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Venezuela crossword plot denied

Saturday, May 12th 2012, 3:13

A Venezuelan crossword writer is questioned by intelligence agents after being accused of hiding a coded assassination message in a puzzle.
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Tension outside Venezuelan jail

Wednesday, May 9th 2012, 14:19
related places: La Planta

Tension remains high outside the La Planta jail in Venezuela, where hundreds of armed inmates began rioting 11 days ago.
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VIDEO: Venezuela's 'socialist city'

Tuesday, May 8th 2012, 11:15

The Venezuelan government is trying to solve the county's housing problem by building so-called 'socialist cities'.
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Chavez urges exit from OAS body

Tuesday, May 1st 2012, 9:10
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

Hugo Chavez says Venezuela should pull out of the Inter-American Human Rights Commission, in a speech ahead of returning to Cuba for cancer treatment.
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Chavez back from Cuba treatment

Thursday, April 26th 2012, 8:28
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returns home after 11 days in Cuba for further radiation treatment for cancer.
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Chavez dismisses rumours of death

Monday, April 23rd 2012, 20:58
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez phones state TV to deny rumours he has died while undergoing radiotherapy in Cuba for a malignant tumour.
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Chavez to continue cancer therapy

Friday, April 13th 2012, 23:52
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he is going to Cuba on Saturday for more cancer treatment, casting doubt on a trip to the Americas summit.
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Chavez: Cancer battle advancing

Thursday, April 12th 2012, 7:19
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says his battle against cancer is "advancing" after he returns home from his latest treatment in Cuba.
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Kidnapped Costa Rica envoy freed

Tuesday, April 10th 2012, 12:27
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica
related places: Caracas

Venezuelan officials say Costa Rican trade attache Guillermo Cholele has been freed hours after being seized by kidnappers, reportedly for ransom.
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Venezuela tries alleged drug lord

Tuesday, April 10th 2012, 9:07
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Caracas

The trial begins in Venezuela of alleged top cocaine trafficker Walid Makled, 11 months after he was sent back to Caracas by Colombia.
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Diplomat kidnapped in Venezuela

Tuesday, April 10th 2012, 6:31
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica
related places: Caracas

Venezuelan police search for Costa Rican trade attache Guillermo Cholele, who is the latest diplomat to be kidnapped in Caracas.
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Chavez set for more radiotherapy

Sunday, April 8th 2012, 6:19
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez travels to Cuba for more treatment on a cancerous growth in his pelvic area.
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EU bans 'unsafe' Libyan airlines

Tuesday, April 3rd 2012, 15:21
related countries: Libya Libya

The EU bans all Libyan airlines from its airspace until November at the earliest because of safety concerns, and also bans a Venezuelan carrier.
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Venezuela shoppers fear shortages

Sunday, April 1st 2012, 13:30

Venezuela shoppers await impact of price controls
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Chavez resumes Cuba radiotherapy

Saturday, March 31st 2012, 21:46
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Hugo Chavez goes back to Cuba for more cancer treatment, but says he is still determined to win Venezuela's next election.
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Venezuelan soldiers die in crash

Thursday, March 29th 2012, 18:34
related places: Apure

Seven Venezuelan soldiers on anti-drug operations are killed in a helicopter crash in Apure state.
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Chavez in Cuba for cancer therapy

Sunday, March 25th 2012, 19:02
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is in Cuba for radiotherapy following a recurrence of his cancer first treated last year.
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Colombian soldiers die in attack

Sunday, March 18th 2012, 1:29
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Ten Colombian soldiers and an officer are killed in an ambush by suspected Farc rebels in the south-east near the border with Venezuela.
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Chile diplomat's daughter killed

Sunday, March 18th 2012, 0:43
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: Maracaibo

Several police officers are arrested in Venezuela after the teenage daughter of a Chilean diplomat was shot dead in the western city of Maracaibo.
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Chavez says tumour was malignant

Sunday, March 4th 2012, 18:54
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says a lesion he had removed from his pelvic region earlier this week was malignant.
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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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