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CARACAS, Friday July 31, 2015 | Update
 

REGIONS

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Gustavo Patiñis was shot in his chest

A man dead and 30 people arrested in south Venezuela

The incident took place in a supermarket in San Félix, Bolívar state (@CorreodelCaroni)

REGIONS. A supermarket in San Félix, southern Bolívar state, was looted on Friday by a group of people who queued up outside the store to buy staples.  

FOREIGN EXCHANGE

Forex hurdles hit large US companies operating in Venezuela

More so-called deconsolidation moves and exits from Venezuela are likely to happen during the second half of the year (File photo)

FOREIGN EXCHANGE.  Venezuela's currency woes cut nearly USD 3 billion in profit at United States blue-chip companies during the second quarter and prompted Procter & Gamble Co to remove its operations in Venezuela from its consolidated financial reports.  

12:45 PM
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TRADE

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In exchange for oil

Uruguay to sell rice, powdered milk, chicken, and cheese to Venezuela

Uruguayan Minister of Foreign Affairs Rodolfo Nin Novoa (File photo)
The agreement was negotiated in a recent "public-private" travel of representatives of the Uruguayan business sector and the Venezuelan Executive Office
12:40 PM
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ELECTION 2015

MUD vows amnesty law after getting parliament majority

The MUD will have a unified campaign team (Unified Democratic Panel)
The coalition officially announced in a public event the agreements reached on July 22 against the backdrop of the upcoming parliament vote on December 6
12:34 PM
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JUDICIARY

Freelance lawyers now eligible to be prosecutors in Venezuela

Ortega Díaz headed the jury of the Sixth Prosecutors’ Contest (AVN)
Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz seeks to improve the image of the Venezuelan judicial system at the United Nations
10:38 AM
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HYDROCARBONS

Oil giant Pdvsa announces new investments in Guayana region

Two companies and three metal mechanic consortiums will provide (...)
State-run oil company Petróleos de Venezuela (Pdvsa) signed agreements with five metallurgic companies to ensure equipment and accessories supply at the Orinoco Oil Belt
10:25 AM
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HYDROCARBONS

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Venezuelan oil lost USD 10 in July

President Maduro: barrel of crude oil stands at USD 46

The figures show a downward trend over the last four weeks in the (...)
The price of Venezuelan oil lost USD 1.89 per barrel from Monday
07/30/2015
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EXPROPRIATION

Food giant Polar's workers reject expropriation of warehouses

Workers of food company Polar rejected the government measure (...)
On Wednesday, officers of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) and officials of the Ministry of Habitat and Housing took over warehousing facilities used by private food companies Alimentos Polar, Pepsi Cola, Cargill, Coca Cola and Nestlé
07/30/2015
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POLICE

Ombudsman: Restructuring police agencies will prevent corruption

Ombudsman Tarek William Saab said that some police officers act on (...)
Venezuelan Ombudsman Tarek William Saab said that the 2015-2019 Human Rights National Plan could pave the way for better police forces
07/30/2015
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UNITED NATIONS

Venezuela advocates integration of LatAm and the Caribbean

Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Delcy Rodríguez (File photo)
In the United Nations headquarters in New York, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodríguez read out a message from Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro ratifying that Venezuela always abides by international law
07/30/2015
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OPINION

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

They can see the mote in their brother's eye but not the little rides of the nanny of Minister Elías Jaua

07/30/2015
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BORDER DISPUTE

Venezuela rejects "offensive" statements from Guyana

Venezuela rejected the remarks of Guyanese Foreign Affairs Minister (...)
In a communiqué, Venezuela urged the government of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana to settle the territorial dispute through a valid legal instrument in force, the Geneva Agreement and international law
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.
12:45 PM
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TRADE

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In exchange for oil

Uruguay to sell rice, powdered milk, chicken, and cheese to Venezuela

Uruguayan Minister of Foreign Affairs Rodolfo Nin Novoa (File photo)
The agreement was negotiated in a recent "public-private" travel of representatives of the Uruguayan business sector and the Venezuelan Executive Office
12:40 PM
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ELECTION 2015

MUD vows amnesty law after getting parliament majority

The MUD will have a unified campaign team (Unified Democratic Panel)
The coalition officially announced in a public event the agreements reached on July 22 against the backdrop of the upcoming parliament vote on December 6
10:38 AM
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HYDROCARBONS

Oil giant Pdvsa announces new investments in Guayana region

Two companies and three metal mechanic consortiums will provide (...)
State-run oil company Petróleos de Venezuela (Pdvsa) signed agreements with five metallurgic companies to ensure equipment and accessories supply at the Orinoco Oil Belt
10:33 AM
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FOREIGN EXCHANGE

Forex hurdles hit large US companies operating in Venezuela

More so-called deconsolidation moves and exits from Venezuela are (...)
With slumping crude oil prices and debt payments coming due this year, the Venezuelan government has fewer US dollar reserves available to meet the private sector's demands
10:25 AM
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HYDROCARBONS

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Venezuelan oil lost USD 10 in July

President Maduro: barrel of crude oil stands at USD 46

The figures show a downward trend over the last four weeks in the (...)
The price of Venezuelan oil lost USD 1.89 per barrel from Monday
 

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Guyana, Venezuela at odds


Venezuela rejects "offensive" statements from Guyana

BORDER DISPUTE The Venezuelan government "categorically" rejected recent statements issued on Wednesday by the Guyanese Foreign Affair Minister, Carl Greenidge, who blasted Venezuela's claim over the disputed territory of the Essequibo.

Guyana publishes maritime coordinates

DIPLOMACY Guyana decided to publish the coordinates of its maritime space coordinates in the Official Gazette of Guyana, informed on Tuesday the Guyanese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge. The move comes about two months after its neighbor Venezuela unilaterally extended its maritime border, leading to a new border dispute between the two South American countries.

Maduro likely to meet with Guyana's Granger in September

BORDER DISPUTE Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said that he had presented a detailed summary of the "historic plunder" of the Venezuelan territory by Guyana to the United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Maduro reckoned the territorial dispute with Guyana could be settled by re-activating the UN Good Officer Process.

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EVICTION

Over 200 families evicted from El Cují sector in Pan-American freeway

CARACAS ANNIVERSARY

Icons of the birthday city

TOURISM

A tour of downtown Caracas

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