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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...

Shunning US Dollar, Venezuela Lists Oil Prices in Chinese Yuan

A gas station worker pumps gas into a car at a gas station of the state oil company...

Maduro Drops All Pretense, Vows to Become a Dictator

Venezuelan ruler Nicolás Maduro usually picks a fight with whomever calls his regime a dictatorship, insisting it is...

Venezuela to Donate $5 Million to Harvey Victims in Texas

Houston residents trudge through floodwaters. | Photo: AFP Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has announced that the South American...

US Embassy in Venezuela Issues Warning of Nationwide Military Drills Arming Citizens

The United States embassy in Venezuela has once again alerted its citizens about increased security risks in the...

Venezuela Needs Unity to Overcome U.S. Imperialism: Constituent Diosdado Cabello

The first Vice President of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) and elected Constituent Assembly member Diosdado...

Criticizing Nicolás Maduro’s regime may soon become a crime in Venezuela

(TODAY VENEZUELA) Criticizing Nicolás Maduro’s regime in Venezuela online may soon become a crime there. The new Constituent...

Maduro strips Venezuela’s parliament of power

Venezuela’s political crisis has deepened after a new pro-government “superbody” stripped the opposition-held parliament of its legislative powers...

Venezuelan Activists Request US Sanctions

“We are going to send a memo to the State Department and to the American authorities so that...

President Trump’s Threat Against Maduro Unites Latin America, Against U.S.

President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela had become a pariah among fellow Latin American leaders as his beleaguered country...

Maduro Says He Wants A Respectful Phone Call With The “Emperor”

TODAY VENEZUELA - Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is eager to talk to United States President Donald Trump. After...

Venezuela: Wave of arrests as government turns against elected opposition

TODAY VENEZUELA - The arrest of four officials from the opposition in Venezuela, the removal from office of...

In Venezuela, Military Forces Prisoners to Clean the Streets of Caracas at Gunpoint

On Wednesday, August 9, Venezuelans for Information published a video that shows prisoners cleaning the streets of Caracas...

Cuban Embassy in Venezuela Reinforces Outer Walls Amid Armed Uprisings

The reason for the increased security is unconfirmed, but social media has been abuzz with speculation that the...

America’s Foreign Ministers Meet in Peru to Reject Maduro’s Illegal Constituent Assembly in Venezuela

Twelve foreign ministers rejected Nicolás Maduro’s illegal constituent assembly in clear terms during a meeting in Lima, Peru....

Opposition Calls Upon Venezuelan Society to Resist Illegitimate Constituent Assembly

TODAY VENEZUELA -The Venezuelan opposition met this weekend to better define the strategies it wants to implement in...

Venezuelan Bolivar Hits All Time Low with the Dollar, Tanks Minimum Wage

The Venezuelan bolivar is at an all time low with the dollar, amidst political turmoil (Twitter). The parallel dollar...

Arrest of Venezuelan opposition leaders draws global outcry

A man holds a sign with a portrait of opposition leader Antonio Ledezma in front of a wall...

Venezuela’s opposition delays planned rally against new assembly

Members of the Venezuelan community in Argentina protest against the election for a “Constituent Assembly”, in Buenos Aires...

What next for Venezuela? Crisis and isolation

President Nicolas Maduro’s government held a vote Sunday that will replace the opposition-controlled National Assembly with an entirely...

Maduro Makes Venezuela’s Dictatorship Official

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro formally began the process to install himself as Venezuela’s dictator today....

Maduro Bans Public Demonstrations Ahead of Constituent Election

Officials threatened those who “organize, support or instigate the carrying out of activities aimed at disrupting the organization...

Venezuelans Celebrate Chavez’s Birthday Amid Opposition Protest

Thousands of Venezuelans gathered at the Mountain Barracks in Caracas on Friday to celebrate the 63 anniversary of...

Venezuela: What You Need to Know About Elections for the Constituent Assembly

CARACAS (VENEZUELA) EFE/CRISTIAN HERNÁNDEZ Venezuelans will head to the polls on Sunday, July 30, to elect representatives for the...

Avianca Suspends Venezuela Flights Starting Today

Colombia’s airline had originally announced the suspension of flights would be starting August 16. Today it said the...

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Trump Blames Cuba for Sonic Attack on US Diplomats

“Yes, I believe that Cuba is responsible. Yes, I believe it,” the president said during a press conference in the White House this week....

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 Luisa Ortega published on her blog...

Deadline Expires for Striking Avianca Pilots in Colombia

This Monday was the deadline for striking Avianca pilots, who are still in the process of being reinstated, to return to their jobs. Avianca, Colombia’s...

Blade Runner 2049: No Hope In This Dystopia

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How the coffee industry is about to get roasted by climate change

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Dental Tourism Industry Exploits Workers in Mexico

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As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

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