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27/8/05

VENEZUELA’S Chavez Says Pat Robertson Expresses Wishes of US …
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela, August 27, 2005—Venezuela’s President Chavez, in his
first extended response to Reverend Pat Robertson’s call for Chavez’s

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1734

VENEZUELA protest turns violent
Globe and Mail – Canada
Caracas, Venezuela — A street march by hundreds of Venezuelans opposed
to President Hugo Chavez turned violent on Saturday, when people believed
to be …
www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RT
GAM.20050827.wvenez0827/BNStory/International/

JAMAICA Signs on to Venezuela’s Oil Plan
Leading The Charge – Milton,Queensland,Australia
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Jamaica became the first Caribbean nation to finalize
an agreement with Venezuela on a new plan for the South American nation
to supply …
www.leadingthecharge.com/stories/news-0064706.html

FIDEL Castro Rebuts Rumsfeld on Cuba and Venezuela
Periódico 26 – Las Tunas,Cuba
… President Fidel Castro has strongly rejected declarations by US Defense
Secretary Donald Rumsfeld who brazenly accuses Cuba and Venezuela of destabilizing

www.periodico26.cu/english_new/cuba/rumsfeld270805.htm

www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/2250394780
Venezuela Suspends Missionaries After Robertson Remarks
All Headline News – USA
Caracas, Venezuela (AHN) – The government of Venezuela has suspended permits for foreign missionaries to work in the country after remarks made by Christian …

www.ndtv.com/morenews/showmorestory.asp?slug=
Venezuelans+hold+violent+protests&id=78014

Opposition rally turns violent in Venezuela
NDTV.com – New Delhi,India
A demonstration on the streets of Caracas on Saturday by hundreds of Venezuelans opposed to President Hugo Chavez turned violent as purported government …

www.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/americas/08/28/venezuela.opposition.march.ap/
Venezuela protest march turns violent
CNN – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A street march by hundreds of Venezuelans opposed to President Hugo Chavez turned violent on Saturday, when people believed to be …

www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2005-08-28-voa1.cfm
Chavez Supporters, Opponents Clash in Venezuela
Voice of America – USA
… head. The anti-Chavez demonstrators say Venezuela’s electoral board is biased and must be overhauled before the December vote. Chavez …

www.leadingthecharge.com/stories/news-0064706.html
Jamaica Signs on to Venezuela‘s Oil Plan
Leading The Charge – Milton,Queensland,Australia
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Jamaica became the first Caribbean nation to finalize an agreement with Venezuela on a new plan for the South American nation to supply …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1535
Review of Newspaper Editorials on Pat Robertson’s Call for …
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
… On US foreign policy towardsm Venezuela? “Washington serves up decidedly old and desiccated solutions that smell of long-failed anti-Castro strategies… …

www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/world/stories/
DN-venezuela_27int.ART.State.Edition2.231256bb.html

Fearing US attack, Venezuela boosts its reserve forces
Dallas Morning News (subscription) – TX,USA
LOS TEQUES, Venezuela — Marialena Morón always wanted to be a soldier. … Washington has denied any intent to invade Venezuela. …

26/8/05

CHINA, Venezuela firms to co-develop oilfields
China Daily – China
State oil companies from China, the world’s second-largest oil importer,
and fifth-largest exporter Venezuela are strengthening their partnership
by co …
www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2005-08/27/content_472663.htm

VENEZUELA President Backs CANTV Ruling
Forbes – USA
President Hugo Chavez on Friday hailed a Supreme Court decision that forced
Venezuela’s largest telecommunications company to pay its workers million
of …
www.forbes.com/business/feeds/ap/2005/08/26/ap2193820.html

VENEZUELA Plans to Cut Outstanding Debt
MSN Money – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – Venezuela plans to reduce its outstanding debt
load to 35 percent of gross domestic product by the end of the year, a
government …
moneycentral.msn.com/inc/news/providerredir.asp?feed=AP&Date=20050826&ID=5067408

www.reporter.bz/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=591&Itemid=2
Venezuela’s Chavez on a collision course with the US
The Reporter Belize – Belize City,Belize
… was focusing most of its attention on problems in Iraq and the West Bank, little attention has been given to the worsening relations between Venezuela, the oil …

www.freenewmexican.com/news/31770.html
9:28 am: Top Venezuela diplomat says US reaction leaves doubt …
Santa Fe New Mexican – Santa Fe,NM,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – Venezuela’s foreign minister criticized the US government for stopping short of condemning remarks by religious broadcaster Pat …

www.newkerala.com/news.php?action=fullnews&id=17398
Inderjit Singh heads to Cuba, Venezuela:
NewKerala.com – Ernakulam,Kerala,India
… stakes in the energy industry in Latin American countries when Minister of State for External Affairs Rao Inderjit Singh goes to Cuba and Venezuela next week. …

25/8/05

HAGGARD fears for evangelicals in Venezuela after Robertson’s …
Summit Daily News – Frisco,CO,USA
COLORADO SPRINGS — Fearing that Pat Robertson’s calls to assassinate Venezuelan
President Hugo Chavez could increase the danger for evangelical …
www.summitdaily.com/article/20050825/NEWS/50825001

VENEZUELA plans to purchase 3 submarines
Xinhua – China
… Apart from the submarine purchase plan, he said, Venezuela has ordered
patrol boats, four corvettes and 10 C-295 transportation planes from Spain.

