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February1-16 2005

16/2/05

www.forbes.com/business/energy/feeds/ap/2005/02/16/ap1831889.html
Venezuela Economy Up 17.3 Percent in 2004
Forbes – USA
Venezuela’s economy grew a record 17.3 percent last year amid strong growth in the manufacturing, construction and transportation sectors, the Central Bank …

news.newkerala.com/india-news/?action=fullnews&id=72875
Venezuela shuts Coke bottling plants:
New Kerala – Ernakulam,Kerala,India
[World News]: CARACAS, Venezuela, Feb. 16 : Venezuela’s tax authority has shut down all Coca-Cola bottling plants and distribution …

www.ipsnews.net/africa/interna.asp?idnews=27479
Venezuela Seeks to Diversify Markets
Inter Press Service (subscription) – World
… calling for a South American union, once mused that he envisioned himself with his right hand on the Orinoco river (which runs through Venezuela) and his left …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25751
US Military: Post-Chavez Venezuela 2002 to pour oil on troubled …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… oil markets — reacting to OPEC’s supply curtailments, threats of war, rising violence in the Middle East and political instability in Venezuela — have been …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25750
Changes are in process throughout Venezuela … and growing by the …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
VHeadline.com commentarist Oscar Heck writes: The last several days have been magical as always here in lovely Venezuela. … Another magical moment in Venezuela. …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25744
Brazil and Venezuela sign 27 joint cooperation agreements
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Brazil and Venezuela have signed 27 agreements of joint cooperation in the fields of oil, petrochemicals, agriculture, mining, transport, technology and …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25746
Petroleos de Venezuela [PDVSA] asks SEC for postponement of 2003 …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
According to an El Universal news report, Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) will deliver its financial statements of 2003 to the US Securities Exchange Commission …

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=aUPggTABuWfk&refer=latin_america
Venezuela’s Chavez, Colombia’s Uribe Say Dispute Settled
Bloomberg – USA
15 (Bloomberg) — Colombia and Venezuela said they ended a dispute sparked by Colombia’s capture of a guerrilla leader in Caracas last month that slowed trade …

argentina.indymedia.org/news/2005/02/265180.php
Venezuela: Chavez como Allende ?
Indymedia Argentina – Rosario,Santa Fe,Argentina
China’s, Russia’s and Brazil’s weapons sales to Caracas throw a protective shield around Venezuela. . Recent arms sales could …

www.allamericanpatriots.com/m-news+article+storyid-6270.html
US Outlines Recent Assistance to Mexico, Guyana, Venezuela
All American Patriots (press release) – Taeby,NA,Sweden
… USAID), an arm of the US Department of State, has announced its most recent contributions to various programs under way in Mexico, Guyana, and Venezuela. …

www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/business/10907722.htm
Venezuela tax agency shuts down Coca-Cola operations
Kansas City Star (subscription) – MO,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela’s tax agency ordered a 48-hour closing of Coca-Cola Co.’s bottling plants and distribution centers across the country Tuesday as …

www.canadiandemocraticmovement.ca/displayarticle586.html
Russian And Brazilian Arms Sales To Venezuela Could Prove …
Canadian Democratic Movement – Canada
… successful military coup in 2002, to decisively winning the 2004 referendum, to his being a major progenitor of the grand design of Venezuela’s (perhaps even …

www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/business/3040164
Venezuela deal boosts stock price for ConocoPhillips
Houston Chronicle – USA
Wall Street on Monday enthusiastically greeted ConocoPhillips’ weekend agreement to revive a deal to develop a large offshore Venezuela oil field. …

15/2/05

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BDBC68B83-
C688-4C04-84D9-E6D9C7E96C1D%7D&language=EN

Venezuela Confirms Preventive Custody for Fleeing Officer
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… for several months. Prieto is charged with helping to smuggle into Venezuela more than 100 Colombian paramilitary. The group was …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B159933A6
-5F97-4BB5-AD08-5E01C74922E9%7D&language=EN

Chavez and Uribe Meet in Venezuela
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… counterpart Alvaro Uribe meet Tuesday in Caracas to normalize bilateral relations, deteriorated after the kidnapping of FARC leader Rodrigo Granda in Venezuela …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-02/15/content_2579172.htm
Venezuela, Brazil seal “strategic alliance”
Xinhua – China
… double taxation, thus enabling Brazil to speed up the disbursement of loans to finance exports of goods and services for infrastructure projects in Venezuela. …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B20897EF4-
BF4E-4599-ACB1-9DE5A43ABE09%7D&language=EN

