VENEZUELA HEADLINES Thurs, April 3-5 2004

30/04/04

VENEZUELA'S Sidor says strike halts steel shipments
Forbes – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, April 30 (Reuters) – A labor strike at Venezuelan steelmaker
Sidor has forced the Andean region's top steel producer to halt all shipments

www.forbes.com/work/newswire/2004/04/30/rtr1355420.html

VENEZUELA Says US Charge Over Terrorism 'Nonsense'
Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuela on Friday dismissed as “nonsense”
US charges that it was failing to fully cooperate in the global war against

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=5004537

`COMANDANTE Lina' at helm of president's paramilitary…
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – (KRT) – She favors camouflage clothes and bright red
lipstick, has a Che Guevara look-alike bodyguard and an office in a tunnel,
and calls…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/8559507.htm

VENEZUELA National Assembly Passes Law to Expand High Court to 32…
Bloomberg – USA
April 30 (Bloomberg) — Venezuela's National Assembly approved a law that
will enlarge the country's supreme court, a move the opposition claims
will help…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=aW6mskrq_2Og&refer=latin_america

CHAVEZ allies pass Venezuela Supreme Court reforms
San Diego Union Tribune – San Diego,CA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela ˆ Lawmakers loyal to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez
on Friday approved Supreme Court reforms that opponents fear will allow
the left…
www.signonsandiego.com/news/world/20040430-0652-venezuela-court.html

VENEZUELA and Argentina can change the Mercosur
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… The eventual incorporation of Venezuela , and the need to act as a
block against the United States in the context of the Free Trade Agreement
of the Americas…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1166

UPI analysis: Would Chavez's demise affect Cuba?
Petroleumworld.com – Venezuela
Speculation on what the Venezuela-Cuba axis means for Cuba's future is
a favorite topic among the Miami-based Cuban-American exile community
and Washington…
www.petroleumworld.com/Lagn4Apr30.htm

CARTER, OAS to scrutinise Venezuela vote
Stuff.co.nz – New Zealand
… We have been encouraging a constitutional solution in Venezuela for
months. This is the culmination of an important phase and both…
www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,2893431a12,00.html

VENEZUELA ? Chavez would win recall
People's Weekly World – USA
… Venezuela?s National Electoral Council is calling those who signed
last December to demand recall referenda on several elected officials,
and whose…
www.pww.org/article/articleview/5173/1/213

29/04/04

THE Myth of a "Democratic Solution" to Venezuela's Crisis
Venezuelanalysis.com - Venezuela
The phrase Salida Democratica, used increasingly by Venezuela's opposition,
and echoed by foreign governments, the international media, international
observers ...
http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1165

IMF Says Venezuela’s Economy Will Grow 8.8 % in 2004
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
The International Monetary Fund released its World Economic Outlook report
for 2004, in which it states that Venezuela‚s economy is expected to
grow by 8.8…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1257

DíAZ-BALART: Venezuela became a cancer in the region
El Universal – Venezuela
… Human Rights Caucus, presided over by Republican Frank Wolf and Democrat
Tom Lantos, will call a meeting with all its members and discuss Venezuela's
situation.…
www.eluniversal.com/2004/04/27/27A449627.shtml

VENEZUELA to Prohibit Transgenic Crops
The Progress Report – USA
… GMOs) are still forthcoming, the statement by President Chavez will
lead most immediately to the cancellation of a contract that Venezuela
had negotiated with…
www.progress.org/2004/gene101.htm

VENEZUELA: Chavez would win a recall vote, poll says
Pravda – Moscow,Russia
The leftist president of Venezuela is still popular despite attempts of
the opposition to oust him. … Venezuela is divided in two.…
english.pravda.ru/world/20/91/368/12628_Chavez.html

CITGO to Move Headquarters to Houston
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
… Citgo's parent company, Petroleos de Venezuela SA, is transferring
management of all its US assets, including refineries in Texas, Louisiana
and St.…
www.latimes.com/business/investing/wire/sns-ap-citgo-houston,1,4630579.story?coll=sns-ap-investing-headlines

STEELWORKERS at Venezuela's Sidor continue strike
Forbes – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, April 26 (Reuters) – Venezuela-based Sidor, the Andean
region's largest steel producer, is using existing stocks to maintain
deliveries to…
www.forbes.com/markets/newswire/2004/04/26/rtr1346908.html

VENEZUELA spurns IMF, says its recipes not needed
Forbes – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, April 25 (Reuters) – Venezuela was recovering from
an economic recession without the help of the International Monetary Fund,
its finance…
www.forbes.com/business/energy/newswire/2004/04/25/rtr1346232.html

VENEZUELA: Conference commemorates anti-coup insurrection
Green Left – Australia
… Americas (FTAA). Four Latin American countries have still not signed
the FTAA treaty ˜ Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Venezuela. The…
www.greenleft.org.au/back/2004/580/580p18b.htm

24/04/04

HANDS off Venezuela: Bush regime's central target is Hugo Chavez ...
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
UK Socialist Campaign Group chairman John McDonnell MP writes: Venezuela
is the fifth largest oil exporter in the world and yet, as a result of
its history of ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=18319

ISLAMABAD PPP leader Manzoor Ahmed says Venezuela is a role model…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Pakistan's most widely circulated English language newspaper, DAWN reports
from Islamabad that Venezuela is a case study for Pakistan where President
Hugo…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=18315

TEMPESTUOUS summer poised to bring unexpected surprises to…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
This tempestuous summer is poised to bring us unexpected surprises…
to Venezuela and consequently to the rest of the world. … To Venezuela!

