News and opinions on the situation in Venezuela
 
25/2/06

Venezuela NewsLinks 13-24 February 2006

  

Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2006

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Venezuela’s Chavez Reduces US Airlines’ Flights (Update1) Bloomberg – USA
The reduction, if upheld, would end all flights to Venezuela by Continental Airlines and Delta Airlines, while halving those of AMR Corp.’s American Airlines …

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Venezuela’s Chavez to Bar Delta, Continental Flights (Update3) Bloomberg – USA
Flights by AMR Corp.’s American Airlines, the US carrier with the most service to Venezuela, will be cut by 70 percent, said Francisco Paz Fleites, head of the …

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In Venezuela, the alternative media has been fighting political … Pulse of the Twin Cities – Minneapolis,MN,USA The Bush Administration seems to believe that Venezuela is a troubled democracy—it should take a long hard look in the mirror. …

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Venezuela Cuts US Airline Flights Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela announced on Friday that it will apply reciprocity, cutting the flights of US airlines operating from the latter to …

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Venezuela bars Continental and Delta BusinessWeek – USA
24 5:33 PM ET Venezuela plans to prohibit Continental Airlines and Delta Air Lines from flying into this South American nation and is restricting flights by a …

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Venezuela starts 12 powerhouses in Antigua El Universal – Venezuela
Venezuela has set in motion 12, 10 MW/hour powerhouses in the Caribbean island of Antigua, as part of Petrocaribe agreements, state oil holding Petróleos de …

VENEZUELA to halt some US airline flights Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuela will halt flights by US carriers Delta Air Lines and Continental Airlines and restrict American Airlines in the latest …
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VENEZUELA starts 12 powerhouses in Antigua El Universal – Venezuela
Venezuela has set in motion 12, 10 MW/hour powerhouses in the Caribbean island of Antigua, as part of Petrocaribe agreements, state oil holding Petróleos de …
english.eluniversal.com/2006/02/24/en_eco_art_24A676973.shtml

MLB: Venezuela’s Classic team to face Phillies noticias.info – Spain
… noticias.info/ Bobby Abreu (Phillies), Miguel Cabrera (Marlins), Melvin Mora (Orioles) and Omar Vizquel (Giants) are among the stars on the Venezuela team that …
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IN Venezuela, the alternative media has been fighting political … Pulse of the Twin Cities – Minneapolis,MN,USA The Bush Administration seems to believe that Venezuela is a troubled democracy—it should take a long hard look in the mirror. …
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VENEZUELA Cuts US Airline Flights
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela announced on Friday that it will apply reciprocity, cutting the flights of US airlines operating from the latter to …
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Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2006

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Venezuela delays home guard talks Journal of Turkish Weekly – Ankara,Turkey A meeting in Venezuela to debate plans for military reforms, which would include compulsory service in the home guard, has been postponed. …

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Venezuela Oil Offer Puts Heat On Rell Hartford Courant – United States
… accept deeply discounted heating oil for Connecticut’s poor if it comes – via a gubernatorial rival – from the government of Venezuela’s socialist president …

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Venezuela delays giving oil pact details BusinessWeek – USA
23 12:26 PM ET Venezuela’s oil minister has delayed submitting to congress details on new oil contracts that are being awaited by private energy producers. …

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Venezuela is NOT the enemy of America … but Bush is the enemy of … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… for their so-called “aid” to Venezuela. … How can rapacious US parasites claim that they “aided” Venezuela which they plundered? …

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OAS asks for strenuous US-Venezuela diplomatic dialogue El Universal – Venezuela
Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary-General José Miguel Insulza thinks that the United States and Venezuela should make a better diplomatic effort …

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Venezuela and Cuba Provide Free Eye Treatment for Ecuadorians Ahora.cu – Holguín,Cuba
Twenty thousand low-income Ecuadorians will receive free eye-surgery in Cuba and Venezuela this year, as part of the expansion of the Operation Miracle program …

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UPDATE 2-Venezuela CANTV 2005 profit hit by pension ruling Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s top telecommunications firm, CANTV (VNT.N: Quote, Profile, Research), said on Thursday its 2005 profit fell …

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Venezuela Bank to Transfer More Money Houston Chronicle – United States
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s central bank is preparing to hand over billions of additional dollars from its reserves to the government amid criticism …

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Venezuela Workers Oppose US Meddling Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… “We expect him (Brownfield) to make a statement on the matter, as he lives in Venezuela and is aware that there has been no strike here. …

VENEZUELA Bank to Transfer More Money
Houston Chronicle – United States
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s central bank is preparing to hand over billions of additional dollars from its reserves to the government amid criticism …
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UPDATE 2-Venezuela CANTV 2005 profit hit by pension ruling Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s top telecommunications firm, CANTV (VNT.N: Quote, Profile, Research), said on Thursday its 2005 profit fell …
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VENEZUELA delays giving oil pact details BusinessWeek – USA
23 12:26 PM ET Venezuela’s oil minister has delayed submitting to congress details on new oil contracts that are being awaited by private energy producers. …
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UV0M89.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down&chan=db

VENEZUELA non-oil exports dip 4 per cent in 2005 Jamaica Observer – Kingston,Jamaica
CARACAS, (AP) – Venezuela’s non-oil exports fell slightly last year to US$6.7 billion, according to preliminary figures released Wednesday by the country’s …
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CREATING Socialism in this Century in Venezuela Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela … to the Latin American Parliament Carolus Wimmer will be touring Australia in late February-early March, hosted by the Australia-Venezuela Solidarity Network. …
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Creating Socialism in this Century in Venezuela Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela … to the Latin American Parliament Carolus Wimmer will be touring Australia in late February-early March, hosted by the Australia-Venezuela Solidarity Network. …

