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Buenos Aires Herald
Caracas goes dark as power fails again
A power outage briefly darkened Venezuela's capital and other parts of the country on Monday night in what President Nicols Maduro said appeared to have been an act of sabotage against his government.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
California Adopts Failed Venezuelan Model Of Energy Management
Socialism: Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro unveiled his big plan for socialism Monday night, just as a blackout engulfed the country.
CPJ Press Freedom Online
Blog: Venezuela tries to suppress reports of economic upheaval
Amid skyrocketing inflation and shortages of basic goods, Venezuelan authorities claim that an "economic war" is being waged against the socialist government of President NicolA s Maduro.
Buenos Aires Herald
The fading Ch vez legacy
A week ahead of the December 8 municipal elections, things are not going well in Venezuela.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Star Online
Power outage plunges most of Venezuela into darkness
Venezuela's second massive power outage of the year plunged much of the nation into darkness on Monday night, prompting renewed talk of sabotage from President Nicolas Maduro's government and cries of incompetence from its foes.
The Lebanon Daily News
Power fails in Caracas, other parts of Venezuela
A power blackout briefly darkened all of Venezuela's capital Monday night, and the government says other parts of the country also lost electricity.
President Nicols Maduro is not only the heir to the throne, but also to an economic crisis which demanded urgent measures to rectify the course.
Le Monde diplomatique
Caracas: the real cost of living
A young woman in Altamira, a chic neighbourhood to the east of Caracas, tried her fourth supermarket of the day after her mother called to tell her she would find toilet paper there - "and if you see maize flour, get as much as you can."
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Venezuelan oil diplomacy curbed by economic crisis
The late President Hugo Chavez's dream of leveraging Venezuela's oil wealth to spread revolution across Latin America is crumbling under the weight of an economic crisis that is forcing his hand-picked successor to cut back on generous foreign aid.
Outrage and Anger in Haiti
Growing outrage over the treatment of people of Haitian descent in the Dominican Republic has the potential to ease domestic political pressures against the Michel Martelly administration but has the potential to end in violence of another kind-against Dominicans.
Correction: Venezuela Opposition Protest Story
Thousands of opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro took to the streets on Saturday to express outrage over the country's deepening economic crisis, seeking to rebuild momentum sapped after a string of electoral defeats.
Now Available: Venezuela Personal Accident and Health Insurance: Market Update
It contains detailed data on market dynamics along with latest industry happenings and industry players in Venezuela.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Salsa singer Tony Vega hospitalized
The Puerto Rican born singer was in Caracas Venezuela for a performance with Ismael Miranda, Luisito Carrion and others when he was hospitalized.
Reports from Cuba: Warning to Investors
HAVANA, Cuba, November, 2013, www.cubanet.org.- The present and the immediate future does not look very encouraging for the Cuban government.
Times of Oman
Venezuela's Maduro threatens arrests over prices
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks on national network from the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas to announce his new pack of economic measures.
San Pedro Sun
First-time Cardiology Pediatric Services via Venezuela is a success
Ministry of Health - November 28th - The Ministry of Health is pleased to announce the successful operation done on the first Belizean child to benefit from cardiology pediatric services with the Hospital Cardiologico Infantil Latinamericano in Caracas, Venezuela.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Christian Science Monitor
Black Friday sales come early to Venezuela
A man takes a nap leaning on a shop's window after waiting in line more than seven hours to get into the department store at a mall in Caracas, Nov. 25. Venezuelans are flooding shops to snatch up discounted car parts, televisions and clothes since Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered businesses to slash prices in a gambit similar to the ... (more)
Malaysian National News Agency
Venezuela Expects 5 Per Cent Deflation After Price Cuts
President Nicolas Maduro has sent clear messages to the Venezuelan central bank arguing that following the 'economic war' he declared on big business and hoarding with the mandatory cuts in prices, November should register "5 per cent deflation and not inflation".
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Gazprombank to Lend PDVSA $1 Billion for Petrozamora Oil Project
OAO Gazprombank, Russia 's third-largest lender, signed a $1 billion loan for the Petrozamora joint venture in Venezuela to increase crude production and expand infrastructure.
Venezuela says OPEC should maintain production limits
Venezuela's oil minister said on Thursday that OPEC should maintain its current production levels at next week's meeting, and any easing of sanctions on Iran would let the group reorganize itself.