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May 20-26 2005

26/5/05

www.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/americas/05/26/venezuela.posada.ap/
Venezuela demands US turn over terror suspect
CNN – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Cuba’s parliament speaker demanded Thursday that United States extradite a Cuban exile wanted in Venezuela for his alleged role in …

www.plenglish.com/Article.asp?ID=%7B1C7DE3F0-A
545-40E2-A290-B45CF4874E9F%7D&language=EN

Venezuela to Boost Production by 150,000 Daily Barrels
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) state company announced Thursday “an aggressive plan” to recover 1,000 of the 3,000 currently …

www.mosnews.com/money/2005/05/26/lukoilvenezuela.shtml
Top Russian Oil Producer Lukoil Seeks $1Bln Venezuela Deal
MOSNEWS – Russia
… s largest private oil company Lukoil , said on Wednesday, May 25, that his company hopes to sign a $1 billion production contract with Venezuela’s state oil …

www.politicalaffairs.net/article/articleview/1180/1/97/
Good Things Happening in Venezuela
Political Affairs Magazine – New York,NY,USA
Even before I arrived in Venezuela for a recent visit, I encountered the great class divide that besets that country. On my connecting …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B5B6D34F7-C688
-4BA6-9BC1-4193BC0A30D9%7D&language=EN

Venezuela-Cuba Wrap Up Parliamentary Meeting
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The 3rd Venezuela-Cuba Parliamentary Meeting, which honed ALBA and the struggle against terrorism in two working days, will …

VENEZUELA: Citgo may try to recover taxes
BusinessWeek – USA
MAY. 25 4:04 PM ET Venezuela’s Citgo Petroleum Corp. could seek to recover
excess taxes paid in recent years to tax authorities …
www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/
D8AADKPO0.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down

VENEZUELA accuses US of neglecting extradition treaties
Jamaica Observer – Kingston,Jamaica
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – Venezuela’s vice-president said yesterday the
United States was “making a joke” of international treaties by not promptly
extraditing …
www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20050525T200000-0500_81157_
OBS_VENEZUELA_ACCUSES_US_OF_NEGLECTING_EXTRADITION_TREATIES_.asp

MEXICO: If Posada returns, we will give him to Venezuela
Dateline Alabama – Birmingham,AL,USA
… Fidel Castro, apparently passed through Mexico illegally and if the
US sends him back to Mexico, this country would pass him on to Venezuela,
officials said …
www.tuscaloosanews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/
20050525/APN/505251263&cachetime=3&template=dateline

www.granma.cu/ingles/2005/mayo/mier25/22sufri.html
Victim of Posada Carriles recounts how he was tortured
Granma International – La Habana,Cuba
… Painfully, he recalled how his comrades were tortured, and demanded that this terrorist should also be judged for his murders here in Venezuela, something that …

25/5/05

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BA8C906F2-
718F-4448-AC8E-2CA3384D0284%7D&language=EN

Washington Trapped in its Double-Standard Policy, Says Venezuela
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Vice President of Venezuela Jose Vicente Rangel said on Tuesday that the US is trying to evade the terrorist Posada Carriles …

www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/11736499.htm
Chevron may owe Venezuela taxes
Contra Costa Times – CA,USA
Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez of Venezuela, the world’s fifth largest oil exporter, said international oil companies owe back taxes and unpaid royalties. …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1631
Venezuela Demands Posada be Tried for Terrorism not Immigration
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela, May 25, 2005—Venezuela’s embassy in the US sent a “verbal note” to the US State Department yesterday, requesting information …

www.interfax.ru/e/B/finances/26.html?id_issue=11296034
Lukoil to sign production contract with Venezuela in 2005
Interfax.ru – Moscow,Russia
May 25 (Interfax) – Lukoil is negotiating with Venezuela on launching hydrocarbon geological prospecting and production in that country and plans to sign a …

VENEZUELA to buy more Argentine bonds
BusinessWeek – USA
24 8:09 PM ET Venezuela plans to buy an additional US$400 million (euro317
million) in Argentine public debt this year, the country’s finance minister
said. …
www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D8
A9S4JO1.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down

VENEZUELA economy grows 7.9 percent in 1Q
BusinessWeek – USA
MAY. 24 4:59 PM ET Economic growth in Venezuela slowed to an annualized
rate of 7.9 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier, helped by
an increase in …
www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D
8A9PBL00.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down

