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Venezuela suffers basic goods shortage, crashing oil prices

Jonathan Acosta Abi Hassan/Journal Staff
February 4, 2015

Long lines outside of supermarkets waiting for basic items such as butter, diapers, and bottled water have been observed in the streets of Venezuela recently, as reported by multiple Suffolk students who...

International Opinion: The Venezuelan hunger games

Jonathan Acosta Abi Hassan/Journal Staff
February 4, 2015

After living abroad for more than four years, every time I get to go back home means a lot to me. Overtime, I realize how great my decision was of leaving Venezuela when I was 15. The first time I ...

Boston takes to the streets in solidarity with Venezuelans

Protestors rallying in the Public Garden
(Photo by Will Senar)
February 26, 2014

With violence escalating in Venezuela, people from all over Latin America living in Boston chose to take matters into their own hands and protest all over the city to help inform different people of the...

Rising violence in Venezuela, murder of celebrity, hits home for Suffolk student

(Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)
January 23, 2014

Venezuela is a country known for being home to some of the most scenic natural features, petroleum, and the world’s most beautiful women. Having won more titles in the Miss Universe competition than...

ISSO’s Center for International Programs and Services helps students adapt to life in Boston

ISSO's Center for International Programs and Services helps students adapt to life in Boston
January 23, 2014

By Pierre Bono Suffolk University is home to a large community of international students from over 100 countries. In order to effectively accommodate such a wide range of cultures, languages, and previous...

Suffolk Venezuelan student on President Chavez’s return home

Suffolk Venezuelan student on President Chavez's return home
February 27, 2013

Diego Zambrano  Journal Contributor On the early hours of Monday, Feb. 18 a tweet from the Venezuelan President’s Twitter account shook the Venezuelan people. Hugo Chavez let it known that he was...

Venezuela: A Future with or Without in Hugo Chavez

Venezuela: A Future with or Without in Hugo Chavez
January 23, 2013

Gareth Jones   Is Hugo Chavez dead? Probably not, but he may as well be. For the charismatic, publicly active leader, missing a camera opportunity hurts more than missing the birth of a grandchild,...

Suffolk Students From Venezuela: Election Time

Suffolk Students From Venezuela: Election Time
September 26, 2012

Tyler Burke  Journal Staff Students graduating with American degrees will likely not be returning to Venezuela in search of jobs if President Hugo Chávez is reelected. This is the consensus of Suffolk...

Venezuelans celebrate overthrow anniversary

Photo by Harry Lam
February 9, 2011

Thousands of Venezuelans that included supporters of President Hugo Chavez and the opposition gathered across Caracas on Sunday, January 23 to mark the 53rd anniversary of the overthrow of General Marcos...

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