Maduro

Banhammer

Trump Signs Executive Order Banning Venezuela's 'Petro' Cryptocurrency

The Petro was meant to boost Venezuela’s economy, but it’s faced harsh criticism at home and abroad.
Jordan Pearson
3.19.18
Petro

The Venezuelan Government Is Doing an Ethereum Token Sale to Support Its New Cryptocurrency

The government released the Petro's white paper on Tuesday.
Jordan Pearson
1.31.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump sexual misconduct accusers want congressional probe, US officials warn of North Korean bioweapons, VICE News report finds police shootings way more common than we thought, and more.
VICE Staff
12.11.17
VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump campaign aide tried to set up meetings with Putin, more CEOs leave White House council over Charlottesville, North Korea pauses on Guam strike, and more.
VICE Staff
8.15.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

US reportedly mulls preemptive strike against North Korea, NATO sends troops to border near Russian seaport, 36 ISIS militants killed in massive-ordinance-air-blast strike, and more.
VICE Staff
4.14.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Democrats sue Republicans over Trump's "rigged" election claims, woman fights off three men in clown masks, Orlando Magic dedicate season opener to Pulse nightclub victims, and more.
VICE Staff
10.27.16
Stuff

Hotels, Drugs, and Convertibles: How I Lived Like a King for a Month in Venezuela for Just $115

I stayed in a five-star hotel, bought hundreds of beers for under $15, and paid to fill up the gas in all my neighbors' cars.
Diego Urdaneta
10.14.15
News

Condoms Are Selling for $755 In Venezuela

Falling oil prices have led to empty government coffers, and as a result, the country is suffering from a shortage of imported products.
VICE Staff
2.4.15
Greg Palast

Vaya Con Dios, Hugo

"It's a chess game, Mr. Palast," Chavez told me. "And I am a very good chess player." When it comes to class war on a chessboard, even in death, I wouldn't bet against Hugo Chavez.
Greg Palast
3.6.13