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PARLIAMENT VOTE

Accompaniment for 6-D parliament vote begins on November 30

The CNE will invite the Union of South American Nations (Unasur) to be present in Venezuela during the parliament vote (CNE / File photo)

PARLIAMENT VOTE.  The program of international accompaniment of the upcoming parliament vote to be held on December 6 in Venezuela will begin next November 30 until December 7.  

HUMAN RIGHTS

Venezuela denies human rights violations at the UN

Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz took part in a UN hearing on Monday (File photo)

HUMAN RIGHTS. The Venezuelan State denied on Monday at the United Nations that human rights violations were committed or tolerated in Venezuela. "We are not allowed, because of our internal legal system, to sacrifice any rights or liberties for the sake of security," asserted Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz during the first assessment hearing on Civil and Political Rights Venezuela faces at the UN Human Rights Committee.  

06/29/2015
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ELECTION 2015

Cabello: We are doing our part to win the vote in peace

Cabello noted that some things need to be corrected, such as the fact (...)
Diosdado Cabello, the Speaker of the National Assembly (AN) and first vice-president of the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) reckons his party's legislative primaries, held on Sunday, are a harbinger of what will happen in the parliament vote in December. "There are places where the opposition can win not even one deputy, such as (the (...)
06/29/2015
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ELECTION 2015

CNE director re-asserts the vote is secret

CNE Director Socorro Hernández (TV screen capture)
Her remarks came apropos the statements made by President Nicolás Maduro on Sunday
06/29/2015
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HUMAN RIGHTS

Attorney General at the UN: Right to life in Venezuela is sacred

Venezuela's hearing will continue on Tuesday (@lortegadiaz / Handout (...)
Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz pointed out that citizens' security was a priority for Venezuelan authorities, for ensuring the right to life and people's protection
06/29/2015
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HUMAN RIGHTS

Venezuela to explain rise in crime and repression at the UN

This is the third and last assessment conducted by the UN Human (...)
The Venezuelan authorities will have to explain to the UN Human Rights Committee, in Geneva, Switzerland, why the annual homicide rate in Venezuela soared from 4,500 in 1998 to over 24,000 in 2014
06/29/2015
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DIPLOMACY

Congress Speaker Cabello: I have no problem to go to the US

Diosdado Cabello stressed that neither Senators nor media outlets' owners could stop meetings with Washington

06/29/2015
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DIPLOMACY

US senator to travel to Venezuela to assess the country's situation

Senator Robert Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, will travel to Venezuela in July

06/29/2015
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DIPLOMACY

North Korea to open embassy in Venezuela

The diplomatic office will be headquartered in Las Mercedes, east Caracas

06/29/2015
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PSUV PRIMARIES

Turnout in ruling party's primaries exceeds three million voters

Diosdado Cabello, the vice-president of PSUV, made the announcement (...)
The candidates elected in the primaries of the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) will be officially appointed from Tuesday-Saturday, according to Diosdado Cabello
06/27/2015
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OIL

75% of fuel comes from Paraguaná complex

As many as 4,500 people work at the Paraguaná Refining Center (File (...)
A total of 956,000 barrels per day of oil is processed there for the domestic and foreign markets
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.
10:01 AM
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PARLIAMENT VOTE

Accompaniment for 6-D parliament vote begins on November 30

The CNE will invite the Union of South American Nations (Unasur) to be present in Venezuela during the parliament vote (CNE / File photo)
According to Socorro Hernández, one of the directors of the National Electoral Council (CNE), in Venezuela's case, there is no room for electoral observation missions
 

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