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April 8-14 2005

14/4/05

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Chavez Urges Troops to Guarantee Venezuela’s Sovereignty
Voice of America – USA
By VOA News. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has urged thousands of reserve troops to safeguard the country’s sovereignty, in comments …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B54C33AA4-
BBB5-4641-A272-BCD7E60943F0%7D&language=EN

Venezuela Seeks Post-Crisis Economic Efficiency
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… leave the country. Venezuela needs oil to develop social and economic programs and fight poverty and unemployment. Chavez said he …

www.mysan.de/article78697.html
Petroleos de Venezuela, SA Selects American Software’s …
mysan.de (Pressemitteilung) – Heidelberg,Germany
announced today that Petroleos de Venezuela, SA (”PDVSA”) has licensed 16 server copies of the company’s ERP software applications suite to run on an IBM …

washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20050414-071230-7135r.htm
Venezuela commemorates failed coup
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
Chavez, Venezuela, Apr. 14 (UPI … The militia’s creation comes amid growing tensions between Venezuela and the United States. In February …

www.angus-reid.com/polls/index.cfm?fuseaction=viewItem&itemID=6756
Stable Numbers For Chávez In Venezuela
Angus Reid Global Scan – Vancouver,BC,Canada
… Earlier this week, Chávez asked the Central Bank of Venezuela to set aside $7.5 billion US from international reserves to be used for social programs. …

english.people.com.cn/200504/14/eng20050414_181016.html
Venezuela says US loses control of elections for OAS chief
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
… home. Venezuela has reiterated its support to Insulza who it said represents the interests of Latin America and the Caribbean. Others …

www.socialistworker.org/2005-1/539/539_03_Venezuela.shtml
Defying the superpower
Socialist Worker Online – Chicago,IL,USA
… Washington’s agenda. Venezuela is moving higher up the US hit list now that a new Iraqi puppet government has been installed. To that …

CHAVEZ: Venezuela may charge oil operators back taxes
MarketWatch – USA
CARACAS (MarketWatch) — Venezuela may charge private oil companies back
taxes on operations that have declared losses in recent years amid an
ongoing …
www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid
=%7B8EC0C274-F8B6-408A-9AF2-838C405CFCDF%7D

TURN away Carriles, says Venezuela, Cuba
New Kerala – Ernakulam,Kerala,India
(upi News) CARACAS, Venezuela: Both Venezuela and Cuba are calling for
the United States to turn away a man accused of trying to kill Fidel Castro,
El Nacional …
www.newkerala.com/news-daily/news/features.php?action=fullnews&id=97689

VENEZUELA sees no need for OPEC to increase production
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
… the market needs it. Venezuela is the world’s fifth biggest exporter
of crude oil, with a daily production of 3.1 million barrels.
english.people.com.cn/200504/13/eng20050413_180854.html

VENEZUELA to ship rebel to Colombia
New Kerala – Ernakulam,Kerala,India
(upi News) CARACAS, Venezuela, April 12 : Venezuelan officials decided
Tuesday to extradite to Colombia a reputed rebel leader wanted on drug
charges, El …
www.newkerala.com/news-daily/news/features.php?action=fullnews&id=97344

VENEZUELA Receives International Solidarity
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelans and people from around the
world began meeting in eight of that country´s states to express their
support to the …
www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B9AAF96AC
-65CC-4BBE-92AC-BCF71724B2D8%7D&language=EN

13/4/05

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=30449
VHeadline.com en Español headlines for Wednesday, April 13, 2005
By: VHeadline.com Reporters

