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'Africa real World Cup winners', says Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro believes Africa and not France are the true winners of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

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Boy killed during protest in southern Venezuela - police

By Maria Ramirez<p>SAN FELIX, Venezuela (Reuters) - A youth was killed in the Venezuelan city of San Felix overnight when demonstrators protesting power …

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Health officials: Don't eat crab meat From Venezuela

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Deadly violence escalates as Nicaragua government forces invade symbolic neighborhood - CBS News

Deadly violence escalates as Nicaragua govern...

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'Africa real' World Cup winners, says Venezuela's Maduro

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro believes Africa and not France are the true winners of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.<p>France beat Croatia 4-2 in …

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Crab meat from Venezuela not safe, FDA and CDC warn

Both the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are advising against consuming crab meat imported from Venezuela after several consumers were sickened by a bacteria.<p>As of July 12, there have been 12 cases in multiple states of Vibrio …

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Venezuela Weekly: Pressure and engagement-will AMLO change the mix? - Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights

The election of Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) as president of Mexico has generated concerns regarding this government’s eventual stance with …

South America

Colombian Former Rebel Rejects Congress Seat to Protest Unfulfilled Peace Process

<b>COLOMBIA:</b> Iván Márquez, the former chief negotiator of the FARC, confirmed yesterday that he renounced one of the 10 Congress seats that the former …

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Nicaraguan forces violently retake symbolic city

Nicaraguan police and armed pro-government civilians on Tuesday laid siege to and then retook a symbolically important neighborhood that had recently …

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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 …

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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 …

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Weary Venezuelans rely on 'dog cart' transports as buses succumb to crisis

VALENCIA, Venezuela (Reuters) - On a recent afternoon, a crowd of hundreds massed on the sidewalk outside an exit from the subway in the central Venezuelan city of Valencia.<p>But when a flatbed truck previously used to transport water bottles pulled up nearby, a ruthless scramble kicked off with …

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Venezuela: The Key To Oil Prices

The world is accelerating into an energy crisis, and in this article, I explore the country that has played a leading role: Venezuela.<p>Venezuela Oil …

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Integration Programs and Humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees in Colombia

The rise of populist president, Nicolas Maduro in 2013, gave birth to the worst political and economic crisis in Venezuela, resulting in a mass …

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Venezuela Facing 'Economic Collapse,' IMF Warns

Venezuela is in a state of "economic collapse" with hyperinflation not seen since the middle of the last century, the International Monetary Fund …

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Nicaraguan Government: 'President Ortega will not resign'

Continuing unrest in Nicaragua is leading to growing pressure on its government to find a solution to the troubles. In three months, more than 350 people have died in protests - the vast majority of them civilians.<p>Euronews spoke to Nicaragua's Minister of National Policies, Paul Oquist, who is in …

European News

As with Nicaragua, so too America

On April 18th, Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega, announced that changes would be made to the country’s social security system: workers would be …

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Ortega is becoming the type of autocrat he once despised

There must have been a time when Daniel Ortega was an idealist. Maybe it was as a boy, listening to his father’s tales of fighting with César Augusto Sandino’s rebel army against the U.S. Marines in pre-World War II Nicaragua.<p>Maybe it was in the late 1950s, when, still in school, he joined protests …

Opinion

Uruguay Should Condemn Venezuela at the UN

Dear Minister Nin Novoa,I am writing to respectfully urge you to adhere to the joint statement on Venezuela’s crisis delivered by Peru on July 6, …

Rights & Freedoms

Canada encouraged diplomats to defend human rights in Venezuela

The Canadian government encouraged its diplomats in Venezuela last year to continue to defend and promote human rights, despite pressure from President Nicolas Maduro’s regime to back off, a secret report reveals.<p>In a 27-page report on Venezuela, Global Affairs Canada detailed the “critical state” …

Human Rights

Macro Musings Podcast: Monica De Bolle On The Economic Challenges Facing Argentina And Venezuela

Monica de Bolle is a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and an associate professor at Johns Hopkins University. …

Business

Haiti’s Government Falls Amid Fuel Price Riots

Haiti Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant abruptly resigned Saturday, avoiding being forcibly ousted in a no-confidence vote by the country's Lower …

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US Sends Another $6 Million to Help Colombia Cope with Venezuelan Refugees

The Trump administration is sending another $6 million in humanitarian aid to Colombia to help it deal with the more than 1 million Venezuelans who …

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Peru declares state of emergency on Colombian border

LIMA (AFP) -<p>Peru has declared a 60-day state of emergency on its border with Colombia in order to guarantee security in a region rife with drug trafficking.<p>President Martin Vizcarra on Monday said the measure was "because there are security problems" created by Colombian citizens crossing the …

Armed Forces

Fuel price hike: Not much government can do

Hard facts suggest that President Cyril Ramaphosa’s idea that ministers working within the sphere of business and finance investigate the fuel price …

Forex

Iraqis demand change as protests run into second week

Protests in Iraq continued into their second week Monday following days of clashes that left eight people dead, with demonstrators rallying to put …

Middle East

Turmoil Continues in Nicaragua, up to 12 Died over the Weekend

A demonstrator runs between two lines of cars during the march in cars and motorcycles from Managua to Ticuantepe, demanding the resignation of …

Latino News

How Hugo Chávez Blew Up Venezuela’s Oil Patch

In the spring of 1959, at a secretive meeting at a yacht club in Cairo, Venezuela’s then-minister of mines and hydrocarbons, Juan Pablo Pérez …

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How Venezuela Became China's Money Pit

The world oil market is notoriously quick to react to headlines, but a seemingly significant one last week from the owner of the world’s largest reserves didn’t cause so much as a blip.<p>According to reports, all from Venezuelan authorities, the China Development Bank earlier this month pledged …

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