Venezuela and Brazil Presidents Advance in the Road to Integration
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela and Brazil agreed that advancing integration is the only possible answer to meet their people”s economic and social …

14/2/05

en.rian.ru/rian/index.cfm?prd_id=160&msg_id=
5409950&startrow=1&date=2005-02-14&do_alert=0

RUSSIA * VENEZUELA * WEAPONS * DELIVERIES
RIA Novosti – Moscow,Russia
MOSCOW, February 14 (RIA Novosti) – The United States is outraged in connection with Russian plans to sell its weapons to Venezuela. …

www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?News
Code=29678&NewsKind=Business%20%26%20Economy

PetroPars investing in Venezuela
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Feb 14 (IranMania) – State-owned offshore oil company Petropars plans to conduct operations in Venezuela, said the company’s managing director on Sunday …

www.workers.org/world/2005/wsf_la_0217
World Social Forum Latin Americans look to Venezuela
Workers World – USA
… The Venezuelan president later called for patience, reminding everyone, particularly Lula’s critics, that Brazil is in a different situation than Venezuela. …

www.busrep.co.za/index.php?fSectionId=&fArticleId=2409405
Cuba is rising from the post-Soviet ashes, says Castro
Business Report – Johannesburg,South Africa
… state was rising from the ashes of its post-Soviet economic crash with greater control over its economy and help from China and Venezuela, President Fidel …

www.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2005/02/14/061.html
Business in Brief
Moscow Times – Russia
… CARACAS, Venezuela (Bloomberg) — LUKoil said it may invest in a heavy oil project in Venezuela and may bid in the country’s planned auction of offshore oil …

13/2/05

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BF458B53F-
827E-4876-ABA3-4EF69B668044%7D&language=EN

Alliance with Venezuela and Rapprochement to Caribbean, Lula´s …
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… Latina) Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is beginning a tour this afternoon to consolidate a strategic cooperation alliance with Venezuela, try to …

www.falkland-malvinas.com/Detalle.asp?NUM=5105
Lula after contracts from oil rich Venezuela.
MercoPress – Uruguay
Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva arrives Sunday for a state visit to Venezuela when he will be signing with his counterpart Hugo Chavez a …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-02/13/content_2574748.htm
Cuban president stress role of Chavez in Latin America
Xinhua – China
During a speech at the closing of an international economic meeting, Castro said Washington “is mad” at Venezuela and that “ifit can eliminate Chavez, it will …

12/2/05

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/10886111.htm
Castro Warns of Attack on Chavez
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – USA
… said of the Cuban revolution. “But that (the situation in Venezuela) is in a crucial stage.”. Countless assassination plots against …

www.zaman.com/?bl=hotnews&alt=&trh=20050212&hn=16503
Castro Warns for Possible Assassination Attempt Against Chavez
Zaman Online – Istanbul,Turkey
By aa. Cuban leader Fidel Castro has warned the US about a possible assassination attempt against Venezuela President Hugo Chavez. …

washingtontimes.com/world/20050212-121221-7736r.htm
Venezuela hits US ‘impertinence’
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela yesterday dismissed as “impertinence” US criticism of its plans to buy Russian rifles and helicopters and suggested Washington …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-02/12/content_2572235.htm
Venezuela to buy Russian arms despite US objections
Xinhua – China
11 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuelan Vice President Jose Vicente Rangel announced on Friday that Venezuela will go ahead with its arms purchase from Russia despite …

seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/aplatin_story.asp?
category=1102&slug=Venezuela%20US%20Russia

Venezuela to buy arms from Russia
Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — US objections will not prevent Venezuela from going ahead with its plans to purchase 100,000 Kalashnikov assault rifles and dozens of …

www.forbes.com/technology/ebusiness/feeds/ap/2005/02/11/ap1822476.html
Brazil, Venezuela to Start Oil Ventures
Forbes – USA
The state oil companies of Brazil and Venezuela will start joint ventures after President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva visits Venezuela next week, a top …

seattlepi.nwsource.com/business/apbiz_story.asp
?category=1310&slug=Venezuela%20Total

