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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 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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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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Colombia 'incursion' riles Chavez

Monday, August 10th 2009, 10:17
related countries: Colombia Colombia

President Hugo Chavez accuses Colombia of carrying out a military incursion into Venezuela, a charge Colombia denies.
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Venezuela returns Colombia envoy

Saturday, August 8th 2009, 6:22
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Venezuela is sending its ambassador back to Colombia following a diplomatic row, President Hugo Chavez says.
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War of words

Thursday, August 6th 2009, 18:30
related countries: Colombia Colombia

How serious is Venezuela's latest row with Colombia?
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Chavez backer held over TV attack

Tuesday, August 4th 2009, 23:40

A radical supporter of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is arrested after an attack on an opposition TV channel.
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Venezuelan opposition TV attacked

Tuesday, August 4th 2009, 10:41

Radical supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez attack the offices of opposition TV channel Globovision.
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Chavez accused of gagging media

Saturday, August 1st 2009, 23:56

Venezuelan opposition groups say a decision to take 34 radio stations off the air is an attack on freedom of speech.
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Venezuelan election law approved

Saturday, August 1st 2009, 3:58

Venezuela's National Assembly passes an election law that critics say will benefit President Hugo Chavez's party.
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Venezuela mulls tough media law

Friday, July 31st 2009, 9:32

A tough media law, under which journalists could be jailed for publishing "harmful" material, is proposed in Venezuela.
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Chavez 'to review' Colombia ties

Wednesday, July 22nd 2009, 10:33
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States

Venezuela President Hugo Chavez says he will reassess ties with Colombia, which is set to allow the US to use its military bases.
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Venezuela 'fuelling drugs trade'

Tuesday, July 21st 2009, 10:33
related countries: United States United States

Corruption in Venezuela's military and government is allowing drug smuggling to flourish across its border, a US report says.
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Former Venezuela minister charged

Saturday, July 18th 2009, 5:27

A Venezuelan ex-defence minister is charged over his alleged role in 1989 clashes in which hundreds of people died.
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Zelaya 'to return if talks fail'

Saturday, July 18th 2009, 4:52
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Ousted Honduran leader Manuel Zelaya says he will return to the country whether or not a deal is reached in talks.
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Venezuela imposes new media curbs

Friday, July 10th 2009, 10:49

Venezuelan cable and satellite TV channels will be obliged to run speeches by President Hugo Chavez under new rules.
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US, Venezuela to restore envoys

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 7:00
related countries: United States United States

Venezuela and the US are to restore their ambassadors after a nine-month diplomatic dispute, officials say.
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'Mafia man' arrested in Venezuela

Sunday, June 21st 2009, 17:58
related countries: Italy Italy

A Mafia fugitive, listed as one of the Italy's 30 most dangerous men, is arrested in Venezuela, Italian police say.
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Chavez to seize chemical projects

Thursday, June 4th 2009, 22:41

Venezuela is preparing to nationalise petrochemical projects as part of Hugo Chavez's campaign to reduce the private sector.
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Early end for Chavez TV special

Sunday, May 31st 2009, 22:21

A much-hyped four-day TV event hosted by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez ends with no explanation after two days.
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Chavez cuts TV show over debate

Sunday, May 31st 2009, 2:55
related places: Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez cancels his TV show, Alo Presidente, amid a row with writer Mario Vargas Llosa.
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Venezuelan president begins four-day TV marathon

Thursday, May 28th 2009, 23:05

Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez begins a marathon four-day version of his TV programme "Alo Presidente".
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'Alo Presidente' - 10 years on the air for Venezuela's Hugo Chavez

Sunday, May 24th 2009, 22:04

Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez's weekly television and radio show "Alo Presidente" has been on the air for 10 years with a mix of politics and showmanship.
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Venezuela in bank nationalisation

Friday, May 22nd 2009, 19:50

Venezuela nationalises its third largest lender, Banco de Venezuela, after agreeing to pay Banco Santander $1.05bn.
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Venezuela seizes US pasta company

Friday, May 15th 2009, 22:28
related countries: United States United States

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez orders the temporary expropriation of a US-owned pasta mill, amid a battle over price regulation.
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Diamonds are a miner's best friend

Saturday, May 9th 2009, 11:20

Will Grant visits the El Polaco in Venezuela where miners hunt for diamonds to make them wealthy beyond their dreams.
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Chavez seizes oil service firms

Saturday, May 9th 2009, 1:19

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez sends troops to take over companies that provide services for the oil industry.
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Crime kickers

Friday, May 8th 2009, 11:41

Why martial arts are on the rise in Venezuela
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