Latest News for: Caracas metro


Between Rocky and salsa: Venezuelan election campaign jumps to TikTok

La Prensa Latina 04 Nov 2021
Two candidates – Carlos Ocariz, backed by two-time presidential hopeful Henrique Capriles, and David Uzcategui, with the support of several mayors in the Caracas metro area – have gotten into heated disagreements while trying to attract the opposition vote.

Pandora Papers: Portuguese holding company helped Venezuelan officials launder $92 million in construction bribes

Raw Story 11 Oct 2021
Documents show that bribes allegedly paid by the giant construction company Odebrecht to former Venezuelan Transportation and Public Works Minister Haiman El Troudi for contracts to build a new metro line in Caracas moved through Portugal's Espírito Santo Group, the holding company of Portugal's now-defunct Banco Espírito Santo." ... .

Venezuela: helping communities affected by armed violence

Reliefweb 05 Aug 2021
... kits with face masks and antibacterial sanitizers to the most vulnerable communities in places particularly affected by poverty and violence in Miranda State, Caracas, including the Cota 905 and Petare slums, and the most crowded Caracas Metro stations.

Venezuela: nuestra labor humanitaria en contextos de violencia armada

Reliefweb 31 Jul 2021
... de 11.000 kits de prevención con tapabocas y geles antibacteriales a la población más vulnerable en zonas populares de Caracas y el estado Miranda, como la Cota 905 y Petare, así como en las estaciones más concurridas del Metro de Caracas.

Water wells in Caracas, a private solution to a poor public service

La Prensa Latina 30 Jun 2021
These demonstrations are being seen frequently in the capital and that is why in municipalities like Chacao, one of those making up the Caracas metro area, people have been drilling their own wells in certain buildings so that residents can have water 24 hours a day.

Maduro seeks to speed up digital payments as Venezuela runs out of cash

Metro USA 15 Mar 2021
A bus driver’s assistant collects fares while holding a wad of Bolivar banknotes at a bus stop outside the Antimano metro station in Caracas. A bus driver’s assistant counts a wad of Bolivar banknotes at a bus stop outside the Antimano metro station in Caracas.

Thousands forced to panhandle amid Venezuela’s severe economic crisis

La Prensa Latina 12 Jan 2021
Caracas, Jan 12 (efe-epa).- Tired of walking the streets and begging for food for ... I’m not doing anything at the moment,” Bellorin, a resident of Petare, a giant slum that is part of the Caracas metro area, told Efe when asked why she is forced to beg on the streets.

Venezuela gov’t persecuting oil unions

Manila Standard Today 23 Dec 2020
In recent months, several union leaders have been arrested, accused of terrorism, sharing confidential information and inciting hatred ... “It’s a legal issue I’m not going to get involved,” said Maduro, who insisted he was a “workers’ president” due to his past as a Caracas metro industry unionist. .

Empty desks litter Venezuelan state offices in low-pay exodus

Metro USA 16 Dec 2020
Asegura que los trabajadores reciben unos 10 dólares al mes en la compañía en la en que Maduro trabajó como conductor muchos años y eso explica en parte que con la ausencia de empleados, algunas estaciones del metro abren tarde o cierran antes de la hora ... People wait for transportation outside a closed metro station during a blackout in Caracas.

Despite COVID-19, new wave of Venezuelan migrants heads to Colombia

Metro USA 15 Oct 2020
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City ... The 37-year-old weighs 19 kilos (42 pounds) less than she did 10 years ago, she says. She could barely afford to buy food with the money she earned selling candy on the metro in Caracas, amid a strict coronavirus quarantine ... 1 ... .

Feature: Caracas Metro defies U.S. sanctions with homegrown technology

Xinhua 05 Oct 2020
4 (Xinhua) -- Metro de Caracas, a company that runs the Venezuelan capital's mass transit system, has responded to U.S ... The companies warned that the Caracas Metro system might stop functioning due to the sanctions, but "thanks to the working class, it is operational," said Alvarado.

Double-decker bus roof torn clean off in bridge crash

The Independent 08 Feb 2020
Metro maps from around the world ... Metro maps from around the world ... Serving the US capital, the DC metro transports an average of 600,000 people a week (though ridership is on the decline) ... Metro de Madrid ... 10/24 Caracas, Venezuela ... Metro de Caracas ... The only metro to link two stations with a ferry crossing ... Metro Trains Melbourne ... Metro de Caracas.

Evo Morales ousting brings new hope to Venezuela's flagging opposition

The Observer 17 Nov 2019
“The whole of Venezuela awakes,” the movement’s young leader Juan Guaidó said in a Twitter message to demonstrators who had gathered in cities including Maracaibo, Barquisimeto and the capital, Caracas ... Born into a working class family in Caracas in 1962, he left school without graduating and drove buses for the Caracas metro.

Venezuela opposition rallies to revive stalled effort to oust Maduro

Yahoo Daily News 16 Nov 2019
CARACAS (Reuters) - The Venezuelan ... The Caracas metro, the capital's principal form of public transport, said it was closing a group of stations in the area of the protests for maintenance ... The Socialist party has called a separate rally in Caracas in support of Bolivia's Morales.

The World Series Isn’t Global. But Baseball’s Talent Pool Is.

CityLab 22 Oct 2019
Patrick Adler, School of Cities, University of Toronto, based on data from Baseball-Reference Adler also drills down into players’ home cities or metro regions ... The list includes another metro in the Dominican Republic (San Pedro), as well as Caracas in Venezuela.