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By Edition On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Venezuelan President asks UN for help with medical supplies

President Nicolas Maduro has asked the UN to help address severe shortages of medicine and medical supplies. CARACAS – In an unusual acknowledgement of his country’s desperate situation, President Nicolas Maduro More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Venezuela increased fuel exports to allies even as supply crunch loomed

CARACAS - A gasoline shortage in OPEC member Venezuela was exacerbated by an increase in fuel exports to foreign allies such as Cuba and Nicaragua and an exodus of crucial personnel from state-run energy company More...

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (R) and Venezuela's Vice President Tareck El Aissami, shake hands during a meeting with governors in Caracas, Venezuela February 14, 2017. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS
By Edition On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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Sanctioned for drugs, Venezuelan vice president slams U.S. ‘aggression’

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (R) and Venezuela's Vice President Tareck El Aissami, shake hands during a meeting with governors in Caracas, Venezuela February 14, 2017. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS WASHINGTON More...

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By Edition On Sunday, February 12th, 2017
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Government’s crisis: Cabinet Koeiman loses its majority in Parliament

WILLEMSTAD – The government of Curaçao does not have the support of a majority in Parliament. Only seven weeks into their term, the government headed by Prime Minister Koeiman is in crisis. The Pueblo Soberano More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 3rd, 2017
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PdVSA default ready to ‘Make Venezuela worse again’

CARACAS - Nicholas Maduro is about to make Venezuela worse again.  According to Fitch Ratings, Venezuela's oil firm, and the Socialist Party of Venezuela's (PSUV) only viable printing press, is on the cusp of default. Fitch More...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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New InselAir CEO is committed to normalizing situation within days

WILLEMSTAD – As was announced yesterday, the CEO of the local airline Albert Kluyver resigned. His successor, the Canadian Gilles Filiatreault, introduced himself to the media yesterday. During his introduction, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Trump asked to help free Mormon jailed on weapons charges in Venezuela

Laurie Holt with a photo of her imprisoned son, Joshua. (Photo: deseretnews.com) UTAH – The mother of a Utah man jailed and allegedly subjected to “horrifying abuse” for the last seven months in Venezuela More...

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a news conference at Miraflores Palace in Caracas
By Edition On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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Venezuela names new leaders at oil firm PDVSA to ‘defeat corruption’

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's president on Sunday created an executive vice president post and named new vice presidents to lead PDVSA in what he described as a shake-up of the state oil company and an effort More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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No cash: PDVSA tankers stuck off Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD - More than 4 million barrels of Venezuelan crude oil and fuels are stuck in tankers in the Caribbean because Venezuela’s state-run oil firm cannot afford to pay for cleaning dirty tankers and port More...

Opposition supporters clash with riot police during a rally against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government and to commemorate the 59th anniversary of the end of the dictatorship of Perez Jimenez in San Cristobal
By Edition On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Venezuela’s opposition revives push to end Maduro’s rule

Offering prized bags of flour to police and hurling empty medicine boxes on the floor, Venezuelan opposition protesters launched a new push on Monday to force President Nicolas Maduro from power and end 18 years More...