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CARACAS, Friday March 27, 2015 | Update
 

UNASUR

Unasur seeks help to solve Venezuela-US conflict

Former Colombian President Ernesto Samper criticized the US executive order against Venezuelan officials (José Jácome / Efe)

UNASUR.  The Union of South American Nations (Unasur) has asked "two or three personalities in the region to collaborate" in "efforts seeking a rapprochement" between the United States and Venezuela, revealed on Friday the Secretary General of Unasur, former Colombian President Ernesto Samper.  

HYDROCARBONS

Venezuelan oil recovers USD 2.47 to USD 46.19

"Oil prices strengthened during the week," the Venezuelan Ministry of Petroleum and Mining reported (File photo)

HYDROCARBONS.  Venezuelan oil prices ended at USD 46.19, up USD 2.47 over USD 43.72 last week. In this way, the downward trend of the two previous weeks was reversed, reported on Friday the Venezuelan Ministry of Petroleum and Mining.  

04:09 PM
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OPINION

Signatures, Twitter and queues

At this point in time, both the world twitting by the Venezuelan government and the signatures against Obama's decree must be around 50 million each

02:28 PM
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DEBT

Venezuela owes USD 817 million to shipping companies

The debt includes the use of 4,000 pieces of equipment that have not (...)
The Venezuelan Shipping Association warned that if debts are not settled, shortage problems will increase, which could result in higher freight costs
01:19 PM
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HUMAN RIGHTS

Daniel Ceballo's defense counsel requests trial in freedom

Venezuelan opposition leader Daniel Ceballos was allowed to run for (...)
The 11th trial court issued a release order for Venezuelan opposition leader Daniel Ceballos, yet such order will not be effective immediately
11:32 AM
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ARBITRATION

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At Icsid

Venezuela challenges president of arbitral tribunal in ConocoPhillips case

Venezuela expanded its prior application for recusation against the (...)
The action is needed because of the arbitrators' bias against the Republic
11:12 AM
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OPPOSITION

Vargas Llosa urges Latin America to deplore repression in Venezuela

Vargas Llosa took part in a forum on democracy with López and (...)
On Thursday, writer and Nobel Prize laureate Mario Vargas Llosa urged Latin American countries to condemn Venezuela for the situation of dissenters in prison, in order to achieve the release of opposition leader Leopoldo López and Caracas Metrop (...)
10:30 AM
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US SANCTIONS

Parlatino asks the United States to resume talks with Venezuela

President of the Latin American Parliament Ángel Rodríguez (TV screen (...)
The Head of the Latin American Parliament (Parlatino) Ángel Rodríguez said the Seventh Summit of the Americas would allow Venezuela and the United States to enter into dialogue
10:23 AM
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HYDROCARBONS

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Meeting in Moscow

Venezuelan, Russian oil ministers assess joint projects

They agreed joint actions to strengthen oil prices (Handout photo)
The officials checked energy, oil, and gas agreements signed during the last visit of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro to Moscow
10:09 AM
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PLANNING

ECLAC to work on poverty with economic authorities in Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro met with the Executive Secretary (...)
The Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will join efforts against poverty in Venezuela with the National Statistics Institute and the Planning Vice-President's Office
10:02 AM
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GOVERNMENT

Maduro: Venezuela is ready for dialogue with the United States

Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro (TV screen capture)
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro reckoned that respect was pivotal to engage in such dialogue
05:57 AM
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SANCTIONS

Celac rejects "coercive" US measures against Venezuela

The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) passed a resolution expressing its "rejection of the implementation of coercive unilateral measures contrary to the international law," stated Ricardo Patiño, the Ecuadorian Foreign Affairs Minister

11:52 AM
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OIL

Venezuelan FM Ramírez visits Qatar amidst OPEC tour

FM Ramírez is visiting OPEC countries to discuss oil prices (File photo)
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Rafael Ramírez arrived in Qatar on Thursday in the context of his tour across the member nations of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), with a view to defining a joint strategy to balance crude oil prices, ahead of the 166th OPEC regular meeting scheduled for November 27 in Vienna, Austria.
04:44 PM
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FOREIGN OFFICE

