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U.S. Treasury places four Venezuelans on U.S. sanctions list
WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) - Four current or former Venezuelan government officials were added on Monday to a list of people sanctioned by the U.S. government for their role in the current political crisis in the country, the U.S. Treasury said in a statement.
U.S. actively looking into Venezuelan oil sanctions - official
WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) - The Trump administration is actively exploring options to impose sanctions on Venezuela's oil sector, a senior U.S. official said on Monday, after the White House issued an executive order barring the use of Venezuelan cryptocurrencies.
Venezuelan health system decays further, opposition-led survey says
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's health system is sinking into further disarray, a survey led by the opposition-dominated Congress showed on Monday, with most hospitals plagued by water outages, unable to feed patients and lacking even basic devices like catheters.
Salvadoran leader swaps key ministers after election defeat
SAN SALVADOR, March 19 (Reuters) - El Salvador's President Salvador Sanchez Ceren on Monday replaced the ministers of finance and the economy after the ruling Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) suffered a historic defeat in elections at the start of the month.
U.S.-Canada-Mexico World Cup bid unconcerned about anti-U.S. sentiment
(Reuters) - Soccer officials from the United States, Mexico and Canada said on Monday they were unconcerned about any anti-American feeling as they began their final push to host the 2026 World Cup.
Soccer- US-Canada-Mexico World Cup bid unconcerned about anti-US sentiment
March 19 (Reuters) - Soccer officials from the United States, Mexico and Canada said on Monday they were unconcerned about any anti-American feeling as they began their final push to host the 2026 World Cup.
Brazil police arrest Catholic bishop of Formosa in graft probe -Globo TV
SAO PAULO, March 19 (Reuters) - Brazilian police on Monday arrested the Bishop of Formosa, Jose Ribeiro, on allegations that he, along with other Catholic clergymen, stole about 2 million reais ($608,000) from church coffers, according to a report on the website of Globo TV.
EU eyes "symbolic" duties on U.S. corn, competition for other supplies to rise
HAMBURG, March 19 (Reuters) - The European Union's proposal to impose duties on modest U.S. corn imports would not cause major pain for European importers or American exporters, experts said on Monday, as Brussels draws up its response to Washington's plans for tariffs on metals.
Climate migration to surge by 2050 unless emissions are curbed - World Bank
ROME, March 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 140 million people in Africa, Latin America and South Asia could move to another part of their country by 2050 to escape the worsening impacts of climate change - unless urgent action is taken to curb global warming and help people adapt, the World Bank said Monday.
Countries propose IMF set up fund for Venezuelan refugees: Meirelles
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Countries concerned with the crisis in Venezuela will propose that the International Monetary Fund set up a pool of resources to assist the tens of thousands of Venezuelan refugees that have fled, Brazil Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said on Monday.
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