Venezuela's Foreign Minister Félix Plasencia Thursday criticized the European Union's decision to uphold sanctions against over 50 officials of the Nicolás Maduro administration ahead of Sunday's elections.
Brazil's rice exports are expected to reach 1.2 million tons this year according to estimates from ABIARROZ (the Brazilian rice industry association), based on overseas sales between January and October which totalled 958,000 tons.
Venezuelan workers Wednesday took to the streets Wednesday to demand a change in the country's policies together with better pay for them and their families.
Venezuelan prominent political leader, Chavismo's number two, Diosdado Cabello, lashed out on Tuesday against the European Union's electoral mission that is in the country to supervise the upcoming legislative and regional elections.
Inflation in Venezuela for October of 2021 was 8.1%, for a YoY record of 1,258%, according to a report from the Venezuelan Observatory of Finance (OVF) released Monday.
Former Bolivian President Evo Morales landed in Buenos Aires aboard a Venezuela-registered aircraft blacklisted by the United States Treasury Department.
French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday admitted on Twitter that he had spoken with his Argentine colleague Alberto Fernández about the crisis in Venezuela and Nicaragua on the sides of the G20 Summit in Rome. The issue had not been mentioned by the Argentine government.
The European Union already has 11 electoral experts in Caracas for the upcoming Venezuelan elections. Then the number is to grow to 44 long-term observers while by Nov. 21 -voting day- the team is to surpass 100 members, the Electoral Observation Mission of the European bloc announced Tuesday.
Since Monday and until 3 November, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Mr Karim A.A. Khan QC, will undertake a 10-day mission to Latin America, which will include official visits to the Republic of Colombia and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. The mission to the region builds upon the productive meetings the Prosecutor has already held, both in-person and virtually, with multiple stakeholders in relation to both situations.
Over 11 million Venezuelan pupils have returned to their schools Monday after a 19-month pause due to COVID-19. The Government had delayed the restart of on-site schooling several times, amid recurrent peaks in infections in addition to vaccination delays.