Venezuela News Links
Google
WWW www.williambowles.info

April 22-30 2005

30/4/05

www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/ny-wove
ne0501,0,6465326.story?coll=ny-world-big-pix

Rift deepens between US, Venezuela years after coup
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
Despite the fresh bloodstains, the streets of Caracas were eerily quiet the night after Venezuela’s leftist President Hugo Chavez was briefly toppled in a …

www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/opinions/articles/0501sunlets018.html
Bush needs Venezuelan ‘oil buddy’
Arizona Republic – Phoenix,AZ,USA
… Bush holding hands with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Abdullah but he should be more concerned that Bush wasn’t holding hands with Venezuela’s President Hugo …

washingtontimes.com/world/20050430-113324-8610r.htm
Evidence emerging of role in Ecuadorean revolt
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
RIO DE JANEIRO — Venezuela might have played a role in the revolt that toppled Ecuadorean President Lucio Gutierrez last month, according to reports that are …

CUBA and Venezuela Sign Wide-Ranging Cooperation Pact
Periódico 26 – Las Tunas,Cuba
Havana, April 30 (AIN) Cuba and Venezuela took a major step on Thursday
towards the full implementation of a vast economic, political and social
exchange pact. …
www.periodico26.cu/english_new/cuba/pact300405.htm

FOX News Venezuela Coverage: Quasi-Official US Government …
Political Affairs Magazine – New York,NY,USA
… adherence to anti-Chávez sources completely caricatures the station’s
claim to be “fair and balanced.” In fact, when it comes to Venezuela,
it strives …
www.politicalaffairs.net/article/articleview/1037/1/91/

CUBA, VENEZUELA DEFY US
Special Broadcasting Service – Australia
… Castro, 78, who, dressed in a smart business suit, attended with Mr
Chavez the opening in Havana of two offices for the Banco Industrial de
Venezuela (BIV) and …
www9.sbs.com.au/theworldnews/region.php?id=110657&region=4

USA committed to undermine Venezuela’s leftist rule
Pravda – Moscow,Russia
During her four-nation Latin American tour, US State Secretary, Condoleezza
Rice, made clear Washington’s intention to undermine Venezuela’s leftist
rule by …
english.pravda.ru/world/20/91/368/15387_colombia.html

FROM the First Cuba-Venezuela Meeting for the application of the …
Granma International – La Habana,Cuba
THE delegations of Cuba and Venezuela meeting in Havana, Cuba on April
27 and 28, 2005, and inspired by the historical Joint Statement and the
Agreement for a …
www.granma.cu/ingles/2005/abril/vier29/19declara-i.html

LULA Denies Possibility of Greater Conflict between US and …
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… Brazilian President Luiz Inacio (Lula) da Silva assured Friday he did
not see “any possibility of a greater conflict between US and Venezuela”,
and stated he …
www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BBEC0C
145-7FB9-4DA4-A4B2-868EEA4D1E14%7D&language=EN

29/4/05

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/
article/2005/04/29/AR2005042900018.html

Venezuela, Cuba Forge Anti-US Alliance
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
HAVANA (Reuters) – Oil exporter Venezuela drew closer to Cuba on Thursday by establishing subsidiaries of its state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA …

www.nola.com/news/t-p/washington/index.ssf?/
base/news-0/111475601318920.xml

With Venezuela, ‘problems’ expected
Times Picayune – New Orleans,LA,USA
… Lourdes Madriz, Venezuela’s appointed consul in the city, wanted to know why, if participatory democracy is so great, the United States takes such offense at …

28/4/05

CUBA, Venezuela Woo Nations on Trade Pact
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
HAVANA — The leftist presidents of Cuba and Venezuela flouted their independence
from Washington on Thursday, strengthening their economic ties amid uncertain

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/04/28/AR2005042801304.html

VENEZUELA’S Central Bank sets rate limits
BusinessWeek – USA
28 5:21 PM ET Venezuela’s Central Bank said Thursday it will begin to set
caps on interest rates, increasing government control over an economy
that already …
www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D89OL7O80.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down

CONTRA figures resurface to target Venezuela
People’s Weekly World – USA
His “crimes” include acting as a democratically elected president of a
sovereign Venezuela; rejecting the principles embodied in the Monroe Doctrine
(ie …
www.pww.org/article/articleview/6907/1/267

VENEZUELA high court moving to extradite Miami Cuban militant
Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Sarasota,FL,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s Supreme Court has begun processing an
extradition request for a Cuban militant believed to be seeking asylum
in Miami, the …
www.heraldtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050428/APN/504281008

