VENEZUELA HEADLINES JUNE 2004

30/06/04

VENEZUELA Hopes for Better US Relations, Rejects Comments by…
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela. … At the meeting, the ministers analyzed the recent
US Congress hearing on Venezuela‚s political situation.…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1302

COUNTDOWN to Venezuela's decision day
Al-Jazeera – Qatar
By Gibby Zobel in Sao Paulo. The official campaign begins on 15 July but
the date is arbitrary. If you listen to Hugo Chavez's supporters…
english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/A0254DEB-4410-4582-BE93-40A8FC025E6D.htm

29/06/04

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21789
Opinion polls: CTV hasn't changed … executives blame Chavez Frias

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21791
Opposition civil sector groups grapple with unitary candidate and social policy

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21779
Why should the United States care who is the President of Venezuela?

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21787
Venezuelans will not be put back in the dark box of poverty, hopelessness

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21781
President Chavez: Alto Prado hooligans are victims of a sick media campaign

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21785
Why is the USA setting up military control centers in neighboring Colombia?

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21780
October 26, 1998: Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) ex-president Luis Giusti

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21794
Just another boring week in the capital of the Cloud Cuckooland Empire

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21783
Venezuelan Military Police protect 14 absolved Colombian paramilitaries

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21773
CITGO Petroleum Corporation retires US$200 million senior secured term loan

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21788
Lewis Petit: I bet they don't even know which fork to use when eating their salads

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21784
Eduardo Madrid: Letter to alleged paramilitary protector Col. Jesus Faria

VENEZUELA buys Simon Bolivar letter
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — A letter by Simon Bolivar describing his campaign
to liberate his native Venezuela from Spain was purchased by Venezuela's
government at…
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/aplatin_story.asp?category=1102&slug=Venezuela%20Simon%20Bolivar

VENEZUELA'S Private Media and Pollsters: An Echo Chamber that…
Narco News – Mexico
… President Hugo Chavez regarding an article that I wrote for Narco News
criticizing the political partiality and methodological problems of Venezuela's
two most…
narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2004/6/29/16451/4880

CHAVEZ denies plans to impose communism in Venezuela
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
President Hugo Chavez denied Monday that he was trying to impose communism
in Venezuela, insisting he would not try to hide any such plans.…
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2004/06/28/international2250EDT0848.DTL

28/06/04

US denies visa to Venezuelan-Lebanese tycoon for government cont(r)acts
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21776

US Senate Foreign Relations: On the state of democracy in Venezuela
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Chavez accepts outcome of recall but still suspects opposition reaction
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Arrested squatters' leader blames Lina Ron for her fall into disgrace
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Opposition electoral campaign off to cool start … government is full steam ahead

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Opposition violence continues in Caracas' Alta Prado residential suburb
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Mayor rubber stamps dubious IDs to facilitate opposition election registrations

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Enraged thugs attack priest, journalist, and others at voting information booth

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102 Colombian alleged paramilitaries are charged with military rebellion

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21764
Carter Center presents points of consensus to regulate the RR Campaign

VENEZUELA: the Gang's All Here. A Replay of Chile and Nicaragua?
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… It happened in 1973 in Chile; we saw it again in Nicaragua in the 1980s;
and here’s the same show on summer rerun in Venezuela, pending the August
15 recall…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1208

THREATS to oil 'ever-present'
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
… by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and the world
guzzling ever more oil, a significant disruption in often-volatile Venezuela
or another…
washingtontimes.com/business/20040627-112639-9951r.htm

CHINA, Venezuela mark 30th anniversary of diplomatic ties
Xinhua – China
… Hu noted that bilateral relations between China and Venezuela have
maintained strong momentum of development over the years. Both…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/28/content_1550861.htm

27/0604

BUSH-CHENEY-HALLIBURTON Iraq Plan:Drug Trafficking
Conspiracy Planet – USA
by GLEN YEADON. New allegations of criminal conduct by the Bush regime
are now surfacing almost daily. The investigation of torturing…
www.conspiracyplanet.com/channel.cfm?channelid=39&contentid=1348

ARE They Losing It?
New York Times – USA
… heal the harsh mood, even as the Senate passed the “Defense of Decency
Act,” Mr. Cheney profanely laced into Mr. Leahy for criticizing Halliburton's
getting no…
www.nytimes.com/2004/06/27/opinion/27DOWD.html?ex=1088913600&en=3172899c76e2d60e&ei=5062

25/06/04

President Hugo Chavez Frias says US government is up to old tricks again
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21741

Government and opposition analyzing bullish address of Army C-i-C
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21737

Bill Nelson threatens Venezuela on Capitol Hill, but is rebuked by Noriega
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Anti-Drugs Police say the Arauco Cartel has sown Guarico State with drugs
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Olavarria: President running coherent campaign targeting indecisive voters

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Chavista dies 111 days after savage beating by Venezuelan opposition thugs

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21738
Jesse Chacon: Venezuela's opposition will only triumph in the war of surveys

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21739
President Hugo Chavez Frias is gaining ground before recall referendum

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21736
Alfredo Bremont: Gustavo Cisneros and President Hugo Chavez Frias

VENEZUELA'S ambassador to US demands end to funding of groups…
Santa Fe New Mexican – Santa Fe,NM,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela's ambassador to Washington urged the United
States on Friday to instruct a private, nonprofit pro-democracy group
to stop…
www.santafenewmexican.com/news/1169.html

VENEZUELA: Observers to oversee referendum
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
Caracas, Venezuela, Jun. 25 (UPI) — International observers want to play
a role in Venezuela's upcoming presidential referendum in August.…
washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20040625-110721-9478r.htm

BILL Nelson threatens Venezuela on Capitol Hill, but is rebuked…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… would declare the Caracas government “unfriendly and hostile‰ if
President Hugo Chavez continued speaking out (against US intervention
in Venezuela and Iraq…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21737

SPEAKOUT: Picture of Venezuela's Chavez twisted
Rocky Mountain News – Denver,CO,USA
… I have lived in Venezuela for most of the past 19 years. … If you
doubt it, just look at most news releases and editorials about Venezuela.

www.rockymountainnews.com/drmn/opinion/article/0,1299,DRMN_38_2988578,00.html

JESSE Chacon: Venezuela's opposition will only triumph in the war…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… Chacon said that today (June 24) is a very special day for the Venezuelan
people, because they are celebrating the 1821 battle that decided Venezuela‚s
future…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21738

BELGIAN trade unionists say Venezuela must not become a second…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Thanks to the visit of Jorge Martin, the coordinator of the Hands off Venezuela
Campaign earlier this year, the socialist public service union (ACOD)
of the…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21725

VENEZUELA Charges Fighters With Rebellion
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – Prosecutors charged 64 alleged militia fighters with
rebellion Thursday after accusing them of plotting to kill President Hugo
Chavez.…
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/9006049.htm

VENEZUELA Charges Fighters With Rebellion
Tuscaloosa News (subscription) – Tuscaloosa,AL,USA
Venezuela's military prosecutor general, Eladio Aponte, told the state-run
Vanpres news agency that the suspects were among more than 130 arrested
in raids…
www.tuscaloosanews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040624/API/406241136

24/06/04

REPUBLICAN US Congressman believes the United States and…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Radio Nacional de Venezuela reports: Illinois Republican Congressman Gerald
Weller believes that the relations between Venezuela and the US “have
been…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21734

A Challenge to Keep on Dreaming in Venezuela
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
The Venezuelan President said that other than his plans for a better Venezuela,
there were not plans offered as an alternative by the opposition to his

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1205

VENEZUELA’s Battered Democracy Needs Outside Help
Heritage.org – Washington,DC,USA
The June 3 concession by Venezuela‚s president Hugo Chávez that his
opponents had collected enough signatures to trigger a recall referendum
on his rule…
www.heritage.org/Research/LatinAmerica/wm525.cfm

VENEZUELA Asks US to Stop Funding Opposition and Coup Supporters
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
Washington, DC (Venezuelanalysis.com) ˆ In a letter dated June 22, 2004,
Bernardo Alvarez, Venezuela‚s Ambassador to the United States, requested
that US…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1298

Otto Reich: Mastermind behind April 2002 coup against President Hugo Chavez
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US Congressman (R) believes United States and Venezuela need each other

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President Hugo Chavez Frias' popularity increasing in the United States

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Elio Cequea: Poll's forecast 57.4% want to revoke President Hugo Chavez Frias

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April 29, 2002: Hugo's close call; Bush administration faces tough questions

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Eva Golinger: El Universal recycles its own unsubstantiated allegations

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Chavez' record of debt management excellent with big foreign reserves

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Charles Hardy: President Hugo Chavez Frias and billionaire Gustavo Cisneros

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Former MIJ Minister Ramon Rodriguez Chacin plays down alleged arrest

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Jose Gerardo Cruz Shilling: A round and overwhelming NO!

