Alahednews Alahednews Venezuela Turns To European Cash after US Sanctions Venezuelans struggling with hyperinflation and a deep economic crisis are turning to a new form of payment: euros in cash. Amazon Wildfires: Brazil, France Clash over Burning Rainforest Brazil’s president has accused other countries of interfering as they express fears for the burning Amazon rainforest. Venezuelan President Maduro Confirms Months of Secret US Talks Maduro confirmed that top Venezuelan officials have been talking to members of US President Donald Trump’s White House. Guatemala Election Winner Hopes to Change Trump Migrant Deal The winner of Guatemala’s presidential election said he hopes to change Trump’s migrant deal. Maduro Has Evidence That Bolton Masterminded His 2018 Murder Attempt Maduro says he has evidence that Bolton masterminded his assassination in 2018. Trump Freezes All Venezuelan Government Assets in Bid to Pressure Maduro Trump imposed a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States on Monday. Maduro: Venezuela ‘Ready For Battle’ If Trump Imposes Blockade Maduro said his country was “prepared for battle” if the US imposes a quarantine. Trump Considering ’Blockade’ or ‘Quarantine’ Of Venezuela Trump made the off-hand remark, which may mean tons of additional hardship for the people of crisis-hit Venezuela. Brazil Prison Riot: Mass Decapitations as At Least 52 Killed Sixteen prisoners decapitated as dozens killed in mass jail uprising. Venezuela: Massive Power Outage Could Be Caused by Electromagnetic Attack, Minister Says Venezuelan Minister of Popular Power for Communication and Information Jorge Rodriguez confirmed that the country was facing a massive power outage, a Pompeo Lists Every Nation That ’Must Leave’ Venezuela, Except One Pompeo claimed that foreign nations [Russia, China, Iran, and Cuba] must stay clear of Venezuela. Zarif Heads to Caracas: US’ Excessive Demands will Get it Nowhere Zarif stressed that the United States “will get nowhere with its excessive demands” from Tehran. Guaido Says Venezuela Opposition, Gov’t Will Resume Talks in Barbados Dialogue between Venezuela’s opposition and Maduro’s government will resume in Barbados. Maduro Calls for Dialogue on Venezuelan Independence Day Maduro uses Venezuelan Independence Day to call for dialogue. Bolton Hails Sanctions for ‘Severing Ties’ Between Cuba and Venezuela Bolton vowed to “sever ties” between Havana and Caracas with sanctions on oil and other exports. Mexico Increased Deportations By 33% After Trump Threatens Tariffs Mexico deported 33 percent more foreigners month-on-month in June. Uruguay: Opposition Posts Big Win in Presidential Primaries Uruguay’s conservative opposition posted a big win in presidential primaries. Maduro Ready to Cooperate With China’s Huawei on 5G Rollout in Venezuela Maduro has stated he intends to develop 5G networks in the country in cooperation with the Chinese side. Venezuela Crisis: Maduro Warns Will Be ’Ruthless’ If Opposition Seeks To Oust Him Maduro warned Wednesday that he would be ’ruthless’ with the opposition if they attempt a coup d’etat. Venezuela Thwarts New Coup Attempt, Plot to Assassinate Maduro Maduro said security foiled a coup attempt that included a plot to kill him. Migrant Crisis: Father, Daughter Die Somewhere Between Mexico and US Shocking images emerged showing a migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter drowned somewhere between Mexico and the US. US-Backed Venezuela Opposition Caught Embezzling «Humanitarian Aid» Cash Millions of dollars in “humanitarian aid” ended up spent in Colombia by Venezuela opposition aides. Guatemala Election Headed for Runoff, Former First Lady Torres Leads Guatemala’s presidential election appeared to be headed for a runoff as partial results. Mass Power Outage Cripples Argentina, Uruguay Power was slowly being restored on Sunday after a massive outage blacked out Argentina and Uruguay. Haiti: Thousands Protest against Corruption Thousands of Haitians took to the streets of the capital Thursday demanding that President Jovenel Moise resign over corruption allegations.