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04.01.15: Semana Santa

The director of Econometrica, Henkel Garcia, said today that the government’s insistence on operating three different exchange rates – CENCOEX (Bs. 6.30/dollar), SICAD (Bs. 12.00/dollar) and SIMADI (currently 193.05/dollar) is… 647 more words

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Bienvenidos a mi nuevo blog!

Bueno he decidido que es hora de tener un blog para contar la historia de mi colección de jabones Venezolanos. La idea de hacer estos jabones se me ocurrió cuando venia manejando del aeropuerto a mi casa, luego de haber atendido una conferencia de jabones (si aquí en Estados Unidos hay conferencias de todo lo que se les ocurra). 218 more words


Amnesty International Whitewashes Venezuelan Opposition Abuses

By Ryan Mallett-Outtrim | TeleSUR | March 31, 2015

Amnesty International’s latest report on Venezuela calls for justice for the dozens of people killed during the unrest that shook the country a year ago, while using sleight of hand to deflect attention away from those responsible.

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Democracy Behind Bars in Venezuela? A Reply to the UK Guardian

By Jorge Martin | Hands Off Venezuela | March 31, 2015

One wonders how many mistakes, glaring omissions and biased statements can one fit in just two paragraphs of just 88 words.

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Venezuelan Coup Plotter Gustavo Cisneros Donated $1M to Clinton Foundation

By Rachael Boothroyd | Venezuelanalysis | March 31, 2015

Caracas – A recent report has emerged revealing that Venezuelan billionaire and media tycoon, Gustavo Cisneros, donated up to US$ 1 million dollars to the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation between 2009-2013, while Hillary Clinton served as Secretary of State for the Obama administration.

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Why Latin American basket-case economies have some of the best-performing stock markets on earth

It’s not an April Fool’s joke.

Amid economic disorder and collapsing confidence, stock markets in Venezuela and Argentina are soaring. They were up 32% and 26% respectively during the first quarter, making them some of the best-performing stock markets on the planet. 318 more words

Space Station Flies Over Super Typhoon Maysak

Typhoon Maysak strengthened into a super typhoon on March 31, reaching Category 5 hurricane status on the Saffir-Simpson Wind Scale. ESA Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti captured this image while flying over the weather system on board the International Space Station. 137 more words

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