Nicholas Casey

Andes Bureau Chief for the New York Times

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Andes Bureau Chief for the New York Times, based in Caracas, Venezuela; former Middle East correspondent for the Wall Street Journal

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Venezuelan security forces opened fire on a group of protestors today at the Brazilian border – a day after President Nicolas Maduro ordered all crossings at the Brazil border closed.

In Venezuela, conflict intensifies over opening the border to humanitarian aid

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President Nicolás Maduro gave American diplomats 72 hours to leave the country. This comes after President Trump today announced support for opposition leader Juan Guaidó.

Venezuelan president breaks diplomatic and political relations with the U.S.

President Nicolás Maduro gave American diplomats 72 hours to leave the country. This comes after President Trump today announced support for opposition leader Juan Guaidó.

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Amadeo García García is the last man in the world who can speak the Taushiro language. His tribe once numbered in the thousands in the Amazon basin in Peru.

What's it like being the last person to speak your language?

Amadeo García García is the last man in the world who can speak the Taushiro language. His tribe once numbered in the thousands in the Amazon basin in Peru.

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