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Belgian trade unionists say Venezuela must not become a second Chile 1973

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Ambassador asks Powell not to break election laws or fund coup leaders
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21722
National Assembly to debate the subject of US democracy & foreign policy

CHÁVEZ Could Be Ousted In Venezuela
Centre for Public Opinion and Democracy – Vancouver,BC,Canada
24, 2004 ˆ Venezuela‚s Hugo Chávez could be forced out of office in
the upcoming public referendum on his tenure, according to a poll by Datanalisis.

www.cpod.ubc.ca/polls/index.cfm?fuseaction=viewItem&itemID=3159

VENEZUELA'S Chávez Puts Latin America's Dignity to the Test
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… The proposal of Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and other States, is to
this make negotiations excluding the rich countries of the Organization
for Economic Co…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1204

RECYCLED Misinformation : Venezuela ‚ s Media as Pentagon…
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
On June 15, 2004, El Universal, one of Venezuela‚s largest daily newspapers,
printed a story alleging a Colombian wire service had published a declassified

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1203

BLOOMBERG Screws-Up Venezuela Report
Narco News – Mexico
… By Justin Delacour. I'll even paste the text below for ya. “Jose Antonio
Gil is among Venezuela‚s elite. … Jose Antonio Gil is among Venezuela‚s
elite.…
narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2004/6/23/194224/927

VENEZUELA’s Electoral Council Says 50000 Dead are on Voter…
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… false name. Members of the opposition, however, have argued that such
machines would be much too expensive for Venezuela. Rodriguez…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1297

23/06/04

VENEZUELA'S Chavez Would Likely Lose Recall Vote , Datanalisis…
Bloomberg – USA
June 23 (Bloomberg) — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez would lose a recall
vote scheduled for Aug. 15, according to a poll taken…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=aKNvYA3oDmVM&refer=latin_america

VENEZUELA ‚ s Statistics Institute Says Indicators Suggest a…
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
National Institute of Statistics (INE) president Elias Eljuri estimates
that poverty in Venezuela, as measured by income, decreased this year.

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1296

VENEZUELA doesn ' t need violent , inept , close minded and…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… both sides of the coin. In Venezuela we don't need violent, inept,
close minded and extremist leaders like Chavez. We don't want…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21718

Venezuela's Electronic News — www.vheadline.com

EMAIL EDITION published at 11.30 p.m. VET:

Headlines for Wednesday, June 23, 2004 (Caracas time)

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SPECIAL REPORT: First estimates and projections of potential electoral results
of the August 15, 2004, referendum against President Hugo Chavez Frias

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21715
President Hugo Chavez Frias looks beyond recall to regional elections

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21718
Venezuela doesn't need violent, inept, close minded and extremist leaders

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21716
Cisneros: Jimmy Carter has forged a solid friendship with Chavez Frias

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21717
CICPC Anti-Drugs Division chief tops up narcotics control statistics for 2004

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21714
Oliver L. Campbell queries: Is the Oil Minister being told the whole story?

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21719
Back to the future!: Venezuelan negative consensus throughout history ˆ a look
at the chorus of the “opposition‰ in the 80s … on the 30th anniversary of the
beginning of the downfall of Venezuela

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21713
Venezuelan Embassy refutes press reports of Rodriguez Chacin‚s detention

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21711
National Institute of Statistics (INE) estimates show a decline in poverty in 2004

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21710
Renegade Supreme Tribunal Justice Arriechi says he will not leave office

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21705
Vice President Rangel deplores Vivanco‚s perversion of the HR cause

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21712
Maisanta Command asks Elections Council to purge Registry by August vote

VENEZUELAN judge refuses to step down
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
Caracas, Venezuela, Jun. 23 (UPI) — The vice president of Venezuela's
Supreme Court refused to step down following lawmakers' decision…
washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20040623-100218-1940r.htm

EMBATTLED Venezuelan president argues US government supporting…
MENAFN – Middle East
CARACAS, Venezuela _ Facing a bruising recall vote, Venezuelan President
Hugo Chavez is firing back by denouncing alleged US efforts to oust him
by financing…
www.menafn.com/qn_news_story.asp?StoryId=CqnKaqeicvvnwru5fwLvfteeTue9msvrjq1m

CARDINAL Castillo Lara denounces the “Cubanization” of…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… Castillo Lara believes that Cubanization is also evidenced by the presence
of 20,000 Cuban doctors, who are in Venezuela as part of the Barrio Adentro
program…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21707

LATIN America Briefs
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
CARACAS – The vice president of Venezuela's Supreme Court defiantly refused
on Tuesday to accept a decision to remove him from the tribunal by lawmakers
loyal…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/americas/8988508.htm

22/06/04

DOMINICAN Republic President-elect: Dominicans morally indebted…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
The Ministry of Communications & Information (MinCI) reports: The President
of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez Frias, had a cordial
meeting…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21693

DESTABILIZING Venezuela
The Dominion – Canada
A few months ago, the commander of the Venezuelan Army, Raul Baduel, described
something that worried him (1). Colombia had just purchased 46 AMX-30
battle…
dominionpaper.ca/weblog/2004/06/destabilizing_venezuela.html

21/06/04

COURT-PACKING in Venezuela
Findlaw.com – Mountain View,CA,USA
… This year, it is Venezuela where judicial independence is under threat.
… Venezuela's court-packing plan is, unfortunately, far from unprecedented.

writ.news.findlaw.com/mariner/20040621.html

PAVING the ground for Venezuela ‚ s referendum .
MercoPress – Uruguay
“There was a mutual commitment to respect the constitutional process and
support future conversations between Venezuela and the media, with the
goal of…
www.falkland-malvinas.com/Detalle.asp?NUM=3819

COLOMBIA'S New Border Brigade and the Venezuelan Referendum
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… The El Tiempo article refers to the need for the tanks in order to
“defend Colombia” from an “eventual incursion from Venezuela”.…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1201

REFERENDUM boost for Venezuela
Financial Times – London,England,UK
Venezuela's stability rating rose in June after the National Electoral
Council (CNE) announced that the opposition had confirmed enough signatures
to call a…
news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1087373137343

JIMMY Carter hosts meeting between Venezuela's Chavez and media…
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Sunday
he met with former President Carter and a media magnate that Chavez has
accused of…
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2004/06/20/international1854EDT0530.DTL

20/06/04

VENEZUELA Calls US Report on Human Traffiking “Cynical”
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… Venezuelanalysis.com).- Last Monday, the US State Department issued
its annual Trafficking in Persons Report, accusing 10 nations, including
Venezuela, of not…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1294

CHAVEZ, TV Magnate and Carter Discuss Venezuela Vote
Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez held talks
on an upcoming referendum on his rule with a Venezuelan media magnate
and with…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=5463325

19/06/04

UNITED States has NOT informed Venezuela of alleged guerrilla…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… since I‚ve been ambassador, we‚ve acted firmly, asking the US government
to give us information about the alleged relationship between Venezuela
and the…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21648

HAS Human Rights Watch Joined Venezuela ‚ s Opposition ?
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
It looks like the cat is out of the bag: Human Rights Watch has formally
joined Venezuela’s opposition. Well, not quite; it is…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1200

18/06/04

Venezuela's Electronic News — www.vheadline.com

EMAIL EDITION published at 11.30 p.m. VET:

Headlines for Friday, June 18, 2004 (Caracas time)

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Oscar Heck: Human Rights Watch! Wow! What a powerful statement!

