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Venezuela to begin using 'forced labor' on farms

CNBC - ‎5 hours ago‎
A Venezuelan ministry last week announced Resolution No. 9855, which calls for the establishment of a "transitory labor regime" in order to relaunch the agricultural and food sector.

Venezuela was once an aviation gateway to South America. Now it's an outcast.

Washington Post - ‎13 hours ago‎
Perched on a coastal plain at the very northern tip of South America, Caracas's Simón Bolívar International Airport was once the aviation gateway to the continent.

For Venezuela's 'Millionaire' Contestants, Winnings Amount To A Few Bucks

NPR - ‎2 hours ago‎
You know the TV game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Typically, winners get big money - like $1 million - but it's a little different in the version played in Venezuela. Nervous contestants gather at a Caracas TV studio to tape an episode of ...
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Venezuela's opposition bypasses Supreme Court and swears in 3 lawmakers

Fox News Latino - ‎10 hours ago‎
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuela's congress swore in three opposition lawmakers Thursday in violation of a Supreme Court ruling that could further inflame the country's political divisions.
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USA vs. Venezuela 2016 live stream: Time, TV schedule and how to watch USMNT online

SB Nation - ‎9 hours ago‎
Team USA will continue to get ready for the Rio Olympics by facing one of their Group A opponents in surprising Venezuela at the United Center in Chicago on Friday.

Venezuela's socialist government adopts forced labor law

Hot Air - ‎3 hours ago‎
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has a plan to “guarantee food supply, social justice, and democracy.” As with most of Maduro's plans, it will accomplish none of those things.
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Animals Starving in Venezuela Zoos

National Geographic - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
About 50 animals at Venezuela's Caricuao Zoo have starved in the last six months due to the rising cost of food, caused by the nation's economic downturn.
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Venezuela has a new 'forced labor' law that can require people to work in fields

VICE News - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
International human rights activists are complaining that new laws have introduced forced labour in Venezuela. "A new decree establishing that any employee in Venezuela can be effectively made to work in the country's fields as a way to fight the ...

Purebred dogs, cats go homeless in Venezuela because owners can't afford them

Fox News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Caracas, Venezuela - House pets have become the latest victims of Venezuela's acute economic crisis. Since the beginning of the year, more and more pedigree dogs and cats have been seen wandering the streets and public spaces across the country ...

Mercosur Meeting Canceled over Disagreement on Venezuela

teleSUR English - ‎11 hours ago‎
Uruguay, the current president pro-tempore, was expected to hand the rotating presidency to Venezuela this year. However, both Paraguay and Brazil are opposed to Venezuela's ascension over concerns about its ongoing economic and political crisis.

Venezuela Implements SERFDOM To Cope With Food Shortages

Daily Caller - ‎2 hours ago‎
In a desperate effort to cope with worsening food shortages, the government of Venezuela has approved a new law that allows the government to force citizens into agricultural labor.

Venezuela regulator denies telecoms requests for price hikes

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
A statement from Conatel on Friday said Maduro had ordered creation of a working group of operators and relevant agencies to review the issues and that he would "not cease in efforts to democratize access to information technology" to Venezuelans.

Venezuela: New regime effectively amounts to forced labour

Amnesty International - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
A new decree establishing that any employee in Venezuela can be effectively made to work in the country's fields as a way to fight the current food crisis is unlawful and effectively amounts to forced labour, said Amnesty International.

Venezuela contemplates forced labor in the fields to deal with food shortages

Fusion - ‎8 hours ago‎
Venezuela contemplates forced labor in the fields to deal with food shortages | Fusion ...
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USA Basketball Showcase vs. Venezuela: Live score, TV channel, how to watch live stream online

OregonLive.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
USA Basketball Showcase vs. Venezuela: Live score, TV channel, how to watch live stream online. USA Basketball. The United States Men's National Basketball is 3-0 on its Showcase tour.

Fitch: Mexico Better Than Brazil, Venezuela, Argentina...

Forbes - ‎10 hours ago‎
When it comes to managing its debt, Mexico is better than Brazil, basket case Venezuela and Argentina, even as its new government is in the process of resuscitating the economy.

Venezuela exhibit honors Cervantes with creations by 16 artists

Fox News Latino - ‎7 hours ago‎
Caracas - Sixteen Latin American and Spanish artists gave free rein to their imaginations in creating Miguel de Cervantes-themed works for an exhibit in the Venezuelan capital commemorating the 400th anniversary of the Spanish Golden Age novelist's ...
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Venezuela cuts oil shipments to Cuba forcing Castro to consider veering to US

Fox News - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Caracas - Venezuela's grim situation is impacting not only millions of households around the country - it is also sending panic waves across the Caribbean all the way to Cuba, a solid ally that for decades now has relied heavily on Chavismo's generosity.
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Venezuela's PDVSA hit by shady deals

Buenos Aires Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
CARACAS/BOGOTÁ - Even for Venezuela's opaque economy, it was a sweetheart deal that went too far. Last August, state oil company PDVSA issued one of its largest tenders in recent years: a multi-billion dollar project in the Orinoco Belt, the world's ...

Venezuela's opposition-run congress defies government over ban

Channel NewsAsia - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
CARACAS: Venezuela's opposition-run National Assembly defied President Nicolas Maduro's government and ratcheted up a conflict of powers on Thursday by reinstating three lawmakers banned over fraud accusations in the December parliamentary vote.
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