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February 24-28 2005

28/2/05

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25967
Colombia and Venezuela disagree over ID of alleged FARC guerrilla
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Chacon counters that Colombia sent a commission to Cuidad Bolivar where Alvis had been arrested and commission members confirmed that it wasn’t Alvis Patino. The arrest was made in connection with the kidnap of Ugueth Urbina’s mother.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25965
Richard Girard: Mr. Gunson is probably British MI-6 or GCHQ
By: Richard Girard
There is nothing new about the upper class doing everything possible to destroy the aspirations of the common man: assassination, bribery, slander, mass executions, arson, to name a few.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25966
Venezuelan Navy taking a close look at US military presence on Curacao
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
Navy Commander Armando Laguna told reporters said the navy is “taking precautions” as it observes the presence of US Marines, along with military planes and amphibious vehicles on the island … he did not provide details.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25964
British Vestey Group rejects reports of losing half of its El Charcote farm
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Cojedes solicitor-general, Alexis Ortiz says the investigations undertaken by a high-level committee show that the half of the lands in question does not belong to the Vestey Group.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25963
Opposition Venezuelan journalists launch clarion call for street actions
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Pacheco: it’s time to reflect on the nature of journalism – “now that we are being persecuted, we must reaffirm our ethical commitment with the profession and not fall for the government’s blackmail that we are political actors, not journalists.”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25962
USA charts roadmap to change OAS Democratic Charter vs. Venezuela
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The USA is banking on convincing 34 member countries that although Chavez Frias won elections at the ballot box, he has undermined the opposition and restricted press freedoms and the Judiciary, demonstrating a “new” form of authoritarianism.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25960
Housing interest rates halved for low income Venezuelan families
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The subsidies will be paid out of an account made up of workers’ contributions as stipulated in the Housing Law. President Chavez Frias insists that the measure is part of his Bolivarian Habitat and Housing Plan.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25953
Kenneth T. Tellis: How can REAL democracy have open election fraud?
By: Kenneth T. Tellis
Thomas Paine said: “To serve all the people and to make sure there are no hardships.” If you want to know more about the REAL founding father of the US of America, read Thomas Paine’s works.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25950
Mr. Bush wants to steal the oil, which belongs to the Venezuela people
By: Bob Chapman
The government has raised the royalty on projects involving its plentiful heavy crude and all foreign companies have been told it would review deals made over the past decade, and suggested it might sell its refineries in Europe and the US.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25947 White House frustrated in failure to destroy the Chavez Frias government
By: Bob Chapman
The concept has been pushed by the UN for a number of years. In introducing the act, Senator Lugar expresses concern for the peoples of Venezuela and the Caribbean, but he is not concerned for the citizens of Afghanistan, Iraq and Palestine.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25946
Why the elitist will continue to attempt to assassinate Hugo Chavez Frias.
By: Bob Chapman
The report by the CEIP is supposed to be for integration ten years from now, but we can promise you that they will attempt to implement it within five years.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25945
In the future, the US can expect little cooperation from Venezuela
By: Bob Chapman
You cannot fault China for taking advantage of Washington’s shortcomings … they want Latin American resources and have plenty of dollars in hand to back their desires.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25944
Oscar Heck: Saving Venezuelan culture from the grasp of the bald eagle
By: Oscar Heck
A government official stated that a subpoena has been issued in the name of Carlos Andres Perez (CAP) for his participation and involvement in the Caracazo of February 1989 – the mass murder of citizens ordered by CAP himself.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25943
Colombia reinforces surveillance along the Gulf of Venezuela
By: José Luis Carpiro
The USA are prepared to assist with US aircraft carriers and destroyers lying at anchor in the Caribbean Sea, with the military bases established in Vieques (Puerto Rico), Reina Beatriz (Aruba), Hato (Curacao) and Guantanamo (Cuba).

