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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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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...