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Chile-Venezuela Hope to Fortify Ties Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Santiago de Chile, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela trusts that President Hugo Chavez´ visit to Chile to attend the inauguration of Michelle Bachelet will …

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Venezuela non-oil exports dip 4 per cent in 2005 Jamaica Observer – Kingston,Jamaica
CARACAS, (AP) – Venezuela’s non-oil exports fell slightly last year to US$6.7 billion, according to preliminary figures released Wednesday by the country’s …

Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2006

VENEZUELA Receives First Shipment of Russian Military Helicopters Voice of America – USA
By VOA News. Venezuela bought the helicopters as part of a $120 million deal signed last March. Caracas also agreed last year to …
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LOS Angeles Times Editorial Coverage of Venezuela 1998-2006 Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela The Los Angeles Times editorial page has taken a surprisingly large amount of interest in Venezuela during the Hugo Chavez presidency. …
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VENEZUELA beefs up anti-bird flu measures Xinhua – China
21 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela has strengthened a series of precautionary measures to prevent any possible outbreak of bird flu, according to the country’s anti …
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VENEZUELA: Rice leads the charge
Cuban News Agency – Cuba
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice had her chance to heat up tensions with Venezuela and pave the way for Washington’s latest attempt to isolate the …
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MAYOR of London Ken Livingstone backs Bolivarian process in … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
VHeadline.com News Editor Patrick J. O’Donoghue writes: Venezuela President Hugo Chavez Frias has mentioned UK Prime Minister Tony Blair once again during his …
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Sen. Shepard blasts resolution thanking Venezuela’s Chavez Bennington Banner – Bennington,VT,USA
… Venezuela agreed earlier this month to supply more than 2.5 million gallons of discounted heating oil to low-income Vermonters. …

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Venezuela and Cuba Provide Free Eye Treatment for Ecuadorians Cuban News Agency – Cuba
Havana, Feb 22 (AIN) Twenty thousand low-income Ecuadorians will receive free eye-surgery in Cuba and Venezuela this year, as part of the expansion of the …

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Explorers discover huge cave in Venezuela MSNBC – USA
… It was found in the slopes of Aprada tepui in southern Venezuela, one of the most inaccessible and unexplored regions of the world. …

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Chevron says Venezuela asks for hike in oil output KESQ – Palm Desert,CA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela A major South American oil producing country is asking Chevron to drill for more oil. Chevron officials say Venezuela …

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Venezuela names anti-terror authority El Universal – Venezuela
… “Under the Inter-American Convention against Terrorism, Venezuela has an obligation to cooperate in the Americas for the prevention, fight and control of …

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Venezuela presents new series of inventors and innovators VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… Intercom Systems has created the first flow computer fully made in Venezuela and capable of measuring the flow of oil wells in several parts of the country. …

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UPDATE 1-Venezuela PDVSA says to buy back $83 mln in debt Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA plans to shortly buy back $83 million in foreign debt registered with the US …

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Venezuela Non-Oil Exports Drop in 2005 MSN Money – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – Venezuela’s non-oil exports fell slightly last year to US$6.7 billion (euro5.64 billion), according to preliminary figures released …

UPDATE 1-Venezuela PDVSA says to buy back $83 mln in debt Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA plans to shortly buy back $83 million in foreign debt registered with the US …
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EXPLORERS discover huge cave in Venezuela MSNBC – USA
… It was found in the slopes of Aprada tepui in southern Venezuela, one of the most inaccessible and unexplored regions of the world. …
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VENEZUELA Asks Chevron to Hike Oil Output Houston Chronicle – United States
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela is asking Chevron Corp. to increase heavy oil production by 16.6 percent under a plan to pay royalties …
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THE United States and the ‘Problem’ of Venezuela Stratfor – USA
By George Friedman. Venezuela has become an ongoing problem for the Bush administration, but no one seems able to define quite what the issue is. …
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Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2006

VENEZUELA’S unrealized revolution
Christian Science Monitor – Boston,MA,USA … “[Chávez] is transferring responsibility for Venezuela’s problems to Bush,” says Luis Petrosini, an economics … Venezuela also faces a public housing shortage. …
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VENEZUELA Restarts Natural Gas Program for Vehicles (Update2) Bloomberg – USA
20 (Bloomberg) — Petroleos de Venezuela SA, South America’s largest oil company, restarted a program to convert the country’s vehicles to natural gas in a bid …
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PDVSA to increase gas supply to Venezuela BusinessWeek – USA
FEB. 20 1:45 PM ET Venezuela’s state oil company plans to increase its supply of gasoline to the domestic market by late 2007, a company official said Monday. …
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PIRATES pitcher arrives from Venezuela
Bradenton Herald – FL, United States
… Carrara had some difficulty getting out of his native Venezuela and missed the first four practices of Pirates pitchers and catchers. …
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WHETHER or not Bush is a threat to Venezuela is the question … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… government as a threat to the US as does our president. But, whether or not he is a threat to Venezuela is the question looming large.
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Another Way Called Venezuela Toward Freedom – Burlington,VT,USA
… Later, the report said: all Venezuela is burning! President Carlos Andrés Pérez ordered the National Guard and the army to restrain the people. …

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Two Jays can’t wait for start of World Baseball Classic Globe and Mail – Canada
… the beginning. The Dominican Republic will play Venezuela in a first-round game in Orlando and it already is a sellout. The ballpark …

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Analysis: Venezuela’s energy influence United Press International – USA
… 21 (UPI) — With its vast oil supply and Latin America’s largest natural gas reserves, Venezuela has quickly become a major energy powerbroker in the region …

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Dispatch from Venezuela Beyond Chron – San Francisco,CA,USA
by Eli Rosenberg‚ Feb. 21‚ 2006. (Ed. Note: Journalist Eli Rosenberg is in Venezuela and will be reporting regularly on his observations for Beyond Chron). …