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25942
Colombia reforzó vigilancia aérea y marítima sobre límites del Golfo de Venezuela
By: José Luis Carpio
Estados Unidos prepara ejercicios militares con portaaviones y destructores anclados en el mar Caribe con las bases establecidas en Vieques de Puerto Rico, Reina Beatriz en la isla de Aruba, Hato en Curazao y Guantánamo en Cuba.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25949
Every government in Latin America knows something is going on…
By: Bob Chapman
We should listen to what Fidel Castro has to say, if only because if for no other reason he has survived more than 100 attempts on his life, which is well documented via the perpetrators, the CIA.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25948
China, Iran, Russia and Venezuela are making all kinds of oil deals
By: Bob Chapman
That means US energy prices will move higher and that could be the catalyst that breaks the dollar index down through 80 … that will end the dollar’s reign as the world’s reserve currency.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25961
PDVSA CITGO brings in Venezuelan oil executive as president & CEO
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
At the same time, PDVSA is reportedly is in talks about Citgo’s future and trying to vary its oil trade partners, loosening its dependence on the US market.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25957
ChevronTexaco: Esfuerzo conjunto se refuerza fortalecen educación y salud
By: Mónica Dávila
Dos nuevos proyectos de infraestructura fueron inaugurados hoy por Ali Moshiri, presidente de ChevronTexaco Latinoamérica Exploración y Producción en Maracaibo, estado Zulia.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25958
Reihana Mohideen: Philippines-Venezuela Solidarity Association launched
By: Cort Greene
Jose Clavijo, the Charge d’ Affaires of the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela was a guest speaker and the documentary “Venezuela Bolivariana: People and Struggle” was shown.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25956
Mena Resources: More than 60 drill holes completed at Increible 6 Project
By: David Coleman
The drilling has outlined a near surface mineralized zone currently estimated to contain between three and five million tonnes grading between 3.0 and 3.5 grams per tonne gold ranging between 290,000 and 450,000 ounces.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25941
UK Midlands TUC supports Trade unionists UNT and Venezuelan Solidarity
By: Andrew Goodall
The Midlands TUC has agreed a motion at their 2005 AGM expressing full support for the Venezuelan independent trade unions — the National Union of Workers of Venezuela (UNT).

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25952
Putting it in a way that “W” can understand … he comes from the heart of Texas
By: Fred Cederholm
The subject was Social Security. Her listeners got an earful during that hour regarding the real issues — private investment accounts just will not get at the core of the problem — at least, not the way I see it.

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=7763553
US Charges Venezuela Backsliding on Human Rights
Reuters – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Human rights in Venezuela worsened last year after new government laws undermined media and judicial independence, the United …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1525
Nobel Laureate Warns of US Interventionism in Venezuela
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
… Colombia, but also in Plan Pueblo Panama, and the Manta military base in Ecuador, forming a “triple frontier” designed to sharpen the assault on Venezuela. …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25958
Reihana Mohideen: Philippines-Venezuela Solidarity Association …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Around forty people representing twenty organizations attended the most recent Philippines-Venezuela solidarity activity and launched the Philippines-Venezuela …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B884078CB-9
821-4DCE-8915-4DFFE0F8F830%7D&language=EN

Venezuela Launches Aggressive Housing and Credit Projects
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… reports. Venezuela expects to sign agreements with China and other countries to finance its home building projects in the next years. …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25959
Oscar Heck: Bandits, psychopaths, liars and baby-killers…
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… anti-Venezuelan as well) … and which continues to manipulate information and events in their ongoing attempt to “destroy” Chavez, Venezuela’s beloved …

www.periodico26.cu/english_new/cuba/firm280205.htm
Venezuela Stands Firm Says Official in Cuba
Periódico 26 – Las Tunas,Cuba
… The State of Guarico extends 64,000 sq. kilometers and is Venezuela’s main rice, corn and vegetable producer. It is also rich in oil reserves. …

pd.cpim.org/2005/0227/02272005_edit.htm
Welcome To President Chavez
People’s Democracy
THE president of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, will be on a State visit to India from March 4 to 7, 2005. This …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25948
China, Iran, Russia and Venezuela are making all kinds of oil …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
THE INTERNATIONAL FORECASTER editor Bob Chapman writes: Venezuela President Hugo Chavez Frias and Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula d Silva have agreed to …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25945
In the future, the US can expect little cooperation from Venezuela
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… That is why China will invest heavily in Venezuela’s oil sector. China is spending $3 billion in 2005 in Venezuela’s oil sector … …