Total mulls $5B Venezuela oil project
Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — France’s Total SA oil company is involved in talks with Venezuelan authorities to launch a $5 billion project to develop heavy oil in …

www.itar-tass.com/eng/level2.html?NewsID=1736898&PageNum=0
Russia to supply arms to Venezuela — defense minister
ITAR-TASS – Moscow,Russia
MUNICH, February 11 (Itar-Tass) — Russia supplied and will supply armaments to Venezuela, Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov said on Friday. …

11/2/05

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=ayY8nfaP2L0U&refer=latin_america
Brazil’s Lula Seeks to Sell Embraer Combat Planes to Venezuela
Bloomberg – USA
… During the visit, which is at least the 10th meeting between the two leaders, Petroleos de Venezuela SA, Venezuela’s state oil company, and Petroleo Brasileiro …

en.rian.ru/rian/index.cfm?prd_id=160&msg_id=
5404962&startrow=1&date=2005-02-11&do_alert=0

RUSSIA * VENEZUELA * WEAPONRY * EXPERT
RIA Novosti – Moscow,Russia
MOSCOW, February 11 (RIA Novosti) – Commenting on the USA’s criticism of Russia’s Kalashnikov assault rifle sale to Venezuela, Leonid Ivashov, Vice-President …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B46693EED-6F20
-447A-9B22-232753C92B5E%7D&language=EN

Venezuela Faces Unexpected Crisis, President Affirms
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela is facing an unpredicted crisis caused by nature, affirmed President Hugo Chavez, while calling for national unity …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BB341CE7E-BE29
-4246-88E9-8FCE940A46B8%7D&language=EN

Venezuela to be Guest of Honor at 15th Book Fair
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Havana, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuba officially announced Venezuela as the guest of honor at the 15th International Book Fair in February 2006 and Brazil will …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25721
Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez Frias will have a huge place in …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
ANNCOL correspondent Carlos Quintanilla writes: Chavez’ popularity, according to community media, is not growing just in Venezuela. …

www.mosnews.com/news/2005/02/11/chavez.shtml
Russia Plays Down US Protest Over Weapons Sales to Venezuela
MOSNEWS – Russia
Russian officials called US fears that Moscow’s plans to sell weapons to Venezuela could be used by leftist rebels “unfounded.”. …

www.interfax.ru/e/B/politics/28.html?id_issue=10748928
US statements on arms trade with Venezuela biased – Moscow
Interfax – Russia
MOSCOW. Feb 11 (Interfax) – Moscow evaluates Washington’s statements about possible shipments of Ak-47 assault rifles to Venezuela as unfounded and biased, a …

www.tass.ru/eng/level2.html?NewsID=1734838&PageNum=0
Venezuela interested in cooperation with Russia’s LUKoil
ITAR-TASS – Moscow,Russia
CARACAS, February 11 (Itar-Tass) – Venezuela is prepared to develop relations with Russia’s LUKoil company, its President Vagit Alekperov told Tass on Thursday …

www.interfax.ru/e/B/politics/28.html?id_issue=10748935
Russia-Venezuela ties governed by intl norms – Lavrov
Interfax – Russia
MOSCOW. Feb 11 (Interfax) – Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Russia’s cooperation with Venezuela complies with all international regulations. …

www.interfax.ru/e/B/politics/28.html?id_issue=10748947
US stand on arms sales to Venezuela political – expert
Interfax – Russia
Feb 11 (Interfax) – The US State Department’s comments on Russian arms sales to Venezuela is humiliating for Russia and is intended to reduce its influence in …

www.interfax.ru/e/B/politics/28.html?id_issue=10748928
US statements on arms trade with Venezuela biased – Moscow
Interfax – Russia
MOSCOW. Feb 11 (Interfax) – Moscow evaluates Washington’s statements about possible shipments of Ak-47 assault rifles to Venezuela as unfounded and biased, a …

www.tass.ru/eng/level2.html?NewsID=1734838&PageNum=0
Venezuela interested in cooperation with Russia’s LUKoil
ITAR-TASS – Moscow,Russia
CARACAS, February 11 (Itar-Tass) – Venezuela is prepared to develop relations with Russia’s LUKoil company, its President Vagit Alekperov told Tass on Thursday …

www.interfax.ru/e/B/politics/28.html?id_issue=10748935
Russia-Venezuela ties governed by intl norms – Lavrov
Interfax – Russia
MOSCOW. Feb 11 (Interfax) – Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Russia’s cooperation with Venezuela complies with all international regulations. …

www.interfax.ru/e/B/politics/28.html?id_issue=10748947
US stand on arms sales to Venezuela political – expert
Interfax – Russia
Feb 11 (Interfax) – The US State Department’s comments on Russian arms sales to Venezuela is humiliating for Russia and is intended to reduce its influence in …

