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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.

World news related to Venezuela – overview

Venezuela: news

Beauty kings

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 1:09

Venezuelan men ready to suffer for success
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Venezuelan inmates take hostages

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 20:37

Prisoners in a jail in Venezuela take 22 officials hostage to try to force the authorities to send in a medics to treat an alleged tuberculosis outbreak.
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Venezuela's Chavez meets Libyans

Tuesday, April 26th 2011, 22:03
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Chavez

A Libyan delegation is in Venezuela in an effort to find a political solution to the conflict in Libya, the Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says.
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No Farc in Venezuela - Colombia

Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 21:23
related countries: Colombia Colombia

President Santos of Colombia says Venezuela is no longer harbouring Colombian rebels - an accusation that led to a diplomatic break last year.
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Cuba anger at US militant verdict

Saturday, April 9th 2011, 23:32
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

Cuba and Venezuela condemn a US court decision to acquit the veteran anti-communist militant Luis Posada Carriles as a "shameful farce".
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Chavez wins Argentine media award

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 1:06
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez receives a press freedom award in Argentina, angering critics who accuse him of stifling opposition media in Venezuela.
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Venezuela freezes nuclear plans

Thursday, March 17th 2011, 8:10
related countries: Chile Chile, Japan Japan

Venezuela halts plans to develop nuclear power in the light of the crisis in Japan, but Chile says it will keep the nuclear energy option open.
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VIDEO: Bull jumps into crowd in Venezuela

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 6:56

Amateur footage has emerged of a bull jumping into the stands at a bullring in eastern Venezuela.
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Venezuela radical Lina Ron dies

Saturday, March 5th 2011, 23:22

The Venezuelan political activist Lina Ron - one of president Hugo Chavez's most radical supporters - dies of a heart attack at 53.
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Venezuelan union leader jailed

Tuesday, March 1st 2011, 2:19

A Venezuelan trade union leader is jailed for seven years over a strike at the state iron ore mining company in 2009.
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Venezuela attacks Hague comments

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 1:25
related countries: Libya Libya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Venezuelan government says remarks by UK Foreign Secretary William Hague suggesting that Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi was on his way to Venezuela were "irresponsible".
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Office living

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 9:27

Why are families living in Venezuela's foreign ministry?
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VIDEO: Politicians fight in Venezuela Assembly

Friday, February 11th 2011, 14:14

Tensions between allies and adversaries of President Hugo Chavez boiled over in the Venezuela National Assembly prompting scuffles and causing a fight to break out.
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Cuba welcomes new internet cable

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 0:04
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

Cuba hails the arrival of a fibre-optic communications cable linking it to Venezuela as a breach in the US trade embargo.
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Disaster movies

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 10:03

The Venezuelan films inspired by devastating landslides
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Chavez marks 12 years in office

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 23:18

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez marks 12 years in power by promising to press on with his socialist revolution, despite admitting "mistakes".
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Blaze hits Venezuela arms depot

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 19:28
related places: Maracay

A series of explosions at an arms depot in Venezuela leaves one person dead and forces thousands of people to flee their homes.
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Cholera alert reaches Venezuela

Wednesday, January 26th 2011, 23:05
related countries: Dominica Dominica, Dominican Republic Dominican Republic, Haiti Haiti

Twenty Venezuelans are diagnosed with cholera after returning from Dominican Republic, which is battling a spreading epidemic from neighbouring Haiti.
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Venezuela funeral limbo continues

Wednesday, January 26th 2011, 0:29

The body of the former Venezuelan president Carlos Andres Perez is to stay in a funeral home in Miami until a legal dispute over where he should be buried is settled, a judge rules.
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Ship lays Venezuela-Cuba cable

Saturday, January 22nd 2011, 22:25
related countries: Cuba Cuba

An underwater fibre-optic cable linking Venezuela and Cuba is being laid on the seabed in a move to improve telephone and internet services to Cuba.
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Venezuela fury at 'Little Hugo' dog slur in TV soap

Saturday, January 15th 2011, 10:56
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Venezuela orders a TV channel to stop showing a Colombian soap opera featuring a dog named Little Hugo, saying it is insulting to the country.
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Venezuela scraps university law

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 1:31

Venezuela's parliament scraps a controversial university law after President Hugo Chavez said he would veto it in response to criticism.
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Chavez criticises 'interference'

Monday, January 10th 2011, 0:13

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez accuses the OAS of interference after its secretary general condemned a law giving him special powers.
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Venezuela convenes new parliament

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 19:52

Opposition politicians take up their seats in the new National Assembly in Venezuela, the first in five years to have substantial opposition representation.
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Chavez, Clinton chat amid tension

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 10:10
related countries: United States United States

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton shake hands in an apparently amicable encounter at a time of tension between the two countries.
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US 'revokes Venezuela envoy visa'

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 8:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

The US revokes the visa of the Venezuelan ambassador after President Hugo Chavez rejects the US envoy to Caracas.
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Perez burial dispute 'resolved'

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 22:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Perez, Florida

The mistress of Venezuelan ex-President Carlos Andres Perez says she will not now contest plans to have him buried in his homeland.
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Chavez uses decree for flood fund

Monday, December 27th 2010, 12:18

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez makes first use of new decree powers to create a $2.3bn (£1.5bn) fund for reconstruction after recent flooding.
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Venezuela ex-president Perez dies

Sunday, December 26th 2010, 0:23

Venezuela's former President Carlos Andres Perez dies in Florida at the age of 88, reportedly of a heart attack.
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Venezuela student protest blocked

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 19:51

Venezuelan police use water cannon to break up a student protest against a new law that changes the way universities are run.
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Venezuela tightens internet rules

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 2:15

The Venezuelan parliament votes for a law which will tighten the country's rules regulating internet content.
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Venezuela and US in envoy dispute

Sunday, December 19th 2010, 5:35
related countries: United States United States

Venezuela reiterates its opposition to the man likely to become the next US ambassador and vows to send him home.
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Sky's the limit

Sunday, December 19th 2010, 0:54

The squatters in one of Venezuela's tallest office buildings
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