Tag: venezuela

POLITICS

US Navy Ship Sails Near Venezuela After Arrival Of Iranian Cargo

An American warship in the Caribbean Sea navigated into waters the US Navy says are illegitimately claimed by Caracas. A US Navy ship has navigated near the Venezuelan coast in what the US military’s Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) called a “freedom of navigation operation,” a day after a cargo ship from US foe Iran docked at a port of the South […]

POLITICS

Trump — Venezuela Wants Talk

U.S. President Donald Trump said he is not opposed to meeting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and was not enamored by the country’s opposition leader. Over 50 countries – including the United States – recognized Guaido as the legitimate leader of Venezuela, but China and Russia backed the sitting President Maduro. President Trump, according to reports, told news site Axios he […]

NEWS

China Tells U.S. “Back Off” Venezuela

Following remarks made by U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton urging China and Russia to avoid doing business with President Nicolas Maduro’s government, China has appealed to Washington to stop the “bullying” of other countries. The blowback from China also comes against President Donald Trump announced a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the U.S. and barred transactions with […]

NEWS

Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro — Hopeful!

Venezuela’s President, Nicolás Maduro, says he remains hopeful about the outcome of the talks now taking place in Barbados between government and opposition representatives to end the economic and political crisis in the South American country. Mr. Maduro said he has received a report from the head of the Venezuelan delegation about the negotiation process. Norway confirmed the talks in […]

TRAVELOG

Tallest Water Fall In The World

Venezuela is a beautiful country rich with natural wonders. Many of these natural wonders are hidden from view in thick jungle, such that many of them were not discovered until the last century. Angel Falls is one of these mysteries that took a long time to be revealed to the public. Discovered in 1933, Angel Falls is the tallest natural […]

BUSINESS

Oil Prices Show Upward Trend

Social and political turbulence within major oil producing countries, Venezuela and Libya have pushed oil prices up one percent on Friday. The market shakeup is due to supply cuts from Venezuela and Iran as well as the ongoing conflict in Libya. The situation feeds the perception of a tightening crude market; however, positive Chinese economic data has allayed fears of […]

NEWS

P.M. Dr. Gonsalves — U.S. Intervention In Venezuela “A Creeping Coup D’état”

Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has posited the view that the recent meeting between the United States President Donald Trump and some Caribbean leaders as “troubling.” The Prime Minister lamented that meeting did reflect the view of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) as the current chairman of the regional body, Prime Minister of St Kitts […]

POLITICS

The Trump Administration Seeks To Sink Venezuela

The Trump administration on Friday announced additional sanctions for Venezuela in response to what it described as the illegal arrest of opposition leader Juan Guaido’s chief of staff. The Treasury Department’s announcement came while President Donald Trump met with several Caribbean leaders.  The region has been far from united in joining the U.S. call for the ouster of President Nicolas […]

NEWS

IDB Member Countries In A Spot Of Bother Over Venezuela

Forty-eight-member countries of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will vote this week on whether to accept a representative from Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó to the board of the regional lender. Officials on Friday said the 48-member board of governors will have until March 15 to vote on the issue. It is not clear what would happen to President Nicolas […]

EDITORIAL

Venezuela’s President Maduro Continues To Hold Firm, But For How Long?

President Maduro continues to hold firm in office despite strong opposition from the self-proclaimed President Juan Guaidó who is recognized as the legitimate President of Venezuela by the U.S. and 50 other countries. The Maduro Government faced with massive street protests, mass migration, economic collapse encompassing severe food shortages, inflation running at 800,000%, medical supply shortages, and power cuts, the […]