“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...

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...

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...

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...

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 the draconian controls imposed by the Nicolás Maduro regime. According to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

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Recent Wave of Looting Shows Extent of Hunger in Venezuela

The economic crisis and the food shortage in Venezuela is so serious that looting has become commonplace throughout the country. In January alone, nearly...

Gourmet Chocolate Becomes Economic Lifeline in Venezuela

Caracas (VOA) - In a modest apartment near a Caracas slum, nutrition professor Nancy Silva and four aids spread rich, dark Venezuelan cocoa on...

As Crisis Worsens, Venezuelans Turn to Perilous Escape Routes by Sea

On January 10, a group of Venezuelan rafters headed for Curaçao were met with tragedy. Many people on the raft died, and then the...

Venezuela Cuts Transport Connection With Neighboring Islands to Fight Smuggling

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced that the transport connection with the Dutch islands of Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire will be cut amid the...

Venezuela’s Economic Woes Forces Women Into Prostitution to Feed Children

A three-story hotel in western Caracas has become home to a 50-year-old prostitute, Juana, who, along with her 30-year-old daughter, works in a brothel...

New Monthly Minimum Wage in Venezuela Barely Enough to Buy Daily Cup of Coffee

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced a new increase in the minimum wage this year, but it’s only worth enough to purchase one a cup...

Maduro Announces 40% Minimum Wage Increase for New Year

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Sunday, just before the new year, a 40 percent increase in the minimum wage — as a protection for...