Day: April 7, 2021

Venezuela will exempt new small businesses from paying taxes due to pandemic

Venezuela will exempt new small businesses from paying taxes due to pandemic

April 6 (Reuters) – The Venezuelan government said on Tuesday that it will exempt only small companies created this year from paying taxes, as the COVID-19 pandemic, long economic recession, and hyperinflation continue to plague the South American nation. Unlike other countries in the region, President Nicolas Maduro has not given tax benefits or other …

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Venezuela asks UN to facilitate communication with Colombia

Venezuela asks UN to facilitate communication with Colombia

April 6 (Reuters) – Venezuela will ask the United Nations to help establish communication with Colombia about a conflict on the countries’ southern borders where there have been clashes in recent weeks between the Venezuelan armed forces and armed groups. The government of President Nicolas Maduro has said it is battling “irregular” Colombian groups in …

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Venezuelan students demand vaccination plan amid spike in COVID-19 cases

(Reuters) – Scores of Venezuelan healthcare students protested Tuesday in front of Caracas’ University Hospital demanding a national vaccination plan and 100% vaccination coverage for doctors and nurses, amid a spike in infections that has led the government to extend lockdown measures. FILE PHOTO: Workers look at the shipment of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine against …

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Venezuela Kingpin’s Arrest Leaves Power Vacuum on Caribbean Coast

Venezuela Kingpin’s Arrest Leaves Power Vacuum on Caribbean Coast

Recent drug charges against a little-known but powerful Venezuelan businessman come as a surprise given that he allegedly operated with impunity for decades on the country’s northern coast. Emilio Enrique Martínez, alias “Chiche Smith,” has been charged with drug trafficking, money laundering, sexual abuse of minors and criminal association, according to an April 3 tweet …

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He Lived Under Socialism in Venezuela. That’s Why He’ll Never Support It.

He Lived Under Socialism in Venezuela. That’s Why He’ll Never Support It.

Andres Guilarte is a university student who lived in Venezuela under a democratically elected socialist regime. Guilarte says food shortages were a daily occurrence. Venezuelans also endure massive blackouts, political persecution, and a lack of access to health care due to the socialist government. Guilarte joins “The Daily Signal Podcast” to share his experiences of …

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China Is Violating American Sanctions on Venezuela | National Review

China Is Violating American Sanctions on Venezuela

 An oil pumpjack and tank with the logo of the state oil company PDVSA in Lagunillas, Venezuela, January 29, 2019. (Isaac Urrutia/Reuters) Internal documents and new data reveal that Venezuela and China are violating U.S. sanctions by trading oil through ‘phantom companies’ in China. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE A mid China’s various threats to the United …

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