Venezuelan dictator Maduro takes advantage of the same “feminism” that condemns Trump

The two most controversial presidents in the Americas decided to speak out on feminism last weekend. Maduro declared himself...

Opposition Wants ‘National Front’ to Protect Venezuelans’ Rights

enezuela’s opposition will present a nationwide front to protect people’s rights, its negotiator Julio Borges said Thursday after...

Venezuelan archbishop decries plan to change election date

(ACI Prensa) Archbishop Diego Padrón of Cumaná, former president of the Venezuelan bishops’ conference, denounced plans to advance...

Venezuelan Secret Police: The key to Maduro’s oppressive hold on power

Tyrannical regimes generally employ repressive domestic intelligence directorates to keep the opposition at bay. In Venezuela, the Bolivarian...

Gourmet Chocolate Becomes Economic Lifeline in Venezuela

Caracas (VOA) – In a modest apartment near a Caracas slum, nutrition professor Nancy Silva and four aids...

Venezuela’s Economic Woes Forces Women Into Prostitution to Feed Children

A three-story hotel in western Caracas has become home to a 50-year-old prostitute, Juana, who, along with her...

New Monthly Minimum Wage in Venezuela Barely Enough to Buy Daily Cup of Coffee

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced a new increase in the minimum wage this year, but it’s only worth...

Venezuela: Maduro Announces 40% Minimum Wage Increase for New Year

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Sunday, just before the new year, a 40 percent increase in the minimum...

Venezuelan Dictatorship Considers Breaking Economic Ties with Caribbean Islands, Colombian Cities

Nícolas Maduro’s regime is threatening to suspend all communication and trade with neighboring Caribbean countries such as Aruba,...

Fuerza Venezuela, Colombia Loves You!

We all know the difficult times that are happening in Venezuela. A civil war is one of the...

How Venezuela Became a Communist Totalitarian State

When Hugo Chávez was running in his first successful presidential campaign, back in 1998, he was asked point...

Venezuela’s Cryptocurrency, the Petro, to Be Backed by Oil Reserves – Maduro

Having financial problems, create you a new currency, the “Petro”. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro promised on Tuesday to...

Venezuela’s Health Crisis: 40 Percent of New Medical Graduates Have Already Left

The crisis in Venezuela is worsening and with it, has come a massive migration of talented professionals who...

Venezuela Running Out of Fuel for Air Travel, Leaked Memo Reveals

A newly released memo from Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, PDVSA, reveals the country lacks enough fuel to meet...

Rights Group Accuses Venezuela of ‘Systematic’ Torture of Political Opponents

Human Rights Watch has released a 62-page report, “Crackdown on Dissent: Brutality, Torture, and Political Persecution in Venezuela,”...

Russia Agrees to Wait for Venezuela Debt

Venezuela signed a deal in Moscow on Wednesday, November 15, about restructuring US$3.15 billion of debt to the...

Nobody is going to bail out Venezuela

Venezuela, the South American country convulsed by economic and humanitarian catastrophe, has defaulted on some of its debt...

Under Socialism 60% of Venezuelan Businesses Have Closed

During the last five years of “socialism” in Venezuela, 60% of its businesses have closed, in the wake...

Venezuelan Supreme Court Bans Women in Bikinis from Covers of Newspapers, Magazines

Venezuela’s Supreme Court has ordered for the removal of all images of scantily clad women circulating on the...

Venezuela’s opposition is on the verge of collapse

It’s been a bittersweet couple of weeks for the Venezuelan opposition, which for six months this year staged...

Venezuela May Not Be Able To Pay Off Its Billion-Dollar Debt

Venezuela is strapped for cash. And the country is facing deadlines on critical payments that, if missed, would...

300,000 Venezuelan Children at Risk of Dying from Malnutrition, Catholic NGO Alerts

Around 300,000 children in Venezuela are at risk of death from malnutrition, according to Caritas, a humanitarian organization run by the...

Shipment of 16 Tons of Chinese Tear Gas Set for Venezuela Blocked

The Icelandic Ministry of Transport and Local Government received a letter from the European Transport Agency on Friday,...

Canada Imposes Sanctions on Venezuelan Authorities

According to Global Affairs Canada, sanctions impact “members of the (Venezuelan President Nicolás) Maduro regime and those closest...

Fired Venezuela Prosecutor Leaks Video Implicating Maduro in Taking $35M Bribe

President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela at a news conference in Caracas. Credit Ariana Cubillos/Associated Press Venezuela’s ousted chief prosecutor...

To Survive in Venezuela, Multinationals Slash Operations and Payrolls to Bare Minimum

Employees sometimes wait up to 10 months to return to work when shortages cause stop in production. Multinational companies...

Maduro Regime Arrests Three Journalists Reporting from Venezuelan Prison

Italians Roberto Di Mateo and Filippo Rossi and Venezuelan Jesús Medina, were accused of smuggling unauthorized recording devices into...

Venezuela Sees Iran, Syria To The Rescue

A follower of President Nicolas Maduro runs past a line of soldiers in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Aug. 26,...

Venezuela Prepares for War With U.S.

© Reuters Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro called on his nation’s military leaders Tuesday to prepare for war against the...

US Threatens to Impose Oil Embargo on Venezuela Unless Democracy Is Restored

Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the UN. Photo: Reuters All sanctions against Venezuela are on the table for the...

Maduro’s Rabbit Plan Won’t Save Venezuelans from Going Hungry

(FEE.org) President Nicolas Maduro wants Venezuelans to breed rabbits to solve the economic disaster he and his predecessor...

Shunning US Dollar, Venezuela Lists Oil Prices in Chinese Yuan

Venezuela on Friday began listing the price of its oil in the Chinese yuan, following President Nicolas Maduro's...

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