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DIPLOMACY

Brazil's Rousseff, Uruguay's Vázquez concerned over Venezuela

Presidents Rousseff and Vázquez addressed the situation in Venezuela (Reuters)

DIPLOMACY.  Brazil's President, Dilma Rousseff, and her Uruguayan counterpart, Tabaré Vázquez, underscored on Thursday that the current crisis in Venezuela needed to be overcome in a peaceful, constitutional manner.  

04:23 PM
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DIPLOMACY

Ex-president Felipe González plans visit to Venezuela in June

González underscored the need for dialogue between the Venezuelan government and the opposition (File photo)
González was expected to travel this week to Caracas, but the visit was put off
04:15 PM
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TOURISM

Venezuela's domestic tourism to drop 60% after increase in air fares

The middle class will be hit harder by higher prices of air tickets (...)
As air tickets become more expensive, the tourism sector would be forced to change the way it operates, according to Ricardo Cusano, the President of the Higher Council of Tourism (Conseturismo)
02:45 PM
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SPAIN

Podemos sues ex-president Aznar over Venezuela-related defamation

Ex-president José María Aznar along with Madrid's Mayor Ana Botella (...)
Podemos representatives stressed in a Madrid tribunal that Aznar had not taken back his "defamatory words;" hence the leftist party will seek damages amounting to 100,000 euros (USD 110,791)
02:19 PM
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OPINION

Excerpts of column "Runrunes" (Rumors) of Thursday, May 21

High OLD CHARGES: On July 15, 2009, London-based newspaper Financial Times released an article by its correspondent in Caracas, Benedict Mander, on a report from the US Congress referred to the corruption in the top government of late Pre (...)

01:02 PM
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MIGRATIONS

1,038 Venezuelans win the US Diversity Visa lottery

The figure of Venezuelans deported from the US has been declining in recent years

12:06 PM
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DIPLOMACY

Maduro meets with US special envoy to Colombian peace talks

President Maduro and US special envoy Aronson (@DrodriguezVen)
The role of Aronson in the talks is yet to be defined, as the US is not taking part directly in the dialogue
11:07 AM
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DIPLOMACY

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Meeting at Miraflores Palace, Caracas

Venezuela, Palestine sign rapprochement and cooperation agreements

Venezuela and Palestine signed cooperation agreements (Handout photo)
On Wednesday evening, Venezuela and Palestine signed important agreements seeking to strengthen ties between both nations, announced Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. Venezuela and Palestine signed cooperation agreements in different are (...)
10:53 AM
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JUDICIARY

Venezuelan top court terms "unfounded" accusations against Cabello

Gutiérrez read out a document deploring "discredit on institutions" (...)
Pro-government deputies on Wednesday appeared at the Attorney General Office to endorse a lawsuit filed by Diosdado Cabello against local media outlets
05/20/2015
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ACCIDENT

Plane from Venezuela carrying cocaine crashes into Caribbean Sea

Authorities found the body of a man, a Mexican passport, the wreckage of the aircraft, and cocaine packages

05/20/2015
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ENERGY

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Since last night

Blackout hits Falcón, Carabobo, Miranda, and Yaracuy states

Venezuela's National Electric Corporation (Corpoelec) informed that the failure is currently being repaired by workers

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.
04:15 PM
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TOURISM

Venezuela's domestic tourism to drop 60% after increase in air fares

The middle class will be hit harder by higher prices of air tickets (Cruz Sojo)
As air tickets become more expensive, the tourism sector would be forced to change the way it operates, according to Ricardo Cusano, the President of the Higher Council of Tourism (Conseturismo)
02:51 PM
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DIPLOMACY

Brazil's Rousseff, Uruguay's Vázquez concerned over Venezuela

Presidents Rousseff and Vázquez addressed the situation in Venezuela (...)
President Rousseff stressed that the Union of South American Nations (Unasur) had an important role to accomplish in solving the Venezuelan crisis
02:45 PM
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SPAIN

Podemos sues ex-president Aznar over Venezuela-related defamation

Ex-president José María Aznar along with Madrid's Mayor Ana Botella (...)
Podemos representatives stressed in a Madrid tribunal that Aznar had not taken back his "defamatory words;" hence the leftist party will seek damages amounting to 100,000 euros (USD 110,791)
01:02 PM
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MIGRATIONS

1,038 Venezuelans win the US Diversity Visa lottery

The figure of Venezuelans deported from the US has been declining in recent years

12:06 PM
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DIPLOMACY

Maduro meets with US special envoy to Colombian peace talks

President Maduro and US special envoy Aronson (@DrodriguezVen)
The role of Aronson in the talks is yet to be defined, as the US is not taking part directly in the dialogue
10:53 AM
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JUDICIARY

Venezuelan top court terms "unfounded" accusations against Cabello

Gutiérrez read out a document deploring "discredit on institutions" (...)
Pro-government deputies on Wednesday appeared at the Attorney General Office to endorse a lawsuit filed by Diosdado Cabello against local media outlets
 

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INSECURITY The Venezuelan states of Miranda and Aragua accommodate the so-called peace zones. Particularly in there, violent events have occurred claiming a death toll of up to 10 in one single incident. This was the case on Sunday, April 26, in Ocumare del Tuy, Miranda state (north Venezuela).

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