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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Venezuela govt seeks to ban opposition over recall 'fraud'economic tailspin is threatening Maduro and the leftist "revolution" launched i
Venezuela govt seeks to ban opposition over recall 'fraud'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 13 hours ago
economic tailspin is threatening Maduro and the leftist "revolution" launched in 1999 by his late predecessor and mentor, Hugo Chavez. The opposition's referendum push comes after it won legislative elections in December, only to find its power... Read more
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WA Today
Venezuelan schoolchildren express hunger in drawingssay Venezuela's crisis is the fault of economic policies under President Nicola
Venezuelan schoolchildren express hunger in drawings
WA Today / Posted 14 hours ago
say Venezuela's crisis is the fault of economic policies under President Nicolas Maduro and his predecessor, Hugo Chavez. But the government says it is the victim of an "economic war" led by opposition politicians, businessmen and the... Read more
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14h
Canberra Times
Venezuelan schoolchildren express hunger in drawingssay Venezuela's crisis is the fault of economic policies under President Nicola
Venezuelan schoolchildren express hunger in drawings
Canberra Times / Posted 14 hours ago
say Venezuela's crisis is the fault of economic policies under President Nicolas Maduro and his predecessor, Hugo Chavez. But the government says it is the victim of an "economic war" led by opposition politicians, businessmen and the... Read more
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14h
Rappler
Venezuela gov't seeks to ban opposition over recall 'fraud'economic tailspin is threatening Maduro and the leftist "revolution" launched i
Venezuela gov't seeks to ban opposition over recall 'fraud'
Rappler / Posted 14 hours ago
economic tailspin is threatening Maduro and the leftist "revolution" launched in 1999 by his late predecessor and mentor, Hugo Chavez. The opposition's referendum push comes after it won legislative elections in December, only to find its power... Read more
7 related stories
15h
Brisbane Times
Venezuelan schoolchildren express hunger in drawingssay Venezuela's crisis is the fault of economic policies under President Nicola
Venezuelan schoolchildren express hunger in drawings
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 hours ago
say Venezuela's crisis is the fault of economic policies under President Nicolas Maduro and his predecessor, Hugo Chavez. But the government says it is the victim of an "economic war" led by opposition politicians, businessmen and the... Read more
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15h
The Age
Venezuelan schoolchildren express hunger in drawingssay Venezuela's crisis is the fault of economic policies under President Nicola
Venezuelan schoolchildren express hunger in drawings
The Age / Posted 15 hours ago
say Venezuela's crisis is the fault of economic policies under President Nicolas Maduro and his predecessor, Hugo Chavez. But the government says it is the victim of an "economic war" led by opposition politicians, businessmen and the... Read more
6 related stories
15h
Sydney Morning Herald
Venezuelan schoolchildren express hunger in drawingssay Venezuela's crisis is the fault of economic policies under President Nicola
Venezuelan schoolchildren express hunger in drawings
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
say Venezuela's crisis is the fault of economic policies under President Nicolas Maduro and his predecessor, Hugo Chavez. But the government says it is the victim of an "economic war" led by opposition politicians, businessmen and the... Read more
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15h
Reuters
Venezuela government aims to sink Maduro recall, opposition protestssaying signatures of nearly 11,000 dead people and 3,000 minors were included.
Venezuela government aims to sink Maduro recall, opposition protests
Reuters / Posted 15 hours ago
saying signatures of nearly 11,000 dead people and 3,000 minors were included. Maduro, 53, who won election to replace Hugo Chavez in 2013, has vowed there will be no referendum, and the election council has been dragging its feet over the... Read more
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16h
Channel NewsAsia
Venezuela government aims to sink Maduro recall, opposition protestssaying signatures of nearly 11,000 dead people and 3,000 minors were included.
Venezuela government aims to sink Maduro recall, opposition protests
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 hours ago
saying signatures of nearly 11,000 dead people and 3,000 minors were included. Maduro, 53, who won election to replace Hugo Chavez in 2013, has vowed there will be no referendum, and the election council has been dragging its feet over the... Read more
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16h
Reuters
Venezuela government aims to sink Maduro recall, opposition protestssaying signatures of nearly 11,000 dead people and 3,000 minors were included.
