Caracas, Venezuela Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Venezuela sends Gaza third aid shipmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Green Left Weekly

    Since Israel's July-August military offensive against the Gaza strip, Venezuela has sent 50 tonnes of food and medicine to Palestine. On November 2, the Venezuelan government sent its third shipment of aid to Palestine as part of the measures ordered by President Nicolas Maduro to help Palestinians after Israel's war.


  2. Blackout Halts Venezuela RefineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Wall Street Journal

    Caracas-A power failure temporarily halted Venezuela's largest oil refinery late Tuesday at the same site of the country's deadliest oil industry accident in 2012. State oil company PetrA3leos de Venezuela, known as PdVSA, said a "strange" malfunction occurred at 9:10 p.m. local time at the Amuay refinery in the northwestern state of Falcon.


  3. Saudis Return to Caracas for Support Against U.S. Rivals: EnergyRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Washington Post

    Flash back to December 1998 when Saudi Arabia looked to its fellow OPEC member for help lifting oil prices from about $10 a barrel. Back then, the Saudis were defending their dominance in the global oil market from new suppliers in Latin America.


  4. Venezuela: $15 smugglers jailed, $3.08 billion a year smugglers go freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Fausta's blog

    A $15 grocery run has cost two single mothers from Colombia 48 days in jail, along with the threat of a 14-year prison sentence, as a result of a crackdown on smuggling in Venezuela that is ratcheting up tensions and highlighting growing economic distortions between the neighbors. Jenifer Rojas and Belsy Alvarez were arrested in early September by Venezuela's national guard walking out of a supermarket in the western city of San Cristobal with bags of rice, pasta, mayonnaise and other staples whose prices are capped in Venezuela and whose sale is restricted to the country's residents.


  5. In violent Venezuela, fashion meets survival instinct with bulletproof garbRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The China Post

    Venezuela is known for its obsession with beauty contests and plastic surgery. Now, the latest fashion rage is bulletproof clothes and cars to protect against rampant violent crime.


  6. Venezuela's President Orders 15% Wage Increase by DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 |

    ... Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration. CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - President Nicolas Maduro is boosting Venezuela's minimum wage to protect workers' salaries from inflation running at ...


  7. Fear and (Jew) Loathing in VenezuelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Forward

    Just after arriving for a month in Caracas, I saw a teenage girl on the subway wearing a snug red tee whose logo warped the familiar "Hello, Kitty" character into a cute parody of... Der Fuhrer. A giant swastika dominated the shirt, whose tagline was an obvious take on "Heil, Hitler."


  8. MAD Opens First American Museum Exhibition Showcasing Latin American...Read the original story

    Monday Nov 3 |

    ... how trends identified with a hub surface in other regions, including: This section will focus on Caracas, Venezuela, where artists are integrating designs into their work that are central to the cultural and aesthetic histories of their home ...


  9. Saudi trip to Latam evokes 1990s oil troika with a new rival: U.S.Read the original story

    Monday Nov 3 | Reuters

    Some 15 years ago, a troika of powerhouse oil producers forged a secret pact to revive oil prices from a crisis-inducing low of near $10 a barrel. In a series of private meetings from Madrid to Cancun, ministers from Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and Mexico set aside months of acrimony to hammer out production cuts.


  10. Latin America's traffic far deadlier...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | Bangkok Post

    Tourists and locals panicked by Latin America's high crime rates face a far deadlier regional threat, with automobile accidents claiming more lives each year than the region's notorious underworld. A man searches a bus that crashed into a ravine on October 31, 2014, near San Juan de Opoa, Honduras, killing 14 and injuring 42 members of a Jehovah's Witness church Whether in Bogota or Caracas, the scene is the same: motorcycles zigzagging between cars like skiers on a fast-paced slope.


  11. That mess in South America known as VenezuelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | American Thinker

    We had a chance to review a couple of items at Fausta's Blog , an excellent blog that follows U.S.-Latin America stories. Question: How bad are things in Venezuela? How about an oil country importing oil? Yes, Venezuela is importing oil, as we see in Tim Padgett's latest post : Its currency recently hit an all-time low with black market traders.


  12. The Rumble in the Jungle revisitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | BBC News

    ... Hart (British boxing journalist): I first heard about the fight seven months before it happened. I was in Caracas, Venezuela covering and before the fight a press conference was called by [fledgling boxing promoter] Don King. His hair was standing ...


  13. Goldfinger robbers nearly made off with 115 watchesRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | The Daily Herald

    More details of the dramatic Goldfinger jewellery store robbery on October 22 on Rue de la Republique have emerged in a press release issued by the Gendarmerie on Saturday. The first part of the release recounts the highly-dangerous moments when the first patrol of four Gendarmes confronted the three robbers still inside Goldfinger store.


  14. Workers strike at Nestle Venezuela plant amid salary disputeRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Reuters

    Workers at a Nestle plant in Venezuela said on Wednesday they had begun striking over wages, shutting the factory as sky-high inflation complicates operating conditions for businesses in the South American nation. The roughly 780 worker-strong union at the El Tocuyo factory in the western state of Lara voted on Tuesday to walk out after contract negotiations that started in March failed to end in a deal, union leader Jesus Dominguez told Reuters.


  15. Hagee Ministries raises $2.8 million for Jewish, Israeli charitiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    ... at the event at Cornerstone Church in San Antonio. Rabbi Pynchas Brener, the Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Caracas, Venezuela, gave the closing benediction. The speakers expressed concern about Iran's nuclear weapons program, and their concern that the ...


  16. Venezuela recalls ambassador over Spain's "intervention"Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | People's Daily Online

    Venezuela recalled its ambassador to Spain to protest "interventionist declarations" made by Spanish Prime Minister, the Venezuelan News Agency said Tuesday. Ambassador Mario Isea Bohorquez was "recalled for consultation" after Spainish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Oct. 22 commented on the trial of Leopoldo Lopez, a prominent Venezuelan rightwing anti-government politician, the AVN cited the Foreign Ministry as saying.


  17. Venezuela Opposition Leader Skips Court in ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | ABC News

    In this Feb. 18, 2014 file photo, opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez is flanked by Bolivarian National Guards after Lopez surrendered, in Caracas, Venezuela. Venezuela's socialist government on Tuesday Oct. 28, 2014, recalled for consultations its ambassador to Spain to protest Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's call to free a jailed opposition activist who led anti-government protests earlier this year.


  18. Venezuela's OPEC HeadacheRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Foreign Policy

    The steep drop in the price of oil we have seen the past few weeks threatens to have profound political consequences. It provides a welcome respite to strained economies that import fuel, but at the same time it puts pressure on countries heavily dependent on exports, such as Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Russia.


  19. Venezuela recalls ambassador to SpainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 |

    ... his speech during the new military chief's swearing-in ceremony at the Fort Tiuna military base in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. We welcome your comments on this story, but please be civil. Do not use profanity, hate speech, threats, ...


  20. When Tuesday ComesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Belmont Club

    Two countries made the economic news recently. The first was Venezuela, which began food rationing .