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28 November - 5 December 2005

Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2005

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Chavez backers claim sweep in Venezuela Science Daily (press release) – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, Dec. 4 (UPI) — Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez claimed victory in all 167 seats at stake in …

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Venezuela explosion ‘aimed at elections’ Independent Online – Cape Town,South Africa Caracas, Venezuela – An explosion that damaged an oil pipeline supplying Venezuela’s largest refinery was caused by government foes attempting to disrupt …

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/652/652p11.htm
Venezuela — this is what revolution looks like Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia In August, more than 20 Resistance members travelled to Venezuela with dozens of others in the first ever Australia-Venezuela Solidarity Brigade. …

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Venezuela,Virginia to help the poor stay warm Lynchburg News and Advance – Lynchburg,VA,USA … While Warner’s announcement will go a long way toward helping Virginians, 40,000 families in Massachusetts are getting help from Venezuela, which will ship …

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Venezuela votes — Heavy rains add to doubts about turn-out Daily Journal – Caracas,Venezuela
Everything was said to be ready for the vote during Sunday’s elections to the National Assembly — except, perhaps, the weather and quite a lot of the people …

Date: Sun, 04 Dec 2005

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Blasts in Venezuela injure three ahead of elections Hindustan Times – India
Blasts from small explosives that injured three people had the government on alert as Venezuela prepared for a congressional vote on Sunday, amid a boycott …

www.forbes.com/entrepreneurs/feeds/ap/2005/12/04/ap2367605.html
Pipeline Fire in Venezuela Under Control Forbes – USA
A rupture in an oil pipeline caused a fire in western Venezuela on Saturday night, but firefighters quickly brought the blaze under control, the country’s oil …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1621
How and Why Venezuela’s Opposition Imploded Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela, December 4, 2005—For the fourth time, Venezuela’s opposition parties are undergoing a bizarre process implosion. …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1620
In Defense of Democracy in Venezuela Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela … Nevertheless, an elite sector of society, with the support of the US government and Venezuela’s private media, has repeatedly tried to derail Venezuela’s …

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Blog clears air about Venezuela New York Daily News – New York,NY,USA
The idea, said Sarah Stephens, senior associate at the center, is to provide a forum exclusively devoted to a dialogue about Venezuela and US foreign policy …

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Venezuela crude pipeline sabotaged-official Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
CARACAS, Venezuela, Dec 4 (Reuters) – A pipeline supplying Venezuela’s huge Amuay-Cardon refinery in Paraguana region was damaged by an explosion and fire …

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Venezuela has a problem: the United States is the biggest liar … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
VHeadline.com guest commentarist Dr. Harold Mandel writes: President Chavez and Venezuela have a big problem … the problem deals …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=47264
Hands Off Venezuela: The opposition shows its undemocratic face … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Hands Off Venezuela (HOV) campaigner Jorge Martin writes: Faced with a humiliating defeat in the December 4 National Assembly elections in Venezuela, a number …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=47268
Bolivar Gold deal in Venezuela bodes well for other mining … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… editor Bob Chapman writes: Gold Fields made a cash bid of US$330 million for Bolivar Gold, which operates the Choco 10 gold mine in Bolivar State, Venezuela. …

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WEEKAHEAD-Emerging debt market eyes Venezuela, Ecuador Reuters – USA
NEW YORK, Dec 4 (Reuters) – Regardless of the outcome of Venezuela’s congressional election, the country’s bonds are expected to remain in demand this week as …

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Petroleos de Venezuela Says Explosion Shuts Down Oil Pipeline Bloomberg – USA
4 (Bloomberg) — Petroleos de Venezuela SA, South America’s largest oil company, said an explosion shut down a pipeline that supplies about half the petroleum …

CHAVEZ backers claim sweep in Venezuela
Science Daily (press release) – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela, Dec. 4 (UPI) — Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez claimed victory in all 167 seats at stake in …
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VENEZUELA regards pipeline explosion as terrorist attack Xinhua – China
4 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela’s government regarded the pipeline fire that occurred in the early hours of Sunday, a week before congressional elections, as a …

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WEEKAHEAD-EMERGING debt market eyes Venezuela, Ecuador Reuters – USA
NEW YORK, Dec 4 (Reuters) – Regardless of the outcome of Venezuela’s congressional election, the country’s bonds are expected to remain in demand this week as …

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VENEZUELA,VIRGINIA to help the poor stay warm Lynchburg News and Advance – Lynchburg,VA,USA … While Warner’s announcement will go a long way toward helping Virginians, 40,000 families in Massachusetts are getting help from Venezuela, which will ship …