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21653
Afro-Americans praise for Chavez as national hero; symbol of freedom

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21648
The United States has NOT informed Venezuela of alleged guerrilla ties

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21647
USA Ex-Envoy Otto Reich: We‚d like to see Hugo Chavez Frias out of power

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21646
National Assembly (AN) refuses to censure MEM Minister Rafael Ramirez

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21645
Fierce battle between the Venezuelan Army and Colombian paramilitaries

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21644
UN: Venezuela collaborating in reducing production of coca in region

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21643
Media blackmails opposition; HRW's Vivancos is Otto Reich's buddy

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21642
TSJ nominee Franklin Arriechi violated Article 263 of the 1999 Constitution

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21641
The Association of American Jurists evaluates Venezuelan human rights

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21652
MVR in quandary about how to deal with deputy Rondon's decisive vote

<www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21651
Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) sets aside $3.7 billion for social projects

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21650
TSJ throws out spurious CTV claim to be top dog workers' representative

HUMAN Rights Watch: Independence of Judicial Power in Venezuela…
El Universal – Venezuela
In the 2002 coup, Venezuela¿s democratic order was attacked by some of
Chávez¿s opponents,¿ Vivanco read in a summary of the report.…
www.eluniversal.com/2004/06/18/18A468835.shtml

IN Venezuela: Siamese Twins of Mind and Thought Control
CMAQ – Québec,Canada
… What was forced upon Latin America, upon Venezuela, where the overwhelming
part of the population is Roman Catholic, was not even “the real thing”,
just…
www.cmaq.net/fr/node.php?id=17292

VENEZUELA‚S Vice-President Says Human Rights Watch Director is…
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… Rangel said that the organization‚s Americas Director, José Miguel
Vivanco, is a “permanent provocateur.‰ Vivanco is visiting Venezuela,
where he…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1293

VENEZUELA Army Will Back Results of Chavez Referendum Vote ,…
Bloomberg – USA
June 18 (Bloomberg) — Venezuelan Army Chief of Staff General Raul Baduel
said the country's armed forces will accept the outcome of the Aug.…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=a.O9zNWIrHBo&refer=latin_america

VENEZUELA'S president criticized
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
… This would affect the court's ability to rule impartially on any dispute
over the referendum result, the report said. “We believe democracy in
Venezuela is at…
www.boston.com/news/world/latinamerica/articles/2004/06/18/venezuelas_president_criticized

VENEZUELA Currency Chief Favors Controls Investors Want to End
Bloomberg – USA
June 18 (Bloomberg) — Edgar Hernandez hands out a copy of the Ten Commandments
as he wraps up an hour-long discourse on how Venezuela's foreign exchange
agency…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=nifea&&sid=aqjGr19s0ZGU

VENEZUELA'S Chavez Seeks to Pack Top Court – – Group
Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and his
allies are trying to take control of the country's Supreme Court in a
threat to…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=5453136

FROM Media War to Armed Struggle in Venezuela?
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
“The Andean region, from Colombia to Venezuela, is a very probable objective
of a US invasion, whose project needs new invasions.‰.…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1199

ANTI-CHáVEZ camp launches 'Yes' campaign
Financial Times – London,England,UK
Opponents of Hugo Chávez, Venezuela's president, on Thursday began a Yes
campaign in a presidential recall vote scheduled for August 15, even as
the…
news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1087373085105

17/06/04

Venezuela's Electronic News — www.vheadline.com

EMAIL EDITION published at 11.30 p.m. VET:

Headlines for Thursday, June 17, 2004 (Caracas time)

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21640
Shades of Iraq (Al Qaeda, WMD?) US Department of Defense also uses unreliable intelligence informants in Venezuela

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21637
J.V. Rangel calls Human Rights Watch rep a “permanent provocateur”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21634
Chavez Frias dismisses charges of using oil revenues to boost campaign

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21630
HRW says judicial independence has been undermined in Venezuela

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21633
Foro por la Vida HR wants government probe of Carlos Nieto harassment

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21636
Charles Hardy: What a game! Associated Press, 10; The Truth, Zilch!

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21629
What a difference a year makes: The US Trafficking in Persons Report!

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21628
Deputy MRE lambasts US cynicism and arrogance on human trafficking

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21627
Saab: The United States is intensifying its campaign against Venezuela

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21639
Elio Cequea: US President George W. Bush invaded Iraq for two reasons…

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21638
Oscar Heck: Democratic? Civilized? Peace-loving? Educated?

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21632
Shell Group to invest US$100 million in Venezuelan Urdaneta oilfield

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21635
Oscar Heck: Was this a democracy? No. Not for one minute!

VENEZUELA'S Discrimination of Poor Voters Prompts Measures
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela. Jun 17, 2004 (Venezuelanalysis.com).- As the August
15 recall referendum on President Chavez's mandate approaches…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1292

VENEZUELA recall woes
Al-Ahram Weekly – Cairo,Egypt
… Ironically, because the price of oil, Venezuela's main export, is at
an all-time high, the US, Venezuela's main customer, may end up involuntarily
financing…
weekly.ahram.org.eg/2004/695/in2.htm

HUMAN Rights Watch: Judicial independence has been undermined in…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… Thursday that the new Organic Law of the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ)
constitutes clear evidence that judicial independence has been undermined
in Venezuela.…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21630

HUMAN Rights Botch: Vivanco & Venezuela
Narco News – Mexico
He held a press conference in Caracas, barking highly charged words in
a report titled Venezuela: Judicial Independence Under Siege.…
narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2004/6/17/15422/6410

CRITICS Say New Law Undermines Venezuela Referendum
New York Times – USA
BOGOTA, Colombia, July 17 The government of President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela
is poised to pack the Supreme Court with allies who could rule in the

www.nytimes.com/2004/06/17/international/americas/17CND-VENE.html?ex=1088136000&en=adecf825946d1c9a&ei=5062

VENEZUELA: Judicial Independence Under Siege
Human Rights Watch – USA
… Court of its autonomy. In the 2002 coup, Venezuela‚s democratic order
was attacked by some of Chávez‚s opponents. But today the…
hrw.org/english/docs/2004/06/17/venezu8855.htm

THE United States is intensifying its campaign against Venezuela
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
VENPRES‚ Ernesto Vegas reports: The US is intensifying its campaign against
Venezuela, and wants to become a country that certifies prostitution,
seeing that…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21627

VENEZUELA is open for business
Oil Online – TX,USA
In Maracaibo, Venezuela, yesterday the 15th Latin American Petroleum Show
officially opened its doors to an expected 25,000 visitors with a ribbon
cutting…
www.oilonline.com/news/headlines/laps/20040617.Venezuel.14907.asp

VENEZUELA'S Hugo Chavez faces a recall
Fort Wayne News Sentinel – Fort Wayne,IN,USA
The prospects for a democratic solution to Venezuela's long-standing political
crisis have brightened. A hard-won recall election, set for Aug.…
www.fortwayne.com/mld/newssentinel/news/editorial/8944962.htm

CRITICS decry Congress' ousting of high court justice
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
CARACAS – Congress fired the vice president of Venezuela's highest court,
a move critics said Wednesday paves the way for the government to seize
control of…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/americas/8942226.htm

WHITE House Advisor on Latin America Resigns
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
Otto J. Reich, who took a hard line against Presidents Fidel Castro in
Cuba and Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, resigned as a top advisor to President
Bush on Latin…
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-briefs17.1jun17,1,1904220.story?coll=la-headlines-world

VENEZUELA'S Democratic Coordinator (CD) refuses to debate…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
El Universal reports: Opposition Democratic Coordinator (CD) spokesman
Felipe Mujica said that the question approved by the National Elections
Council (CNE…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21617

16/06/04

KEY Bush Latin America Aide, Otto Reich, Resigns
Reuters – USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Otto Reich, who took a hard line against presidents
Fidel Castro in Cuba and Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, resigned as a top adviser
to…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=politicsNews&storyID=5440997

VENEZUELA‚S Supreme Court Rules that Chavez May Run for Re-…
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
Caracas, June 15, 2004˜In a long anticipated decision, the Constitutional
Chamber of Venezuela‚s Supreme Court ruled that should President Hugo
Chavez lose…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1291

VENEZUELA'S Chávez Runs Against the Press
Editor & Publisher (subscription) – USA
By Mark Fitzgerald. (June 16, 2004) — In his tumultuous five years as
president of Venezuela, the mercurial Hugo Chávez has stood out as an
especially…
www.mediainfo.com/eandp/columns/americas_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000532215

WHAT is OPEC?
Rediff – Mumbai,India
… Countries is a permanent, inter-governmental organisation, created
at the Baghdad Conference in 1960, by Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia
and Venezuela.…
inhome.rediff.com/money/2004/jun/16quiz.htm

HOW it Works: Venezuela's New Voting Machines
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… As is the tradition in Venezuela, the voting table president will sit
at the table with the rest of the electoral officials, with the electoral
notebook…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1197

