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1- 6 July 2005

6/7/05

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40516
Throwing in the towel; London loser finally loses his disinformation plot!
By: Carlos Herrera
The latest sign that the Internet opposition is metamorphosing is in VCrisis where the editor (?) admits: “London 06.07.05 | After nearly three years of uninterruptedly reporting the chaotic situation of Venezuela, my desire to continue doing it has

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40460
PDVSA funds Unidos de Vila Isabel Samba School for Rio Carnival 2006
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The School’s slogan for 2006 has already been chosen and is “I’m Mad for You America” in homage to South American Independence heroes, such as Simon Bolivar. The slogan is taken from a song by Brazil’s current Culture Minister, Gilberto Gil.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40459
Spain makes Latin America top priority and shows supports for Chavez Frias
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
“For many years Spain isolated itself from the continent and laments the fact that more recently there was even confrontation, for example with Venezuela … a confrontation that lead to a suspension of sincere dialogue.”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40448
Canadian Crystallex issues rebuttal on BNAmericas ‘compliance probe’ newsfile
By: David Coleman
We have built houses, roads, up-graded medical facilities, added a dental and x-ray facility, provided medical staff and supplies, built a sewer network and are building a sewerage treatment plant all for the benefit and use of the local communities.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40458
Chavez is not afraid to ask his people what course they wish their country to take
By: James Feltus
Chavez is also responsible for Petrocaribe … which will almost double Cuban oil supplies … by developing resources near Cuba … this business could have gone to US companies, were it not for the idiotic and cruel embargo.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40449
So, 75 greedy dissidents, huh? Is that all that US money can buy?
By: Arthur Shaw
The lying “top” US diplomat overlooks US genocide and torture in Iraq and the torture of political prisoners and POWs in Cuba by the United States at its concentration camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40409
To those who are still not sure about how they feel about Fidel Castro
By: Mary MacElveen
On March 16, vice president Dick Cheney met with Crown Prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia … they extended courtesies to each other as they entered an area where the two leaders stood for an arrival ceremony in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia).

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40408
Venezuelan National Assembly probes Crystallex compliance in Las Cristinas
By: David Coleman
“Apparently they [Crystallex] are not in compliance and we will look into that. As far as we know — the information is not official — CVG will rescind the contract and other agreements,” an assembly member told BNamericas.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40457
Background information to AFL-CIO Foreign Policy operations in Venezuela
By: Kim Scipes, Ph.D
Altogether, according to the NED itself, “NED provided $4,039,331 to Venezuelan and American organizations working in Venezuela between 1992 and 2001; 60.4% of that, or $2,439,489 was granted between 1997-2001.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40410
Venezuela has specific problems onto which different models can not be pasted
By: Paul Volgyesi
Without going back to Canada‚s colonization, yes, the Quebecers won their national recognition and political share with a hard fight … which is alright, but that has nothing to do with Venezuela‚s situation.

ATTACKING Democracy In Venezuela
Investor’s Business Daily (subscription) – USA
… it. Today an outrageous court hearing will take place in Caracas, Venezuela.
… all. Recall what Venezuela was like in recent years. …
www.investors.com/editorial/issues02.asp?v=7/6

www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20050706T000000-0500_83700_OBS_
JAMAICA_EXPECTS_BIG_SAVINGS_FROM_VENEZUELA_OIL_ACCORD.asp

Jamaica expects big savings from Venezuela oil accord
Jamaica Observer – Kingston,Jamaica
GOVERNMENT is forecasting big savings from the Petrocaribe agreement which it, along with other regional countries, signed with Venezuela last week in Caracas …

5/7/05

www.forbes.com/business/feeds/afx/2005/07/05/afx2122772.html
Venezuela tax agency says 7 foreign oil cos ready to settle debt
Forbes – USA
CARACAS (AFX) – Seven foreign oil companies operating in Venezuela indicated they were willing to pay bills considered outstanding by the government, a tax …

www.caribbeannetnews.com/2005/07/05/benefit.shtml
Dominica to benefit from PetroCaribe agreement with Venezuela
Caribbean Net News – Georgetown,Cayman Islands
… be paying less for fuel as a result of the signing of an Agreement by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and twelve other Caribbean leaders in Venezuela last week …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40364
Venezuela’s government can only fix what is under its control … Chavez’ opposition needs to fix itself!
By: Elio Cequea
The Venezuelan opposition is wacky! It has been in that state for a long time … they literally jump for joy each time something goes wrong. That gives them more reason to continue their struggle against the “dictatorship.‰

