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News Venezuela » Government: 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 » Government: 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

There is a tent city there that costs about $4 a week or so, a lot of money for a Venezuelan. Some have walked for miles. Others paid for group transport from professional people smugglers. The Colombians are at wit’s end. The government of Juan Manuel ...

News Venezuela » Government: 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

(More effective are U.S. sanctions on Venezuelan government officials, which target the guilty and spare the innocent.) Still, it says something about the moral dereliction of too many liberals that Pence has been a clarion voice of attention and outrage ...

News Venezuela » Government: 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

While El Sistema’s education model has been exported to 60 countries, its once-sterling reputation has taken a hit of late over its cozy ties to Venezuela’s increasingly authoritarian government and questions about its teaching methods that were raised ...

News Venezuela » Government: IACHR urges the Venezuelan government to guarantee free exercise of journalism and publicly condemn violence against the press

News channel or source: https://knightcenter.utexas.edu/blog/00-19292-iachr-urges-venezuelan-government-guarantee-free-exercise-journalism-and-publicly-cond
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Severe restrictions on freedom of expression that include censorship and closure of media outlets, assaults and attacks against journalists and criminalization of opinion contrary to the government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, were documented ...

News Venezuela » Government: Summit host yanks Venezuela's invitation over early election

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/13/summit-host-yanks-venezuelas-invitation-over-early-election.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The move follows a recent announcement by Venezuela's pro-government election officials to hold a presidential election April 22 without reaching an accord with opposition leaders over how to conduct a free and fair vote. Aljovin was backed by foreign ...

News Venezuela » Government: Venezuelan Government Blames Blackout on Sabotage

News channel or source: http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2450924&CategoryId=10717
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

CARACAS – Venezuela’s minister of electric energy said that the blackout affecting this capital and other areas early Wednesday was due to sabotage at a substation in the central state of Miranda. “Santa Teresa substation, which today suffered an act ...

News Venezuela » Government: VENEZUELA: Government To Request Colombian Reinforcement Of Border Security

News channel or source: https://forextv.com/forex-analysis/venezuela-government-to-request-colombian-reinforcement-of-border-security/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Venezuelan President Nicol?s Maduro demanded on Wednesday a meeting between the governments of Venezuela and Colombia to install a peace coordination plan on the border between both nations. Maduro entrusted this task to the Minister of Defense, General ...

News Venezuela » Government: Peru Retracts Maduro Invitation as Venezuela’s Crisis Deepens

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-02-14/maduro-invite-retracted-by-peru-as-venezuela-s-crisis-deepens
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Last week, Maduro confirmed his attendance at the Summit of the Americas slated for April 13 and 14 last week after receiving the official invite from the Peruvian government. The Venezuelan government has faced growing international condemnation in recent ...