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Rogue ex-policeman, six others die in Venezuela forces raid

Jan 16 2018

CARACAS Rogue Venezuelan helicopter pilot Oscar Perez was killed in a police operation on Monday along with six other anti-government militants, the interior minister said on Tuesday, spurring opposition complaints of human rights violations.

Venezuelans scramble to survive as merchants demand dollars

Dec 26 2017

CARACAS/CIUDAD GUAYANA, Venezuela There was no way Jose Ramon Garcia, a food transporter in Venezuela, could afford new tires for his van at $350 each. | Video

With foes abstaining, Venezuela mayoral contests to boost socialists

Dec 10 2017

CARACAS Venezuelans voted on Sunday in mayoral races that the ruling Socialist Party looked sure to sweep, deepening opposition disarray and strengthening President Nicolas Maduro ahead of a probable 2018 re-election campaign.

Flirting with default, Venezuela vows debt payment

Nov 14 2017

CARACAS Venezuela's cash-strapped government on Tuesday vowed it was making debt payments responsibly, even as two ratings agencies declared partial default on a crippling debt load that has fueled hunger and disease. | Video

Venezuela to restructure foreign debt, default looms as possibility

Nov 03 2017

CARACAS Venezuela on Thursday announced plans to restructure its burgeoning foreign debt, a move that may lead to a default by the cash-strapped OPEC nation whose collapsing socialist economy has left its population struggling to find food and medicine.

Venezuela will Schuldenumbau - Märkte fürchten Staatspleite

Nov 03 2017

Caracas Angesichts der katastrophalen Wirtschaftslage und bedrohlicher Versorgungsengpässe zieht Venezuela die Notbremse: Die klamme sozialistische Regierung will mehr Geld für die notleidende Bevölkerung freimachen und ihre Auslandsschulden nicht so zurückzahlen wie vereinbart.

Venezuelan anti-Maduro governor sacked, opposition in chaos

Oct 26 2017

MARACAIBO/CARACAS, Venezuela The newly elected opposition governor of Venezuela's western Zulia state was dismissed on Thursday by the pro-government local state legislature, adding to disarray among foes of the ruling socialists.

Awaiting better days, multinationals keep Venezuela units alive - barely

Oct 06 2017

VALENCIA, Venezuela Venezuelan auto worker Celso Nunez spends his days moonlighting as a mover and trading salvaged building materials in his worn-out red pick-up.

RPT-INSIGHT-Awaiting better days, multinationals keep Venezuela units alive - barely

Oct 06 2017

VALENCIA, Venezuela, Oct 6 Venezuelan auto worker Celso Nunez spends his days moonlighting as a mover and trading salvaged building materials in his worn-out red pick-up.

Venezuela exchange rate fluctuation sparks price surge

Aug 09 2017

PUNTO FIJO/CARACAS The extreme volatility of Venezuela's exchange rate has the crisis-hit country's shop owners hurriedly marking up their merchandise and consumers balking at the higher price tags.

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