Venezuela sends letter of protest to the US over sanctions

Minister Rodríguez demanded the US to repeal sanctions against government officials (File photo)
Foreign Affairs Minister Delcy Rodríguez asserted that most of the countries in the world supported Venezuela in its conflict with the US
04:28 PM
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SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS

Unasur's Samper proposes to revise US-South America relation

"It is important to enhance supply of staples in Venezuela," noted (...)
Samper believes it would be convenient to "make the most of the Summit of the Americas"
04:09 PM
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OPINION

Signatures, Twitter and queues

At this point in time, both the world twitting by the Venezuelan government and the signatures against Obama's decree must be around 50 million each

02:28 PM
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DEBT

Venezuela owes USD 817 million to shipping companies

The debt includes the use of 4,000 pieces of equipment that have not (...)
The Venezuelan Shipping Association warned that if debts are not settled, shortage problems will increase, which could result in higher freight costs
02:23 PM
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OAS

Costa Rica is asked to address Venezuela's situation at Americas' Summit

The Seventh Summit of the Americas will be held on April 10-11 in (...)
The coordinator of the Venezuelan political movement "Vente, Venezuela" José Javier Martínez denounced what he termed a systematic violation of human rights in Venezuela
02:14 PM
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HYDROCARBONS

Venezuelan oil recovers USD 2.47 to USD 46.19

"Oil prices strengthened during the week," the Venezuelan Ministry of (...)
The OPEC basket went from USD 49.84 up to USD 51.34
01:30 PM
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SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS

Panama hopes Summit of the Americas will foster talks

Final arrangements before the Summit of the Americas (Alejandro (...)
Panama signed the document of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) urging Venezuela-US dialogue
01:19 PM
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HUMAN RIGHTS

Daniel Ceballo's defense counsel requests trial in freedom

Venezuelan opposition leader Daniel Ceballos was allowed to run for (...)
The 11th trial court issued a release order for Venezuelan opposition leader Daniel Ceballos, yet such order will not be effective immediately
11:32 AM
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ARBITRATION

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At Icsid

Venezuela challenges president of arbitral tribunal in ConocoPhillips case

Venezuela expanded its prior application for recusation against the (...)
The action is needed because of the arbitrators' bias against the Republic
10:30 AM
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US SANCTIONS

Parlatino asks the United States to resume talks with Venezuela

President of the Latin American Parliament Ángel Rodríguez (TV screen (...)
The Head of the Latin American Parliament (Parlatino) Ángel Rodríguez said the Seventh Summit of the Americas would allow Venezuela and the United States to enter into dialogue
 

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US-Venezuela Tensions


Parlatino asks the United States to resume talks with Venezuela

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Maduro: Venezuela is ready for dialogue with the United States

GOVERNMENT "Venezuela is ready for dialogue based on respect and terms of equality among States with the government of President Barack Obama wherever, whenever, and however he wants; I state it as President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela: we are ready," stressed on Thursday Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.

Venezuela's Maduro: "I want to take 10 million signatures to Panama"

GOVERNMENT Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro attended an official ceremony held in Mamera, Libertador Municipality (west Caracas), where he asserted that 3,926,791 have been collected so far to request the US government to lift sanctions against seven Venezuelan officials.

Interview


"There is consensus for fuel price adjustment"

HYDROCARBONS A former guerilla member. Irrepressible.  Untamable. A fast-talking, honest man that gets straight to the point. Now, a member of parliament. Always a non-conformist. He claims that there is a majority aware that fuel prices need to be raised. Fernando Soto Rojas, the president of the Standing Committee on Energy and Petroleum of the National Assembly, talks incessantly about an issue of top priority for our country.

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Immigration


Venezuela is the sixth requesting country of US visas

IMMIGRATION The great volume of Venezuelan travelers to the United States has turned Venezuela into the sixth requesting country in the world of US visas. Through 2013, about 825,000 Venezuelans arrived in US airports for tourism, business, education, health care and other purposes.

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Homeless people in Venezuela

MILITARY

Venezuelan military exercises in pictures

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