#Venezuela

Why did Venezuela give half a million dollars to Donald Trump?

 04/21/2017 - 04:06
 A protester mocking at Donald Trump during Easter week celebrations in Caracas, Venezuela. EFE/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ
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US president received $106.7 million in inauguration donations, twice amount given to Obama, as reported in El País.

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 A protester mocking at Donald Trump during Easter week celebrations in Caracas, Venezuela. EFE/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

Amid Venezuela Protests, GM says Authorities seized its car plant

 04/21/2017 - 02:22
 Fotografía de archivo de 19 de noviembre de 2008 que muestra el logo de General Motors World en la fachada exterior de su sede central en Detroit (EE.UU.). EFE/JEFF KOWALSKY/ARCHIVO

General Motors became the latest in a wave of international companies that have shut their doors voluntarily or under duress.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:15pm
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GM halts operations in Venezuela after accusing gov't of seizing factory.
File photo dated Nov. 19, 2008 showing the logo of General Motors World in the façade of its headquarters in Detroit, United States. EFE/JEFF KOWALSKY

Venezolanos en Philly, entre la espada y la pared

 04/20/2017 - 11:23
El pasado 8 de abril, varios miembros de la comunidad de Venezuela en Filadelfia se unieron a las manifestaciones en su país contra el gobierno de Nicolás Maduro. Foto: Tomada de Casa de Venezuela.
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La crisis de Venezuela ha generado una ola migratoria del país suramericano hacia otras latitudes. En Filadelfia su presencia se empieza a sentir cada vez con más fuerza con la izada de su bandera en el City Hall y la apertura de restaurantes.

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El pasado 8 de abril, varios miembros de la comunidad de Venezuela en Filadelfia se unieron a las manifestaciones en su país contra el gobierno de Nicolás Maduro. Foto: Tomada de Casa de Venezuela.

Protests in Venezuela: two dead, at least 57 injured and over 400 arrested

 04/20/2017 - 04:52
A demonstrator holds a Molotov cocktail during clashes with police during protests in Caracas, Venezuela, 19 April 2017. EPA/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

Venezuela sale a las calles

 04/19/2017 - 12:37
Un manifestante se enfrenta con la policía durante una protesta en contra del Gobierno venezolano hoy, miércoles 19 de abril de 2017, en Caracas (Venezuela). EFE/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ
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La oposición venezolana ha convocado el día de hoy a una marcha multitudinaria en todos los rincones del país, para demostrar el descontento generalizado y el agotamiento de los recursos democráticos para contrarrestar el régimen que ha llevado al país más rico de la región a la más honda miseria, tras 17 años de escalada tiranía.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 12:30pm
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Un manifestante se enfrenta con la policía durante una protesta en contra del Gobierno venezolano hoy, miércoles 19 de abril de 2017, en Caracas (Venezuela). EFE/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

5 Times more Venezuelans emigrating to Brazil to escape crisis, HRW reports

 04/19/2017 - 03:36
A girl of the Venezuelan Warao tribe washing clothes with her mother outside a shelter in Boa Vista, Brazil, on February 11, 2017. EFE/HRW/CESAR MUÑOZ ACEBES
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 The Human Rights Watch (HRW) organization said in a report Tuesday that since 2014, five times the number of Venezuelans are emigrating to Brazil due to shortages of food and medicine in their own country, an example of how Venezuela"s humanitarian crisis is spilling across its borders.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 3:30am
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A girl of the Venezuelan Warao tribe washing clothes with her mother outside a shelter in Boa Vista, Brazil, on February 11, 2017. EFE/HRW/CESAR MUÑOZ ACEBES

80 Cuban doctors desert Venezuela, await US visas in Bogota

 04/18/2017 - 05:22
A group of Cuban doctors, in Bogota, Colombia on Apr. 16, 2017. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ
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Some 180 Cuban doctors, up to now part of their island's medical mission in Venezuela, have deserted that country and are now waiting in Bogota in hopes the United States will provide them with visas.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 5:15am
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A group of Cuban doctors, in Bogota, Colombia on Apr. 16, 2017. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ

Brazil's Odebrecht to pay $2.6bn fine for corruption

 04/18/2017 - 04:53
Odebrecht headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Dec. 22, 2016. EFE/SEBASTIAO MOREIRA

The US charged Odebrecht with bribery in 12 countries in Latin America, with some bribes flowing through US banks.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 4:45am
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Odebrecht headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Dec. 22, 2016. EFE/SEBASTIAO MOREIRA

[OP-ED]: “Latino Patriots” of the American Revolution… Donde Estan?

 04/14/2017 - 13:13
The Museum of the American Revolution is set to open to the public April 19th in Center City.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Latinos should not be excluded from a pivotal moment in the infancy of American history!

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Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:45pm
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The Museum of the American Revolution is set to open to the public April 19th in Center City.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

The tailings of Chilean mining

 04/10/2017 - 05:06
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In the Chilean city of Antofagasta, the country's mining epicenter, thousands of families from Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Colombia, Paraguay and the Dominican Republic live in poverty. The came here attracted by the copper "supercycle," which raised the price of the metal to $4 per pound in 2008. EFE/Mario Ruiz

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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 5:00am
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Camps located in the dry environs of the Chilean city of Antofagasta, the country's mining epicenter, are a mixture of misery and hope where more than 6,000 families have gathered from all over Latin America. EFE/Mario Ruiz

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