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  1. Venezuela congressional election: campaign amid chaos, or chaos as campaign?Read the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | The Miami Herald

    Workers at a food distribution center, rear, react to Venezuelan soldiers, foreground, who took over the warehouse where they were working in Caracas, Venezuela, on Thursday, July 30, 2015. Soldiers seized a food distribution center rented by companies including Nestle SA, PepsiCo.

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  2. Venezuela: Chavez gone, but Chavismo here to stayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Green Left Weekly

    Had Hugo Chavez not passed away in 2013, the former Venezuelan president and revolutionary socialist would have turned 61 on July 28. However, though Chavez is gone, his indelible imprint on Venezuela's political landscape endures. On December 6, Venezuelans will go to the polls for the 20th time since Chavez was first elected president in 1998.

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  3. US asks Venezuela to scrap ban on opposition political candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    The United States on Tuesday called on Venezuela to reverse a ban on opposition members from holding office and participating in the Dec. 6 parliamentary elections. Washington made the request after opposition leader Maria Machado said she had tried to register on Monday as a candidate but her application was rejected.

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  4. Venezuela ruling party games Twitter for political gainRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    Madur... CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's approval ratings may be languishing below 30 percent, but on Twitter he's as popular as Pope Francis - or so it would seem. The socialist South American leader regularly sets social media afire with support, with heavily trending anti-U.S. campaigns such #ObamaYankeeGoHome and #ObamaRepealTheExecutiveOrder, which denounced U.S. sanctions on members of Maduro's administration.

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  5. U.S. asks Venezuela to scrap ban on opposition political candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AlertNet

    The United States on Tuesday called on Venezuela to reverse a ban on opposition members from holding office and participating in the Dec. 6 parliamentary elections. Washington made the request after opposition leader Maria Machado said she had tried to register on Monday as a candidate but her application was rejected.

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  6. Venezuela prepares for elections, opposition could win majorityRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | UPI

    As candidate nominations begin nationwide, Venezuela is setting the stage for parliamentary elections scheduled for Dec. 6, when President Nicolas Maduro's ruling party could see a significant loss. After years of dominating Venezuelan politics, the United Socialist Party of Venezuela may lose its congressional majority.

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  7. -story-blockRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In this Jan. 23, 2015 file photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks to supporters during a rally to commemorate the end of Marcos Perez Jimenez's dictatorship 57 years ago, in Caracas, Venezuela. Maduro has become the third most-retweeted public figure in the world, behind Pope Francis and the King of Saudi Arabia, according to public relations firm Burston Marsteller.

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  8. Obama charm offensive targets Venezuela after Iranians, CubansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2013 | Stars and Stripes

    Just months after the administration declared Venezuela a threat to U.S. national security, it is working to improve relations, driven by concern that upheaval there could destabilize the region. State Department officers have been meeting quietly with officials in the leftist government of President Nicolas Maduro since April to develop what Secretary of State John Kerry has called "a normal relationship."

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  9. Venezuela first lady runs for congress; spouse's foe blockedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cybercast News Service

    Election officials rejected former congresswoman Maria Corina Machado's attempt to register as a candidate Monday for congressional elections Dec. 6. Hours later, President Nicolas Maduro announced that his wife, Cilia Flores, would be running for a seat. Machado, an opposition leader, called the National Elections Council's rejection of her candidacy a grotesque violation of her rights and the rights of all Venezuelans.

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  10. Opposition leader prevented from running in VenezuelaRead the original story

    Monday | Fox News

    Venezuelan election officials rejected a high-profile opposition leader's attempt to register as a candidate Monday for upcoming congressional elections. Former congresswoman Maria Corina Machado announced that the National Elections Council had rejected her attempt to register to run in the Dec. 6 elections and called it a grotesque violation of her rights.

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  11. Venezuela Prevents Opposition Leader From RunningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Voice of America

    Venezuelan election officials rejected a high-profile opposition leader's attempt to register as a candidate Monday for upcoming congressional elections. Former congresswoman Maria Corina Machado announced that the National Elections Council had rejected her attempt to register to run in the Dec. 6 elections and called it a grotesque violation of her rights.

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  12. Death In Venezuela: Food FightsRead the original story

    Monday | Lucianne.com

    Food riots and looting in Venezuela Friday left one person dead and exposed the combustible nature of the country's imploding economy. A day earlier, Venezuelan soldiers took over a food distribution center in Caracas, rented by companies including Empresas Polar, Nestle and PepsiCo , Bloomberg reports.

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  13. Chinese stringsRead the original story

    Monday | Buenos Aires Herald

    In the last 12 years, first Nstor Kirchner and then Cristina Fernndez de Kirchner have introduced drastic changes in Argentina's foreign policy alignments. It is quite noticeable how China and Russia have replaced the US and Europe as Argentina's non-regional partners of choice - and the way in which this country has strengthened its ties with countries like Ecuador and Venezuela.

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  14. Reinforcing FailureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Belmont Club

    Pop quiz. Suppose a whole country decides to live off an imaginary inexhaustible stash promised by its president.

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  15. Venezuela protests coordinates for Essequibo River baselineRead the original story

    Monday | Stabroek News

    Venezuela's foreign ministry has sent a note of protest to Guyana after the government's recent gazetting of coordinates to establish the baseline for the Essequibo River. In a brief statement issued on Saturday, Venezuela's Ministry of Popular Power for Foreign Affairs said Caracas rejected the contents of the regulations, to continue reading this article, please subscribe .

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  16. Odebrecht: Brazilian construction giant in the crosshairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | BBC News

    Brazil's emergence in the global economy during the recent boom years brought rewards for average Brazilians, who saw their incomes rise. Under the leadership of chief executive Marcelo Odebrecht, whose grandfather founded the company, the group more than doubled in size and revenue in 10 years.

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  17. Victor Vargas Launches Record Label in VenezuelaRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 2 | PRWeb

    Venezuelan singer Victor Vargas this week launched his own record, Venezuela Vargas Music, to have greater control over his music and expand his music business. Before deciding to start the label, Vargas considered joining an established Venezuela-based label.

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  18. Engagement: Dr. Disbel Mansilla & Andy WheelerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | The News-Star

    Jose and Dilia Mansilla of Merida, Venezuela, announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter, Dr. Disbel Mansilla, to Andy Wheeler, son of Barbara Wheeler and the late Delbert Wheeler of Spencer, Louisiana. The bride-elect attended dental school at Universidad de Los Andes in Merida, Venezuela, where she graduated top of her class in 1991.

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  19. Venezuela Puts 12,000 Tons of Food in Jeopardy with Military Siege of Nestle/Pepsi CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Breitbart.com

    The Venezuelan military has invaded and seized a food distribution center in Caracas used by national food and beer corporation Polar, as well as American companies Nestle and Pepsi. 12,000 tons of food, six million liters of soft drinks, and 2,000 jobs are now at risk in a nation suffering major food shortages and a collapsed economy.

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  20. Venezuela supermarket looting leaves one dead, dozens detainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Reuters

    One person was killed and dozens were detained following looting of supermarkets in Venezuela's southeastern city of Ciudad Guayana on Friday morning, according to Venezuelan authorities. Shoppers seeking scarce consumer staples including milk, rice and flour broke into a supermarket warehouse on Friday morning, leading businesses in the area to shut their doors, local newspaper Correo del Caroni reported.

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