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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...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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OM: “Jamaloodin still in custody”

WILLEMSTAD, CARACAS - The Public Prosecutor Curaçao (OM) confirms that the former Minister of Finance George Jamaloodin who was arrested last Friday in Valencia, has now been transferred to the Venezuelan capital More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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OAS Head wants Venezuela kicked out unless elections called

Luis Almagro has accused president Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government of violating human rights and standards of democracy. WASHINGTON DC – Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) Luis More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Former Minister of Finance George Jamaloodin arrested in Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD, CARACAS – The former Minister of Finance during the Cabinet Schotte, George Jamaloodin was arrested last Friday in Venezuela. He is a suspect in four different cases, namely Maximus, Bientu, Germaniun More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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14 decomposing bodies found in Venezuelan jail

CARACAS – Five months after violent clashes among inmates forced the closure of Venezuela’s largest jail, authorities revealed that they had discovered decomposing remains in the facility. The number of bodies More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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Order for Venezuela to pay Exxon $1.4 bln in damages overturned

CARACAS - A World Bank tribunal’s order for Venezuela to pay $1.4 billion in damages to Exxon Mobil Corp over nationalizations has been annulled, a lawyer for the Venezuelan government said on Thursday. The case More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
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Venezuela not in InselAir’s ‘Back to Basics’ plan

WILLEMSTAD – During a press conference exactly one month after taking over, the new CEO of the local airline InselAir, Gilles Filiatreault indicated once again that the company’s aircraft are safe and they comply More...

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By Edition On Saturday, February 25th, 2017
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Peru President warns about danger of massive Venezuelan emigration

NEW YORK - Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on Friday cautioned against the danger of a massive wave of Venezuelans fleeing their homeland's crisis to other countries in the region. The Bolivarian republic's More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Backed by Trump, Venezuelans march for release of opposition leader

Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez was found guilty of inciting violence during protests in 2014. CARACAS – Protest marches staged Saturday saw hundreds of Venezuelans demanding the release of opposition leader More...