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Venezuela Defence & Security Report 2014 – New Study Released

Historically speaking, Venezuela is an insignificant player in the world arms market.

Venezuela inflation data questioned by economists

For three weeks Venezuelan economists have complained that the central bank is delaying delivery of its inflation report to hide the government's poor record...

The music stars that will break through in 2014

From the electronic songcraft of Joel Compass and FKA twigs to the feral punk-blues of Fat White Family, our writers give their tips for the top...

Venezuela’s Inflation Rate Is 56%

Venezuela's inflation soared to 56.2 percent in 2013 but slowed in the last two months of the year after the socialist government forced stores...

Entertainment Industry Leader Octopustudio welcomes Eduardo Whaite to Miami

Caracas, Venezuela-based Octopustudio has announced that it's head Creative Director Eduardo Whaite is gearing up to move from the company's Venezuela Head Quarters to...

Organized Crime in the Americas: What to Expect in 2014

We can already identify some of the trends that are likely to mark the evolution of organized crime in 2014. One is the issue...

Venezuela inflation data questioned by economists

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro holds a book emblazoned with an image of the late Hugo Chavez during a news conference at Miraflores presidential palace...

CARACAS: Price cuts slow inflation

Venezuela’s monthly inflation rate fell in November and December after President Nicolas Maduro ordered shops to cut prices on everything from refrigerators to Christmas...

American baseball players thriving in…

In this Nov. 27, 2013 photo, baseball bats are lined up in the Tiburones of La Guaira's dugout prior to a baseball game against...

2013 in review: the year we realized that the Venezuelan electorate is wretched and...

To open this entry allow me to mention a fabulous article of Javier Brassesco in El Universal today .

Venezuela raising gas prices to aid ailing economy

Henry Duran fills the tank of his 1978 Ford LTD Ranger at a gas station in Caracas for about $1.

Gold Reserve Inc.: Do You Really Want To Gamble On An Arbitration Procedure?

In this article, I'll have a closer look at Gold Reserve , which has the arbitration procedure against Venezuela as its main asset.

Venezuela emerges from trying year

How Venezuela's opposition failed to make the most of 2013

InSight Crime's Game Changers: 2012

InSight Crime presents "Game Changers 2012," an overview of the developments in organized crime in Americas during the year. So much has happened as...

4 Police Gunned Down in Venezuela

Four members of Venezuela's national militarized police died Thursday morning when they were gunned down as they left a party in suburban Caracas, the...

Yearender: Venezuela starts post-Chavez era with focus on economy

This year has been difficult for Venezuela after the death of its iconic leader Hugo Chavez, as the struggling state-driven economy, high inflation and...

In nod to military, Venezuelan president promotes officer who took part in Chavez-led coup

It is time to fill your New Year's Eve playlist with your favourite songs from 2013 and beyond but don't forget a few of...

Happy new year – but what exactly will make the news in 2014?

If 2013 goes down as a year of conflict and protest, then what lies in store in 2014? Give us your tips for what...

New Report Available: Reinsurance in Venezuela, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017

However, the number of reinsurers is expected to decrease over the forecast period.

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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...