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Futures Game: As Venezuela withers, its young baseball stars are forced to adjust elsewhere

© Rob Carr/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON, DC - JULY 15: Keibert Ruiz #7 of the Los Angeles Dodgers and the World Team walks through the dugout as he leaves the game injured in the seventh inning against the U.S. Team during the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at Nationals Park on July 15, 2018 in Washington

MSN.COM - 2018-07-15 23:23:17

Crab meat imported from Venezuela linked to multistate Vibrio outbreak

Officials said 12 people who ate fresh crab meat have been infected with Vibrio. The outbreaks were reported in Maryland, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia. Four of the 12 people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported.

AL.COM - 2018-07-15 15:45:00

Opinion | Venezuela, the New Regional Crime Hub

ImagePresident Nicolás Maduro with a military honor guard in Caracas, Venezuela.CreditCristian Hernandez/EPA, via Shutterstock

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-07-15 00:00:00

Multistate Bacteria Outbreak Linked To Fresh Crab Meat From Venezuela

The CDC, FDA, and several local health departments issued a warning against possibly contaminated fresh crab meat imported from Venezuela. There had been cases of people getting sick and hospitalized due to the product under investigation.(David Greenwood-Haigh)

TECH TIMES - 2018-07-14 11:54:12

Crab meat from Venezuela may be contaminated, FDA says

As of Thursday, 12 cases have been reported of people sickened by the bacteria, Vibrio parahaemolyticus, the FDA said in a news release.


Ron Paul Asks: Is The US Going The Way Of Venezuela

Socialist Venezuela is suffering from hyperinflation, starvation, and have sunk to bartering. Is the US headed down that path? Here’s some insight…


Nicolás Maduro Claims U.S. Wants War Between Colombia and Venezuela

“The U.S. imperialism is preparing provocations on the border and beyond, to take Colombia and Venezuela to a state of armed confrontation, I have said several times and I reiterate,” said Maduro at a ceremony with the military. “You must be on guard and on maximum alert with the false positives of


Kids fleeing Venezuela left hungry, sick and even abandoned

CUCUTA, Colombia –On a recent humid evening in the Colombian border city of Cucuta, a Venezuelan woman wrapped her newborn daughter in a pale yellow blanket and left her with a note alongside a car parked near a stadium hosting a high school field day.


Venezuela: Unprecedented. Man-made. Humanitarian Crisis.

“Venezuela has been subjected to an unprecedented man-made humanitarian crisis, including extreme food and medicine shortages, thousands of children dying of malnutrition, and malnourished people contracting formerly eradicated diseases.”


Venezuela’s bishops have harsh criticism for Maduro regime

In a statement issued at the end of their plenary meeting Wednesday, the bishops of the South American nation called upon the leaders of the opposition to offer Venezuelans “an alternative of change,” urging them to work for the wellbeing of the country.


Communist Party of Venezuela : “Build the Workers Struggle for a Revolutionary Answer to the Crisis”

Fight Back! News Service is circulating the following July 11 article from Tribuna Popular, a publication of the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV). The article was translated by the staff of Fight Back!


Venezuela shipping subsidized oil to Cuba as people at home are starving

One reason for the near-total collapse of Venezuela’s economy has been the dramatic decline in world oil prices. But at the same time, Venezuela’s government-run oil company has been crumbling from within, producing less oil every month because of incompetence and mismanagement. In fact, last month


Venezuela: Archbishop of Caracas Resigns Following Clashes with Government

Pope Francis accepted the resignation of the Archbishop Jorge Urosa Savino of Caracas this week, the Vaticanannounced.Cardinal Urosa presented his resignation on Tuesday after reaching the age of 75, where Cardinal’s are expected to retire. AsnotedbyThe Catholic Herald, “bishops must submit their re


Venezuela's Maduro, Shunned on His Continent, Seeks Investment in Turkey | Breitbart

Venezuela is arguably the world’s most destitute economy, destroyed by decades of socialist economic policies and saddled with the world’s highest inflation rate (40,000 percent). While Maduro used to be able to count on investments from China and Russia to maintain a high standard of living for his


Thieves plunder headstones as Venezuela's crisis turns grave

CARACAS, Venezuela - Grief flooded back for Ivonne de Gutierrez when she brought flowers to her son's grave at a cemetery in Venezuela's capital, only to find that the grave markers of several relatives were gone. The pieces cast with bronze letters and religious symbols that identified the graves o


U.S. 'will not be shy' when dealing with situation in Venezuela, diplomat says

U.S. continues to target 'responsible for tormenting' Venezuelans, diplomat saysByAndrea Torres- Digital Reporter/ProducerWASHINGTON- During a hearing with the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee Wednesday, an American diplomat said U.S. officials are working with other nations to hel


Dutch Senate discusses Venezuela with Minister and Undersecretary

“What is our legal and humanitarian position?” asked Senator Frits Lintmeijer of the green left party GroenLinks. Senator Thom de Graaf of the Democratic Party D66 requested a recent estimate of the refugee influx and the capacity of the shelters if the number of refugees were to grow. “What concret


Venezuela’s Hyperinflation Has Turned The Nation Back Into A Barter Economy

In the wake of socialist Venezuela’s massive hyperinflation, citizens have returned to the original monetary system in order to survive. The barter system is now prevalent in the collapsed economy of the authoritarian dictator, Nicolas Maduro.


Mark Weisbrot: Trump’s Threats to Invade Venezuela Are Part of U.S. Strategy of Regime Change

The Associated Press is reporting President Trump repeatedly asked senior White House advisers last year about the possibility of a U.S. invasion of Venezuela, in a bid to depose President Nicolás Maduro and his government. Trump reportedly brought up the U.S. invasions of Panama and Grenada in the


Rambharat: Honey coming illegally from Venezuela

“Honey is not imported into Trinidad and Tobago (T&T), but is coming in from Venezuela. And Grenada, who is offering to sell Trinidad and Tobago honey, has reported the matter to Council For Trade and Economic Development) COTED claiming that we are refusing to buy honey from them,” said Agricultu