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#Venezuela

From TheJournal.ie 'I felt totally lost': Department in u-turn over decision to deny Venezuelan man a Public Services Card Venezuela

'I felt totally lost': Department in u-turn over decision to deny Venezuelan man a Public Services Card

He was denied a PSC as a result of having an expired passport due to Venezuela’s printing shortage crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of Venezuelans 'stranded in Ireland' as Maduro's government fails to issue new passports Fear

Dozens of Venezuelans 'stranded in Ireland' as Maduro's government fails to issue new passports

Thousands of Venezuelans across the world have been waiting on new passports for over a year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times': Iran strongly criticises Trump Divisive

'Ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times': Iran strongly criticises Trump

Trump took aim at countries who have been on his radar since he took up the presidency in January.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says democracy must be restored in Venezuela as 'their country is collapsing' United Nations

Trump says democracy must be restored in Venezuela as 'their country is collapsing'

Trump made his comments ahead of the annual world leaders debate at the UN today.

From TheJournal.ie Venezuela leader hits back at 'crazy' Trump talk of military intervention Craziness

Venezuela leader hits back at 'crazy' Trump talk of military intervention

The White House says it’s rejected a request by Maduro to speak to Trump.

From TheJournal.ie A protest on Dublin's Embassy Row has called on the US to stay away from Venezuela Ballsbridge

A protest on Dublin's Embassy Row has called on the US to stay away from Venezuela

The protest was organised by The Workers Party.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-government 'mercenaries' hunted after stealing weapons in attack on Venezuelan army base Tensions

Anti-government 'mercenaries' hunted after stealing weapons in attack on Venezuelan army base

Maduro claimed the “terrorist” group had ties to Colombia and the United States.

From TheJournal.ie Venezuela's currency is crumbling as unrest rages in the country Dizzy Drop

Venezuela's currency is crumbling as unrest rages in the country

On Thursday alone, it slumped nearly 15%.

From TheJournal.ie 'At least one million votes' were fraudulent in Venezuelan election says polling company Vote Tampering

'At least one million votes' were fraudulent in Venezuelan election says polling company

The Attorney General has launched an investigation into what she called scandalous electoral fraud.

From TheJournal.ie Venezuelans in Ireland want the Irish government to speak up against Maduro Sanctions

Venezuelans in Ireland want the Irish government to speak up against Maduro

“It’s becoming more and more difficult to find food, medicines and basic household groceries.”

From TheJournal.ie US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election Sanctions

US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election

At least 10 people died amid violent protests disputing Sunday’s election in the South American country.

From TheJournal.ie Venezuelan President claims victory as 10 die in violent protests Constituent Assembly

Venezuelan President claims victory as 10 die in violent protests

10 people were killed in violent protests against Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly elections.

From TheJournal.ie Candidate shot dead as Venezuelans line up to vote in controversial election Constituent Assembly

Candidate shot dead as Venezuelans line up to vote in controversial election

Locals have reported troops firing at buildings and people in the capital as tensions escalate.

From TheJournal.ie 'Who do these imperialists in the US think they are?': Venezuelan leader hits back amid protests Defiant

'Who do these imperialists in the US think they are?': Venezuelan leader hits back amid protests

The US has issued fresh sanctions freezing the assets of senior Venezuelan officials.

From TheJournal.ie 'We do not want to be Cuba' - Venezuela's opposition votes against president Caracas

'We do not want to be Cuba' - Venezuela's opposition votes against president

Nicolas Maduro told the opposition to “not go crazy” with the results of its vote.

From TheJournal.ie Man stole police helicopter to hurl grenades at Supreme Court, Venezuela says Protest

Man stole police helicopter to hurl grenades at Supreme Court, Venezuela says

President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the country’s entire armed forces to respond.

From TheJournal.ie 'The upper classes have not stopped going out': The rich Venezuelans spending their way through the crisis Cocktails And Sushi

'The upper classes have not stopped going out': The rich Venezuelans spending their way through the crisis

Most are stuggling to make ends meet – but a rich minority is still sipping cocktails and going to exclusive nightclubs.

From TheJournal.ie Facing a newspaper shortage, Venezuelans are acting out the news on buses El Bus Tv

Facing a newspaper shortage, Venezuelans are acting out the news on buses

Commuters on the way to work are getting a daily dose of news in the Venezuelan capital Caracas.

