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Venezuelan professionals turn to cooking and delivery to survive quarantine

14 Oct 2020

CARACAS Venezuelan professionals from biologists to lawyers have turned to making food and face masks or selling cleaning products as the coronavirus quarantine further weakens an economy already struggling under a six-year recession.

Venezuelan professionals turn to cooking and delivery to survive quarantine

14 Oct 2020

CARACAS, Oct 14 Venezuelan professionals from biologists to lawyers have turned to making food and face masks or selling cleaning products as the coronavirus quarantine further weakens an economy already struggling under a six-year recession.

Small investment funds buy Venezuela bonds to pressure Maduro and Guaido

13 Oct 2020

CARACAS Three small investment funds have started buying defaulted Venezuelan bonds as hopes of a change of government are fading and the South American nation is proposing a restructuring, according to sources and documents.

Small investment funds buy Venezuela bonds to pressure Maduro and Guaido

12 Oct 2020

CARACAS, Oct 12 Three small investment funds have started buying defaulted Venezuelan bonds as hopes of a change of government are fading and the South American nation is proposing a restructuring, according to sources and documents.

UPDATE 1-Venezuela's Maduro drafts bill to expand powers for new oil deals

02 Oct 2020

CARACAS, Oct 1 Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has drafted legislation to grant his government expanded powers to confidentially sign new oil deals with private firms and foreign nations as a way of getting around U.S. sanctions, according to the proposal and people familiar with the initiative.

Venezuela's Maduro drafts bill to expand powers for new oil deals

01 Oct 2020

CARACAS, Oct 1 Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has drafted legislation to grant his government expanded powers to confidentially sign new oil deals with private firms and foreign nations as a way of getting around U.S. sanctions, according to the proposal and people familiar with the initiative.

Exclusive: Venezuela wins grace period on China oil-for-loan deals, sources say

12 Aug 2020

CARACAS Venezuela's government has negotiated an agreement with Chinese banks for a grace period until the end of the year on some $19 billion in loans that are paid off with oil shipments, according to three sources in Caracas with knowledge of the situation.

Priced out of services, Venezuelans turn creative for water and gas

12 Aug 2020

CARACAS Venezuelans are steadily losing access to cheap basic services from water to cooking gas that have helped them survive economic crisis, forcing many to find creative solutions and adding pressure during the coronavirus quarantine. | Video

Venezuelan music, dance teachers reach kids online amid pandemic

01 Jul 2020

CARACASWith Venezuela now three months into a coronavirus quarantine that has kept children locked indoors, music and art teachers and storytellers are for the first time moving their classes online.

UPDATE 1-Venezuela orders banks to sell dollars from fuel sales to forex market

19 Jun 2020

CARACAS, June 18 Venezuela's central bank has ordered local banks to sell dollars received through gasoline sales to the government's foreign-exchange system to boost supply of hard currency to the cash-strapped economy, three sources familiar with the requests said.

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