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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 mourns former president

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 7:28
related places: Caracas

Supporters of former Venezuela President Carlos Andres Perez are paying their last respects as he lies in state at his party headquarters in Caracas.
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Ex-leader's body flown to Caracas

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, 3:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: Caracas

The body of Venezuela's ex-President Carlos Andres Perez is repatriated from the US, after the settling of a family feud over his final resting place.
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Chavez foe to be buried at home

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 7:10
related countries: United States United States

The body of Venezuela's ex-president Carlos Andres Perez is being repatriated from the US, after a long family feud over his final resting place was settled.
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Hugo Chavez denies health scare

Thursday, September 29th 2011, 15:23

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez denies reports he was rushed to hospital with kidney failure, telling state TV his recovery from cancer is going well.
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VIDEO: Police patrol world murder capital

Sunday, September 25th 2011, 5:17
related places: Caracas, Ojo de Agua

In the Venezuelan capital Caracas, Jonathan Dimbleby witnesses police tactics in Ojo de Agua, one of the slums or barrios, notorious for murder and gang warfare, which are home to two million people.
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Chavez opponent seeks presidency

Saturday, September 24th 2011, 23:38
related countries: United States United States

Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez launches his bid for the presidency, after the Inter-American Human Rights Court rules that he should be allowed to stand.
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VIDEO: Chavez returns after chemotherapy

Saturday, September 24th 2011, 1:23
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has returned home from Cuba after having what he says was his final round of chemotherapy.
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Chavez chemotherapy 'a success'

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 17:57

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says his fourth and final chemotherapy session for cancer was successful.
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Final cancer therapy for Chavez

Saturday, September 17th 2011, 20:15
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he is heading to Cuba for his fourth and final round of chemotherapy in his cancer treatment.
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Venezuela sets 2012 election date

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 0:56

Venezuela's electoral authorities set 7 October 2012 as the date for the next presidential election, with President Hugo Chavez confident of victory.
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Chavez eyes final cancer therapy

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 19:06

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he expects to have one final round of chemotherapy in his cancer treatment.
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US sanctions Venezuela officials

Thursday, September 8th 2011, 22:51
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States

The US accuses four Venezuelan officials of helping Colombia's Farc rebels smuggle drugs and arms.
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Argentina wins friendly in India

Friday, September 2nd 2011, 21:11
related countries: Argentina Argentina, India India
related places: Calcutta

India has hosted its first-ever international football friendly with Argentina beating Venezuela one-nil in the eastern city of Calcutta.
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Hugo Chavez has more chemotherapy

Tuesday, August 30th 2011, 9:22
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Caracas

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez voices optimism as he has more cancer therapy, this time in in Caracas after being treated in Cuba.
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Chavez set for Caracas treatment

Monday, August 29th 2011, 3:36
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Caracas

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez is set to undergo a third round of chemotherapy, this time in Caracas, after having a cancerous tumour removed in Cuba in June.
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Chavez to nationalise gold mines

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 20:03

President Hugo Chavez announces that he will nationalise Venezuela's gold industry to boost the country's reserves.
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Venezuela freezes hospital fees

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 9:46

Private hospitals in Venezuela agree not to raise fees for three weeks as the government discusses moves to tackle rising healthcare costs.
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Chavez home after more treatment

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 3:40
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he is in good spirits after returning home from Cuba following a second round of cancer treatment there.
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Venezuela jail officials charged

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 4:57
related places: El Rodeo

Venezuelan prosecutors charge two former prison governors and a soldier with corruption, after June's riot that killed 22 people at El Rodeo prison.
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Sweet harmony

Sunday, August 7th 2011, 13:15

How music is improving life in a Venezuela prison
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Chavez goes to Cuba for treatment

Sunday, August 7th 2011, 4:46
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez flies to Cuba to resume cancer treatment, two months after he had a tumour removed on the island.
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Venezuela's Hugo Chavez shows off 'new look'

Tuesday, August 2nd 2011, 8:17

Venezuela President Hugo Chavez jokes about his closely shaved head as he says his hair has begun falling out because of his cancer treatment.
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Venezuela 'to release prisoners'

Sunday, July 31st 2011, 23:14

The new minister for prisons in Venezuela says she is planning to conditionally free 40% of the country's inmates to ease overcrowding in Venezuela's jails.
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Chavez in appeal to middle class

Saturday, July 30th 2011, 1:50

The left-wing Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez, says he is willing to open up his political project to the middle classes and private sector.
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Big boots to fill

Thursday, July 28th 2011, 0:06

Who could succeed Hugo Chavez in Venezuela?
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VIDEO: Can Venezuela be a world cocoa power?

Sunday, July 24th 2011, 20:44

Venezuela's top quality cocoa fetches a price most farmers can only dream of, but despite this little is grown so the BBC's Sarah Grainger went to investigate
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Chavez returns after chemotherapy

Sunday, July 24th 2011, 12:39
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returns home after a first round of treatment for cancer in Cuba.
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Chavez ends first chemotherapy

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 21:25
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says the first phase of his treatment for cancer has ended successfully in Cuba.
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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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