#VzlaOnTheRadar VENEZUELA ON THE RADAR [43] | 12/07/15

All eyes in Venezuela, thanks to God. Here some links with news around the elections yesterday


by @RaymaCaricatura

– Venezuela election: Opposition ‘wins two-thirds majority’
| @BBCworld #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Venezuela Opposition Won Majority of National Assembly Seats http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-12-07/venezuela-opposition-wins-majority-of-congress-as-count-goes-on
by Andrew Rosati & Noris Soto | @business #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Venezuela’s opposition party wins parliament in a blow to Maduro
by Brian Walker / Tiffany Ap | @CNN #VzlaOnTheRadar

– 17 years after socialist revolution, power shifts in Venezuela
| @CBS #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– The Marriage Between Venezuela and ‘Chavismo’ Failed 

– Venezuela Elects First Transgender Congresswoman in South America 
@outmagazine #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Triumphant Venezuela opposition looks to boost economy, free prisoners
by Andrew Cawthorne & Eyanir Chinea | @Reuters #VzlaOnTheRadar

– Venezuela vote: Game-changer or policy paralysis?
by @HollyEllyatt |  @CNBC #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Venezuela elections: Will election results mark a turning point?http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/southamerica/venezuela/12037213/Venezuela-elections-Will-election-results-mark-a-turning-point.html
by Gabriel Leon | @Telegraph #VzlaOnTheRadar

– Venezuela election: Maduro’s Socialists trounced
| @BBCworld #VzlaOnTheRadar   

– Venezuela: What will change after the opposition win? 
| @BBCworld #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Venezuela Celebrates After the Defeat of ‘Chavismo’
by @ioangrillo | @TIMEWorld #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Venezuela elections: Turning point for world’s worst economy?
by @Pat_Gillespie | @CNNMoney #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– In Venezuela, Hugo Chavez’s ‘Bolivarian Revolution’ Dies Again 
by @BRICBreaker | @Forbes #VzlaOnTheRadar

– Opinion: MUD win in Venezuela is a signal of hope 
| @dwnews  #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Latin America’s Shift Away From Leftist Rule Continues With Venezuela’s Historic Elections 
by @photobomba | @slate #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Raul Castro to Venezuela’s Maduro after defeat: We will always be with you

– The Latest: Nicaragua sends supportive note to Venezuela

| @WashingtonPost #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Argentina’s Macri backtracks on ousting Venezuela from Mercosur
| @YahooNews #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Venezuelan Legislative Elections: Press Statement, John Kerry Secretary of State

#VzlaOnTheRadar VENEZUELA ON THE RADAR [42] | 12/02/15

On Venezuelan parliamentary elections of December 6:

– Venezuela’s electoral system is being unfairly maligned 
by @LCarasik | @ajam #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Venezuela’s economic crisis dominates all as key vote approaches
by @IDS_SvenBerg | @MiamiHerald #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Venezuela: Change is coming
by @jorgeramosnews  | @thisisfusion #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Venezuela Elections 2015: Why Venezuelans Are Fleeing The Country
by @briannaclee  | @ibtimes #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Even in Chavez’s hometown, Venezuela ‘revolution’ ails before election
by @AlexandraUlmer | @reuters #VzlaOnTheRadar   

– Slaying of Venezuelan opposition leader has become flashpoint ahead of elections
@foxnewslatino #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Venezuela criticises US for linking activist’s murder to upcoming election
| @guardian #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Hillary Clinton says Venezuelan voters should have final say in elections
by @AndresSchipani @foxnewslatino #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Venezuela Threatens to Jail Heinz’s “Bourgeois Parasites”

by @Geoffreytsmith | @FortuneMagazine #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Colombian president condemns killing of Venezuelan activist
| @reuters #VzlaOnTheRadar

– Chicken for diapers: Bartering abounds in scarcity-stricken Venezuela
by @jimwyss |  @MiamiHerald #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Venezuela has bigger oil reserves than Saudi Arabia — yet there’s no toilet paper in stores
by @zackbeauchamp  | @voxdotcom #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Government for ‘medicines for oil’ barter system with Venezuela 
| @EconomicTimes #VzlaOnTheRadar  


by @Edoilustrado
by @Weil_caricatura 

#VzlaOnTheRadar VENEZUELA ON THE RADAR [41] | 11/24/15

Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela

– Venezuela’s Opposition Smells a Victory 
by @macmargolis @BV #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– The New Faces of Venezuela’s Opposition
by @JuanNagel |  @foreignpolicy #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Venezuela’s dirty election approaches
by @postopinions | @WashingtonPost #VzlaOnTheRadar

– Andres Oppenheimer: A new day in Venezuela? 
by @oppenheimera | @MiamiHerald #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Venezuela’s “Fair Prices” Are Anything But Fair 
by @williansruiz | @PanAmPost #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Argentina president-elect pledges radical policy changes in shift to right
by Jonathan Watts & Uki Goñi | @guardian #VzlaOnTheRadar   

