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Chicago Tribune
As hunger mounts, Venezuelans turn to trash for foodfood shortages and a collapsing currency. Venezuela's poverty had eased during
As hunger mounts, Venezuelans turn to trash for food
Chicago Tribune / Posted an hour ago
food shortages and a collapsing currency. Venezuela's poverty had eased during the administration of the late President Hugo Chavez. But a study by three leading Caracas universities found that 76 percent of Venezuelans are now under the poverty... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Venezuelans storming supermarkets, attacking trucks as food supplies dwindledown the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, and put an end to the socialist-i
Venezuelans storming supermarkets, attacking trucks as food supplies dwindle
Chicago Tribune / Posted an hour ago
down the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, and put an end to the socialist-inspired "revolution" ignited 17 years ago by Hugo Chavez. "This can't continue," said Angel Rondon, a mechanic, who now sometimes eats just once a day. "Things have to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Venezuelans storming supermarkets, attacking trucks as food supplies dwindledown the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, and put an end to the socialist-i
Venezuelans storming supermarkets, attacking trucks as food supplies dwindle
The Morning Call / Posted 2 hours ago
down the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, and put an end to the socialist-inspired "revolution" ignited 17 years ago by Hugo Chavez. "This can't continue," said Angel Rondon, a mechanic, who now sometimes eats just once a day. "Things have to... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Venezuelans storming supermarkets, attacking trucks as food supplies dwindledown the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, and put an end to the socialist-i
Venezuelans storming supermarkets, attacking trucks as food supplies dwindle
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 hours ago
down the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, and put an end to the socialist-inspired "revolution" ignited 17 years ago by Hugo Chavez. "This can't continue," said Angel Rondon, a mechanic, who now sometimes eats just once a day. "Things have to... Read more
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3h
Canberra Times
Venezuelans are storming supermarkets and attacking trucks as food supplies dwindledown the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, and put an end to the socialist-i
Venezuelans are storming supermarkets and attacking trucks as food supplies dwindle
Canberra Times / Posted 3 hours ago
down the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, and put an end to the socialist-inspired "revolution" ignited 17 years ago by Hugo Chavez. Joffren Polanco stands beside his almost empty fridge in Caracas. Photo: Washington Post "This can't continue",... Read more
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4h
Brisbane Times
Venezuelans are storming supermarkets and attacking trucks as food supplies dwindledown the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, and put an end to the socialist-i
Venezuelans are storming supermarkets and attacking trucks as food supplies dwindle
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 hours ago
down the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, and put an end to the socialist-inspired "revolution" ignited 17 years ago by Hugo Chavez. Joffren Polanco stands beside his almost empty fridge in Caracas. Photo: Washington Post "This can't continue",... Read more
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4h
The Age
Venezuelans are storming supermarkets and attacking trucks as food supplies dwindledown the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, and put an end to the socialist-i
Venezuelans are storming supermarkets and attacking trucks as food supplies dwindle
The Age / Posted 4 hours ago
down the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, and put an end to the socialist-inspired "revolution" ignited 17 years ago by Hugo Chavez. "This can't continue", said Angel Rondon, a mechanic, who now sometimes eats just once a day. "Things have to... Read more
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4h
Sydney Morning Herald
Venezuelans are storming supermarkets and attacking trucks as food supplies dwindledown the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, and put an end to the socialist-i
Venezuelans are storming supermarkets and attacking trucks as food supplies dwindle
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
down the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, and put an end to the socialist-inspired "revolution" ignited 17 years ago by Hugo Chavez. "This can't continue", said Angel Rondon, a mechanic, who now sometimes eats just once a day. "Things have to... Read more
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4h
WA Today
Venezuelans are storming supermarkets and attacking trucks as food supplies dwindledown the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, and put an end to the socialist-i
Venezuelans are storming supermarkets and attacking trucks as food supplies dwindle
WA Today / Posted 4 hours ago
down the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, and put an end to the socialist-inspired "revolution" ignited 17 years ago by Hugo Chavez. Joffren Polanco stands beside his almost empty fridge in Caracas. Photo: Washington Post "This can't continue",... Read more
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10h