VENEZUELA 1st-Qtr GDP Grows 7.9% on Jump in Spending (Update2)
Bloomberg – USA
May 24 (Bloomberg) — Venezuela’s economy grew for a sixth straight quarter
in the January-March period as manufacturers such as automakers Toyota
Corp. …
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10
000086&sid=ad_qU1wAsawA&refer=news_index

VENEZUELA Firm in Request for US to Extradite Terrorist
Ahora.cu – Holguín,Cuba
Venezuela has taken a firm stand in its request that the United States
proceed with the extradition of terrorist Luis Posada Carriles, now detained
in El Paso …
www.ahora.cu/english/SECTIONS/national/2005/mayo/24-05-05b.htm

www.taipeitimes.com/News/worldbiz/archives/2005/05/25/2003256577
Colombia lures oil firms, Venezuela holds out for more
Taipei Times – Taipei,Taiwan
Venezuela and Colombia are pursuing different strategies in developing their oil industries, underscoring Colombia’s need for quick investment while Venezuela …

24/5/05

www.periodico26.cu/english_new/cuba/trainers240505.htm
Cuban Sports Trainers Support Extradition of Terrorist to …
Periódico 26 – Las Tunas,Cuba
… sports trainers working in Caracas signed on Monday to a document demanding the United States extradite Luis Posada Carriles from the United States to Venezuela …

www.counterpunch.org/frank05242005.html
Hugo Chavez’s Economy
CounterPunch – Petrolia,CA,USA
… politics. There is little question that as president, Chavez is attempting to create a radical social-democracy in Venezuela. In …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35446
AD and PJ: Chavez Frias using extradition to cover up PDVSA and …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Venezuela’s major opposition party, Accion Democratica (AD) believes that President Hugo Chavez Frias is using the Posada Carriles extradition affair as an …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BBF76B0F0-F1C
5-4649-8F68-21031855C26C%7D&language=EN

Colombians Demand US Extradite Posada Carriles to Venezuela
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… Caribbean House of Solidarity with Cuba have demanded the United States government extradite Cuban-born terrorist Luis Posada Carriles to Venezuela, to be …

abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=784404
Brazil wary on nuclear cooperation with Venezuela
ABC News – USA
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazil said on Monday it was unlikely to cooperate with Venezuela on nuclear energy if any such program involved Iran, as …

www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D8A96
N2O1.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down

Venezuela, Colombia oil strategies differ
BusinessWeek – USA
23 7:47 PM ET Venezuela and Colombia are pursuing different strategies in developing their oil industries, underscoring Colombia’s need for quick investment …

www.politicalaffairs.net/article/articleview/1157/1/97/
Venezuela: Building the socialism of the twenty-first century
Political Affairs Magazine – New York,NY,USA
On her recent tour of South America she concentrated on trying to isolate Venezuela. … Venezuela is worrying Dr Rice in a number of ways. …

www.onlinejournal.com/Commentary/052
405Crumpacker/052405crumpacker.html

Beating around the Bush
Online Journal – Silver Springs,FL,USA
… have talked to unnamed administration officials and quote them as saying the US has decided Posada will not be deported or extradited to Venezuela, because it …

VENEZUELA Threatens to Sever Ties with US
Voice of America – USA
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is threatening to sever ties with the
United States over a Cuban dissident wanted in Venezuela on terrorism
charges. …
www.voanews.com/english/2005-05-23-voa27.cfm

BRAZIL wary on nuclear cooperation with Venezuela
ABC News – USA
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazil said on Monday it was unlikely
to cooperate with Venezuela on nuclear energy if any such program involved
Iran, as …
abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=784404

VENEZUELA, Colombia oil strategies differ
BusinessWeek – USA
23 7:47 PM ET Venezuela and Colombia are pursuing different strategies
in developing their oil industries, underscoring Colombia’s need for quick
investment …
www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D
8A96N2O1.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down

ABDUCTED EU Official Found OK in Venezuela
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
… Colombia — A Spanish official with the European Commission who was
kidnapped more than a month ago in Colombia has been found safe in Venezuela
after escaping …
www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/wire/sns-ap-colombia
-eu-kidnapped-official,0,2329641.story?coll=sns-ap-world-headlines

