Type: Country
Name: Venezuela
population: 24,847,270
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 46 mins ago - 8 reports

Will US sanctions offer Venezuela's Maduro a helping hand?

The US imposed visa bans on more than 20 Venezuelan officials, citing alleged human rights abuses. The timing of the sanctions could bolster President Maduro's anti-US credentials. Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (r.) shakes hands with Paraguay's ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - 46 mins ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Venezuela is seeking buyer for Citgo Petroleum

Petroleos de Venezuela SA is seeking a buyer for Citgo Petroleum Corp., its U.S. refining company.PDVSA, the state-owned oil company, "is currently seeking to monetize its ownership interest in us," Citgo said in a bond prospectus document. "There can ... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 31 reports

U.S. cites rights abuses in limiting officials’ travel

CARACAS, VENEZUELA — The U.S. State Department said yesterday it is imposing travelrestrictions on Venezuelan officials whom it considers responsible for human-rights abuses duringrecent anti-government protests.The move followed an embarrassing episode ... [Published Columbus Dispatch - 3 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 3 reports

Venezuelan Opposition Coalition Leader Resigns amid Divisions

Mérida, 30th July 2014 ( – The general secretary of the opposition Democratic Unity Table (MUD) coalition, Ramon Aveledo, announced his resignation today.Aveledo’s decision takes place as opposition parties hold closed door meetings ... [Published - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 4 reports

US punishes Venezuela over brutal crackdown in spring. Why now?

Pressure from Congress to impose sanctions over the repression, in which 40 protesters were killed and scores jailed, spiked after the failed extradition this week of a Venezuelan general, an alleged cocaine trafficker. Surrounded by mask-wearing supporters ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - 16 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

US visa ban on Venezuela officials

More than 40 people died during a crackdown on protests against President Nicolás Maduro, as Venezuelan opposition groups took to the streets ... [Published - World, Americas - 19 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 3 reports

Rosneft, PDVSA enter offshore agreements

Rosneft and PDVSA entered into a cooperation agreement to implement offshore projects in the Rio-Caribe and Mejillones blocks, which is phase II of the Mariscal Sucre project.Both companies expressed interest to reach an agreement on key technical requirements, ... [Published Offshore Engineer - 19 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Venezuelans find solace in comedy amid economic travails

CARACAS (Reuters) - A genie appears from a lamp in the hands of an astonished Venezuelan boy to declare: "You can ask for anything - except toilet paper!"The world's highest inflation and shortages of basics from milk to toilet roll are really no laughing ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 23 hours ago]
Entities: Venezuela, Caracas, strife
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 9 reports

Rosneft and PDVSA negotiate LNG plant construction

Rosneft and PDVSA have signed a number of agreements relating to offshore projects and drilling technologies. The two companies also discussed LNG plant construction.Rosneft President and Chairman of the Management Board Igor Sechin and Venezuelan Minister ... [Published LNG Industry - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 10 reports

Venezuela, Paraguay agree to boost bilateral economic ties

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his Paraguayan counterpart Horacio Cartes agreed on Tuesday to strengthen bilateral economic ties between the two countries. Following his meeting with Cartes, on the sidelines of the Southern Common Market (Mercosur) ... [Published - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 3 reports

Military pressure allegedly raised by Venezuela for release of Carvajal

Aruba's Chief Prosecutor Peter Blanken stated on Monday that Venezuela resorted to military and economic pressure on Aruba and Curacao for the release of Hugo Carvajal, retired general and ex-chief of intelligence, the Wall Street Journal informed.According ... [Published El Universal Venezuela - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 10 reports

U.S. accuses Venezuela of using oil to press Aruba on extradition

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States accused Venezuela on Tuesday of using economic pressure, including a reported threat to close ... [Published Truth - Jul 29 2014]


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214 Years Of Sovereign Defaults In One Chart [Published Zero Hedge - 28 mins ago]
From 1800 to 1950, Argentina had been a relatively low frequency 'defaulter', but as the following chart from The Economist shows , since then (as we noted here) they have made up for it.   Argentina has defaulted on its external debt seven times ...
Politics in Venezuela: Whose hand on the tiller? [Published The Economist - The Americas - 50 mins ago]
AN UNEASY calm has returned to the streets of Caracas and Venezuela’s other main cities after months of clashes between opposition youths, riot squads and pro-government gunmen. But the discontent that sparked the demonstrations—over inflation, shortages ...
Bello: I, the Supreme [Published The Economist - The Americas - 50 mins ago]
NO SOONER had Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia’s president, secured himself a second term in a run-off election in June than he announced that he wants to prevent such a thing happening again. He will propose a constitutional change barring immediate re-election ...
Correction [Published The Economist - The Americas - 50 mins ago]
In a Bello column on Venezuela (“ Devaluing the Bolivarian Revolution ”, June 21st) we stated that during months of opposition protests “more than 40 people have been killed, most of them by government agents”. The government’s own tally shows that 32 ...
Usual suspects [Published Graphic detail - The Economist - 2 hours ago]
Latin American countries are the most likely to default ON JULY 30th Argentina defaulted for the second time in 13 years, and for the eighth time in its history. That makes it one of the world's most serial sovereign defaulters, though not the most ...
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