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Venezuela Supreme Court Rejects Opposition’s Housing Privatization Law

Venezuela Supreme Court Rejects Opposition’s Housing Privatization Law

This May, Venezuela’s Supreme Court rejected a controversial law that would have allowed for the privatization and sale of low-income housing on the private market. Earlier this year, the opposition-controlled…

Venezuela Plunges Into Worse Conditions With New Government Decree

Venezuela Plunges Into Worse Conditions With New Government Decree

A state of emergency was declared on Monday, by a decree, published in the government gazette, which will give President Nicolas Maduro and his government and security forces the authorization…

Venezuela: No Longer the Utopia It Once Was

Venezuela: No Longer the Utopia It Once Was

Once the world’s socialist paradise, Venezuela is no longer a place people wish they lived in. Corruption, dysfunction, bankruptcy, and one of the highest crimes rates in the world is…

Venezuela’s Resource Shortages Reveal Economic Decline’s True Effects

Venezuela’s Resource Shortages Reveal Economic Decline’s True Effects

With Venezuela in the midst of an economic crisis, shortages of resources are hitting cities and towns all across the country. According to Euro News, everything from beer to toilet…

Venezuela to Re-enter to the Humane Kimberley Process For Non-Conflict Diamonds

Venezuela to Re-enter to the Humane Kimberley Process For Non-Conflict Diamonds

At the end of April, Venezuela concluded a week of meetings with the Kimberly Process in what is being called the final steps towards re-certifying the country’s status as an…

Venezuelan Judicial System Continues to Struggle

Venezuelan Judicial System Continues to Struggle

“Make beer or I will put you in prison,” said Venezuelan President, Nicolas Maduro. According to Peace FM, the beverage company, Empresas Polar shut down its operation in April, and…

Empresas Polar has Shut Down Beer Production in Venezuela

Empresas Polar has Shut Down Beer Production in Venezuela

“This could mean the end,” said Sergio Silva, a shopkeeper in a poor Venezuelan neighborhood. “If Venezuelans do not have beer… this country could blow.” Silva is referring to the…

Venezuelan President Calls for 60 -Day State of Emergency

Venezuelan President Calls for 60 -Day State of Emergency

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has declared a 60-day State of Emergency this past weekend.Claiming there were threats against his presidency, Maduro believes there are many within his own country, as…

The Largest Producer of Venezuelan Beer Shuts Down Due to Crippling Shortage

The Largest Producer of Venezuelan Beer Shuts Down Due to Crippling Shortage

Alimentos Polar, the Venezuelan company responsible for manufacturing 80% of the country’s beer supply, has officially shut down.This shutdown comes after months of being denied the dollars necessary to buy…

Venezuela Named to ‘Trademark Theft Watch List’ by U.S. Officials

Venezuela Named to ‘Trademark Theft Watch List’ by U.S. Officials

A new report has revealed that Venezuela and several other nations are under close watch by U.S. officials for intellectual property theft. According to FootwearNews.com, the Office of the United…

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