Venezuela

Venezuela Expels 3 US Diplomats Over Domestic Protests

Accused of meeting with student protesters, Maduro "determined to defend our country"

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Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said Sunday he was expelling three U.S. consular officials, accusing them of conspiring with the opposition forces to foment unrest as violent protests ran into a fifth straight night.

"We are determined to defend our country," said Maduro on state television Sunday night.

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