Venezuela economic crisis - updates

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Venezuela arrests 131 accused of economic sabotage

Aug 31, 2018 - 3:07 PM

The arrests include 'several managers of large chains' accused of 'speculating and hoarding basic products' that are subject to prices fixed by the government

ECONOMIC SABOTAGE? In this file photo, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro holds a press conference at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on August 22, 2017. File photo by Juan Barreto/AFP

International concern mounts over Venezuela

May 22, 2016 - 7:40 AM

Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says his crisis hit country is prepared to win the biggest war that could happen

epa05322289 A handout picture provided by Miraflores Press shows Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (C) speaking during a visit to a military training camp in the state of Vargas, Venezuela, 21 May 2016. Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro warned that he could declare a 'state of internal commotion' if coup incidents occur and reiterated that there are 'serious threats' to peace in the country. The opposition is pushing for a recall referendum amid a crippling economic crisis in the country. EPA/MIRAFLORES PRESS / HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES