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BORDER DISPUTE

Maduro summons Guyana ambassador; orders review of bilateral ties

President Nicolás Maduro spoke at the National Assembly about the Essequibo (AVN / File photo)

BORDER DISPUTE.  Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Monday said he has decided to recall Venezuela's ambassador to Guyana, minimize the embassy staff in the neighboring country and order Foreign Minister Delcy Rodríguez to review diplomatic relations with Guyana.  

05:45 PM
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BORDER DISPUTE

President Maduro to address Essequibo issue on Monday

Maduro's presentation has been put off three times already (File photo)
Nicolás Maduro will elaborate on "aggressions, intrigues, and conspiracies" against Venezuela
04:13 PM
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INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS

Uruguay settles debt to Venezuela with 38% discount

Uruguayan President Tabaré Vázquez made the announcement (Efe)
Uruguay will provide food products to Venezuela for a total of USD 300 million
03:13 PM
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MUSIC

El Sistema offers a concert with musicians from the Bronx

(Nicola
Conductor Gustavo Dudamel led the concert held in the Center of Social Action for Music in Caracas on July 4
02:19 PM
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DIPLOMACY

Almagro negotiates a date for his visit to Venezuela

Almagro has received requests from the Venezuelan opposition to (...)
As a result of the visit of the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) to Venezuela, Maduro's government could agree to have an OAS' observation mission in the upcoming parliament vote on December 6
01:58 PM
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TRADE

Trade between Venezuela and Colombia drops 35%

Binational trade declined from USD 869 to USD 566 million (Efe)
A downward trend continues from 2014
12:16 PM
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DEBT

Venezuela, Panama negotiate debt settlement

Venezuelan importers owe USD 535 million to Panamanian suppliers (...)
Shipments from de Colon Free Trade Zone (CFZ) to Venezuela have dropped five points
11:49 AM
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BORDER DISPUTE

Caricom advocates friendly resolution of Venezuela-Guyana dispute

"Caricom stands firmly behind Guyana," Barbados Prime Minister and current chairman of the bloc, Freundel Stuart, asserted

10:48 AM
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POPE

Pope Francis hopes Venezuela to move forward in "peaceful cohabitation"

Pope Francis landed on Sunday in Quito, Ecuador (Efe)
The pontiff landed in Quito on Sunday as he started his tour of South America
10:22 AM
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FLOODS

Venezuelan authorities tackle emergency in Apure state

All cell phone companies are provinding service in the area free of (...)
Security forces and institutions in emergency areas will respond the calls, reports, and enquires from citizens
10:09 AM
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INDEPENDENCE DAY

Maduro: The revolution has created values for mutual respect

President Nicolás Maduro described the Venezuelan military officials (...)
Honors were paid to late president Hugo Chávez in Caracas by the Venezuela military
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.
08:54 PM
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BORDER DISPUTE

Maduro summons Guyana ambassador; orders review of bilateral ties

President Nicolás Maduro spoke at the National Assembly about the Essequibo (AVN / File photo)
Accompanied by the Executive Cabinet and before the Deputies of the National Assembly, during a mandatory nationwide radio and television address, Nicolás Maduro said that "the history of the Essequibo has been like a wound in the heart of the country for over two centuries"
05:45 PM
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BORDER DISPUTE

President Maduro to address Essequibo issue on Monday

Maduro's presentation has been put off three times already (File (...)
Nicolás Maduro will elaborate on "aggressions, intrigues, and conspiracies" against Venezuela
04:13 PM
 | 

INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS

Uruguay settles debt to Venezuela with 38% discount

Uruguayan President Tabaré Vázquez made the announcement (Efe)
Uruguay will provide food products to Venezuela for a total of USD 300 million
03:13 PM
 | 

MUSIC

El Sistema offers a concert with musicians from the Bronx

(Nicola
Conductor Gustavo Dudamel led the concert held in the Center of Social Action for Music in Caracas on July 4
02:19 PM
 | 

DIPLOMACY

Almagro negotiates a date for his visit to Venezuela

Almagro has received requests from the Venezuelan opposition to (...)
As a result of the visit of the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) to Venezuela, Maduro's government could agree to have an OAS' observation mission in the upcoming parliament vote on December 6
01:58 PM
 | 

