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Venezuela's 'millionaires,' the new poor

CARACAS (AFP) -<p>Elizabeth Torres is outraged, but as a Venezuelan she takes the affront in her stride. "We are a country of millionaires," she says ironically, eyeing a carton of eggs in the market. Price? Three million bolivars.<p>"You are a millionaire because you have to pay that much, and for that …

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Sánchez forma un Gobierno transversal y efectista para hacer frente a PP y Cs

España pasa de tener un Gobierno con un presidente que ha transitado antes por todos los escalones de cargos públicos a un Gobierno en <b>el que</b> …

Venezuela’s ‘21st-Century Socialism’ Is an Unmitigated Disaster

The sham re-election of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on May 20 has made it clear that the humanitarian crisis in that country will only get …

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South American legislators call for sanctions on Venezuela

CUCUTA, Colombia — Legislators from six South American countries met on Friday to discuss Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis and reject the contested May 20 election of President Nicolas Maduro to a second six-year term.<p>The group of more than 130 parliamentarians from Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, …

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A Venezuelan Refugee Crisis

In addition to a sharp economic downturn, Venezuela faces a humanitarian crisis. The United States can do little to prevent a downward spiral, but it …

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Clonan el sistema informático de Pdvsa para robar más de 5.200 millones de dólares

La imagen de la petrolera nacional venezolana, <b>Pdvsa</b>, como la vaca que todo el mundo que pudo ordeñó –y sigue ordeñando– en el sistema político …

Oil-rich Venezuela still cannot compare with its Gulf counterparts, and here's why

In April 2016, I wrote about the economic turmoil facing Nicolas Maduro’s Venezuela. This was contextualised in the aftermath of a precipitous fall …

Venezuelans are fleeing their crisis-torn country en masse

Thousands of Venezuelans are pouring out of their crippled nation in one of the biggest migration crises in Latin American history, causing growing alarm in the region and prompting neighboring countries to rush thousands of soldiers to the border.<p>The massive scale of the exodus is being compared …

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Por qué viajar a Nerja está de moda

Nadie se lo esperaba, pero la pequeña localidad malagueña ha dado la campanada en los Premios Traveller's Choice Destinos Emergentes, que cada año …

Once a Cash Cow, Venezuela’s Oil Company Now Verges on Collapse

PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela — A general with no energy experience has been installed as the head of the state oil company. Arrests, firings and desperate emigration have gutted top talent. Oil facilities are crumbling, while production is plummeting.<p>As the rest of the oil-producing world recovers on the …

Canada's Crystallex wants to seize Citgo as Venezuela misses settlement payment

Canada-based Crystallex won a 2016 international arbitration award of $1.2 billion against Venezuela, which has refused to pay. The company had been …

Geopolítica de la guerra venezolana: actores y recomendaciones, por José Ricardo Thomas

<i>Por José Ricardo Thomas.</i><p><i>En Twitter: @ExpertG</i><p>En lo concerniente a geoestrategia, el caso Venezuela implica un juego a cuatro bandas entre Estados …

Putin's latest anti-American intervention: Venezuela

<i>Moises Naim, a Distinguished Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, was Venezuela’s minister of Trade and Industry. Andrew Weiss, who worked on Russian affairs in both the George H.W. Bush and Clinton administrations, is Carnegie’s vice president for studies.</i><p>A violent crackdown …

Exclusive: Mexico studies supplying Petrocaribe oil if Venezuela govt falls - sources | Reuters

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s government has begun studying the possibility of stepping in to replace Venezuelan oil programme Petrocaribe if the government of President Nicolas Maduro were to fall, according to three officials with knowledge of the plan.<p>FILE PHOTO-Pemex logo is seen at a petrol …

Are Cubans occupying Venezuela?

A few days ago, we got this amazing update about the situation in Venezuela. This is from my friends at Pan Am Post:<p>Cuba has an "occupation" army in …

Venezuela: Latin America's Ticking Time Bomb

He’s not the least popular president in the Americas. That unsavory title goes to Presidents Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico and Michel Temer of Brazil, both polling at less than 12%. But Nicolas Maduro, the president of Venezuela, surely goes down as leader of the most dysfunctional, basket case …

Exclusive: Cash-strapped Venezuela offers India's ONGC oil stake - sources | Reuters

NEW DELHI/CARACAS (Reuters) - Cash-hungry Venezuela has offered Indian oil company ONGC Videsh an increased stake in an oil field, according to two sources close to the proposal, as the country seeks to shore up its bruised energy industry and strengthen ties with New Delhi.<p>FILE PHOTO: The …

Press briefing note on Iraq, Al Jazeera, Venezuela and Guatemala

<b>Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights:</b> Rupert Colville <b><br>Location</b>: Geneva <b><br>Date</b>: 30 June 2017<b><br>Subject:</b> (1) Iraq, (2) Al Jazeera, (3) …

Russia Gave to Citgo, Then Citgo Gave to Trump

Many big oil companies funded Trump’s inauguration. Only one is deeply in debt to the Kremlin.<p>The oil company’s half-million donation to Donald …

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Venezuela's unbelievable currency collapse is getting worse

Venezuela's currency is in free fall.<p>Violent protests are growing, the economy is spiraling further out of control and Venezuelans are suffering through shortages of food and medicine. And the bolivar, already worth next to nothing, keeps losing value.<p>At the beginning of the year, it took about …

Venezuela Scrapes the Bottom of Oil Barrel Diplomacy

For a price, the country's regional allies may be willing to shift their allegiance.<p>Hand it to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. His country's streets are choked in tear gas. Scenes of his guard beating heads and shooting protesters are lighting up social media. The nation boasting the world's …

Venezuelan crude sales to the U.S. bounced in April | Reuters

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Venezuelan crude sales to the United States recovered in April compared to previous months to reach 741,000 barrels per day (bpd), its highest level since November, due to a larger supply of diluted and upgraded oil, according to Thomson Reuters trade flows data.<p>FILE PHOTO - …

Banned at sea: Venezuela's crude-stained oil tankers | Reuters

HOUSTON/PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela (Reuters) - In the scorching heat of the Caribbean Sea, workers in scuba suits scrub crude oil by hand from the hull of the Caspian Galaxy, a tanker so filthy it can’t set sail in international waters.<p>The vessel is among many that are constantly contaminated at two …

5 things to understand about oil-rich, cash-poor Venezuela | Americas| North and South American news impacting on Europe | DW | 19.04.2017

Venezuela is flush with oil, but strapped for cash. Empty store shelves and hospitals short on medicine have driven its people to desperation. DW …

How Chávez and Maduro have impoverished Venezuela

IT IS hard to convey the severity of Venezuela’s unfolding crisis. Its extent is astounding: the economy shrank by 10% last year, and will be 23% …

La influencia de César Manrique pervive en Canarias gracias a su "innovador" trinomio de arte, naturaleza y territorio

"La gran obra de César Manrique es Lanzarote, es la isla en sí", asegura el portavoz de la Fundación que lleva su nombre<p>MADRID, 25 Mar. (EUROPA …