Venezuela adopts new currency

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    Now Venezuela sufferin' from shortage of radioactive material for cancer patients...

    Venezuela's shortage of radioactive material threatens cancer patients
    April 20, 2016 -- A shortage of radioactive materials in Venezuela is threatening medical services as cancer treatments and diagnoses for patients are frozen, the Venezuelan Society of Nuclear Medicine warns.
     
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    Venezuelans lose sleep to save power...

    Venezuelans lose sleep to save electricity
    Sun, 01 May 2016 - Venezuelans lose half an hour of sleep on Sunday when their clocks move forward to save power, as they grapple with a deep economic crisis.
     
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    Venezuela's medical shortage accepts help from foreign sources...

    Venezuela OKs accepting foreign help for medicine shortage
    May 4, 2016 -- Venezuela's National Assembly approved a bill to declare a national humanitarian health crisis that would force the ruling government of President Nicolas Maduro to accept foreign medicinal aid.

     
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    Venezuela issues new banknotes to deal with inflation...

    Venezuela issues new banknotes after inflation
    Sun, 04 Dec 2016 - Venezuela is issuing higher-value notes to help alleviate the problem of soaring inflation.
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    Venezuela crisis: What is behind the turmoil?
    26 October 2016 - Tension in Venezuela remains high as the economic crisis which has engulfed the country shows little sign of abating. The government and the opposition blame each other for the dire state of the economy.
     
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    Venezuela goin' the way of Zimbabwe...

    Venezuelans prepare for largest currency note to be yanked
    Dec 12,`16 -- Venezuelans are rushing to spend their 100-bolivar notes after President Nicolas Maduro's announcement they will be taken out of circulation to stop the contraband smuggling "mafias" along the Colombian border that he says hoard cash outside the country.
     
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    Cash crisis leads to protests in Venezuela...
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    Protests flare over Venezuela cash chaos; three deaths reported
    Dec 16 2016 - Venezuela Protests and looting broke out in parts of Venezuela on Friday due to a lack of cash after the socialist government suddenly pulled the nation's largest banknote from circulation in the midst of a brutal economic crisis.
     
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    Venezuela's foreign reserves down 66%...
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    Venezuela's foreign reserves, mostly in gold, down to $10.5B
    March 2, 2017 -- The Central Bank of Venezuela, or BCV, said the country has $10.5 billion in foreign reserves, mostly in gold, which amounts to a 66 percent decrease since 2011.
     
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    New Venezuelan assembly ousts attorney general...
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    Venezuela assembly ousts attorney general after guards swarm her office
    Aug. 5, 2017 ) -- Venezuela's newly elected National Constituent Assembly voted unanimously to remove Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz from office.
     

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