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1-7 August 2005

7/8/05

VENEZUELA Leader Accuses DEA of Espionage
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Sunday accused
the US Drug Enforcement Administration of using its agents for espionage,
and said …
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/wire/sns-ap-ve
nezuela-us-drugs,1,3564694.story?coll=sns-ap-world-headlines

VIET Nam, Venezuela bolster youth cooperation
Viet Nam News Agency – Hanoi,Vietnam
… Secretary of the Central Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of Viet
Nam, and Enrique Ramos, Director of the National Youth Institute of Venezuela,
in Caracas on …
www.vnagency.com.vn/NewsA.asp?LANGUAGE_ID=2&CATEGORY_ID=29&NEWS_ID=161978

VENEZUELA: Bringing health care to the poor
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
Three days earlier, the family had finally persuaded him to accept a home
visit from a Cuban doctor, one of 26,000 currently practising in Venezuela.

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/637/637p19b.htm

VENEZUELA: Brigadistas witness workers’ control
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
Paul Benedek, Venezuela solidarity “brigadista”, describes his experiences
meeting with workers and unionists, including teachers, in Merida. …
www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/637/637p19.htm

BBC report: Irish Colombia Three reached Ireland via Venezuela
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… The appearance of the Colombia Three has embarrassed British, Irish,
Colombian and US governments and perhaps Venezuela, as the BBC reports
(Colombian …
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44722

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44772
Prensa Latina: All calm in Venezuelan local elections; 80% landslide predicted

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44764
Maiquetia (Caracas) airport reports sharp increase in vacation travelers

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44754
United States partners with terrorists … who is the real “Evil Doer”?

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44771
Lima News’ Diane Pacetti: When it comes to cable news, Mother knows best

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44761
Venezuela is blessed (and cursed) with enormous reservoirs of oil and gas!

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44759
What course of action does this puppet leader take to defend his country?

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44758
Now the US image of Latin America isn’t going to be the only one…

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44757
Bush crime family has obviously not yet figured a way to murder Posada Carriles

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44756
Chavez Frias will either be assassinated or Venezuela will be invaded…

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44752
Please – don’t mix Freemasonry with ex-Cardinal Rosario Castillo Lara!

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44750
AN deputy calls for penalties against Conferrys for sloppy services

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44722
BBC report: Irish Colombia Three reached Ireland via Venezuela

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44686
Venezuela ready for municipal and parish council elections today

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44770
Ireland Online: Venezuela signs arms deal with China

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44767
Venezuela’s Amazonas: Sailing up the Orinoco to the mouth of the Casiquiare

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44762
The new socialism that will attempt to heal the problems of Latin America?

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44766
William Izarra: Venezuela is trying to achieve “the common good for all!”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44751
Washington’s short-sighted policy toward Latin America and the Caribbean

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44765
Nick Fredman: Capitalism makes us sick … it‚s time to put it out of our misery!

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44760
Does anybody remember the Dixie Chicks? John Rocker?

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44763
Schools, universities, technical colleges, pre-schools, missions etc!

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44769
Prensa Latina: Venezuelan union confident of high election turnout

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44768
Prensa Latina: St. Kitts & Nevis propose mutual cooperation with Venezuela

english.people.com.cn/200508/08/eng20050808_200893.html
Venezuela decides to suspend its cooperation with DEA
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
… “Under these circumstances, we decided to shut down these agreements. … The US DEA is not essential to the fight in Venezuela against drug-trafficking. …

english.people.com.cn/200508/08/eng20050808_200903.html
Venezuela works on agreement to import oil pipelines from Brazil
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Sunday said his country is preparing an agreement with Brazil to produce oil pipelines, which Venezuela currently imports …

www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-5196484,00.html
Venezuelans Vote in Test for Chavez Allies
Guardian Unlimited – UK
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – Voters across Venezuela cast ballots to select thousands of local officials Sunday in elections that could predict how well President …

www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/wire/sns-ap-venez
uela-us-drugs,1,3564694.story?coll=sns-ap-world-headlines

