“Teta Teresa” Predicts Results Of Soccer Games

(TODAY VENEZUELA) A model uses her breasts to supposedly predict the results of soccer matches of the Copa America Chile 2015. So far her record is four out six. The prediction mechanism is very simple....

Venezuela Drafts Citizen Soldiers en Masse to Fight US “Invasion”

Conscription Drive Follows Nationwide Civilian-Military Drills TODAY VENEZUELA  - The youth wing of the governing United Socialist Party of Venezuela (JPSUV) and the 13,000 Units of Battle Hugo Chávez are to pass the master list...

Sign or Else: Venezuelans Coerced into Anti-Obama Petition

The government of President Nicolás Maduro is using desperate measures to coerce Venezuelans into signing a petition against the United States. The signature campaign calls for the repeal of Barack Obama’s executive order, which...

How Venezuela Has Turned Into A Pauper

    TODAY VENEZUELA - There are no bursts of colour as fireworks pop high above the Bulevar de Sabana Grande. Only thin wisps of smoke in the azure sky mark the precise time, two years...

Venezuela Looks to Hugo Chavez Oil Belt to Fix Sick Economy

TODAY VENEZUELA (AP) You can't miss it, rising off the main highway, a mountain of toxic soot towering over the flat, sunbaked scrubland of eastern Venezuela. The buildup of petroleum byproduct known as coke isn't...

Venezuela’s Young Choose Parallel Economy Over Higher Education

In a survey conducted among professors at the Gervasio Rubio Rural Pedagogic Institute, attached to the Libertador Experimental Pedagogical University (UPEL), they conveyed that the university sector was concerned over the Venezuelan youth's general...

The Obama Decree

It has effect solely within the territory of the United States and therefore does not amount to any sort of interference in the affairs of Venezuela, nor does it violate the human rights of...

Venezuela asks Exxon Mobil to stop oil prospecting at the Essequibo

Exxon Mobil launched drilling operations last March 6 in Guyana waters (TODAY VENEZUELA) -- Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minister Delcy Rodríguez stated that Venezuela upheld its sovereign claim over the Essequibo as a Venezuelan territory apropos...

Expert: Venezuela will not default in 2015

(TODAY VENEZUELA) - "Venezuela does not look like defaulting in 2015," said José Ignacio Guarino, a professor in the area of finances and securities market. He explained that Venezuela has paid almost half of the...

Celac rejects “coercive” US measures against Venezuela

TODAY VENEZUELA - The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac), of which Ecuador holds the pro-tempore presidency, rejected what it described as the implementation of "coercive" policies by the United States against...

Maduro: Attempted Coup Has International Ties

TODAY VENEZUELA - A coup plot against President Nicolas Maduro and the Bolivarian Revolution was thwarted this week as a retired Venezuelan Air Force general and 10 military and civilian opposition figures were arrested. The...

Mexico’s Vicente Fox terms Maduro an apprentice dictator

The former Mexican president questioned the skills of the Venezuelan president VENEZUELA NEWS - Former Mexican President Vicente Fox has described Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro as "an apprentice dictator," and claimed he took power due...

Venezuela Militarizes Its Supermarkets

Venezuela militarizes its supermarkets TODAY VENEZUELA (InsightCrime.org) President Nicolas Maduro has ordered Venezuela's security forces to maintain order in supermarkets and food distribution sites, highlighting how the country has prioritized political-driven security issues over efforts...

Costa Rica Removes Ambassador to Venezuela

TODAY VENEZUELA - Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís said his government did not endorse the remarks of Ambassador to Venezuela Federico Picado, who expressed opinions about the internal political affairs of the South...

Report Reveals How Venezuela Gangs Control Their Turf

A recent report sheds light on the level of control that some Venezuelan gangs wield over their territory, and is also indicative of how some gangs may continue to receive local support in the...

“I’m Freer than Ever, Fighting for Our Future”, Says Leopoldo López

TODAY VENEZUELA - “I don’t regret at all the decision I made. Great causes require great sacrifices,” Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López expressed in a letter on Friday, September 11, one day after Judge...

Venezuelan industries barely surviving

TODAY VENEZUELA - Venezuelan industries find themselves in a "desperate struggle for survival" says the President of Venezuelan Confederation of industrial (Conindustria), Juan Pablo Olalquiaga. But, despite adversity, the country's manufacturing sector "is determined...

Let Canadians Vote! Constitutional challenge failed.

TODAY VENEZUELA - This is for Canadians only living in Venezuela (and anywhere but Canada). Your help is needed to raise funds to launch an appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada to secure...

A total of 3,414 murders recorded in 2015 in Caracas

Over 5,000 death bodies were taken to the Bello Monte morgue TODAY VENEZUELA (El Universal) According to figures disclosed by Venezuelan security authorities, murders have spiraled upward in the country. Only in Caracas and the Metropolitan...

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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...