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Venezuela designers turn to piracy after Adobe announces it will cut service

10 Oct 2019

CARACAS Venezuelans desperately explored piracy workarounds on Tuesday to continue using Adobe programs after the software developer said it will cut access to its products for the country's users, citing U.S. sanctions.

Venezuela designers turn to piracy after Adobe announces it will cut service

08 Oct 2019

CARACAS, Oct 8 Venezuelans on Tuesday desperately explored piracy workarounds to continue using Adobe programs after the software developer said it will cut access to its products for the country's users, citing U.S. sanctions, in a move critics said demonstrated the unintended consequences of the Trump administration's policies.

New U.S. sanctions on Venezuela protect Citgo from seizure -Guaido

06 Aug 2019

CARACAS, Aug 6 Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday celebrated a sweeping U.S. sanctions order against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, saying the measure would protect Venezuela-owned U.S.-based refiner Citgo from seizure by creditors.

Macaws offer feathered 'therapy' to suffering Venezuelans

17 Jul 2019

CARACAS Looking for an escape from the daily realities of crisis-ridden Venezuela, Carmen Borges finds solace receiving visitors on the roof of her Caracas apartment building every morning: groups of blue and gold macaws that arrive at daybreak.

Norway says Venezuela opposition and government talks to continue

12 Jul 2019

CARACAS Talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition will continue, the Norwegian and Venezuelan governments said on Thursday, after a Socialist Party leader announced the end of a round of Oslo-backed talks to end a political crisis.

Venezuela creditors push back on Guaido's debt restructuring plan

09 Jul 2019

CARACAS Creditors holding Venezuelan debt on Tuesday pushed back on debt restructuring plans backed by opposition leader Juan Guaido, urging a "fair and effective" framework for talks and improved communications with investors holding defaulted bonds.

Venezuela charges two intelligence officials over death of detained officer

01 Jul 2019

CARACAS Venezuela has charged two intelligence officials with homicide over the death of a navy captain who had been in military custody, the country's chief prosecutor said on Monday, following outrage over alleged torture of the deceased officer.

Venezuela confirms death of detained officer, his wife says he was tortured

30 Jun 2019

CARACAS - Venezuela's defence ministry on Sunday confirmed the death of a military officer who opposition leaders and family members said was tortured in custody after his detention over alleged involvement in a coup plot against President Nicolas Maduro.

Special Report: Why the military still stands by Venezuela's beleaguered president

28 Jun 2019

CARACAS One of the central mysteries of Venezuela's slow-motion collapse: Why does the military continue to support Nicolas Maduro, the president who has led the once-prosperous South American country into poverty and chaos? | Video

Exclusive: Guaido says Washington should help Venezuela keep U.S. refiner Citgo

22 May 2019

CARACAS The United States should help Venezuela keep control over U.S. refiner Citgo by preventing its seizure by creditors seeking to collect on unpaid Venezuelan debts, opposition leader Juan Guaido said in an interview with Reuters on Wednesday.

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