The six former Latin American presidents invited by the opposition coalition Unified Democratic Panel (MUD) expect that the final count of the votes of the parliament election held on Sunday, December 6, in Venezuela, “be a true reflection of the will”...




Venezuelan dissent scores 112 seats at the National Assembly

The Venezuelan National Electoral Council (CNE) handed over on Monday night to the political parties who took part in the legislative election of Sunday, December 6 the final results of the polls. The CNE posted on its website around 7:00 p.m. on Monday the results accounting for 107 deputies for the Unified Democratic Panel (MUD), 55 deputies for ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (Psuv)...

CNE announces vote results: opposition wins 99 seats; gov’t wins 46 seats

TODAY VENEZUELA- President of the National Electoral Council (CNE) Tibisay Lucena informed on Monday early morning that the parliament vote held on Sunday, December 6, was held in calm and peace. She praised the behavior of voters, poll workers and the Plan República security operation. “Turnout...

Top electoral body nullifies credentials of some international observers

TODAY VENEZUELA – President of the National Electoral Council (CNE) Tibisay Lucena reported on Sunday afternoon that the credentials given to a number of international observers earlier on Sunday have been revoked. “A few minutes ago, we saw some political...

Venezuelan industries barely surviving

Various industries have had to temporarily halt some of their production lines due to lack of raw material and feed stock (Venancio Alcázares) TODAY VENEZUELA – Venezuelan industries find themselves in a “desperate struggle for survival” says the...



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

Minister of Foreign Affairs Delcy Rodríguez rejected the statements made by US State Department spokesperson John Kirby (Handout photo)

Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs Delcy Rodríguez rejected the statements of US State Department spokesperson John Kirby regarding denounces made by a former public prosecutor in Leopoldo López’s...

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Price law in Venezuela is to control distribution

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TODAY VENEZUELA – With the administrative decision on the Law on Fair Prices having been amended, the way is cleared for the Venezuelan government to gain ground and deal once and for all with distribution of all food items in Venezuela, admitted Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. In line with the remarks of Venezuelan Vice-President Jorge Arreaza...

Expert: Venezuela will not default in 2015

The possibility of a dollar-based economy has been ruled out (Adolfo Acosta) (TODAY VENEZUELA) – “Venezuela does not look like defaulting in 2015,” said José Ignacio Guarino, a professor in the area of finances and securities...

“Teta Teresa” Predicts Results Of Soccer Games

(TODAY VENEZUELA) A model uses her breasts to supposedly predict the results of soccer matches of the Copa America Chile 2015. So far her record is four out six. The prediction mechanism is very simple. A television news present pastes...

Venezuela’s Young Choose Parallel Economy Over Higher Education

In a survey conducted among professors at the Gervasio Rubio Rural Pedagogic Institute, attached to the Libertador Experimental Pedagogical University (UPEL), they conveyed that the university sector was concerned over the Venezuelan youth’s...



Venezuela asks Exxon Mobil to stop oil prospecting at the Essequibo

Foreign Affairs Minister Delcy Rodríguez has sent several communiqués to Exxon Mobil (AVN)

Exxon Mobil launched drilling operations last March 6 in Guyana waters Foreign Affairs Minister Delcy Rodríguez has sent several communiqués to Exxon Mobil (AVN) (TODAY VENEZUELA) — Venezuelan...

The Obama Decree

The more than 10 million signatures collected in Venezuela against the Executive Order have no legal effect within or outside the borders of Venezuela, so there is no way to force US President Barack Obama to revoke his decree (AVN)

It has effect solely within the territory of the United States and therefore does not amount to any sort of interference in the affairs of Venezuela, nor does it violate the human rights of the people,...

Sign or Else: Venezuelans Coerced into Anti-Obama Petition

Jorge Rodríguez, one of the authors of the Tascón list, is spearheading the latest petition drive. (Bachaconews)

Jorge Rodríguez, one of the authors of the Tascón list, is spearheading the latest petition drive. (Bachaconews) The government of President Nicolás Maduro is using desperate measures to coerce Venezuelans...

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

Venezuelan citizens are to be called up to join military units, according to new reports. (caraotadigital)

Conscription Drive Follows Nationwide Civilian-Military Drills Venezuelan citizens are to be called up to join military units, according to new reports. (caraotadigital) TODAY VENEZUELA  – The youth...

Venezuela Looks to Hugo Chavez Oil Belt to Fix Sick Economy

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TODAY VENEZUELA (AP) You can’t miss it, rising off the main highway, a mountain of toxic soot towering over the flat, sunbaked scrubland of eastern Venezuela. The buildup of petroleum byproduct...

How Venezuela Has Turned Into A Pauper

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Protesters burn barricades and hurl Molotov cocktails in Chacao on the anniversary of the start of last year’s protests. (Natalie Keyssar for The Globe and Mail)     TODAY VENEZUELA –...