VENEZUELA Oil Company to Expand Unit
Forbes – USA
Venezuela’s state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA plans to invest
US$52.8 million (euro42.1 million) to expand capacity at the catalytic
cracking unit at …
www.forbes.com/business/feeds/ap/2005/05/23/ap2047681.html

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www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,6119,2-10-1462_1709315,00.html
US, Venezuela in row over Cuban
News24 – Cape Town,South Africa
Miami – A Cuban militant at the centre of an escalating diplomatic row between Venezuela and the United States (US) attended a 1976 meeting where Cuban exiles …

www.unobserver.com/layout4.php?id=2101&blz=1
Venezuela’s Chavez Frias Wants New Solar and Wind Energy …
UN Observer
2005-05-23 | Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Frias has asked an Iranian delegation, currently visiting Venezuela to seek out further trade agreements in the …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35316
Venezuela: Bush‚s government is protecting terrorist Posada Carriles
By: Armando Núńez
The United States is shamelessly spitting on the world and Venezuela by protecting Cuban terrorist Luis Posada Carriles, who is responsible for numerous cases of torture, death and disappearances during his tenure at Venezuela’s investigative police.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35312
Venezuela: building a social model that avoids the Marxist errors of the past.
By: Hector Dauphin-Gloire
This letter is being written in response to the commentary of Mr. Franz Lee regarding his view of the incompatibility of socialism and Christianity and his belief that the Bolivarian Revolution must take a more orthodox Marxist tack.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35308
Arthur Shaw: Not one word … not even a single slip of the lip
By: Arthur Shaw
The Bush regime put together a meeting of so-called dissidents in Havana last week to declaim such things as democracy, human rights, freedom of conscience, freedom of speech and the press, and so and so forth.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35314
Latin Americans must not involve themselves in a war of US neocolonialism
By: Kenneth T. Tellis
The US president had no right to order Captain Hans Langsdorf of the damaged German Pocket Battleship the “Graf Spee” out of the Rio Plata (where it was to be repaired), since Uruguay was a neutral country.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35313
Abducted European Commission official Carlos Ayala found OK in Venezuela
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
A Spanish official with the European Commission who was kidnapped more than a month ago in Colombia has been found safe in Venezuela after escaping from his captors, Colombian authorities said Monday.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35315
Let’s start with the OAS monitoring the quality of democracy in the United States
By: Carlos M. Pietri
I think that if what it is wanted is better democracy in the Americas, the United States of America would have to be included in the proposal and thus make it reliable for all the members of the O.A.S.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35311
Colombian secret service withheld true identity of Alonso’s Paras
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The group was captured on the farm of Venezuelan-Cuban businessman, Robert Alonso, who fled the country for Miami. The Colombian government claimed that group consisted of unemployed youth supposedly hired to work on farms in Venezuela.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35309
Chavez Frias ready to break off relations with USA over Posada Carriles
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Chavez Frias quips that it is difficult to maintain relations with a country that “spits” in such a manner on the war on terrorism … “let’s see if it’s worth while having an Embassy there.”

23/5/05

www.forbes.com/business/feeds/afx/2005/05/23/afx2046669.html
Venezuela seeks oil price of at least 40 usd/barrel – energy …
Forbes – USA
… prices would have plummeted. Venezuela is the only Latin American member of OPEC, and has an extraction quota 3.1 mln barrels a day.

www.forbes.com/business/feeds/afx/2005/05/23/afx2046755.html
Venezuela interested in developing nuclear energy for civil use …
Forbes – USA
… According to Chavez, Venezuela should launch investigations into its nuclear power programme, in the same way as Iran, Brazil, Argentina and Mexico are …

www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_
no=37526&version=1&template_id=48&parent_id=28

Opec needs to consider output cut: Venezuela
Gulf Times – Doha,Qatar
… about 40% of the world’s oil, needs to consider cutting output at its meeting next month to guard against a “collapse’’ in prices, Venezuela’s oil …

www.usatoday.com/news/world/2005-05-22-chavaz-usat_x.htm
Chávez may plan on being new Castro
USA Today – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — At the invitation of Venezuela’s president, nearly 30,000 Cuban health care workers and sports instructors have spread out across …