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VENEZUELA — this is what revolution looks like Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia In August, more than 20 Resistance members travelled to Venezuela with dozens of others in the first ever Australia-Venezuela Solidarity Brigade. …

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/652/652p11.htm

Date: Sat, 03 Dec 2005

US Denies Role in Venezuela Vote Boycott ABC News – USA
Venezuelan opposition leader Julio Borges gives a news conference at hs office in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Dec. 2, 2005. Opposition …
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VENEZUELA’S complete first 100 km of journey to South Pole People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
The Project Cumbre group of Venezuelan explorers has travelled more than 100 kms in the first six days of its planned 1,200 km journey to the South Pole, local …

english.people.com.cn/200512/03/eng20051203_225390.html

VENEZUELA Strengthens Control over Oil
Zaman Online – Istanbul,Turkey
… have decided to make a joint investment with the Venezuelan state-run oil company (PDVSA) regarding the demand of the government to produce oil in Venezuela. …

www.zaman.com/?bl=hotnews&alt=&trh=20051202&hn=27056

VENEZUELA’S Cisneros Boosting Stake in Univision Communications Bloomberg – USA
Dec. 2 (Bloomberg) — Venezuelan billionaire investor Gustavo Cisneros said he’s increasing his nearly 15 percent stake in Univision …
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MORANTINOS: Sale of military equipment to Venezuela is not … El Universal – Venezuela
… appreciated “steadiness of Spanish authorities to stand the imperialist attack that tried to exert pressure” to prevent sale of military equipment to Venezuela …

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Watch Venezuela this Weekend The NarcoSphere – New York,NY,USA
Popular wisdom and concern in Venezuela was that the only option open to the opposition here to get rid of President Chávez would be to assassinate him. …

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Venezuela’s amazingly high-quality public housing picks up … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Oilwars Blogspot writes: The people who I have been staying with outside of Barquisimeto Venezuela live in newly-built government housing. …

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Venezuela Readies for Sunday Polls Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… 14.4 million of the official 26.8 million Venezuelan population and 27,549 polling stations are ready for Sunday’s legislative elections in Venezuela and its …

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Three Injured by Blasts in Venezuela ABC News – USA
A pedestrian passes an image of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez painted on a wall at Catia town in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2005. …

BLASTS in Venezuela injure three ahead of elections Hindustan Times – India
Blasts from small explosives that injured three people had the government on alert as Venezuela prepared for a congressional vote on Sunday, amid a boycott …

www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1564333,00050001.htm

GARCIA is pitching in for Venezuela
Chicago Tribune – United States
Country comes first, so Freddy Garcia will pitch for Venezuela in the 18-day inaugural World Baseball Classic that begins in early March while the White Sox …

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HOW and Why Venezuela’s Opposition Imploded Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela, December 4, 2005—For the fourth time, Venezuela’s opposition parties are undergoing a bizarre process implosion. …
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1621

IN Defense of Democracy in Venezuela
Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela … Nevertheless, an elite sector of society, with the support of the US government and Venezuela’s private media, has repeatedly tried to derail Venezuela’s …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1620

EU Observes Election in Venezuela
Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) The European Union has deployed 120 election observers in 20 of the 24 Venezuelan states, for Sunday´s legislative elections …

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Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2005

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Venezuela Opposition boycotts vote Hindu – Chennai,India
Caracas (Venezuela), Dec. 2 (AP): Venezuela’s major Opposition parties have joined an election boycott clearing the way for candidates …

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BP, Shell Agree to Oil Deal With Venezuela Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — BP and Royal Dutch Shell have agreed to form joint ventures with Venezuela’s state oil company, replacing contracts under which they …

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Election boycott threatened in Venezuela Tracy Press – Tracy,CA,USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — All of Venezuela’s major opposition parties joined an election boycott Thursday, clearing the way for candidates aligned with …

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Venezuela begins low-cost heating oil deliveries; tribes continue … Indian Country Today – Canastota,NY,USA
BOSTON – Venezuela’s CITGO Petroleum Corp. began delivering low-cost heating oil to Massachusetts and New York state, while American …

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Venezuela elections one-horse race BBC News – UK
On Sunday voters in Venezuela face two real choices: they can either stay at home or they can vote for one of the parliamentary candidates loyal to President …

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Venezuela Getting Out Vote Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan government has set up a state of permanent mobilization to fight opposition-encouraged abstentionism before next …

www.globalsurfnews.com/news.asp?Id_news=19419
ALAS to host longboard contest semi’s in Venezuela Global Surf News – USA
… The Latin American Surf Association(ALAS) said on Thursday it would hold 2005's Long Board semi-finals on the beaches of Los Caracas, in Vargas state, Venezuela …

