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  1. Venezuelan protesters turn ire towards late former president Hugo ChavezRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GlobalNews

    Until recently, even as the economy cratered and Venezuelans abandoned support for President Nicolas Maduro , many in the socialist-run country continued to revere Chavez for standing up for the oil-rich nation's long-overlooked poor masses. But that once solid reputation has begun to crumble as quickly as statues and monuments built to the late strongman have been toppled.

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  2. Venezuela's chief prosecutor chides government over military tribunalsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... The trouble has been particularly bad this week in Barinas, the home state of Maduro's mentor and predecessor Hugo Chavez that the socialists regard as the "cradle of the revolution." Maduro, a former bus driver and union leader elected in 2013, ...

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  3. Barricades, protests spread over Venezuela 'sham' electionsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... The trouble has been particularly bad this week in Barinas, the home state of Maduro's mentor and predecessor Hugo Chavez that the socialists regard as the "cradle of the revolution." Maduro, a former bus driver and union leader elected in 2013, ...

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  4. Venezuela prosecutor decries Maduro plan, unrest worsensRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    ... mentioning it would heighten uncertainty and alter the "unbeatable" constitution launched under late leader Hugo Chavez. Jaua acknowledged receipt of Ortega's letter, but quickly said she was merely expressing a "political opinion," without any ...

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  5. Jesuit Superior General 'signed letter praising Fidel Castro in 1989'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

    ... lose to Liberation Theology. However, he later became disillusioned with the regime of late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez.

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  6. Venezuela Needs Helping Hand, Not a Hammer BlowRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    ... the 1990s, Venezuelans suffered. When oil prices recovered in 2000, the popularly elected populist government of Hugo Chavez used the new resources to reduce poverty and extend health care and education. When oil prices plummeted again, Venezuela ...

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  7. As Venezuela unrest spreads, Maduro presses on with plans to rewrite charterRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... some Venezuelans have taken out their ire by publicly shaming government officials or knocking down statues of Hugo Chavez, the late firebrand leftist leader who governed Venezuela from 1999 to 2013. In the southeastern city of Puerto Ordaz, the ...

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  8. Venezuela regional election date set amid opposition rebukeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | 680News

    ... a special congress to rewrite the nation's 1999 constitution drafted under the leadership of the late President Hugo Chavez as a mean of resolving the crisis. In a letter released last week, the nation's chief prosecutor also said she would not ...

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  9. Venezuela leader defies demos, launches constitution overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | India.com

    ... from certain civil groups, which the opposition say are traditionally loyal to him and his late predecessor Hugo Chavez. In a move set to further inflame the opposition, Maduro said the constitutional body would sit in the chamber of the National ...

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  10. The Latest: Lawmaker says Chavez's childhood home set aflameRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    An opposition lawmaker says protesters have set Hugo Chavez's childhood home and several government buildings on fire in western Venezuela. Pedro Luis Castillo says the home of Venezuela's late president was set ablaze in the state of Barinas Monday afternoon.

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  11. Venezuela's Maduro vows to push ahead with new congress despite unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... taken out their ire by publicly shaming government officials or knocking down statues of firebrand late leftist Hugo Chavez, who governed Venezuela from 1999 to 2013. In the southeastern city of Puerto Ordaz, the president of a state-run company was ...

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  12. Venezuela's Maduro vows to push ahead with 'constituent assembly' despite unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... taken out their ire by publicly shaming government officials or knocking down statues of firebrand late leftist Hugo Chavez, who governed Venezuela from 1999 to 2013. In the southeastern city of Puerto Ordaz, the president of a state-run company was ...

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  13. Venezuela Holds 5,000 Russian Surface-to-air MissilesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Voice of America

    Venezuela has a stockpile of 5,000 Russian-made MANPADS surface-to-air weapons, according to military documents reviewed by Reuters, the largest known cache of the weapons in Latin America and a source of concern for U.S. officials amid the country's mounting turmoil. Venezuela's socialist government, in power since 1999 after former President Hugo Chavez won elections, has long used the threat of an "imperialist" invasion by the United States to justify an arms buildup, with weapons mainly procured from Russia.

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  14. Angry Venezuelan protesters take aim at Chavez statues, homeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... Account button. In this Sept. 16, 2016, file photo, a three-meter bronze statue of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez is unveiled at the 17th Non Aligned Summit, a meeting held by a Cold War-era group of 120 nations, in Porlamar on Margarita ...

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  15. Internal Splits, immolations, and burning houses: Venezuela gets worseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Protesters have ripped from their pedestals statues honouring Hugo Chavez in at least five towns over the past month. Photo / AP The crisis in Venezuela, which was already awful, is somehow getting worse, with protests against the Government of President Nicolas Maduro now entering their eighth week and a death toll of at least 49. A man on the street - some witnesses identified him as a thief; the government said he was a Maduro supporter - was set on fire.

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  16. Venezuela protests: Hugo Chavez's childhood home set on fire as violence clashes continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    The childhood home of the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez has been set on fire, according to an opposition legislator, as protests against the socialist government continue to rage. The house, located in the western city of Barinas, was set alight along with several other government buildings by protesters.

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  17. Angry Venezuela protesters take aim at Chavez statues, homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    16, 2016 file photo, a three-meter bronze statue of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez is unveiled at the 17th Non Aligned Summit, a meeting held by a Cold War-era group of 120 nations, in Porl... . A medical professional wears his scrubs during an anti-government protest demanding Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro open a so-called humanitarian corridor for the delivery of medicine and food aid, in Caracas, Venezuela, ... .

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  18. Venezuelan Protesters Burn Down Hugo Chavez's Boyhood HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Caller

    Venezuelan anti-government demonstrators torched late President Hugo Chavez's childhood home Monday, as the South American country continued to slide into chaos over protests against the ruling socialist regime. Protesters burned down the house in the western city of Barinas where Chavez spent his early years, along with several government buildings, the Associated Press reported.

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  19. Miguel Cabrera to protesters in Venezuela: 'Keep fighting for a better country'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    ... These are not vague calls for peace; this is a call for an end to the nearly two decades of rule by the late Hugo Chavez and his political heir, Nicholas Maduro. In the message in Spanish, Cabrera said he wanted to give "a message to all the young ...

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  20. Venezuela: Hugo Chavez house burns to the groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fausta's blog

    Earlier today in the Chavez family stronghold, the Venezuelan state of Barinas , a 19 year-old student was killed with a bullet to the chest by a member of the Chavista National Guard. The student, Yorma n Bervecia, was protesting.

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