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  1. Maduro no show at Caricom summitRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was not in attendance at the Caricom Heads of Government Summit yesterday, the Barbados Nation reported. His absence came in wake of an impassioned address by Guyana's President David Granger to the opening of the summit in Barbados, where he called for full backing against a May 26th, 2015 maritime decree issued by Caracas, to continue reading this article, please subscribe .


  2. 'But the banks are made of marble' - how banks screw the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Green Left Weekly

    Across Africa, western Asia and Latin America in the 1980s, the growth of per capita GDP was brought to a halt. This was not a recession, it was a severe depression.


  3. Venezuela's Maduro offers Greece solidarity against austerityRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Green Left Weekly

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro voiced solidarity with the Greek government of Alexis Tsipras on June 30 after Greece failed to pay US$1.8 billion to the International Monetary Fund , said on July 1 . "I want to officially express solidarity to Prime Minister Tsipras and the Greek people on behalf of Venezuela," Venezuela's socialist leader said on his weekly television program shortly after the IMF deadline.


  4. Venezuela's unofficial exchange rate weakens past 500 per dollarRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    Venezuela's unofficial exchange rate broke through 500 bolivars per dollar on Friday, according to a widely used website, as the socialist-run country's currency control system struggles to meet keen demand for greenbacks. The rate weakened to 501.21 bolivars per dollar on Friday, clocking a 65 percent tumble this year, according to DolarToday, which says it publishes the figure based on currency trades along the Colombian border.


  5. T&T in full support of Guyana over Caracas decree -Persad-BissessarRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Kamla Persad-Bissessar says her country is in full support of Guyana as it relates to recent decree made by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro over most of Guyana's exclusive economic zone, GINA reported this afternoon. According to the Trinidadian Leader, the decree is illegal as it is clearly in contravention of the International Law of the Sea, and it is in this regard her country will remain steadfast to President David Granger's call to have the decree withdrawn.


  6. U.N. offers help on simmering Guyana-Venezuela territorial disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Star Online

    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday offered help to resolve a long-running border spat between Venezuela and its South American neighbour Guyana that heated up after oil was found in the disputed area in May. Exxon Mobil Corp said it discovered oil off Guyana's coast, spurring complaints from Caracas that Guyana is unfairly exploiting a disputed territory that must be negotiated through a mechanism created via a 1966 treaty signed in Geneva. Guyana's new government has attacked a subsequent territorial decree by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro as an attempt to annex its waters following the discovery.


  7. Venezuela is facing the nightmare scenario of a national beer...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Gunman who 'shot dead 32-year-old woman at random' on San Francisco pier was illegal Mexican immigrant who'd been deported FIVE times and walked away from drug bust just four months ago Christian bakers are ordered to pay $135k to lesbian couple who they refused to bake wedding cake for but say fine will 'ruin them financially' Seattle high school sparks outrage over policy which allows it to give IUD contraceptives to girls as young as ELEVEN - without seeking permission from parents Married Catholic school teacher to spend up to 15 years in prison for sex with student in her classroom, car and his own home Security is ramped up across the country in preparation for July 4 celebrations as fear of an attack by ISIS sympathizers grows A whole island pretending to be blind to get benefits, 8,500 who faked being aged over 100 and lawyers who claim to earn just a 12,000: New book reveals how ... (more)


  8. Maduro no longer attending CARICOM summit - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will no longer be attending the CARICOM Heads of Government Summit today, the Barbados Nation reported this morning. The announcement follows an impassioned address by Guyana's President David Granger to the opening of the CARICOM Heads of Government summit in Barbados calling for full backing against a May 26, 2015 maritime decree issued by Caracas which seeks to claim virtually all of Guyana's Atlantic waters.


  9. Venezuela faces beer droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Drinks Business

    Venezuela could soon entirely run out of beer as workers at the country's largest brewer have gone on strike over a long-running pay dispute. Employees of Polar, which produces around 80% of Venezuela's beer, have walked out of facilities in the capital Caracas and Anzoategui, as well as 16 distribution centres.


  10. United States asks Swiss to extradite seven in FIFA inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABS-CBN News

    ZURICH/GENEVA - The United States has asked Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested in an investigation into a global bribery scandal at football's governing body, the Swiss Federal Office of Justice said on Thursday. The move marks the start of a legal process expected to last several months during which the officials, who have been in jail since their detention on U.S. arrest warrants in May, will either keep fighting extradition to the United States or agree to go.