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=32189
Condoleezza Rice complains about Venezuela’s ‘destabilising’ …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Agence France Presse (AFP) is reporting that US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has again accused Venezuela of exerting a “destabilising” influence in …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BFEE6BBAD-
F58D-4646-9F5C-FC670056EA2D%7D&language=EN

Venezuela Rejects US Allegations
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Santiago de Chile, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Ali Rodriguez rejected charges from US States Secretary Condoleezza Rice that Venezuela has anti …

BRAZIL worried over tense US-Venezuela relations
San Diego Union Tribune – San Diego,CA,USA
BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil, Latin America’s leading diplomatic power, is
worried that Venezuela’s worsening relationship with the United States
could …
www.signonsandiego.com/news/world/20050427-1208-brazil-venezuela-rice.html

GROWING US Alarm over Venezuela-Cuba Axis
Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
Political allies Cuba and Venezuela began weaving their economies more
tightly together yesterday as scores of business people from the South
American nation …
news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=4470895

VENEZUELA’S Chavez increases minimum wage
BusinessWeek – USA
27 5:45 PM ET Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez on Wednesday announced
a 26 percent increase in the country’s minimum wage, but he acknowledged
that it would …
www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D89O0FVO0.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down

VENEZUELA slams Colombian minister as “pawn” of US
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
CARACAS, Venezuela, April 27 (Reuters) – Venezuela Wednesday rejected criticism
of its arms purchases by Colombia’s defense minister and accused him of
acting …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N27674424.htm

www.caribbeannetnews.com/2005/04/28/million.shtml
Castro summons a million for workers’ holiday
Caribbean Net News – Georgetown,Cayman Islands
… Castro said Tuesday, referring to his ongoing denunciation of the presence in Miami of Posada Carriles, who is accused of terrorist acts in Venezuela and Cuba. …

27/4/05

www.iht.com/articles/2005/04/27/news/rice.php
Brazil resists Rice course on Venezuela
International Herald Tribune – France
… a joint news conference with Celso Amorim, the Brazilian foreign minister, on Tuesday evening but then found herself in conflict over approaches to Venezuela. …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-04/27/content_2883541.htm
Rice’s Latin America tour seeks to isolate Venezuela: minister
Xinhua – Beijing,China
CARACAS, April 26 (Xinhuanet) — US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s Latin America tour is aimed at isolating Venezuela from the rest of the region …

www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2005/04/26/ap1978417.html
Venezuela Oil Company to Open Cuba Office
Forbes – USA
Venezuela’s state-run company Petroleos de Venezuela, or PDVSA, will open an office in Cuba during a meeting aimed at boosting trade between the two Caribbean …

www.allamericanpatriots.com/m-news+article+storyid-97
64-PHPSESSID-e532486790260f34cae438f3f37bec8e.html

United States Regrets Venezuela’s Halt to Military Training Ties
All American Patriots (press release) – Taeby,NA,Sweden
By Eric Green. Washington — The US State Department said it regrets that Venezuela has ended a 35-year military training agreement with the United States. …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BBED0284E-08
AB-4826-95B0-A6DE3D734266%7D&language=EN

Venezuelan Vice President Rangel States Venezuela Is Not a US …
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… “The US has important political differences with the European Union and China, however, the language of officials is different regarding Venezuela,” he said. …

www.theledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050426/APN/504261129
Venezuela moves to extradite Cuban militant thought in Miami
The Ledger – Lakeland,FL,USA
The Attorney General’s Office said steps were being taken to request the extradition of Luis Posada Carriles, who is wanted in Venezuela for a 1976 Cuban …

www.forbes.com/business/businesstech/feeds/ap/2005/04/26/ap1978370.html
Venezuela’s Central Bank Adjusts Index
Forbes – USA
Venezuela’s central bank has been gradually adjusting its inflation gauge to account for government-subsidized food sales, a criticized move that reduces …

www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N26599288.htm
Venezuelan arms buildup slammed in Colombian memo
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
BOGOTA, Colombia, April 26 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s arms build-up is unjustified and will deepen the military imbalance of the Andean region, the defense …

RICE’S Latin America tour seeks to isolate Venezuela: minister
Xinhua – Beijing,China
CARACAS, April 26 (Xinhuanet) — US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s
Latin America tour is aimed at isolating Venezuela from the rest of the
region …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-04/27/content_2883541.htm

