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Posted on 12 February 2018 | 7:23 am
Venezuela kidnap: Baseball star Elías
BBC NewsVenezuela kidnap: Baseball star Elías Díaz's mother freedBBC NewsPolice in Venezuela have freed the 72-year-old mother of Elías Díaz, a catcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates in US Major League Baseball. Ana Soto was kidnapped on Thursday in her hometown of Maracaibo, in western Venezuela, by a group of men who bundled ...and more »
Posted on 12 February 2018 | 3:08 am
'It's humiliating': plight of Venezuelan
The Guardian'It's humiliating': plight of Venezuelan middle class is pawn shops' gainThe GuardianDowntown Caracas. A recent survey found that 93% of respondents had insufficient money to buy food. Photograph: casadaphoto/Getty Images. Not so long ago, Nelly Osorio used to drive a newish car, drink a glass of whiskey every Friday night, and get a ...
Posted on 11 February 2018 | 11:01 pm
Rodriguez: Venezuelan Right Advocates For
teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)Rodriguez: Venezuelan Right Advocates For Violence and WarteleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)The talks ended last weekend when, at accords, president Nicolas Maduro signed the bilateral agreement while the opposition refused, giving in to international pressure. Maduro is now calling on the Venezuelan people to sign the accords during a two ...Mad Max Violence Stalks Venezuela's Lawless RoadsHuffPost South Africaall 3 news articles »
Posted on 11 February 2018 | 9:27 pm
Venezuela army clashes with illegal miners,
Eyewitness NewsVenezuela army clashes with illegal miners, 18 reported deadEyewitness News“Massacres are the narco-dictatorship's state policy,” he said, accusing the security forces. The government did not respond to requests for comment. Clashes over illegal mines are common in the remote, mineral-rich area near the border of Guyana, with ...Venezuela: 18 dead in clash with military at illegal mineDeutsche Welle18 killed as Venezuela army takes control of wildcat mineWashington PostVenezuela Military Battles Criminal Gang in Mining Region - WSJWall Street JournalReutersall 9 news articles »
Posted on 11 February 2018 | 6:26 pm
Brazil’s Recession Marks The Beginning Of
Brazil’s official dip into recession, confirmed Friday with new figures showing the economy contracted by 1.9 percent in the second quarter, caps off a particularly tough week in a gloomy year for the country. But the dismal numbers mark just the ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:46 am
Why $40 oil is killing Iraq, Venezuela and
It’s not the economy, stupid. At least it isn’t where hearts are warmed by the fiercer flame of nationalism, rather than rising living standards. Oil prices as low as $40 a barrel are separating the oil haves from the oil have-nots. The oil producers ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:53 am
Venezuela Picks a New Scapegoat: Colombia
The incident was triggered by an attack last week, when unidentified gunmen left three Venezuelan border guards and one civilian injured. Maduro was quick to blame Colombia's paramilitary forces, purportedly linked to ultra-conservative former Colombian ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:05 am
Colombia and Venezuela recall ambassadors
Colombia and Venezuela have recalled their ambassadors following days of growing tension between the neighbouring nations. More than 1,000 Colombians have been deported and about 6,000 have left in fear since Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro closed the ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:00 am
Venezuela recalls ambassador to Colombia to
Caracas, Aug 28 (EFE).- President Nicolas Maduro Thursday recalled Venezuela's ambassador to Colombia, Ivan Rincon, for "aggressions" by paramilitary groups and the "economic war," foreign minister Delcy Rodriguez announced Thursday. "We will completely ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:56 am