New Ukraine president visits rival’s turf
Seattle Times – USA
… The United States said yesterday that it is troubled by Russian plans to sell Venezuela arms that US officials suggest could be used to aid leftist guerrillas …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1500
Venezuela’s Scrutiny of Citgo and Overseas Oil Operations is …
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela. Feb 11, 2005 (Venezuelanalysis.com).- The scrutiny of the international operations of Venezuela’s state oil …

www.tass.ru/eng/level2.html?NewsID=1733502&PageNum=0
US protests against Russia plans to sell arms to Venezuela
ITAR-TASS – Moscow,Russia
… The US administration believes that Venezuela should consult its neighbours on such arms purchases, the newspaper wrote. The US …

abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=489526
Venezuela Anti-Chavez Lawyer Given Jail for Slander
ABC News – USA
Feb 10, 2005 — CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – A Venezuelan opposition lawyer who had accused an ally of President Hugo Chavez of corruption was sentenced to …

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=7599640
Planned Russian Arms Sale to Venezuela Troubles US
Reuters – USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Thursday it was troubled by Russian plans to sell Venezuela arms that US officials suggest could be used to …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1499
Chavez and Uribe to Meet February 15 to Settle Venezuela-Colombia …
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
The agenda for the meeting includes Chavez’s allegations that Colombia violated Venezuelan sovereignty and Colombian concerns that Venezuela is harboring …

10/2/05

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1372
Venezuela’s Energy and Oil Minister: “We are Rethinking Our Oil …
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
His double role as the President of Petróleos de Venezuela, SA (PdVSA) and Minister of Energy and Petroleum has left him with little time to talk to reporters …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-02/10/content_2567002.htm
Colombia, Venezuela seek normalization of bilateral relations
Xinhua – Beijing,China
According to a statement from the Colombian presidential palaceon Wednesday, Uribe postponed his visit to Venezuela due to ear infection when he hosted a …

www.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2005/02/10/050.html
America Chides Venezuela for Russian Weapons Deal
Moscow Times (subscription) – Moscow,Russia
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela defended its purchase of new Russian weapons after a top US official said Washington was concerned the arms could fall into the …

www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0502/S00264.htm
Venezuela/President Hugo Chávez Steps Up Rating
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
Chávez’s popularity, according to community media, is not growing just in Venezuela. He is very popular among poor people in …

www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/10858935.htm
In Venezuela, trial begins in alleged coup plot
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
Sneak some 130 Colombian gunmen into Venezuela, in buses that would have to drive through many military checkpoints; train them on the farm of a well-known …

9/2/05

www.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2005/02/10/050.html
America Chides Venezuela for Russian Weapons Deal
Moscow Times (subscription) – Moscow,Russia
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela defended its purchase of new Russian weapons after a top US official said Washington was concerned the arms could fall into the …

www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php4?article_id=5826
Hugo Chavez and Venezuela’s ‘slow revolution’
Socialistworker.co.uk – London,UK
Venezuela’s president was the most popular speaker at the recent World Social Forum. Richard Gott spoke to Socialist Worker about …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25569
Venezuela has proof that Granda is not the only illegal kidnap …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… government has proof that Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) leader, Rodrigo Granda is not the only person spirited out of Venezuela illegally. …

www.zmag.org/content/showarticle.cfm?SectionID=45&ItemID=7203
What is Happening in Venezuela?
ZNet – Woods Hole,MA,USA
First, tell us a little bit about yourself and your initial experience in Venezuela — you attended college at Canada’s McGill University, and now you have …

english.pravda.ru/world/20/91/368/14936_.html
US budget to benefit Colombia and the opposition in Venezuela
Pravda – Moscow,Russia
… Simultaneously, the 2006 budget stipulates a boost in the US support for opposition political parties in neighbouring Venezuela. …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1496
Venezuela’s Pdvsa President Outlines State of Company and …
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela, Feb 8, 2004 (Venezuelanalysis.com).- According to Rafael Ramirez, Venezuela’s Minister of Energy and Petroleum, the country’s oil …

edition.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/americas/02/08/venezuela.arms.reut/
Venezuela defends arms purchase
CNN International – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) — Venezuela defended on Tuesday its purchase of new Russian weapons after a top US official said Washington was concerned the …