28/2/05

www.cmaq.net/fr/node.php?id=20057
Venezuela: Crossing the Rubicon, from “El Caracazo” to World …
CMAQ – Québec,Canada
… as a result of an attempt to implement well-known savage “neo-liberal” measures of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in Venezuela, Caracas and …

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/617/617p17b.htm
VENEZUELA: Unionists call for international support
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
The national coordinators of Venezuela’s largest union federation, the National Union of Workers (UNT), issued an open letter on February 22 appealing to the …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1385
Venezuela Conference on the Social Debt Presents Alternatives
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Venezuela hosted the 4th International Conference on the Social Debt on Friday and Saturday to discuss political, economic, and social alternatives for the …

VENEZUELA’S President Hugo Chavez Frias: The change began 16 years …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
VTV: President Hugo Chavez began his weekly show, Alo Presidente, by stating
that change had begun in Venezuela 16 years ago, when on February 27 of
1989, a …
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25934

VENEZUELA and China Keep Strengthening Economic Links
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… Academy to exchange experiences. Under the deal, Chinese agricultural
experts will work in Venezuela. The letter involves cooperation …
www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BB3D2DFAC
-ABCD-406A-9F90-ECB5945FE9AA%7D&language=EN

CARTER Center Jennifer McCoy: Venezuela’s political situation …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… McCoy met with National Electoral Council (CNE) members to share her
experience during the different processes carried out by the Carter Center
in Venezuela. …
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25906

VENEZUELA’S President Hugo Chavez Frias among the 199 Nobel Peace …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
VTV: A total of 199 individuals, among them, President Hugo Chavez, were
nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, which is to be presented
in mid-October …
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25904

VENEZUELA: Unionists call for international support
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
The national coordinators of Venezuela’s largest union federation, the
National Union of Workers (UNT), issued an open letter on February 22
appealing to the …
www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/617/617p17b.htm

REUTER’S Fletcher uses socialism to elicit negative images of the …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… following analysis of a February 25, 2005 Reuters article is meant
to demonstrate the extreme prejudice against the Bolivarian Republic of
Venezuela and its …
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25923

ELIO Cequea: Latin America’s contagious desire to be master of …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… That is the number of elections Venezuela has had in the last six years.
… Venezuela’s minimum MONTHLY salary was increased to $160.00 last week.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25919

FELIX Rodriguez is Petroleos de Venezuela USA subsidiary CITGO ‘s …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Felix Rodriguez will formally take over the presidency of Petroleos de
Venezuela (PDVSA) USA subsidiary CITGO from Luis Marin. According …
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25910

PEREZ, Abreu have a lot on their minds
The Delaware County Times – Chester,PA,USA
… Those who have played in Venezuela talk about the raucous, passionate
crowds that provide an atmosphere similar to that at Brazilian soccer
games. …
www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=14044767&BRD=1675&PAG=461&dept_id=18170&rfi=6

27/2/05

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25934
Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez Frias: The change began 16 years …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
VTV: President Hugo Chavez began his weekly show, Alo Presidente, by stating that change had begun in Venezuela 16 years ago, when on February 27 of 1989, a …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25928
European Parliament Member praises Chavez’ stance on capitalism
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… Markov believed his political experiences in Brazil and Venezuela to have been “very important”, and said that Uruguay’s new possibilities, along with …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25919
Elio Cequea: Latin America’s contagious desire to be master of …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… That is the number of elections Venezuela has had in the last six years. … Venezuela’s minimum MONTHLY salary was increased to $160.00 last week. …

news.ft.com/cms/s/d897d2be-88d6-11d9-b7ed-00000e2511c8.html
Latin America Agenda
Financial Times – UK
Regional leaders including Fidel Castro of Cuba, Hugo Chávez of Venezuela and Brazil’s Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will meet in Montevideo, Uruguay. …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BB3D2DFAC-ABCD
-406A-9F90-ECB5945FE9AA%7D&language=EN

