DIPLOMACY. Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs Delcy Rodríguez announced on Thursday that Venezuela would inform United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon about an alleged "smear campaign" against Venezuela by the government of Guyana, based on "transnational interests" of US oil company ExxonMobil.
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News This Week
- Spain asks "all parties" to accept election results in Venezuela
- Electoral drill of congress vote to be held on October 18
- Venezuelan FM rejects US Secretary of State's statements
- Malaria events in Venezuela amount to 88,906
- Congress Speaker Cabello: Guyana's gov't is "out of its mind; it wants war"
- Venezuelan gov't ponders new exports scheme
- Top electoral body assembles and ships 80% of electoral material
- Pdvsa: Major refinery will be operational again next Wednesday-Thursday
- ECLAC forecasts 6.7% downturn in Venezuela
- Venezuela and Guyana appoint ambassadors, restore relation
- Bernardo Álvarez appointed new Venezuelan representative to the OAS
- LatAm Parliament condemns Wall Street Journal's attack against Cabello
- Venezuela, Colombia agree to relaunch border security mechanisms
- Colombia-Venezuela defense ministers meet in Santa Marta on Friday
- BCV plans to place securities for USD 237 million
- Venezuelan oil price down to USD 40.02
- Meeting of defense ministers of Colombia, Venezuela kicks off
- Judge Susana Barreiros releases conviction of Leopoldo López
The can of tuna, formerly a fairly normal pantry staple, has long been missing from stores in Venezuela, especially the domestic brands. When tuna cans, imported or domestic, do occasionally show up on store shelves, prices have increased several fold.
BORDERS The defense ministers of Venezuela and Colombia agreed on Friday, after a five-hour meeting, on holding a series of meetings to fight against crime along a common border of 2,119 kilometers.
BORDERS Venezuela rejected a report issued on Monday by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), which described the situation of Colombian deportees as a "humanitarian crisis" and stated that their human rights had been violated.
HUMAN RIGHTS The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) denounced on Monday a "humanitarian crisis" hitting Colombian deportees and people who returned to Colombia from Venezuela.
TRADE The balance in foreign currency of fiscal revenues resulting from Venezuelan non-traditional exports could end at USD 7 billion this year, a 75% hike compared with 2014.
INSECURITY A new attack with grenades against a police agency occurred on Sunday, September 27, at 7:30 p.m. A couple riding a motorcycle hurled an explosive at the headquarters of the Police Coordination Center number 7 of Polimiranda (the local police of central Miranda state). The attack caused damages to vehicles and real estate in the adjacencies.