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News about Hugo Chavez continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Movie review: Utopia

Those who object to his style in work such as the bootlicking 2007 interview with Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez are labelled opponents of his substance.

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6 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

Ghost of Gabriel Garcia Marquez haunts soccer stadium in Bolivia?

It appears that a ghost decided to haunt a soccer stadium in Bolivia and that someone managed to film it.

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Related Topix: Raul Castro, Conservative Political News, US News

10 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

Venezuela's Middle Ground - By Javier Corrales

Critics charge that Venezuela's anti-government protesters almost exclusively represent the middle class.

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15 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Barren shelves: Venezuela's once-glitzy shopping malls struggle under price and rent controls

Staring through a glass storefront at the Sambil shopping mall, Aleimar Sanchez sees more than a struggling business in the near-empty shelves of a Casio electronics store.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela,

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Philip Greenspun's Weblog

Hugo Chavez: Great politician; poor administrator

There is also some redundancy that a good editor could have eliminated. However, the details, gathered by an Irish journalist who was the Guardian's correspondent in Venezuela for about six years, make it a worthwhile effort.

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Related Topix: Journalism

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,

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Free Republic

Obama gives Canada cold shoulder

Barack Obama waited nine months before replacing the last U.S. ambassador to Canada.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Stephen Harper, Europe, Germany

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,

Sun Apr 20, 2014

AlertNet

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, Venezuela,

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Miami Herald

Andres Oppenheimer: Maduro's first year, and what's next

To place a Death Notice, please call 305-376-8901 or email obit@miamiherald.com .

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily-Jeff.com

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, has died

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.

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Related Topix: Journalism

Channelnewsasia.com

Venezuela in crisis as Maduro limps to a year in power

A year after promising to continue Hugo Chavez's legacy, Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro is struggling to lead an oil-rich country plagued by economic crisis, violent protests, and rampant crime.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela,

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,

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,

The New Yorker

Schmoozing with el Presidente

Now that Hugo Chavez, Venezuela's longtime ruler, is dead, and Lula da Silva is no longer the President of Brazil, Rafael Correa, the President of Ecuador, is the closest thing South America has to a regional leader.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Ecuador, Travel, Ecuador Travel, Rafael Correa, US Secret Service, US News, US Politics

Counterpunch

The Liberation of Sensibility

"Marxist aesthetics has yet to ask: What are the qualities of art which transcend the specific social content and form and give art its universality?" Is there any role for classic-humanist literature in the moral/spiritual outlook of 21st century socialists? There certainly was for the leading 19th century socialist: Karl Marx constantly reread ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Free Republic

The tragedy of Venezuela

Barack Obama and the Democratic Party insist they are not really socialists, because in socialist countries the government controls all the means of production.

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Related Topix: Prison

Journal Gazette

Nobel laureate author Garcia Marquez dies

His fictional works - among them "Chronicle of a Death Foretold," "Love in the Time of Cholera" and "Autumn of the Patriarch" - outsold everything published in Spanish except the Bible.

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature, South America, World News, Colombia, Journalism

The Star Online

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),

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Foreign Affairs

Viva el Populismo?

CYNTHIA J. ARNSON is director of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

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Related Topix: University of Kentucky, Johns Hopkins University

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