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For a long time now, Venezuela has been trying to get its people to use its native cryptocurrency, the oil-backed Petro. However, most people would rather use Bitcoin (BTC/USD), Dash (DASH/USD), or other major coins. After trying to fight the popularity of these cryptocurrencies for years, the count…


Before the adjustment, the highest denomination was a 1 million bolivar bill that was worth a little less than a quarter as of Thursday. The new currency tops out at 100 bolivars, a little less than $25 A new currency with six fewer zeros debuted Friday in Venezuela, whose currency has been made nea…


Venezuela reached new levels of poverty according to Encovi. 94.5% of the population is in poverty, out of which 76.6% live under extreme poverty. Only one-third of women are active in the economy, men make more money in all sectors, and in executive positions, the gap is 76%. …


A 2.1-million barrel cargo of condensate supplied by Iranian National Oil Company (NIOC) to Venezuela’s PDVSA, the first of a swap deal between the state-run firms, began discharging this week, according to two sources and tanker tracking data. …


For a glimpse into Venezuela’s future, look at Arauquita, a remote Colombian border town of about 5,000 people. In May, thousands of bedraggled Venezuelan refugees from neighboring Apure State started arriving in Arauquita with grim stories of aerial bombings and house-to-house searches by Venezuela…

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Venezuela and Bolivia on Thursday rejected U.S. President Joe Biden’s claims the prior day that the countries had failed to meet counternarcotics obligations. …


The United States is giving $247 million in humanitarian aid and $89 million in economic and development aid to Venezuelans, State Department spokesman Ned Price said in a statement on Wednesday. …




“The government of Venezuela … says that today, on Friday, September 17, 2021, a terrorist attack on the national financial system, particularly on the technological platform of Banco de Venezuela, the main bank of the country, took place,” the government said in a statement on Friday. The governm…


Venezuela's Maduro sees legitimacy challenged in rare trip abroad

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hit back Saturday at challenges to his legitimacy as he attended a regional summit in his first trip abroad since the United States accused him of drug trafficking. …


The price of oil, as with any other commodity, is regulated through supply and demand. When there is an oil surplus, or a reduction in demand, the price will fall. At the start of 2014 the global supply and demand for oil was fairly balanced, at around 92m barrels a day. But production started to es…


Venezuela’s judicial system has perpetuated human rights violations as part of a state policy to quash opposition to the government of President Nicolas Maduro, a group of United Nations investigators said on Thursday. …


A shipwrecked woman in Venezuela saved the lives of her children by breastfeeding them for four days before succumbing to dehydration. …


Venezuelan women are empowered. We have many examples of venezolanas leading the response to the humanitarian crisis locally and are vital advocates for democracy, human rights and the Rule of Law for the nation. …


Cantv reactiva Mesas Técnicas de Telecomunicaciones para integrar a la comunidad

La Compañía Anónima Nacional Teléfonos de Venezuela (Cantv) reactivó las Mesas Técnica de Comunicaciones para integrar a la comunidad con el propósito de ir a la solución efectiva del servicio. …



Venezuela National Assembly President Jorge Rodriguez said on Tuesday that the government would incorporate Alex Saab, currently jailed in Cabo Verde, as a member of its delegation at the dialogue process taking place in Mexico. …


Venezuela’s government is allowing private firms to run at least 13 food companies that were nationalized a decade ago, according to a dozen people familiar with the situation, an effort meant to improve operations that suffered under state management. …


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