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DIPLOMACY

Spain demands respect from Venezuela to launch dialogue

Spanish Vice-President Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría (File photo)

DIPLOMACY. The Spanish government on Friday said it was open to engage in dialogue with Venezuela, despite the recent diplomatic impasse between both countries; however, Madrid made clear that insults would not be tolerated. 

OIL

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The price stands at USD 52.61

Venezuelan oil basket up USD 2.27 per barrel

The Venezuelan crude oil price has been on the rise for four consecutive weeks (File photo)

OIL.  The Venezuelan crude oil price has been on the rise for four consecutive weeks (File photo)  

11:54 AM
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ROADS

Some expressways in Caracas lack street lighting

Drivers must use the lights of other vehicles to orient themselves (Venancio Alcázares)
Despite the fact that late 2014 the Venezuelan Ministry of Land Transport and Public Works kicked off a project to enhance street lighting, expressways and major roads nationwide, the Boyacá Avenue (north Caracas) and some stretches of Bolívar and Lecuna Avenues (downtown Caracas) remain in the dark
11:25 AM
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HEALTH

Venezuelan Health Ministry creates register to buy drugs

An online register will be implemented, explained Minister Henry (...)
Cardiovascular and endocrine diseases will be prioritized
11:22 AM
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GOVERNMENT

Directors of Venezuelan food network arrested for corruption

Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro stressed that three general managers of state-owned food chain Abastos Bicentenario are behind bars
11:15 AM
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HYDROCARBONS

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A report from The Conference Board shows

Experts forecast three more years of volatile oil prices

The world economy growth depends on crude oil fluctuations (Andrés (...)
The return of Iran as oil exporter could prevent oil prices from recovering, hitting more dependent economies such as Venezuela, Russia, and Nigeria
10:30 AM
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FEDECAMARAS

Business sector reports no access to dollars in 2015

Carlos Larrazábal, the Second Vice-President of the Venezuelan (...)
The Second Vice-President of the Venezuelan Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Production said the lack of dollars lashes the inventory lists of 73% of Venezuelan companies
04/23/2015
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DIPLOMACY

Three ex-presidents voice solidarity with Felipe González

The Venezuelan parliament declared former Spanish president Felipe (...)
Ex-presidents Cardoso (1995-2002), Lagos (2000-2006) and Sanguinetti (1985-1990 and 1995-2000) said they were "concerned" about Venezuela's expression of rejection of ex-president González
04/23/2015
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FOREIGN CURRENCY

Analysts forecast more shortages in Venezuela if forex cuts continue

For the director of polling firm Datanálisis, Luis Vicente León, (...)
Representatives of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Production (Fedecámaras) reasserted their will to engage in dialogue "to move the country forward"
04/23/2015
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HUMAN RIGHTS

Felipe González: I do not want to cause a conflict in Venezuela

González pointed out that only the Executive Power has the authority (...)
The former president of Spain asserted that he is observing the Venezuelan law in his endeavor to take part in the legal proceeding of Venezuelan detained dissenters Leopoldo López and Antonio Ledezma as an external technical adviser
04/23/2015
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HUMAN RIGHTS

López's defense reports violent search in prison cell

Attorney Gutiérrez commented that these searches had been taking (...)
Defense attorney Juan Carlos Gutiérrez reported that 13 hooded men carrying guns entered the cell and took the belongings of his clients, dissenters Leopoldo López and Daniel Ceballos
04/23/2015
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POLL

Eighty percent of Venezuelans unable to afford food basket

The results of the nutrition-related poll called National Life Conditions Survey (Encovi), conducted in 2014, were announced at the Simón Bolívar University (USB)

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.
01:19 PM
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OIL

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The price stands at USD 52.61

Venezuelan oil basket up USD 2.27 per barrel

The Venezuelan crude oil price has been on the rise for four consecutive weeks (File photo)
According to the Venezuelan Ministry of Mining and Petroleum, concerns about oil supplies from the Middle East boosted the weekly average prices of the main benchmark crude oils
12:12 PM
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DIPLOMACY

Spain demands respect from Venezuela to launch dialogue

Spanish Vice-President Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría (File photo)
Spanish Vice-President Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría stressed that the initiative of the Spanish parliamentarians in favor of Venezuelan dissenters, such as Leopoldo López or Antonio Ledezma, was not inconsistent with the institutional relations among countries and peoples
11:54 AM
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ROADS

