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Pence LatAm tour clouded by Trump threat against Venezuela

US Vice President Mike Pence launches a Latin America tour Sunday that has taken on new significance following President Donald Trump's threat of a possible "military option" against Venezuela. The weeklong trip, aimed at coordinating a regional diplomatic action to the political crisis in Caracas, begins in Colombia, a strong US ally that takes hundreds of millions of dollars a year in funding from Washington and which has little liking for leftist Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
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