Venezuela and China Keep Strengthening Economic Links
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… Academy to exchange experiences. Under the deal, Chinese agricultural experts will work in Venezuela. The letter involves cooperation …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25909
President Chavez Frias: we have invent Socialism of the 21st …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… they took it away from Venezuela and what a favor they have done us … the USA has said no, Venezuela does not deserve aid … …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25906
Carter Center Jennifer McCoy: Venezuela’s political situation …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… McCoy met with National Electoral Council (CNE) members to share her experience during the different processes carried out by the Carter Center in Venezuela. …

sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/chronicle/archive/2005/02/27/SPGUPBGPN81.DTL
Rescue ended Urbina’s long ordeal
San Francisco Chronicle – USA
… When the police rescued Villarreal from the jungles of Venezuela last Friday, it had been two months since Urbina had heard from the people who were holding her …

www.vcrisis.com/index.php?content=letters/200502270452
Identity of FARC leader arrested in Venezuela confirmed
V Crisis – Venezuela
By Alekander Boyd. London 27.02.05 | Remember a couple of days ago I reported about another FARC leader having been arrested in Venezuela? …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25910
Felix Rodriguez is Petroleos de Venezuela USA subsidiary CITGO ‘s …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Felix Rodriguez will formally take over the presidency of Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) USA subsidiary CITGO from Luis Marin. According …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25904
Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez Frias among the 199 Nobel Peace …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
VTV: A total of 199 individuals, among them, President Hugo Chavez, were nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, which is to be presented in mid-October …

VENEZUELAN warns of US overthrow
San Francisco Chronicle – USA
… “There have been lots of attacks against Venezuela from the United
States recently, and we have lots of prior experience with this sort of
thing,” Rodriguez …
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/
chronicle/archive/2005/02/26/MNGGLBH9LA1.DTL

VENEZUELA issues arrest warrant for former President Carlos Andres …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Perez was President of Venezuela from 1974-79, and 1989-93 … he has been
living outside of Venezuela in various locations since …
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25894

VENEZUELA’S Chavez Reiterates Support for Socialism
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela, February 26, 2005—In a speech that further solidified
President Chavez’s embrace of socialism, Chavez said that he “has no doubts

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1524

PRESIDENT announces 24% hike in minimum wage for May Day
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… elections. Banco Central de Venezuela (BCV) has stated that the prices
of principal products has gone up 18.5% in the last 12 months. …
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25891

26/2/05

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1524
Venezuela’s Chavez Reiterates Support for Socialism
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela, February 26, 2005—In a speech that further solidified President Chavez’s embrace of socialism, Chavez said that he “has no doubts …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25891
President announces 24% hike in minimum wage for May Day
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… elections. Banco Central de Venezuela (BCV) has stated that the prices of principal products has gone up 18.5% in the last 12 months. …

VENEZUELA’S Chavez embraces socialism
CNN – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Friday
embraced socialism as his ideology of choice in a political statement
that sharpened …
www.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/americas/02/25/venezuela.chavez.reut/

VENEZUELA to transfer Vestey land to peasants
Financial Times – UK
… The decision to transfer part of the El Charcote ranch, in the central
Venezuela’s Cojedes province, is the first major action in President Hugo
Chávez’s land …
news.ft.com/cms/s/662c1660-86d1-11d9-8075-00000e2511c8.html

EXXON may seek arbitration on Venezuela-sources
San Diego Union Tribune – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — US oil major Exxon Mobil Corp. may seek international
… crude prices. The tax increase will earn Venezuela, the world’s No.
5 …
www.signonsandiego.com/news/business/20
050225-1025-energy-venezuela-exxonmobil.html

VENEZUELA arrests suspected Colombian rebel leader Gentil Alvis …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Venezuelanalysis.com Jonah Gindin writes: Venezuelan investigative police
have arrested a presumed leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia
(FARC …
www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25875

VENEZUELA tracking down ex-president for his part in anti …
Xinhua – China
25 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela is trying to track down former president Carlos
Andres Perez who was indicted for his alleged role in the April 2002 coup
against …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-02/26/content_2621967.htm

PACKED event builds stronger ties with Venezuela
Workers World – USA
… First up was Dr. Carlos Alvarado, vice minister for social development
in Venezuela. … We state again that Venezuela will defend itself against
outside threats.”. …
www.workers.org/world/2005/venezuela-0303

CARTER Center Closes Offices in Venezuela
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela, Friday 25, 2005—Jennifer McCoy, the director of the
Carter Center’s Americas Program, announced yesterday that the organization’s

