All posts tagged "Nicolas Maduro"
Venezuela’s president says cash crackdown a victory over foes
He said it was meant to be "the final blow of Obama, a final blow to create chaos, violence, division"
- Posted December 18, 2016
Protests, looting erupt as Venezuelans fume over cash chaos
The U.S. cautioned citizens against visiting the economically spiraling South American country
- Posted December 16, 2016
Pirates Preying on Venezuelan Fishermen as Industry Unravels
PUNTA DE ARAYA, Venezuela — The pirates had killed Flaco Marval’s brother and two cousins, and word was they were coming for the rest of the family. So the skinny 17-year-old and the other Marval men ran...
- Posted December 8, 2016
Venezuela unveils 6 new bills amid galloping inflation
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela has unveiled six new bills set to go into circulation next week. Central Bank President Nelson Merentes said Tuesday the new higher-denomination bills would make commercial transactions easier in the country with the...
- Posted December 7, 2016
Venezuela’s government, opposition reach initial agreements
However, a definitive solution has not yet been found
- Posted November 12, 2016
Mass protest in Venezuela demanding end of ‘dictatorship’
CARACAS, Venezuela – Anti-government protesters jammed the streets of Venezuela’s capital on Wednesday on the heels of a decision by congress to open a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro, whose allies have blocked moves for a recall...
- Posted October 26, 2016
Venezuela’s congress opens political trial against Maduro
The move had been expected ever since opposition leaders declared themselves in open rebellion
- Posted October 25, 2016
Venezuela Congress declares President Maduro has staged coup
Opposition spokesman: "The fact that lawmakers elected by 7.5 million people were silenced by 300 thugs sums up the situation better than any speech could."
- Posted October 23, 2016
Venezuela Opposition at Crossroads as 2016 Recall Hopes Fade
CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela is in terrible shape. Two-thirds of voters say in polls they want President Nicolas Maduro gone amid worsening shortages and inflation. It seems like the job of the opposition would be easy. But...
- Posted September 26, 2016
Venezuela opposition marches against President Maduro
CARACAS, Venezuela — Police in riot gear on Friday blocked protesters from rallying in downtown Caracas outside election officials’ headquarters to demand a recall referendum against President Nicolas Maduro. Hundreds of thousands of opposition protesters had poured...
- Posted September 16, 2016