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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

    Venezuelans struggle with rampant inflation on miserly salaries

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

    ... 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 ... that doesn't go up here are people's salaries". Because of Venezuela's dual exchange-rate system, only the few with access to foreign currency can benefit from the black market; ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1427262/venezuelans-struggle-rampant-inflation-miserly-salaries
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1361101/venezuela-gives-president-decree-powers-economic-war
  4. 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
  5. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela cracks down on electronics chain accused of price-gouging

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 05:53am by Reuters

    ... flour to toilet paper, and for price distortions and corruption caused by a black-market currency rate nearly 10 times higher than the official price. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1352679/venezuela-cracks-down-electronics-chain-accused-price-gouging
  6. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela opposition claims new crackdown

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 04:04pm by Associated Press in Caracas

    ... and website, Leocenis Garcia of Sexto Poder, who has published detailed reports of alleged government corruption, including what he calls multimillion-dollar graft involving manipulation of currency ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1295256/venezuela-opposition-claims-new-crackdown
  7. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Magistrate Maria Lourdes Afiuni who cross Venezuela's Hugo Chavez freed

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... of violating currency controls while he awaited trial. He fled the country and sought asylum in the US. Chavez, who died of cancer on March 5, was livid. "A judge who frees a criminal is much, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1261626/magistrate-maria-lourdes-afiuni-who-cross-venezuelas-hugo-chavez-freed
  8. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela's Maduro scraps plan to restrict food sales

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:37pm by Associated Press in Caracas

    ... a predicament many economists blame on currency and price controls coupled with a growing shortage in foreign currency due to falling oil exports and major government spending on social programs on last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1257020/venezuelas-maduro-scraps-plan-restrict-food-sales
  9. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela prosecutor to open probe over leaked recording

    Posted May 24th 2013, 03:58pm by Reuters in Caracas

    ... and vice president of the ruling Socialist Party, of conspiring against President Nicolas Maduro and of illegally appropriating dollars through the country’s currency control system. “I have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1245055/venezuela-prosecutor-open-probe-over-leaked-recording
  10. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela election to test Chavez’s socialist legacy

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 01:56pm by Reuters in Caracas

    ... with strong spending on social welfare projects, and he says Maduro’s tenure as acting leader has only added to people’s problems with a devaluation and new currency controls. Capriles says that if he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1212911/venezuela-election-test-chavezs-socialist-legacy

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