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/4245457.stm
Venezuela reviews foreign deals
BBC News – London,England,UK
Venezuela is to review all foreign investment in its mining industries in an effort to strengthen its indigenous industrial output. …

www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/
LAC/20050208/IBVENEZ08/TPBusiness/International

Venezuela to review foreign investment
Globe and Mail – Toronto,ON,Canada
CARACAS — Venezuela will review all foreign investments in its non-oil basic industries, including aluminum and gold projects, in a nationalist drive to …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-02/08/content_2561601.htm
Venezuela generates 3.1 million barrels of oil per day in 2004
Xinhua – Beijing,China
7 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela, the world’s fifth largest exporter of crude oil, produced 3.1 million barrels of oilper day in 2004, Venezuelan Energy Minister and …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BF127FD25-75
F0-4C39-9CEC-A90425C0901F%7D&language=EN

Lula to Visit Venezuela, Guyana and Surinam
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Brasilia, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will begin Sunday a tour of Venezuela, Guyana and Suriname to broaden South …

8/2/05

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/4245457.stm
Venezuela reviews foreign deals
BBC News – London,England,UK
Venezuela is to review all foreign investment in its mining industries in an effort to strengthen its indigenous industrial output. …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-02/08/content_2561601.htm
Venezuela generates 3.1 million barrels of oil per day in 2004
Xinhua – Beijing,China
7 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela, the world’s fifth largest exporter of crude oil, produced 3.1 million barrels of oilper day in 2004, Venezuelan Energy Minister and …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1494
Venezuela’s Governing Party Sets Quotas for Women and Community …
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Caracas, February 7, 2005—Venezuela’s governing party, the Fifth Republic Movement (MVR) of President Hugo Chavez, approved an internal regulation that …

7/2/05

www.sptimes.com/2005/02/07/Business/Cutting_an_oil_artery.shtml
Cutting an oil artery
St. Petersburg Times – St. Petersburg,FL,USA
The virulently anti-American president of Venezuela, the fourth largest US supplier, seems intent on severing those oil ties. By …

www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-land
7feb07,1,6452735.story?coll=la-headlines-world

Venezuelans Face Tug of War Over Arable Land
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
… HATO EL CHARCOTE, Venezuela — When a flood 2 1/2 years ago wiped out the crops that farmhand Oscar Gutierrez tended, he moved his family a couple of hundred …

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/614/614p19.htm
VENEZUELA: US tries isolation tactics
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
… Senate foreign relations committee. Rice was referring to Venezuela’s radical left-wing President Hugo Chavez. It would be hard …

www.newshounds.us/2005/02/06/fox_news_on_the_front_line_of_attack_on_venezuela.php
Fox News on the “Front Line” of Attack on Venezuela
News Hounds – Newport Beach,CA,USA
… an interesting article titled, Fox News right at the front line of attack on Venezuelan democracy from the website: VHeadlines.com, Venezuela’s Electronic News …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1493
General Accused of Terrorism Arrested in Venezuela
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
… Venezuela’s defense minister, Jorge Garcia Carneiro, announced the arrest yesterday, saying that it came “following hard investigative work on a national …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25556
Mr. Bush has decided to destroy Venezuela and its democratic …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
In as much as the US is preparing Colombia to invade Venezuela, the faster Mr. Chavez acts the better. … Venezuela may get a little unexpected help … …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25550
Venezuela glued to TV sets to watch end of Caribbean Baseball …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… the games at home will be stocking up with beer hoping that this year’s Carnival holiday will include cavalcades throughout Venezuela celebrating victory for …

www.startribune.com/stories/484/5223581.html
Venezuela tackles reform
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) – Minneapolis,MN,USA
… Now comes President Hugo Chavez, Venezuela’s left-leaning populist, who has promised to end what his government calls “latifundios,” estates of at least 5,000 …

