Day: April 13, 2021

Maduro says Venezuela will produce Cuban Covid-19 vaccine

Maduro says Venezuela will produce Cuban Covid-19 vaccine

  Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. AFP Venezuela hopes to produce two million doses per month of a Cuban coronavirus vaccine, President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday. The South American country will also take part in Phase 3 trials for the Abdala vaccine produced by its socialist ally. “We’ve signed an agreement to produce in our …

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Venezuelan Guards Seize 76 Bitcoin Mining Rigs Due to ‘Inconsistencies’ in Transport Documents – Mining Bitcoin News

Venezuelan Guards Seize 76 Bitcoin Mining Rigs Due to ‘Inconsistencies’ in Transport Documents

  The Bolivarian National Guard of Venezuela (GNB) is known for having a tough stance against crypto mining rig counterfeits, as several operations have been assigned to combat the issues over the last few months. This time, the Venezuelan authorities seized 76 mining rigs after allegedly detecting inconsistencies in the transport documentation. Rigs Are Presumably …

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The Only Ones Arrested After a Child’s Rape: The Women Who Helped Her

The Only Ones Arrested After a Child’s Rape: The Women Who Helped Her

The assault of a 13-year-old girl in Venezuela and the arrest of her mother and a teacher who helped her end the pregnancy have forced a national debate about legalizing abortion. MÉRIDA, Venezuela — She wore a ponytail and a red T-shirt, the words “Glitter Girl” sketched across the front. Gripping her mother’s hand, she …

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Derechos Digitales publish a report on ID systems and social protection in Venezuela and Bolivia

Derechos Digitales publish a report on ID systems and social protection in Venezuela and Bolivia

This article was written by Jamila Venturini from Derechos Digitales. The original version (in Spanish) is available here.  While at the international level there is a growing demand to ban the use of surveillance technologies until rigorous human rights standards are achieved, in Latin America we observe a new and silent tendency to acquire and use …

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UAE-Venezuela betrayal leave US scrabbling for influence | Comment Central

UAE-Venezuela betrayal leave US scrabbling for influence

The United Arab Emirates is facilitating Venezuela’s criminal leadership, imperilling US influence in South America, and undermining the democratic insurgency in the oil-rich nation. For the US, even allies cannot be trusted, argues Emily Barley. An international scandal that will worry President Biden is building, as more evidence emerges of illegal cash-for-gold transfers between Venezuela …

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In Venezuela Bond Market, Gunmen and Bags of Cash Are Required

(Bloomberg) — In what is perhaps the tiniest and almost certainly the most primitive bond market in the world, default isn’t the greatest risk that investors face. Mugging is. This market can be found in Caracas, Venezuela, where the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro is ever so slowly freeing up the battered economy to …

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Maduro says Venezuela has secured funds to complete COVAX payment

FILE PHOTO: Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro gestures during a state television address, in Caracas, Venezuela March 28, 2021. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela has secured the funds to fully pay for coronavirus vaccines via the COVAX system, President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday, a day after a surprise announcement that the country …

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