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The Unlikely Resistance of a Single Mining Gang in Venezuela

InSight Crime 17 May 2021
The escalating violence between security forces and a gang that formerly enjoyed official protection in Venezuela’s foremost mining region shows how the breakdown of criminal and political alliances can lead to open conflict ... Gang Lords Rule Venezuela’s Orinoco Mining Arc ... ILLEGAL MINING VENEZUELA.
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Venezuelan refugees in Colombia afraid to return home after brutal conflict, army abuses

The Observers 17 May 2021
The refugee families from Venezuela arrived laden with their belongings, including provisions, mattresses and sometimes even furniture ... Venezuela, which accuses Colombia of financing these armed groups, also denounced the presence of anti-personnel mines in the area ... Soldiers occupied four homes, including mine, and stole our belongings.
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Dirty Business – The Smuggling Pipeline Carrying Mercury Across the Amazon

InSight Crime 13 May 2021
Last year, the International Union for Conservation of Nature National Committee of the Netherlands revealed Guyana’s doors had been left wide open for the entrance of mercury, which appears to feed illegal mining operations in neighboring Suriname, Brazil and Venezuela.
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What Kind of People Associate with an Alleged Pedophile?

Dissident Voice 12 May 2021
Dershowitz, Blackstock, Eliadis, etc ... His daughter Gila is its CEO ... Looking through months of Cotler’s Twitter he writes overwhelmingly about Iran, Russia, Venezuela and China, but says little about Canadian mining companies’ international abuses, repression by the Canadian-backed President of Haiti, violence in Colombia, etc ... .
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Venezuela’s Modeling Agencies Repeatedly Linked to Human Trafficking

InSight Crime 05 May 2021
According to Venezuela’s Attorney General Tarek William Saab, Rosales took a number of the agency’s models and delivered them to a gang connected to illegal mining in the state of Bolívar ... SEE ALSO.  Human Trafficking Accompanies Illegal Mining in Venezuela’s Orinoco ... Venezuela’s Other Plight ... GENDER AND CRIME HUMAN TRAFFICKING VENEZUELA.
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A rebel playing field: Colombian guerrillas on the Venezuelan border

Reliefweb 30 Apr 2021
Venezuela’s campaign against one armed group has raised tensions ... Bouts of violence have long been the norm along the 2,200km Colombia-Venezuela border ... An ELN militant said the guerrillas were involved in mining in southern Venezuela’s Bolívar state as early as 2006 ... Many families have migrated to mining districts.
photo: AP / Fernando Vergara
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Eight Venezuelan soldiers killed in clashes on Colombian border

Al Jazeera 29 Apr 2021
Bogota has long accused Venezuela of shielding members of FARC and armed rebel group ELN on its soil, a charge Maduro denies. Maduro earlier this month said Venezuela would request “immediate aid” from the United Nations to clear anti-personnel mines he claimed the armed groups had planted on Venezuelan territory.
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Eight Venezuelan soldiers killed in clashes on Colombian border: army

Urdu Point 29 Apr 2021
Bogota has long accused Venezuela of shielding members of FARC and armed rebel group ELN on its soil, a charge Maduro denies. Maduro earlier this month said Venezuela would request "immediate aid" from the United Nations to clear anti-personnel mines he claimed the armed groups had planted on Venezuelan territory.
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Iran Central Bank Allows Cryptocurrency Payments for Imports

OBN 27 Apr 2021
Only virtual currencies mined by mining companies authorized by the Iranian government can be used ... In addition, cheap electricity costs have also combined, and virtual currency mining has become active in recent years, but the crackdown has been strengthened for the purpose of grasping the situation by the government.
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Venezuela: Security force abuses at Colombia border

Reliefweb 26 Apr 2021
Venezuelan security forces opened the offensive in Apure state on March 21, 2021, with the alleged purpose of combatting armed groups in Venezuela ... The government of Nicolás Maduro requested United Nations assistance to deactivate antipersonnel mines that they said armed groups laid in Venezuela.
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Venezuela fears malaria more than Covid

Urdu Point 23 Apr 2021
Venezuela was the first country to eradicate malaria in 1961 -- but the disease, carried by the Anopheles mosquito, has seen an alarming explosion over the last decade ... In 2019 there were 400,000 cases of malaria in Venezuela, or more than half of the combined malaria cases of Brazil, Peru and Colombia, the NGO said.
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Colombian Guerrillas Export Landmine Tactics to Venezuela

InSight Crime 22 Apr 2021
“Colombian armed groups have brought the practice of anti-personnel mines…to Venezuela. We have lost several Venezuelan soldiers to the anti-personnel mines […] they have brought their dirty, repugnant methods, from the Colombian war to Venezuela,” said Maduro in a televised address ... Venezuela Sends Mixed Messages to Colombian Insurgents.
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Owens-Illinois branch defends subpoena of PDVSA chairman Medina Illinoisbrand

Petroleum World 20 Apr 2021
OI European Group BV urged the court Friday to reject Petróleos de Venezuela SA's argument that the chairman of its ad hoc administrative board doesn't have to comply with a subpoena for the time being ... OIEG is seeking to enforce a more than $500 million arbitral award it won after Venezuela seized two factories it had invested in.
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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).
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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.

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