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Foreign Journalists Not Welcome in Venezuela

Foreign Journalists Not Welcome in Venezuela

Without a free press there is dictatorship TODAY VENEZUELA (Paris, France) – Reporters Without Borders (RWB), or Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) has called on President Nicolas Maduro’s government to stop blocking the international media’s reporting in Venezuela. In recent months, the obstruction has included expulsions, the seizure of material and equipment, and outright censorship. The […]

Venezuelan Gov’t Seizes Immigrant-Owned Bakeries

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 bakeries, 2 occupied by the government and 4 closed, is the balance that has been left by the new regimen of bakery inspections implemented by the regime of Nicolás Maduro at Caracas locales. There are more […]

Mass Grave in Venezuela Prison Signals Authorities’ Lack of Control

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 conditions that prevail in the country’s penitentiary system, as well as the inability of authorities to effectively maintain order in penal facilities. Venezuela’s General Penitentiary, the site of the mass grave At least 14 bodies have been […]

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

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,” said Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Maduro on Tuesday accused the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), of paying former Chavista leaders to fabricate evidence with which to accuse the his government of drug trafficking. Maduro vowed to […]

The Legacy of Hugo Chavez

The Legacy of Hugo Chavez

CARACAS April 13, 2005 .- El presidente venezolano Hugo Chávez. EFE/Miraflores TODAY VENEZUELA – Hugo Chavez, the people’s president, led Venezuela from 1998 to 2013. It’s been four years since Nicolas Maduro went on national TV to announce the tragic death of beloved revolutionary leader, Hugo Chavez. The size and intensity of the outpouring that […]

Venezuela Wins Lawsuit Against ExxonMobil

Venezuela Wins Lawsuit Against ExxonMobil

World Bank Tribunal Annuls Venezuela Damages Reward For Exxon TODAY VENEZEULA – The International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) annulled an earlier decision that would have seen Venezuela pay more than a billion dollars to Exxon for the nationalization of two projects it ran in the country. The news was announced by a […]

Espionage against Venezuelan Opposition In Broad Daylight, New Video Shows

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 Intelligence Service, Venezuela’s secret service, has developed a reputation for harassing opposition leaders. A new video released this month shows how opposition leaders in Venezuela are submitted to obvious harassment. The most recent victim is Congressman […]

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

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. (The Daily Signal) TODAY VENEZUELA, By Jackson Ventrella –  Lilian Tintori understands the Venezuelan regime for what it is: corrupt, criminal, and evil. Her husband, Leopoldo López, was stripped of his political rights when President Hugo Chávez […]

President Ortega Highlights Chavez’s Legacy in Latin America

President Ortega Highlights Chavez’s Legacy in Latin America

In this undated photo we have Hugo Chaves (left) and Daniel Ortega in triumph. TODAY NICARAGUA (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega on Sunday highlighted the impact of the revolutionary work of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Latin America, on the 4th anniversary of his death. “Chavez (1954-2013) lives in all Latin America, he liberated […]

Starving Venezuelans Are Eating Flamingos and Anteaters as Socialism Destroys Economy

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 VENEZUELA – Starving Venezuelans are eating flamingos: As 21st Socialism continues to leave the Venezuelan economy in utter ruins, undernourished citizens who have grown tired of looking for food in garbage bins are seeking alternative ways of […]

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

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 Governance sub-index. TODAY VENEZUELA – With the world’s biggest oil reserves, Venezuela has the potential for great prosperity. However, instead it has recorded the largest decline in the Prosperity Index over the past decade. Venezuela is not the […]

Brazil Grants Two-Year Tesidence to Venezuelans Fleeing Crisis

Brazil Grants Two-Year Tesidence to Venezuelans Fleeing Crisis

Life in Venezuela is mostly waiting in line TODAY VENEZUELA – Brazil migration authorities have approved a measure that will facilitate a two-year residence for Venezuelan, Brazilian media reported on Thursday. The move authorized by the Brazilian National Immigration Council covers all Brazil’s bordering countries that have not been included in an agreement effective at […]

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

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’s new Supreme Court President is Judge Maikel José Moreno Pérez, a convicted felon. Moreno, who was previously Vice President, was convicted of the murder of Ruben Gil Márquez in 1989 while serving as a […]

Legislator Charges CNN with Conspiracy Against Venezuela Sovereignty

Legislator Charges CNN with Conspiracy Against Venezuela Sovereignty

Legislator Tania Díaz TODAY VENEZUELA – National Assembly (AN) deputy Tania Díaz accused CNN today of leading a media propaganda to the service of the international right, which violates the sovereignty and stability of Venezuela. Behind the CNN war maneuver against Venezuela there are transnational financial companies interested in the country’s oil reserves, the largest […]

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Rejects Statements by Argentine President

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Rejects Statements by Argentine President

Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs Delcy Rodríguez TODAY VENEZUELA – Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez has rejected statements by Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri, considering them an offense that the Argentine head of State had said that the situation ”is worse” in Venezuela, compared to one year ago. ‘Impoverishment in Argentina in record time under his […]

