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1 hr ago | 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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Miami Herald

Prosecutors: Venezuelan official detained in Aruba

Monaco's Geoffrey Kondigbia , keeps the ball from Atletico's Jhon Valoy in the first half of Wednesday's Copa EuroAmericana match at Marlins Park.

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The Miami Herald

Feds charge former high-ranking Chavez aides with protecting drug traffickers

A former Venezuelan judge and his family flew into Miami International Airport with plans for a pre-paid, two-week vacation at Disney World.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison

KFVS12

Pope meets with Sudanese Christian woman

A Kenya police official says a female tourist has been shot dead in the coastal town of Mombasa, the second foreigner shot in same area this month.

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Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Prison, Shimon Peres, Pope Benedict XVI

News Max

Hugo Chavez's Daughters Refusing to Leave Presidential Home

Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez died of cancer in March 2013, but fifteen months later his daughters have refused to vacate the official residence in Caracas, Fox News Latino reports.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

Venezuela News And Views

Another 'Oh Dear!' moment: Hugo Carvajal is arrested in Aruba

Scant reports yet, little official confirmation but it seems that indeed Hugo Carvajal has been arrested in Aruba while he was awaiting his diplomatic placet from Dutch authorities to become Venezuela's consul in Aruba.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia

The Baltimore Sun

Trial starts for Venezuela opposition leader Lopez

Jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez went on trial in Venezuela on Wednesday, accused of masterminding anti-government protests that turned violent and left 43 people dead.

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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Fall Of The Tower Of David: Squatters Leave Venezuela's Vertical Slum

Venezuela's government began to evacuate a famous "vertical slum" in Caracas Tuesday, bringing an end to a self-made community that became famous for its apocalyptic image, symbolic overtones and appearance in the Showtime series Homeland.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela, Homeland, Entertainment, Television

The Bennington Banner

Venezuelan network Telesur expands into English

The Spanish-language television network started by the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez as a vehicle for promoting in Latin America his leftist brand of political change will now reach audiences in English.

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Examiner.com

World's tallest slum being evacuated by government, occupants relocated

Venezuela's abandoned high-rise, called the Tower of David, has been home to thousands of squatters.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

Russia Taday

Chinese whisper in American neighborhood

Jhinuk Chowdhury is a former journalist based in India and is currently working as an independent writer.

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Related Topix: Xi Jinping, Fidel Castro, Opinion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Venezuelan conspiracy theories a threat to critics

Roderick Navarro was in class when he got the news that a high-ranking minister had accused him of plotting to assassinate Venezuela's president.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Prison, World News, Venezuela, University of North Carolina Charlotte

ABC News

Venezuelan Conspiracy Theories a Threat to Critics

Roderick Navarro was in class when he got the news that a high-ranking minister had accused him of plotting to assassinate Venezuela's president.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Prison, World News, Venezuela, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Hispanically Speaking

Venezuela Declares China a Critical Element of Its Economy

Venezuela confirmed Monday that its relations with China have become a fundamental pillar for making progress in almost all sectors of its economy.

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Related Topix: Xi Jinping

KTUL-TV Tulsa

End comes for notorious Venezuelan vertical slum

The owner of an allergy-testing laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of blood tests for food and environmental allergies.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, World News, Venezuela,

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