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-08/26/content_3405418.htm

VENEZUELA: A Country On The Edge
The Statesman – Kolkata,India
CARACAS, Aug. 25. — Venezuela is living in the shadow of the other 11
September. In 1972, on a day synonymous with death, Salvador …
www.thestatesman.net/page.news.php?clid=3&theme=&usrsess=1&id=87634

ECUADOR asks Venezuela for 6 mth grace period before paying crude …
Forbes – USA
QUITO (AFX) – Ecuador has asked for a grace period of six months before
starting to pay for the crude oil to be supplied by Venezuela to help
Ecuador cope with …
www.forbes.com/markets/feeds/afx/2005/08/25/afx2192331.html

VENEZUELA to provide US$17b financing for regional oil supplies
Trinidad & Tobago Express – Port-of-Spain,Trinidad and Tobago
Venezuela expects to provide approximately US$17 billion in financing over
the next ten years for some 200,000 barrels a day of oil supplies to Caribbean

www.trinidadexpress.com/index.pl/article_business?id=98161403

www.news-register.net/edit/story/0826202005_edt02.asp
Promote Opposition To Venezuela Leader
Wheeling News Register – Wheeling,WV,USA
But he really let loose with a political hot potato by suggesting that the US government assassinate Venezuela’s Castro-ite dictator, Hugo Chavez. …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=45666
Jesse Chacon to address Venezuela’s National Assembly and Afro …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Reverend Jesse Jackson has been invited to address Venezuela’s National Assembly (AN) this coming Sunday to mark the anniversary of the assassination of US …

freeinternetpress.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=4354
Venezuela’s Chavez Hits Back With Oil
Free Internet Press – New York,NY,USA
President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela hit back vigorously at calls by an ally of President George Bush for his assassination by offering cheap petrol to the poor …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1533
Time for a New Foreign Policy Toward Venezuela: When Apologies are …
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
On Monday, August 22nd, right-wing televangelist Pat Robertson called for the assassination of democratically-elected President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela. …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1532
Bush Administration’s Limp Disavowal of Robertson’s Words on …
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
On Monday’s broadcast of his television show, The 700 Club, Robertson described Chávez’s Venezuela as a “launching pad for Communist infiltration and …

warrenreports.tpmcafe.com/story/2005/8/25/102658/707
Don’t Cry for Me, Venezuela
TPMCafe – New York,NY,USA
Having followed the unfolding coverage of Pat Robertson’s call for the assassination of Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez for the past three days, I am left with one …

www.iht.com/articles/2005/08/25/news/robertson.php
TV preacher apologizes, denies he meant killing
International Herald Tribune – France
… Christians, a conservative broadcaster, Pat Robertson, apologized for calling for the assassination of President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela, while denying on …

24/8/05

VENEZUELA: revolutionaries and a country on the edge
Independent – London,England,UK
By Johann Hari. Venezuela is living in the shadow of the other 11 September.
… Only the story didn’t end there. Venezuela refused to be Chile. …
news.independent.co.uk/world/americas/article307975.ece

VENEZUELA provides Jamaica with cheap oil
Science Daily (press release) – USA
Venezuela warns US over TV network (July 22, 2005) — Venezuelan President
Hugo Chavez is warning the United States not to interfere with a new region-wide

www.sciencedaily.com/upi/?feed=TopNews&article
=UPI-1-20050824-20484300-bc-venezuela-jamaica.xml

VENEZUELA signs Jamaica oil deal
BBC News – UK
Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez has signed a deal with Jamaica to supply
it with oil at preferential rates. Mr Chavez said his …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4181528.stm

CHIRAC vows to shed light on Venezuela plane crash
Reuters.uk – UK
… Martinique (Reuters) – France’s Jacques Chirac vowed everything possible
would be done to discover what caused last week’s plane crash in Venezuela
as he …
today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=2005-08
-24T172014Z_01_MOL462397_RTRUKOC_0_UK-FRANCE-MARTINIQUE-CHIRAC.xml

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/12461169.htm
Diplomats in a tizzy after call for assassination in Venezuela
San Jose Mercury News – United States
… He says he is leading Venezuela toward socialism and, in a visit to Cuba this week, praised Castro’s system as a ``revolutionary democracy.’’. …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-08/24/content_3398957.htm
“Black boxes” from Venezuela air crash handed over to French …
Xinhua – China
… “After that, the data has to be recovered and translated into aform that can be used for the investigation,” it said. “Venezuela’s decision is a sign of …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B6169DCB9-
003E-47B3-A1D7-AF3F7E001B3B%7D&language=EN

Venezuela Denounces at UN Incitement to Kill President
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
United Nations, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela has urged the United Nations to review resolutions and regulations of international law dealing with …

www.btcnews.com/btcnews/1089
Venezuela’s Chavez offers cheap gas to poor Americans
BTC News – USA
… run Cuba on Tuesday. Chavez did not say how Venezuela would go about providing petrol to poor communities. Venezuelan state oil …

euronews.net/create_html.php?page=detail_info&article=305723&lng=1
Memorial in Martinique mourns dead in Venezuela air accident …
Euronews.net – France
French President Jacques Chirac will be among those paying respects at a memorial ceremony for the 160 people who died in the plane crash in Venezuela. …

www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2005/08/24/MNGMUEC9O01.DTL
Venezuela to US: Rebuke preacher for death threat
San Francisco Chronicle – United States
… Some members of Congress and Bush administration officials have been trying to ease tensions with Venezuela, which is both an ally of Cuba’s Communist regime …

