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Airlines see new government in Venezuela as key to repayment of debt: IATA

International airlines are pinning their hopes on a change of government in Venezuela before some $4 billion owned to the firms by the state might be repaid, a top executive with the International Air...

Airlines see new government in Venezuela as key to repayment of debt: IATA

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This is the Number 1 benefit new college grads seek at work — and it's not debt repayment Retirement plan matches and even student loan assistance all take a backseat to the granddaddy of workplace benefits: health insurance. Those are the findings from a survey by the American Institute of CPAs....
18:13 2019-05-29

Venezuela says Russia debt restructuring not on the agenda - RIA Venezuela's oil minister said on Thursday that the restructuring of his country's debt to Russia was not on the agenda, the RIA news agency reported....
12:52 2019-06-06

Venezuela says U.S. sanctions hit debt refinancing, oil sales Venezuela charged on Friday that U.S.-led sanctions had stopped foreign debt refinancing, blocked vital food and medicine imports, and cost billions of dollars in lost oil assets....
15:13 2019-07-05

UPDATE 3-New Venezuela sanctions protect Citgo, encourage debt talks -opposition Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday celebrated a sweeping U.S. sanctions order against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, saying the measure would protect Venezuela-owned U.S.-based refiner Citgo from seizure by creditors....
04:13 2019-08-07

UPDATE 2-Venezuela creditors push back on Guaido's debt restructuring plan Creditors holding Venezuelan debt on Tuesday pushed back on debt restructuring plans backed by opposition leader Juan Guaido, urging a "fair and effective" framework for talks and improved communications with investors holding defaulted bonds....
23:26 2019-07-09

Venezuela's government and opposition to reset talks President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido both signaled in the past days a willingness to return to the negotiating table. The two sides have already met twice in talks hosted by Norway....
05:52 2019-06-30

Inflation Bonds Lead Gains in U.S. Government Debt U.S. government bonds that offer investors protection against inflation rallied Monday, powered by concerns that a surge in oil prices would raise consumer prices after an attack on the heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry....
03:00 2019-09-17

A trail of 'bloody gold' leads to Venezuela's government The crash of steel pounding rock echoes through the dark gallery, as Darwin Rojas, 43, hammers away in a small corner. He's muddy, sweaty and breathing heavily, crushing stone after stone around him....
14:39 2019-08-21

Norway says Venezuela opposition and government talks to continue Talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition will continue, Norway's foreign ministry said on Thursday, after a top Socialist Party leader announced the end of this week's round of Oslo-backed talks to end a political crisis....
00:52 2019-07-12

Venezuela government, opposition agree to continue talks There will be further talks to end to Venezuela's stalemate, negotiators have said. For years, the president's adversaries had been wary of lengthy dialogue, insisting that he has used talks to stall for time....
07:39 2019-07-12

Venezuela government, opposition to resume talks in Barbados Norway’s Foreign Ministry says negotiations aimed at resolving Venezuela’s political deadlock are to resume on the Caribbean island of Barbados in the coming week...
03:00 2019-07-08

Government Could Breach Debt Ceiling in September, Mnuchin Warns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned Congress that the government could breach its statutory borrowing limit by September, begging for a debt ceiling increase....
18:52 2019-07-12

U.S. government fines Japan Airlines $300,000 for long flight delays The U.S. government is fining Japan Airlines $300,000 for delays that trapped passengers on two grounded planes for hours.       ...
06:13 2019-09-16

U.S. growth would have contracted without trillions in government, consumer debt: Gundlach U.S. growth appears to be based "exclusively" on government, corporate and mortgage debt and the economy would have contracted if the United States had not added trillions in debt, Jeffrey Gundlach,......
15:00 2019-05-21

Venezuela government, opposition will return to Norway for talks, Oslo says Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition will return to Norway for a second round of talks to help resolve their months-long conflict, the Norwegian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday....
22:52 2019-05-25

Meeting between envoys for Venezuela's government, opposition ends with no deal A mediation meeting between Venezuela's government and the opposition has ended without an agreement as Norway holds talks aimed at resolving both sides' long-running conflict, opposition leader Juan Guaido's office said on Wednesday....
00:13 2019-05-30

Venezuela government says it foiled plot to assassinate president Maduro Venezuelan officials said that they have foiled a plot to overthrow the government that included assassinating President Nicolás Maduro and his closest political allies.Maduro spokesman Jorge Rodríguez said on state television that a network of mostly retired police officers and soldiers planned to ...
18:39 2019-06-27

Venezuela government, opposition show 'willingness' at Norway talks Mediation host Norway said on Wednesday that envoys for Venezuela's government and opposition had shown "willingness" at a second round of talks aimed at resolving their long-running conflict, but there was no apparent breakthrough....
20:39 2019-05-29

Norway says Venezuela government, opposition to hold new round of talks Norway said on Saturday that representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition will return to Oslo next week following an initial round of preliminary talks about how to address the country's political crisis....
22:52 2019-05-25

Venezuela government to skip Barbados talks to protest U.S. sanctions Venezuela's government will skip a round of Norway-brokered talks on Thursday and Friday to protest a new set of U.S. sanctions meant to force President Nicolas Maduro from power, the Venezuelan information ministry said on Wednesday....
08:39 2019-08-08

Cancer patients with student debt are supposed to get a break. The government isn't giving it President Trump signed a bill last year allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments throughout their medical treatment and then for six months afterward....
22:26 2019-06-29

Venezuela's ambassador to Italy resigns, blaming government's lack of money Isaías Rodríguez says US sanctions against Caracas means he cannot afford to carry out his dutiesThe Venezuelan ambassador to Italy has resigned, saying his government’s financial difficulties have made his job impossible.In a letter addressed directly to President Nicolás Maduro and posted on Twitt...
15:26 2019-05-21

Widespread blackout hits Venezuela, government blames 'electromagnetic attack' More than half of Venezuela's 23 states lost power on Monday, according to Reuters witnesses and reports on social media, a blackout the government blamed on an "electromagnetic attack."...
04:39 2019-07-23

Seahawks sue former draft pick McDowell for bonus repayment DETROIT (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Michigan seeking repayment of a nearly $800,000 of the signing bonus given to former draft pick Malik McDowell claiming he violated his NFL contract. The Seahawks filed the suit this week in the Eastern District of Mi...
02:00 2019-05-31

Mnuchin says Trump wants to keep government open as Washington scrambles for budget, debt deal If the Trump administration and Congress fail to reach a spending agreement, the White House will offer to keep the government funded at its current levels for a year, Mnuchin said....
00:13 2019-06-20

Against family wishes, Venezuela government buries navy captain who died in captivity Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday buried the remains of a navy captain who died in military custody last month, despite the opposition of family members who say he was tortured to death and want an independent autopsy....
23:26 2019-07-10

Venezuela government, opposition hold talks in Barbados as Maduro slams sanctions The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition are continuing to hold talks in Barbados in an effort to find ways to resolve the Latin American country's political crisis, the Foreign Ministry of mediator Norway said on Friday....
02:39 2019-08-03

Venezuela's internationally-recognized government set to hold fresh talks with Maduro envoys Venezuela's opposition leader said the talks must lead to a solution of the crisis and must not be used by Maduro's government to buy time....
17:13 2019-07-08

In Venezuela, Bachelet calls on Government to release prisoners, appeals for ‘bold steps towards compromise’ Speaking at the end of the first-ever official mission to Venezuela by a UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet called on the Government to release all those detained for peacefully protesting and announced that a team from her office would remain in Caracas to monitor the human rights situation. ...
16:39 2019-06-22

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- including a debt ceiling hike -- will nonetheless move forward, a senior White House official told CNBC....
05:26 2019-05-23

Argentine peso gets knocked lower, country risk soars as government eyes debt 'reprofiling' Argentina's peso slumped on Thursday and its country risk soared to levels not seen since 2005 after the government announced plans to "reprofile" about $100 billion of its debt, leaving investors scrambling to assess what kind of hit they might face....
17:39 2019-08-29

737 MAX Jet Grounded For At Least 10-12 More Weeks: IATA The global aviation association IATA expects Boeing's troubled 737 MAX 8 plane to remain grounded for at least 10 to 12 more weeks, director general Alexandre de Juniac said Wednesday....
21:39 2019-05-29

Global regulator discrepancies over Boeing 737 MAX worry IATA The head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned on Tuesday that any discrepancy among global regulators over reapproving Boeing Co's 737 MAX for commercial flight could set a worrying precedent for future aircraft programs....
15:00 2019-09-04

Boeing 737 MAX may not return to service until August: IATA head The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects it could take until August before the Boeing Co 737 MAX returns to service, the airline group's head said on Wednesday, adding that the final say on the timing rested with regulators....
12:00 2019-05-29

There's 'enormous' growth in passenger demand in Asia: IATA Asia is "exposed" to the consequences of global trade wars, but passenger demand could help "compensate" for the impact that protectionist measures have on the airlines' cargo business, says Alexandre de Juniac, CEO of the International Air Transport Association....
11:26 2019-06-03

IATA chief 'worried' about global regulators' discrepancy over Boeing 737 MAX The head of global airlines lobby IATA warned on Tuesday that a discrepancy among global regulators over reapproving Boeing Co's 737 MAX for commercial flight could set a worrying precedent for future aircraft programs....
23:52 2019-09-03

UPDATE 3-Global regulator discrepancies over Boeing 737 MAX worry IATA The head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned on Tuesday that any discrepancy among global regulators over reapproving Boeing Co's 737 MAX for commercial flight could set a worrying precedent for future aircraft programs....
04:13 2019-09-04

UPDATE 2-IATA chief 'worried' about global regulators' discrepancy over Boeing 737 MAX The head of global airlines lobby IATA warned on Tuesday that a discrepancy among global regulators over reapproving Boeing Co's 737 MAX for commercial flight could set a worrying precedent for future aircraft programs....
02:00 2019-09-04

'Flight shaming' threatens air travel demand beyond Europe - IATA chief This summer, U.S. airlines have enjoyed booming flight demand, immune to a Swedish-born "flight shaming" movement that has hit air travel in Europe, where environmentally conscious travelers are choosing trains over planes....
04:13 2019-09-04

'Flight shaming' threatens air travel demand beyond Europe: IATA chief This summer, U.S. airlines have enjoyed booming flight demand, immune to a Swedish-born "flight shaming" movement that has hit air travel in Europe, where environmentally conscious travelers are choosing trains over planes....
05:39 2019-09-04

I wanted to pay my $81,000 in student loan debt as quickly and as cheaply as possible, so I chose the 'debt avalanche' strategy to do it Nirat.pix/Getty Images Between my undergrad and my masters program, I borrowed $81,000 in student loans. When I got serious about paying down my student loan debt after graduation, I considered two popular repayment strategies: the debt snowball and the debt avalanche. The snowball, which prioritiz...
00:52 2019-09-08

American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotage was fired by Alaska Airlines over mistakes: report An American Airlines mechanic accused of tampering with the navigation system on a flight from Miami to the Bahamas had reportedly been fired from Alaska Airlines a decade ago after a series of performance issues....
20:13 2019-09-07

Japan Airlines looks to deepen partnership with Malaysia Airlines Japan Airlines Co Ltd (JAL) may expand a joint venture with Malaysia Airlines to cover U.S. flights and other Asian routes in the future, the Japanese carrier's president said....
15:00 2019-06-02

Former American Airlines CEO on the pressure on airlines during the 737 Max grounding Bob Crandall, former American Airlines chairman and CEO, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the airline industry's scramble to compensate for the loss of the Boeing 737 Max....
23:13 2019-08-09

Big government vs. small government: Here's how much your state spends on you The average spending per capita varies from as little as $7,430 in one state to nearly triple that amount in others.       ...
17:39 2019-07-13

UK government dares Brexit opponents: Change the law or change the government Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government on Thursday dared lawmakers who want to stop a no-deal Brexit: change the law or change the government if you want to stop Britain leaving the European Union on Oct. 31....
10:00 2019-08-29

The Debt Ceiling The very phrase “debt ceiling” sounds austere and restrictive, as if intended to keep a lid on government spending. In fact, the U.S. federal debt limit was first conceived almost a century ago to make it easier for the government to borrow money. But it morphed into an explosive political tool with...
07:26 2019-07-12

States with the most mortgage debt To find the average mortgage debt in each state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the State of Credit Report by Experian, a consumer reporting agency.       ...
19:39 2019-06-27

How Did You Pay Off Your Credit Card Debt? When I was working to pay down my credit card debt, I opted to earn more instead of cutting back drastically on my expenses. Part of that equation was where I lived: super whackadoodle expensive Washington, D.C. I couldn’t just pick up and spend money to move to a less expensive place, so I decided ...
01:39 2019-07-09

