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

Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela

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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#VzlaOnTheRadar VENEZUELA ON THE RADAR [30] | 09/09/15

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

 


Venezuelan caricatures

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

Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela

News

– 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 


Venezuelan caricatures

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Statetments

Human Rights Watch
Venezuela: Candidates Barred Arbitrarily

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

Summary of recent publications from international media sources about Venezuela

News

– 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

Venezuelan caricatures

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

News

– 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 


Good to know

27 vigasOswaldo Vigas: The Venezuelan Painter Whom History Should Remember

 by @annbinlot | @forbeslife 


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