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/08/24/AR2005082400239.html
Jamaica Signs on to Venezuela’s Oil Plan
Washington Post – United States
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — Jamaica became the first Caribbean nation to finalize an agreement with Venezuela on a new plan for the South American nation to supply …

www.cbc.ca/cp/world/050823/w0823104.html
Venezuela condemns Pat Robertson’s call for assassination of …
CBC News – Canada
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – Pat Robertson’s call for American agents to assassinate President Hugo Chavez is a “terrorist” statement that needs to be …

quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=nifea&&sid=a3z63_HrIvtc
Venezuela’s Chavez Squeezes Oil Companies With Taxes, Raids
Bloomberg – USA
They seized boxes of records to build a case that San Ramon, California-based Chevron and 21 other energy companies owe Venezuela $3 billion in back taxes. …

www.nytimes.com/2005/08/24/politics/24robertson.html?hp&ex=
1124856000&en=b552b58133d60027&ei=5094&partner=homepage

Robertson Suggests US Kill Venezuela’s Leader
New York Times – United States
… In Caracas, he was criticized by the vice president of Venezuela, and in Havana by President Fidel Castro. Vice President José …

23/8/05

VENEZUELA condemns Pat Robertson’s call for assassination of …
CBC News – Canada
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – Pat Robertson’s call for American agents to assassinate
President Hugo Chavez is a “terrorist” statement that needs to be …
www.cbc.ca/cp/world/050823/w0823104.html

VENEZUELA’S Chavez Squeezes Oil Companies With Taxes, Raids
Bloomberg – USA
They seized boxes of records to build a case that San Ramon, California-based
Chevron and 21 other energy companies owe Venezuela $3 billion in back
taxes. …
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=nifea&&sid=a3z63_HrIvtc

ROBERTSON Suggests US Kill Venezuela’s Leader
New York Times – United States
… In Caracas, he was criticized by the vice president of Venezuela, and
in Havana by President Fidel Castro. Vice President José …
www.nytimes.com/2005/08/24/politics/24robertson.html?hp&ex
=1124856000&en=b552b58133d60027&ei=5094&partner=homepage

REVOLUTION on Venezuela’s estates
BBC News – UK
… In Venezuela’s lush pastoral interior a revolution is underway. …
Now Venezuela’s time has come. The first peasant farmers moved here four
years ago. …
news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/4721961.stm

VENEZUELA condemns call for Chavez assassination
Financial Times – London,England,UK
Venezuela’s government reacted angrily on Tuesday to calls by Pat Robertson,
the US televangelist, for President Hugo Chávez to be assassinated. …
news.ft.com/cms/s/2c68d246-1408-11da-af53-00000e2511c8.html

www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/wire/sns-ap-venezu
ela-robertson,1,1083579.story?coll=sns-ap-world-headlines

Venezuela Slams Robertson Over Remarks
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — Pat Robertson’s call for American agents to assassinate President Hugo Chavez is a “terrorist” statement that needs to be investigated by …

news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/4721961.stm
Revolution on Venezuela’s estates
BBC News – UK
… In Venezuela’s lush pastoral interior a revolution is underway. … Now Venezuela’s time has come. The first peasant farmers moved here four years ago. …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-08/23/content_3394466.htm
US denies any hostile action against Venezuela
Xinhua – China
23 (Xinhuanet) — The United States said on Tuesday that any allegations that it is to take hostile action against Venezuela is completely baseless. …

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000103&sid=aRojgd_M7aDc&refer=us
Venezuela Says Robertson Call to Kill Chavez Criminal (Update2)
Bloomberg – USA
23 (Bloomberg) — Venezuela reacted with outrage to a call by television evangelist Pat Robertson for the US to assassinate President Huge Chavez, and two US …

news.ft.com/cms/s/2c68d246-1408-11da-af53-00000e2511c8.html
Venezuela condemns call for Chavez assassination
Financial Times – London,England,UK
Venezuela’s government reacted angrily on Tuesday to calls by Pat Robertson, the US televangelist, for President Hugo Chávez to be assassinated. …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1729
Venezuela’s State Oil Company Opens Office in China
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela, August 23, 2005 —Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, PDVSA, opened a new branch office in china yesterday, signaling Venezuela’s …

www.vivelecanada.ca/article.php/20050823103229391
Robertson: US should ‘take out’ Venezuela’s Chavez
Vive Le Canada – Canada
… to destroy the American way. (Oh, wait, Venezuela is a mostly Catholic country…) -Jesse. Christian broadcaster Pat Robertson has …

www.wkyc.com/news/news_fullstory.asp?id=39692
‘700 Club’ 1eader calls for assassination of Venezuela’s president
WKYC-TV – Cleveland,OH,USA
… of the National Council of Churches says he’s shocked by the televangelist’s call on “The 700 Club” yesterday for the assassination of Venezuela’s president. …

www.politicalaffairs.net/article/articleview/1708/1/115/
LUIS POSADA CARRILES MUST BE TRIED IN VENEZUELA
Political Affairs Magazine – New York,NY,USA
… Arrested and convicted in Venezuela, Posada Carriles escaped from prison in 1985 thanks to the support of the Cuban extreme right in Florida. …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-08/23/content_3391913.htm
US aircraft carrier docked nearby poses no threat: Venezuela
Xinhua – China
22 (Xinhuanet) — A US aircraft carrier with 1,500 Marines on board which docked last Friday in the island of Curacao, north of Venezuela, did not pose a …