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40361
Let justice take its course. Let history speak. Let the voice of the people be heard!
By: Oscar Heck
Chavez was returned to Miraflores (after being held hostage on a small island) at around 4 a.m. on Sunday, April 14, 2002 … cheered on by the thousands of supporters who had walked down from the shantytowns to demand his return.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40362
Attorney General finally turns his attention to corrupt police forces
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The Citizen Power, consisting of Attorney General, Comptroller General and Ombudsman are seen in the public eye (pro-government and opposition supporters) as being pro-lethargic rather than pro-active in high profile cases.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40360
Big scam catches government and opposition supporters with trousers down
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The Mayor suggests that La Vuelta cash helped finance the murder of state prosecutor, Danilo Anderson last November and contends that the Group has links with narco-trafficking, hired assassinations, arms-trafficking in Zulia.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40359
Chavez creates rank of Admiral … Navy officer appointed Defense Minister
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Countering attacks from Venezuela’s opposition, Chavez Frias insists that promotion is not a right but has to be earned … “it is not a bridge to privileges and freebies … it’s more a bridge to greater demands and responsibilities.”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40301
Venezuela’s IRS/Seniat says foreign oil operators have yielded to tax demands
By: David Coleman
The Venezuelan government claimed that some companies had persistently failed to pay some US$2 billion that they owe under a 2001 law which requiring 16.6% extraction royalties and local income taxes at 50%.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40300
How is it possible that the rights of Venezuelan women are still questioned?
By: Carlos M. Pietri
To abort must be the sovereign decision of the individual according to her conscience … it is hypocritical to bring any religion into this because it is perverse for the State to intervene in a decision that uniquely belongs to the individual.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40297
Venezuela celebrates its 194th Anniversary of Independence today July 5, 2005
By: David Coleman
Democratic transformation is becoming reality in Venezuela today, despite fierce and vocal opposition from those who wants a return to a status quo in which they robbed their fellow-citizens blind at every opportunistic opportunity.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40299
Hecla Mining sinks new 630 meters shaft at Venezuelan La Camorra gold mine
By: David Coleman
As La Camorra underwent deeper underground development, haul times for the trucks transporting ore had increased to nearly two hours per round trip. Ore hoisted in the shaft will move the same amount of material to the surface in about 12 minutes.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40363
Abreu makes the All-Stars Game in Detroit … 4 others selected as reserves
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Abreu obtained 2.5 million of spectators’ votes on the MLB website. The outfielder has a good season so far with an .314 batting average, 17 homers and 52 ribbies.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40358
I want them gone in disgrace! Justice, nothing more, nothing less!
By: Mary MacElveen
I am still receiving feedback from my VHeadline.com pieces that have been published on their site and I have been writing each and everyone a heartfelt thank you letter. I feel that it is my responsibility to do so.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40304
Venezuela’s PDVSA to upgrade refining operations in four Caribbean nations
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA is in talks to enhance the refining operations in four of the 14 Caribbean countries that signed up for the Petrocaribe regional energy scheme last week, PDVSA president and energy and oil minister Rafael Ramirez.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40298
French-Canadian quiet revolution similar to what Venezuela’s Chavez is doing
By: Luc Robitaille
I am an admirer of Hugo Chavez and his struggle to get independence from imperialism. I personally have friends with South American origins, who say that I know their people more than they do.

4/7/05

www.harolddoan.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=4148
PetroCaribe: Venezuela’s Oil-for-Votes Program
Harold Doan and Associates (press release) – Rocklin,CA,USA
… Though the concept of exchanging of oil for political loyalty is hardly new (Venezuela and Mexico have both provided subsidized petroleum to the region since …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BD2FA849D-CB2D-4
2BA-ADB3-12518CCC5054%7D&language=EN

Sao Paolo Forum Demands Posada Carriles’ Extradition to Venezuela
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… Participants at the 12th Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum in Brazil have called on the US to extradite terrorist of Cuban origin Luis Posada Carriles to Venezuela …

www.csmonitor.com/2005/0705/p06s01-woam.html
Anti-Chávez leader under fire
Christian Science Monitor – USA
CARACAS, VENEZUELA — Maria Corina Machado doesn’t hesitate when asked her feelings about the possibility of going to prison for up to 28 years for “treason …

mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/specials/nationalday
/news/20050705p2g00m0dm005000c.html

