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

15 hrs ago | Free Republic

Venezuelans Celebrate Holy Week with Christian Prayer for End of Socialism

The protests against the dictatorship of Nicols Maduro in Venezuela have taken a Christian turn this week as the mostly Catholic nation celebrates its greatest holiday.

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Related Topix: World News

19 hrs ago | Advocate

Artist Spotlight: Pedro Centeno Vallenilla

Pedro Centeno Vallenilla's work is a hybrid of influences from his native Venezuela to the Italian Renaissance painters like Michelangeo to the body-worshipping Fascists.

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Related Topix: Travel, Venezuela Travel, Barcelona, Spain Travel, World News, Europe Travel, Spain Travel,

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Jewish Chronicle

Caracas blames Zionism for antisemitism

Jews in Venezuela have said they are concerned by a fresh surge of antisemitism as the political crisis in the country continues.

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Related Topix: World News, Hugo Chavez

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Baseball family lives happily in South Florida after son's abduction in Venezuela | Video

Five years ago, Yorvis, the son of a Major League baseball player, was kidnapped and held for ransom in his homeland of Venezuela.

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Related Topix: World News

Yahoo!

Malls empty in Venezuela as economic woes bite

Venezuelans, already struggling to find basics like milk and toilet paper at the supermarket, are now confronted with empty appliance store windows and clothes racks at shopping centers.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Hugo Chavez

The Miami Herald

Venezuela's troubled times: Maduro's first year in power

April 19 – Five days after winning a contested presidential election with 50.61 percent of the vote, Maduro becomes president of Venezuela.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News,

Babalu Blog

Jesus, the most active resister, nonviolence and Venezuela

"When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle."

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Related Topix: World News, Conservative Political News, US News

Hispanically Speaking

Venezuelan President, Opposition Continue Dialogue

Venezuela's government and opposition representatives met for the first time behind closed doors to continue their dialogue aimed at resolving the political conflict behind two months of protests that have left 41 people dead and hundreds more injured.

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Related Topix: World News, Opinion

Marine News

US Navy Vessel Heads Home Following Fire

U.S. Fleet Forces announced late Monday that USS Hue City would return to her homeport of Mayport, Fla.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, World News,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Mashable

Riot Gear: How Protesters Around the World Suit Up

Many of the photos coming out of Venezuela, Ukraine, Thailand and Turkey over the past 10 months are images of violent disarray.

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Related Topix: Riot, South America, World News, Ukraine,

Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba's Venezuela: Where have all the dollars gone?

Reading the Venezuelan press, it's easy to forget this is a petro-state, and that the barrel of oil is selling at prices close to its historic high.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Conservative Political News, US News

Broward-Palm Beach

Miami Firm's Venezuelan Security Expert Accused of Terrorism

The police station burned bright as a bonfire. As cars hissed past on the Caracas highway, flames consumed the roadside structure as if it were kindling.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Prison, Haiti, Central America

AlertNet

Students give Easter twist to dwindling Venezuela protests

Venezuelan students are marching barefoot, building crucifixes and planning to burn effigies of President Nicolas Maduro to try and breathe new life into their protest movement over Easter.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Albany Times Union

Progress in Venezuela talks, but protests continue

Anti-government protesters carry a cross covered with photos of government officials and supporters under the Spanish word "Traitors" at a demonstration during Holy Week in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News

Marine News

SC Ports Report Record Pier Container Volumes

Georgetown grows 10 percent fiscal year to date Today South Carolina Ports reported March pier container volumes were the highest since August 2008.

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Related Topix: 9, North Charleston, SC, World News,

TheCourier.com

Wed. Apr 16th, 2014

The mother of a northwest Ohio autistic teen who had been missing since Sunday says her son has been found safe.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Blake Griffin, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Washington Wizards, Jan Vesely

Miami New Times

Miami Company's Venezuelan Security Expert Arrested and Accused of 'Terrorist Acts'

The police station burned bright as a bonfire. As cars hissed past on the Caracas highway, flames consumed the roadside structure as if it were kindling.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Haiti, Central America

MediaShift

In Venezuela, Data Journalism Is Taking Off

At the end of nine exhausting yet exhilarating days spent in three Venezuelan cities, I watched 30 journalists present the start of at least eight different data journalism projects seeking to answer important questions about the country's challenges.

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Related Topix: Journalism, South America, World News,

Erie Times News

In Brief: Venezuela opposition resumes talks with government

Venezuela's opposition resumed negotiations with the government Tuesday amid rising doubts talks will produce a long-sought political opening.

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Related Topix: World News,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane

Like many in Petare, a sprawling hillside slum of crumbling brick buildings on the eastern outskirts of Caracas, Faraiz has come to rely on Cuban physicians for free health services in a country where private care is too expensive for the poor and public hospitals have a dismal reputation.

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

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