Venezuela government aims to sink Maduro recall, opposition protests
Reuters / Posted 16 hours ago
saying signatures of nearly 11,000 dead people and 3,000 minors were included. Maduro, 53, who won election to replace Hugo Chavez in 2013, has vowed there will be no referendum, and the election council has been dragging its feet over the... Read more
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16h
Swissinfo
Venezuela government aims to sink Maduro recall, opposition protestssaying signatures of nearly 11,000 dead people and 3,000 minors were included.
Venezuela government aims to sink Maduro recall, opposition protests
Swissinfo / Posted 16 hours ago
saying signatures of nearly 11,000 dead people and 3,000 minors were included. Maduro, 53, who won election to replace Hugo Chavez in 2013, has vowed there will be no referendum, and the election council has been dragging its feet over the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Special Report: In Venezuela's murky oil industry, the deal that went too farsays the problem has worsened under the populist socialist administrations of M
Special Report: In Venezuela's murky oil industry, the deal that went too far
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
says the problem has worsened under the populist socialist administrations of Maduro and his predecessor, the late Hugo Chavez. The opposition, now in control of the National Assembly, accuses authorities of stymieing probes into the... Read more
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Reuters
In Venezuela's murky oil industry, the deal that went too farsays the problem has worsened under the populist socialist administrations of M
In Venezuela's murky oil industry, the deal that went too far
Reuters / Posted yesterday
says the problem has worsened under the populist socialist administrations of Maduro and his predecessor, the late Hugo Chavez. The opposition, now in control of the National Assembly, accuses authorities of stymieing probes into the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Plays the Blame Game Amid Protestsrulers like Russia's Vladimir Putin labelled protesters as Western agents, whil
Govt Plays the Blame Game Amid Protests
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
rulers like Russia's Vladimir Putin labelled protesters as Western agents, while the late Venezuelan communist tyrant Hugo Chavez blamed foreign capitalist conspiracies for every problem caused by his populist policies. And as noted by Ghitis,... Read more
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Rappler
Venezuela awaits key ruling on Maduro recallhas gone into an economic tailspin, threatening Maduro and the socialist model
Venezuela awaits key ruling on Maduro recall
Rappler / Posted yesterday
has gone into an economic tailspin, threatening Maduro and the socialist model launched by his late predecessor and mentor Hugo Chavez, who was in office from 1999 to 2013. The opposition coalition, the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD), launched... Read more
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Reuters
Venezuelan schoolchildren express hunger in drawingssay Venezuela's crisis is the fault of economic policies under President Nicola
Venezuelan schoolchildren express hunger in drawings
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
say Venezuela's crisis is the fault of economic policies under President Nicolas Maduro and his predecessor, Hugo Chavez. But the government says it is the victim of an "economic war" led by opposition politicians, businessmen and the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Venezuelan schoolchildren express hunger in drawingssay Venezuela's crisis is the fault of economic policies under President Nicola
Venezuelan schoolchildren express hunger in drawings
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
say Venezuela's crisis is the fault of economic policies under President Nicolas Maduro and his predecessor, Hugo Chavez. But the government says it is the victim of an "economic war" led by opposition politicians, businessmen and the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Argentina's former leader Kirchner 'not afraid of jail'that she says threaten the progress made by the once-powerful alliance of lefti
Argentina's former leader Kirchner 'not afraid of jail'
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
that she says threaten the progress made by the once-powerful alliance of leftist leaders led by late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. "There's been a regression of what were once national and popular governments in the region," said Kirchner,... Read more
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Reuters
Venezuela opposition leader Lopez awaits appeal verdictthe appeal. Officials and many grassroots "Chavistas", as supporters of the ru
Venezuela opposition leader Lopez awaits appeal verdict
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
the appeal. Officials and many grassroots "Chavistas", as supporters of the ruling movement are known after former leader Hugo Chavez, view Lopez as a dangerous radical in the pocket of Venezuela's wealthy elite and the U.S. government. During a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Venezuela opposition leader Lopez awaits appeal verdictthe appeal. Officials and many grassroots "Chavistas", as supporters of the ru
Venezuela opposition leader Lopez awaits appeal verdict
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
