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  1. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela slams new US spying claims

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 03:14pm by Agence France-Presse in Mexico City

    ... report that the United States made Caracas a spying priority, and warned that bilateral ties would remain frozen. “It is unacceptable that they’re spying on us,” Foreign Minister Elias Jaua told ... with the United States." Venezuela's Foreign Minister Elias Jaua Citing documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, the newspaper said the agency monitored the government ...

  2. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela's Chavez would 'vote for Obama'

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 09:10am by Agence France-Presse in Caracas

    ... on October 7. “If I were from the United States, I’d vote for Obama,” Chavez told the privately-held Televen television network on Sunday. If Obama came from a working-class Caracas neighbourhood, he would “vote for Chavez”, the Venezuelan president claimed. “Obama recently said something very rational and just: Venezuela is not a threat to the interests of the United States,” Chavez said, ...

  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 ...

  4. News - World - VENEZUELA

    US accused of denying its airspace to China-bound Venezuelan president

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 09:56am by Agence France-Presse in Caracas

    ... Agence France-Presse in Caracas Venezuela accused the United States of hampering its diplomatic efforts on Thursday, saying Washington was denying airspace to its China-bound president ... Venezuela and the United States were often at odds during Chavez’s 14-year rule and relations have remained tense under Maduro. The two countries have not had ambassadors in each other’s capitals ...

  5. 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 ...


    US, Venezuela in overflight spat

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 06:43pm by Associated Press in Caracas

    ... to China because his government made the request on short notice. But Venezuela complained that the United States had also put up logistical obstacles to complicate its delegation’s preparations ... that prohibiting the flight amounted to an “aggression.” Maduro later complained about the airspace issue and said the United States had refused to grant a visa to retired Gen. Wilmer Barrientos, his chief ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela’s Maduro looks to inauguration as tensions subside

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 11:38am by Agence France-Presse in Caracas

    ... The United States, cast by Chavistas as Latin America’s bete noir, has supported the demand for an “audit” of the vote, a position also supported by the European Union which took “note” of Maduro’s election. But the president-elect, taking up the “anti-imperialist” banner of his mentor, poured scorn on the United States, Venezuela’s biggest oil customer, saying “We don’t care about your ...

  10. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Hitmen held over plot to kill Venezuelan president

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and the United States. Venezuela made frequent allegations of assassination plots against late leftist president Hugo Chavez and has continued to do so under Maduro, his hand-picked successor. Official ...




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