5 things to know about Spirit Airlines Flyers have various feelings about Spirit Airlines. Here are five things to know before booking your next flight on the discount airline.       ...
06:26 2019-08-07

EU wants answers from Italy over debt Brussels has asked the Italian government to explain its lack of progress in reducing debt. Italy's populist government is accused of exposing the bloc to financial problems by ignoring budget discipline rules....
21:26 2019-05-29

Why debt forgiveness isn’t so easy Dear John: With all this talk about writing off student debt, no one mentions the tax consequences of the forgiven debt. Will that be forgiven too? M.G. Dear M.G.: Good point. Let’s forgive all debt! Everybody, your debts are forgiven. Nobody owes taxes. Everybody now can go out and spend and increa...
15:00 2019-07-21

Southwest Airlines turns 48 Southwest Airlines turned 48 on June 18, 2019. It has grown from an airline with just two routes in 1971 to the world's largest low-cost carrier.       ...
17:26 2019-06-19

Frontier Airlines will let you fly for free if you have this last name Is your last name Green or Greene? If so, you've lucked out because Frontier Airlines will give you a free flight. Find out how to claim it.       ...
23:00 2019-08-08

U.S. to Sell $150 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $150 billion in securities next week, comprising $74 billion in new debt and $76 billion in previously sold debt....
20:00 2019-06-06

The travel hack airlines don't want you to use Nobody who sold you that instant oatmeal, jar of multivitamins, bar of soap, perfume-free laundry detergent, latest best-seller, NASCAR tickets or whatever Gwyneth Paltrow sells on her website will come after you to make sure you used your purchases....
19:52 2019-08-01

Venezuela gives a rare look at its economy Venezuela's economy is in shambles and the country has plunged into political chaos. The dysfunction is so great that basic economic data has been hard to come by....
08:13 2019-05-30

Debt-Ceiling Talks Hit More Snags Talks to raise the U.S. government’s borrowing limit and set overall federal spending levels face at least two more hurdles: how to pay for an overhaul of veterans’ health care and Republican demands to offset spending increases....
10:13 2019-07-17

States where students graduate with the most debt 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the average student debt among borrowers of the class of 2017 to identify the states where students graduate with most debt.       ...
18:00 2019-07-12

The Secret Life of Regional Airlines Under the surface of the U.S. airline industry, 65 largely unknown regional carriers account for 40% of all flyers. After years of stability, they are once again facing a shake-up....
14:52 2019-09-12

Airlines demand compensation from Boeing over 737 Max Two of China's largest airlines have joined a growing list of carriers demanding compensation from Boeing over the grounding of its 737 Max aircraft....
14:39 2019-05-22

Mom gets apology from Sun Country Airlines after she had to pay $75 to sit with her toddler Sun Country Airlines apologized to a mother who claims the airline wouldn't let her sit next to her toddler unless she paid extra money.       ...
20:39 2019-07-11

Progress seen on debt, spending talks WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican in the House says congressional negotiators are making progress on two must-do items on the legislative agenda: averting automatic budget cuts and meeting a deadline later this year to increase the government’s borrowing limit. Minority Leader Kevin McCarth...
21:01 2019-05-21

Avoid getting buried in technical debt Ward Cunningham wrote in 1992 that shipping first-time code is like going into technical debt. Chip Camden explains that the usefulness of the technical debt metaphor is awareness....
20:52 2019-05-21

American Airlines CEO says there's an 'absolute fix' for Boeing's 737 Max Parker said Wednesday that American Airlines is committed to Boeing's 737 Max once it's re-certified by the Federal Aviation Administration....
23:52 2019-05-22

Adrian Peterson Appears To Be Seriously In Debt Despite being by far the highest-paid running back in the history of the NFL, Washington’s Adrian Peterson appears to be deep in debt. That’s according to a report by The Athletic today that made public the details of an August 2018 lawsuit against Peterson, which, coupled with two other past cases ...
07:13 2019-07-24

Treasury to Sell $203 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $203 billion in securities next week, comprising $149 billion in new debt and $54 billion in previously sold debt....
20:13 2019-05-23

Book a Frontier Airlines Ticket Right Now for $25 If you live anywhere between Oklahoma and Massachusetts, you’re likely sweating it out in 100-degree temperatures this week. Luckily, Frontier is offering a major sale on flights that depart as soon as this weekend, with one-way tickets starting at just $25....
00:52 2019-07-19

Mired in debt, WeWork files for IPO As many have long expected, WeWork, the preferred provider of office space for freelancers and startups alike, has filed to go public. Its prospectus, which highlights the strengths and weaknesses of the business, including the current state of its financials, is currently live on the SEC website. A...
15:52 2019-08-14

Treasury to Sell $162 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $162 billion in securities, comprising $123 billion in new debt and $39 billion in previously sold debt....
00:26 2019-08-02

Legacy Airlines Are Proving They Can Catch Up The rise of budget airlines has been the aviation story of the 21st century. But legacy airlines are proving they can fight back. It is a shame investors don’t quite believe them....
17:26 2019-08-02

Airlines provide different timelines for the re-entry of the 737 Max American Airlines has removed the Boeing 737 Max from its schedule through early November as the worldwide grounding of the jets after two fatal crashes disrupts air travel far longer than originally expected. CNBC's "Squawk Box" reports....
16:39 2019-07-15

Our mum’s hoarding and debt problems are out of control Unless you work on the causes, says Annalisa Barbieri, simply clearing out someone’s house doesn’t work – they will just start hoarding againWe are a group of adult siblings, worried about our mum. During our childhood, and since, our mum has had a problem with hoarding and debt. This got worse afte...
19:26 2019-07-12

This debt is most likely to force you to file for bankruptcy Student loans aren't the biggest reason people file for bankruptcy. Those who hit financial rock bottom most often point to medical debt as the cause....
20:26 2019-06-27

The Middle East has become a nightmare for airlines Escalating tensions between the United States and Iran are making it even tougher for airlines to fly over the Middle East, a heavily trafficked region where huge chunks of airspace are already off limits because of political rivalries or war....
09:00 2019-06-24

The world's safest airlines for 2019 It's not something most avid travelers think about, but knowing you're in reliable hands when flying from one side of the world to the other is always a plus....
07:00 2019-08-01

Treasury to Sell $99 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department next week will auction $99 billion in securities, ranging from 13-week bills to 10-year Treasury inflation-protected securities....
00:00 2019-09-13

Pakistan Needs To Mobilize Tax Revenue, Cut Debt, Says IMF Pakistan needs to mobilize domestic tax revenue to ensure funds for social and development programs, while reducing debt, the acting director of the International Monetary Fund said on Sunday after a......
08:52 2019-07-22

The fragile edifice of sovereign debt Systemic, contagious sovereign crises seem to have been consigned to history. Governments can raise funds more cheaply than ever and investor demand seems insatiable. But the banking sector remains a source of instability and new threats are emerging, such as trade wars. Is complacency the biggest t...
23:13 2019-09-18

Treasury to Sell $94 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department next week will auction $94 billion in securities, ranging from 13-week bills to 30-year Treasury inflation-protected securities....
23:52 2019-08-16

How democracy benefits Africa’s debt In Africa, the more democratic a country is, the higher its Euromoney Country Risk score, but as the continent’s ECR grade stalls, African countries are diverging – politically and economically....
17:26 2019-09-18

Why China’s Debt Defaults Look Set to Pick Up Again Chinese companies are facing a reality check after years of ramping up debt. A deleveraging campaign that President Xi Jinping began in 2016 to curb risks in the nation’s financial markets has led to a crackdown on unregulated lending -- so-called shadow banking -- and tighter rules on asset managem...
11:52 2019-07-09

How to Help Reduce School Lunch Debt Earlier this month, one Rhode Island school district made headlines after giving some of its students—those with unpaid balances for school meals—cold sun butter and jelly sandwiches (along with milk and veggies) instead of hot meal items, available to all other students....
21:39 2019-06-12

Maysoon Zayid on Debt and Ambition Comedian and actress Maysoon Zayid explains how she dealt with $25,000 in credit-card debt—and persevered in the face of limits others put on her —in WSJ’s Secrets of Wealthy Women podcast....
05:13 2019-08-27

Airlines might rebrand 737 Max, even if Boeing doesn’t Major airlines all over the globe have a serious problem on their hands, and it’s not just the fact that the Boeing 737 Max remains grounded months after a pair of deadly crashes claimed hundreds of lives. Once the defunct planes are once again deemed sky-worthy, airlines will have to convince...
12:39 2019-08-16

Treasury to Sell $112 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $112 billion in securities, comprising $76 billion in new debt and $36 billion in previously sold debt....
20:39 2019-07-11

Airlines want joint lifting of 737 MAX ban, but EU cautious Global airlines urged regulators on Sunday to coordinate on software changes to the Boeing 737 MAX, thus avoiding damaging splits over safety seen when the aircraft was grounded in March....
08:00 2019-06-02

Treasury to Sell $113 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $113 billion in securities next week, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $51 billion in previously sold debt....
19:26 2019-06-13

"Rift Between Regulators Not In Anyone's Interest": Airlines On 737 Max Global airlines urged regulators on Sunday to coordinate on software changes to the Boeing 737 MAX, thus avoiding damaging splits over safety seen when the aircraft was grounded in March....
09:26 2019-06-02

Debt Collectors Wage Comeback Debt-collection lawsuits have increased in some state and municipal courts, following a decline during a regulatory tightening after the financial crisis. Debt purchases by collectors are also rising....
17:01 2019-07-05

In Maduro's regime, Venezuela sends aid to you Venezuela will send food to feed hungry Colombian children, communications minister Jorge Rodriguez claimed Monday -- citing statistics about poverty in neighboring Colombia -- even as citizens in his country struggle with food shortages at home....
00:52 2019-06-22

Boyd makes US debut, among 5 changes vs Venezuela CINCINNATI (AP) — Forward Tyler Boyd made his debut for the United States in its final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gold Cup, one of five lineup changes against Venezuela. The 24-year-old had five appearances for New Zealand before FIFA approved his switch to the U.S. last month. Coach Gregg Berha...
23:26 2019-06-09

U.S. Expands Sanctions Against Venezuela Into an Embargo The new measures mark a significant escalation of pressure against the regime of President Nicolás Maduro and countries including Russia and China that continue to support him....
05:26 2019-08-06

U.S. and Venezuela Hold Secret Talks The Trump administration has been secretly talking with top aides of Nicolás Maduro in an effort to push Venezuela’s authoritarian president from power and clear the way for free elections in the economically devastated country, according to officials in Caracas and Washington familiar with the disc...
05:52 2019-08-22

Russia Says It Won't Increase Presence in Venezuela Russia said it had rotated a group of weapons specialists in Venezuela and emphasized that it didn’t intend to increase its military presence in the country....
05:52 2019-06-28

Trump says he is considering a blockade or quarantine on Venezuela US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he is considering a quarantine or blockade of Venezuela, as the United States steps up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to relinquish power....
01:39 2019-08-02

Venezuela Made A Pact With The VAR Devil For most of my lifetime, Venezuela has been chum for the sharks of South America. La Vinotinto have never qualified for a World Cup, have never even made the final of a Copa America, and generally do not put up much of a fight, particularly against the top teams on the continent, and even more so wh...
18:52 2019-06-19

Nueva Cádiz and the Pearls of Venezuela South America is famous for many reasons and amongst history lovers, for its many lost and abandoned cities. Since they have been rediscovered, they are among some of the most remarkable archaeological remains in the world. ...
07:52 2019-08-30

UN: More aid for Venezuela refugee crisis needed The UN has warned that hostility towards Venezuelan refugees in neighboring countries will grow if aid is not increased. Of the more than $700 in aid that had been sought, less than $180 million has been received....
04:00 2019-08-19

Inside oil-rich Venezuela's gas shortages For the last two weeks, people from several states in Venezuela have described severe gas shortages, a once unthinkable problem. It's not the first time that the country has suffered gas shortages, but those were blamed on bad distribution and logistical inefficiency. This time, as citizens find the...
18:26 2019-05-26

US emergency aid for Venezuela to be distributed in Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S.-supplied humanitarian aid that was earmarked for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó will now be distributed in Colombia. Colombia’s government said in a statement Thursday that it had reached the decision with the U.S. and representatives of Guaido because of...
02:00 2019-05-31

Venezuela talks in Norway end without deal Government and opposition envoys meeting in Norway have failed to reach an agreement in their latest rounds of talks. Opposition leader Juan Guaido has vowed to press ahead with street protests....
05:13 2019-05-30

