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U.S. sanctions Venezuela officials, Trump slams Maduro

Sep 25 2018

NEW YORK/CARACAS The United States imposed new sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's wife and several of his top allies on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump urged members of the United Nations to support a "restoration of democracy" in the once-booming OPEC nation.

Classrooms near empty as school starts in crisis-stricken Venezuela

Sep 17 2018

CAUCAGUA, Venezuela Venezuela's school year began on Monday with few students arriving in classrooms amid a crippling economic crisis that has left many families unable to afford supplies or provide their children with enough food to focus on schoolwork.

Classrooms near empty as school starts in crisis-stricken Venezuela

Sep 17 2018

CAUCAGUA, Venezuela Venezuela's school year began on Monday with few students arriving in classrooms amid a crippling economic crisis that has left many families unable to afford supplies or provide their children with enough food to focus on schoolwork.

"Superman"-Kryptowährung Petro wird zum Superflop

Sep 10 2018

Atapirire, Venezuela Er soll nicht nur die darniederliegende Wirtschaft Venezuelas retten.

Special Report: In Venezuela, new cryptocurrency is nowhere to be found

Aug 30 2018

ATAPIRIRE, Venezuela To hear Venezuela's leftist President Nicolas Maduro tell it, this remote hamlet of 1,300 souls is perched on the cutting edge of an innovation in cryptocurrency. | Video

Payment seen unlikely on $1.1 billion in maturing Venezuela bonds

Aug 15 2018

NEW YORK/CARACAS Venezuela faces payments of $1.1 billion in interest and principal on two bonds maturing on Wednesday, but investors expect the cash-strapped nation to continue its pattern of no payments.

Crystallex court win against Venezuela aided by finding on PDVSA: U.S. court

Aug 10 2018

CARACAS Crystallex's victory in a legal battle with Venezuela that paves the way for it to collect a $1.4 billion award hinged on a finding that state oil company PDVSA is not separate from the Venezuelan government, court documents showed on Friday.

U.S. court allows Crystallex to attach shares of Venezuela Citgo owner

Aug 09 2018

CARACAS A United States court has approved a request by Canadian gold miner Crystallex to attach shares in a U.S. subsidiary of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA that indirectly controls refiner Citgo, according to a filing on Thursday.

Ex-city police chief claims role in Venezuela drone attack

Aug 08 2018

BOGOTA/CARACAS A former Venezuelan municipal police chief and anti-government activist says he helped organize an operation to launch armed drones over a military rally on Saturday that President Nicolas Maduro has called an assassination attempt. | Video

Former city police chief claims role in Venezuela drone attack

Aug 07 2018

BOGOTA/CARACAS, Aug 7 A former Venezuelan municipal police chief and anti-government activist says he helped organize an operation to launch armed drones over a military rally on Saturday that President Nicolas Maduro has called an assassination attempt.

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