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22 things to do after work that’ll enrich your life more than happy hour and Netflix

Are you feeling a little uninspired lately? It could be because you’ve gotten into a bit of a rut, especially when it comes to your after-work …

George Michael

Venezuela in crisis: Target the Maduro regime to help end the suffering

Venezuela has become a humanitarian catastrophe. The fact that President Nicolas Maduro orchestrated a sham election in which he claimed to retain …

Maduro

PARADISE LOST: Venezuela’s Socialist President Tells Starving Residents to ‘STOP WHINING’

Just Now<p>PARADISE LOST: Venezuela’s Socialist President Tells Starving Residents to ‘STOP WHINING’<p>Venezuela’s socialist President Nicolas Maduro urged …

Venezuela

Once oil wealthy, Venezuela's largest state struggles to keep the lights on

MARACAIBO, Venezuela (Reuters) - Across Maracaibo, the capital of Venezuela's largest state, residents unplug refrigerators to guard against power surges. Many only buy food they will consume the same day. Others regularly sleep outside.<p>The rolling power blackouts in the state of Zulia pile more …

Oil & Gas Industry

Two Members of Billion-Dollar Venezuelan Money Laundering Scheme Arrested

Two alleged participants in a billion-dollar international scheme to launder funds embezzled from Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA using …

Corruption

Venezuela pleads guilty in U.S. to role in PDVSA bribe scheme

(Reuters) - A former official at a Venezuelan state-run electric company pleaded guilty on Monday to U.S. charges that he participated in a scheme to solicit bribes in exchange for helping vendors win favorable treatment from state oil company PDVSA [PDVSA.UL].<p>Luis Carlos De Leon Perez, 42, pleaded …

Corruption

In the World’s Most Dangerous Nation, Police Get a $3 Bonus

Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro, president of the world’s most dangerous nation, said he would give each member of the national police force a 10 …

Venezuela

OPEC Data Show Venezuela Oil Output in Free Fall

Venezuelan oil production crashed to a new 30-year low of 1.5 million barrels a day in June, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries said. …

Venezuela, the New Regional Crime Hub

MEDELLÍN, Colombia — Venezuela has become a regional crime hub, with profound consequences for Latin America and beyond. And with another Nicolás Maduro term, the roots of organized crime in that country will spread further.<p>The Chavista regime is digging in. Politically, it survived the protests of …

Venezuela

Never waste a crisis: China collects Venezuelan oil as its regime struggles and its population suffers

China is taking advantage of Venezuela's crisis to gain valuable oil caches while looking to gain influence throughout Latin America, U.S. lawmakers …

3-Ingredient Natural Weed Killer That Really Works

Even if you're not a savvy environmentalist, you probably know that contaminating your yard with nasty chemicals isn't a good idea, especially if you have kids, pets, or an edible garden nearby. Here's an easy-to-make weed killer that won't hurt the earth but will stop the weeds from growing. All …

LA DESTRUCCIÓN DE PAÍS ES TOTAL... Plaga Madurista infecta al archipiélago de Los Roques

LA DESTRUCCIÓN DE PAÍS ES TOTAL… Plaga Madurista infecta al archipiélago de Los Roques<p><i>@DolarToday / Jul 4, 2018 @ 11:00 am</i><p><b>En el archipiélago más</b> …

Venezuela Hits 43,000% Inflation - Money Is Worthless

A month's wages buys 5 cups of coffee.<p>How do you win the mid-term Election? Democrats puzzled & confused.<p>Stock market pre-indicator: smart money flow …

President Trump Pressed Aides About an Invasion of Venezuela, Says a U.S. Official

(BOGOTA) — As a meeting last August in the Oval Office to discuss sanctions on Venezuela was concluding, President Donald Trump turned to his top …

'Iconic' elephant 'becomes the latest victim of Venezuela's economic crisis' after she collapses and dies at Caracas zoo 'due to lack of food'

An elephant at a zoo in Venezuela is believed to have starved to death after years of not being fed properly.<p>Photos of a gaunt Ruperta have been …

The Latest: US wants Venezuela punished by 35-nation group

The Latest on the U.S. imposing sanctions on Venezuelans (all times local):<p>4:15 p.m.<p>The United States has asked the countries of the Western Hemisphere to suspend Venezuela from the 35-nation Organization of American States.<p>Vice President Mike Pence also urged member states to cut off Venezuelan …

Rich Venezuelan Socialists Live the High Life In Florida

Venezuela's spectacular collapse evokes memories of other such socialist nightmares. Blessed with fantastic oil wealth, Venezuela was once the …

Venezuela's oil industry is bleeding - and its collapse could mark the end of President Nicolas Maduro

• <b>President Nicolas Maduro is widely seen as winning reelection this month - the Venezuelan government has been accused of rigging elections in the past.</b>• <b><br>But some experts don't see Maduro holding power past 2018, even if he is reelected.</b>• <b><br>A collapsing oil industry could lead to Maduro being …

Venezuela

Malaria on rise in crisis-hit Venezuela, WHO says

"What we are now seeing is a massive increase, probably reaching close to half a million cases per year"<p>* 406,000 estimated malaria cases in 2017, up …

180 days without Nicolas Maduro: What it would take to fix Venezuela

The outcome of Venezuela’s presidential election on May 20 is all but assured. When the dust settles in a contest few expect to be free or fair, President Nicolás Maduro, who over the last five years has driven Venezuela deep into humanitarian and economic crisis, will undoubtedly remain in …

Venezuela

Bishops warn Venezuela is headed for a 'humanitarian catastrophe'

ROME – Venezuela is living a “history of death,” according to the country’s Catholic bishops, who released a statement on Monday asserting that …

Venezuela

Venezuela’s Humanitarian Crisis

Humanitarian crisis and refugee camps are not part of the image of Latin America in the world. A middle-income region with a growing middle class, …

One Venezuelan Actually Chose to Come Back Home

<i>Editor’s Note: There are few places as chaotic or dangerous as Venezuela. “Life in Caracas” is a new series of short stories that seeks to capture</i> …

Walmart learned a valuable lesson a decade ago — and it's a warning for huge companies like Amazon

Walmart went through some big changes in the mid-2000s, and it's a huge lesson for any company that operates on a similar scale.<p>Speaking to attendees at the National Retail Federation's annual Big Show in New York City in January, Walmart CEO Doug McMillon explained the company had not cared much …

eCommerce

Tillerson to spotlight crisis in Venezuela on Latin America trip

Secretary of State Rex TillersonRex Wayne TillersonOvernight Energy: Trump elephant trophy tweets blindsided staff | Execs of chemical plant that …

Venezuela

Emmanuel Macron calls for tougher sanctions against Venezuela, urges South American nation's partners to follow suit

<b>Paris:</b> French president Emmanuel Macron on Friday called for harsher European sanctions against Venezuela and urged the South American country's …

Venezuela

A malnutrition crisis is growing in Venezuela, UNICEF officials say

GENEVA - The United Nations children's agency UNICEF said on Friday it was seeing clear signs of a growing malnutrition crisis in Venezuela, but it lacks data to give precise information and to tackle the problem effectively.<p>"While precise figures are unavailable because of very limited official …

After killing of rebel cop, Maduro’s grip on Venezuela’s military may be loosening

The government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, hated by much of the country's population and sanctioned by a growing number of countries, is …

Former Rockies pitcher dies in Venezuela amid lack of medication

Andy Cross, The Denver PostColorado Rockies pitcher, Marcos Carvajal, throws to third baseman, Garrett Atkins, who then chases down, Cliff Floyd, …

Venezuela