Venezuela's Maduro says he will not travel to New York for U.N. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday he will not travel to New York for the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly later this month....
01:13 2019-09-13

U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by international shippers could be subject to U.S. sanctions....
04:26 2019-06-07

China condemns U.S. 'interference' in Venezuela Sweeping sanctions imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump on Venezuela constitute "gross interference" and violate the norms of international relations, China said....
10:13 2019-08-08

Canada closes embassy in Venezuela Canada announced Sunday that it has temporarily closed its embassy in Venezuela, blaming President Nicolas Maduro for limiting its abilities to function in the destabilized country....
07:13 2019-06-03

They Survived Colonization and War. But Venezuela’s Collapse Was Too Much. The Wayuu have long lived between Venezuela and Colombia. But as Venezuela collapses, many are seeking refuge with their Colombian kin, straining resources — and relationships....
18:01 2019-07-31

Another blackout plunges Venezuela into darkness Another power blackout has again darkened Venezuela, snarling transportation and phone service -- an event leader Nicolas Maduro blamed on an "electromagnetic attack."...
17:26 2019-07-23

Parents chime in about the student debt crisis Folks, in my weekday column I chided parents for allowing their kids to take on too much college debt. Student debt, as you probably know, is becoming a presidential campaign issue. I argued that adults were part of the student debt crisis because they didn’t say “no” when their children wanted to g...
23:26 2019-07-07

Here's how airlines are compensating the loss of Boeing 737 Max planes With Boeing's 737 Max grounded, airlines around the world are scrambling to meet the growing demand for air travel. Their answer is something called 'wet leases.' CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
23:13 2019-08-09

U.S. Could Run Out of Room on Debt Ceiling in Late Summer Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday the government could run out of room to keep paying its bills in full and on time in late summer unless Congress raises the federal borrowing limit before then....
21:52 2019-05-22

High Debt Levels Are Weighing on Economies A mountain of debt built up during the past decade has made some economies more fragile as global growth slows, adding to the challenges faced by central banks....
14:52 2019-09-08

Brazil's JBS prepays debt to free up collateral Brazil's JBS SA has prepaid $700 million of debt to Banco Santander Brasil SA , Banco Bradesco SA, Banco do Brasil SA and Bank of China, according to a statement of the company's investor relations department....
03:26 2019-06-20

Best way to pay off credit card debt? Move to Indiana Credit card debt is near an all-time high, but not across the board. Here's how consumers are faring across the country, according to a new report by WalletHub....
19:13 2019-07-31

JC Penney taps debt restructuring advisors J.C. Penney has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing U.S. retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
03:52 2019-07-20

Man Accused of Hiding Spy Cam in United Airlines Bathroom A man has been accused of installing a surveillance camera in the first-class lavatory of a recent United Airlines flight before the device was discovered by a woman who noticed an odd-looking blinking light while in the bathroom. And it may not have been the first time.Read more......
00:52 2019-08-13

Bitter Reality Is Setting in for Europe's Airlines So much for hopes that European airlines will finally put their house in order and rival the profitability of U.S. peers. A big profit warning from Lufthansa—the top European carrier by passengers—is the latest sign that this won’t happen anytime soon....
15:52 2019-06-17

Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart Once upon a time, not long ago, when people wore pajamas and lived life slow, my wife and I were invited to a wedding in Dallas; ya know, deep in the heart of Texas. Because I believe that there’s nothing you should do today that you can put off until tomorrow—I don’t actually believe this, but my a...
16:39 2019-07-16

Evergrande squeezed by $53 billion in maturing debt China Evergrande Group, the property developer with dreams of becoming an electric-vehicle powerhouse, is finding it’s picked an inopportune time to load up on debt....
09:26 2019-09-03

The week one of the world's top airlines surrendered to China One of the world's top airlines has discovered just how dangerous Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests are becoming for companies based in the city and doing business with mainland China....
14:26 2019-08-19

American Airlines retires MD-80 fleet; see the jet through the years American Airlines retired the last of its McDonnell Douglas MD-80 jets with the final passenger flight, American Flight 80, departing Sept. 4.       ...
12:52 2019-09-05

Malaysia Airlines says deliveries of 737 MAX jets could be delayed Malaysia Airlines is looking at its order for 25 Boeing Co 737 MAX jets "very carefully" in light of the global grounding and plans for the first delivery in July 2020 could be delayed, the carrier's chief executive said on Monday....
09:26 2019-06-03

American Airlines retires classic MD-80 planes It's the end of an era for American Airlines' Super 80 planes. The carrier flew its last revenue flight of the classic McDonnell Douglas MD-80 on Wednesday....
23:13 2019-09-04

Frontier Airlines adds direct flights for as low as $29 PHOENIX — Anyone hoping for a cheap getaway could be in luck. Frontier Airlines will be offering direct flights from Phoenix to four different cities with costs starting at $29. The low-fare carrier announced new direct flights to Detroit, Fargo, North Dakota, San Diego, and Salt Lake City. Se...
07:52 2019-07-17

Why Chase Wiped Out Debt for Canadian Cardholders Ever wish your credit card debt would simply vanish? Haven’t we all, my friends. But if you’re a Chase customer, it may have actually happened. There’s just one catch: You have to be one of its former Canadian customers....
10:13 2019-08-14

LSE's $27 billion deal rehabilitates Refinitiv debt Financial data firm Refinitiv's $13.5 billion debt, once described as having some of the weakest-ever investor protections typical of the frothy peak of the credit cycle, is being rehabilitated by its $27 billion merger with the London Stock Exchange....
18:39 2019-08-01

Airlines and Fliers Brace for Summer Snarls The summer travel season is poised to inflict pain on both U.S. airlines and fliers. Among the issues at airports: the extended grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jets, runway closures and labor shortages....
15:13 2019-05-24

5 (good and bad) things you need to know before flying Spirit Airlines Flyers have many different feelings about Spirit Airlines. Here are five things to know before your booking your next flight on the airline.       ...
23:52 2019-08-06

Spirit Airlines sales to take $25 mln hit from Hurricane Dorian Spirit Airlines on Friday cut its third-quarter outlook for a key revenue measure as it estimates an about $25 million hit on its sales, hurt by hundreds of flights cancellations due to Hurricane Dorian....
05:13 2019-09-07

U.S. Airlines' Secret Sauce Isn't Easy to Export U.S. airlines engineered a turnaround by merging with one another and redesigning their networks, but investors hoping these lessons can be applied elsewhere may end up disappointed....
16:52 2019-06-03

Regulators, Investors Zero In on Corporate Debt Market A decadelong rise in corporate borrowing is prompting new scrutiny from investors and regulators about how debt markets might hold up in an economic downturn....
15:13 2019-05-27

American Airlines 'confident' Boeing 737 Max will fly in December American Airlines said it's extended its grounding of the Boeing 737 Max until December, when it will be on the schedule for the Christmas travel season -- provided it's been cleared to fly by then....
03:52 2019-09-04

The next recession could crush many with credit card debt The next downturn won't have to be as bad as the Great Recession for credit card delinquencies to become a big problem. Here's what you can do to protect yourself while times are relatively good....
00:26 2019-09-19

Skytrax's best airlines of 2019: No US carriers Skytrax announced its 2019 ranking of the best airlines in the world on Tuesday. No U.S. carriers made the list.       ...
20:13 2019-06-20

Pay down debt faster and save money at the same time NBC NEWS-There is a way to pay down debt faster and spend less money while doing it. Nerdwallet says look into moving your debt to a balance transfer card, a card that offers a lengthy zero-percent interest period. In some cases, you can save hundreds of dollars even after paying a transfer fee. Th...
05:52 2019-09-17

Do the goals you set for saving or reducing debt seem too high? Try this People sometimes fail to get going or complete a task because they view the full goal as unachievable. This tactic could help to prevent that.       ...
19:26 2019-09-01

Why U.S. Ponders Going Long on ‘Methuselah’ Debt: QuickTake Q&A Is it time to call Methuselah? U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is pondering issuing ultra-long term debt maturities as a new way to finance the government’s agenda. Treasury is revisiting the idea as long-term yields have breached record lows. Mnuchin had floated a similar notion in 2017, whe...
00:13 2019-08-31

American Airlines Extends 737 MAX Cancellations Through September 3 American Airlines announced Sunday that it will extend flight cancellations through Sept. 3 for Boeing's embattled 737 Max, a new passenger jet that has been out of commission for almost three months......
11:00 2019-06-10

Boeing 737 MAX to remain off United Airlines schedule until Nov. 3 United Airlines Holdings said on Friday the Boeing 737 MAX would stay off its flight schedule until Nov. 3, a fresh extension leading to about 2,100 cancellations in September and 2,900 in October as the jets remain grounded worldwide....
19:52 2019-07-12

One-fifth of Americans have no idea if they have credit card debt Americans need a credit check. A survey of more than 1,000 adults released this month from US News and World Report reveals that Americans are extremely unaware of their credit card situation. Indeed, when asked “do you have credit card debt?” fully 21 percent answered “I don’t know,” the survey rev...
18:39 2019-06-27

This woman paid off over $222K in student debt. This is how she did it. Caitlin Boston completed the final payment on her student debt totaling over $222,000. And she celebrated with a hilarious dance shared on YouTube.       ...
02:00 2019-08-23

American Airlines Raises Revenue Expectations American Airlines raised its unit revenue expectations for the second quarter due to fuller flights and said it will take a roughly $185 million profit hit related to the grounding of its Boeing 737 MAX fleet....
17:13 2019-07-10

Argentina Aims to Restructure Debt With IMF, Bondholders Argentina’s government said Wednesday that it will look to restructure its debt with the International Monetary Fund and bondholders in an effort to stem a crisis of confidence....
03:13 2019-08-29

Is Bangladesh falling into a Chinese 'debt trap'? Bangladesh and China have inked billions worth of infrastructure deals. Investment from China promises advantages, but many remain concerned that reliance on Chinese money will make Dhaka beholden to Beijing....
23:26 2019-07-11

The best cities, hotels and airlines, according to Travel + Leisure Looking for the best city to visit? The best hotel to stay in? The best tour company? Look no further than Travel + Leisure's latest rankings.       ...
22:39 2019-07-10

EU airlines must compensate for non-EU connecting flight delays In a landmark case, the EU's top court has backed 11 passengers from Prague whose flight to Bangkok via Abu Dhabi was eight hours late on the second leg. The Czech airline which sold the ticket has to pay compensation....
16:52 2019-07-11

Buried in Student Debt? Here's How to Play Catch-Up A combination of factors—the shadow of the 2007-09 recession, mounting student debt and a changing job market—are hindering millennials’ financial progress. In response to readers’ requests, here is a three-part guide....
12:52 2019-05-31

Billionaire pledges to pay off Morehouse students’ debt Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday's commencement ceremony to pledge to pay off the student loan debt of the entire class of 2019....
17:13 2019-05-21

Movie theaters are ripping you off as much as greedy airlines Please select your seat. Would you like more degrees of recline? How about a hot meal or early seating? Such choices were once the domain of increasingly greedy airlines, with pricey add-ons making the difference between a bare-bones flight and a bearable one. Oh, you want to bring your clothes to B...
00:52 2019-08-23

Southwest Airlines cancels 737 Max flights through Labor Day Southwest Airlines announced Thursday it will keep its Boeing 737 Max fleet on the ground through the Labor Day weekend, joining the only other U.S. carrier that flies the Max 8....
22:13 2019-06-13

U.S. mortgage debt tops 2008 record Mortgage debt in the United States has surpassed its peak in 2008 just before the financial crisis, wiping out the fall from the Great Recession, according to a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York....
21:26 2019-08-14

Student debt has millennials haggling at a new level Elizabeth Willard Thames, 35, a financial writer based in Vermont, has learned to always negotiate. “On large purchases, I always say, ‘Is there a discount if I pay in full and upfront?’” The answer she often receives is yes. She asked to pay the total cost of laser eye surgery in cash, writing a $4...
21:13 2019-05-22

Southwest Airlines at 48: A birthday photo album Southwest Airlines turned 48 on June 18, 2019. It has grown from an airline with just two routes in 1971 to the world's largest low-cost carrier.       ...
03:00 2019-06-19

US consumer debt surges to record highs America has a shocking new “savings and loan” crisis. Consumer debt is surging to record highs, fueled by rising mortgage debt, student loans and a binge on credit card use. And more Americans are flat-out broke, with no emergency savings. “Consumer debt is an ongoing personal financial crisis for m...
15:13 2019-07-14

