March 19, 2019
Caracas in Venezuela, where inflation neared 1,000,000% last year forcing the government to launch a new currency, was ranked the least expensive city in this year's survey.
July 27, 2021
NPR President and CEO John Lansing has promoted Isabel Lara to be NPR's first Chief Communications Officer. Lara has led NPR's media relations team and acted as the organization's spokesperson since 2014, most recently as Executive Director for Media Relations. The CCO is a new senior executive role that elevates and focuses strategic oversight of NPR's communications with all audiences, ensuring a unified and consistent voice and a strong representation of the NPR brand across channels....
The Associated Press
November 27, 2020
Six American oil executives held for three years in Venezuela were found guilty of corruption charges by a judge Thursday and immediately sentenced to prison, defence lawyers said, dashing hopes of a quick release that would send them home to their families in the United States.
August 7, 2020
A member of the Venezuelan Olympic equestrian team at the Olympic Games in 1956, she was a pioneer in the promotion of gender equality in sport as one of the first two women elected as IOC Member in 1981 - serving the organisation in this position for 20 years - and the first female member of the IOC Executive Board (EB), from 1990 to 1994. IOC President Thomas Bach said: "Ms Flor Isava Fonseca was a great lady of Olympic sport. As one of the first female Members of the IOC and the fi...
April 16, 2020
With real theaters closed, our critic unlocked handcuffs, tried to land a plane and accidentally scalded herself, all while attempting immersive performances from her Brooklyn apartment.
December 16, 2019
While U.S. President Donald Trump wants to drive Venezuela's socialist ruler out of power with economic sanctions, there has in fact been a burgeoning influx of American-bought goods from Nutella spread to Oreo cookies.