VENEZUELA Oil Company to Open Cuba Office
Forbes – USA
Venezuela’s state-run company Petroleos de Venezuela, or PDVSA, will open
an office in Cuba during a meeting aimed at boosting trade between the
two Caribbean …
www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2005/04/26/ap1978417.html

UNITED States Regrets Venezuela’s Halt to Military Training Ties
All American Patriots (press release) – Taeby,NA,Sweden
By Eric Green. Washington — The US State Department said it regrets that
Venezuela has ended a 35-year military training agreement with the United
States. …
www.allamericanpatriots.com/m-news+article+storyid-
9764-PHPSESSID-e532486790260f34cae438f3f37bec8e.html

VENEZUELAN Vice President Rangel States Venezuela Is Not a US …
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… “The US has important political differences with the European Union
and China, however, the language of officials is different regarding Venezuela,”
he said. …
www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BBED0284E
-08AB-4826-95B0-A6DE3D734266%7D&language=EN

VENEZUELA moves to extradite Cuban militant thought in Miami
The Ledger – Lakeland,FL,USA
The Attorney General’s Office said steps were being taken to request the
extradition of Luis Posada Carriles, who is wanted in Venezuela for a
1976 Cuban …
www.theledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050426/APN/504261129

26/4/05

Headlines for Tuesday, April 26, 2005 (Caracas time)

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31882
Europeans may not support unnecessary USA confrontation with Venezuela
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
With more than two and a half billion people in India and China, the energy crisis will spike. At that moment all hell will break loose … countries will go after energy resources by force and with all fiscal reserves they have.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31846
MVR sets up good officer commission to solve internal election dissent
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Mistakes have been made, Barreto admits, because MVR has grown to a massive 2.6 million membership with more than 300,000 new applications .. “it’s part of the democratic learning curve.”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31845
Owner of Hato El Rodeo (Cojedes) takes intervention in his stride
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
By the end of the year, the local government hopes to have completed a map of the State showing the total number of hectares, their use, whether urban or agrarian, private or State and the number of endogenous development projects up and running.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31844
Venezuelan Bolivarian Circles rebel against national leadership
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
President Chavez Frias is believed to have received a detailed document from the disgruntled Bolivarians, who claim that the current national leadership’s term in office ended on February.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31842
TSJ Electoral Chamber throws out several government alliance appeals
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
General secretaries of Movimiento Quinta Republica (MVR), Podemos and Patria Para Todos (PPT) introduced a constitutional injunction against the CNE and in favor of aspiring candidates in 8 Zulia State municipalities.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31841
Analyst suggests Plan Colombia is the big loser after “Quitazo”
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Lula’s chief political adviser, Jorge Dirceu has returned to Brazil after a shuttle to Caracas at the behest of President Chavez Frias to discuss the latest developments in South America and Rice’s visit.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31840
Oscar Heck: Viva Venezuela … without US intervention!
By: Oscar Heck
I have heard such comments many times … but have yet to see any verifiable proof. Most of the time, people who make such statements say them without knowing the truth about what the US government is really doing out there in this volatile world.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31838
Jerry Meldon: When a United States terrorist comes in from the cold…
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
“What a fix he’s in!” I can hear it now. A Miami attorney pleads on behalf of 78-year-old Luis Posada Carriles, who four weeks ago emerged from the shadows to seek political asylum in South Florida.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31837
White House weighing harder line against Venezuela as Rice flies to Brazil
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
US officials told The New York Times that Venezuela’s oil reserves and the high price they now fetch on the market has eliminated the need for US loans and other aid Washington could have used as leverage on Chavez” government.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31836
Alfredo Bremont: Lt. Col. Gordon Cucullu’s – “Insight extraordinaire‰
By: Alfredo Bremont
The world is very happy about the insight of Mr. Gordon Cullulu‚s discoveries of how Mr. Chavez is a warmonger and is destroying democracy, cozying with the Russians and sleeping with the Koreans.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31834
Venezuela ends military exchange program with the United States
By: Jorge Martin
During his weekly ‘Alo Presidente’ broadcast, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez gave an explanation of the reasons for the suspension of the bilateral military exchange program with the United States.

