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CARACAS, Monday April 27, 2015 | Update
 

DIPLOMACY

Spain hopes for "frank and open" dialogue with Venezuela

09:45 AMNacional y Política.  The Spanish Government, through the Secretary of State for International Cooperation and Latin America, Jesús Manuel Gracia, on Tuesday showed willingness to engage in a "frank and open dialogue" with Venezuela based on "mutual respect."

PDVSA

Pdvsa's revenue, production, and exports fall

Pdvsa's income fell by 4.3% (File photo)

PDVSA.  The income, output, and exports of state-run oil giant Petróleos de Venezuela (Pdvsa) slipped 4.3%, 4% and 2.8%, respectively in 2014 from 2013, according to the annual report aired by the company on its website on Monday.  

07:36 AM
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OPINION

How Students See It

Twenty former presidents and prime ministers have appealed to free the political prisoners and students

04/27/2015
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LOPEZ CASE

Lilian Tintori: Leopoldo López was proposed to leave Venezuela

Lilian Tintori, the wife of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo (...)
Lilian Tintori, the wife of the national coordinator of opposition Voluntad Popular (People's Will) party Leopoldo López, reported on illegal actions against her husband
04/27/2015
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OIL

Private capital to be injected into economic zone of Orinoco Oil Belt

The agenda includes the preparation of a database of supplies and (...)
The Federation of Industrialists, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, and Artisans of Venezuela (Fedeindustria) and the Venezuelan Association of Small and Medium-sized Oil Industries (Petropymi) advocated the inclusion of nationals in the economic zone
04/27/2015
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CRIME

144 people detained so far for offenses in Venezuelan top airport

Simón Bolívar International Airport of Maiquetía in Venezuela (File (...)
Twenty four gangs which stole baggage at the Simón Bolívar International Airport of Maiquetía in Venezuela were dismantled
04/27/2015
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DIPLOMACY

Spain: Ambassador Pérez to return to Caracas in the upcoming hours

Foreign Affairs Minister García-Margallo (File photo)
Madrid said that President Nicolás Maduro's recent statements helped ease tensions
04/27/2015
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HOMICIDES

Ten people shot to death in birthday party in Venezuela

Since the truck of the local crime investigation body had no capacity (...)
Three people were injured during a shooting in Ocumare del Tuy town in north-central Miranda state
04/27/2015
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FOREIGN EXCHANGE

856 people accused of forex fraud in Venezuela

Venezuela's Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz (File photo)
Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz confirmed that former Minister of Water and Land Transport Hebert García-Plaza faces an arrest warrant for irregular purchase of Spanish ferries
04/27/2015
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LEDEZMA CASE

Mayor Antonio Ledezma hospitalized after successful operation

Treating physicians talked to reporters about the health condition of (...)
M.D. José Elias Mora (surgeon) said Mayor Ledezma would stay in hospital for the next 48-72 hours, after which he should be sent home because "in a prison there are no conditions to prevent infection"
04/26/2015
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LEDEZMA CASE

Antonio Ledezma to undergo surgery in the next 48 hours

Mitzy Capriles: "House arrest is not the complete freedom Antonio deserves"
04/25/2015
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LEDEZMA CASE

Court orders Antonio Ledezma's transfer to hospital

Ledezma has to undergo hernia surgery (File photo)
A court ordered the Mayor of the Metropolitan Area of Caracas to be transferred to a hospital for urgent medical treatment because of a health condition
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.
07:36 AM
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OPINION

How Students See It

Twenty former presidents and prime ministers have appealed to free the political prisoners and students

 

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Dossier
The Obama decree

Ever since last March 9, when US President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order declaring Venezuela an "unusual and extraordinary threat" to the United States, the Venezuelan government has screamed denunciations of supposed plans of invasion or military incursion by the United States.

Spain-Venezuela Impasse


Spain: Ambassador Pérez to return to Caracas in the upcoming hours

DIPLOMACY Antonio Pérez Hernández, the Spanish Ambassador to Caracas, would return to Venezuela "in the next few hours."

Spain demands respect from Venezuela to launch dialogue

DIPLOMACY The Spanish government on Friday said it was open to engage in dialogue with Venezuela, despite the recent diplomatic impasse between both countries; however, Madrid made clear that insults would not be tolerated.

Spain: We do not intend to break relations with Venezuela

DIPLOMACY The Spanish government said that it does not intend to break relations with Venezuela, in the first conciliatory gesture from Spain, following crossed accusations and estrangement between the countries over the last days.

Environment


Venezuela is a large generator of e-waste

ENVIRONMENT Last year, 41 million tons of electronic waste was produced around the world. Venezuela is among the 40 countries which generates the largest amount of e-waste. Based on a new study by the United Nations University, Venezuela is the fourth country in Latin America which produces e-waste –about 7.6 kilos per inhabitant.

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Health


Labor conflicts afflict health care in Venezuela

HEALTH CARE In addition to lack of medical consumables, medicines, security and staff, Venezuelan hospitals also face labor conflicts. The scourge is invisible, yet in full force and effect in some hospitals, such as the University Hospital of Caracas (HUC).

Multimedia


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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