  11. Granger appeals to CARICOM Heads over Caracas decreeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Stabroek News

    President David Granger yesterday used his inaugural address to CARICOM Heads to denounce Venezuelan aggression against Guyana, piling pressure on the regional body to strongly condemn this country's western neighbour whose President, Nicolas Maduro is expected at the summit today. Declaring that gunboat diplomacy has no place in the 21st Century Caribbean, Granger used most of his address to pillory Caracas over its May 26th maritime decree that aims to swallow up the lion's share of Guyana's Atlantic waters.


  12. With Cuba Done, Obama Cozies Up to VenezuelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Following news of reconciliation with the Cuban communist regime, Reuters is reporting that the Obama administration has been engaging in secret diplomacy with the dictatorship currently governing Venezuela, hoping to reestablish ties with socialist President Nicolas Maduro and negotiate the freedom of political prisoner Leopoldo Lopez. Reuters cites a "senior U.S. administration official" as confirming that American diplomats have been working to establish a line of communication between Maduro and President Obama, particularly following the expansion of relations with Cuba, which Venezuela appears to have taken as a sign that they, too, can benefit from overtures to El Imperio.


  13. Admin Calls Venezuela Outreach - Hallmark of Diplomatic Efforts'Read the original story

    Yesterday |

    After cozying up to Cuba, is "normalizing" relations with the Venezuelan regime next up for the Obama administration? Reuters reported yesterday that the administration has embarked on "quiet diplomacy" with Caracas in "an attempt to improve their acrimonious relations," with President Nicolas Maduro reaching out three months after President Obama announced his Cuba plans. "Look, communication with other countries is - it's a hallmark of diplomatic efforts.


  14. Sen. Corker slams Venezuela as U.S. seeks better tiesRead the original story

    Thursday | Washington Times

    A key Senate Republican on foreign policy slammed Venezuela 's "flawed economic policies and political system" on Thursday, a day after reports emerged that the Obama administration is engaging in its most expansive dialogue in hopes of improving long-strained relations with Caracas . " Venezuela is a country with great unrealized potential and abundant resources," said Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, who visited with Venezuelan opposition and government officials in Caracas this week.


  15. Kerry urges dialogue, cooperation in message to VenezuelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AlertNet

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday urged Venezuela's government and opposition to find a "peaceful resolution" to their disputes before a Dec. 6 parliamentary election and said the United States wanted to improve ties. In a message to Venezuela to mark the country's independence on July 5, Kerry referred to recent talks between Washington and Caracas, saying he hoped the two countries could find ways to cooperate.


  16. US senator ends visit to Venezuela, warns of more sufferingRead the original story

    Thursday | WTVC

    The Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has wrapped up a trip to crisis-plagued Venezuela with a warning that the country could be in store for more suffering until President Nicolas Maduro's government takes steps to guarantee free elections and respect for human rights. Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee issued a statement Thursday upon his return from Caracas, where he met with members of the opposition and government officials.


  17. US senator ends visit to Venezuela, urges moderationRead the original story

    Thursday | KRON 4

    The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee wrapped up a trip to crisis-plagued Venezuela by warning the country is on a "destructive path" that could result in more suffering unless the socialist government adopts more moderate policies before congressional elections. Sen. Bob Corker, a Republican from Tennessee, met this week in Caracas with members of the opposition, including relatives of jailed politicians, as well as government officials.


  18. Venezuela: Corker in CaracasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Fausta's blog

    U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Bob Corker traveled to Caracas to meet with Maria Corina Machado, and with government officials Venezuelan Ombudsman Tareck El Aissami said that he would meet with the senator and added, on his Twitter account, that the pair would discuss "issues related to Venezuelan democracy, human rights and national peace." Ortega was pressed on the treatment of Judge Maria Lourdes Afiuni - detained for releasing a political prisoner without the president's permission - by the Tunisian representative Yadh Ben Achour, one of the Arab World's most respected legal rights scholars.


  19. CITGO-Sponsored Bronx Youth Organization, UpBeat NYC, travels to Venezuela to Expand Their Musical Studies with El SistemaRead the original story

    Thursday | Freshnews

    Forty students from UpBeat NYC, a nonprofit organization that provides free musical training for underserved South Bronx children, have arrived in Caracas to participate in a multi-day music workshop with world-renowned music education program El Sistema. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity was made possible by an invitation from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, after he visited the Bronx community in 2014 - and will culminate in a joint concert on July 5, as part of Venezuela's Independence Day celebration activities.


  20. Pan Ams a dress rehearsal for Olympics, Curt Harnett saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Toronto Star

    It was in Caracas, Venezuela, in 1983, a little more than a year after the broad-shouldered teenager with curly blond hair departed training camp for the Ontario Hockey League's London Knights, choosing a career in cycling over hockey. “I was 18, still green, in fact red because of my complexion, and I was just getting used to the whole idea of village life,” he recalls.