July 5: Venezuela celebrates it 194th Anniversary of Independence
Mainichi Daily News – Japan
On July 5th, 2005, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela celebrates the 194th Anniversary of its Independence. May this significant …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1494
Venezuela: The Fight Against Poverty
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
… from Mission Ribas, which gives poor Venezuelans their first chance to pass high school.[1] One of the most obvious aspects of Venezuela’s Bolivarian …

PETROCARIBE: Venezuela’s Oil-for-Votes Program
Harold Doan and Associates (press release) – Rocklin,CA,USA
… Though the concept of exchanging of oil for political loyalty is hardly
new (Venezuela and Mexico have both provided subsidized petroleum to the
region since …
www.harolddoan.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=4148

SAO Paolo Forum Demands Posada Carriles’ Extradition to Venezuela
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… Participants at the 12th Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum in Brazil have
called on the US to extradite terrorist of Cuban origin Luis Posada Carriles
to Venezuela …
www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BD2FA849D-
CB2D-42BA-ADB3-12518CCC5054%7D&language=EN

CUBANA Guarantees Transportation for Youth Festival in Venezuela
Cuban News Agency – Cuba
Havana, July 4 (AIN) Cuban aviation is ready to guarantee the transportation
of delegates and guests to the 26th Festival of Youth and Students in
Venezuela. …
www.ain.cubaweb.cu/idioma/ingles/2005/jul4festival-transporte.htm

CUBA’S Fire Festival Dedicated to Venezuela Opens in Santiago
Cuban News Agency – Cuba
… July 4 (AIN) The 25th International Caribbean Festival began Sunday
in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba and is dedicated this year to
Venezuela, its people …
www.ain.cubaweb.cu/idioma/ingles/2005/jul4venezuela-festival.htm

KHATAMI congratulates Algeria, Venezuela on their independence …
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
… The Iranian president voiced his country’s willingness to transfer
experiences and great achievements of the Islamic Revolution to Venezuela.
www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=7/5/2005&Cat=2&Num=004

www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/
Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1120126730666&call_pageid=
968256290204&col=968350116795

US losing sway in Americas
Toronto Star – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
… developments in the region. Many thought this was aimed at meddling in Venezuela’s internal affairs. Another sign of Washington’s …

www.irna.ir/en/news/view/menu-234/0507040548132028.htm
Khatami felicitates Algeria, Venezuela on Independence Day
Islamic Republic News Agency – Tehran,Iran
… The Iranian president voiced his country’s willingness to transfer experiences and great achievements of the Islamic Revolution to Venezuela.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40296
Maria Corina Machado is due in court Wednesday on treason charges…
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
The daughter of an affluent Caracas family, Machado worked after college as an industrial engineer before leaving to raise her family. In 2002, a friend invited her to create a pro-democracy group. “I decided to drop everything else,” she recalls.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40219
President Chavez Frias warns USA not to try any Plan Balboa invasion
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
“If they make a mistake, they will regret it for 500 years … if they make a mistake and try to apply Balboa (invasion plan that ousted Panama’s General Noriega), we will apply a Counter Balboa so where will those invader tanks go.”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40218
US Ambassador slams Venezuelan cooperation in the war on drugs
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Intertwining cooperation between the war on drugs and the war on terrorism as one unit, the Ambassador says joint action has weakened in the midst of deteriorating bilateral political relations.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40217
Chavez Frias takes bull by the horns in case of dead university students
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The order puts the pressure on State Governors and Mayors to cleanse their police forces, which have lost public trust and are accused of harboring murder squads. The President showed photos of the weapons that were planted on the students.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40216
Is Bush really worrying about the economy or Americans losing their jobs?
By: Carlos M. Pietri
I guess he’s right, because when he said US, he did not mean United States of America, he meant “us” … the Bush Family, vice president Dick Cheney, Exxon and all their backers in the oil industry.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40215
Rear Admiral says Garcia Carneiro can’t be dislodged as Defense Minister
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Carratu Molina says although Chavez Frias wants to shake off Garcia Carneiro, it would not be in the President’s interests to do so because of the General’s leadership in the Army.”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40205
If a religiously manipulated state takes jurisdiction over the uterus…
By: Chris Herz
There is heated legislative discussion now underway among the Bolivarians and in the opposition over the question of abortion. This is also the big hot button issue between “liberals‰ and “conservatives‰ here in the North American republic.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40204
In this apparent “non-event,” President Hugo Chavez has outfoxed everybody!
By: Arthur Shaw
This rather omnibus provision doesn’t leave very much left out. Is energy security the exclusive means by which Petrocaribe will contribute to social and economic development or does the Agreement contemplate of means in addition to energy security?

