The election of an assembly to rewrite Venezuela's constitution sparked global condemnation and led the U.S.to impose sanctions on top officials.
Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said the group of nations will only recognize decisions approved by Venezuela's National Assembly, including those related to loans, refinancing and public works.
The Assembly's new powers disallow the Opposition-ruled Congress from taking any action that would overrule the laws passed by the body.
In a passionate post on Facebook, the former soccer star declared "we are Chavistas" - a reference to President Maduro's predecessor Hugo Chavez. The Opposition and his critics, however, view it as a way to wield more authoritative power over the administration.
There was no immediate reaction from Venezuela's leftist government to the scathing criticism from the United Nations, which said preliminary findings from an investigation conducted in June and July "paint a picture of widespread and systematic use of excessive force and arbitrary detentions against demonstrators in Venezuela".
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A government media spokesperson said the building had been successfully evacuated, and no injuries had been reported so far. Dubai's Civil Defense announced at about 3:30 am local time that firefighters had brought the blaze under control.
Venezuela's supreme court sentenced a prominent opposition mayor, Ramon Muchacho, to 15 months in prison and stripped him of his right to hold political office.
The Venezuelan government is making it harder for opposition groups to take to the streets.
This mission, Maradona said, "is the most sacred thing we have".
The Treasury Department says seven are current or former Venezuelan government officials.
As the number of deaths continues to rise on the streets of Caracas, Nicolas Maduro threatens to unleash a ruthless army, if the protesters will attempt to overthrow the government, writes The Guardian.
Muchacho's whereabouts were not immediately known, but he denounced the ruling on Twitter, saying that "all of the weight of the revolutionary injustice has fallen on my shoulders" for doing his job to guarantee the constitutional right to protest.
Among the other agreements reached by the ANC is the support to the Commission of Truth, Justice and Peace to investigate the deaths during the violent protests in the country led by the right-wing opposition.
- "Degrading treatment" -"Several thousand people have been arbitrarily detained, many reportedly subjected to ill-treatment and even torture, while several hundred have been brought before military rather than civilian courts", he said, stressing that "these patterns show no signs of abating".
The UN said a full report on its finding about Venezuela would be issued at the end of this month.
Mariana Bazzo/Reuters Peru's Foreign Minister Ricardo Luna (C) along with foreign ministers and representatives from across the Americas, called Venezuela now a dictatorship', Ministers criticize human rights violations and use of violence, in Lima, Peru, August 8, 2017.
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Both the Constituent Assembly and the National Assembly met Tuesday in separate chambers of the legislative palace in the capital, Caracas. Still, Venezuela is facing mounting pressure and threats of deepening sanctions from trade partners.
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The Dark Tower may have been a box office disappointment, but Sony and MRC still seem to be moving ahead with the franchise. The less than $20 million opening is quite disappointing for a film that has spent years in production.
French police have had extended powers since the terror attacks in November 2015 which left 130 people dead. Although a French national, the man was born in Mauritania, an African Arab nation, in 1998.
The original Death Wish received four sequels (all of which starred Bronson) over the course of the next two decades. Directed by Newton native Eli Roth , " Death Wish " arrives in theaters on November 22.
For Honor , Ubisoft's standalone hack and slash IP from earlier this year is getting a free-to-play event later this week. The timing of the trial version of For Honor lines up with the start of Season III that is set to begin on August 15.
Adding to the durability factor is that the screen is protected by Gorilla Glass 5's shatter-resistant technology. All of it will be filled up by the display of course, which LG confirmed will be 6-inches this time.
Roy's father, Conrad Roy Jr, said before sentencing: "I can not being to describe the despair I feel over the loss of my son. Bozzi wrote to the judge, "The defense said it was inevitable, that he would take his life eventually with or without her".
Furthermore, it gave them an unassailable 2-0 series lead going into the third Test, which begins on August 12 in Pallekele. Despite being bowled out to just 183 runs, Sri Lanka showed some resilience to avoid the innings defeat against India .
Sunny skies and a high near 88 are expected Wednesday for Topeka and northeast Kansas, according to the National Weather Service . A broken line of hit-and-miss showers and storms will move from west to east across the Valley through the afternoon and evening.
Police homicide detective also charges Fox with racial discrimination saying he has been denied air time and full-time employment. In reality, the young man was gunned down in Washington D.C.in July of a year ago , and his murder is still being investigated.
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We immediately began investigating the incident and are working with law enforcement and outside cyber-security firms", it said. On Monday, the network said it did not believe its email system in its entirety had been compromised .
Kenyans troop to Polling Stations to Vote new President
The government deployed more than 150,000 security personnel, including wildlife rangers, to protect 41,000 polling stations. Secretary of State John Kerry is among thousands of worldwide observers who have been monitoring the election process.
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Once the meet-and-greet was over, she says she alerted her mother as well as others on her team about what had allegedly happened. Mueller was sacked in June 2013 after Swift claimed he put his hand under her skirt while taking a photo with her backstage.
Florida and NY license more medical marijuana facilities
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But Apple's gains were not enough to prop up the broader USA stock indexes, with the benchmark S&P 500 and Nasdaq both lower. Nearly exactly a year ago, Donald Trump dismissed the stock market's rise under President Barack Obama as a "big bubble".
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The killer feature on their eclipse page is the chart showing eclipse times for various cities in the path of totality . However, in reality the moon is much smaller than the sun , 400 times smaller and the sun is 400 times further away.