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

1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News, Conservative Political News, US News

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

Mashable

Riot Gear: How Protesters Around the World Suit Up

Many of the photos coming out of Venezuela, Ukraine, Thailand and Turkey over the past 10 months are images of violent disarray.

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Related Topix: Riot, South America, World News, Venezuela, Ukraine,

Local10.com

Cubans in need of reliable condoms

While the sexually active in Cuba struggle to get to condoms with a reliable expiration date, health officials continue to juggle both international and national economic policies.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela, Cuba,

Broward-Palm Beach

Miami Firm's Venezuelan Security Expert Accused of Terrorism

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: Terrorism, World News, Venezuela, Prison, Haiti, Central America

AlertNet

Students give Easter twist to dwindling Venezuela protests

Venezuelan students are marching barefoot, building crucifixes and planning to burn effigies of President Nicolas Maduro to try and breathe new life into their protest movement over Easter.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Connecticut Post

Progress in Venezuela talks, but protests continue

Anti-government protesters carry a cross covered with photos of government officials and supporters under the Spanish word "Traitors" at a demonstration during Holy Week in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Star-Telegram.com

Venezuelan crisis talks show signs of progress

Negotiators from Venezuela's government and the opposition agreed to broaden membership in a truth commission tasked with investigating who's to blame for 41 deaths tied to weeks of political unrest.

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Miami New Times

Miami Company's Venezuelan Security Expert Arrested and Accused of 'Terrorist Acts'

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: Terrorism, World News, Venezuela, Haiti, Central America

MediaShift

In Venezuela, Data Journalism Is Taking Off

At the end of nine exhausting yet exhilarating days spent in three Venezuelan cities, I watched 30 journalists present the start of at least eight different data journalism projects seeking to answer important questions about the country's challenges.

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Related Topix: Journalism, South America, World News, Venezuela,

TheCourier.com

Wed. Apr 16th, 2014

The mother of a northwest Ohio autistic teen who had been missing since Sunday says her son has been found safe.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Blake Griffin, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Washington Wizards, Jan Vesely

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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

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