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/627/627p19b.htm
VENEZUELA: ILO discusses TU rights
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
… Since then, CTV has been seriously discredited, and a new trade union federation set up, the National Union of Workers of Venezuela (UNT). …

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/627/627p19.htm
VENEZUELA: Australian brigade to see revolution in action
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
Fifty-seven Australians will see the Bolivarian revolution at first hand when they visit Venezuela in July and August this year as part of the first solidarity …

VENEZUELA’S Chavez to Reconsider US Ties
Guardian Unlimited – UK
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – President Hugo Chavez said Sunday that Venezuela
would reconsider its diplomatic ties with Washington if the United States
does not …
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-5024383,00.html

VENEZUELA to Seek Nuclear Power With Iran’s Help, Chavez Says
Bloomberg – USA
May 22 (Bloomberg) — Venezuela President Hugo Chavez said he plans to
seek Iran’s help to develop a nuclear energy program. ``It’s …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=1000
0086&sid=aFUCyXuJD8mM&refer=latin_america

VENEZUELA says foreign oil companies owe billion
Jamaica Observer – Kingston,Jamaica
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – A number of foreign oil companies owe Venezuela
billions of dollars in unpaid taxes and royalties after violating contracts
for years …
www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/Business/html/20050522T210000-0500
_80986_OBS_VENEZUELA_SAYS_FOREIGN_OIL_COMPANIES_OWE_BILLION.asp

VENEZUELA May Support Cut in Oil Production
MSN Money – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – Venezuela would likely support a cut in oil production
if fellow OPEC members favor a move to reduce oil world supplies, Venezuela’s

moneycentral.msn.com/inc/news/providerredir
.asp?feed=AP&Date=20050522&ID=4827692

www.swissinfo.org/sen/swissinfo.html?siteSect=
143&sid=5808772&cKey=1116799513000

Venezuela warns US over Cuban exile case
Swissinfo – Bern,Switzerland
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez warned on Sunday he could reconsider diplomatic ties with the United States if Washington fails …

www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/wire/sns-ap-venezuela
-us-cuban-militant,0,6127459.story?coll=sns-ap-world-headlines

Venezuela’s Chavez to Reconsider US Ties
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — President Hugo Chavez said Sunday that Venezuela would reconsider its diplomatic ties with Washington if the United States does not …

22/5/05

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35225
Chavez Frias wants new solar and wing energy agreements with Iran
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
“How many solutions could we seek for our small villages and hamlets .. medical solutions to make X rays, lab tests, vaccinations … we must move forward in the line of solar and wind energy!”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35216
US$5.5 million divorce award against Daily Journal’s Russell Dallen stymied
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
A New York judge has thrown out a US$5.5 million divorce award against (Caracas) Daily Journal publishing millionaire Russell Dallen, saying British courts have no jurisdiction over Dallen, who is a US citizen.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35215
Jean-Guy Allard: Thank god there is Bardach!
By: Jean-Guy Allard
The Cuban president had just recalled how he had alerted the Bill Clinton White House, through Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, about some terrorist groups from Miami that were planning attacks against Cuban civilian airplanes.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35224
Bush regime validates Taliban’s refusal to extradite Osama Bin Laden
By: Kenneth T. Tellis
The present refusal of the Bush regime to extradite Luis Posada Carriles to Cuba or Venezuela, actually validates the Afghan Taliban government’s refusal to extradite Osama Bin Laden from Afghanistan.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35223
Bush’s dilemma: combating terrorism or supporting mercenaries
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
Washington can either call him a freedom fighter or, due to his criminal background, such as his involvement in the bombing of a Cuban airliner, in which dozens of people were killed, declare him a fugitive terrorist sought by both the Venezuelan and

