All posts tagged "Nicolas Maduro"
Protesters Reportedly Insult Venezuela Leader During Visit
CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro reportedly was greeted by angry pot-banging protesters during a visit to Margarita Island. Grainy cellphone videos said to be from the Friday night encounter were picked up by Venezuelan news...
- Posted September 3, 2016
Venezuelan Oppositions Vows to Keep Up Pressure on Maduro
Venezuela’s opposition is vowing to keep up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro after flooding the streets of Caracas with demonstrators Thursday in its biggest show of force in years. Protesters filled dozens of city blocks in what...
- Posted September 1, 2016
Venezuela accuses U.S. of planning coup
Venezuela's government has frequently accused Washington and the country's opposition of plotting coups
- Posted August 30, 2016
Venezuela Attorney General Says Congress Illegally Formed
CARACAS, Venezuela – The conflict between Venezuela’s socialist government and its opposition-led Congress is growing even sharper. The country’s attorney general says the National Assembly is now illegally constituted because in recent days it swore in three...
- Posted July 31, 2016
Venezuela Receives Major Loan to Boost Falling Reserves
CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela is getting some financial relief as it burns through foreign reserves to pay for imports of badly needed food and medicine. On Monday, the Latin American Reserve Fund said it approved a three-year-loan...
- Posted July 26, 2016
Middle-Class Venezuelans Liquidate Savings to Stockpile Food
SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela – Tebie Gonzalez and Ramiro Ramirez still have their sleek apartment, a fridge covered with souvenir magnets from vacations aboard, and closets full of name brand clothes. But they feel hunger drawing close. So...
- Posted July 18, 2016
Analysis: Venezuelan Military Had Big Role in Economic Woes
Maduro taps militay for Great Mission of Sovereign Supplying to boost production and guarantee distribution of food
- Posted July 15, 2016
Life On the Line in Venezuela as Economic Crisis Worsens
Average Venezuelan spends 35 hours waiting to buy basic goods each month
- Posted July 12, 2016
Venezuela to Seize Kimberly-Clark Factory as Production Ends
Maduro announced Citibank would close accounts of Central Bank in 30 days
- Posted July 12, 2016
Kerry Calls for Venezuela to Respect Rights, Ease Shortages
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said that the Obama administrative will resume a diplomatic push to ease tensions with Venezuela as the socialist South America nation plunges deeper into economic and...
- Posted June 14, 2016