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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

Protests at Venezuela TV closure

Tuesday, January 26th 2010, 10:40

Clashes erupt in Venezuela after a TV channel critical of President Hugo Chavez is taken off air.
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Venezuelan TV channels shut down

Sunday, January 24th 2010, 10:28

Venezuela takes six cable television channels off air for breaking a law on transmitting government material.
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Venezuela oil 'may double Saudis'

Saturday, January 23rd 2010, 6:49
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

A US study of Venezuela's oil could give the country double the reserves of current world-leader Saudi Arabia.
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Dark future?

Friday, January 22nd 2010, 1:32

Power rationing plunges Venezuela into gloom
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Economic woe

Tuesday, January 19th 2010, 7:00

Venezuela's further slide into state-owned slump
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Economic woe

Tuesday, January 19th 2010, 0:02

Venezuela's further slide into state-owned slump
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Chavez seizes foreign supermarket

Monday, January 18th 2010, 4:34
related countries: Colombia Colombia, France France

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez expropriates a French-Colombian supermarket, accusing it of raising prices.
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Venezuelan ice-cream parlour's 860 flavours

Saturday, January 16th 2010, 12:05

The largest number of ice-cream flavours in the world can be sampled in a Venezuelan shop, Will Grant discovers.
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Chavez halts Caracas power cuts

Thursday, January 14th 2010, 9:46
related places: Caracas

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez halts rolling blackouts in Caracas shortly after announcing nationwide energy-saving steps.
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Soldiers close shops in Venezuela

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 9:23

Inspectors backed by soldiers shut some 70 shops in Venezuela accused of trying to cash in on the bolivar's devaluation.
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Chavez warns price 'speculators'

Sunday, January 10th 2010, 23:01

Venezuela's President Chavez says troops will seize control of any business raising prices after the currency was devalued.
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Venezuela to devalue its currency

Saturday, January 9th 2010, 2:45
related countries: United States United States

Venezuela will devalue its currency, the bolivar, by at least 17% against the US dollar to boost oil revenues.
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Deadly fire on ship off Venezuela

Saturday, December 26th 2009, 4:42

A fire on board a Greek cargo ship off the coast of Venezuela kills nine members of the crew and injures five.
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Venezuela in threat to carmakers

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 7:59

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez tells car companies they must share their technological skills or leave the country.
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Venezuela orders power rationing

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 9:27

Venezuela imposes power cuts on industry and businesses to save its limited energy resources and avoid blackouts.
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Colombia denies using spy drones

Monday, December 21st 2009, 22:41
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States

Colombia rejects Venezuela's claims that it used unmanned drones built with US technology to spy on a military base.
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Fall of an angel? Chavez seeks to rename Venezuela landmark

Monday, December 21st 2009, 6:32
related places: Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez calls for the world's highest waterfall, Angel Falls, to be given back its indigenous name.
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Colombia beefs up border forces

Sunday, December 20th 2009, 4:26
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia says it is building a new military base on its border with Venezuela as relations between the two states deteriorate.
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Ruined future?

Tuesday, December 15th 2009, 7:24

Life 10 years after Venezuela's 'worst natural disaster'
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Cuba and Venezuela criticise US

Monday, December 14th 2009, 0:44
related countries: United States United States

Cuba's President Castro issues a fierce denunciation of the US, echoed by Venezuela's Hugo Chavez, at a trade summit.
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Cuba and Venezuela sign trade deals

Sunday, December 13th 2009, 0:23
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuba's President Raul Castro and his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez sign economic co-operation deals worth $3.2bn.
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Venezuela closes down four banks

Tuesday, December 1st 2009, 11:43

The Venezuelan government shuts down four private banks, accusing them of financial irregularities.
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Colombia ministers 'snub' summit

Saturday, November 28th 2009, 9:55
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian ministers fail to attend a regional summit in an apparent snub to Venezuela as the countries' dispute deepens.
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Iran leader pushes Venezuela ties

Wednesday, November 25th 2009, 11:33
related countries: Iran Iran

A range of accords are set to be signed as Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visits Venezuela's Hugo Chavez.
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Venezuela accused over bridges

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 22:56
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia accuses neighbouring Venezuela of blowing up two pedestrian bridges on its shared border.
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Sahara cocaine plane crash probed

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 12:51

The UN says it is investigating the crash in the Sahara desert of a cargo plane, probably carrying cocaine from Venezuela.
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Colombia frees Venezuelan guards

Sunday, November 15th 2009, 23:52
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia releases four Venezuelan national guard members who crossed the border into Colombian territory.
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How serious is Chavez about war?

Monday, November 9th 2009, 7:27
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Chavez

President Hugo Chavez says Venezuela must prepare for a possible war with Colombia. Is a conflict now likely?
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Chavez steps up Colombia war talk

Monday, November 9th 2009, 2:08
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez urges his armed forces to be prepared for a possible war with Colombia.
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Caracas combats water shortages

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 22:48

Large parts of the Venezuelan capital will be without water for up to 48 hours over the next week as water rationing begins.
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Caracas joins border slayings row

Sunday, November 1st 2009, 22:44
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Venezuela says the 11 men found dead on its soil last week were Colombian paramilitaries undergoing training.
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Venezuela seizes 'Colombia spies'

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 22:52
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Venezuela announces the arrest of a number of people whom it accuses of being secret agents, spying for Colombia.
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Chavez insults Colombian minister

Monday, October 26th 2009, 5:44
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Venezuela's president calls Colombia's defence minister "mentally retarded" for criticising the country's anti-drug efforts.
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