6/2/05

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25557
The American government has no business meddling in Venezuela’s …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
The integration between Brazil and Venezuela should be seen as an example of what can be achieved. … Colombia said eight rebels are hiding in Venezuela. …

www.startribune.com/stories/484/5223581.html
Venezuela tackles reform
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) – Minneapolis,MN,USA
… Now comes President Hugo Chavez, Venezuela’s left-leaning populist, who has promised to end what his government calls “latifundios,” estates of at least 5,000 …

www.forbes.com/business/healthcare/feeds/ap/2005/02/05/ap1807481.html
80 McDonald’s Ordered Closed in Venezuela
Forbes – USA
Venezuela’s tax agency ordered the three-day closing of all 80 McDonald’s restaurants in the country as a penalty for failing to follow tax rules, the state …

msnbc.msn.com/id/6919699/site/newsweek/
Balance Of Power
Newsweek – USA
… He’s sending signals that he wants to do less energy business with the United States, which relies on Venezuela for 12 percent of its oil imports, and more …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1369
The Bolivarian Response to the Feminization of Poverty in …
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
… be both the mother and the father…In order to tackle poverty, underemployment and unemployment we have to direct policies towards women…in Venezuela we are …

www.voanews.com/english/2005-02-04-voa64.cfm
US Seeks Latin American Initiative on Venezuela
Voice of America – USA
… official says the United States wants to mobilize Latin American countries to deal with what the Bush administration considers to be Venezuela’s threat to …

5/2/05

www.usnews.com/usnews/issue/050214/opinion/14edit.htm
Cracking down on Caracas
U.S. News & World Report (subscription) – Washington,D.C.,USA
Venezuela, long one of Latin America’s strongest democracies, is now under siege by its president, Hugo Chavez. Thanks to an ill …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25428
Venezuelan State news agency ABN news round-up — February 4, 2005
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
ABN .- Colombia’s Ambassador to Venezuela Enrique Vargas has announced that Colombian President Alvaro Uribe cancelled a meeting with Venezuelan President Hugo …

www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/business/energy/3025304
Citgo sale talk could be politics, or be forerunner of …
Houston Chronicle – Houston,TX,USA
Rumors are ricocheting around the industry that Citgo, the Houston-based refining and marketing arm of Petróleos de Venezuela, could be sold off. …

www.newshounds.us/2005/02/05/is_venezuela
_next_fox_news_paves_the_way.php

Is Venezuela Next? FOX News Paves the Way!
News Hounds – Newport Beach,CA,USA
… and Afghanistan and threatening Iran and Syria, Bush is now setting his sites in a new area to spread his own peculiar brand of democracy and freedom: Venezuela …

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00086&sid=aYhG0aJVqUcI&refer=news_index

Venezuela, Russia Seek More From Oil Companies as Prices Soar
Bloomberg – USA
4 (Bloomberg) — Exxon Mobil Corp., ConocoPhillips and other oil producers are paying more to operate in Venezuela, Russia and Kazakhstan as surging demand …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25422
Venezuela’s President Chavez Frias must also know this war is …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… It is so very foolish for foreign leaders and peoples, especially for those of the target nations, those with coveted resources, like Venezuela, to continue to …

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/10820829.htm
Venezuelans Commemorate 1992 Coup Attempt
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez marched through the capital Friday, commemorating a failed coup attempt he led as an army …

4/2/05

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25427
Rumors cause rush on Venezuela’s parallel (black market) US …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
The unofficial exchange rate in Venezuela has been plunged into temporary turmoil because of further rumors of an official devaluation of the bolivar (Bs.). …

www.sozialismus.info/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=1157
VENEZUELA — A new phase in the struggle
sozialismus.info – Berlin,Germany
The threat of counter revolution has once again raised its head in Venezuela as the struggle between revolution and reaction seems to be entering a new phase. …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-02/04/content_2545882.htm
Colombian president postpones visit to Venezuela
Xinhua – Beijing,China
… planned to meet Chavez on Thursday to analyze the impact of the so-called “Granda case,” after Chavez accused Bogota of violating Venezuela’s sovereignty by …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-02/04/content_2546121.htm
Venezuela thanks inte’l mediation in crisis with Colombia
Xinhua – Beijing,China
… territory. The row soured the ties between the two countries, and Venezuela recalled its ambassador to Colombia Carlos Ramirez. Enditem.

