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Children Continue to Die from Malnutrition in Venezuela

The serious social, political and economic crisis in Venezuela has resulted in an increase of malnutrition cases in Venezuela, most of which involve children under 10 years old. Various organizations have denounced this situation on...

United States Urges Maduro to Address Venezuelan People’s Demands

(Panampost) There will no recall referendum for Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro this year, at least not according to the National Electoral Council (CNE), who made the announcement on Thursday. In response, the United States has...

Insecurity: Elderly -potential victims of crime in Venezuela

TODAY VENEZUELA - The murders this year of Caracas residents Luisa Castelo Baldomir (88), Manuel Barrios (84) and Pedro José Azpúrua Marturet (85) illustrate the dangers that hunt Venezuelan elderly. Attacks against old people have...

Venezuela’s Growing Evil: Military and Police Corruption

(Q24N) The people entrusted with enforcing the law in Venezuela regularly make the headlines as suspects or alleged accomplices, facilitators or perpetrators of serious crimes, a sign of the advanced deterioration and corruption of...

US denies violation of Venezuelan airspace

The United States on Wednesday denied having flown over Venezuelan airspace during the 17th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), as reported by Defense Minister General Vladimir Padrino López. Padrino López last Tuesday disclosed that...

IATA seeks solution to keep Venezuela connected despite blocked funds

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced on Thursday reported that it filed a request for anti-trust immunity with the US Department of Transportation to maintain connectivity to Venezuela, despite the fact that the...

Newborn Babies in Cardboard Boxes in Venezuela Hospital Shock The World

Shocking images from a Venezuela hospital reveal the extent of the country's problems, lacking cribs newborn babies are placed in cardboard boxes. The photos are from the Domingo Guzman Lander hospital in Barcelona, in the...

UN raps Venezuela for denying access to human rights officials

(Today Venezuela) The UN Human Rights High Commissioner Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Tuesday criticized Venezuela for refusing access to human rights experts despite serious allegations about human rights abuses committed in the Caribbean...

Foreign Ministers Meeting of NAM Summit in Venezuela Begins

(Today Venezuela) Margarita Island -  The meeting of foreign ministers of the XVII Summit of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) began here today after discussion of the technical commissions and developed proposals on common issues. Discussions are...

Only 11 Delegations Are Attending NAM Summit, Legislator Says

(Today Venezuela) The 17th Non-Aligned Movement Summit has opened on Tuesday in Margarita Island, north-eastern Nueva Esparta state, where the Venezuelan government expects to welcome more than 10,000 representatives from 120 nations in Africa,...

XVII NAM Summit Begins in Venezuela

(Today Venezuela) Isla Margarita - The XVII Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) begins today in Margarita Island, Nueva Esparta state. Venezuela will assume the presidency of the bloc to replace the Islamic Republic...

Venezuela Defends Right to Peace at the NAM, Says Foreign Minister

(Prensa Latina) Venezuela will ratify the defense on the right of the peoples of the world to fight for peace and sovereignty during the Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), declared today the Foreign...

Extrajudicial Killings Accompany Venezuela Security Raids

(Insightcrime.org) Experts say extrajudicial killings have jumped alarmingly since the Venezuelan government began a new anti-crime initiative last year, further suggesting that security forces could be involved in death squad-like activity. Inti Rodríguez, coordinator of...

Can Maduro Remain in Power As Venezuela Erupts in Protest?

(PANAMPOST) When do the events that lead to the end of an authoritarian regime begin to accelerate? Nobody can tell for sure. In the case of Poland, for example, a trade union called “Solidarity” organized...

Chávez Without The Charm

(The Economist) WHATEVER his awful defects, Hugo Chávez showed it when he was riding high as Venezuela’s firebrand leader. So too did Fidel Castro when he played a similar role in Cuba. A strongman...

Maduro Administration Gets Support in Venezuela

(Prensa Latina) The popular mobilization to support President Nicolas Maduro and condemn the opposition coup attempts, led by the Democratic Unity Table (MUD) coalition, highlighted the week that concludes today in Venezuela. In order to...

Social Unrest Reason For Argentina’s Airline Suspending Flights to Venezuela

(Today Venezuela) Argentinean state-owned air carrier Aerolíneas Argentinas last Sunday announced the suspension of flights to Caracas as from September 10-12 due to social unrest in Venezuela. The airline claimed that the decision was “temporary”...

Capriles Ringed By Armed Groups north Venezuela

(Today Venezuela) Miranda state governor Henrique Capriles Radonski late on Wednesday denounced that he was surrounded by armed groups at the Santiago Mariño International Airport of Margarita Island, north-eastern Nueva Esparta state. Through his Twitter...

President Maduro: Venezuela Keeps Working against Economic War

(Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro reaffirmed today that the Government continued working against the economic war boosted by right-wing sectors that take advantage of the situation in the country after the fall of...

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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...