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Friday 23 June 2017

Colombia and Venezuela: The Border Dispute Over the Gulf

TODAY COLOMBIA - A long standing border dispute between Colombia and Venezuela over the area known as the...

Venezuelans Launch Mises Institute to Take Down Chavismo

Even in the face of tremendous adversity, Venezuelan activists are not giving up. In order to counter the official...

Venezuela will not default in 2015, Says Expert

(TODAY VENEZUELA) - "Venezuela does not look like defaulting in 2015," said José Ignacio Guarino, a professor in...

In Venezuela, “Teta Teresa”, Like “Paul the Octopus” Predicts Soccer Games

(TODAY VENEZUELA) A model uses her breasts to supposedly predict the results of soccer matches of the Copa...

Venezuela’s Young Choose Parallel Economy Over Higher Education

(TODAY VENEZUELA) -- Venezuelan public high education institutions have recorded a decline in the number of students enrolled...

The Obama Decree

TODAY VENEZUELA- Ever since last March 9, when US President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order declaring Venezuela...

Venezuelans Coerced into Anti-Obama Petition

TODAY VENEZUELA - The government of President Nicolás Maduro is using desperate measures to coerce Venezuelans into signing...

Venezuela Drafts Citizen Soldiers en Masse to Fight US “Invasion”

TODAY VENEZUELA - The youth wing of the governing United Socialist Party of Venezuela (JPSUV) and the 13,000...

Venezuela Looks to Hugo Chavez Oil Belt to Fix Sick Economy

TODAY VENEZUELA (AP) You can't miss it, rising off the main highway, a mountain of toxic soot towering...

How powerhouse Venezuela has turned into a pauper

TODAY VENEZUELA - There are no bursts of colour as fireworks pop high above the Bulevar de Sabana...

Maduro to Ask Obama “End Conspiracy Against Venezuela”

TODAY VENEZUELA - Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said on Thursday that he would ask his US counterpart Barack...

Maduro In “Open English” To His Nation

Venezuela's president, Nicolas Maduro, sparks laughter in the social networks for his English pronunciation, as he rallies Venezuelans...

VENEZUELA: How They See Us Abroad

TODAY VENEZUELA - The government of Nicolás Maduro is under observation. His infant tenure as president has been...

Venezuela President Maduro: Attempted Coup Has International Ties

TODAY VENEZUELA - A coup plot against President Nicolas Maduro and the Bolivarian Revolution was thwarted this week...

Warning of leftist military coup in Venezuela

TODAY VENEZUELA - "It would be a terribly mistake if they (the military) would go against the Constitution,"...

Venezuelan Armed Forces reject conspiracy against government

TODAY VENEZUELA - Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino López offered a press conference accompanied by the Military High Command...

Half Capacity of the Venezuelan Industry Is Idle

TODAY VENEZUELA - Eduardo Garmendia, the president of the Venezuelan Confederation of Industries (Conindustria), has asked the Venezuelan...

Practimercados Día Día Rebuts Government’s Claims of Boycott

  TODAY VENEZUELA - The network of small supermarkets Día a Día, recently seized by the Venezuelan government over...

Venezuelan Oil Up To US$44.64

TODAY VENEZUELA - Venezuelan oil average price this week regained USD 5.82 compared to the previous week, standing...

Venezuela President Slams U.S. Intelligence Report

TODAY VENEZUELA - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Wednesday rejected a recent U.S. report which predicts an outbreak of...

Venezuela Running Out of Condoms: A 36-pack Going For About $750

TODAY VENEZUELA - The country is broke. Its economy is on track to shrink 7% in 2015 alone,...

Cuba needs to retain economic oxygen provided by Venezuela

TODAY VENEZUELA (ElUniversal) The Cuban economy will continue, at least for other three years, depending on strategic trade...

Venezula President Maduro Announces Forex System for Three Markets

TODAY VENEZUELA (El Universal) Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced late on Wednesday during the presentation of the Annual...

Venezuela Cancels Sale of CITGO

  TODAY VENEZUELA - The bid for selling Citgo, a US-based refinery of state-run company Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA),...

Venezuelan opposition leader: people have to demonstrate in an organized, peaceful manner

TODAY VENEZUELA (El Universal) Venezuelan opposition leader and Miranda state governor, Henrique Capriles Radonski, stated on Monday that...

Shortages in Venezuela make standing in line a full-time job

TODAY VENEZUELA (Fusion.net) CARACAS — In Venezuela, grocery shopping has literally become a test of endurance. Venezuelans are...

Is Venezuela Becoming the Most Dangerous Nation in Latin America?

TODAY VENEZUELA - With nearly 25,000 violent deaths estimated for 2014 and 90 violent deaths reported in Caracas...

Venezuela militarizes its supermarkets

TODAY VENEZUELA (InsightCrime.org) President Nicolas Maduro has ordered Venezuela's security forces to maintain order in supermarkets and food...

Venezuela’s President Maduro: “China is a super power, yet it is not an empire”

TODAY VENEZUELA (El Universal) Venezuelan President, Nicolás Maduro, highlighted on Thursday the progress achieved in the Venezuela-China relation...

Venezuelan Crude Oil Down to US$47.05 Barrel

TODAY VENEZUELA (El Universal) The price of Venezuelan crude oil lost US$2.47 and hit US$47.05 last week, as...

Forget the French Fries, As McDonald’s Runs Out of French Fries in Venezuela

TODAY VENEZUELA - Forget the French fries. How about a side of yuca with that Big Mac? For...

A bare-bones 2012 Toyota Corolla is worth nearly US$40,000 in Caracas today

TODAY VENEZUELA - Given the decline in vehicle production, which in October 2014 stood at 81.6% according to...

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On Wednesday, the Municipality of San José officially unveiled its brand "SJO Vive" to attract Ticos and foreigners to Costa Rica's capital. The ceremony, led...

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(HUFFPOST) “I’m thinking about moving to Costa Rica,” are words I see every day in emails, Facebook messages, and from people who have read...

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Costa Rica's Foreign minister Manuel Gonzales, who is on an official visit to Baku, announced the opening of an embassy in Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan Foreign Minister Elmar...

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Costa Rica is one of Central America’s rising stars with an increasingly diverse economy that has moved beyond tourism and agriculture to encompass a...

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Q COSTA RICA - Pay close attention, receiving erotic images of minors on your smartphone via apps such as WhatsApp could expose you to...

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

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

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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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