15/06/04

EU Keen to Monitor Venezuela Poll, Government Wary
Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – The European Union offered to send observers
to monitor Venezuela's August referendum on President Hugo Chavez's rule,
diplomats…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=5430430

QUESTIONS laid to rest about reliability of SmartMatic voting…
Axis of Logic – USA
Editor's Note: It is interesting that the democratic government of Venezuela
can develop a reliable voting machine, complete with a paper printout
that allows…
www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_9131.shtml

VENEZUELA'S civil society (opposition) forms recall command……
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Venezuela's so-called civil society has set up a recall referendum command
to link up with Coordinadora Democratica's (CD) Command.…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21609>

DON'T Ever Count Out Hugo Chávez
BusinessWeek – USA
How many political lives does Venezuela's Hugo Chávez have? The former
paratrooper won a landslide presidential election victory…
www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/04_25/b3888142_mz058.htm

BOLIVARIAN Project in Mortal Danger
ZNet – Woods Hole,MA,USA
… Nothing less is at stake this August, 2004, in Venezuela. To lose this
battle means to lose the war. It means, to lose everything.…
www.zmag.org/content/showarticle.cfm?SectionID=45&ItemID=5717

OPEN Letter to John Kerry from Venezuela's Bolivarian Circles––…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… As you stated so clearly in your May 27, 2004 statement on Venezuela
“[ the Bush administration‚s ] tacit support for the ill-conceived
April 2002 military…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21602

VENEZUELA’S Electoral Council’s Rodriguez Says No to In-…
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… manual process.”. Venezuela’s new electoral law mandates that voting
be automated, but it does not specify exactly how. Rodriguez…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1290

14/06/04

Venezuela's Electronic News — www.vheadline.com

EMAIL EDITION published at 11.30 p.m. VET:

Headlines for Monday, June 14, 2004 (Caracas time)

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21603
Venezuela is today a land of opportunity versus a land of opportunists…

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21599
Chavez: referendum is battle between the Empire and the real Venezuela

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21598
Elections Council (CNE) to tackle wording of referendum … revoke or ratify?

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21597
UCV experts question international observers role in the Venezuelan process

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21596
Caracas hit by 48-hour rainfalls … 14 houses abandoned in Nueva Tacagua

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21602
Open Letter to John Kerry from Venezuela's Bolivarian Circles — USA

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21600
Domingo Alberto Rangel: Chavez Frias will be defeated a second time in August

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21601
Venezuelan Sports Minister offers sports medicine centers to LA colleagues

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21595
J.V. Rangel warns that the opposition could withdraw from RR process

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21594
La Nacion’s Tomas Eloy Martinez: The two halves of Venezuela

13/06/04

TOMAS Eloy Martinez: The two halves of Venezuela
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
La Nacion‚s Tomas Eloy Martinez writes: When I met Commander Hugo Chavez
when he became President of the Republic of Venezuela six years ago, I
got the…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21594

'NO empire in our name'
Workers World – USA
… Los Angeles. They marched through downtown to protest the occupations
of Iraq, Palestine, Haiti and other countries. The protest…
www.workers.org/ww/2004/demola0617.php

Venezuela's Electronic News — www.vheadline.com

EMAIL EDITION published at 11.30 p.m. VET:

Headlines for Sunday, June 13, 2004 (Caracas time)

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21592
August referendum will be between Hugo Chavez and George W. Bush

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21590
CNE Rodriguez: Simultaneous audit in RR would sabotage the process

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21591
Surprise Presidential praise for Independence forebear Jose Antonio Paez

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21589
Chavez Frias aborts trip to Brazil; tightens screws on more ambitious followers

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21584
CICPC and Military Attorney: Firearms seized at Venevision ARE functional

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21582
Nothing more exposes fantastic delusions of the nutters who run the USA

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21593
The Battle of Santa Ines — December 10th, 1859

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21588
Lewis Petit: Chavez is just a man in a ****** with a dream

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21586
Carmona disintegrated the constitution and judiciary in space of one speech

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21585
The victory is close … as Globovision might advertise on local news

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21580
Chávez Frías no ha agitado una varita mágica para transformar Cenicienta

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21583
The Very Reverend Roger Dawson: Bringing down fire!

PETROLEUM, Politics, and Populism
The Narco News Bulletin
… often served only the economic interests, both Venezuelan and foreign,
to a system designed to serve the poor and formerly marginalized majority
of Venezuela.…
narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2004/6/13/182622/817

13/06/04

CICPC and Military Attorney: Firearms seized at Venevision ARE…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Radio Nacional de Venezuela reports: Saturday afternoon, military attorney
Eladio Aponte Aponte showed the public the firearms seized Friday during
a raid on…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21584

12/06/04

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21578
Firearms, ammunition, and terrorism manuals found in DISIP

Intelligence Bureau raid on Venezuela TV station
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21579

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21579
Grenades, C4 plastic explosives, 10,000 rifle bullets found at Caracas hotel

NOW It‚s Round Two
Newsweek – New York,NY,USA
By Phil Gunson. June 21 issue – For the past year, the political spotlight
in Venezuela has been on leftist President Hugo Chávez.…
msnbc.msn.com/id/5198199/site/newsweek/

STATEMENT by Venevision President Victor Ferreres on . . .
Scotland on Sunday – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
CARACAS, Venezuela ˆ (BUSINESS WIRE) ˆ June 12, 2004 ˆ Venevision
President Victor Ferreres today issued a statement on the Friday, June
11, 2004, raid…
news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=3057950

OPEC Eyes August Output Hike - Venezuela
Reuters - USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - OPEC was expected to follow through with
a plan to raise crude oil production by 500,000 barrels per day (bpd)
from August ...
http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=businessNews&storyID=5406503

BOLIVARIAN Project in Mortal Danger in Venezuela
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… Nothing less is at stake this August, 2004, in Venezuela. To lose this
battle means to lose the war. It means, to lose everything.…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1195

CHANGING Venezuela
St. Petersburg Times – St. Petersburg,FL,USA
… But whether Chavez goes or not, Venezuela faces a difficult time rebuilding
its economy, establishing strong democratic institutions and bridging
the class…
www.sptimes.com/2004/06/12/Opinion/Changing_Venezuela.shtml

CHáVEZ'S troops raid television office
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
Members of the Venezuela national guard find guns at the offices of a TV
channel controlled by a media magnate critical of Chávez.…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/8905026.htm

RECALL in Venezuela
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
… Their persistence and the opposition's own acceptance of the rule of
law provide a ray of hope that Venezuela's long-running political crisis
can be resolved…
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A35763-2004Jun11.html

PETROLEUMWORLD Opinion Forum:
Petroleumworld.com – Venezuela
… In the interview, neither Jaramillo‚s, nor Patricio Carvacho‚s
(OAS Representative in Venezuela) names were mentioned: the latter had
also been charged of…
www.petroleumworld.com/SunOPF061304.htm

11/06/04

VENEZUELA ready to help Colombians fleeing war
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
CARACAS, Venezuela, June 11 (Reuters) – Venezuela is ready to receive up
to 9,000 refugees from neighboring Colombia if fighting there between
government troops…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N11186611.htm

CRUDE TALK: US & VENEZUELA DANCE “THE JOROPO” Revised June 11,…
From the Wilderness – USA
[After several failed efforts to unseat Venezuela's popular President Hugo
Chavez, the fuel sector of corporate America is getting nervous.…
www.fromthewilderness.com/free/ww3/052804_crude_talk.html

VENEZUELA OKs Internet dollar purchases
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelans will be able to use dollars for Internet
shopping starting June 21, an easing of strict exchange controls that
have been in…
seattlepi.nwsource.com/business/apbiz_story.asp?category=1310&slug=Venezuela%20Dollars

CRUDE TALK: US & VENEZUELA DANCE “THE JOROPO” Revised June 11,…
From the Wilderness – USA
[After several failed efforts to unseat Venezuela's popular President Hugo
Chavez, the fuel sector of corporate America is getting nervous.…
www.fromthewilderness.com/free/ww3/052804_crude_talk.html

VENEZUELA and Chavez turn the corner
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
… These positive developments could lead to Venezuela's political maturity.
Still, Mr. Chavez has a ways to go to prove his democratic bona fides.