Airlines to Consider Path to Resuming Boeing 737 MAX Flights Operators plan to meet late this month to discuss how to return the aircraft to the sky after two fatal crashes led to its global grounding. Ethiopian Airlines, which lost one of its jets, remains uncertain about future of the plane in its fleet....
09:13 2019-06-01

Computer outages strike US airlines about once a month WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. airline industry suffers about one technology outage per month, most of them serious enough to disrupt flights. However, regulators don’t oversee airline information-technology systems, and outages aren’t covered by consumer protections for passengers. The Gove...
00:39 2019-06-13

How much mortgage debt does your state have? Two states are far and away above the rest To find the average mortgage debt in each state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the State of Credit Report by Experian, a consumer reporting agency.       ...
19:39 2019-06-27

International airlines' response to FAA on Iran airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
20:13 2019-06-21

Uganda Airlines relaunches nearly 20 years after it vanished After a delay to flights that lasted nearly 20 years, Uganda Airlines has once again taken to the skies above Africa, restoring its status as the country's national carrier....
17:13 2019-08-27

Delta says the next big battle between airlines will take place on the ground Delta says the next big area of competition in air travel is not in the passenger cabin but in the airport experience. Biometric screening at security, remodeling of terminals and the addition of tiered lounges are remaking the ground experience....
16:13 2019-07-22

United Airlines Strikes MAX Flights Into December United Airlines is extending cancellations of flights on the Boeing 737 MAX, but still plans to resume service with the grounded aircraft before Christmas....
01:00 2019-08-31

Trump said Russia was getting out of Venezuela. The Kremlin says that’s not true. The Kremlin contradicted Trump’s tweet that Russian personnel have departed Venezuela. Moscow is a primary backer of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro....
23:26 2019-06-04

'Viva el VAR,' sing Venezuela after draw with Brazil "The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) rode to Venezuela\u0027s rescue once again at the Copa America on Tuesday, denying hosts Brazil two goals in a surprise 0-0 draw in Group A."...
15:26 2019-06-19

Norway says Venezuela mediation to resume next week Norway says representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have decided to return to Oslo for a mediation effort aimed at resolving the political crisis in the South American country....
21:52 2019-05-25

Venezuela Negotiators Agree to New Round of Talks Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide agreed to hold a new round of negotiations, Norway’s foreign ministry said, as Oslo looks to mediate a solution to the South American nation’s political standoff and humanitarian crisis....
06:39 2019-05-26

Canada suspending operations at embassy in Venezuela TORONTO (AP) — Canada is suspending operations at its embassy in Venezuela. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement Sunday that Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro’s regime “has taken steps to limit the ability of foreign embassies to function in Venezuela” and at e...
02:13 2019-06-03

Xi says China will play 'constructive role' on Venezuela China will work with the international community to play a constructive role with Venezuela and help the country to get back on a normal development path as soon as possible, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Russian media....
04:26 2019-06-05

Norway says it will host Venezuela mediation again next week The diplomatic effort reflects recognition in Venezuela that neither the government or opposition have been able to prevail in their struggle for power....
00:13 2019-05-26

Pence says Canada should work with U.S. on Cuba and Venezuela U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday said the U.S. government and Canada should work together to hold Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accountable and to expose the influence of Cuba....
23:26 2019-05-30

US accuses Venezuela jet of aggressive action over Caribbean U.S. authorities say a Venezuelan fighter jet “aggressively shadowed” an American intelligence plane flying in international airspace over the Caribbean, underscoring rising tensions between the two nations...
19:52 2019-07-21

Venezuela Opposition Threatened by Embezzlement Allegations Accusations that two opposition activists pilfered tens of thousands of dollars is threatening to become an embarrassment for a coalition that is heavily dependent on funds from private donors and foreign governments....
13:39 2019-06-19

Oil and migration: why the U.S. is heavily involved in Venezuela’s crisis Oil, migration and proximity. These are the reasons experts gave when asked why the western world — particularly the United States — is so concerned with Venezuela's political fate....
20:13 2019-05-26

Even criminals are suffering in Venezuela’s failing economy CARACAS, Venezuela — The feared street gangster El Negrito sleeps with a pistol under his pillow and says he’s lost track of his murder count. But despite his hardened demeanor, he’s quick to gripe about how Venezuela’s failing economy is cutting into his profits. Firing a gun has become a luxury. B...
01:13 2019-05-29

Putin says U.S. military intervention in Venezuela would be a disaster Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday that U.S. military intervention in Venezuela would be a disaster and said even Washington's allies did not support such a course of action....
15:00 2019-06-06

Venezuela's Maduro says there has been contact with U.S. officials 'for months' Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday he had authorized contact with the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump "for months," in an effort to repair relations with Washington....
06:52 2019-08-21

US Southern Command head focused on ‘day after’ in Venezuela The head of U.S. Southern Command says military officials are focusing on preparing for “the day after” once “isolated” Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro leaves power...
03:13 2019-08-20

Power Outage Leaves Venezuela in the Dark, Again Most of Venezuela was left in the dark in the latest blackout to hit the beleaguered nation as it suffers from an economic collapse and a crumbling power grid....
08:39 2019-07-23

Cuba asks Canada to help end U.S. sanctions on Venezuela Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez urged Canadian counterpart Chrystia Freeland on Wednesday to help end U.S. sanctions on Venezuela in their third meeting since May on the South American country's political and humanitarian crisis....
03:13 2019-08-29

Venezuela capital in the dark again after massive blackout The lights have gone out across much of Venezuela’s capital and there are reports that much of the country is also being affected by a massive outage...
01:26 2019-07-23

Venezuela accused of killing naval officer Security forces loyal to President Nicolas Maduro arrested naval officer Rafael Acosta Arevalo last month. Twelve countries from across the Americas have called his reported death an "assassination."...
15:00 2019-07-01

German ambassador to Venezuela returns after spat President Maduro's government had removed Daniel Kriener from Caracas in March, accusing him of meddling in domestic affairs. Venezuela is in the center of a political and humanitarian crisis....
18:26 2019-07-22

Colombian cities hit by Venezuela gasoline shortages CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s widespread gasoline shortages are starting to affect some cities in neighboring Colombia, where drivers have long depended on cheap fuel from the socialist-run nation. People in the Colombian border city of Cucuta lined up for hours outside local gas stati...
21:13 2019-05-29

| Trump: Russia says has removed 'most' personnel from Venezuela Russia has told the US that it has withdrawn most of its personnel from Venezuela, US President Donald Trump says, two months after telling Moscow to "get out" of the crisis-plagued Latin American nation....
02:39 2019-06-04

Venezuela’s Capital Is in the Dark Again After a Massive Blackout CARACAS, Venezuela — The lights went out across much of Venezuela Monday, reviving fears of the blackouts that plunged the country into chaos a few months ago as the government once again accused opponents of sabotaging the nation’s hydroelectric power system. The power in the capital we...
06:39 2019-07-23

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top officials backing the socialist leader and suspected of corruption. Friday’s action by the U.S. Treasury Department freezes any U.S. assets belong...
18:39 2019-06-28

Venezuela’s Maduro says settlement talks could soon resume President Nicolás Maduro says his representatives could return to negotiations with Venezuela’s opposition in talks he abruptly halted earlier this month...
19:39 2019-08-29

Canada suspends operations at Venezuela embassy Canada has temporarily shut its embassy in Venezuela, saying President Nicolas Maduro's government is refusing to renew visas for Canadian diplomats. Ottawa is also reviewing the status of Venezuelan envoys to Canada....
05:52 2019-06-03

Diplomat says U.S. does not want military intervention in Venezuela: report The United States is not seeking a military intervention as a solution to the economic and political crisis in Venezuela, the U.S. envoy to the troubled South American nation said in an interview published by a Venezuelan online news site on Sunday....
04:52 2019-09-02

Venezuela Gives Colombian Rebels Free Rein The guerrillas of the National Liberation Army, or ELN, have been battling Colombian governments for half a century, but they have a new advantage: Sanctuary in and open support from Venezuela is helping the group thrive as it never has before....
18:52 2019-07-14

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener has been given permission by Caracas to return....
09:13 2019-07-02

A Fuel Shortage Is Crippling Agriculture in Venezuela Already facing a deep economic crisis, the country is seeing food production shrink drastically as mismanagement and American sanctions make gasoline scarce....
18:26 2019-07-06

Venezuela: Juan Guaido's bodyguards arrested Two members of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's security team have been arrested for allegedly trying to sell guns. There is no indication that the arrest will affect ongoing negotiations with the government....
02:52 2019-07-14

Venezuela marks independence day with military parade President Maduro said he would seek peace with the opposition, one day after a UN report accused the military of extrajudicial killings. Opposition leader Juan Guaido called for an end to Maduro's "dictatorship."...
23:13 2019-07-05

Venezuela releasing judge, journalist, 20 students - U.N. Venezuela is releasing 22 people, including judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday, and an opposition lawmaker called for more releases....
19:00 2019-07-05

Trump imposes sweeping sanctions on Venezuela President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order freezing all assets of the Venezuelan government, further tightening restrictions on embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
09:52 2019-08-06

Venezuela reopens border crossing with Colombia Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela's embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost four months....
18:13 2019-06-08

Venezuela frees judge, journalist, 20 students: U.N Venezuela has released 22 prisoners including the emblematic cases of judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday....
15:13 2019-07-05

Split emerges in Venezuela opposition over talks with gov’t A group of minority opposition parties is entering negotiations with President Nicolas Maduro’s government without the consent of the U.S.-backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó...
23:00 2019-09-16

US slams 'intolerable' support for Venezuela's Maduro National Security Adviser John Bolton said Venezuela was now part of an "exclusive club of rogue states," and issued a stark warning to any countries wanting to do business with Caracas....
14:26 2019-08-07

Venezuela Forces Killed Thousands, Then Covered It Up, U.N. Says Special forces members engaged in extrajudicial killings and then altered crime scenes to make it look as if the victims had been resisting arrest, United Nations investigators said....
00:52 2019-07-05

Venezuela shreds sloppy US defense early for 3-0 win CINCINNATI (AP) — Sloppy defense and careless goalkeeping sent the United States to another disconcerting loss Sunday, 3-0 to Venezuela in the Americans’ final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Another bad start never got much better. Venezuela surged ahead 3-0 in the first 36 minutes, ...
23:26 2019-06-09

Venezuela's Lopez says he met generals during house arrest Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez believes President Nicolas Maduro's government will fall "in weeks," he told journalists in Caracas Thursday....
18:52 2019-05-21

Venezuela Withdraws From Planned Talks With Opposition Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro pulled his government out of this week’s negotiations with the opposition aimed at resolving the country’s political crisis after the Trump administration imposed sweeping sanctions against the Caribbean nation....
04:52 2019-08-08

Venezuela ready to defend itself after US invokes Rio Treaty Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has described the US' decision to invoke a defense pact as "illegal" and "dangerous." Washington has said they were left with little choice due to "bellicose" moves from Venezuela....
03:13 2019-09-14

UN: 5,287 killings in Venezuela security operations in 2018 The U.N. human rights chief says in a new report that Venezuela’s government has acknowledged nearly 5,300 killings during security operations last year, saying the deaths stemmed from “resistance to authority.”...
19:13 2019-07-04

In A First, Miss Venezuela Ditches Contestants' Measurements For the first time in its history, the Miss Venezuela contest will not publish the 24 contestants' waist, bust and hip measurements, organisers said....
09:39 2019-08-02

JP Morgan to cut Venezuela weight to zero in key indexes over five months JP Morgan will reduce the weight of Venezuela's sovereign and PDVSA bonds to zero in its widely-tracked indexes, the bank said on Tuesday, adding the linear five-month phase out process would start on July 31....
17:00 2019-07-09

Russia says U.S. asset freeze on Venezuela is illegal: RIA Russia's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that a move by Washington to freeze all Venezuelan government assets in the United States was illegal and amounted to "economic terror", the RIA news agency reported....
19:00 2019-08-06

7 people die in military helicopter crash in Venezuela A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed on Saturday in Hatillo, a municipality near Caracas, killing all seven on board, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Defense....
18:52 2019-05-21

U.S. Suspends Passenger and Cargo Flights to Venezuela The Department of Homeland Security said the country’s instability created conditions that “threaten the safety and security of passengers, aircraft, and crew.”...
14:33 2019-05-21

Maduro invites Huawei to set up 4G network in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is inviting China’s Huawei to help set up a 4G network in Venezuela, prompting opposition leader Juan Guaidó to accuse him of having an “absolute disconnection with reality.” Guaidó said Friday that telecommunications pr...
21:00 2019-05-24

