All about Venezuela

laurie-holt
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...

Tankers
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...

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By Edition On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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China’s master plan for the Caribbean

Venezuela holds the world’s largest oil deposits in an area called the Orinoco Oil Belt. In 2012, Venezuela was the tenth largest oil exporter. The country is ranked nine in 2013. To sustain future long-term contracts More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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Prostitution rises in countries bordering Venezuela as crisis drives people out

CARACAS - As Venezuela’s economic crisis has driven families and workers out of the country in search of basic food items and healthcare, many neighboring and nearby countries have expressed concern over an increase More...

InselAir
By Edition On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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Economic boycott against Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD – The Netherlands and Curaçao should institute an economic boycott against Venezuela. This is according to Henry van der Kwast, Chairman of the Board of the local airline Insel Air. The reason for 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...

State_Department
By Edition On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Obama renews designation of Cuba and Venezuela as national security threats

WASHINGTON - The United States declared a national emergency to deal with perceived "threats" in Cuba and Venezuela on Friday, along with Iran, Libya, Ukraine, Zimbabwe and countries that Washington claims "support More...

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By Edition On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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Venezuela detains opposition legislator on charges of terrorism

CARACAS - Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami confirmed Wednesday that opposition assembly member representing the Popular Will Party (Voluntad Popular), Gilber Alexander Caro Alfonzo was arrested in connection More...

pdvsa
By Edition On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Venezuela’s PDVSA sees 2017 oil output stuck near historic lows

CARACAS - Venezuelan state energy company PDVSA projects oil production will remain near 23-year lows in 2017, an internal document shows, suggesting more hardship ahead for the crisis-wrought OPEC member country. Cash-squeezed More...