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Hugo Chavez moves Venezuela’s wealth offshore V Crisis (press release) – London,England,UK … is engaged in a massive money laundering operation, the object of which is obvious: to set up a pipeline with which to transfer’s Venezuela’s billions of …

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Venezuela a menace to democracy, indeed. TPMCafe – New York,NY,USA
I wonder if the Secretary of the Dark Glare has any sense of irony left after five years of loyal service to the Bush regime. One …

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Venezuela: Rice leads the charge Cuban News Agency – Cuba
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice had her chance to heat up tensions with Venezuela and pave the way for Washington’s latest attempt to isolate the …

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Petrobras for Venezuela-Argentina pipeline United Press International – USA
… UPI) — The president of Brazil’s government-controlled Petrobras has defended his company’s plans for a $23 billion pipeline between Venezuela and Argentina. …

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Mayor of London Ken Livingstone backs Bolivarian process in … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
VHeadline.com News Editor Patrick J. O’Donoghue writes: Venezuela President Hugo Chavez Frias has mentioned UK Prime Minister Tony Blair once again during his …

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Nicolas Maduro: USA is agitating transport stoppages in Venezuela VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… president, Nicolas Maduro says that the USA is up to its tricks again of promoting trade union conflicts to create discontent and destabilization in Venezuela. …

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Indigenous from Americas unite in Venezuela Indian Country Today – Canastota,NY,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – United by the common bond of the 500-year struggle for indigenous rights in the Americas, an indigenous delegation from North America to …

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Venezuela seeks Chile support to join UN Security Council El Universal – Venezuela
Venezuelan ambassador to Chile Víctor Delgado told Chilean newspaper La Tercera that Caracas may seek support from Santiago to join the UN Security Council …

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Venezuela receives 3 new Russian military helicopters Xinhua – China
21 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela on Tuesday received the first three Russian military helicopters purchased by President Hugo Chavez’s government in a broad arms …

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Venezuela‘s Military Gets 3 Russian Copters Brocktown News – NV, USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – Three Russian-made transport helicopters arrived in Venezuela on Tuesday as part of a broader arms deal between the two nations, Venezuela …

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Los Angeles Times Editorial Coverage of Venezuela 1998-2006 Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela The Los Angeles Times editorial page has taken a surprisingly large amount of interest in Venezuela during the Hugo Chavez presidency. …

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Venezuela beefs up anti-bird flu measures Xinhua – China
21 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela has strengthened a series of precautionary measures to prevent any possible outbreak of bird flu, according to the country’s anti …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1677
Nora Castaneda and the Women’s Development Bank of Venezuela Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela This is a great little publication of 72 pages which carries a biography of one of Venezuela’s most devoted fighters on behalf of women, Nora Castenada. …

Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006

VENEZUELA to defeat US destabilization attempts: Chavez Xinhua – China
… Last Thursday, Rice described Venezuela as one of Washington’s biggest problems in the Americas, saying the country’s close ties with Cuba was particularly …
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ECONOMIC war on the US? Iran, Venezuela join forces Aljazeera.com – London,UK
… By joining forces in a move expected to deal a major blow to the US economy, Iran and Venezuela are encouraging and creating a golden opportunity for other …
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RICE Empties Both Barrels on Venezuela’s Chavez Post Chronicle – USA
… Making her sharpest criticisms yet about Venezuelan President Hugo Ch?vez, Condoleezza Rice said that Venezuela and Cuba are ‘’sidekicks’’ of Iran and …
www.postchronicle.com/commentary/article_2127375.shtml

IN Venezuela, under Chavez’ government, we do not live in virtual … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… the world is really interested in what is happening here, where I am living and working for a quarter of a century already, in “tiny” Venezuela, the question …
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Zambrano eager for World challenge; Cubs concerned Houston Chronicle – United States
… Zambrano. The possibility of Zambrano overextending himself while pitching for his home native Venezuela is a concern. Zambrano …

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Cuba’s Pedro Pablo Perez wins Tour of Cuba for 4th time Xinhua – China
… Venezuela’s Franklin Chacon won third place in the general classification, followed by fellow Venezuelan Jackson Rodriguez, who led the competition’s under-23 …

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Venezuela: The political strategies of the past will never again … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… they resist committing themselves to the rules of the democratic game), not have they understood that for democracy to work correctly in Venezuela and that, it …

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Condoleezza is Hot and Bothered over Venezuela Periódico 26 – Las Tunas,Cuba
… Rice also accuses Venezuela of promoting a Latin American unity that could affect US corporate interests. The secretary of state …

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Antigua & Barbuda, Venezuela sign generator deal AntiguaSun – St’ John’s,Antigua and Barbuda … Daniel signed an agreement last Wednesday, which now allows APUA’s electricity division to utilise generators that were provided by Venezuela since last …

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Proposed referendum to extend President’s term to 2031 El Universal – Venezuela
… on me, if there is no opposition candidate for the elections to try to oust me indirectly, if the United States seeks world condemnation of Venezuela, or make …

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PDVSA to increase gas supply to Venezuela BusinessWeek – USA
FEB. 20 1:45 PM ET Venezuela’s state oil company plans to increase its supply of gasoline to the domestic market by late 2007, a company official said Monday. …

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Venezuela`s Chavez may seek stay in office Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
CARACAS, Venezuela (UPI) — Venezuela`s president, already running for another term this year, he may let voters decide whether he should be able to run for re …

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Venezuela backs identification plan in Bolivia El Universal – Venezuela
Venezuela is to fund a huge plan in Bolivia to grant identification documents to more than one million people, most of them poor peasants in remote areas, AP …