22/8/05

VENEZUELA vows to help Castro repel US ‘lord of war’
Telegraph.co.uk – United Kingdom
President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela has launched a blistering tirade against
the United States, describing President George W Bush as the “lord of
war”. …
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2005/
08/23/wchavez23.xml&sSheet=/news/2005/08/23/ixworld.html

VENEZUELA’S petroleum company opens China representative office in …
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), the state-owned petroleum company of the
South American country, opened a representative office in Beijing on Monday.

english.people.com.cn/200508/23/eng20050823_204097.html

VENEZUELA air inquiry ‘wide open’
BBC News – UK
Investigators say nothing has been ruled out as the cause of a plane crash
in Venezuela which killed 160 people. Venezuelan officials …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4174094.stm

VENEZUELA to resume using gas additive
BusinessWeek – USA
22 3:25 PM ET Venezuela’s Curacao Isla oil refinery will resume operations
this week at its 18,500-barrel-a-day unit after a nearly three-week shutdown
because …
www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D8C52D
8O0.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down&chan=db

www.politicalaffairs.net/article/articleview/1707/1/32/
Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela
Political Affairs Magazine – New York,NY,USA
If you only listen to what the Bush administration or the corporate media have to say about what is happening in Venezuela, you probably have a distorted view …

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=aiyK_bpl0CFU&refer=latin_america
Venezuela Expects Oil Exports to China to Soar (Update1)
Bloomberg – USA
22 (Bloomberg) — Petroleos de Venezuela SA, South America’s largest oil company, expects its exports to China to rise fivefold by 2012 as it seeks to lessen …

www.voanews.com/english/2005-08-22-voa12.cfm
Ecuadorian Government, Protesters Preparing to Talk
Voice of America – USA
… remain under a state of emergency. Meanwhile, Venezuela says it will lend crude oil to Ecuador. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=45595
Venezuela might as well extract advantage from keeping the Empire …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
This unity in the imperial capital is going to provide Venezuela with great problems, but with a priceless opportunity as well. …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=45593
Venezuela: What is Marxist Socialist Revolution?
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… the 1905 Revolution, and the February and October Revolutions of 1917 in Russia, definitely are significant for the current revolutionary debates in Venezuela. …

english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/5D0382CF-81A2-4D79-989B-F9963BE489E2.htm
Venezuela’s Chavez rejects US criticism
Aljazeera.net – Qatar
President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela scoffed at US charges that he and Cuban leader Fidel Castro are destabilizing troublemakers in Latin America. …

21/8/05

VENEZUELA to Lend Oil to Protest Torn Ecuador
Voice of America – USA
By VOA News. Venezuela will lend crude oil to nearby Ecuador until that
nation’s oil industry stabilizes after a week of protests. …
www.voanews.com/english/2005-08-22-voa3.cfm

VENEZUELA President criticises US on Cuban TV show
Hindustan Times – India
… Referring to social uprisings in Bolivia that have pushed out two presidents
in less than two years, Rumsfeld said that Venezuela and Cuba have been

www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1468619,00050001.htm

EXPERTS weigh Venezuela crash theories
USA Today – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Investigators have not ruled out the possibility
that a plane that crashed in Venezuela ran out of fuel before it plunged
to the …
www.usatoday.com/news/world/2005-08-21-venezuela-plane-crash_x.htm

VENEZUELA to lend Ecuador crude oil
Washington Post – United States
HAVANA (Reuters) – Venezuela will lend Ecuador crude oil cost-free to cover
exports crippled by protests against Ecuador’s state-owned oil company,
Venezuelan …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/08/21/AR2005082100624.html

VENEZUELA Wants Good Relations with the US, Says FM Rodríguez
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela´s Foreign Minister Ali Rodriguez
stressed here his country “wants to have normal relations with the United
States …
www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B11E03FB
D-12CD-4D77-866C-3EA77DAE3916%7D&language=EN

www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1468619,00050001.htm
Venezuela President criticises US on Cuban TV show
Hindustan Times – India
… Referring to social uprisings in Bolivia that have pushed out two presidents in less than two years, Rumsfeld said that Venezuela and Cuba have been …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B11E03FBD
-12CD-4D77-866C-3EA77DAE3916%7D&language=EN

Venezuela Wants Good Relations with the US, Says FM Rodríguez
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela´s Foreign Minister Ali Rodriguez stressed here his country “wants to have normal relations with the United States …

www.periodico26.cu/english_new/cuba/second210805.htm
Venezuela Plans Second Latin American Med School
Periódico 26 – Las Tunas,Cuba
… of Cuba’s Latin American School of Medicine in Havana on Saturday, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez predicted that Cuba and Venezuela would graduate at least …

www.ain.cubaweb.cu/idioma/ingles/2005/ago21venezuela-demanda.htm
Venezuela Demands US Extradite Confessed Terrorist
Cuban News Agency – Cuba
… Aug 21 (AIN) Venezuelan Foreign Minister Ali Rodriguez reiterated in Havana that the Bush administration must extradite Luis Posada Carriles to Venezuela. …

