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  1. Legal challenge next hurdle for Venezuela's leader

    Posted Sep 18th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A coup attempt collapsed after two days; a national work stoppage disintegrated after two months. Now, Venezuela's political opposition is trying to oust President Hugo Chavez in a more conventional way - through legal channels. Opposition leaders are calling for a recall referendum, guaranteed by the nation's constitution, after Mr Chavez passed the midpoint of his ...

  2. Spirit of Bolivar created support base in the slums

    Posted Aug 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an end to inequality and poverty in the oil-rich nation through his 'Bolivarian revolution'. He quickly became a hero to Venezuela's majority poor, while alienating much ...

  3. Chavez seeks to ease fractious ties with US

    Posted Sep 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reed Lindsay in Caracas President Hugo Chavez appears to be seeking a rapprochement with Washington two weeks after revalidating his mandate in Venezuela's recall referendum, which he ... advisers, who were not very well informed about what is happening in Venezuela,' Mr Perez said. Relations between the two nations have been at best rocky since Mr Chavez assumed office in 1998. ...

  4. Lubricating a squeaky relationship

    Posted Apr 15th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... States. These energy interests increasingly conflict with US security and human-rights concerns in countries like Iran, Sudan and Venezuela. Is there a way of resolving, or at least managing, ... although the western hemisphere (including Venezuela and Canada) may also become more prominent. Preventing a clash of strategic interests is for the good of both Washington and Beijing. ...

  5. Oil turns wheels of Chavez revolution

    Posted Aug 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... whose policies have led to rising unemployment and crime, and at worst a strong-armed cohort of Cuban leader Fidel Castro who is trying to convert Venezuela into a socialist dictatorship. What ... and ChevronTexaco. And despite US antagonism towards Mr Chavez- President George W. Bush endorsed the coup in April 2002 after it occurred and Congress has financed opposition groups- Venezuela remains its ...

  6. Time for sincerity on climate change

    Posted Dec 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... bare-minimum, agreement. Britain's environment minister, Ed Miliband, has led the charge against China. He has accused it, along with Sudan, Bolivia, Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela of hijacking ...

  7. Hu to attend US nuclear security summit

    Posted Apr 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... India and China. Hu will also visit Chile and Venezuela. ...

  8. Liu supporters in Oslo rally on eve of Nobel ceremony

    Posted Dec 10th 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Tunisia, Venezuela and Vietnam. Lundestad also said 'we believe that Argentina will not be coming, or at least will not be represented by the ambassador'. ...

  9. Hu, Obama in rapprochement before summit

    Posted Apr 08th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... among them when they meet for a summit in Brazil later this month. China is expected to sign agreements on energy and finance with Brazil and Venezuela during Hu's trip. China also aims ...

  10. Crude solutions given credence as China worries over oil supply

    Posted Aug 11th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... will this year produce 27 million tonnes of crude from overseas wells, mainly in Sudan, Kazakhstan, Indonesia and Venezuela, and plans to raise this to 35 million tonnes next year with help from new ...




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