RIGHTS

Carrero: fresh out of The Tomb

Gerardo Carrero fostered the idea of setting up a campsite as a method of non-violent protest

RIGHTS.  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.  

HEALTH

Thirteen thousand Venezuelan doctors have left Venezuela

Many physicians leave as soon as they graduate (Handout photo)

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.  

SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS

Pragmatism and ideologies at the Summit of the Americas

Barack Obama and Raúl Castro have a chat at the Seventh Summit of the Americas (Pablo Martínez / Reuters)

SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS.  The Seventh Summit of the Americas ended without the signing of a joint declaration on the issue of inequality and access to regional resources. Nevertheless, experts agree on saying that the event marked a before and after in one of the most polarizing topics in the Western Hemisphere: Cuba-US relations.  

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INTERVIEW

"Private initiative is the only one that makes the country grow"

Alonso: “We are in a year of economic recession and we are going into hyperinflation” (Venancio Alcázares)
The President of the Caracas Stock Exchange, Manuel Alonso, reckons there are no conditions to avoid economic distortions
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HOUSING

Four zones of Caracas Metropolitan area at risk before rainy season

Homeless families returned to zones evacuated due to heavy rains in (...)
In four sectors of Sucre and Libertador municipalities, there are 3,100 families in danger before the arrival of the rainy season this year. These communities were battered by heavy rains late in 2010
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CITY

Families at risk before rainy season in Greater Caracas

Stores and dwellings at the Caracas-La Guaira old road are threatened (...)
There are houses located in unstable areas of some sectors of Caracas and Guarenas (north-central Miranda state)
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OIL

Slum in oil prices harms Venezuela the most, according to analysts

There is a wide gap between the actual price of oil and the price of (...)
The French Insurance Company for Foreign Trade remarked that the impact of oil prices on Latin America depends on the country and the time prices stand at a given level, and added that Venezuela was "the biggest loser"
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SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS

Pragmatism and ideologies confronted at the Summit of the Americas

Barack Obama and Raúl Castro have a chat at the Seventh Summit of the (...)
Experts assert that the reestablishment of Cuba-US relations and the involvement of the civil society were two of the most significant accomplishments in the hemispheric meeting
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RIGHTS

Carrero: fresh out of The Tomb

Gerardo Carrero fostered the idea of setting up a campsite as a (...)
Gerardo Carrero (26), the leader of the group of students that were camped out in tents in front of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to protest and demand the release of political prisoners, was himself arrested and been inflicted torture in custody. By Oscar Medina
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HEALTH

Thirteen thousand Venezuelan doctors have left Venezuela

Many physicians leave as soon as they graduate (Handout photo)
The number includes 7,600 physicians who worked in the public sector. Low wages, inputs in short supply and insecurity are among the main reasons for emigration
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OPINION

Panama's murga

People queuing up to buy corn flour will forget that they were about to be invaded by marines
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LOPEZ CASE

Lilian Tintori says she requested meeting with Chilean president

Mitzy de Ledezma (left) and Lilian Tintori (right) met with Santiago (...)
Wife of Venezuelan opposition leader Lepoldo López, Lilian Tintori, told Efe a "formal request" for a meeting with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet was "delivered to the reception (of the presidential office)"
 

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Interview


"Private initiative is the only one that makes the country grow"

INTERVIEW The President of the Caracas Stock Exchange (BVC), Manuel Alonso, forecasted that this would be a complex year for the Venezuelan economy, due to the performance of fundamental variables and some government decisions which have increased distortions.

Diplomatic Tensions


EU to ask Venezuela to respect human rights

FOREIGN AFFAIRS The 28 FMs of the European Union will make an appeal to Venezuela to observe human rights and constitutional liberties.

Venezuelan Ambassador to Spain: "We demand respect" for Venezuela

FOREIGN AFFAIRS Venezuelan Ambassador to Spain Mario Isea requested on Thursday "respect" for his country amidst Madrid-Caracas diplomatic tensions, sparked off by Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro's criticism against his Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy.

Ibero-American Secretary urges Venezuela, Spain to ease tensions

DIPLOMACY The Ibero-American General Secretary, Rebeca Grynspan, advocated "diplomacy and dialogue" as the best ways to settle differences between Venezuela and Spain.

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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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