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Venezuela: Patients dying as crisis hits hospitals

Aljazeera.com - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Venezuela's economy is in trouble. With oil accounting for 95 percent of the country's export earnings, plummeting world prices have sent the South American economy reeling towards collapse.
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Venezuela's isolation grows as Lufthansa cancels flights to Caracas

CNBC - ‎6 hours ago‎
German airline Lufthansa cancelled its flights between Germany and Venezuela over the weekend, in the latest sign of the socialist country's growing isolation and economic, social and political turmoil.
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Armed squad kills 11 people in Venezuela

Deutsche Welle - ‎16 hours ago‎
The nongovernmental Venezuelan Violence Observatory says the murder rate is about 50 percent higher than the officially reported numbers.

Rich Not Starving in Venezuela, Basque Executive Shows

teleSUR English - ‎9 hours ago‎
Agustin Otxotorena, a Basque executive living in Caracas, grew tired of constant calls from friends and relatives in Spain telling him that there was no food in Venezuela, so on May 20 he began publishing photos on Facebook of supermarkets in upscale ...

'We can't go on like this': Shortages, economic crisis make Venezuela a nation of lines

Los Angeles Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
In an impoverished hilltop neighborhood, a dense labyrinth of narrow alleys, mostly shuttered shops and cinder-block homes, residents trudge toward a protruding pipe discharging a trickle of murky water.
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In Venezuela, the stage is set for a chaotic exit

Financial Times - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Nicolás Maduro's stint as president of Venezuela has had Shakespearean overtones from the start. Ascending to power in 2013 he claimed to have conferred with the ghost of Hugo Chávez, insisting the cancer that killed his predecessor - whom he calls ...
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Airlines Suspend Flights to Venezuela as Economic Crisis Worsens

Bloomberg - ‎41 minutes ago‎
International carriers have struggled for years to transfer back profits from Venezuela, leaving billions of dollars trapped in bolivars -- the local currency.
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Big airline LATAM suspends flights to Venezuela

Jamaica Observer - ‎1 hour ago‎
SANTIAGO, Chile (AFP) - Latin America's biggest airline LATAM said Monday it will suspend its flights to crisis-hit Venezuela for an indefinite period, following a similar move by German carrier Lufthansa. Chile-based LATAM Airlines group and its ...
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China provides Venezuela with much-needed medicine against Zika

Xinhua - ‎2 hours ago‎
Employees load trucks with provision of medical supplies from China at the Simon Bolivar International Airport in Maiquetia, Vargas State, Venezuela, on May 28, 2016. China supplied Venezuela with 96 tons of much-needed medicine against Zika over the ...
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How Venezuela's socialist dream collapsed into a nightmare

Vox - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Venezuela is in the midst of a stunning social, political, and economic collapse. The country of 30 million people is facing dire food and medicine shortages, frequent power outages, serious political unrest, the world's highest inflation rate, rampant ...

Venezuela: Mud's war of words over indirect talks

Morning Star Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
VENEZUELA's government said on Saturday that it had attended talks with the rightwing opposition - which vehemently denied it.

'Government, RBI trying to resolve payment issue with Venezuela'

Economic Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
"In case of Venezuela, there has been a fair engagement. We are also in conversation with the RBI to see if an appropriate mechanism could be devised along with the RBI's assistance and the Finance Ministry's assistance to see that the payments are in ...

Washington's coup-making strategy: from Brazil to Venezuela

Voltaire Network - ‎10 hours ago‎
To carry out its coup-creating strategy, Washington today is eyeing Brazil to undermine Brics, and Venezuela to undermine the Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas.
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President Macri: My Policies Saved Argentina from Becoming Venezuela

PanAm Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
A few days ago, Pope Francis met with members of the Latin American Episcopal Council (CELAM), expressing his concern for the social, economic and political “conflicts” happening in Argentina, Venezuela, Brazil and Bolivia. Local media noted Macri's ...

Venezuela: Pro-Govt Supporters Being Killed in Record Numbers

teleSUR English - ‎36 minutes ago‎
May 2016: Retired Venezuelan Army Major General Felix Velasquez was shot dead while driving his car in Caracas. Venezuelan police are investigating the crime to clarify the true motives of the assassination. So far, two suspects have been detained.

2 Suspects Detained in Venezuela Linked to Murder of Ex-Officer

teleSUR English - ‎22 hours ago‎
Venezuelan Interior Minister Gustavo Gonzalez Lopez said Sunday that two suspects in the killing of a retired Venezuelan Army Major General Felix Velasquez had been apprehended. According to witnesses, two unidentified gunman approached the vehicle ...

The Collapse Of Venezuela Under Socialism

Swarajya (blog) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Winston Churchill once said “Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.

Experts warn of guns for food trade between T&T and Venezuela

Stabroek News - ‎12 hours ago‎
(Trinidad Guardian) Eight-five per cent of the murders in T&T are gun-related, according to figures from the T&T Police Service (TTPS).

Media War Against Venezuela Kicks into High Gear

teleSUR English - ‎May 28, 2016‎
It is no coincidence that over the past few weeks a series of damning articles have come out touting the allegedly imminent collapse of the Venezuelan government. These come on the heels of a recent editorial by the Washington Post that resorted to ...
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EXCLUSIVE Final Olympic qualifier set for Venezuela

Boxing News Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
THE final qualification event for boxing at Rio 2016 will take place in Venezuela in early July. This will be the Olympic qualifier for boxers from the World Series of Boxing, AIBA's APB and potentially professional boxers, if the recommendation to ...
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