to prepare to protect us, our territory, our sovereignty, including by military means, ' he told RT after meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in NY. Tensions between the two countries continue to increase, especially after the new sanctions imposed by the united states on Venezuela last Friday, which prohibit new transaction with Venezuela's oil companies.
Maduro says the USA is seeking to stifle oil exports through sanctions and a "naval blockade" on the Latin American country. They marched for a couple of blocks in Havana's Vedado neighborhood and they asked Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to "go hard" against Trump.
President Trump is dividing the country
He also gets a negative 59% rating on his overall job approval - down from a 57% approval rating on August 17th. Lee, has been a move by cities and institutions across the country to remove or relocate Confederate monuments.
But Trump's rhetoric might have worked in Maduro's favor.
Maduro spoke of the consequences of "four months of violence, of human damage, with more than 100 dead, more than 2000 injured", in which Venezuela has suffered "material damage. hospitals, schools, libraries, urban living centres were attacked". The event, attended by military officials from China, Belarus and Russian Federation, was a prelude to military exercises Maduro called for this weekend as a deterrent to any USA military intervention. "These measures are carefully calibrated to deny the Maduro dictatorship a critical source of financing to maintain its illegitimate rule, protect the United States financial system from complicity in Venezuela's corruption and in the impoverishment of the Venezuelan people, and allow for humanitarian assistance", the White House statement reads. "Economic war, pressures and blackmail are illegal".
Maduro's critics accuse him of coopting the military with top cabinet posts, as well as hijacking state institutions, such as by installing a new constituent assembly packed with loyalists.
Maduro was accompanied by Vice President Tareck El Aissami, a Constituent Assembly member Tania Diaz, among other leaders who met with activists and representatives of social movements. Venezuela had money at Bank New York Mellon, which officials confirmed had been intended for military spending. They ban trading in two bonds the government recently issued to circumvent its increasing isolation from Western financial markets.
At Alamo Square Park and elsewhere in the city, counterprotesters, who had shown out in large numbers, rallied and rejoiced. However, protesters with an anarchist group arrived at the park wearing masks and hoods that covered their faces.
Sanctions were imposed on Chinese individuals and companies for allegedly supporting North Korea's nuclear programme. However, North Korea has termed Trump's warning of " fire and fury " against Pyongyang a "load of nonsense".
Results revealed that just over 800 of the study volunteers developed lung cancer over an average follow-up of six years. The results of this study were especially shocking for male smokers that use vitamin B supplements.
Some residents even confessed to personally digging up graves at Mbatha's direction before giving him the recovered remains. The police also found eight ears in a pot where one man was staying along with more such human flesh and tissue.
And people in the Boston area most certainly will be filling up the numerous Irish bars around the Hub to cheer for McGregor . But while McGregor , a long-odds underdog, has attracted most wagers, the majority of the money is on Mayweather .
Although both benches cleared and there was a lot of wrestling, the initial indication was that no one was seriously injured. Moments before the outburst, Yankees manager Joe Girardi had been tossed for arguing about Kahnle's ejection.
In fact, former Spice Girl Mel B was so incensed by his remarks that she stormed off the stage during a live TV broadcast. Mel eventually came back and finished the show, though she reportedly told HuffPost UK , "I told him he was an arsehole".
Micromax had announced its latest addition to its range of Canvas series which is named as Micromax Canvas Infinity . The Micromax smartphone dubbed Canvas Infinity is a flagship device that is slated to be launched at 12:30 PM today.
The smartphone sports 5.5-inch WQHD LCD display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. As far as looks are concerned, the phone has a leather back and the company claims it to be dent resistant.
Sanchez, Romine suspended after Yankees-Tigers brawl
The two were talking with third baseman Nicholas Castellanos when Verlander gestured emphatically toward Martinez and walked away. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus has been suspended for one game "for the intentional actions of Wilson while warnings were in place".
GCSE results: Record grades for Education Links
These achievements also reflect the dedication of our teachers and the quality of the support provided by our staff. Stellar results continued as a school best of 71 per cent A* to B and 91% A* to C grades were achieved.
Samsung is creating a smart speaker after all
The delay appeared to be linked to numerous reviews that found the AI appeared to struggle with natural language voice commands. The AI also responds to contextual, cross-application commands such as, "Send the photo just taken to Mom".
Hellboy Has Joined the Ranks of Injustice 2!
The first Injustice saw Scorpion grace the screen, while the first DLC pack for Injustice 2 brought in Sub-Zero. However, Hellboy-from the Dark Horse Comics created by Mike Mignola-is the real coup for NetherRealm Studios.
Taylor Swift announces 'Reputation' album
The star made the announcement on Instagram after she deleted all her social media and posted cryptic pictures of a snake. The singer revelaed this afternoon that a new single is due out tomorrow, with an album to follow in November.