Maduro Puts Army on Alert as Venezuela Threatened by ‘the Most Criminal Empire’

The Venezuelan army must be ready "to defend every inch of the territory," President Nicolas Maduro said after a verbal clash with Donald Trump and the introduction of new US travel restrictions. Meeting with the...

Venezuela Moves Closer to Russia, China, and India for Way Around US Sanctions

Russia, China and India have become Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro’s lifeline following economic sanctions imposed by the United States. The dictatorship’s new strategy involves allying itself economically and commercially with BRICS — an association of...

Fleeing Venezuelans a Business Opportunity for Organized Crime

(Insightcrime.org) Venezuelans fleeing the nation's political and economic crisis are boosting both criminal profits and the sources of cheap labor for organized crime across the region. With an average of 25,000 Venezuelans crossing over into...

Military Uprising against Maduro in Venezuela: What We Know So Far

A group of military officers attacked a Venezuelan army base this Sunday, August 6, took its stash of weapons and declared victory on social media. The government continues to call the event a “terrorist...

Rubio Addresses The Venezuelan People

Marco Rubio gave a televised address broadcast throughout Venezuela on Globovisión on Monday to express solidarity with the Venezuelan people following a sham election designed to tighten socialist dictator Nicolas Maduro’s grip on power. “In this...

Dozens of Roads Blocked by Anti-Government Protesters in Venezuela

TODAY VENEZUELA -VV, when the Venezuelan Supreme Court dissolved Parliament and transferred all legislative powers to itself. The decision was reversed three days later, but protests have continued. On Monday, dozens of roads were blocked...

Venezuela Opposition Criticizes Pope’s Call for Dialogue

TODAY VENEZUELA (Caracas) Pope Francis on Sunday called on the opposition to go back to the dialogue with the Venezuelan government. They refused. The head of the opposition in Venezuela criticized Pope Francis after the...

Press Freedom In Venezuela: Take Sides Or Be Silenced

TODAY VENEZUELA -  Reporters Without Borders (RSF) ranks Venezuela in 137thnd spot, on a list ranking 180 countries according to level of press freedom. The Paris-based press advocacy group says in its 2017 Press Freedom...

Venezuelan Gov’t Threatens to Expropriate Bakeries, Jeopardizing Bread

TODAY VENEZUELA - The baking industry in Venezuela is hanging by a thread, after a new threat of expropriation by the regime of president Nicolás Maduro. Bakeries in the South American country must not only...

Brazil Grants Two-Year Tesidence to Venezuelans Fleeing Crisis

TODAY VENEZUELA - Brazil migration authorities have approved a measure that will facilitate a two-year residence for Venezuelan, Brazilian media reported on Thursday. The move authorized by the Brazilian National Immigration Council covers all Brazil’s...

Spanish President Rajoy Joins Trump’s Call for Leopoldo López’s Release in Venezuela

TODAY VENEZUELA - Spanish President Mariano Rajoy spoke out in support of freeing political prisoners this week, calling for Leopoldo López’s release in Venezuela. Rajoy tweeted Thursday, February 16, about the political prisoner Leopoldo López,...

Three Men Attempt to Rob Venezuela’s Militarized Presidential Residence, Manage to Escape

TODAY VENEZUELA - Three armed men attempted to rob La Casona, Venezuela’s presidential house in Caracas on Monday. The three men attempted to remove military weapons January 30, according to local media reports, and miraculously...

More Food and Currency Controls Lay Ahead in Venezuela, Experts Say

TODAY VENEZUELA - There look to be no major economic changes in Venezuela to worsen the country’s situation, several analysts have said, but there won’t be much improvement either, as food and currency controls...

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’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...

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...

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”...

Venezuela’s economic situation is getting dire, and some of the country’s women are fighting...

Venezuela — mired in political conflict — is also dealing with widespread economic distortions that have made day-to-day life an ordeal. But that ordeal is not spread evenly among the population. The strain of hunting...

New aviation charges set in U.S. dollars in Venezuela

The Ministry of Transport and Public Works announced in the Official Gazette the new fares in foreign currency that will govern air services in Venezuela. According to resolution No. 045 published in the Official Gazette...

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Venezuela’s Cryptocurrency, the Petro, to Be Backed by Oil Reserves – Maduro

Having financial problems, create you a new currency, the "Petro". Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro promised on Tuesday to certify the new Petro cryptocurrency in...

New York Prosecutors Implicate Venezuela’s Maduro as Accomplice in Drug-Trafficking

The District Attorney for the Southern District of New York has released a document that reveals that Nicolás Maduro approved the drug trafficking actions...

Venezuela’s Health Crisis: 40 Percent of New Medical Graduates Have Already Left

The crisis in Venezuela is worsening and with it, has come a massive migration of talented professionals who decide to leave their homeland in...

Venezuela’s elections are just a new way for Maduro to cling to power

Nicolás Maduro, president of crisis-stricken Venezuela, will run for reelection in Venezuela in 2018, Vice President Tarick Al Aisammi announced in a Nov. 29...

Venezuela Running Out of Fuel for Air Travel, Leaked Memo Reveals

A newly released memo from Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, PDVSA, reveals the country lacks enough fuel to meet the demands of all aircrafts currently...

Rights Group Accuses Venezuela of ‘Systematic’ Torture of Political Opponents

Human Rights Watch has released a 62-page report, “Crackdown on Dissent: Brutality, Torture, and Political Persecution in Venezuela,” that accuses Caracas of severe human...

Maduro Hands Over Venezuela’s Oil Industry to the Military

The Venezuelan military has taken control of PDVSA, the state-run oil company largely responsible for holding up the last of the country’s economy. This...