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  1. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Thousands evicted from world's tallest slum in Caracas, Venezuela

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57pm by AP

    ... neighbours celebrated Tuesday's eviction. Retiree Antonio Farias looked on with glee, saying the slum had brought the constant threat of kidnapping, rape and robbery. "It was so beautiful ...

  2. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuelan protesters demand release of arrested activists

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:21am by AFP

    ... Nicolas Maduro's government, according to official figures. Protesters on Saturday vowed to boycott Venezuela's annual carnival celebrations as a mark of respect to the dead. These things are aimed at triggering a backlash from security forces PRESIDENT NICOLAS MADURO "We honour the dead. No carnival, there is nothing to celebrate," engineering student Argenis Arteaga ...

  3. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Beauty queen latest to die in political unrest as trial of protest leader Lopez grips Venezuela

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 11:31am by Reuters and AP

    ... of nearly 30 million people. The jailing of Lopez has made him a cause célèbre among opponents of Maduro, eclipsing to some degree Henrique Capriles, the opposition’s two-time losing presidential ...

  4. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Magistrate Maria Lourdes Afiuni who cross Venezuela's Hugo Chavez freed

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Caracas Magistrate who crossed Chavez freed Venezuelan authorities freed a judge who was arrested in 2009 after then-president Hugo Chavez objected to one of her rulings. Her case became a cause célèbre for the opposition and international human rights groups. A Caracas judge on Friday released Maria Lourdes Afiuni from house arrest so she can seek ...

  5. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Chavez’s return to Venezuela raises questions

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 07:01pm by Associated Press in Caracas

    ... at 2.30am and was taken to Caracas’ military hospital to continue with his treatments. The government released no images of the president, though, and while his supporters threw street celebrations ... exclaiming: “He’s back, he’s back!” “Bravo,” Villegas said, before state television employees joined him in the studio clapping and celebrating. A giant inflated Chavez doll was placed beside a corner ...

  6. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela election to select Chavez successor set for mid-April

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 10:11am by Reuters in Caracas

    ... remains are to be embalmed and put on display “for eternity.” An eclectic cast of celebrities, leftist and centre-right presidents attended Chavez’s state funeral on Friday. Iranian President ...

  7. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuelans swear ‘absolute loyalty’ to Chavez

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 09:58am by Agence France-Presse in Caracas

    ... But it was Chavez supporters who dominated the day, pouring out of buses from the early morning to rally behind the government in a celebration that was by turns festive and fervent. Bands played patriotic ...

  8. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Supporters and opponents await news of Venezuela's ailing President Chavez

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Caracas As their colourful president lies gravely ill in a Havana hospital, his supporters wonder when he will return to resume office- if at all Faithful hold out hopeas Chavez clings to life The change of mood in Plaza Bolivar could hardly be more dramatic. Less than three months ago jubilant crowds filled the main square in Caracas to celebrate another election ...

  9. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuelans on edge amid shifting news on Chavez

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 11:59am by Associated Press in Caracas

    ... of Caracas. But some of Chavez’s supporters had long faces as they gathered in Bolivar Plaza on Monday night holding pictures of the president. A government-sponsored New Year’s Eve celebration ...

  10. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez admits to relapse of cancer

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... return to Venezuela ahead of Independence Day celebrations. July 17 Chavez returns to Cuba to begin a course of chemotherapy. September 22 Finishes his fourth and final course of chemotherapy. ...




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