U.S. orders family members of Caracas embassy staff to leave Venezuela
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Date: Thursday, 27-Jul-2017 20:59:23
|WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department on Thursday ordered family members of U.S. government employees at the American embassy in Caracas to leave Venezuela ahead of a weekend vote that has sparked violent protests.
The department said in a statement it also authorized the voluntary departure of U.S. government employees at the Caracas embassy.
Reporting by Eric Beech