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=18311

DEATH becomes a luxury for many in poor Venezuela
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – Chicago,IL,USA
By Christopher Toothaker. CARACAS, Venezuela — Maintaining ties with the
dead is a strong tradition among Venezuelans. Families…
www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0404250429apr25,1,5787818.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed

ANTI-CHAVIST military officers call for reform of Venezuela's…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… April 11, 2002 coupster, Army General (ret.) Nestor Gonzalez Gonzalez
says human rights violations in garrisons and barracks throughout Venezuela
is the result…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=18304

VENEZUELA'S President Stymying Recall Attempt
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
… CARACAS, Venezuela ˜ Using partisan court appointments and pressuring
electoral officials, Hugo Chavez has stalled what just a year ago seemed
a runaway…
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-chavez25apr25,1,2398670.story?coll=la-headlines-world

'LEAD vs. machete'
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
Nowhere are these battles currently claiming more lives than in Venezuela.
BY FRANCES ROBLES. … Land violence is not unique to Venezuela.…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/8504687.htm

VENEZUELA'S President Stymying Recall Attempt
Los Angeles Times (subscription) - Los Angeles,CA,USA
... CARACAS, Venezuela &Mac247; Using partisan court appointments and pressuring
electoral officials, Hugo Chavez has stalled what just a year ago seemed
a runaway ...
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-chavez25apr25,1,2398670.story?coll=la-headlines-world

'LEAD vs. machete'
Miami Herald (subscription) - Miami,FL,USA
Nowhere are these battles currently claiming more lives than in Venezuela.
BY FRANCES ROBLES. ... Land violence is not unique to Venezuela. ...
http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/8504687.htm

24/04/04

1.8 tons of cocaine seized in Venezuela
People's Daily – China
Venezuelan Scientific, Penal and Criminal Statistics Corps (CICPC) seized
1,874 kg of cocaine in two operations on Friday, a government spokesman
said.…
english.peopledaily.com.cn/200404/24/eng20040424_141409.shtml

"VENEZUELA…CALLS on international bodies to investigate USA…
Infoshop News – USA
… Hugo Chavez Frias as a smear campaign whose intention is to solicit
the intervention of international bodies in the internal affairs of Venezuela,
which he…
www.infoshop.org/inews/stories.php?story=04/04/23/8282643

23/04/04

POPE Sends Message of Hope to Venezuela
Zenit News Agency – Rome,Italy
… reported Archbishop Enrique Porras Cardozo of Merida as saying that
during the meeting Monday "the Pope recalled his two trips to Venezuela,
and expressed what…
www.zenit.org/english/visualizza.phtml?sid=52509

VENEZUELA'S Chavez Would Clinch Recall Victory-Poll
Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez would
narrowly win a recall vote if it were held now because of a divided opposition
and low…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=4926765

EMERGING debt-Flat but more turbulence seen ahead
Forbes – USA
… Ecuador and Venezuela's bonds, which have also been overweighed by
investors, may also be hit by US interest rate turbulence, Rahman said.

www.forbes.com/markets/newswire/2004/04/23/rtr1345663.html

AN International Night of Dance
New York Times – USA
Carlos Orta, from Venezuela, had six energetic barefoot dancers move briskly
through his "With Bare Feet," for which the Mexican-born Livia Potiti
served as…
www.nytimes.com/2004/04/23/arts/dance/23NEWS.html?ex=1083384000&en=3967eb16e50eda35&ei=5062

VENEZUELA'S Defense Minister takes the lead in resolving case of…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Another case of a dead soldier has hit the Venezuelan Armed Force (FAN),
causing further embarrassment and providing much needed ammunition to
the opposition.…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=18148

WITH the Help of Venezuela' s Opposition
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… In the orthodox sector of the cooperative movement, which has existed
in Venezuela since the 1960‚s and that in some regions (mainly mid-west)
had reached a…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1163

PDVSA Hovensa refining JV sells $50.7 in '22 bonds
Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, April 23 (Reuters) – The Hovensa refining joint venture
between Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA and US oil company Amerada
Hess (AHC.N…
www.reuters.com/financeNewsArticle.jhtml?type=bondsNews&storyID=4924619

CRYSTALLEX Reports 2003 Year-End Results
Yahoo News (press release) – USA
… fall which transformed the company financially and enabled it to fast
track the Las Cristinas project and to recapitalise its existing operations
in Venezuela…
biz.yahoo.com/prnews/040423/clf027_1.html

NED Venezuela programs
V Crisis – Venezuela
The NED has supported democratic organizations in Venezuela since 1993.
In recent years in Venezuela the trade unions have been…
www.vcrisis.com/index.php?content=letters/200404230908

VENEZUELA'S Sidor steelworkers on 48-hour strike
Forbes – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, April 23 (Reuters) – Workers at Venezuela-based Sidor,
the Andean region's largest steelmaker, are staging a 48-hour strike over
wage claims…
www.forbes.com/markets/newswire/2004/04/23/rtr1344775.html

VENEZUELA: Double talk on Caracas talk shows, again.
V Crisis – Venezuela
… What was more troubling was the pretense that private investment is
coming back to Venezuela, and the only things they could point out was
that private oil…
www.vcrisis.com/index.php?content=letters/200404230939

VENEZUELA maintains solid trade relations with US: Chavez
Xinhua – China
… pointed out that their friction would not affect the issue of 1-billion-dollar
foreign debt bonds, carried out lastweek by Venezuela's finance minister.

