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HYDROCARBONS

Algerian crude oil tanker partially unloads in Venezuela

The arrival of the Algerian crude cargo marked the first crude import made by Venezuela (File photo)

HYDROCARBONS. The tanker Carabobo carrying Algerian light crude to Venezuela has finished unloading at Jose terminal and has set sail to the Caribbean island of Saint Eustatius 

OIL

Venezuelan oil falls to USD 75.79 per barrel

The average price so far this year is USD 93.73 per barrel (File photo)

OIL.  The Venezuelan oil basket ended down for the eighth consecutive week, at USD75.79 per  barrel, versus USD 75.90 per barrel, the Ministry of Petroleum and Mining reported.  

10:29 AM
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FINANCE

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Extraordinary oil income: USD 27.14 billion

Venezuela's additional income to total USD 30.39 billion

Non-oil income stands at USD 3.17 billion (File photo)
Out of that figure, 89% comes from oil income, according to the Ministry of Finance
10:19 AM
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HUMAN RIGHTS

Cruel treatment reported against dissenters López and Ceballos

Lilian Tintory and Patricia Gutiérrez, wives of dissenters Leopoldo (...)
Tintori and Gutiérrez revealed that feces have even thrown at inmates through the cell bars
10/30/2014
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GOVERNMENT

Maduro approves USD 123 million for military facilities

President Nicolás Maduro announces allocation of funds for the (...)
The Venezuelan president used the occasion to call for the defense of the Armed Forces which, in his opinion, were attacked by the media after he decreed a 45% wage increase for the military
10/30/2014
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GOVERNMENT

Elías Jaua's nanny detained in Brazil for gun possession has been released

The babysitter was arrested last Friday at Guarulhos Airport, Sao (...)
In the action seeking protection of rights, the defense lawyers of Yaneth del Carmen Anza claimed that the gun belonged to Venezuelan Minister of Communes Elías Jaua, who was in Brazil to accompany his wife on a health treatment. The defense argued that the minister asked the babysitter to carry a suitcase of his own containing documents and a gun (...)
10/30/2014
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DOUBLE HOMICIDE

Ten people detained over murder of Deputy Robert Serra

Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz (File photo)
Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz said three people are still to be detained, and a Red Notice has been published on Interpol
10/30/2014
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OPINION

Excerpts of column "Runrunes" (Rumors) of Thursday, October 30

The ones up there want Eulogio del Pino to execute the excessive agreement with Russians

10/30/2014
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PETROCARIBE

Petrocaribe has backed 275 projects in Haiti

Ramírez and Lamothe reviewed the projects (Handout photo: (...)
Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs Rafael Ramírez met with Premier Laurent Lamothe
10/30/2014
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ELECTION

Voting is the way to change, according to 69% of Venezuelans

Venezuelans assessed the electoral system (File photo: Nicola Rocco)
At least half Venezuelans are afraid that the Venezuelan government will not observe the election results. However, they still trust in voting as a tool for dispute settlement and resolution of problems in Venezuela. Based on the findings o (...)
10/29/2014
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FOREIGN CURRENCY

Venezuela negotiates settlement of debt owed to Panama

The Panamanian President, Juan Carlos Varela, seeks to “resume talks” (...)
Venezuela owes over USD 1 billion to Panamanian companies, including Copa Airlines, the pharmaceutical industry, and companies in the Colon Free Zone, according to Panamanian authorities
10/29/2014
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FREEDOM OF SPEECH

Venezuelan Union of Press Workers: at least 289 media workers out

The sale of media outlets and the shortage of newsprint hitting (...)
Marco Ruiz, Secretary General of the National Union of Press Workers (SNTP) reported at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) harassment against Venezuelan journalists by government officials
10:06 AM
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PETROCARIBE

Petrocaribe has backed 275 projects in Haiti

Ramírez and Lamothe reviewed the projects (Handout photo: @vencancilleria)
Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs Rafael Ramírez met on Tuesday in Port-au-Prince, the capital city of Haiti, with Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, who expressed gratitude for the funding.
09:40 AM
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ELECTION

Voting is the way to change, according to 69% of Venezuelans

Venezuelans assessed the electoral system (File photo: Nicola Rocco)
At least half Venezuelans are afraid that the Venezuelan government will not observe the election results. However, they still trust in voting as a tool for dispute settlement and resolution of problems in Venezuela.
03:33 PM
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HYDROCARBONS

Algerian crude oil tanker partially unloads in Venezuela

The arrival of the Algerian crude cargo marked the first crude import made by Venezuela (File photo)
The Singapore-flagged tanker, managed by a joint venture of Venezuela's state-run holding Pdvsa and PetroChina, delivered 700,000 barrels of Algerian Saharan Blend in Venezuela to be used as diluent for local extra heavy crudes
10:29 AM
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FINANCE

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Extraordinary oil income: USD 27.14 billion

Venezuela's additional income to total USD 30.39 billion

Non-oil income stands at USD 3.17 billion (File photo)
Out of that figure, 89% comes from oil income, according to the Ministry of Finance
10:19 AM
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HUMAN RIGHTS

Cruel treatment reported against dissenters López and Ceballos

Lilian Tintory and Patricia Gutiérrez, wives of dissenters Leopoldo (...)
Tintori and Gutiérrez revealed that feces have even thrown at inmates through the cell bars
 

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Living with HIV/AIDS (II)

At first she agreed that I use her real name, that she had no problems with that at all. After all, living with HIV had driven her to help others – as a workshop facilitator giving talks and conducting seminars, or as a volunteer for local AIDS Service Organizations like Acción Solidaria (Solidary Action) and Mujeres Unidas por la Salud (Women United for Health, or Musa), a support group network for HIV-positive women. But when we were well into the interview, the realization that she might lose her private health insurance coverage made her change her mind.

Lopez Case


López refuses to attend trial until UN resolution is replied

LOPEZ CASE On Tuesday, the leader of Venezuelan political opposition party Voluntad Popular, Leopoldo López, posted on Twitter a handwritten note

Tintori: López to be sent to another prison

LOPEZ CASE Lilian Tintori, the wife of detained opposition leader Leopoldo López, reported that her husband could be transferred to another prison.

Venezuela terms "unreasonable" UN request to release López

LOPEZ CASE The Venezuelan mission at the United Nations in Geneva has sent a notice to the Office of United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights (UNCHR) labeling as "unreasonable" the latter's petition to release Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López.

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Migrations


Venezuelan immigrant community grows in Colombia

EMIGRATION Venezuela-Colombia border encompasses 2,219 kilometers of mountains, rivers and paths. In the past years, thousands of Venezuelans have been crossing it in order to settle down in this neighboring country, either as immigrants, refugees or political asylees. Statistics reveal that the emigration rate continues to rise every year.

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RAINS

Recent rains caused damages in Catia, west Caracas

TRANSPORT

Inefficient public transport in Caracas

HUMAN RIGHTS

Home arrest after nine years in prison

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