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Venezuela govt moves squatters from 'Tower of David' slum
Venezuelan soldiers and officials began moving hundreds of families on Tuesday out of a half-built 45-story skyscraper that dominates the Caracas skyline and is thought to be the tallest slum in the world.
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China's Xi eyes increased investment in Cuba
HAVANA: Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting Cuba with hopes of expanding political and economic ties in the fellow communist nation.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Buenos Aires Herald
Venezuela's Socialists begin path to reform
Members of the Venezuelan Socialist Party voted yesterday to elect the 537 delegates who will participate in the party's Third Congress as the movement struggles to regain the unity it once had under late president Hugo Chvez.
The Globe and Mail
China to loan $4-billion to Venezuela in exchange for oil
China's President Xi Jinping receives a gift from Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during a signing ceremony in Caracas China's President Xi Jinping receives a gift from Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during a signing ceremony in Caracas China will provide Venezuela with a new $4-billion credit line under an agreement signed on Monday, ... (more)
Wife of imprisoned Venezuelan activist pleads for his release
At the National Press Club, Lilian Tintori talked about the emotional impact on her family while her husband, Leopoldo Lopez, has been in jail in connection with a range of charges linked to protests against the South American country's leaders.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Venezuela Gets Creative With Airport Taxes: $20 for Fresh Air
For Venezuelans fed up with life under 21st-century socialism, checking in at Maiquetia International Airport in Caracas is a breath of fresh air.
Xi heads to Venezuela after inking trade...
China's President Xi Jinping departed Argentina Sunday for Venezuela, the next-to-last stop of a Latin American tour aimed at bolstering trade with the region.
Xi heads to Venezuela after inking trade deals with Argentina
China's President Xi Jinping departed Argentina on Sunday for Venezuela, the next-to-last stop of a Latin American tour aimed at bolstering trade with the region.
CPJ Press Freedom Online
Venezuela shuts down radio program indefinitely
On May 7, 2014, the Venezuelan telecommunications regulator CONATEL ordered the suspension of "Plomo Parejo," a news and opinion radio program that had been extremely critical of the country's socialist government, according to news reports .
Sat Jul 19, 2014
China Development Bank opens office in Venezuela
The China Development Bank opened an office here on Saturday, a move that indicates the two countries will further strengthen their economic relations.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
US funds political groups in Venezuela despite ban
A mural of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez covers a street wall in the 23 de Enero neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, July 17, 2014.
Super Furry Animals' Cian Ciaran unveils new band and dance project
The prolific Super Furry Animals' synth and production wizard will play his first live shows with new band Zefur Wolves at Wales Millennium Centre today and tomorrow.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Caracas and CONVIASA command Venezuelan market; Airlines cutting services due to currency crisis
Caracas compadres. Luis Suarez will always be welcome in Caracas, as Venezuelan President NicolA s Maduro was one of the few people outside of Uruguay to come out in support of the disgraced Uruguayan football star and now Barcelona player.
The dogs of war
The first time I came across heavily armed soldiers standing at nearly every street corner while the civilian population went about its ordinary business was on a visit to Caracas nearly 40 years ago.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Venezuela/Guyana border tango
WHILE the International Monetary Fund was signalling a warning last week to Trinidad and Tobago on its "vulnerability" to a decline in energy prices, Caribbean Community heads of government were urging Venezuela to move "definitively" for a resolution to its territorial dispute with Guyana.
Green Left Weekly
Britain's largest union backs Venezuela's democracy
Unite the Union, the largest union in Britain and Europe, has unanimously passed a motion supporting the Venezuelan government of President Nicolas Maduro and re-affirming its support for the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign .
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The Press On-Line
Making a spectacle of Christchurch demos
An internationally renowned visiting architect wants to make a "spectacle" of central Christchurch demolitions by giving the public a place to watch them.
Lufthansa says to cut Venezuela flights amid forex dispute
Carriers, including American Airlines, Delta and United, have in recent weeks reduced flights to Venezuela over complaints they have not been able to obtain hard currency through the OPEC nation's currency control system.
Reports from Cuba's Venezuela: All your Torre de David are belong to us
Torre Confianzas vista desde el piso 15 edif CTV 04 The former Centro Financiero Confinanzas in Caracas, now known as "La Torre de David".
Venezuelan airport charges passengers a 11.80 for Fresh Air
Now that's a bird's eye view! Photography reaches new heights as the most incredible images taken by drones are revealed 'I could have died': Holidaymaker suffers facial injuries after trapdoor fails to open on 110ft-high Vertigo waterslide in Benidorm Kenya warns its citizens to avoid travelling through Heathrow Airport, after British ... (more)