washingtontimes.com/op-ed/20040610-091743-9267r.htm

VENEZUELAN Recall Is in Dispute Even Before the Vote
New York Times – New York,NY,USA
ARACAS, Venezuela, July 10 – Touch-screen voting machines, which have been
plagued by security and reliability concerns in the United States, will
be used in…
www.nytimes.com/2004/06/11/international/americas/11vene.html

10/06/04

 www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21551
Chavez Frias has not waved a magic wand to transform Cinderella Venezuela

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21552
Chavez can run for office in 2006 if his mandate is revoked in recall referendum

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21558
VenAmCham, others placing all their money on an opposition recall victory

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21557
Proyecto Venezuela (PV) Salas Romer launches Presidential campaign

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21556
Coordinadora Democratica (CD) wants on-site inspection of recall votes

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21555
Vatican vetoes Venezuela's choice for Ambassador … Chaderton Matos to Paris

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21561
Venezuelan unionists champion democracy in breakaway from corrupt CTV

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21562
German Solidarity campaign: Bertinotti (RC) and Bisky (PDS) sign appeal

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21560
PDVSA: First cargo of ecological gasoline exported to the United States

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21559
Chavez Frias swears in Maisanta Campaign Command … we haven't won!
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21553
Alfredo Bremont: With the aspiring madman Enrique Mendoza what we sow today will be the fruit we harvest tomorrow

A Venting for Venezuela
Christian Science Monitor – USA
As the world's fifth-largest oil exporter, Venezuela has lately had money
to burn. And where's it going? Some $4 million of it just…
<www.csmonitor.com/2004/0611/p08s04-comv.html>

THE Venezuelan president and opposition began recall campaigns
El Universal – Venezuela
… The time has come to explain how the affirmative option in the recall
will open a way to a reactivated Venezuela,” which “invests the public
budget in…
www.eluniversal.com/2004/06/10/10A467285.shtml

VENEZUELAN unionists champion democracy
People's Weekly World – USA
… The recall is part of an effort by anti-union forces encouraged, supported
and directed by the extreme right-wing Bush administration to destabilize
Venezuela.…
www.pww.org/article/articleview/5348/1/219/

VENEZUELA Declares State of Emergency on Lake Maracaibo ,…
Bloomberg – USA
June 10 (Bloomberg) — Venezuela, the world's fifth-largest oil supplier,
decreed a state of emergency for Lake Maracaibo, the heart of its western
oil…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=asMLP55rCkzg&refer=latin_america

VATICAN vetoes Venezuela's choice for Ambassador . . . Chaderton…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… There are rumors that Supreme Tribunal of Justice (TSJ) president Ivan
Rincon will take over as Venezuela's Ambassador to Spain, while Gladys
Gutierrez will…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21555

PROYECTO Venezuela (PV) Henrique Salas Romer launches…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Proyecto Venezuela (PV) leader, Henrique Salas Romer has launched what
some observers see as his Presidential campaign … the first…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21557

VENEZUELA to Limit Role of International Observers During Recall…
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
Venezuelan election officials say they may limit the role of certain international
election observers in the August 15 recall election because they believe
the…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=C848D8FB-0AF1-422D-B0D935BE0E95C1E7

AUGUST 15: Venezuela's key decision date
Pravda – Moscow,Russia
Shortly after Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez Frias finally accepted
a recall vote on him, National Election Council Wednesday confirmed August
15 as date…
english.pravda.ru/world/20/91/368/13058_Chavez.html

VENEZUELA may limit recall observers' role
Houston Chronicle – Houston,TX,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — Electoral authorities may limit the role of international
observers in an Aug. 15 recall referendum for President…
www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/world/2619250

A Recall Vote in Venezuela
New York Times – USA
… have now made it possible for Mr. Chávez's political future to be
decided at the ballot box under a procedure he himself added to Venezuela's
Constitution.…
www.nytimes.com/2004/06/10/opinion/10THU4.html?ex=1087444800&en=8070529aa1d1d778&ei=5062

US welcomes recall vote in Venezuela
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
Washington, DC, Jun. 9 (UPI) — The United States said Wednesday the decision
to hold a recall vote in Venezuela was an important step forward.…
washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20040609-081901-1592r.htm

09/06/04

VENEZUELA May Curb Observers' Role in Referendum
Reuters - USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan authorities may consider limiting
the role of international observers in an Aug. 15 referendum ...
http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=5386226

VENEZUELA debates whether Chavez could avoid recall or run again ...
San Diego Union Tribune - San Diego,CA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela &Mac246; Opposition leaders warned on Wednesday that Venezuela's
President Hugo Chavez could effectively stay in power even if a recall
...
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/world/20040609-1548-venezuela-recall.html

VENEZUELA August 15 Recall Date May Hurt Chavez's Opponents ,…
Bloomberg – USA
June 9 (Bloomberg) — The decision by Venezuela's National Electoral Council
to push the date back to Aug. 15 for a recall vote…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=arL58Jtx3BZc&refer=latin_america

VENEZUELA'S Referendum and the Consolidation of “The Process”*
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… And likewise in the international arena, for many governments are analysing
events in Venezuela in order gain direction toward autonomy and inclusion
for their…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1192

VENEZUELA'S Chavez to face Aug 15 referendum
ABC Online – Australia
… ruled voters could go to the ballot box in August to challenge Mr Chavez,
a former army officer accused by his opponents of edging Venezuela toward
communism.…
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/s1128149.htm

VENEZUELA president will face recall vote
Houston Chronicle – Houston,TX,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — President Hugo Chavez will face a recall referendum,
the elections council said Tuesday, setting the date of Aug. 15 for the
vote.…
www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/world/2617831

VENEZUELA'S Chavez to face recall on Aug. 15
Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription) – Atlanta,GA,USA
By JAMES ANDERSON. CARACAS, Venezuela ˜ President Hugo Chavez will face
a recall referendum, the elections council said Tuesday, setting the date
of Aug.…
www.ajc.com/news/content/news/0604/09venezuela.html

VENEZUELA SETS DATE FOR REFERENDUM
Special Broadcasting Service – Australia
Officials in Venezuela have confirmed that a referendum on President Hugo
Chavez‚s presidency will be held on August 15. National…
www9.sbs.com.au/theworldnews/region.php?id=86910&region=4

VENEZUELA referendum on Chavez set for August 15
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
… county‚s politics. Opponents say he is trying to establish a dictatorship
in Venezuela and have pushed to get rid of him. Chavez was…
66.132.136.245/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/theworld/2004/June/theworld_June170.xml&section=theworld

AUG. 15 Recall Vote Is Set for Venezuela
New York Times – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, June 8 – A recall referendum on President Hugo Chávez,
whose rule has bitterly divided Venezuelans, has been scheduled for Aug.

www.nytimes.com/2004/06/09/international/americas/09vene.html?ex=1087358400&en=c2f6c8128f86068f&ei=5062

VENEZUELA'S Chavez to Face Vote Aug. 15 -Official
Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will face
a recall referendum on Aug. 15 that could set the stage…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=5376619

VENEZUELA'S Presidential Recall Vote to be Held August 15
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
Tuesday, June 8—Venezuela's electoral commission, the CNE, in a 4-1 vote,
decided tonight that the date for the recall referendum against President
Chavez…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1287

VENEZUELA 2004: Nicaragua's Contra War Revisited
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
Another article in the continuing media campaign in Britain against Venezuela's
President Chavez again posits civil war as a possible sequel to the current

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1191

08/06/04

OAS to stay in Venezuela for recall
El Universal – Venezuela
… Monday as new secretary general of the Organization of American States
(OAS), said he deemed necessary to keep the observation mission in Venezuela
in a moment…
www.eluniversal.com/2004/06/08/08A466671.shtml

CHAVEZ kicks off electoral campaign , will lead Venezuela“…
Axis of Logic – USA
By Report on Venezuela. … Today, the Santa Ines campaign is getting off
the ground in all of Venezuela, beginning here on Bolivar Avenue.…
www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_8748.shtml

CHAVEZ foes see sacred statue’s demise as omen
Columbia Daily Tribune – Columbia,MO,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – As one of Venezuela‚s most venerated religious
figures, Maria Lionza has inspired hope and granted wishes to devotees
for more than…
<www.columbiatribune.com/2004/Jun/20040608News017.asp

VENEZUELA: JACTA ALEA EST!
CMAQ – Québec,Canada
… This is what is at stake currently in Venezuela and the rest of the
world. … The latest proof of eating this democratic pudding is precisely
Venezuela.…
www.cmaq.net/fr/node.php?id=17093

