Washington recognises Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s interim president but he has been unable to unseat leader Nicolas Maduro. Photo: AFP

Why the United States is taking aim at China as crisis engulfs Venezuela

  • Washington accuses Beijing of propping up a dictator in its traditional backyard, concerns that raise risks for Chinese investors, observers say
  • Research shows China has stepped up its investments and support for Venezuela even as other countries have tried to pull out
Topic |   Venezuela

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Washington recognises Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s interim president but he has been unable to unseat leader Nicolas Maduro. Photo: AFP
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Venezuelan security forces used Chinese-built armoured personnel carriers against anti-government protests in Caracas. Photo: AFP

Venezuela sends in China-built ‘Rhinoceros’ vehicles to quell anti-government protests

  • Military equipment part of a range that Beijing has sold to Caracas, its biggest Latin American customer
Topic |   Venezuelan crisis

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Venezuelan security forces used Chinese-built armoured personnel carriers against anti-government protests in Caracas. Photo: AFP
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