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-04/26/content_2881437.htm
US considers toughening stance toward Venezuela
Xinhua – Beijing,China
… a tougher approach, including funneling more money to foundations and business and political groups opposed to President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, the New York …

www.awknowledge.com/WVMA/content.asp?contentid=35055
Venezuela’s vehicle market shows growth in March
AWKnowledge (subscription) – London,UK
By Rogerio Louro. Vehicle manufacturers sold 16,849 units in Venezuela in March, according to the Venezuelan Automotive Chamber (Cavenez). …

www.voanews.com/english/2005-04-26-voa9.cfm
Rice Set to Begin Latin America Trip
Voice of America – USA
… trip coincides with political turmoil in Ecuador, continuing civil war in Colombia, and increasingly confrontational comments from Venezuela’s President Hugo …

US offers to keep military cooperation with Venezuela
Xinhua – Beijing,China
CARACAS, April 25 (Xinhuanet) — The United States is ready to keep military
cooperation with Venezuela, US ambassador to Caracas William Brownfield
said on …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-04/26/content_2878837.htm

RICE to Discuss Democracy in Venezuela
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Monday night she will talk with
hemispheric leaders this week about Venezuela’s commitment to democracy
and its …
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2005/04/25/national/w200538D24.DTL

VENEZUELA’S Leader Takes Tough Stance Toward US
New York Times – New York,NY,USA
As President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela veers toward greater confrontation
with Washington, the Bush administration is weighing a tougher approach,
including …
www.nytimes.com/2005/04/26/international/americas/26venezuela.html

GLOBOVISION claims Bucaram is in Venezuela but the government …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… Bucaram’s personal assistant, Ricardo Bustamante has told opposition
Venezuelan 24/7 TV news outlet, Globovision that Bucaram is in Venezuela.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31711

VENEZUELA: Terrorist Posada Carriles Belongs in Jail
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela will request the extradition
of Cuban origin terrorist Luis Posada Carriles if the United States government
grants …
www.plenglish.com/Article.asp?ID=%7B958DEE2
2-837D-4F01-9896-6CDDE3D021F7%7D&language=EN

25/4/05

www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-4963175,00.html
US Denies Reports of Venezuela Arrest
Guardian Unlimited – UK
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – The United States’ top diplomat in Venezuela on Monday denied claims by President Hugo Chavez that a woman linked to the US military …

www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2005/04/25/national/w200538D24.DTL
Rice to Discuss Democracy in Venezuela
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Monday night she will talk with hemispheric leaders this week about Venezuela’s commitment to democracy and its …

www.nytimes.com/2005/04/26/international/americas/26venezuela.html
Venezuela’s Leader Takes Tough Stance Toward US
New York Times – New York,NY,USA
As President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela veers toward greater confrontation with Washington, the Bush administration is weighing a tougher approach, including …

www.mlive.com/newsflash/international/index.ssf?/base/
international-5/111448944656850.xml&storylist=international

US denies reports of Venezuela arrest
MLive.com – MI,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United States’ top diplomat in Venezuela on Monday denied claims by President Hugo Chavez that a woman linked to the US …

www.keralanext.com/news/indexread.asp?id=190119
America ; Former Ecuadorean President Bucaram Is Hiding in …
Keralanext – Kerala,India
[America News] CARACAS, Venezuela – Former Ecuadorean President Abdala … Bucaram’s assistant, Ricardo Bustamante, said that Bucaram had “traveled to Venezuela.”. …

quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000
103&sid=aErbRpPWr36Q&refer=news_index

Oil in New York Rises 1% on US Gasoline Supply Concerns
Bloomberg – USA
… Gasoline prices had their biggest weekly gain in 19 months on April 22, as plants closed in Venezuela last week and a gasoline-making unit at ConocoPhillips …

VENEZUELA Ends Military Ties and Evicts Some US Officers
New York Times – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, April 24 (Reuters) – Venezuela is ending military operations
and exchanges with the United States, President Hugo Chávez said Sunday,
and …
www.nytimes.com/2005/04/25/international/americas/25venez.html

OIL-RICH Venezuela and Communist Cuba deepen alliance
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… In the last five years, Venezuela has become the most important economic
lifeline for Cuban President Fidel Castro’s bankrupt country, filling
the void left by …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N24432342.htm

VENEZUELA Gets Ready for XVI World Festival of Youth and Students
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Havana, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela is getting ready to host the 16th
World Youth and Students Festival on August 7-15 in a great effort to
achieve a …
www.plenglish.com/Article.asp?ID=%7B3B1E552
F-2B6E-4AE1-9C9F-7582433CAF6B%7D&language=EN

AMERICA ; Former Ecuadorean President Bucaram Is Hiding in …
Keralanext – Kerala,India
[America News] CARACAS, Venezuela – Former Ecuadorean President Abdala
… Bucaram’s assistant, Ricardo Bustamante, said that Bucaram had “traveled
to Venezuela.”. …
www.keralanext.com/news/indexread.asp?id=190119

