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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro attend a news conference in Caracas
By Edition On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Turkey’s Erdogan slams Venezuela sanctions, Maduro defends gold exports

CARACAS - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday criticized sanctions on Venezuela during a visit to Caracas, while President Nicolas Maduro defended the country’s right to export gold after U.S. sanctions More...

Gold bars
By Edition On Monday, November 12th, 2018

Bank of England refuses to hand over Venezuela’s gold

The Bank of England (BoE) is refusing to release around $550 million in gold owned by Venezuela back to the country over the UK regulator’s claim of growing uncertainty about Caracas’s intentions for the 14 More...

By Edition On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Update: “Czar” of the illicit traffic of Venezuelan Gold arrested

WILLEMSTAD - Yesterday, Curaçao Chronicle reported on an arrest made by the Public Prosecution and requested by Venezuelan authorities. The website DolarToday indicated that this was the arrest of the Venezuelan More...

Gold bars
By Edition On Monday, April 16th, 2018

Guyana government considers establishing gold refinery

GEORGETOWN - The Guyana Government is considering modernizing the local gold industry through the establishment of a gold refinery. And Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman, who made the disclosure, said More...

By Edition On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Confiscated gold costs owner in Dubai $20-30,000 per day

ipo0ORANJESTAD, WILLEMSTAD - Last Friday, an interesting case was treated in the Court of Justice in Aruba. This concerned a case related to the detention of the man who was arrested at Aruba airport with 50 kilos More...

By Edition On Monday, March 5th, 2018

Undersecretary requests more time to answer questions on gold smuggling

THE HAGUE - The Undersecretary of the Interior and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops informed the Member of the Dutch Parliament Ronald van Raak that the answers on his questions about gold smuggling from Venezuela More...

By Edition On Monday, February 12th, 2018

Venezuelan heading for the Netherlands is arrested with 46 gold bars

ORANJESTAD - A Venezuelan man was arrested on the Caribbean island of Aruba on Sunday, heading for the Netherlands with a suitcase full of gold bars. The man was reportedly planning to board a KLM fight to the Netherlands More...

Ronald van Raak
By Edition On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Dutch MP asks about large-scale gold smuggling to islands

THE HAGUE - Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Ronald van Raak of the Socialist Party (SP) wants clarity from the Dutch Government about reports that large quantities of Venezuela gold are being More...

By Edition On Monday, January 15th, 2018

Large-scale gold smuggling from Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD - Under the watchful eye of the army, thousands of kilos of illegal gold are smuggled monthly from Venezuela to the Caribbean, including Curaçao and Aruba. The Dutch investigative journalist and international More...

gold nuggets
By Edition On Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Guyana’s gold sector shines

GEORGETOWN - It’s been a golden year so far for Guyana’s lucrative gold sector. Industry experts say production is booming and the country is well on track to meeting its targets for 2017. According to officials, More...