Greeks protest against austerity measures imposed by the EU

Over 25,000 protesters gathered yesterday in different parts of Greece to support the new leftist government of Alexis Tsipras and protest against austerity measures imposed by the European Union (EU). In the capital, Athens, at least 18,000 people were gathered last night, while...

Venezuela: Maduro continues to seek “resources” to counter the crisis

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday night he is seeking funding to counter a dramatic fall in oil prices that has hit the OPEC member country, but gave no further details. “We are looking for resources,” he said during a speech to present a plan...

Maduro proposes to increase the price of gas to combat crises

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro proposed to increase the price of gasoline, which is the cheapest in the world and consumes a millionaire subsidy before the “serious economic difficulties” the country is facing by the fall in the price of oil barrel. During...

Venezuelan Government launches advertising to curb nervous “purchases”

The government of Venezuela has launched over the weekend a 30-second spot on the state television which invokes Venezuelans to curb nervous “purchases,” accusing them of shortages of basic goods the oil country lives. Since early this year, thousands of Venezuelans...

Maduro will announce measures to overcome shortage crisis and inflation in Venezuela

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said yesterday that on Tuesday, when he appears for accountability to Parliament, will announce a series of measures to “accelerate” economic transition to “productive socialism”. Upon arrival at Simon Bolivar...

Maduro obtains Russia’s funding to support Venezuelan economy

President Nicolas Maduro announced on Thursday he got Russian funding for the Venezuelan economy, including an expansion of oil investments in Moscow at the end of a tour that took him through six countries in search of support amid falling oil prices. Maduro said he was able to...

Capriles announces mobilizations in Venezuela before crises and shortages of commodities

The Venezuelan opposition is preparing a series of demonstrations across the country to press the government to take steps to overcome the crisis and to boost the change of the socialist model, announced on Wednesday the leader Henrique Capriles. “We are coming to an...

Venezuelan opposition leader Capriles calls for peaceful “street mobilization”

The Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles called on Monday on Venezuelans to mobilize peacefully before the severe economic crisis faced in the country, reports the AP. “In the coming hours we will speak and say what are the actions (…), but I want to make it...
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