SANCTIONS. The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac), of which Ecuador holds the pro-tempore presidency, rejected what it described as the implementation of "coercive" policies by the United States against Venezuela, informed on Thursday Ecuadorian Foreign Affairs Minister Ricardo Patiño.
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At a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, the Spanish Secretary of State for International Cooperation and for Ibero-America, Jesús Gracia, stressed that former President Felipe González made clear from the beginning that his initiative of defending Venezuelan dissenters was private
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High VATICAN. The Holy See and Pope Francis played a prominent role in the secret talks between the United States, joined by Canada, and Cuba two years ago. In recognition for such role, the government of Panama extended an invitation to (...)
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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
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More than USD 3.5 million of Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) money were lost in their way to the Dominican Republic. Some Venezuelans are among the 5,000 victims of the bank's collapse. And not even the entity responsible for overseeing Venezuela's monetary policy was spared.
US SANCTIONS Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Delcy Rodríguez, said that US sanctions against seven local government officials were levied because they "banned terrorism from spreading nationwide."
US SANCTIONS Deputy, Ricardo Sánchez, who abandoned opposition coalition Unified Democratic Panel (MUD), stressed that his rejection of US sanctions against Venezuelan officials and his involvement in a government act in rejection of those sanctions are not intended to defend President Nicolás Maduro, but to adopt stances for the sake of Venezuela.
GOVERNMENT Venezuelan President, Nicolás Maduro, highlighted that Venezuelans would come out victorious of the most recent frictions between the United States government and Venezuela, following President Obama's executive order declaring the situation in Venezuela "an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States."
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.
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.