Yesterday we became reacquainted with longtime chavista Rafael Ramírez, currently Venezuela’s ambassador to the United Nations and the subject of a multifaceted corruption probe by U.S. 566 more words
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In late December, answering questions sent to him by the newspaper El Nacional, the popular, articulate Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López – who’s been in prison since February 2014 for the crime of being, well, a popular, articulate opposition leader – … 604 more words
The Wall Street Journal published an article yesterday in which it claims that U.S. federal authorities are investigating former PDVSA officials on suspicion of stealing billions of dollars through the organization… 1,230 more words
Want to make Rafael Ramirez really uncomfortable? Start talking about the need for a Transitional Government, no matter what the context.
The United Nations Security Council expressed support for Syria mediation efforts on Monday, but in a rare move Venezuela dissociated itself from references in the statement to any mentions of political transition and or transitional governing body. 155 more words