Venezuela Leader Accuses DEA of Espionage
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Sunday accused the US Drug Enforcement Administration of using its agents for espionage, and said …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44761
Venezuela is blessed (and cursed) with enormous reservoirs of oil …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
The resistance to the Empire of an Iraq or a Venezuela is much more important than anything I can do or write from the heart of the Empire. …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44767
Venezuela’s Amazonas: Sailing up the Orinoco to the mouth of the …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… In Venezuela, if the GN catches you with the gold, you are sure to lose it.” The Brazilian does not see a future for him in this village anymore. …
Chavez Frias will either be assassinated or Venezuela will be …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
We now believe the man who is stopping FTAA, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Frias, either will be assassinated by the neocons or Venezuela will be invaded. …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44754
United States partners with terrorists … who is the real “Evil …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… I would like to challenge this thinking as the United States has marginalized Venezuela where by some of our policies we are treating them as the enemy. …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44758
Now the US image of Latin America isn’t going to be the only one.. …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
THE INTERNATIONAL FORECASTER editor Bob Chapman writes: Telesur from Venezuela, financed by the governments of Argentina, Cuba, Uruguay and Venezuela, is …

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/12320600.htm
Guerrilla leader traveled openly
Miami Herald – FL,USA
Jailed FARC leader Rodrigo Granda said he lived under his own name in Venezuela, and easily crossed international borders. BY STEVEN DUDLEY. …

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/637/637p19b.htm
VENEZUELA: Bringing health care to the poor
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
Three days earlier, the family had finally persuaded him to accept a home visit from a Cuban doctor, one of 26,000 currently practising in Venezuela. …

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/637/637p19.htm
VENEZUELA: Brigadistas witness workers’ control
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
Paul Benedek, Venezuela solidarity “brigadista”, describes his experiences meeting with workers and unionists, including teachers, in Merida. …

6/8/05

VENEZUELA Vote a Test for Chavez Allies
San Francisco Chronicle – United States
… supporters and bitter enemies through his close ties to Cuba’s Fidel
Castro and his sharp criticism of the US government and Venezuela’s wealthy
“oligarchy.”. …
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2005/08/06/international/i155316D27.DTL

VENEZUELA signs arms deal with China
Ireland Online – Dublin,Ireland
Venezuela’s defence minister has signed a deal to buy Chinese radar systems,
the latest in a series of military purchases by the government of President
Hugo …
breakingnews.iol.ie/news/story.asp?j=151782234&p=y5y78z94x

VENEZUELA gets agreement from small companies
Houston Chronicle – United States
CARACAS, VENEZUELA – Peter Hill, chief executive of Houston’s Harvest Natural
Resources, is the first to admit that his company’s repeated clashes with
the …
www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/business/3298656

US Does Not Invade Venezuela Because of the FARC, Says Heinz …
Periódico 26 – Las Tunas,Cuba
Caracas, August 6 (P-26) An outstanding academic and expert on Latin American
issues —Heinz Dietrich— says that Venezuela is safe from a US attack
via …
www.periodico26.cu/english_new/world/farc060805.htm

ECUADOR defends Venezuela partnership
Science Daily (press release) – USA
5 (UPI) — Ecuadorian President Alfredo Palacio defended Friday his country’s
efforts to strengthen ties with Venezuela, which has been at odds with
Washington …
www.sciencedaily.com/upi/?feed=TopNews&article
=UPI-1-20050805-20441300-bc-ecuador-venezuela.xml

www.escambray.cu/Eng/Noticias/engaged20057846.htm
Beating around the Bush
Escambray – Sancti Spiritus,Cuba
… have talked to unnamed administration officials and quote them as saying the US has decided Posada will not be deported or extradited to Venezuela, because it …

www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2005/08/06/international/i155316D27.DTL
Venezuela Vote a Test for Chavez Allies
San Francisco Chronicle – United States
… supporters and bitter enemies through his close ties to Cuba’s Fidel Castro and his sharp criticism of the US government and Venezuela’s wealthy “oligarchy.”. …