CHáVEZ makes the running in Venezuela's recall vote
Financial Times – London,England,UK
… has been betrayed by his supporters on the country's electoral council,
who have let slip through the net another plot to oust Venezuela's militaristic
leader.…
news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1086445494209

BRAZIL says Haiti can’t be Latam “ forgotten child“
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
QUITO, Ecuador, June 7 (Reuters) – Brazil, which leads a UN peacekeeping
mission in Haiti, called on Latin America on Monday to pay more attention
to the…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N07142190.htm

VENEZUELA: Bolivarian masses anger at referendum decision
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Hands Off Venezuela Campaign Jorge Martin writes: On Thursday, June 3,
the Venezuelan National Electoral Commission (CNE), basing itself on preliminary
data…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21524

07/06/04

VENEZUELA’s Chavez and Supporters Get Ready for Recall…
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela. Jun 7 (Venezuelanalysis.com).- Supporters of Venezuelan
President Hugo Chavez took the streets of Caracas on…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1286

OAS may supervise Venezuela's referendum
Xinhua – China
Although the rules for supervising the referendum have not beenworked out,
the 0AS will closely follow the situation in Venezuela,said Enaudi, who
is attending…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/07/content_1511579.htm

06/06/04

Venezuela's Electronic News — www.vheadline.com

EMAIL EDITION published at 11.30 p.m. VET:

Headlines for Sunday, June 06, 2004 (Caracas time)

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21516
Chavez kicks off electoral campaign, will lead Venezuela “until 2021"

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21517
Vice President Rangel: RR must be held August 15 with computerized voting

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21514
Jose Gerardo Shilling: Country or Death, we will win. Amen.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21506
Defense Minister Garcia Carneiro discards the possibility of a coup d‚etat

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21513
Private media wars: Caracas TV taken off the air after RCTV lawsuit

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21507
MIJ Minister Lucas Rincon will swear in 22,000 new Venezuelan citizens

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21515
Ordonez under the knife … Mora ahead in batting … Galarraga in Marlins sights

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21512
Salas Romer calls on President Chavez Frias to admit defeat by victorious army

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21511
Bolivarian Ambassador to blame for Miss Universe fracas in Ecuador

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21510
Coherent turnout in opposition's Caracas March of Victory despite rain

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21504
Tens of thousands expected for pro-government march in Caracas today

OAS opens assembly with focus on corruption, relief over…
Channel News Asia – Singapore
… On the other hand, the actions by Chavez's government likely forestalled
a bitter debate over possible US efforts to invoke the charter against
Venezuela.
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world_business/view/88773/1/.html

SALAS Romer calls on President Chavez Frias to admit defeat by…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Proyecto Venezuela (PV) leader and front runner in the opposition presidential
race, Henrique Salas Romer led the Carabobo State delegation that attended
the…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21512

VENEZUELA leader yields to pressure
Chicago Sun Times – Chicago,IL,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — International pressure forced President Hugo Chavez
to accept a likely recall referendum on his rule, but his opponents are
a long way…
www.suntimes.com/output/news/cst-nws-ven06.html

VENEZUELA: President Chavez ready to go to the polls
Green Left – Australia
Venezuela‚s National Electoral Council (CNE) announced on June 4 that
opponents of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez had managed to collect enough
valid…
www.greenleft.org.au/back/2004/585/585p18b.htm

THOUSANDS in Venezuela celebrate likely recall vote
Winston Salem Journal – Winston-Salem,NC,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – Tens of thousands of opposition supporters marched
through the capital yesterday to celebrate a recent announcement by election

www.journalnow.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=WSJ%2FMGArticle%2FWSJ_BasicArticle&
c=MGArticle&cid=1031775896982&path=!nationworld&s=1037645509161

RECALL to stir fierce campaign in Venezuela
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – (KRT) – Thousands of Venezuelans marched Saturday
to celebrate their success forcing a recall referendum against President
Hugo Chavez…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/8849205.htm

05/06/04

Venezuela's Electronic News — www.vheadline.com

EMAIL EDITION published at 11.30 p.m. VET:

Headlines for Saturday, June 05, 2004 (Caracas time)

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21504
Preparations continuing for the great Bolivarian march to take place this Sunday; marchers will converge on Avenida Bolivar from Parque del Este, La Bandera and Plaza Sucre de Catia

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21502
Tarek William Saab: US Peter DeShazo‚s remarks are inappropriate

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21498
Clinical Psychologist Jose Del Grosso: 2 languages …2 different intentions

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21499
The United States will accept the recall referendum date set by the CNE

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21496
Venezuelan ex-Minister of Commerce fined for supporting Miami's Penelas

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21495
USA will recognize results of a clean and transparent recall referendum

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21494
OAS: Chavez accepted repairs results in a republican, patriotic manner

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21503
Venezuela 2004: Nicaragua's Contra War Revisited

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21497
CNE Zamora: There is an agreement to hold the RR on August 8

US Welcomes Decision to Hold Recall Election in Venezuela
The Epoch Times – World
… It urged all the parties in Venezuela, but especially the government,
to insure that the process goes forward peacefully. The State…
english.epochtimes.com/news/4-6-5/21825.html

WOMAN Deported to Venezuela Finds Support
The Ledger – Lakeland,FL,USA
… Rather than take the American-born children with her into a life of
almost certain poverty in Venezuela, a place they have never been, Silmi
chose to leave…
www.theledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040605/API/406050612

VENEZUELA 2004: Nicaragua's Contra War Revisited
Dissident Voice – Santa Rosa,CA,USA
Another article in the continuing media campaign in Britain against Venezuela's
President Chavez again posits civil war as a possible sequel to the current

www.dissidentvoice.org/June04/Solo0605.htm

CLINICAL Psychologist Jose Del Grosso: Two languages … two…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… What's in play in Venezuela isn't a football game, as Globovision
trivialized in their program “Alo cuidadano” (June 3, 2004); nor is
it showing on the…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21498

UNDER pressure, president of Venezuela OKs vote on recall
Seattle Times - Seattle,WA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela &Mac247; International pressure has forced President Hugo
Chávez to accept a likely recall referendum on his rule, but his opponents
are a long ...
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2001948479_vene05.html

VENEZUELA'S president accepts a likely recall referendum
Winston Salem Journal – Winston-Salem,NC,USA
… Hugo Chavez to accept a likely recall referendum on his rule, but his
opponents are a long way from ousting the resilient leader of oil-producing
Venezuela.…
www.journalnow.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=WSJ%2FMGArticle%2FWSJ_
BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1031775883190&path=!nationworld&s=1037645509161

US intervention in Venezuela … no more blood, rape and other…
Axis of Logic – USA
By Phoebe Jones. June 4, 2004 — As with Iraq, the most respected newspapers
are being used to justify overt US intervention in Venezuela.…
www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_8602.shtml

US Welcomes Decision to Hold Recall Election in Venezuela
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
It urged all the parties in Venezuela, but especially the government, to
insure that the process goes forward peacefully. The State…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=6799FB88-9BAC-46FA-B8642154E3CC9D9A

FIRST Battle in Venezuela Recall Will Be Over Date
Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Opponents of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez
have cornered him into facing a referendum on his rule, but the timing
of the vote…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=5350178

VENEZUELA: Annan notes latest developments in electoral review…
UN News Centre
4 June 2004 ˆ Noting the Venezuelan National Electoral Council‚s release
of the preliminary results of its review of signatures on a petition to
oust…
www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=10963&Cr=Venezuela&Cr1=

04/06/04

Venezuela's Electronic News — www.vheadline.com

EMAIL EDITION published at 11.30 p.m. VET:

Headlines for Friday, June 04, 2004 (Caracas time)

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El Universal: Presidential recall referendum to be held August 15?

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21490
Chavez Frias throws down gauntlet: Let the Battle of Santa Ines begin!

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21489
Former AD leader Rafael Marin attacked and in intensive care

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21483
Because of my opposition to the government I was mugged, hurt, threatened

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21479
Elio Cequea: Invasion of privacy to promote democracy?