The New Zealand Herald
Venezuelans are storming supermarkets and attacking trucks as food supplies dwindledown the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, and put an end to the socialist-i
Venezuelans are storming supermarkets and attacking trucks as food supplies dwindle
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
down the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, and put an end to the socialist-inspired "revolution" ignited 17 years ago by Hugo Chavez. Related ContentAbortion pill requests spike in Zika outbreak countriesVenezuela: how the socialist paradise... Read more
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Aljazeera
Venezuela: Petition for Maduro recall vote 'validated'Jazeera. "If this government continues in power, they will ruin us." Maduro,
Venezuela: Petition for Maduro recall vote 'validated'
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
Jazeera. "If this government continues in power, they will ruin us." Maduro, elected in 2013 after the death of president Hugo Chavez, insists that he is the victim of an "economic war" led by businesses with the backing of the US. He has alleged... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Financial uncertainty follows Britain's vote to leave the EUhad already been on the wane for years, punctuated by the rise of national-reso
Financial uncertainty follows Britain's vote to leave the EU
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
had already been on the wane for years, punctuated by the rise of national-resource nationalists like the late Hugo Chavez in Venezuela and Evo Morales in Bolivia. Discontent, fueled by the perception of bailouts for wealthy bankers... Read more
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Business Insider
A tiny bit of good newswave of socialist and left leaning politicians who rose to power in the region
A tiny bit of good news
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
wave of socialist and left leaning politicians who rose to power in the region starting with the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in the 1990s. After that, Brazil, Ecuador, Argentina, Bolivia, and a host of other countries moved to the left.... Read more
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4d
Radio Angulo
Timoleon Jimenez Talks on the Last Day of War for Colombiathe signing of a ceasefire agreement with the Colombian government, going on to
Timoleon Jimenez Talks on the Last Day of War for Colombia
Radio Angulo / Posted 4 days ago
the signing of a ceasefire agreement with the Colombian government, going on to recall former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who he described as "a warrior for peace in Latin America and the Caribbean, without whose valuable initiative... Read more
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4d
AllAfrica.com
Venezuela - a Socialist State in the Big Boys' Backyard?Hugo Chavez, the late president of Venezuela. "Since 2005, Venezuela has provi
Venezuela - a Socialist State in the Big Boys' Backyard?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Hugo Chavez, the late president of Venezuela. "Since 2005, Venezuela has provided 'heating oil' through subsidies for low income communities in the United States, thanks to our company, CITGO. This contribution has helped tens of thousands of... Read more
4d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The all-American gamefree and all of a sudden, there's no food to eat. And who do you think is the r
The all-American game
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
free and all of a sudden, there's no food to eat. And who do you think is the richest person in Venezuela? The daughter of Hugo Chavez. Hello! Anyway, 0-and-two . . ." The pan-American Union is strong as ever, held together by baseball. Editorial... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Overview with Gywnne Dyerto education and health care. Less than half of Venezuela's population did, so
Overview with Gywnne Dyer
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 5 days ago
to education and health care. Less than half of Venezuela's population did, so in 1998 the radical ex-military officer Hugo Chavez was elected president and began to carry out what he called the �Bolivarian Revolution�. It was really just what... Read more
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5d
Salon.com
Venezuela faces mounting international pressuresaid this kind of aid is not needed. Almagro may ultimately invoke the OAS’ De
Venezuela faces mounting international pressure
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
said this kind of aid is not needed. Almagro may ultimately invoke the OAS’ Democratic Charter, a tool former President Hugo Chavez supported when it was approved 15 years ago to give the body a way to punish governments that became too... Read more
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5d
ABC News
Venezuela Faces Mounting International Pressuresaid this kind of aid is not needed. Almagro may ultimately invoke the OAS' De
Venezuela Faces Mounting International Pressure
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
said this kind of aid is not needed. Almagro may ultimately invoke the OAS' Democratic Charter, a tool former President Hugo Chavez supported when it was approved 15 years ago to give the body a way to punish governments that became too... Read more
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5d
Swissinfo
Colombia's FARC rebels sign historic ceasefire with governmentCuba's President Raul Castro and Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro. Timoche
Colombia's FARC rebels sign historic ceasefire with government
