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An Internet Connected Cuba May Be a Bigger Goal Than Most Thought

An Internet Connected Cuba May Be a Bigger Goal Than Most Thought

In the United States, about half (50%) of mobile phone owners use their devices as their primary way to access the Internet, but in Cuba, most people can’t even afford…

Venezuela’s Oil Crisis Provides Opportunity for China, U.S Collaboration

Venezuela’s Oil Crisis Provides Opportunity for China, U.S Collaboration

Falling oil prices within the last few months have sparked a series of reports in regards to which countries are strong contenders and which should bow out of the oil…

New Legislation Strains Diplomacy With Latin America

New Legislation Strains Diplomacy With Latin America

After the passage of recent legislation, ties between the United States and Latin America have become strained, at best. The U.S. Senate recently passed the Venezuela Defense of Human Rights…

Power Outages Strike Again Amid Venezuelan Oil Crisis

Power Outages Strike Again Amid Venezuelan Oil Crisis

A new wave of power outages in Caracas left many parts of Venezuela’s capital city in the dark last week and authorities scrambling to get the power back on. Power…

Activists Calling For Further Investigation After Deaths of Venezuelan Inmates

Activists Calling For Further Investigation After Deaths of Venezuelan Inmates

As more light is shed on the deaths of 35 inmates in a western Venezuelan prison last week, activists are questioning the legitimacy of the story provided by prison officials.…

Barbie is This Holiday Season’s Hot Toy in Venezuela

Barbie is This Holiday Season’s Hot Toy in Venezuela

An unlikely character is making her way under Christmas trees in Venezuela this year as the highlight of President Nicolas Maduro’s “Operation Merry Christmas.” The¬†Detroit News¬†reports that Barbies are flying…

Top Official Indicates Talks with Chery to Expand Venezuelan Auto Assembly

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 demand. Minister of…

Venezuelan Trans Woman Wins the Crown at Miss International Queen Pageant

Venezuelan Trans Woman Wins the Crown at Miss International Queen Pageant

A Venezuelan trans woman earned the title of Miss International Queen this week in Thailand, at a pageant which bills itself as the world’s largest beauty pageant for transgender candidates.Isabella…

Venezuelan Activists Choose Art, Not War

Venezuelan Activists Choose Art, Not War

Following the 2013 death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, the Latin American country has been rocked by conflict between right-wing politicians and the revolutionary activists and workers who support Chavez’s…

As Venezuelan Healthcare Industry Crumbles, Ebola Outbreak Would Be Disastrous

As Venezuelan Healthcare Industry Crumbles, Ebola Outbreak Would Be Disastrous

Every country has begun bolstering its line of defense against the Ebola virus as news of outbreaks beyond West Africa (notably, in Spain and the U.S.) causes world leaders across…

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