the appeal. Officials and many grassroots "Chavistas", as supporters of the ruling movement are known after former leader Hugo Chavez, view Lopez as a dangerous radical in the pocket of Venezuela's wealthy elite and the U.S. government. During a... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Former Argentina leader slams corruption probes as political plotthat she says threaten the progress made by the once-powerful alliance of lefti
Former Argentina leader slams corruption probes as political plot
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
that she says threaten the progress made by the once-powerful alliance of leftist leaders led by late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. "There's been a regression of what were once national and popular governments in the region," said Fernandez,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Former Argentina leader slams corruption probes as political plotthat she says threaten the progress made by the once-powerful alliance of lefti
Former Argentina leader slams corruption probes as political plot
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
that she says threaten the progress made by the once-powerful alliance of leftist leaders led by late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. "There's been a regression of what were once national and popular governments in the region," said Fernandez,... Read more
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Reuters
Former Argentina leader slams corruption probes as political plotthat she says threaten the progress made by the once-powerful alliance of lefti
Former Argentina leader slams corruption probes as political plot
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
that she says threaten the progress made by the once-powerful alliance of leftist leaders led by late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. "There's been a regression of what were once national and popular governments in the region," said Fernandez,... Read more
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dna
Former Argentina leader slams corruption probes as political plotthat she says threaten the progress made by the once-powerful alliance of lefti
Former Argentina leader slams corruption probes as political plot
dna / Posted 4 days ago
that she says threaten the progress made by the once-powerful alliance of leftist leaders led by late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. "There's been a regression of what were once national and popular governments in the region," said Fernandez,... Read more
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CNET
Pokemon Go lures us toward 'totalitarianism,' says Oliver Stonewith totalitarianism. After all, he made a 2014 documentary honoring his frien
Pokemon Go lures us toward 'totalitarianism,' says Oliver Stone
CNET / Posted 5 days ago
with totalitarianism. After all, he made a 2014 documentary honoring his friend and longtime Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez, whom many would say enjoyed quite some totalitarian tendencies before his death in 2013. Niantic Labs, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Foiling a Revolt - Tale of Two Approachesof trade unions to protest against some appointments made by the then country's
Foiling a Revolt - Tale of Two Approaches
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
of trade unions to protest against some appointments made by the then country's otherwise extraordinarily popular President Hugo Chavez, and staged a military coup against him, and, in fact, captured him. However, as soon as the masses and the... Read more
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Daily Mail
McDonald's stop serving Big Mac in Venezuela amid food shortagesthe crisis on the failure of the socialist economic model of the past 17 years
McDonald's stop serving Big Mac in Venezuela amid food shortages
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
the crisis on the failure of the socialist economic model of the past 17 years under Maduro and his late predecessor, Hugo Chavez. RELATED ARTICLES Venezuela's economic collapse continues as its army seizes...Burger King is calling for... Read more
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Christian Today
Pope Francis may help mediate in Venezuela crisisinflation, product shortages and a third year of recession. Maduro, 53, the fo
Pope Francis may help mediate in Venezuela crisis
Christian Today / Posted 5 days ago
inflation, product shortages and a third year of recession. Maduro, 53, the former bus driver who won election to succeed Hugo Chavez in 2013, accuses them of planning a coup and says the referendum will not happen. Local church leaders have been... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Vatican invited to mediate in Venezuela crisisproduct shortages and third year of recession. But Maduro, 53, the former bus
Vatican invited to mediate in Venezuela crisis
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
product shortages and third year of recession. But Maduro, 53, the former bus driver who won election to succeed Hugo Chavez in 2013, accuses them of planning a coup and says the referendum will not happen. The government-leaning Supreme... Read more
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Reuters
Vatican invited to mediate in Venezuela crisisproduct shortages and third year of recession. But Maduro, 53, the former bus
Vatican invited to mediate in Venezuela crisis
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
product shortages and third year of recession. But Maduro, 53, the former bus driver who won election to succeed Hugo Chavez in 2013, accuses them of planning a coup and says the referendum will not happen. The government-leaning Supreme... Read more
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dna
