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

On Venezuelan parliamentary elections of December 6:

– Venezuela’s electoral system is being unfairly maligned 
http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2015/11/venezuelas-electoral-system-is-being-unfairly-maligned.html
by @LCarasik | @ajam #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Venezuela’s economic crisis dominates all as key vote approaches
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/article47545690.html
by @IDS_SvenBerg | @MiamiHerald #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Venezuela: Change is coming
http://fusion.net/story/240353/jorge-ramos-venezuela-elections-change-is-coming/
by @jorgeramosnews  | @thisisfusion #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Venezuela Elections 2015: Why Venezuelans Are Fleeing The Country
http://www.ibtimes.com/venezuela-elections-2015-why-venezuelans-are-fleeing-country-2204442
by @briannaclee  | @ibtimes #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Even in Chavez’s hometown, Venezuela ‘revolution’ ails before election
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/11/27/us-venezuela-election-chavismo-idUSKBN0TG1MD20151127
by @AlexandraUlmer | @reuters #VzlaOnTheRadar   

– Slaying of Venezuelan opposition leader has become flashpoint ahead of elections
http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2015/11/28/slaying-venezuelan-opposition-leader-has-become-flashpoint-ahead-election/
@foxnewslatino #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Venezuela criticises US for linking activist’s murder to upcoming election
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/nov/27/venezuela-criticises-us-luis-diaz-murder-elections
| @guardian #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Hillary Clinton says Venezuelan voters should have final say in elections
http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2015/12/01/hillary-clinton-says-venezuelan-voters-should-have-final-say-in-elections/
by @AndresSchipani @foxnewslatino #VzlaOnTheRadar 

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

http://fortune.com/2015/12/02/venezuela-threatens-to-jail-heinzs-bourgeois-parasites/ 
by @Geoffreytsmith | @FortuneMagazine #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Colombian president condemns killing of Venezuelan activist
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/11/28/us-venezuela-election-colombia-idUSKBN0TH01120151128#TusPRwFfDUxASKH0.97
| @reuters #VzlaOnTheRadar

– Chicken for diapers: Bartering abounds in scarcity-stricken Venezuela
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/venezuela/article47429270.html
by @jimwyss |  @MiamiHerald #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Venezuela has bigger oil reserves than Saudi Arabia — yet there’s no toilet paper in stores
http://www.vox.com/2015/12/1/9827554/venezuela-economy-toilet
by @zackbeauchamp  | @voxdotcom #VzlaOnTheRadar  

– Government for ‘medicines for oil’ barter system with Venezuela 
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/foreign-trade/government-for-medicines-for-oil-barter-system-with-venezuela/articleshow/50007886.cms
| @EconomicTimes #VzlaOnTheRadar  

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

Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela

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– First Venezuela Lost the Concorde, Now It’s Losing to Bolivia 
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-11-13/first-venezuela-lost-the-concorde-now-it-s-losing-to-bolivia
by @billfaries | @business #VzlaOnTheRadar   

– Venezuela’s Maduro Won’t Give Up Power  
http://www.wsj.com/articles/venezuelas-maduro-wont-give-up-power-1447626102
by Mary Anastasia O’Grady | @WSJ #VzlaOnTheRadar 

– Drug charges for Venezuelan leader’s relatives in forefront as election starts
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/nov/13/venezuela-president-relatives-drug-charges
| @guardian #VzlaOnTheRadar  
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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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#VzlaOnTheRadar VENEZUELA ON THE RADAR [38] | 11/09/15

Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela

#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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By @Edoilustrado 


– 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
Continúa leyendo #VzlaOnTheRadar VENEZUELA ON THE RADAR [38] | 11/09/15

#VzlaOnTheRadar VENEZUELA ON THE RADAR [37] | 11/02/15

Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela

Venezuelan caricatures
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@Edoilustrado                                                                        @WEIL_caricatura

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

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Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela

Venezuelan caricatures

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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
amenesty.org/venezuela/101615

 

Venezuelan caricatures
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