5 min ago
'El Papa Francisco' Most Searched Internet Topic in Spanish
Yahoo has release it most searched topics in Spanish on the heels of its English list which saw Miley Cyrus as the most search internet persona.
4 hrs ago
Venezuelan President Puts Out Christmas Carol Praising Himself
Having nationalized a large number of domestic and international businesses, Venezuelan President NicolA s Maduro has moved on to nationalizing Christmas.
8 hrs ago
Reports from Cuba: Siren Songs
Cuban authorities, instead of promoting the country's development in a diversified manner, by applying science and intelligence to serious, systematic, and responsible work, have always gone about it by constant improvisation, betting on this or that economic factor that could resolve all the problems in one go.
17 hrs ago
Local vote to test Venezuelan president's strength
Nationwide local polls this weekend are President Nicolas Maduro's first electoral test since taking power and will show what Venezuelans think of his socialist government's radical response to deepening economic problems.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Venezuela cyber crackdown ensnares Web's Bitly
In this Feb. 23, 2013 file photo, an anti-government protester in Caracas holds up a fake Venezuelan banknote that reads in Spanish, "This is the revolution.
Bitly gets caught in Venezuela's crackdown on websites that track black market exchange rates
Venezuelans have been scrambling for dollars for weeks, taking refuge in the greenback as their own currency is in free fall.
Pope Francis's marxist encyclical is trickle down religion--pray for Maduro, Venezuela
Last week, Pope Francis released his first encyclical, which included a strong denunciation of capitalism.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Mexico: AMLO has a heart attack, and other news
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, far-left former presidential candidate who was endorsed by Hugo Chavez has been hospitalized after suffering a heart attack , The 60-year-old Mr. Lopez Obrador on Sunday addressed a large gathering in the city's main square in opposition to plans to open the oil sector to private investment, and has planned a number of ... (more)
Globally Renowned Activist Collaborated with Stratfor
THE END OF CAPITALISM? - Rob Urie on the future of capitalism; James Kilgore on the strange politics of prisons in America; David Macaray digs into the history and influence of the US Chamber of Commerce; Louis Proyect surveys the films of Steven Soderberg; Lee Ballinger on political ballads; Jeffrey St. Clair recounts the history of eugenics in ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
FEATURE-Illegal miners infest Venezuela's Amazon
From the air, the thick green canopy that covers the Venezuelan Amazon is pocked with ever more frequent small holes.
Power outage plunges most of Venezuela in 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.
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Inflation, Shortages & Social Democracy in Venezuela
The economic turmoil in Venezuela has received increasing international media attention over the past few months.
The Hollywood Kings of obnoxious behavior - the worst of the worst
Hollywood is a diseased town, full of sick people. It is a city in the business of making money, and its denizens have no qualms about deep-sixing all standards of decency, all while deploring capitalists.
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.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
The worst way to fight inflation -- at gunpoint
In his fight against the economic "war" that he says the political opposition, in collusion with the United States, is waging against Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro ordered the military occupation of a chain of electronics stores over the weekend, forcing the company to charge "fair" prices.
Venezuelan government occupies local unit of Irish group Smurfit Kappa
In the run-up to December 8 municipal elections, President Nicolas Maduro's government has launched an "economic offensive" to try to win over voters fed up with chronic shortages of basic goods and annual inflation of 54 percent.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Venezuela's Maduro vows stricter business inspections
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said a stricter wave of inspections for suspected price-gouging would begin on Saturday in an aggressive pre-election "economic offensive" aimed at taming the highest inflation in the Americas.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Nicaraguan committee passes change to remove presidential term limits
A Nicaraguan parliamentary committee on Thursday approved a constitutional change to remove presidential term limits, which could allow incumbent Daniel Ortega stay in power for years and has raised concerns about democracy in the country.
The Venezuelan embassy in Doha recently held a photo exhibition to commemorate the late president Hugo Chavez.
Political Trends in Latin American Oil: Mexico and Venezuela
Mexican President Enrique PeA a Nieto has responded to over a decade of declining oil and gas production with vocal support of reform of the Mexican energy sector.