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1523

VENEZUELA Issues Arrest Warrant for Former President Carlos …
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela, February 25, 2004—Venezuelan State Prosecutor Indira
Josefina Mora issued an arrest warrant for former President Carlos Andrés
Peréz …
www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1522

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1523
Carter Center Closes Offices in Venezuela
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela
Caracas, Venezuela, Friday 25, 2005—Jennifer McCoy, the director of the Carter Center’s Americas Program, announced yesterday that the organization’s …

25/2/05

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25884
Media Minister Izarra launches the clash of ideas in battle of the medias
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
“We are fed up of sending them letters, of meeting them and telling them that they are taking things out of context, lying, manipulating and twisting … enough of lobbying to explain to them what is happening.”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25882
National Assembly (AN) deputy Montoya hits out at corruption in PDVSA
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Another complaint lodged by Montoya is the granting of credits to cooperatives that do not exist … “2 billion bolivares have been alloted to training cooperatives, of which 80% are bogus.”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25881
PDVSA president wants to stamp out corrupt practices in work contracts
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Delta-Sucre and Offshore Platform managers working from Caracas will be transferred on site to Sucre and those in charge of PDVSA-Gas will be moved permanently to Anaco and Maracaibo as part of the PDVSA’s decentralization plan.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25879
USA keeps insisting that we don’t have a true democracy in Venezuela
By: Cort Greene
Venezuelan Ambassador to London, Alfredo Toro Hardy has given his support to the Hands Off Venezuela campaign. We provide a link to a video of Mr. Hardy speaking as well as a transcript of his speech in Parliament and a transcript below:

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25885
Primero Justicia (PJ) Julio Borges criticizes visit of Carter Center’s McCoy
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
“The Center failed in its mission during the recall referendum when people wanted to unite … “we are more divided than ever, people have less faith in the ballot box, feel the institutions have been hijacked.”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25873
Oscar Heck: ∑ and the country is “being destroyed by Chavez?‰
By: Oscar Heck
Come to Venezuela and stand on a street corner in almost any city ∑ and count the number of new cars which pass by every minute ∑ then count how many of them are Jeep Cherokees and Ford Explorers (or equivalent).

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25883
President Hugo Chavez‚ agrarian land reform: More like Lincoln than Lenin
By: Seth DeLong
Chavez‚ daunting task is twofold: first, he will have to overcome problems that doomed past attempts at land reform throughout the region by other reformist governments.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25880
Awaiting the US “Noble Eagles,” let us put oil in our already flaming lamps!
By: Franz J. T. Lee
Among other factors, economically, the current material and social contents of the Bolivarian Revolution are visibly expressed in the national and nationalistic class interests of the Venezuelan and Latin American upper middle classes…

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25878
PEQUIVEN: Una visión endógena de la industria
By: Ruth Jiménez
Toda la industria petrolera nacional ahora persigue el desarrollo nacional. La agricultura será el rubro más beneficiado con la nueva orientación de la empresa. Se firmaron alianzas con la nueva industria del papel, Invepal.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25875
Venezuela arrests suspected Colombian rebel leader Gentil Alvis Patino
By: Jonah Ginind
Venezuelan investigative police have arrested a presumed leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), Gentil Alvis Patino, alias “Ruben Gonzalez,‰ “Chiqui,‰ or “Chiquiro.‰

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25874
Bush wanted Gaviria to lie and say Chavez lost the August 15 recall referendum
By: Arthur Shaw
The job is also important now because Cesar Gaviria … a former OAS secretary-general … surprisingly supported former US President Jimmy Carter rather than Bush about the fairness and the outcome of the recall election against Hugo Chavez.

www.menafn.com/qn_news_story.asp?StoryId=
CqH6W0eidDMvUzxP1zwXHlwXHBMrYzwzVCM0

Venezuela to begin agrarian reform
MENAFN – Middle East
CARACAS, Venezuela, Feb. 25 (UPI) — Venezuela is prepared to move forward with agrarian reform measures beginning with the allocation …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25875
Venezuela arrests suspected Colombian rebel leader Gentil Alvis …
VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Venezuelanalysis.com Jonah Gindin writes: Venezuelan investigative police have arrested a presumed leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC …

www.workers.org/world/2005/world-youth-festival-0303
This year’s world youth festival to be in Venezuela
Workers World – USA
Caracas, Venezuela, has been designated as the host city for this year’s 16th World Festival of Youth and Students, which is to take place in August. …

www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0502/S00707.htm
Kill Venezuela’s Chavez?
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
He added that the “rearmament of Venezuela is very worrying.” Already in January, the new Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, had accused Hugo Chavez of …

www.deepikaglobal.com/latestnews.asp?ncode=25823
Venezuela says ready to talk with United States
Deepika – Kottayam,India
CARACAS, Venezuela, Feb 25 (Reuters) Venezuela has called for talks with the United States about their political differences and said it was ready to help …