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
Cuba's President Raul Castro and Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro. Timochenko thanked former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is credited with brokering the talks between the FARC and the Colombian government. In Colombia, churches... Read more
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The Star
Colombian president, FARC commander to sign ceasefire accordCuba's President Raul Castro and Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro. Timoche
Colombian president, FARC commander to sign ceasefire accord
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
Cuba's President Raul Castro and Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro. Timochenko thanked former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is credited with brokering the talks between the FARC and the Colombian government. In Colombia, churches... Read more
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5d
Radio Angulo
Nicolas Maduro: Peace in Colombia, Peace in the regionPresident Juan Manuel Santos "for this move forward, a gigantic step." He high
Nicolas Maduro: Peace in Colombia, Peace in the region
Radio Angulo / Posted 5 days ago
President Juan Manuel Santos "for this move forward, a gigantic step." He highlighted the role played by late President Hugo Chavez, "one of the persons that initiated this process" that has Cuba and Norway as guarantors, and Venezuela and Chile... Read more
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5d
The Forward
Venezuela Jews Certify 200-Year-Old Mikveh9,000 Jews, down from some 25,000 in 1999. Many Jews left, mainly for Florida a
Venezuela Jews Certify 200-Year-Old Mikveh
The Forward / Posted 5 days ago
9,000 Jews, down from some 25,000 in 1999. Many Jews left, mainly for Florida and Israel, due to a deteriorating financial and social climate, along with a growing anti-Semitic environment established under the Hugo Chavez and Nicolas Maduro regi... Read more
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Deseret News
Dan Liljenquist: Ignoring basic economics in Venezuelasocietal collapse can be traced directly to the policies enacted by populist de
Dan Liljenquist: Ignoring basic economics in Venezuela
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
societal collapse can be traced directly to the policies enacted by populist demagogue and neo-socialist Hugo Chavez and his successor. Nearly a decade ago, Chavez adopted as his official economic policy “socialism of the 21st... Read more
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CBC.ca
Food riots worsening amid shortages in Venezuelasecond-largest city, on April 27. (Diario Panorama/Reuters) What started as pe
Food riots worsening amid shortages in Venezuela
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
second-largest city, on April 27. (Diario Panorama/Reuters) What started as persistent food shortages under President Hugo Chavez has turned into a food crisis under the Nicolas Maduro government, elected in 2013. A tour of Maracaibo last... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Venezuela opposition says has sufficient signatures for referendumout, more than 7.5 million must vote against him, the number that voted for him
Venezuela opposition says has sufficient signatures for referendum
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
out, more than 7.5 million must vote against him, the number that voted for him in 2013, after the death of his predecessor Hugo Chavez. Critics say the government is stalling the process at the behest of Maduro himself, who has said that the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Venezuela opposition says has sufficient signatures for referendummore than 7.5 million must vote against him - the number that voted for him in
Venezuela opposition says has sufficient signatures for referendum
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
more than 7.5 million must vote against him - the number that voted for him in 2013, after the death of his predecessor Hugo Chavez. Critics say the government is stalling the process at the behest of Maduro himself, who has said that the... Read more
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6d
Reuters
U.S. envoy talks with Venezuela President Maduro amid crisiscivil society activists on his short visit to Caracas. During 17 years of soci
U.S. envoy talks with Venezuela President Maduro amid crisis
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
civil society activists on his short visit to Caracas. During 17 years of socialist rule under Maduro and his predecessor Hugo Chavez, Venezuela has replaced Cuba as Washington's principle irritant in the Americas. The United States is backing an... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Venezuela opposition says has sufficient signatures for referendummore than 7.5 million must vote against him - the number that voted for him in
Venezuela opposition says has sufficient signatures for referendum
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
more than 7.5 million must vote against him - the number that voted for him in 2013, after the death of his predecessor Hugo Chavez. Critics say the government is stalling the process at the behest of Maduro himself, who has said that the... Read more
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The Star
Venezuela opposition says has sufficient signatures for referendummore than 7.5 million must vote against him - the number that voted for him in
Venezuela opposition says has sufficient signatures for referendum
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