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/639/639p12.htm
VENEZUELA: ‘Imperialism will be defeated!’
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
… over by Venezuelan Vice-President Jose Vincent Rangel and featured a jury made up of lawyers, economists and intellectuals from Venezuela, Cuba, Vietnam …

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/639/639p21.htm
Venezuela — a real social revolution
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
Although many Marxists and progressive activists in general are still reluctant to recognise it, a real social revolution is under way in Venezuela, and this …

www.rte.ie/news/2005/0821/cuba.html
Cuba and Venezuela ask for solidarity
RTE Interactive – Ireland
The presidents of Cuba and Venezuela have called for solidarity in the face of the United States as they met to strengthen their special relationship that has …

20/8/05

GRIEF, loss haunt Venezuela air crash families
Reuters.uk – UK
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Stricken families battled grief and frustration
on Saturday after visiting the Venezuelan morgue where authorities worked
to …
today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2005
-08-21T002315Z_01_SCH077195_RTRUKOC_0_UK-CRASH-VENEZUELA.xml

VENEZUELA open to Ecuador oil loan request
Reuters – USA
HAVANA, Aug 20 (Reuters) – Venezuela is considering a request to lend Ecuador
crude oil to cover state exports that have been paralyzed by protests
at its oil …
today.reuters.com/investing/financeArticle.aspx?type=bondsNews&storyID
=2005-08-20T223848Z_01_N20427118_RTRIDST_0_ENERGY-ECUADOR-VENEZUELA.XML

VENEZUELA opens oil office in China
BusinessWeek – USA
20 11:42 AM ET Venezuela’s state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA
will open an office in China in the coming days, the firm’s first in Asia,
officials said …
www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D8C
3KV180.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down&chan=db

PARAGUAYAN president defends relations with Cuba and Venezuela
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Asuncion, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Nicanor Duarte, president of Paraguay,
has defended the relations of his government with Cuba and Venezuela to
Donald Rumsfeld …
www.plenglish.com/Article.asp?ID=%7B4D629475
-579D-4CFB-A2AC-04FE33BFE774%7D&language=EN

OIL price bounces up amid Venezuela refinery fire
Jackson Clarion Ledger – Jackson,MS,USA
… than $2 a barrel on Friday, bouncing back from a dip earlier this week
as markets reacted to a fire at a massive refining complex in Venezuela
and developments …
www.clarionledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050820/BIZ/508200343/1005

www.themilitant.com/2005/6933/693303.html
Caracas: youth at world festival pledge to defend Venezuela
The Militant – New York,NY,USA
BY ARGIRIS MALAPANIS. CARACAS, Venezuela—The 16th World Festival of Youth and Students concluded here August 15. Tania D’Amelio …

www.plenglish.com/Article.asp?ID=%7B4D629475-
579D-4CFB-A2AC-04FE33BFE774%7D&language=EN

Paraguayan president defends relations with Cuba and Venezuela
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Asuncion, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Nicanor Duarte, president of Paraguay, has defended the relations of his government with Cuba and Venezuela to Donald Rumsfeld …

19/8/05

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=45574
A criminal is a criminal; a thief is a thief, a murderer a killer, a rapist rapes!
By: Oscar Heck
Some people say that Chavez has no class … or no sense of diplomacy … or no sense of knowing how to address the issue of “self-image” as it pertains not only to himself, but also to the image of Venezuela and Venezuelans.

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US State Department wants to reverse Venezuela’s “negative tendencies”
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The State Department, in turn, accuses Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Frias of “unilaterally” suspending a “successful” anti-drugs cooperation program last March and closing down the DEA office in Caracas this month.

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Chavez Frias offers more details about 25-year ‘Petroleum Seed Plan’
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Chavez Frias insists that he will continue to push for regional economic integration via the newly-created Petrosur for Southern Cone Economic Zone countries, Petrocaribe (Caribbean countries) and Petroandina to cover the Andean countries.

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ONIDEX officials arrested in Tachira … director at sea like predecessors
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
In a rather silly statement, Onidex national director, Hugo Cabezas has declared that in Venezuela there is an unusual surplus demand for passports and many people are preventing those that really need passports from obtaining them.

SENATOR Wants Improved Venezuela Relations
San Francisco Chronicle – United States
… senator asked Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld on Friday to lower
his rhetoric against Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to help win Venezuela’s
support for …
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2005/08/19/national/w155350D29.DTL

VENEZUELA: Companies out of gas project
BusinessWeek – USA
… will no longer participate in Venezuela’s Mariscal Sucre natural gas
project, the country’s oil minister said Friday. Venezuela …
www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D8C358
O80.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down&chan=db

VENEZUELA: Ecuador hasn’t asked for oil
BusinessWeek – USA
19 4:23 PM ET Venezuela hasn’t received any request from Ecuador to provide
oil amid protests that have cut into Ecuadorean crude production, Venezuela’s
oil …
www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D8C3
3VEO5.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down&chan=db

OIL prices spike on Venezuela fire, Ecuador protests
San Diego Union Tribune – United States
… $2 a barrel on Friday, bouncing back from a dip earlier this week as
markets reacted to a fire at a massive refining complex in Venezuela and
developments in …
www.signonsandiego.com/news/business/20050819-1133-oilprices.html

www.forbes.com/business/feeds/afx/2005/08/19/afx2186263.html
Venezuela unveils 56 bln usd investment plan between 2005-2012 for …
Forbes – USA
… companies. The first priority will be to boost Venezuela’s oil reserves and the second priority is to develop the Orinoco heavy oil belt. …