Venezuela’s Guaido to name new boards of PDVSA and Citgo Venezuela's President of the National Assembly, Juan Guaido, will name new director boards at state oil company PDVSA and its United States subsidiary Citgo....
14:33 2019-05-21

U.S. Prepares Charges Over Venezuela's Food-Aid Program The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal charges to sanctions against people involved in Venezuela’s military-run emergency food program, part of an effort to target what U.S. officials describe as a large-scale money laundering operation run by the government....
05:13 2019-05-22

Venezuela's Guaido says no plans for further talks in Norway Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday that the opposition does not currently plan to join a new round of talks in Norway with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro, after mediation efforts collapsed last month without a deal....
03:00 2019-06-08

Trump says U.S. blockade or quarantine of Venezuela under consideration U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was considering a quarantine or blockade of Venezuela, as the United States steps up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to relinquish power....
01:52 2019-08-02

Cambodia PM dismisses fears of Chinese debt trap Prime Minister Hun Sen dismissed on Thursday fears that Cambodia was falling into a Chinese "debt trap", saying its loans are low interest, low risk and were not a threat to national independence....
11:39 2019-05-30

Airlines' technology investments pay off in customer satisfaction scores J.D. Power has good news and bad news when it comes to the payoff from airline customer satisfaction. IT investments in software, kiosks and reservation systems have paid off. In-flight services need a lot more work....
11:52 2019-05-30

American Airlines top execs buy company shares worth $2.4 mln American Airlines Group Inc's top six executives on Tuesday bought 85,000 shares of the company's common stock on the open market for about $2.4 million, at a time when the share price has significantly underperformed the U.S. transport sector....
03:00 2019-06-05

Russian airlines cancel some Czech flights in route row Aeroflot and two other Russian airlines canceled several flights to and from the Czech Republic on Tuesday after the Czech Transport Ministry withdrew permits for the flights....
12:39 2019-07-02

Chinese airlines seek Boeing compensation over 737 MAX grounding China's three biggest airlines have asked U.S. planemaker Boeing Co to compensate them for losses caused by the grounding and delayed deliveries of 737 MAX jets, just as regulators gather to discuss design changes for the troubled aircraft....
09:52 2019-05-22

Church pays off almost $2M in medical debt for Michigan families Grand Rapids First is covering 1,899 families’ medical debts — almost $2 million in total — across four Michigan counties.        ...
14:26 2019-07-02

FAA tells airlines MacBook Pros with defective batteries can’t fly The 2015 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) The Federal Aviation Administration has banned certain 15-inch MacBook Pros with potentially defective batteries from US flights. The move, which follows Apple's June recall announcement, is part of a general FAA policy on devices wi...
01:26 2019-08-15

Natixis' H2O sells some illiquid debt to try to staunch outflows H2O, one of French bank Natixis' asset management businesses, has sold off some illiquid assets and removed entry fees across its funds as it tries to stem outflows of customer money....
10:39 2019-06-24

Africa's push to conquer the skies with national airlines Uganda is the latest African country to pour money into a national carrier. But the aviation industry faces some particularly tough conditions on the continent before it can turn a profit....
18:52 2019-09-13

5 simple ways to get out of credit card debt faster Almost half of credit card-owning Americans don't pay off their balance in full each month, according to a NerdWallet survey.       ...
17:00 2019-08-08

Students graduating in these states are drowning in loan debt 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the average student debt among borrowers of the class of 2017 to identify the states where students graduate with most debt.       ...
18:00 2019-07-12

Fair secures $100M debt facility from Ally The deal, which also includes an equity investment from Ally, brings the used-vehicle subscription service to a total debt facility exceeding $1 billion, said one of the company's co-founders....
20:26 2019-08-27

Carvana aims to raise more than $500M with new debt, equity One analyst estimates the additional capital should provide the used-vehicle retailer, which has been unprofitable since it went public in 2017, with enough cash through the second half of 2020....
00:00 2019-05-22

American Airlines raises forecast for key revenue measure American Airlines Group Inc on Wednesday raised its second-quarter forecast for unit revenue, a closely watched performance measure for carriers, as the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets reduced its overall fleet size....
15:13 2019-07-10

Trump signs bipartisan budget and debt deal into law President Donald Trump on Friday signed a bipartisan debt increase and new set of spending limits that would help lock in spending increases for the Pentagon and elsewhere in the budget....
21:00 2019-08-02

As U.S. debt, deficits mount, presidential candidates sweep them under the rug In four hours of debate among Democratic contenders for the U.S. presidency, the word "deficit" was never uttered and the government's debt was mentioned only once....
12:26 2019-07-12

American Airlines CEO says politics a factor in return of Boeing's 737 Max American Airlines' CEO Doug Parker told employees that politics are playing into federal officials' decision to allow the grounded Boeing 737 Max plane to fly again....
01:26 2019-06-24

The Londoner: Boris Johnson prosecutor's £200,000 debt Marcus Ball says he's "totally f***ed" if his campaign fails/ Liz Truss calls for a different kind of Nanny state/ Pixie Geldof and Lara Stone are over the moon...
12:39 2019-07-12

Fly to Europe and Back Starting At $226 With This Norwegian Airlines Sale Flying to Europe for your next vacation could be cheaper than flying to somewhere domestic. Norwegian Airlines is currently running a US-to-Europe sale with roundtrip fares to be found for as low as $226....
23:13 2019-05-29

Sanders to propose eliminating all $1.6T of student debt in US: report Bernie Sanders, the 2020 hopeful, is set to announce on Monday a policy proposal that would eliminate all $1.6 trillion of American student debt, according to a report....
09:13 2019-06-24

If You're Flying American Airlines, Expect Delays Until After Labor Day Back in March, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were grounded after a tragic Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 people on board. But, yes—there’s still a chance your flights are going to be delayed until early September if you’re flying American....
16:26 2019-06-10

Miss those Southwest Airlines peanuts? You can buy some – for a price The airline, which stopped serving peanuts a year ago over allergy concerns, is selling its trademark peanuts online and at its Dallas company store.       ...
10:00 2019-09-12

Argentina says to extend maturities of international bonds, IMF debt Argentina will negotiate with holders of its sovereign bonds and the International Monetary Fund to extend the maturities of its debt obligations as a way of ensuring the country's ability to pay, Treasury Minister Hernan Lacunza said on Wednesday....
08:00 2019-08-29

Ask the Captain: College vs. flight school; plus, what airlines want to see on your resume Retired airline captain John Cox answers questions from aspiring pilots about college vs. flight school and the traits airlines look for in trainees.       ...
19:13 2019-09-12

Debt-Ceiling and Spending Negotiations Split Republicans Some House Republicans are asking President Trump to reject any agreement to set new spending levels and increase the government’s borrowing limit without significant spending cuts, injecting further uncertainty into negotiations....
04:00 2019-07-22

Frontier Airlines to offer discount service from Newark NEWARK, N.J. — Frontier Airlines will begin offering service at Newark Liberty International Airport this fall, and offering introductory fares as low as $15 on some flights. The discount carrier announced Tuesday that it will start offering nonstop routes in mid-November to Las Vegas; Miami; Orland...
10:26 2019-08-28

There Was A Freaking Bat Flying Around Inside A Spirit Airlines Flight When it comes to flying on airplanes, is there anything better than getting nice and comfy in your seat, and just letting the soothing, leathery flapping of a random bat freaking the fuck out while flying in a panic all over the plane help you drift off to sleep? Wait, what? You don’t want a bat goi...
22:26 2019-08-03

Airbus urges airlines to pressure Boeing over subsidy row Airbus has written to airline leaders to appeal for their backing in a trade dispute with rival Boeing, warning of higher aircraft prices and passenger fares if the United States and European Union descend into a tariff war....
03:52 2019-06-02

Man fatally shot cousin during argument over $45 debt: cops A Missouri man fatally shot his cousin during an argument over a $45 debt and some personal belongings, police said. Lamont Devon Lacombe, 27, of St. Charles, confessed to investigators that he shot his cousin, Joseph Lacombe, 26, after police responded to a report of shots fired late Saturday, St. ...
18:52 2019-06-03

Pelosi: Mulvaney ‘no credibility’ on debt ceiling debate The acting White House chief of staff said the House speaker was holding up negotiations on a budget deal. Pelosi said he mischaracterized her remarks....
06:26 2019-06-21

Drowning in student loan debt? You may have to ditch your dream job The very student debt that’s taken on to allow someone to pursue their ambitions later morphs into a burden that requires them to ditch those plans.       ...
19:13 2019-07-10

Student debt is keeping doctors from rural areas Burdensome student loan debt is discouraging aspiring doctors from setting up their own practices, exacerbating the decline of primary care doctors in rural and impoverished communities....
05:13 2019-06-21

WeWork looking to raise up to $4 billion in debt ahead of IPO: source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confidence in the company....
00:52 2019-07-08

Here are 5 times Southwest Airlines made the internet smile From giving out a free Nintendo Switch to holding a hula hoop contest, Southwest Airlines has given passengers plenty of reasons to smile.       ...
06:26 2019-08-07

Trump says deal reached on spending, debt limit President Donald Trump said on Monday a two-year deal had been reached with congressional leaders to raise the Treasury Department's borrowing authority and to set budget spending caps....
00:39 2019-07-23

These are the best travel rewards programs for airlines and hotels, according to U.S. News U.S. News & World Report released its Best Travel Rewards Programs rankings ⁠— a detailed look at travel loyalty programs that offer top benefits.       ...
19:00 2019-08-06

Survival On Doomed Ethiopian Airlines Jet Came Down To 2 Cockpit Wheels For 2 1/2 minutes as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 roared above Addis Ababa, the jet's survival depended on the pilots turning a pair of wheels in the cockpit....
21:39 2019-06-20

US airlines are set to carry a record number of passengers this summer A record 257.4 million travelers are expected to opt for U.S. airlines for travel this summer, the 10th consecutive annual increase, a trade group forecast on Tuesday....
14:52 2019-05-21

Juul raises $325 million in equity and debt financing E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering, a regulatory filing showed on Monday, as the company looks to speed up its global expansion at a time it is facing growing U.S. regulatory scrutiny....
12:39 2019-08-19

Russia's Ural Airlines plans to get 1st Boeing-737 MAX in Dec - Interfax Russian airline Ural Airlines plans to receive the first of 14 previously ordered Boeing-737 MAX aircraft for leasing in December, Interfax news agency reported, citing its chief executive Sergei Skuratov....
03:13 2019-07-09

"Will Go After Thieves Who Left Pakistan In Debt," Says Pak PM Imran Khan Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed to go after the "thieves" who left the country badly in debt and set up a high-powered commission to probe huge debts incurred during the last 10 years, as......
14:00 2019-06-12

Crisis-hit Boeing warns airlines on 737 wing part Boeing has urged a number of airlines to replace a potentially faulty part on the wings of up to 133 of its 737 aircraft - months after the next generation versions of the planes were grounded after two fatal crashes....
11:39 2019-06-03

Malaysia Airlines says 737 MAX jet deliveries may be delayed, eyes turnaround Malaysia Airlines is looking at its order for 25 Boeing Co 737 MAX jets "very carefully" in light of the global grounding and plans for the first delivery in July 2020 could be delayed, the carrier's chief executive said on Monday....
10:52 2019-06-03

Lufthansa and global airlines avoid Iranian airspace A host of major carriers are rerouting flights away from the Strait of Hormuz after a US reconnaissance drone was shot down in the area. Airlines fear being mistakenly attacked....
13:13 2019-06-21

US airlines expect record crowds over Labor Day weekend The trade group Airlines for America forecast Tuesday that 17.5 million passengers will fly on US carriers between Aug. 28 and Sept. 3. That would be 2.5 million passengers a day and a 4% increase over the same week last year....
08:13 2019-08-21

Debt and doom loops: The eurozone's Italian nightmare Brexit hogs the headlines, but its significance to the EU economy pales in comparison with Italy. An anti-euro party could soon be running a country that owes European banks nearly half a trillion of that currency....
05:00 2019-08-15

Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf After Downed Drone Several airlines rerouted flights to avoid airspace over the Persian Gulf after Iran shot down an American military drone, disrupting air travel around one of the world’s busiest transportation hubs....
08:00 2019-06-22

Delta Airlines worker killed in tug accident at JFK Airport A Delta Airlines worker was killed at JFK Airport on Wednesday afternoon when an airplane tug hit him, a report said. The worker was struck by the tug near Terminal 4 at about 3:30 p.m. and was later pronounced dead, according to ABC New York. Other workers then used a forklift to try to pry......
05:52 2019-08-15