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-04/23/content_1436737.htm

VENEZUELA Arrests at Least 8 for Allegedly Making Fake Passports…
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
… After a three-day visit to Venezuela, Senator Nelson also told the
newspaper that Washington may soon have to treat the Chavez government
as hostile to US…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=E150AD10-0C15-4E80-8FA0F7290481762F

COLOMBIAN legislators reject Senator Gomez Hurtado‚s criticisms…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… by Senator Enrique Gomez Hurtado, who had called upon the Organization
of American States (OAS) to apply the Interamerican Democratic Charter
against Venezuela…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=18139

22/04/04

VENEZUELA Recall Delay Hurts Credibility of Electoral Process ,…
Bloomberg – USA
April 22 (Bloomberg) — Venezuela's delay in determining the validity of
an opposition effort to set up a recall vote on President Hugo Chavez
in August has…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=aVZiufUHPkeg&refer=latin_america

VENEZUELA Groups Mostly Accept Electoral Council ‚ s Repair…
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… Some political parties, however, such as Proyecto Venezuela of possible
presidential candidate Henrique Salas Römer and Union of Francisco Arias
Cardenas have…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1255

VENEZUELA economy may grow 9-10 pct in 2004-FinMin
Forbes – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, April 22 (Reuters) – Venezuela's oil-reliant economy
is heading for 9 percent to 10 percent growth this year as it recovers
from a sharp…
www.forbes.com/personalfinance/funds/newswire/2004/04/22/rtr1343133.html

US Congress opens HR abuses in Venezuela committee on Ros-…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… Florida, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who sits on the House international relations
committee and has sponsored the special HR committee on Venezuela, says
Congressmen…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=18128

CARTER Tells Venezuela's Chavez Delay in Planning Recall Hurts…
Bloomberg – USA
``The verification process has taken four months instead of the one month
envisioned,'' Carter wrote in a letter released by Venezuela's Information
and…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=aymd027U_gtE&refer=latin_america

AN unholy alliance? Venezuela's ties to Cuba become a concern to…
Seattle Times – Seattle,WA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela ˜ In a cinder-block home tucked on a hillside, Dr.
Radames Sierra treated a stream of patients suffering from respiratory
diseases…
seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2001909577_venezuela22.htm

ARTISTS swept up in nation's political turmoil
Seattle Times – Seattle,WA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela ˜ Pedro Leon Zapata is one of Venezuela's most accomplished
artists, but he also is a cartoonist whose depictions of President Hugo

seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2001909575_venezart22.html

21/04/04

EDITORIAL: No bull
Stuart News – Stuart,FL,USA
Dragging bulls down by their tails apparently is great fun in Venezuela.
And that spectacle made its way north last year to Miami…
www.tcpalm.com/tcp/the_news_editorials/article/0,1651,TCP_1033_2827144,00.html

USA Plan Colombian invasion failure, Venezuela captures suspected…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Venezuelan army units are on alert after a suspected rebel was captured
close to Venezuela's western border with Colombia according to 2nd Infantry
Brigade…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=17964VENEZUELA Recall Vote on Chavez Possible for Aug 8
Reuters - USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - A recall referendum against Venezuelan President
Hugo Chavez could be held Aug. 8 if enough disputed ...
http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=4898219

VENEZUELA to Prohibit Transgenic Crops
Venezuelanalysis.com - Venezuela
... GMOs) are still forthcoming, the statement by President Chavez will
lead most immediately to the cancellation of a contract that Venezuela
had negotiated with ...
http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1254

VENEZUELA to decide on vote in June
Washington Times - Washington,DC,USA
Caracas, , Apr. 21 (UPI) -- Venezuela's electoral authorities said Wednesday
they will announce in June whether there will be a referendum on the presidency.
...
http://washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20040421-010359-2684r.htm

POSSIBLE date set for Chavez vote
BBC News - London,England,UK
Electoral authorities in Venezuela say they will announce on 4 June whether
the country will hold a referendum on Hugo Chavez's presidency. ...
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3646483.stm

VENEZUELA , Guyana Negotiating Oil Supply Pact ; Agreement Likely ...
Bloomberg - USA
April 21 (Bloomberg) -- Venezuela may supply neighboring Guyana with up
to 10,000 barrels a day of oil and petroleum products, with a final agreement
coming as ...
http://quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=a6rle2ktLdXg&refer=latin_america

GUBERNATORIAL Elections in Venezuela set for Sep 26, Recall ...
Venezuelanalysis.com - Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela. Apr 21 (Venezuelanalysis.com).- The president of Venezuela's
National Electoral Council (CNE), Francisco Carrasquero ...
http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1253

20/04/04

US-BACKED Colombian Invasion of Venezuela Imminent?
Venezuelanalysis.com - Venezuela
... Foreign Relations, which repeated the same points made by the Colombian
Andean Parliament Delegation, but left out the overt criticism of Venezuela
leveled by ...
http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1162

SOMETHING strange and wonderful is happening in Venezuela. ...
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
... to break away from Coordinadora Democratica (CD), the rabid anti-Chavez
coalition which led the sabotage of the Venezuelan economy and of Venezuela&Mac226;s
state ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=17947

NOTHING but effective deterrence or utter capitulation can defend ...
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
... formulas to offer crumbs from their table to the dumbed-down US consumer,
they can offer to the peoples of target nations like Iraq or Venezuela
nothing but ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=17946