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US State Department wants to reverse Venezuela’s “negative …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Continuing the DEA-Venezuela saga, US State Department spokesperson, Sean McCormack says his country wants to revert “ negative tendencies” on the part of …

www.granma.cu/ingles/2005/agosto/vier19/35defend.html
Paraguayan president defends relations with Cuba and Venezuela to …
Granma International – La Habana,Cuba
ASUNCION.—Nicanor Duarte, president of Paraguay, has defended the relations of his government with Cuba and Venezuela to Donald Rumsfeld, US defense secretary …

www.vermontguardian.com/dailies/0904/0819.shtml
Iran, Venezuela discuss oil embargo
Vermont Guardian – Winooski,VT,USA
… use oil as a tool to confront “western neocolonialist countries.”. In Venezuela, Pres. Hugo Chavez has taken the idea a step further …

today.reuters.com/investing/financeArticle.aspx?type=bondsNews&storyID=
2005-08-19T151330Z_01_N19131574_RTRIDST_0_ENERGY-ECUADOR-
VENEZUELA-UPDATE-1.XML

UPDATE 1-Ecuador to ask Venezuela for crude oil to export
Reuters – USA
QUITO, Ecuador, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Ecuador will ask Venezuela to lend it crude oil so it can meet export commitments put in jeopardy by protests in two Amazon …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B51420504-3810
-4FA1-8835-7CABE146F535%7D&language=EN

Venezuela Announces Long Term Energy Strategy
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
The head of state said the plans, accounting for 70 percent of investments by Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA oil firm) seek to improve the use of resources and …

18/8/05

UPDATE 2-Venezuela’s economy grew 11.1 pct in 2nd quarter
Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s economy grew 11.1 percent
in the second quarter compared with the same period a year ago, helped
by strong …
today.reuters.com/investing/financeArticle.aspx?type=economicNews&storyID=2005-08-18T210502Z_01_N18184649_RTRIDST_0_ECONOMY-VENEZUELA-GDP-UPDATE-2.XML

VENEZUELA’S largest refinery output to return to normal level in …
Forbes – USA
CARACAS (AFX) – The Amuay oil refinery, Venezuela’s largest, will produce
at full capacity within 48 hours at the most, state-run news agency ABN
reported …
www.forbes.com/markets/feeds/afx/2005/08/18/afx2185213.html

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Venezuela to Develop Offshore Natural Gas Fields (Update1)
Bloomberg – USA
19 (Bloomberg) — Petroleos de Venezuela SA, South America’s largest oil company, plans to develop two off-shore natural gas fields on its own for the domestic …

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=a7O_SMdV2vZk&refer=latin_america
Venezuela 2nd-Qtr GDP Grows 11.1% as Oil Prices Climb (Update1)
Bloomberg – USA
18 (Bloomberg) — Venezuela’s economy grew for a seventh straight quarter in the April-June period as record high oil prices fueled government spending and …

www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20050818T210000-0500_86401_OBS_RUMSFELD_SEEKS_LATIN_AMERICAN_COUNTRIES__VIEWS_ON_CUBA__VENEZUELA.asp
Rumsfeld seeks Latin American countries’ views on Cuba, Venezuela
Jamaica Observer – Kingston,Jamaica
… on a brief swing through Latin America, is seeking observations from countries friendly to the United States about the influence of Cuba and Venezuela in the …

www.ain.cubaweb.cu/idioma/ingles/2005/ago18jovenes-cubanos.htm
Cuban Youth Weigh Venezuela’s Past and Present
Cuban News Agency – Cuba
Havana, Aug 18 (AIN) Cuban delegates to the recently concluded 16th World Festival of Youth and Students toured different regions of Venezuela where they paid …

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www.dailyreckoning.com: Expert Warns That Venezuela’s Threats …
PR Newswire (press release) – New York,NY,USA
… Likewise, the US government has expressed public concern about Venezuela’s plans to buy 100,000 rifles and ammunition from Russia. …

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Prosecutors to seek inquiry in Venezuela air crash
Reuters.uk – UK
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Prosecutors in Martinique prepared a manslaughter inquiry on Thursday into the crash of a West Caribbean Airways airliner as …

www.forbes.com/markets/feeds/afx/2005/08/18/afx2185213.html
Venezuela’s largest refinery output to return to normal level in …
Forbes – USA
CARACAS (AFX) – The Amuay oil refinery, Venezuela’s largest, will produce at full capacity within 48 hours at the most, state-run news agency ABN reported …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=45560
The most powerful opposition party in Venezuela … the US …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
VHeadline commentarist Hahnemann Coll writes: Lately, our country, Venezuela has been the scene of some things that make me feel that the compass is not …

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Questions remain over Venezuela plane crash
Euronews.net – France
A French delegation has arrived in Venezuela to seek answers to Tuesday’s plane crash which killed all 160 people on board. Preparations …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1720
US Congressman Serrano Blasts Rumsfeld’s Statements on Venezuela …
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
… Rumsfeld said that the governments of Cuba and Venezuela have been involved in Bolivia in “unhelpful ways,” suggesting that the recent political unrest in …

