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Venezuela battles obesity amid dearth of good food

Venezuela's socialist government is sounding the alarm about growing waistlines in a country where record food shortages are making it harder to put healthy meals on the table, prompting many people to fill up on empty calories.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sussex Sun

Venezuela: the liberal utopia

The blog is a view of life, science, politics and education from an engineering perspective.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Venezuela to Fingerprint Supermarket Shoppers

When artificial price controls fail to bring food to the poor and instead lead to catastrophic shortages for everyone, what do you do? If you are Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, you don't admit that the socialist policy you inherited from the late Hugo Chavez is a failure, you double-down by ordering all supermarket shoppers to be ... (more)

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Babalu Blog

Venezuela Analysis: Cuba's puppet dictator Maduro is worse than puppet dictator Chavez

An analysis of the current crisis taking place in Venezuela published in the Baltimore Post Examiner reveals that Nicolas Maduro , the puppet dictator placed in power by Cuba's Castro regime is worse than Hugo Chavez , the previous puppet dictator controlled by the Castros.

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Related Topix: Prison, Johns Hopkins University, US News, Conservative Political News

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Green Left Weekly

Venezuela unveils 'Hugo Chavez' shelter for Gazan children

The Venezuelan government has released images of the "Hugo Chavez" shelter, where incoming Palestinian child refugees of the Israeli assault of the Gaza Strip will be housed, Venezuela Analysis said on August 16. President Nicolas Maduro made the pledge last month to shelter Palestinian children who were orphaned and wounded as a result of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Elias Jaua

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Newindpress

Venezuela's President Pays Visit to Fidel Castro

A poster that features Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez and Cuba's Fidel Castro is displayed on a glass window at the entrance of an apartment building in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fidel Castro, Cuba, World News, Raul Castro

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Final Call

U.S. used young Latinos to foment unrest in Cuba

'The revelations about US spying program come after another scandal: 'Cuban Twitter', the messaging program launched by the US in Cuba which was intended to undermine the country's government.

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Related Topix: Cuba, IL

Local10.com

Hospitals in Venezuela virtually closed for lack of materials

Hospitals all over Venezuela suffer from a critical shortage of basic medical materials, from saline to gloves and medications, causing a nationwide health crisis.

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Related Topix: Media, Agence FrancePresse, IT Services

Mon Aug 18, 2014

OpEdNews

Fareed's Screed

The American media campaign against Vladimir Putin reached a new low yesterday when CNN's Fareed Zakaria turned his attention to the Russian President's trip to Cuba.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Russia, Asia, Prison, Raul Castro, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Navarre Press

Today is Saturday, August 16, the 228th day of 2014

In 1858, a telegraphed message from Britain's Queen Victoria to President James Buchanan was transmitted over the recently laid trans-Atlantic cable.

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The Daily Republic

Today in History: Aug. 16, 2014

In 1858 , a telegraphed message from Britain's Queen Victoria to President James Buchanan was transmitted over the recently laid trans-Atlantic cable.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Today in History - August 16

In 2009, Usain Bolt ran to another world record, winning the 100-meter race in 9.58 seconds at the world championships in Berlin.

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Related Topix: Associated Press, New York, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Game Show, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Entertainment, Television, George Bush

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Today in History: Elvis Presley died at his Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee, at age 42

In 1858, a telegraphed message from Britain's Queen Victoria to President James Buchanan was transmitted over the recently laid trans-Atlantic cable.

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Related Topix: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Game Show, Entertainment, Television, George Bush, Chaska, MN, Country, Billy Joe Shaver, R-N-B

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Austin American Statesman

TV & Radio Blog: Univision 62 hires new news anchor

Hugo Chavez Montes is set to join Regina Rodriguez on KAKW's 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. weeknight newscasts, the station said this week.

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Newindpress

Venezuelan, Nicaraguan Leaders Wish Castro Happy 88th

HAVANA: Leftist leaders Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela and Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua sent warm birthday greetings to Fidel Castro today as the father of the Cuban Revolution turned 88. Maduro called Castro a "giant of history" as he marked the former Cuban president's birthday on Venezuelan television.

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Related Topix: Daniel Ortega, Fidel Castro

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Middle East, 10:54 PMPA 'Confident' UNHRC Committee Will Find Israel Guilty

Tuesday stated his certainty that a committee appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council will find Israel guilty of "war crimes" in Operation Protective Edge.

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

Channelnewsasia.com

Venezuela seals border with Colombia to fight smuggling

Venezuela closed its border with Colombia on Monday night to fight the smuggling of cut-rate gasoline and other products that has caused huge losses for the government and exacerbated severe shortages.

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Related Topix: US Global Investors, Financial Services, Investment Services

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Bloomberg

Venezuela Sees Chavez Friends Rich After His Death Amid Poverty

Hundreds wait in line for food at San Cristobal. Items often run out as people stand in the midday sun.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela,

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