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News on Venezuela continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

13 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

Venezuela calls for greater "civic-military unity" to stabilize economy

Venezuelan Vice President Jorge Arreaza on Tuesday called for greater civic-military cooperation to stabilize the economy, the Venezuelan News Agency said.

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Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

22 hrs ago | CPJ Press Freedom Online

Venezuela suspends critical radio program

BogotA , August 19, 2014--Venezuelan authorities should immediately reverse the suspension of a critical radio program that has been off the air since Friday, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Yesterday | Trinidad Guardian

IMF sees potential spillovers from PetroCaribe

The International Monetary Fund in its 2014 Spillover Report released August 18 said it sees potential spillovers including "macroeconomic difficulties" into the economies PetroCaribe now helps.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Green Left Weekly

Gaza: Venezuela plans coordinated rebuild, sends aid

Venezuela sent its first batch of aid to Palestine on August 12, teleSUR English said.

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Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba's Venezuela: Everyday life in the 'Patria Querida'

No explanation is needed to see how hard everyday life is for many Venezuelans. Reports like this, from Puerto La Cruz, pretty much say it all.

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Marine News

4.6 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Capital of Venezuela

A 4.6 magnitude earthquake shook the capital on Saturday and the Caribbean coast of Venezuela, without preliminary damage or casualties were reported.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

Medina's slam ends Venezuela's win over Canada

Ronny Medina hit a grand slam in the fifth inning Saturday, putting an early end to Venezuela's 10-0 win over Canada at the Little League World Series.

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The Baltimore Sun

Caracas shaken by quake, no injuries reported

The Venezuelan capital Caracas was shaken on Saturday by a 4.6 magnitude earthquake, though no injuries or major damage were reported.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Foreign Policy

Why the World Needs to Get Ready for the Next Generation of Slums

People who live in slums don't have easy lives to begin with. Lately, though, politicians have been doing their best to make matters even more complicated.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba's Venezuela: Happy 88th, Fidel

Actual caption under this photo in the VTV piece celebrating this joyous occasion: " ChA vez y Fidel: La amistad de dos pueblos."

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Time

My Jewish Family's Incredibly Shrinking World

Rabbi Shmuel Segal of the Jewish education centre looks up at the Chanukkah lights in front of Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, December 20, 2011.

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In-depth Africa

Gambia, Venezuela to start air services- As lawmakers ratify Agreement

The Republics of The Gambia and Venezuela are expected to start scheduled air services from Caracas to Banjul, following the ratification on Wednesday of the Air Services Agreement during the third sitting of The Gambia's National Assembly in the 2014 Legislative Year.

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SciDev.Net

Confusion over research centre's eviction in Venezuela

The four people running the philanthropically funded station may lose their jobs since no alternative facility has been provided and the station's research and outreach projects will largely stop.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Travel, Venezuela Travel, US Military, US Navy

Wed Aug 13, 2014

ABC News

Gunmen Wreak Havoc in Caracas Emergency Rooms

At first, the operating room doctors thought the quiet man in jeans was a distressed family member.

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Ma'an News Agency

Venezuela airlifts humaniterian aid to Gaza

The people of Venezuela collected and packaged about 300 tons of humanitarian aid to be sent to the Gaza Strip soon, a Palestinian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.

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Christian Science Monitor

Has prison sentence given Venezuela opposition leader Lopez a leg up?

Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, dressed in white and holding up a flower stem, is taken into custody by Bolivarian National Guards, in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014.

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Newsday

Day in pictures: 13 August 2014

More than 100 works by Armando Reveron are on show in Caracus as part of an art project called Art in the Train, aimed at raising awareness about the local artist, and brightening up the daily rides of commuters in the Venezuelan capital.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Cuba, Central America, Chile, Fidel Castro

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: Bystanders to violent crimes: A Vincentian replicate of Caracas?

By D. Markie Spring The crime situation in St Vincent and the Grenadines is a new kind of horror emerging! All one has to do is to delve into muck of the present regime, listened to the headlines of the various media houses, the timelines on Facebook and the hashtags of Twitter.

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Time

Inside the Tower of David, the World's Tallest Squat

For 20 years, the Centro Financiero Confinanzas skyscraper in downtown Caracas, Venezuela, remained unfinished.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Foreign Policy

The World's Cheapest Gas? Not for Long

Venezuela's government is desperate for cash . It's so desperate that it's willing to question something few have dared to touch: the country's massive gasoline subsidy .

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Related Topix: South America, World News

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