7 Spirit Airlines flights in 5 days: The good, the (not too) bad and the annoying USA TODAY took seven Spirit Airlines flights in five days to test the budget airline's fledgling turnaround. The trip went off with few hitches.       ...
18:26 2019-08-07

Americans are more in debt than ever and experts say 'money disorders' may be to blame "Money disorder" is an umbrella term for reoccurring issues people have with money. They involve issues like compulsive buying, money hoarding and pathological gambling....
23:26 2019-08-16

Factbox: International airlines' response to FAA on Iran airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
03:00 2019-06-22

American Airlines CEO sees Boeing 737 MAX flying by mid-August The grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX is "highly likely" to be flying by mid-August, American Airlines Group Inc Chief Executive Doug Parker told shareholders on Wednesday....
07:39 2019-06-13

Forget these 5 myths you’ve heard about debt consolidation Consolidating debt with a personal loan doesn't reduce your debt or damage your credit score. And it can be a relatively quick process.       ...
14:39 2019-06-11

Is Spirit airlines' 'Big Front Seat' Really a Good Deal? Spirit Airlines’ Big Front Seats, with their 36" pitch and 18.5" width, are not quite as large as the 38" pitch, 20" width seats you’re likely to get in first class on a major airline. However, they’re a lot bigger than the seats you’ll get in economy—and in some cases, a lot mo...
19:26 2019-07-10

Millions in crushing medical debt — gone. All thanks to these churches Since the start of 2018, at least 18 churches nationwide have abolished more than $34 million burdening America’s most debt-ridden patients.        ...
19:26 2019-05-31

You Might Be Entitled to an American Airlines Fuel Surcharge Refund If you recently booked a British Airways SEA-LHR award ticket through American Airlines, you may be eligible for a fuel surcharge refund....
00:52 2019-08-01

Junk Debt Sends Early Warning Signals Warning signals are starting to flash in the market for junk debt, an indicator that investors are worried that companies with high debt loads could be at risk even if the U.S. economy avoids recession....
18:26 2019-09-15

How Couples Can Talk About Their Finances, Including Student Debt Don’t avoid that awkward conversation about finances—especially debt—with a new significant other. A group of experts has some suggestions for millennials on this edition of the WSJ’s “Secrets of Wealthy Women” podcast....
22:26 2019-05-31

Spirit Airlines announces next new destination: booming Nashville The discount carrier will launch daily nonstop service between Nashville International Airport and six cities this fall.        ...
23:39 2019-06-03

Airlines already selling seats on Boeing’s still-grounded 737 MAX planes Airlines are selling thousands of seats on Boeing’s still-grounded 737 MAX aircraft, betting the planes will be cleared to fly by the time they’re scheduled to take off. American and United are among the airlines that plan to use them for more than 32,600 flights later this year, according to the Su...
07:52 2019-08-18

Senate leader McConnell says no chance of U.S. default on debt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined on Tuesday to predict when the U.S. Congress would act to approve a new U.S. debt ceiling, but said he saw no chance of default on debt payments....
22:13 2019-07-09

IMF staff analyzing Argentina's new debt plan: spokesman The International Monetary Fund is analyzing the impact of a new debt plan announced by Argentina's Treasury Ministry on Wednesday, an IMF spokesman said....
08:00 2019-08-29

A stranger paid off a student’s debt so she could walk in her graduation Joe Belanger/Shutterstock Karen Moore, a woman from South Carolina, wanted to do something good for her community. She called the principal of her alma mater, asking if there were any outstanding debts. As it turned out, one student owed money to a third-party company and it might've prevented them...
14:01 2019-06-08

World's top economies lay out principles on debt sustainability at G20 meet Finance leaders from the world's top economies on Sunday adopted new principles to ensure countries that lend and borrow for infrastructure spending do so in a sustainable manner, a move seen as addressing concerns that China's lending practices have saddled some emerging nations with huge debt....
15:13 2019-06-09

The 737 MAX Grounding Is Such A Disaster That Airlines Are Leasing 30-Year-Old 737-200s With hundreds of 737 MAX planes still on the ground following two fatal crashes, airlines are frantically trying to lease available 737s to fill gaps left by the MAX. They’re so desperate that they’re leasing 737-200s, a variant that was discontinued in 1988....
18:26 2019-08-11

American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging flight MIAMI — An American Airlines mechanic is accused of sabotaging a flight over stalled union contract negotiations. Citing a criminal complaint affidavit filed in federal court, The Miami Herald reports Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani was arrested Thursday on the sabotage charge and is accused of disa...
13:13 2019-09-06

WeWork's Mounting Lease Debt Looms Over IPO Plans As WeWork prepares for an initial public offering, it has accumulated a mounting pile of debt and financial obligations that could concern potential investors....
16:52 2019-06-18

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through Sept. 3 American Airlines Group Inc said Sunday it is extending cancellations of about 115 daily flights into September due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX....
17:00 2019-06-09

Household debt hits highest level since 2008: NY Fed The average U.S. household's debt is at its highest level since 2008, according to the New York Fed. Mortgages make up 68 percent of the total balance....
23:00 2019-08-13

Argentina struggling to avoid its 9th sovereign debt default Argentina has imposed currency controls and seeks more time to repay its massive debt as part of efforts to stem fresh turmoil in financial markets. DW explains why the specter of another default looms ever larger....
11:39 2019-09-02

These Airlines Are Offering Change Waivers Due to Hurricane Dorian If your Labor Day plans included a trip to the southeastern United States or the Caribbean, then Hurricane Dorian has likely caught your attention....
03:39 2019-09-02

United Airlines extends cancellation of Boeing Max flights United Airlines is canceling another month’s worth of flights with Boeing 737 Max planes that were grounded after two deadly accidents. United said Friday it has removed the Max from its schedule through Aug. 3 and will cancel about 2,400 flights in June and July as a result. It had previously...
21:00 2019-05-24

JC Penney hires advisers to explore debt restructuring JC Penney has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing US retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The 117-year-old department store chain’s move represents a high-stakes attempt to get its financial h...
18:13 2019-07-19

EU's Tajani plays down Italian concerns over EU sanctions for debt The head of the European parliament, Antonio Tajani, played down concerns of Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini that the European Commission could fine Italy over the country's growing debt and deficit....
19:00 2019-05-28

Spirit Airlines adds comfier seats, even in the middle The airline says the new seats, which will be featured on new planes, have more "usable'' legroom and thicker cushions.       ...
02:52 2019-09-10

This company is helping pay down its employees' student debt. 'They are creating value for us' Chegg has a new program that will give its employees up to $5,000 a year to help pay off student debt. "If they borrowed money and they are creating value for us, we want to help them," says CEO Dan Rosensweig....
02:52 2019-06-07

American Airlines mechanic charged with sabotaging a plane An American Airlines mechanic has been arrested and charged with sabotaging an aircraft after he allegedly obstructed a plane's navigation system, prompting the crew to abort takeoff. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
17:26 2019-09-06

China to support airlines seeking compensation from Boeing BEIJING — China’s airline industry association has thrown its support behind 13 Chinese carriers seeking compensation from Boeing for groundings of the 737 Max 8. The China Air Transport Association said in a statement Friday that the groundings and delayed deliveries of the planes were causin...
14:26 2019-05-24

Passengers subdue chaotic man on board Turkish Airlines jet ISTANBUL (AP) — An Associated Press photographer says passengers on board a Turkish Airlines flight to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming soon after takeoff and began smashing an oxygen mask box and then a cabin window, before pushing flight attendants aside and rushing toward the cockp...
15:00 2019-06-15

Drowning in debt: What to do if you can't afford your monthly bills Whether you're a little short this month of seriously behind on payments, act quickly to minimize the damage of having debt you can't afford.       ...
16:26 2019-06-18

Judge grants American Airlines an order against 2 unions DALLAS (AP) — A federal judge is ordering unions that represent American Airlines mechanics not to interfere in the airline’s operations. The judge’s order Friday came after American asked for a temporary restraining order to end what it considers an illegal work slowdown by mechanics th...
02:26 2019-06-15

Debt free at 23: How this woman paid off $20K in loans in just one year Paying with paper instead of plastic helped Kristy Epperson eliminate $20,000 in student loan and car loan debt in just one year.       ...
18:26 2019-07-17

Ralph Nader: The FAA is a consulting firm for airlines not a regulator The Federal Aviation Administration is hosting dozens of regulators in Dallas today to discuss its work with the Boeing 737 Max, which was grounded in the U.S. March 13 after two fatal crashes. Consumer advocate Ralph Nader, whose great niece was killed along with more than 300 others in one of the ...
22:13 2019-05-23

Spirit Airlines sales to take $25 million hit from Hurricane Dorian Spirit Airlines on Friday cut its third-quarter outlook for a key revenue measure as it estimates an about $25 million hit on its sales, hurt by hundreds of flights cancellations due to Hurricane Dorian....
07:13 2019-09-07

5 simple steps to consolidate your debt with a personal loan Consolidating using a personal loan could lead to paying off high-interest debts, simplify your payments and reduce debt faster.       ...
22:52 2019-06-08

United Airlines Extends Cancellations Of Boeing 737 MAX Flights United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through August 3, as the jetliner remains grounded following two fatal crashes....
08:00 2019-05-25

3 reasons to fear America's $70 trillion debt pile America's debt load is about to hit a record. The combination of cheap money and soaring debt helped fuel the decade-long economic expansion and bull market, but America's gluttony of loans could work against it if its fragile economic balance shifts....
01:52 2019-07-18

Low cost airlines tend to be resilient in a slowdown: AirAsia Tony Fernandes of AirAsia discusses the impact of the U.S.-China trade war and protests in Hong Kong on the airline. He says the company is a beneficiary of a slowdown because tourists take shorter trips and choose to fly on low-cost carriers....
13:00 2019-08-01

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ‘disintegrated into confetti’: report The ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was piloted by a “lonely and sad” captain who experimented with a flight profile almost identical to the aircraft’s final doomed path — one that left a slim chance of finding remains or clues to what really happened in the skies that...
04:13 2019-06-18

Families Go Deep in Debt to Stay in the Middle Class Wages stalled but costs haven’t, so people increasingly rent or finance what their parents might have owned outright. The unreachable goal for some: becoming a homeowner....
20:13 2019-08-01

Virginia college wants wizardry school’s $70K debt to vanish WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — The College of William & Mary says the masters of a wizardry school need to make a $70,000 debt disappear. The Virginian-Pilot reports the college says Learn Larp, LLC hasn’t fully paid its $110,000 bill for hosting an adult role-playing event known as “New World...
14:13 2019-06-17

I never want my 4-year-old son to go into debt like I did, so I'm teaching him 3 money-management lessons Hero Images/Getty Images My parents did the best they could to teach me about money, but I still ended up with some debt. I have a 4-year-old son now, and I want to give him the tools he needs to be a good steward of his money in the future. I'm teaching him that money has value, how much things co...
05:26 2019-08-14

Boeing Max 737: airlines delay plane's return until November Southwest, American and United Airlines all put back return date for troubled jetThe swift return of Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft to the skies was put further in doubt this week with airlines signalling that they do not hope to operate the plane any time soon.With more than four months already elapsed ...
22:13 2019-07-19

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations until September The largest U.S. airline had previously said it was canceling flights Aug. 19 after the Boeing Co plane was grounded worldwide in March following two deadly crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
01:39 2019-06-10

United Airlines gives young adults a 10% discount on flights United Airlines is putting on a promotion through Dec. 31: Young adults can get up to a 10% price cut on their ticket.       ...
00:39 2019-09-11

Two French Families Sue Boeing Over Ethiopian Airlines Disaster Two French families have filed lawsuits against US aircraft manufacturer Boeing over the crash of a 737 MAX of Ethiopian Airlines in March, lawyers said on Tuesday....
10:26 2019-05-22

Airlines urge regulators to work together to return 737 MAX to service Airlines on Thursday urged global regulators to coordinate on measures needed to bring the grounded 737 MAX jetliner back into service, as Boeing grappled with a new technical glitch and investors sold shares of suppliers over fears of more disruption....
19:26 2019-06-27

German ministry says airlines should pay fair price for CO2 emissions The German government wants to ensure that airlines pay a fair price for the carbon emissions for which their industry is responsible, an environment ministry spokesman said on Friday, adding that flights could not remain cheaper than train travel....
13:26 2019-08-30

EU commission urges legal action against Italy over debt BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is recommending that legal action be taken against the Italy because it failed to respect EU debt rules last year and looks like doing so in coming years, too. The commission made the recommendation Wednesday and EU member states must now assess the extent of ...
13:52 2019-06-05

