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14 min ago | 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.


Related Topix: Venezuela, World News

7 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Chinese whisper in American neighborhood

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


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Xi Jinping


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.


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


Venezuela govt moves squatters from 'Tower of David' slum

Venezuelan soldiers and officials began moving hundreds of families on Tuesday out of a half-built 45-story skyscraper that dominates the Caracas skyline and is thought to be the tallest slum in the world.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

In-depth Africa

Socialist Dictator Murdering His Own People Accuses Israel of Genocide

It's a good time for brutal tyrants who look like Hitler and like murdering their own people to accuse Israel of genocide.


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West Australian

China's Xi in Venezuela seeking trade, oil deals

Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to meet the head of Venezuela's National Assembly Monday and sign agreements that will tie his energy-hungry country to the South American oil-rich state.


Related Topix: Xi Jinping, Venezuela,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Green Left Weekly

Venezuela: Chavista debate more than pragmatists vs radicals

Former planning minister Jorge Giordani, whose open letter criticising Nicolas Maduro's government has sparked wide-ranging debate among Venezuela's revolutionaries.



Venezuela Gets Creative With Airport Taxes: $20 for Fresh Air

For Venezuelans fed up with life under 21st-century socialism, checking in at Maiquetia International Airport in Caracas is a breath of fresh air.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela,


Commentary: No alarm for U.S. as China, Venezuela cement ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping is traveling to Venezuela on Sunday, the third stop of his ongoing four-nation Latin America trip.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Xi Jinping

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Venezuela condemns Israeli 'genocide' and 'extermination'

Venezuela's socialist government condemned Israeli strikes in Gaza on Saturday as a policy of genocide that could not be justified as like-for-like warfare.


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


Hugo Chavez Still Haunts Venezuela

To understand why Senator Elizabeth Warren's 11 Principles of Progressivism might as well have come chapter and verse from one of Anton LeVay's Satanic Bibles, it helps to look at what life is like in a place that is governed by an unabashed cleric of the Progressive Religion.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

US funds political groups in Venezuela despite ban

Almost four years after Venezuela enacted a law to bar the U.S. from funding groups frequently critical of the socialist government, millions of the American dollars the administration tried to ban still flow to these organizations, an analysis by The Associated Press shows.


Related Topix: Non-Profit, Venezuela, World News


Obama Deports Honduran Migrants

On July 14, 2014, the Obama Administration deported 38 Honduran women and children, some of them as young as 18 months old, in what it said was "just the initial wave" of deportations, amidst a rise in children fleeing poverty and violence in Central America.


Related Topix: Honduras, World News, Manuel Zelaya

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Economist

Venezuela's oil diaspora: Brain haemorrhage

IN 2003 Venezuela's then president, Hugo Chavez, fired more than 18,000 employees, almost half the workforce, of the state-run oil corporation, Petroleos de Venezuela .


Related Topix: World News, Colombia

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Hill

President Obama could use a win

For more than five decades the United States has maintained comprehensive economic sanctions against Cuba, a remarkably enduring policy that a legion of thought leaders now agree hasn't produced the desired results and is only making it harder to help the Cuban people move forward.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Raul Castro

Green Left Weekly

Britain's largest union backs Venezuela's democracy

Unite the Union, the largest union in Britain and Europe, has unanimously passed a motion supporting the Venezuelan government of President Nicolas Maduro and re-affirming its support for the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign .


Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela, Rafael Correa

Mon Jul 14, 2014

New York Daily News

Jon Voight rants on Obama, Democrats on Fox News

The "Midnight Cowboy" star ranted Sunday on Benghazi, undocumented immigration, the Veterans Affairs scandal, a general dislike of President Obama, and the growing tensions in Israel and Iraq during a lengthy statement on Mike Huckabee's Fox News show .


Related Topix: US News, Celebrities, Jon Voight, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, Mike Huckabee