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  • Latest Updates of Venezuela’s Crisis

    Latest Updates of Venezuela’s Crisis

    Expand Police fire tear gas toward opposition supporters during clashes while rallying against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, April 20, 2017.…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • José Miguel Vivanco
    José Miguel Vivanco, director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division, is a general expert on Latin America. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Vivanco worked as an attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Kids Behind Bars in Venezuela

    Kids Behind Bars in Venezuela

    Expand Original art by @modográfico Imagine learning that your teenager is being held—and brutalized—at the headquarters of your country’s national intell…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Ricardo Montaner and Human Rights Watch Campaign for Venezuela

    Ricardo Montaner and Human Rights Watch Campaign for Venezuela

    Latin Americans and their governments should speak out and urge President Nicolás Maduro’s government to recognize and tackle the devastating human rights and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. (Miami)…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Ricardo Montaner and Human Rights Watch Campaign for Venezuela
    Latin Americans and their governments should speak out and urge President Nicolás Maduro’s government to recognize and tackle the devastating human rights and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Venezuela’s Journalists Can’t be Silenced

    Venezuela’s Journalists Can’t be Silenced

    Expand Venezuelans commemorate journalists' day in Caracas on June 27, 2017. © 2017 Francisco Bruzco When you are forced to flee your country, all y…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • A time to stand up for human rights: UN rights body needs to ensure effective outcomes, placing victims first
    In this anniversary year, we share your concerns at the gap between the promise of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its implementation.The hashtag for your UDHR campaign is appropriately #StandUp4HumanRights. This is a time when all who…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Solidarity with the Venezuelan People

    Solidarity with the Venezuelan People

    A few words from Ricardo Montaner Ricardo Montaner is a singer-songwriter born in Argentina. Starting his career in the late 1970s, he has already released more than 23 albums with many successful singles and has s…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Venezuela: ICC Prosecutor to Review Alleged Crimes

    Venezuela: ICC Prosecutor to Review Alleged Crimes

    Expand Opposition supporters clash with Venezuela's National Guards during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government outside the Supreme Court of Justice i…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Letter to President Santos on arbitrary detentions and torture in Venezuela
    Dear President Santos,I am writing to respectfully urge you to adopt all measures at your disposal to seek the immediate release of 61 people—including 60 Colombians and a Venezuelan citizen unduly deported back to his country from Colombia—who…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

The Economist: Venezuela

The Guardian: Venezuela News

  • Not welcome in Colombia, indigenous migrants stuck at border after fleeing Venezuela
    Members of the Yukpa group have crossed the border to escape the crisis at home, but unlike other migrants they have been deported twice and have repeatedly clashed with border officialsLate last year, 12-year-old Betania heard talk among her neighbo…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 3:00am -
  • Amnesty chief calls Latin America's abortion laws violence against women
    Salil Shetty, Amnesty International’s secretary general, urges Argentina and others to reform draconian legislation and says human rights have deteriorated across regionLatin America’s draconian abortion policies have resulted in the needless dea…
    - 10 days ago, 15 Apr 18, 4:30am -
  • José Antonio Abreu obituary
    Venezuelan conductor and educator who founded the revolutionary music programme El Sistema that transformed children’s livesThe Venezuelan music educator José Antonio Abreu, who has died aged 78, was the founder of the programme known as El Sistem…
    - 20 days ago, 5 Apr 18, 9:54am -
  • 'It feels like we're all dying slowly': Venezuela's doctors losing hope
    With major shortages of medicines, many doctors are joining the exodus of people trying to find a better life abroadAfter six years of studying and working part-time jobs, Cristian Diaga, 24, will soon graduate from medical school in Caracas, Venezue…
    - 20 days ago, 5 Apr 18, 8:00am -
  • Fire in cells of Venezuelan police station kills 78
    Officers fire teargas at relatives of detainees as families demand more informationDistraught families are demanding information from the Venezuelan authorities about how at least 78 people died in a fire while they were locked in police cells.Police…
    - 27 days ago, 29 Mar 18, 9:53am -
  • Relatives mourn as fire in cells of Venezuelan police station kills 78 – video
    Distraught families gather outside a police station in Venezuela demand information after a fire in the cells. Relatives of detainees fought with police outside the facility in Valencia, in Carabobo state, after local officials would confirm only t…
    - 27 days ago, 29 Mar 18, 9:14am -
  • Baseball, Latino America's pastime, faces new challenges in age of Trump
    Latinos account for 31% of professional players and a growing percentage of the fanbase but many owners line up with presidential policies seen as hostileIn between rounds of batting practice in the Florida sun, the Venezuelan-born Minnesota Twins ca…
    - 27 days ago, 29 Mar 18, 6:00am -
  • José Abreu, founder of Venezuelan El Sistema youth orchestras, dies
    Globally acclaimed project has saved thousands of Venezuelan children from crime and povertyJosé Abreu, the award-winning founder of a project that saved thousands of Venezuelan children from crime and poverty through music, has died aged 78. Abreu…
    - 31 days ago, 25 Mar 18, 5:47am -
  • Trump bans US use of Venezuelan cryptocurrencies
    An executive order bars the use of any Venezuelan cryptocurrency issued since 9 January, including the recently launched petroThe Trump administration has banned all use by Americans of a Venezuelan cryptocurrency, saying that its introduction is int…
    - 37 days ago, 19 Mar 18, 3:51pm -
  • Trump Jr failed to disclose longtime business ties with campaign donor
    Trump’s son’s hunting buddy helped raise millions for his father’s 2016 campaign and has since had special access to top officialsDonald Trump Jr has a previously undisclosed business relationship with a longtime hunting buddy who helped raise…
    - 44 days ago, 12 Mar 18, 1:13pm -