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21484
Opposition hits roof over CICPC dead-men-signing investigation in CNE vaults

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21482
Recognizing the UNT as the union organizing the majority of workers

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21481
Eva Golinger: Criticism in the age of Bush

CHAVEZ Frias blamed for Miss Venezuela's poor showing in Miss ...
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
Analyzing the failure of Venezuela to figure in the final 5 candidates
of the Miss Universe contest held in Quito, Ecuador, some Venezuelan luminaries
are ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21485

RECOGNIZING Venezuela's UNT as the union organizing the majority ...
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
This is an appeal, drafted by the Hands Off Venezuela Campaign and signed
by the national leadership of the new trade union confederation UNT. ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21482

VENEZUELA'S Chavez unfazed by looming recall vote; country faces ...
Picayune Item - Picayune,MS,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - President Hugo Chavez calmly welcomed news that
he would likely face a recall referendum on his rule, saying those who
accuse him of ...
http://www.picayuneitem.com/articles/2004/06/04/news/09venezuela.txt

CHAVEZ Ready to Face Venezuela Recall Vote
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
… opponents. He spoke after Venezuela's election officials said the opposition
had collected enough voter signatures to trigger the vote.…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=BDEF64C9-73BA-4E9E-95B4E530D98A7E99

CHAVEZ faces possible recall in tumultuous Venezuela
Longview Daily News – Longview,WA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Thursday he'll
accept a probable recall referendum on his presidency, predicting he will
defeat the…
www.tdn.com/articles/2004/06/04/nation_world/news03.txt

VENEZUELA'S Ramirez Discusses OPEC Oil Production Quotas and Oil…
Bloomberg – USA
June 3 (Bloomberg) — Venezuelan Energy and Mines Minister Rafael Ramirez
(left) talks with Bloomberg's Damien Ryan in Beirut about Venezuela's
oil production…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=aU42PAVxHnXc&refer=latin_america

MEDIA Falls Short on Iraq, Venezuela
ZNet – Woods Hole,MA,USA
… Venezuela is a case in point. … Reporting on Venezuela relies overwhelmingly
on opposition sources, many of them about as reliable as Ahmed Chalabi.

www.zmag.org/content/showarticle.cfm?SectionID=45&ItemID=5643

VENEZUELA Says OPEC Needs Higher Prices, Seeks Oil Above $30
Bloomberg – USA
June 4 (Bloomberg) — Venezuela, OPEC's third-largest oil producer, said
the group should raise its price targets to counter a depreciating dollar,
saying a…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=akmZn2zdwcx4&refer=news_index

ENOUGH signatures seen to trigger Venezuela recall
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — President Hugo Chavez is expected to face a recall
vote after Venezuela's elections council projected yesterday that supporters
of a…
www.boston.com/news/world/articles/2004/06/04/enough_signatures_seen_to_trigger_venezuela_recall

US intervention in Venezuela … no more blood, rape and other…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
As with Iraq, the most respected newspapers are being used to justify overt
US intervention in Venezuela. Unlike Saddam Hussein, Hugo…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21478

VENEZUELA'S Chavez Unfazed by Recall Vote
Guardian – UK
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – President Hugo Chavez calmly welcomed news that
he would likely face a recall referendum on his rule, saying those who
accuse him of…
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-4166528,00.html

RECALL Qualifies: Regime Change Imminent in Venezuela?
Antiwar.com – Sunnyvale,CA,USA
CARACAS (IPS) – Venezuela will hold a recall vote for President Hugo Chávez,
it was confirmed Thursday, after the election authorities announced that
the…
www.antiwar.com/ips/marquez.php?articleid=2744

VENEZUELA Leader Says He'll Accept Recall
Xpossed.com – USA
… I accept it,” Chavez said in a nationwide broadcast hours after Venezuela's
elections council projected that Chavez would face a recall vote, opening
a…
www.xposed.com/headline_news/53_ds_522744.aspx

VENEZUELA'S Chávez likely to face recall vote
Dallas Morning News (subscription) – Dallas,TX,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela ˆ President Hugo Chávez is expected to face a recall
vote after Venezuela's elections council projected Thursday that supporters
of a…
www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/world/stories/060404dnintvenezuela.b0a2d.html

VENEZUELA Leader Says He'll Accept Recall
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Thursday he'll
accept a probable recall referendum on his presidency, predicting he will
defeat the…
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/8832565.htm

VENEZUELA will have its referendum
Big News Network.com – Australia
Opponents of Venezuela President Hugo Chavez collected enough signatures
to force a referendum presidential election. The election…
feeds.bignewsnetwork.com/?rid=15c05dff22c59d42

VENEZUELA will vote on future of Chavez
Telegraph.co.uk – London,England,UK
… Correspondent. Venezuela's opposition has won the right to hold a referendum
to remove Hugo Chavez, the populist president, from power.…
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2004/06/04/wvenez04.xml&sSheet=/news/2004/06/04/ixworld.html

VENEZUELA election council clears way to recall Chavez
Channel News Asia – Singapore
CARACAS : Venezuela's electoral authorities cleared the way for a vote
on removing President Hugo Chavez, setting the stage for a new political
showdown in a…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/88364/1/.html

PRESENCE of US State Department observers in Venezuela is…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
VENPRES‚ Jaqueline Gil reports: For the Executive Vice President of the
Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Jose Vicente Rangel, “it‚s unacceptable
that…
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CHAVEZ Frias: Serious Venezuela understands that CNE mustn't be…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… The main thrust of the Presidential comments coincided with the ballgame
and centered on respecting the decision of the umpire, which in Venezuela's
case, is…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21454

JOSE Vicente Rangel: We've taken Venezuela out of ignominy and…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
The Ministry of Communications & Information (MinCI) reports: The Executive
Vice President of Venezuela, Jose Vicente Rangel, affirmed at the Third
Summit on…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21446

MESSAGE from the Danish Hands Off Venezuela Campaign
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… revolution. The campaign is the Danish part of the international campaign,
Hands Off Venezuela www.handsoffvenezuela.org.
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21448

WORLD Association of Newspapers (WAN) condemns Cuba, Myanmar,…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… It condemned Cuba, Myanmar, Venezuela and Zimbabwe for repression—
and warned that the post-9/11 US-led war on terrorism was being used as
an excuse to curb…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21447

03/06/04

VENEZUELA election council clears way for Chavez recall vote
Channel News Asia - Singapore
CARACAS : Venezuela's National Election Council cleared the way to holding
a referendum on removing President Hugo Chavez, saying it had verified
sufficient ...
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/88351/1/.html

VENEZUELA'S OPPOSITION : 2569584 SIGNATURES WERE GATHERED
El Universal - Venezuela
Based upon data from NGO Súmate, which helped collecting the signatures
for the presidential recall petition, the opposition umbrella organization
Democratic ...
http://www.eluniversal.com/2004/06/03/03A465815.shtml

INTERNATIONAL notes
People's Weekly World - USA
The Central Bank says Venezuela?s economy grew by nearly 30 percent in
the first quarter 2004, compared to the same period last year, Venezuelanalysis.com
...
http://www.pww.org/article/articleview/5312/1/218/

ATTACK Stirs Venezuela Tension Before Vote Decision
Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Gunmen on Thursday attacked the office of
the Caracas mayor, an opponent of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, as
tensions flared…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=5338781

ATTACK stirs Venezuela tension before vote decision
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
CARACAS, Venezuela, June 3 (Reuters) – Gunmen on Thursday attacked the
office of the Caracas mayor, an opponent of Venezuelan President Hugo
Chavez, as…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N03520093.htm

VENEZUELA Leader Likely Faces Recall Vote
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela's elections council projected Thursday that
President Hugo Chavez will face a recall vote, opening a turbulent new
phase in this…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/8830371.htm

VENEZUELA'S Chavez 'to face poll'
BBC News – London,England,UK
Venezuela's opposition has got enough signatures to trigger a referendum
on the rule of President Hugo Chavez, electoral officials have said.…
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3775185.stm

VENEZUELA Goes to Referendum
The Narco News Bulletin
… you might get it.”. President Hugo Chávez has convened the public
to Miraflores palace (the White House of Venezuela) and will give a speech
in about an hour.…
narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2004/6/3/164137/7540

VENEZUELAN agrees to penalty for illegal contribution to Penelas…
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
… According to the Federal Elections Commission, Jose Casal, a former
senator and minister of commerce in Venezuela, reimbursed five employees
of Victec…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/8829641.htm

CHAVEZ announces big steps forward for Venezuela
Axis of Logic - USA
... Castro. As part of the assassination/coup process they would fire on
Miraflores, the presidential palace, creating chaos in Venezuela. ...
http://www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_8492.shtml