Venezuela opposition says hurdle cleared in push for Nicolas Maduro recallpresident. There was, however, no confirmation from the election board. Maduro
Venezuela opposition says hurdle cleared in push for Nicolas Maduro recall
dna / Posted 7 days ago
president. There was, however, no confirmation from the election board. Maduro, who won election in 2013 to replace Hugo Chavez but has seen his ratings plummet amid an economic crisis, has vowed there will be no referendum this year and... Read more
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Reuters
Venezuela opposition says hurdle cleared in push for Maduro recallpresident. There was, however, no confirmation from the election board. Madur
Venezuela opposition says hurdle cleared in push for Maduro recall
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
president. There was, however, no confirmation from the election board. Maduro, who won election in 2013 to replace Hugo Chavez but has seen his ratings plummet amid an economic crisis, has vowed there will be no referendum this year and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Venezuela opposition says hurdle cleared in push for Maduro recallpresident. There was, however, no confirmation from the election board. Madur
Venezuela opposition says hurdle cleared in push for Maduro recall
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
president. There was, however, no confirmation from the election board. Maduro, who won election in 2013 to replace Hugo Chavez but has seen his ratings plummet amid an economic crisis, has vowed there will be no referendum this year and... Read more
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Reuters
Colombia to halt temporary border openings for Venezuela shopperschanted anti-Maduro slogans including: "It will fall, this government will fall
Colombia to halt temporary border openings for Venezuela shoppers
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
chanted anti-Maduro slogans including: "It will fall, this government will fall!" Opponents blame Maduro and predecessor Hugo Chavez for Venezuela's economic mess, saying failed socialist policies have resulted in the recession, runaway... Read more
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Reuters
Venezuelan retirees abroad left high and dry as payments peter outin the country. Government supporters say Venezuela improved pension benefits
Venezuelan retirees abroad left high and dry as payments peter out
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
in the country. Government supporters say Venezuela improved pension benefits during the rule of late socialist leader Hugo Chavez, who channeled oil revenue into social programs. Many emigrants received their pensions at a favorable exchange... Read more
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WA Today
Hungry Venezuelans flock across border to Colombia for suppliesprices have left the OPEC nation's government unable to maintain lavish subsidi
Hungry Venezuelans flock across border to Colombia for supplies
WA Today / Posted 9 days ago
prices have left the OPEC nation's government unable to maintain lavish subsidies created during the rule of late President Hugo Chavez, while currency controls have left businesses struggling to obtain raw materials and machine parts. Venezuelans... Read more
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Canberra Times
Hungry Venezuelans flock across border to Colombia for suppliesprices have left the OPEC nation's government unable to maintain lavish subsidi
Hungry Venezuelans flock across border to Colombia for supplies
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
prices have left the OPEC nation's government unable to maintain lavish subsidies created during the rule of late President Hugo Chavez, while currency controls have left businesses struggling to obtain raw materials and machine parts. Venezuelans... Read more
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Canberra Times
Venezuela crisis: Hunger makes people turn to rubbish for scrapsmarket in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo: AP Venezuela's poverty had eased during t
Venezuela crisis: Hunger makes people turn to rubbish for scraps
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
market in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo: AP Venezuela's poverty had eased during the administration of the late president Hugo Chavez. But a study by three leading Caracas universities found that 76 per cent of Venezuelans are now below the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Venezuela lootings, food protests leave three dead in past weekpolitical opposition is pursuing a recall referendum in an effort to remove Mad
Venezuela lootings, food protests leave three dead in past week
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
political opposition is pursuing a recall referendum in an effort to remove Maduro, a socialist, from office. Maduro, 53, who won election to succeed Hugo Chavez in 2013, accuses foes of deliberately stirring up trouble and s... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Hungry Venezuelans flock across border to Colombia for suppliesprices have left the OPEC nation's government unable to maintain lavish subsidi
Hungry Venezuelans flock across border to Colombia for supplies
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 days ago
prices have left the OPEC nation's government unable to maintain lavish subsidies created during the rule of late President Hugo Chavez, while currency controls have left businesses struggling to obtain raw materials and machine parts. Venezuelans... Read more