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35229
Venezuelans can weld society together to confront international predators
By: Chris Herz
One is they stand in defense of their own homes and hearths. The second is that working from a position of utter military inferiority they must strengthen themselves politically.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35222
$1.6 million cocaine drug run from Venezuela ends in seven-year jail sentence
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
At Brisbane airport he was caught with a haul of cocaine valued at $1.6 million. It was his sixth drug run from Venezuela and it ended with a seven-year jail sentence.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35217
PDVSA promises to deliver 2003 financial report to SEC end of June
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The Venezuelan government is currently engaged in “cleansing” corrupt elements that continue to seek personal enrichment over the common good … Chavez Frias has called the on-going phenomenon the “Silent Stoppage.”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35214
Dominican Republic women arrested for trafficking Venezuelan baby
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
According to the DISIP in Caracas, the mother of the four-day old baby had agreed to receive $465 because she could not afford to bring up the child.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35213
Chaderton Matos: Posadas’ extradition would be a victory for justice
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
In a revealing moment, Chaderton Matos refers to his Christian Socialist origins and argues that that what he was taught had Socialist roots … “I took part in in the first struggles against neoliberalism withing the context of social justice.”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35212
OAS puts Venezuela in soup with invitation to opposition’s Sumate
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The Venezuelan government, as expected, has protested the invitation as insensitive, given the fact that Sumate is not just any old NGO but the Venezuelan opposition shadow electoral council.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35208
Opposition signature list now said to violate right to honor and reputation
By: Sarah Wagner
According to both Chavistas and members of the opposition, the list was exploited for political reasons; people from both political camps were either hired or fired based on whether their name appeared on the list.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35207
Venezuelan IRS/SENIAT fines opposition Globovision 24/7 news
By: Johan Gindin
The communique argues that in Globovision‚s ten years they have regularly “put their signal at the disposition of particular citizens and both public and private organizations to express themselves.”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35206
Interior & Justice/DISIP hand over El Chiguiro to Colombian officials.
By: Sarah Wagner
Venezuela’s Ministry of Interior & Justice and Venezuela’s investigative police, DISIP, have handed over Jose Martinez Vegas, alias “El Chiguiro,” to Colombian officials.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35205
Vice President warns: new conspiracy against the Venezuelan government
By: Johan Gindin
“There are a few irresponsible politicians from the fourth, the third, the second, and the first Republics,” involved in a new conspiracy to topple the Venezuelan government, alleged Rangel, in reference to earlier epochs in Venezuelan history.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35204
US government documents shed more light on Carriles’ terrorist case
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
The information came to light as Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez lambasted US officials for charging Posada only with an immigration-related crime, saying not extraditing him would amount to sheltering a terrorist.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35203
Christian Science Monitor: Cuban doctors create goodwill in Venezuela
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
Harman was feeling ill and went to a private hospital in Caracas: “I waited for almost two hours and was confronted by a rude receptionist and an unfriendly doctor, who told me I needed to go see a specialist — and then charged me a lot of money.”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35202
Venezuela formalizes deal to buy 100,000 Kalashnikov AK-103 assault rifles
By: David Coleman
Announcing the purchase several months ago, President Hugo Chavez said the Russian weapons were to replace outdated FAL rifles … he assured that there would not be any regional threat unless it was initiated by Washington D.C. itself.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35201
Gasoline shipments to Colombian border area reduced to combat smugglers
By: David Coleman
Ramirez reckons that some 30,000 barrels of gasoline are smuggled over the border into Colombia each day and says “supplies to service stations along the border will be limited to avoid excess fuel being made available for the contrabandistas!”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35228
The Socialist Worker: What’s Next In Venezuela?
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
“It is impossible that we will achieve our goals with capitalism, nor is it possible to find an intermediate path,” Chavez said in a May Day speech in the capital city of Caracas. “I invite all of Venezuela to march on the path of socialism of the ne

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35227
CITGO /WeatherWave in JV to deliver weather alerts to USA mobile phones
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
As the US National Weather Service issues weather alerts, the WeatherWave service converts them into voice-generated messages and sends them directly to the subscriber‚s mobile phone. The process is nearly instantaneous.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35221
Russia and Venezuela will analyze strengthening of economic relations
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
The discussions are scheduled for the First Round of Investment Russia-Venezuela, to be held in Caracas May 30-31, Russian ambassador to Venezuela Mijail Orlovets confirmed.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35219
Venezuelan President reportedly compared former Spanish PM to Hitler
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
Chavez was reacting to remarks Anzar made on Thursday while visiting Brazil. The ex-prime minister criticized the Venezuelan leader’s close relations with Cuban President Fidel Castro, El Universal newspaper reported.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35218
Investigations requested into Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) sabotage
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
The formal document will be delivered in conjunction with a demonstration in Caracas’ Parque Carabobo, followed by a march to the PDVSA building to offer support to the oil industry and its executives.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35209
Xinhua: US official says doubts over Venezuela’s arms deal cleared
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
According to Defense Minister Garcia Carneiro, who signed the deal with Russia, the first batch of 28,000 rifles will arrive in October, while the second shipment of 35,000 rifles is due in December … and the rest will reach Venezuela next March.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35226
Caracas metro system Cametro to invest US$600 million in maintenance
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
The project will cover rolling stock, equipment, track and escalators and work has been scheduled to includes rewiring and repairs to the air conditioning system in 98 cars on Line 1.

