Miami Herald: Laundering Venezuela’s Dirty Money

June 30, 2013 11:37 am5 comments
Miami Herald: Laundering Venezuela’s Dirty Money

Ezequiel Vázquez-Ger | The Miami Herald Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa has not addressed a scheme of fictitious trade transactions between his country and Venezuela. Drug trafficking, government kickbacks, bribery and corruption in general are some of the illegal activities that have flourished during the last decade in the Venezuelan Bolivarian […]

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U.S.—Venezuelan Relations Revisited by Luis Fleischman

June 13, 2013 10:15 pm0 comments
U.S.—Venezuelan Relations Revisited by Luis Fleischman

U.S.—Venezuelan Relations Revisited By Luis Fleischman On June 13, 2013 A week ago, during the annual general assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS), Secretary of State John Kerry met with his Venezuelan counterpart,  Elias Jaua, to discuss improvement of relations between the two countries. Relations between the two  have been severely […]

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SEC Announces More Charges in Massive Kickback Scheme to Secure Business of Venezuelan Bank

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SEC Announces More Charges in Massive Kickback Scheme to Secure Business of Venezuelan Bank

SEC Announces More Charges in Massive Kickback Scheme to Secure Business of Venezuelan Bank FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2013-109 Washington, D.C., June 12, 2013 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged the former head of the Miami office at brokerage firm Direct Access Partners (DAP) for his role in a massive […]

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Andres Oppenheimer: U.S. wins rare diplomatic battle in Latin America

June 10, 2013 3:46 pm0 comments

Source: Miami Herald BY ANDRES OPPENHEIMER AOPPENHEIMER@MIAMIHERALD.COM Something very unusual happened at the 34-country Organization of American States (OAS) annual foreign ministers’ meeting last week: the United States and Mexico won a diplomatic victory over authoritarian populist governments that wanted a free hand to suppress human rights monitors and critical […]

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Ros-Lehtinen and Sires Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Stand With The People Of ALBA Nations & Hold Violators Of Human Rights Accountable

April 29, 2013 9:16 am0 comments
Ros-Lehtinen and Sires Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Stand With The People  Of ALBA Nations & Hold Violators Of Human Rights Accountable

PRESS RELEASE For more information:                                                                                                                   April 25th, 2013 Alex Cruz, 305-668-5994 Cellular 202-225-8200 Ros-Lehtinen and Sires Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Stand With The People Of ALBA Nations & Hold Violators Of Human Rights Accountable Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee and […]

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Venezuela’s Bipolar Post-Chavez Regime Arrests American Filmmaker

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Venezuela’s Bipolar Post-Chavez Regime Arrests American Filmmaker

By Ray Walser | Heritage Foundation On April 25, Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro announced the arrest of AmericanTimothy Hallet Tracy. “The gringo who financed the violent groups,” Maduro said, “has been captured.” His justice minister claimed that Tracy was trained as a spy and was involved in an intricate plot aimed at […]

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