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  1. Venezuela gets ballet commemorating Chavez's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... Hugo Chavez, dances in the "Ballet of the Spider-Seller to Liberator" at the Teresa Carreno Theater in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. Performers use simple dances to depict Chavez's childhood in a humble house with a mud floor, and his ...

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  2. Prison overdose death toll now 35Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    Human rights activists are questioning authorities' claim of a mass drug overdose by dozens of inmates who stormed an infirmary. After days of conflicting reports from the government and family members, the depth of the tragedy at David Viloria prison in western Venezuela became clearer yesterday.

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  3. Venezuela to slash budget after OPEC steadies outputRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | West Australian

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered his government to slash the budget of his oil-dependent and economically-weak nation, as crude prices plunge after OPEC held output steady. The leftist leader called for a "substantial reduction" of the salaries of senior government officials, from state firms to ministries and his own wages.

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  4. Macaws thrive in Caracas, Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... her hand. A macaw stands in the window ledge of apartment, waiting to be fed by the apartment owner, in Caracas, Venezuela. Caracas' signature bird is the blue-and-yellow macaw, one of four such species that inhabit the valley. Macaws fly over the ...

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  5. Mass deaths in Venezuelan prison reach 35Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | UAport

    ... the David Viloria prison in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. AP / Dedwison Alvarez CARACAS, Venezuela - Pressure is building on Venezuela's government to fully investigate a rising number of deaths at an overcrowded prison, with ...

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  6. Venezuela Says 35 Prison Inmates Dead From OverdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    CARACAS, Venezuela-Pressure is building on Venezuela's government to fully investigate a rising number of deaths at an overcrowded prison, with human-rights activists questioning authorities' claim of a mass drug overdose by dozens of inmates who stormed an infirmary.

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  7. Death toll in Venezuelan prison overdose up to 35Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... stormed an infirmary during protests demanding better living conditions. Photo: Dedwison Alvarez, AP CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Pressure is building on Venezuela's government to fully investigate a rising number of deaths at an overcrowded prison, ...

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  8. Calls grow for investigation into overdose deaths at Venezuelan prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Police guard the entrance to the morgue in Barquisimeto, 250 km from Caracas on November 28, 2014. As many as 35 Venezuelan hunger striking inmates have died, a rights group said Thursday, after they drank what prison authorities said was a cocktail of prescription drugs and grain alcohol.

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  9. Death toll in Venezuelan prison overdose up to...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... stormed an infirmary during protests demanding better living conditions. (AP Photo/Dedwison Alvarez) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - The death toll has risen to 35 from what Venezuelan authorities say was a mass drug overdose after inmates stormed an ...

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  10. Venezuela to push until oil price rebounds to $100: MaduroRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | UAport

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro waves in a parade to celebrate the 94th anniversary of the creation of the Bolivarian Military Aviation in Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela on November 27, 2014.

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  11. Venezuelan classical music system under fireRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2012 file photo, Jose Antonio Abreu, founder of Venezuela's network of youth orchestras known as El Sistema, or The System, attends an event at the Teresa Carreno Theater in Caracas, Venezuela. ... BOGOTA, Colombia - It has been praised the world over as a model for uplifting disadvantaged youth by connecting them with classical music.

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  12. Venezuela's Maduro pledges to keep pursuing OPEC output cutRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The China Post

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Thursday he would keep pushing OPEC to cut oil output to boost sliding crude prices after the cartel opted not to slash production - a move backed by Caracas. OPEC had faced pressure from several of its poor members, notably Venezuela, to reduce production quotas but the 12-nation cartel's powerful Gulf members rejected calls to turn down the taps.

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  13. Venezuelan classical music system under...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... of youth orchestras known as El Sistema, or The System, attends an event at the Teresa Carreno Theater in Caracas, Venezuela. A new book about the music program portrays it as a "model of tyranny" where brutal, marathon practice sessions mirror the ...

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  14. U.N. watchdog urges Venezuela to investigate torture allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | AlertNet

    Demonstrators use a slingshot against the National Guard during a protest in San Cristobal, in this February 27, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins CARACAS, Nov 28 - The United Nations' torture watchdog on Friday expressed "alarm" at reports of torture and abuse by Venezuelan authorities during months of opposition protests this year and urged the country to fully investigate the incidents.

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  15. Venezuela's President Vows To Get Oil Prices Back To 'Where They Should Be'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro attends the handover ceremony of the Secretary General of the Union of South American Nations in Caracas September 11, 2014. In a passionate speech on Thursday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro vowed that he would not rest until oil prices were back to "where they should be," reports Venezuelan paper, El Universal.

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  16. The 9 Most Dangerous Countries for Tourists to VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Insider Monkey

    Wondering which the are most dangerous countries for tourists ? Despite the natural beauty and cultural significance of some places, certain countries are not suitable for everyone to visit. When planning a vacation, some of the things we take into account are the attractions a site has to offer, its tourist venues and amenities, and its natural or cultural charm.

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  17. OPEC Maintains Output, Prices Hit 4-year LowRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Payvand News of Iran

    The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries has decided to maintain current levels of production, despite a worldwide oil glut that has driven market prices down more than 30 percent since June. Meeting Thursday in Vienna, Austria, OPEC oil ministers decided to maintain the present output target of 30 million barrels a day.

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  18. Over a dozen Venezuelan prisoners die after drug overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    CARACAS, Venezuela - At least 13 hunger striking inmates at an overcrowded prison in Venezuela have died after they allegedly drank a deadly cocktail of multiple drugs and grain alcohol, officials said Thursday. The prison ministry said in a statement that the inmates demanding better living conditions stormed a pharmacy in the prison where they ingested multiple drugs, including antibiotics, antihypertensive drugs, anti-diabetic agents, anti-epileptic drugs, and alcohol.

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  19. Hugo Chavez is alive in the classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thanh Nein News

    A new course on the late Hugo Chavez at a Caracas military institute earns praise while also stirring controversy in a divided Venezuela. The Taliban bombed a British embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday morning, killing five people, and attacked a foreign compound in the city center in the... Editor-in-Chief: Nguyen Quang Thong 248 Cong Quynh St. , Distr.

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  20. Crude Plunges Following OPEC Decision to Not Cut ProductionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis

    For five consecutive months OPEC produced over its alleged quota. Nonetheless, and in spite of falling prices and pleas from Venezuela to restrict production, OPEC decided to take no action.

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