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=30385
Ain’t this about as useful in Venezuela as importing crude oil from Japan?
By: Paul Volgyesi
Leandro Chique’s good description of Venezuela’s relative pacific and friendly multiethnic cohabitation (which he fails to mention is limited to within the “80%ers”) is far from being unique to Venezuela.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=30349
Uniformed President swears in FAN Reserve Army … Sobernaria o Muerte!
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
April 13, 2002 was a day of popular and military rebellion, the President proclaims, and the territorial army was born on that day in the union of civilians and soldiers that restored the legitimate government.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=30348
Patricia Poleo sentenced to six months for defamation of MIJ Minister
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The journalist must also pay legal costs and publish the court’s sentence twice over a seven day period in El Nacional and her own tabloid.
Poleo says she will appeal the sentence at an Appeal Court.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=30347
General Baduel says President never considered resigning in April 2002
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Baduel insists that the President never indicated to him the possibility of resigning from office … “he only told me that he had gone to Fuerte Tiuna to seek a solution with the Generals.”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=30346
Attorney General is main orator in AN 11A commemoration
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Rodriguez was a key figure in the restoration of President Hugo Chavez Frias on April 13, when the Attorney General insisted that Chavez Frias had not resigned nor had signed any paper to that effect.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=30345
Dissatisfaction over MVR electoral mess in Zulia State
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The opposition print & broadcast media has been quick to latch on to signs of internal dissent and moaning with El Universal quoting “grassroots” leaders, attacking MVR “bureaucrats and revisionists.”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=30343
Immediate security measures taken as PHAC traces virus source to CAP!
By: David Coleman
WHO further recommends that bio-safety procedures be reviewed for use on influenza viruses that have not circulated recently in humans and against which the majority of the population would have no protective immunity.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=30342
Morrocoy with its beautiful keys, white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters
By: Luis A. Chavez U.
As a Venezuelan, it hurts to see someone write that besides Margarita, Venezuela is just a big “strife,” and I believe this misinforms many of the readers.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=30300
We are not Chavistas and/or Escualidos; I will not accept segregation!
By: Leandro F. Chique C.
We are not Chavistas and/or Escualidos … I just cannot accept that .. and I will not allow some sadistic people to change one of the most valuable aspects of our culture.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=30340
TSJ approves extradition of Colombian FARC guerrilla El Chiguiro
By: Gregory Wilpert
Colombian authorities insist that Martinez Vega is a member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), even though he denies being a member of the guerrilla organization.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=30344
Ombudsman Mundarain highlights Venezuela’s Human Rights advances
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
Ombudsman Mundarain Hernandez said in his speech in Geneva today that despite its enormous natural wealth, the country has inherited an over 30 year old social and economic crisis.

english.people.com.cn/200504/13/eng20050413_180854.html
Venezuela sees no need for OPEC to increase production
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
… the market needs it. Venezuela is the world’s fifth biggest exporter of crude oil, with a daily production of 3.1 million barrels.

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/11378888.htm
Cuba, Venezuela call for exile now in US
Miami Herald – FL,USA
Cuban leader Fidel Castro and the vice president of Venezuela are demanding that an anti-Castro militant accused of blowing up a Cuban airliner in 1976 not be …

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/opinion/11377004.htm
US is like Venezuela
Miami Herald – FL,USA
I did a double take when I read Richard Brand’s April 11 Other Views column, A tough lesson on constitutional law, which refers to Venezuela’s dismantling of …

www.newkerala.com/news-daily/news/features.php?action=fullnews&id=97344
Venezuela to ship rebel to Colombia
New Kerala – Ernakulam,Kerala,India
(upi News) CARACAS, Venezuela, April 12 : Venezuelan officials decided Tuesday to extradite to Colombia a reputed rebel leader wanted on drug charges, El …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1583
Venezuela’s Supreme Court Approves Extradition of Colombian Rebel …
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela, April 12, 2005—Venezuela’s penal chamber of the Supreme Court decided to approve Colombia’s request to extradite Juan José Martínez …

www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200504/s1344275.htm
Venezuela asks US to hand over terror suspect
ABC Online – Australia
Venezuela said it would demand Washington hand over an anti-communist Cuban exile wanted for terrorism by Havana after his attorney said he had travelled to …

today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=televisionNews
& storyID=2005-04-13T002630Z_01_N12133868_RTRIDST_0
_TELEVISION-TELEVISION-VENEZUELA-DC.XML

Chavez TV Channel Aims to Be Latin American Voice
Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Three years ago, private Venezuelan television stations chose not to cover a military-civilian uprising that rescued President …

VENEZUELA negotiates oil supply contracts
BusinessWeek – USA
12 6:08 PM ET Venezuela’s state-run oil company is negotiating long-term
oil supply contracts with Spain’s Repsol YPF and Cepsa, an oil official
said Tuesday. …
www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D89E4DNO0.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down

VENEZUELA says OPEC boost not needed
MSNBC – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
does not need to raise its output quota and may not need to do so before
this summer …
msnbc.msn.com/id/7479191/

MEXICO’S Slim may aim for Venezuela after MCI sale
Reuters – USA
… CITY, April 12 (Reuters) – Fresh from a lucrative deal with US telecom
company Verizon, Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim may set his sights on Venezuela,
one of the …
www.reuters.com/financeNewsArticle.jhtml?type=bondsNews&storyID=8160376

