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Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela

– U.S. Senators and Leading Latin American Legislators Send Letter to President Maduro Calling for Transparent and Democratic Legislative Elections in Venezuela 
http://www.cardin.senate.gov/newsroom/press/release/us-senators-and-leading-latin-american-legislators-send-letter-to-president-maduro-calling-for-transparent-and-democratic-legislative-elections-in-venezuela
|  @SenatorCardin #VzlaOnTheRadar


– Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces The Arrest Of Two Venezuelan Nationals For Conspiring To Import

http://www.justice.gov/usao-sdny/pr/manhattan-us-attorney-announces-arrest-two-venezuelan-nationals-conspiring-import
@TheJusticeDept #VzlaOnTheRadar 
– U.S. Arrests Two Relatives of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Drug-Trafficking Charges
http://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-says-it-arrests-two-relatives-of-venezuelan-president-nicolas-maduro-on-drug-trafficking-charges-1447276449
by Jose de Cordoba | @WSJ #VzlaOnTheRadar
– The Latest: Opposition jumps on Venezuela drug charges  
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/the-latest-nephews-of-venezuela-1st-lady-indicted-in-us/2015/11/12/3f21fb6c-8953-11e5-bd91-d385b244482f_story.html
by Associated Press @wahingtonpost #VzlaOnTheRadar  
– Nephews of Venezuela’s First Lady Face Drug Charges 
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/12/world/americas/two-from-venezuelan-presidents-family-to-face-drug-charges-in-new-york.html
by William K. Rashnaum and William Neuman | @nytimes #VzlaOnTheRadar – Venezuela president’s relatives indicted in U.S. over cocaine
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/11/12/us-venezuela-usa-crime-idUSKCN0T11B820151112#U0vBJciU2Bhg6sD1.99
|  @reuters #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Venezuela Cuts Egg Prices to Tackle World’s Worst Inflation 
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-11-12/venezuela-slashes-egg-prices-to-tackle-world-s-fastest-inflation
by @nmcrooks | @business #VzlaOnTheRadar  

#Statements

Letter from Luis Almagro to Tibisay Lucena, President of the National Electoral Council (CNE) in Venezuela
English: http://www.oas.org/documents/eng/press/letter-Mrs-Tibisay-Lucena.pdf
by @Almagro_OEA2015 @OAS_official #VzlaOnTheRadar

Spanish: http://www.oas.org/documents/spa/press/Carta-a-Sra.-Tibisay-Lucena.pdf
by @Almagro_OEA2015 | @OEA_oficial #VzlaOnTheRadar    

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#GoodToKnow

The architectural patterns of Caracas – in pictures
http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2015/oct/27/architectural-patterns-caracas-pictures-instagram
by @JavoLDG | @guardian #VzlaOnTheRadar  

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– In Venezuela, 140 Characters Can Land You in Jail
https://globalvoices.org/2015/11/09/in-venezuela-140-characters-can-land-you-in-jail/
by @OdeLopez  | @globalvoices #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Venezuelan NGO Takes Aim at Identity Fraud in Upcoming Election
http://panampost.com/sabrina-martin/2015/11/09/venezuelan-ngo-takes-aim-at-identity-fraud-in-upcoming-election/
by @SabrinaMartinR | @PanAmPost #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Venezuela’s Currency Crisis Is Forcing Students Abroad Into Desperate Situations
https://news.vice.com/article/venezuelas-currency-crisis-is-forcing-students-abroad-into-desperate-situations
by @anima_tk | @vicenews #VzlaOnTheRadar
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Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela

Venezuelan caricatures
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– Rights Group Criticizes Election of UAE, Venezuela and Kyrgyzstan to U.N. Human Rights Council 
http://www.newsweek.com/rights-group-criticizes-election-uae-venezuela-and-kyrgyzstan-un-human-rights-388352
by Lucy Westcott | @Newsweek #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Venezuelan Prosecutor Says Opposition Leader’s Trial Was a Farce
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/26/world/americas/venezuela-human-rights-opposition-leopoldo-lopez.html?_r=0
by William Neuman and Patricia Torres | @nytimes 

