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  1. Venezuela's Process to Recall Maduro Heads to Next Stage 33 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Bloomberg

    Venezuela's electoral body officially set the next stage in the process to hold a referendum on President Nicolas Maduro's rule for the last week of October. The National Electoral Council ordered an internal committee to develop by Sept.

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  2. How Colombia reached a peace dealRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | USA Today

    How Colombia reached a peace deal Timeline leading to accord announced Wednesday between Colombian and the rebel group. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2bWYLjy President Obama and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shake hands during a joint press conference at the VI Summit of the Americas at Casa de Huespedes in Cartagena, Colombia, on April 15, 2012.

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  3. Venezuelan native: I savor freedom but dream of immigration reformRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    People wait for their turn to buy bread at a bakery in Caracas on August 24, 2016. Venezuela is facing a deep economic recession fueled by the fall in the price of oil, which accounts for 96 percent of its exports.

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  4. Utah man held in Venezuela portrayed as dangerous conspirator, 'a gringo agent'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Fox News

    Since his arrest on June 30th, Joshua Holt has been portrayed by the pro-government media as "el agente gringo," a U.S. spy who infiltrated the country under the guise of a man in love, but in reality the mastermind of a plot to destabilize the socialist government. Today marks the 55th day Holt spends incarcerated in one of the headquarters of the almighty Venezuelan intelligence police, also known as Sebin, along with 20 men and women who call themselves political prisoners and have been there for months if not years.

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  5. Aves Island YX0V DXpedition Put on HoldRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | QST

    The planned YX0V DXpedition to Aves Island has been postponed. No new dates have been announced.

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  6. Maduro government vows to fire Venezuelan public workers who support recallRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | UPI

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro 's administration has vowed to fire high-ranking government employees who supported the opposition's presidential recall referendum efforts on Wednesday. Mayor of Caracas Jorge Rodriguez, a leading member of Maduro's ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela and head of a signature-verification commission established by Maduro's government during the opposition's recall efforts, on Monday said high-ranking employees who do not support late former President Hugo Chavez 's socialist revolution will be fired if they do not resign by Wednesday.

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  7. Cryptobuyer introduces digital currency DashRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Finextra Research news

    Cryptobuyer, a Caracas, Venezuela-based cryptocurrency brokerage, today announced that Dash, a rapidly growing digital currency, has joined Bitcoin to its platform due to soaring demand. One of the world's most actively traded cryptocurrencies, Dash is now available for purchase and sale through Cryptobuyer, and will be used as a payment network to benefit thousands of people suffering from Venezuela's failing national economy.

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  8. Utah man describes 'nightmare' conditions in Venezuela jailRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    A Utah man being held in Venezuela on weapons charges described living a "horrible nightmare" of police harassment and recurrent illnesses in his first communication from jail. "It feels like the pressure of the world is weighing down upon my chest.

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  9. Utah man describes nightmare conditions in Venezuela jailRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    BOGOTA, Colombia - A Utah man being held in Venezuela on weapons charges described living a "horrible nightmare" of police harassment and recurrent illnesses in his first communication from jail. "It feels like the pressure of the world is weighing down upon my chest.

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  10. Spotlight: Iran looks to bolstering economic ties with Latin American countriesRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is on a six-nation tour to Latin America in a bid to bolster economic ties with countries in the region, months after an internationally-brokered nuclear agreement helped lift economic sanctions against it. "It's logical that since the embargo has been lifted, it is seeking to expand" economic ties, Georges Zade, an author and commentator on Middle East affairs, has told Xinhua in an interview.

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  11. American describes "nightmare" conditions while being held in Venezuela jailRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | CBS News

    A Utah man being held in Venezuela on weapons charges described living a "horrible nightmare" of police harassment and recurrent illnesses in his first communication from jail. "It feels like the pressure of the world is weighing down upon my chest.

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  12. Man Describes 'nightmare' conditions in Venezuela jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTOP-FM Washington

    A Utah man being held in Venezuela on weapons charges described living a "horrible nightmare" of police harassment and recurrent illnesses in his first communication from jail. "It feels like the pressure of the world is weighing down upon my chest.

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  13. Venezuela's president orders massive firing of public employees who support recallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Fox News

    In the last few months, Venezuelan politics pretty much has revolved around the opposition's push for a vote to recall President Nicolas Maduro, which the socialist government has fought vigorously - and the executive and judicial powers it still controls. On Monday, a high-ranking Chavista announced that a big chunk of public employees who are supportive of the vote, and signed a petition for it back in April, will lose their job.

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  14. UPDATE 1-Rusoro says awarded $1.2 bln over Venezuelan seizure of gold assetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Reuters

    Aug 23 Canada's Rusoro Mining Ltd said on Tuesday it has been awarded more than $1.2 billion by a World Bank tribunal that ruled Venezuela had unlawfully seized the company's gold assets four years ago. Shares in the Vancouver-based mining firm, which is backed by Russia's Agapov family, more than doubled on Tuesday, trading for as much as 32 cents - their highest level since Venezuela's asset seizure.

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  15. You're fired! Venezuela orders purge of state workers who oppose MaduroRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    High-ranking employees at Venezuelan state firms who oppose President NicolA s Maduro will face a steep price for their perceived disloyalty: their jobs. In what appears to be a sign of growing worry within the government that a recall push to oust Maduro could succeed, he has ordered a purge of management-level employees at five key government ministries, a spokesman said.

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  16. To Stop The Appearance of Economic Collapse, Venezuela Banned Food Lines Outside BakeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Townhall

    Venezuela has pretty much collapsed economically. The country that was the beacon of 21st Century Socialism has devolved into a total disaster zone.

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  17. In picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BBC News

    A total of 320 British athletes and support staff travelled back from Rio to London on a gold-nosed British Airways Boeing 747 with "victoRIOus" emblazoned on the side Venezuelan boxer Yoel Finol (L) presented his bronze medal to President Nicolas Maduro (R) during a welcome ceremony in Caracas

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  18. Venezuela's Gun Confiscation Should be a Wake-up Call to Pro-gun AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AmmoLand

    A recent report out of crime-ridden Venezuela is a reminder to gun owners of the importance of remaining watchful and putting pro-gun politicians in office. Over 2,000 shotguns and pistols were destroyed in a city square in Venezuela's capital city of Caracas as part of a new gun control push.

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  19. Venezuelan government managers to lose jobs over recallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Canada.com

    ... Nicolas Maduro speaks during the installation of a truth commission, at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela. Socialist party leader Jorge Rodriguez said Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, that Maduro had set a 48-hour deadline for ministers to ...

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  20. One explanation of how democracy died in VenezuelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sunherald.com

    The head of the Organization of American States has declared the continued imprisonment of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez the end of democracy in Venezuela. In an OAS eight-page open letter to Lopez, a former mayor of Caracas, Secretary-General Luis Almagro said Lopez had been the victim of a lying and horrific political system.

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