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Monday 26 June 2017

Venezuela’s Struggle to Survive

Long lines at supermarkets in Venezuela. By Lisa Sullivan, (Consortium News) Amid a reassertion of U.S.-backed neoliberal policies in...

How Venezuela’s experiment with ’21st century socialism’ failed

When a Venezuelan entrepreneur we know launched a manufacturing company in western Venezuela two decades ago, he never...

Venezuela Rejects US Reports on Terrorism 2015

The document, which was released by the US State of Department, reads that the country maintained a “permissive...

Venezuela Blasts “U.S. Re-colonization Plan” in Latin America

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (C) delivers a speech during a rally in Caracas, Venezuela, on June 1, 2016. The...

In Venezuela, Nazi-Like Tactics Prevent Popular Uprising

Behind its democratic facade, Maduro’s regime in Venezuela controls the population with authoritarian measures. (La Patilla) TODAY VENEZUELA (PANAMPOST)...

Eight Signs that Show the End of Venezuela’s Regime Is Near

Closed roads in Caracas come in response to domestic gas shortages. (Runrun.es) (by By Ángel Oropeza Z. Panampost.com) Anyone...

Venezuela: Food and Medicine Shortages are a Government Policy

Empty shelves are commonplace in Venezuela (Panampost.com) – Even with the collapse of the price of oil, Venezuela’s total...

Sugar shortage cuts Coca-Cola production in Venezuela

(Q24N) A sugar shortage has forced Coca-Cola to stop producing soft drinks in Venezuela amid an escalating food...

Venezuela, where a hamburger is officially $170

Sign says “no bread” (pan salado in Spanish) Caracas (AFP) – If a visitor to Venezuela is unfortunate enough...

Venezuela: New state of emergency threatens to restrict political liberties

TODAY VENEZUELA - José Vicente Haro, a constitutionalist attorney and professor of the Central University of Venezuela (UCV)...

Why Venezuela is More Like Syria than Cuba

TODAY VENEZUELA via Expat-Chronicles  - In September I published “What is Venezuela’s Exit Strategy,” a rambling piece on...

Venezuela’s State of Emergency

TODAY VENEZUELA - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro imposed a 60-day state of emergency Friday night (May 13, 2016),...

Lives Cut Short

(Q24N) VENEZUELA - Luis Hernandez was a 13-year old seventh grader living in Petare, one of the many...

What Happens in Venezuela after Maduro Steps Down?

TODAY inVENZUELA - International rumors surrounding Nicolas Maduro’s have been talked about extensively of late, but everyone has...

Venezuela Declares April 18 ‘Non-working’ Day

TODAY VENEZUELA - To alleviate the power crisis the country is facing, President Nicolás Maduro on Thursday informed...

Marches Reflect Venezuelan Rejection to Decree of United States

(Prensa Latina) The rejection of the decision of US President Barack Obama to extend one more year the...

Love in times of scarcity

TODAY VENZUELA - Over the last two years Venezuelans have become acquainted with the concept of "scarcity." The...

Report Sketches Venezuela’s Organized Crime Landscape

TODAY VENEZUELA - A new report offers insights into where organized crime is most concentrated in Venezuela, but...

Carcas (Venezuela) Record 3,414 Murders in 2015

TODAY VENEZUELA (El Universal) According to figures disclosed by Venezuelan security authorities, murders have spiraled upward in the...

Venezuela Government Asks Malls To Close To Save on Electricity

TODAY VENEZUELA- Shops in malls across Venezuela will be going dark, closing their doors to shoppers early to...

Venezuela: Lifestyle in Revolution

TODAY VENEZUELA - An editorial published in El Universal, Wednesday, February 10, 2016: Fidel Castro said crystal clear that...

Report Reveals How Venezuela Gangs Control Their Turf

TODAY VENEZUELA - A recent report sheds light on the level of control that some Venezuelan gangs wield...

Venezuelan Crime Wave Forces American Expats To Hunker Down

TODAY VENEZUELA - John Pate used to drive around Caracas in a bullet-proof Volkswagen. As an American expat...

Venezuela is on the brink of a complete economic collapse

TODAY VENEZUELA | From the Washington Post: The only question now is whether Venezuela’s government or economy will...

Venezuela Defense Minister Says Legislators Need a Lesson On Morals

  TODAY VENEZUELA - Minister of Defense Vladimir Padrino López rejected on Thursday the actions of the new board...

Venezuela’s President aims to guide Venezuela to a productive model in three years

Q24N - Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said on Tuesday he is on the alert for any possible attempts...

Timeline: Venezuela’s Chavez Era

TODAY VENEZUELA by CFR Multimedia Team - Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez took office in 1999 on a populist...

Latin American Ex-Presidents: “There Was A Clear, Convincing Victory”

TODAY VENEZUELA - The six former Latin American presidents invited by the opposition coalition Unified Democratic Panel (MUD)...

Venezuela: Opposition Wins, Voter Turnout 74%

TODAY VENEZUELA- President of the National Electoral Council (CNE) Tibisay Lucena informed on Monday early morning that the...

Venezuela Rejects Statements of US Spokesman

Q24N - (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Delcy Rodríguez rejected statements by State Department spokesman John Kirby in...

Venezuelan FM: The US “buys off” public prosecutors in LatAm

TODAY VENEZUELA - "The way the US blackmails, threatens, and buys off public prosecutors in Latin America to...

What’s Behind Grenade Attacks Against Venezuela Police?

TODAY VENEZUELA - Over 100 police officers have been killed just in Caracas so far in 2015. However,...

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(Q24N) Uber may be assisting in illegal immigration, some Mexican officials claim. Arnulfo Leon Campos of Mexico’s National Institute of Migration said that transporters of...

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

It's been a while, in fact since 1987 that Costa Rica did not register the simultaneous activity of three volcanos and experts warn that...

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Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

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

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

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QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

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