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Venezuelan Guards Seize 76 Bitcoin Mining Rigs Due to ‘Inconsistencies’ in Transport Documents

Bitcoin 13 Apr 2021
The Bolivarian National Guard of Venezuela (GNB) is known for having a tough stance ... Crypto Mining Is Legal in Venezuela. Venezuela legalized bitcoin mining last year following the decree issued by the National Superintendency of Crypto Assets and Related Activities (Sunacrip).

Bitcoin Cryptocurrency Adds to Venezuela Money Laundering Risk

InSight Crime 07 Apr 2021
What’s more, in Venezuela, the ... And as oil prices dwindled and inflation soared, Venezuela began mining gold in larger and larger quantities, with the aim not only of keeping Venezuela solvent but also enriching the country’s political and military elites and avoiding US controls.

Tech has dominated the economy – but the real world is about to strike back

Moneyweek 07 Apr 2021
Even compared to the production of other commodities, mining is slow ... Who’s to say a government won’t then seize it – either taking control of the mine (as happened in Venezuela, for example) or via windfall taxes? Or actual crooks might try and steal the product (this is a major risk, for example, to the gold miners of Mexico).

The Capitol Raid and Pandemic can Help Us Empathize with Venezuelans

Beijing News 06 Apr 2021
Attempts at regime change in Venezuela didn't start with the Trump administration, but they certainly intensified during his term ... Angel Prado, a grassroots leader and spokesperson for El Maizal, one of over 3,200 communes or self-governing communities in Venezuela, laments the human and economic toll of U.S ... aggression towards Venezuela 2013-2020.
photo: AP / Matias Delacroix
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro delivers his annual address to the nation before lawmakers at the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021.

Venezuelan president requests UN aid to clear mines along border with Colombia

Press TV 05 Apr 2021
Venezuela has announced it will request “immediate emergency help” from the United Nations to clear mines planted along the border with neighboring Colombia by armed militant groups ... Venezuela said on Thursday that two of its soldiers were killed by a land mine during military operations in the western state of Apure.

Venezuela to request UN aid to clear mines from Colombia border

Manila Standard Today 05 Apr 2021
Venezuela announced Sunday it will request "immediate aid" from the United Nations to clear antipersonnel mines that Caracas alleges were placed in the southeast of the country by Colombian armed groups ... - Maduro announced that Venezuela will ask the United Nations for ...

Rusoro to pursue $1.5b award against Venezuela following French Supreme Court ruling

Mining Dot Com 04 Apr 2021
... its obligations under the Canada-Venezuela Bilateral Investment Treaty. . But Venezuela filed an appeal for the annulment of the sentence before the Paris Court of Appeals, alleging that the ICSID exceeded the scope of its authority in awarding damages to Rusoro Mining.

5,000 flee as Venezuela launches largest military campaign in decadesMaduro has claimed in recent days ...

Deccan Herald 04 Apr 2021
Venezuela is waging its most concerted military campaign in years, targeting what it says is a criminal group operating within its border near Colombia but also sending an estimated 5,000 of its own civilians fleeing into the neighboring country ... Venezuela says two soldiers killed by land mine near Colombia border ... Venezuela.

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Kayhan 02 Apr 2021
*** ... Many people were believed to have scattered into dense forest or to have attempted to escape by boat, aid workers said ... *** ... CARACAS (Reuters) -- Venezuela on Thursday said two of its soldiers were killed by a land mine during operations against armed groups along the Colombian border that have forced the displacement of thousands of civilians.

Venezuela: Two soldiers killed by land mine near Colombia border

Al Jazeera 01 Apr 2021
Venezuela on Thursday said two of its soldiers were killed by a land mine during operations to confront armed groups along the Colombian border that have forced the displacement of thousands of civilians ... Venezuela said it was investigating accusations that members of its military committed abuses.

Venezuela Sends Mixed Messages to Colombian Insurgents

InSight Crime 30 Mar 2021
Venezuela News and Profile ... Venezuela Indigenous Communities at Risk From ELN Mining Incursions ... In a few strategic regions of Venezuela, the ELN and the ex-FARC have created criminal consortiums with the Venezuelan state around the control of illegal mining and transnational drug trafficking ... COLOMBIA ELN EX-FARC MAFIA VENEZUELA.

Thousands of Venezuelans flee to Colombia amid violence on border

Al Jazeera 25 Mar 2021
Venezuela has said its military is fighting Colombian armed groups in rural areas and has its population’s support ... On Wednesday Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza denounced attacks by Colombia on civilian targets on the border, as well as the use of antipersonnel mines, and said his country would have a “strong reaction”.

Rock and heavy metal: winners emerge in energy transition

Metro USA 05 Mar 2021
As world economies shift to more electrification and away from fossil fuels to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, expect more copper mining and interest in metals like cobalt and nickel crucial to battery production, CEOs and global politicians said at this week’s all-virtual CERAWeek energy conference.

Is Iran using Bitcoin to get around US sanctions?

The National 05 Mar 2021
After all, the extension of Hezbollah’s illicit activities to South America was an integral mechanism through which Tehran cemented its alliance with the government of Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela ... Venezuela and Iran both maintain vast Bitcoin mining sectors, easing the ability to denominate transactions between them in the cryptocurrency.