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Tuesday 22 August 2017

Venezuelans’ asylum applications to the US climb in 2016

US asylum applications filed by Venezuelans have jumped 168% in October 2016-June 2016, according to a Pew Research Center...

Pharmaceutical guild warns of country facing dwindling drug inventories

Venezuelan Pharmaceutical Federation president Freddy Ceballos announced Droguerias Cobeca’s decision to abolish its credit system to pharmacies completely,...

Minimum Wage Rises in Venezuela

Venezuela raises minimum wage (Prensa Latina) The minimum wage will rise 50 percent in Venezuela from September 1st. During the...

International Airlines Have Flown Away From Venezuela

(TODAY VENEZUELA) Availability of flights from and to Venezuela is becoming increasingly restricted. Reduced seat availability, a severe...

Venezuelans in the future will live less time than their parents

Venezuelans’ life expectancy might be decreasing. Malnutrition resulting from shortages and high food prices has predisposed an entire...

Don’t Blame Socialism For Venezuela’s Collapse, Blame Its Leader!

A man shows a cardboard box crafted to depict an empty refrigerator to indicate the shortage of products,...

In Venezuela Flour, Pasta and Milk Can Cost A Month’s Pay

Lines at Venezuelan supermarkets keep growing as the economic crisis worsens.  AFP PHOTO/FEDERICO PARRA (CNN) Flour. Pasta. Milk. Three...

Witness Killings Deepen Mystery in Venezuela ‘Narco Nephews’ Case

(Today Venezuela) At least two witnesses in a politically-charged drug case involving relatives of Venezuela’s president have reportedly...

Shortage Aggravates Infant Malnourishment

  (Today Venezuela) Shortage has resulted in increasing malnutrition in children. A long-standing problem in Venezuela, it has worsened...

Venezuela Companies Compelled To Lend Employees To Government

Under Resolution No. 9,855, and within the framework of the state of exception and economic emergency, the Venezuelan...

Venezuelan Crude Drops To US$35

A US$2.60 drop from the previous week The Venezuelan crude oil this week (July 22-29) ended at US$35 per...

Venezuela’s Failed Socialist Experiment

Venezuelans cross the Simon Bolivar bridge linking San Antonio del Tachira, in Venezuela with Cucuta in Colombia, to...

Cuban Residents in Venezuela Celebrate Attack on Moncada Garrison

Archive photo Cuban residents in Venezuela on Saturday celebrated the 63rd anniversary of the attack on the Moncada Garrison...

Venezuela Goes Shopping: To Spend US$100M For Food In Panama

(Today Venezuela) With US$100 million dollars in its wallet, the government of Nicolas Maduro is heading to Panama...

Insult, Provoke, Repeat: How Donald Trump Became America’s Hugo Chávez

Both Donald Trump and Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez broke all the rules of presidential conduct. Composite: Rex Features (The...

Venezuela: Diary of a Desperate Mother Trying To Put Food On The Kitchen Table

The diary of a desperate mother trying to put food on the kitchen table in Venezuela. (Bloomberg) In an...

Venezuelans Returning Empty Handed From Colombia. Prices Too High.

Venezuelans crossed on Sunday the border bridge Simon Bolivar in San Antonio del Tachira (Venezuela). Many returned hoome...

Venezuela Government, Experts Clash on Results of Security Operation

Opposition supporters clash with riot police. File photo REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins Venezuela’s government has touted the achievements of a...

Citibank Dispels Doubts Over Accounts Closure

Citibank additionally claimed they would keep financial relations with Venezuelan customers Following risk assessment, US bank Citibank confirmed the...

Venezuela Government Seizes Kimberly-Clark Plant

Labor Minister Oswaldo Vera supervised the resumption of production activities of US personal care company Kimberly-Clark in Venezuela...

Venezuela’s Shoot-Down Policy Produces Mixed Results

A 2012 law that allows Venezuela’s air force to shoot down aircraft on suspicious flight paths reflects a...

Venezuela: “Hunger among the Poorest Is Now Widespread”

Children from the Wayuu tribes in a school in western Venezuela wait for their daily meal. The widespread shortages...

Venezuela’s economic situation is getting dire, and some of the country’s women are fighting back

Women confront Venezuelan national guardsmen at a crossing point on Venezuela’s border with Colombia. Twitter/@Unaybayona Venezuela — mired in...

New aviation charges set in U.S. dollars in Venezuela

The Ministry of Transport and Public Works announced in the Official Gazette the new fares in foreign currency...

US accuses Venezuela of complicity in human trafficking

The United States on Thursday included Venezuela, along with Haiti and Belize, on the list of countries that...

Prices have increased by 14,000%-19,000% in four years in Venezuela

Prices have increased by 14,000%-19,000% in four years in Venezuela TODAY VENEZUELA – The economic reality in Venezuela lacks...

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...

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The Solar Eclipse 2017 From Costa Rica

Some 300 people gathered at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) planetarium to spectacular coast-to-coast partial eclipse (20%) in Costa Rica occurring shortly after 1...

OIJ Presumes Body Found In River Is Brother of Murdered Model

The body of a young male found this Sunday in Esparza is believed to be related to the murder of model Isamar Villata, 24...
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History of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Wilkes-Barre is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is apart of Luzerne County and it is one of the...

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The Interamerican Sur (Ruta 2) - Inter American highway south - between Palmar and Rio Claro is down to only one lane, at kilometer...

Higher Dollar and Interest Rates Slowed Consumer Spending

The constant instability of the dollar exchange rate and the increase in interest rates, especially in colones, have slowed the growth of consumer spending...

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While million across the U.S. and the world are in the path of totality for today's solar eclipse, in Costa Rica the eclipse is...

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