Articles tagged “venezuela”

Look Who’s Issuing Travel Advisories Now for the U.S. Since Dayton and El Paso

Look Who’s Issuing Travel Advisories Now for the U.S. Since Dayton and El Paso

Rosie Spinks, Skift

In the wake of the mass shootings that claimed 31 lives in early August, several authorities have issued travel alerts for travelers headed to the U.S. Whether it's a statement or a matter of safety — or both — it's significant.

3 months ago

This Airline Actually Sees Opportunity in Venezuela’s Turmoil

This Airline Actually Sees Opportunity in Venezuela’s Turmoil

Brian Sumers, Skift

If you want to make a fortune in business, you need to go where your competitors will not be. Venezuela certainly fits that. But that doesn't mean it's a good idea.

6 months ago

American Airlines Expands Temporary Ban on Venezuela Flights

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

As U.S. airlines leave Venezuela, the country’s isolation in the middle of a major crisis will only intensify.

8 months ago

American Airlines Stops Flying to Venezuela

American Airlines Stops Flying to Venezuela

Patricia Laya and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Unions for American's flight crew resisted serving on flights to Venezuela, which is facing political unrest. American's flights were the last available flown by a major U.S. carrier. The move came after the U.S. government issued a safety warning to its citizens in the country. Poor Venezuela.

8 months ago

Virgin Group Founder Richard Branson Plans a Humanitarian Concert for Venezuela

Virgin Group Founder Richard Branson Plans a Humanitarian Concert for Venezuela

Matthew Bristow, Bloomberg

Cynics may guess that Richard Branson saw the movie Bohemian Rhapsody and, reminded of the success of the first Live Aid concert in 1985, decided narcissistically to revive the idea. Idealists will say, whatever the motivation, the world must ease the economic crisis in Venezuela.

9 months ago

Some Airlines Drop Venezuela Layovers to Avoid Turmoil for Crews

Some Airlines Drop Venezuela Layovers to Avoid Turmoil for Crews

Irene García, Bloomberg

European carriers Iberia and TAP have added stops in the Caribbean. They will let their workers stay overnight elsewhere than in Caracas, the capital of Venezuela, which is plagued with political violence. Smart.

10 months ago

Even Chilean President’s Machete Won’t Halt Venezuelan Influx

Even Chilean President’s Machete Won’t Halt Venezuelan Influx

Daniela Guzman, Bloomberg

From the Middle East and Europe to Myanmar and Chile, refugees under duress will flee to safety, paperwork or not. That's what's happening as Venezuela collapse and many of its citizens escape to Chile.

10 months ago

Venezuelan Airline Aims to Revive Caracas to New York Route

Venezuelan Airline Aims to Revive Caracas to New York Route

Patricia Laya, Bloomberg

We'll believe service has resumed only after the first flight from Caracas touches down in New York City. Several economic complications plaguing Venezuela make it challenging for flights to revive. But here's hoping.

1 year ago

Venezuela Passports Can Only Be Purchased With Cryptocurrency

Venezuela Passports Can Only Be Purchased With Cryptocurrency

Fabiola Zerpa, Bloomberg

Paying with cryptocurrency or not, the price of a Venezuela passport is beyond the means of most of its people. And many would assuredly leave if they could.

1 year ago

Venezuela Wants More Tourists Despite Danger and Economic Chaos

Venezuela Wants More Tourists Despite Danger and Economic Chaos

Mac Margolis, Bloomberg

It's been a decade-long collapse for Venezuela, and expecting tourists to return any time soon is ridiculous.

2 years ago

Turkey and Venezuela Agree to Increased Flights and Tourism

Turkey and Venezuela Agree to Increased Flights and Tourism

Joseph Ataman, Associated Press

We see it all over the world these days: When countries have difficulties with their traditional allies, they turn elsewhere. It's a smart move by Turkey and Venezuela to seek closer ties, although both governments are pariahs right now.

2 years ago

New Trump Travel Ban Also Includes Venezuela and North Korea

New Trump Travel Ban Also Includes Venezuela and North Korea

Associated Press

The story is still developing, but this is the set of rules promised in 90 days almost nine months ago. If you’re trying to tell the world that the U.S. is open for business, this is not the way to do it.

2 years ago