Venezuela News and Views

  • They also have gay Komissars

    They also have gay Komissars

    I came across this tweet today and I can hardly express my indignation in words. Every day chavismo/madurismo seems able to reach new lows of vileness.Gran jornada de atención social por la #Igualdad #ConMaduroSomosVisibles @NicolasMaduro nuestro p…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 18, 9:34pm -
  • Venezuela is officially a basket case
    It is hard to overstate the importance of the communique of US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Today he made it official that the situation of Venezuela is dire, that there is no way it can get help as long as Maduro and Co. are in charge, but tha…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 12:21am -
  • Medicine for the rich, or how to postpone some genocide for a little while
    So I had an event due to stress that had me hospitalized for two days and that will change a lot of my life. No details necessary, the stress under which I have been subjected for the last 4 years is the real explanation. But the damage is done and n…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Apr 18, 11:44pm -
  • Announcement
    I have had a health problem. Blogging is kind of on wait but I still tweet. In fact I am even doing true microblogging in threads of 3-4 tweets. I am doing better and will have a first account post on Venezuelan health system at this time. Stay tu…
    - 9 days ago, 16 Apr 18, 12:15am -
  • Ñangaras in the mist

    Ñangaras in the mist

    There are no new news in Venezuela. It is all a repeat performance, each time running lower in its theatrics.  Take for example the talk of the week, that three zeroes are going to be chopped off the currency reading because, well, some web pages ca…
    - 29 days ago, 27 Mar 18, 9:50am -
  • We are going somewhere

    We are going somewhere

    But we do not where, nor do we/I care much, to tell you the truth.Yes, it is time for a quickie survey on how close to the abyss we stand. I shall be brief. Promise.Chavismo is trying to make the coronation of Maduro palatable.They did everything the…
    - 39 days ago, 16 Mar 18, 11:15pm -
  • Idiots in NYC: or how Falcon sunk his presidencial run

    Idiots in NYC: or how Falcon sunk his presidencial run

    Last post was hard to write, and the whirlwind of political news too hard to write about comprehensively. Thankfully procrastination does pay and today's picture from the UN plaza in NYC was worth the wait.  An epic photo-fail if ever.From left to r…
    - 42 days ago, 13 Mar 18, 11:21pm -
  • It is all about humiliation

    It is all about humiliation

    The world is starting to notice how Venezuela is collapsing. What did the trick is the flow of refugees crossing the borders, travelling by bus all the way to Argentina, drowning in front of Curazao, or simply picking up their one way ticket at the a…
    - 52 days ago, 4 Mar 18, 7:09pm -
  • Something shifted somewhere under someone's feet
    Three things happened today that tells us something is brewing inside chavismo.My important/favorite is defense minister Padrino announcing  that he is against armed colectivos.  You know, those colectivos which are nothing else but paramilitary th…
    - 54 days ago, 1 Mar 18, 9:44pm -
  • Falcon Crest? Millennium Falcon? The Maltese one?

    Falcon Crest? Millennium Falcon? The Maltese one?

    Good news guys, the inscription for presidential election is over, we know all the names. They are all chavistas.  Even if the propaganda network TeleSur says without blushing that the opposition has registered ITS candidate under the name of Henri…
    - 56 days ago, 27 Feb 18, 10:52pm -
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