PACIFIC Radio NYC: Venezuela … Revolution in progress
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… overthrow democratically elected Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez,
we speak with filmmaker Matt O’Neil about his new documentary, “Venezuela:
Revolution in …
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=30252

VENEZUELA’S Oil Minister Comments on OPEC
Forbes – USA
… Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries does not need to raise
its output quota and may not need to do so before this summer, Venezuela’s
oil minister …
www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2005/04/12/ap1941116.html

12/4/05

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=30203
Venezuela becoming more attractive to foreign investors after …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Associated Press (AP) writer Alice M. Chacon is reporting that President Hugo Chavez has said an economic recovery was making Venezuela more attractive to …

www.politicalaffairs.net/article/articleview/934/1/88/
Washington’s Plan to Isolate Venezuela’s Chávez Fails
Political Affairs Magazine – New York,NY,USA
At a summit held on March 29 in Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela, heads of government from Spain, Colombia, Brazil and Venezuela gathered to discuss an array of topics …

www.fortwayne.com/mld/newssentinel/news/editorial/11373702.htm
Silencing the critics: In Venezuela, rights’ activists targeted …
Fort Wayne News Sentinel – Fort Wayne,IN,USA
… Ayala even managed to free a prominent chavista congressman who was being kept incommunicado by Venezuela’s feared political police. …

sg.biz.yahoo.com/050412/15/3ruo9.html
INTERVIEW: PowerSeraya Seeks Fuel Options To Lower Costs
Yahoo News – USA
… has received its first delivery of Orimulsion fuel and will soon be the first utility in Singapore to fire its steam plants on Venezuela’s patented fuel. …

www.noticias.info/asp/aspComunicados.asp?nid=58087&src=0
World Bank Working To Redefine Relationship With Venezuela
noticias.info (press release) – Spain
/noticias.info/ Officials at the World Bank are working to redefine the bank’s relationship with Venezuela as the number of joint projects and its financial …

www.freep.com/voices/columnists/eoppenheimer12e_20050412.htm
COMMENT: Rumsfeld short on arms sales concerns
Detroit Free Press – USA
… Mr. Secretary, I asked in the interview last week, aren’t you concerned by Venezuela’s decision to spend more than $2 billion for the purchase of eight …

www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/miami/sfl-dpos
ada12apr12,0,7480546.story?coll=sfla-news-miami

Attorney: Fugitive Cuban exile in US
Sun-Sentinel.com – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
Miami · A Cuban exile accused of plotting to assassinate Fidel Castro and wanted by Venezuela on charges of blowing up a Cuban airliner in 1976 is in the …

GROUPS Mark Venezuela Coup Anniversary
ABC News – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela Apr 11, 2005 — Hundreds of supporters and opponents
of President Hugo Chavez held rival demonstrations Monday to remember
19 people who …
abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=661258

PROGRESS is limited on ŒVenezuela’
Kansas City Star – MO,USA
Venezuela: Revolution in Progress (7 tonight, Discovery Times Channel).
I have a few bones to pick with this program, which for …
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/entertainment/11348571.htm

VENEZUELA, China to build computer
Economic Times – India
… agreement … we are going to build a computer assembly plant in Venezuela,”
Chavez said during his weekly television and radio program. …
economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1074083.cms

URIBE says Spain and Brazil support Plan Colombia … Venezuela is …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe has broken his silence on the 4-nation
summit held several weeks ago in Cuidad Guayana when Venezuela was host
to Spain’s Jose …
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=30077

VENEZUELA´S Chavez says oil prices should stay at fair level of …
FXStreet.com – Barcelona,Catalunya,Spain
If Venezuela did not strive for high oil prices, it would not have funds
to invest in its development and would have to follow the “venomous policies”
of the …
www.fxstreet.com/nou/noticies/afx/noticia
.asp?pv_noticia=1113213492-e04a0f08-18702

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1580
US Destabilization Attempts Will Continue Says Venezuela’s …
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela. April 11, 2005—Yesterday … objective is? Venezuela.” He said these war exercises were called “Operation Balboa.”. This week’s …

