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News on Venezuela continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | Mashable

Riot Gear: How Protesters Around the World Suit Up

Many of the photos coming out of Venezuela, Ukraine, Thailand and Turkey over the past 10 months are images of violent disarray.

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Related Topix: Riot, South America, World News, Ukraine,

7 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba's Venezuela: Where have all the dollars gone?

Reading the Venezuelan press, it's easy to forget this is a petro-state, and that the barrel of oil is selling at prices close to its historic high.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Conservative Political News, US News

11 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Miami Firm's Venezuelan Security Expert Accused of Terrorism

The police station burned bright as a bonfire. As cars hissed past on the Caracas highway, flames consumed the roadside structure as if it were kindling.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Prison, Haiti, Central America

16 hrs ago | AlertNet

Students give Easter twist to dwindling Venezuela protests

Venezuelan students are marching barefoot, building crucifixes and planning to burn effigies of President Nicolas Maduro to try and breathe new life into their protest movement over Easter.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), Hugo Chavez

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Albany Times Union

Progress in Venezuela talks, but protests continue

Anti-government protesters carry a cross covered with photos of government officials and supporters under the Spanish word "Traitors" at a demonstration during Holy Week in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Marine News

SC Ports Report Record Pier Container Volumes

Georgetown grows 10 percent fiscal year to date Today South Carolina Ports reported March pier container volumes were the highest since August 2008.

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Related Topix: 9, North Charleston, SC, World News,

TheCourier.com

Wed. Apr 16th, 2014

The mother of a northwest Ohio autistic teen who had been missing since Sunday says her son has been found safe.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Blake Griffin, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Washington Wizards, Jan Vesely

Miami New Times

Miami Company's Venezuelan Security Expert Arrested and Accused of 'Terrorist Acts'

The police station burned bright as a bonfire. As cars hissed past on the Caracas highway, flames consumed the roadside structure as if it were kindling.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Haiti, Central America

MediaShift

In Venezuela, Data Journalism Is Taking Off

At the end of nine exhausting yet exhilarating days spent in three Venezuelan cities, I watched 30 journalists present the start of at least eight different data journalism projects seeking to answer important questions about the country's challenges.

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Related Topix: Journalism, South America, World News,

Erie Times News

In Brief: Venezuela opposition resumes talks with government

Venezuela's opposition resumed negotiations with the government Tuesday amid rising doubts talks will produce a long-sought political opening.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane

Like many in Petare, a sprawling hillside slum of crumbling brick buildings on the eastern outskirts of Caracas, Faraiz has come to rely on Cuban physicians for free health services in a country where private care is too expensive for the poor and public hospitals have a dismal reputation.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, South America, Fidel Castro

Norwalk Citizen News

Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane

In this March 27, 2014 photo, a poster of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez stands in the Petare shanty town of Caracas, Venezuela.

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Related Topix: World News, Hugo Chavez

TheCourier.com

Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricaneIn this March 27, 2014...

Like many in Petare, a sprawling hillside slum of crumbling brick buildings on the eastern outskirts of Caracas, Faraiz has come to rely on Cuban physicians for free health services in a country where private care is too expensive for the poor and public hospitals have a dismal reputation.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Cuba, OH, Fidel Castro

Local10.com

5 Venezuelan college students partaking in protests travel to Washington

RIGHT NOW AT 5:30, FIVE VENEZUELAN COLLEGE STUDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN PROTESTING THE ONGOING VIOLENCE IN THEIR COUNTRY TRAVELED TO WASHINGTON, D.C., TO SPEAK WITH MEMBERS OF THE CONGRESS.

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Star-Telegram.com

Venezuela opposition resumes talks with government

Tuesday's closed-door meeting is hosted by Vice President Jorge Arreaza and it's aimed at designing a framework for future talks.

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World Press Freedom Review

Journalists remain at risk as protests roil Venezuela

Fifty-two tonnes of newsprint has made its way to Venezuela on a journey that began in Cartagena, Colombia on April 1, and ended, 11 days later in the capital of Caracas.

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Miami New Times

Venezuelan Security Expert Chamel Akl Falsely Imprisoned

The police station burned bright as a bonfire. As cars hissed past on the Caracas highway, flames consumed the roadside structure as if it were kindling.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Haiti, Central America

Broward-Palm Beach

Venezuelan Security Expert Chamel Akl Falsely Imprisoned

The police station burned bright as a bonfire. As cars hissed past on the Caracas highway, flames consumed the roadside structure as if it were kindling.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Haiti, Central America

Catholic World News

Venezuelan cardinal decries trend toward - Cubanization'

In a television appearance, Venezuela's leading prelate criticized socialism and denounced trends toward "Cubanization," the Fides news agency reported.

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Malaysian National News Agency

RWB Calls For Investigation Into Attacks On Journalists In Venezuela

Press freedom organisation Reporters Without Borders has welcomed the announcement by the prosecutor-general's office in Venezuela that 97 members of the armed forces and police are to be investigated on suspicion of torture and mistreatment.

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Related Topix: Journalism, World News,

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