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-02/04/content_2545874.htm
Venezuela to look east for friends: official
Xinhua – Beijing,China
3 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela is going to forge closer relations with countries particularly in Asia in view of the multipolarization of the world, said Vice …

3/2/05

www.lefthook.org/Interviews/AlamGindin020305.html
What is Happening in Venezuela? : An Interview With Jonah Gindin
Left Hook – Canada
First, tell us a little bit about yourself and your initial experience in Venezuela – you attended college at Canada’s McGill University, and now you have been …

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=
10000086&sid=aOYUcq5i24Mo&refer=latin_america

Colombia’s Uribe Postpones Meeting With Venezuela’s Chavez
Bloomberg – USA
Feb. 3 (Bloomberg) — Colombian President Alvaro Uribe postponed until tomorrow a meeting with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25328
UN Ambassador: Stop US attacks on Venezuela! Venezuela speaks for …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Venezuela’s United Nations (UN) ambassador Fermin Toro Jimenez is to speak at a special pro-Venezuela forum in New York on February 11. …

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4233145.stm
Venezuela and Colombia to end row
BBC News – London,England,UK
Venezuela froze diplomatic and trade links with Colombia after the country hired mercenaries to capture a rebel chief on Venezuelan soil. …

home.businesswire.com/portal/site/google/index.jsp
?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20050203005286&newsLang=en

United Development International to Re-Establish Office in Bolivar …
Business Wire (press release) – San Francisco,CA,USA
LAS VEGAS—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Feb. 3, 2005—United Development International (OTC:UDVE), will be re-establishing its presence in Bolivar, Venezuela. …

2/2/05

www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20050202T210000-0500_
74386_OBS_REBEL_AT_CENTRE_OF_VENEZUELA_COLOMBIA_
DISPUTE_SPEAKS_OF_US_INVOLVEMENT.asp

Rebel at centre of Venezuela-Colombia dispute speaks of US …
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) – An imprisoned guerrilla whose capture in Venezuela ignited a bitter dispute between Colombia and Venezuela said yesterday he freely …

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=aP3vwKnY0rNU&refer=latin_america
Venezuela’s Chavez Considers Sale of US Refineries (Update2)
Bloomberg – USA
``Not one Venezuelan works at these refineries,’’ Chavez said in Buenos Aires yesterday, according to Venezuela’s Communication and Information Ministry. …

www.newshounds.us/2005/02/02/is_fox_
news_prepping_us_for_war_wvenezuela.php

Is Fox News Prepping Us for War w/Venezuela?
News Hounds – Newport Beach,CA,USA
Venezuela has a lot of oil. We use a lot of oil. Venezuela is our fourth largest supplier of oil. Venezuela’s president has a mind of his own. …

cbs.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7BFB4B8B68-AAF4-
448B-9319-3C90C21E6BB3%7D&siteid=google&dist=google&dist=

Venezuela may sell US oil refineries
MarketWatch – USA
… Venezuela is the fourth-largest supplier of crude oil to the United States, supplying about 15 percent of the nation’s imports. …

www.adelante.cu/ain/25/2/2.news.cuba_venezuela.htm
Cuba-Venezuela Educational Cooperation Giving Hope to the World
AIN Camagüey – Camagüey,Cuba
… At the congress, cooperation between Cuba and Venezuela was singled out as giving hope to the planet’s 860 million people lacking formal education. .

news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/4228717.stm
Where now for the oil industry?
BBC News – London,England,UK
… Mr Wardell attributes the start to rising energy prices to events during 2003, namely the war in Iraq and uncertainty in Venezuela. …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25230
Venezuela’s AD to ferret out infiltrators in its list of municipal …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Accion Democratica (AD) says it is taking no chances in its choice of party candidates for the upcoming municipal council elections in June. …

www.invasor.islagrande.cu/2005/febrero/02/venezuela.htm
Venezuela and Cuba Taking Aim at Illiteracy
Invasor – Ciego de Ávila,Cuba
Venezuela’s Education and Sports Minister highlighted his country’s willingness to sustain and expand joint actions with Cuba in the elimination of illiteracy …

www.spokesman-recorder.com/News/Article/Article.asp?NewsID=53178&sID=4
US, French meddling resisted in Venezuela, Cameroon
Minnesota Spokesman Recorder – South Minneapolis,MN,USA
In his recent visit to Minnesota, Garcia also addressed efforts to defend Venezuela against US government attempts to overthrow the elected government of …

www.cmaq.net/fr/node.php?id=19733
Venezuela: we love Martin Luther King, the liberating Truth we …
CMAQ – Québec,Canada
Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is again in the international news headlines, also here in Venezuela. Recently, on January 30 …

www.wilmingtonstar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID
=/20050202/APF/502020715&cachetime=5

