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La Vida Boheme Q&A: Indie Rockers Evoke Sound of...
The 2011 release of their agitative debut album "Nuestra" brought Venezuelan indie rock band La Vida Boheme Grammy and Latin Grammy nominations and a trip to the finals of MTV Iggy's Best New Band in the World finals in Times Square.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Venezuela Considers Ban On Baby Bottles In An Effort To Promote...
In order to promote breastfeeding, Congress in Venezuela will soon rule on a piece of legislation that bans all baby bottles.
Christian Science Monitor
Venezuela grants conditional release of Chavez-era judge
Judge Maria Lourdes Afiuni greets supporters outside her house in Caracas June 14. A Venezuelan court on Friday granted parole to Afiuni, who is regarded by the opposition as a political prisoner of the late Hugo ChA vez after imprisoning her in 2009 on corruption charges.
The Town Talk
Venezuelan president seeks canonization for doctor
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, left, gives Pope Francis a statuette of Venezuela's Jose' Gregorio Hernandez, a popular figure amongst Venezuelans whom Maduro expressed hope for his canonization on the occasion of their private audience at the Vatican, Monday, June 17, 2013.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Venezuela's cardinal says pope should pressure Nicolas Maduro focus on democracy, coexistence
CARACAS, Venezuela - The Catholic Church's top representative in Venezuela says Pope Francis should pressure President Nicolas Maduro to focus on the promotion of democracy and peaceful coexistence as ways to ease tensions sparked by the South American country's political and economic crisis.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
The Washington Post
To avoid crime, Venezuelans run together
Andrea Pereira just shakes her head at how carefree she used to be when she'd strap on her running shoes and jog alone at night in the streets of this gritty capital.
Venezuela frees judge from house arrest
Venezuelan authorities on Friday freed a judge arrested in 2009 after then-President Hugo Chavez objected to one of her rulings, and who became a cause celebre for the opposition and international human rights groups.
Venezuela considers taking bottles from babies' mouths
Venezuela's Congress will discuss legislation next week that would prohibit bottle feeding of infants to try to encourage breast feeding and reduce the use of baby formula, said a lawmaker of the ruling Socialist Party.
World poetry festival in Venezuela
Caracas , Jun 14 - The 10th World Festival of Poetry, to be held from June 17th to June 22nd in Venezuela, will be attended by 28 world poets from 26 countries, said the organizers today.
Real Clear Politics
Argentina or Venezuela: Which Deserves Reset?
The meeting between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Venezuelan counterpart, Elias Jaua, was certainly one of the most significant during the recent annual assembly of the Organization of American States in Guatemala.
Syrians Protest Against Erdogan In Paris, Venezuelans Stress Support To Syria
SYRIANS PROTEST AGAINST ERDOGAN IN PARIS, VENEZUELANS STRESS SUPPORT TO SYRIA http://sana.sy/eng/22/2013/06/09/486525.htm Jun 09, 2013 PARIS/ CARACAS, - The Syrian community in France in cooperation with Algerian, Tunisian and French citizens protested on Saturday night outside the Turkish Embassy in Paris in condemnation of the policies of ... (more)
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Venezuelan docs warn on swine flu, call for transparency; government says no sign of outbreak
This secluded parcel of land surrounded by Okanagan Mountain Park in Kelowna features 1,400 feet of shoreline, a 1,600-sq-ft dock, two guest houses, hiking trails and a private road.
The Washington Post
A former murder capital cleans up, but gains prove fleeting
Years ago, when Medellin was the murder capital of the world, police detective Lina Molina said she would easily respond to half a dozen or more homicides in an eight-hour shift.
Venuzuela: 414 new H1N1 cases in a week
This sounds bad, and it's getting little or no attention in English-language media.
U.S. State Department throws Venezuela's dictatorship a lifeline
NICOLA S MADURO, the former bus driver chosen by Hugo ChA vez to lead Venezuela after his death, has been struggling to consolidate his position since being declared the victor in a questionable presidential election in April.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Nine Colombians arrested over Maduro assassination plot
The Venezuelan government says it has arrested nine Colombian right-wing paramilitaries who were plotting to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro.
Mail on Sunday
Abasteceme: Venezuelans download new app which helps them find Toilet Paper as stock runs low
Loo roll has been in short supply in the South American country in recent months, with economists blaming price controls imposed by the government.
Venezuela sees normal U.S. relations this year
Venezuela hopes to normalize relations with the United States and exchange ambassadors this year, the country's foreign minister said.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Venezuela News And Views
Erdogan, Assad and Aung San Suu Kyi in Caracas
The news these days offer many a temptation to draw cheap parallelisms to Venezuela situation.
Potomac Resident Heads to the Philippines to Study, Teach Music
Could an "El Sistema"-style youth orchestra program take shape in the Philippines? It's possible, and Potomac resident Paul Fontelo is going to see if he can make it happen while in the Philippines next year studying classical music composition.