Venezuela - Level 4: Do Not Travel
Do not travel to Venezuela due to arrest and detention of U.S. citizens without due process or fair trial guarantees, or as a pretext for an illegitimate purpose; crime; civil unrest; poor health infrastructure; kidnapping; and COVID-19.
Venezuela, known since 1999 as the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, is a country on the northern coast of South America. The country comprises a continental mainland and numerous islands in the Caribbean Sea. It borders Guyana to the east, Brazil to the south, and Colombia to the west. Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Curacao, Bonaire, Aruba, and the Leeward Antilles lie just north, off the Venezuelan coast. Falling within the tropics, Venezuela sits close to the Equator in the Northern Hemisphere.
Overcoming Inequalities: A Conversation with Otro Beta (Part I)
Otro Beta is a self-organized project aimed at youth from Venezuela?s barrios. Its initial focus was on culture and sports, and even today basketball and breakdance tournaments continue to be ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 08 Oct 2021 07:45:00 GMT
No Food, No Teachers, Violence in Failing Venezuela Schools
Maria has a two-hour free period instead of English. Her sister isn't being ... according to the Venezuela Teacher's Federation. School director Helena Porras has asked nearby supermarkets to ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 05 Oct 2021 17:00:00 GMT
Refugee students struggle with displacement and trauma. Here are 3 ways schools can help them belong
A recently published book provides strategies for schools to help young people dealing with trauma and forced migration to integrate into their new communities.
Publ.Date : Tue, 12 Oct 2021 12:13:00 GMT
Venezuela has one of the world?s most tight-knit Jewish communities. They are still mourning their Surfside victims.
They know that the same comfort and life they have in Venezuela would be hard to obtain somewhere else, especially if one has to learn another language, like English.? And even amid all the ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 12 Oct 2021 13:28:00 GMT
How Raleigh police are working to break down barriers with Hispanic communities
Imagine getting pulled over and being unable to communicate with the police officer. According to a Pew Research Center poll, 30 percent of Hispanics in the United States do not consider ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 12 Oct 2021 20:07:00 GMT
Cuba remembers the Crime of Barbados
The students of the Higher School for Athletic Improvement of Havana, in Cuba, learned on a day like today but in 1976 the news of the explosion of the aircraft CU-455 of Cubana de Aviación in ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 06 Oct 2021 12:19:00 GMT
Venezuela halts talks with opposition after Maduro ally extradited
Venezuela's government said it suspended dialogue with the US-backed opposition to protest the extradition of fugitive Alex Saab, a close ally of President Nicolas Maduro, from Cape Verde to the ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 16 Oct 2021 17:14:00 GMT
Venezuela\'s inflation-battered bolivar sheds 6 zeroes
CARACAS ? The official exchange rate of Venezuela's bolivar went from 4.18 million to the US dollar overnight to just 4.18 as the country slashed six zeroes off its inflation-battered currency ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 05 Oct 2021 23:50:00 GMT
\'We\'re ignorant\': Illiteracy haunts isolated Venezuelan village
Children play on the shore of Lake Maracaibo Lake in Zulia state, Venezuela, with pieces of plastic floating on the water's surface Federico PARRA AFP The last remaining school teacher "stopped ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 05 Oct 2021 18:18:00 GMT
Venezuela general who broke with Hugo Chavez dies in prison
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) ? Raúl Isaías Baduel, a former Venezuelan defense minister and ally-turned-critic of the late President Hugo Chávez, died from COVID-19 while in prison, where he had ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 12 Oct 2021 20:08:00 GMT
Venezuela receives second batch of 2.5 million vaccines via COVAX
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela on Sunday received a second batch of 2.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines via the COVAX mechanism, while the government said it hoped to reach immunity for 70% of ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 10 Oct 2021 07:58:00 GMT
Venezuela 1-3 Brazil: Five-time world champions come roaring back from a goal down with three strikes in final 20 minutes to maintain 100% winning start in World Cup qualifying
Brazil fought back from a goal down to score three times in the second half and record a 3-1 win over Venezuela that maintained their 100 per cent record in qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup.
Publ.Date : Fri, 08 Oct 2021 00:07:00 GMT