– Prosecutor flees Venezuela, claims pressured into ‘false’ case against Lopez
http://www.cnbc.com/2015/10/24/venezuela-prosecutor-claims-pressured-into-false-case-against-lopez.html
by @SilvanaCNBC  | @CNBC #VzlaOnTheRadar 

 – Case against Venezuelan opposition leader fabricated, ex-prosecutor says
http://www.cnn.com/2015/10/28/americas/venezuela-opposition-leopoldo-lopez/
by Ray Sanchez | @CNN #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Exiled prosecutor urges U.S. to place sanctions against Venezuelahttp://www.cbsnews.com/news/exiled-prosecutor-urges-u-s-to-place-sanctions-against-venezuelan-officials/| @cbsnews #VzlaOnTheRadar 

CNNEE – Prosecutor Interview (in Spanish) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlB_ENvJtTc 

– Report: Venezuela One Of Hardest Countries for Doing Business
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/report-venezuela-one-hardest-countries-doing-business-n453936
| @nbcnews #VzlaOnTheRadar  

World Bank Report “Doing Business 2016” 
http://www.doingbusiness.org/~/media/GIAWB/Doing%20Business/Documents/Annual-Reports/English/DB16-Full-Report.pdf  @WorldBank

– Venezuela in worst recession in over 70 yearshttp://www.ft.com/fastft/418031/venezuela-midst-of-worst-recession-over-70-years | @fastFT #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Says He Will Sue U.S. http://www.wsj.com/articles/venezuelan-president-nicolas-maduro-says-he-will-sue-u-s-144616494by Kejal Vyas | @WSJ  #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– AP Exclusive: Drug extradition may shed light on Venezuela 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/ap-exclusive-drug-extradition-may-shed-light-on-venezuela/2015/10/31/41e52e42-7fde-11e5-bfb6-65300a5ff562_story.html
by Joshua Goodman | @washingtonpost #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– The Nightmare Of Grocery Shopping In Venezuela
http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2015/10/29/452636462/the-nightmare-of-grocery-shopping-in-venezuela
by John Otis 
| @NPR #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Gulf Countries Oppose Venezuela’s Oil-Price Summit Proposal
http://www.wsj.com/articles/gulf-countries-oppose-venezuelas-oil-price-summit-proposal-1446035678
by Summer Said and Benoit Faucon | @WSJ #VzlaOnTheRadar 

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Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela

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News

– Reflections on Venezuela’s “Economic Miracle” https://mises.org/library/reflections-venezuela%E2%80%99s-economic-miracle by Andrew Syrios | @mises #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Guyana says Venezuela lays false claim to gold mine http://www.cbsnews.com/news/guyana-says-venezuela-lays-false-claim-to-gold-mine/ | @cbsnews #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– U.S. Graft Inquiries Turn to Venezuelan Oil Industry http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/23/world/americas/us-graft-inquiries-turn-to-venezuelan-oil-industry.html?_r=0  by @willieneuman | @NYTimes  #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Venezuelan President Maduro says $88 oil price needed  http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-34593241 / by @SabrinaMartinR | @PanAmPost #VzlaOnTheRadar   

– Socialists accuse Venezuela businessman, economist of ‘treason’ http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/10/21/us-venezuela-accusations-idUSKCN0SF2QA20151021 by Andrew Cawthorne | @reuters #VzlaOnTheRadar

 – Brazil Pulls out of Electoral Mission to Venezuela http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/brazil-pulls-electoral-mission-venezuela-34609912 by @jorgeruedaap | @ABC #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– The World Is Watching Caracas http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/10/02/the-world-is-watching-caracas-venezuela-elections/ by James Pagano | @foreignpolicy #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Venezuela’s Central Bank Files Lawsuit to Shut Down Black Market Currency Website DolarToday for Falsifying Exchange Rates http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/venezuelas-central-bank-files-lawsuit-to-shut-down-black-market-currency-website-dolartoday-for-falsifying-exchange-rates-300165568.html by Marc Frank | @PRNewswire #VzlaOnTheRadar 


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Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela

News

– Venezuelan opposition politician Manuel Rosales arrested http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-34546419 | @BBCWorld #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Venezuelan Opposition Leader Arrested Upon Returning to Country http://www.wsj.com/articles/venezuelan-opposition-leader-arrested-upon-returning-to-country-1444955655 by Kejal Vyas | @WSJ #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Exiled Opposition Leader Arrested Upon Return to Venezuela http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/exiled-opposition-leader-returns-venezuela-arrested-34507148 by @hannahdreier @AP @ABC #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Lifting the Veil on Venezuela’s Political Prisoners http://panampost.com/sabrina-martin/2015/10/16/lifting-the-veil-on-venezuelas-political-prisonersby @SabrinaMartinR | @PanAmPost #VzlaOnTheRadar   

– Leopoldo López Isn’t the Only Political Prisoner in Venezuela http://panampost.com/vanessa-arita/2015/10/15/leopoldo-lopez-isnt-the-only-political-prisoner-in-venezuela/ by @VeeArita | @PanAmPost #VzlaOnTheRadar   

– Crackdown in Caracas. Venezuela’s Crisis Continues https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/south-america/2015-10-14/crackdown-caracas by @MichaelShifter @ForeignAffairs #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Crackdown in Caracas: Venezuela persecuting rights defenders, says Amnesty http://www.demdigest.org/crackdown-caracas-venezuela-must-halt-campaign-rights-defenders/ |  #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Cuba in cash crunch due to low commodity prices, Venezuela woes http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/10/16/cuba-economy-idUSL1N12B0CA20151016 by Marc Frank | @reuters #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Food inflation: It’s getting hard for Venezuela to feed itself http://www.cnbc.com/2015/10/13/food-inflation-its-getting-hard-for-venezuela-to-feed-itself.html by @KrysiaLenzo @CNBC #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– AT&T writes down $1.1 billion on Venezuelan adjustment http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-wp-blm-att-venezuela-cbd5327a-7447-11e5-ba14-318f8e87a2fc-20151016-story.html by @MoritzDispatch | @business @chicagotribune #VzlaOnTheRadar

Curiosities

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World record for biggest feet squashed by Venezuelan man – video  | @guardian


Declarations 

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Venezuela must halt
escalating campaign against
human rights defenders
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News

– Venezuela’s Censorship Goes from Bad to Worse http://panampost.com/sabrina-martin/2015/10/07/venezuelas-censorship-goes-from-bad-to-worse/ by @SabrinaMartinR | @PanAmPost #VzlaOnTheRadar

– Venezuela opposition denounces ‘anti-democratic regime’ after leader’s prison sentence http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/sep/11/venezuela-opposition-leader-leopoldo-lopez-prison-sentence-outrage-worldwide  @guardian

– Leopoldo Lopez: Venezuela opposition leader jailed for his ‘art of words’ while leader of protest movement http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/leopoldo-lopez-venezuela-opposition-leader-jailed-for-his-art-of-words-while-leader-of-protest-a6686906.html by Raquel Leon | @Independent #VzlaOnTheRadar

– Even in Jail, I Will Fight for a Free Venezuela http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/25/opinion/even-in-jail-i-will-fight-for-a-free-venezuela.html?_r=0 by @LeopoldoLopez @NYTimes #VzlaOnTheRadar

–  Venezuela Worst in World as IMF Forecasts 10% Contraction http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-10-06/venezuela-worst-in-world-as-imf-forecasts-economy-to-shrink-10- by @nmcrooks | @business #VzlaOnTheRadar

