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News Venezuela: Yankees prospect Thairo Estrada shot during robbery in Venezuela

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/mlb/yankees-prospect-thairo-estrada-shot-during-robbery-in-venezuela/ar-BBJeeNV
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Venezuela continues to be a dangerous place for baseball players and their families. It’s not a well kept secret that the South American nation has dealt with its fair share of violence. And now, the New York Yankees are finding this out first-hand.

News Venezuela: Venezuela cryptocurrency to draw investment from Turkey, Qatar-official

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currency-venezuela/venezuela-cryptocurrency-to-draw-investment-from-turkey-qatar-official-idUSKCN1G025S
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s new “petro” cryptocurrency will attract investments from Turkey, Qatar, the United States and Europe, the country’s cryptocurrency regulator said on Friday. The government of President Nicolas Maduro, which says the ...

News Venezuela: On Venezuela, Where Are Liberals?

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/15/opinion/venezuela-maduro-liberals.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Students at the University of Michigan have staged a rare protest against the brutal dictatorship of Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro. According to T he Michigan Daily, more than 100 people joined a rally less than 24 hours after two students created an ...

News Venezuela: Yankees prospect recovering well after being shot in Venezuela

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/yankees-prospect-recovering-well-shot-venezuela-215901690.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

New York Yankees prospect Thairo Estrada was shot during an alleged armed robbery attempt in Venezuela, manager Aaron Boone revealed on Friday. According to Boone, a bullet is still lodged in Estrada’s right hip. Fortunately, it’s the only injury ...

News Venezuela: The Biggest Migrant Crisis In The Americas Is Taking Place In Venezuela

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2018/02/16/the-biggest-migrant-crisis-in-the-americas-is-taking-place-in-venezuela/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

At least 500,000 people have fled Venezuela this year. That’s the lowest estimate around. Colombia says that over a million of them are living there now. Venezuelans have been trickling out of the country for at least 10 years. But the last two have been ...

News Venezuela: Trump warned against Venezuela oil ban, Maduro calls it illegal

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-warned-against-venezuela-oil-134800761.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Nicolas Maduro, president of Venezuela, warned President Trump against a ban on imports of oil from the crisis-stricken nation. Maduro tweeted Thursday that an oil embargo would not only be illegal, it would also be one of the biggest mistakes that the U.S ...

News Venezuela: Even in crisis, Venezuela a factory for classical maestros

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/music/even-in-crisis-venezuela-a-factory-for-classical-maestros/2018/02/15/60c98286-1280-11e8-a68c-e9374188170e_story.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

BOGOTA, Colombia — Even in the throes of crisis, Venezuela keeps churning out one export prized the world over: classical music maestros. The latest addition to the country’s growing cadre of top-flight musical talent is Rafael Payare, who was named ...

News Venezuela: Venezuela's President Maduro taking new title: Party crasher

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/15/venezuelas-president-maduro-taking-new-title-party-crasher.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro says he isn't above crashing a party after his invitation was yanked. He told international journalists Thursday that he's determined to show up for the Summit of the Americas, a meeting of ...

News Venezuela: From riches to rags: Venezuela's economic crisis

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/the-big-picture/2018/02/riches-rags-venezuela-economic-crisis-180211123942491.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The Venezuelan people struggle to cope with the toxic effects of hyperinflation, severe debt and chronic food and medicine shortages, as Venezuela - once the wealthiest country in the region - is mired in the worst economic crisis in its history.

News Venezuela: Canada vs. Venezuela: Have the Koch Brothers Captured Canada’s Left?

News channel or source: https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/02/16/canada-vs-venezuela-have-the-koch-brothers-captured-canadas-left/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

With a U.S.-backed military coup or invasion in Venezuela looking ever more likely, Canada’s progressive leftists are pushing for the federal New Democratic Party (NDP) to abandon its “reactionary” foreign policy position on that country. As well, at ...