News: All https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/all/feed%3C/docs/EconomicIndicatorsSept03/news/node/7249 en Venezuela Communications Agency: Media Must Stamp Out LGBTQ Stereotypes https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12106 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> CONATEL has called on the Venezuelan media to stop using discriminatory representations of the LGBTQ community. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12106" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12106#comments Culture Mass Media Media Law Venezuelan Media Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:50:31 +0000 greg 12106 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Tourism Industry to Charge in Dollars https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12105 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Foreign travellers visiting the South American country will be charged in US dollars for tourism services, including in travel agencies and accommodation in 4 star and state approved hotels. They will also be able to buy national currency directly from tourism providers. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12105" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12105#comments Economy Exchange rate Tourism Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:42:48 +0000 greg 12105 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Supreme Court Orders Search for Former ETA Member in Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12102 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Former ETA militant, Iñaki de Juana Chaos, is one of Spain’s most wanted and was last seen in a Venezuelan coastal town. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12102" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12102#comments Extradition International International cooperation Law and Justice Venezuela-Spain Relations Wed, 27 Jul 2016 01:23:22 +0000 jeanette 12102 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Nephews of Venezuela’s First Lady Confess to Cocaine Smuggling https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12103 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cilia Flores’ nephews were arrested in Haiti last November and face charges of conspiring to smuggle cocaine into the United States. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12103" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12103#comments Cilia Flores Drug trafficking International Law and Justice United States Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:40:20 +0000 jeanette 12103 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Marriage Equality Faces Challenge from Right in Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12099 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A conservative group filed their official opposition to same sex civil marriage and the right to legal identity modifications for transgender individuals last week. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12099" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12099#comments Gender and Sexuality Law and Justice LGBTQ rights sex and gender diversity Supreme Court of Justice Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:22:15 +0000 jeanette 12099 at https://venezuelanalysis.com UNHCR Refutes AFP Venezuela Coverage https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12098 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In an official statement to the Venezuelan Ministry of Foreign Relations, the international human rights refugee commission refuted recent AFP coverage regarding the Venezuelan-Colombian border situation. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12098" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12098#comments AFP Colombian border International UNHCR United Nations Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:04:28 +0000 jeanette 12098 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's Maduro Commits Funds to Seized Factory https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12096 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The factory, now controlled by the workers, can provide 20 percent of the national demand for hard-to-find personal hygiene products. &nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12096" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12096#comments economic crisis 2016 Economy Labor and Workers' Control Nicolás Maduro worker control Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:09:31 +0000 lmkoerner 12096 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's Justice Minister Accuses Detained US Citizen of Paramilitary Ties https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12095 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gustavo González López confirmed that US citizen Joshua Holt was in possession of high calibre weapons and had links to “political organisations” in Venezuela. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12095" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12095#comments Crime Espionage International Law and Justice Opposition paramilitary organisations United States weapons Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:09:18 +0000 Rachael 12095 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Attorney General Voices Concerns over Government Anti-Crime Operation https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12094 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz said that a concerning number of human rights abuses had been reported in connection to the operation and suggested that the&nbsp;&nbsp;government’s new militarized policing model had not succeeded in reducing violent crime. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12094" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12094#comments anti-crime Human Rights Law and Justice OLP Police state repression Thu, 21 Jul 2016 22:09:21 +0000 Rachael 12094 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Indigenous Yukpa Leader Assassinated in Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12092 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cristóbal Romero was shot several times by armed assailants&nbsp;on Saturday night.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12092" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12092#comments Assassinations Indigenous Indigenous and Afro-Venezuelans Law and Justice Yukpa Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:46:48 +0000 lmkoerner 12092 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Supreme Court Blocks Parliamentary Motion to Remove Justices https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12090 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s Supreme Court (TSJ) struck down Tuesday a parliamentary commission seeking to unseat the high court’s 13 justices over alleged constitutional violations. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12090" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12090#comments Law and Justice National Assembly 2016 Supreme Court of Justice TSJ Wed, 20 Jul 2016 19:06:09 +0000 Rachael 12090 at https://venezuelanalysis.com EU Foreign Ministers Back UNASUR-led Dialogue in Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12089 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The European Union’s Council of Foreign Ministers voiced their support Monday for the dialogue efforts between the Venezuelan government.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12089" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12089#comments dialogue European Union International opposition 2016 Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:47:31 +0000 Rachael 12089 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Opens Border Again but Many Return Empty Handed https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12088 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Many Venezuelans found goods in Colombia to be prohibitively expensive as a result of an ongoing transport strike, which has led to a spike in prices.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12088" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12088#comments Colombia border economic crisis 2016 Economy food shortages International Mon, 18 Jul 2016 20:13:14 +0000 lmkoerner 12088 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's National Assembly Declares Supreme Court Unconstitutional https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12087 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela's opposition-led parliament demanded Thursday that three members of the country's Supreme Court step down. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12087" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12087#comments National Assembly 2016 Politics TSJ Fri, 15 Jul 2016 18:04:21 +0000 ryan 12087 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Reports of Attacks Against Food Distribution Trucks Increase in Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12085 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Local community councils and media have reported networks of re-sellers and gangs have orchestrated more than a dozen attacks and robberies in the last 90 days against food distribution trucks. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12085" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12085#comments Economy Food food distribution Food Production International cooperation Thu, 14 Jul 2016 19:06:14 +0000 jeanette 12085 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Parliament Passes New Oil and Mining Laws in First Discussion https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12083 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The proposed amendment would reopen Venezuela’s oil servicing sector to private capital, prohibit further expropriations, and mandate the state pay compensation within 180 days.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12083" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12083#comments Expropriations National Assembly 2016 oil Oil and Gas Orinoco Mining Belt Politics Wed, 13 Jul 2016 18:15:19 +0000 lmkoerner 12083 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Backs Worker Takeover of Kimberley Clark as Citibank Moves to Close BCV Account https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12081 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Maduro green lighted a request by workers to occupy a factory owned by US consumer products giant Kimberly Clark after the latter shut its doors, firing nearly 1000 workers.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12081" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12081#comments economic crisis 2016 economic war Economy Labor and Workers' Control labor law worker control Wed, 13 Jul 2016 13:15:25 +0000 lmkoerner 12081 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Maduro Creates New Supply Mission as Fresh Imports Arrive from Trinidad & Tobago https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12080 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The president has announced a new production and distribution program for food and medicine tasked with addressing the nation’s chronic scarcities. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12080" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12080#comments Economy food distribution International cooperation Trinidad & Tobago Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:02:45 +0000 jeanette 12080 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela’s Maduro Announces Changes to Top Military Command https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12077 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Thursday a shuffle of the nation’s top military commanders in a bid to strengthen the Bolivarian Armed Forces’ organization and preparedness. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12077" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12077#comments anti-imperialism fanb Military Military Sat, 09 Jul 2016 00:21:48 +0000 lmkoerner 12077 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Opposition Sets New Conditions for Dialogue with Government https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12076 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Among the preconditions is a demand for the inclusion of the Vatican and the OAS as mediators as well as a timetable for the recall referendum to be held this year. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12076" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12076#comments Bolivarian government dialogue Opposition Politics Fri, 08 Jul 2016 20:09:37 +0000 jeanette 12076 at https://venezuelanalysis.com US Congress Passes New Sanctions Against Venezuela https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12074 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The US House of Representatives approved Wednesday new sanctions aimed at freezing assets linked to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his top officials. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12074" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12074#comments Foreign intervention International US-Venezuela relations Fri, 08 Jul 2016 14:19:17 +0000 ryan 12074 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Slams Brazil’s “Immoral” Delay Tactics on Mercosur Presidency https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12070 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Delcy Rodriguez blasted her Brazilian counterpart Jose Serra this Tuesday, after he forwarded a motion to postpone Venezuela’s newly appointed pro-tempore presidency of MERCOSUR. &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12070" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12070#comments Brazil Delcy Rodríguez International MERCOSUR Thu, 07 Jul 2016 00:32:15 +0000 lmkoerner 12070 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Suspends Electricity Rationing as Historic Drought Comes to Close https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12068 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Monday his decision to suspend the South American country’s electricity rationing plan amid the arrival of the rainy season.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12068" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12068#comments drought El Niño energy saving measures Environment Tue, 05 Jul 2016 17:14:19 +0000 lmkoerner 12068 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Condemns Attacks in Bangladesh and Iraq https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12066 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry has released the following statement in solidarity with the victims of the attacks in Bangladesh and Iraq.&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12066" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12066#comments International international solidarity Middle-East Terrorism Mon, 04 Jul 2016 16:18:57 +0000 jeanette 12066 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela Takes on Pro Tempore Presidency of Mercosur https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12064 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela assumes the economic trade bloc’s presidency despite several other member states’ objection to the lawful transition. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12064" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12064#comments International International cooperation MERCOSUR Politics Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:15:32 +0000 jeanette 12064 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's PSUV Distances Itself From Calls to Dissolve National Assembly https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12062 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The vice president of Venezuela's ruling socialist party distanced himself Thursday from a campaign led by one of his minor allies for the country's National Assembly (AN) to be dissolved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12062" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12062#comments National Assembly 2016 Politics PSUV Fri, 01 Jul 2016 15:43:57 +0000 ryan 12062 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Obama Urges Dialogue in Deadlocked Venezuela, Sides with Opposition https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12060 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The US president called on the government to “respect” the country’s National Assembly and to release what he described as “political prisoners”. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12060" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12060#comments Barack Obama International US interference Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:47:38 +0000 ryan 12060 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Government Condemns Terrorist Attack in Istanbul https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12058 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry has released the following statement in reaction to the terrorist attacks that rocked the Turkish city of Istanbul on Tuesday.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12058" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12058#comments International international solidarity Terrorism Turkey Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:20:13 +0000 Rachael 12058 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Grassroots Chavista Leader Assassinated in Caracas https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12057 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Local PSUV leader Elizabeth Aguilera, 43, was gunned down in her home in Cota 905 Monday night by an alleged criminal group who later burnt her body.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12057" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12057#comments Assassinations CICPC Law and Justice OLP PSUV Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:40:56 +0000 lmkoerner 12057 at https://venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan Fourth Republic Found Guilty of State Terror https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12054 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Venezuela’s Chief Prosecutor announced that more than 11,000 cases of state terror were found from 1958 to 1998.&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12054" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://venezuelanalysis.com/news/12054#comments Fourth Republic Law and Justice Public Prosecution state repression State terror Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:54:55 +0000 Rachael 12054 at https://venezuelanalysis.com