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40203
We know we’re living in times where the way ahead is not always clearly seen!
By: Carlos M. Pietri
They are a minority in our country, Venezuela. Influential? Yes, but our people know that our motherland belongs to people with “guaramo‰ … with history and the ideals of Simon Bolivar.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40210
Thank God for men like Chavez Frias that that will never happen to Venezuela!
By: Kenneth T. Tellis
This was a plus for Brazil and Venezuela, because it moved in the direction of justice and equality for all peoples irrespective of racial background. But this was a far cry from the Canadian perspective.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40214
July 4: I’m embarrassed in/of my country (USA) … Good luck in yours!
By: Larry Wendlandt
President Chavez‚ open declaration in February of the ‘socialist’ nature of his country‚s constitutional restructuring and the need to ‘transcend capitalism’ was met with almost no response from the established anti-capitalist movement, at least here

www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/wire/sns-ap-venezuela
-us-security,0,666222.story?coll=sns-ap-world-headlines

US Envoy: Venezuela Cooperation Slipping
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — A decline in cooperation between Venezuelan and US authorities has weakened efforts to fight terrorism and drug trafficking, the US …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1683
Venezuela Accepts Responsibility for 3 Disappearances in 1999
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela, July 3, 2005—Venezuela has accepted responsibility for the disappearance of three people during a policing operation in the wake of heavy …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1493
“Relations between Guyana and Venezuela have improved tremendously …
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Although Guyana is one of the three countries that Venezuela shares a land border with, this huge country is almost completely unknown to most Venezuelans. …

www.jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20050704/cleisure/cleisure1.html
Mr Chavez’s gift horse
Jamaica Gleaner – Kingston,Jamaica
AFTER THREE brief ministerial meetings over the past year, several Caribbean countries, including Jamaica, have agreed with Venezuela to create PetroCaribe, a …

3/7/05

www.dfw.com/mld/dfw/news/opinion/12041739.htm
Venezuela is a good neighbor
Fort Worth Star Telegram – Fort Worth,TX,USA
US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld’s opinion piece on CAFTA and Latin stability incorrectly alleges that Venezuela’s government is “attempting to subvert …

english.people.com.cn/200507/03/eng20050703_193778.html
Venezuela provides aid to tsunami victims in Sri Lanka, Indonesia
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
… July. The aid is donations collected in Venezuela during the campaign “One Bolivar for Asia” carried out by President Hugo Chavez. …

www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/caribbean/sfl-hvenezpictur
e03jul03,0,7439331.story?coll=sfla-news-caribbean

Telesur gives news a new look
Sun-Sentinel.com – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
… In Venezuela, television news sources include the government-run, pro-Chávez Canal 8, and 10-year-old Globovision, Venezuela’s only all-news channel, which …

US Envoy: Venezuela Cooperation Slipping
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — A decline in cooperation between Venezuelan and US
authorities has weakened efforts to fight terrorism and drug trafficking,
the US …
www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/wire/sns-ap-ven
ezuela-us-security,0,666222.story?coll=sns-ap-world-headlines

VENEZUELA’S Chavez in the News
gosouthamerica.about.com – South America
Che Guevara’s Daughter Writes Chavez Bio (AP) : “Guevara met with Chavez
twice in February of 2004 in Caracas, Venezuela for the interview. …
gosouthamerica.about.com/b/a/2005_07_03.htm

IT is an inescapable truth that Venezuela’s is the best way for …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… fighting with firmness we must act in concert to reinforce the roots
of the 21st century Socialism in our beloved homeland, Venezuela. …
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40075

VENEZUELAN Guayana Corporation profits $350 million at US …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
ABN reports: According to Integration & Foreign Trade Minister, Gustavo
Marquez, the most successful negotiation at the 1st US-Venezuela Macro
Business Round …
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40063

VENEZUELA provides aid to tsunami victims in Sri Lanka, Indonesia
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
… July. The aid is donations collected in Venezuela during the campaign
“One Bolivar for Asia” carried out by President Hugo Chavez. …
english.people.com.cn/200507/03/eng20050703_193778.html