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No surprise that Disney is used to claim that Venezuela is a …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… you also were, however it come as no surprise to me that the Disney Corporation is being used for such purposes as to give the impression that Venezuela is a …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=45557
Total Barbarism, Total Alienation: Armed Yankee intervention in …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… Venezuela, because of its geopolitical and strategic position and relevance for the coming belligerent machinations of the USA, cannot and will not escape the …

17/8/05

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=45544
The corporate media vs. Chavez: Uneasy standoff in Venezuela’s …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Freelance journalist Diana Barahona writes: The controversy surrounding the media in Venezuela refuses to die. This is because the …

VENEZUELA deports 16 Colombian in assassination attempt case
Xinhua – China
17 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela deported on Wednesday 16 Colombians who were
charged with belonging to a paramilitary force planning to assassinate
President Hugo …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-08/18/content_3370479.htm

VENEZUELA threatens to cut off oil exports to US
Hindustan Times – India
Venezuela has warned it could cut off oil exports to the US if provocations
by Washington continue. In an interview on state-run …
www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1464263,00050001.htm

UNEASY Standoff in Venezuela’s Media Wars
Political Affairs Magazine – New York,NY,USA
The controversy surrounding the media in Venezuela refuses to die. …
In Venezuela people are starting more community radio and TV stations.

www.politicalaffairs.net/article/articleview/1682/1/114/

16/8/05

VENEZUELA Ready to Cut Oil Exports to US
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela warned Tuesday it is ready to
stop oil sales to the United States if the Bush administration keeps on
threatening the …
www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B62FF49B6-ABE
3-45A5-9B73-ADBD79676C0D%7D&language=EN

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-08/17/content_3365665.htm
Venezuela mulls suspending oil shipments to US
Xinhua – China
16 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela could stop supplying oilto the United States if President George W. Bush’s administration continues with its “aggressions …

www.periodico26.cu/english_new/world/oil160805.htm
Venezuela and Dominican Republic Discuss Oil Agreement
Periódico 26 – Las Tunas,Cuba
Havana, Aug 16 (AIN) A delegation representing the Dominican government will fly to Venezuela to work on implementation of the Petrocaribe agreement, signed by …

www.periodico26.cu/english_new/world/festival160805.htm
Youth Festival Closes in Venezuela with Call to Fight Imperialism
Periódico 26 – Las Tunas,Cuba
Havana, Aug 15 (AIN) The 16th World Festival of Youth and Students concluded Monday evening in Venezuela with a strong call to all progressive young people and …

www.ahora.cu/english/SECTIONS/international/2005/Agosto/16-08-05a.htm
Youth Festival Closes in Venezuela with Call to Fight Imperialism
Ahora.cu – Holguín,Cuba
The 16th World Festival of Youth and Students concluded Monday evening in Venezuela with a strong call to all progessive young people and democratic forces to …

www.vnagency.com.vn/NewsA.asp?LANGUAGE_ID=
2&CATEGORY_ID=29&NEWS_ID=163085

Venezuela Youth and Student Festival ends
Viet Nam News Agency – Hanoi,Vietnam
Caracas (VNA) – The week-long 16th Youth and Student Festival in Venezuela closed in the morning of August 16 after launching a final statement. …

www.irna.ir/en/news/view/menu-235/0508162243124144.htm
Iran, Cuba to issue Joint stamp
Islamic Republic News Agency – Tehran,Iran
… expansion of bilateral cooperation with the Islamic Republic, the Cuban side called for establishment of trilateral cooperation among Iran, Cuba and Venezuela. …

15/8/05

VENEZUELA: JMPLA 2nd Secretary Meets With Brazil`s Ruling Party`s …
AngolaPress – Angola
… 08/15 – The second national secretary of Angola`s ruling party`s youth
wing (JMPLA), Reis Cuanga, met over the week-end in Caracas (Venezuela)
with officials …
www.angolapress-angop.ao/noticia-e.asp?ID=365801

HUGO Chávez: Latin America’s Rising Superstar
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
… Chávez’s revolutionary social “missions” have brought much needed
relief to Venezuela’s poor, but doubts persist as to whether Chávez is
tapping his …
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1522

bellaciao.org/es/article.php3?id_article=1337
Venezuela’s Chavez Puts US Imperialism on Trial
Bellaciao – Spain
… In his speech, Chavez warned Washington that the continued hostility against Venezuela could affect bilateral relations and the 1.5 million barrels of oil sold …

www.caribbeannetnews.com/2005/08/16/comes.shtml
Venezuela comes to Antigua and Barbuda’s aid
Caribbean Net News – Georgetown,Cayman Islands
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua: The President of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, has heeded a call for help from Antigua and Barbuda as the country grapples with electricity …

www.dissidentvoice.org/Aug05/solo0816.htm
Ecuador: Sovereignty Takes One Step Backwards
Dissident Voice – Santa Rosa,CA,USA
… pretty clear that some ministers favor submission to the United States while others favor the assertion of Ecuadorian sovereignty and solidarity with Venezuela …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B4A263E76-CC
3F-4552-87F1-5F2DA603BC29%7D&language=EN