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Venezuela Restarts Natural Gas Program for Vehicles (Update2) Bloomberg – USA
20 (Bloomberg) — Petroleos de Venezuela SA, South America’s largest oil company, restarted a program to convert the country’s vehicles to natural gas in a bid …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1675
Mayor of London Says Hands Off Venezuela Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela United States Defence Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, recently compared Hugo Chavez, the President of Venezuela, to Adolf Hitler. His …

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Venezuela: Infiltration of Education and Tourism ministries by … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… our Bolivarian Circle of Studies “El Momoy” in Chiguara, Merida State, we have been compelled to investigate the subject of the appearance in Venezuela, of a …

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Venezuela: FTA Could Hurt Market Stratfor – USA
… Márquez said that Venezuela would be unable to compete with Colombian goods under a new treaty, and indicated that Venezuela would likely move toward further …

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Venezuela: Some will actually be shocked by this Questions and Observations – USA
Seriously. Among the rest of us who’ve been watching Mr. Hugo “Don’t mess with me, girl” Chavez with a jaundiced eye, this seems …

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Venezuela’s unrealized revolution Christian Science Monitor – Boston,MA,USA … “[Chávez] is transferring responsibility for Venezuela’s problems to Bush,” says Luis Petrosini, an economics … Venezuela also faces a public housing shortage. …

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Venezuela basketballers announce games ahead of 2006 championship Xinhua – China
20 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela’s national basketball team officials gave reporters on Monday in Caracas details of a series of games it will play in the run up to …

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Venezuela Increases Chess Play Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Education and Sports Minister Aristobulo Isturiz is in charge of the official presentation of 2006 Mision Ajedrez, a …

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Whether or not Bush is a threat to Venezuela is the question … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… government as a threat to the US as does our president. But, whether or not he is a threat to Venezuela is the question looming large.

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Venezuela Expands Cultural Program Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… Sesto described the previous concept of the sector in Venezuela as “centralizing” because most of the cultural institutions and events were promoted and held …

Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2006

VENEZUELA may cut off oil exports to US
Hindustan Times – India
… palace, Chavez said “many countries ask us for more oil and we have had to tell many countries we can’t send them more” because Venezuela — the world’s fifth …
www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1628936,00020008.htm

VENEZUELA to build houses for tsunami victims Xinhua – China
18 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) recently with Sri Lanka’s Reconstruction and Development Agency (RADA) to launch a …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-02/18/content_4196473.htm

WORKERS Reject Imperialist Aggression Against Venezuela Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela In response to recent false claims of US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice that truckers in Venezuela are engaged in a strike, Venezuela’s National Union of …
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1674

US ‘smears to keep Venezuela off UN council’ Scotsman – United Kingdom
Venezuela: Vice President Jose Vicente Rangel has accused the US of trying to block Venezuela from a seat on the UN Security Council through a smear campaign. …
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RICE Empties Both Barrels on Venezuela’s Chavez The Conservative Voice – Kernersville,NC,USA Making her sharpest criticisms yet about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, Condoleezza Rice said that Venezuela and Cuba are ‘’sidekicks’’ of Iran and dangers …
www.theconservativevoice.com/articles/article.html?id=12453

www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1628936,00020008.htm
Venezuela may cut off oil exports to US Hindustan Times – India
… palace, Chavez said “many countries ask us for more oil and we have had to tell many countries we can’t send them more” because Venezuela — the world’s fifth …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-02/18/content_4196473.htm
Venezuela to build houses for tsunami victims Xinhua – China
18 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) recently with Sri Lanka’s Reconstruction and Development Agency (RADA) to launch a …

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Stop the Threats Against Venezuela and Cuba ThugLifeArmy.com – USA
… comes at a critical time as the Bush administration is moving aggressively to overthrow the democratically elected government of Venezuela , while it initiates …

www.thestatesman.net/page.news.php
?clid=12&theme=&usrsess=1&id=107262

Venezuela warns US on the oil front The Statesman – Kolkata,India
… Venezuela, the only member of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) in Latin America, currently produces about 3.2 million barrels of …

www.vivelecanada.ca/article.php/2006021720431382
Iran/Venezuela Declares Economic War On US Vive Le Canada – Canada
During a recent visit to Caracas, Venezuela, Iranian parliamentary speaker Gholam Ali Hadad Adel said US opposition to Iran’s nuclear program was “only a …

VENEZUELA restricts beef imports from Argentina and Brazil Malaysia Star – Malaysia
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP): Venezuela’s agriculture ministry has restricted imports of beef from Argentina and Brazil, citing an outbreak of foot-and-mouth …
biz.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2006/
2/19/business/20060219071529&sec=business

IRAN/VENEZUELA Declares Economic War On US Vive Le Canada – Canada
During a recent visit to Caracas, Venezuela, Iranian parliamentary speaker Gholam Ali Hadad Adel said US opposition to Iran’s nuclear program was “only a …
www.vivelecanada.ca/article.php/2006021720431382

VENEZUELA’S Bolivarian Movement – Its Promise And Perils CounterCurrents.org – India
Venezuela today, under its democratically elected President, Hugo Chavez Frias, is imbued with the spirit of Bolivarianism and his Bolivarian Revolution. …
www.countercurrents.org/ven-lendman180206.htm

NOTES: Less is more with Guillen, Young
MLB.com – USA
… Tigers strength coach Javair Gillett visited him in Venezuela for about 10 days and came away impressed with the progress he had made strengthening his knee …
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18&content_id=1315033&vkey=spt2006news&fext=.jsp&c_id=mlb

Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2006

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2006/657/657p14b.htm
VENEZUELA: Chavez tells Blair to butt out Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia Blair spoke about Venezuela in a British parliamentary session. He was responding to a question from Labour MP Colin Burgon, who …

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& content_id=1315033&vkey=spt2006news&fext=.jsp&c_id=mlb