www.periodico26.cu/english_new/world/farc060805.htm
US Does Not Invade Venezuela Because of the FARC, Says Heinz …
Periódico 26 – Las Tunas,Cuba
Caracas, August 6 (P-26) An outstanding academic and expert on Latin American issues —Heinz Dietrich— says that Venezuela is safe from a US attack via …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1516
Amazonas: Venezuela’s Forgotten State, part I
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Samariapo, state of Amazonas—So this is where the road ends. From Samariapo onwards, the tiny port about 40 miles south of Puerto …

www.escambray.cu/Eng/Noticias/Youth%20Festival20057892.htm
Trinidad, Cuba Boasts Five Representatives to World Youth Festival
Escambray – Sancti Spiritus,Cuba
… Five youngsters from the town of Trinidad were elected as delegates to the 16th World Festival of Youth and Students to be held August 7-15 in Venezuela. …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BEB15C464-
AF51-4D9D-A660-708197FD4B46%7D&language=EN

Venezuela Denounces Plan Colombia as a Threat
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… Prensa Latina) The decision of the President George W. Bush to continue Plan Colombia paves the way for a direct US intervention in Venezuela, denounced Deputy …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BD03E5CEB-2
C2E-4BD4-9715-3FBAA73BC277%7D&language=EN

St. Kitts & Nevis Propose Mutual Cooperation With Venezuela
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Basseterre, St. Kitts, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) St Kitts and Nevis have asked Venezuela to study the possibility of establishing an oil refinery on St Kitts. …

www.politicalaffairs.net/article/articleview/1631/1/112/
16th World Youth and Students Festival in Venezuela: Some Action …
Political Affairs Magazine – New York,NY,USA
Encourage the creation of a common platform for Venezuela’s youth and student movement by encouraging the participation of different social, student …

www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/business/3298656
Venezuela gets agreement from small companies
Houston Chronicle – United States
CARACAS, VENEZUELA – Peter Hill, chief executive of Houston’s Harvest Natural Resources, is the first to admit that his company’s repeated clashes with the …

www.unison.ie/breakingnews/index.php3?ca=29&si=77197
Venezuela signs arms deal with China
Carlow Nationalist – Carlow,Ireland
Venezuela’s defence minister has signed a deal to buy Chinese radar systems, the latest in a series of military purchases by the government of President Hugo …

5/8/05

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44553
Boyd cannot imagine any Venezuelan who isn’t a traitor like Boyd himself!
By: Arthur Shaw
Aleksander Boyd … imperialist propaganda water boy … loses his mind, foams at the mouth, stomps on the floor and rants insanely about Fidel Castro presiding in Havana at the Venezuelan military graduation class for 82 senior Venezuela officers.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44558
FARC, ELN and AUC to attack the USA from the Colombia/Venezuela borders?
By: Oscar Heck
Here we go again … more bullying and more US interference in the affairs of Venezuela. Why doesn’t the US State Department stick its nose into its own affairs and leave the rest of the world alone?

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44556
Episcopal Conference says Chavez’ Socialism is mixture of syncreticism
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Porras plays down Castillo Lara’s recent attacks on President Chavez Frias as just “another episode” in the tense relations between the Church and the government.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44555
Tom Casey admits that the USA has no real evidence against Venezuela
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Ducking an insistent call from reporters to provide evidence, an embarrassed Casey urged them to seek out public archives and read newspaper commentaries about the Venezuelan government’s activities in Bolivia.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44554
Chavez Frias tells GN to fight corruption, narco-trafficking and crime
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The Bolivarian Revolution is in danger, Chavez Frias warns, pointing to recent accusations that the Venezuelan government put pressure on some member countries not to sign the Central American Free Trade Agreement (Cafta) last week.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44557
Plenary Council closes with Venezuelan bishops still very much in charge
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Ovidio Morales recalls the impact of Vatican II 40 years ago … “just as the Universal Church was not the same after Vatican II, so the Venezuelan Church will not be the same after the Plenary Council.”

