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54 min ago | 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,

5 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: South America, World News

9 hrs ago | 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,

11 hrs ago | McClatchy

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.

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

14 hrs ago | WHDH

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.

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

18 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: World News, Riot

22 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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.

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

Examiner.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

The Washington Post

Venezuelan conspiracy theories a threat to critics

In this July 15, 2014, photo, a defaced billboard promoting Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro with a message that reads in Spanish; "Following in Chavez's footsteps," towers over a main highway in Caracas, Venezuela.

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

ABC News

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.

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

Yahoo!

192 charged in human smuggling operation

The Homeland Security Department said Tuesday it arrested 192 people along the Mexican border in South Texas on immigrant-smuggling charges and seized more than $625,000, part of the Obama administration's efforts to discourage and disrupt the flood of tens of thousands of people crossing the border illegally.

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Related Topix: World News, Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups

KTUL-TV Tulsa

End comes for notorious Venezuelan vertical slum

The owner of an allergy-testing laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of blood tests for food and environmental allergies.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, World News, Hugo Chavez

WLNE-TV Providence

End comes for notorious Venezuelan vertical slum

The owner of an allergy-testing laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of blood tests for food and environmental allergies.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Federal Aviation Administration, World News,

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

End comes for notorious Venezuelan vertical slum

Broken windows are seen covered with wood planks at the the world's tallest slum, a half-built skyscraper that was abandoned in the 1990s and was transformed by squatters into a vertical ghetto, in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News

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