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Alaska Is a Petrol State

Americans tends to look down on most of the world's petrol states: countries that depend disproportionately on the extraction of oil and gas for industry, tax revenue, and international legitimacy.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, World News, Travel, Venezuela Travel, Prudhoe Bay, AK

Wed Aug 27, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Venezuelan government announces mandatory biometric cards to control supermarket shoppers

Venezuela's continuing experiment with Marxist socialism continues to be an abject failure -- as much as every other country's experimentation with Marxist socialism -- as evidenced by the country's shrinking productivity, tanking economy and shortages of basic goods.

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Daily Star

EXCLUSIVE: I survived South Amercan prison gang hell

Oliver Vella, 35, was banged up in a Venezuelan prison where rival gangs fought gun battles and inmates were beheaded and chopped up with chainsaws.

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Santa Barbara Independent

The Bicycle Alternative

In his Voice on August 14, Frank Hotchkiss invited responses to the issues he raised regarding bicycles and cars [ "Bikes and Cars," independent.com/opinions ].

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Wall Street Journal

Trapped in Venezuela: Airlines Abandon Fliers Amid Currency Dispute

CARACAS, Venezuela-When this city's professional soccer club traveled to a key match in Peru, its tough rival wasn't the only challenge.

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TechEBlog

Top 5 Coolest Weather Phenomena You Won't Believe Exist

A dirty thunderstorm is a weather phenomenon that is related to the production of lightning in a volcanic plume.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, World News, Weather

BayStreet.ca

Metrospaces Presents Orinoco Oil Belt Hotel Architectural Project And Update

MIAMI, FL / ACCESSWIRE / August 27, 2014 / Metrospaces, Inc. today presents the architectural project of The Orinoco Oil Belt Hotel in Pariaguan, Venezuela.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Venezuela battles obesity amid dearth of good food

Mannequins stand at a store that sells clothing for over weight people in downtown Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Life, Food, Nutrition

Greenwich Citizen

Venezuela battles obesity amid dearth of good food

Mannequins stand at a store that sells clothing for over weight people in downtown Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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MySanAntonio.com

Venezuela battles obesity amid dearth of good food

People walk in front of a shopping center that sells clothing for over weight people in downtown Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Life, Food, Nutrition

The Atlantic

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria Gabriela?

Hugo Chvez's daughter is still living in Venezuela's presidential palace more than a year after his death.

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Related Topix: Travel, Venezuela Travel, World News, US Politics, US News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

LatAm Allies struggle as Venezuela's free oil runs dry

HOUSTON/CARACAS - Venezuela's shipments of crude oil and fuel to its allies have fallen to a five-year low as a weak economy hits its ability to uphold accords that former president Hugo Chvez struck to lower energy costs for friends and expand his diplomatic clout.

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Related Topix: World News, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Edhat

Sunday Edhat - 08/24/14

Do You Sudoku? - You can now play the Daily Sudoku on Edhat. How fast can you fill in the blanks? It's that dreaded time of year for most school-aged kids.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, World News, Brazil, Santa Barbara, CA, Mammoth Lakes, CA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Mashable

Photo Challenge: Use Harsh Mid-Day Light to Your Advantage

Harsh mid-day light isn't the most ideal setting for photographers. Extreme contrast, blown-out highlights and hard shadows are frequent results of shooting in sunlight.

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WireNews+Co

Change Of Her Majesty's Ambassador To Venezuela

Mr John Saville has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in succession to Ms Catherine Nettleton OBE who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Eggs, Milk And Ink: Venezuela Wants All Supermarket Shoppers Fingerprinted

Government-subsidized at a state-run market in Caracas, Venezuela, in 2012. Smuggling of cheap groceries into neighboring Colombia is so rampant that the government plans to fingerprint shoppers.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Venezuela: Fingerprinting To Beat Food Shortage

CARACAS, VENEZUELA, Aug 22 -- A mandatory fingerprinting system is being implemented at grocery stores in Venezuela to combat food shortages by keeping people from buying too much of a single item.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Miami Herald

Venezuela's dynastic diplomacy

A single mom, a brazen businesswoman, a party girl, and social-media rock star - María Gabriela Chávez is many things.

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Reuters

As Venezuelan deliveries wane, allies tap traders for pricey fuel

Venezuela's shipments of crude oil and fuel to its allies have fallen to a five-year low as a weak economy hits its ability to uphold accords that former President Hugo Chavez struck to lower energy costs for friends and expand his diplomatic clout.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

CPJ Press Freedom Online

Radio station suspended in Venezuela

BogotA , August 20, 2014--Venezuelan telecommunications regulator CONATEL shut down a critical radio station on Tuesday after refusing to renew the station's expired transmission license, according to news reports .

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