ECUADOR President defends national interests ties to Venezuela
MarketWatch – USA
QUITO (MarketWatch) — President Alfredo Palacio said Friday Ecuador would
continue to strengthen its relations with Venezuela, and tried to downplay
growing …
www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%
7B58B20429-77C6-493B-AB57-A6A3EBE85A4E%7D

CHAVEZ says IKRC plans can help solve Venezuela’s social woes
Tehran Times – Iran
… said in Caracas on Friday that Iran’s Imam Khomeini Relief Committee
(IKRC) has a proper understanding of social problems, stressing that Venezuela
will need …
www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=8/6/2005&Cat=2&Num=004

VENEZUELA CANTV shares down 8 pct on court ruling
Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Shares in Venezuela’s top telecommunications
company CANTV (TDVd.CR: Quote, Profile, Research)(VNT.N: Quote, Profile

today.reuters.com/business/newsArticle.aspx?type=telecomm&storyID=nN05214651

US: Venezuela working to destabilize neighbors
Miami Herald – FL,USA
US officials claimed a growing amount of evidence shows that Venezuela
is using its oil wealth to undermine democracy in the region. BY GEORGE
GEDDA. …
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/12307140.htm

www.sciencedaily.com/upi/?feed=TopNews&article=U
PI-1-20050805-20441300-bc-ecuador-venezuela.xml

Ecuador defends Venezuela partnership
Science Daily (press release) – USA
5 (UPI) — Ecuadorian President Alfredo Palacio defended Friday his country’s efforts to strengthen ties with Venezuela, which has been at odds with Washington …

www.irna.ir/en/news/view/line-17/0508050358142450.htm
Chavez says IKRC plans can help remove Venezuela social woes
Islamic Republic News Agency – Tehran,Iran
… said in Caracas on Friday that Iran’s Imam Khomeini Relief Committee (IKRC) has a proper understanding of social problems, stressing that Venezuela will need …

4/8/05

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44384
Honest, sincerity, honor and respect are obviously out of the question.
By: Oscar Heck
Condoleezza Rice, a supposed “doctor” (PHD), needs to send her US State Department people to elementary school to take some very basic mathematics courses … especially Nicholas Burns, the State Department’s third-ranking “official.”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44383
Jose Pertierra: Why extradict Hamdi Isaac and NOT Posada Carriles?
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
Ethiopian Hamdi Isaac received the news that he would be extradited to London. He was told in no uncertain terms that he had no recourses available: no right to a bond, no immigration hearing to attend, no administrative proceedings to delay his extr

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44377
If Arab oil interests sneeze, world economies go on life support red alert!
By: Fred Cederholm
Because the Saudi‚s provide so much oil for the rest of the planet that gives Uncle $ugar the erroneous presumption that US/us is thereby entitled to suck up the lion‚s share of the petro exports of Canada, Mexico, and Venezuela.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44375
Ambassador says US confrontation won’t go beyond microphone diplomacy
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Pineda argues that if the Venezuelan government really wants to break off relations , it could follow Libyan leader, Muammar al-Ghaddafi’s example and stop sending oil to the USA but “ Venezuela will never do that.”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44381
Let‚s allow them to hit the wall once again … it might wake some of them up.
By: Elio Cequea
The motive behind the calls for abstention cannot be a concern for the Venezuelan democracy. The ones making that call are the same people that have bluntly violated the Constitution over and over again.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44379
Venezuela sends $3 million to hunger in Niger, Burkina Faso, Mauritania
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Venezuelan Foreign Minister for Africa, Reinaldo Bolivar breaks down the aid as follows: $1.5 million for Niger, which is the hardest hit country, $1 million for Burkina Faso and $500,000 for Mauritania, which is in the throes of coup d’etat.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44378
Amnesty questions Rice’s HR certificate for Colombia’s Armed Forces
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Burns says he hopes the Venezuelan government stops supporting the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), which, the spokesman claims without providing proof, is receiving weapons from Venezuela.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44376
Foolish to believe that these factors remain invisible to Bush’s policy team
By: Carlos M. Pietri
Bush, who some days ago accused Venezuela of urging Central America not to sign the CAFTA treaty, has shown his insupportable colonialist ethos by feeling free to say what they actually want sovereign and independent CAFTA member states…