www.countercurrents.org/ven-sustar220505.htm

What’s Next In Venezuela?
CounterCurrents.org – India
… capital city of Caracas. “I invite all of Venezuela to march on the path of socialism of the new century.”. This shift to the …

www.countercurrents.org/ven-sustar220505.htm
What’s Next In Venezuela?
CounterCurrents.org – India
… capital city of Caracas. “I invite all of Venezuela to march on the path of socialism of the new century.”. This shift to the …

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/11708067.htm
Hundreds of marchers call for extradition
Miami Herald – FL,USA
… United States. ‘’Legally, the United States must extradite Posada Carriles, a terrorist who committed crimes in Venezuela . . . by …

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/cuba/11705859.htm
LUIS POSADA CARRILES
Miami Herald – FL,USA
… Barbados, killing 73 people. Posada is arrested by Venezuela in the attack but is ultimately acquitted twice. 1985: Posada escapes …

www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/editorial/outlook/3192626
Is Venezuela going nuclear?
Houston Chronicle – Houston,TX,USA
… in US-Venezuelan relations these days involves the case of Luis Posada Carriles and whether he should be extradited from the United States to Venezuela. …

www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/
D8A80FD00.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down

Foreign oil firms owe Venezuela billions
BusinessWeek – USA
MAY. 22 12:16 AM ET A number of foreign oil companies owe Venezuela billions of dollars in unpaid taxes and royalties after violating contracts for years …

VENEZUELA prods US over militant
Houston Chronicle – Houston,TX,USA
MIAMI – Venezuela pressed the United States on Friday to hand over Cuban
militant Luis Posada Carriles for prosecution in a 1976 Cuban airliner
bombing that …
www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/world/3191808

VENEZUELA may support OPEC lower output
BusinessWeek – USA
21 8:47 PM ET Venezuela would likely support a cut in oil production if
fellow OPEC members favor a reduction in world oil supplies, Venezuela’s
oil minister …
www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/
D8A7TD4O0.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down

VENEZUELA: oil firms violate contracts
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuela’s Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez
on Saturday accused international oil companies working in the country’s
Orinoco …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/conten
t/article/2005/05/21/AR2005052100577.html

AS Chavez Rises in Venezuela, Ties With US Sour
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
… CARACAS, Venezuela — The case of pro-democracy activist Maria Corina
Machado, who is scheduled to go to court next month on charges of treason
and conspiracy …
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-
usvenez21may21,1,1527202.story?coll=la-headlines-world

RUSSIA and Venezuela Strengthen Economic Relations
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, May 21 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela and Russia will analyze here
in May the possibilities of widening economic relations in the automobile,
forestry …
www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BB634BFAE-
4E07-4585-8EB1-46A3A5ABBE30%7D&language=EN

21/5/05

www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=
37309&version=1&template_id=48&parent_id=28

Venezuela turning up tax pressure on foreign firms
Gulf Times – Doha,Qatar
… by adding a clause to their contracts that will allow his government to raise the royalties and taxes it levies on the crude oil extracted from Venezuela. …

www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-usvenez21
may21,1,1527202.story?coll=la-headlines-world

As Chavez Rises in Venezuela, Ties With US Sour
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
… CARACAS, Venezuela — The case of pro-democracy activist Maria Corina Machado, who is scheduled to go to court next month on charges of treason and conspiracy …

www.investors.com/editorial/issues.asp?v=5/21
Hugo Chavez: Pirate Of The Caribbean
Investor’s Business Daily (subscription) – USA
… through Castro’s Cuba. He has announced a new scheme to put Venezuela’s Caribbean oil operational headquarters in Havana. “There is …

www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/world/3191808
Venezuela prods US over militant
Houston Chronicle – Houston,TX,USA
MIAMI – Venezuela pressed the United States on Friday to hand over Cuban militant Luis Posada Carriles for prosecution in a 1976 Cuban airliner bombing that …

