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How Venezuela Has Turned Into A Pauper

    TODAY VENEZUELA - There are no bursts of colour as fireworks pop high above the Bulevar de Sabana Grande. Only thin wisps of smoke in the azure sky mark the precise time, two years...

Celac rejects “coercive” US measures against Venezuela

TODAY VENEZUELA - The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac), of which Ecuador holds the pro-tempore presidency, rejected what it described as the implementation of "coercive" policies by the United States against...

Costa Rica Removes Ambassador to Venezuela

TODAY VENEZUELA - Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís said his government did not endorse the remarks of Ambassador to Venezuela Federico Picado, who expressed opinions about the internal political affairs of the South...

Maduro to ask Obama to end conspiracy against Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro asserted that in the upcoming Summit of the Americas, he would demand President Barack Obama to repeal the executive order imposing sanctions on seven Venezuelan officials and declaring Venezuela's...

Some clues to US sanctions against Venezuelan officials

Tension between the governments of Venezuela and the United States escalated after US President Barack Obama issued an executive order Monday (March 9) authorizing sanctions against Venezuelan officials. Following are a series of clues...

How they see us abroad

The government of Nicolás Maduro is under observation. His infant tenure as president has been the focus of debate in various international scenarios from Europe to Latin America. By Oscar Medina Harsh criticism was, of...

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New York Prosecutors Implicate Venezuela’s Maduro as Accomplice in Drug-Trafficking

The District Attorney for the Southern District of New York has released a document that reveals that Nicolás Maduro approved the drug trafficking actions...

Venezuela’s Health Crisis: 40 Percent of New Medical Graduates Have Already Left

The crisis in Venezuela is worsening and with it, has come a massive migration of talented professionals who decide to leave their homeland in...

Venezuela’s elections are just a new way for Maduro to cling to power

Nicolás Maduro, president of crisis-stricken Venezuela, will run for reelection in Venezuela in 2018, Vice President Tarick Al Aisammi announced in a Nov. 29...

Venezuela Running Out of Fuel for Air Travel, Leaked Memo Reveals

A newly released memo from Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, PDVSA, reveals the country lacks enough fuel to meet the demands of all aircrafts currently...

Rights Group Accuses Venezuela of ‘Systematic’ Torture of Political Opponents

Human Rights Watch has released a 62-page report, “Crackdown on Dissent: Brutality, Torture, and Political Persecution in Venezuela,” that accuses Caracas of severe human...

Maduro Hands Over Venezuela’s Oil Industry to the Military

The Venezuelan military has taken control of PDVSA, the state-run oil company largely responsible for holding up the last of the country’s economy. This...

Venezuela’s Socialist Regime Bankrupts Nationalized Supermarket Chain

Another major company is on the verge of bankruptcy in Venezuela due to dictator Nicolás Maduro’s mishandling of the economy, which has let an...