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News Venezuela » Social: 'I don't have a happy ending': Venezuela's misery is deepening — and spilling over its borders

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/i-dont-have-a-happy-ending-venezuelas-misery-is-deepening-%e2%80%94-and-spilling-over-its-borders/ar-BBJ6fbC
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Venezuela's economic, political, and social turmoil is deepening. Those crises have spurred massive waves of migration, as Venezuelans leave to look for relief. Countries in the region are trying to adjust to the influx — and prepare for what's next in ...

News Venezuela » Social: 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

Regarding Venezuela, Dr. Ryan wrote, “One would think that Canada’s NDP, as a social democratic party, would be supportive of the progressive policies that have been enacted in Venezuela. Surely the bulk of the people who vote NDP would be far more ...

News Venezuela » Social: Billionaire businessman Mendoza rules out Venezuela election run: sources

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/venezuela-businessman-mendoza-rules-election-bid-sources-161437493.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

With the fortune he has, he could easily live abroad, but no, he stays here, fighting for Venezuela and providing food for the people," added Gonzalez, whose lobby group is called the Independent National Movement of Social Alliances. Though polls show ...

News Venezuela » Social: Venezuela's Cryptocurrency Attracts Middle Eastern, US Investors

News channel or source: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Venezuelas-Cryptocurrency-Attracts-Middle-Eastern-US-Investors-20180217-0012.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Venezuela's Superintendence of Cryptocurrencies and Related ... "This is going to allow us to move forward to new ways of international financing for the country's economic and social development," Maduro said. He affirmed that the aim of the new digital ...

News Venezuela » Social: Hyperinflation meets tech: Cash-scarce Venezuela sees boom in payment apps

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-economy-apps/hyperinflation-meets-tech-cash-scarce-venezuela-sees-boom-in-payment-apps-idUSKCN1FZ1E4
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Venezuela’s hyperinflation ... announcing a QR code to be included on the government’s social welfare identification card. Despite some of the world’s lowest internet speeds and a significant fraction of the population without bank accounts and ...

News Venezuela » Social: 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

Margarita Lopez Maya, Central University of Venezuela He used Venezuela's rapidly growing oil wealth to set up social programmes, known as the Misiones, with the aim of eradicating poverty and reducing inequality. It was, many claimed, a much-needed ...

News Venezuela » Social: 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 ... Payare says he hopes to replicate in San Diego El Sistema’s mission of “social action through music,” concentrating on the area’s Latino community ...

News Venezuela » Social: Human rights body warns of deteriorating conditions in Venezuela

News channel or source: http://m.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Human_rights_body_warns_of_deteriorating_conditions_in_Venezuela?profile=1228
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

"The decision to produce this report stems from the marked deterioration in the country with respect to the exercise of human rights, and the grave political, economic, and social crisis in Venezuela over the past two years and, especially, in 2017."

News Venezuela » Social: Iran, Russia, and China's Central Role in the Venezuela Crisis

News channel or source: http://www.meforum.org/7206/iran-russia-and-china-central-role-in
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Chinese energy companies are also gaining an increasing share of Venezuela's most lucrative oil field, the Faja Del Orinoco (FDO). China secured a 25-year land grant to the FDO. In exchange, China has used its checkbook to fund many of the nation's social ...

News Venezuela » Social: 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

amid growing international outcry over the decision to hold snap presidential elections amid a deepening economic and social crisis. Kuczynski cited a rupture in the democratic order in Venezuela late Tuesday evening in his decision to rescind Maduro’s ...