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US President Donald Trump announces new sanctions against Venezuela

In May, shortly after Nicolas Maduro's re-election, the US ordered sanctions in an effort to prevent Venezuela from quickly selling off key assets.

published on : 3rd November 2018

World Bank warns of Latin America's 'fragile' recovery 

After a six-year regional economic slowdown, the region had a 1.1 per cent growth spurt in 2017 and was expected to grow at increasing rates in the following years.

published on : 6th October 2018

What's happening in Venezuela is a disgrace: Donald Trump at UNGA

Trump's remarks drew a swift reaction from Venezuela, which since the time of Maduro's firebrand predecessor Hugo Chavez has lashed out at the United States.

published on : 27th September 2018

US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan president's wife Delcy Rodriguez, inner circle

President Donald Trump said the penalties were aimed at the "repressive regime" in Caracas that is responsible for a "human tragedy" in the once oil-rich nation

published on : 25th September 2018

Venezuelan movie 'The Family' up for Oscar-run

The story is about a boy and his father decide to flee their neighbourhood after he stabs another boy.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Venezuelan, with 2.7 kg of cocaine, held at Kochi airport

NCB has started an investigation to track down the person who was to receive the drug consignment in Kochi.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Venezuela claims 'thousands' of migrants want to come home

According to the United Nations, some 1.6 million Venezuelans have fled the country since 2015, with the numbers accelerating all the time.

published on : 30th August 2018

Brazil sends army to border as Venezuelans flee crisis at home

In Brazil, where residents rioted and attacked Venezuelan immigrants in a border town earlier this month, President Michel Temer signed a decree to deploy the armed forces to the border.

published on : 29th August 2018

Five zeroes deleted from Venezuela's notes

published on : 22nd August 2018

Venezuela devalues bolivar by 96 percent under new rate: Central bank

Expressed in the previous "strong bolivar" currency in effect until Monday, it amounts to a hike from 248,210 to 6,000,000 to the dollar.

published on : 22nd August 2018

Strong 7.3 magnitude earthquake rocks Venezuela; buildings evacuated in capital

John Boquett, a firefighter captain in Caracas, said there were no initial reports of injuries or major damage in the capital.

published on : 22nd August 2018

Colombia accuses Venezuelan soldiers of crossing border without permission

Colombia is a top destination for Venezuelans fleeing food and medicine shortages amidst their country's deep economic crisis.

published on : 22nd August 2018

Venezuelan streets quieter than usual after opposition strike call

Opposition critics slammed the plan as inadequate in the face of inflation that topped 82,000 percent in July and called for a one-day halt of commercial activities.

published on : 21st August 2018

Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border

Tens of thousands of Venezuelans have crossed the border into Brazil over the past three years as they seek to escape the economic, political and social crisis gripping their country.

published on : 20th August 2018

Hard-hit Venezuelan churches forced to accept costlier plastic money for donations

Priests have had to adapt and start accepting donations by card payments rather than the traditional passing around of a wicker basket for churchgoers to drop in some coins, or even notes.

published on : 15th August 2018
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