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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro walks next to Bolivia's President Evo Morales during their meeting in Caracas, Venezuela, yesterday. ... Venezuela is already struggling with growing isolation, worsened by its decision last week to stop Panama's Copa airline flying in and out of Caracas -- one of ...
"We can only account for only about 20% of the Electricidad de Caracas (EDC) holders via a Bloomberg data search, with the biggest known holder being Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. with $111.5 million face in their GMO Emerging Country Debt Fund (GMCDX) -- that is a little over 17% of the ...

TEHRAN - Iran and Venezuela signed a memorandum of understanding to boost cooperation in pharmaceutical sector. Iranian Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh-Hashemi and Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minister Jorge Arreaza inked the MOU in Tehran on Saturday. Exporting medicine to ... pharmaceutical
CARACAS: Panama on Thursday ordered Venezuela's ambassador out and recalled its own envoy to the country as CARACAS imposed sanctions on senior Panamanian officials and suspended flights in an escalating diplomatic row. At issue is Panama's alignment with other Latin American countries ...
Later that day Venezuela recalled its ambassador to Panama for consultations, according to Vice President Tareck El Aissami, after the neighboring country announced plans to pull its top diplomat from Caracas. "To protect the sacred interests of Bolivar's homeland and the Venezuelan people, ...
Venezuelans fleeing their country's economic and political catastrophe pour across the border into Colombia last month. Fernando Vergara / AP via Miami Herald. At a warehouse near Miami International Airport, Adelys Ferro is unpacking boxes and making a checklist of donated medicines ...

Relatives grieve during the funeral of some of the victims of the prison fire, in Valencia, northern Carabobo state, Venezuela. Text Size: A A A. Reuters/Caracas. Venezuela's government broke its silence about a riot and fire in a police station's cells that killed dozens of prisoners last Wednesday, issuing ...
Caracas is the world's most dangerous capital, according to a survey which confirms that Latin American cities are the most violent on the planet. Last year the Venezuelan city's murder rate was 111 per 100,000 residents. By contrast, the murder rate in London is 1.5 per 100,000 people. The study, which ...
Caracas, Venezuela, was the most dangerous capital city in the world in 2017, according to a new study that underscores how Latin America remains one of the bloodiest swaths of the planet. According to Mexico's Citizens Council for Public Safety and Criminal Justice, 43 of the world's 50 most violent ...
Sure, some analysts say, Venezuela could start importing diluents from African oil producers, but these will come at a steep price, and Caracas is short of cash. In an effort to scrounge up some much needed cash, President Maduro said the country's brand new cryptocurrency had received more than ...
All of the 125 beds the organisation has in four properties across Caracas are occupied. The same day a child leaves, often to an adoptive family, another takes its place. The flood of children needing the help of organisations such as the Bambi orphanage is a consequence of the country's collapsing ...
After successfully launching the 'petro,' Venezuela is now on its way to becoming the world's first country with two national cryptocurrencies, reports TV news network Globovision. The channel quotes Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, who made the announcement during his meeting with members of ...
A power cut during the evening rush hour in Venezuela's capital, Caracas, caused major disruption to parts of the city on Tuesday. Hundreds of commuters could be seen walking along the city's central avenues as the metro was affected. Other caught lifts on lorries or hung on to the doors of overcrowded ...
Panama Bans Flights of Venezuelan Airlines in Response to Caracas Sanctions ... (Sputnik) - The authorities of Panama have decided to ban the flights of the Venezuelan airlines working in the country for 90 days responding to the similar move of Caracas, the Panamanian government said in a statement.
The premise for communities issuing their own currency in Venezuela comes from one of Hugo Chavez's strongholds in Caracas. In 2017, the civil association Fuerza Patriotica Alexis Vive (FPAV) was inspired by the late president's "socialist commune" concept to establish and mint a new currency in the ...

