Brazil closes border against massive influx of Venezuelan immigrants

Brazil closes border against massive influx of Venezuelan immigrants

by WorldTribune Staff, August 7, 2018 The border crossing from Venezuela to Brazil has been ordered closed by a Brazilian judge. Federal judge Helder Barreto on Aug. 5 ordered the border closed until the frontier state of Roraima can create “humanitarian” conditions to receive the massive influx of those fleeing Venezuela, Reuters reported. The border […]

Questions surround claims of drone assassination attempt on Venezuela’s Maduro

Questions surround claims of drone assassination attempt on Venezuela’s Maduro

by WorldTribune Staff, August 5, 2018 Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is likely to use what he said was an attempt on his life to purge his socialist government of disloyal officials and further restrict liberties, an analyst said. Maduro’s government said the president survived an assassination attempt on Aug. 4, claiming explosions heard during a […]

Maduro admits failure: ‘No more whining . . . We need to make Venezuela’ (great again)

Maduro admits failure: ‘No more whining . . . We need to make Venezuela’ (great again)

by WorldTribune Staff, August 1, 2018 During a speech in which the power went out while he was on live television, Venezuela’s socialist president admitted his economic model has “failed.” “The production models we’ve tried so far have failed and the responsibility is ours, mine and yours,” President Nicolas Maduro told his ruling PSUV party […]

IMF: Venezuela’s inflation could top 1 million percent by end of 2018

IMF: Venezuela’s inflation could top 1 million percent by end of 2018

by WorldTribune Staff, July 23, 2018 Inflation in Venezuela could top 1 million percent by the end of this year, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Shortages in food, water, medicine and electricity, as well as high crime, plague millions of Venezuelans, said Alejandro Werner, head of the IMF’s Western Hemisphere department. Related: Oil […]

Oil secures Socialist Venezuela’s elite as refugees flee failed state

Oil secures Socialist Venezuela’s elite as refugees flee failed state

by WorldTribune Staff, July 20, 2018 As Venezuelans suffer and thousands flee an economic and humanitarian nightmare, the nation’s massive oil reserves allow Socialist President Nicolas Maduro and his top aides to remain safely in power in Caracas. “The Maduro regime, despite the crisis, is in a pretty strong political position right now,” Michael Shifter, […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

1.1 million flee Venezuela; More would if they could ‘afford the ticket’

1.1 million flee Venezuela; More would if they could ‘afford the ticket’

by WorldTribune Staff, December 15, 2017 Although the socialist government of Nicolas Maduro has stopped publishing official numbers, at least 1.1 million people have fled Venezuela amid a devastating humanitarian crisis according to officials in neighboring countires. The situation in Venezuela seems to worsen by the day, with severe shortages of food and medicine, runaway […]

Caracas mayor, who escaped a socialist nightmare: ‘I lived out a James Bond movie’

Caracas mayor, who escaped a socialist nightmare: ‘I lived out a James Bond movie’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 20, 2017 The former mayor of Caracas, who was removed on charges of plotting to overthrow President Nicolas Maduro, said he managed to slip past government security forces and flee the socialist nightmare that is Venezuela. Antonio Ledezma told The Associated Press that government intelligence officers had been stationed outside his […]

Trump issues full travel ban for North Korea, pulls Sudan from list

Trump issues full travel ban for North Korea, pulls Sudan from list

by WorldTribune Staff, September 25, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump on Sept. 24 issued a full travel ban on nationals from North Korea. Pyongyang “does not cooperate with the United States government in any respect,” the order said. “Making America Safe is my number one priority. We will not admit those into our country we cannot […]

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