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News: Venezuela

We have started to collect the most important news related to Venezuela in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Venezuela: news

Venezuela jail fights kill seven

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 7:52

Venezuelan authorities say seven inmates died in clashes at two prisons in the west of the country, in the latest outbreak of prison unrest.
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Chavez 'to run in 2012 election'

Monday, July 18th 2011, 20:43
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuela says President Hugo Chavez will stand in the 2012 election, despite undergoing further cancer treatment in Cuba.
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Chavez back in Cuba for treatment

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 7:01
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is back in Cuba for further cancer treatment, after delegating some powers to his ministers during his absence.
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VIDEO: Chavez returns to Cuba for treatment

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 3:01
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez flies to Cuba for chemotherapy, delegating some powers before leaving.
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VIDEO: Chavez plans cancer treatment in Cuba

Saturday, July 16th 2011, 7:27
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is to return to Cuba to resume cancer treatment, including chemotherapy.
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Chavez plans more Cuba treatment

Saturday, July 16th 2011, 6:23
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he will return to Cuba on Saturday for further cancer treatment, after having a tumour removed there.
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Venezuelan prison stand-off ends

Thursday, July 14th 2011, 6:52

More than 800 inmates leave a Venezuela jail after authorities persuade a group of armed prisoners to surrender after a 27-day stand-off.
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Chavez braced for more treatment

Wednesday, July 13th 2011, 15:40

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez acknowledges that he expects to have radiotherapy or chemotherapy in his ongoing cancer treatment.
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Venezuela inmates free 'hostages'

Friday, July 8th 2011, 20:00

Armed inmates who seized control of a Venezuelan prison three weeks ago have released almost 150 inmates, state media report.
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In pictures

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 21:33
related countries: Spain Spain

Venezuela marks 200 years of independence from Spain
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Venezuela marks independence date

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 19:57
related countries: Cuba Cuba, Spain Spain

Venezuela marks the 200th anniversary of independence from Spain, a day after President Hugo Chavez made a surprise return from surgery in Cuba.
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Chavez addresses Caracas crowds

Monday, July 4th 2011, 23:04
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Caracas

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez addresses cheering crowds in Caracas after returning from Cuba, where he had surgery for a cancerous tumour.
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Hugo Chavez returns to Venezuela

Monday, July 4th 2011, 21:29
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returns home after a prolonged stay in Cuba for treatment for cancer.
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Army plays down Chavez concerns

Friday, July 1st 2011, 13:51
related places: Chavez

Venezuela's army chief dismisses concerns about political instability after President Hugo Chavez's admission that he has had cancer surgery.
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VIDEO: Chavez tells of cancerous tumour

Friday, July 1st 2011, 10:21
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has revealed he has had surgery to remove a cancerous tumour, in his first speech since flying to Cuba for treatment.
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VIDEO: Chavez tells of cancer surgery

Friday, July 1st 2011, 6:42
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has revealed he has had surgery to remove a cancerous tumour, in his first speech since flying to Cuba for treatment.
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Chavez tells of cancerous tumour

Friday, July 1st 2011, 2:53
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he has had surgery to remove a cancerous tumour, in his first TV speech since flying to Cuba for treatment.
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Chavez's illness delays summit

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 6:58

Venezuela suspends a summit due to be hosted by President Hugo Chavez amid continued speculation over the pace of his recovery from surgery.
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VIDEO: Hugo Chavez's illness delays summit

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 1:09

Venezuela has suspended a regional summit scheduled for 5 July amid continuing speculation over the state of health of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
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New Chavez footage on Cuban TV

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 3:50
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuban state television airs footage and stills of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, amid speculation about his recovery from an emergency operation.
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VIDEO: Cuban TV shows Chavez 'looking well'

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 2:11
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Chavez

Cuban state TV release images of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez with former Cuban President Fidel Castro, in an effort to end speculation over Chavez's health.
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VIDEO: Chavez absence provoking concern

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 0:14
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Havana

Venezuelan government officials have sought to dampen rumours regarding the health of President Chavez, saying he continues to recover in a Havana hospital after an operation.
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Uncertainty over Chavez absence

Sunday, June 26th 2011, 6:58
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Chavez

The absence from public life of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez since undergoing an operation in Cuba fuels speculation over his health.
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VIDEO: Concern over Chavez's health

Sunday, June 26th 2011, 5:52
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Chavez

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez is recuperating in Cuba after an operation two weeks ago for a pelvic abscess.
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Venezuela prison siege continues

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 12:35

Venezuelan authorities escort 36 inmates out of a riot-hit jail where a group of armed prisoners is resisting attempts by troops to retake control.
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Stand-off at Venezuelan riot jail

Sunday, June 19th 2011, 23:44

Venezuelan authorities transfer 2,500 prisoners from a riot-blighted jail to try to reassert control, but a stand-off continues.
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Extra troops reach Venezuela jail

Saturday, June 18th 2011, 22:06
related places: Caracas

Venezuela's authorities bring in extra troops to regain full control of a jail in the capital Caracas, following riots between rival gangs.
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Venezuelan troops storm riot jail

Friday, June 17th 2011, 22:42

Thousands of troops are sent in to regain control of the Rodeo prison and "protect inmates' lives", after a deadly riot between rival gangs.
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Venezuela prison riot kills 19

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 18:31
related places: Caracas

Some 19 people have died and many more have been hurt in a prison riot near Venezuela's capital, Caracas, officials say.
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Venezuela moves to cut energy use

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 9:01

Venezuelan consumers face increased charges if they fail to cut their electricity use in the wake of recent outages, the government announces.
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VIDEO: Chavez 'recovering well' after surgery

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 2:52
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he is recovering well after surgery in Cuba last week for a pelvic abscess.
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Chavez recovers from Cuba surgery

Monday, June 13th 2011, 10:05
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he is recovering well after surgery in Cuba for a pelvic abscess, but no date is given for his return home.
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Saving species

Monday, June 13th 2011, 9:05

The challenges facing wildlife conservation in Venezuela
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