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By Edition On Monday, July 18th, 2016
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Thousands cross Venezuela border shopping for scarce food

CARACAS - Tens of thousands of Venezuelans, some of whom drove through the night in caravans, crossed the border into Colombia on Sunday to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home. It’s the More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 11th, 2016
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Neighbors stand up to Venezuela

This summer, Venezuela was poised to assume the rotating presidency of Mercosur, a trade bloc that includes Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. But at the urging of Paraguay, Mercosur heads of state are considering More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
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The new face of Simón Bolívar: Hyper-realism or distortion?

During the last three years a new image of Simón Bolívar's face has been promoted – first in Venezuela and then internationally – that was obtained by using advanced techniques of 3D facial reconstruction, More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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We ignore Venezuela’s imminent implosion at our peril

The encouraging news from Latin America is that the leftist populists who for 15 years undermined the region’s democratic institutions and wrecked its economies are being pushed out — not by coups and juntas, More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
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Fiscal reform key to boost growth in the Caribbean and Latin America

NASSAU - Weak global growth, a fading demographic boom, lower commodity prices and deteriorating fiscal positions are underscoring the urgent need for major reformulations in fiscal policies of Latin America and More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
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Venezuela shopping centres halve opening times as crisis bites

CARACAS - Shopping centres in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, say they will be halving their opening times to four hours a day. The move will allow them to comply with government energy rationing. Ministers says More...

Zika
By Edition On Monday, February 1st, 2016
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Zika country list expands; Curaçao reports, Colombia sees GBS spike

Nicaragua and Curaçao are the latest countries to report local Zika virus spread, with Colombia reporting a rise in Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) cases that appear to be linked to the infections, a pattern seen More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 25th, 2016
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Fears of Venezuela debt default rise as bond prices plunge

Farmers brought parts of Uruguay to a standstill this week demanding the government help them recover unpaid bills from Venezuela in the latest sign that the crisis-ravaged South American country may soon renege More...

LATOS
By Edition On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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Latin American Tour Operator Symposium 2015 (LATOS)

WILLEMSTAD - LATOS 2015 welcomed 22 Tour Operators from Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador and Venezuela. The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB), the Curaçao Hospitality and Tourism Association (CHATA) and partners in the private More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
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Colombia, an export platform of Technology services for the Caribbean Market

Colombia continues to strengthen itself as an ideal destination for international investors and buyers due to its diversified offer in Software, Technological services and Digital Content. Colombia is the third More...