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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

Hugo Chavez says recovering well

Thursday, March 1st 2012, 8:14
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez tweets that he is recovering well after surgery in Cuba for a suspected recurrence of cancer.
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Chavez 'has Cuba cancer surgery'

Tuesday, February 28th 2012, 19:23
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is in "good physical shape" after again undergoing cancer surgery in Cuba, Venezuela's vice president says.
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Chavez heads for new Cuba surgery

Saturday, February 25th 2012, 0:42
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez travels to Cuba for an operation on a lesion eight months after he first had surgery for a cancerous growth.
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Torres left out of Spain's squad

Friday, February 24th 2012, 12:30
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Malaga

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is left out of a Spain squad for the first time in five years.
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Chavez set for new Cuba surgery

Friday, February 24th 2012, 9:55
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who had cancer last year, is heading to Cuba again on Friday for surgery to remove a potentially cancerous lesion.
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Venezuela's Chavez faces surgery

Wednesday, February 22nd 2012, 2:53
related places: Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who had cancer last year, says he will have to undergo another operation to remove a small lesion.
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Primary row erupts in Venezuela

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 1:16

Venezuela's opposition says it has destroyed voting records from Sunday's primary elections despite a Supreme Court order that they be preserved.
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Venezuela picks Chavez challenger

Monday, February 13th 2012, 6:45
related places: Chavez

Venezuela's opposition chooses Henrique Capriles to run against President Hugo Chavez in October's election, after holding its first ever primary.
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Venezuela holds Colombia fugitive

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 4:22
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says one of the country's most wanted paramilitary leaders, known as Martin Llanos, has been captured in Venezuela.
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In pictures: Venezuela parade

Sunday, February 5th 2012, 1:09

Venezuela's President Chavez marks 20 years since failed coup
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Mexico ambassador in kidnap drama

Monday, January 30th 2012, 18:41
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Caracas

Mexico's ambassador to Venezuela and his wife are released after being kidnapped in Caracas, in the latest high-profile crime in the city.
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Hugo Chavez warns Venezuela banks

Monday, January 30th 2012, 2:06

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez warns he could nationalise banks that refuse to fund agricultural development projects backed by his government.
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Venezuelan women's implant fears

Sunday, January 15th 2012, 0:45

Venezuelan women's fears over breast implants
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Chavez 'would accept' poll defeat

Friday, January 13th 2012, 23:01

Venezuela's President Chavez tells the opposition he will relinquish power if he loses October's election, and says they should also accept the result if he wins.
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VIDEO: Chavez returns to Venezuelan TV show

Monday, January 9th 2012, 4:50

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has resumed his weekly television and radio broadcast after a seven-month pause.
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US expels Venezuela Miami consul

Monday, January 9th 2012, 4:13
related countries: United States United States

The US expels Venezuela's consul general in Miami, Livia Acosta Noguera, over allegations that she discussed a cyber-attack on the US.
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Chavez resumes Venezuela TV show

Sunday, January 8th 2012, 23:51

Hugo Chavez's TV show Alo Presidente is back on air for the first time since June, when the Venezuelan President was diagnosed with cancer.
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In pictures: Venezuela's vertical gyms

Saturday, January 7th 2012, 12:21

How do you build a spacious gym in a crowded slum?
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Venezuela families occupy prison

Wednesday, January 4th 2012, 20:08

Hundreds of prisoners' relatives refuse to leave a jail in Venezuela in protest against the conditions there and delays in the justice system.
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Venezuela to pay Exxon only $255m

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 22:12

Venezuela says it will pay Exxon Mobil $255m in compensation for nationalised assets - less than a third of what was awarded to the oil giant.
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Venezuela tanker blaze kills 13

Friday, December 30th 2011, 8:16
related places: Caracas

A petrol tanker crashes in the Venezuelan capital Caracas, engulfing other vehicles in flames and killing at least 13 people.
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US rejects Chavez cancer comments

Thursday, December 29th 2011, 22:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chavez

The US rejects as "horrific" Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's musings about whether the US might be giving Latin American leaders cancer.
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Chavez muses on 'US cancer plot'

Thursday, December 29th 2011, 0:22
related countries: Argentina Argentina, United States United States

Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez asks whether the US is giving Latin American leaders cancer, after Argentina's president is diagnosed with the disease.
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Venezuela 'highest murder rate'

Wednesday, December 28th 2011, 19:03

Venezuela experienced a record number of murders this year - 53 a day on average - the highest in South America, a campaign group says.
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Venezuela covers implant removal

Wednesday, December 28th 2011, 11:45
related countries: France France

Venezuela's government offers local women free removal of French-made breast implants at the centre of a global health scare.
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Ex-Miss Venezuela dies of cancer

Monday, December 19th 2011, 20:54

Venezuelan ex-beauty queen Eva Ekvall dies of breast cancer aged 28 after a long battle that helped raise awareness of the disease.
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Obama voices Venezuela concerns

Monday, December 19th 2011, 19:50
related countries: Cuba Cuba, Iran Iran, United States United States

US President Barack Obama accuses Venezuela of threatening democratic values ahead of elections next year and criticises its ties to Cuba and Iran.
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Bolivar honoured with new coffin

Sunday, December 18th 2011, 12:12

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez unveils a diamond and pearl-encrusted coffin containing the remains of independence hero Simon Bolivar.
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Hugo Chavez hosts summit minus US

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 22:20
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

Venezuela's President Chavez hosts a summit creating a new regional bloc, bringing together 33 Latin American and Caribbean countries without the US or Canada.
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VIDEO: New Farc leader top target in Colombia

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 4:06
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The Colombian leader will now be counting on Venezuela to help capture the leader of the Farc guerrillas, Rodrigo Londoño, alias "Timochenko".
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Venezuela arrests top 'drug boss'

Monday, November 28th 2011, 19:55
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Venezuelan forces arrest Maximiliano Bonilla Orozco, alias Valenciano, accused of leading a key drug trafficking gang in Colombia.
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Venezuela repatriates gold stocks

Saturday, November 26th 2011, 0:32

Venezuela receives its first shipment of gold bars after President Chavez ordered the repatriation of most of the country's foreign bullion reserves.
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Venezuela extends price controls

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 9:40

A new price control law takes effect in Venezuela as President Hugo Chavez's government steps up efforts to curb inflation, set to be 27% this year.
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Venezuela troops to fight crime

Friday, November 18th 2011, 1:26

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez orders thousands of National Guard troops on to the streets to tackle widespread violent crime.
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