Venezuela has become increasingly reliant on Chinese oil-for-loans deals as its economy spirals downward.
Leading physicist says the statistical chance of dark energy existing is low.
Analysts disagree: "Threatening military action risks derailing diplomatic progress and spreads false hope among the extremist voices in the Venezuelan opposition that they don't have to do the hard work of building a coalition and leadership structure."
The "sovereign bolivar" was launched on Monday as a revaluation and renaming of the old bolivar.
President Nicolas Maduro said the move will "stabilize and change the country's monetary life in a radical way."
More than a million people have already fled the country amid a worsening economic crisis.
Market-friendly ministers, who encouraged confidence in the Turkish state, are not included in Recep Tayyip Erdogan's new government.
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Those who believe in the miraculous effects of supply-side tax cuts represent the triumph of faith over reason.
Policymakers were clear that the outlook for those policies remained uncertain, but they could, if implemented, stoke higher inflation.
The boost risks a large budget deficit and increasing the government's debt burden.
Sterling has already lost 10 percent of its value overnight. And a further 10 percent drop is likely.
Opposition lawmakers have blamed Maduro for Venzuela's economic crisis.
Acceleration in economic growth could persuade the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates again as early as June.
Inflation at record low as oil prices fall, increasing spending power and cutting manufacturing costs.
New inflation data also shows change in media consumption, with online music and games subscriptions included.
The data could allow a cautious Federal Reserve more room to hold off on raising interest rates.