Notes: Less is more with Guillen, Young MLB.com – USA
… Tigers strength coach Javair Gillett visited him in Venezuela for about 10 days and came away impressed with the progress he had made strengthening his knee …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=49460
In Venezuela, under Chavez’ government, we do not live in virtual … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… the world is really interested in what is happening here, where I am living and working for a quarter of a century already, in “tiny” Venezuela, the question …

www.mywesttexas.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=1615

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Venezuela to increase heavy oil production, official says MyWestTexas.com – Midland,TX,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela plans to increase production of heavy crude oil this year at existing oil fields in the Orinoco tar belt, a state oil company …

www.mywesttexas.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=16156
068&BRD=2288&PAG=461&dept_id=474112&rfi=6

Venezuela removes Exxon Mobil from petrochemicals project MyWestTexas.com – Midland,TX,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela has removed Exxon Mobil Corp. from a multi-billion-dollar petrochemicals project amid wider …

www.commonvoice.com/article.asp?colid=4183
Condi Rice Empties Both Barrels on Venezuela’s Chavez The Common Voice – Greenville,SC,USA
Making her sharpest criticisms yet about Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, Condoleezza Rice said that Venezuela and Cuba are ‘’sidekicks’’ of Iran and dangers …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=49456
Venezuela should not extradite Ojeda to torture regimes in USA or … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… arrest warrants issued for Ojeda, nicknamed ‘the Engineer’ and suspected of coordinating much of the drug trafficking through Venezuela.” the news report of …

www.periodico26.cu/english/news_world/noam021906.htm
Noam Chomsky: Venezuela is an Example of True Solidarity Periódico 26 – Las Tunas,Cuba
“Venezuela, by … “Venezuela has successfully challenged the United States, and this country does not accept challenges — much less if they are successful. …

today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=2006
-02-19T190436Z_01_N19193308_RTRUKOC_0_US-VENEZUELA-USA.xml

Venezuela’s Chavez warns Rice, ‘Don’t mess with me’ Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Sunday warned Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice not to “mess with” him days after Rice …

www.aljazeera.com/me.asp?service_ID=10610
Economic war on the US? Iran, Venezuela join forces Aljazeera.com – London,UK
… By joining forces in a move expected to deal a major blow to the US economy, Iran and Venezuela are encouraging and creating a golden opportunity for other …

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6&sid=aGSdFb.DRFF4&refer=latin_america

Venezuela’s Chavez Says Natural Gas Is for Region, Not US Bloomberg – USA
Venezuela’s natural gas reserves, which total about 151 trillion cubic feet and are the eighth-largest in the world, are first and foremost for the domestic …

www.spainherald.com/2841.html
Chávez: Aznar part of Bush plan to destabilize Venezuela Spain Herald – Madrid,Spain
… accused former Spanish prime minister Jose Maria Aznar of forming part of a supposed plan directed by the United States in order to destabilize Venezuela. …

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ntent_id=1315838&vkey=spt2006news&fext=.jsp&c_id=mlb

Notes: WBC may affect Zambrano MLB.com – USA
… Carlos Zambrano was the Chicago Cubs’ Opening Day starter last year, but he may not be able to repeat in 2006 because he is pitching for Team Venezuela in the …

Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2006

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content_id=1313559&vkey=news_mlb&fext=.jsp&c_id=mlb

Venezuela to pick from 35-player pool MLB.com – USA
… Last week, 25 players from the provisional 60-man roster practiced for three days in Venezuela in front of daily crowds of approximately 8,000 fans. …

thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2006/2/
17/apworld/20060217075047&sec=apworld

Rice calls Venezuela a big problem for Western Hemisphere Malaysia Star – Malaysia
WASHINGTON (AP): Venezuela’s close ties to Cuba and efforts to subvert democracies elsewhere make the country one of the “biggest problems’’ in the Western …

english.pravda.ru/news/world/17-02-2006/76060-Venezuela-0
Venezuela’s president describes US foreign policy as ‘crazy’ Pravda – Moscow,Russia
… One of the biggest problems is Venezuela.”. … They’ve failed and they will fail because they are wrong,” he said. “World opinion is with Venezuela.”. …

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AID=/20060217/OPINION11/602170329/1004

Venezuela’s cheap oil is meant to embarrass The News Journal – Wilmington,DE,USA
Citgo Petroleum Corp., the US refining subsidiary of Venezuela’s national oil company, is discounting more than 1 million gallons of oil for Catholic Charities …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1898
Venezuela’s Telecommunications Commission Sanctions 22 Media … Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela, February 16, 2006—Yesterday, the Venezuelan National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) mandated that 21 radio stations and one …

news.scotsman.com/international.cfm?id=250482006
US ‘smears to keep Venezuela off UN council’ Scotsman – United Kingdom
Venezuela: Vice President Jose Vicente Rangel has accused the US of trying to block Venezuela from a seat on the UN Security Council through a smear campaign. …

www.ahora.cu/english/SECTIONS/sport/2006/Febrero/17-02-06.htm
Cuban Sports Trainers Return from Venezuela Ahora.cu – Holguín,Cuba
A group of Cuban sports trainers returned on Thursday to Havana after 18 months in Venezuela as part of a cooperation agreement. …

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-02-17T182603Z_01_N16342103_RTRUKOC_0_US-VENEZUELA-USA.xml

Stop meddling, Venezuela tells US Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuela on Friday demanded the United States stop meddling after US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Washington wanted …

english.eluniversal.com/2006/02/17/en_pol_art_17A674315.shtml
Venezuela ready to build houses and fuel deposits in Grenada El Universal – Venezuela
Based on a press release issued Friday, the possibility of extending bilateral agreements to enhance Venezuela-Caribbean integration was discussed during a …

www.plenglish.com/Article.asp?ID=%7BF6A1D11B-C33
7-46D5-B546-4FE5CC0718ED%7D&language=EN

