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Why not Zimbabwe?
When I heard about President Barack Obama's plans for a $100 million trip to Africa with his family and entourage, I was surprised that Zimbabwe is not on the itinerary.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Market Report, "Hot Drinks in Venezuela", Published
During 2012, hot drinks categories saw a positive performance in both volume and constant value terms.
La Vida Boheme Q&A: Indie Rockers Evoke Sound of...
The 2011 release of their agitative debut album "Nuestra" brought Venezuelan indie rock band La Vida Boheme Grammy and Latin Grammy nominations and a trip to the finals of MTV Iggy's Best New Band in the World finals in Times Square.
Kimberly-Clark moves to ease Venezuelan toilet paper shortage
Kimberly-Clark Corp is planning a 234 million bolivar investment to expand operations in Venezuela, the state news agency said, in a move that should help ease an embarrassing national shortage of toilet paper.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
UPDATE 1-S&P downgrades Venezuela's sovereign credit rating to B
Standard & Poor's downgraded Venezuela's sovereign foreign currency credit rating by one notch on Monday, citing political turmoil as an impediment to enacting meaningful reforms in order to stop a slide in economic activity.
Venezuela considers prohibiting bottle feeding for infants
Venezuela's Congress will discuss legislation this week that would prohibit bottle feeding of infants to try to encourage breast feeding and reduce the use of baby formula, said a lawmaker of the ruling Socialist Party.
Venezuelan president meets pope amid political tensions, seeks canonization for doctor
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has asked Pope Francis to canonize a doctor who tended to the poor in Caracas and is considered a saint already by many Venezuelans.
Ecuador's Correa Cozies Up With Dangerous Allies
We have written before about Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, who seems determined to seize the mantle of Latin American Lefty Authoritarian of the Decade from Hugo Chavez's dead body.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Venezuela's cardinal: Pope should urge coexistence
Pope Francis should pressure President Nicolas Maduro to focus on the promotion of democracy and peaceful coexistence to help ease tensions sparked by the South American country's political and economic crisis, the Catholic Church's top representative in Venezuela said Sunday.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
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On the margins of a multilateral summit in Guatemala last week, Secretary of State John Kerry met with Venezuelan Foreign Minister Elias Jose Jaua, marking the Obama administrationA s latest attempt to reset relations with the South American nation.
The 'Cubanization' of Venezuela
One of the greatest ironies of the late strongman Hugo Chavez's rule was that even as he attempted to personify Venezuelan nationalism, he was quietly outsourcing more and more of the country's sovereignty to the Castro brothers in Cuba.
Venezuela Information Technology Report Q3 2013 - New Study Released
The initial transition to the government of Nicholas Maduro has been relatively smooth, but we still believe there are uncertainties arising from the loss of Chavez as a figurehead for the movement.
Inside Costa Rica
In Depth: Latin America: Divided we stand
Of all Hugo Chavez's grandiose dreams, perhaps none was quite as lofty as his "Bolivarian" vision of unifying Latin America.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
National Review Online
Re: The Writer's Almanac
Unfortunately, Jonah , it appears that St. Peter may share Billy Collins's views.
Venezuela frees judge from house arrest
Venezuelan authorities on Friday freed a judge arrested in 2009 after then-President Hugo Chavez objected to one of her rulings, and who became a cause celebre for the opposition and international human rights groups.
Buenos Aires Herald
Venezuela considers taking bottles from babies' mouths
Venezuela's Congress will discuss legislation next week that would prohibit bottle feeding of infants to try to encourage breast feeding and reduce the use of baby formula, said a lawmaker of the ruling Socialist Party.
World poetry festival in Venezuela
Caracas , Jun 14 - The 10th World Festival of Poetry, to be held from June 17th to June 22nd in Venezuela, will be attended by 28 world poets from 26 countries, said the organizers today.
Emerging market adviser -Enter the Cubans
The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 were not only a pivotal moment for the United States; they also marked an important turning point for Latin America.
The Washington Post
The video showed him sitting in a darkened theater, weeping over archival footage announcing founding leader Ruhollah Khomeini's 1989 death.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
US News & World Report
U.S. Overtures to Chavez Successor Maduro Hurt Venezuela's Opposition
On the margins of a multilateral summit in Guatemala last week, Secretary of State John Kerry met with Venezuelan Foreign Minister Elias Jose Jaua, marking the Obama administration's latest attempt to reset relations with the South American nation.