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BBC 100 Women: The Fearless Nun Inside 'Hell on Earth'
Offbeat  (tags: fearless nun, prison, hell on earth, Venezuela )

- 1268 days ago -
For more than 17 years, a Catholic nun named Neyda Rojas has been serving God in a place that many describe as hell on earth - a Venezuelan prison.
Why It Now Costs $755 to Buy Condoms in Venezuela
Offbeat  (tags: venezuela, oil prices drop, condoms, inflation )

- 1562 days ago -
As the oil price continues to fall, inflation in Venezuela means many cannot afford basic goods
Venezuela's Favourite Race Horse Is Poisoned By Gambling Ring Four Days Before Derby in Bid to Fix Contest
Offbeat  (tags: Stallion, rio negro, Venezuela, gambling, racehorse, poisoned )

- 1686 days ago -
Stallion Rio Negro was injected with a near lethal dose of cortisone
US Inciting Civil War in Venezuela to Get Its Oil - Bolivia's Morales
Offbeat  (tags: Clashes, Conflict, Human rights, Law, Politics, Protest, Security, South America, Venezuela, Violence )

- 1853 days ago -
Washington is pushing Venezuela towards a "civil war" because it wants access to the country's rich oil reserves, Bolivian President Evo Morales has warned. The Venezuelan government has also accused the US of fomenting a coup d'état.
Aerial Tramway - A Means Of Transport And Social Inclusion
Offbeat  (tags: Venezuela, transport, public transport system, Metrocable, hillsides, poor, dignity, Caracas, inclusion, dream, world )

- 2579 days ago -
"It changed our lives" is a sentiment frequently heard from commuters who use Metrocable, the aerial cable car system that connects one of the poor hillside neighborhoods in the Venezuelan capital with the city's piblic transport system.
Burger King Plans Beer-Selling Whopper Bar
Offbeat  (tags: Burger King, beer, restaurant, Germany, Singapore, Venezuela, USA )

- 3404 days ago -
Those words are no longer wishful thinking. Friday, Burger King (BKC) will unveil plans to sell beer and burgers at a Whopper Bar -- a new BK concept to compete with casual dining restaurants
Venezuela Shuts Down Nearly All McDonald's
Offbeat  (tags: mcdonalds, venezuela, 48 hour shut down, unusual, off-beat, odd, book keeping, taxes, ethics )

- 3874 days ago -
The Venezuelan government has ordered nearly all McDonald's restaurants in the country closed for 48 hours for what it calls irregularities in the fast-food chain's financial books.
Venezuela-Colombia Border Show Cheers End of Crisis
Offbeat  (tags: border, concert, Colombia, Venezuela, end, crisis )

- 4083 days ago -
VILLA DEL ROSARIO, Colombia, March 16 (Reuters) - Two weeks ago Venezuela promised to line the Colombian border with tanks -- but on Sunday tens of thousands of concert goers crowded the frontier to celebrate how the tanks never arrived. From a stage o
Offbeat  (tags: concert, international, Colombia, Venezuela )

- 4083 days ago -
Tens of thousands of Colombians and Venezuelans flocked to a border bridge on Sunday for a free concert that Grammy-winning rocker Juanes organized to help heal the worst crisis in Andean relations in decades. Held atop the Simon Bolivar bridge connect

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