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The Washington Post
Rubio fumbles against Hillary
Few would accuse Right Turn of going easy on Hillary Clinton's foreign policy shortcomings. However, if Republicans are to defeat her in 2016 they will have to be smart about their criticism of her.
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The President Of Venezuela Wants To Prosecute This Harvard Professor...
Harvard professor Ricardo Hausmann is a "bandit" on a mission to destroy Venezuela, says the country's President Nicolas Maduro. "We have proof of the declarations and articles that you've [Hausmann's] written in those mansions that you live in over there - [proof] of the money you've taken from Venezuela," said Maduro.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Venezuela's newest shortage: breast implants
Beauty-obsessed Venezuelans face a scarcity of brand-name breast implants, and women are so desperate that they and their doctors are turning to devices that are the wrong size or made in China, with less rigorous quality standards. Venezuelans once had easy access to implants approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration .
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Birds of a Feather, Crapping Together
Venezuela's socialist government has quietly secured the backing of Latin America and the Caribbean to obtain a diplomatic trophy that long eluded the late Hugo Chavez: a seat on the United Nations Security Council. The unanimous endorsement of Venezuela's candidacy to represent the region on the Security Council came at a closed-door meeting July 23 in New York, said Amin Cruz, a diplomat at the U.N. from the Dominican Republic, which presided at the meeting.
Weak Venezuelan economy sours support for president
Mounting economic problems in this oil-rich country are pummeling President Nicolas Maduro as he struggles to exude the same charisma as his iconic socialist predecessor, Hugo Chavez. Based on his sinking popularity, he isn't making much headway.
Cuba's Ebola aid latest example of 'medical diplomacy'
Cuba's pledge to deploy a 165-strong army of doctors and nurses to help fight the Ebola outbreak is the latest example of the Communist country's decades-old tradition of 'medical diplomacy'. HAVANA: Cuba's pledge to deploy a 165-strong army of doctors and nurses to help fight the Ebola outbreak is the latest example of the Communist country's decades-old tradition of "medical diplomacy."
Fri Sep 12, 2014
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A year or two ago, most observers thought that immigration "reform" was a foregone conclusion. The entire Democratic Party wanted it, including union leaders who were happy to sacrifice their members' interests; the Chamber of Commerce wanted it; quite a few libertarians were OK with it; and just about every rich person in America, it seemed, was on board.
Cybercast News Service
Venezuela Socialist Party Prays: 'Our Chavez, Who Art in Heavena Lead Us Not Into Capitalism'
Venezuela's Socialist President Hugo Chavez, who ruled for 14 years before dying of cancer in 2013, is so highly venerated by his followers that a leader with the Venezuela Socialist Party ended a party conference recently by praying a rewritten, Chavez-anti-capitalist-laced version of the "Our Father." In leading "The Delegate's Prayer," as reported by RT and Catholic News Agency , Socialist Party representative Maria Uribe said to conference attendees on Sept.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
UPDATE 1-Maduro says Venezuela can pay debt, decries default fears
President Nicolas Maduro said Venezuela could meet all its obligations to bondholders, as he sought to quell market fears that the Socialist-run country may opt to default when $5 billion of its foreign debt falls due for repayment next month. Fears of a possible default had heightened, with bond yields spiking, after the publication of an article by two pro-opposition economists that suggested an orderly default could ultimately help the slumping economy of a member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.
Breakingviews: Ecuador's firebrand needs to soften his tone
Editor Rob Cox discusses how Rafael Correa has done a decent, if not miraculous, job of managing the nation's economy but faces a looming crunch. One of Latin America's most successful left wing politicians may have to changes economic chain.
Venezuela's UN Security Council bid gains backing
Officials say a Utah elementary school teacher who was carrying a concealed firearm at school accidentally shot herself in the leg when the weapon discharged in a faculty bathroom.
Out of paper, Venezuela's oldest newspaper halts circulation
Venezuela's oldest newspaper will stop publishing next week because it cannot find printing paper, the latest victim of a shifting media landscape triggered by shortages. "As of Monday the 15th, and for a time we anxiously hope will be as short as possible, the mouthpiece of the people of Lara state will cease to accompany their morning coffee," regional daily El Impulso's editorial board wrote on Wednesday.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Hugo Chavez's Absence Felt on Wall Street Bond Desks
Since replacing his late mentor in April 2013, Maduro has overseen the worst bond returns in emerging markets , with the country's dollar debt posting a loss of 8.7 percent. That's a complete reversal of the Chavez presidency, when the nation's debt gained 16 percent annually over 14 years, generating a total return of 692 percent that dwarfed the 387 percent earned on developing-nation debt, data compiled by JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Wall Street Missing Hugo Chavez as Venezuelan Bond Yields Collapse
Since replacing his late mentor in April 2013, Maduro has overseen the worst bond returns in emerging markets, with the country's dollar debt posting a loss of 8.7 percent. That's a complete reversal of the Chavez presidency, when the nation's debt returned an average 16 percent annually over 14 years, generating a total return of 692 percent that dwarfed the 387 percent earned on developing-nation debt, data compiled by JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Maduro's cabinet reshuffling falls short of expected 'shake-up'
Lorent Gomez Saleh's mother, Yamile Saleh, protests for her son's liberation while holding a sign asking "By God, where is my son Lorent?" President Nicolas Maduro recently announced a much anticipated "big shake-up", a series of changes in the structure of the Executive Cabinet involving the merger of ministries, the creation of other offices, the appointment and dismissal of several ministers, creating six vice-five new areas to which he called "revolutions". In national radio and television late at night on the night of September 2, the president said that "it is time" for further action as part of "the new stage of the revolution."
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Venezuelan cardinal: praying the 'Our Chavez' is idolatrous
Caracas, Venezuela, Sep 3, 2014 / 03:16 pm .- The Archbishop of Caracas demanded Wednesday that the Our Father be respected, after the Venezuelan government presented a prayer to the country's late president, Hugo Chavez, which is a parody of the Lord's Prayer.
WDSU-TV New Orleans
The Lord's Prayer becomes the 'Chavez Prayer'
A member of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela and follower of Hugo Chavez is raising eyebrows for changing the words of the Lord's Prayer as a way to honor the late president.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
UPDATE 2-Ramirez removed as PDVSA head, oil minister in Venezuela shake-up
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday pushed Rafael Ramirez from his twin posts as oil minister and a chief of state oil firm PDVSA in a cabinet shake-up that opposition critics said fell short of the overhaul needed to reverse the OPEC nation's economic decline.
The Bennington Banner
Venezuela rails against portrayal in US spy drama
Officials in the South American country are denouncing the show for portraying the socialist government stockpiling nerve gas to quash dissent.
Lord's Prayer in Venezuela invokes Chavez: 'Lead us not into temptation of capitalism'
In Venezuela honoring late President Hugo Chavez is nothing out of the ordinary, so it was not unusual for a congresswoman of Chavez's political to pay homage to her former leader.