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  1. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela will fingerprint shoppers to curb bulk buying amid shortages

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 09:46pm by AFP

    ... and a shortage of United States dollars make it increasingly difficult for Venezuelans to find imported products. Price controls don't help either, with producers complaining that some prices ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1579441/venezuela-will-fingerprint-shoppers-curb-bulk-buying-amid-shortages
  2. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela's President Maduro tells opposition: talk or face consequences

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 04:55pm by AFP, AP, Bloomberg

    ... the nation from the presidential palace, said opposition groups were trying to overthrow his government, backed by the political "right" in Latin America and the United States. As he spoke, ... Venezuela and the United States and its government," he said. "Accept the challenge and we will start a high-level dialogue and put the truth on the table," Maduro told a news ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1433269/venezuelas-president-maduro-tells-opposition-talk-or-face-consequences
  3. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Protests heat up in Venezuela amid opposition rift over US sanctions

    Posted May 15th 2014, 10:51am by Associated Press in Caracas

    ... for weeks outside the offices of the United Nations and nearby plazas. Many political observers believe that by freezing the talks opposition leaders were caving to pressure from their own radical base, which is fuming following confusing statements about sanctions made by the top US diplomat to Latin America, Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson. Jacobson testified last week ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1512513/protests-heat-venezuela-amid-opposition-rift-over-us-sanctions
  4. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Kerry: US not to blame for Venezuela's woes

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 02:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... “Regrettably, President Maduro keeps choosing to blame the United States for things we are not doing or for things that they are unhappy about in their own economy and in their own society,” Kerry said. ... to deepen the anti-American policies of his charismatic predecessor and mentor. Chavez, a socialist, was briefly ousted in a coup bid that lasted less than two days in 2002. The United States did ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1436252/kerry-us-not-blame-venezuelas-woes
  5. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Recriminations as second huge power cut hits Venezuela

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 10:13pm by Reuters

    ... war," he said on Twitter. Since winning office in April, Maduro has accused local political opponents of conniving with wealthy businessmen and their allies in the United States to undermine his ... to utility failures, have not affected the oil refineries, which are powered by separate generator plants. Maduro, who was giving a live address on state TV when the power went off, said he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1372150/recriminations-second-huge-power-cut-hits-venezuela
  6. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela police launch manhunt for opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 05:17am by AP

    ... called a United States-backed, "fascist" plot to oust him from power. "Turn yourself in coward." US officials have denied plotting to oust Maduro, and on Saturday Secretary of State John Kerry expressed concern over the rising tensions and violence surrounding the protests. "These actions have a chilling effect on citizens' rights to express their grievances ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1429038/venezuela-police-launch-manhunt-opposition-leader-leopoldo-lopez
  7. 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

    ... International and others saying they appear to be politically motivated. Secretary of State John Kerry earlier warned that arresting him would have a “chilling effect” on freedom of expression. ... Reuters and AP in Caracas A local beauty queen died of a gunshot wound on Wednesday, the fifth fatality from Venezuela’s political unrest, as imprisoned protest leader Leopoldo Lopez urged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1431599/beauty-queen-latest-die-political-unrest-trial-protest-leader-lopez-grips
  8. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela frees some student protesters, unrest continues

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 01:38pm by Reuters in Caracas

    ... students Venezuelan authorities freed 25 student protesters on Friday pending trial and said that 74 others arrested after this week’s deadly political turmoil would be processed within hours. ... threaten to oust him, nor that the military, whose role was crucial to Chavez’s 36-hour unseating, will turn against the president. The protests could give Maduro a chance to unite competing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1428380/venezuela-frees-some-student-protesters-unrest-continues
  9. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Ceremonies and clashes mark first anniversary of Hugo Chavez’s death

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 09:34pm by AFP

    ... of the United States. Chavez's hand-picked successor was elected by a thin margin in April, defeating opposition leader Henrique Capriles, who cried foul and refused to recognise the poll's ... government remains sturdy enough to withstand the pressure. Standing next to the Chavez tomb, Maduro railed against the Washington-based Organisation of American States and declared that he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1442055/ceremonies-and-clashes-mark-first-anniversary-hugo-chavezs-death
  10. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela sends paratroopers to epicentre of protests, as Maduro issues new threat to media

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 04:38pm by AGENCIES

    ... in Venezuela. Shops were closed and streets eerily quiet in San Cristobal, capital of the western border state of Tachira, where there have been almost daily clashes between protesters and security ... television network CNN from the country if it did not “rectify” the way it has covered deadly political protests. Local television networks have provided almost no live coverage of the protests ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1432616/venezuela-sends-paratroopers-epicentre-protests-maduro-issues-new-threat

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