VENEZUELA opposition demands recall
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
CARACAS — Venezuela's opposition demanded yesterday that electoral authorities
set an August recall referendum against President Hugo Chavez after the
left…
www.boston.com/news/world/latinamerica/articles/2004/06/03/venezuela_opposition_demands_recall

VENEZUELA waits for ultimate decision on Chavez's recall vote
Pravda – Moscow,Russia
The long and winding controversy over the petition for a recall referendum
against Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez will reach to a conclusion next
Monday…
english.pravda.ru/world/20/91/368/13004_venezuela.html

DECISIVE week for Venezuela and President
MercoPress – Uruguay
“That's a question we're discussing, but there is no ruling” as of yet,
Chief Justice Ivan Rincon told reporters in Caracas, but did not advance
when a…
www.falkland-malvinas.com/Detalle.asp?NUM=3745

02/06/04

MEDIA Fall Short on Iraq, Venezuela
Common Dreams - USA
... Venezuela is a case in point. ... Reporting on Venezuela relies overwhelmingly
on opposition sources, many of them about as reliable as Ahmed Chalabi.
...
http://www.commondreams.org/views04/0601-13.htm

HAITI & VENEZUELA--COUP & EMPIRE
From the Wilderness - USA
... From 1986 to 1989 Reich was US Ambassador to Venezuela, where he tried
very hard to secure the release of the Miami-mafia airline bomber Orlando
Bosch. ...
http://www.fromthewilderness.com/free/ww3/032304_haiti_pt1.html

VENEZUELA'S ‘repair’
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
Venezuela's National Elections Council should move quickly to announce
whether or not there will be a vote on the recall of President Hugo Chávez
— or risk…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/opinion/8814511.htm

VENEZUELA said OPEC is not to blame for prices rises
Petroleumworld.com – Venezuela
Venezuela's oil chief told the governments of Central America that OPEC
is not the only cause of the high international oil prices and recommended
they seek…
www.petroleumworld.com/story4310.htm

INT'L organizations hail signatures reconfirmation in Venezuela
Xinhua – China
… Venezuela's National Election Council (CNE) had validated 1.9 million
anti-Chavez signatures before the reconfirmation process.…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/02/content_1503492.htm

01/06/04

Venezuela's Electronic News — www.vheadline.com

EMAIL EDITION published at 11.30 p.m. VET:

Headlines for Tuesday, June 01, 2004 (Caracas time)

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21441
North American mainstream media falls short on Iraq, Venezuela

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21434
Coordinadora says will release results if CNE doesn't declare it the winner

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21433
MinCI Jesse Chacon: Venezuela is proof that participative democracy works

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21432
Malcolm Donald: if you want true democracy then nationalize the banks

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21431
Coordinadora Internacional Venezolana: The road to the referendum

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21428
Despite CNE ban: Opposition claims 2,547,506 (validated & repaired) signatures

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21435
Independent factions unable to produce a viable and legitimate alternative

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21430
Carter, Gaviria urged to demand quick results in referendum debacle

VENEZUELA vote decision to be this week -observers
Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, June 1 (Reuters) – Venezuelan electoral authorities
will decide by the end of this week if President Hugo Chavez must face
an August…
www.reuters.com/financeNewsArticle.jhtml?type=bondsNews&storyID=5313891

CHAVEZ Announces Big Steps Forward For Venezuela: New People's…
LAI – France
… Castro. As part of the assassination/coup process they would fire on
Miraflores, the presidential palace, creating chaos in Venezuela.…
www.anti-imperialism.net/lai/texte.php?section=BUDB&language_id=3&object_id=22738

NORTH American mainstream media falls short on Iraq, Venezuela
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… Venezuela is a case in point. … Reporting on Venezuela relies overwhelmingly
on opposition sources, many of them about as reliable as Ahmed Chalabi.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21441

ARMADA seizes unauthorized Colombian trawler in Gulf of Venezuela
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
The Venezuelan Navy (Armada) has arrested a fishing boat flying a Colombian
flag and using a dragnet south of Punta Espada in the Gulf of Venezuela.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21436

INTERNATIONAL airlines in Venezuela have unfair advantage over…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… However, it's a catch-catch situation and for consumers a blessing
in disguise, since many agencies in Venezuela are being forced to give
more attention to…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21440

VENEZUELA May inflation 1.2 pct vs 2.3 pct May '03
Forbes – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, June 1 (Reuters) – Venezuela's consumer prices rose
1.2 percent in May compared with 2.3 percent a year earlier, the Central
Bank reported…
www.forbes.com/personalfinance/funds/newswire/2004/06/01/rtr1390880.html

WHY Is Bermuda Richer Than Venezuela?
Tech Central Station – USA
Other things being equal, one would think that Venezuela — a democratic
country with immense oil and mineral riches, populated by descendants
of the…
www.techcentralstation.com/060104G.html

VENEZUELA: Fear for Sale
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… But ChoicePoint, apparently, presented no such offer to the government
of Venezuela, home of President Hugo Chavez. Hugo Chávez drives George
Bush crazy.…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1188

CARTER, Gaviria urged to demand quick results in Venezuela's…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Venezuela's pro-opposition, private television networks have urged former
US President Jimmy Carter and Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary
General…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21430

FEATURE – Crime , armed gangs make Venezuela frontier hot zone
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
ALTA GUAJIRA, Venezuela, June 1 (Reuters) – Venezuelan National Guard Capt.
… The case has inflamed already testy relations between Colombia and
Venezuela.…
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N31715957.htm

MINCI Jesse Chacon : Venezuela is proof that participative…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… democracy. Venezuela has become an icon in progressive world movements
since 1999, with the arrival of President Hugo Chavez. World…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21433

VENEZUELA'S big vote wait
News24 - South Africa
Caracas, Venezuela - Venezuela's government and opposition accused each
other of fraud as voters waited anxiously for results on a petition for
a recall ...
http://www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_1535713,00.html

VENEZUELA Opposition Upbeat about Last Phase of Recall Effort
Antiwar.com – Sunnyvale,CA,USA
CARACAS (IPS) ˆ The opposition movement in Venezuela assumed a triumphalist
attitude Monday while President Hugo Chávez's supporters urged people
to wait…
www.antiwar.com/news/?articleid=2713

VENEZUELA: Both sides claim win
CNN International – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's government and opposition each are
claiming victory after a drive in which citizens either confirmed or deleted
their…
edition.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/americas/05/31/venezuela.petition.ap/

VENEZUELA Opposition Seeks Chavez Recall
NPR (audio) – USA
Description: Opposition groups in Venezuela say they've collected more
than enough signatures on a petition to recall populist president Hugo
Chavez.…
npr.streamsage.com/google/programlist/feature.php?wfid=1916871

LARRY Birns/Anthony Kolenic: Venezuela‚s most challenging…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Recall validation petition ends as Venezuela heads for a count-down
over whether a referendum vote will be announced on June 4.…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21427

VENEZUELA’s Most Challenging Moment Is Here
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
… Those desiring to oust Chávez, especially among Venezuela‚s middle
class, risk releasing an undertow of festering resentment against them
among Chávez…
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SIGNATURE totals show the Venezuela's opposition did NOT collect…
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… Sanz emphasized that the international observers told him during a
recent meeting that the outcome of the recall referendum process in Venezuela
would serve as…
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31/05/04

Venezuela's Electronic News — www.vheadline.com

EMAIL EDITION published at 11.30 p.m. VET:

Headlines for Monday, May 31, 2004 (Caracas time)

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21426
Repair totals show the Venezuela's opposition did NOT collect the required number of signatures

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21427
Larry Birns/Anthony Kolenic: Venezuela’s most challenging moment is here

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21424
Accion Democratica (AD) attacks Venezolana de Television (VTV) team

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21418
Caracas (Libertador) Mayor Freddy Bernal unable to hide his happiness

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21417
Diosdado Cabello: The people have many reasons to celebrate

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21416
US ex-President Jimmy Carter says the repairs process was transparent

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21415
50 fired by Cisneros' Coca Cola for not signing against Chavez

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21414
Chavez Frias: If CNE says there will be a referendum, we’ll go for it!

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21413
OAS Gaviria: President Chavez reiterated commitment to respect results

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21412
Enrique Mendoza: We’re not giving figures, we’re only saying that we won

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21410
Jose Del Grosso: The media of mass disinformation: Secrets, terror…

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=21425
Developing Andean War: corporate investment & government double-dealing

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