Forget Greece, Venezuela is world’s worst economy http://www.ft.com/fastft/403141/venezuela-contract-10-this-year-worst-world-imf @fastFT #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Socialists’ Grip on Power in Venezuela May Be Too Strong to Dislodge
http://time.com/4061641/socialists-venezuela-maduro/ by @JohnOtis | @TIMEWorld #VzlaOnTheRadar

– OPEC, non-OPEC states meeting set for Oct 21: Venezuela https://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/World/2015/Oct-09/318281-opec-non-opec-states-meeting-set-for-oct-21-venezuela.ashx | @DailyStarLeb #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Pepsi has a Venezuela problem: $1.4 billion http://money.cnn.com/2015/10/06/investing/pepsi-hit-hard-in-venezuela/ by @Pat_Gillespie | @CNNMoneyInvest #VzlaOnTheRadar

– U.S. Charges Top Former Venezuelan Officials With Drug Trafficking http://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-charges-top-former-venezuelan-officials-with-drug-trafficking-1443828347 by @Jose_deCordoba @WSJ #VzlaOnTheRadar

– Venezuela hits back at U.S. for questioning its democracy http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/10/06/us-venezuela-usa-idUSKCN0S008M20151006 @reuters #VzlaOnTheRadar

– Top Venezuela official slams US hostility after airport stop http://www.foxnews.com/world/2015/10/04/top-venezuela-official-slams-us-hostility-after-airport-stop/ | @FoxNews #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– After deporting 1,400 Colombians, Venezuela pledges to take 20,000 Syrian refugees http://qz.com/497494/after-deporting-1400-colombians-venezuela-pledges-to-take-20000-syrian-refugees/ by @jakeflanagin | @qz #VzlaOnTheRadar

– Mounting Extortion Plagues Shopkeepers in Violent Venezuela http://www.voanews.com/content/mounting-extortion-plagues-shopkeepers-in-violent-venezuela/2995356.html | @VOANews #VzlaOnTheRadar

– Grenade attacks are targeting police officers in Venezuela http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/opinion/2015/10/06/hand-grenades-increasingly-used-in-venezuela-to-target-police-force/ @foxnewslatino #VzlaOnTheRadar

– Venezuela Police Indictments More Tactical Than Political http://www.insightcrime.org/news-analysis/us-charges-fmr-venezuela-police-drug-trafficking by David Gagne | @insightcrime #VzlaOnTheRadar

– Has Venezuelan President Maduro Gone Insane? http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/09/27/has-venezuelan-president-maduro-gone-insane.html by Jeremy Kryt | @thedailybeast #VzlaOnTheRadar


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Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela

News
Refugees flowing into Colombia top 20,000 amid spat with Venezuela by @merymogollon & @chriskraul | @LaTimes 
– State of Emergency Is the Beginning of the End for Venezuela by @SabrinaMartinR | @PanAmPost
Venezuela border closure leaves workers, vacationers and indigenous stranded | @FoxNewsLatino
Venezuela arrests seven for suspected diesel smuggling -sources | @reuters
– This Brazilian Beef Company Has a $2 Billion Stake in Venezuela’s Future by
@arascouet & @rakteem @business 

Venezuela’s U.N. Envoy Defends Crackdown Along Border With Colombia by Rick Gladstone & @willieneuman | @nytimes
–  Regional court orders Venezuela to reinstate RCTV on the air | @pressfreedom
– Venezuela Causes Upheaval on Colombian Border by Sara Schaefer Muños | @WSJ  
– The Other Side of Leopoldo López by Juan Carlos Gutierrez & @JaredGenser | @ForeignPolicy 
– Venezuela’s Lopez Set to Give Closing Remarks at Trial | @VOANews 

Good to know

Maná le dedicó un concierto a Venezuela: “Hay que hacer presión. Todos somos uno” | @NTN24

 


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Judgment


I/A Court H. R., Case of Granier et al. (Radio Caracas Television) v. Venezuela. Preliminary Objections, Merits, Reparations and Costs. Judgment of June 22, 2015. Series C No. 293
(in Spanish)

 

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