NED in Venezuela
ZNet - Woods Hole,MA,USA
... created during the Reagan years and funded largely by Congress to pump
about a million dollars a year into groups opposed to Venezuela President
Hugo Chávez ...
http://www.zmag.org/content/showarticle.cfm?SectionID=45&ItemID=5364

ROYAL Netherlands government support for US attack on Venezuela?
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
VHeadline.com commentarist Chris Herz writes: Is it the policy of the Royal
Netherlands government to support an attack by the United States on Venezuela?
...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=17944

US Sen. Nelson rails on Venezuela´s Chávez, policies ' ...
Petroleumworld.com - Venezuela
... Bill Nelson of Florida, at the end of a three-day visit to Venezuela
on Saturday, blasted President Hugo Chávez for aiding Colombian guerrillas,
blocking a ...
http://www.petroleumworld.com/story3992.htm

LATIN America Briefs
Miami Herald (subscription) - Miami,FL,USA
CARACAS -- Venezuela's vice president on Monday rejected charges by US
Sen. Bill Nelson that President Hugo Chávez has backed Colombian ...
http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/americas/8471533.htm

UNTRIED Fla. vote device to debut in Venezuela
Miami Herald (subscription) - Miami,FL,USA
A new controversy erupts in Venezuela's presidential recall process: Six-year-old
voting machines are being scrapped in favor of a touch-screen system from
a ...
http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/8471517.htm

19/04/04

VENEZUELA slams US senator over attack on Chavez
Xinhua - China
Nelson, who visited Venezuela last week, said the United States had to
view Chavez's government as hostile for having alleged tieswith Colombian
guerrillas. ...
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-04/20/content_1429107.htm

VENEZUELA'S ties to Cuba raise concern
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – (KRT) – In a cinder-block home tucked on a hillside,
Dr. Radames Sierra treated a stream of patients suffering from respiratory
diseases…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/8469024.htm

ACCUSATION: US Ambassador Undermining Venezuela
Adelante Cuba – Camagüey,Cuba
Caracas, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Several Venezuelan congress people have
denounced the involvement of US Ambassador to Venezuela Charles Shapiro
in a plan to…
www.adelante.cu/online/day/24/4/19.world.venezuela.php

VENEZUELA is not the dangerous place the opposition claims (or…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
VHeadline.com commentarist Oscar Heck writes: I rapidly read through the
US State Department Consular Sheets about Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador,
Bolivia, Peru…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=17763

VENEZUELA'S Biggest Opposition Party Splits from Anti-Chavez ...
Venezuelanalysis.com - Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela, Apr 19 (Venezuelanalysis.com).- Accion Democratica
(AD), Venezuela&Mac226;s biggest opposition party, decided to split form the
Coordinadora ...
http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1252

USA to lose Venezuela oil
Kazinform - Kazakhstan
April 19. KAZINFORM &Mac246; Venezuela will refuse to deliver the oil to USA,
if Washington does not stop to interfere in the Caracas internal affairs.
...
http://www.inform.kz/showarticle.php?lang=eng&id=75169

CHAVEZ Warns US to Stop 'Intervening'
Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez threatened to stop
selling oil to the United States if Washington doesn't stop "intervening
in ...
http://www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/wire/sns-ap-venezuela-chavez-us,0,4703054.story?coll=sns-ap-world-headlines

18/04/04

CHEVRONTEXACO executive: Politics are separate from business in…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… told reporters in New York that his company is not worried by an escalation
in tit-for-tat rhetoric between the United States and Venezuela's President
Hugo…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=17578

BULLETIN from Venezuela
Workers World – USA
… Ceci. Two years ago the US-backed oligarchy in Venezuela attempted
to oust the popularly elected president, Hugo Chávez Frias. The…

www.workers.org/ww/2004/venez0422.php

VENEZUELA'S National Elections Council (CNE) sets date for re-…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… correspondent Robyn Marshall reports in next Wednesday's issue (April
21) that Jorge Rodriguez, one of the five members of Venezuela's National
Elections…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=17580

VENEZUELA Invasion?
ZNet – Woods Hole,MA,USA
… regime" of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Frias and calls for the
Organization of American States to apply the Interamerican Democratic
Charter to Venezuela.…
www.zmag.org/content/showarticle.cfm?SectionID=45&ItemID=5354

CHEVRONTEXACO executive: Politics are separate from business in ...
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
... told reporters in New York that his company is not worried by an escalation
in tit-for-tat rhetoric between the United States and Venezuela's President
Hugo ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=17578

VENEZUELA'S National Elections Council (CNE) sets date for re- ...
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
... correspondent Robyn Marshall reports in next Wednesday's issue (April
21) that Jorge Rodriguez, one of the five members of Venezuela's National
Elections ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=17580

SOLIDARITY Conference participants express support for ...
Venezuelanalysis.com - Venezuela
... Alegria attended the conference because he views Venezuela as a leader
not only in advancing the needs and interests of campesinos, but of progressive
...
http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1251

VENEZUELA, Argentina: An Oil Swap that Dampens Two Crises
Venezuelanalysis.com - Venezuela
CARACAS, April 16, 2004&Mac247;Venezuela sought out and initiated last week&Mac226;s
oil for food swap with Argentina. While Argentina&Mac226;s ...
http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1160

VENEZUELA: avvocato USA rivela che il Congresso ha finanziato con ...
PeaceLink - Italy
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Documents showing US funding for Venezuelan
opposition groups have prompted an increase in personal attacks by President
Hugo ...
http://italy.peacelink.org/latina/articles/art_4468.html

