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China's Xi eyes increased investment in Cuba

HAVANA: Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting Cuba with hopes of expanding political and economic ties in the fellow communist nation.

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Related Topix: Xi Jinping, World News, Raul Castro, Cuba, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Fidel Castro

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

Venezuela's Socialists begin path to reform

Members of the Venezuelan Socialist Party voted yesterday to elect the 537 delegates who will participate in the party's Third Congress as the movement struggles to regain the unity it once had under late president Hugo Chvez.

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Related Topix: World News

The Globe and Mail

China to loan $4-billion to Venezuela in exchange for oil

China's President Xi Jinping receives a gift from Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during a signing ceremony in Caracas China's President Xi Jinping receives a gift from Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during a signing ceremony in Caracas China will provide Venezuela with a new $4-billion credit line under an agreement signed on Monday, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Xi Jinping, World News, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), Hugo Chavez

McClatchy

Wife of imprisoned Venezuelan activist pleads for his release

At the National Press Club, Lilian Tintori talked about the emotional impact on her family while her husband, Leopoldo Lopez, has been in jail in connection with a range of charges linked to protests against the South American country's leaders.

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Related Topix: Prison, South America, World News,

The Miami Herald

Leopoldo Lopez's imprisonment is a symptom of a sick Venezuela

This year, my husband, Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, spent his 43rd birthday behind bars.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Prison, US Military Prisons, Activism,

In-depth Africa

Brusubi UBSSS receives support

The government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, through their embassy in The Gambia on Thursday donated over 240 school bags, including teaching and learning materials to the students of Brusubi Upper Basic and Senior Secondary School.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, The Gambia, Africa

Sun Jul 20, 2014

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, Hugo Chavez

Suria

Xi heads to Venezuela after inking trade...

China's President Xi Jinping departed Argentina Sunday for Venezuela, the next-to-last stop of a Latin American tour aimed at bolstering trade with the region.

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Related Topix: Travel, Venezuela Travel, South America, Bolivia Travel, Argentina, Bolivia Travel, Argentina, World News, South America Travel, Argentina Travel, Buenos Aires, Argentina Travel,

Channelnewsasia.com

Xi heads to Venezuela after inking trade deals with Argentina

China's President Xi Jinping departed Argentina on Sunday for Venezuela, the next-to-last stop of a Latin American tour aimed at bolstering trade with the region.

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Related Topix: South America, Argentina, World News, Travel, Bolivia Travel, Argentina, Bolivia Travel, South America Travel, Argentina Travel, Venezuela Travel, Buenos Aires, Argentina Travel,

CPJ Press Freedom Online

Venezuela shuts down radio program indefinitely

On May 7, 2014, the Venezuelan telecommunications regulator CONATEL ordered the suspension of "Plomo Parejo," a news and opinion radio program that had been extremely critical of the country's socialist government, according to news reports .

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Related Topix: World News

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Xinhuanet

China Development Bank opens office in Venezuela

The China Development Bank opened an office here on Saturday, a move that indicates the two countries will further strengthen their economic relations.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Gas prices hit 100-day low as US oil cushions global turmoil

Lance Thompson pumps gas into his truck at a Love's station in St. Joseph, Mo. Gas prices hit a 100-day low Thursday, with strong US production softening the impact of unrest in the Middle East and Ukraine.

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Related Topix: St. Joseph, MO, Europe, World News, Ukraine, South America

Deadline

TCA: CW's 'Jane The Virgin' EP Ben Silverman Hopes...

CW's new series Jane The Virgin , is not a straight adaptation of the Venezuelan telenovela Juana La Virgen, writer Jennie Snyder Urman - more telenovela meets Gilmore Girls , she told TV critics attending Summer TV Press Tour 2014.

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Related Topix: Soap Opera, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, World News

The Charlotte Observer

US funds political groups in Venezuela despite ban

A mural of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez covers a street wall in the 23 de Enero neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, July 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Hugo Chavez, World News

IcNetwork

Super Furry Animals' Cian Ciaran unveils new band and dance project

The prolific Super Furry Animals' synth and production wizard will play his first live shows with new band Zefur Wolves at Wales Millennium Centre today and tomorrow.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Super Furry Animals, World News, Arts, Dance

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Anna.aero

Caracas and CONVIASA command Venezuelan market; Airlines cutting services due to currency crisis

Caracas compadres. Luis Suarez will always be welcome in Caracas, as Venezuelan President NicolA s Maduro was one of the few people outside of Uruguay to come out in support of the disgraced Uruguayan football star and now Barcelona player.

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Trinadad Express

The dogs of war

The first time I came across heavily armed soldiers standing at nearly every street corner while the civilian population went about its ordinary business was on a visit to Caracas nearly 40 years ago.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Trinadad Express

Venezuela/Guyana border tango

WHILE the International Monetary Fund was signalling a warning last week to Trinidad and Tobago on its "vulnerability" to a decline in energy prices, Caribbean Community heads of government were urging Venezuela to move "definitively" for a resolution to its territorial dispute with Guyana.

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Related Topix: South America, Guyana,

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 .

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Hugo Chavez, Rafael Correa

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Press On-Line

Making a spectacle of Christchurch demos

An internationally renowned visiting architect wants to make a "spectacle" of central Christchurch demolitions by giving the public a place to watch them.

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