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Riot police, protesters clash in Venezuela

Fresh clashes erupted in Venezuela's capital on Sunday, with hooded anti-government protesters hurling rocks and Molotov cocktails at riot police who returned fire with rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannon.


Related Topix: Riot, World News, Venezuela,

Sun Apr 20, 2014


Venezuelan protesters hold Easter rally, plan to burn Maduro effigies

Hundreds of protesters rallied on Sunday to demand the "resurrection" of Venezuelan democracy while effigies of both President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leaders were paraded for burning in a local Easter Day tradition.


Related Topix: South America, Venezuela,

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Miami Herald

Andres Oppenheimer: Maduro's first year, and what's next

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Fri Apr 18, 2014


Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, has died

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.


Related Topix: Journalism


Venezuela in crisis as Maduro limps to a year in power

A year after promising to continue Hugo Chavez's legacy, Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro is struggling to lead an oil-rich country plagued by economic crisis, violent protests, and rampant crime.


Related Topix: World News, Venezuela,


Malls empty in Venezuela as economic woes bite

Venezuelans, already struggling to find basics like milk and toilet paper at the supermarket, are now confronted with empty appliance store windows and clothes racks at shopping centres.


Related Topix: South America, Venezuela, World News,

Jewish Chronicle

Caracas blames Zionism for antisemitism

Jews in Venezuela have said they are concerned by a fresh surge of antisemitism as the political crisis in the country continues.


Related Topix: World News, Venezuela,

The New Yorker

Schmoozing with el Presidente

Now that Hugo Chavez, Venezuela's longtime ruler, is dead, and Lula da Silva is no longer the President of Brazil, Rafael Correa, the President of Ecuador, is the closest thing South America has to a regional leader.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Ecuador, Travel, Ecuador Travel, Rafael Correa, US Secret Service, US News, US Politics


The Liberation of Sensibility

"Marxist aesthetics has yet to ask: What are the qualities of art which transcend the specific social content and form and give art its universality?" Is there any role for classic-humanist literature in the moral/spiritual outlook of 21st century socialists? There certainly was for the leading 19th century socialist: Karl Marx constantly reread ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Literature

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Free Republic

The tragedy of Venezuela

Barack Obama and the Democratic Party insist they are not really socialists, because in socialist countries the government controls all the means of production.


Related Topix: Prison

Journal Gazette

Nobel laureate author Garcia Marquez dies

His fictional works - among them "Chronicle of a Death Foretold," "Love in the Time of Cholera" and "Autumn of the Patriarch" - outsold everything published in Spanish except the Bible.


Related Topix: Arts, Literature, South America, World News, Colombia, Journalism

The Star Online

Students give Easter twist to dwindling Venezuela protests

Venezuelan students are marching barefoot, building crucifixes and planning to burn effigies of President Nicolas Maduro to try and breathe new life into their protest movement over Easter.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries),

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Foreign Affairs

Viva el Populismo?

CYNTHIA J. ARNSON is director of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.


Related Topix: University of Kentucky, Johns Hopkins University

Connecticut Post

$5 billion for fascists; cuts at home.

It's remarkable how the United States spends massive amounts of money on war, terrorism and fomenting coups at the same time politicians and pundits insist there's no money for successful, much-needed domestic programs.


Related Topix: Prison, Terrorism, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Opinion


Wed. Apr 16th, 2014

The mother of a northwest Ohio autistic teen who had been missing since Sunday says her son has been found safe.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Blake Griffin, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Washington Wizards, Jan Vesely

Tue Apr 15, 2014

ABC News

Cuban Doctors in Eye of Venezuelan Hurricane

When Judith Faraiz's son was near death after a severe motorcycle accident, she put his life in the hands of God and Cuban doctors.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Venezuela, Fidel Castro


Venezuela set for new crisis talks

Venezuela's government and opposition will sit down Tuesday for a new round of talks aimed at ending two months of deadly protests that have rocked the oil-rich nation.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Crisis in Venezuela: Too much crime, not enough toilet paper

Not everyone in Venezuela is shouting in the streets about crime, inflation and the country's continuing slide toward authoritarian rule.


Related Topix: Prison

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Kos

Venezuela Under Fascist Attack -- with U.S. Help.

American progressives must recognize the urgent need to support and preserve the Venezuelan socialist revolution.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Green Left Weekly

Venezuela: Chavistas debate pace of change

The violent anti-government protests that shook Venezuela in February have again thrust the issue of the pace of change into the broader debate over socialist transformation.