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Venezuela's second city looted

euronews - ‎3 hours ago‎
Security has been stepped up in Venezuela's second city Maracaibo after looting prompted by shortages of basic goods. There were reports of at least 30 small protests on Tuesday night that resulted in looting of various shops and pharmacies as well as ...

Days Of Looting In Venezuela Amid Shortages [VIDEO]

International Business Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Venezuela struggles with days of looting, following widespread shortages in energy and basic goods. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

Congratulations To Bolivarian Socialism: Venezuela Cannot Afford To Pay For Its Own Money

Forbes - ‎15 hours ago‎
Here is the latest installment in our ever popular series detailing the monstrous mess that is the Venezuelan economy. The country now seems to be at the stage where it cannot afford to actually purchase its own money.

Protests in Venezuela Over Shortages and Blackouts

Wall Street Journal - ‎21 hours ago‎
Protesters and looters took to the streets of Venezuela on Wednesday as citizens suffered another day with prolonged shortages of water, power and food.
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US Senator Marco Rubio Calls for More Sanctions on Venezuela

teleSUR English - ‎13 hours ago‎
President Barack Obama renewed sanctions against Venezuela last March, which referrs to the South American state as "an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States.
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Venezuela Needs Oil's Rally More Than Anyone as Economy Teeters

Bloomberg - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Few countries need oil's rally to last more than Venezuela, where the economy's expected to shrink 8 percent this year and a lack of petrodollars has seen shops run short of consumer goods.

Video captures the world's highest waterfall Angel Falls in Venezuela

Daily Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
Angel Falls, known as Salto Angel, in Venezuela, is nearly a km tall, and sees the streams of water drop from the tops high above the ground into the pools below, creating dangerous rapids.

Venezuela Arrests 2 in Panama Papers Scandal

teleSUR English - ‎13 hours ago‎
His wife also worked for the government as president of the National Treasury Office of Venezuela after a career in the country's navy.
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Broke Socialist Paradise Venezuela Can't Pay to Have Its Money Printed

NewsBusters (blog) - ‎5 hours ago‎
Venezuela's hyperinflationary economic crisis has gotten worse in one very important and apparently unprecedented sense than even the one seen in Weimar Germany in the 1920s.

Venezuela tops list of countries most vulnerable to low oil prices

The Guardian - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
For Venezuela, the rise in the price of oil to a 2016 high is much too little and way too late. Every commodity-producing country has been vulnerable to the dramatic slump in the cost of crude, but Venezuela more than most. Energy accounts for almost ...

Days of looting in Venezuela

Reuters - ‎11 hours ago‎
Venezuela struggles with days of looting, following widespread shortages in energy and basic goods. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Oil Steadies After a 2016 High, but Eyes Are on Venezuela Crisis

NBCNews.com - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
"Venezuela is an immediate supply risk. In the next two weeks there is potential to have some serious disruption," Olivier Jakob at consultancy Petromatrix said.

Venezuela Arrests 2 Linked to Panama Papers Scandal

teleSUR English - ‎13 hours ago‎
Venezuelan authorities detained the family of a former presidential security guard after his name appeared in the files known as the Panama Papers which detailed the offshore accounts and shell businesses of the world's super wealthy and powerful.

Gordo Ex gets Venezuela right on Bathurst St.: review

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
It's not just Venezuelans who gather at the friendly Bathurst St. restaurant for staccato conversations and the food of their homeland.
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Venezuela orders two-day working week as energy crisis bites

City A.M. - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Venezuela has given public sector workers a two-day working week as its government fights to weather a worsening power crisis.

Venezuela economic crisis means fewer meals, more starch

Reuters - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
CARACAS Venezuela's soaring prices and chronic shortages have left 65-year-old homemaker Alida Gonzalez struggling to put meals on the table.
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Venezuela's Food Crisis

ABC News - ‎17 hours ago‎
High prices and chronic food shortages have left many Venezuelans struggling to put food on their tables. Some families are skipping meals and relying more on starch foods to survive.

Venezuela Launches Two-Day Workweek

U.S. News & World Report - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Venezuela's labor market was turned on its head Tuesday night, as the government announced a two-day workweek designed to conserve power as the country grapples with national economic and energy crises.

Political unrest intensifies in Venezuela as power cuts and shortages spark looting

euronews - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Venezuela's political crisis shows no sign of abating as sporadic looting is reported and protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro intensify.
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