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3 hrs ago | 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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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,

AlertNet

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.

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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.

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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.

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Skift

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.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela,

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