17/04/04

EXCLUSIVE: USA-backed Colombian invasion of Venezuela imminent?
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
... regime‰ of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Frias and calls for the
Organization of American States to apply the Interamerican Democratic
Charter to Venezuela ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=17569

VENEZUELA'S leader jeers war in Iraq
AZ Central.com – AZ,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez launched another
attack against the US occupation of Iraqi on Friday, accusing the military
of killing…
www.azcentral.com/news/articles/0417venezuela-US17.html

PARMALAT focuses on Venezuela in slimmer Latam ops
Forbes – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, April 16 (Reuters) – The Venezuelan unit of insolvent
Italian dairy group Parmalat will play a strategic role in slimmed-down
Latin…
www.forbes.com/business/commerce/newswire/2004/04/16/rtr1335529.html

VENEZUELA'S Chavez says Bush launched 'wars of domination'
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
… It was the latest broadside at the US government from Chavez, who has
accused the Bush administration of participating in a brief April 2002
coup in Venezuela.…
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2004/04/16/international1856EDT0711.DTL

VENEZUELA urging OPEC to raise ceiling of its price band
The Star – Malaysia
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – Venezuela's oil minister said Friday that Venezuela
is urging the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to increase
the…
thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2004/4/17/latest/16947Venezuela&sec=latest

VENEZUELA'S Chavez Blasts Iraq Occupation
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez launched another
attack against the US occupation of Iraqi Friday, accusing the military
of killing…
www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/sns-ap-venezuela-us,0,5333115.story?coll=ny-world-big-pix

VENEZUELA'S Chavez Attacks Iraq Occupation
Guardian – UK
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez launched another
attack against the US occupation of Iraqi Friday, accusing the military
of killing…
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-3986472,00.html

16/04/04

VENEZUELA'S Washington Embassy congratulates ChevronTexaco
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
ChevronTexaco‚s relationship with the people and government of Venezuela
demonstrates the positive outcomes that are possible when responsible
governments…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=17563

CHEVRONTEXACO eyes Venezuela syncrude expansion
Forbes – USA
… April 16 (Reuters) – ChevronTexaco (nyse: CVX – news – people) is considering
expanding its Hamaca synthetic crude joint venture in Venezuela's vast
Orinoco…
www.forbes.com/business/commerce/newswire/2004/04/16/rtr1335330.html

CONFERENCE in Solidarity with Venezuela' s "Bolivarian…
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
Caracas, April 15, 2004˜National and international activists gathered
in Caracas this week to celebrate the second anniversary of the counter-coup
that…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1250

VENEZUELA FOIA
V Crisis – Venezuela
… Venezuela, due to its abundant natural resources, did not need to turn
to foreign aid until it was hit by an economic crisis in 1989.…
www.vcrisis.com/index.php?content=letters/200404161044

VENEZUELA oil company launches public works
The Militant – New York,NY,USA
CAMPO MATA, Venezuela˜ "We are very happy the water well has been drilled,"
said Adolfo Pérez, a peasant in the Calle Larga section of this arid
rural…
www.themilitant.com/2004/6816/681603.html

15/04/04

US Funding for Foes Enrages Venezuela's Chavez
Reuters – United States
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Documents showing US funding for Venezuelan
opposition groups have prompted an increase in personal attacks by President
Hugo…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=4841040

VENEZUELA Says It Will Auction Additional Blocks in Extra Heavy…
Bloomberg – USA
April 15 (Bloomberg) — Venezuela said it plans to offer more blocks in
the country's extra-heavy oil belt for development to domestic and international
oil…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=aSl0C5oB9Pcc&refer=latin_america

VENEZUELA‚S Elections Council Schedules Re-Certification of…
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
Caracas, April 15, 2004˜Jorge Rodriguez, one of the five members of Venezuela‚s
National Elections Council (CNE), announced yesterday that the re…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1249

VENEZUELA'S Chavez Blames US , Bush for Spreading Chaos in Iraq ,…
Bloomberg – USA
April 15 (Bloomberg) — Hugo Chavez, Venezuela's president, accused the
US of spreading chaos in Iraq and expressed support for ``our brothers,
the Iraqi…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=acg6RS5zd4Os&refer=latin_america

VENEZUELA Election Board Sets May 20 – 24 to Verify Chavez Recall…
Bloomberg – USA
April 15 (Bloomberg) — Venezuela's National Electoral Council said signers
of petitions seeking a recall vote on President Hugo Chavez will have
from May 20…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=a1qwK2mO7EBk&refer=latin_america

WILL the OAS apply the Democratic Chart to Venezuela?
V Crisis – Venezuela
… requested, to America‚s countries and the international community
in general, for the Democratic Chart of the OAS to be applied to Venezuela
for what they…
www.vcrisis.com/index.php?content=letters/200404150713

VENEZUELA'S Chavez says President Bush to blame for deaths in…
Times Picayune – New Orleans,LA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Bush is to blame for the death and
violence that is going on in Iraq, said Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez,
who is a…
www.nola.com/iraq/index.ssf?/newsflash/get_story.ssf?/cgi-free/getstory_ssf.cgi?a0463_BC_Venezuela-US-Iraq&&news&emergency

VENEZUELA'S Chavez says President Bush to blame for deaths in…
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) President Bush it to blame for the death and violence
that is going on in Iraq, said Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is
a fierce…
www.boston.com/dailynews/106/world/Venezuela_s_Chavez_says_Presid:.shtml

