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Monday 26 June 2017

Maduro Can’t Hide the Crisis, Even on his Own TV Program

Maduro has recently fielded embarrassing questions on his TV program from hungry citizens (El Universal). TODAY VENEZEULA – Television...

Foreign Journalists Not Welcome in Venezuela

Without a free press there is dictatorship TODAY VENEZUELA (Paris, France) – Reporters Without Borders (RWB), or Reporters Sans...

‘Child-gang’ Killings Shock Venezuela

TODAY VENEZUELA – Authorities say they have arrested six children in connection with the killing of two soldiers. The...

Venezuelan Gov’t Seizes Immigrant-Owned Bakeries

The Venezuelan government has been closing or expropriating bakeries throughout Caracas (Twitter). TODAY VENEZUELA – More than 20 closed...

Alternatives To Reduce Poverty in Venezuela

Poverty at record high in Venezuela. A woman waits in line to check out at the Dia a...

Mass Grave in Venezuela Prison Signals Authorities’ Lack of Control

(TODAY VENEZUELA via Insightcrime.org) The recent discovery of a mass grave in a Venezuela prison highlights the dangerous...

CIA Pays ‘Traitors’ to Say We Traffic Drugs: Venezuela’s Maduro

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. | Photo: Reuters TODAY VENEZUELA – “The evidence will give them cold sweats and diarrhea,”...

Venezuelan Gov’t Threatens to Expropriate Bakeries, Jeopardizing Bread

The Venezuelan government is making moves to expropriate bakeries that it deems to be non-compliant with its new...

The Legacy of Hugo Chavez

CARACAS April 13, 2005 .- El presidente venezolano Hugo Chávez. EFE/Miraflores TODAY VENEZUELA – Hugo Chavez, the people’s president,...

Venezuela Wins Lawsuit Against ExxonMobil

World Bank Tribunal Annuls Venezuela Damages Reward For Exxon TODAY VENEZEULA – The International Center for Settlement of Investment...

Espionage against Venezuelan Opposition In Broad Daylight, New Video Shows

A video revealed undoubtable proof that the opposition is persecuted in Venezuela. (El Siglo) TODAY VENEZUELA – The Bolivarian...

Homeless Venezuelans Aren’t the Only Ones Eating From the Trash — Blue Collar Workers Do Too

TODAY VENEZUELA - Being in charge of a family, having a job and earning a minimum wage but...

“A World Where Many Worlds Fit:” Zapatismo and Chavismo in Conversation

(Q24N) There is much to learn from studying Black and Indigenous liberation processes across the Americas. The Zapatistas...

Life Within the Wall of Venezuela

Life Within the Wall of Venezuela. Fee.orgFEE.org – Venezuelan activist and architect Javier Garcia Hernandez is only 37,...

Trump’s Support of the Venezuelan Opposition Is a Breath of Fresh Air from the White House

The Trump administration’s clear position on Venezuela is a welcomed change from the moral ambiguity of his predecessor....

Starving Venezuelans Are Eating Flamingos and Anteaters as Socialism Destroys Economy

Flamingos are no longer safe as starving Venezuelans turn to desperate measures in order to feed themselves. (Elbilluyo)TODAY...

With the World’s Biggest Oil Reserves, Venezuela Has Potential For Great Prosperity

In the Prosperity Sub-Index rankings, Venezuela performs best on Natural Environment and Health and scores lowest on the...

Brazil Grants Two-Year Tesidence to Venezuelans Fleeing Crisis

Life in Venezuela is mostly waiting in lineTODAY VENEZUELA – Brazil migration authorities have approved a measure that...

Venezuela’s New Supreme Court President Is a Convicted Felon with a Shady Past

New President of the Supreme Court of Justice Maikel Moreno has an impressive criminal record. (Aserne Venezuela)TODAY VENEZUELA...

Venezuela Loses Right to Vote in the UN Until it Pays its Debts

T Heavily in arrears, Venezuela will temporarily lose its right to vote at the United Nations (Alba Ciudad).ODAY VENEZUELA...

Fact Checking Venezuelan Passports-to-Terrorists Allegations

Venezuela may have given passports to people with ties to terrorism – CNN.comTODAY VENEZUELA – Over the past...

Nicolas Maduro Warns Trump to Back Down from Venezuela

I do not want to fight with Donald Trump, Venezuela wants respectful relations,” Maduro said, “but if they...

Legislator Charges CNN with Conspiracy Against Venezuela Sovereignty

Legislator Tania DíazTODAY VENEZUELA – National Assembly (AN) deputy Tania Díaz accused CNN today of leading a media...

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Rejects Statements by Argentine President

Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs Delcy RodríguezTODAY VENEZUELA – Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez has rejected statements by...

Inflation in Venezuela in 2016 estimated at 404%

Torino Capital argues, however, that “whether Venezuela was in hyperinflation last year is of course a different question...

Trump calls on Venezuela To Release Jailed Opposition Leader

Donald Trump took to Twitter to call on the Venezuelan government to release political prisoner Leopoldo López. Alongside...

Maduro: “Problems In Venezuela Are None Of CNN’s Business”

Maduro said problems in Venezuela are none of CNN’s business. (CNN)TODAY VENEZUELA – President Nicolás Maduro has expelled...

Venezuela, Saudi Arabia Review Oil Cooperation Agenda

Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez met today with her Saudi Arabia counterpart, Adel Al JubeirTODAY VENEZUELA (Prensa Latina)...

Venezuela’s Main Bitcoin Market Shuts Down amid Arrest of Miners

Two isolated incidents involving fraud and bitcoin mining have caused problems for the bitcoin community in Venezuela.TODAY VENEZUELA...

Peru Gives Visas To Thousands of Crisis-Weary Venezuelans

Opposition supporters take part in a rally against President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas, Venezuela, October 26, 2016....

Venezuela Authorizes Foreign Currency Transactions for Tourism

Hotels in Venezueal will now be required to open a “special foreign exchange account” registered in Venezuela (Feliz...

Iranian Venezuelan Cooperation: Dictatorships Win, People Lose

TODAY VENEZUELA – Since 1979, Iran has been ruled by an Islamist regime. Since then, Shiite Islamic clerics...

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Former Ecuador President Correa Calls Trump “Stupid” and Brazil President a “Traitor”

(Q24N) In an interview with the EFE news agency, former President of Ecuador Rafael Correa broke his silence this weekend, with some harsh words...

Mob Turns Violent Againt Police At End Of Soccer Game in San Carlos

A dispute among soccer fans in the final between local teams, Florencia and El Progreso de la Tigra, in Santa Clara de Carlos, turned...

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 that led to the country’s independence. The...

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LGBT March San Jose 2017

Q COSTA RICA - San Jose was filled with color this Sunday to celebrate sexual diversity and demand equal rights for the Lesbian, Gay,...

“We Cannot Let Down Our Guard,” Experts Say On Simultaneous Activity Of Three Volcanos

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Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

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