News: All https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/all/feed%3C/a%3E%3C/node/docs/economicindicatorssept03/node/0.8 en OAS Fails to Reach Consensus on Venezuela Suspension in Latest Extraordinary Session https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13009 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> OAS chief Luis Almagro's attempt to suspend Venezuela from the regional body ended in stalemate Tuesday as member-states failed to reach a decision on the matter.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13009" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13009#comments democratic charter International Luis Almagro OAS Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:42:49 +0000 lmkoerner 13009 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Marco Rubio Threatens El Salvador, Haiti, and DR to Vote for Venezuela OAS Suspension https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13008 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The far-right Florida Republican threatened to cut off US aid to the three countries if they failed to vote in favor of suspending Venezuela under the OAS Democratic Charter. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13008" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13008#comments International Luis Almagro marco rubio OAS Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:34:37 +0000 jeanette 13008 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Defends Sovereignty Against Possible OAS Suspension https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13007 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela protested this Tuesday's OAS extraordinary session set to debate the South American nation's expulsion from the body.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13007" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13007#comments Delcy Rodríguez International Luis Almagro OAS Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:00:07 +0000 lmkoerner 13007 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Maduro Unveils Economic Reforms, Signs 48 Deals with Private Firms to Boost Production https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13006 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Among the measures is a revamped currency exchange mechanism as well as new executive orders to expand agriculture and mining. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13006" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13006#comments Economy Economy exchange controls Private sector Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:20:21 +0000 Rachael 13006 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Maduro Appeals to UN over Medicine Shortages https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13005 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Venezuelan president announced&nbsp;Friday&nbsp;that he had requested assistance from the United Nations to help the country respond to critical issues in its health sector.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13005" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13005#comments economic crisis 2017 International medicine shortages United Nations Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:19:13 +0000 lmkoerner 13005 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Poll: 66% of Venezuelans Reject US Drug Trafficking Accusations Against VP https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13004 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nearly two-thirds of Venezuelans dismiss as false recent drug trafficking accusations against Vice-President Tareck El Aissami, reports a new study by the independent polling firm Hinterlaces. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13004" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13004#comments Drug trafficking International Tareck El Aissami United States-Venezuela relations Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:56:21 +0000 Rachael 13004 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Maintains High Human Development: UN https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13003 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Despite the ongoing economic crisis, Venezuela has maintained a higher human development ranking than Brazil, Peru, and Colombia </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13003" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13003#comments Bolivarian Project economic crisis 2017 United Nations Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:51:11 +0000 lmkoerner 13003 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Slams US-led Calls for Elections as ‘Interventionist’ https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13001 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela has accused the US of “aggression”, after a group of 14 nations issued a joint statement Thursday demanding new elections in the South American country. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13001" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/13001#comments 2018 elections International Mexico-Venezuela relations United States Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:26:37 +0000 ryan 13001 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Troops Retreat from Colombian Border, Clash with Paramilitaries https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12999 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela said Thursday a group of its soldiers had retreated from a border camp, after officials in Bogota accused the troops of straying into Colombian territory. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12999" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12999#comments Colombia border Colombia-Venezuela Relations International Paramilitaries Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:23:31 +0000 ryan 12999 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Grassroots-Run Bakery Faces Opposition Guarimba Attacks https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12998 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Just days after the grassroots organisation La Minka occupied a Caracas bakery, opposition supporters launched violent attacks against the store.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12998" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12998#comments occupation Opposition Social movements Social Movements Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:42:42 +0000 Rachael 12998 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Legislative Opposition Back Application of OAS Democratic Charter https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12997 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Opposition legislators backed an agreement this Tuesday in support of invoking the OAS Democratic Charter against Venezuela.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12997" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12997#comments International Luis Almagro MUD OAS opposition 2017 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:12:07 +0000 jeanette 12997 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Opposition Announces Preliminary Candidates for 2018 Presidential Elections https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12996 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The three candidates named so far will face-off in opposition primaries later this year.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12996" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12996#comments 2018 elections opposition 2017 Politics presidential candidates Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:46:12 +0000 jeanette 12996 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Feminists Protest Outside Guatemalan Embassy in Solidarity with 43 Girls Burned to Death https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12995 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan feminists protested outside the Guatemalan Embassy last Friday in solidarity with the 43 young girls that burned to death March 7th at a shelter near Guatemala City. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12995" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12995#comments femicide Feminism Gender and Sexuality Guatemala international solidarity Social Movements Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:35:40 +0000 Rachael 12995 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Finance Minister Assures PDVSA Will Pay Out 2017 Bonds https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12994 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Minister of Finance, Industry and Commerce Ramón Lobo confirmed in an interview this week that Venezuela will meet its debt payments for 2017 in light of this year’s rise in global oil prices. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12994" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12994#comments economic crisis 2017 Economy foreign debt oil PDVSA Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:05:41 +0000 Rachael 12994 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan LGBTQ Activists Denounce Homophobic Aggression by Government Official https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12990 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s LGBTQ movement denounced the closure of a Caracas office tasked with safeguarding the human rights of the sex and gender diverse community last week. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12990" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12990#comments Gender and Sexuality Hugo Chavez legacy LGBTQ LGBTQ rights Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:59:19 +0000 lmkoerner 12990 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Interrupts Almagro Press Conference with Opposition Leaders at OAS https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12988 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s OAS ambassador accused the secretary general of violating the body’s own norms prohibiting the political use of the OAS’s facilities. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12988" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12988#comments International Luis Almagro OAS opposition 2017 Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:31:34 +0000 jeanette 12988 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Maduro Denounces “Traitors” in Ranks of Revolution https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12987 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro warned&nbsp;Saturday&nbsp;of the rise of “right-wing reformist tendencies” whom he accused of attempting to sabotage the country’s revolutionary process. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12987" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12987#comments Bolivarian government Bolivarian Project Maduro administration Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:15:42 +0000 jeanette 12987 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Expropriates Bakeries Accused of Price Gouging https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12986 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan authorities expropriated two bakeries Wednesday, after inspectors said the businesses were found gouging consumers. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12986" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12986#comments Economy Food Crisis food distribution Fri, 17 Mar 2017 20:09:12 +0000 ryan 12986 at https://venezuelanalysis.com OAS’ Almagro Faces Renewed Calls for Resignation over Campaign Against Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12985 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Organisation of American States head Luis Almagro faced a wave of demands for his resignation&nbsp;Thursday, after he called for fresh elections in Venezuela. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12985" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12985#comments Bolivia Chile democratic charter El Salvador International OAS Fri, 17 Mar 2017 19:25:03 +0000 ryan 12985 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Prosecutor Vows ‘No Impunity’ in Union Leader Killing https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12984 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan authorities launched Thursday an investigation into the suspected assassination of a prominent union organiser. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12984" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12984#comments labor Labor and Workers' Control Workers Workers' Assassinations Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:45:15 +0000 ryan 12984 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Seals Gas Pipeline Deal with Trinidad & Tobago https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12981 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The multimillion dollar pipeline will reportedly link Venezuela’s Dragon and Mariscal de Sucre fields, located on the northern coast of eastern Sucre state, with the Hibiscus gas field in Trinidad. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12981" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12981#comments International International cooperation oil Oil and Gas Trinidad & Tobago Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:56:42 +0000 ryan 12981 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Ecuador Denies Entry to Venezuela Opposition Figure Visiting to Campaign for Right Wing https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12980 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> "Change is coming to Ecuador," Tintori wrote on social media prior to her visit, referencing the campaign slogan of right-wing presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso. &nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12980" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12980#comments Ecuador International leopoldo lopez lilian tintori Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:23:07 +0000 lmkoerner 12980 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Brazilian Authorities Seize 40M Venezuelan Bolivars in Rio https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12979 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Brazilian authorities discovered the equivalent of $USD $14,400&nbsp;in Venezuelan currency in a Rio de Janeiro favela this week. &nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12979" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12979#comments Bolivar Brazil Currency International Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:39:59 +0000 lmkoerner 12979 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Opposes OAS Secretary General Ultimatum: Elections or Suspension https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12978 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Bolivarian government released a statement Tuesday denouncing OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro’s call to suspend the country if general elections do not occur “as quickly as possible”. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12978" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12978#comments International Luis Almagro OAS Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:51:34 +0000 Rachael 12978 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Residents in Caracas Report Human Rights Abuses During OLP Operation https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12977 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Residents from la Cota 905 and El Valle in Caracas said state security forces killed innocent people during raids last Thursday and&nbsp;Friday.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12977" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12977#comments El Valle Law and Justice OLP Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:32:43 +0000 jeanette 12977 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Investigation Launched into Violent Eviction of Rural Families in Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12975 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The National Land Institute (INTI) has launched an investigation into the violent eviction of hundreds of campesino families from occupied land by its chief representative in rural Barinas state.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12975" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12975#comments Barinas Law and Justice National Land Institute rural social movement Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:48:06 +0000 jeanette 12975 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Rejects UN Call for Release of “Political Prisoners” https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12972 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The international human rights body called for the release of “political prisoners” in Venezuela last week. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12972" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12972#comments Human Rights International leopoldo lopez Political Prisoners United Nations Tue, 14 Mar 2017 22:20:56 +0000 Rachael 12972 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Authorities Uncover 14 Bodies in Penitentiary Mass Grave https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12970 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan authorities excavated at least fourteen cadavers over the weekend from a mass grave in the General Penitentiary of Venezuela in Guarico state. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12970" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12970#comments criminal gangs human rights violations Law and Justice Prisons Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:41:40 +0000 Rachael 12970 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Voices from Venezuela’s International Women’s Day March https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12969 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Three women indigenous and Afro-Venezuelan historical figures were ascended to the National Pantheon, while elsewhere feminists rallied to calls for an international women’s strike. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12969" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12969#comments Gender and Sexuality Gender equality sex and gender diversity transgender Fri, 10 Mar 2017 23:14:42 +0000 ryan 12969 at https://venezuelanalysis.com World Bank to Reduce Venezuela Payout in Exxon Case https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12967 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A World Bank tribunal partially overturned a US$1.6 billion ruling against Venezuela over the nationalisation of Exxon Mobil assets. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12967" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12967#comments economic crisis 2017 Exxon international International oil Fri, 10 Mar 2017 15:42:32 +0000 ryan 12967 at https://venezuelanalysis.com