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The Class of 1994, Venezuela"s Golden Generation, Is Fleeing the Country

Raised during a time of prosperit.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 14th, 2017

Venezuela"s woes poised to hit U.S. oilfield service firms" earnings

HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. oilfield service companies exposed to Venezuela face new hits to earnings from the South American nation's ongoing economic turmoil and U.S. sanctions on the country and state-run oil company PDVSA......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 19th, 2018

Venezuela"s economy on the brink of collapse

It used to be the wealthiest country in Latin America, now Venezuela's currency is almost worthless......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJan 18th, 2018

Recent Wave Of Looting Shows Extent Of Hunger In Venezuela

Authored by Karina Martin via PanamPost.com, The economic crisis and the food shortage in Venezuela is so serious that looting has become commonplace throughout the country. In January alone, nearly 400 small protests a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 17th, 2018

Food banks are busier than ever

While the economy is thriving in cities across the country, many middle class people in areas with a high cost of living are struggling to put food on the table......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJan 13th, 2018

In booming economies, food banks are busier than ever

While the economy is thriving in cities across the country, many middle class people in areas with a high cost of living are struggling to put food on the table......»»

Category: personalSource: cnnJan 12th, 2018

All the odd jobs Tonya Harding has had since the 1994 Olympics

Tonya Harding’s comeback tour has, in all of five weeks, sent the tarnished figure skater from the red carpet of a major movie premiere, to the Golden Globes, to the kind of buzz-worthy interviews most presumed has-beens can only dream about. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 11th, 2018

Oprah"s Speech At The Golden Globes Was a Master Class In Leadership. Here"s What You Should Learn From It

She gave a speech so powerful that it left rumors that she is planning on running for president......»»

Category: topSource: incJan 10th, 2018

Affluent North Koreans are using Uber-like taxis on demand

ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images On-demand taxis are gaining traction in North Korea. This popularity is driven by the country's growing consumer class. In turn, taxis have become highly .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 9th, 2018

Venezuela supermarkets besieged after price cuts

Scores of Venezuelans gathered outside some Caracas supermarkets at the weekend after President Nicolas Maduro's government forced shops to slash prices, the latest unrest in the country's food shortage crisis. Ciara Lee reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 8th, 2018

Video: How to Watch Oprah"s "Their Time is Up" Golden Globes Acceptance Speech

That's how you inspire a generation of young girls......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 7th, 2018

The muscle in Russia"s military arsenal

Almost two million personnel, a vast nuclear arsenal, world-class war planes and anti-aircraft systems ... Putin has ploughed money into modernizing Russia's armed forces. CNN's Matthew Chance explores the country's military power......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJan 5th, 2018

Criminals in Venezuela Are Using Food to Recruit Children Into Gangs

"This is a new phenomenon because it’s something that we never had in this country: crimes committed because of hunger.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 5th, 2018

Criminals In Venezuela Are Using Food To Recruit Children Into Gangs

'This is a new phenomenon because it’s something that we never had in this country, crimes committed because of hunger.'.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 5th, 2018

iPhone battery issues prompt multiple class-action lawsuits against Apple

Apple hurt its customers by intentionally slowing down older iPhones to compensate for poor battery performance, according to at least nine lawsuits filed across the country over the past week. Each of the suits, separately filed in U.S. District.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 27th, 2017

Venezuela is "a target-rich environment" for more US sanctions — but it could backfire

Venezuela is 'a target-rich environment' for more US sanctions — but it could backfireNOW WATCH: Venezuela was Latin America’s richest country and now it is in complete crisis — here’s how it fell apart.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 26th, 2017

Christmas In Venezuela: What It"s Like After Socialism Destroys Your Country

Authored by Daisy Luther via The Organic Pr.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 25th, 2017

Countries rarely default on their debts

VENEZUELA is an unusual country. It is home to the world’s largest reserves of oil and its highest rate of inflation. It is known for its unusual number of beauty queens and its frightening rate of murders. Its bitterest foe, America, is also its.....»»

Category: topSource: stockchartsDec 19th, 2017

Could a Venezuelan Cryptocurrency Work?

Venezuela is moving ahead with the government's plan to issue a digital currency backed by the country's oil reserves. But is the so-called petro a real cryptocurrency or just an imposter?.....»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 17th, 2017

Venezuela to Launch Own Cryptocurrency: the ‘Petro’

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday that the country would launch its own cryptocurrency, dubbed the "petro," backed by Venezuela's vast oil reserves......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 4th, 2017

Venezuela plans its own version of bitcoin

President Nicolas Maduro announced his government would be creating a cryptocurrency backed by the country's vast oil reserves......»»

Category: topSource: cnnDec 4th, 2017