From The42 Everton striker fires England to first World Cup success at any level since 1966 Young Lions

Everton striker fires England to first World Cup success at any level since 1966

Dominic Calvert-Lewin got the only goal of the game, before Newcastle’s Freddie Woodman saved a penalty.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's like living in a nightmare': Venezuelan student terrified of returning home Fear

'It's like living in a nightmare': Venezuelan student terrified of returning home

Protests have been building in the capital Caracas for months.

From TheJournal.ie 'Maduro's Irish supporters don’t see any problem with him crushing rights' Chavismo

'Maduro's Irish supporters don’t see any problem with him crushing rights'

Anything short of a return to a fully democratic path would be a tragic betrayal of the Venezuelan people, writes Victor Duggan.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll in Venezuela protests rises to 36 as looting breaks out Maduro

Death toll in Venezuela protests rises to 36 as looting breaks out

At least 70 stores have been raided since Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie 'I watch the news and cry and cry': Venezuelans in Ireland on the chaos back home Protests

'I watch the news and cry and cry': Venezuelans in Ireland on the chaos back home

20 people have been killed in three weeks of clashes at anti-government protests.

From TheJournal.ie At least three killed as huge anti-government protests become violent in Venezuela Nicolas Maduro

At least three killed as huge anti-government protests become violent in Venezuela

One young woman was shot in the head.

From TheJournal.ie 'We want people to know what's going on' - Why Venezuelans will be protesting in Dublin today Smithfield
From TheJournal.ie When a coup is not a coup: Venezuela is edging closer to a full-on democratic catastrophe Coup D'etat

When a coup is not a coup: Venezuela is edging closer to a full-on democratic catastrophe

A number of Latin American countries have hit out at the move.

From TheJournal.ie National food shortage sends thousands of starving Venezuelans to root through bins Economic Crisis

National food shortage sends thousands of starving Venezuelans to root through bins

Inflation and food shortages have been getting worse and worse in the country.

From TheJournal.ie Venezuelan government says it will give children four million toys it seized Christmas Caracas

Venezuelan government says it will give children four million toys it seized

Authorities said local supply committees will be in charge of distributing the toys “fairly” to children.

From TheJournal.ie Blood, flies, rotting corpses: Inside Venezuela's crumbling hospitals Economic Crisis

Blood, flies, rotting corpses: Inside Venezuela's crumbling hospitals

The economic situation in the country is so dire that even hospitals are being badly affected.

From The42 Premier League-bound Gabriel Jesus can't stop scoring for Brazil Selecao This post contains videos

Premier League-bound Gabriel Jesus can't stop scoring for Brazil

Chelsea attacker Willian was also on target as a power cut was not enough to stop them defeating Venezuala 2-0.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of thousands march against government in Venezuela Taking Of Caracas

Hundreds of thousands march against government in Venezuela

Demonstrators dressed in white marched in the east of the capital, yelling “Venezuela is hungry” and “This government is going to fall”.

From The42 Messi equals record as Argentina turn on the style to book semi-final spot Copa America This post contains videos

Messi equals record as Argentina turn on the style to book semi-final spot

They’ll play hosts USA on Tuesday night.

From The42 Mesmeric dribble beating 5 men saves a point for Mexico in Copa America Jesus Walks

Mesmeric dribble beating 5 men saves a point for Mexico in Copa America

Chicharito did well to get out of the way.

From The42 Wes Morgan too tired from Leicester's title celebrations to line out for Jamaica All Partied Out

Wes Morgan too tired from Leicester's title celebrations to line out for Jamaica

The weary centre-back will miss his country’s opening game of the Copa America.

From TheJournal.ie How does an oil-rich country with an economy bigger than New Zealand have food shortages? Going Caracas

How does an oil-rich country with an economy bigger than New Zealand have food shortages?

Venezuela’s President has threatened to seize factories amid unrest.

From TheJournal.ie After switching to a two-day work week, Venezuela moves clocks forward to save power Desperate Times

After switching to a two-day work week, Venezuela moves clocks forward to save power

The country’s economy has been crippled by falling oil prices.

From TheJournal.ie Venezuelan civil servants are getting a five-day weekend because they don't have enough electricity Are They Caracas?
From TheJournal.ie The 1984 drugs bust that shocked JFK's old posh school The Preppie Connection

The 1984 drugs bust that shocked JFK's old posh school

The students involved – now almost 50 – recently watched a film based on the events

From TheJournal.ie Three men sentenced to 30 years for killing a former beauty queen Venezuela

Three men sentenced to 30 years for killing a former beauty queen

Mónica Spear was killed in January of 2014.