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Freeland attends emergency Lima Group meeting on Venezuela

Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is attending an emergency meeting of the Lima Group in Peru today, as Venezuela is sinking back into political stalemate following a failed military coup attempt by the Western-backed opposition. The pre-dawn military uprising» 

International, Politics

Lima Group calls on Venezuelan military to recognize Juan Guaido

Foreign ministers of nearly a dozen countries of the Lima Group that had gathered in Ottawa Monday to discuss the political crisis in Venezuela called on the country’s military to recognize as their new commander-in-chief interim President Juan Guaido. Last» 

International, Politics

Canada pledges $53M for those affected by Venezuela crisis

Canada will provide $53 million in aid to help those most affected by the Venezuelan crisis, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday as he hosted a meeting of nearly dozen countries opposed to the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.» 

International

Canada to host urgent meeting on Venezuela

Canada’s foreign minister is calling an emergency meeting of the 14-nation Lima Group on February 4, 2019 to discuss the crisis in Venezuela. Minister Chrystia Freeland repeated to reporters that that President Nicolas Maduro’s election to power was fraudulent and»