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‘Worth the Risk’ – Starving People are Taking Extreme Measures to Escape Venezuela

TODAY VENEZUELA NEWS  - Food and medicine shortages, violent protests, corruption, and skyrocketing inflation are among some of the factors causing Venezuelans to flee the country by any means necessary. Inflation is projected to jump...

Venezuela’s ‘Narco Nephews’ Case Hints at Govt Complicity in Drug Trade

TODAY VENEZUELA NEWS - Two nephews of Venezuela's first lady have been found guilty of drug crimes in a US federal court, with several pieces of evidence presented during the trial pointing to complicity...

Conindustria advocates different public policies in Venezuela

TODAY VENEZUELA NEWS - The Venezuelan Confederation of Industries (Conindustria) claimed to have taken part in dialogue meetings with relevant authorities since 2014. However, they stressed that their “proposals have not been implemented because...

Venezuela and the Unpredictable U.S. President-elect Donald Trump

TODAY VENEZUELA NEWS - The election of Donald Trump as US president has sent shock waves around the world. The change in the White House is being followed with interest globally given its political,...

Venezuela’s Catholic Church Predicts Civil War if Dialogue Fails

TODAY VENEZUELA NEWS - Venezuela’s Catholic Church predicts civil war if the dialogue between President Nicolás Maduro’s administration and the country’s political opposition doesn’t come to fruition. Venezuelan Episcopal Conference Spokesman Pedro Pablo Aguilar responded...

Over 11 Million Venezuelans Have Crossed the Colombian Border since August

TODAY VENEZUELA NEWS - Over 11 million Venezuelans have crossed the Colombian border since August’s reopening, with Colombian officials reporting that a little more than 5.6 million Venezuelans have entered, and around the same...

A Venezuelan cartoonist forced into exile still draws the repression back home

(Today Venezuela) As a child, political cartoonist Rayma Suprani used to draw all over the walls of her home in Caracas. "I think that was the way I was expressing myself. I was a shy...

In Venezuela, Socialism is so Absurd, Some People Don’t Realize It’s the Cause of...

(Today Venezuela) Talking to the common people in a revolutionary socialist country is like an experience from science fiction — a journey through time or out of this reality. After decades of isolation, how they...

Leaked DEA Tape Ties Venezuelan First Lady to Drug Money

(Today Venezuela) The first evidence linking Venezuela’s presidential family to the “narcosobrinos” drug-trafficking case in the United States has surfaced. The transcript of an alleged conversation between a nephew of Venezuelan First Lady Cilia Flores...

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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...