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

Yesterday | National Public Radio

Eggs, Milk And Ink: Venezuela Wants All Supermarket Shoppers Fingerprinted

Government-subsidized at a state-run market in Caracas, Venezuela, in 2012. Smuggling of cheap groceries into neighboring Colombia is so rampant that the government plans to fingerprint shoppers.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News, Hugo Chavez

Yesterday | Malaysian National News Agency

Venezuela: Fingerprinting To Beat Food Shortage

CARACAS, VENEZUELA, Aug 22 -- A mandatory fingerprinting system is being implemented at grocery stores in Venezuela to combat food shortages by keeping people from buying too much of a single item.

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Related Topix: Venezuela,

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Miami Herald

Venezuela's dynastic diplomacy

A single mom, a brazen businesswoman, a party girl, and social-media rock star - María Gabriela Chávez is many things.

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Related Topix: South America, Venezuela,

Reuters

As Venezuelan deliveries wane, allies tap traders for pricey fuel

Venezuela's shipments of crude oil and fuel to its allies have fallen to a five-year low as a weak economy hits its ability to uphold accords that former President Hugo Chavez struck to lower energy costs for friends and expand his diplomatic clout.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

ABC News

US Warns That Venezuela Is Losing Airline Access

Come to Venezuela and you might get a longer trip than you bargained for. That's what the U.S. government is warning.

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Related Topix: Travel, Venezuela Travel, Venezuela, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Xinhuanet

Venezuela calls for greater "civic-military unity" to stabilize economy

Venezuelan Vice President Jorge Arreaza on Tuesday called for greater civic-military cooperation to stabilize the economy, the Venezuelan News Agency said.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

CPJ Press Freedom Online

Venezuela suspends critical radio program

BogotA , August 19, 2014--Venezuelan authorities should immediately reverse the suspension of a critical radio program that has been off the air since Friday, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Venezuela, World News

Trinidad Guardian

IMF sees potential spillovers from PetroCaribe

The International Monetary Fund in its 2014 Spillover Report released August 18 said it sees potential spillovers including "macroeconomic difficulties" into the economies PetroCaribe now helps.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Green Left Weekly

Gaza: Venezuela plans coordinated rebuild, sends aid

Venezuela sent its first batch of aid to Palestine on August 12, teleSUR English said.

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

Marine News

4.6 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Capital of Venezuela

A 4.6 magnitude earthquake shook the capital on Saturday and the Caribbean coast of Venezuela, without preliminary damage or casualties were reported.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Venezuela, Geology, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Caracas shaken by quake, no injuries reported

The Venezuelan capital Caracas was shaken on Saturday by a 4.6 magnitude earthquake, though no injuries or major damage were reported.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Foreign Policy

Why the World Needs to Get Ready for the Next Generation of Slums

People who live in slums don't have easy lives to begin with. Lately, though, politicians have been doing their best to make matters even more complicated.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, Pakistan

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba's Venezuela: Happy 88th, Fidel

Actual caption under this photo in the VTV piece celebrating this joyous occasion: " ChA vez y Fidel: La amistad de dos pueblos."

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela, Fidel Castro, US News, Conservative Political News

Time

My Jewish Family's Incredibly Shrinking World

Rabbi Shmuel Segal of the Jewish education centre looks up at the Chanukkah lights in front of Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, December 20, 2011.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Venezuela, Israel, Middle East

In-depth Africa

Gambia, Venezuela to start air services- As lawmakers ratify Agreement

The Republics of The Gambia and Venezuela are expected to start scheduled air services from Caracas to Banjul, following the ratification on Wednesday of the Air Services Agreement during the third sitting of The Gambia's National Assembly in the 2014 Legislative Year.

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Related Topix: Travel, Gambia Travel, Africa Travel, Venezuela Travel, The Gambia, World News, Africa, Venezuela,

SciDev.Net

Confusion over research centre's eviction in Venezuela

The four people running the philanthropically funded station may lose their jobs since no alternative facility has been provided and the station's research and outreach projects will largely stop.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela, Travel, Venezuela Travel, US Military, US Navy

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Gunmen wreak havoc in Caracas emergency rooms

At first, the operating room doctors thought the quiet man in jeans was a distressed family member.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela,

The Washington Post

Gunmen wreak havoc in Caracas emergency rooms

Carmen Bolivar, a University Hospital nurse, poses for a photo outside of the Hospital in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela,

ABC News

Gunmen Wreak Havoc in Caracas Emergency Rooms

At first, the operating room doctors thought the quiet man in jeans was a distressed family member.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

Christian Science Monitor

Has prison sentence given Venezuela opposition leader Lopez a leg up?

Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, dressed in white and holding up a flower stem, is taken into custody by Bolivarian National Guards, in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

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