VENEZUELA boosts pressure on US to return wanted Cuban militant
Sun-Sentinel.com – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
MIAMI — Venezuela pressured the United States on Friday to turn over Cuban
militant Luis Posada Carriles for prosecution in a 1976 Cuban airliner
bombing …
www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/southflorida/sfl-
0521posada,0,440716.story?coll=sfla-home-headlines

VENEZUELA Demands Right to Extradition of Luis Posada Carriles
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, May 20 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela ratified Friday that its request
for the extradition of renowned Cuban-origin terrorist Luis Posada Carriles

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BEF0469F9
-2A17-4A49-87A2-6F0B4C022239%7D&language=EN

POSADA Carriles Led Torture Sessions in Venezuela
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Economist Jesus Moreno, then a member of the Revolutionary Party of Venezuela
(PRV) and one of his victims, told the Miami Herald that Posada Carriles,
for …
www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B252AC481-
4489-4C26-8FE2-D339CC7E4BEF%7D&language=EN

AHEAD of OPEC meeting in June, Venezuela says opposed to output …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez says Venezuela opposed to any production
increase proposal to be raised at the next Organization of Petroleum Exporting

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35038

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=35040
Open letter to CNN’s Christopher Crommett from Venezuela’s Media …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… Any reference to the “possibility” of Venezuela turning him over to Cuban authorities is totally disrespectful because the Government of Venezuela has …

20/5/05

news4colorado.com/nationworld/topstories_story_140143235.html
Venezuela Pushes For Militant’s Extradition
news4colorado.com – Denver,CO,USA
MIAMI (AP) Venezuela pressed the United States on Friday to turn over Cuban militant Luis Posada Carriles for prosecution in a 1976 Cuban airliner bombing …

www.periodico26.cu/english_new/carriles/outcry200505.htm
Outcry in Venezuela for Extradition of Posada Carriles
Periódico 26 – Las Tunas,Cuba
Havana, May 20 (RHC)— Thousands of Venezuelan citizens signed petitions on Friday in support of the extradition of the fugitive terrorist Luis Posada Carriles …

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/cuba/11691499.htm
Former rebel: Posada ordered torture
Miami Herald – FL,USA
… A former leftist guerrilla in Venezuela claims that Luis Posada Carriles ordered that he be tortured and also ordered the murder of another guerrilla when …

www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC
/20050520/WORLD20-4/TPInternational/TopStories

Cuban fugitive charged in US, faces deportation
Globe and Mail – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
… his deportation. Luis Posada Carriles is wanted in Venezuela in connection with the deadly 1976 bombing of a Cuban airliner. Mr. Posada …

VENEZUELA demands US hand over Cuban-born terrorist
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
… Tuesday arrested 77-year-old Luis Posada Carriles, a Cuban-born exile
with Venezuelan citizenship, but refused to hand him over to Venezuela
to face justice …
english.people.com.cn/200505/20/eng20050520_186030.html

UPDATE 1: Venezuela to Fine Some Foreign Oil Firms
Forbes – USA
… Venezuela is the world’s fifth largest oil exporter, a founding member
of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and a major supplier
of fuel to the …
www.forbes.com/work/feeds/ap/2005/05/19/ap2042776.html

VENEZUELA and Cuba build trade pact
People’s Weekly World – USA
… countries into signing “free trade” agreements — huge profit makers
for corporations at the expense of all workers — Cuba and Venezuela signed
a …
www.pww.org/article/articleview/7078/1/270

www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/nation/11689458.htm
Former guerilla says Cuban militant ordered him tortured
Kansas City Star – MO,USA
MIAMI – (KRT) – A former leftist guerilla in Venezuela claims that Luis Posada Carriles ordered that he be tortured and ordered the murder of another guerilla …

www.csmonitor.com/2005/0520/p06s01-wogn.html
Reporters on the Job
Christian Science Monitor – USA
. Cuban Care in Caracas : Staff writer Danna Harman was able to see first-hand why the Cuban doctors working in Venezuela are so effective at creating …

  
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