Costa Rica, Venezuela clash at OAS summit in Mexico
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica, Venezuela clash at OAS summit in Mexico

L. Arias - June 20, 2017

The foreign ministers of Costa Rica and Venezuela engaged in a verbal spat after delegates at the 47th General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) failed…

Venezuelan lawmaker says in Costa Rica that her people eat from garbage trucks
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Costa Rica
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Venezuelan lawmaker says in Costa Rica that her people eat from garbage trucks

L. Arias - April 25, 2017

Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Dinorah Figuera talked about the situation in her country at a press conference at the Legislative Assembly in San José, saying that while Venezuela…

Arcadio’s World
Cartoon
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Cartoon
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Arcadio’s World

Arcadio - September 10, 2016

Rare good news in Venezuela: beer is back
Business
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Business
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Rare good news in Venezuela: beer is back

AFP - June 2, 2016

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelans struggling through an economic crisis got a rare bit of good news Thursday when the country's largest brewery announced it had obtained a…

Venezuelan protests seek Maduro’s ouster
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Venezuelan protests seek Maduro’s ouster

Alexander Martínez | AFP - March 12, 2016

CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela's opposition held a national day of protest Saturday, the opening salvo in its new strategy to oust President Nicolás Maduro. After winning by a landslide in…

Three steps Venezuela must take
Latin America
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Latin America
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Three steps Venezuela must take

Leopoldo López | The Washington Post - February 28, 2016

Two years ago I was imprisoned for calling for a constitutional, democratic and peaceful change in the Venezuelan government. Our plan was called La Salida, "the exit."…

Venezuela, Colombia woes drag down Panama’s free trade zone
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Venezuela, Colombia woes drag down Panama’s free trade zone

AFP - February 26, 2016

PANAMA CITY – Panama's free trade zone -- the biggest in Latin America -- is in crisis in large part because of economic woes sapping major export customers…

Latin America’s unlikely, honest voice for democracy
Global
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Global
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Latin America’s unlikely, honest voice for democracy

Jackson Diehl | The Washington Post - January 25, 2016

For years Venezuela's authoritarian populist government grossly manipulated elections and got away with it. So imagine the surprise in Caracas in November when, just a few weeks…

Crime
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Venezuela pro-government political figure shot dead

AFP - January 20, 2016

CARACAS -- Robbers shot dead a prominent ally of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas, prosecutors said on Wednesday. Ricardo Durán Trujillo, 45, was shot near his home…

Venezuela decrees economic emergency in power struggle
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Venezuela decrees economic emergency in power struggle

Maria Isabel Sánchez | AFP - January 15, 2016

CARACAS -- Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro decreed a two-month state of "economic emergency" Friday, seizing the initiative ahead of a key showdown with the opposition in the crisis-hit,…