Irish packaging giant Smurfit Kappa has confirmed that its operations in inflation-battered Venezuela are the subject of a government "intervention". The largest packaging group in the South American country, Smurfit ...
Growing expectations, politics and the pope all helped to mobilise large crowds in the region A departed Venezuelan icon and a new Argentinian pope may have grabbed the headlines in Latin America this year, but the bigger regional story was ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Observer
Passengers aboard Flight 385 to Paris scheduled to depart at 7:25 p.m. local time Saturday were evacuated after French authorities received information from a credible source that a terrorist group is seeking to place a bomb aboard an ... FULL ARTICLE AT San Antonio Express-News
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Freshly greased plantain leaves, a kitchen splattered with corn meal, and festive music accompanied by generous amounts of alcohol all make up one of Venezuela's most-enduring Christmas traditions: the gathering of family to prepare a corn ... FULL ARTICLE AT Seattle Post Intelligencer
Steve H. Hanke Venezuela’s downward economic spiral began in earnest when Hugo Chavez imposed his “unique” brand of socialism on Venezuela. For years, the country has sustained a massive social spending program, combined with costly price and labor-market controls ... FULL ARTICLE AT Cato - Daily Dispatch
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro wants you — to be a roving price vigilante . In a speech to university students, the socialist successor to the late Hugo Chavez made the call for volunteers to scour shopping malls looking for unfair prices, NPR ...FULL ARTICLE AT Washington Times
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Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈuɣo rafaˈel ˈtʃaβeθ ˈfɾi.as]; born 28 July 1954) is the current President of Venezuela. As the leader of the Bolivarian Revolution, Chávez promotes a political doctrine of participatory democracy, socialism and Latin American and Caribbean cooperation. He is also a critic of neoliberalism, globalization, and United States foreign policy.
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