24/2/05

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25866
Venezuela cannot depend on any outside force to relieve her of the USA threat
By: Chris Herz
There’s a lot of bloviation going on in the radical and liberal blogosphere over Washington’s latest promotion of a known-terrorist. I refer to Bush’s appointment of Iraq Viceroy John Dimitri Negroponte to be Director of National Intelligence.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25868
Alvaro Uribe accuses Granda of planning murder of Raul Cubas’ daughter
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Le Monde set the ball rolling a few days ago, stating that Granda was undertaking talks with French Ambassador to Venezuela Pierre-Jean Vandorne regarding the release of Colombian presidential candidate, Ingrid Betancourt kidnapped three years ago.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25865
INTI lists idle landowners calling them to prepare their legal defense
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
“The assessment has been undertaken guaranteeing the rule of law … some inspections have produced false documents with very clear interests that suppose tenancy of large extensions of lands in few hands.”

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25864
FARC 16th Front leader, allegedly implicated in Urbina kidnap, arrested
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
Gentil Galvis Patino was captured in the south-eastern town of Ciudad Bolivar allegedly carrying 600 kilos of cocaine. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Frias phoned Colombian President Alvaro Uribe on learning of the arrest.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25863
Chavez Frias says Foreign Minister gave lesson on democracy at OAS
By: Patrick J. O’Donoghue
The President says Rodriguez Araque’s lesson on democracy was so good that he has ordered Media Minister Andres Izarra to use the national TV link-up (cadena) to broadcast the speech to open a national debate on the matter.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25861
Xuan-Trang Ho: China‚s burgeoning role in Latin America … a threat to the US?
By: Xuan-Trang Ho
At its own economic and political peril, Washington can no longer deny that its present chaotic Latin American policy and its strategy of malign neglect toward the region are doing great damage to its hemispheric policy.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25857
Russian Pravda: Verbal ‘dirty war’ outbreaks between USA and Venezuela
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
On Sunday, the South American leftist leader accused the White House of being behind a plot to kill him, and asked his followers and collaborators to stop US badly-needed oil shipments if that happens.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25855
If Bush wanted Chavez overthrown in 2002, rest assured he still wants it
By: Robert E. Reynolds
If Bush is observed closely a pattern is readily apparent … he never gives up on what he wants to do, nor does his administration. They are basically “in your face” to any opposition … no compromise allowed.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25853
Oscar Heck: I must congratulate the Venezuelan government∑
By: Oscar Heck
We are at the borders of the Venezuelan states of Zulia, Merida and Tachira. It has been less than two weeks since the numerous land slides and mud slides (caused by heavy rains) killed several people and left thousands homeless.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25852
Rains sweeping across Venezuela have caused tremendous devastation
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
These pictures tell their own story from the tragedy as a rescue operation got underway to fly in food and supplies and to evacuate flood victims from the worst affected areas where thousands of homes were simply swept away in the torrents.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25869
Karina Quintero: Desde Caracas se discute la Carta Social de las Américas
By: Karina Quintero
Por primera vez en su historia la OEA discute un documento de derecho social internacional a propuesta de nuestro país. Misiones sociales como ejemplo de voluntad para atender a los más necesitados.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25867
So many Venezuelans I meet in the States still don’t support, or trust, Chavez
By: Dennis Farrell
Briefly, I’m of Venezuelan dissent … my mother was born and raised in Maracaibo. I have many family members living all over Venezuela. I feel as if I’m the only supporter of Chavez in my family. It’s highly frustrating…