– Political waters untouched in Venezuela despite drug bust involving president’s relatives
by @FranzvonBergen | @foxnewslatino #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Soap opera ban is real drama in Venezuela
by @AndresSchipani @FT #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Pharma body wants Centre to help recover blocked Venezuela funds
by Aneesh Phadnis | @bsindia 

– In Guyana, a Land Dispute With Venezuela Escalates Over Oil
by @willieneuman | @NYtimes 

– Guyana will only accept ICJ ruling to resolve Venezuela border dispute 
| @lacorrespondent #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Oil prices have just bounced—here’s why
by @KatyBarnato | @CNBC #VzlaOnTheRadar

– Iran, Venezuela lock step on oil market woes
by @dan_graeber | @upi #VzlaOnTheRadar


by @Edoilustrado


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#VzlaOnTheRadar VENEZUELA ON THE RADAR [40] | 11/17/15

Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela


by @Edoilustrado
by @WeilCaricaturas

– First Venezuela Lost the Concorde, Now It’s Losing to Bolivia 
by @billfaries | @business #VzlaOnTheRadar   

– Venezuela’s Maduro Won’t Give Up Power  
by Mary Anastasia O’Grady | @WSJ #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Drug charges for Venezuelan leader’s relatives in forefront as election starts
| @guardian #VzlaOnTheRadar  
Continúa leyendo #VzlaOnTheRadar VENEZUELA ON THE RADAR [40] | 11/17/15

*special* #VzlaOnTheRadar VENEZUELA ON THE RADAR [39] | 11/12/15

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 
|  @SenatorCardin #VzlaOnTheRadar

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

@TheJusticeDept #VzlaOnTheRadar 
– U.S. Arrests Two Relatives of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Drug-Trafficking Charges
by Jose de Cordoba | @WSJ #VzlaOnTheRadar
– The Latest: Opposition jumps on Venezuela drug charges  
by Associated Press @wahingtonpost #VzlaOnTheRadar  
– Nephews of Venezuela’s First Lady Face Drug Charges 
by William K. Rashnaum and William Neuman | @nytimes #VzlaOnTheRadar – Venezuela president’s relatives indicted in U.S. over cocaine
|  @reuters #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Venezuela Cuts Egg Prices to Tackle World’s Worst Inflation 
by @nmcrooks | @business #VzlaOnTheRadar  


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    


By @BozzoneComics 

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#VzlaOnTheRadar VENEZUELA ON THE RADAR [36] | 10/23/15

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Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela

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– 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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#VzlaOnTheRadar VENEZUELA ON THE RADAR [34] | 10/09/15

Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela


– 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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#VzlaOnTheRadar VENEZUELA ON THE RADAR [28] | 08/27/15

Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela


– Venezuela is in a state of emergency — and it could stay that way into crucial elections by @chrstphr_w | @businessinsider
– Colombians leave Venezuela in droves over border crisis | @BBCBreaking 
– Venezuela and Colombia hold talks over border dispute  | @AJEnglish 
– Venezuela’s neighbours will feel its pain by @DLansberg | @FT
– These 30-Cent Bonds Are Barclays’s Top Pick in Venezuela Default by @Sebaboyd  | @business
– In Venezuela, Economists Improvise to Track Economy by @kejalvyas | @WSJ
– Bringing Venezuela’s Economic Crisis Into Focus @Stratfor 
– Photos: Venezuelans contend with food, medicine shortages, as low oil prices cripple economy | @NewsHour 
From Venezuela to Iraq to Russia, Oil Price Drops Raise Fears of Unrest  by @ckrausss and @rickgladstone | @nytimes
 Children with cancer go without chemo for weeks in Venezuela due to medicine shortage by @FranzvonBergen | @Foxnewslatino 

– Venezuelan crime wave forces American expats to hunker down by @ruedareport | @ThisIsFusion

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#VzlaOnTheRadar VENEZUELA ON THE RADAR [27] | 08/19/15


– Venezuela: Daniel Ceballos under house arrest | @BBCWorld 

– If Venezuela Implodes, Will Its Neighbors Be Ready? | @BV
– Venezuela’s currency s worth less than a napkin by @Pat_Gillespie | @CNNMoney
– Critics under threat in Venezuela’s ‘accelerating deterioration’ | @DemDigest
– Beer shortages loom in Venezuela as troops occupy Caracas warehouse | @guardian 
– Infestation of opossums kills 17 babies in Venezuelan birth ward by @francesmartel | @BreitbartNews

– 8 Venezuelan cops arrested for killing 4 suspects | @Foxnewslatino
– Cuban doctors fleeing Venezuela find themselves in limbo by @jimwyss | @MiamiHerald
– American lawyer slain, companion wounded in Caracas home by @hannahdreier | @UsaToday 
– Venezuela, Russia Continue Military Cooperation As Caracas Copies Tank Biathlon Course From International Army Games by @TBarrabi | @ibtimes
– Exxon’s $40 Billion Oil Discovery Sparks a Nasty Feud by @andrewrosati | @business 

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