Petrosur Leads South American Integration
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) With Uruguay´s integration into Petrosur, promoted by Venezuela, the structure of the South American energy policy has …

www.angolapress-angop.ao/noticia-e.asp?ID=365801
Venezuela: JMPLA 2nd Secretary Meets With Brazil`s Ruling Party`s …
AngolaPress – Angola
… 08/15 – The second national secretary of Angola`s ruling party`s youth wing (JMPLA), Reis Cuanga, met over the week-end in Caracas (Venezuela) with officials …

www.vnagency.com.vn/NewsA.asp?LANGUAGE_ID
=2&CATEGORY_ID=34&NEWS_ID=162926

Viet Nam’s attendance at World Youth Festival praised
Viet Nam News Agency – Hanoi,Vietnam
Caracas, August 15 (VNA) — Viet Nam’s participation in the 2005 World Youth Festival hosted by Venezuela contributed to its success, Emil Guevara, a …

www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&
STORY=/www/story/08-15-2005/0004088060&EDATE=

Harvest Natural Resources Completes Review of Venezuelan Income …
PR Newswire (press release) – New York,NY,USA
… headquartered in Houston, Texas, is an independent oil and gas development and production company with principal operations in Venezuela and an office in Russia …

14/8/05

VENEZUELA might deny visas to US citizens
Chicago Sun-Times – United States
CARACAS, Venezuela — American citizens could be denied visas to visit
Venezuela in response to a US decision to revoke the visas of three Venezuelan
military …
www.suntimes.com/output/news/cst-nws-ven14.html

BUSH must oil Latin cogs
Australian – Australia
… America was being seriously undermined by the election of a string
of left and centre-left governments in Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, Uruguay
and Venezuela. …
www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,16259577%255E643,00.html

VENEZUELAN president completes Mersour tour with agreements …
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
… Under the agreements signed with his Uruguayan counterpart, Tabare
Vazquez, Venezuela is to provide low-price crude oil for refining at Uruguayan
refineries …
english.people.com.cn/200508/14/eng20050814_202289.html

NO Washington Blockade For Venezuela, Says Cuban Foreign Minister
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque dismissed the suggestion
that United States’ pressure could result in a blockade against Venezuela,
as happened to …
www.plenglish.com/Article.asp?ID=%7BE3592F67-88
25-45FD-91BD-46BD39501C98%7D&language=EN

VENEZUELAN President Proposes Socialist World Offensive
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) The President of Venezuela, Hugo Chávez,
called for world youth to initiate a socialist offensive, due to the urgency
to save …
www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BF23CCE4E
-3BB1-4A30-9452-EC2FD32B4C26%7D&language=EN

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86&sid=ag7nBIupYQ4c&refer=news_index

Chavez to Give Latin Countries Priority in Developing Heavy Oil
Bloomberg – USA
… Venezuela, the world’s fifth-largest oil exporter, is readying plans to offer as many as 27 blocks in the Orinoco belt to oil companies. …

www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=JPost
/JPArticle/ShowFull&cid=1124072330366

Bush gets guilty verdict in Venezuelan “court”
Jerusalem Post – Israel
… The mock trial was part of the festival, hosted by Venezuela and held under the slogan “Against Imperialism and War.” Events included debates and forums on …

www.plenglish.com/Article.asp?ID=%7BE3592F67-882
5-45FD-91BD-46BD39501C98%7D&language=EN

No Washington Blockade For Venezuela, Says Cuban Foreign Minister
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque dismissed the suggestion that United States’ pressure could result in a blockade against Venezuela, as happened to …

www.suntimes.com/output/news/cst-nws-ven14.html
Venezuela might deny visas to US citizens
Chicago Sun-Times – United States
CARACAS, Venezuela — American citizens could be denied visas to visit Venezuela in response to a US decision to revoke the visas of three Venezuelan military …

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/638/638p14b.htm
VENEZUELA: Call for socialism at world youth festival
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
… imperialism”. Australia-Venezuela solidarity brigade participant Paul Benedek reports on the festival’s opening ceremony. When …

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/638/638p13.htm
VENEZUELA: Socialism does make you feel better!
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
Having come to Venezuela to witness the revolution and the social missions at its heart, I ended up having a closer view of one of the most important missions …

www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_
no=48503&version=1&template_id=48&parent_id=28

Gas-guzzling US gets a huge headache from Venezuela as crude boils
Gulf Times – Doha,Qatar
… Yet Rice herself says she expects co-operation from Venezuela in the “war on terror,” and has maintained that Chavez’s Venezuela, a close ally of …

13/8/05

english.people.com.cn/200508/14/eng20050814_202289.html
Venezuelan president completes Mersour tour with agreements …
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
… Under the agreements signed with his Uruguayan counterpart, Tabare Vazquez, Venezuela is to provide low-price crude oil for refining at Uruguayan refineries …

AMBASSADOR: Venezuela still committed to drug fight
Miami Herald – FL,USA
Question: How will Venezuela’s decision to end cooperation with the US
Drug Enforcement Agency affect counterdrug efforts in the region? …
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/12373161.htm

AROUND THE REGION
Houston Chronicle – United States
Houston-based Harvest Natural Resources made a $744,000 payment to Venezuela’s
tax agency as part of a larger retroactive tax bill, the government said
Friday. …
www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/business/3308667

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/12373161.htm
Ambassador: Venezuela still committed to drug fight
Miami Herald – FL,USA
Question: How will Venezuela’s decision to end cooperation with the US Drug Enforcement Agency affect counterdrug efforts in the region? …

    
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