VENEZUELA'S Chavez Raps Bush on Iraq Deaths
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — President Bush it to blame for the death and violence
that is going on in Iraq, said Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is
a fierce…
www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/wire/sns-ap-venezuela-us-iraq,0,5031870.story?coll=sns-ap-world-headlines

VENEZUELA'S Chavez Raps Bush on Iraq Deaths
San Jose Mercury News – San Jose,CA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – President Bush it to blame for the death and violence
that is going on in Iraq, said Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is
a fierce…
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/8436197.htm

VENEZUELA'S Chavez Raps Bush on Iraq Deaths
Times Daily – Florence,AL,USA
… Venezuela's two highest ranking military commanders said earlier Tuesday
they had evidence the US participated in the rebellion two years ago.

www.timesdaily.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040415/API/404150631

CIVILIAN Workers Weigh Dangerous Jobs in Iraq
BenefitsNext – USA
… The Halliburton Company says 30 of its employees and contractors have
died in Iraq in the last year, according to the newspaper.…
hr2.blr.com/Article.cfm/Nav/5.0.0.0.29611

VENEZUELA ‚ s Barrio Newswire
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… the steep, unpaved road are grim reminders of the mudslides that every
year claim uncounted lives: uncounted because until recently in Venezuela,
few people…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1159

VENEZUELA'S know-all President
V Crisis – Venezuela
… to opine on Venezuelan matters owing to the ŒBolivarian celebrations.‚
To the ecstasy of the leftist gallery commandante Castro said „Venezuela
is no…
www.vcrisis.com/index.php?content=letters/200404141245

BREAKING News: Colombia requests application of Democratic Chart…
V Crisis – Venezuela
… in general to apply the OAS‚ Democratic Chart to the government of
Hugo Chavez for what they consider as a continuous violation of Venezuela‚s
constitution…
www.vcrisis.com/index.php?content=letters/200404141337

THE Miami Herald: Venezuela could solve US refinery problem
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… Venezuela is one of the major foreign suppliers of both crude oil and
petroleum products, including gasoline, to the United States.…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=17541

CHEVRONTEXACO honored for Community Partnership Programs in…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… Latin America Upstream with an Honorable Mention award in the 2004
Corporate Citizen of the Americas competition for its Western Venezuela
Development Program…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=17540

VENEZUELA: International News Review, April 14-15, 2004
V Crisis – Venezuela
… Chile, to overthrow that dignified president who preferred to die before
lowering his head∑that is where April 11 [his brief ouster] in Venezuela
is framed…
www.vcrisis.com/index.php?content=letters/200404150249

14/04/04

VHEADLINE.COM – Venezuela
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
The United Capitalist Front (UCF) … a self-confessed coalition of USA
right-wingers, conservatives and pro-capitalists who claim…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=17529

POLL Finds Support for Venezuela President Chavez Sliding ,…
Bloomberg – USA
… Venezuela's Supreme Court's Electoral Chamber reiterated Monday its
order a recall vote on Chavez proceed, ruling that the court's Constitutional
Chamber had…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=aCxNA_SWCF.o&refer=latin_america

VENEZUELA'S Hugo Chavez & Patton Boggs LLP
V Crisis – Venezuela
… As long as the money that used to belong to us, the citizens of Venezuela,
keeps going into sophisticated and willing foreign hands, there will be
happiness in…
www.vcrisis.com/index.php?content=letters/200404140743

VENEZUELA'S 2002 Coup Revisited: The Evidence Two Years On
V Crisis – Venezuela
Learn the full story of the coup that brought down and then brought back
Venezuela's Hugo Chavez in April, 2002. This is not a simple story.…
www.vcrisis.com/index.php?content=letters/200404140705

PANELS of Venezuela's Supreme Court Clash Over Recall Referendum…
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
Different panels of Venezuela's Supreme Court are clashing over whether
to authorize a recall referendum on President Hugo Chavez.…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=86CAD59C-B5B9-4FB7-956586A79DB4EBFF

FIDEL Castro qualifies the events in Venezuela as historical
Radio Ángulo – Holguín,Cuba
Historical and glorious, and at the same time sad and unforgettable, considered
the Cuban president, Fidel Castro, the events that Venezuela lived during
the…
www.radioangulo.cu/diario/2004/abril/130404/fidel_english.htm

13/04/04

VENEZUELA remembers anniversary of failed coup with street…
eTaiwan News – Taipei,Taiwan
Supporters and opponents of President Hugo Chavez took to the streets on
Sunday on the second anniversary of an opposition march that ended violently
and a…
www.etaiwannews.com/World/2004/04/13/1081823069.htm

ARGENTINES hope to avert meltdown in Copa
CNN/SI – USA
… Stunned 1-0 last week by modest Libertad of Paraguay, River puts its
chances on the line on Wednesday against up-and-coming Tachira of Venezuela.

sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2004/soccer/04/12/bc.la.spt.soc.copaliber.ap/

VENEZUELA Showing Progress
New York Times – New York,NY,USA
By JACK BELL. aseball has been very, very good to Venezuela. But soccer?
… Venezuela is the only nation in South America never to have qualified
for a World Cup.…
www.nytimes.com/2004/04/13/sports/soccer/13SOCC.html

VENEZUELA Court Chamber Give Recall Order
Xpossed.com – United States
A chamber of Venezuela's Supreme Court on Monday ordered election authorities
to accept more than 870,000 disputed signatures on a petition to recall
President…
www.xposed.com/headline_news/53_ds_334807.aspx

