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DIPLOMACY

Spanish gov't summons Venezuelan ambassador

Ambassador Mario Isea arrives in the Spanish Foreign Office to meet with FM José Manuel García-Margallo (Alberto Martín / Efe)

DIPLOMACY. The Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has summoned to its headquarters Venezuelan ambassador to Spain Mario Ricardo Isea. The move is aimed at presenting a formal complaint over recent remarks by President Nicolás Maduro against Spanish Head of Government Mariano Rajoy, whom Maduro "has labeled by publicly and repeatedly as an assassin," the website of Spanish newspaper El Mundo reported.  

HYDROCARBONS

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Minister of Petroleum informed

Venezuelan oil continues to "weaken"

In the week of July 20-24, Venezuelan oil ended at USD 47.89 per barrel (File photo)

HYDROCARBONS.  Venezuela's Ministry of Petroleum and Mining informed on Monday that the price of Venezuelan oil continues to "weaken" in the international market.  

07/27/2015
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HUMAN RIGHTS

US blacklists Venezuela for human trafficking for the second time

John Kerry, US Secretary of State (Shawn Thew)
The US Department of State has taken Cuba off its blacklist of countries failing to combat human trafficking
07/27/2015
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LIQUORS

Director of Venezuelan Federation of Liquors, Fray Roa, arrested

As many as 3,000 liquor stores have closed recently in Venezuela (...)
Fray Roa, Director of the Venezuelan Federation of Liquor Producers and Related Products had issued an ultimatum due to shortages of raw material to produce malt beverages and beer
07/27/2015
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HYDROCARBONS

PetroVietnam ponders investments in Orinoco Oil Belt

The Vice-President of PetroVietnam, Cao Huu Binh, visited the (...)
The company seeks to increase oil production in the Ayacucho Division of the Orinoco Oil Belt
07/27/2015
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ELECTION 2015

OAS' observation requested in December election

Henrique Capriles would also denounce the situation of human and (...)
Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles had plans to meet with OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro in Washington on Monday
07/27/2015
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ELECTION 2015

MUD: This is the best electoral structure we have had in 16 years

Jesús Torrealba commented that an amnesty law could be adopted by the (...)
Secretary General of Venezuelan opposition coalition Unified Democratic Panel (MUD), Jesús 'Chuo' Torrealba, said on Sunday, July 26, that the opposition alliance had the best electoral structure in the last 16 years for the upcoming parliament (...)
07/27/2015
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BORDER DISPUTE

The US calls for peaceful settlement of Venezuela-Guyana dispute

The US spokesperson advised peaceful means to solve the border (...)
Washington recommends UN mediation and adherence to international law
07/27/2015
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FOREIGN EXCHANGE

Pro-government deputies propose dual forex rate

Foreign exchange control has been implemented to avoid capital flight (...)
Deputy Faría suggested a preferential rate and a free floating exchange rate with a band system
07/27/2015
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ECONOMY

Venezuela's Central Bank drains liquidity by VEB 25.90 billion

The BCV issues bonds to reduce excess liquidity (Handout photo)
The Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) tries to avoid counterproductive pressures
07/25/2015
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BORDER DISPUTE

ICJ is the court of last resort to settle the Essequibo case

Professor Elsie Rosales upholds that the Geneva Agreement abrogated (...)
According to jurist Elsie Rosales, the Geneva Agreement should be observed
07/25/2015
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PROTESTS

Most demonstrations in Venezuela in 2015 are social protests

Most demonstrations call for housing and advocate labor rights (...)
The economic crisis fuels protests, the Observatory of Social Conflict noted in its report for the first half
05:36 PM
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SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS

Obama: "The US will not be imprisoned by the past" in the region

President Obama delivered a speech during the plenary meeting of the Summit of the Americas (Efe)
The President of the United States, Barack Obama, said on Saturday during the plenary meeting of the Seventh Summit of the Americas that his country "will not be imprisoned by the past" when it comes to relations with Cuba and the region. He stressed that if bilateral dialogue between his government and Cuba continued, there would be progress despite (...)
03:50 PM
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SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS

President Maduro demands Obama to repeal his executive order on Venezuela

Most part of Maduro's speech was focused on disagreements with the US (...)
The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, during his speech in the plenary meeting of the Seventh Summit of the Americas, demanded his US counterpart, Barack Obama, to annul an executive order imposing sanctions on seven Venezuelan officials for alleged human rights abuses and corruption.
11:37 AM
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SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS

Pope Francis asks for "sincere dialogue" in the Summit of the Americas

Pope Francis also referred to disparity of opportunities among (...)
Pope Francis said in a letter aired on Saturday by the Holy See and sent on Friday to Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela that he he hoped the 7th Summit of the Americas constituted a "sincere dialogue" allowing to overcome differences and tackle "with realism" the problems in the continent, such as inequality or immigration, Efe reported.
12:00 AM
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HYDROCARBONS

Petrocaribe's influence threatened by US energy initiative

US President Barack Obama met with members of the Caribbean Community (...)
US President Barack Obama met on Thursday in Jamaica with the 15-member Caribbean Community (Caricom) to promote an energy project that, if implemented, could change geopolitical relations in Latin America.
03:57 PM
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LIQUORS

Director of Venezuelan Federation of Liquors, Fray Roa, arrested

As many as 3,000 liquor stores have closed recently in Venezuela (File photo)
Fray Roa, Director of the Venezuelan Federation of Liquor Producers and Related Products had issued an ultimatum due to shortages of raw material to produce malt beverages and beer
03:00 PM
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HYDROCARBONS

PetroVietnam ponders investments in Orinoco Oil Belt

The Vice-President of PetroVietnam, Cao Huu Binh, visited the (...)
The company seeks to increase oil production in the Ayacucho Division of the Orinoco Oil Belt
02:19 PM
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DIPLOMACY

Spanish gov't summons Venezuelan ambassador to Madrid

Ambassador Mario Isea arrives in the Spanish Foreign Office to meet (...)
The Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs intended to present a formal complaint over recent remarks by President Nicolás Maduro against Spanish Head of Government Mariano Rajoy
12:39 PM
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HYDROCARBONS

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Minister of Petroleum informed

Venezuelan oil continues to "weaken"

In the week of July 20-24, Venezuelan oil ended at USD 47.89 per (...)
Venezuelan oil lost USD 2 per barrel between July 13-17 and last week
12:34 PM
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ELECTION 2015

OAS' observation requested in December election

Henrique Capriles would also denounce the situation of human and (...)
Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles had plans to meet with OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro in Washington on Monday
11:09 AM
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BORDER DISPUTE

The US calls for peaceful settlement of Venezuela-Guyana dispute

The US spokesperson advised peaceful means to solve the border (...)
Washington recommends UN mediation and adherence to international law
10:25 AM
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FOREIGN EXCHANGE

Pro-government deputies propose dual forex rate

Foreign exchange control has been implemented to avoid capital flight (...)
Deputy Faría suggested a preferential rate and a free floating exchange rate with a band system
10:13 AM
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ECONOMY

Venezuela's Central Bank drains liquidity by VEB 25.90 billion

The BCV issues bonds to reduce excess liquidity (Handout photo)
The Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) tries to avoid counterproductive pressures
 

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Guyana, Venezuela at odds


"Venezuela has how to get ahead in the case with Guyana"

DIPLOMACY As in the past 170 years, the trigger for the dispute between Venezuela and Great Britain (and later the Cooperative Republic of Guyana) over the Essequibo is what lays underground. To recover that territory and its wealth, Venezuela should utilize legal, political and diplomatic strategies.

ICJ is the court of last resort to settle the Essequibo case

BORDER DISPUTE Venezuela is ready to appear at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to recover the Essequibo, said Elsie Rosales, tenured lecturer of juridical sciences at the Central University of Venezuela (UCV).

Granger: Guyana is facing a challenge to its survival

BORDER DISPUTE Guyana "is facing a challenge to its survival" because of the border dispute with neighboring Venezuela, which could threaten the regional security, Guyanese President David Granger warned in Washington, D.C.

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