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Green Left Weekly
Venezuela: Building communes about 'moving the revolution forward'
Communes Minister Reinaldo Izarra talking with commune producers at the first National Communal Economy Fair in Caracas.
8 hrs ago
Malaysian National News Agency
Election Confirms Venezuelan Remains Split And With No Reconciliation On Sight
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro declared victory in municipal elections as his ruling Socialists won a majority of votes nationwide on Sunday, even though they lost to the opposition in five key cities.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Mayor of Colombia's capital ordered removed
Colombia's inspector-general ordered Bogota's left-leaning mayor removed from office Monday and banished from politics for 15 years, deeming unconstitutional his behavior in a showdown last year with private garbage collectors.
EDITORIAL: Lights out in Venezuela
The lights are out in Caracas, and "right-wing sabotage" is to blame, according to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
The Miami Herald
Venezuelan political strategist honored in Miami
Doral Mayor Luigi Boria says Juan Jose Rendon will be given the keys to the cities of Miami and Doral on Tuesday, Dec. 10. A statement released by Boria says Rendon is being honored for his "untiring fight, courage and commitment" to causes promoting democracy and freedom in Latin America.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Split results in Venezuela mayoral elections
Residents search their name on the voters list outside of a polling station during municipal elections in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
Venezuela's local elections test Maduro
Venezuelans have voted in municipal elections that are the biggest political test yet for President Nicolas Maduro, seen as a referendum on his performance amid soaring crime, high inflation and household shortages.
The Motley Fool
Will Venezuela Follow Iran's Footsteps?
Can you imagine a place where a gallon of premium gas is only 4 cents? Does that sound too good to be true? Well that is what Venezuelans pay because of generous government subsidies.
Your Weekly Travel Zen: Argentina
This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Alessandro Tomassetti . Of his trip to Argentina he says: Two years ago I traveled around the world and snapped pictures and blogged all along the way.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Venezuelan president faces first electoral test
President Nicolas Maduro faces his first electoral test since being elected nearly eight months ago, as Venezuelans go to the polls on Sunday to judge his government's response to their nation's mounting economic troubles.
Christian Science Monitor
Venezuela's star-studded mayoral ballots: Singers, baseball players, and models
While local elections are not usually high-profile affairs, Venezuela 's municipal elections this year have taken on a decidedly red carpet air.
Venezuela's president tightens grip on media
In this Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 photo, opposition leader Henrique Capriles is followed by bodyguards and supporters during a political rally in Caracas, Venezuela.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
High stakes in Venezuela's municipal elections
According to David Smilde, a senior fellow at the Washington Office on Latin America, the results of the vote for mayors and town councillors will be a test of the government's popularity.
Statement by President George W. Bush on the Passing of President Nelson Mandela
'Laura and I join the people of South Africa and the world in celebrating the life of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.
WGNO-TV New Orleans
Pope Francis, meet Nicholas Maduro
In just a few months, Pope Francis has made quite an impact on the Catholic Church.
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Venezuelan oil diplomacy curbed by economic crisis
Seated beneath a portrait of late President Hugo Chavez, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a meeting with his cabinet at the Miraflores presidential palace on Friday, November 29. - AP The late President Hugo Chavez's dream of leveraging Venezuela's oil wealth to spread revolution across Latin America is crumbling under the weight ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
'El Papa Francisco' Most Searched Internet Topic in Spanish
Yahoo has release it most searched topics in Spanish on the heels of its English list which saw Miley Cyrus as the most search internet persona.
Venezuelan President Puts Out Christmas Carol Praising Himself
Having nationalized a large number of domestic and international businesses, Venezuelan President NicolA s Maduro has moved on to nationalizing Christmas.
Reports from Cuba: Siren Songs
Cuban authorities, instead of promoting the country's development in a diversified manner, by applying science and intelligence to serious, systematic, and responsible work, have always gone about it by constant improvisation, betting on this or that economic factor that could resolve all the problems in one go.