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Why Nicolas Maduro is not the legitimate President of Venezuela

On January 10, Nicolas Maduro was sworn in for a second term (2019-2025) as president of Venezuela. Juan Guaido, the president of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, stated the next day that he could assume the presidency of the country as the only option left with any real democratic legit


Why Is Canada So Hot Under the Collar About Venezuela?

Venezuelanalysis.com - President Nicolas Maduro’s inauguration for his second term on January 10 has set off political tensions both at home and abroad. The opposition-controlled National Assembly, which has been declared “null and void” since 2016, has refused to recognize Maduro’s presidency and h


AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. The leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress said he was prepared to assume the role of interim president in a deepeni


What is happening in Venezuela?

Venezuela was once the wealthiest nation in Latin America, the beneficiary of the world's largest oil reserves. In 2014, the economy began to collapse. The Bolivar, its currency, has gone into free fall, leaving millions unable to afford even basic necessities. According to Bloomberg’s Cafe con lech


Trump Administration Backs Slow-Motion Right-Wing Coup In Venezuela

A slow-motion coup by right-wing opposition forces is underway in Venezuela. It has the support of President Donald Trump’s administration, and if successful, President Nicolas Maduro will be undemocratically removed from power after his re-election in May.


A bill in Venezuela seeks to give the government absolute control over the internet

On January 14th, we received news about a proposed cybersecurity bill in Venezuela that puts the digital rights of Venezuelans — and the entire internet in the country — in jeopardy. The news came just two days after NetBlocks reported that Wikipedia was blocked by the public telecommunications comp


Saint Lucia takes back seat in Venezuela crisis

(SNO) — Although Saint Lucia voted at the Organization of American States (OAS) not to recognize Nicholas Maduro’s second term as president of Venezuela, the island said it will not interfere in the internal affairs of the crisis-racked South American country.


Venezuela’s Road to Recovery

On January 10, 2019, Nicolas Maduro assumed the Venezuelan presidency amid widespread rejection of his legitimacy as Venezuela’s president, with more than 50 countries rejecting the results of the elections held in May 2018. Many of these countries, including all members of the Lima Group except for


Marathon Fund Embraces Political Risks From Saudi to Venezuela

(Bloomberg) -- It’s time to embrace geopolitical risks, according to Gabriel Szpigiel, partner and head of emerging markets at Marathon Asset Management. The veteran investor said his most promising bond bets come from some of the world’s most unstable nations. He cited Saudi Arabia, where the murde


Russia raises alarm over U.S. support of Venezuela's opposition

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday Moscow was alarmed by U.S. talk of some kind of possible U.S. military option for Venezuela and accused Washington of leaning on the opposition there to block talks with the government.


America Has Its Gunsights on Venezuela

Last Thursday—on January 10—Nicolas Maduro was sworn in for his second term as president of Venezuela. “I tell the people,” Maduro said, “this presidential sash is yours. The power of this sash is yours. It does not belong to the oligarchy or to imperialism. It belongs to the sovereign people of Ven


Venezuela’s Opposition Calls Maduro’s Government Illegitimate

VENEZUELA: The Venezuelan National Assembly declared President Nicolás Maduro’s government illegitimate on Tuesday evening and approved tentative resolutions in an effort to promote a transitional government. Maduro took office for his second term on January 10.


Venezuela’s Situation Strains Latin America’s New Leadership

Nicolas Maduro was sworn in for his second, six-year term as president of Venezuela on Jan. 10, despite the country’s record inflation, food and medical shortages, and a precipitous decline in living standards.


Two earthquakes strike near Carúpano, Venezuela overnight

UWI, SRC - Automatic Earthquake Location. 2019-01-15 02:25 am (Local Time) 2019-01-15 00:59 am (Local Time) If you felt this earthquake, please tell us (http://uwiseismic.com/EarthquakeFeedback.aspx)


Helping Venezuela: How Does Cryptocurrency Fall into the Equation?

Venezuela has been in a disastrous state for several years. The country has fallen victim to mass inflation after its native currency, the bolivar, was deemed relatively worthless by the nation’s leading financial authorities. As a result, the prices of necessary survival goods such as food, clothin


Venezuela: 12 charged in detention of opposition leader

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan authorities say 12 officials with the country’s intelligence agency will be tried for their role in the brief detention of an opposition leader whose confinement sparked international outrage as he ramps up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro.


Maduro Sworn-In Amidst Venezuela’s Deepening Crisis

Nicolas Maduro was recently sworn-in to continue president of Venezuela, after his re-election last month. Despite an economic and social crisis, and an exodus of millions of Venezuelans, Maduro begins a six-year term. The future of Venezuela is uncertain.


Venezuela And Turkey Unite To Refine Tons Of Gold Amid US Sanctions

Venezuela's minister of industries and national production will finalise the deal during a visit to Turkey on Wednesday. Venezuela and Turkey are working on a deal to ship tonnes of gold to refine and certify in the Turkish city of Corum this year.


Venezuela’s Level 3 Travel Advisory Reaffirmed by US State Department

The US State Department has reissued its Level 3 Travel Advisory, Reconsider Travel for the South American country of Venezuela, effective January 16, 2019. The State Department said ‘Americans should reconsider travel to Venezuela due to crime, civil unrest, poor health infrastructure, and arbitrar


Are The Economic Conditions of Iran Worse Than Venezuela?

We all see that Iran’s economy is nearing a death spiral. “Will Iran become the next Venezuela?” Almost every Iranian has faced this question. In this article, we will explain that Iran, with the Islamic Republic Regime, not only has become Venezuela but also the acceleration of its economic collaps