Gäng på motorcyklar skjuter demonstranter

2041-03-31 Expressen

Hundratusentals personer har tagit till gatorna i Venezuela i massprotester mot landets president Nicolas Maduro.

Enligt oppositionen har regimen stöttat gäng på motorcyklar som har skjutit mot demonstranter.




Praktexempel på vänsterdespot

DN 2014-02-22

Venezuela fortsätter att briljera i ekonomisk och politisk vanskötsel. Valutan faller lika snabbt som inflationen stiger, kriminaliteten ökar i takt med att lagren av basvaror och mediciner krymper.

Läs mer: http://www.dn.se/ledare/signerat/praktexempel-pa-vansterdespot/

Venezuela Lets Bolivar Depreciate 88% on New Sicad II Market

Bloomberg 2014-03-25

Venezuela allowed the bolivar to weaken 88 percent on a new currency market after loosening controls, a move to increase dollar supplies needed to alleviate a record shortage of imports including medicine, food and toilet paper.

Read full story: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-03-24/venezuela-to-start-trading-dollars-for-first-time-in-four-years.html

Regional Body for Americas at Center of Venezuela Showdown

2014-03-21 Wall Street Journal

The Organization of American States was the stage for a political showdown Friday when a Venezuelan opposition leader attempted to formally address the hemisphere’s top regional body to discuss alleged human-rights abuses by the Venezuelan government against a six-week-old protest movement.

Read full article: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304026304579453831436990584?mg=reno64-wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB10001424052702304026304579453831436990584.html

Venezuela: OAS Should Proceed with Meeting

Human Rights Watch 2014-02-28

The Organization of American States (OAS) and its member countries should proceed with a meeting on the situation in Venezuela, Human Rights Watch said today. The OAS should use the meeting to address the human rights violations committed in response to widespread public demonstrations since February 12, 2014. The OAS should not allow such an important opportunity to engage on human rights issues at the heart of the situation in Venezuela to be derailed.

Read full article: http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/02/28/venezuela-oas-should-proceed-meeting

Don’t forget about Venezuela

CNN 2014-03-20

The protests in Ukraine – and Russia’s response to them – have monopolized headlines…but there is one other uprising that could have a big, global fallout. We are talking about Venezuela, where for weeks now, demonstrations against the government have been met with violent and sometimes deadly force. Keep an eye on that country because what happens there could have consequences across the continent – and all the way to Cuba.

Watch video and read full article: http://globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com/2014/03/20/dont-forget-about-venezuela/