Caracas

Type: City
Name: Caracas
Country: Venezuela
Latitude: 10.54
Longitude: -66.93
population: 1,815,681
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 8 mins ago - 1 reports

Venezuelan President demand West stop pecking Russia

CARACAS, September 02, /ITAR-TASS/. Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has demanded that the Western countries stop pecking Russia. As he spoke on Monday in Caracas, he condemned the threats that the U.S. and European countries were meting out to R ... [Published Itar Tass - 2 hours ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Caracas 'railroading' opposition leader

Lopez's attorneys say he wasn't even there when the destruction occurred. But by using the Twitter hashtag #LaSalida to call his supporters to the streets, Lopez bears the blame for lighting the fuse, prosecutors argue.The phrase roughly translates to ... [Published Sunday Star-Times - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Caracas, Protest, Venezuela
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Congress' speaker: Opposition will try to hit the people "with hunger"

The Speaker of the Venezuelan National Assembly and vice-president of ruling party United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello referred on Monday to the implementation of a biometric system to regulate purchases of staples. "Fingerprint-reading ... [Published El Universal Venezuela - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Analyst: Venezuela-US rapprochement may take some time

The US chargé d'affairs to Venezuela met on August 28 with Venezuelan Foreign Minister Elías Jaua (Handout photo)EL UNIVERSALThe US and Venezuela's governments have taken the first steps to normalize their relation, as the Venezuelan Foreign Minister ... [Published El Universal Venezuela - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

On trial, Venezuelan opposition leader faces long odds

By ,CARACAS, Venezuela — The trial of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López has proceeded along a clear trajectory so far, seemingly driven toward a predetermined outcome.Which, of course, is also how railroads work.“Yeah, he's being railroaded,” ... [Published Washington Post - 8 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Sambil mall expropriated owners still hopeful

Cristian Fonseca, a businessman in La Candelaria district downtown Caracas, was doing the accounts in his small shop office on Sunday December 21, 2008. The Christmas shopping season kept him working late hours into the night. It was around 11 p.m. and ... [Published El Universal Venezuela - 10 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Alitalia Resumes Service To And From Venezuela.Beginning September 1st Non Stop Service Between Rome Fiumicino And Caracas Will Be Resumed

Beginning September 1st, Alitalia will resume service to and from Venezuela with non-stop flights from Rome Fiumicino and Caracas.The service will operate till the end of the winter season 2014-2015 starting with bi-weekly frequency in September and then ... [Published Travel and Tour World - 14 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

VenEconomy: A Continued Coup against Venezuela’s Regional Powers

From the Editors of VenEconomyIt is an affront to the dictatorial minds of those who control the Central Government and have taken hold of the rest of Venezuela’s public authorities that leaders from the Democratic Unity (MUD) have been elected to be ... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

PDVSA reviews production costs

amA view of a PDVSA petrol station in Caracas. Venezuela’s state-run PDVSA has put on hold its plans to export diluted crude oil in October as the company reviews production costs. ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Latin American Herald Tribune - Venezuela Oil Price Bounces Off 3 Year Low

CARACAS -- Venezuela's weekly oil basket bounced off its lowest level since 2011 as US oil markets went into their final weekend of the summer. According to figures released by the Venezuela Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, the average price of Venezuelan ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Looking to Get Out of Venezuela? Good Luck!

Every day, the cost of a plane ticket out of Venezuela goes up. That assumes you can get a plane ticket, and you probably cannot, even if you booked three months ago. Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, and Lufthansa cut the number of flights. Air Canada ... [Published Town Hall - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

President Maduro: "I do not obey advisors"

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro remarked on Tuesday at an event of the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) in Caracas that he did not obey advisors, nor paid attention to surveys. "There are marketing experts who (have told me): 'there ... [Published El Universal Venezuela - Aug 27 2014]

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The added popularity won't help Lopez much, though, if he's in prison. . "By keeping Leopoldo in jail, the government can prolong the split within the opposition" said Leon, president of the respected polling firm Datanalisis
...Indeed, according to WikiLeaks cables both Lula and Argentine President-elect Cristina Fernández de Kirchner were circumspect and "Argentine and Brazilian officials are working behind the scenes to moderate Venezuela's influence in the organization of the bank in order to avoid the overt politicization of the Bank's lending policies." Meanwhile, Lula sent diplomats to neighboring Peru in an effort to torpedo Bank of the South and line up regional allies around more conservative lending...
"We are going out to the streets to raise awareness among people. This is no ordinary war; this is a war to squash the Bolivarian revolution" remarked Cabello in an event held in the context on the Third Congress of PSUV, in Teresa Carreño Theater, in Caracas
What Goldman did not anticipate is how quickly the situation would spin out of control: "At first, the arrangement appeared lucrative for Goldman. It stood to collect fees from Oak Finance that "will be materially higher than the fees and/or commissions typically charged in vanilla bond transactions," according to the prospectus. But Banco Espírito Santo's financial difficulties made it hard for Goldman to attract buyers. During July, customers and creditors of the Portuguese lender yanked €3.35 billion ($4.4 billion) of funds, leaving the bank with "a severe liquidity shortfall," according to Portugal's central bank. The bank's shares plunged 80% before its Aug. 3 bailout."

