German ambassador to Venezuela Daniel Kriener, Germany’s ambassador to Venezuela, speaking with the news media last month. Venezuela ordered his expulsion on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

Venezuela expels German envoy Martin Kriener for backing opposition leader Juan Guaido as US tightens sanctions on President Nicolas Maduro

  • As Washington revokes visas of 77 people linked to Caracas regime, German Ambassador Martin Kriener is given 48 hours to leave
Topic |   Venezuelan crisis

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German ambassador to Venezuela Daniel Kriener, Germany’s ambassador to Venezuela, speaking with the news media last month. Venezuela ordered his expulsion on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet. Photo: AFP

UN human rights chief says US sanctions have worsened Venezuela crisis as Nicolas Maduro and Juna Guaido compete for control of country

  • Washington imposed sanctions on Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA last month
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United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet. Photo: AFP
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