VENEZUELA Court Chamber Give Recall Order
Guardian – UK
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – A chamber of Venezuela's Supreme Court on Monday
ordered election authorities to accept more than 870,000 disputed signatures
on a…
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-3970524,00.html

VENEZUELA court chamber give recall order
MLive.com – MI,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) ˜ A chamber of Venezuela's Supreme Court on Monday
ordered election authorities to accept more than 870,000 disputed signatures
on a…
www.mlive.com/newsflash/lateststories/index.ssf?/base/international-2/1081815242140990.xml

MIAMI Nuevo Herald releases details of Venezuela's Washington…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Reyes claims that he has seen a memorandum with the firm's logo suggesting
that Venezuela should make a serious commitment in the war on narco-terrorism
and…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=17249

HOW Easy it is to be Ultra in Venezuela
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… Their articles could be exhibited (and in fact, they are) nationally
and internationally as proof that in Venezuela there is democracy, since
they have…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1158

APRIL 11 Venezuela Coup D'etat Remembered
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… law. Venezuela‚s inefficient judicial system is often target of criticisms,
and with regard to the coup, there is no exception.…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1248

12/04/04

VENEZUELA'S Chavez Reinstates Chacon as Information Minister , ...
Bloomberg - USA
April 12 (Bloomberg) -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez reinstated Jesse
Chacon, a retired army lieutenant who participated with him in a 1992
failed coup ...
http://quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=abyA5P80AHO8&refer=latin_america

VENEZUELA Pays Lobbyist $1.2 Million to Better Image in US , ...
Bloomberg - USA
April 12 (Bloomberg) -- Venezuela paid $1.2 million to Patton Boggs LLC,
a Washington, DC-based lobbying firm, to improve its image abroad and
brake ...
http://quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=aIUsCqIZrNPY&refer=latin_america

VENEZUELA'S Chavez Apologizes Over Soldier's Death
Reuters – United States
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez made a
rare public apology on Sunday for having downplayed a mysterious barracks
fire that…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=4798961

VENEZUELA'S coup: two years on…
V Crisis – Venezuela
… At that precise moment in time in Venezuela, a rally, of a million
strong souls, was heading towards the presidential palace to demand the
resignation of…
www.vcrisis.com/index.php?content=letters/200404111848

10/04/04

VENEZUELA Abused Protesters, Human Rights Groups Charge
New York Times – USA
BOGOTÁ, Colombia, April 9 Once seen as deferential to civil liberties
despite his increasing hold on power, President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela
is now coming…
www.nytimes.com/2004/04/10/international/americas/
10VENE.html?ex=1082174400&en=f4fc14a694ab3db4&ei=5062

VENEZUELA: Signing Away A President
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… This lockout by the bosses, partially supported at the outset, had
an ultimate weapon: Venezuela‚s national oil company PDVSA, the only
outfit that that…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1156

RISE in Hispanics in McClellanville, SC, Lets Venezuelan Couple…
Miami Herald – Miami,FL,USA
… The first, Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, drove them from their
homeland to the United States. … In Venezuela, he didn't need one.…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/business/national/8397678.htm

09/04/04

IDS easily bought in Venezuela could aid terrorists, US fears
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – (KRT) – Julian runs a small office supply shop in
downtown Caracas, but his main income comes from the dilapidated government
immigration…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/8395951.htm

VENEZUELA – Cuba set to bolster economic ties
Times of India – India
HAVANA : Venezuela is looking at options to further economic ties with
Cuba which includes the possible purchase of an oil refinery and opening
a bank branch…
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/608776.cms

FUGITIVE plots removal of Chávez
Miami Herald – Miami,FL,USA
… Chávez. BY PHIL GUNSON. CARACAS – Five months after going into hiding,
one of Venezuela's most wanted men, retired Gen. Felipe Rodríguez…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/8390717.htm

VENEZUELA Attorney General Investigating 19 Allegations of ...
Venezuelanalysis.com - Venezuela
Caracas, April 8, 2004&Mac247;Venezuela&Mac226;s Attorney General&Mac226;s Office is continuing
investigations into allegations of torture that were allegedly committed
by ...
http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1247

08/04/04

SOME radical group in Venezuela will do something barbaric and…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… As for the current turmoil in Venezuela, once again, most US citizens
have no idea what is going on in that country, and really don't care to
know.…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16971

VENEZUELA, Argentina ink pact on economic, technical cooperation
Xinhua – China
CARACAS, April 7 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela and Argentina signed an agreement
here Wednesday to expand their cooperation in trade and mutual technical
support.…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-04/08/content_1407523.htm

VENEZUELA Oil Investment Drops, Boosting US Gasoline Prices
Bloomberg – USA
April 8 (Bloomberg) — Inside a sheet-metal hangar that reflects the surrounding
waters of Venezuela's Lake Maracaibo, a 49-year-old pump drones as it
forces…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000103&sid=aeUriBYLPfNA&refer=us

07/04/04

JORGE Eliecer Gaitan's daughter, Gloria, asks Venezuela for…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… of mutual recriminations. The daughter of Jorge Eliecer Gaitan has
asked Venezuela to grant her political asylum. According to the…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16963

VENEZUELA asks United States to stop funding political opposition
Granma International – La Habana,Cuba
… campaign, he said. The line of those documents is that: "Venezuela
used to have a vigorous consensual democracy. President Chávez…
www.granma.cu/ingles/2004/abril/mier7/15fondos.html