Venezuela to Sell Citgo-Owned Refineries
Wilmington Morning Star – Wilmington,NC,USA
… foreign policy, is taking the initiative to enhance business relations with China and Iran among other countries to reduce Venezuela’s dependence on the United …

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4228013.stm
Venezuela kidnap row ‘risked war’
BBC News – London,England,UK
Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez says that a diplomatic spat with Colombia over the capture of a rebel commander in Caracas could have led to war. …

www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2005/02/01/ap1797896.html
Venezuela in Talks to Buy Shell Operations
Forbes – USA
Venezuela’s state-run oil company is in talks to buy the Argentine operations of Royal Dutch/Shell, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Tuesday. …

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/4227191.stm
Argentina, Venezuela in oil deal
BBC News – London,England,UK
Argentina and Venezuela have extended a food-for-oil deal, which helped the former to overcome a severe energy crisis last year. …

canadaeast.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050201/CPA/35489025
NB Power drops $2-billion lawsuit in dispute with Venezuela over …
Canada East – Canada
… CP) – NB Power, New Brunswick’s problem-plagued electric utility, has quietly dropped its $2-billion lawsuit over a failed deal to get cheap fuel from Venezuela …

www.grandforks.com/mld/grandforks/sports/10783390.htm
Hungarian’s vision at work in Venezuela
Grand Forks Herald – Grand Forks,ND,USA
BY GORDON WITTENMYER. VALENCIA, Venezuela — The great ones came forth from Venezuela every 10 years or so, and they were almost always shortstops. …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25143
Thorny issue of national sovereignty affects both Venezuela and …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
VHeadline commentarist Carlos Herrera writes: Now that the diplomatic crisis between Colombia and Venezuela has to all intents and purposes been resolved …

www.nytimes.com/2005/02/02/business/worldbusiness/02citgo.html
Venezuela Considers Sale of US Refineries
New York Times – USA
… 1 – President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela signaled on Tuesday that his government was interested in selling its American oil-refining operations, in the latest …

1/2/05

www.granma.cu/ingles/2005/febrero/mar1/06analf.html
Cuba and Venezuela to contribute to eliminating illiteracy in …
Granma International – La Habana,Cuba
VENEZUELA and Cuba are to work together and in coordination with other Latin American countries to eliminate illiteracy on the continent utilizing Cuban …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1365
Latin America and Venezuela in Transformation
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
… possible. That is what Venezuela shows us, where president Chavez won eight electoral processes, it was confirmed democratically. …

www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?News
Code=29287&NewsKind=Business%20%26%20Economy

Venezuela accessing China market via Iran
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, Feb 1 (IranMania) – Venezuela has enrolled Iran to help it accelerate a strategy to steer its oil exports to China and away from its traditional market …

www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/politics/10782978.htm
Colombia and Venezuela Leaders to Meet
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
… Chavez denounced the “kidnapping” as a violation of Venezuela’s sovereignty. … “It is important that Venezuela make a serious commitment.”. …

www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2005/02/01/2003221830
Venezuela’s Chavez blasts US imperialism
Taipei Times – Taipei,Taiwan
… Chavez, a self-described revolutionary, is mounting an aggressive land reform campaign and funneling most of the profits from Venezuela’s oil riches to the …

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/613/613p14.htm
LATIN AMERICA: The US/Colombia plot against Venezuela
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
A major diplomatic and political conflict has exploded between Colombia and Venezuela, after the revelation of a Colombian government covert operation in …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1487
Venezuela and China Sign 19 Cooperation Agreements
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
… traditional exports to China. Bi-lateral cooperation between China and Venezuela has been in the works for some time now. In late December …

  
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