more than 7.5 million must vote against him - the number that voted for him in 2013, after the death of his predecessor Hugo Chavez. Critics say the government is stalling the process at the behest of Maduro himself, who has said that the... Read more
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6d
Channel NewsAsia
US envoy talks with Venezuela's president Maduro amid crisismet with opposition figures on his visit to Caracas. During 17 years of social
US envoy talks with Venezuela's president Maduro amid crisis
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
met with opposition figures on his visit to Caracas. During 17 years of socialist rule under Maduro and his predecessor Hugo Chavez, Venezuela has replaced Cuba as Washington's principle irritant in the Americas. The United States is backing an... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.S. envoy talks with Venezuela's president Maduro amid crisismet with opposition figures on his visit to Caracas. During 17 years of social
U.S. envoy talks with Venezuela's president Maduro amid crisis
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
met with opposition figures on his visit to Caracas. During 17 years of socialist rule under Maduro and his predecessor Hugo Chavez, Venezuela has replaced Cuba as Washington's principle irritant in the Americas. The United States is backing an... Read more
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6d
Guardian Unlimited
In or out, Cameron's EU referendum may leave a toxic legacy | Michael Whiteshifty Boris Johnson and feeble Jeremy Corbyn, whose ambiguous support for rema
In or out, Cameron's EU referendum may leave a toxic legacy | Michael White
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
shifty Boris Johnson and feeble Jeremy Corbyn, whose ambiguous support for remain (his heart remains with Tony Benn and Hugo Chavez) is unlikely to bring him electoral reward. Corbyn’s barely visible campaign does not deserve it. Even Labour... Read more
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dna
US in new talks with Venezuela amid worsening crisisMaduro, the former bus driver who is half-way through a six-year term after win
US in new talks with Venezuela amid worsening crisis
dna / Posted 6 days ago
Maduro, the former bus driver who is half-way through a six-year term after winning election in 2013 to succeed his mentor Hugo Chavez. "The main purpose is to have a series of discussions about the social, economic and political challenges in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
US in new talks with Venezuela amid worsening crisisMaduro, the former bus driver who is half-way through a six-year term after win
US in new talks with Venezuela amid worsening crisis
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
Maduro, the former bus driver who is half-way through a six-year term after winning election in 2013 to succeed his mentor Hugo Chavez. “The main purpose is to have a series of discussions about the social, economic and political challenges in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US in new talks with Venezuela amid worsening crisisMaduro, the former bus driver who is half-way through a six-year term after win
US in new talks with Venezuela amid worsening crisis
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
Maduro, the former bus driver who is half-way through a six-year term after winning election in 2013 to succeed his mentor Hugo Chavez. "The main purpose is to have a series of discussions about the social, economic and political challenges in... Read more
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The Star
Veteran U.S. diplomat to meet with Venezuela officials amid crisisMaduro, the former bus driver who is half-way through a six-year term after win
Veteran U.S. diplomat to meet with Venezuela officials amid crisis
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
Maduro, the former bus driver who is half-way through a six-year term after winning election in 2013 to succeed his mentor Hugo Chavez. "The main purpose is to have a series of discussions about the social, economic and political challenges in... Read more
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7d
FOX Business
Here's What Will Happen to Chevron If Venezuela Slides Into Chaosin 2002 In 2002, many Venezuelanworkers went on strike because they were oppos
Here's What Will Happen to Chevron If Venezuela Slides Into Chaos
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
in 2002 In 2002, many Venezuelanworkers went on strike because they were opposed to the political leader at the time, Hugo Chavez, and wanted change.In 2016, many Venezuelans want political change from the current President, Nicolas... Read more
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FOX Business
Here's What Will Happen to Chevron If Venezuela Slides Into Chaosin 2002 In 2002, many Venezuelanworkers went on strike because they were oppos
Here's What Will Happen to Chevron If Venezuela Slides Into Chaos
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
in 2002 In 2002, many Venezuelanworkers went on strike because they were opposed to the political leader at the time, Hugo Chavez, and wanted change.In 2016, many Venezuelans want political change from the current President, Nicolas... Read more
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Business Insider
Why Venezuela is a nightmare right nowseem more unified and resolute this time. The regime does too, though. Its desi
Why Venezuela is a nightmare right now
Business Insider / Posted 7 days ago
