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  1. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela will fingerprint shoppers to curb bulk buying amid shortages

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 09:46pm by AFP

    ... of basics such as cooking oil and flour for more than a year. In the spring, the administration tried a similar system in government-run supermarkets on a voluntary basis. Rigid currency controls ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1579441/venezuela-will-fingerprint-shoppers-curb-bulk-buying-amid-shortages
  2. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Thousands evicted from world's tallest slum in Caracas, Venezuela

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57pm by AP

    ... attested to the lack of working plumbing. Meant to be the crown jewel of a glittering downtown, the building was abandoned amid a 1990s banking crisis. It was later nicknamed the Tower of David, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557626/thousands-evicted-worlds-tallest-slum-caracas-venezuela
  3. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuelans struggle with rampant inflation on miserly salaries

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 08:50pm by GDN

    ... of an economy in tatters Watch: Venezuela hit by deadly protests over economic crisis Standing 52 storeys high and crowned with a heliport, the unfinished high-rise, originally conceived as a bank, ... and a currency black market where the US dollar trades at 10 times the official rate, La Torre, as the tower is known to locals, is an emblem of the state's failure to provide its citizens ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1427262/venezuelans-struggle-rampant-inflation-miserly-salaries
  4. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Protests heat up in Venezuela amid opposition rift over US sanctions

    Posted May 15th 2014, 10:51am by Associated Press in Caracas

    ... of the crisis talks and that members of the opposition sitting across the table from the government had explicitly asked the State Department for more time before imposing any sanctions. On Wednesday, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1512513/protests-heat-venezuela-amid-opposition-rift-over-us-sanctions
  5. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Nicolas Maduro to meet opposition to try and end Venezuelan unrest

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:25pm by Reuters

    ... of jailed protest leader Leopoldo Lopez and dozens of imprisoned students. Tuesday's meeting, brokered by visiting Unasur foreign ministers, may take some heat out of a crisis that has also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1471838/nicolas-maduro-meet-opposition-try-and-end-venezuelan-unrest
  6. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela gives president decree powers for ‘economic war’

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 03:12pm by Reuters in Caracas

    ... by Venezuela’s currency control board. “The reality is that the origin of this economic crisis is named Nicolas Maduro.” Venezuelan opposition leader, Julio Borges Diosdado Cabello, the head ... of this economic crisis is named Nicolas Maduro.” High-profile targets of the president’s “war on corruption” have included an opposition adviser accused of running a transvestite prostitution ring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1361101/venezuela-gives-president-decree-powers-economic-war
  7. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela’s Maduro calls for meeting of South American leaders

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... call for the Washington-based Organisation of American States to convene on the crisis. Maduro's government later ordered Panama's ambassador, Pedro Pereira, and three other diplomats ... and condemning violence in Venezuela, as well as Panama's proposal for foreign ministers to hold crisis talks. Street protests erupted in Venezuela on February 4 and have continued every day since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1442997/venezuelas-maduro-calls-meeting-south-american-leaders
  8. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Kerry: US not to blame for Venezuela's woes

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 02:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... improving ties to Venezuela,” Maduro said at crisis talks largely spurned by the opposition. On Tuesday, the US State Department announced the expulsion of three Venezuelan embassy officials, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1436252/kerry-us-not-blame-venezuelas-woes
  9. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Nicolas Maduro plays down Venezuela coup fears after deadly protests

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 08:47pm by AFP

    ... people were arrested as rival protests linked to his country's deepening economic crisis exploded into violence. A pro-government demonstrator and two student protesters were killed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1427260/nicolas-maduro-plays-down-venezuela-coup-fears-after-deadly-protests
  10. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela arrests 100 'bourgeois' shop owners in price-gouging battle

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 09:51pm by Reuters

    ... than 1,000 per cent. Critics say failed socialist economic policies and restricted access to foreign currency are behind Venezuela's runaway inflation. "Goodyear has to lower its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1356935/venezuela-arrests-100-bourgeois-shop-owners-price-gouging-battle

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