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44373
Bishops; Archbishops should back away gracefully from darkest politics
By: Carlos M. Pietri
But the Venezuelan people are sufficiently mature to clearly distinguish between the doctrine of Christ and the sinful temptations of a few coup participating leaders of the Church.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44372
The real enemies .. the rich and powerful stooges of US imperialism
By: Kenneth T. Tellis
The blocking of ‘TELESUR’, shows to what extent the Bush regime controls that country. Let us never forget that South America’s greatest modern day patriot Dr. Che Guevara was murdered by Colombian hirelings of the United States and the CIA in 1967.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44370
Dr. Walter Rodney, Amandla, Hamba Kahle! … Power, Go Well!
By: Franz J.T. Lee
To develop a historic consciousness, to understand colonialism and imperialism, to study scientifically the black face of the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela, this book is simply indispensable.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44345
Four days to elections electoral passes the Sumate buck to nother chamber
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Sumate details the faults as: incomplete publication of the electoral register and list of voters, and modification of electoral circumscriptions outside the legal lapse of 12 months and without prior approval of the National Assembly.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44382
Oliver L. Campbell: La Brea, Guanoco Lake and Mene Grande
By: Oliver L. Campbell
It is strange the two largest asphalt lakes in the world should be situated so close to one another. They are not physically connected, though they are both in the same geological province.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44371
Xinhua: Six foreign cycling teams to feature in Tour of Venezuela
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
This year’s itinerary for the Tour of Venezuela will have more mountain awards (11) where specialists will have a chance to contend for the title, said Leonett. A 125 kilometer race will open the Tour, from Guanare to Carupano.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44374
Prensa Latina: Opposition losing ground in Venezuela
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
The move by opponents of President Hugo Chavez is seen as an effort to capitalize on a historical trend of poor turnout in local elections. Those trying to gain on that tendency fear a likely sweeping victory of Chavez’ followers.

VENEZUELA-US RIFT: ANALYSIS
Special Broadcasting Service – Australia
… According to a letter from the acting assistant secretary of state
for legislative affairs, Matthew Reynolds, Venezuela is involved in a
wider, regional push …
www9.sbs.com.au/theworldnews/region.php?id=117570&region=4

VENEZUELA demands US prove Chavez meddling charges
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela on Thursday demanded Washington prove its
charges that President Hugo Chavez was using his nation’s oil wealth to
fund anti …
www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/thew
orld/2005/August/theworld_August136.xml&section=theworld&col=

US: Colombian Terrorists Getting Refuge in Venezuela
Voice of America – USA
The United States Thursday expressed concern that terrorist groups fighting
Colombia’s government are finding refuge across the border in Venezuela.

www.voanews.com/english/2005-08-04-voa63.cfm

VENEZUELA plans to refine Ecuadorean oil
BusinessWeek – USA
AUG. 4 10:56 PM ET Venezuela’s state oil company plans to process Ecuadorean
crude at its refineries to help supply Ecuador’s domestic demand, an official
said …
www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D8BPDAQ80.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down&chan=db

CUBA to attend 42nd Tour of Venezuela
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
Cuba confirmed Thursday that its national cycling team will participate
in the 42nd Tour of Venezuela, to be held on August 29-September 11. …
english.people.com.cn/200508/05/eng20050805_200434.html

www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2005/08/04/ap2173679.html
Venezuela State Oil Company Signs JV
Forbes – USA
Venezuela’s state oil company signed a series of deals with eight private oil firms Thursday, obtaining a majority stake in oil fields where the firms used to …

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=aPnCRFwUEwkc&refer=latin_america
Venezuela Congress Plans to Approve Local Debt Sales Aug. 10
Bloomberg – USA
Aug. 4 (Bloomberg) — Venezuela’s congressional finance commission plans to approve $2.8 billion of domestic debt sales on Aug. …

news.ft.com/cms/s/63cb9b0e-0519-11da-97da-00000e2511c8.html
Shell to answer Venezuela tax charges
Financial Times – London,England,UK
Royal Dutch Shell must on Friday answer allegations by Venezuela that it has failed to pay $130m in back taxes, a response that could have critical …

today.reuters.com/investing/financeArticle.aspx?type=economicNews&st
oryID=2005-08-04T213340Z_01_N04365298_RTRIDST_0_AUTOS-VENEZUELA-SALES.XML