seem more unified and resolute this time. The regime does too, though. Its desire to continue the legacy of late-leader Hugo Chavez runs as deep as the people of Venezuela's misery at this point. This is the story of how it got that way, and a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US says Venezuela guilty of oil sector 'malpractice'model, leading to snaking grocery lines and empty supermarket shelves. Elected
US says Venezuela guilty of oil sector 'malpractice'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
model, leading to snaking grocery lines and empty supermarket shelves. Elected in 2013 after the death of his mentor Hugo Chavez, Maduro says he is the victim of an "economic war" led by big business and Washington. Much of the financing of... Read more
7d
Daily Mail
Gunpoint interview with kidnap boss terrorising Caracaswave that has seen gangsters take control of the city and leaving residents suc
Gunpoint interview with kidnap boss terrorising Caracas
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
wave that has seen gangsters take control of the city and leaving residents such as those above living in fear Weaponised: Hugo Chavez, the iconic Venezuelan ruler who died in 2013, set up hundreds of armed civilian militia ordered to take to the... Read more
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CBC.ca
'We're living worse than in a war': Venezuela's deepening economic crisiscaused by plummeting crude prices. President Nicolas Maduro, who took over fol
'We're living worse than in a war': Venezuela's deepening economic crisis
CBC.ca / Posted 7 days ago
caused by plummeting crude prices. President Nicolas Maduro, who took over following the death of longtime leader Hugo Chavez in 2013, faces mounting criticism and opposition as he tries, sometimes rather unconventionally, to find a... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Venezuela opposition lines up to seek Maduro recalland growing anger among the roughly 30 million residents. Maduro, elected in 2
Venezuela opposition lines up to seek Maduro recall
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
and growing anger among the roughly 30 million residents. Maduro, elected in 2013 after the death of socialist leader Hugo Chavez, insists he is the victim of an “economic war” led by businesses with the backing of Washington. The elections... Read more
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7d
International Business Times
Venezuelans line up to have signatures validated for recall referendum million votes to trigger the recall referendum. Socialist President Nicolas Ma
Venezuelans line up to have signatures validated for recall referendum
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
million votes to trigger the recall referendum. Socialist President Nicolas Maduro was elected in 2013 after the death of Hugo Chavez and his term runs until 2019. The opposition and the public blame his policies for the rising inflation, food,... Read more
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8d
TribLIVE
Venezuela opposition lines up to seek Maduro recallshelves and growing anger among the 30 million residents. Maduro, elected in 2
Venezuela opposition lines up to seek Maduro recall
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
shelves and growing anger among the 30 million residents. Maduro, elected in 2013 after the death of socialist leader Hugo Chavez, insists he is the victim of an “economic war” led by businesses with the backing of Washington. The elections... Read more
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8d
Aljazeera
Venezuela: Thousands line up to support Maduro recallshelves and growing anger among the roughly 30 million residents. Maduro, elec
Venezuela: Thousands line up to support Maduro recall
Aljazeera / Posted 8 days ago
shelves and growing anger among the roughly 30 million residents. Maduro, elected in 2013 after the death of president Hugo Chavez, insists he is the victim of an "economic war" led by businesses with the backing of the US. Al Jazeera's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Gunman shot dead after wounding two at Venezuela central bankcontrolled. The bank is headquartered in a vast building whose walls are decora
Gunman shot dead after wounding two at Venezuela central bank
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
controlled. The bank is headquartered in a vast building whose walls are decorated with a big picture of late President Hugo Chavez. Venezuela is one of the world's most violent countries and illegal gun possession is common. (Reporting by... Read more
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The Star
Gunman shot dead after wounding two at Venezuela central bankcontrolled. The bank is headquartered in a vast building whose walls are decora
Gunman shot dead after wounding two at Venezuela central bank
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
controlled. The bank is headquartered in a vast building whose walls are decorated with a big picture of late President Hugo Chavez. Venezuela is one of the world's most violent countries and illegal gun possession is common. (Reporting by... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Venezuela opposition lines up to seek Maduro recalland growing anger among the roughly 30 million residents. Maduro, elected in 2
Venezuela opposition lines up to seek Maduro recall
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
and growing anger among the roughly 30 million residents. Maduro, elected in 2013 after the death of socialist leader Hugo Chavez, insists he is the victim of an "economic war" led by businesses with the backing of Washington. The elections... Read more
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