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Local news for Caracas, Venezuela continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | AEI

Venezuela betrayed - missed chance to expose regime

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks next to retired General Hugo Carvajal as they attends the Socialist Party congress in Caracas July 27, 2014.

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

15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

China's Xi approaches Mao in state media mentions

Chinese President Xi Jinping's name has graced the pages of the Communist Party's flagship newspaper more frequently than any other leader since founding father Mao Zedong, according to researchers.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela, Chinese Communist Party, China, Hu Jintao

15 hrs ago | Suria

China's Xi 'approaches Mao in state...

Chinese President Xi Jinping's name has graced the pages of the Communist Party's flagship newspaper more frequently than any other leader since founding father Mao Zedong, according to researchers.

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18 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Geraldine's Lament: Gift of Home No Cure for Venezuela Shortages

Jorge Graterol, 34, second right, sits with his family on the porch of hishome constructed of sheet metal, in the Avila mountain outside of Caracas.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Aruba to release Venezuelan diplomat sought by US

Authorities now say 14 people - including a 15-year-old - have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California, injuring two critically.

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Related Topix: World News, Aruba, Central America, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Train Disaster, Venezuela,

News Times

A former Venezuelan general detained in Aruba on U.S. drug charges was released by the Dutch Caribbean island and sent home Sunday night, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Aruba, Central America, Drugs, Venezuela,

Buenos Aires Herald

CFK to travel to Mercosur summit in Venezuela

President Cristina Ferndez de Kirchner will this Tuesday attend the 46th leaders' summit of the Mercosur organisation in Caracas, Venezuela.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela,

Skift

Aggrieved Airlines Are Making it Harder to Fly In or Out of Venezuela

When her father had a medical emergency this month, Anna Bamario struggled to find airline tickets to her native Venezuela, finally paying $1,250 round-trip to a destination about as far away as New York.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela, Travel, Venezuela Travel, Pembroke Pines, FL, Florida

ETaiwanNews.com

Correction Aruba-Venezuela-Official Detained story

In a story July 24 about the arrest of Hugo Carvajal, former head of Venezuelan military intelligence, The Associated Press reported erroneously that allegations he secretly met with leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia were based on emails recovered from a rebel computer.

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Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Hugo Chavez, Drugs, Venezuela,

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Reuters

Venezuela leader rallies socialists at first post-Chavez congress

Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party began a six-day congress on Saturday with President Nicolas Maduro seeking to fire up militants and quell dissidents who say he is failing to fix the economy or end graft.

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Related Topix: Hugo Chavez, World News, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), Theater, Arts, Venezuela,

BBC News

Venezuela party in key congress

Venezuela's governing United Socialist Party has begun its first congress since President Hugo Chavez died in March last year.

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The Motley Fool

Whose Oil Will Quench China's Thirst?

This article was written by Oilprice.com -- the leading provider of energy news in the world.

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Buenos Aires Herald

Brazil to condemn Israel at Mercosur summit

Brazil is set to propose at the summit of Presidents of Mercosur next Tuesday that the organism condemns Israel's military offensive on the Gaza Strip after the diplomatic quarrel that it had with the Jewish state, which led to it recalling an envoy from Tel Aviv.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Venezuela, Dilma Rousseff, Terrorism

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Venezuela threatens Netherlands if diplomat is not released in Aruba

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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Real Clear Politics

The Hijacking of a Venezuelan Newspaper

On the face of it, this was a business deal. The financially ailing Caracas publication, which had winnowed down to two eight-page sections, sold out to Spanish investors with deeper pockets.

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Art Daily

Transient gallery pays tribute to black-and-white analog photography

Once a processing and printing shop, The Photo Gallery in Highland Park has long since been out of business thanks to the rise of digital photography.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, World News, Venezuela,

Sydney Morning Herald

African megacities look to cable cars as traffic solution to relieve congested streets

An engineer on the rooftop of a cable car station in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. African cities are looking to install similar systems to help relieve congested roads.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Malawi, Uganda, Africa, Nigeria, Venezuela,

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