Keren Torres

In Venezuelan rural heartland, angry Maduro supporters fuel protest wave

Oct 12 2020

URACHICHE, Venezuela In the Venezuelan town of Urachiche, long a bastion of support for President Nicolas Maduro's ruling Socialist Party, a radio station broadcast messages in September calling for a protest over decaying public services and chronic fuel shortages.

Venezuela says PDVSA managers collaborated with U.S.; relatives demand release

Mar 02 2020

BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela/CARACAS Venezuela on Monday said it had arrested two managers at state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela, alleging that they sent confidential information to the U.S. government, while their relatives marched to demand their release.

Malnutrition curses the children of Venezuela

Dec 18 2019

BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela Last August, Francys Rivero, an unemployed single mother of four, feared for her baby's life. Two months after his birth, even though she was breastfeeding him regularly, Kenai de Jesus wasn't gaining weight.

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