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Tuesday 26 September 2017

Stolen Police Helicopter Attacks Venezuela Top Court, Interior Ministry

TODAY VENEZUELA – A helicopter from the Venezuela’s Scientific, Penal and Criminal Investigations agency was stolen Tuesday evening,...

Attorney General: Venezuela is a police state

Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz Venezuela’s Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz said on Monday during an interview released in...

Venezuela’s Maduro Demands Army Loyalty amid New Arrests to Prevent Opposition “Coup”

TODAY VENEZEULA - This weekend was Venezuela’s Army Day, marking the 196th Battle of Carabobo, an important victory...

More Venezuelans Flee to Colombia As Situation Worsens

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) Six men and women rise from worn, flattened mattresses as the first hint of dawn...

Teen protester shot, killed in anti-government clash in Venezuela

Teen, guardsman killed as political unrest continues in Venezuela TODAY VENEZUELA (AP) Venezuela’s foreign minister walked out of a...

In photos: clashes between officials and protesters this Wednesday

TODAY VENEZUELA – The Venezuelan opposition, on Wednesday, June 14, held a new “stand” that left at least...

Could Canada’s PM Serve as the Next Mediator in Venezuela’s Crisis?

TODAY VENEZUELA - Peru’s Foreign Minister Ricardo Luna has suggested that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau serve as...

Venezuelans watch news bulletins acted live on bus

Laura Castillo (L), Maria Gabriela Fernandez (C) and Dereck Blanco (R) give a presentation of the Bus TV...

Venezuela ministry takes over police in opposition state

Capriles urged Miranda’s police to disobey any orders that violated the constitution. Venezuela’s interior ministry has taken control of...

Thousands of Venezuelan immigrants searching for better life in Colombia

TODAY VENEZUELA - Thousands of Venezuelans have fled their country to escape the hardship and violence of its...

The Pope knows

Pope Francis knows. He knows about each of the around 70 Venezuelans that have been killed during protests,...

What Young Venezuelans do When They’re not Being Killed

This past Wednesday, Venezuelans went to bed sad and angry after yet another victim result of the violent...

Venezuelans face extreme shortages of medicine and food

Pedro Hernandez and his friend, Luis Daza, pick up tomatoes from the trash area of the Coche public...

“People’s Assembly” Elections To Be Held In Venezuela in July

Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles and Lilian Tintori, wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, participate in a...

Venezuelan Youth Burned for ‘Being Chavista’ Dies from Injuries

Orlando Jose Figuera suffered burns on 80 percent of his body in a heinous attack the government has...

How a new kind of protest movement has risen in Venezuela

An opposition demonstrator throws back a teargas canister fired by the Bolivarian National Police. (Alejandro Cegarra/For the Washington...

Banging on empty pots, Venezuelans protest food shortages

A demonstrator holds a pot as he attends the ‘march of the empty pots’ against Venezuelan President Nicolas...

Maduro says Venezuela will hold referendum on constitutional reform

Maduro’s opponents say the socialist president aims to keep himself in power by stacking the planned “constituent assembly”...

Venezuela on edge as violent protests continue

Opposition Deputy Carlos Paparoni is hit by a jet of water during riots at a march to the...

Venezuela Accuses European Parliament of Encouraging Violence

Right-wing opposition protesters in Venezuela have left over 70 dead. | Photo: Reuters A Venezuelan diplomat accused the European...

Venezuela Helping Syrian Regime Avoid Sanctions on Oil Sold to United States: Report

Oil refinery in Aruba. Photographer: Ben Bartenstein/Bloomberg Venezuela’s government helped Syria’s Assad regime avoid international sanctions by transporting oil from the Middle...

Meet Venezuela’s “Resistance:” An Army of Heroes Willing to Sacrifice their Lives for Democracy

Like a game of chess, each person plays a role: the first line of protection consists of shields....

Venezuela’s military defends its role in deadly protests

Venezuelan National Guards stand guard in front of Lilian Tintori (C), wife of jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo...

Protesters in Venezuela burn Hugo Chavez’s childhood home

An opposition activist throws a molotov cocktail in clashes with riot police during a march by doctors and...

Maduro Says Trump’s ‘Imperialist Hand’ Behind Venezuela’s Turmoil

TODAY VENEZUELA (Caracas) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday said that his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, is...

Venezuelan Dictatorship Arrests Thousands after 7 Weeks of Protests

Opposition leader, Henrique Capriles Radonski, who serves as Governor of the state of Miranda The death toll and causality...

Venezuelans Switch to Night Protests as Regime’s Death Toll Mounts

Venezuela’s opposition against President Nicolás Maduro is starting a new protest strategy: organize at night. This week, those opposed to...

Venezuela has a fake news problem too

It’s hard to know what to believe these days. Marco Bello/Reuters Like dust in the wind the news flies:...

President Maduro Says Politicians Are ‘The New Jews That Hitler Pursued’

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro The Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro, has likened the harassment of government officials and their families...

Venezuelan Regime Steps up Torture against Protesters

Venezuela’s security forces beat most detainees after they are arrested, while they are being transferred to a temporary...

Elderly Venezuelans Take to the Streets to Demand a Better Future for their Grandchildren

TODAY VENEZUELA – On Friday, May 12th, hundreds of elderly protesters joined the “democratic resistance” and marched towards...

Why Are There No Riots in the Barrios of Venezuela?

Commuters in Caracas’ popular neighborhoods. | Photo: Mision Verdad TODAY VENEZUELA – Closing streets, paralyzing the subway system, burning...

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In Costa Rica, interest payments rose from 1.5% to 1.7% of GDP, and this increase accounts for 32% of the increase in total spending...

Costa Rica Lifts Price Controls In Mobile Telecom Market

The Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel) - Costa Rica's Superintendency of Telecommunications - has declared that the country’s mobile market is now considered competitive following...

Costa Rica Looking To UAE Investments For The Logistics Sector

(Abu Dhabi) Costa Rica is aiming to become a major logistics hub in Central America and Caribbean region with a US$1 billion mega-port project. Jhon...

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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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