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40070
Isn’t Chavez trying to enhance the lives of Venezuela’s poorer …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… inform yourself, that on all national territory there exists institutions which are completely free, such as: Universidad Central de Venezuela, Universidad del …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40078
Does anybody know who placed Eleonora above other human beings? Why?
By: Einnoc Lebrac
In Venezuela slavery was “officially” abolished about a century ago. I believe she was taught this in school, but somehow she just forgot it∑ Perhaps she never heard of a man called Martin Luther King who was still fighting for the rights and freedom

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40077
Editor Diaz Rangel warns of return to undemocratic selection of AN candidates
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
American Venezuelan Chamber of Commerce (VenAmCham) president, Ismelda Cisneros’ assessment that US investments are staying away from Venezuela seems to have gone pear-shaped because in 2004 investments registered $29 billion (a rise of 40%).

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40076
No let up in attempts on lives of peasant leaders in Zulia State battleground
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Rivas’ cooperative consists of 460 hectares which 86 families have been tilling for four years. There are 138 cases of murdered agrarian leaders, especially in Zulia State that have not been clarified.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40075
It is an inescapable truth that Venezuela’s is the best way for Socialism!
By: Carlos M. Pietri
They are a minority who are delirious with their orchestrated campaign … where solitary spokesmen, allied with mercenaries, are looking for to assassinate President Chavez, the hope of our country and the people of the south, central America and th

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40073
Let USA know that Venezuelans are no longer their house-boys, but equals!
By: Kenneth T. Tellis
A program to help local firms produce and bottle real juices … not the colas and sodas that now permeate the Venezuelan marketplace; most of these colas and sodas are made up of sugar, coloring and additives which are not healthy to begin with.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40072
The Emperor HAS no clothes; the US is about to become a 3rd world country
By: James Feltus
Mr. Volgyesi thinks I have a problem with the estate tax … which I don’t … unless it is too high, which it was for a long time. I do think the estate tax is absolutely a good thing, and necessary, to keep wealth levels from becoming too disparate

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40071
CITGO will be an hostage, vulnerable to expropriation or seizure by the USA
By: Chris Herz
The US national holiday of July 4 … anniversary of our Declaration of Independence from Great Britain, is being celebrated this weekend. It opened with a mass exodus from the city of Washington.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40070
Isn’t Chavez trying to enhance the lives of Venezuela’s poorer majority?
By: Oscar Heck
The saga continues … and it is quite interesting. With reference to my latest article, “like_mańana (= simply, not today!), Venezuelan sifrinos are difficult to define!,” the same letter-writer who inspired the article has written back.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40069
Inter American lawyer complains of lack of defense in Carmona decree case
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The prosecutor decided the measure, while Ayala Corao was busy at the Inter American Human Rights Court in San Jose (Costa Rica) defending families’ of forced disappearance victims (Blanco and Others).

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40068
Maracao massacre Army Major unmasked with suspect past and present
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The opposition has been slow to highlight the incident and the government has clearly grasp the nettles … AD former National Assembly deputy, Rafael Narvaez has called on the government to dismiss CICPC directors.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40067
US Ambassador Brownfield puts paid to call for Bush-Chavez summit
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The statement is seen as an official answer to feelers put out by Chavez Frias at the closure of a USA-Venezuelan round of trade talks, when he called for “peace, understanding, transparence and real integration between the USA and Venezuela.”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40066
President Chavez advocates peace and integration with the United States
By: Vanessa Carolina del Valle Marcano
“If [the US government] modified its foreign policy, if there was something in which Venezuela could contribute, many good things would start happening, not only in these two countries, but in the global arena as well.‰

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40065
Venezuelan Arms & Explosives Law regulates use of weapons
By: Vanessa Carolina del Valle Marcano
The Arms & Explosives Law bans the introduction and importation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons to Venezuela. The law also bans firearms from being used at public events, demonstrations, or by persons under the influence of alcohol or dru

