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51 min ago | 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

51 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane

In this March 27, 2014 photo, a poster of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez stands in the Petare shanty town of Caracas, Venezuela.

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Related Topix: World News, Hugo Chavez

51 min ago | TheCourier.com

Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricaneIn this March 27, 2014...

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, Cuba, OH, Fidel Castro

4 hrs ago | Local10.com

5 Venezuelan college students partaking in protests travel to Washington

RIGHT NOW AT 5:30, FIVE VENEZUELAN COLLEGE STUDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN PROTESTING THE ONGOING VIOLENCE IN THEIR COUNTRY TRAVELED TO WASHINGTON, D.C., TO SPEAK WITH MEMBERS OF THE CONGRESS.

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10 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Venezuela opposition resumes talks with government

Tuesday's closed-door meeting is hosted by Vice President Jorge Arreaza and it's aimed at designing a framework for future talks.

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Related Topix: World News

10 hrs ago | World Press Freedom Review

Journalists remain at risk as protests roil Venezuela

Fifty-two tonnes of newsprint has made its way to Venezuela on a journey that began in Cartagena, Colombia on April 1, and ended, 11 days later in the capital of Caracas.

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16 hrs ago | Miami New Times

Venezuelan Security Expert Chamel Akl Falsely Imprisoned

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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16 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Venezuelan Security Expert Chamel Akl Falsely Imprisoned

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: Prison, World News, Haiti, Central America

16 hrs ago | Catholic World News

Venezuelan cardinal decries trend toward - Cubanization'

In a television appearance, Venezuela's leading prelate criticized socialism and denounced trends toward "Cubanization," the Fides news agency reported.

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20 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

RWB Calls For Investigation Into Attacks On Journalists In Venezuela

Press freedom organisation Reporters Without Borders has welcomed the announcement by the prosecutor-general's office in Venezuela that 97 members of the armed forces and police are to be investigated on suspicion of torture and mistreatment.

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Related Topix: Journalism, World News,

Mon Apr 14, 2014

HR Magazine

Asia Holds the Most Expensive Expatriate Rental Housing Worldwide

Your company should be prepared to pay a lot to send employees to some of the hottest business destinations in Asia.

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Related Topix: World News

Outside the Beltway

Talks in Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro cautioned opposition leaders to keep their expectations modest on Thursday as he hosted them for mediated talks intended to stem two months of deadly political unrest.

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

AlertNet

Two NY broker-dealer execs charged in Venezuelan bribery case

Two former executives of a defunct New York broker-dealer were indicted Monday as part of a widening U.S. investigation into foreign bribery involving their employer and Venezuelan state economic development banks.

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AlertNet

Venezuelan journalist freed after being kidnapped for a week

A high-profile Venezuelan journalist was freed on Monday after a week-long kidnapping that brought attention once again to the South American country's endemic violent crime.

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M24 Digital

Venezuelan Journalist Nairobi Pinto was released

Fortunately, the kidnapping of Venezuelan journalist Nairobi Pinto had a happy ending.

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Buenos Aires Herald

Kidnapped Globovisi n journalist found safe and well in Caracas

Venezuelan Nairobi Pinto, who was kidnapped one week ago by two armed and masked men, and her whereabouts were a mystery, was found safe and well today in Caracas.

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The Daily Beast

The Death of Venezuelan DemocracyBy Marcel Ventura

Barely a year after the death of the charismatic, problematic President Hugo ChA vez, his successor, NicolA s Maduro, is flailing and the military is gaining.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Philip Greenspun's Weblog

Hugo Chavez's legacy

SansA3 defended ChA vez's energy policy, saying the comandante had helped revive OPEC, sending prices rising even before the Iraq war, and had had the vision to recognize Venezuela's oil was not just around Lake Maracaibo, in the west, but also in the center of the country along the Orinoco in a smiling arc known as the Faja.

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Related Topix: World News, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), Geology, Science

Buenos Aires Herald

Unasur mission to attend second round of talks in Caracas

Ricardo Patio, Ecuador's foreign minister, announced yesterday that Unasur's foreign ministers will attend next Tuesday's follow up meeting between Venezuela's government and the opposition, as they also did on Thursday.

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Related Topix: South America, Riot

Babalu Blog

Venezuela's Non-Violent Resistance 60 Days Later: #12F - #12A

"Today, we citizens went out massively and peacefully into the street in Caracas to once more find a brutal regime crackdown."

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

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