#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  
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*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 [38] | 11/09/15

Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela


The architectural patterns of Caracas – in pictures
by @JavoLDG | @guardian #VzlaOnTheRadar  


By @BozzoneComics

By @Edoilustrado 

– In Venezuela, 140 Characters Can Land You in Jail
by @OdeLopez  | @globalvoices #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– 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
by @anima_tk | @vicenews #VzlaOnTheRadar
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#VzlaOnTheRadar VENEZUELA ON THE RADAR [37] | 11/02/15

Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela

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@Edoilustrado                                                                        @WEIL_caricatura

– Rights Group Criticizes Election of UAE, Venezuela and Kyrgyzstan to U.N. Human Rights Council 
by Lucy Westcott | @Newsweek #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Venezuelan Prosecutor Says Opposition Leader’s Trial Was a Farce
by William Neuman and Patricia Torres | @nytimes 

– Prosecutor flees Venezuela, claims pressured into ‘false’ case against Lopez
by @SilvanaCNBC  | @CNBC #VzlaOnTheRadar 

 – Case against Venezuelan opposition leader fabricated, ex-prosecutor says
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
| @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 
by Joshua Goodman | @washingtonpost #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– The Nightmare Of Grocery Shopping In Venezuela
by John Otis 
| @NPR #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Gulf Countries Oppose Venezuela’s Oil-Price Summit Proposal
by Summer Said and Benoit Faucon | @WSJ #VzlaOnTheRadar 

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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 [30] | 09/09/15

Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela

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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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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#VzlaOnTheRadar VENEZUELA ON THE RADAR [29] | 09/03/15

Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela


– Kafka in Caracas by @JeffreyTayler1  @ForeignPolicy 

– More than 13.000 cancer patients may die in Venezuela for lack of medicines @BlastingNews 
Pensioner looking for cheap goods killed in Venezuela supermarket crush @guardian
– Venezuela prison fire: Tocuyito blaze kills 17 | @BBCWorld 
– Venezuelan Inmates Eat Cats as Food Shortages Reach Prisons (shocking videos) | @PanAmPost

– Andres Oppenheimer: Maduro’s dirty tricks to rig Venezuela’s elections by @oppenheimera | @MiamiHerald
– Coming Soon: Another Rigged Election in Venezuela by Alvaro Vargas Llosa  | @IndependentInst
– Trans woman running for Venezuelan National Assembly @washblade

– Why China is lending $5 billion to struggling Venezuela @TheEconomist
Russia, Venezuela to Discuss Potential Steps to Stabilize Oil Prices by @marson_jr & @summer_said  | @WSJ

– – – – – > Special: #SOSFrontera Colombia -Venezuela border crisis

– Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Deploys Army to Deport Colombians by @kejalvyas & Sara Schaefer Muñoz | @WSJ
– Border closures spark crisis between Colombia and Venezuela @dw_global
– Venezuela Crackdown Sows Chaos Along Colombian Border by @kejalvyas & Sara Schaefer Muñoz | @WSJ
– Venezuelan leader accuses Colombia of plotting his assassination as border dispute continues  @FoxNews
– Colombia ‘to reunite families in Venezuela border crisis’ | @BBCWorld  
– Colombia and Venezuela recall ambassadors over tensions
 | @BBCWorld 
– OAS will not hold meeting on Venezuela-Colombia border crisis @Reuters
– Colombia to present border crisis with Venezuela to International tribunal @XHNews 

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Human Rights Watch
Venezuela: Candidates Barred Arbitrarily

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