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40064
Central Bank of Venezuela: Venezuelan economy grew by 17.9% in 2004
By: Vanessa Carolina del Valle Marcano
Furthermore, the Central Bank of Venezuela says that inflation in June decreased, registering at 0.6%, compared to last month‚s figures which reached 2.1%, or the rate reported in the same period of last year, 1.9%.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40063
CVG profits $350 million at US-Venezuela Macro Business Round
By: Vanessa Carolina del Valle Marcano
The total amount negotiated at the 1st US-Venezuela Macro Business Round was $511.50 million, making it the highest amount ever reached in any business round ever held.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40096
Enrique Bolanos, Hugo Chavez: a tale of two Presidents
By: Toni Solo
The summit’s final declaration stated, “the member States of the Central American Integration System will not recognize any government resulting from changes to the constitutional democratic order.‰

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=40074
Midnight reflections on Fidel Castro and Global Orwellian Imperialism
By: Franz J.T. Lee
I was listening to and looking at a most informative live interview with President Fidel Castro, directed by Walter Martinez in his ‘Dossier’ program of Venezolana de Television (VTV).

2/7/05

www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D8B3H
AOG1.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down

Barbados seeks Venezuela oil deal details
BusinessWeek – USA
2 6:29 PM ET Barbados has concerns about a deal for Venezuela to supply fuel to Caribbean countries at favorable financial rates and wants more information …

VENEZUELA looks to expand oil reserves
Edmonton Sun – Edmonton,Alberta,Canada
By AP. CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela will begin selling off 27 new oil-exploration
blocks in the Orinoco tar belt as soon as state oil company Petroleos
de …
www.edmontonsun.com/News/World/2005/07/02/1114232-sun.html

SARAH Stillman: What I (Almost) Learned in Venezuela
Yahoo News – USA
… The people of Venezuela also had me raising an eyebrow when I sat down
to watch their state-run news program, on which I witnessed—FOR THE FIRST
TIME SINCE …
news.yahoo.com/s/huffpost/20050702/cm_huffpost/003440/nc:742

COLOMBIA and Venezuela Establish High-Level Bilateral Commission
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… to connect San Fernando de Atabapo and Puerto Avacucho, and the Agua
Clara-Guarumito corridor that will unite Santander, Colombia and Zulia
in Venezuela. …
www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B6ECC86CE-
CC57-472B-9D1E-89BF2B821F3C%7D&language=EN

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1492
Venezuela Thriving Democracy Will Benefit all of Latin America
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
… Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld’s June 11 opinion piece, Hemisphere’s Security Tied to CAFTA’s Passage, incorrectly alleges that Venezuela’s government is …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B6ECC86CE-CC
57-472B-9D1E-89BF2B821F3C%7D&language=EN

Colombia and Venezuela Establish High-Level Bilateral Commission
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… to connect San Fernando de Atabapo and Puerto Avacucho, and the Agua Clara-Guarumito corridor that will unite Santander, Colombia and Zulia in Venezuela. …

www.edmontonsun.com/News/World/2005/07/02/1114232-sun.html
Venezuela looks to expand oil reserves
Edmonton Sun – Edmonton,Alberta,Canada
By AP. CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela will begin selling off 27 new oil-exploration blocks in the Orinoco tar belt as soon as state oil company Petroleos de …

news.yahoo.com/s/huffpost/20050702/cm_huffpost/003440/nc:742
Sarah Stillman: What I (Almost) Learned in Venezuela
Yahoo News – USA
… The people of Venezuela also had me raising an eyebrow when I sat down to watch their state-run news program, on which I witnessed—FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE …

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/
2005/07/01/AR2005070101906.html

Chavez Wants to Boost Venezuela-US Ties
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Friday that his government maintained good relations with former President Clinton and told US …

www.caribbeannetnews.com/2005/07/02/program.shtml
PetroCaribe: Venezuela’s oil-for-votes program
Caribbean Net News – Georgetown,Cayman Islands
… Though the concept of exchanging of oil for political loyalty is hardly new (Venezuela and Mexico have both provided subsidized petroleum to the region since …

www.sciencedaily.com/upi/?feed=TopNews&article=UPI-1-
20050701-19262200-bc-venezuela-colombia.xml

Venezuela won’t let Colombia hunt rebels
Science Daily (press release) – USA
Venezuela: Chavez cans intelligence chief (June 17, 2005) — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dismissed Friday the head of the country’s intelligence agency …

1/7/05

CASTRO Venezuela visit shrouded in secrecy, spurring rumors
Gainesville Sun – Gainesville,FL,USA
arts of Cuban leader Fidel Castro’s three-day visit to Venezuela were shrouded
in secrecy, prompting Venezuelans to speculate about what he was up to
during …
www.gainesville.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050701/APN/507011159

