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Wednesday 18 October 2017

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...

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...

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Trump Blames Cuba for Sonic Attack on US Diplomats

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Fired Venezuela Prosecutor Leaks Video Implicating Maduro in Taking $35M Bribe

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Deadline Expires for Striking Avianca Pilots in Colombia

This Monday was the deadline for striking Avianca pilots, who are still in the process of being reinstated, to return to their jobs. Avianca, Colombia’s...

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