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25856
Iran‚s Development (IDRO) to invest in Syria, Venezuela cement plans
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
IDRO‚s director for cement affairs, Abbas Shoufi, said Wednesday that it will increase production capacity at each of these projects to 1 million tonnes per annum.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25854
United Press International (UPI): Accused bombers won’t be extradited
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
According to the Miami Herald, Judge Neale Foster says the United States will have the discretion to send Jose Antonio Colina and German Rodolfo Varela to a third country … she also denied the asylum petitions sought by the two men.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25862
Franz J. T. Lee: Venezuela … Waterloo or Dien Bien Phu?
By: Franz J. T. Lee
As we know, in 1991, the USA launched its Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction program, that supposedly has the noble objective to destroy all types of Weapons Of Mass Destruction (WMD’S) that were produced during the Cold War era.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25860
Hecla’s confidence in Venezuelan gold exploration &development investments
By: David Coleman
Hecla produced 189,860 ounces of primary and by-product gold in 2004 at an average total cash cost of $180/oz … of this, 130,437 ounces were mined in Venezuela.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25859
La Casa Blanca contra Salvador Allende … sentenciado desde 1970
By: VHeadline.com Reporters
La Casa Blanca contra Salvador Allende; una reconstrucción de el largo proceso de desestabilización alentado por Washington, que acabó en septiembre de 1973 con el Gobierno y con la vida de Salvador Allende.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25858
Andrew McKillop: OPEC “overcapacity” is the Mother of all Cheap Oil Myths
By: Andrew Mckillop
Oil producers anywhere, both OPEC and non-OPEC, are unable to keep pace with world demand, their own domestic oil consumption, and ward off depletion losses. Further increase in world oil supply will only get more difficult.

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=25851
Alfredo Toro Hardy: Soberanía e injerencia
By: Alfredo Toro Hardy
Todo Estado miembro de las Naciones Unidas tiene derecho a ver respetada su soberanía bajo principios que remontan su origen al Tratado de Westfalia.

www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2005/02/24/ap1847114.html
Venezuela’s Non-Oil Exports Up 29 Percent
Forbes – USA
Venezuela’s non-oil exports reached US$6.8 million (euro5.13 million) in 2004, a 29 percent increase compared to 2003, according to government statistics …

news.ft.com/cms/s/47cf8a90-868f-11d9-8075-00000e2511c8.html
Venezuela to seize British company’s farmland
Financial Times – UK
… But opponents say the president’s close ties to Communist Cuban leader Fidel Castro and his authoritarian style are edging Venezuela toward a dictatorship. …

www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D88EUS800.htm
Venezuela gives Dominica $10.1M grant
BusinessWeek – USA
24 10:09 AM ET Venezuela has forgiven Dominica’s debt to the South American country and granted the tiny cash-strapped Caribbean island millions in development …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B84B325E0-4A
3D-4B27-A988-7F87CF5E8A68%7D&language=EN

Venezuela Keeps Denouncing US Threats
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela has denounced again the latest United States threats against the Bolivarian revolutionary process and Washington´s …

english.pravda.ru/world/20/91/368/15011_venezuela.html
Verbal ‘dirty war’ outbreaks between USA and Venezuela
Pravda – Moscow,Russia
The USA and Venezuela entered this week into a new chapter of their long running verbal dispute since President Hugo Chavez took power. …

VENEZUELA Says US Charges Prelude to ‘Attack’
Reuters – USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Venezuela said on Wednesday US accusations against
President Hugo Chavez were a sign of an impending “attack” against one
of its top oil …
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=7718320

VENEZUELA probes ex-Guatemala ruler sought by Spain
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
CARACAS, Venezuela, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Venezuelan authorities said on Wednesday
they were investigating whether a former Guatemalan military ruler sought
by …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N23221963.htm

VENEZUELA Repeats Allegations of Plot to Kill Chavez
Voice of America – USA
… At a news conference following his speech, Mr. Rodriguez called for
respect of Venezuela and non-interference in his country’s affairs. …
www.voanews.com/english/2005-02-23-voa51.cfm

VENEZUELA’S favorite son returns favor
USA Today – USA
… It’s not just mine. It also belongs to the people of Venezuela.”. …
“I knew it would be a big deal in Venezuela, but not to this extent,”
Santana said. …
www.usatoday.com/sports/bbw/columnist/nightengale/2005-02-23-majors_x.htm

  
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