05:37 PM
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AIRLINES

Minister: Alitalia interested in resuming operations in Venezuela

The Italian airline suspended flights from and to Venezuela back in May (File Photo)
The minister of Water and Air transport said Alitalia has requested a meeting
05:25 PM
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OPPOSITION

MUD's executive secretary steps down

“I am not leaving the Unity. I am just changing my role in combat,” (...)
The Venezuelan opposition leader, Guillermo Aveledo, is to remain in the opposition coalition Unified Democratic Panel (MUD) as a common civilian. He reaffirmed the Unified Democratic Panel is open to participation, and no one is left over
02:21 PM
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PUBLIC HEALTH

Opposition deputy reports crisis at Mérida state hospital

Deputy Dávila said that essential medical supplies are lacking at the (...)
Dissenting deputy William Dávila asserted that the situation at Los Andes University Hospital, in Mérida state "is serious." He said that out of 1,400 monthly scheduled surgeries, only 856 were actually performed in June, and 146 surgeries had to be put off due to lack of supplies
02:16 PM
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FOREIGN OFFICE

Venezuelan FM terms "immature, reactionary" suspension of US visas

Jaua suggests calm to the United States after suspension of US visas (...)
As to former general Hugo Carvajal, detained in Aruba, Jaua welcomed his release. He also dismissed allegations that Venezuela has pressurized the Netherlands for Carvajal's release. "We are not like the United States; we do not extort or exert pressure on anybody," he remarked
01:29 PM
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HYDROCARBONS

Venezuela's oil output estimated at 2.47 million bpd in July

OPEC’s oil supply are once again over the 30 million bpd target (File (...)
A Reuters' survey found that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) oil output rose by 140,000 bpd in July from June
01:10 PM
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CORRUPTION

Interpol detains ex-banker Álvaro Gorrín in east Caracas

The Scientific, Forensic and Criminal Intelligence Agency (Cicpc) noted that a red notice had been released by Interpol against the ex-banker, wanted by Venezuelan authorities over embezzlement while he was president of Banco Canarias (Canarias Bank)

01:05 PM
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HYDROCARBONS

Pdvsa tenders to buy naphtha in the open market

Pdvsa might buy until three additional heavy naphtha cargoes from the winner of the tender

12:42 PM
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LOPEZ'S CASE

López's defense makes an appeal to UN special rapporteur

The lawyer said lópez faced confinement for three months (File photo)
The lawyer of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López claimed his client has been subject to psychological torture
11:25 AM
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OPPOSITION

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He called for respect of democratic values

Opposition leader briefs Chilean FM on political prisoners

“The Unified Democratic Panel would like to thank you for having (...)
The Executive Secretary of the opposition Unified Democratic Panel (MUD) Ramón Guillermo Aveledo talked to Chilean Foreign Minister Heraldo Muñoz about Venezuela's situation and explained him the reasons why the talks with the government were put on hold
11:07 AM
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AIRLINES

Venezuelan gov't okays sale of US dollars to Iberia, Delta Airlines

“We reaffirm our commitment to promoting air operations,” the (...)
Venezuela's water and air transport minister claimed the State has no pending debts with airlines