Some expressways in Caracas lack street lighting

Drivers must use the lights of other vehicles to orient themselves (...)
Despite the fact that late 2014 the Venezuelan Ministry of Land Transport and Public Works kicked off a project to enhance street lighting, expressways and major roads nationwide, the Boyacá Avenue (north Caracas) and some stretches of Bolívar and Lecuna Avenues (downtown Caracas) remain in the dark
11:49 AM
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DIPLOMACY

Brazilian VP advocates Spain-Venezuela understanding

Brazilian Vice-President Michel Temer took part in a forum (Javier (...)
Vice-President of Brazil Michel Temer declared that Brazil and Ecuador have approached Venezuelan authorities
11:25 AM
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HEALTH

Venezuelan Health Ministry creates register to buy drugs

An online register will be implemented, explained Minister Henry (...)
Cardiovascular and endocrine diseases will be prioritized
11:22 AM
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GOVERNMENT

Directors of Venezuelan food network arrested for corruption

Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro stressed that three general managers of state-owned food chain Abastos Bicentenario are behind bars
11:15 AM
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HYDROCARBONS

 | 

A report from The Conference Board shows

Experts forecast three more years of volatile oil prices

The world economy growth depends on crude oil fluctuations (Andrés (...)
The return of Iran as oil exporter could prevent oil prices from recovering, hitting more dependent economies such as Venezuela, Russia, and Nigeria
10:30 AM
 | 

FEDECAMARAS

Business sector reports no access to dollars in 2015

Carlos Larrazábal, the Second Vice-President of the Venezuelan (...)
The Second Vice-President of the Venezuelan Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Production said the lack of dollars lashes the inventory lists of 73% of Venezuelan companies
 

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Carrero: fresh out of The Tomb

Why did Gerardo come to Caracas? One day he took the decision, handed the car keys to his father, gave him his share of the cloth business they both owned in San Cristóbal and kissed his wife and two sons goodbye. "He told us he was going to continue fighting for Venezuela," the wife says. That was in mid-2013. He has been imprisoned since May 8, 2014.

Spain-Venezuela Impasse


Spain demands respect from Venezuela to launch dialogue

DIPLOMACY The Spanish government on Friday said it was open to engage in dialogue with Venezuela, despite the recent diplomatic impasse between both countries; however, Madrid made clear that insults would not be tolerated.

Brazilian VP advocates Spain-Venezuela understanding

DIPLOMACY Vice-President of Brazil Michel Temer advocated on Friday understanding between Spain and Venezuela after the latest political disagreements of both countries.

Spain: We do not intend to break relations with Venezuela

DIPLOMACY The Spanish government said that it does not intend to break relations with Venezuela, in the first conciliatory gesture from Spain, following crossed accusations and estrangement between the countries over the last days.

US-Venezuela Tensions


US willing to approve Venezuelan ambassador to Washington

DIPLOMACY The government of the United States stressed that it was willing to accept a Venezuelan ambassador to Washington in order to make dialogue with Venezuela to move forward.

Kerry: US continues "open" to talks with Venezuela

UNITED STATES US Secretary of State John Kerry claimed to be "open" to speak with Venezuela in order to find common areas after the meeting of US President Barack Obama and his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolás Maduro in the Summit of the Americas.

Venezuela, US uphold peaceful dialogue

SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS Against the backdrop of the closing ceremony of the People's Summit, which ran in parallel with the 7th Summit of the Americas this weekend at the University of Panama, with the participation of several social movements, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro thanked his Latin American counterparts for speaking up in rejection of the US decree declaring Venezuela's situation "an unusual and extraordinary threat" and imposing sanctions on seven Venezuelan officials.

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Health


Thirteen thousand Venezuelan doctors have left Venezuela

HEALTH Migration of Venezuelan doctors as a result of labor instability, low wages, shortage of inputs for their professional practice and insecurity is a matter of concern for the health sector.

Multimedia


HOUSING

Four zones of Caracas Metropolitan area at risk before rainy season

PHOTO GALLERY

Homeless people in Venezuela

MILITARY

Venezuelan military exercises in pictures

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