Venezuela auto sales soar in July vs year ago
Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, Aug 4 (Reuters) – New car sales in Venezuela jumped 78 percent in July compared with the same month a year ago as the economy kept up …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=44374
Prensa Latina: Opposition losing ground in Venezuela
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Prensa Latina is reporting that the Venezuelan opposition … maneuvering to keep voters from polling stations in next Sunday local elections … …

www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D8BP5RSO1.htm
%3Fcampaign_id%3Dapn_home_down%26chan%3Ddb

St. Kitts asks Venezuela to build refinery
BusinessWeek – USA
AUG. 4 2:26 PM ET The government has asked Venezuela to study possibility of building an oil refinery in St. Kitts as part of a …

news.monstersandcritics.com/southamerica/article_10
39038.php/Venezuela_to_diversify_oil_markets

Venezuela to diversify oil markets
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
WASHINGTON, DC, United States (UPI) — Venezuela will sell six oil shipments to Uruguay this year under preferential terms as President Hugo Chavez aims to …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp%3Fid%3D44379
Venezuela sends $3 million to hunger countries: Niger, Burkina …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… countries. The Minister says Venezuela is showing that it has responded to a call from the United Nations efficiently and positively … …

www.plenglish.com/Article.asp%3FID%3D%257B50B37298-A
673-4424-9E7C-3111A3DFDCB0%257D%26language%3DEN

World Youth Festival Draws Thousands to Venezuela
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) The first waves of students and youth from all over the world are arriving in Venezuela for the August 8-15 World Youth and …

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/12297814.htm
US shouldn’t try to counter Chávez TV network
Miami Herald – FL,USA
… are no idle questions: Last month, the US House approved an amendment that would authorize broadcasts of US government-funded news programs to Venezuela, as a …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php%3Fartno%3D1514
The buck stops… not with Venezuela’s opposition
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Sunday, Chavez did yet again something virtually no-one else in a leadership position in Venezuela ever does — he took responsibility for some things not …

http://www.miami.com/mld/mi
amiherald/news/12297816.htm

Venezuela giving guns to FARC, official says
Miami Herald – FL,USA
A US official assailed Venezuela for supporting Colombian rebels with weapons. The Venezuelan Embassy did not respond to the allegation. BY GEORGE GEDDA. …

3/8/05

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B77985CDD-D6E4
-4B1C-A030-46BCF5A4A802%7D&language=EN

VENEZUELA AND IRAN TO BUILD CEMENT PLANT
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela’s Basic Industry and Mining Ministry announced the signing of a two million USD contract with Iran to build a cement …

www.plenglish.com/Article.asp?ID=%7B3D3A9C90-D4
80-4330-B474-DA7EBCEFEB42%7D&language=EN

16th World Youth Festival Delegates Check Out Venezuela
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) Delegates to the 16th World Festival of Youth and Students from August 8-15 will tour the capital upon arrival over the next few …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B0080DE49-E
8F3-41DF-8DA8-14C95B86C6DD%7D&language=EN

Fidel Castro Presides Over Venezuela Military Graduation
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… The President predicted that what is happening in Venezuela today will not only have repercussions in Latin America, but also among the US people, who …

www.voanews.com/uspolicy/2005-08-03-voa1.cfm
Free Press In Venezuela
Voice of America – USA
… Isaias Rodriguez, Venezuela’s attorney general, says that an editorial published in the paper “offends, exposes to public ridicule and vilifies the Office of …

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/12288224.htm
Government-sponsored station seeks credibility
Miami Herald – FL,USA
… Rep. Connie Mack calling for ‘’pro-democracy’’ broadcasts to Venezuela similar to the Radio and TV Martí programs for Cuba. But …

US Says Venezuela Backs Colombia Rebels
Washington Post – United States
WASHINGTON — Venezuela is destabilizing the border area with Colombia
by supplying weapons to the country’s main leftist insurgency, a top State
Department …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/08/03/AR2005080301704.html

