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US travel ban on Venezuela officials

The US imposes travel restrictions on Venezuelan government officials it says are linked to human rights abuses during recent protests.

Venezuela Congress Declares Chavez Eternal Leader

TODAY VENEZUELA NEWS - Venezuela and delegations from several Latin American countries, some of which were headed by their president, paid tribute to late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez on his 60th birthday on Monday. The...

Mexico’s Vicente Fox terms Maduro an apprentice dictator

The former Mexican president questioned the skills of the Venezuelan president VENEZUELA NEWS - Former Mexican President Vicente Fox has described Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro as "an apprentice dictator," and claimed he took power due...

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Venezuela’s ex-prosecutor wants Maduro tried at the Hague

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's sacked former chief prosecutor on Thursday asked the International Criminal Court to capture and try President Nicolas Maduro and other...

Russia Agrees to Wait for Venezuela Debt

Venezuela signed a deal in Moscow on Wednesday, November 15, about restructuring US$3.15 billion of debt to the Russian government. Venezuela's economy has been...

Number of Venezuelans Seeking Asylum in Brazil Has Doubled since Last Year

The number of Venezuelans who have requested asylum in Brazil has doubled since last year, according to the National Committee of Refugees. In the...

Nobody is going to bail out Venezuela

Venezuela, the South American country convulsed by economic and humanitarian catastrophe, has defaulted on some of its debt after missing an interest payment due...

Under Socialism 60% of Venezuelan Businesses Have Closed

During the last five years of “socialism” in Venezuela, 60% of its businesses have closed, in the wake of the serious economic crisis and...

Venezuelan Supreme Court Bans Women in Bikinis from Covers of Newspapers, Magazines

Venezuela’s Supreme Court has ordered for the removal of all images of scantily clad women circulating on the covers of publications available to the...

Canada imposes sanctions on Maduro and 18 government officers

Canada imposed sanctions on 52 government officers of Venezuela, Sudan and the Russian Federation on charges of human rights abuses and corruption. The Canadian government...