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US SANCTIONS

US must classify US Embassy officials in Venezuela

US Deputy Chief of Mission Lee McClenny arrives for his meeting with Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodríguez (Handout photo)

US SANCTIONS.  Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodríguez reported on Monday that the US government has been set a deadline of 15 days to classify its officials at the US Embassy in Venezuela, in reciprocity with the number of Venezuelan officials currently deployed in the United States.  

BILATERAL RELATIONS

Colombia's Santos: alleged plot against Maduro "makes no sense"

Santos described as "difficult" Bogota's relation with Caracas (File photo / AP)

BILATERAL RELATIONS.  The President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, admitted on Monday that he usually talks to his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolás Maduro, to settle disagreements "with caution and respect."  

07:38 AM
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OPINION

Excerpts of column "Runrunes" (Rumors) of Tuesday, March 3

Remember that during the Super Bowl, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa authorized a billionaire investment in advertising to bring gringo tourists in his country

06:42 AM
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BORDER DISPUTE

Guyana asks Venezuela not interfere in its oil exploration

The Venezuelan Foreign Office had made objections to Guayana's action (...)
The warning came after the Venezuelan Ministry of Foreign Affairs opposed last week to a rig to be dispatched for oil exploration intended in waters regarded as part of the Venezuelan territory
03/02/2015
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GOVERMENT

Spanish party Podemos denies illegal funding from Venezuelan gov't

Pablo Iglesias rebutted accusations of Venezuelan funding to his (...)
According to the leader of Spanish leftist party Podemos, university professor Pablo Iglesias, "there is no organic link" between the political party and the Venezuelan government
03/02/2015
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HYDROCARBONS

Schlumberger-Pdvsa to strengthen cooperation

Eulogio Del Pino, President of state-run oil company Petróleos de (...)
Oil services transnational Schlumberger willing to renovate credit line
03/02/2015
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FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Venezuela, Lebanon strike cooperation deals

Venezuelan and Lebanese Foreign Ministers at the Yellow House (AVN)
Rodríguez met with Bassil at the Yellow House (the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs downtown Caracas)
03/02/2015
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CATHOLIC CHURCH

Pope Francis urges Venezuela to end violence and resume talks

"I pray for the victims, especially the kid who was murdered a few (...)
During the Angelus prayer, Pope Francis prayed for the teenager killed in Táchira state last week
03/02/2015
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SUITCASE SCANDAL

Argentinean judiciary closes the case of the suitcase scandal

Antonini Wilson was never in jail because of the case of the USD (...)
The Federal Chamber of Criminal Cassation barred by statute of limitation the case dating back to 2007
03/02/2015
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US-VENEZUELA

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They were taken from a Venezuelan coastal village

Venezuela frees four US missionaries

US Embassy Press Officer in Venezuela Glenn Guimond said the missionaries left the country. The reasons for the detention are unknown. They were interrogated for about three days

12:00 AM
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INTERVIEW

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President of the Association of Securities Brokers

Betting on Simadi to crush the parallel exchange rate

Ricardo Montilla maintains that price formation will be transparent (...)
"We are committed and forming part of exchange opening"
12:00 AM
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DOSSIER

Those USD 500 million

The SwissLeaks case has raised again unclarified issues concerning Venezuela's offshore bank deposits like the CVG funds that turned up in coded bank account in Lebanon. By Joseph Poliszuk
11:52 AM
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OIL

Venezuelan FM Ramírez visits Qatar amidst OPEC tour

FM Ramírez is visiting OPEC countries to discuss oil prices (File photo)
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Rafael Ramírez arrived in Qatar on Thursday in the context of his tour across the member nations of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), with a view to defining a joint strategy to balance crude oil prices, ahead of the 166th OPEC regular meeting scheduled for November 27 in Vienna, Austria.
06:42 AM
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BORDER DISPUTE

Guyana asks Venezuela not interfere in its oil exploration

The Venezuelan Foreign Office had made objections to Guayana's action (File photo: Oswer Díaz)
The warning came after the Venezuelan Ministry of Foreign Affairs opposed last week to a rig to be dispatched for oil exploration intended in waters regarded as part of the Venezuelan territory
06:15 AM
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US SANCTIONS

US must classify US Embassy officials in Venezuela

US Deputy Chief of Mission Lee McClenny arrives for his meeting with (...)
In a meeting between Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodríguez and US Deputy Chief of Mission Lee McClenny, at the Venezuelan Foreign Office held on Monday morning, a 15-day deadline was set for the US government to classify the US Embassy staff
 

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Those USD 500 million

As Venezuelan deposits of public funds in Swiss bank accounts have been revealed, opposition Deputy Andrés Velásquez wonders whatever happened to the USD 500 million worth of CVG funds that turned up in coded bank accounts in Lebanon five years ago.

Protests in Venezuela


Pope Francis urges Venezuela to end violence and resume talks

CATHOLIC CHURCH Pope Francis urged on Sunday to reject violence in Venezuela. "(Venezuela) is going through moments of intense tension," the Pope noted. He recommended resuming "sincere and constructive dialogue."

OHCHR condemns Kluiverth Roa's death, calls for dialogue

PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA Representative for South America of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Amerigo Incalcaterra condemned the death of Venezuelan young student Kluiverth Roa, who was shot during demonstrations held back on Tuesday in San Cristóbal, southwestern Táchira state.

Capriles requests Unasur's support to solve conflicts in Venezuela

OPPOSITION Opposition Miranda state governor, Henrique Capriles, sent a letter to outgoing President of Uruguay and pro-tempore President of the Union of South American Nations (Unasur), José Mujica asking him to brief the rest of the leaders of the organization on Venezuela's political situation.

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3,400 Venezuelans at risk of deportation from the United States

FOREIGN AFFAIRS There are Venezuelan dreamers. In the United States, however, such term has acquired a new connotation. In the last couple of years through last January, 3,389 Venezuelans delivered from deportation following a decision by US President Barack Obama. Now, the move is at stake.

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CARNIVAL 2015

Carnival ends with float parades and music in Caracas

CATHOLIC CHURCH

Churches downtown Caracas retain their historical value

CATHOLIC CHURCH

Venezuelans honor the Virgin of Candelaria

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