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Website “Dolar Today” Causing “Irreparable Damage” to Venezuela, says Owner of Forex Centre

Carlos Dorado, Venezuelan entrepreneur and owner of one of the country’s longest standing currency exchange centres, ItalCambio, has launched a public plea to remove the website “Dolar Today” due to the “irreparable damage” which the website is causing to the national economy.

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Opinion & Analysis

Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias (right) and Bolivian Vice President Álvaro García Linera last fall. (Jacobin/ courtesy)

Podemos’s Latin American Roots

Podemos has gained traction by drawing on lessons from the Latin American left.

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Venezuela in images

FILVEN 2015 Comes to a Close in Caracas - Venezuela´s annual International Book Festival (FILVEN) came to an end in Caracas over the weekend. Here, Venezuelanalysis brings readers a selection of photos from the ten day long festival.

US Senator Marco Rubio (redstate.com)

But What About the Oil? US Senators Get to the Heart of the Matter in Wake of Venezuela Sanctions

Last week, lawyer and journalist Glen Greenwald acerbically asked if there was “anyone, anywhere, that wants to defend the reasonability” of Obama’s claim that Venezuela is an “extraordinary threat” to U.S. security. On Tuesday at a Senate Foreign Relations Hearing on Venezuela, a band of rightwing “human rights” specialists including US senator Marco Rubio decided to make a Herculean attempt.

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Economic Indicators

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This CEPR has written various reports on the situation of the venezuelan economy. Read them here