Saturday, January 19, 2019
Outside Banco de Venezuela in Punto Fijo, Venezuela. Photo by: ArwinJ.
CARACAS (ViaNews) - Venezuela’s unprecedented collapse continues. It seems almost unthinkable for a country that not so long ago was considered an emerging market, according to the IMF, and with the biggest oil reserve in the world, to be in such difficult position, but it's happening. In this South American country, the incredible is common and the improbable...
Statement by "Operacion Fenix" hours after the Venezuelan drone attack.
CARACAS, Venezuela (ViaNews) – From Miami, through her own YouTube channel, three hours after the attack, Venezuelan journalist Patricia Poleo said that militaries from Fenix Group had claimed the authorship of the drone attack, and read a press release from them. Fenix Group also carried an action in 2017 by flying a full-size helicopter to the TSJ (Supreme Court)...
President Maduro being secured by government staff moments after the first drone exploded.
CARACAS, Venezuela (ViaNews) – Tarek William Saab, Venezuela´s Attorney General appeared on television today to deliver new information regarding the frustrated attack to President Nicolás Maduro where drones packed with explosives exploded near high ranking members of the Venezuelan government. On Saturday, August 04, during a military parade, the speech of president Maduro was interrupted by an explosion, originated in...
Protecting the President behind protecting shields deployed by security. The first lady is in blue circle.
CARACAS, Venezuela (ViaNews) - During the televised commemoration of the 81st birthday of the National Guard with a military parade in downtown Caracas, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro was attacked with two drones loaded with explosives near 1700 hours GMT. Nearby residents living more than 1.000 m away, reported having heard loud explosions. One hour later, Jorge Rodríguez, vice president for Communications...
Nicolas Maduro speech on national TV. Photo by: Joseph Romeo.
CARACAS, Venezuela (ViaNews) - Venezuela's President, Nicolás Maduro, announced new economic policies this week. Venezuelans have long waited for measures which can provide relief to their difficult economic situation. People's faith in their government is being put to the test. Venezuela today: A rich country with poor people Suffering from an inflation rate, which the IMF expects to be...
MINI Electric at the the FIA Mobility Conference in Uruguay. Photo by: Cecilia Demartini.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (ViaNews) - The city capital of Montevideo, Uruguay, lived an intense and significant week welcoming an unprecedented event to the city and the region. The FIA Mobility Conference 2018 hosted by the Automóvil Club del Uruguay (ACU) a member of the Federation Internationale De L´Automobile (FIA) that is celebrating its 100th anniversary. Also present was the FIA...
Woman escaping the smoke caused by the iconic TransMilenio bus in Bogotá, Colombia. Photo by: Mike Ceaser.
BOGOTÁ, Colombia (ViaNews) - The Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology, and Environmental Studies (IDEAM, by its Spanish acronym) revealed an air quality report pertaining to the nation and the results are not looking too bright. The report specifically points out that the highest concentration of contaminated air was found at Colegio - Ráquira (Boyacá), Acopi - Yumbo (Valle del Cauca), Carvajal...
Colombian Presidential candidate, Gustavo Petro at the voting booth. Photo by: GustavoPetroUrrego official Facebook account.
BOGOTÀ, Colombia (ViaNews) - In the 2018 Colombian Presidential Elections held on June 10, Iván Duque was elected president with a 12% advantage over his opponent, Gustavo Petro. 10 million Colombians voted for Iván Duque and 8 million votes were casted for his opponent. Such great amount of voters for Gustavo Petro, not belonging to the Colombian ruling class,...
Rafael Valera, leader of the Venezuelan political movement Rumbo Libertad. Photo by: ViaNews.
CARACAS, Venezuela (ViaNews) - Venezuela’s crisis continues to grow rapidly and no one seems able to stop it. After last years failed protests and a variety of also failed negotiation attempts with the government, rejection towards MUD (Mesa de la Unidad Democrática – Democratic Union Roundtable) has escalated rapidly. The coalition is deeply fractured by confronting views within it, especially...
Nicolas Maduro assuming office. Photo by: Cancillería del Ecuador.
CARACAS, Venezuela (ViaNews) - One week after the presidential elections and Venezuelans keep making the same questions over again. What's being done to improve the Venezuelan economy and what's being done to tackle hyperinflation? After the Venezuelan presidential elections held on May 20, socialist President Maduro was reelected until the end of 2024. According to the official numbers, the turnout...
The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, in Quito to meet with his Colombian counterpart, Juan Manuel Santos. Photo by: Carlos Rodríguez.
BOGOTA, Colombia (ViaNews) - This year there will be a strong election season in eight Latin American countries. Nearly 425 million Latin Americans, which means two out of three people in the region, will have new governments within 12 months. Assessing the current regional political situation, it is possible to say that so far in all countries the results will...
Maduru's proclamation as President of the Venezuelan Republic of Venezuela for the period 2019-2025.
CARACAS, Venezuela (ViaNews) - During his proclamation as President of the Venezuelan Republic of Venezuela for the period 2019-2025 and right after winning the elections held last Sunday, Nicolás Maduro Moros issued a nationwide radio and television broadcast declaration. “I have declared persona non grata the chargé d´affaires, Mr. Todd Robinson, and Mr. Brian Naranjo, head of the political section...

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