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This Is How Bad Venezuela's Food Shortage Has Become - Munchies_ Food by VICE;

This Is How Bad Venezuela's Food Shortage Has Become - Munchies_ Food by VICE

Munchies_ Food by VICEThis Is How Bad Venezuela's Food Shortage Has BecomeMunchies_ Food by VICETake away a people's beer and bread with poor monetary policy, and be prepared to deal with the consequences. Venezuela is in a state of crisis. The South American country, which has the largest oil reserves on the planet, is currently locked in the ...and more »

US Embassy in Venezuela Stops Visa Work Over Staff Shortage - JP Updates;

US Embassy in Venezuela Stops Visa Work Over Staff Shortage - JP Updates

JP UpdatesUS Embassy in Venezuela Stops Visa Work Over Staff ShortageJP Updates(AFP). The US embassy in Caracas said Wednesday it has suspended processing new applications for short-stay visas because the Venezuelan government was barring the entry of consular staff. The move highlighted strained diplomatic relations between ...and more »

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro carries a child - Economic Times

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro carries a childEconomic TimesVenezuela's President Nicolas Maduro carries a child wearing a costume of Venezuelan soldier, while he speaks during a meeting with fishermen and entrepreneurs in the fisheries sector in Guanta. PrevNextPlay Slideshow ...and more »

Venezuela protesters clash with police - Radio New Zealand;

Venezuela protesters clash with police - Radio New Zealand

Radio New ZealandVenezuela protesters clash with policeRadio New ZealandVenezuelan police have fired tear gas against anti-government protesters in Caracas demanding a referendum to recall embattled President Nicolas Maduro. Policemen clash with demonstrators protesting against new emergency powers decreed this week ...and more »

Venezuela crisis: Tear gas fired at anti-Maduro protest - BBC News;

Venezuela crisis: Tear gas fired at anti-Maduro protest - BBC News

BBC NewsVenezuela crisis: Tear gas fired at anti-Maduro protestBBC NewsVenezuelan police have fired tear gas at anti-government protesters in Caracas demanding a recall referendum on embattled President Nicolas Maduro. Thousands have marched in several cities in what is expected to be the biggest wave of opposition ...and more »

Venezuela crisis: What is behind the turmoil? - BBC News;

Venezuela crisis: What is behind the turmoil? - BBC News

BBC NewsVenezuela crisis: What is behind the turmoil?BBC NewsTension in Venezuela remains high as the economic crisis which has engulfed the country shows little sign of abating. The government and the opposition blame each other for the dire state of the economy. Venezuela's inflation rate, which already is the ...and more »

Venezuelan Opposition Desperately Moves to Overthrow Government - teleSUR English;

Venezuelan Opposition Desperately Moves to Overthrow Government - teleSUR English

teleSUR EnglishVenezuelan Opposition Desperately Moves to Overthrow GovernmentteleSUR EnglishVenezuela opposition leader Henrique Capriles and National Assembly head Henry Ramos Allup join protest against Maduro in Caracas, May 11, 2016. | Photo: AFP. Previous; Next. Published 18 May 2016. 0. Comments. Increases text size - Decreases text ...and more »

Venezuela Opposition Calls for Coup, Protests Turn Violent - teleSUR English;

Venezuela Opposition Calls for Coup, Protests Turn Violent - teleSUR English

teleSUR EnglishVenezuela Opposition Calls for Coup, Protests Turn ViolentteleSUR EnglishOpposition protesters hit the streets of Caracas and other cities across Venezuela—and in some cases attacked police—as part of a national day of action Wednesday to demand that electoral authorities speed up the process of scheduling a recall ...and more »

Venezuela's Murder Epidemic Rages on Amid State of Emergency - TIME;

Venezuela's Murder Epidemic Rages on Amid State of Emergency - TIME

TIMEVenezuela's Murder Epidemic Rages on Amid State of EmergencyTIMEAt the Bello Monte morgue in Caracas, the smell of death reeks out from the buildings to the surrounding streets and to the dozens of people waiting on the sidewalks to collect the corpses of their loved ones. The odor of the rotting bodies is so ...and more »

Spain's ex-PM Zapatero calls for national dialogue to ease Venezuela's political crisis - euronews;

Spain's ex-PM Zapatero calls for national dialogue to ease Venezuela's political crisis - euronews

euronewsSpain's ex-PM Zapatero calls for national dialogue to ease Venezuela's political crisiseuronewsSpain's former Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has called for national dialogue in Venezuela in effort to mediate in the country's spiralling political crisis. On an official visit to Caracas following talks with the speaker of Venezuela's ...and more »

Venezuela is on the brink of a 'political and economic meltdown' - Business Insider;

Venezuela is on the brink of a 'political and economic meltdown' - Business Insider