United Airlines to extend Boeing 737 Max grounding through November United Airlines extended its grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft through early November amid continued testing of the beleaguered passenger jet, the Chicago-based company announced Friday....
01:00 2019-07-13

S&P calls Argentine's debt maturity extension a 'default' Ratings agency Standard & Poor's said on Thursday that Argentina's decision to "unilaterally" extend maturities on its short-term debt constituted a "default," and warned that the country's local and foreign currency sovereign credit ratings were now in "selective default."...
06:13 2019-08-30

China's big three airlines seek Boeing compensation over 737 MAX grounding China's three biggest airlines have asked U.S. planemaker Boeing Co to compensate them for losses caused by the grounding and delayed deliveries of 737 MAX jets, just as regulators gather to discuss design changes for the troubled aircraft....
13:39 2019-05-22

Young Chinese Spend Like Americans---and Take on Worrisome Debt Chinese under 30 aren’t savers like their parents and grandparents. The avid consumption is helping China diversify its economy, but it’s also amplifying household debt that some economists say could weigh on China’s growth....
02:39 2019-08-30

Repo Rates Fuel Concern Over Mounting U.S. Debt The elevated cost of borrowing cash overnight using Treasurys as collateral highlights the expense of widening budget deficits, even as U.S. 10- and 30-year yields are near record lows....
15:00 2019-08-14

Boeing 737 MAX to remain off United Airlines' schedule until November 3 United Airlines Holdings said on Friday the Boeing 737 MAX would stay off its flight schedule until Nov. 3, a fresh extension leading to about 2,100 cancellations in September and 2,900 in October as the jets remain grounded worldwide....
20:52 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-Boeing 737 MAX to remain off United Airlines' schedule until Nov. 3 United Airlines Holdings said on Friday the Boeing 737 MAX would stay off its flight schedule until Nov. 3, a fresh extension leading to about 2,100 cancellations in September and 2,900 in October as the jets remain grounded worldwide....
19:52 2019-07-12

Russia's Kremlev offers to settle AIBA debt Russian boxing official Umar Kremlev has reiterated his offer to clear debts of the governing body of amateur boxing (AIBA) to protect the interests of boxers and preserve the organization....
18:52 2019-05-29

China's Big Three Airlines Seek 737 MAX Payouts From Boeing: Reports China's three biggest airlines have filed claims seeking compensation from Boeing over the grounding and delayed delivery of 737 MAX 8 aircraft following two deadly crashes, Chinese state media......
10:26 2019-05-22

China debt: Baoshang bailout rattles lenders The move prompts questions about which other banks could be at risk, and forces the central bank to guarantee Bank of Jinzhou’s issuance of short-term debt....
19:26 2019-06-27

Italy could get up to six months to reduce its massive debt pile, EU says The Italian anti-establishment government may have anywhere between three to six months to show it is committed to reducing its massive debt pile, according to the minutes from European Commission's latest meeting....
20:26 2019-06-27

Factbox: Airlines count the cost of Boeing 737 MAX grounding Some international airlines have reported tentative schedules for when they expect their Boeing 737 MAX up in the air again. More than 300 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 passenger planes were taken out of service after two fatal crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, within 5 months, killed 346 passengers....
16:52 2019-07-16

American Airlines mechanic charged with sabotaging an aircraft An American Airlines mechanic has been arrested and charged with sabotaging an aircraft after he allegedly obstructed a plane's navigation system, prompting the crew to abort takeoff....
06:00 2019-09-06

United Airlines Deepens Commitment to Colombia's Avianca United Continental Holdings said it’s prepared to lend money to Avianca Holdings, part of a deal that would sideline the Colombian air carrier’s biggest shareholder and could help solidify the U.S. carrier’s presence in a fast-growing region for air travel....
11:39 2019-05-25

Airtel Africa Plans London IPO To Cut $16 Billion Debt In February, Airtel unveiled plans to raise as much as Rs 32,000 crore for a war chest to take on Jio as well as to prepare for an impending 5G airwaves auction....
07:52 2019-05-29

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says U.S. to hit debt limit in late summer U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday urged Congress to raise the U.S. debt ceiling as soon as possible, saying the U.S. government was expected to exhaust its borrowing authority around late summer....
20:39 2019-05-22

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through September 3 American Airlines Group Inc said Sunday it is extending cancellations of about 115 daily flights into September due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX....
01:26 2019-06-10

Frontier Airlines to add 5 routes this fall; Phoenix gets the most new flights Frontier Airlines announced flights to four new destinations from Phoenix and a Trenton-Sarasota route. Some intro fares are as low as $29 each way.       ...
19:52 2019-07-16

Lawyer: Peterson in debt, trusted wrong people Redskins running back Adrian Peterson is deep in debt to creditors, according to a report, after "trusting the wrong people and being taken advantage of," his lawyer said....
02:00 2019-07-24

5 times Southwest Airlines made the internet smile From giving out a free Nintendo Switch to holding a hula hoop contest, Southwest Airlines has given passengers plenty of reasons to smile.       ...
20:39 2019-08-06

New U.S. sanctions on Venezuela protect Citgo from seizure: Guaido Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday celebrated a sweeping U.S. sanctions order against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, saying the measure would protect Venezuela-owned U.S.-based refiner Citgo from seizure by creditors....
19:52 2019-08-06

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro for allegedly silencing opponents with jail, torture and excessive violence...
01:00 2019-06-20

Venezuela's Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption Venezuela's opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who deserted and crossed into Colombia....
04:52 2019-06-18

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents, although divisions remain over the timing of any action for fear of derailing a negotiated exit to the country's crisis, The Associated...
19:52 2019-06-15

Four million have now fled Venezuela, UN ramps up aid to children who remain The number of people who have left Venezuela to escape the country’s ongoing political and economic crisis, has reached some four million, the UN announced on Friday....
18:00 2019-06-07

With Tougher U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela, Bolton Says ‘Time for Dialogue Is Over’ At a conference meant to find a solution to the standoff in Venezuela, John R. Bolton, the Trump administration’s national security adviser, pushed a hard-line approach and rejected compromises....
01:52 2019-08-07

The Latest: Norway mediation effort in Venezuela stalls A member of Venezuela’s opposition said that a mediation effort by Norway is stalling over Nicolás Maduro’s refusal to accept presidential elections to resolve the nation’s political crisis...
19:39 2019-06-07

Venezuela draw 0-0 with Peru in their Copa America opener "Venezuela and Peru began their Copa America with a nervous 0-0 draw on Saturday in a match marked by two Peruvian goals chalked off after consultation with the Video Assistant Referee (VAR)."...
02:26 2019-06-16

U.S.' Pompeo to discuss Venezuela, Iran with Dutch counterpart U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Dutch counterpart will discuss Iran and Venezuela during talks in The Hague on Monday, Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok said....
14:39 2019-06-03

The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official CARACAS – At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door. They searched the bedroom of their suspect – Guaido’s chief of staff, Roberto Marrero – finding two military-st...
23:13 2019-06-11

U.S. Details Plan to Rebuild Venezuela Under Democratic Rule U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross laid out a plan to provide credit and investment opportunities to help rebuild Venezuela’s economy under democratic rule....
17:26 2019-08-01

Venezuela loses $1.4 bln of gold to banks for guarantees -sources Citibank and Deutsche Bank have taken control of around $1.4 billion of Venezuelan government gold, which they received as guarantees for loans, as a result of U.S. sanctions on the Venezuelan Central Bank, according to five sources....
22:52 2019-06-06

Canada to Suspend Diplomatic Operations at Embassy in Venezuela Canada said Sunday it was temporarily suspending its diplomatic operations in Venezuela, and planned to evaluate the status of Venezuelan diplomats in Ottawa....
14:39 2019-06-03

Bolton says time to act against Venezuela's Maduro after U.S. freezes assets U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday called for tougher international action against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro after Washington froze his government's assets in a sharp escalation of its pressure on the leftist leader....
19:00 2019-08-06

Venezuela migrants propel billion-dollar delivery app BOGOTA, Colombia — It’s six in the morning and Samuel Romero is already pulling his bicycle out of a small garage. The 21-year-old Venezuelan migrant turns on his phone and logs on to Rappi, an app through which freelance cyclists get paid to make deliveries around Bogota, a traffic-clogged city of ...
21:13 2019-07-31

Venezuela says new Trump executive order formalizes 'blockade' Venezuela's foreign ministry on Tuesday said a new move by U.S. President Donald Trump to freeze all the country's assets in the United States was an effort to "formalize a criminal economic, financial, and commercial blockade that has already started."...
19:00 2019-08-06

Norway mediation effort in Venezuela’s crisis slows Venezuelan leader Juan Guaidó said Friday that the opposition’s demand for presidential elections is not negotiable, slowing mediation efforts by Norway aimed at resolving Venezuela’s political crisis...
01:52 2019-06-08

Venezuela: hyperinflation leads to new banknotes for second time in a year Banknotes of 10,000, 20,000 and 50,000 bolívar denominations will begin circulating on Thursday, the central bank saidVenezuela is releasing new banknotes for the second time in less than a year, the central bank said on Wednesday, after hyperinflation eroded the effects of an August 2018 monetary o...
23:13 2019-06-12

Washington Is Holding Secret Talks With One of Venezuela’s Top Officials BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.S. has opened up secret communications with Venezuela’s socialist party boss as members of President Nicolás Maduro’s inner circle seek guarantees they won’t face retribution if they cede to growing demands to remove him, a senior administ...
03:39 2019-08-19

Venezuela’s Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who deserted and crossed into Colombia. Opposition leader Juan Guaidó said Monday that his diplomatic repres...
05:00 2019-06-18

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
15:39 2019-06-18

Putin: No intention to deploy Russian troops in Venezuela ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has told reporters that Moscow has no intention to deploy its troops or set up military bases in Venezuela. He added that Russian experts have been in Venezuela to service Russian-made weapons bought by Caracas. Putin, who was meeting Thursday w...
14:13 2019-06-06

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents...
20:39 2019-06-15

'Worse than a nightmare': These oil executives are still detained in Venezuela nearly 2 years later When Tomeu Vadell, an American oil executive, was summoned to Venezuela for an emergency work meeting the week before Thanksgiving 2017, his wife said she urged him not to go....
23:39 2019-08-04

Instagram priest takes to Venezuela's streets "with the people" Venezuelan priest Luis Antonio Salazar has built a solid social media following over the past two years preaching the Bible over Instagram, breaking the mold of the country's conservative Catholic church....
16:39 2019-06-13

Venezuela: widespread blackouts could be new normal, experts warn Country struggled to restore power after massive blackout on Monday left millions without powerWidespread electricity outages could become the new normal in Venezuela, experts have warned, as the country struggled to restore power after a massive blackout that left millions without power or access t...
19:13 2019-07-23

How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela's Gold Landed in Africa---and Vanished A Russian airliner’s secretive deliveries to a refinery in Uganda expose one link in a global underground economy many suspect is helping Nicolás Maduro cling to power. “It’s a fire sale.”...
19:26 2019-06-18

As Venezuela’s crisis deepens, the most vulnerable are joining the exodus After years of largely middle-class migration, aid officials see an uptick in the poor, the elderly and the disabled leaving the South American nation....
06:39 2019-08-08

EXPLAINER-U.S. sanctions and Venezuela's trade and oil industry partners The United States last week imposed a sweeping freeze on Venezuelan government assets in U.S. territory and threatened to sanction any company that works with socialist President Nicolas Maduro's government, as the Trump administration ratcheted up its bid to force Maduro out....
22:13 2019-08-14

5 reasons Trump's Venezuela embargo won't end the Maduro regime The US has upped its pressure of the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro by imposing new sanctions. The new measures aren't quite a full trade embargo like the US has on Cuba, but they won't be enough to force Maduro out, according to Marco Aponte-Moreno, a business professor at St Ma...
07:13 2019-08-09

Maduro says he 'repudiates' Trump statement on possible Venezuela blockade Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday said he rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's statement about a possible blockade of the South American country, adding that its seas would remain "free and independent."...
02:39 2019-08-03

Chinese foreign ministry slams U.S. 'interference' in Venezuela An order by U.S. President Donald Trump to freeze the Venezuelan government's assets and cut off its funds is an act of "gross interference" and a violation of the norms of international relations, China's foreign ministry said....
08:39 2019-08-08

Plans for Tower Fifth in Midtown include Venezuela consulate The current Venezuelan consulate on East 51st Street is supposed to be incorporated into Harry Macklowe’s proposed Tower Fifth skyscraper, and any sale seems to have escaped complications from US sanctions. Looking out, the lobby will frame the side entrance of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, which is also...
05:39 2019-06-19

