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CARACAS, Thursday July 31, 2014 | Update
 

AIRLINES

Air Canada hopes to resume operations in Venezuela

American Airlines announced the activation of two flights in its route to Venezuela (File photo)

AIRLINES.  Venezuela's Minister of Tourism Andrés Izarra has stated that Air Canada has delivered three letters expressing its interest in resuming flights from and to Caracas.  

OPPOSITION

Machado: MUD's overhaul seeks strength rather than division

“This struggle has to do with national reconstruction,” Machado stated (File photo)

OPPOSITION.  Dissenting leader and deposed deputy María Corina Machado issued a statement apropos Ramón Guillermo Aveledo's resignation as executive secretary of opposition umbrella group Unified Democratic Panel (MUD), noting that it entails "the closing of a cycle" in order to conduct a deep restructuring process inside the opposition coalition "not to divide it, but to strengthen it, along with increasing sectors of national life that understand that electoral matters need to be transcended," Machado remarked.  

02:03 PM
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OPINION

Excerpts of column "Runrunes" (Rumors) of Thursday, July 24

They never provided the exact numbers of red voters

01:29 PM
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JUDICIARY

Venezuelan attorney general rules out disclosure of front corporations

The official stated that governors, mayors, deputies, and (...)
The official claimed 2,272 inquiries into foreign currency-related fraud have been conducted, involving 1,490 individuals and 782 firms
11:14 AM
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AIRLINES

Venezuela starts clearing debts owed to airlines

Italian airline Alitalia wants to resume operations in Venezuela (...)
Marco Torres, along with Minister of Water and Air Transport, Luis Graterol, have met with several international airlines
11:07 AM
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MEDIA

Media hegemony in Venezuela looked on as unconstitutional

Lawyer Carmen Márquez noticed a pro-government trend in private media (...)
Efforts at hegemony go beyond media ownership, analyst says
10:57 AM
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ECONOMIC MEASURES

Venezuelan economy VP admits hurdles in non-oil sector

The economy vice-president also referred to the subsidy on gasoline (...)
During his participation in the PSUV congress, the senior official said such difficulties need to be addressed and overcome. Seeking support from grassroots, he referred to some of the economic actions authorities have been pondering
07/30/2014
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MERCOSUR

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Agreements at presidential summit

Mercosur to spur talks on CEZ

Caracas was the epicenter of the Mercosur Presidential Summit held (...)
In a joint declaration, the leaders expressed the need to build a complementary economic zone with Member States from the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America - Peoples' Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP), the Caribbean Community (Caricom), and Petrocaribe
07/30/2014
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AIRLINES

Minister: Alitalia interested in resuming operations in Venezuela

The Italian airline suspended flights from and to Venezuela back in (...)
The minister of Water and Air transport said Alitalia has requested a meeting
07/30/2014
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PUBLIC HEALTH

Opposition deputy reports crisis at Mérida state hospital

Deputy Dávila said that essential medical supplies are lacking at the (...)
Dissenting deputy William Dávila asserted that the situation at Los Andes University Hospital, in Mérida state "is serious." He said that out of 1,400 monthly scheduled surgeries, only 856 were actually performed in June, and 146 surgeries had to be put off due to lack of supplies
07/30/2014
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FOREIGN OFFICE

Venezuelan FM terms "immature, reactionary" suspension of US visas

Jaua suggests calm to the United States after suspension of US visas (...)
As to former general Hugo Carvajal, detained in Aruba, Jaua welcomed his release. He also dismissed allegations that Venezuela has pressurized the Netherlands for Carvajal's release. "We are not like the United States; we do not extort or exert pressure on anybody," he remarked
07/30/2014
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HYDROCARBONS

Venezuela's oil output estimated at 2.47 million bpd in July

OPEC’s oil supply are once again over the 30 million bpd target (File (...)
A Reuters' survey found that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) oil output rose by 140,000 bpd in July from June
30/07/2014
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AIRLINES

Venezuelan gov't okays sale of US dollars to Iberia, Delta Airlines

“We reaffirm our commitment to promoting air operations,” the minister stated (AVN)
Venezuela's Water and Air Transport Minister Luis Graterol informed on Tuesday that the "Venezuelan government has approved the sale of foreign currency to Iberia and Delta Airlines as part of the agreements entered into."
10:57 AM
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ECONOMIC MEASURES