11/4/05

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=30078
Long delays and grumbling in MVR internal elections throughout …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Movimiento Quinta Republica (MVR) internal elections have taken place throughout Venezuela in what analysts describe as a topsy-turvy fashion. …

www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/04/11/143230
Venezuela: Revolution in Progress
Democracy Now – New York,NY,USA
We speak with filmmaker Matt O’Neil about his new documentary, “Venezuela: Revolution in Progress.”. … Venezuela supplies the US with 15 percent of its oil. …

www.businessday.co.za/articles/topstories.aspx?ID=BD4A35019
Chavez is odd man out in Latin left
Business Day, South Africa – Johannesburg,South Africa
… Although often included among Latin America’s new crop of leftist leaders, Hugo Chavez, Venezuela’s president, does not fit with a group whose defining …

www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D89D
6D380.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down

Official says Caracas may use reserves
BusinessWeek – USA
11 7:59 AM ET Venezuela may use a part of its burgeoning $25 billion in currency reserves to pay off some debt and reduce its dependence on foreign creditors …

economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1074083.cms
Venezuela, China to build computer
Economic Times – India
… agreement … we are going to build a computer assembly plant in Venezuela,” Chavez said during his weekly television and radio program. …

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000
086&sid=aj11R9HqwyeY&refer=latin_america

Venezuela’s Chavez Says He Wants to Use $7.5 Bln of Reserves
Bloomberg – USA
Venezuela’s central bank only needs $18 billion to $20 billion of the $25.5 billion of foreign reserves it had as of last week, Chavez said. …

VENEZUELA hopes Arab-Latin summit adopt principle of non-use of …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
ArabicNews.com reports that Venezuela’s Vice President Jose Vicente Rangel
voiced hope to visit Egypt and he greeted Egypt’s leadership and people.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=29970

SOLIDARITY Meeting in Venezuela Demands Release of the Cuban Five
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… of five Cubans jailed in the US for trying to thwart terrorist plans
against the Island drew the attention of participants at the 1st Venezuela-Cuba
Meeting of …
www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B736AC2E9-
C758-42B9-A2EB-EA06CC816827%7D&language=EN

ŒVENEZUELA represents hope’
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
… In Australia, solidarity events are being organised by the Venezuela
Solidarity Network. One of the groups most involved in the …
www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/622/622p14.htm

www.thenewamerican.com/artman/publish/article_1196.shtml
Petro-Marxism in Venezuela
The New American – USA
In early March, Felix Rodriguez was appointed president of Citgo, the largest subsidiary of Petroleos De Venezuela SA, Venezuela’s state-owned oil corporation. …

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/11361319.htm
Venezuela’s Chavez stronger after coup
San Jose Mercury News – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – Three years after dissident generals briefly drove him from power, President Hugo Chavez is stronger than ever, but he is facing increased …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=29977
I doubt that Venezuela wants to end up dictated to again by the …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… Edgar Zambrano, said that there was no need for the Military Reserve or to purchase weapons since “no one had declared war on Venezuela.” He suggested that …

www.theconservativevoice.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=4679
Hugo Chavez: Castro’s Mini-Me
The Conservative Voice – USA
For no apparent reason, the leftist strongman is arming Venezuela to the teeth. He’s also supporting local narcoterrorists and other Latin revolutionaries. …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=29968
Hands Off Venezuela: The workers’ struggle at CNV … a new …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Hands off Venezuela Campaign organizer Jorge Martin writes: A decree of expropriation of Venepal in January this year was a major turning point in the …

10/4/05

www.mywesttexas.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=1431
8752&BRD=2288&PAG=461&dept_id=474107&rfi=6

Venezuela’s oil minister says OPEC running out spare production …
MyWestTexas.com – Midland,TX,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries is running out of spare production capacity, Venezuelan Oil Minister Rafael …

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/622/622p14.htm
‘Venezuela represents hope’
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
… In Australia, solidarity events are being organised by the Venezuela Solidarity Network. One of the groups most involved in the …

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/622/622p14b.htm
VENEZUELA: Note book from Caracas: Eyewitness to revolution
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
… The revolutionary process that is unfolding in Venezuela is most sharply defined in the battle of ideas that is expressed in all spheres of Venezuelan society. …

<www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=29955>Venezuela: Revolutionary sublime cliffs, where angels fear to …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… theory, about world realities and fascist virtualities. Specifically in Venezuela … as a result of huge, past alphabetization …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-04/10/content_2809405.htm
Venezuela welcomes withdrawal of Flores’ bid to head OAS
Xinhua – China
… He added that the United States, which is concerned about Venezuela, should be worried about itself instead. Tensions between Venezuela …

VENEZUELA Could Post 2005 Fiscal Surplus
Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuela could post a fiscal surplus this
year rather than the deficit forecast by the government if oil prices
continue at …
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=businessNews&storyID=8133178

