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By Edition On Monday, November 21st, 2016
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Two police officers arrested in human trafficking case

WILLEMSTAD – Two police officers were arrested in the human trafficking case involving the Bandera Grill bar. They are suspected of perjury and document forgery. Earlier, the owners of the grill bar and another More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 21st, 2016
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Five oil tankers seized in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - The problems with Venezuela and its companies continue and Curaçao is right in the middle of it all. Venezuela has serious problems with its cash flow. The country does not have enough money to comply More...

Vatican's representative Claudio Maria Celli speaks during a meeting between government and opposition in Caracas
By Edition On Monday, November 14th, 2016
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Venezuela government, opposition reach tentative deals in dialogue

CARACAS - Venezuela’s government and opposition on Saturday reached tentative deals in the areas of elections and foreign aid as part of a Vatican-backed dialogue process, though the agreements fell far short More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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Trump-Chavez comparisons rock the web, rattle the Venezuelan government

CARACAS - Inflammatory speeches, flamboyant personalities, and an omnipresence in citizen and mainstream media that can't be contained. These attributes and many more have compelled netizens to compare US presidential More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 7th, 2016
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Pope’s envoy warns of bloodshed if Venezuela talks fail

CARACAS - Venezuela is going through a “very ugly” situation and there could be bloodshed ahead if talks between the government and opposition fail, a papal envoy told an Argentine newspaper after his visit More...

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By Edition On Friday, November 4th, 2016
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Venezuela opposition gives Maduro until Nov. 11 to meet demands

CARACAS - Venezuela’s opposition exhorted President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday to set an election and start releasing jailed activists within days, while students opposed to Vatican-led talks protested in the More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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Press association condemns use of legal proceedings against media in Venezuela

MIAMI - The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) on Friday voiced a complaint that Venezuela is one of the countries in the Americas with most legal proceedings against journalists and news media, a mechanism More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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Tensions mount in Venezuela

CARACAS - Following the Venezuelan government's refusal to hold the recall referendum as requested by the opposition, Venezuelans took to the streets in their thousands in the face of what they see as a dead end More...

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By Edition On Saturday, October 29th, 2016
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Venezuela: General strike staged against Nicolas Maduro

CARACAS - Opposition leaders in Venezuela have staged a general strike to push for a referendum on removing President Nicolas Maduro from power. Many shops, businesses and schools stayed closed on Friday and public More...

Franqui Francisco Flores de Freitas sits in federal court in Manhattan, New York
By Edition On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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US says politics drove Venezuela first lady’s nephews in drug deal

MIAMI - U.S. prosecutors claimed that two nephews of Venezuela’s first lady sought to carry out a multi-million-dollar drug deal to obtain a large amount of cash to help the family stay in power, court documents More...