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Venezuela Agrees to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 20% at UN Conference

Venezuela Agrees to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 20% at UN Conference

After an historic summit that took place in Paris over the last month, Venezuelan leaders have pledged to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions if wealthier countries claim responsibility for their…

Are American Expats Under Attack in Venezuela?

Are American Expats Under Attack in Venezuela?

According to an estimate released from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, the nation’s real GDP increased 3.9% in the second quarter. What’s more, the Insured Retirement Institute recently announced…

Venezuela Is Experiencing a Breast Implant Shortage

Venezuela Is Experiencing a Breast Implant Shortage

Breast augmentation is — as you may already know — one of the most popular cosmetic surgical procedures in the world. With 1,348,197 procedures performed in 2014, it’s the third-most…

Venezuelans Can Now Buy McDonald’s French Fries — For a Small Fortune

Venezuelans Can Now Buy McDonald’s French Fries — For a Small Fortune

Venezuelans may not have access to toilet paper, but at least they can get their McDonald’s fry fix — for a cool $126, that is. According to Fortune and Business…

Lawyer Who Helped Convict Opposition Leader Flees Venezuela, Citing Trial’s ‘False Evidence’

Political unrest is a daily reality in Venezuela, and for those who fight against government oppression, the consequences can be severe. Now a prosecutor in one of the most high-profile…

McDonalds Brings Back French Fries in Venezuela Ahead of Elections

McDonalds Brings Back French Fries in Venezuela Ahead of Elections

One of the most iconic symbols of U.S.-style capitalism is returning to socialist Venezuela. Yes, McDonald’s french fries are making a comeback after a 10-month hiatus. The Golden Arches stopped…

Venezuelan Government May Have Allegedly Blocked Bitcoin Sites

Venezuelan Government May Have Allegedly Blocked Bitcoin Sites

CANTV, a telecommunication company controlled by the Venezuelan government, has reportedly launched a censorship program against Bitcoin websites, knocking them offline for about four hours. According to NewsBTC Latin America,…

Venezuela Marks 10 Years as a Territory Free of Illiteracy

Venezuela Marks 10 Years as a Territory Free of Illiteracy

Next week, on October 28, Venezuela will celebrate its 10th anniversary of ending adult illiteracy. According to various media reports, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) officially…

Organized Crime Networks Are Pretty Much Running Venezuela Through Its Black Market

Organized Crime Networks Are Pretty Much Running Venezuela Through Its Black Market

As Venezuela’s economy worsens and the black market grows stronger, the gray area between organized crime and irrational street violence is growing blurrier, according to a new report from the…

Inflation in Venezuela Continues to Grow Amid Declining Stocks in U.S.

Inflation in Venezuela Continues to Grow Amid Declining Stocks in U.S.

Some major U.S. stocks are currently plummeting, and their decline can be partially attributed to rampant inflation throughout Venezuela. According to CNBC, Venezuelan inflation is so bad that many residents…

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