Home | Author Archives: Raúl Azuaje (page 10)

Author Archives: Raúl Azuaje

To Fight or Adapt? Venezuela’s Fading Opposition Struggles to Keep Going

guaido_fight_adapt

The opposition leader Juan Guaidó this month in Caracas. Credit…Adriana Loureiro Fernandez for The New York Times Juan Guaidó’s meteoric rise and now his decline have brought Venezuela to a crossroads. At stake is the future of a once-prosperous democracy now gripped by poverty and repression. By Anatoly Kurmanaev and Lara Jakes CARACAS, Venezuela — From an unremarkable apartment in a quiet ...

Leer más »

Trabajo remoto, bienvenido para siempre: los cambios que impuso la pandemia en las redacciones

trabajo_remoto

Por Agustín Herrero WASHINGTON, 11 feb 2021 (IPS) – El golpeteo de los teclados a toda velocidad. Las discusiones acaloradas para definir el enfoque de una investigación. Los periodistas agolpándose a mirar la televisión central para ver la primicia que está presentando el noticiero. La nostalgia de las redacciones tradicionales ya se empieza a sentir. La pandemia del coronavirus promete ponerle punto ...

Leer más »

Llega a Venezuela primer lote de 100.000 vacunas rusas contra el covid-19

vacuna_rusa

Yuri CORTEZ AFP Caracas (AFP) Un primer lote de 100.000 vacunas Sputnik V, de 10 millones acordadas con Rusia, llegó este sábado a Venezuela, anunció el gobierno de Nicolás Maduro. El cargamento arribó al aeropuerto internacional de Maiquetía, que sirve a Caracas, trasladado desde Moscú en un avión de la aerolínea estatal venezolana Conviasa. “Nos sentimos orgullosos de la cooperación ...

Leer más »

U.S. sanctions raise costs for Venezuela firms, business leader says

reuters-logo1

By Brian Ellsworth, Mayela Armas CARACAS, Feb 11 (Reuters) – U.S. sanctions against the government of President Nicolas Maduro are raising the cost of doing business for firms in Venezuela that are already struggling under decades of misguided socialist policies, the head of the country’s main business federation said in an interview. Washington in 2019 created a broad sanctions program that has ...

Leer más »

U.N. envoy urges U.S. to relax Venezuela sanctions, drawing opposition rebuke

douhan

By Vivian Sequera CARACAS (Reuters) – A U.N. envoy on Friday said U.S. and E.U. sanctions on Venezuela were worsening a humanitarian crisis and recommended the United States relax the measures, an argument the country’s opposition labeled “regime propaganda.” Following a 12-day visit, Alena Douhan, a U.N. special rapporteur focusing on sanctions, recommended in a preliminary report that the sanctions be ...

Leer más »

Colombia Makes ‘Historic’ Decision to Grant Legal Status to 1.7 Million Venezuelan Migrants

migrantes_venezolanos_colombia

Venezuelan migrants walk along a highway last week in Cúcuta, Colombia, on the border with Venezuela.Credit…Schneyder Mendoza/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images President Iván Duque announced Monday that the Venezuelan migrants who fled an economic collapse at home can legally stay in Colombia for 10 years if they register with the authorities. By Julie Turkewitz / The New York Times BOGOTÁ, Colombia — ...

Leer más »

Venezuela’s Opposition Is Running on Empty

guaido_running_empty

As the autocratic Nicolas Maduro entrenches himself, his democratic opponents need some pragmatic wins to recover their mojo. By Mac Margolis / Bloomberg When a Venezuelan patrol boat intercepted a Guyanese fishing trawler late last month, the third such blue-water confrontation in a matter of weeks, investors, diplomats and the government in Georgetown were understandably alarmed. Was Venezuela poised to invade its ...

Leer más »