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Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela is lightning capital of the world
International Business Times UK

Why did a lake in Venezuela become the world's lightning capital?

Data collected over 16 years showed that Lake Maracaibo in northwest Venezuela is the thunderstorm capital of the world, with rumbling light shows to prove it. By tracking lightning around globe over 16 years, scientists have found that Lake ... Christian Science Monitor, 1 hour ago
Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela is lightning capital of the world International Business Times UK, 8 hours ago
Venezuela's Lake Maracaibo Wins Lightning Crown Earth Imaging Journal, 1 day ago
Business Insider

Venezuela's state-owned oil firm has issued at least $310 million in debt

Thomson ReutersA view of a gas station which belongs to PDVSA in Caracas. Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA has issued at least $310 million in debt to companies including General Electric Co as it negotiates private issuances to pay off its ...
 Business Insider2 hours ago

Venezuela Govt Says Police Killed Most Wanted Gang Leader

Venezuelan officials say the country's most wanted gang leader has been killed in a shootout with police. The Interior Ministry reported the death of Jose Tovar Colina, also known as "El Picure." Interior Minister Gustavo Gonzalez Lopez identified ...
 ABC News2 hours ago

Venezuela opposition files 2 mil. names for recall

By Maria Isabel Sanchez, AFP CARACAS -- Venezuela's opposition presented reams of signatures to election authorities Monday calling for a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro, who they say is to blame for a crushing economic crisis. ...
 China Post6 hours ago Venezuela opposition deposit petition to oust President Maduro  Angola Press11 hours ago Maduro quit calls escalate  IAfrica.com16 hours ago Recall effort builds against Venezuelan president  Deutsche Welle1 day ago

Venezuela's Lawmakers Gather 2 Million Signatures to Oust Maduro

Oppostion Surpasses Signatures Need to Start Recall Process Electoral authorities must now verify signiture count Venezuela's opposition said it had cleared the first hurdle in a drive to remove President Nicolas Maduro from the presidency as ...
 Bloomberg1 day ago Venezuela Opposition Says Collected Signatures for Vote to Oust Maduro  Sputnik1 day ago Venezuela opposition submits 1.85 million signatures in recall effort  Reuters Canada1 day ago Conservative Opposition Attempts Old-Fashioned Democratic Coup To Oust Socialists  Daily Caller5 hours ago

Venezuela has the world's lightning hot spot

Weather in focus A child guards his family's water containers at a makeshift camp in Mumbai, India, on Thursday, April 28. The country is suffering from a drought. Hide Caption 1 of 32 Weather in focus A visitor rides down a ...
 CNN4 hours ago

Venezuela Bonds Tumble After Oil Output Falls More Than Expected

Oil output falls across all regions for first time since 2008 PDVSA seeking to issue new debt to pay service providers Venezuelan bonds tumbled Tuesday after IPD Latin America said the country's oil productionfell more than expected. The ...
 Bloomberg5 hours ago

Venezuela is the newest lightning hot spot

There is a new global lightning hot spot and it is not Florida or Africa. According to a recent study, the new lightning capital of the world is Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela. NASA recorded an average rate of 233 flashes per square kilometer per ...
 WCVB.com4 hours ago

There is a lightning storm in Venezuela that lasts 160 days a year

NASA satellites measured lightning strikes on the ground and in the clouds for 16 years to find the most active hotspots around the world. One lake came out on top. Produced by Maya Dangerfield. Reporting by Rebecca Harrington. Images courtesy of ...
 Business Insider5 hours ago

Venezuelans in long lines: We need food and medicine

Nearly everyone in Venezuela had the day off Sunday for Workers' Day -- and to sweeten it, the government gave workers a 30% increase in the minimum wage. But the pay hike isn't as good as it sounds. So on May Day, the annual holiday honoring ...
 CNN5 hours ago
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