Articles by Joshua Goodman

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US Seizes Iranian Oil from Four Tankers En Route to Venezuela
Joshua Goodman | AP, Global News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Aug 2020

14 Aug 2020 – The Trump administration has seized the cargo of four tankers it was targeting for transporting Iranian fuel to Venezuela, U.S. officials said today, as it steps up its campaign of maximum pressure against the two heavily sanctioned allies.

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Trump: US to Deploy Anti-Drug Navy Ships near Venezuela
Joshua Goodman | AP – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Apr 2020

2 Apr 2020 – President Donald Trump announced yesterday that Navy ships are being moved toward Venezuela as his administration beefs up counter-narcotics operations in the Caribbean following a U.S. drug indictment against Nicolás Maduro. The announcement came at the start of the daily White House press briefing to discuss the coronavirus pandemic.

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Joshua Goodman, 16 Dec 2008

Latin American and Caribbean leaders gathering in Brazil tomorrow [Dec 16/08] will mark a historic occasion: a region-wide summit that excludes the United States. Almost two centuries after President James Monroe declared Latin America a U.S. sphere of influence, the region is breaking away. From socialist-leaning Venezuela to market-friendly Brazil, governments are expanding military, economic […]

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