RIGHTS

Carrero: fresh out of The Tomb

Gerardo Carrero fostered the idea of setting up a campsite as a method of non-violent protest

RIGHTS.  Why did Gerardo come to Caracas? One day he took the decision, handed the car keys to his father, gave him his share of the cloth business they both owned in San Cristóbal and kissed his wife and two sons goodbye. "He told us he was going to continue fighting for Venezuela," the wife says. That was in mid-2013. He has been imprisoned since May 8, 2014.  

HEALTH

Thirteen thousand Venezuelan doctors have left Venezuela

Many physicians leave as soon as they graduate (Handout photo)

HEALTH.  Migration of Venezuelan doctors as a result of labor instability, low wages, shortage of inputs for their professional practice and insecurity is a matter of concern for the health sector.  

SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS

Pragmatism and ideologies at the Summit of the Americas

Barack Obama and Raúl Castro have a chat at the Seventh Summit of the Americas (Pablo Martínez / Reuters)

SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS.  The Seventh Summit of the Americas ended without the signing of a joint declaration on the issue of inequality and access to regional resources. Nevertheless, experts agree on saying that the event marked a before and after in one of the most polarizing topics in the Western Hemisphere: Cuba-US relations.  

 

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Interview


"Private initiative is the only one that makes the country grow"

INTERVIEW The President of the Caracas Stock Exchange (BVC), Manuel Alonso, forecasted that this would be a complex year for the Venezuelan economy, due to the performance of fundamental variables and some government decisions which have increased distortions.

Diplomatic Tensions


EU to ask Venezuela to respect human rights

FOREIGN AFFAIRS The 28 FMs of the European Union will make an appeal to Venezuela to observe human rights and constitutional liberties.

Venezuelan Ambassador to Spain: "We demand respect" for Venezuela

FOREIGN AFFAIRS Venezuelan Ambassador to Spain Mario Isea requested on Thursday "respect" for his country amidst Madrid-Caracas diplomatic tensions, sparked off by Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro's criticism against his Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy.

Ibero-American Secretary urges Venezuela, Spain to ease tensions

DIPLOMACY The Ibero-American General Secretary, Rebeca Grynspan, advocated "diplomacy and dialogue" as the best ways to settle differences between Venezuela and Spain.

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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