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5 hrs ago | Reuters

U.S. 'disappointed' Netherlands released Venezuelan wanted over drugs

The United States is "deeply disappointed" the Netherlands released a former Venezuelan military intelligence chief detained over U.S. drug trafficking allegations, and is "disturbed" at reports indicating Caracas used threats to obtain his freedom, the State Department said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Venezuela, World News

13 hrs ago | Reuters

Arial, Times New Roman ... and now the 'Hugo Chavez' font

Supporters of Venezuela's late socialist leader Hugo Chavez on Monday unveiled yet another novel way of keeping his memory alive - a font for typing in "El Comandante's" handwriting style.

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13 hrs ago | The Age

Hugo Chavez's handwriting to live on as new type font

The style will live on: late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez writes a message after signing his support for a proposal to change the constitution, in Caracas in December 2008.

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Related Topix: South America, Venezuela, World News,

14 hrs ago | Mises Economics Blog

WSJ: "What Really Drove the Children North"

On July 14, Mark Thornton's Mises Daily article explored how Drug War violence in Central America was a major factor in creating the child refugee crisis on the southern US border.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Military, US Marine Corps

Yesterday | Green Left Weekly

El Salvador: 'A new progressive hope for Latin America'

Marta Harnecker , a veteran Chilean-born author and politcal analyst who as an advisor to the government of late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez between 2004-11, spoke to Jose P. Gurrero about the new left-wing government in El Salvador.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Green Left Weekly

Venezuela: Debate over criticism, democracy flares up

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, second from right, with his council of ministers.

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CNN

Venezuelan ex-general arrested after U.S. request

A retired Venezuelan military general wanted in the United States for alleged drug-trafficking ties was arrested in Aruba in a case that could further strain U.S.-Venezuela relations.

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Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba's Venezuela: The Carvajal plot thickens

ABC's Emili J. Blasco says sources in Washington confirm Carvajal was the "main figure" in the drug-running operation set up between the FARC, the Venezuelan military, and Hugo Chavez himself.

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

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)

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