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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...

Maduro announces “restructuring of all future debt payments”; default round the corner?

Venezuela on Thursday announced plans to restructure its burgeoning foreign debt, a move that may lead to a default by the cash-strapped OPEC nation...

Venezuela Teen Preganancy Is Accontable For 1 Out of 4 Births

According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Venezuela has one of the highest teenage pregnancy rates in the world. Every 3 minutes, there...

Venezuela’s opposition is on the verge of collapse

It’s been a bittersweet couple of weeks for the Venezuelan opposition, which for six months this year staged daily protests against the authoritarian-leaning regime...

Venezuela May Not Be Able To Pay Off Its Billion-Dollar Debt

Venezuela is strapped for cash. And the country is facing deadlines on critical payments that, if missed, would result in the country defaulting on its...

300,000 Venezuelan Children at Risk of Dying from Malnutrition, Catholic NGO Alerts

Around 300,000 children in Venezuela are at risk of death from malnutrition, according to Caritas, a humanitarian organization run by the Catholic Church. It estimated that between...

Shipment of 16 Tons of Chinese Tear Gas Set for Venezuela Blocked

The Icelandic Ministry of Transport and Local Government received a letter from the European Transport Agency on Friday, October 20 requesting permission to transport...

Canada Imposes Sanctions on Venezuelan Authorities

The government of Canada announced on Friday the imposition of sanctions against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and key government figures in “a clear message...

Venezuelans Receive Free Health Care in Guyana

Guyanese authorities have taken note of a substantial increase of Venezuelans crossing the border, looking for treatment against malaria and some other diseases. The head...

Venezuelan Parliament Declares Elections A Fraud, Moves to Replace Electoral Council Officials

This Thursday, October 19, the Venezuelan National Assembly unanimously declared that the regional elections that took place on Sunday, October 15 were fraudulent, and said it will begin arranging a process for...

Fired Venezuela Prosecutor Leaks Video Implicating Maduro in Taking $35M Bribe

Venezuela’s ousted chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega published on her blog a video last week that showed an executive of the scandal-hit Brazilian firm Odebrecht...

Venezuelans View Russia as an ‘Elder Cousin Ready to Lend a Helping Hand’

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has come to Moscow for talks with President Putin. Venezuelan political analyst Basem Tajeldine and journalist Jordán Rodríguez told Sputnik...

US Will Never Break Venezuela’s ‘Freedom-Loving Spirit’: Maduro

US President Donald Trump in August imposed new sanctions on Venezuela against the backdrop of protests in the country. He expressed hope that the...

Venezuela First Country to Lose All Glaciers

In spite of an overwhelming body of evidence there are some who still debate whether global warming as a result of human-induced climate change...

To Survive in Venezuela, Multinationals Slash Operations and Payrolls to Bare Minimum

Multinational companies in Venezuela are starting to look like the living dead versions of what they once were, as the country continues to flounder...

Maduro Regime Arrests Three Journalists Reporting from Venezuelan Prison

Venezuela’s National Press Workers Union (SNTP) alerted on late Friday, October 7, that three journalists who were reporting from a prison in Tocorón, northern...

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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...