AMBASSADORS Urge Colombian Rebel Group to Declare Cease-Fire
Voice of America – USA
Ambassadors from Spain, Brazil and Venezuela met with a jailed Colombian
rebel leader Friday in hopes of securing a cease-fire between his leftist
group and …
www.voanews.com/english/2005-04-09-voa19.cfm

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1579
Controversy over Venezuela Ecotourism and Cattle Ranch Deepens
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela, April 9, 2005—According to the president of Venezuela’s National Land Institute (INTI), Eliecer Otaiza, the Hato Piñero ecotourism and …

9/4/05

VENEZUELA and Cuba Hold Solidarity Meeting
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP,
Spanish acronym) Vice President Enrique Roman stated the Venezuela-Cuba
Solidarity …
www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B4F86821D
-927E-4179-AD3E-AA0589D99C3B%7D&language=EN

WORLD Bank works on Venezuela relationship
BusinessWeek – USA
APR. 8 1:04 PM ET Officials at the World Bank are working to redefine the
bank’s relationship with Venezuela as the number of joint projects and
its financial …
www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D8

9BBJC81.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down

washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20050408-040746-7725r.htm
Interview with author Eva Golinger
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
By Pedro F. Frisneda. Caracas, Venezuela, Apr. 8 (UPI) — Lawyer Venezuelan-American Eva Golinger spoke in an interview from New …

8/4/05

www.defensenews.com/story.php?F=771835&C=america
Colombia ‘Not Comfortable’ with Venezuela Arms Buy
DefenseNews.com (subscription) – USA
US ally Colombia is “not comfortable” with Venezuela’s arms build-up, Colombia’s defense minister said, in his country’s first open criticism of its …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1417
The struggle for workers’ control at Venezuela’s CNV. A new …
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
… and the very high profile way in which the decision was taken, was bound to have an impact amongst other groups of workers in the same situation in Venezuela. …

www.politicalaffairs.net/article/articleview/923/1/32/
Bush Rebuffed in Venezuela (Again)
Political Affairs Magazine – New York,NY,USA
… firebrand Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez by force in an April 2002 coup d’etat, Bush now must come to terms with the fact that Venezuela has cultivated …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B090B952A
-26C0-4E98-B1E8-914BBFBF8D7C%7D&language=EN

Venezuela and Cuba begin Journeys of Mutual Solidarity
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of Cuba and Venezuela start today in Caracas a Meeting of Mutual Frienship and Solidarity which the organizers …

english.pravda.ru/world/20/91/368/15254_zapatero.html
Rumsfeld criticises Zapatero for selling Spanish weapons to …
Pravda – Moscow,Russia
Washington looks determined to frustrate any sale of weapons to Venezuela, despites the South American country is free from any UN restriction to modernize its …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-04/08/content_2802449.htm
Venezuela offers gesture for reconciliation with US
Xinhua – China
There have been some contacts between the United States and Venezuela over the past weeks, according to Communication and Information Minister Andres Izarra. …

VENEZUELA’S Attorney General Rejects Human Rights Watch …
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela, April 6, 2005—According to Venezuela’s Attorney General,
Isaias Rodriguez, a statement released by Human Rights Watch (HRW) on
April 5th …
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1577

RUMSFELD Criticizes Spain for Venezuela Weapons Sale
DefenseNews.com (subscription) – USA
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld criticized Spain for selling military
vessels and planes to Venezuela amid growing US concerns about Venezuela’s
intentions …
www.defensenews.com/story.php?F=768917&C=america

VENEZUELA-CUBA Meeting to Analyze Social Programs
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuela-Cuba Friendship and Solidarity
Meeting, from April 8-10, will allow for the exchange of experiences on
joint work …
www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B60959F
32-5FE9-4762-AC69-C7563B467836%7D&language=EN
7/4/05