VENEZUELA bishops in “complete solidarity” with cardinal
Catholic World News – USA
Caracas, Venezuela, Aug. 03 (CNA/CWNews.com) – The bishops of Venezuela,
gathered in an extraordinary Plenary Council, issued a …
www.cwnews.com/news/viewstory.cfm?recnum=38796

VENEZUELA’S President Chavez to visit Iran soon
Payvand – Iran
He made the remark in a meeting with Iran’s Ambassador to Venezuela, Ahmad
Sobhani and extended his warm greetings to Iran’s new President Mahmoud
Ahmadinejad. …
www.payvand.com/news/05/aug/1027.html

VENEZUELA helps West Africa
News24 – South Africa
Caracas – Venezuela will donate $3m for food aid to three hunger-stricken
West African countries, a Venezuelan diplomat said. The …
www.news24.com/News24/Africa/News/0,6119,2-11-1447_1748127,00.html

VENEZUELA: Harvest is a longtime tax evader
Houston Chronicle – United States
CARACAS, VENEZUELA – Houston-based oil company Harvest Natural Resources
has been evading Venezuelan taxes for years and must pay a $94 million
claim or face …
www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/business/3293530

2/8/05

www.socialistworker.org/2005-2/552/552_10_Venezuela.shtml
Venezuela’s left comes together
Socialist Worker Online – Chicago,IL,USA
HÉCTOR REYES reports from Caracas on the coming together of the revolutionary left in Venezuela. ON JULY 9, over 400 people from …

VENEZUELA tries the worker-managed route
International Herald Tribune – France
PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela For 20 years, Pedro Gómez felt like he was just
part of the machinery at his job at Aluminio del Caroní, a state-owned
aluminum …
www.iht.com/articles/2005/08/02/business/worker.php

VENEZUELA tax chief accuses Harvest Natural Resources of tax …
KLTV – Tyler,TX,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela The tax chief of Venezuela today accused Houston-based
Harvest Natural Resources of evading the country’s taxes for years. …
www.kltv.com/Global/story.asp?S=3673854

VENEZUELA Co. Reveals Oil Output Shortfall
Forbes – USA
Venezuela’s state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA revealed that its
oil production fell 162,000 barrels a day in 2003 to roughly 2.75 million
barrels a …
www.forbes.com/associatedpress/feeds/ap/2005/08/01/ap2165385.html

1/8/05

HARVEST Natural may take Venezuela to international arbitration
Miami Herald – FL,USA
HOUSTON – Harvest Natural Resources Inc., an oil company hit with back
taxes for its operations in Venezuela, may take the issue to international
arbitration …
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/business/national/12278104.htm

TOTAL says Venezuela eyes doubling Sincor royalties
MarketWatch – USA
OSLO (MarketWatch) — Total SA (TOT) and Statoil ASA (STO), partners on
the Sincor crude upgrading plant in Venezuela, Monday said they have received
a letter …
www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7B
BFAE8811-F37E-44AC-AEC6-641E9FEBC96D%7D

VENEZUELA: Cardinal calls Chavez ‘dictator
Science Daily (press release) – USA
Venezuela: Chavez and church butt heads (July 18, 2005) — The Roman Catholic
Church in Venezuela lambasted President Hugo Chavez Monday for his criticism
of a …
www.sciencedaily.com/upi/?feed=TopNews&article=
UPI-1-20050801-11524200-bc-venezuela-cardinal.xml

VENEZUELA’S Chavez Calls CAFTA ‘Perverse’
Washington Post – United States
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez criticized a trade
agreement that eliminates barriers between the United States and Central
American …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/08/01/AR2005080100503.html

VENEZUELA and Cuba Include US Poor in Eyesight Program
Cuban News Agency – Cuba
… the Milagro project is one of the initiatives of the Bolivarian Alternative
for the Americas (ALBA), and is being jointly implemented by Venezuela
and Cuba in …
www.ain.cubaweb.cu/idioma/ingles/2005/ago1venezuela-cuba.htm

  
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