Inflation in Venezuela in 2016 estimated at 404%

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 of whether it will eventually end up in one” TODAY VENEZUELA – Economists of think tank Torino Capital affirm that Venezuela did not show any hyperinflation process in 2016, putting the inflation index at 404%. “Venezuela is […]

Trump calls on Venezuela To Release Jailed Opposition Leader

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 his message he posted a picture of himself with Lilian Tintori, Mike Pence and Marco Rubio TODAY VENEZEULA – President Donald Trump has called on the Venezuelan government to release political prisoner Leopoldo López, following a meeting […]

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

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 CNN en Español after accusing the international news outlet of “manipulating” information about Venezuela. Maduro said Sunday he wants CNN “outside” Venezuela after he claimed the news channel manipulated information about a student’s complaint regarding the […]

Venezuela, Saudi Arabia Review Oil Cooperation Agenda

Venezuela, Saudi Arabia Review Oil Cooperation Agenda

Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez met today with her Saudi Arabia counterpart, Adel Al Jubeir TODAY VENEZUELA (Prensa Latina) Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez met today with her Saudi Arabia counterpart, Adel Al Jubeir, to review the oil cooperation agenda between the two nations. Through its Twitter account, the minister assured that this working meeting […]

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

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 – Venezuelan authorities detained four men suspected of bitcoin mining, forcing the country’s main exchange platform to temporarily shut down operations and lose its bank account. On Friday, February 2, authorities confiscated 11,000 computers belonging to bitcoin miners. […]

Peru Gives Visas To Thousands of Crisis-Weary Venezuelans

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. Thomson Reuters TODAY VENEZUELA (Reuters) Peru has created a temporary visa that will allow thousands of Venezuelans to work and study in the country, part of a migratory policy that aims to “build bridges” and “not walls,” […]

Iranian Venezuelan Cooperation: Dictatorships Win, People Lose

Iranian Venezuelan Cooperation: Dictatorships Win, People Lose

TODAY VENEZUELA – Since 1979, Iran has been ruled by an Islamist regime. Since then, Shiite Islamic clerics control many of the Persian country’s institutions. In Iran, repression against dissidents is clear and evident. Among the persecuted are not only monarchists and liberals, but also feminists, homosexuals, socialists, and Communists. However, Chavez and the Iranian […]

The 9 Worst Anti-Immigrant Measures by Hypocrite Latin American Governments

The 9 Worst Anti-Immigrant Measures by Hypocrite Latin American Governments

(Q24N) U.S. President Donald Trump’s confirmation that he will keep his campaign promise and build a wall along the Mexican border has outraged the Latin American ruling classes. Mexico’s former president Vicente Fox eloquently wrote on his Twitter account that his country “is not going to pay for that f***ing wall.” The Latin American media […]

Weakness Permits Advance of Venezuelan Dictatorship, Says Leopoldo Lopez

Weakness Permits Advance of Venezuelan Dictatorship, Says Leopoldo Lopez

In the wake of decisions by the electoral authorities to postpone elections, the Venezuelan opposition has taken to the streets today (El Diario de Guayana). TODAY VENEZUELA / Opposition politician and political prisoner Leopoldo López asked Venezuelans to overcome despair and fear and invited them to “to renew their convictions spirit.” “Our attitude towards this […]

How Democratic Socialism Paved the Way for Venezuela’s Totalitarian Misery

How Democratic Socialism Paved the Way for Venezuela’s Totalitarian Misery

TODAY VENEZUELA / Contrary to many accounts, socialism did not arrive in Venezuela when the late Hugo Chávez took power in 1999. Actually, it had taken root in the country much earlier. Venezuela has been governed by more or less moderate socialist parties <a href=”https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venezuelan_general_election,_1958″ target=”_blank”>since 1958</a>. These parties were founded by a generation of […]

Venezuela President Creates “Anti-Coup Committee” Amid Impeachment Efforts

Venezuela President Creates “Anti-Coup Committee” Amid Impeachment Efforts

Executive Vice President Tareck El Aissami with President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro (Tareck Psuv) TODAY VENEZUELA – Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro continues to seek out alleged coups against his administration, having just announced the creation of a new anti-treason committee. Maduro appointed Executive Vice President Tareck El Aissami as the new head of the “National Anti-coup Command” […]

Venezuela Set for Murderous 2017

Venezuela Set for Murderous 2017

Venezuelans scavenging for food TODAY VENEZUELA (Insightcrime.org) Venezuela is likely the second most dangerous nation on earth, and with the situation of political, economic and social crisis set to worsen, escalating homicides are expected in 2017. The Venezuelan Violence Observatory (Observatorio Venezolano de Violencia – OVV) estimated 28,479 “violent deaths” during 2016, a homicide rate of […]

More Food and Currency Controls Lay Ahead in Venezuela, Experts Say

More Food and Currency Controls Lay Ahead in Venezuela, Experts Say

TODAY VENEZUELA – There look to be no major economic changes in Venezuela to worsen the country’s situation, several analysts have said, but there won’t be much improvement either, as food and currency controls persist. The new ministers of the country’s economic cabinet said there will be more radicalization of the control mechanisms imposed on […]

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