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

3 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Cuban Doctors In Eye Of Venezuelan Hurricane

When Judith Faraiz's son was near death after a severe motorcycle accident, she put his life in the hands of God and Cuban doctors.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, South America, Venezuela, Fidel Castro

6 hrs ago | Local10.com

5 Venezuelan college students partaking in protests travel to Washington

RIGHT NOW AT 5:30, FIVE VENEZUELAN COLLEGE STUDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN PROTESTING THE ONGOING VIOLENCE IN THEIR COUNTRY TRAVELED TO WASHINGTON, D.C., TO SPEAK WITH MEMBERS OF THE CONGRESS.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News,

8 hrs ago | World Press Freedom Review

Journalists remain at risk as protests roil Venezuela

Fifty-two tonnes of newsprint has made its way to Venezuela on a journey that began in Cartagena, Colombia on April 1, and ended, 11 days later in the capital of Caracas.

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Related Topix: Venezuela,

12 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Venezuela opposition resumes talks with government

Tuesday's closed-door meeting is hosted by Vice President Jorge Arreaza and it's aimed at designing a framework for future talks.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

14 hrs ago | Catholic World News

Venezuelan cardinal decries trend toward - Cubanization'

In a television appearance, Venezuela's leading prelate criticized socialism and denounced trends toward "Cubanization," the Fides news agency reported.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

19 hrs ago | Miami New Times

Venezuelan Security Expert Chamel Akl Falsely Imprisoned

The police station burned bright as a bonfire. As cars hissed past on the Caracas highway, flames consumed the roadside structure as if it were kindling.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Venezuela, Haiti, Central America

19 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Venezuelan Security Expert Chamel Akl Falsely Imprisoned

The police station burned bright as a bonfire. As cars hissed past on the Caracas highway, flames consumed the roadside structure as if it were kindling.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Venezuela, Haiti, Central America

23 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

RWB Calls For Investigation Into Attacks On Journalists In Venezuela

Press freedom organisation Reporters Without Borders has welcomed the announcement by the prosecutor-general's office in Venezuela that 97 members of the armed forces and police are to be investigated on suspicion of torture and mistreatment.

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Related Topix: Journalism, World News, Venezuela,

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Switched

Venezuelan Journalist Freed After Week-Long Kidnapping

A high-profile Venezuelan journalist was freed on Monday after a week-long kidnapping that thrust attention once again on the South American nation's endemic violent crime.

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Related Topix: South America, Venezuela, World News,

AlertNet

Two NY broker-dealer execs charged in Venezuelan bribery case

Two former executives of a defunct New York broker-dealer were indicted Monday as part of a widening U.S. investigation into foreign bribery involving their employer and Venezuelan state economic development banks.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela,

HR Magazine

Asia Holds the Most Expensive Expatriate Rental Housing Worldwide

Your company should be prepared to pay a lot to send employees to some of the hottest business destinations in Asia.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela

M24 Digital

Venezuelan Journalist Nairobi Pinto was released

Fortunately, the kidnapping of Venezuelan journalist Nairobi Pinto had a happy ending.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

Buenos Aires Herald

Kidnapped Globovisi n journalist found safe and well in Caracas

Venezuelan Nairobi Pinto, who was kidnapped one week ago by two armed and masked men, and her whereabouts were a mystery, was found safe and well today in Caracas.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

The Daily Beast

The Death of Venezuelan DemocracyBy Marcel Ventura

Barely a year after the death of the charismatic, problematic President Hugo ChA vez, his successor, NicolA s Maduro, is flailing and the military is gaining.

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Related Topix: Prison, Venezuela,

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

On Sunday

Gabriel Rivas lifts weights on a balcony on the 28th floor of the "Tower of David" skyscraper in Caracas.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela,

Babalu Blog

Venezuela's Non-Violent Resistance 60 Days Later: #12F - #12A

"Today, we citizens went out massively and peacefully into the street in Caracas to once more find a brutal regime crackdown."

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

Buenos Aires Herald

Unasur mission to attend second round of talks in Caracas

Ricardo Patio, Ecuador's foreign minister, announced yesterday that Unasur's foreign ministers will attend next Tuesday's follow up meeting between Venezuela's government and the opposition, as they also did on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, South America, Riot

Hispanically Speaking

Kidnappers of Venezuelan Journalist Keeping Silent

Venezuelan Vice President Jorge Arreaza said the kidnappers of Globovision television journalist Nairobi Pinto, abducted last Sunday in Caracas, are keeping quiet, which makes the investigation more difficult.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Trinadad Express

Across the Bocas, deadly threat to media freedom

Deepening unrest in neighbouring Venezuela made itself felt in Trinidad and Tobago over the question of the continuing detention of Muslim citizens visiting Caracas to obtain travel visas not available in Port of Spain.

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Related Topix: South America, Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago, Central America,

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Venezuela's peace talks long on debate but short on results

But by the time the meeting ground to a halt early Friday, no concessions had been made except a promise to meet again on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela, Hugo Chavez

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