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

7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

On trial, Venezuelan opposition leader faces long odds

The trial of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo LA3pez has proceeded along a clear trajectory so far, seemingly driven toward a predetermined outcome.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

11 hrs ago | Counterpunch

The BRICS Remix Climate dDamage and Corporate Collusion

Jonathan Cook reports from the West Bank on How the Media and Human Rights Groups Cover for Israel's War Crimes; Jeffrey St. Clair on Why Israel is Losing; Nick Alexandrov on Honduras Five Years After the Coup; Joshua Frank on California's Water Crisis; Ismael Hossein-Zadeh on Finance Capital and Inequality; Kathy Deacon on The Center for the Whole ... (more)

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Related Topix: Activism, World News, Venezuela, Bolivia, New York, Peru

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Seattle Gay News

Capturing a musical monster - Mahler's 8th Symphony

With the help of Gustavo Dudamel , well over a thousand players and singers, and especially the utterly thrilling sound on this new Blu-ray from Caracas, Venezuela, it finally makes sense to me.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, World News, Venezuela, Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Spain,

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Tribune News

Schirmer pens 'Never a Dull Moment'

Cartersville author Ralph Schirmer is pictured with his book, "Never a Dull Moment: From Fukuoka 1936 and thereabouts to Cartersville 2014 and thereabouts ..." SKIP BUTLER/The Daily Tribune News For Cartersville resident Ralph Schirmer, life is an adventure, full of experiences to treasure and remember.

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Related Topix: Cartersville, GA, Bartow County, GA, World News, Venezuela,

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis

Venezuelan Bolivar Plunges to Record Low on Black Market; Bond Default Coming Up in October?

Venezuela allows "very limited" trading at 50 to the US dollar in a parallel exchange called Sicad II.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News, Hugo Chavez

The Miami Herald

In Venezuela, cheap gasoline prices stir debate

Venezuelan authorities recently said they were mulling increasing gas prices. But with congressional elections looming and political instability in the wings, some wonder if it will happen.

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Related Topix: Hugo Chavez, Venezuela, World News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

ParaPundit

Venezuela Still Deteriorating From Socialism

But even hard-core Chavistas aren't convinced. 'How much further can we sink?' says Alicia Torres, a 53-year-old housewife in Caracas who voted for Maduro in special elections last year and now regrets her decision.

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Wall Street Journal

Currency Spat Strands Venezuela Fliers

CARACAS, Venezuela-When this city's professional soccer club traveled to a key match in Peru, its tough rival wasn't the only challenge.

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The Miami Herald

Stolen Matisse masterpiece goes on wild ride, now back in Venezuela

"Odalisque in Red Pants" by Henri Matisse has been returned to the Caracas Museum of Contemporary Art after being recovered by federal agents in Miami two years ago.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela, Miami, FL, Painting, Arts, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Miami New Times

FBI Delayed Returning Stolen Matisse Painting to Venezuela Over Concerns It Was Looted by Nazis

In a rare interview, FBI agents say that they delayed the return of a stolen $4 million Henri Matisse painting to Venezuela because of concerns that the painting had originally been looted by Nazis during World War II.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, World News, Venezuela, Hugo Chavez

Slate Magazine

Alaska Is a Petrol State

Americans tends to look down on most of the world's petrol states: countries that depend disproportionately on the extraction of oil and gas for industry, tax revenue, and international legitimacy.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, World News, Venezuela, Travel, Venezuela Travel, Prudhoe Bay, AK

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Star

EXCLUSIVE: I survived South Amercan prison gang hell

Oliver Vella, 35, was banged up in a Venezuelan prison where rival gangs fought gun battles and inmates were beheaded and chopped up with chainsaws.

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Wall Street Journal

Trapped in Venezuela: Airlines Abandon Fliers Amid Currency Dispute

CARACAS, Venezuela-When this city's professional soccer club traveled to a key match in Peru, its tough rival wasn't the only challenge.

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BayStreet.ca

Metrospaces Presents Orinoco Oil Belt Hotel Architectural Project And Update

MIAMI, FL / ACCESSWIRE / August 27, 2014 / Metrospaces, Inc. today presents the architectural project of The Orinoco Oil Belt Hotel in Pariaguan, Venezuela.

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Related Topix: Argentina, World News, Venezuela,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Venezuela battles obesity amid dearth of good food

Mannequins stand at a store that sells clothing for over weight people in downtown Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela, Colombia, Life, Food, Nutrition

The Atlantic

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria Gabriela?

Hugo Chvez's daughter is still living in Venezuela's presidential palace more than a year after his death.

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

LatAm Allies struggle as Venezuela's free oil runs dry

HOUSTON/CARACAS - 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 Chvez struck to lower energy costs for friends and expand his diplomatic clout.

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

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Mashable

Photo Challenge: Use Harsh Mid-Day Light to Your Advantage

Harsh mid-day light isn't the most ideal setting for photographers. Extreme contrast, blown-out highlights and hard shadows are frequent results of shooting in sunlight.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News, Arts, Photography

Fri Aug 22, 2014

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

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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