(RTTNews) - The President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos asked the Venezuelan government to allow at least one humanitarian channel to alleviate the situation of the country's population. According to him, Venezuela's trouble is "an issue that greatly concerns us." He added that both Colombia and ...
Stephen Gibbs, Caracas. February 9 2018, 12:00am, The Times. All articles now feature tags allowing you to explore related topics and articles. Dismiss. Politics. President Maduro held a rally in Caracas yesterday before the election date, April 22, was officially announced. He told supporters he would be president of ...
A power cut during the evening rush hour in Venezuela's capital, Caracas, caused major disruption to parts of the city on Tuesday. Hundreds of commuters could be seen walking along the city's central avenues as the metro was affected. Other caught lifts on lorries or hung on to the doors of overcrowded ...
Venezuela authorities allege Holt used his wife's apartment in Caracas to stockpile weapons and have linked him to unspecified attempts by the U.S. to undermine President Nicolas Maduro's rule amid deep economic and political turbulence. Holt's family says an assault rifle and a grenade found in the ...
Perez's body sat in a freezer at the Caracas morgue, with two bullet wounds and a cracked mandible, under armed guard. On 21 January, the government released the corpse, which was buried naked, except for a white sheet wrapped around it. Near the funeral, a man flew a kite that said “Liberty.”.
Caracas, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Firefighters officials, in collaboration with Civil Protection and National Guard authorities, have extinguished a major fire ... According to the information, the traffic on the Francisco Fajardo highway, one of the main roads in Caracas, suffered damages due to the proximity to ...
By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Caracas, Venezuela, Jan 27 – The Venezuelan government Saturday rejected what it considered “unacceptable statements” by French President Emmanuel Macron indicating support for increased European Union sanctions against Venezuela. Macron's comments were “a ...
The Associated Press CARACAS (AP) — International pressure has been mounting on Venezuela over the government's decision to push up presidential elections under conditions that opponents say overwhelmingly favor President Nicolas Maduro, who is so far the only candidate. Spain, a major trading ...
CARACAS – Security forces used tear gas and buckshot to disperse a demonstration Monday in Caracas honoring Oscar Perez, the police officer who rebelled ... Last Monday, Perez and his group, which included a woman, were surrounded in a house in the Caracas district of El Junquito, near the northern states of Vargas ...
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gestures as he talks to the media during a news conference at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela October 17, 2017. Venezuela — rife with double-digit inflation, civil strife and signs of imminent economic collapse everywhere — has seen the future, and it's in ...
A supporter of rebel policeman Oscar Perez mourns at Perez's tomb after a controlled burial at a cemetery in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. Officials in Venezuela have buried the rebel policeman killed nearly... (AP Photo/Fernando Llano) More ...
In a modest apartment near a Caracas slum, nutrition professor Nancy Silva and four aids spread rich, dark Venezuelan cocoa on a stone counter to make chocolate bars to be sold in local shops that cater to the crisis-hit country's dwindling elite. Like some 20 recently launched Venezuelan businesses, ...
Venezuela was once one of the wealthiest countries in Latin America. Today, images of poor Venezuelans eating from food waste in Caracas are evidence of the country's deepening economic crisis. Young men and boys often search the dirty waters of the Guaire River for small pieces of metal that might ...
Caracas, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) The Political Council of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Trade Treaty of Peoples of our America (ALBA-TCP) holds today an extraordinary meeting in this capital, informed the Ministry of Communication and Information of Venezuela. Until the moment ...
Caracas, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) The Political Council of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Trade Treaty of Peoples of our America (ALBA-TCP) holds today an extraordinary meeting in this capital, informed the Ministry of Communication and Information of Venezuela. Until the moment ...
A common scene in Caracas is poor Venezuelans scouring garbage piles for food. An estimated 75 per cent of Venezuelans lost an average of 8.7 kilograms last year, according to one recent survey, AP reports. Make it to the market, and the funds don't go far. "Every time you go shopping you buy less and your budget is ...
