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Venezuela: President signs off on tax increases

In order to increase and diversify government revenue, Venezuela`s President has accepted tax increases on 18th November 2014. 28 laws have been passed to incorporate an increment in the excise duty for buying luxury goods from 10% to 15%. 49 more words


Venezuela... We need to talk

First of all, I want to start by saying that I am who I am today thanks to you.

I am thankful for the great education I got, not only academically but also as a human being. 488 more words

Leak of Venezuela contractor documents raises questions

What appears to be a leak of internal documents from Missouri electricity industry contractor ProEnergy Services and Venezuelan contractor Derwick Associates adds to questions about how ProEnergy got deals to sell products made by General Electric, Pratt & Whitney and Rolls Royce to Venezuelan state industries starting in late 2009. 1,209 more words

The curious case of N9GY

Back in July, Venezuelan General Hugo “Pollo” Carvajal arrived in Aruba by plane to take up his new position as a diplomat on the Caribbean island nation. 333 more words

Searching for Safety

For many immigrants America represents the land of the free. While some may argue that it’s an ideal point of view, junior Jose Fonseca knows by experience that it’s not. 345 more words

Del multi percepcionismo.

Qué peso trae consigo

una palabra: “Percepción”

No tiene una acepción

rígida, por un motivo:

cada uno, por instinto,

se dedica a construir

prejuicios hasta que al fin… 12 more words

Bursting the bubble

People on the bus started shouting, “The president just died!”

I couldn’t believe it. I hoped I could return safely to my house. Everyone was leaving their homes and banging pots and pans while public transportation collapsed. 793 more words