Business InsiderVenezuela is on the brink of a 'political and economic meltdown'Business InsiderVenezuela has been teetering on the edge of political and economic disaster for some time now. But the situation hit a critical point Wednesday as Venezuela's political opposition called for massive protests on the heels of President Nicolas Maduro's ...and more »

Venezuela crisis: Maduro's state of emergency 'constitutional' - BBC News;

Venezuela crisis: Maduro's state of emergency 'constitutional' - BBC News

BBC NewsVenezuela crisis: Maduro's state of emergency 'constitutional'BBC NewsThe Venezuelan Supreme Court has ruled that a decree issued by President Nicolas Maduro last week declaring a state of emergency is constitutional. The decree gives Mr Maduro extra powers to deal with Venezuela's economic crisis, including the right to ...and more »

Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro accused of being 'as mad as a goat' - The Guardian;

Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro accused of being 'as mad as a goat' - The Guardian

The GuardianVenezuelan president Nicolás Maduro accused of being 'as mad as a goat'The GuardianNicolás Maduro says that the country's problems are caused by right-wingers and foreign plots. Photograph: Federico Parra/AFP/Getty Images. Venezuela. Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro accused of being 'as mad as a goat'. Uruguay's former leader ...and more »

Venezuelan Supreme Court Approves Decree on State of Emergency Extension - Sputnik International;

Venezuelan Supreme Court Approves Decree on State of Emergency Extension - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalVenezuelan Supreme Court Approves Decree on State of Emergency ExtensionSputnik InternationalThe Venezuelan Supreme Court of Justice has said that President Nicolas Maduro's extension of the economic state of emergency was constitutional, despite it being rejected by the country's lawmakers. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier this week it was ...and more »

Caribbean warned about influx of Venezuelan refugees if food shortages continue - Jamaica Gleaner;

Caribbean warned about influx of Venezuelan refugees if food shortages continue - Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica GleanerCaribbean warned about influx of Venezuelan refugees if food shortages continueJamaica GleanerAn anti-government demonstrator is pushed away by Bolivarian National Police who block protesters from reaching the headquarters of the national electoral body, in Caracas, Venezuela, on Wednesday. AP. Demonstrators are tear gassed by Bolivarian ...and more »

Is Venezuela on the brink of another coup? - rabble.ca;

Is Venezuela on the brink of another coup? - rabble.ca

rabble.caIs Venezuela on the brink of another coup?rabble.caLike this article? rabble is reader-supported journalism. Chip in to keep stories like these coming. Concerns about a U.S.-backed coup plot have surfaced once more in Venezuela. Last Friday, President Nicolás Maduro extended a state of emergency and ...and more »

Venezuela readies military exercises amid constitutional crisis - Deutsche Welle;

Venezuela readies military exercises amid constitutional crisis - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleVenezuela readies military exercises amid constitutional crisisDeutsche WelleVenezuela's Supreme Court has ruled that a state of emergency condemned by the opposition is constitutional. The military is planning a major exercise for Friday and Saturday. Caracas Proteste Polizei Demonstranten auf Straße. Venezuela's economic and ...and more »

Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro is 'Crazy as a Goat', says former Uruguayan president - Telegraph.co.uk;

Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro is 'Crazy as a Goat', says former Uruguayan president - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukVenezuela's Nicolas Maduro is 'Crazy as a Goat', says former Uruguayan presidentTelegraph.co.ukFormer Uruguayan president Jose "Pepe" Mujica says embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro is "crazy as a goat." "They are all crazy in Venezuela. They talk about everything and fix nothing," Mr Mujica told local broadcaster Canal 10 on ...and more »

Escape From Venezuela: Failed Socialist Experiment Has Destroyed Law And Order, 'Thugs' Stealing Kids' Lunches - Town Hall;

Escape From Venezuela: Failed Socialist Experiment Has Destroyed Law And Order, 'Thugs' Stealing Kids' Lunches - Town Hall

Town HallEscape From Venezuela: Failed Socialist Experiment Has Destroyed Law And Order, 'Thugs' Stealing Kids' LunchesTown HallFacing a disastrous economy and growing political opposition, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro recently declared a 60-day state of emergency, which will most likely be used to stifle those rallying for his immediate recall. No, scratch that—that's ...and more »

Venezuela in unrest as president threatens to make opposition-controlled legislature 'disappear' - Breaking Belize News (blog);

Venezuela in unrest as president threatens to make opposition-controlled legislature 'disappear' - Breaking Belize News (blog)

Breaking Belize News (blog)Venezuela in unrest as president threatens to make opposition-controlled legislature 'disappear'Breaking Belize News (blog)By Aaron Humes: According to the L.A. Times, police and opponents of President Nicolas Maduro clashed on the streets of the capital Caracas after Maduro threatened to make the opposition-controlled National Assembly “disappear.” Maduro's threats ...and more »