35 supermarkets accused of hoarding food are held by the Venezuelan Government

Venezuela’s government yesterday occupied a supermarket chain accusing it of hoarding food to generate queues that, according to President Nicolas Maduro, are part of a plot to multiply discontent in the country. The President of the National Assembly and second strongman...

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 opposition calls for “the march of empty pots”

The Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD), called for a march for Saturday throughout the country to which it has called “the march of empty pots”, to protest against shortages and government policies of Nicolas Maduro. “We call on performing across the country on...

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...

Food shortages affects to blue-footed boobies

The Blue-footed booby, emblematic bird of the Galapagos Islands, faces a unexpected drop in its population due to the scarcity of food, according to a scientific study supported by the authorities of the Ecuadorian archipelago.   According to experts, the descent may be directly...