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New market study, "Corimon, C.A. (CRM.A) - Financial and Strategic...

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Iran calls for boosting mutual ties with Venezuela

Iran's Minister of Industries, Mines and Trade Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh underlined the need for further expansion of Iran-Venezuela bilateral cooperation. Nematzadeh made the remarks on the sideline of 8th Iran-Venezuela Joint Economic Commission session in Caracas on Sept.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Venezuelan protesters discuss explosives in video

CARACAS, Venezuela Two Venezuelan activists recently deported by Colombia have surfaced in a video that purportedly shows them discussing plans to stockpile weapons and launch attacks on government targets in apparent attempt to destabilize President Nicolas Maduro's rule. The video, which aired Monday night on a TV program known for battering the government's foes, apparently contains excerpts from a Skype video conference Lorent Saleh and Gabriel Valles had with an unidentified third person, whose voice is distorted.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Alvaro Uribe, Hugo Chavez

The Washington Post

Outsider politicians in Latin America and Europe

Joshua Tucker: The following is a guest post by political scientists Maria Esperanza Casullo of National University of Rio Negro and Flavia Freidenberg of Salamanca University . The European Union held elections for the European Parliament in May, and though the majority of the seats in the European Parliamen t still belong to moderate centrist parties, more extreme anti-EU parties gained ground.

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Foreign Policy

Don't Get Sick in Venezuela

In the 1980s, few singers in Venezuela were as popular as Yordano Di Marzo . By combining elements of jazz, Caribbean bolero, and Italian pop music with poetic lyrics, the Rome-born Yordano became a smashing success.

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Babalu Blog

Venezuela heading towards default, just like its colonial master Cuba

Venezuelan bond prices swooned last week on renewed speculation that the government of President Nicolas Maduro might soon default on as much as $80 billion of foreign debt. The yield on the government bond due in 2022 hit a six-month high of 15.8% on Sept.

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Related Topix: Hugo Chavez, World News, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), US News, Conservative Political News

The Washington Post

Now boarding at a Venezuelan airport: cocaine

Venezuela's main international airport, Maiquetia, has developed something of a bad reputation in recent years for its long lines, stranded passengers and dingy terminals. In July, there was a national outcry after airport authorities began charging travelers a clean air tax.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Silvio Berlusconi, Europe, Italy, Drug Enforcement Administration, US Politics, US News

TheDailyBeast.com

New Venezuela Shortage: Breast Implants

Love them or hate them, breast implants play an outsized role in the Venezuelan national psyche. A shortage could hit the nation right in the chest.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Hugo Chavez, Medicine, Plastic Surgery

Mon Sep 15, 2014

West Australian

Venezuela airline crisis makes travellers ever more inventive

Buses across jungle borders, boats through Caribbean waters and private flights from small airfields have become a new norm for departing Venezuela as a multi-billion dollar pay dispute turns the country into something of a 'no-fly' zone. Major international airlines have slashed seat availability by half since last year, pulling many routes entirely in a spat with Venezuela's socialist government about the repatriation of $3.6 billion in ticket revenue.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Venezuela Airline Crisis Makes Travelers Ever More Inventive

Buses across jungle borders, boats through Caribbean waters and private flights from small airfields have become a new norm for departing Venezuela as a multi-billion dollar pay dispute turns the country into something of a 'no-fly' zone. Major international airlines have slashed seat availability by half since last year, pulling many routes entirely in a spat with Venezuela's socialist government about the repatriation of $3.6 billion in ticket revenue.

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Trinadad Express

The birth of Rio Claro

ALL you adventurers and explorers trekking around Trinidad and reporting "finding" its hidden places, sorry about this, but you're probably not the first to set eyes on that river bend, giant silk cotton, or secluded cove. The island was home to the Amerindians for at least 7,000 years.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

ABC News

Venezuela's Newest Shortage: Breast Implants

In this Sept, 4, 2014 photo, a patient is prepped for her breast augmentation at the metropolitan outpatient surgery center in Caracas, Venezuela. Doctors say restrictive currency controls that deprive local businesses of the cash to import foreign goods have caused breast implants approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to disappear.

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SFGate

Venezuela's newest shortage: breast implants

In this Sept, 4, 2014 photo, a patient is prepped for her breast augmentation at the metropolitan outpatient surgery center in Caracas, Venezuela. Doctors say restrictive currency controls that deprive local businesses of the cash to import foreign goods have caused breast implants approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to disappear.

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Buenos Aires Herald

Venezuela arrests 64 for anti-Maduro protests

Venezuelan security forces have arrested 64 people during renewed demonstrations against President Nicols Maduro's government in the capital as well as the city of Barquisimeto, a rights group said yesterday. The detentions came on Friday when mostly student demonstrators organized protests to coincide with seven months since the February 12 start of a major wave of demonstrations.

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Thanh Nein News

China on track to develop Indian railways as Xi heads to South Asia

China's President Xi Jinping attends a meeting with Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro at Miraflores Palace in Caracas in this July 20, 2014 file photo. Photo credit: Reuters China will pledge to invest billions of dollars in India's rail network during a visit by President Xi Jinping this week, bringing more than diplomatic nicety to the neighbors' first summit since Narendra Modi became prime minister in May. The leaders of Asia's three biggest economies - China, India and Japan - have crisscrossed the region this month, lobbying for strategic influence, building defense ties, and seeking new business opportunities.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Xi Jinping, Travel, Venezuela Travel, India Travel, Asia Travel, Japan Travel

Sat Sep 13, 2014

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Rep. John Delaney Sets Out To Bring A Trillion Dollars, And Safe Bridges, Back To America

Seventy-five Congresspeople, and growing, from both parties, respectfully led by freshman Representative John Delaney , are advancing a plan to retrieve that money. Senate Minority Leader Everett Dirkson reportedly once said, " A billion here, a billion there , pretty soon, you're talking real money ."

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USA Today

Weak Venezuelan economy sours support for president

Weak Venezuelan economy sours support for president Hugo Chavez' hand-picked successor struggles to improve economic conditions Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tM27EC Two shoppers in the pro-government Caracas district of 23 de enero pass a mural of former president Hugo ChA vez. Many here supported ChA vez but are lukewarm toward his successor NicolA s Maduro.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

'LOVE' Artist Robert Indiana Set for Today at Center of International Hope Day

Today, September 13, 2014, people around the world will celebrate the first International Hope Day , inspired by pop artist Robert Indiana 's sculpture, "HOPE," and organized to coincide with his 86th birthday. The event honors Indiana's artistic vision, "to cover the world with hope."

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Los Angeles Times

'Jane the Virgin' takes 'wacky' telenovela premise for a spin

Gina Rodriguez is the star of the new CW show "Jane the Virgin," based on a Venezuelan telenovela. The premise of the CW's latest entrant, "Jane the Virgin," sounds like the stuff of mega-million-dollar lawsuits.

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Korean News

Greetings to Foreign Minister of People's Power of Venezuela

DPRK Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong Wednesday sent a message of greeting to Rafael Ramirez Carreno upon his appointment as vice prime minister and foreign minister of the People's Power of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

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