VENEZUELA to Sell Off Exploration Blocks
Forbes – USA
Venezuela will begin selling off 27 new oil exploration blocks in the Orinoco
tar belt as soon as state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA finishes

www.forbes.com/business/feeds/ap/2005/07/01/ap2121587.html

VENEZUELA Won’t Allow Colombian Troops
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
BOGOTA, Colombia — Venezuela said Friday it won’t allow Colombian troops
to hunt down leftist rebels hiding out in its territory, but pledged to
boost …
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/wire/sns-ap-colomb
ia-venezuela,1,7768212.story?coll=sns-ap-world-headlines

COLOMBIA and Venezuela Tweak Bilateral Relations
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… Jul 1 (Prensa Latina) Colombian Foreign Minister Carolina Barco is
meeting in Bogotá Friday with Foreign Minister Alí Rodríguez of Venezuela
to evaluate the …
www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B1576C040-
298D-478B-8E76-709FDB77E9EC%7D&language=EN

CHAVEZ Wants to Boost Venezuela-US Ties
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Friday that
his government maintained good relations with former President Clinton
and told US …
www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/wire/sns-a
p-venezuela-us-chavez,0,4904263.story?coll=sns-ap-world-headlines

www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/wire/sns-
ap-colombia-venezuela,0,5400978.story?coll=sns-ap-world-headlines

Venezuela Won’t Allow Colombian Troops
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
BOGOTA, Colombia — Venezuela said Friday it won’t allow Colombian troops to hunt down leftist rebels hiding out in its territory, but pledged to boost …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=39944
I saw images of several US soldiers whose faces were blown off!
By: Mary MacElveen
Also last night, someone sent me a link to a web site and to my horror I saw images of several soldiers whose faces were blown off. Quite frankly, I wanted to vomit. I have since put it up on my blog at Radio Left in hopes of raising outrage to an al

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=39948
Tachira Judge calls for investigation vs. State CICPC Police director
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
News reports from Tachira have been sparce but if what has occurred in other states is a thumb rule, then the accusation should open the floodgates to an internal cleansing process.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=39947
Venezuelan acceptance of IAHR Court ruling is sign of political maturity
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Monagas says the government respects and welcomes the decision of the Inter American HR Court and is satisfied with the outcome … “The government has acted according to its convictions and principles as laid out in the Constitution.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=39946
72 police officers accused of HR abuses … 352 cases of police executions
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
352 cases of alleged execution-style killings in the State have been investigated, of which 320 are attributed to the police and/or police murder squads, 23 to the Police Detective Branch (CICPC) and 8 to Sucre Municipality police.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=39945
Rangel condemns DIM/CICPC killing of 3 university students in Caracas
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The incident took place last Monday in the (Caracas) Maracao Las Casitas de Kennedy sector when the students ignored and ran a military control checkpoint and were immediately fired upon.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=39914
US-Venezuela Macro Business Round surpasses expectations
By: Vanessa Carolina del Valle Marcano
Concerning criticism about the fact that two of the Caribbean nations attending the Petrocaribe Summit taken place in Puerto La Cruz did not sign the regional initiative, Rodriguez Araque said that Venezuela has always stood out for being respectful

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=39899
Opposition Proyecto Venezuela opposes to decriminalization of abortion
By: Vanessa Carolina del Valle Marcano
The deputy said that citizens must be regulated by laws in order for society to function. “It is like traffic lights, where we must learn to recognize that green means go and red means stop.‰

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=39897
Women‚s organizations support abortion to be included in Penal code
By: Vanessa Carolina del Valle Marcano
Nineteen women‚s organizations staged a demonstration in front of the National Assembly on June 28 in order to show their support for the proposal to incorporate a woman‚s right to interrupt pregnancy in case of rape or incest into the Penal Code Ref

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=39884
Health & Social Development supports proposals to prevent AIDS
By: Vanessa Carolina del Valle Marcano
“Preventive messages reach further when spread by the same people in the community. For example, an adolescent who is informed about the issue can get the information to other young people in his or her own words.‰

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=39846
No equivalent term for dumbing down of individual and collective memory
By: Andrew McKillop
We are acquainted with Tunnel Vision, which any ophthalmologist can describe, and diagnose various types of glasses to alleviate the problem, also described as reduced or impaired peripheral vision.

  
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