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5 min ago | Albany Times Union

A former Venezuelan general detained in Aruba on U.S. drug charges was released by the Dutch Caribbean island and sent home Sunday night, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Aruba, Central America, Drugs,

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bloomberg

Geraldine's Lament: Gift of Home No Cure for Venezuela Shortages

Jorge Graterol, 34, second right, sits with his family on the porch of hishome constructed of sheet metal, in the Avila mountain outside of Caracas.

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Trinadad Express

WASA employee shot dead by cops

AN employee of the Water and Sewerage Authority has been shot dead by police after he opened fire on officers.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Aruba to release Venezuelan diplomat sought by US

Authorities now say 14 people - including a 15-year-old - have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California, injuring two critically.

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Related Topix: World News, Aruba, Central America, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Train Disaster,

Buenos Aires Herald

CFK to travel to Mercosur summit in Venezuela

President Cristina Ferndez de Kirchner will this Tuesday attend the 46th leaders' summit of the Mercosur organisation in Caracas, Venezuela.

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Skift

Aggrieved Airlines Are Making it Harder to Fly In or Out of Venezuela

When her father had a medical emergency this month, Anna Bamario struggled to find airline tickets to her native Venezuela, finally paying $1,250 round-trip to a destination about as far away as New York.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Travel, Venezuela Travel, Pembroke Pines, FL, Florida

PennLive.com

Puerto Rico headed to Little League World Series

Hamacao, Puerto Rico, Friday won the Caribbean championship with a 14-3 victory over St. Thomas of the U.S. Virgin Island.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Correction Aruba-Venezuela-Official Detained story

In a story July 24 about the arrest of Hugo Carvajal, former head of Venezuelan military intelligence, The Associated Press reported erroneously that allegations he secretly met with leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia were based on emails recovered from a rebel computer.

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Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Hugo Chavez, Drugs,

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Reuters

Venezuela leader rallies socialists at first post-Chavez congress

Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party began a six-day congress on Saturday with President Nicolas Maduro seeking to fire up militants and quell dissidents who say he is failing to fix the economy or end graft.

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

BBC News

Venezuela party in key congress

Venezuela's governing United Socialist Party has begun its first congress since President Hugo Chavez died in March last year.

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The Motley Fool

Whose Oil Will Quench China's Thirst?

This article was written by Oilprice.com -- the leading provider of energy news in the world.

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Buenos Aires Herald

Brazil to condemn Israel at Mercosur summit

Brazil is set to propose at the summit of Presidents of Mercosur next Tuesday that the organism condemns Israel's military offensive on the Gaza Strip after the diplomatic quarrel that it had with the Jewish state, which led to it recalling an envoy from Tel Aviv.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Dilma Rousseff, Terrorism

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Venezuela threatens Netherlands if diplomat is not released in Aruba

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Real Clear Politics

The Hijacking of a Venezuelan Newspaper

On the face of it, this was a business deal. The financially ailing Caracas publication, which had winnowed down to two eight-page sections, sold out to Spanish investors with deeper pockets.

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Art Daily

Transient gallery pays tribute to black-and-white analog photography

Once a processing and printing shop, The Photo Gallery in Highland Park has long since been out of business thanks to the rise of digital photography.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Today in History for July 24, 2014

Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.

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Related Topix: World News, Prison, Kinderhook, NY, Yale University, Japan

New York Post

'Everlasting storm' produces thousands of lightning strikes a year

We love a good lighting storm - but imagine a place where you'll find an epic, world-record-holding bout of bolts almost every night.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

African megacities look to cable cars as traffic solution to relieve congested streets

An engineer on the rooftop of a cable car station in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. African cities are looking to install similar systems to help relieve congested roads.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Malawi, Uganda, Africa, Nigeria,

Resource Investing News

Gold Reserve Loses Venezuelan Expropriation Case

Gold Reserve Inc. announced that the arbitral tribunal in the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes case Rules.

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SFGate

Ex-Venezuelan intelligence chief detained in Aruba

Authorities in Aruba announced Thursday that they arrested a close confidant of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who was sent as that country's consul to the Caribbean island despite being sanctioned by the U.S. government on charges of drug trafficking.

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Related Topix: Hugo Chavez, Drugs, World News,

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