7 Reasons for Describing Venezuela as a ‘Mafia State’

Insightcrime.org – There is no universally accepted definition of what constitutes a “mafia state.”...

Nearly Half of Venezuelans Expected to Vote for Maduro in Election – Poll

Nearly half of Venezuelan citizens intend to back incumbent President Nicolas Maduro in the...

Maduro creates Venezuela’s first Petro special economic zone

Venezuela’s Margarita Island will be the country’s first special economic zone (SEZ) to use...

Venezuela Pushes Forward in Corruption Purge, Arrests 11 Bankers

Venezuelan authorities arrested 11 high-ranking bankers from the country’s biggest private financial institution, Banesco,...

Venezuela, Panama Discuss Re-establishing Bilateral Relations

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro announced Thursday that he has spoken with his Panamanian counterpart,...

Venezuelan Parliament approves trial against Nicolás Maduro: What’s Next?

The Venezuelan National Assembly approved preliminary impeachment proceedings against Nicolás Maduro with 105 votes...

Venezuela: ‘Lula’s Imprisonment Directed by US Empire’

Venezuela’s National Constituent Assembly (ANC) has approved a resolution demonstrating solidarity with Brazil’s former...

Concerns about a massive exodus deters sanctions against Maduro

“Nations could be avoiding issuing stronger economic sanctions against Maduro’s dictatorship because this could...

‘I am still in shock’: Journalists flee Venezuela to publish ongoing investigation, amid legal threats

It sounded like another grim chapter in the repression that has gripped Venezuela during...

UN Human Rights Council Condemns Sanctions Against Venezuela

The United Nations Human Rights Council (OHCHR ) has adopted a resolution proposed by the...

Venezuelan Military Woman Flees Hit Men and Seeks Refuge in Costa Rica

Evelyn Andrade López managed to escape from a police and military fence in Venezuela...

Venezuela Regards New US Sanctions as Crime Against Humanity

Venezuela condemned new US sanctions introduced against Caracas calling them crime against humanity, the...

Inflation-Hit Venezuela Introduces New Highest-Denomination Banknote

Venezuela will put on Wednesday a new highest-denomination 100,000 bolivar bill worth only US$0.50...

For Poor Venezuelans, a Box of Food May Sway Vote for Maduro

CARACAS — A bag of rice on a hungry family’s kitchen table could be...

Maduro Announces Pensions Fund Increase, Additional Food Cards – Reports

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced an expansion of pension fund and a delivery...

Venezuela, where it’s more expensive to go to work than it is to stay home

For many Venezuelans, the choice is between going to work in exchange for a...

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...

Opposition Wants ‘National Front’ to Protect Venezuelans’ Rights

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

Venezuelan archbishop decries plan to change election date

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

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....

Gourmet Chocolate Becomes Economic Lifeline in Venezuela

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

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,...

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,...

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

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

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...

Fuerza Venezuela, Colombia Loves You!

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

How Venezuela Became a Communist Totalitarian State

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Russia Agrees to Wait for Venezuela Debt

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

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