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

1 hr ago | Nerve News

Nine held in Venezuela for financing violent protests

Caracas, April 23 - Nine people have been arrested on charges of leading, financing and organising violent anti-government protests in the Caracas municipality of Chacao, Venezuela's interior minister reported Tuesday.

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6 hrs ago | KSAT-TV San Antonio

Houston FBI: One of worst child sex abuse cases ever

Houston FBI agents are working on a recent case of child sexual assaults that is one of the worst they've ever seen, involving more than 90 victims.

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Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Greater London County, England, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia,

11 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Venezuela's Killer EliteBy Marcel Ventura

As violent protests return, the death toll is down, but families are struggling hopelessly to find justice for their loved ones killed in demonstrations earlier this year.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela, Prison,

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

China, Venezuela discuss cooperation deals

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, on a tour of Latin America, met his Venezuelan counterpart Elias Jaua Monday to discuss boosting cooperation in a range of areas including energy.

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Related Topix: Elias Jaua, World News, Venezuela, Hugo Chavez

Bajan Reporter

Chavez regime claims they're stymied after Kidnapped Venezuelan ...

After being kidnapped for eight days, Venezuelan journalist Nairobi Pinto was safely released today April 14, Globovision reported.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Venezuela, World News

MassLive.com

Yiddish Book Center's Aaron Lanksy makes appeal to save...

Aaron Lansky, president and founder of the Amherst-based Yiddish Book Center, is making an appeal to help export a "significant Yiddish Library" from Caracas, Venezuela.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

Channelnewsasia.com

Riot police, protesters clash in Venezuela

Fresh clashes erupted in Venezuela's capital on Sunday, with hooded anti-government protesters hurling rocks and Molotov cocktails at riot police who returned fire with rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannon.

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Related Topix: Riot, World News, Venezuela, Hugo Chavez

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Suria

Chinese foreign minister starts Latin...

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi was in Cuba Sunday, the first stop on a tour of four Latin America countries.

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Related Topix: Raul Castro, Venezuela, World News

The Star Online

Venezuelan protesters hold Easter rally, plan to burn Maduro effigies

Hundreds of protesters rallied on Sunday to demand the "resurrection" of Venezuelan democracy while effigies of both President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leaders were paraded for burning in a local Easter Day tradition.

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

CNN

Pope shakes up church again

Thousands of Christians gathered at one of Rome's most famous landmarks Friday night as Pope Francis led the Catholic ceremony known as the Stations of the Cross at the Colosseum.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, Life, Holidays, Good Friday, World News, Venezuela, Peru, Spain

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Free Republic

Venezuelans Celebrate Holy Week with Christian Prayer for End of Socialism

The protests against the dictatorship of Nicols Maduro in Venezuela have taken a Christian turn this week as the mostly Catholic nation celebrates its greatest holiday.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

Channelnewsasia.com

Malls empty in Venezuela as economic woes bite

Venezuelans, already struggling to find basics like milk and toilet paper at the supermarket, are now confronted with empty appliance store windows and clothes racks at shopping centres.

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

Advocate

Artist Spotlight: Pedro Centeno Vallenilla

Pedro Centeno Vallenilla's work is a hybrid of influences from his native Venezuela to the Italian Renaissance painters like Michelangeo to the body-worshipping Fascists.

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Related Topix: Travel, Venezuela Travel, Barcelona, Spain Travel, World News, Venezuela, Europe Travel, Spain Travel,

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Matthew David Penn: Troubling youth protests in Venezuela; it's more...

A protester with a Guy Fawkes mask, painted with the Venezuelan flag colors, carried a doll with a tear gas canister during a protest march in Caracas, Venezuela on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela,

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Baseball family lives happily in South Florida after son's abduction in Venezuela | Video

Five years ago, Yorvis, the son of a Major League baseball player, was kidnapped and held for ransom in his homeland of Venezuela.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

The Miami Herald

Venezuela's troubled times: Maduro's first year in power

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro , accompanied by Vice-President Jorge Arreaza and Foreign Minister Elias Jaua, holds a meeting with Venezuelan opposition leaders and Latin American Foreign Affairs Ministers at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on April 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Elias Jaua, World News, Venezuela, Prison

Jewish Chronicle

Caracas blames Zionism for antisemitism

Jews in Venezuela have said they are concerned by a fresh surge of antisemitism as the political crisis in the country continues.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela, Hugo Chavez

Babalu Blog

Jesus, the most active resister, nonviolence and Venezuela

"When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle."

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Hispanically Speaking

Venezuelan President, Opposition Continue Dialogue

Venezuela's government and opposition representatives met for the first time behind closed doors to continue their dialogue aimed at resolving the political conflict behind two months of protests that have left 41 people dead and hundreds more injured.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News, Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba's Venezuela: Where have all the dollars gone?

Reading the Venezuelan press, it's easy to forget this is a petro-state, and that the barrel of oil is selling at prices close to its historic high.

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Related Topix: South America, Venezuela, World News, Conservative Political News, US News

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