VENEZUELA: Global Encounter discusses popular power
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
… in the rally stood for hours listening to the Vice-President Jose Vicente
Rangel and then Chavez denounce the continued threats against Venezuela
by the US and …
www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/624/624p14.htm

www.nytimes.com/2005/04/25/international/americas/25venez.html
Venezuela Ends Military Ties and Evicts Some US Officers
New York Times – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, April 24 (Reuters) – Venezuela is ending military operations and exchanges with the United States, President Hugo Chávez said Sunday, and …

24/4/05

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31663
Education Minister: Venezuela is about to declare itself an …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Prensa Latina is reporting that Venezuela has proposed an ambitious literacy campaign backed up by international institutions and based on Cuban and Venezuelan …

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/624/624p14b.htm
VENEZUELA: The struggle of the CNV workers
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
The lockout was part of a campaign of economic sabotage led by Venezuela’s big business owners, aimed at undermining the democratically elected government. …

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/624/624p14.htm
VENEZUELA: Global Encounter discusses popular power
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
… in the rally stood for hours listening to the Vice-President Jose Vicente Rangel and then Chavez denounce the continued threats against Venezuela by the US and …

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/624/624p5b.htm
Solidarity toast hails Venezuela revolution
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
Chants of “Viva Venezuela”, and “Viva Chavez” accompanied a toast to the Venezuelan revolution at the Activist Centre on April 16. …

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/624/624p14c.htm
VENEZUELA: Visit to Women’s Bank project
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
The third Global Encounter in Solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution, held April 13 16, provided foreign participants with an opportunity to learn about …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31666
Let the monkeys dance for other monkeys … not for the green gringo-dollar!
By: Leandro F. Chique C.
Are Latin Americans really close enough so we try to stop the political avalanche of propaganda to Venezuela financed with gringo-dollars? What will be more important to other Latin American presidents, dollars or the future of their people?

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31648
Chavez Frias stops military exchange programs with the United States
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The instructors have been giving classes in Venezuelan military training centers, allegedly using the opportunity to criticize and attack Venezuela’s system of government and politics.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31645
MVR protestors drop hunger strike … Barreto says problem almost solved
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Several winners have lodged an injunction at the Supreme Tribunal of Justice (TSJ) and the problem, it seems, will not go away, as MVR activists ask for an inquiry into allegations of fraud.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31665
USA using every excuse to covered its tracks for its crimes against humanity
By: Kenneth T. Tellis
There is a danger that Mexican-American and other Latino-American could well be the next recipients of this new rage in WASP America to rid the area of what they term illegal immigrants.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31624
PDVSA hands corruption case files to Attorney General’s Office
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The investigation has centered on Zulia because Ramirez says PDVSA has inherited a chaotic situation from the abandonment of oil installations, which were going to be privatized. “People in Zulia know that the industry was falling to pieces.”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31623
Sumate is now a national citizen movement, fooling nobody
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Sumate has discarded the Carter Center and the Organization of American Sates (OAS) as reliable election observers and suggests that the European Union (EU) is far better as an international observer.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31622
MIJ accuses Zulia State Government officials of deficient project proposals
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Some registering 100% problems in proposed projects, ranging from hydrological permissions, local planning permission to inability to make calculations in line with College of Engineers’ tabulator and of course, overpricing.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31663
Education Minister: Venezuela is about to declare itself an Illiteracy Free Zone
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
Venezuelan Education & Sports Minister Aristobulo Isturiz said Venezuela is about to declare itself an Illiteracy Free Zone … which will be done when the country reaches 1.5 million who have learned to read and write.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31664
Irregularities in governing MVR primaries senounced by party militants
By: Jonah Gindin
Dozens of MVR activists gathered outside the party’s headquarters, denouncing the alleged fraud of party higher-ups and the continuation of the 4th Republic “dedocracia,” (appoint-ocracy) denoting the selection of candidates by party elite decree

VENEZUELA ends military exchange program with US: US embassy
Xinhua – China
Giving no explanation, the government of Venezuela abruptly ended US military
participation in the bilateral exchange program, which started 35 years
ago, the …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-04/23/content_2867184.htm

VENEZUELANS Get Free ‘Don Quixote’ Books
Guardian – UK
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – President Hugo Chavez says ``Don Quixote’’ is
a must-read for Venezuelans – and his government has printed 1 million
free copies to …
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-4958933,00.html

