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Ramirez
By Edition On Friday, January 24th, 2014
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Venezuela bonds plunge after Bolivar weakened for travel

CARACAS - Venezuelan bonds plunged to the lowest in more than two years after the government announced the latest partial devaluation of the bolivar, this time for airlines and foreign direct investment. Venezuelans More...

maiquetiaairport
By Edition On Friday, January 24th, 2014
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Air Canada, Tap, Insel Air and Copa stop ticket sales in Venezuela

CARACAS - There are several airlines which have stopped selling tickets in Venezuela. Travel Agents claimed that to date Air Canada. Tap Air Portugal, Insel Air, Copa Airlines and Tame have suspended issuing tickets. More...

Bolivares
By Edition On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013
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Venezuela devalues Bolivar by 44%, wiping out Ford’s LatAm profit

CARACAS - Venezuela devalued its currency bolivar by 44% today. Tourists can buy bolivars at 11.3 per dollar compared with the official 6.3 per dollar for most other transactions. Oil investments will also use More...

Venezuela
By Edition On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013
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Venezuelans face huge fuel price hike to 48c a litre

CARACAS - FILL 'ER UP: An employee pumps gas into a car at a gas station of the state oil company PDVSA in Caracas, Venezuela, as it was revealed authorities are considering the first increase in price in 20 years. Owners More...

American Airlines
By Edition On Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
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American Airlines suspends ticket sales in Venezuela

CARACAS - The U.S. airline American Airlines, the largest international carrier operating to Venezuela, announced that they have stopped selling tickets from and to Venezuela in any currency. “Due to limited inventory More...

nicolas_maduro
By Edition On Monday, December 9th, 2013
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Split mayoral vote prolongs Venezuelan stalemate

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Nicolas Maduro’s opponents gained a stronger foothold in Venezuela’s largest cities in mayoral elections, though they failed to deliver the crushing victory they had sought in More...

Tiara air
By Edition On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
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Antillean Airlines in acute problems by default Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD, ORANJESTAD - Venezuela still owes so much money to airlines in the Antilles that some of them have come into acute distress. This is according to some sources in Curacao and Aruba to Luchtvaartnieuws.nl. More...

Royal visit
By Edition On Saturday, November 23rd, 2013
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Visit Venezuela is a sign of respect

WILLEMSTAD, CARACAS – The visit of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima to Venezuela today is not a controversial visit. This is according to Minister Frans Timmermans (Foreign Affairs), shortly before leaving More...

Maduro_Cabello
By Edition On Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
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Venezuela president granted sweeping powers

President Maduro has taken on new powers to tackle corruption as opponents accuse him of a power grab. CARACAS - Venezuela's National Assembly has granted President Nicolas Maduro wide-ranging special powers to More...

TV shoppers queue Caracas
By Edition On Saturday, November 16th, 2013
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Venezuela jails 100 ‘bourgeois’ businessmen in crackdown

CARACAS - Venezuela's socialist government has arrested more than 100 "bourgeois" businessmen in a crackdown on alleged price-gouging at hundreds of shops and companies since the weekend, President Nicolas Maduro More...