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By Guest Author On Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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What Drives the Price of Oil? Industry Expert Alexandro Rovirosa Explains

As CEO of Roma Energy Holdings, Alexandro Rovirosa frequently manages client responses to volatile oil prices. While the law of supply and demand (low supply means high demands which in turn means higher prices More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
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Venezuela crisis updates: Water shortages, economy

Venezuelans flocked to the capital city of Caracas with buckets this weekend in search of water. Water shortages plague all in the devastated nation, rich and poor. Image/CIA Out of desperation, people are lining More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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Venezuela economic, political and humanitarian crisis with Dr Alberto Paniz-Mondolfi

In February, I had Dr Alberto Paniz-Mondolfi with the Venezuelan Science Incubator join me on the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show for the whole hour to talk about the infectious disease crisis in the country More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
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US increases sanctions against Venezuela, blocks travel to key officials

U.S. Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams gave a briefing on Friday regarding the crisis in Venezuela. Abrams began by noting the veto at the UN Security Council by Russia and China, blocking a More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro detains Jorge Ramos, Univision journalists, censors content

A team of Univision journalists, led by the network’s lead news anchor Jorge Ramos, were detained Monday at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela. His producer Maria Martinez-Guzman joined CBSN to discuss More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 23rd, 2019
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US pre-positions 178 metric tons of locally-procured food supplies near Venezuela-Brazil border

The United States State Department announced Friday that US and its partners began pre-positioning additional humanitarian aid for Venezuelans in Boa Vista, Brazil in proximity to the Brazil-Venezuela border. Image/CIA The More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Venezuela in 5 minutes: ‘Inflation is projected to reach 10,000,000 percent in 2019’

On this week’s episode of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, I did a whole hour with infectious diseases pathologist and clinician at the IDB Biomedical Research Institute in Barquisimeto, Venezuela More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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NY Times bemoans the Venezuela crisis because Democrats may lose votes

A new article by NY Times writer Patricia Mazzei examines the Venezuela crisis, the efforts of the U.S. to support a more democratic regime, but not in the way you’d expect: Democrats may lose votes. “President More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Veterans For Peace attack Trump over ‘US intervention in Venezulea’ opposing the ‘unfolding coup’

As the socialist regime in Venezuela collapses, President Trump has motivated the Western World to call for change in leadership, but the Veterans For Peace is opposed to the move: read their press release below. Dear More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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Facebook purged over 2500 malicious accounts linked to Iran, Twitter pulls down over 400 Russian accounts

Facebook’s cybersecurity team Thursday said it identified and removed hundreds of accounts associated with fake accounts originating in Iran. Twitter also revealed on Thursday that it removed more than 2,600 malicious More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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Venezuela: Our next act of overseas military interventionism?

Venezuela. This country is an absolute mess, it has been for a while and is exponentially getting worse. A mass exodus to neighboring countries, 1,000,000 percent inflation, violence, starvation and plunder.  The More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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US adds sanctions to Venezuela’s oil, Russia and China speak out against the move

National Security Adviser John Bolton said President Nicolás Maduro and his allies could “no longer loot the assets of the Venezuelan people” as part of the announcement of increased sanctions against More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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US imposes sanctions on Venezuela, Maduro and leadership

Today, the United States imposed sanctions on four current or former officials of the Government of Venezuela: First Lady and Former Attorney General Cilia Adela Flores de Maduro, Executive Vice President Delcy More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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Is there a difference between Democratic socialism and socialism?

A few days ago I did a show on New York socialist, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and how the left-wing media was going nuts over her…ala Barack Obama not so many years ago. This Newsweek cover caused a stir over More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 29th, 2018
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Venezuela hits new low as inflation rises again, Pence calls the situation a threat to national security

The inflation rate in Venezuela has exploded over the last year as the socialist nation deals with extreme levels of poverty and food shortages. Now a new report suggests that the inflation rate could increase ten-fold More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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SCOTUS upholds Trump’s ‘travel ban’ confirming executive powers on immigration

The Supreme Court has upheld President Trump’s executive order on immigration from Islamic militant nations, nicknamed the “travel ban” by critics. The ruling was 5-4 with Chief Justice John Roberts More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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Venezuela crisis: Venezuelans fleeing their country, Neighboring countries stretched to capacity

Since 2014, more than 4 million Venezuelans have fled to find safety, food and medicines in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina, the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Aruba, Curacao and Spain. Image/CIA Neighboring More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, November 19th, 2017
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Socialist policies playing out: A great commentary on the demise of Venezuela

While I have talked and written about the tragedy that full-blown socialism has brought to Venezuela, mostly focusing on the return of infectious diseases and the health consequences, both on this website and on More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Trump crushes Venezuela’s ‘faithfully implemented’ socialism, Nicolas Maduro calls him ‘the new Hitler’

President Donald Trump urged world leaders Tuesday to help restore “democracy and political freedoms” in Venezuela, singling out the South American country as a vivid example of the failures of socialism More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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China calls on Washington not to interfere with Venezuela’s internal affairs

Just days after US President Donald Trump said, ‘I’m not going to rule out a military option’ in Venezuela, officials in Beijing are calling on Washington to respect the principle of non-interference More...


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