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  • Venezuela commemorates Hugo Chavez amid economic and other woes

    Venezuela commemorates Hugo Chavez amid economic and other woes
    Venezuela on Thursday marked the second anniversary of former President Hugo Chavez’s death, with the socialist government under increasing fire from international human rights organizations and analysts who say the ailing economy is in the grips of hyperinflation.
  • Venezuelan gasoline and goods still sold in Colombia despite crackdown

    Venezuelan gasoline and goods still sold in Colombia despite crackdown
    Miguel is a pimpinero, a curbside vendor of contraband Venezuelan gasoline that he sells at two-thirds of the going price at Colombian gas stations. Despite a professed government crackdown, hundreds of bootleggers openly hawk their black market fuel on...

    Shortages, inflation and long lines have Venezuelans grumbling

    Shortages, inflation and long lines have Venezuelans grumbling
    Waiting in line for hours to buy groceries at a supermarket in eastern Caracas, Helena Siso didn’t know or care who was to blame for the acute shortages of consumer goods plaguing Venezuela. She just wanted the government to do something about it....

    Venezuela targets drugstore executives in economic crackdown

    Venezuela targets drugstore executives in economic crackdown
    Venezuelan authorities have charged two executives of the country’s largest privately owned pharmacy chain with supply “irregularities,” part of a crackdown by President Nicolas Maduro on companies he accuses of causing scarcities of...

    Venezuela's Maduro accuses airlines of waging 'economic war'

    Venezuela's Maduro accuses airlines of waging 'economic war'
    Venezuela’s currency, the bolivar, hit a new low on black market exchanges Tuesday, and President Nicolas Maduro has lashed out at international air carriers for waging “economic war” in trying to collect the $3.5 billion the...