Nicaragua Among Countries Perfect For Budget Travelers

  The bones of Venezuelan people are lacking calcium. For most part of the Venezuelan population, foods such as milk and cheese have disappeared from their tables. According to the Latin American Study of Nutrition...

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...

Venezuelans Celebrate Chavez’s Birthday Amid Opposition Protest

Thousands of Venezuelans gathered at the Mountain Barracks in Caracas on Friday to celebrate the 63 anniversary of the birth of deceased former President Hugo Chavez. Celebration events began at 9 a.m. local time in...

Maduro Requested Political Asylum In Panama

(Today Venezuela) A report by Panamapost.com says that the according to the local media in Panama that Nicolas Maduro, president of Venezuela, had requested political asylum in that country. According to the Panama press Nicolas...

As Venezuela Unravels, Govt Consolidates Hold on Power

TODAY VENEZUELA, by Insightcrime.org Venezuela Investigative Unit - Venezuela's highest court has stripped the opposition-led National Assembly of its legislative duties, a sign the government is intent on consolidating power even as the country...

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...

Americans In Venezuela Can Have Passport Revoked If They Owe IRS Money

TODAY VENEZUELA - Americans residing in or visiting Venezuela, may be in for a surprise from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), as U.S. tax man is on the prowl for people who have been...

Mass Grave in Venezuela Prison Signals Authorities’ Lack of Control

(TODAY VENEZUELA via Insightcrime.org) The recent discovery of a mass grave in a Venezuela prison highlights the dangerous conditions that prevail in the country's penitentiary system, as well as the inability of authorities to...

Venezuela Accuses European Parliament of Encouraging Violence

A Venezuelan diplomat accused the European Parliament Monday of approving resolutions that have a “negative effect on Venezuela because they encourage violence instead of condemning it explicitly.” “The position of the European Parliament is clearly...

US accuses Venezuela of complicity in human trafficking

The United States on Thursday included Venezuela, along with Haiti and Belize, on the list of countries that are not making enough efforts to combat people trafficking. This measure could lead to sanctions against...

Maduro Says He Wants A Respectful Phone Call With The “Emperor”

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is eager to talk to United States President Donald Trump. After learning of the economic sanctions against him and several other officials in his regime, he ordered the Foreign Ministry...

Venezuela: Wave of arrests as government turns against elected opposition

The arrest of four officials from the opposition in Venezuela, the removal from office of a further 11 and the issuing of arrest warrants against another five, demonstrates the Maduro administration’s tightening stranglehold on...

Fuerza Venezuela, Colombia Loves You!

We all know the difficult times that are happening in Venezuela. A civil war is one of the definitions for the daily situation that exists in Venezuela, where getting a job is difficult, insecurity...

Do the Venezuelan Armed Forces Know they Defend a Narco-State?

I do not think that an open letter to the Armed Forces, guards, or police in Venezuela will be effective. They will probably never get to read it. Venezuelans have the ability, through their actions...

Venezuela’s Shoot-Down Policy Produces Mixed Results

A 2012 law that allows Venezuela’s air force to shoot down aircraft on suspicious flight paths reflects a policy that is being implemented at a high cost with few rewards and in clear contrast...

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...

Capriles: The people have to show their discontent

TODAY VENEZUELA (El Universal) Venezuelan opposition leader and Miranda state governor, Henrique Capriles Radonski, stated on Monday that the people had to speak up "so it does not look like they accept the crisis"...

Venezuelans face extreme shortages of medicine and food

TODAY VENEZUELA - Political insurgency isn't the only struggle Venezuelans are dealing with. Many people continue the fight to get through each day with the little amount of resources they have. Currency controls that cripple...

Venezuela: Food and Medicine Shortages are a Government Policy

(Panampost.com) - Even with the collapse of the price of oil, Venezuela’s total export revenue this year will yield a similar amount to Peru’s total exports. Peru and Venezuela have the same population, and...

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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...