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CARACAS, Tuesday April 28, 2015 | Update
 

ELECTRICITY

Public sector to work six hours to save electric power

Jesse Chacón encouraged businesses to review their use of electricity (TV screen capture)

ELECTRICITY.  Venezuelan Vice-President Jorge Arreaza reported on Tuesday that public servants will work six hours in a row to back "the preventive actions" taken by the government to reduce electric power consumption.  

HUMAN RIGHTS

Felipe González to travel to Caracas on May 17 to defend dissenters

He highlighted that he would assist López and Ledema's defense team ad honorem (Edsaú Olivares / File photo)

HUMAN RIGHTS.  Former president of Spain Felipe González announced on Tuesday that he expected to land in Venezuela next May 17 and stay the country until May 21 in order to assist the defense team of opposition leaders Leopoldo López and Caracas Metropolitan Mayor Antonio Ledezma.  

12:39 PM
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PDVSA

Pdvsa's investment in social development tumbles in 2014

Pdvsa's investment in social development fell in 2014 (File photo)
In 2014, state-run oil holding Petróleos de Venezuela (Pdvsa) allocated USD 5.32 billion for social development
12:14 PM
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VIOLENCE

Ten people killed, three injured in two shootings in Venezuela

The three people injured in Guarenas town were taken to the local (...)
The events took place in Guarenas and Ocumare Del Tuy towns, in north-central Miranda state
11:23 AM
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NEPAL

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Venezuelan nationals were visiting the country

Three Venezuelans survive Nepal earthquake

Synelcar Tovar and her husband Miguel Izquierdo were visiting Nepal (...)
A Venezuelan couple informed their relatives on social networks that they were fine after the powerful earthquake. It took Susana Rostro two days to get in touch with her family in Venezuela
11:12 AM
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VIOLENCE

Prison riot leaves one dead in Venezuela

Prisoners threatened to throw police agent Alexander Palencia from (...)
Prisoners took control of the detention center for 16 hours
10:53 AM
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OIL

Pdvsa provides USD 20.15 billion for Venezuela's social development in 2014

Pdvsa's liabilities declined by USD 9 billion (AVN)
Oil production at the Orinoco Oil Belt hit a record high of 1,292,000 barrels per day
09:45 AM
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DIPLOMACY

Spain hopes for "frank and open" dialogue with Venezuela

Spanish FM José Manuel García-Margallo on Sunday announced that Spanish Ambassador to Venezuela Antonio Pérez Hernández would return to Caracas "in the coming hours"

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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PDVSA

Pdvsa's revenue, production, and exports fall

Pdvsa's income fell by 4.3% (File photo)
Global revenue dropped from USD 134.32 billion in 2013 to USD 128.43 billion in 2014. Production slipped from 2.89 million to 2.78 million barrels per day, while exports declined from 2.42 to 2.35 millions of barrels per day
04/27/2015
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OIL

Financial debt of Venezuela's Pdvsa up 9.67%

Despite this increase in financial debt, total liability of Pdvsa hit (...)
According to the consolidated financial statements of state-run oil company Petróleos de Venezuela (Pdvsa), audited as of December 31, 2014, the oil giant is to disburse USD 5.37 billion in maturities and interests in 2016 and USD 7.32 billion in 2017
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
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.
12:46 PM
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ELECTRICITY

Public sector to work six hours to save electric power

Jesse Chacón encouraged businesses to review their use of electricity (TV screen capture)
Venezuelan Vice-President Jorge Arreaza urged private consumers to reduce the electric consumption
12:39 PM
 | 

PDVSA

Pdvsa's investment in social development tumbles in 2014

Pdvsa's investment in social development fell in 2014 (File photo)
In 2014, state-run oil holding Petróleos de Venezuela (Pdvsa) allocated USD 5.32 billion for social development
12:14 PM
 | 

VIOLENCE

Ten people killed, three injured in two shootings in Venezuela

The three people injured in Guarenas town were taken to the local (...)
The events took place in Guarenas and Ocumare Del Tuy towns, in north-central Miranda state
11:23 AM
 | 

NEPAL

 | 

Venezuelan nationals were visiting the country

Three Venezuelans survive Nepal earthquake

Synelcar Tovar and her husband Miguel Izquierdo were visiting Nepal (...)
A Venezuelan couple informed their relatives on social networks that they were fine after the powerful earthquake. It took Susana Rostro two days to get in touch with her family in Venezuela
11:12 AM
 | 

VIOLENCE

Prison riot leaves one dead in Venezuela

Prisoners threatened to throw police agent Alexander Palencia from (...)
Prisoners took control of the detention center for 16 hours
10:53 AM
 | 

OIL

Pdvsa provides USD 20.15 billion for Venezuela's social development in 2014

Pdvsa's liabilities declined by USD 9 billion (AVN)
Oil production at the Orinoco Oil Belt hit a record high of 1,292,000 barrels per day
09:45 AM
 | 

DIPLOMACY

Spain hopes for "frank and open" dialogue with Venezuela

Spanish FM José Manuel García-Margallo on Sunday announced that Spanish Ambassador to Venezuela Antonio Pérez Hernández would return to Caracas "in the coming hours"

07:36 AM
 | 

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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