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  1. Mac MargolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | Jewish World Review

    Before he launched a major economic reform on April 2, Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno cushioned it with a disclaimer: "Under no circumstances," he said, would the plan "affect the poorest, neediest sectors" of the country. At least one needy sector is already upset, however.

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  2. Lawrence L. "Larry" AckermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | Observer

    Ackerman, age 90, formerly of Westfield and Mayville, died Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Center in Dunkirk, NY, following an extended illness. Larry was born on May 25, 1927 in Bolivar, NY, the son of the late Elmer and Ethel Ackerman.

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  3. Op-Ed Contributors: Iranian Terror. Argentinian Cover Up. Justice at Last?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | The New York Times

    One morning last week, Argentines woke up to a political earthquake: A judge had charged a former president, Cristina FernA ndez de Kirchner, with "treason against the homeland," punishable by up to 25 years in prison. Her crime? Nothing less than covering up Iran's role in one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in the Americas before Sept.

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  4. Almon Lyle "Hap" HazardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Hazard was born July 7, 1930, in Olean, N.Y., to Lyle and Esther Hazard. He was raised and attended school in Bolivar, N.Y., where a classmate gave him the nickname After high school he attended Bethany College in West Virginia, and following graduation, he served in the United States Army during the Korean War starting in September, 1952.

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  5. UPDATE 4-Venezuela's PDVSA pays bond, default jitters ease for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Reuters

    ... and sales of U.S. dollars through official mechanisms to ensure Friday's bond payment. Partly as a result, the bolivar currency has tumbled 34 percent on the black market in the last month. "After today's payment of financial debt, the social debt ...

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  6. UPDATE 2-Venezuela's PDVSA pays bond, default jitters easeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Reuters

    ... and slashed sales of dollars through official mechanisms to ensure Friday's payment. That has contributed to the bolivar currency tumbling 34 percent on the black market in the last month, and appears to have worsened food shortages in the country ...

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  7. After decades, remains of war veterans brought home to WNYRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2017 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Two war veterans will finally be laid to rest, decades after their deaths. Staff Sergeant Harold Kuhn of Bolivar, NY died during the Second World War.

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  8. Shay legacy continues Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Genesee Country Express

    ... In the mid 1920's from his farm in Ossian Lloyd Shay began hauling petroleum products from the oil fields in Bolivar, NY and thus began a life for three generations in Transportation related industries. Lloyd and his son Harold “Tim” ...

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  9. US sanctions to pile misery on moribund Venezuelan economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    ... been scared off by prices that double ... more In this Aug. 23, 2017 photo, a piggy bank for tips, filled with 5 Bolivar bills, sits on the table of a vegetable vendor at a market in Caracas, Venezuela. Since 2014, the economy has shrunk by 35 ...

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  10. Venezuela to stage war games in warning to TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | Jamaica Observer

    Venezuela kicks off two days of military drills on Saturday in response to US President Donald Trump's threat of military action and newly announced sanctions on the crisis-stricken nation. Trump warned on August 11 that the United States was mulling a range of options against Venezuela, "including a possible military option if necessary."

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  11. Venezuela to Stage War Games in Warning to Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | India.com

    Venezuela kicks off two days of military drills today in response to US President Donald Trump's threat of military action and newly announced sanctions on the crisis-stricken nation. Trump warned on August 11 that the United States was mulling a range of options against Venezuela, "including a possible military option if necessary."

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  12. Trump moves to squeeze Venezuela's access to financeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | The Peninsula

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence greets guests after speaking to a large crowd after meeting with members of the Venezuelan exile community, recent Venezuelan migrants, other local leaders and officials about the continuing devastation and unrest in Venezuela at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Doral, Florida, August 23, 2017. REUTERS/Joe Skipper Washington: The White House on Friday amped up pressure on Venezuela's cash-strapped government, restricting access to vital US capital markets and escalating a standoff between Washington and Caracas.

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  13. Frank Edward MurrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    ... N.Y. He is the son of Dianne M. (Trowbridge) Murray and the late Charles Nelson Murray. Besides his mother of Bolivar, N.Y., he is survived by a brother, Donald B. (Cathy Oakley) Murray of Zephyr Hills, Fla.; sister, Judith E. Sheffield of Buffalo, ...

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  14. Venezuela court orders opponent's arrest as pressure mountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Newsday

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  15. Powerful Venezuela assembly meets again as pressure mountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Foreign ministers from 14 nations are meeting in Peru on Tuesday in hopes of finding consensus on a regional response to Venezuela's growing political crisis, while President Nicolas Maduro's all-powerful constitutional assembly is forging ahead on promises to punish the embattled leader's foes. The assembly was expected to gather at the stately legislative palace in Caracas for the first time since voting Saturday to remove the nation's outspoken chief prosecutor, a move that drew condemnation from many of the same regional government that are sending representatives to the meeting in Peru's capital.

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  16. Pickup Truck Crashes into HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    ... Allegany County. The State Police say when troopers arrived they identified the driver, Richard Sexton, 47, of Bolivar, still seated in the driver's seat. They say Sexton displayed physical indicators of alcohol intoxication. He was taken to Olean ...

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  17. As Venezuela's Democracy Heads Over a Cliff, Where's the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | National Review Online

    From its violent 19th-century liberation wars to the deadly 1989 Caracazo uprising in the nation's capital, this is a country that's seen its fair share of hard times and civil strife. But even against that history, the current crisis has become an all-consuming plunge toward a full-blown narco-authoritarian state.

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  18. Lawmaker: Hugo Chavez's childhood home burned by protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Protesters set fire to late President Hugo Chavez's childhood home in western Venezuela on Monday, an opposition lawmaker said, as protests against the South American nation's socialist government grew increasingly hostile. While demonstrators are decrying current President Nicolas Maduro for the country's triple-digit inflation, rising crime and shortages of food and medicine, they have also destroyed at least five statues commemorating Chavez, Maduro's mentor and the founder of Venezuela's "Bolivarian revolution."

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