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By Edition On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

CIA director warns of Venezuela weapons transfers

WASHINGTON – CIA Director Mike Pompeo said on Thursday there are large caches of weapons in Venezuela and a risk of them falling into the wrong hands as the country grapples with an economic crisis and street More...

Demonstrators clash with riot police on armored car during rally against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas
By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017

CARICOM urged to send fact-finding mission to Venezuela

In almost daily anti-government protests in the past five weeks, police in riot gear have used tear gas, rubber bullets and fire hoses to drive back protesters armed with stones and petrol bombs. BRIDGETOWN – More...

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By Edition On Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Venezuela’s crisis and the region

Last week, after months of growing street protests, detentions, escalating violence, at least 36 deaths, and shortages of almost all basic necessities, Venezuela’s President, Nicolas Maduro, announced the creation More...

By Edition On Friday, May 5th, 2017

Venezuela government support shaky as all sides have their say

President Nicolas Maduro appears to be losing support. CARACAS – Support for the socialist administration of President Nicolas Maduro appears to be flagging, as former government stalwarts and even some quarters More...

By Edition On Friday, May 5th, 2017

Latin American nations denounce Venezuela crackdown

BOGOTA - Eight Latin American nations, including Mexico, Argentina and Brazil, have collectively denounced Venezuela’s “excessive use of force” against civilian protesters after the death toll from anti-government More...

By Edition On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Clashes in Caracas over plans to rewrite constitution

Opponents of Venezuela's President Maduro say his move to rewrite the constitution is a way of dodging elections. CARACAS - Violence has broken out in Venezuela's capital, Caracas, with police firing tear gas and More...

Demonstrators clash with riot police on armored car during rally against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas
By Edition On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

After month of protests, Venezuela’s Maduro triggers shakeup of powers

CARACAS - Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro announced on Monday the creation of a new popular assembly with the ability to re-write the constitution, which foes decried as a power-grab to stifle weeks More...

By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017

Vexit: Venezuela to quit OAS

WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, the same day that a majority of member countries of the Organization of American States (OAS) approved a resolution to convene a meeting of ministers of foreign affairs of the region to More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Venezuelan crude sales to the U.S. declined again in March

HOUSTON - Venezuelan crude oil sales to the United States declined in March for the third month in a row this year to 651,710 barrels per day due to falling exports of main grade Merey, according to Thomson Reuters More...

By Edition On Monday, April 24th, 2017

General Motors suing after plant seized by Venezuelan government

CARACAS – General Motors has denounced Venezuela’s seizure of its plant in the socialist Caribbean country as an “illegal judicial seizure of its assets” and vowed to sue. The company said in a statement More...