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The Age
Venezuela crisis: Hunger makes people turn to rubbish for scrapsmarket in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo: AP Venezuela's poverty had eased during t
Venezuela crisis: Hunger makes people turn to rubbish for scraps
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
market in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo: AP Venezuela's poverty had eased during the administration of the late president Hugo Chavez. But a study by three leading Caracas universities found that 76 per cent of Venezuelans are now below the... Read more
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The Age
Venezuela lootings, food protests leave three dead in past weekpolitical opposition is pursuing a recall referendum in an effort to remove Mad
Venezuela lootings, food protests leave three dead in past week
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
political opposition is pursuing a recall referendum in an effort to remove Maduro, a socialist, from office. Maduro, 53, who won election to succeed Hugo Chavez in 2013, accuses foes of deliberately stirring up trouble and s... Read more
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The Age
Hungry Venezuelans flock across border to Colombia for suppliesprices have left the OPEC nation's government unable to maintain lavish subsidi
Hungry Venezuelans flock across border to Colombia for supplies
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
prices have left the OPEC nation's government unable to maintain lavish subsidies created during the rule of late President Hugo Chavez, while currency controls have left businesses struggling to obtain raw materials and machine parts. Venezuelans... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Venezuela lootings, food protests leave three dead in past weekpolitical opposition is pursuing a recall referendum in an effort to remove Mad
Venezuela lootings, food protests leave three dead in past week
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
political opposition is pursuing a recall referendum in an effort to remove Maduro, a socialist, from office. Maduro, 53, who won election to succeed Hugo Chavez in 2013, accuses foes of deliberately stirring up trouble and s... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Venezuela crisis: Hunger makes people turn to rubbish for scrapsmarket in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo: AP Venezuela's poverty had eased during t
Venezuela crisis: Hunger makes people turn to rubbish for scraps
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
market in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo: AP Venezuela's poverty had eased during the administration of the late president Hugo Chavez. But a study by three leading Caracas universities found that 76 per cent of Venezuelans are now below the... Read more
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9d
Sydney Morning Herald
Hungry Venezuelans flock across border to Colombia for suppliesprices have left the OPEC nation's government unable to maintain lavish subsidi
Hungry Venezuelans flock across border to Colombia for supplies
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
prices have left the OPEC nation's government unable to maintain lavish subsidies created during the rule of late President Hugo Chavez, while currency controls have left businesses struggling to obtain raw materials and machine parts. Venezuelans... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Venezuelan shoppers flock across border to Colombiaprices have left the OPEC nation's government unable to maintain lavish subsidi
Venezuelan shoppers flock across border to Colombia
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
prices have left the OPEC nation's government unable to maintain lavish subsidies created during the rule of late President Hugo Chavez, while currency controls have left businesses struggling to obtain raw materials and machine parts. Venezuelans... Read more
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Reuters
Venezuelan shoppers flock across border to Colombiaprices have left the OPEC nation's government unable to maintain lavish subsidi
Venezuelan shoppers flock across border to Colombia
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
prices have left the OPEC nation's government unable to maintain lavish subsidies created during the rule of late President Hugo Chavez, while currency controls have left businesses struggling to obtain raw materials and machine parts. Venezuelans... Read more
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New York Post
Before the UN fights terrorism, it needs to define itdescribed as ambiguous. For decades, Cuba was a safe haven for terrorists from
Before the UN fights terrorism, it needs to define it
New York Post / Posted 10 days ago
described as ambiguous. For decades, Cuba was a safe haven for terrorists from Latin America and Africa. Under President Hugo Chavez, Venezuela assumed part of that role. While Pakistan recruits and arms terrorists against India in Kashmir,... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Turkish president Erdogan is a survivor and strongmandays, Erdogan's critics draw comparisons with the strongman tactics of Russian
Turkish president Erdogan is a survivor and strongman
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
days, Erdogan's critics draw comparisons with the strongman tactics of Russian President Vladimir Putin or Hugo Chavez, the Venezuelan leader who died in 2013. Notably, a 2002 coup briefly removed Chavez but in the end only made him... Read more
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