Venezuelan economy VP admits hurdles in non-oil sector

The economy vice-president also referred to the subsidy on gasoline (...)
Venezuelan Vice-President for Economic Affairs and Minister of Petroleum and Mining, Rafael Ramírez, admitted on Wednesday that the non-oil sector is in troubles, and asserted that any obstacles should be overcome.
02:12 PM
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OPPOSITION

Machado: MUD's overhaul seeks strength rather than division

“This struggle has to do with national reconstruction,” Machado stated (File photo)
Venezuelan dissenting leader and deposed deputy María Corina Machado issued a statement apropos Ramón Guillermo Aveledo's resignation as executive secretary of opposition umbrella group Unified Democratic Panel (MUD)
02:03 PM
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OPINION

Excerpts of column "Runrunes" (Rumors) of Thursday, July 24

They never provided the exact numbers of red voters

01:41 PM
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AIRLINES

Air Canada hopes to resume operations in Venezuela

American Airlines announced the activation of two flights in its (...)
Venezuela's Minister of Tourism Andrés Izarra outlined that airlines will never leave the country considering it is one of the most buoyant markets
01:29 PM
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JUDICIARY

Venezuelan attorney general rules out disclosure of front corporations

The official stated that governors, mayors, deputies, and (...)
The official claimed 2,272 inquiries into foreign currency-related fraud have been conducted, involving 1,490 individuals and 782 firms
01:20 PM
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OPPOSITION

"We know why Aveledo resigned and who slandered him"

Ramos remarked there were factions “that keep destroying without (...)
Henry Ramos Allup, Secretary General of opposition party Acción Democrática asserted that opposition coalition Unified Democratic Panel (MUD) "is not considering, and will not consider the cynics who promote themselves as Aveledo's replacements"
11:14 AM
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AIRLINES

Venezuela starts clearing debts owed to airlines

Italian airline Alitalia wants to resume operations in Venezuela (...)
Marco Torres, along with Minister of Water and Air Transport, Luis Graterol, have met with several international airlines
11:07 AM
 | 

MEDIA

Media hegemony in Venezuela looked on as unconstitutional

Lawyer Carmen Márquez noticed a pro-government trend in private media (...)
Efforts at hegemony go beyond media ownership, analyst says
10:57 AM
 | 

ECONOMIC MEASURES

Venezuelan economy VP admits hurdles in non-oil sector

The economy vice-president also referred to the subsidy on gasoline (...)
During his participation in the PSUV congress, the senior official said such difficulties need to be addressed and overcome. Seeking support from grassroots, he referred to some of the economic actions authorities have been pondering
 

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And they found the jail

At least 30 years had passed since his last visit to Caracas. He had little time to become an expert on moving about in such a complicated metropolis. Whether it was hopping on the subway, finding directions, playing waiting games at public agencies, eating whatever he could and sleeping wherever he could, Guerrero senior had been wandering the streets for 60 days, and thanks to "the boys" he found some sort of relief by way of helping hands.

Mercosur


Mercosur to spur talks on CEZ

MERCOSUR Argentina, designated to the pro-tempore presidency of the Common Market of the South (Mercosur), will be responsible for establishing "a mechanism of political dialogue and both economic and commercial cooperation" between the regional bloc and Member States participating in the Complementary Economic Zone (CEZ), agreed during the Mercosur Presidential Summit, held in Caracas on Tuesday.

President Maduro: Bank of the South to begin operations soon

MERCOSUR Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro opened in Caracas the 46th Presidential Summit of the Common Market of the South (Mercosur).

Mercosur holds 46th Summit in Caracas

MERCOSUR The Presidential Summit of the Common Market of the South kicks off in Caracas after a meeting held by the foreign ministers of the bloc on Monday.

Freedom of speech


Media hegemony in Venezuela looked on as unconstitutional

MEDIA Communicational hegemony, a state policy conducted during late President Hugo Chávez's tenure and now during President Nicolás Maduro's government, disregards constitutional principles, asserted lawyer Carmen María Márquez during a forum on Informational Pluralism and Audiovisual Freedom held on Wednesday at the Palace of the Academies in Caracas, hosted by the Academy of Political and Social Sciences.

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