March 4, 2015
Guyana said Sunday that neighbouring Venezuela is objecting to oil exploration in contested waters off the smaller South American country's coast.
February 27, 2015
Venezuelaâs Ambassador to Dominica, Hayden Pirela, has condemned what he described as a permanent attack on his country by the United States of America. He also denounced a conspiracy against Venezuela which he said is...
February 27, 2015
A possible coup in Venezuela will have a profound impact on the English speaking Caribbean, especially Dominica a regional politician has warned. Rumors are rife in the South American country that the government of Nicholas Maduro could...
February 26, 2015
Venezuela, plagued with shortages of basic goods, was offered a reprieve by the Prime Minister of neighboring Trinidad & Tobago: exchange oil for tissue paper. Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar suggested an oil-for-tissue swap...
February 24, 2015
The SimÃn BolÃvar Cultural Centre will be opened this year, and the government has set aside $34.5 million in the 2014-2015 Estimates of Expenditure for its operations.The SimÃn BolÃvar Cultural Centre was built in honour of...
February 22, 2015
Venezuelans lined up Thursday for their first chance in years to change bolivars into dollars without having to justify why they need foreign currency.The socialist South American country launched a new exchange system last week that...
February 21, 2015
Driving through Caracas can be a nightmare. Traffic jams, street vendors and political protests can transform a 15-minute jaunt into an hour and half crawl.Scheduling business meetings must be an exact science, taking into consideration...
February 20, 2015
Prime Minister of Dominica the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit has condemned a coup plot against the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Nicholas Maduro. President Maduro announced on Thursday, February 12, 2015 that his...
February 18, 2015
Santo Domingo.- Some prominent industrialists, economists and oil experts on Tuesday said the country should buy Venezuelaâs 49% stake in Dominican Republicâs only refinery (Refidomsa) if Caracas puts it on the block.
February 13, 2015
Barahona, Dominican Republic.- Venezuela ambassador Alberto Castellar affirmed Thursday that his countryâs Energy Solidarity Cooperation Agreement (Petrocaribe) with the Dominican Republic and other Latin American nations will...
February 12, 2015
Venezuela was among the top clients for HSBC's Swiss private banking arm, which helped shield wealthy clients around the world from scrutiny and taxes.
February 7, 2015
Venezuela has arrested two top executives for Venezuela's largest drugstore chain as part of an investigation into what authorities say are illegal practices contributing to the country's chronic shortages.
February 5, 2015
Santo Domingo.- Pedro Brand councilman Erison de los Santos Solis (Ney) heads a network of killers-for-hire and contracted traffickers to whisk his associate, a National Police sergeant out of the country to Venezuela, said National...
January 31, 2015
Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic Finance minister Simon Lizardo on Thursday said the government paid off nearly all of a US$4.1 billion oil debt to Venezuela accumulated since 2005, with funds raised through a bond sale last week.
January 28, 2015
If all goes as planned, investors on the island will soon receive loans at reduced interest rates from the Agricultural Investment and Development (AID) Bank, thanks to a Venezuelan financial institution. Prime Minister and Minister for...
January 24, 2015
President NicolÃ¡s 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.
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...