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New York Live Arts Presents Luciana Achugar's Otro Teatro, 6/7-6/8
New York Live Arts concludes the 2012 - 2013 Studio Series work-in-process showings in June with luciana achugar's OTRO TEATRO June 7 and 8 at 6pm.
Fri May 24, 2013
Postcard from ... Venezuela
The local pelicans know the difference between the tourists and the fisherman in ChoronA , a Venezuelan seaside town 50 miles west of Caracas.
Report: Pelicans' Vasquez set for ankle surgery
According to a report in the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the surgery is set for Friday in Los Angeles and is similar to what New Orleans shooting guard Eric Gordon underwent earlier in May to remove bone spurs in his left ankle.
Venezuela to create new workers militia
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela's president has ordered the creation of a new workers' militia to defend the country's "Bolivarian revolution" at a time when the government faces economic problems and political turmoil.
Thu May 23, 2013
People's Daily Online
5 officers killed in helicopter accident in Venezuela
Five officers from Venezuela's Bolivarian National Police , members of the crew of a police helicopter, were killed Thursday when their aircraft crashed in western Caracas during an operation to rescue two kidnapped engineers, official sources said.
India Venezuela Review Cooperation Agenda
Caracas, May 23 Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minister Elias Jaua met with India's ambassador in the country, Smita Purushottam, to review the bilateral cooperation agenda, reported official sources.
Global Voices Online
Second Segment of Fiber Optic Cable Connects to Cuba
The fiber optic cable, which is expected to improve Cuba's connectivity to the Internet, is of utmost importance to the country, and every piece of information continues to clarify the current state of this technological infrastructure.
At the Hive
Greivis Vasquez to Have Minor Surgery on Both Ankles
Per El Universal, a Venezuelan paper based out of Caracas, Greivis Vasquez is scheduled for minor surgery on both his ankles tomorrow.
Amnesty International USA
Ten members of Venezuelan family killed as authorities fail to investigate
Benito Antonio Barrios, a 28-year-old man, was at his home in GuanayA©n, state of Aragua, in southern Venezuela, with his two sons, Jorge Antonio and Carlos Alberto, when a group of police entered the home, beat him and took him away.
Wed May 22, 2013
Chavista Television propagandist goes off the air in Venezuela after ties to Cuba exposed
He swears he is innocent and has done nothing wrong. That the recorded conversation between him and a Lieutenant Colonel from Cuban State Security discussing how to ensure Venezuela remains under dictatorial rule was all fabricated by Israel's Mossad.
Hugo Chavez Protege Insists He's a Jew
I'm a Jew, Too : Nicholas Maduro insists he's no anti-Semite, despite being a follower of Hugo Chavez.
International Business Times
Venezuela's Toilet Paper Shortage Ended; 3 Other Basic Goods That Went Scarce In The Country
The core of the latest Venezuelan crisis is not the rumored political division within the late President Hugo Chavez's party, nor the allegations of fraud in the last elections.
Globe and Mail
With even toilet paper scarce, Venezuela warms to business
Shoppers wait in line as they buy toilet paper at a supermarket in Caracas, May 17, 2013.
A network to track Caribbean hazards
Some US geophysicists are going where few of their compatriots have gone before: to Cuba, Venezuela and other countries that are notoriously anti-American. But these countries are also notoriously plagued by natural disasters such as earthquakes, and so engineers are blanketing the Caribbean with a network of sensors to detect the crustal strains ... (more)
The Daily Beast
2Drying UpWhere's the toilet paper in Venezuela?
VENEZUELANS KNOW about adversity. Throughout Hugo ChA vez's erratic 14-year rule, blackouts were as common-and seemingly as endless-as El Comandante's harangues.
Tue May 21, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Venezuela opposition: Audio suggests Cuba meddling
Opposition lawmaker Ismael Garcia, center, speaks during a news conference in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, May 20, 2013.
Mon May 20, 2013
Venezuela's military enters high-crime slums Stern-looking soldiers...
Stern-looking soldiers clutching assault rifles wave down the beat-up Chevy Caprice entering this sprawling slum on the outskirts of Caracas.
Venezuelan Church to launch year-long campaign against abortion
Caracas, Venezuela, May 20, 2013 / 12:09 pm .- A Venezuelan bishop said his country's 13th annual pro-life campaign will extend for the whole year, aiming to defend life and reject abortion "as the killing of a weak and defenseless human being." In a statement sent to CNA, Bishop Rafael Conde Alfonzo recalled that for several years the Week for ... (more)
Buenos Aires Herald
Dissident retired general released in Caracas
Venezuelan authorities have released a dissent ex-general who was jailed on charges of inciting unrest after the country's disputed presidential election.
Sun May 19, 2013
Venezuela says taking steps to restore US diplomatic ties
Venezuela's recent designation of an acting head of its diplomatic mission in the United States shows the OPEC nation's desire to restore full diplomatic relations, the foreign minister said in an interview broadcast on Sunday.