Venezuela to Hold Parliamentary Elections in 2020

Caracas, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The speaker of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC) of Venezuela, Diosdado Cabello, assured on Wednesday that the elections to reestablish the parliamentary power in the country will be held in 2020.   On his regular … Read More

State violence in Venezuela

UNITED NATIONS ― In a stunningly stark report on the political and economic conditions in Venezuela, the U.N.’s Human Rights chief Michelle Bachelet outlined a troubling litany of continuing human rights abuses, extrajudicial killings, and economic privations characterizing the besieged … Read More

Venezuela’s Maduro says UN rights report full of lies

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro poses for pictures before meeting the European Union (EU)’s special adviser for Venezuela Enrique Iglesias at the Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas, Venezuela, on July 9, 2019. (Photo by AFP) Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has slammed … Read More

President Maduro Orders The Bank of Venezuela to Accept Petro Crypto

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro ordered the country’s leading bank, Banco de Venezuela, to accept the nation’s cryptocurrency, the Petro (PTR) at all of its branches, the country’s Finance Ministry tweeted on July 4. According to the tweet, Maduro gave “the express order to open Petro desks in … Read More

Venezuela Forces Killed Thousands, Then Covered It Up, U.N. Says

Venezuela’s Special Action Forces carrying out a security operation in Caracas in April.CreditCreditYuri Cortez/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images GENEVA — Venezuelan special forces have carried out thousands of extrajudicial killings in the past 18 months and then manipulated crime scenes … Read More

Venezuela’s Collapse Frays Its Economic Ties With Russia

President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela, center left, meeting with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, center right.CreditCreditPool photo by Maxim Shemetov MOSCOW — In his toughest moments, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has turned to Russia for support. When the United … Read More

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