Latest News for: Caracas metro


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.

Passengers Tie up Drunk Man in Plastic Food Wrap after He Tries to Open Plane Door

Newsweek 20 Oct 2019
Russian TV reporter, Elena Demidova, who was on board, filmed on her phone her description of events, saying that during an in-flight announcement, passengers had been asked if they had any "plastic food wrap," according to Metro. A Boeing 777 from Russia's Nordwind Airlines pictured in Caracas, Venezuela ... JUAN BARRETO/Getty Images ... World. .

Tracking back

The Independent 08 Sep 2019
Metro maps of the world ... Metro maps of 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 ... 9/24 Caracas, Venezuela ... Metro de Caracas ... Is the only metro to link two stations with a ferry crossing? ... Metro Trains Melbourne ... Lisbon Metro ... Metro de Caracas.

Power outage hits parts of Venezuelan capital

China Daily 21 Aug 2019
CARACAS - Power failures left "several zones" of Venezuela's capital Caracas and the ... The Caracas Metro notified commuters via Twitter that stations along lines 1, 2 and 3 were closed due to the power failure, while the State Railway Institute issued a similar notification.

New blackout for Venezuela's capital compounds energy woes

Alva Review-Courier 21 Aug 2019
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Parts of Venezuela's capital and at least one state are experiencing another blackout amidst the country's mounting energy woes. The power went out in a wide swath of Caracas early Tuesday afternoon, shutting down the metro and forcing hundreds to walk.