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  1. Learning to savor experiences when traveling to dangerous destinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Mashable

    One afternoon, four months ago, I sat in front of my laptop preparing for a week-long trip to El Salvador. I had purchased my flight tickets and travel insurance, and planned my itinerary with Jimmy Alvarado, my travel partner and a young Salvadoran journalist - when I was suddenly overcome with fear.

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  2. Venezuela To Hold December Election; Is Maduro Defeat Inevitable?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Barron's

    The election date was likely delayed - to December 6 - given the "inevitability" of defeat for President Nicolas Maduro 's socialist administration following the continuing economic crisis, according to analysts at Teneo Intelligence . Venezuela's bolivar is trading near 467 to the dollar on the black market, and Venezuela's reserves fell to a new low last week of nearly $16.4 billion, according to Russ Dallen at Caracas Capital .

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  3. Venezuela Reserves Hit New Low, Gold Not HelpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Barron's

    The data show reserves fell to $16.897 billion for the week ended June 3, from a prior-week figure of $17.526 billion, according to Latinvest Venezuela Weekly. Venezuela held approximately 11.6 million ounces of gold at the end of 2014.

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  4. Venezuela & The Dollar: A Reluctant EmbraceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Barron's

    As inflation soars, shops in Venezuela are demanding dollars or an inflated black market equivalent in bolivars, according to a recent Wall Street Journal feature. The result has "helped exacerbate class divisions between those who hold only bolivars and those with access to dollars, undermining former President Hugo ChA vez's so-called Bolivarian Revolution, the social movement embraced by his successor, President NicolA s Maduro , which aims to equitably distribute wealth."

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  5. Milwaukee movies off the grid: April 10-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    The 37th annual film series, running Friday through Thursday at UWM Union Theatre, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., offers a window into the contemporary cultures of the Caribbean and Central and South America. All movies are free and shown with English subtitles; some have adult content.

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  6. The Caracas ContextRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Foreign Affairs

    MICHAEL SHIFTER is President of the Inter-American Dialogue and an Adjunct Professor of Latin American Studies at Georgetown University. Venezuelan President NicolA s Maduro speaks during a meeting against imperialism in Caracas, in this March 25, 2015 handout picture provided by Miraflores Palace.

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  7. Another day, another US sanction against Venezuelan apparatchicksRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | Venezuela News And Views

    There was a small surprise of sorts today: an executive order from the White House removing visa to a few Venezuelan officials, with possible sanctions to follow of a strictly material nature. That is right, 7 Venezuelans folks who are accused justifiedly of human rights violations have had their travel visas to the US revoked.

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  8. No business hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Economist

    GULLIVER has been wanting to write about the biggest story in American travel-the thaw in US-Cuban relations-for weeks now. Even if you don't plan on travelling to Cuba, you might have noticed some changes already- updated airline route maps that include Havana, for instance.

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  9. Cuba Releases U.S. Prisoner: Is It About Venezuela And Oil?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Barron's

    The move was billed as humanitarian - Alan Gross, a contractor, is apparently in ill health - and President Barack Obama is to make a statement about Cuba at noon, The Wall Street Journal reports . Gross was accused of espionage for trying to provide Internet service to Cuban citizens; he was a subcontractor for the U.S. Agency for International Development, USA Today reports .

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