RESISTING Confusion: Pundit Michael Shifter and Venezuela
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
ŒChávez should not steer US policy’ is the latest insight from Shifter
on political developments in Venezuela and appropriate US responses. …
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1428

23/4/05

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-04/23/content_2867305.htm
Venezuela rules out suspending oil supply to US
Xinhua – China
CARACAS, April 22 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela, the world’s fifth largest crude exporter, has no plans for a suspension of oil supply to the United States, Vice …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1597
Venezuela’s Citgo Denies it is “Troubled,” as Reports New …
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela, April 22, 2005—Citgo, the US-based gas station chain and gasoline refiner that is owned by Venezuela’s state-owned oil company PDVSA …

VENEZUELA ends US military exchange
Kansas City Star – MO,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – President Hugo Chavez’s government has unexpectedly
ended a military exchange program with the United States, the US Embassy
in Caracas …
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/11465728.htm

VENEZUELA’S Citgo Denies it is “Troubled,” as Reports New …
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela, April 22, 2005—Citgo, the US-based gas station chain
and gasoline refiner that is owned by Venezuela’s state-owned oil company
PDVSA …
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1597

COLOMBIA vs. Venezuela: Big Oil Turns Up Heat in Border Region
Pacific News Service – San Francisco,CA,USA
… The region is split by the border between Colombia, Washington’s closest
South American ally, and Venezuela, ruled by a left-populist government
sharply at …
news.pacificnews.org/news/view_article.html?arti
cle_id=141c7d84bf2dc0a00a9af42fa9253d40

www.newsday.com/entertainment/music/ny-fflatin4
226649apr24,0,823437.story?coll=nyc-manheadlines-music

New album for a legend who’s still going strong
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
The tradition Díaz comes from is known as llanera music, the name coming from a rural region of Venezuela that extends to the border of Colombia. …

www.katc.com/Global/story.asp?S=3248830
Citgo finishes $293 million expansion in Lake Charles
KATC – Lafayette,LA,USA
… Houston-based Citgo is owned by PDV American, a wholly owned subsidiary of Venezuela’s national oil company. Venezuela’s oil minister …

22/4/05

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31450
Crude, rude and nude … masticated, ruminated, ideological strychnine!
By: Franz J.T. Lee
About what is really happening on Earth, most of us probably do not have the foggiest notion … not a clue about the real health of the planet, of nature, of life on Earth.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31449
Chilean-Venezuelan trade talks net business sectors more than US$33.4 million
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Bandes president, Edgard Hernandez Behrens says all the government’s financing is directed towards endogenous development, selective substitution of imports and the promotion of exports in agriculture, tourism and connected services sectors.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31448
Oscar Heck: It is our responsibility to continue to defrock the writers of lies
By: Oscar Heck
It continues to astound me how some writers can write such devious articles … and how so many supposed “professionals” in the USA have been so eager to blindly hop on the anti-Chavez bandwagon of lies and distortions.

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1427
Venezuela: Illiteracy Free Territory
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
… On Monday, April 18th, Venezuela celebrated the eighth national graduation of Mission Robinson I. “Today is a great day,” declared Venezuelan President Hugo …

VENEZUELA frees detained Colombian soldiers
San Diego Union Tribune – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela freed a group of Colombian soldiers Thursday
who had been detained while traveling unarmed and off-duty across Venezuelan

www.signonsandiego.com/news/world/
20050421-1229-venezuela-colombia.html

CHAVEZ: ‘Mr. Danger’ focused on Venezuela
CNN – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez reiterated
his opposition to the Free Trade Area of the Americas on Tuesday, saying
his stance …
www.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/americas/04/20/venezuela.us.ap/

“NEW Phase” in Venezuela-Chile Relations Say Presidents
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela, April 21, 2005—”That is how we can create a new hemispheric
reality,” affirmed Chilean President Ricardo Lagos after signing several
oil …
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1593

CHILE and Venezuela express concern about the situation in Ecuador
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
During a joint press conference in Caracas, visiting Chilean President
Ricardo Lagos and Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Frias have expressed
concern for the …
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=31301

VENEZUELA and North Korea Connect
Frontpagemag.com – USA
In what looks suspiciously like an extension of the Axis of Evil into the
Western Hemisphere, confirmed reports note that Venezuela dictator wannabe
Hugo …
frontpagemag.com/Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=17748

  
Back to Main Index >> Venezuela Index