The Latest: Diplomats meet in Sweden to discuss Venezuela The latest on the political turmoil in Venezuela (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Officials say that Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with interests in Venezuela amid stalled mediation efforts in neighboring Norway....
21:26 2019-06-13

Brazil frustrated by VAR in Copa América draw with Venezuela Coutinho’s late goal disallowed after Firmino handballBrazil had three goals disallowed by VARBrazil had three goals disallowed by VAR as they were held by Venezuela to a goalless draw in Group A of the Copa América. The hosts thought Philippe Coutinho had finally gotten them the upper hand in the f...
10:52 2019-06-19

Russia to Trump: Our military personnel are still in Venezuela - Ifax A statement by U.S. President Donald Trump asserting that Russia had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela does not correspond to reality and military cooperation continues, Interfax news agency cited a source as saying on Tuesday....
11:26 2019-06-04

Vessels from Venezuela can still transit Panama Canal: authority The Panama Canal will allow vessels coming from Venezuela to transit the waterway provided they present the necessary paperwork, the canal authority's chief said on Wednesday, suggesting a new round of U.S. sanctions on the South American country may not make any difference to canal traffic....
22:13 2019-08-16

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get buy-in from countries supporting embattled President Nicolás Maduro. The Lima Group and the International Contact Group met Monday at U.N. headquarters. Both g...
21:52 2019-06-03

Chevron has been in Venezuela for nearly 100 years. It could finally be forced to leave Chevron's nearly century-long relationship with Venezuela might not survive the Maduro regime's fight with the United States. Not only is Venezuela's infrastructure crumbling, but the OPEC member's national oil company has been sanctioned by the Trump administration....
19:26 2019-06-19

After 4 Months, Venezuela Reopens Border Crossing With Colombia CÚCUTA, Colombia — Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost four months. Long lines of Venezuelans stood at two international bridges near the city of Cúcuta on Saturd...
18:00 2019-06-08

Donald Trump freezes assets held by Venezuela in US The US president's move is his latest gambit to oust counterpart Nicolas Maduro from power. Meanwhile, Colombia says it will grant citizenship to babies born there to Venezuelan parents and thus at risk of statelessness....
05:52 2019-08-06

Venezuela reopens Tachira border post with Colombia Four months ago Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed the border post during a dispute over humanitarian aid deliveries. It is not clear whether crucial border bridges will be unblocked....
20:39 2019-06-08

Venezuela reopens border with Colombia after four-month blockade Venezuelans have joined long lines to cross into Colombia to buy food and medicine. Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro shut the border in February to keep out foreign aid he said was unneeded....
23:39 2019-06-08

Thousands pour into Colombia as Venezuela reopens border Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down for the past four months...
05:39 2019-06-09

Trump: Russia told U.S. 'most of their people' have left Venezuela President Donald Trump said on Monday that Russia told the United States it had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela, where Moscow has maintained military and economic ties with socialist President Nicolas Maduro....
02:39 2019-06-04

Lima Group and EU urge more international involvement in Venezuela The Lima Group regional bloc and EU-led contact group on Venezuela on Monday called on Latin America and the broader international community to play a more active role in restoring democracy to Venezuela....
02:39 2019-06-04

US sanctions could 'significantly exacerbate' Venezuela's crisis, UN warns Newly imposed US sanctions on Venezuela could "significantly exacerbate" the crisis that ordinary civilians are facing in the country, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, warned in a statement Thursday....
13:13 2019-08-09

Venezuela’s Collapse Frays Its Economic Ties With Russia Russia has been a bulwark of support for Venezuela. But as that country’s economy crumbles, Russian state-owned businesses are pulling back to protect their bottom line....
05:26 2019-06-18

With Tougher U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela, Bolton Says ‘Now is the Time for Action’ At a conference meant to find a solution to the standoff in Venezuela, John R. Bolton, the Trump administration’s national security adviser, pushed a hard-line approach and rejected compromises....
16:00 2019-08-07

Venezuela’s misery doesn’t even spare the dead in Maracaibo MARACAIBO, Venezuela (AP) — Even the dead aren’t safe in Maracaibo, a sweltering, suffering city in Venezuela. Thieves have broken into some of the vaults and coffins in El Cuadrado cemetery since late last year, stealing ornaments and sometimes items from corpses as the country sinks to new d...
10:13 2019-06-18

EU sees sharp rise in asylum applications from Venezuela The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. While Syrians and Afghans formerly topped the list, the EU has seen a surge in the number of refugees from Latin America — particularly Venezuela....
11:13 2019-06-11

We need to use persuasion rather than military action in Venezuela, Colombia's president says Daily pressure should be exerted on Venezuela's military regime to defect from the Maduro regime rather than international military intervention, Colombia's president told CNBC on Tuesday....
13:00 2019-06-18

Soccer: First-half goals give Venezuela 3-0 friendly win over U.S. Venezuela scored three goals without reply in a whirlwind first half to grab a convincing 3-0 win over the United States in a friendly in Cincinnati on Sunday....
04:39 2019-06-10

Venezuela sources: Talks to break deadlock set to resume BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that negotiations aimed at breaking Venezuela’s political standoff will resume next week, likely on the Caribbean island of Barbados. Three people familiar with the talks between representatives of President Nicolas Maduro and the U.S.-b...
19:39 2019-06-29

Venezuela's Military Deserters Face Disappointment Across the Border When Gabriel Pérez fled for this Colombian border city after defecting from Venezuela’s military, he thought he and hundreds of other deserters would soon launch an incursion to topple the autocrat back home. That isn’t how things worked out....
13:39 2019-05-29

Canada closing Venezuela embassy effective immediately Canada's foreign affairs minister says the Maduro regime has taken action to prevent foreign embassies from functioning, "particularly those advocating for the restoration of democracy."...
01:13 2019-06-03

Venezuela beats Bolivia 3-1 and advances in Copa America BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Venezuela beat Bolivia 3-1 to advance to the Copa America quarterfinals on Saturday. Darwin Machis scored in each half for Venezuela at Mineirao Stadium. Leonel Justiniano reduced Bolivia’s deficit in the 82nd minute, but Josef Martinez secured the victory four mi...
03:26 2019-06-23

Venezuela launches military exercises, warns Colombia Venezuelan President Maduro has accused Colombia of plotting his overthrow, while Bogota said Venezuela harbors and backs rogue rebel fighters. The US offered Colombia its "full support" against any attempted aggression....
21:39 2019-09-11

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire situation must not be allowed to "deteriorate any further."...
20:00 2019-06-22

Venezuela's rule of law has crumbled under Maduro, says legal watchdog International Commission of Jurists called on Venezuelan authorities to reinstate democratic institutionsThe rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela under the government of Nicolás Maduro, which has usurped the powers of the legislative and judicial branches, an international legal watchdog said on Mo...
19:26 2019-07-08

Women fight to solve mysterious murders in Venezuela More than 8,200 people died in extrajudicial killings in Venezuela between 2015 and 2017, estimates Amnesty International. And the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has accused state-aligned groups of targeting Venezuelan civilians for murder and kidnapping for years....
18:52 2019-05-21

UN human rights chief appeals for dialogue in Venezuela The United Nations’ top human rights official is urging Venezuela’s government and opposition to put aside deep political differences and commit to dialogue aimed at ending a humanitarian crisis showing no signs of letting up...
10:26 2019-06-22

Venezuela was on the brink of an uprising. Now protesters are fighting for survival As opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his US ally puzzle over their failures to wrest control of the government, embattled President Nicolas Maduro is moving to enforce a new normal across Venezuela....
18:52 2019-05-21

IMF denies pressuring Venezuela to release economic data The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it had not pressured Venezuela to release economic indicators after years of silence, while two sources said the country's surprise data release this week was due to pressure from China....
03:00 2019-05-31

Putin says he hopes Venezuela talks will normalize situation Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Norway-brokered talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition would normalize the situation in country and bring an end to political turmoil....
16:00 2019-07-11

Venezuela claims 5,287 killed last year were 'resisting authority' A United Nations report released Thursday claims the incidence of alleged extrajudicial killings by the security forces in Venezuela in the context of security operations has been “shockingly high”....
20:26 2019-07-04

Venezuela says it has proof of anti-Maduro plot in Colombia The Venezuelan government is presenting evidence of what it calls paramilitary training camps in neighboring Colombia to plot violent attacks to undermine President Nicolás Maduro...
22:52 2019-08-31

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
15:39 2019-05-28

Feds slap sanctions on son of Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro The US on Friday slapped sanctions on Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s son to ratchet up pressure on relatives of top officials backing the socialist leader. The Treasury Department froze any assets in the US belonging to Nicolás Maduro Jr. and has banned American businesses or individuals from...
14:39 2019-06-29

Venezuela political negotiations to continue next week: sources The sources said the location for the talks will be decided by the government of Norway, which is leading the mediation effort and hosted two previous rounds of exploratory talks in May....
03:00 2019-06-30

OAS meeting ends in disagreement over Venezuela opposition delegation Members of the Organization of American States (OAS) ended two days of meetings on Friday without a clear plan for increasing pressure on embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, despite a majority vote to recognize a representative from the country's opposition....
07:13 2019-06-29

Argentina see off Venezuela to set up titanic Copa clash with Brazil Argentina can look forward to a mouthwatering Copa America semi-final clash with Brazil after delivering a much-improved display to beat Venezuela 2-0 in the quarter-finals in their first game at the Maracana since losing the 2014 World Cup final....
01:52 2019-06-29

Venezuela: Representatives of Maduro and Guaido to meet in Norway Norway's Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the government and opposition delegates will hold talks in Oslo next week to carry forward the negotiation process. It will be their first face-to-face meeting....
14:52 2019-05-26

Ivanka Trump embraces Venezuela migrants as US boosts aid IIvanka Trump has met with Venezuelan migrants and opposition leaders as the U.S. government announced a new aid package of $120 million for people leaving the crisis-wracked South American nation...
04:13 2019-09-05

US to redirect Central America aid to Venezuela's Juan Guaido In a USAID memo, Donald Trump's administration said that funds would go to paying salaries of Juan Guaido's interim government, local NGO's and the promotion of independent media....
04:26 2019-07-18

Exclusive: Guaido says Washington should help Venezuela keep U.S. refiner Citgo The United States should help Venezuela keep control over U.S. refiner Citgo by preventing its seizure by creditors seeking to collect on unpaid Venezuelan debts, opposition leader Juan Guaido said in an interview with Reuters on Wednesday....
00:39 2019-05-23

Uruguay withdraws from OAS meeting over Venezuela opposition delegation Uruguay on Thursday withdrew from a meeting of the Organization of American States (OAS) being held in Medellin, Colombia, in protest of the presence of what it said was an illegitimate delegation from Venezuela....
01:52 2019-06-28

Venezuela steers away from politics before Copa América game RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Venezuela coach Rafael Dudamel almost left his job for political reasons after his team beat Argentina 3-1 in March in a friendly game in Madrid. One day before he faces Lionel Messi again — this time in the quarterfinals of the Copa América — Dudamel was more relaxed Thursday ...
01:52 2019-06-28

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU's special envoy for Venezuela The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc's special envoy for Venezuela....
14:39 2019-05-28

US balks as Venezuela heads up UN-backed disarmament body The U.S. ambassador to the U.N.'s main disarmament body has walked out of its current session in Geneva to protest that Venezuela has taken the chair....
14:52 2019-05-28

Venezuela's army death squads kill thousands — UN A UN report has detailed the extrajudicial executions of thousands of young men by special forces. The report says that the death squads are carrying out President Maduro's strategy for neutralizing political opponents....
23:13 2019-07-04

Venezuela's Maduro ratifies Padrino as defense minister Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday announced he will maintain Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino in his post, following months of rumors that top military brass would be replaced after a failed uprising in April....
06:26 2019-07-08

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quick solution....
15:52 2019-05-21

Venezuela crisis pushes women into ‘forced motherhood’ Dr. Saturnina Clemente pulls up to the small clinic on the outskirts of Venezuela’s capital armed with one of the nation’s most sought-after commodities: Hormonal implants to prevent pregnancy...
06:52 2019-08-21

Venezuela Blackout Leaves Caracas, and Much of the Country, Without Power It was the fourth major blackout to hit Venezuelans in less than five months. The government blamed Monday’s outage on “an electromagnetic attack,” without providing any evidence....
04:39 2019-07-23

A Split Has Emerged in Venezuela’s Opposition Over Talks With Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A minority group of opposition parties in Venezuela agreed Monday to enter negotiations with President Nicolas Maduro’s government without the participation of U.S.-backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó, eroding his efforts to hold together a coalition to ...
11:26 2019-09-17