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Sanctions on Venezuela are a matter of human ri... [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - 1 hour ago]
Caracas 'railroading' opposition leader [Published Sunday Star-Times - 1 hour ago]
Venezuelan President demand West stop pecking R... [Published Itar Tass - 2 hours ago]
America Needs to Chill Out about Oil Prices [Published National Interest - 3 hours ago]
Vladimir Putin, BRICS Bank and Eclipse of South... [Published Huffington Post - 4 hours ago]
Congress' speaker: Opposition will try to hit t... [Published El Universal Venezuela - 5 hours ago]
Goldman's Special Purpose Tentacle Revealed In ... [Published Zero Hedge - 7 hours ago]
Analyst: Venezuela-US rapprochement may take so... [Published El Universal Venezuela - 7 hours ago]
On trial, Venezuelan opposition leader faces lo... [Published Washington Post - 8 hours ago]
Venezuela Blames Sinaloa Cartel for Air France ... [Published InSight Crime - 8 hours ago]
Goldman's Special Purpose Tentacle Revealed In ... [Published Zero Hedge - 8 hours ago]
One Man Recounts His Journey From Ecuador To Th... [Published Southampton Press - 10 hours ago]
Liquidity and lack of dollars trigger the paral... [Published El Universal Venezuela - 10 hours ago]
Sambil mall expropriated owners still hopeful [Published El Universal Venezuela - 10 hours ago]
[INFO] DARE TO BE BOLD… BREAK A WORLD RECORD WI... [Published Farai Today - 11 hours ago]
Pervert police – new undercover transport unit ... [Published Colombia Reports - 11 hours ago]
Kuwait Residents Can Now Hold Flights When Book... [Published Dubai City Info - 13 hours ago]
Miguel Rodriguez Sepulveda: Emergia Miami [Published Modern Luxury Jezebel - 14 hours ago]
Alitalia Resumes Service To And From Venezuela.... [Published Travel and Tour World - 14 hours ago]
Happy Labor Day: How To Bring A Trillion Dollar... [Published Forbes.com - 15 hours ago]
When Formula 1 demonstrations go wrong [Published Crank And Piston - 19 hours ago]
VenEconomy: A Continued Coup against Venezuela’... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - 20 hours ago]
VenEconomy: Maduro Sneaks Out of Venezuela, Mee... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - 20 hours ago]
Empanadas Aqui brings Hispanic food to Cincinna... [Published Soapbox Media - Sep 01 2014]
PDVSA reviews production costs [Published Qatar Peninsula - Aug 31 2014]
Mariners notebook: Seager feasting on home cooking [Published HeraldNet - Aug 31 2014]
Latin American Herald Tribune - Venezuela Oil P... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 31 2014]
Executive Q&A: Chief of Yukon-based Legacy Avia... [Published NewsOK.com - Aug 31 2014]
Venezuela Oil Price Bounces Off 3 Year Low [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Aug 31 2014]
Venezuela Owes CAL Millions [Published Winn FM - Aug 30 2014]
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Goldman's Special Purpose Tentacle Revealed In ... [Published Zero Hedge - 8 hours ago]
The day that Banco Espirito Santo finally crashed and was liquidated nationalized under the weight of its countless criminal "inside the family" fund transfers, money losing loans, and off balance sheet activities, we pointed out to something amusing: ...
Venezuelan Bolivar Plunges to Record Low on Bla... [Published Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis - Aug 28 2014]
Please consider the "official" exchange rate of the Bolivar to the USD. Bolivar vs. US Dollar From 2005 to 2009 the official exchange rate was 2 bolivars to one US dollar.In 2009 the official exchange rate soared to 4.3 to the dollar.In 2013 the official ...
Trapped in Venezuela: Looking to Get Out? Good ... [Published Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis - Aug 28 2014]
Every day, the cost of a plane ticket out of Venezuela goes up. That assumes you can get a plane ticket, and you probably cannot, even if you booked three months ago.  Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, and Lufthansa cut the number of flights. Air Canada ...
Fault Lines - Venezuela divided [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Aug 27 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkBLx05ZIvw&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Fault Lines - Venezuela divided Fault Lines travels to Caracas to find out what is really going on in the ...
Does Venezuela's Smiling Tourism Cartoon ‘Cheve... [Published Global Voices Online - Aug 26 2014]
Image published on the Ministry of Tourism's web page . Cheverito is a cartoon character created by Venezuela's Ministry of Tourism to promote travel to the country. Cheverito and his friend Eco's adventures to Venezuela's important geographical ...
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Clashes in Caracas [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 15 2014]
Venezuelan policeman dies in clashes [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 09 2014]
Violence reignites in Caracas as protesters, po... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 18 2014]
"Skyscaper slum" gives Venezuelans escape from ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 07 2014]
University students clash with riot police in V... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 03 2014]
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