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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.


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 .


Related Topix: World News

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.


Related Topix: World News

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.


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, World News,

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.


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.


Related Topix: World News

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.


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.


Related Topix: South America, World News


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.


Related Topix: Hugo Chavez, Drugs, World News,


Florida Sen. Rubio cites case of jailed opposition leader in latest...

López's wife made a public plea to U.S. and international leaders this week , saying her husband had been jailed on trumped-up charges by what she called the weak and frightened regime of President Nicolas Maduro.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, South America, World News,


Today in History: July 24

On July 24, 1974, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that President Richard Nixon had to turn over subpoenaed White House tape recordings to the Watergate special prosecutor.


Related Topix: Prison, World News, Kinderhook, NY, New York, Yale University

Buenos Aires Herald

Leopoldo L pez trial begins in Venezuela

The trial against Venezuelan hardline opposition leader Leopoldo Lpez, who is accused of inciting violence at anti-government protests, began yesterday in Caracas.


Related Topix: World News, Riot

The Miami Herald

Venezuela moves to close down Torre David, a 45-story 'vertical slum'

Tortellini and fresh spinach cook directly in a broth perked up with white wine and garlic.


Related Topix: World News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Al Jazeera

Trial of Venezuelan opposition leader opens

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has gone on trial on charges of inciting violence during anti-government protests that ultimately left 43 people dead.


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

WNYC-AM New York

Fall Of The Tower Of David: Squatters Leave Venezuela's Vertical Slum

Venezuela's government began to evacuate a famous "vertical slum" in Caracas Tuesday, bringing an end to a self-made community that became famous for its apocalyptic image, symbolic overtones and appearance in the Showtime series Homeland.


Related Topix: World News, Homeland, Entertainment, Television, Hugo Chavez

World's tallest slum being evacuated by government, occupants relocated

Venezuela's abandoned high-rise, called the Tower of David, has been home to thousands of squatters.


Related Topix: World News, Hugo Chavez

News Max

The Benefits of One Party Rule

Government runs so much smoother under one party rule. None of those messy legislative gridlocks or government shutdown threats are seen or heard.


Related Topix: South America, World News, US News, Piracy News

The Straits Times

Recovered Matisse artwork shown in Venezuela after mystery theft

Authorities show the box containing a painting of French master Henri Matisse, known as "Odalisque in Red Pants" , to the media at Maiquetia International Airport in Caracas on July 7, 2014.


Related Topix: Painting, Arts, World News, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

International Business Times

Australian Stock Market Report - Morning July 23, 2014

A worker walks in front of buildings at a government housing development in Caracas July 21, 2014.


Related Topix: World News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Venezuelan conspiracy theories a threat to critics

Roderick Navarro was in class when he got the news that a high-ranking minister had accused him of plotting to assassinate Venezuela's president.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Prison, Hugo Chavez, World News, University of North Carolina Charlotte