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UNICEF is monitoring growing signs of a malnutrition crisis in Venezuela

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday it had shown clear signs of a growing malnutrition crisis in Venezuela but lacked the data needed to provide accurate information and address the problem...

France calls on the EU to impose new sanctions on Venezuela

FRANCE - French President Emmanuel Macron called on the European Union on Friday to impose new sanctions on Venezuela, days after the 28-nation bloc agreed to a travel ban and assets freeze on seven...
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Magnitude 4.9 earthquake hits Venezuela

VOP, BREAKING NEWS - Magnitude 4.9 earthquake hits Venezuela on Friday. --- This is a breaking news, we are working and more details will be published as soon as they are available. Stay connected with @VOP_Today and our...

Venezuela expels Spanish ambassador after EU sanctions

VENEZUELA - Venezuela said on Thursday it had announced Spain's ambassador as "undesirable" days after the European Union imposed sanctions on top officials in the socialist country. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Ariza said the government had...

Venezuela presidential vote

Venezuela's president says he is interested in re-election if he is nominated by his ruling Socialist Party. Nicolas Maduro made the announcement at a rally in the capital Caracas. The Venezuelan president says he is a...

European Union agrees to impose new sanctions on Venezuela

The 28-member European Union on Thursday gave the green light to new sanctions against Venezuela over opposition repression, the first to target senior officials in President Nicolas Maduro's regime, a European source told AFP...

Venezuela’s oil sales to the United States hit its lowest level since 1991

Venezuela's crude oil sales to the United States fell for the second month in a row in December, dropping average exports for the year to 59,304 barrels per day, the lowest annual level since...

Venezuela was the world record-holder for inflation from 2600% in 2017

Consumer prices in Venezuela increased by 2616% last year, which is a world record, according to the data of the opposition National Assembly (the country's parliament). In December, inflation was 85%, notes The Sydney...

Inflation in Venezuela exceeded 2600% by the end of the year

The inflation rate in Venezuela by the end of 2017 exceeded 2600%. The relevant data are indicated in the report of the National Assembly of the Bolivarian Republic. The Standing Committee on Finance presents the...

President of Venezuela ordered to issue 100 million crypto-currencies ElPetro

President of Venezuela Nicholas Maduro announced the launch of the first units of the national crypto currency ElPetro. Crypto currency will be provided with oil reserves in the country. "I ordered the release of 100...

Venezuela exports a digital currency backed by oil assets

Venezuela intends to exploit the attraction of digital currencies now and issue its own currency, "Petro", in order to face the US financial sanctions, and economic deterioration suffered by. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Petro's...

Brazil announced persona non grata of Venezuelan diplomat

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil announced Venezuelan provisional attorney in Brazil affairs persona non grata, the Associated Press reported. According to the representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this is a response...

Venezuela expelled diplomats of two countries

The Venezuelan authorities sent Brazilian Ambassador Rui Pereira and Canadian attorney Craib Kovalik, BBC News reported on Sunday. The expulsion was announced by the head of the National Constitutional Assembly, Delsi Rodriguez. She accused Canada...

Canada announced the ambassador of Venezuela persona non grata

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Monday announced that Ottawa does not want to receive the Venezuelan ambassador anymore and includes him in the list of undesirable persons in connection with the actions of the...

Maduro announced the creation of a national crypto currency in Venezuela

President of Venezuela Nicholas Maduro said that the country will create its own crypto currency called El Petro. "Venezuela will create a crypto currency," leads the TV channel VTV Maduro. He noted that the currency will...

Venezuela may refuse to supply oil to the US

Adhering to his "anti-imperialist rhetoric," Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that his country could stop supplying its oil to the United States, writes OilPrice. "On the day when they do not want us to sell...

Maduro appointed new oil minister of Venezuela

Manuel Kevedo was appointed new president of the Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA and Venezuelan oil minister, and the relevant decree was signed by President Nicolas Maduro. "President Nicolas Maduro appoints M. Quevedo as president...

Ex-Attorney General of Venezuela calls to investigate Maduro’s crimes against humanity

Former Attorney General of Venezuela Louise Ortega Diaz sent a complaint to the International Criminal Court in The Hague with a demand to detain President Nicolas Maduro, as well as other senior officials. Ortega Diaz...

EU prepares sanctions against Venezuela

European Union foreign ministers endorsed economic sanctions for Venezuela, which include arms embargoes, saying that last month's regional elections were overshadowed by reports of violations that only aggravated the crisis in the country, Reuters...

Russia, China and Bolivia boycotted UN meeting for Venezuela

The delegations of Russia, China and Bolivia boycotted the informal meeting of the UN Security Council on the situation in Venezuela, which took place on the evening of November 13. This is reported by...