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Could Venezuela’s Anti-Fracking Views Have Been the Cause Behind the Chalmette Refinery Sale?

Could Venezuela’s Anti-Fracking Views Have Been the Cause Behind the Chalmette Refinery Sale?

Exxon Mobil and Venezuela’s national oil company, Petróleos de Venezuela SA, have ended their business partnership and will sell the refinery they co-own in Louisiana. The refinery will…

Maduro Condemns American Presidential Hopeful’s Mexico Comments

Maduro Condemns American Presidential Hopeful’s Mexico Comments

Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro has condemned comments made by American presidential candidate Donald Trump after the celebrity real estate mogul and reality-show host blamed Mexico for many of…

National

Widespread Rx Shortages Have Caused Some Venezuelans To Take Animal Meds Instead

Widespread Rx Shortages Have Caused Some Venezuelans To Take Animal Meds Instead

Widespread shortages have been ravaging supplies of Venezuelan food, tech, and medical industries for months,…

Venezuelan Politicians Working on Single National Internet Server

Venezuelan Politicians Working on Single National Internet Server

In response to online trading of Venezuelan currency at unofficial exchange rates, representatives of the…

As Maduro Blames the US and Saudi Arabia for Its Recession, Experts Say the Nation’s Policies Are the Cause of Its Troubles

As Maduro Blames the US and Saudi Arabia for Its Recession, Experts Say the Nation’s Policies Are the Cause of Its Troubles

As a country with more proven oil reserves than Saudia Arabia, Venezuela was formerly known…

Colombian Immigrants Flee Venezuela As Economic Conditions Worsen

Colombian Immigrants Flee Venezuela As Economic Conditions Worsen

Colombian immigrants have long had a major presence in Venezuela, with thousands crossing the the…

Business

Venezuela’s Biggest Solar Power Plant in Operation

Venezuela’s Biggest Solar Power Plant in Operation

Chinese photovoltaic manufacturer Yingli Green Energy announced this week that it supplied 1.1 megawatts’ worth of solar panels for a solar farm in Los Roques, Venezula, making the…

Venezuela Trades 1.4 Million Ounces of Gold for $1 Billion

Venezuela Trades 1.4 Million Ounces of Gold for $1 Billion

For years, Venezuela’s economic problems have been a prevalent issue in and out of the country, contributing significantly to the struggles of its citizens and the nation’s place…

Venezuela’s President Makes World Tour to Improve His Country’s Oil Prices

Venezuela’s President Makes World Tour to Improve His Country’s Oil Prices

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is wrapping up his week-long tour of Asia and Russia — and is not coming back to Caracas empty-handed. According to Bloomberg, Maduro embarked…

From 863 Flavors to Zero: Ice Cream Shop in Venezuela Closes Its Doors Due to Alleged Milk Shortage

From 863 Flavors to Zero: Ice Cream Shop in Venezuela Closes Its Doors Due to Alleged Milk Shortage

A Venezuelan ice cream shop know for its bizarre flavors, from trout to “mushroom in wine sauce,” has shut down this week due to a “milk shortage.” Heladeria…

Financial

Central and South America are Struggling to Deal With Extreme Drought Conditions

Central and South America are Struggling to Deal With Extreme Drought Conditions

Although the drought currently taking place in California and Texas — one of the worst in the last 100 years —…

Automotive

Top Official Indicates Talks with Chery to Expand Venezuelan Auto Assembly

As decreased production makes new cars virtually impossible to buy in Venezuela, government officials are hoping Chinese automaker Chery will expand factories in the country to meet…

Education

Venezuelan Student Combats Food Shortages With Mobile App

  For residents living in Venezuela, the food shortage in recent years is nothing new. But that doesn’t make it any easier to work with. The Venezuelan…

Food

As Venezuela’s Inflation Rate Continues To Rise, Store Shelves Continue To Empty Out

The Venezuelan Central Bank typically releases data regarding the national inflation level at the beginning of each month, but analysts from the Bank have yet to release…

Health

Venezuelan Hospitals and Pharmacies Face Shocking Shortages of Basic Medical Supplies

In the United States and most other parts of the world, a patient can seek out medical attention at a hospital, doctor’s office or urgent care center…

Law

Venezuelan Politicians Working on Single National Internet Server

In response to online trading of Venezuelan currency at unofficial exchange rates, representatives of the country’s ruling United Socialist Party have proposed that all residents be made…

Technology

Are Twitter and Instagram Invited to Your Wedding?

For some wedding attendees, social media is a great way to enjoy attending a wedding. In fact, finding ways to incorporate social media into weddings is one…

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$47,000 Will Get You One iPhone 6 in Venezuela Right Now

Ask anyone how much their new iPhone 6 cost, and the answer is likely to be “too much.” But there’s no better way to put it in…