Venezuela Denounces US Provocation Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan National Assembly President Nicolas Maduro exposed a US plot to generate chaos in his country by manipulating the …

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-4DC5-BFC1-791FF8E75FEA%7D
)&language=EN
Venezuela Trims Squad for WBC Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Venezuela, considered to be one of the favorites to win the WBC title, will announce its final 30-man team before the March 2 dateline. …

www.upi.com/Energy/view.php?StoryID=20060217-113049-4582r
Venezuela calls for OPEC production cuts United Press International – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, Feb. 17 (UPI) — Two weeks ahead of the next OPEC meeting, Venezuela has said the group should reduce output by 1 million barrels per day. …

www.voanews.com/english/2006-02-17-voa86.cfm
Venezuela Calls on US to Stop Meddling Voice of America – USA
Venezuela is demanding that the US stop meddling in its internal affairs, one day after Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice labeled the South American nation …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1674
Workers Reject Imperialist Aggression Against Venezuela Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela In response to recent false claims of US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice that truckers in Venezuela are engaged in a strike, Venezuela’s National Union of …

Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2006

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4718688.stm
Venezuela gets 2m reserve troops BBC News – UK
By Greg Morsbach. Venezuela has increased the number of reservists in its military to a total of two million men and women. Army …

www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?New
sCode=40574&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Venezuela and Iran plan joint development fund IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, February 16 (IranMania) – Venezuela and Iran agreed to establish a joint fund of $200 mln to finance economic development for the two oil-rich countries …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-02/16/content_4187807.htm
Washington hopes to improve ties with Venezuela: envoy Xinhua – China
15 (Xinhuanet) — The United States has indicated itis willing to improve ties with Venezuela after the two countries expelled diplomats this month in a …

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IRAN BUILDS NUCLEAR ACCORD WITH VENEZUELA Free Market News Network – Pompano Beach,FL,USA … Iranian parliament speaker Gholam Ali Haddad Adel yesterday also called for Venezuela to join his country in forming an alliance to counter threats from the …

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30462.php/Venezuela_bolsters_military_reserves

Venezuela bolsters military reserves Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
CARACAS, Venezuela (UPI) — Venezuela`s military reserve units have been increased to 2 million soldiers, Globovision TV reported. …

www.voanews.com/english/2006-02-16-voa11.cfm
Venezuela, US Resume Dialogue Voice of America – USA
Venezuela and the United States are trying to mend relations two weeks after expelling each other’s diplomats in a dispute about alleged US espionage. …

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86&sid=aVMAoEMjsY1s&refer=latin_america

Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela: Latin America Local Bond Preview Bloomberg – USA
… Venezuela {VENZGB }: Venezuela’s central bank is studying measures with the Finance Ministry to slow a surge in the money supply that threatens to spark an …

english.eluniversal.com/2006/02/16/en_eco_art_16A673693.shtml
Trinidad to negotiate gas fields with Venezuela El Universal – Venezuela
Trinidad and Venezuela are holding talks on how to divide submarine gas reservoirs US firm Chevron intends to exploit, official sources told AP. …

www.zeenews.com/znnew/articles.asp?aid=276016&sid=WOR
Iran, Venezuela sign document condemning nuclear arms Zee News – Noida,India
Caracas (Venezuela), Feb 16: Top Iranian and Venezuelan lawmakers signed a document condemning nuclear weapons but saying all nations have a right to peaceful …

www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/fn/3664090.html
Venezuela: OPEC Should Cut Output Houston Chronicle – United States
CARACAS, Venezuela — The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries should cut output at its next meeting due to rising crude inventories, Venezuela’s oil …

www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D8FQC
6E80.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down&chan=db

Venezuela, Cuba said invest in projects BusinessWeek – USA
16 1:23 PM ET Venezuela and Cuba invested some US$26 million (euro21.9 million) in joint agricultural projects last year, the government news agency reported. …

english.eluniversal.com/2006/02/16/en_pol_art_16A673795.shtml
Meeting of US-Venezuela diplomats may change bilateral relations El Universal – Venezuela
“Venezuela highly values the fact that after three years the State Department is receiving our ambassador Bernardo Álvarez,” Rondón stressed. …

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Venezuela basks in oil ‘bonanza’ BBC News – UK
By Greg Morsbach. Venezuela’s government led by President Hugo Chavez is benefiting from what can only be described as an oil bonanza. …

www.kpho.com/Global/story.asp?S=4515203&nav=23Ku
Lawmakers seek info on cheap oil from Venezuela KPHO Phoenix – Phoenix,AZ,USA
WASHINGTON A top House Republican is questioning Venezuela’s motives for offering cheap heating oil to poor Americans. House Energy …

english.eluniversal.com/2006/02/16/en_pol_art_16A673879.shtml
VP Rangel: US attempts at confronting Venezuela with Israel are … El Universal – Venezuela
Venezuelan Vice-President José Vicente Rangel called “unacceptable” any attempts by the United States to confront Venezuela with Israel due to “alleged anti …

VENEZUELA to pick from 35-player pool
MLB.com – USA
… Last week, 25 players from the provisional 60-man roster practiced for three days in Venezuela in front of daily crowds of approximately 8,000 fans. …
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216&content_id=1313559&vkey=news_mlb&fext=.jsp&c_id=mlb

VENEZUELA basks in oil ‘bonanza’
BBC News – UK
By Greg Morsbach. Venezuela’s government led by President Hugo Chavez is benefiting from what can only be described as an oil bonanza. …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4713404.stm

VENEZUELA’S 4th-Qtr GDP Expands 10.2% on Spending (Update1) Bloomberg – USA
16 (Bloomberg) — Venezuela’s economy grew for a ninth quarter in the October-through-December period as increased government spending fueled consumer demand …
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86&sid=a1QZjcqeB06Q&refer=latin_america

