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Some Venezuelans receive new minimum wage, but companies struggle to pay

14 Sep 2018

CARACAS Some Venezuelans on Friday began to receive their first salary payment since the government introduced a 60-fold minimum wage increase, though companies warned it was unaffordable and would add to the devastation of business in the country.

China makes no mention of new funds for Venezuela in Maduro visit

14 Sep 2018

BEIJING/CARACAS China made no mention of new funds for Venezuela's struggling government on Friday after President Nicolas Maduro visited his key foreign financier in hopes of securing new loans.

Venezuela's Constituent Assembly legalizes money exchanges

02 Aug 2018

CARACAS Venezuela's all-powerful Constituent Assembly on Thursday voted to legalize money exchange operations to relax the strict currency controls imposed by the social government that have throttled the oil-rich nation's economy.

Venezuela's last anti-Maduro paper clings on as media intimidation grows

26 Jul 2018

CARACAS Three hours before Venezuela's El Nacional newspaper goes to print, a bare-bones staff of 20 journalists toils in its vast newsroom, surrounded by empty desks. | Video

Venezuelan newspaper closures leave coverage in state's hands

26 Jul 2018

Almost three-quarters of Venezuela's newspapers have closed during five years of recession in the once-prosperous OPEC member country, according to the national journalism association, leaving El Nacional as the last independent national daily.

Venezuelan newspaper closures leave coverage in state's hands

26 Jul 2018

Almost three-quarters of Venezuela's newspapers have closed during five years of recession in the once-prosperous OPEC member country, according to the national journalism association, leaving El Nacional as the last independent national daily.

Venezuelan newspaper closures leave coverage in state's hands

26 Jul 2018

July 26 Almost three-quarters of Venezuela's newspapers have closed during five years of recession in the once-prosperous OPEC member country, according to the national journalism association, leaving El Nacional as the last independent national daily.

'Total isolation' - Venezuelan lawmaker tells of time in Maduro's jails

15 Jun 2018

CARACAS A year and a half in Venezuela's feared prison system, deprived of food and water, caused opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro to lose 18 kg (40 lb), about a fifth of his body weight, he said.

Another way to face reality, Venezuelans flock to theatres

07 Jun 2018

CARACAS A masked Venezuelan protester lies dying on a Caracas street, shot in the chest by a soldier who to his horror realizes he has killed his younger brother. | Video

U.S. missionary home after two years behind bars in Venezuela

27 May 2018

WASHINGTON/CARACAS American missionary Josh Holt, held by Venezuela without trial on weapons charges since 2016, returned home with his wife on Saturday after the South American country's socialist government unexpectedly released them. | Video

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