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News Venezuela » Bolivar: Salary + 144 eggs: Venezuelan firm offers unusual monthly compensation

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-economy-eggs/salary-144-eggs-venezuelan-firm-offers-unusual-monthly-compensation-idUSKCN1G02B5
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

CARACAS (Reuters) - A Venezuelan security firm is looking to attract personnel ... is seeking security guards on a 2 million bolivar monthly salary - $10 at the black market rate - plus a “motivational” bonus of eggs. To qualify for the weekly box ...

News Venezuela » Bolivar: 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

The Simon Bolivar is the showcase ensemble for El Sistema, Venezuela’s world-famous network of youth orchestras. The program claims to have connected 900,000 Venezuelan children to music in four decades of existence, many of them from modest upbringings ...

News Venezuela » Bolivar: The Venezuela Street Sellers Turning Worthless Notes Into Bags and Hats

News channel or source: https://www.theepochtimes.com/the-venezuela-street-sellers-turning-worthless-notes-into-bags-and-hats_2440646.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Closeup of the strap of a purse made by Venezuelan Wilmer Rojas, out of bolivar banknotes in Caracas on Jan. 30, 2018. (Federico Parra AFP/Getty Images) ‘You can use magazine paper or newspaper pulp, but currency notes are better because they are not ...

News Venezuela » Bolivar: Venezuela Should Consider Dollarization

News channel or source: http://www.americasquarterly.org/content/venezuela-should-consider-dollarization
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Replacing the bolívar with the dollar would mean losing a policy tool, but the benefits might be worth it. Like what you've read? Subscribe to AQ for more. Any opinions expressed in this piece do not necessarily reflect those of Americas Quarterly or its ...

News Venezuela » Bolivar: Colombian military calls Venezuela's invasion fears 'ridiculous'

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/colombian-military-calls-venezuelas-invasion-fears-ridiculous-223517970.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

"Just thinking about that possibility is ridiculous," Mejia told reporters. He walked down the Simon Bolivar bridge linking the two countries and greeted Venezuelan migrants. U.S. President Donald Trump last year threatened military intervention in ...

News Venezuela » Bolivar: 18 killed as Venezuela army takes control of wildcat mine

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/11/18-killed-as-venezuela-army-takes-control-wildcat-mine.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Violence has been on the rise in Bolivar as Venezuela's cash-strapped government looks to open the resource-rich area to foreign investment amid an ongoing turf war in the lawless area between criminal gangs and the military.

News Venezuela » Bolivar: Colombia says needs international aid to cope with Venezuela crisis

News channel or source: http://newsok.com/colombia-says-needs-international-aid-to-cope-with-venezuela-crisis/article/5583390
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

A woman carrying a child walks past a Colombian policeman after having crossed from Venezuela over the Simon Bolivar international bridge in Cucuta, Colombia February 13, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Eduardo Ramirez - See this story on www.reuters.com Colombia's ...

News Venezuela » Bolivar: The Socialist Nightmare of Venezuela Is so Horrible Parents Are Now Abandoning Their Children

News channel or source: https://ijr.com/the-declaration/2018/02/1066579-the-socialist-nightmare-of-venezuela-is-so-horrible-parents-are-now-abandoning-their-children/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Conditions in Venezuela are continuing to crumble. Inflation is so bad in the socialist state that its currency, the bolivar, has lost 99.9 percent of its value, according to The Economist. If you are lucky enough to find a dozen eggs in Venezuela ...

News Venezuela » Bolivar: Opposition Turns Back on Venezuela by Refusing to Talk

News channel or source: http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24507&SEO=opposition-turns-back-on-venezuela-by-refusing-to-talk
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Bolivar and (Hugo) Chavez.' In light of the imminent escalation of actions against Venezuela, which are coordinated from Washington, the Bolivarian government of Nicolas Maduro again favored the democratic way to make progress towards the peaceful solution ...

News Venezuela » Bolivar: Even in crisis, Venezuela still a factory for maestros

News channel or source: http://www.texarkanagazette.com/news/international/story/2018/feb/16/even-crisis-venezuela-still-factory-maestros/713772/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The Simon Bolivar is the showcase ensemble for El Sistema, Venezuela's world-famous network of youth orchestras. The program claims to have connected 900,000 Venezuelan children to music in four decades of existence, many of them from modest upbringings.