Home Tags Venezuela

Tag: Venezuela

Hundreds of millions of dollars were shipped from Russia to Venezuela to sidestep US sanctions

US sanctions on Venezuela have limited the country's access to the global financial system
An oil spill on Peroba beach in Maragogi, Alagoas state, Brazil, October 17, 2019.

Brazil is blaming Venezuela for a mysterious oil spill on its beaches, and it’s sending 5,000 troops to clean up the mess

While Brazil says the oil is from Venezuela, the reason for the spill is unclear, and Brasilia is sending thousands of troops to help clean it up.
A militia member with a banner reading "No More Trump Venezuela" at an anti-Trump demonstration in Caracas, August 10, 2019.

The US and Russia, and their fighter jets, are looming over Venezuela’s latest dispute

The US and Russia both want influence in Latin America, and they've put military hardware on offer to bolster their relationships there.

Video shows Russian-made Venezuelan aircraft ‘aggressively shadowing’ American plane, according to military

In a tweet, the military slammed Russian President Vladimir Putin for offering assistance to the country's far-left leader Nicolas Maduro

Trump is giving up on regime change in Venezuela because it’s complicated and he got bored, report says

Trump reportedly thought of Venezuela as "low-hanging fruit" on which he "could get a win and tout it as a major foreign policy victory."

Prices in Venezuela rocketed 130,000% last year

Venezuela's central bank released its first inflation data since 2015, showing the dismal state of the economy. GDP fell at least 10% for 11 quarters.

9 mind-blowing facts about Venezuela’s economy

Venezuela is going through one of the worst political and economic crises in modern history.
Venezuelans are making kerosene lamps from ketchup bottles to use during blackouts.

Crippling power outages in Venezuela have driven people to make lamps from Heinz ketchup bottles to avoid living in darkness

Periodic blackouts have plagued the country since a crippling, week-long blackout in March that brought thousands out in protest.
A compilation of everyday pictures from Venezuela: People collecting water from a leaking pipe, a happy meal the price of a minimum wage, and a tree made of worthless cash.

Water from sewer pipes, cooking with tiny candles, and a Happy Meal that costs a month’s pay: Photos by ordinary Venezuelans show life under an ...

Venezuelans sent INSIDER photographs that typify their everyday lives: images like a man looking for food in a dumpster and a pile of worthless cash.