RICE calls Venezuela a big problem for Western Hemisphere Malaysia Star – Malaysia
WASHINGTON (AP): Venezuela’s close ties to Cuba and efforts to subvert democracies elsewhere make the country one of the “biggest problems’’ in the Western …
thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2006/2/17
/apworld/20060217075047&sec=apworld

VENEZUELA, Cuba said invest in projects
BusinessWeek – USA
16 1:23 PM ET Venezuela and Cuba invested some US$26 million (euro21.9 million) in joint agricultural projects last year, the government news agency reported. …
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E80.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down&chan=db

Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2006

VENEZUELA counts Iran as ally amid nuclear issue Xinhua – China
14 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela counts Iran as “great ally of brothers”, said Nicolas Maduro, president of Venezuela’s National Assembly, after meeting Iranian …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-02/15/content_4182734.htm

VENEZUELA to welcome Hamas visit
Daily Times – Lahore,Pakistan
CARACAS: Venezuela would welcome a visit by the Hamas leadership after the militant group won a sweeping Palestinian parliament election victory last month …
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2006
%5C02%5C15%5Cstory_15-2-2006_pg4_6

VENEZUELA’S Citgo extends discounted sales BusinessWeek – USA
FEB. 14 2:21 PM ET Venezuela’s Citgo Petroleum Corp. extended discounted sales of heating oil to Delaware on Tuesday, the company’s …
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81.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down&chan=db

VENEZUELA’S camp comes to close
MLB.com – USA
MARACAY, Venezuela — Team Venezuela’s World Baseball Classic mini-camp concluded on Monday and manager Luis Sojo is now faced with putting his final roster …
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& content_id=1310928&vkey=news_mlb&fext=.jsp&c_id=mlb

RETURNED Missionary Talks About Unrest in Venezuela KSL-TV – Salt Lake City,UT,USA
Political tension continues to simmer in Venezuela. Dozens of American … months ago. It’s an edgy time for Americans in Venezuela. President …
www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=163705

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-02/15/content_4182734.htm
Venezuela counts Iran as ally amid nuclear issue Xinhua – China
14 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela counts Iran as “great ally of brothers”, said Nicolas Maduro, president of Venezuela’s National Assembly, after meeting Iranian …

www.irna.ir/en/news/view/menu-234/0602155353122455.htm
Iran, Venezuela underscore unity against threats Islamic Republic News Agency – Tehran,Iran Iranian Majlis Speaker Gholam-Ali Haddad Adel said on Wednesday the strategic unity forged by Venezuela and Iran is rooted in the two countries’ struggle for …

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sion15021506feb15,0,948699.story?coll=orl-news-headlines-seminole

Venezuela won’t let New Tribes remain Orlando Sentinel – Orlando,FL,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s Supreme Tribunal on Tuesday rejected a request by American missionaries to remain in remote Indian communities while awaiting …

www.wcsh6.com/home/article.asp?id=31660
More States Offered Discounted Oil From Venezuela WCSH-TV – Portland,ME,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – Citgo, a subsidiary of Venezuela’s state-run petroleum company, has previously offered discounted heating oil to Maine, Massachusetts …

www.politicalaffairs.net/article/articleview/2767/1/150/
Venezuela Launches Low-Cost Heating Oil Program in Delaware Political Affairs Magazine – New York,NY,USA … The government of Venezuela, which owns CITGO through its national oil company Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), will make 1 million gallons of heating oil …

abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory?id=1622151
Venezuela, US open talks after diplomatic rift ABC News – USA
Feb 15, 2006 — CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuela and the United States have opened talks after they expelled diplomats this month in a dispute over …

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edir.asp?feed=AP&Date=20060215&ID=5509468

Trinidad, Venezuela to Discuss Gas Field MSN Money – USA
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) – Trinidad and Venezuela will hold talks on how to divide offshore natural gas fields that a US-based oil company seeks to develop …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1896
Venezuela Buys More Argentine Debt Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela, February 14, 2006—Last week, in a move that appears to reinforce Venezuela’s commitment to economic regional integration, the Ministry …

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asp?feed=AP&Date=20060215&ID=5510201

Venezuela: Total Refuses to Pay Tax Bill MSN Money – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – Venezuela’s tax agency on Wednesday said French oil company Total SA is refusing to pay a back-tax bill, which could endanger its …

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DG1.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down&chan=db

Venezuela: Total refuses to pay tax bill BusinessWeek – USA
FEB. 15 1:21 PM ET Venezuela’s tax agency on Wednesday said French oil company Total SA is refusing to pay a back-tax bill, which could endanger its ability to …

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d=ajNcKCvy8Rac&refer=latin_america

Venezuela Studying Measures to Control Money Supply, Leon Says Bloomberg – USA
Feb. 15 (Bloomberg) — Venezuela’s central bank is studying measures with the Finance Ministry to slow a surge in the money supply that threatens to spark an …

today.reuters.com/news/NewsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=200
6-02-15T220843Z_01_N15326835_RTRUKOC_0_US-VENEZUELA-IRAN.xml

Iran open to helping Venezuela nuclear program Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Iran is open to helping Venezuela develop nuclear technology for peaceful purposes, but the two OPEC members have not yet held …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=49276
Conference: Venezuela’s ex-vice Minister for Foreigner Affairs … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Venezuela is today a true “laboratory” of social transformation and new forms of popular organization. Since the arrival to power …

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Venezuela, Iran Create $200 Million Fund Houston Chronicle – United States
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela and Iran agreed on Wednesday to create a joint US$200 million (euro168 million) development fund, further strengthening a …

VENEZUELA, US Resume Dialogue After Rift Washington Post – United States
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan and US diplomats have begun talking again after a political rift that led to the expulsion of embassy officials and threats by …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/15/AR2006021502542.html

