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55 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

Venezuelans struggle with shortages

A genie appears from a lamp in the hands of an astonished Venezuelan boy to declare: ''You can ask for anything - except toilet paper!'' The world's highest inflation and shortages of basics from milk to toilet roll are really no laughing matter for Venezuelans, but they find solace in a thriving comedy scene lampooning the governance behind the ... (more)

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela,

5 hrs ago | Mydigitalfc.com

SmartPeople: Lady Gaga, Hugo Chavez, Linda Ronstadt

Lady Gaga A series of 'video portraits' of Lady Gaga raised over $1 million at an auction over the weekend.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Xinhuanet

Venezuelan, Russian oil firms ink new deals

Venezuela's state oil firm PDVSA and its Russian counterpart, Rosneft, have agreed to promote output in eastern Venezuela, reported the Venezuelan News Agency.

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In-depth Africa

Bad boy Israel, we are watching you

Social media, you double-edged sword! You beauty! Time was when we thought social media was a tool only for the oppressed people fighting tyrannical regimes from Iran to North Africa to Venezuela to, excuse me, Zimbabwe! Western media and governments would encourage the use of these new media to foment and precipitate; conduct and co-ordinate ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Hosni Mubarak, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak, Startups, Facebook

BroadwayWorld.com

Late Night with Seth Meyers Monologue Highlights - 7/28

Below, check out "Late Night with Seth Meyers " monologue highlights from last night's broadcast! This weekend the New York Times came out in favor of marijuana legalization.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Seth Meyers, Publishing, Media, New Times, Marijuana

Silicon Alley Insider

Argentina's President Is Spending The Last Few Hours Before Her Country's Default Among Friends

It was late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's 60th birthday. They did however, arrive in time for a bash thrown by Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Reuters

U.S. 'disappointed' Netherlands released Venezuelan wanted over drugs

The United States is "deeply disappointed" the Netherlands released a former Venezuelan military intelligence chief detained over U.S. drug trafficking allegations, and is "disturbed" at reports indicating Caracas used threats to obtain his freedom, the State Department said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Venezuela, World News

Reuters

Arial, Times New Roman ... and now the 'Hugo Chavez' font

Supporters of Venezuela's late socialist leader Hugo Chavez on Monday unveiled yet another novel way of keeping his memory alive - a font for typing in "El Comandante's" handwriting style.

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The Age

Hugo Chavez's handwriting to live on as new type font

The style will live on: late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez writes a message after signing his support for a proposal to change the constitution, in Caracas in December 2008.

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Related Topix: South America, Venezuela, World News,

Mises Economics Blog

WSJ: "What Really Drove the Children North"

On July 14, Mark Thornton's Mises Daily article explored how Drug War violence in Central America was a major factor in creating the child refugee crisis on the southern US border.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Military, US Marine Corps

Green Left Weekly

El Salvador: 'A new progressive hope for Latin America'

Marta Harnecker , a veteran Chilean-born author and politcal analyst who as an advisor to the government of late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez between 2004-11, spoke to Jose P. Gurrero about the new left-wing government in El Salvador.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Green Left Weekly

Venezuela: Debate over criticism, democracy flares up

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, second from right, with his council of ministers.

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CNN

Venezuelan ex-general arrested after U.S. request

A retired Venezuelan military general wanted in the United States for alleged drug-trafficking ties was arrested in Aruba in a case that could further strain U.S.-Venezuela relations.

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Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba's Venezuela: The Carvajal plot thickens

ABC's Emili J. Blasco says sources in Washington confirm Carvajal was the "main figure" in the drug-running operation set up between the FARC, the Venezuelan military, and Hugo Chavez himself.

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Venezuela ex-general awaits U.S. extradition bid in Aruba jail

A retired Venezuelan military general wanted in the United States over drug-trafficking remained in jail on the Caribbean island of Aruba over the weekend awaiting a formal extradition request, his lawyer said.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Yahoo!

Venezuela's torn PSUV holds first congress post-Chavez

The United Socialist Party of Venezuela appears anything but, as it heads into its first congress since the death of founder Hugo Chavez torn by power struggles and economic woes.

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Green Left Weekly

Another world is possible, let's build it now

Resistance: Young Socialist Alliance has created a new zine called Another World is Possible.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

Venezuela official seeks immunity in Aruba ruling

A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis of state data compiled during that span shows the projected impact was... A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Aruba, Central America, Miami Dade County, FL, Drugs

The Daily Caller

Is Ecuador Waging A Stealth War On America?

In recent weeks the Justice Department revealed Quito's whopping $6.4 million foreign government lobbying contracts awarded to two public relations firms this year, raising important questions about what Correa is spending all that money to achieve.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Ecuador, Travel, Ecuador Travel, Public Relations, WikiLeaks, Julian Assange

Rediff.com

PHOTOS: Inside the world's TALLEST slum

The building was intended to be a shining new financial center but was abandoned around 1994 after the death of its developer -- banker and horse-breeder David Brillembourg -- and the collapse of the financial sector.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

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