Venezuela: Petro Sales Exceed $1 Billion in Just Two Days

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Venezuelan President Maduro said almost one million people have visited the Petro website since the currency’s launch two days ago.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Thursday that his government has raised US$1 billion in the first two days of its “Petro” cryptocurrency sale.

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Venezuela: ‘Mega Elections’ Will Follow April Presidential Race.

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Delcy Rodriguez (R) took the opportunity to condemn U.S. Charge d

The date for the general elections – to include legislative councils and municipal councils – requested by President Maduro could be decided next week.

The ‘mega elections‘ called for by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will not be scheduled until after the April 22 presidential elections, it has been announced.

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US Neo-Nazi Groups Surged in Trump’s 1st Year: Monitor

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La policía antidisturbios protege a los miembros del Ku Klux Klan de los contramanifestantes cuando llegan al mitin en Charlottesville, Virginia, EE. UU., El 8 de julio de 2017.

The Southern Poverty Law Center said hate groups targeting Muslims and immigrants saw a big increase in 2017 due to Trump’s rhetoric.

The number of U.S. hate groups increased for the third year in a row, theSouthern Poverty Law Center said Wednesday, warning that neo-Nazi andwhite supremacist groups saw the most expansion last year under the presidency of Donald Trump, who is seen as sympathetic and tolerant towards their actions.

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Nicaragua Rejects ‘Political Intolerance’ Against Venezuela.

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Nicaraguan President Ortega (L) speaks with Venezuelan President Maduro (R).

The Nicaraguan president urged lifting the veto on Venezuelan government’s participation in the Summit of the Americas.

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega became the latest Latin American leader to reject the exclusion of Venezuela from the Summit of the Americas due to be held in Peru in April, describing the controversial move led by the Peruvian government as an act of “political intolerance.”

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Venezuela Decides to Hold Presidential Elections, the Opposition Chooses to Boycott Democracy

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Maduro has announced his candidacy for a second term 2019-2025.

The Venezuelan opposition is seriously divided and cannot agree on an electoral tactic much less a platform other then getting rid of Maduro.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro gave a media conference on Feb. 15 that brought us to date on the Venezuelan government’s position to several important events that have occurred recently.

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224 Million Hit by Malnutrition in Africa Due to Climate Change.

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The rise in malnutrition and food insecurity was related to climate changes and disasters like floods, droughts and crop failures, said the UN official.

About 224 million people are suffering from malnutrition across Africa as climate change and conflicts heighten food insecurity across the continent, a top UN food agency official said Monday.

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Venezuela: 82.4M Units of Petro Cryptocurrency Available.

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Your Petro wallet will generate an email address that allow you to receive and deposit PTRs.

Maduro previously announced that the value of the entire Petro issuance of 100 million tokens would be just over US$6 billion.

The Venezuelan Government has officially announced the pre-sale of the Petro (PTR) cryptocurrency – the first commodity-secured currency of its kind in the world.

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Venezuela: ‘Electoral Missions Can Observe Presidential Polls’

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Venezuelans will head to the polls on April 22.

Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said: “We have the electoral guarantees proposed by the opposition, so we are going to the elections.”

Venezuela’s government, in collaboration with the National Electoral Council(CNE), will send invitations to several regional and international bodies to observe the presidential elections scheduled for April 22.

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Peru’s Broad Front: ‘Ban Trump From Summit of the Americas.’

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The opposition Broad Front party is requesting that the government declare Trump “persona non grata,” insisting his policies are “contrary to human rights.”

Peru‘s opposition Broad Front (FA) party has submitted a motion to Congress calling for U.S. President Donald Trump to be banned from the 8th Summit of the Americas, due to be held April 13 and 14 in Lima.

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Turkey Offers Joint Deployment With US Troops in Syria’s Manbij

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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu meets U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Ankara, Turkey, Feb. 16, 2018.

Turkey said it will normalize relations with the U.S. if the Syrian Kurdish force YPG agrees to move out of Manbij region.

Turkey has proposed to the United States that Kurdish YPG fighters withdraw to east of the Euphrates river in Syria and that Turkish and U.S. troops be stationed together in the country’s Manbij area, a Turkish official said Friday.

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