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According to experts, the nations most rocked by climate phenomenon El Niño were Colombia and Venezuela with losses mostly in the agricultural sector, which reflect in their economies

Colombia, Venezuela are South America’s countries most hit by El Niño

TODAY VENEZUELA - Colombia and Venezuela are the South American countries greatly hit by a drought caused by El Niño climate phenomenon, said Tuesday experts in Bogotá, Colombia. El Niño, which started in 2014 and...

Colombian Support Requested to Clarify Maduro’s Nationality

A special sub-committee on Domestic Policy was designated. Speaker of the National Assembly (AN) Henry Ramos Allup sent communiqués to the Colombian foreign minister, the Senate’s head and the National Registrar TODAY VENEZUELA - Speaker...

Prices have increased by 14,000%-19,000% in four years in Venezuela

In words of economic analyst Luis Enrique Gavazut, this result shows that price controls have been misused in practice TODAY VENEZUELA - The economic reality in Venezuela lacks food pricing controls since about three years...

Venezuela’s Struggle to Survive

By Lisa Sullivan, (Consortium News) Amid a reassertion of U.S.-backed neoliberal policies in Latin America, Venezuela’s socialist government totters at a tipping point, beset by a severe economic crisis, but Lisa Sullivan sees a...

Obama Dithers as Venezuela Sinks into Brutal Dictatorship

Speaking to the press outside Venezuela’s parliament, Henry Ramos Allup, Speaker of the National Assembly, accused Nicolás Maduro’s government of “taking all types of measures to prevent the opposition from telling the world” about...

How Venezuela’s experiment with ’21st century socialism’ failed

When a Venezuelan entrepreneur we know launched a manufacturing company in western Venezuela two decades ago, he never imagined he’d one day find himself facing jail time over the toilet paper in the factory’s...

Venezuelan gov’t rejects US Reports on Terrorism 2015

The document, which was released by the US State of Department, reads that the country maintained a “permissive environment” favoring a number of terrorist groups Through a communiqué, the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry deplored as defamation...

Killings of Venezuela Security Forces On the Rise Amid Crisis

TODAY VENZUELA - A bloodstained weekend marked the latest chapter in a year of increased violence against Venezuela's security forces, a trend that is expected to continue as the country's political and economic crisis...

Venezuela blasts “U.S. re-colonization plan” in Latin America

The governing left-wing alliance in Venezuela, known as the Great Patriotic Pole, denounced a "U.S. re-colonization plan" in Latin America on Monday. "Faced with this growing interference, we will not hand over our resources or...

In Venezuela, Nazi-Like Tactics Prevent Popular Uprising

TODAY VENEZUELA (PANAMPOST) Some analysts have predicted a popular uprising in Venezuela that could eventually topple the corrupt regime of strongman Nicolás Maduro. Around the country, people desperate for food and medicine have protested against...

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Suriname should mediate in Guyana-Venezuela border controversy

PARAMARIBO – Suriname should take on the role of mediator in order to prevent an armed conflict in the region as a result of...

Venezuelan Armed Forces prepare against possible military intervention

Each day, it becomes increasingly common to hear about a military intervention in Venezuela with the aim of deposing the dictatorial regime of Nicolás...

Little-known Evangelical Pastor Launches Venezuela Presidential Bid

(Reuters) - A little-known Venezuelan evangelical pastor on Sunday launched his candidacy for the upcoming presidential election, an illustration of the growing religious influence...

Venezuelan dictator Maduro takes advantage of the same “feminism” that condemns Trump

The two most controversial presidents in the Americas decided to speak out on feminism last weekend. In Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro declared himself a feminist,...

Venezuelan Leader Nicolas Maduro Not Welcome At Summit of Americas

The Mexican Foreign Ministry supports the decision of the Peruvian government not to invite Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro to the Lima-hosted Summit of the...

Venezuela Seeks Oil Equipment Supply Deals With Russian Companies

Caracas seeks to secure deals for supplies of oil equipment with Russian companies Rosneft and Gazprombank, Venezuelan Ambassador to Russia Carlos Rafael Faria Tortosa...

Opposition Wants ‘National Front’ to Protect Venezuelans’ Rights

enezuela’s opposition will present a nationwide front to protect people’s rights, its negotiator Julio Borges said Thursday after talks with the government collapsed. "We are...