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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (R) and Venezuela's Vice President Tareck El Aissami, shake hands during a meeting with governors in Caracas, Venezuela February 14, 2017. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS
By Edition On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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Sanctioned for drugs, Venezuelan vice president slams U.S. ‘aggression’

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (R) and Venezuela's Vice President Tareck El Aissami, shake hands during a meeting with governors in Caracas, Venezuela February 14, 2017. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS WASHINGTON More...

Maduro
By Edition On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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Maduro kicks CNN out of Venezuela, accuses it of spreading fake news

CARACAS - While tensions between President Trump and CNN dying down, a new scandal has erupted for the cable news network after Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday he wanted CNN out of the country, More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Venezuela delays crude shipments

HOUSTON - Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA has delayed and cancelled crude deliveries to commercial partners in recent months, according to documents seen by Reuters, a further sign of the steady production decline More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Venezuelans want protection for women

PORT OF SPAIN - Young Venezuelan women, deemed by the US State Department as “especially vulnerable” to being trafficked to Trinidad and Tobago to work as prostitutes, are among two groups of persons a new bilateral More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 10th, 2017
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Venezuela falls behind on oil-for-loan deals with China, Russia

Venezuela’s state-run oil company, PDVSA, has fallen months behind on shipments of crude and fuel under oil-for-loan deals with China and Russia, according to internal company documents reviewed by Reuters. The More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 3rd, 2017
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PdVSA default ready to ‘Make Venezuela worse again’

CARACAS - Nicholas Maduro is about to make Venezuela worse again.  According to Fitch Ratings, Venezuela's oil firm, and the Socialist Party of Venezuela's (PSUV) only viable printing press, is on the cusp of default. Fitch More...

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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...

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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...