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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela’s Maduro calls for meeting of South American leaders

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... call for the Washington-based Organisation of American States to convene on the crisis. Maduro's government later ordered Panama's ambassador, Pedro Pereira, and three other diplomats ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1442997/venezuelas-maduro-calls-meeting-south-american-leaders
  7. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuelan protesters demand release of arrested activists

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

    ... inflation and goods shortage in plotting to topple his government. Friday's arrests included eight foreigners who were being "held for international terrorism", state VTV television ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1438749/venezuelan-protesters-demand-release-arrested-activists
  8. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela frees some student protesters, unrest continues

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

    ... 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 ... to march “for peace” in the capital on Saturday.   Venezuela’s state prosecutor said late on Friday that 25 people were freed pending trial out of 99 people arrested nationwide in connection ...

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

    Venezuelan opposition leader to meet Nicolas Maduro as rallies grow

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:37am by Bloomberg

    ... dressed in the red of his socialist party. A few small clashes that erupted between government opponents and state security forces after the opposition rally broke up looked violent but resulted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1433719/venezuelan-opposition-leader-meet-nicolas-maduro-rallies-grow
  10. 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

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