All posts tagged "Venezuela"
Venezuela’s President: Trump won’t be worse than Obama
CARACAS, Venezuela — President-elect Donald Trump is receiving a backhanded compliment from the United States’ arch nemesis in Latin America. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Monday night that he is keeping an open mind about Trump and...
- Posted January 17, 2017
Venezuela debuts new banknotes amid soaring inflation
Maduro scraps most-used 100-bolivar note and replacing it with new bills ranging from 500 to 20,000 bolivars
- Posted January 16, 2017
Venezuela slams Obama declaration of ‘national emergency’
Obama said the human rights situation in Venezuela hadn't improved while corruption was worsening
- Posted January 14, 2017
Venezuela arrests 3 opponents amid threat of crackdown
The wave of arrests began when police acting on orders of a new "anti-coup" unit inside the socialist gov't
- Posted January 13, 2017
Venezuela out of time to elect new president
Tuesday marks the midpoint of Maduro's six-year term
- Posted January 9, 2017
Venezuela frees jailed anti-government activists
At least 100 people remain jailed for opposing President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government
- Posted December 31, 2016
Venezuela Military Trafficking Food as Country Goes Hungry
PUERTO CABELLO, Venezuela – When hunger drew tens of thousands of Venezuelans to the streets in protest last summer, President Nicolas Maduro turned to the military to manage the country’s diminished food supply, putting generals in charge...
- Posted December 28, 2016
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