TRADE

Trade between Venezuela and Colombia drops 35%

Binational trade declined from USD 869 to USD 566 million (Efe)
A downward trend continues from 2014
12:16 PM
 | 

DEBT

Venezuela, Panama negotiate debt settlement

Venezuelan importers owe USD 535 million to Panamanian suppliers (...)
Shipments from de Colon Free Trade Zone (CFZ) to Venezuela have dropped five points
11:49 AM
 | 

BORDER DISPUTE

Caricom advocates friendly resolution of Venezuela-Guyana dispute

"Caricom stands firmly behind Guyana," Barbados Prime Minister and current chairman of the bloc, Freundel Stuart, asserted

10:48 AM
 | 

POPE

Pope Francis hopes Venezuela to move forward in "peaceful cohabitation"

Pope Francis landed on Sunday in Quito, Ecuador (Efe)
The pontiff landed in Quito on Sunday as he started his tour of South America
10:22 AM
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FLOODS

Venezuelan authorities tackle emergency in Apure state

All cell phone companies are provinding service in the area free of (...)
Security forces and institutions in emergency areas will respond the calls, reports, and enquires from citizens
 

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Dossier
Explaining impunity at the UN

When we look at the issue of human rights in Venezuela and the relevant reports submitted each year, a clear pattern emerges, namely, the impunity following the violation of rights such as freedom of expression, political rights, and the right to life and personal integrity, which has Venezuela consistently ranking among the lowest scorers in assessment indices.

Guyana, Venezuela at odds


UN offers assistance in Guyana-Venezuela border dispute

ESSEQUIBO United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is offering assistance to resolve an escalating border dispute between Guyana and Venezuela.

Guyana President: Venezuela is "a monkey on our back"

DIPLOMACY President of Guyana David Granger on Thursday asked the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to condemn "in the strongest terms" the territorial claims of Venezuela, which, he said, have become an "unbearable burden" for his country.

Guyana seeks Caricom's support in dispute with Venezuela

BORDER DISPUTE Guyana's Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Greenidge said on Thursday that the border dispute between his country and Venezuela in relation to the waters of the Essequibo concerns the Caribbean Community (Caricom); therefore, he will seek Caricom's support at the summit started on Thursday in Barbados.

Hydrocarbons


Twenty-four international companies hold a stake in Orinoco Oil Belt

OIL Venezuelan Minister of Petroleum and Mining Asdrúbal Chávez recently invited local and international entrepreneurs to invest in the Orinoco Oil Belt, which holds the largest certified reserves of crude oil in the planet. He called upon investors particularly to develop and boost the Special Economic Zone. "(...) we do not hesitate to stress that we need the collaboration of the private sector to improve our cost structures in that vast region, and to be more efficient and competitive," Minister Chávez stated.

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Human Rights


OAS representative in Venezuela receives human rights complaints

HUMAN RIGHTS Leaders and supporters of opposition coalition Unified Democratic Panel (MUD) staged a march on Thursday, convened by Un Nuevo Tiempo (UNT) party, to the headquarters of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Caracas in order to submit a document denouncing serious human rights abuses in Venezuela, food shortages, and illegal disqualifications of opposition leaders.

Afiuni case inflames the feelings at the United Nations

HUMAN RIGHTS The trial against the barred 31st Control Judge María Lourdes Afiuni and the ill treatment suffered while she was detained confronted on Tuesday the Venezuelan delegation who appeared at the United Nations Human Rights Committee and some of its members. The Committee assessed Venezuela's performance with regard to noncompliance with civil and political rights.

Attorney general: seven officials convicted for 2014 repression

HUMAN RIGHTS Seven public officials have been convicted for repression in the crackdown of anti-government protests in 2014, said Luisa Ortega Díaz.

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MUSIC

El Sistema offers a concert with musicians from the Bronx

FLOODING

Heavy rains cause floods in Apure state, southwest Venezuela

OPPOSITION

Opposition demonstrations in the province in images

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