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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 country‚Äôs ruling United Socialist Party have proposed that all residents be made to use Internet…

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 as one of most formidable oil producers in the world. However, Venezuela is now better…

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 country’s western border in the 1940s to escape a bloody civil war and benefit from…

Venezuelans Purchasing Medicine at a Pharmacy Must Now Have Their Fingerprints Scanned

Venezuelans Purchasing Medicine at a Pharmacy Must Now Have Their Fingerprints Scanned

Venezuelans have been dealing with rationing and shortages in a handful of different industries ever since the country’s currency began weakening under the leadership of President Nicolas Maduro — food,…

The Healthcare System in Venezuela Is Barely Alive, And This Is Why

The Healthcare System in Venezuela Is Barely Alive, And This Is Why

For nearly a decade, the Venezuelan government has been proud of its healthcare system; then-President Hugo Chavez never hesitated to explain how his administration was able to revamp the system…

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

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 any inflation information…

Is Obama’s Caribbean Visit a Death Knell for Venezuelan Oil?

Is Obama’s Caribbean Visit a Death Knell for Venezuelan Oil?

Recently, U.S. President Barack Obama embarked on a three-day trip to Central America and the Caribbean for what was much more than a tropical getaway. The President’s recent visit to…

Cloud-Based Satellite Imaging Program Helps Environmentalists Track Deforestation

Cloud-Based Satellite Imaging Program Helps Environmentalists Track Deforestation

Deforestation is a major problem in many areas around the world, especially in Latin America. Unfortunately, despite the high number of nonprofit organizations and government agencies who have attempted to…

Venezuela’s Crippling Economy Leads To a Laundry List of Human Rights Violations

Venezuela’s Crippling Economy Leads To a Laundry List of Human Rights Violations

The Venezuelan economy and government has been unstable for the better part of a decade, but with the annual Summit of the Americas in Panama close at hand, civil rights…

Venezuela’s Anti-Government Protests from 2014 Show the Negative Side of Social Media

Venezuela’s Anti-Government Protests from 2014 Show the Negative Side of Social Media

Social media is often regarded as a powerful tool for ordinary people to disseminate information, practice freedom of expression, and promote democracy throughout the world. However, sometimes that sentiment simply…

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