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7 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

What Next for Venezuela's High-Rise Slum?

I am not talking about pressuring the tiny island of Aruba in order to free a drug lord.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

8 hrs ago | Project Syndicate

Mercosur Blues

When the leaders of Mercosur met in Caracas this week, the usual bluster about standing up to imperialism filled the air.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela, Fidel Castro, US News, US Supreme Court, Opinion

11 hrs ago | The Economist

Politics in Venezuela: Whose hand on the tiller?

AN UNEASY calm has returned to the streets of Caracas and Venezuela's other main cities after months of clashes between opposition youths, riot squads and pro-government gunmen.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News, Riot

17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Fury in poverty-stricken Argentina as president Cristina Kirchner...

BREAKING NEWS: Drew Barrymore's half-sister, 47, is found dead in her car with 'pills scattered all over the passenger seat' days before her birthday How European governments are bankrolling Al Qaeda: Terror organization has made at least $120million in ransom money secretly paid to free hostages since 2008 Five-a-day IS all you need, says Harvard: ... (more)

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Related Topix: South America, Argentina, World News, Venezuela,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Costa Rica hosts CELAC coordination meeting

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Venezuela,

Los Angeles Times

Ruben Blades, Gustavo Dudamel can't quite connect with Bowl

Gustavo Dudamel conducts the L.A. Phil with salsa star Ruben Blades at the Hollywood Bowl.

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Related Topix: Gustavo Dudamel, Latin, Ruben Blades, World News, Venezuela, Arts, Opera, Entertainment

Cybercast News Service

US imposes travel ban on some Venezuelan officials

Amid escalating tensions with Venezuela, the U.S. State Department on Wednesday announced a travel ban for officials of the socialist government it said committed human rights abuses during a crackdown on opposition protests.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican,

Caribbean News Now!

Mercosur summit begins, Paraguay questions Guyana and Suriname association

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Related Topix: Suriname, South America, World News, Paraguay, Venezuela

Globe and Mail

U.S. imposes travel restrictions on Venezuelan officials over rights abuses

The Venezuelan flag is shown in 2006. Citing political instability, the U.S. State Department is imposing new restrictions on travel to the United States by Venezuelan government officials believed to be involved in human rights abuses.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

Buenos Aires Herald

Argentina continues last-minute debt talks with US mediator Pollack in New York

Today's meeting between an Argentine delegation and mediator Daniel Pollack in New York continue, with Economy minister Axel Kicillof flying in at the last minute to witness talks while the parties attempt to avoid possible default as a result of the ongoing dispute with holdout investors ahead of tomorrow's deadline.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

Stuff.co.nz

Venezuelans struggle with shortages

A genie appears from a lamp in the hands of an astonished Venezuelan boy to declare: ''You can ask for anything - except toilet paper!'' The world's highest inflation and shortages of basics from milk to toilet roll are really no laughing matter for Venezuelans, but they find solace in a thriving comedy scene lampooning the governance behind the ... (more)

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela, Hugo Chavez

International Business Times

Toddler Defecates on Seat Aboard Delta Airlines

Customers wait their turn to be served at at the Delta airlines office in Caracas July 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, Venezuela Travel

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Reuters

South American leaders rally behind Argentina over debt

Various South American leaders have rallied behind Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, who is locked in a legal battle with holdout investors that could trigger a debt default this week.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela, Hugo Chavez

Foreign Policy

Venzueula's Latest Victory Is... Saving a Suspected Drug Lord?

Within the pantheon of Latin American political archetypes, few figures are as reviled as the intelligence cheif, whose cowled outline is often found nestled beside populist strongmen and tin pot dictators alike.

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Related Topix: Prison, Netherlands, Europe, World News, Venezuela, South America, Terrorism

Foreign Policy

Dozing U.S. Diplomats Let Venezuelan Narco-General Slip Away

Although a retired Venezuelan general and confidante of President Nicolas Maduro just managed to evade U.S. extradition to face drug smuggling charges, the unsealed indictment in his case reveals that U.S. prosecutors have gathered compelling evidence of widespread criminality at the highest levels of the Maduro government.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Venezuela, World News

Buenos Aires Herald

Mercosur is expected to condemn vultures

President Cristina Fernndez de Kirchner and Economy Minister Axel Kicillof jetted off to Caracas yesterday for the 46th Mercosur Summit, at which the head of state is expected to garner further diplomatic support for the Argentine cause against holdout hedge funds.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

SFGate

News of the day From Across the Globe, July 29

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said there are credible reports that Venezuela threatened the governments of Aruba, the Netherlands and others to force the release of former military intelligence chief Hugo Carvajal .

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Related Topix: Venezuela, Nigeria,

The San Diego Union-Tribune

US official fume as Venezuelan general slips grasp

CORRECTS DATE TO 2014 Former Venezuelan general Hugo Carvajal arrives at the Queen Beatrix International Airport in Oranjestad, Aruba, Sunday July 27, 2014 after being released by authorities.

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Related Topix: World News, Aruba, Central America, Beatrix Beatrix, Netherlands, Europe, Venezuela

Inter Press Service

Antigua Weighs High Cost of Fossil Fuels

Venezuela's ambassador to Antigua, Carlos Perez, announced last week that Caracas was at an advanced stage of negotiations with the government in St. John's to build an oil refinery on the tiny 108-square-mile island.

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Related Topix: World News, Antigua and Barbuda, Central America, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Venezuela, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Biofuel

Reuters

Argentine economy minister on way to Mercosur summit, not debt talks

Argentine Economy Minister Axel Kicillof is on his way by plane to Venezuela to attend a summit of the South American bloc Mercosur in Caracas on Tuesday, government sources told Reuters on Monday.

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