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=29693
TSJ approves strategic plan to end the status of provisional judges
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The plan aims to end the chaotic state in the Judiciary of 80% provisional judges, initiate the Magistracy school of judges and authorize the Magistracy Executive Director to audit the Judiciary.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=29691
Aveledo ratified for another term as VZLA baseball league president
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Gustavo Massiani has been re-elected deputy president for the sixth consecutive period, along with fellow deputy president, Nelson Ortiz, currently Caracas Stock Exchange and National Council of Investment Promotions (Conapri) president.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=29680
Oliver L. Campbell: CITGO had an excellent trading year
By: Oliver L. Campbell
In 2003 and 2004, CITGO paid some $900 millions in dividends to its parent, PDV America. This should please PDVSA who in the past have complained that they have received an inadequate cash return on their investment.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=29690
Venezuela’s AG defends offensive vs. HR lawyer Ayala Corao
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Rodriguez dismisses accusations that his office is politically persecuting opponents, saying Vivanco is confusing the issue. The investigation has a strictly criminal character and is subject to the Constitution and rule of law.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=29676
Elio Cequea: Mrs. Maria Corina Machado, add up and define yourself…
By: Elio Cequea
It called my attention your indignation because of accusations that you call unfounded and offensive. You defend your organization as a group of citizens dedicated to promote democracy and to investigate, document and denounce any violation to the el

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=29692
Clergyman: justice is a stranger in Alto Apure border badlands villages
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The current police force should be replaced by a force that is characterized by honor, honesty and professionalism as guardians of public safety and tranquility.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=29689
Oilvoice Headlines:ConocoPhillips to receive gas license for royalty hike
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
Norwegian Statoil preparing for tail end production on Huldra field Occidental and Amerada Hess looking to drill within 18 months ConocoPhillips to receive gas license for royalty hike BG considering a bid for FCP Egdon farms out heavy oil project to

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The New Statesman: John Pilger rejects the Law of Silence
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
Can you imagine the BBC saying sorry to Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, or other official demons, for broadcasting an uncensored interview with a courageous dissident of that country, a man who spent 19 years in prison, mostly in solitary confinement?

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Chavez must think of his people their principals their history and culture
By: Alison Shunstrom
In regard to this article the USA wants Venezuela to think that they have given up, do not trust anything that the USA says or that it is doing. The USA is sneaky and underhanded, any one in the USA government officials these days are back stabbers.

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MineCore announces intent to sell 50% of La Fortuna gold prospect
By: David Coleman
A press release details that the Letter of Intent requires San Remo to raise half the purchase value in equity financing, on a best efforts basis, for the purpose of testing and reserve development on La Fortuna in southeastern Venezuela.

www.arabicnews.com/ansub/Daily/Day/050407/2005040726.html
Venezuela hopes Arab-Latin summit adopt principle of non-use of …
Arabic News – Middle East
Venezuela’s Vice President Jose Vicente Rangel voiced hope to visit Egypt and he greeted Egypt’s leadership and people. In his interview …

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Venezuela gov’t persecuting critics: Activists
Peninsula On-line – Qatar
CARACAS, Venezuela: Venezuela’s government is using the courts to persecute its critics, an international rights group said on Tuesday as it condemned moves …

US expects Venezuela to keep supplying oil
Xinhua – China
CARACAS, April 6 (Xinhuanet) — The United States expects Venezuela, its
fourth supplier of crude, to keep on supplying petroleum, a senior US
official said …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-04/07/content_2797149.htm

RUMSFELD Criticizes Spain Over Venezuela Military Sales
Voice of America – USA
By Al Pessin. US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has criticized Spain
for offering to sell military planes and patrol boats to Venezuela. …
www.voanews.com/english/2005-04-06-voa86.cfm

ALLIANCES with China and Venezuela bolster Cuba
Financial Times – UK
Cuba’s new alliances with resource-hungry China and oil-rich Venezuela
and growing state control of the economy are finally allowing it to pull
out of the …
news.ft.com/cms/s/08a8f990-a6f2-11d9-a6df-00000e2511c8.html

YMCA cancels students’ Venezuela trip
Minnesota Spokesman Recorder – South Minneapolis,MN,USA
University of Minnesota students who helped to organize a spring break
trip to Venezuela are protesting a decision by the leadership of the YMCA
to withdraw …
www.spokesman-recorder.com/News/Article/Article.asp?NewsID=55637&sID=13

OUTPUT at Amuay Oil Refinery Reaches 200K
Forbes – USA
Venezuela’s giant Amuay oil refinery is currently processing 200,000 barrels
of crude per day as it recovers from a power blackout last week, an official
from …
www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2005/04/06/ap1929365.html

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1576
Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Responds to US Ambassador
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela, April 6, 2005—Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Relations Alí Rodríguez posted an official communiqué on the Ministry website yesterday …

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Otaiza defends need to prepare Venezuela psychologically for …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
US Ambassador to Venezuela, William Brownfield says it’s a shame when government officials and authorities talk of hate, differences and negative relations …

  
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