Latest News for: Caracas metro


High-end French real estate attracts illicit funds

Blitz 19 Jul 2023
The second-floor balcony of an ornate Parisian property overlooks the street near the Arc de Triomphe. Inside, a stylish hallway leads to a courtyard filled with plants ... Data Analysis ... Venezuela ... The authorities linked certain payments to contracts to build the Caracas metro system, which El Troudi was overseeing ... Santa Elena Estates Inc ... Venezuela ... U.S ... .

Ranked: The 14 wildest past jobs of presidents, popes and prime ministers. And Zelenskyy's isn't ...

Business Insider 06 Jun 2023
... Nicolás Maduro was a union organizer while he drove buses in Caracas, Venezuela ... It was as a bus driver for the Caracas Metro company that he began advocating for other workers, forming an informal syndicate at a time when trade unions were outlawed, the newspaper reported.

Neighbors, rescuers search for 52 missing after Venezuela landslide

Raw Story 10 Oct 2022
In Venezuela, the Tigres de Aragua and Caracas Lions baseball teams availed their stadiums as collection points for donations, and the Caracas metro said it too would raise collections from the public for those affected.

Duckworth, Salvi face off at media editors forum

Dispatch Argus 04 Oct 2022
The two candidates for IllinoisU.S. Senate seat — both suburban women — challenged each other’s records on women’s rights, abortion access, guns and a bevy of other issues in a candidate forum Monday where little middle ground was found ... Salvi. Duckworth U.S ... Wade case ... 8 ... Workers paint the roof of a metro station in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Sept.

Illinois criticized over funding equity for low-income schools

Dispatch Argus 03 Oct 2022
KAREN ANN CULLOTTA Chicago Tribune ... The new statewide education justice coalition, PEER IL, was created “to ensure the state is fulfilling its promise to provide Illinois public school students fully funded and fully resourced public schools,” PEER IL officials said ... Gov ... Workers paint the roof of a metro station in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Sept.

APTOPIX Venezuela Daily Life

Magic Valley 30 Sep 2022
Workers paint the roof of a metro station in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos) ... .

Pritzker considering SAFE-T Act changes; Bailey urges full repeal

Dispatch Argus 30 Sep 2022
SPRINGFIELD — Gov. J.B. Pritzker is considering changes to the SAFE-T Act criminal justice reform to clarify provisions related to the end of cash bail in Illinois, while his Republican challenger, state Sen. Darren Bailey, continues to push for a full repeal ... 1 ... 1, 2023 ... Workers paint the roof of a metro station in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Sept ... .

Public-sector workers rally in support of Venezuelan gov’t

La Prensa Latina 17 Aug 2022
“Here we are, the workers of Venezuela marching first of all to show appreciation to our brother President Nicolas Maduro for having listened to the list of petitions we delivered to him,” the president of the pro-government union of Caracas Metro workers, Edison Alvarado, told Efe.

Suisse Secrets: How Credit Suisse became the bank of spies

Mail Guardian South Africa 23 Feb 2022
In the 2008 spy movie Body of Lies, the fictional character Hani Salaam helped CIA agents portrayed by Russell Crowe and Leonardo DiCaprio to catch terrorists ... a Jordanian spymaster named Sa’ad Khair ... Credit ... Aguilera then focused on business, and is said to have banked about $90-million from an allegedly corrupt deal to overhaul a Caracas metro line.

What the historic leak of Swiss Banking records reveal

Mail Guardian South Africa 22 Feb 2022
A Yemeni spy chief implicated in torture. The sons of an Azerbaijani strongman who rules a mountainous territory as his own private fiefdom ... where they kept their money ... (OCRP) ... In 2007, Aguilera became the major shareholder of Inversiones Dirca, a Venezuelan firm that secured a $1.85-billion contract the next year to renovate a Caracas metro line.

Why we use more cash than ever

Yahoo Daily News 08 Jan 2022
Last week, I returned from a two-week trip to Europe where I didn’t spend any money at all. Or at least not any cash ... I never used any euros or krona or krone ... A man changes a dollar bill with the bus driver's assistant, who is holding a wad of Bolivar banknotes, at a bus stop outside the Antimano metro station in Caracas, Venezuela March 9, 2021 ... (NB.

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.

Most Viewed

Michigan Avenue (U.S. 12) at Beech Daly Road, facing west, Inkster Michigan
Creative Commons / Dwight Burdette
FILE - In this photo released by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on April 20, 2022, a Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile is launched from Plesetsk in northwestern Russia. Sometime this summer, if President Vladimir Putin can be believed, Russia moved some of its short-range nuclear weapons into Belarus, closer to Ukraine and onto the doorstep of NATO’s members in Central and Eastern Europe
AP / Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP, File
Alaska National Guard Soldiers, assigned to Bravo., 1st Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment, load field gear into their small unit support vehicle (SUS-V) during cold weather training at the Bethel armory, Jan. 19, 2018
Alaska Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Seth LaCount/released
File - U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaking with attendees at the Clark County Democratic Party's 2020 Kick Off to Caucus Gala at the Tropicana Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada, 15 February 2020
Creative Commons / Gage Skidmore
A deadly heat wave in Japan. People under parasols walk on a pedestrian crossing in Tokyo.
AP / Eugene Hoshiko