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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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Hugo Chavez granted special powers

Saturday, December 18th 2010, 2:18

The Venezuelan parliament has voted to give President Hugo Chavez special powers to deal with the aftermath of devastating floods.
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New powers for Venezuela's Chavez

Saturday, December 18th 2010, 0:43
related places: Chavez

Venezuela's parliament grants wider powers to President Hugo Chavez for 18 months, but his critics say it is a move towards dictatorship.
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Chavez calls for emergency powers

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 7:42

Venezuela's Congress looks set to grant President Hugo Chavez emergency powers but critics are warning they will allow him to govern as an autocrat.
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Goddess worshippers

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 1:41

Making offerings at a sacred mountain in Venezuela
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Chavez to move into Gaddafi tent

Saturday, December 11th 2010, 1:07
related countries: Libya Libya

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is moving into a tent given by Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi so flood victims can take refuge in his office.
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Venezuela floods kill at least 25

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 12:19

Widespread flooding and mudslides caused by days of torrential rain in Venezuela leave at least 25 dead and destroy thousands of homes.
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Devastating floods hit Venezuela

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 22:23

Days of heavy rain bring severe floods and landslides to northern Venezuela, killing at least 21 people.
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Cuban spies 'rife in Venezuela'

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 2:23
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States

Secret cables released by Wikileaks reveal US concerns over the activities of Cuban intelligence agents in Venezuela.
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Venezuela bans Chavez image use

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 7:53
related places: Chavez

Venezuela's government bans the use of President Hugo Chavez's image for propaganda purposes without official permission.
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ENI in $17bn Venezuela oil deal

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 6:39
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian energy company ENI signs a $17bn deal with Venezuela to develop crude oil fields and build a refinery.
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Caracas deports Colombia 'rebels'

Thursday, November 18th 2010, 2:42
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Venezuela extradites three suspected Colombian rebels in a further sign of warming relations between the two neighbours.
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Colombia to extradite 'drug lord'

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 20:18
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States

Colombia's president promises to extradite an alleged Venezuelan drugs lord to Venezuela rather than the US, where he is also wanted.
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Metro users protest in Venezuela

Saturday, November 13th 2010, 8:29
related places: Caracas

More than 30 people are arrested during protests on the metro system in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas.
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Chavez and Santos continue thaw

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 9:47
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos visits his Venezuelan counterpart, Hugo Chavez, in the latest move to improve once-strained relations.
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Venezuela business leaders robbed

Thursday, October 28th 2010, 21:06
related places: Caracas

Venezuela promises a full investigation after the country's top business leaders are attacked and held for several hours in the capital, Caracas.
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Iran and Venezuela deepen ties

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 1:14
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

The presidents of Iran and Venezuela have promised to deepen their "strategic alliance" against US "imperialism".
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BP sells assets to pay for spill

Monday, October 18th 2010, 10:42
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

BP says it will sell some business interests in Vietnam and Venezuela for $1.8bn, as the oil giant raises funds to pay for the Gulf oil spill.
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Russia and Venezuela sign deals

Friday, October 15th 2010, 13:52
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia is to build a nuclear power plant in Venezuela as part of a series of energy deals between the countries.
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Gang battle in Venezuela prison

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 23:22

At least 10 Venezuelan prisoners die as rival criminal gangs use guns and grenades in a battle for control of a jail.
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Chavez foes hail election gains

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 13:33

Venezuela's opposition celebrates the results of Sunday's election, in which it overturned President Hugo Chavez's two-thirds majority in parliament.
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Challenge for Chavez

Monday, September 27th 2010, 11:15
related places: Chavez

Poll results loosen Venezuelan leader's grip on power
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Chavez foes advance in election

Monday, September 27th 2010, 9:27

The Venezuelan opposition overturns President Hugo Chavez's two-thirds majority in parliament in a poll seen as a test of the president's popularity.
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Mudslides hit Venezuela

Sunday, September 26th 2010, 7:41

At least 14 people have been killed by flooding and landslides after Tropical Storm Matthew brought heavy rain to Central America.
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Chavez on back foot

Friday, September 24th 2010, 23:16

Venezuela opposition attempts to recapture parliament
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Venezuelan minister tweets arrest

Friday, September 17th 2010, 23:36
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The Venezuelan interior minister releases news of the arrest of a top Colombian drugs suspect on his Twitter account.
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Venezuela airline halts flights

Friday, September 17th 2010, 22:56

Venezuela's state-run airline Conviasa says it is suspending all its flights after one of its planes crashed earlier this week killing 17 people on board.
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US pair held in 'nuclear spy bid'

Friday, September 17th 2010, 19:55
related countries: United States United States

A husband and wife team of former nuclear contractors are charged in the US with attempting to leak nuclear secrets to Venezuela.
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