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Maduro: Attempted Coup Has International Ties

Posted on: Feb 26 2015 - 11:10pm | #0
In: Venezuela News
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (Reuters)

TODAY VENEZUELA – A coup plot against President Nicolas Maduro and the Bolivarian Revolution was thwarted this week as a retired Venezuelan Air Force general and 10 military and civilian opposition figures were arrested. The bombing of the Presidential Palace, the National Assembly, Telesur TV network, the Defense Ministry and other Caracas sites was to take place February 12, the one-year anniversary of violent anti-government attacks known as “guarimbas,” which caused 43 deaths. A Tucano EMB 312 bomber would have been flown by renegade Air Force First Lieutenant José Antich Zapata to destroy the targeted sites. U.S. spokesperson Jen Psaki and the Venezuelan far-right are dismissing the plot claim, but video evidence, a map of the...


OAS calls for dialogue to stop violence in Venezuela

TODAY VENEZUELA – The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, deplored violence “wherever it comes from” in a communiqué On Wednesday, the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, urged the Venezuelan government and opposition to hold a dialogue to avoid...

Posted on: Feb 26 2015 - 11:01pm | #0
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Practimercados Día Día rebuts gov’t claims of boycott

Based on the communiqué, the Venezuelan government was abreast of the operations of Día a Día (Handout photo)

The network of small supermarkets Día a Día refused the seizure by the Venezuelan State and took issue with the claims of “boycott and hoarding” TODAY VENEZUELA – The network of small supermarkets Día a Día, recently seized by the Venezuelan government over charges of alleged hoarding and boycott against the domestic economy, has rejected the statements made by...

Posted on: Feb 6 2015 - 5:36pm | #0
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Venezuelan oil up to US$44.64

For almost seven months, the Venezuelan oil basket had not experienced a weekly increase of more than one dollar TODAY VENEZUELA – Venezuelan oil average price this week regained...

Venezuela’s new foreign exchange system ready for kick-off

Posted on: Feb 6 2015 - 4:29pm | #0
In: Venezuela News
Compensations and payment of securities and cash will be made through stock exchange Caja Venezolana de Valores.  The system will operate on the same platform as the Second Ancillary Foreign Currency Administration System (Sicad 2)

TODAY VENEZUELA – Brokers and authorities in Venezuela have agreed on the new technological platform for operation of the third forex system announced in recent weeks. The platform will be the same implemented for the Second Ancillary Foreign Currency Administration System (Sicad 2), which has been proven highly efficient and allows auditing in real time. Foreign currency sellers -individuals, legal persons, authorized operators, banks, stock exchanges, the Central Bank of Venezuela, and state-run oil company Pdvsa- are to offer their foreign currency on the market. Buyers -individuals, legal persons, and the private sector- are to make their bids. Demand will set the free-floating exchange rate. Both operators and authorities also agreed...


President Maduro Slams U.S. Intelligence Report

TODAY VENEZUELA – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Wednesday rejected a recent U.S. report which predicts an outbreak of violent anti-government protests in the South American nation in 2015. The report was presented to the U.S. Congress on Tuesday by the new director of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, Vincent Stewart, foreseeing a new wave of street...

Posted on: Feb 5 2015 - 7:55am | #0
In: Venezuela News