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Maduro, other authorities and FARC are sentenced to pay US$ 153 million for lawsuit

Maduro, other authorities and FARC are sentenced to pay US$ 153 million for lawsuit Maduro, other authorities and FARC are sentenced to pay US$ 153 million for lawsuit

A federal judge in Miami set a million-dollar compensation for a Venezuelan exiled in USA who sued the president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduroother members of the high-ranking civil and military power of that country, as well as the FARC and the Cartel de los Soles, for kidnapping and torture. Judge Federico A. Moreno determined that […]

Public workers in Venezuela take to the streets to demand better wages

Public workers in Venezuela take to the streets to demand better wages Public workers in Venezuela take to the streets to demand better wages

Hundreds of Venezuelan public workers, including teachers, nurses and retired police officers, took to the streets on Monday to demand better wages as the government of President Nicolás Maduro grapples with rising inflation. Since the beginning of the year, employees of the education and health sector have held three peaceful demonstrations in a dozen cities […]

PDVSA restricts oil trade only to Chevron and Cuba

PDVSA restricts oil trade only to Chevron and Cuba PDVSA restricts oil trade only to Chevron and Cuba

The decision of the president of PDVSA, Pedro Tellechea, to suspend the contracts pending an audit has stopped the loading and unloading of oil and derivative products in the port of José, in western Venezuela, except for Chevron and the Cuban shipping company. cubametales, according to two people familiar with the situation. PDVSA declined a […]

Ecuador, a Latin American country where citizens feel most insecure

Ecuador, a Latin American country where citizens feel most insecure Ecuador, a Latin American country where citizens feel most insecure

Ecuador is the Latin American country where citizens feel more insecure on the streets at night, above Venezuela, according to a survey published this Friday by Gallup. Almost two out of three (64%) Ecuadorians consulted in 2022 said they did not feel safe walking alone at night where they live, while 35% did, says the […]

Venezuela, at risk of falling back into hyperinflation?

Venezuela, at risk of falling back into hyperinflation? Venezuela, at risk of falling back into hyperinflation?

The rate hikes inflation that Venezuela has registered in the last five months, until the end of 2022, at 305.7% year-on-year, according to independent estimates, arouses fear of falling back into hyperinflationa process that went through four years until the end of 2021 and that impoverished millions of citizens. The nation accumulates five consecutive months […]

Nearly 6.5 million Venezuelans suffer from hunger, according to a UN report

Nearly 6.5 million Venezuelans suffer from hunger, according to a UN report Nearly 6.5 million Venezuelans suffer from hunger, according to a UN report

Nearly 6.5 million people suffer from hunger in Venezuela, according to the report “Regional Panorama of Food and Nutrition Security in Latin America 2022” prepared by several United Nations agencies and published this Wednesday. “In South America, Venezuela had the highest prevalence of undernourishment (22.9%), which in absolute numbers is equivalent to 6.5 million people”, […]

President of Venezuela estimates that the economy grew 15% in 2022

President of Venezuela estimates that the economy grew 15% in 2022 President of Venezuela estimates that the economy grew 15% in 2022

The President of Venezuela, Nicolas Madurosaid Thursday that the South American country’s economy grew by about 15% in 2022, attributing the expansion to economic diversification and oil activity. In December, the Central Bank of Venezuela said that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) it rebounded 17.73% in the first three quarters of 2022, after more than […]

Maduro asks Biden to lift all sanctions against Venezuela

Maduro asks Biden to lift all sanctions against Venezuela Maduro asks Biden to lift all sanctions against Venezuela

The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduroasked this Thursday his US counterpart, Joe Bidenthat lift “all sanctions” applied by the US government to the Caribbean country in recent years. “Enough of the sanctions. Government of Joe Biden, lift all criminal sanctions against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, enough of criminal sanctions”said Maduro during the accountability of […]

Venezuela: Maduro assures that 2022 was a year of “achieved goals” for his government

Venezuela: Maduro assures that 2022 was a year of “achieved goals” for his government Venezuela: Maduro assures that 2022 was a year of “achieved goals” for his government

The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, assured this Thursday, a few hours after rendering an account before the Legislature on his management last year, that 2022 was a period of goals achieved for his Government, in which with “unmatched effort” positive results. “Preparing to present the memory and account of the year 2022 before the […]

The US stops mentioning Guaidó in exceptions to its sanctions against Venezuela

The US stops mentioning Guaidó in exceptions to its sanctions against Venezuela The US stops mentioning Guaidó in exceptions to its sanctions against Venezuela

The Government of the United States eliminated this Monday any mention of the opposition Juan Guaidó and his allies in the exceptions that it contemplates in the sanctions imposed on Venezuela, after the anti-Chavistas approved eliminating the “interim government”. The Treasury Department of USA today issued a general license that replaces the one published in […]

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