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Colombian journalist Antonio Jose Caballero , who covered assorted incidents involving late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and was an expert on Vatican issues, died Tuesday in Bogota, RCN Radio - for which he worked - reported.
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In this March 21, 2012 file photo, Jacob Ostreicher, a New York City businessman, left, arrives at a court to attend a hearing in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
In recent years Latin American governments have tended to gravitate toward two poles: leftist, populist and authoritarian, in the style of former Venezuelan caudillo Hugo Chavez; and modernizing, free market and democratic, as in Mexico and Colombia.
"Chavismo," the left-wing movement that blossomed around deceased Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez over the past decade, "comfortably" won municipal elections throughout the country this month, "consolidating President Maduro's leadership, and further enhancing Venezuelan democracy," writes a leader of the populist Venezuela Solidarity Campaign .
President Nicolas Maduro's government said on Monday it is revamping Venezuela's decade-long exchange controls by expanding the use of a complementary currency auction system to fight against a rampant black market for dollars.
A change to the tax system and a currency devaluation in Venezuela boosted state oil firm PDVSA's first-half results, but the company cut back on social spending after heavy election-year outlays in 2012.
Controversial film director Oliver Stone was in Venezuela this week to promote his TV documentary, "The Untold History of the United States," and he met with President Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuelan inflation spoils Christmas tradition By VIVIAN SEQUERA Associated Press CARACAS, Venezuela Freshly greased plantain leaves, a kitchen splattered with corn meal, and festive music accompanied by generous amounts of alcohol all make up one of Venezuela's most-enduring Christmas traditions: the gathering of family to prepare a corn dough ... (more)
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This Nov. 23, 2013 photo shows the inner ingredients of a hallaca, a corn dough tamale, during its preparation at a Christmas fair in a state-owned market in Caracas, Venezuela.
It seems as though each passing day brings yet another piece of bad economic news coming out of Venezuela.
In Venezuela, newly-elected Socialist President Nicolas Maduro has called on university students "to serve as roving price vigilantes in shopping malls," as reported by John Otis of NPR yesterday.