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  1. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Bloody clashes in Venezuela after police and troops raid protest camps

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:40pm by AP

    ... on camps in front of United Nations offices and in better-off neighbourhoods largely opposed to President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government. Interior Minister Miguel Rodriguez Torres ... campground once stood. A few dozen neighbours built barricades to block traffic, demanding the release of the students. "How can this be allowed when the constitution guarantees the right ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508532/bloody-clashes-venezuela-after-police-and-troops-raid-protest-camps
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela introduces ID system for food buying amid scarcity, hoarding

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 08:35pm by MCT

    ... sovereignty". The system will employ electronic fingerprint IDs similar to those used to identify Venezuelan voters to register shoppers who purchase goods at the state-run grocery chains Mercal, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1463241/venezuela-introduces-id-system-food-buying-amid-scarcity-hoarding
  5. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Vice president Maduro delivers state-of-nation report in place of Chavez

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:37pm

    ... on Tuesday by delivering a short speech and turning in a state-of-nation report amid legal debate about his legitimacy. Maduro submitted the report in writing from Chavez’s government while ... the opposition’s allegations that the government was acting illegally by going ahead with the special legislative session. “There’s no constitutional controversy,” Ramirez said, calling the politicians who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1129335/vice-president-maduro-delivers-state-nation-report-place-chavez
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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

    ... only needed one more semester to graduate,” he added of Carmona, who had been studying tourism and had won the last year Miss Tourism competition in her state, in a country that prizes its ... town of Carupano. Scores of people have been arrested or injured. State television channel VTV said the mother of one its employees died while being rushed to hospital in Caracas. VTV said she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1431599/beauty-queen-latest-die-political-unrest-trial-protest-leader-lopez-grips
  9. 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 ... the [information] minister to tell CNN we have started the administrative process to remove them from Venezuela if they don’t rectify [their behaviour],” Maduro said on state TV. “Enough! I won’t accept war ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1432616/venezuela-sends-paratroopers-epicentre-protests-maduro-issues-new-threat
  10. 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

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