VENEZUELA Venalum output 37379 tonnes in March
Forbes – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, April 7 (Reuters) – Aluminum production at Venalum,
Venezuela's largest state-run smelter, climbed to 37,379 tonnes in March
from 36,909…
www.forbes.com/home_asia/newswire/2004/04/07/rtr1326200.html

CHRIS Herz: Target Venezuela should follow these events carefully
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Internet resources, such as Zmag.org tell us that Haitian radio stations
which, like Venezuela's, are controlled by the oligarchic elites, are
now identifying…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16959

CHAVEZ tapping Venezuela's rainy-day funds
Petroleumworld.com - Venezuela
... It belongs to all the people of Venezuela.". The president says he
is trying to help Venezuela's impoverished majority benefit from ...
http://www.petroleumworld.com/story3921.htm

VENEZUELA sends two diplomatic communications to the United ...
Venezuela Electronic News - Venezuela
State news agency VENPRES reports that the Venezuela Ambassador to the
United States, Bernardo Alvarez Herrera, has indicated that he sent two
diplomatic ...
http://www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16955

PETITIONS for Recall Referenda against Legislators in Venezuela ...
Venezuelanalysis.com - Venezuela
Caracas, April 7, 2004&Mac247;Of the 37 petitions for recall referenda against
opposition legislators that the pro-government coalition turned in, so
far only two ...
http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1246

06/04/04

SOA Watch scores victory in Venezuela
National Catholic Reporter - USA
... In interviews with NCR, Army and school officials downplayed the fact
that the institution is losing Venezuela, an oil-rich country and one
of the school&Mac226;s ...
http://ncronline.org/NCR_Online/archives2/2004b/040904/040904j.php

PROYECTO Venezuela (PV) holds back on signature repair process
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Proyecto Venezuela (PV) president, Jorge Sucre has stated that his party
will not accept any signature repair process to certify allegedly doubtful
signatures…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16946

VENEZUELA insists on Inter American Social Charter at Chile OAS…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Venezuela has been pushing the Organization of American States (OAS) to
start formulating an Inter American Social Charter containing economic,
social and…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16945

AMERICA'S popularity poll shows Venezuela's Hugo Chavez Frias at…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Frias' popularity is as high as 56% according
to a popularity poll run across the Americas by Mexican Consulta Mitofsky
which…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16942

TALKS on Venezuela recall on shaky ground
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
CARACAS – The building that houses one of Venezuela's most critical institutions,
the National Electoral Council, is flanked on one side by an armored…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/8367632.htm

BRAZIL and Venezuela: Differing Responses to the Washington…
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
… Notwithstanding their differences, the current governments in Venezuela
and Brazil appreciate their common interests and have developed strong
bonds of…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1151

COUNCIL on Hemispheric Affairs – – Venezuela : The tension…
Venezuela Electronic News – Venezuela
… Affairs writes that since the Venezuelan opposition officially submitted
3.4 million names on December 19, calling for the recall of Venezuela‚s
President…
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=16939

VENEZUELA‚S Minister of Communication Resigns, Takes Blame for…
Venezuelanalysis.com – Venezuela
Caracas, April 6, 2004˜Late last night, Venezuela‚s Minister of Communication
and Information, Jesse Chacon, announced that he would resign from his
post…
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1245

VENEZUELA – Chavez Obstruction of the Presidential Recall…
NewsMax.com – USA
… Silva. Chavez then began to focus his efforts on wining the presidency
of Venezuela in the elections scheduled for December 1998.…
www.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2004/4/6/102346.shtml

VENEZUELA'S Hugo Chavez versus the USA
V Crisis – Venezuela
… In addition, "Venezuela appears to be picking a fight with private
oil firms," reports Dow Jones. Many of those firms are American.…
www.vcrisis.com/index.php?content=letters/200404060645

BREAKING news from Venezuela: Minister of Information and…
V Crisis – Venezuela
On Monday night, the Minister of Information and Communication, Jesse Chacón,
addressed the nation from the presidential palace to announce his resignation

www.vcrisis.com/index.php?content=letters/200404060648

VENEZUELA'S Recall Referendum Update
V Crisis – Venezuela
Updates on Verification Process of Recall Referendum Petitions after 108
days. ARTICLE 31: The National Electoral Council will publish…
www.vcrisis.com/index.php?content=letters/200404060652

VENEZUELA: Situation report as of April 5, 2004:
V Crisis – Venezuela
· Fatalities: Orlando Bustamante (20), one of the 8 soldiers burnt in
a strange incident in a disciplinary cell in Fort Mara, Maracaibo State,
on March 30…
www.vcrisis.com/index.php?content=letters/200404060654

WOMAN deported from US spends night back in Venezuela at park
Denton Record Chronicle (subscription) – Denton,TX,USA
For lack of anywhere else to go, Amina Silmi spent her first night in Venezuela
in a park, worried sick about the three children she left behind in the
United…
www.dentonrc.com/sharedcontent/APStories/stories/D81P8EF80.html

VENEZUELA says it has set a record saving river turtles
Environmental News Network – Berkeley,CA,USA
SANTA MARIA DEL ORINOCO, Venezuela ˜ Venezuela's government has established
what it believes is a record for releasing an endangered species back
into the…
www.enn.com/news/2004-04-06/s_22518.asp

VENEZUELA: THE TENSION CONTINUES
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
… Since the opposition officially submitted 3.4 million names on December
19, calling for the recall of Venezuela‚s President Hugo Chávez, his
enthusiasts as…
www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0404/S00055.htm

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