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Venezuelan refugees
By Edition On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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UN: Estimated 2.3M people have fled Venezuela

UNITED NATIONS - An estimated 2.3 million Venezuelans had fled the crisis-wracked country as of June, mainly to Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Brazil, the United Nations said Tuesday. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Venezuelan exodus reaches record levels; UN refugee agency steps up aid

GENEVA - One of the largest population movements in Latin American history is under way from Venezuela, according to the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, which on Friday confirmed that it is increasing assistance to neighbouring More...

PDVSA
By Edition On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Is Venezuelan oil production falling even faster than expected?

The bad news from Venezuela continues. In July, Venezuela’s oil production came in lower than PDVSA had targeted, according to Argus Media. While PDVSA had hoped that it, along with its joint venture partners, More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Drone attack or no, Venezuela’s Maduro regime is probably here to stay

An alleged assassination attempt by drones. A thwarted coup attempt. Calls for an international military invasion. Severe economic sanctions. Bankruptcy. Massive, nationwide daily protests. Regional isolation. More...

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By Edition On Friday, August 3rd, 2018
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Nicolas Maduro finally recognizes responsibility for Venezuela’s economic crisis

Despite its enormous resources, Venezuela is going through a severe economic crisis that has descended into a nationwide shortage of basic foods and medicines as well as deficient public services. CARACAS - Venezuela's More...

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By Edition On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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Ex-Julius Baer wealth manager arrested in Miami in PDVSA affair

MIAMI - A private banker who until last month was one of Julius Baer Group Ltd.’s wealth managers for Venezuela has been arrested for his alleged role in a billion-dollar scheme to launder funds from the nation’s More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Haiti’s Prime Minister resigns

PORT-AU-PRINCE - Haiti’s Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant has resigned amid violent protests that had been sparked by a proposed plan to raise fuel prices. His decision was announced yesterday by President Jovenel More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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Venezuelan ladies arrested at snack bar

WILLEMSTAD - The police have arrested an unknown number of Venezuelan ladies yesterday. They did not have any valid residence papers with them. This police action took place at a snack bar on the Avesweg in Buena More...

Polio-Venezuela
By Edition On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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Deadly polio has been reported in Venezuela for the first time in nearly 30 years, authorities reveal

CARACAS - A case of polio has been reported in Venezuela for the first time in nearly 30 years, according to the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO). An unnamed child with no history of vaccinations has been More...

Refugees_Colombia
By Edition On Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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Europe tries saving Venezuela, gives ‘Dictator’ Maduro $47 million

BRUSSELS - The European Commission will give the government of sanctioned Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro around $47 million. The EU called Venezuela's elections unacceptable, exclusive, and undemocratic. The More...