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Students march in Caracas to protest "university crisis"

Fox News Latino - ‎16 hours ago‎
Hundreds of students from the Central University of Venezuela, or UCV, one of the country's most important educational institutions, along with other college students, marched Thursday in Caracas to protest the "crisis" that, they said, public ...
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The Caracas crunch

DAWN.com - ‎May 24, 2016‎
AFTER Uruguay's former president José Mujica last week declared that Nicolás Maduro was “mad as a goat”, the latter chose to wear the insult as a badge of honour, announcing at a rally: “Yes, I'm as mad as a goat, it's true.

Venezuela sells gold reserves as economy worsens

CNBC - ‎May 25, 2016‎
In 2011, as a safeguard against market instability, Chávez brought most of the gold stored overseas back to Caracas. The gold swap is another indication the country is desperate for cash.

Editorial | Dealing with Caracas

Jamaica Gleaner - ‎May 24, 2016‎
We don't know if former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller had used the opportunity six months ago, when Nicolas Maduro visited for the 200th anniversary of Bolivar's Jamaica Letter, to have, as we suggested, a frank talk with the Venezuelan ...
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Video of moment Venezuela's vigilantes victimise chef Roberto Bernal in Caracas

Daily Mail - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Bernal lived his whole life in a maze of narrow staircases and cheerfully-painted cinderblock shacks built into the hills above Caracas. This kind of slum is home for about half of Venezuelans, who are bearing the brunt of the country's collapsing economy.
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Venezuela's Murder Epidemic Rages on Amid State of Emergency

TIME - ‎May 20, 2016‎
At the Bello Monte morgue in Caracas, the smell of death reeks out from the buildings to the surrounding streets and to the dozens of people waiting on the sidewalks to collect the corpses of their loved ones.
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Venezuela protesters fear Maduro will cling on at all costs

Financial Times - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Diego Hernández was among about 2,000 protesters who marched last week to Venezuela's electoral council in Caracas to demand a referendum to remove the president.

Even Coca-Cola is missing in the once great city of Caracas

American Thinker (blog) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Once upon a time, such as the late 1990s, Caracas was one of the great cities of Latin America. It didn't have tango like Buenos Aires or a carnival like Rio, but it had all the signs of a cosmopolitan modern city.
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Venezuela: how the socialist paradise turned into debt and hyperinflation hell

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎May 21, 2016‎
They call them bachaqueros. Venezuela's army of black market shoppers descend every day at dawn outside Caracas's biggest stores.

#Going Caracas

thejournal.ie - ‎May 21, 2016‎
BREAKING THE STIGMA around talking about our mental health is often pinpointed as an import step in improving our collective lives.

Protesters clash with police in Caracas

Washington Post - ‎May 18, 2016‎
May 18, 2016 2:46 PM EDT - Opposition protesters in Caracas, Venezuela were met by police as they vented frustration about the economy and demanded a referendum to recall president Nicolas Maduro on May 18.

Feeling the Bern in Caracas; Good News From Israel

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Bret Stephens and Mary Kissel talk about "Feeling the Bern" in Caracas, "Feeling the Beij" in Hong Kong, and a spot of good news from Israel.

Opposition protesters rally in Caracas against Maduro

Reuters - ‎May 14, 2016‎
Members of Venezuela's opposition are rallying in the streets of Caracas to demand a referendum for a presidential recall.

Very bad weekend for the left in Caracas, Buenos Aires and Brasilia

American Thinker (blog) - ‎May 14, 2016‎
A judge in Argentina on Friday indicted former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and other officials on charges of manipulating the nation's Central Bank during the final months of her administration.
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Cierre de avenidas colapsan Caracas

El Nacional.com - ‎May 18, 2016‎
En este sentido, afirman que se encuentran cerrados todos los accesos hacia la UCV y que se observa fuerte presencia de GNB en cada cuadra de la Av.

Venezuela, where a hamburger is officially $170 | Bangkok Post: business

Bangkok Post - ‎May 20, 2016‎
A sign reading "No Bread" is displayed at a bakery in Caracas on Feb 25, 2016 as record shortages of basic goods, runaway inflation and an escalating economic crisis cripple businesses.

US pharmacies send medicine to Caracas

CCTV - ‎May 20, 2016‎
A critical shortage of medicines in the South American country has prompted many people to seek life-saving drugs from pharmacies abroad.

Photo: Demonstrators gather in Caracas' Plaza Venezuela to call for recall referendum against President Nicolas ...

BreakingNews.com - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., says Venezuelan opposition leader prison sentence handed down by an illegitimate court: 'It is time that we strengthen sanctions and increase pressure on the Maduro's regime in Venezuela' - @MarioDB · Read more on ...
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Bridgestone abandons crisis-wracked Venezuela after 62 years

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎May 23, 2016‎
CARACAS, Venezuela - Tire maker Bridgestone is selling its business in Venezuela after six decades in the country, the latest blue chip company to abandon the country as a result of runaway inflation and strict currency controls.
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Coca-Cola halts production in Venezuela

CBS News - ‎May 20, 2016‎
CARACAS, Venezuela - Coca-Cola is halting production in Venezuela of its namesake beverage due to a sugar shortage brought on by the country's grinding economic crisis.
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