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US works to ease Caribbean dependence on Venezuelan oil

MIAMI- A decade-long addiction to oil subsidized by Venezuela may be coming to an end for several Caribbean nations, with a nudge from the United States. Fears that falling oil prices could knock the wheels off the already wobbly economy of oil-dependent Venezuela have sparked apparent interest in alternatives to Petrocaribe, a trade program created by the...
Source: The Associated Press | By: By BEN FOX, Associated Press
ANALYSIS-Venezuela's currency woes an increasing threat to U.S. corporate profits

In a likely sign of things to come from a number of companies this results reporting season, Ford Motor Co on Friday said it was taking a pre-tax charge of $800 million for its Venezuela business. Ford also said that it was unable to maintain normal production in Venezuela with the availability of vehicle parts constrained. Kimberly-Clark blamed increased...
Source: Reuters | By: Tim McLaughlin and Svea Herbst-Bayliss
Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine Announces Winners Of The Milstein Innovation Award in Reproductive Medicine

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 23, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- As part of its mission to support leading research and scientific talent in the field of reproductive medicine, the Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine today announced that it has made a $200,000 project award to co-investigators working on a translational research project that will...
Source: PR Newswire
ANALYSIS-Brazil risks recession as c.bank bucks global trend, raises rate

SAO PAULO/ BRASILIA, Jan 22- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's crusade to win back investor confidence has entrusted policymakers with the tough mission of hiking interest rates while major central banks cut them, raising the prospect of another recession in Latin America's biggest economy. The move left the Brazilian central bank at odds with the...
Source: Reuters | By: Walter Brandimarte and Silvio Cascione
UPDATE 1-Bonds slip, foes gripe at Venezuela's economic changes

CARACAS, Jan 22- Venezuelan bond prices edged down on Thursday while opponents savaged economic changes by President Nicolas Maduro that included a seeming devaluation of the currency and an imminent rise in domestic gasoline prices. Under pressure over the OPEC member's recession, product shortages and plunging oil revenues, Maduro has opted to keep a...
Source: Reuters | By: Andrew Cawthorne
NanoTech Adds 11 New 4K Films to the UltraFlix All-4K Streaming Network

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- NanoTech Entertainment, a pioneer in bringing the 4 K Ultra HD experience to consumers, announced today a global licensing agreement with Crystal Sky Pictures, a major independent film production company. "Baby Geniuses 5," a live-action/animation movie with Jon Voight, Skyler Shaye "The Final Song," a romantic comedy with...
Source: PR Newswire
Bonds slip, foes gripe at Maduro's Venezuela economic changes

CARACAS, Jan 22- Venezuelan bonds edged down on Thursday while opponents lampooned economic changes by President Nicolas Maduro that included a seeming devaluation of the currency and an imminent rise in domestic gasoline prices. Under pressure over the OPEC member's recession, product shortages and plunging oil revenues, Maduro has opted to keep a complex...
Source: Reuters | By: Andrew Cawthorne
RPT-UPDATE 4-President pushes currency, fuel reforms for ailing Venezuela

The socialist-run OPEC member's economy shrank 2.8 percent in 2014 while inflation topped 64 percent, the socialist leader announced in a speech to parliament, in what is almost certainly the worst performance in Latin America. With oil prices down by more than half since mid-2014, Venezuela's economic mess has hit Maduro's popularity hard and threatened...
Source: Reuters | By: Andrew Cawthorne and Alexandra Ulmer
UPDATE 3-President pushes currency, fuel reforms for ailing Venezuela

With oil prices down by more than half since mid-2014, Venezuela's economic mess has hit Maduro's popularity hard and threatened the future of the ruling "Chavismo" movement named for his charismatic predecessor Hugo Chavez. The 52- year-old Maduro blamed political foes for Venezuela's dismal economic data, but he also announced the most concrete changes in...
Source: Reuters | By: Andrew Cawthorne and Alexandra Ulmer
UPDATE 2-Venezuela's economy shrunk 2.8 pct in 2014 -Maduro

CARACAS, Jan 21- OPEC member Venezuela's recession-hit economy shrunk 2.8 percent in 2014 while inflation topped 64 percent, President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday, in almost certainly the worst performance in Latin America. In his annual address to parliament, the 52- year-old successor to Hugo Chavez blamed political foes and an "economic war" for...
Source: Reuters | By: Andrew Cawthorne and Alexandra Ulmer