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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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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...