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    January 24, 2015

    President Nicolás Maduro announced a boost in wages Wednesday night and dismissed talk of currency devaluation as he tries to pull oil-dependent Venezuela out of a recession and quell mounting frustration with his socialist policies.
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    January 23, 2015

    Despite being in the throes of an economic crisis, Venezuela will be funding major projects in Dominica, officials say. Ports Minister, Ian Pinard, said a Venezula-funded project of some US$13.5-million to rehabilitate the two major...
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    January 22, 2015

    Venezuela’s recession-hit economy has shrunk 2.8 percent in 2014 while inflation topped 64 percent, the country’s President Nicolas Maduro has said. In his annual address to parliament on Wednesday, the successor to Hugo...
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    January 12, 2015

    Scattered protests continued across Venezuela over the weekend even as shoppers queued in long lines for a chance to purchase basic supplies. Opposition leaders in the country say at least a dozen protesters were arrested over the...
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    January 7, 2015

    Nassau Motor Company Limited (NMC) Director and Operations Manager Rick Lowe yesterday urged the government to stop “demonizing” businesses through potential increases to its existing price control measures amid recent...
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    January 7, 2015

    Venezuela's more than 100 McDonald's franchises have run out of potatoes and are now serving alternatives like deep-fried arepa flatbreads or yuca, a starchy staple of traditional Venezuelan cooking.
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    January 6, 2015

    President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro is travelling to China to discuss financing as the South American nation's economy sinks into a recession.
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    January 5, 2015

    KINGSTON, Jamaica — The United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency (NCA) says help from law enforcement partners in Jamaica, Venezuela, the Eastern Caribbean and the US has resulted in two men being jailed for allegedly attempting...
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    January 5, 2015

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is beginning an international tour to try to stem the impact of falling oil prices and a deepening recession. Mr Maduro goes first to China – a major source of loans for Venezuela – for...
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    January 5, 2015

    MARIGOT:--- Miss West Indies Pageant, is a contest, where beauty, intelligence and talent predominate. This contest features some of the most beautiful, intelligent and talented young women in the Americas. The contest started...
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    January 3, 2015

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has said he demanded respect from the United States during an encounter with Vice-President Joe Biden in Brazil. Mr Maduro and Mr Biden met briefly after President Dilma Rousseff’s inauguration...
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    January 1, 2015

    MIAMI—For women’s football in Concacaf, 2014 proved to be historic in significant ways. Two of the Confederation’s member associations hosted Fifa events, a new national team champion was crowned and a first-of-its-kind...
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    December 31, 2014

    The Venezuelan economy is now officially in recession after the central bank released figures showing that it has been shrinking all year. The bank said the economy had declined by 2.3% in the third quarter of 2014. It also revealed for...
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    December 31, 2014

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela confirmed yesterday that its economy has entered recession, contracting for the first three quarters of the year, while inflation topped 63 per cent in the 12 months to November.
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    December 31, 2014

    The Venezuelan government has released a communiqué in response to the recent statements made by Guyanese Foreign Minister Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett on the Guyana-Venezuela border controversy, where the Guyanese official noted her...
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    December 30, 2014

    The Venezuelan tourism ministry has denied reports that a shortage of milk is behind the closure of a famous ice-cream shop in the city of Merida. The shop, called Coromoto, is famous for offering more than 850 flavours of ice cream...
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    December 29, 2014

    NEW YORK—This year showed how sheltered the US economy is from geopolitical and health crises around the world. The global economy sputtered, but the US powered ahead. Employers are finally hiring enough to lower unemployment. A...
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    December 29, 2014

    NEW YORK—This year showed how sheltered the US economy is from geopolitical and health crises around the world. The global economy sputtered, but the US powered ahead. Employers are finally hiring enough to lower unemployment. A...
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