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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

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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Colombian football team 'killed'

Saturday, October 24th 2009, 23:51
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Bodies of a kidnapped Colombian football team are believed to have been found across the border in Venezuela.
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Conan Doyle's Lost World gets connected

Friday, October 9th 2009, 11:11

Venezuela's national park inspired a 1912 book about a prehistoric world but, as Will Grant discovered, modern life is creeping in.
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A necklace and two cameras - Col Gaddafi's Venezuela shopping list

Tuesday, September 29th 2009, 4:40
related countries: Libya Libya

Libyan leader Col Muammar suprises shoppers with a visit to a luxury arcade on a Venezuelan island.
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Venezuela to fine TV stations airing US Family Guy animation

Sunday, September 27th 2009, 9:48
related countries: United States United States

Authorities in Venezuela say they will fine TV stations if they continue to broadcast episodes of US animation Family Guy.
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Should there be a Nato of the South?

Sunday, September 27th 2009, 8:42
related places: Africa

Libya and Venezuela have called on Africa and South America to form a new alliance. What would this achieve?
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Africa-Americas summit blasts West

Sunday, September 27th 2009, 4:15
related places: Africa

Libya and Venezuela call on Africa and South America to unite to counter Western dominance, at an intercontinental summit.
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Critical care

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 17:56

Preserving historic districts of the Venezuelan capital
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China in huge Venezuela oil deal

Thursday, September 17th 2009, 0:55
related countries: China China
related places: Orinoco

Venezuela announces a $16bn deal with China for oil exploration in the Orinoco river, after a similar agreement with Russia.
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US worried about Venezuelan arms

Monday, September 14th 2009, 20:17
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

The US says it is concerned by an arms build-up in Venezuela, a day after the country announced an arms deal with Russia.
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Chavez in $2bn Russian arms deal

Monday, September 14th 2009, 8:18
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia agrees to lend Venezuela over $2bn to buy weapons including tanks and anti-aircraft systems, President Chavez says.
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Powerful quake rattles Venezuela

Sunday, September 13th 2009, 0:40

A 6.4-magnitude quake off Venezuela shakes buildings in Caracas and leaves at least seven injured in the north-west.
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Venezuela finds vast gas reserve

Saturday, September 12th 2009, 6:46

President Hugo Chavez unveils the discovery of a huge field of gas that could put Venezuela in the world's top five producers.
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Venezuela to get Russian missiles

Saturday, September 12th 2009, 3:48
related countries: Russia Russia

Venezuela's President Chavez says the country will soon take delivery of 300km-range missiles supplied by Russia.
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Chavez recognises Georgia rebels

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 14:40
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Venezuela will recognise the independence of the breakaway Georgian regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, its president says.
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Venezuela 'tackling drugs trade'

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 10:27
related countries: United States United States

Venezuela's top anti-drugs official rejects recent US criticism that his country is failing to stem drug trafficking.
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Iran to import Venezuelan petrol

Monday, September 7th 2009, 0:38
related countries: Iran Iran

Venezuela agrees to export petrol to Iran, in a sign of closer ties between two of America's most vocal adversaries.
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Venezuela rivals march in Caracas

Saturday, September 5th 2009, 23:39
related places: Caracas

Tens of thousands of people march in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, in rival rallies for and against President Hugo Chavez.
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Thousands stage anti-Chavez demos

Saturday, September 5th 2009, 7:17
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Chavez

Colombia co-ordinates protests against Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez across Latin America using the internet.
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Petrol paradise

Wednesday, August 26th 2009, 11:59

Smugglers thrive as row hits Venezuela-Colombia trade
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New education clash in Venezuela

Sunday, August 23rd 2009, 3:37
related places: Caracas

Rival groups of protesters clash in Venezuela's capital, Caracas, over controversial plans to reform the education system.
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Colombia head tackles border woes

Tuesday, August 18th 2009, 10:24
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Cucuta

Colombian President Alvaro Uribe meets local leaders in the border town of Cucuta, where a row with Venezuela is hitting trade.
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Venezuelan clash over education

Friday, August 14th 2009, 3:14
related places: Caracas

Rival groups of protesters clash in Venezuela's capital, Caracas, over controversial plans to reform the education system.
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