VENEZUELA, Iran to set up joint fund for social projects Xinhua – China
15 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela and Iran agreed on Wednesday to set up a joint fund of 200 million US dollars for social projects, businesses and trade …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-02/16/content_4187103.htm

IRAN open to helping Venezuela nuclear program Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Iran is open to helping Venezuela develop nuclear technology for peaceful purposes, but the two OPEC members have not yet held …
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-02-15T220843Z_01_N15326835_RTRUKOC_0_US-VENEZUELA-IRAN.xml

VENEZUELA Studying Measures to Control Money Supply (Update1) Bloomberg – USA
Feb. 15 (Bloomberg) — Venezuela’s central bank is studying measures with the Finance Ministry to slow a surge in the money supply that threatens to spark an …
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086&sid=a7D6sXzaEIaE&refer=latin_america

TRINIDAD, Venezuela to Discuss Gas Field MSN Money – USA
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) – Trinidad and Venezuela will hold talks on how to divide offshore natural gas fields that a US-based oil company seeks to develop …
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dir.asp?feed=AP&Date=20060215&ID=5509468

Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2006

www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2006-02/14/content_520058.htm
Venezuela says it would welcome Hamas visit China Daily – China
Venezuela said on Monday it would welcome a visit by the Hamas leadership after the militant group last month won a sweeping Palestinian parliament election …

VENEZUELA says it would welcome Hamas visit China Daily – China
Venezuela said on Monday it would welcome a visit by the Hamas leadership after the militant group last month won a sweeping Palestinian parliament election …
www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2006-02/14/content_520058.htm

VENEZUELA OKs Wage Hike for Public Workers Houston Chronicle – United States
CARACAS, Venezuela — The Venezuelan government has approved an average wage hike of 47 percent for all public employees, the state-run news agency said Monday …
www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/fn/3656340.html

VENEZUELA lauds envoy booted from US
CNN International – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela on Monday honored a high-ranking diplomat expelled by the United States, calling her the victim of Washington’s systematic …
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DEADLINE Passes for US Missionaries to Leave Venezuela ChristianToday – London,UK
The deadline set for a US-based Christian missionary group to leave Venezuela has passed Sunday following repeated calls from the country’s president for the …
www.christiantoday.com/news/america/deadline.
passes.for.us.missionaries.to.leave.venezuela/502.htm

VENEZUELA Aeropostal Says Road Closure Costs $40 Mln (Update1) Bloomberg – USA
13 (Bloomberg) — Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela, the country’s largest airline, expects to lose as much as $40 million of sales this year after the main highway …
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Deadline Passes for US Missionaries to Leave Venezuela ChristianToday – London,UK
The deadline set for a US-based Christian missionary group to leave Venezuela has passed Sunday following repeated calls from the country’s president for the …

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Systems Go Live at Intershipping Terminal Services in Venezuela … Business Wire (press release) – San Francisco,CA,USA … announced the successful deployment of its terminal operations management systems at Intershipping Terminal Services, CA (ITS) in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela. …

www.akm.ru/eng/news/2006/february/14/ns1634125.htm
Gazprom incorporated two companies in Venezuela. Analytical Information Agency – Moscow,Russia … Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PdVSA), the state-owned oil and gas company, has a sole right to produce natural gas in Venezuela. At …

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Venezuela’s camp comes to close MLB.com – USA
MARACAY, Venezuela — Team Venezuela’s World Baseball Classic mini-camp concluded on Monday and manager Luis Sojo is now faced with putting his final roster …

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Venezuela’s Citgo Extends Discounted Sales Houston Chronicle – United States
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s Citgo Petroleum Corp. extended discounted sales of heating oil to Delaware on Tuesday, the company’s …

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Venezuela to inject USD 50 million in state bank’s Cuban branch El Universal – Venezuela
Luis Quiaro, president of Banco Industrial de Venezuela, the largest Venezuelan state bank, explained: “We are making a contribution of capital amounting to …

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Low-cost heating oil from Venezuela arrives in Delaware The News Journal – Wilmington,DE,USA
WILMINGTON — Delaware today received its first shipment of more than 1 million gallons of low-cost heating oil from Venezuela under an agreement worked out …

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Venezuela Fueling US Poor Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) CITGO oil firm, a branch of Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) based in the US, opened a project of subsidized fuel for poor …

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Hecla 2005 loss grows to US$26mn – Mexico, Venezuela BNamericas – Santiago,Chile
… US$7.28mn. The La Camorra unit in Venezuela churned out 101,474oz of gold last year compared with 130,437oz in 2004. Cash costs …

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Venezuela to welcome Hamas visit Daily Times – Lahore,Pakistan
CARACAS: Venezuela would welcome a visit by the Hamas leadership after the militant group won a sweeping Palestinian parliament election victory last month …

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Returned Missionary Talks About Unrest in Venezuela KSL-TV – Salt Lake City,UT,USA
Political tension continues to simmer in Venezuela. Dozens of American … months ago. It’s an edgy time for Americans in Venezuela. President …

Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006

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Venezuela OKs Wage Hike for Public Workers Houston Chronicle – United States
CARACAS, Venezuela — The Venezuelan government has approved an average wage hike of 47 percent for all public employees, the state-run news agency said Monday …

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Venezuela ready to receive Hamas Aljazeera.net – Qatar
Venezuela has said it will welcome leaders from Hamas “with pleasure” if they visit the country as part of a South American tour after victory in Palestinian …

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Venezuela Aeropostal Says Road Closure Costs $40 Mln (Update1) Bloomberg – USA
13 (Bloomberg) — Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela, the country’s largest airline, expects to lose as much as $40 million of sales this year after the main highway …

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Venezuela lauds envoy booted from US CNN International – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela on Monday honored a high-ranking diplomat expelled by the United States, calling her the victim of Washington’s systematic …

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