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Venezuelan fingerprinting 'optional'

Venezuela's recently announced fingerprinting system, aimed at combating food shortages, is to be voluntary, the president says.

Venezuela: The Most Dangerous Country In the World?

VENEZUELA NEWS - According to the results of Gallup's 2013 Law and Order Index -- which is based on a poll measuring self-reported theft, confidence in local police, and perceptions of personal safety --...

Eggs, Milk And Ink: Venezuela Wants All Supermarket Shoppers Fingerprinted

VENEZUELA NEWS - Attention Venezuelan shoppers: Please proceed to the supermarket checkout for fingerprinting. That could be a reality if a plan announced earlier this week by the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, goes into...

Venezuela arrests 13 for smuggling

Venezuela says it has made 13 arrests and seized tonnes of food since launching a major anti-smuggling operation along its border with Colombia.

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Venezuelan Regime Orders Government Employees to Vote in Favor of “The Revolution”

A top official in Nicolás Maduro’s regime has said all public employees are obliged to support the Venezuelan government. During his television program, Diosdado Cabello...

Mike Pence Slams UN Human Rights Council for Keeping Venezuela, Cuba as Members

The United Nations released a list of countries that attack human rights defenders, and included Venezuela on it for a range of violations including...

Yet Another Airline Says Goodbye to Venezuela

Delta, one of the largest US-based airlines, officially shuttered its operations in Venezuela on Saturday, September 16, after its last Atlanta-Caracas flight. “Liberty is the...

Maduro’s Rabbit Plan Won’t Save Venezuelans from Going Hungry

(FEE.org) President Nicolas Maduro wants Venezuelans to breed rabbits to solve the economic disaster he and his predecessor Hugo Chavez created, which has led...

Shunning US Dollar, Venezuela Lists Oil Prices in Chinese Yuan

Venezuela on Friday began listing the price of its oil in the Chinese yuan, following President Nicolas Maduro's announcement last week that he would...

OAS Moves to Take Venezuela to International Criminal Court

The Organization of American States, OAS, Secretary General Luis Almagro has announced that he will appoint three people to evaluate ways in which he...

The tragic impact of a country’s collapse. Venezuela’s dreams are dying.

Caracas, Venezuela -- I think about Deivis Perez every day. We met on an overcast July day at a children’s hospital in Caracas, Venezuela,...