The talks are opposed by political leaders such as Antonio Ledezma, the former Caracas mayor who in November fled house arrest for exile in Spain. "We hope that no one will recognize the National Constituent Assembly or request the lifting of sanctions against individuals accused of corruption and ...
Kids wait in line for free food distributed by non-governmental organizations in Caracas, Venezuela on 30 Nov. .... has been increasing in the provinces since Christmas, with food shortages and hyperinflation leaving millions of people hungry, though the capital, Caracas, has so far been largely unaffected.
CARACAS, Venezuela — Angel Villanueva waded into the dirty brown water of the Guaire River, the putrid channel snaking through Venezuela's capital, where he hoped to scavenge for a bit of treasure. He raked his hands across the bottom of the shallow waterway, turning his face away from the foul ...
Lying is so common in diplomacy that it can be hard to tell heads from tails in international disputes. In the recent tussle between Caracas and Ottawa, for instance, Venezuela says it is trying to protect itself from "foreign interference" while Canada claims it is promoting "democracy and human rights." Given ...
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A critical link in Venezuela's power grid broke Monday, leaving some residents in the nation's capital and two nearby states without power for up to five hours, officials said. The mid-day blackout affected the Caracas subway system and its international airport, according to ...
Downtown Caracas. A recent survey found that 93% of respondents had insufficient money to buy food. Photograph: casadaphoto/Getty Images. Not so long ago, Nelly Osorio used to drive a newish car, drink a glass of whiskey every Friday night and get a manicure at least once a month. But today she is ...
Business. Treasure hunters of Caracas. The severe economic crisis in Venezuela has given rise to a new dangerous pursuit – searching the polluted river Guaire in Caracas, looking for things to sell.
Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on Thursday night received former Caracas City Mayor Antonio Ledezma and his wife Mitzy Capriles, with whom he discussed the human, economic and political crisis facing Venezuela. The Head of State was accompanied by Foreign Affairs Minister Cayetana ...
Lying is so common in diplomacy that it can be hard to tell heads from tails in international disputes. In the recent tussle between Caracas and Ottawa, for instance, Venezuela says it is trying to protect itself from foreign “interference” while Canada claims it is promoting “democracy and human rights”.
The cost of a pint of beer in London is more than double that of the global average, setting punters back a princely £4.76 it was revealed today. But at least New Year's Eve revellers in the capital will have some change out of a tenner for two pints - unlike in Dubai and Doha, where there are restrictions on ...
The announcement by Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland on Monday came two days after Venezuela expelled Canada's top diplomat in Caracas for allegedly interfering in its domestic affairs. Freeland said in a statement that Ambassador Wilmer Barrientos Fernandez, who had already ...
In the UK, our Christmas traditions generally involve last minute card-writing in a tube station, heavy drinking and arguing with our Tory-voting uncle about financial management. In the Venezuelan capital of Caracas, the spirit is much merrier. One of the famous Venezuelan traditions is to give your house a ...
Venezuela's government-supporting Constituent National Assembly (ANC) on Wednesday unanimously approved abolishing the Metropolitan Mayor's Office of Caracas, whose latest elected mayor, opposition figure Antonio Ledezma, fled the country last month after being deprived of his freedom for more ...
A 77-year-old grandmother died while on an American Airlines flight from Miami to Venezuela Saturday after suffering a heart attack, according to various news reports. According to American Airlines, the company “requested medical personnel to meet flight 967 upon arrival in Caracas.” The airline would ...
CARACAS, Venezuela — Of all the compromises he has had to make during Venezuela's economic crisis, none may be as great for Carlos Sandoval as the books. A self-described bibliophile — “my life is literature,” he said — Mr. Sandoval is one of Venezuela's foremost literary critics and a professor at ...
Gilber Sosa Arellano will not see his daughter grow up. He will not take her for a ride on the bike he used to get to work, nor will he sing on any of his birthdays. The 20-year-old man was killed by police officers that were not in uniform on June 6, 2017, in the Propatria municipality of Libertador de Caracas.
The Caracas government said in a statement: "The European institutions show their lamentable and shameful subordination to the US ...


 

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