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Nicolas Maduro

Maduro announces tax reform

Venezuela’s Maduro announces tax reform, more oversight as he struggles to fix economy Tax reform, company audits and a review of ministries were some of the measures President Nicolás Maduro announced...
A man walks behind a cardboard figure of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez at the headquarters of political party Popular Will (Voluntad Popular) in Caracas. Reuters

Jailed Opposition Leader to Face Trial in August

A man walks behind a cardboard figure of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez at the headquarters of political party Popular Will (Voluntad Popular) in Caracas. Reuters Leopoldo Lopez Is Accused of...
Residents gather in the poor barrio of Petare district. (File: Getty)

Venezuela’s new poor

Residents gather in the poor barrio of Petare district. (File: Getty) Venezuela's new poor By Juan Nagel CARACAS, Venezuela — When the Venezuelan government defends itself from its critics, it usually...
A protester walks under a Venezuelan flag during a rally in support of detained opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, June 8, 2014. Anti-government activists massed to voice support for hard-line opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, who has been held in a military prison since being arrested in February on charges of fomenting violence as a result of the initial protests. A judge ordered last week that Lopez proceed to trial. (Ramon Espinosa/Associated Press)

Venezuela rally supports jailed opposition leader

A protester walks under a Venezuelan flag during a rally in support of detained opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, June 8, 2014. Anti-government activists massed to voice support...
Andreina Cesarino, manager of Venesend Cargo LLC in Doral, checks some boxes of household goods that are being sent to customers’ relatives in Venezuela. C.M. GUERRERO : el Nuevo Herald

More Groceries shipped to Venezuela

Shippers send more boxes of groceries from Doral to Venezuela El Nuevo Herald By Antonio Maria Delgado Faced with unprecedented scarcity of basic household goods, a growing number of Venezuelans are...

Domestic News Sources

Cabello and Maduro have become Chávezism main points of reference (Miraflores press office)

Entrenched PSUV elite hangs on

According to Silva, if there s no renewal, division and fragmentation will deepen   Cabello and Maduro have become Chávezism main points of reference (Miraflores press office) PEDRO...
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Strong shortage crisis

El Nacional: http://www.el-nacional.com/politica/principal-problema-venezolanos-escasez_0_413358719.html The deputy Alfonso Marquina: "For the first time in history, safety step into the background and the...
Except for Argentina and Venezuela, inflation in the region will remain stable (El Universal)

UN warns about looming recession in Venezuela

Except for Argentina and Venezuela, inflation in the region will remain stable (El Universal) UN warns about looming recession in Venezuela EL UNIVERSAL Wednesday May 21, 2014  02:05 PM In a report...
Venezuela's opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles attends a campaign rally in San Felipe

The government ran out of excuses

In the opinion of Venezuelan opposition leader and Miranda state governor Henrique Capriles Radonski, the government uses the reluctance of opposition leaders to return to the talks as a pretext for...