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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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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,...

Jailed Venezuelan Congressman Will Sew His Lips Shut to Protest Military Court’s Silence

Gilber Caro is one of the congressmen in Venezuela who make up the political opposition fighting President Nicolás Maduro and his regime. He’s been...

Maduro Drops All Pretense, Vows to Become a Dictator to Ensure “Economic Peace” in...

Venezuelan ruler Nicolás Maduro usually picks a fight with whomever calls his regime a dictatorship, insisting it is nothing but democratic. But amid a...