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Zulia State Governor calls Sunday’s elections in Venezuela a … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
Venezuela’s State Governor of Zulia State, Manuel Rosales is emerging as Pied Piper of the electoral coup against President Hugo Chavez Frias. …

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Venezuela’s opposition appeal to observers on vote ABC News – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuelan opposition leaders who withdrew from Sunday’s legislative election urged European Union observers on Friday to press …

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Venezuela’s Cisneros Boosting Stake in Univision Communications Bloomberg – USA
Dec. 2 (Bloomberg) — Venezuelan billionaire investor Gustavo Cisneros said he’s increasing his nearly 15 percent stake in Univision …

abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=1368164
US Denies Role in Venezuela Vote Boycott ABC News – USA
Venezuelan opposition leader Julio Borges gives a news conference at hs office in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Dec. 2, 2005. Opposition …

english.people.com.cn/200512/03/eng20051203_225390.html
Venezuela’s complete first 100 km of journey to South Pole People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
The Project Cumbre group of Venezuelan explorers has travelled more than 100 kms in the first six days of its planned 1,200 km journey to the South Pole, local …

www.localnewsleader.com/brocktown/stories/news-00107117.html
Venezuela‘s Oil Deal With Mass. Draws Heat Brocktown News – NV, USA
… Venezuela‘s Citgo Petroleum Corp. promoted its plan to offer 12 million gallons of cut-rate oil this winter with the headline: “How …

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Venezuela’s opposition appeals to observers on vote Daily Journal – Caracas,Venezuela
… Opposition leader César Pérez said his Copei party and the Proyecto Venezuela political group met European Union observers on Friday to ask for support in …

english.eluniversal.com/2005/12/03/en_pol_art_03A639259.shtml
Morantinos: Sale of military equipment to Venezuela is not … El Universal – Venezuela
… appreciated “steadiness of Spanish authorities to stand the imperialist attack that tried to exert pressure” to prevent sale of military equipment to Venezuela …

Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2005

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Venezuela accuses US of links with election boycott Xinhua – China
30 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela accused the US government on Wednesday of trying to destabilize the country by supporting an opposition boycott of the …

english.people.com.cn/200512/01/eng20051201_224933.html
Mexico seeks to fully recover relations with Venezuela People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Ernesto Derbez said Wednesday he believed bilateral relations between Mexico and Venezuela can be fully restored by January. …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1617
US Congressman Hyde’s Visit to Venezuela Contributes to … Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela Caracas, November 30, 2005—Venezuela is making vast strides toward equality. … Now the government of Venezuela has made it official. …

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Letter: Buy from Venezuela Somerville Journal – Somerville,MA,USA
… I applaud President Chavez who, by the way, was overwhelmingly elected by more than 70 percent of the population in Venezuela in elections overseen by …

www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0512/S00023.htm
Venezuela and Spain Proceed with Military Deal Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand Venezuela’s Defense Minister Admiral Orlando Maniglia and Spanish Defense Minister José Bono signed the deal at a ceremony earlier today. …

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4 parties boycott Venezuela vote Chicago Tribune – United States
HAVANA — The decision by Venezuela’s main opposition parties to boycott Sunday’s congressional elections is likely to further polarize this oil-rich nation …

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Venezuela to Rule on Contracts Soon MSN Money – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – Venezuela will decide by the end of the year whether to cancel mining contracts for companies that have left mines idle or have …

english.eluniversal.com/2005/12/01/en_pol_art_01A638585.shtml
Amnesty International against Spanish sale of military equipment … El Universal – Venezuela
… requested the Spanish government to refrain from selling weapons or military materials to Colombia and criticized the deal ratified with Venezuela, “a highly …

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BFS suspends operations at Venezuela plant European Rubber Journal (subscription) – London,UK Valencia, Venezuela —Bridgestone Firestone Venezolana CA has suspended operations at its tyre plant in Valencia until a dispute involving local labour union …

www.forbes.com/business/feeds/afx/2005/12/01/afx2364134.html
Venezuela to urge change in OPEC price band to reflect higher … Forbes – USA
CARACAS (AFX) – Venezuela will propose the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries change its oil price targets at its Dec 12 meeting to reflect higher …

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Venezuela to Build New Anew Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan National Assembly President Nicolas Maduro asserted his nation would construct a new people´s power and a better …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=47201
Venezuela’s telecom services expanded by 41.6% over last five … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
The (Caracas) Daily Journal: Venezuela’s telecommunications services have expanded by 41.6% during the five years since the sector was opened up to …

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arms-contract-with-spanish-firms-updated/index.php

Venezuela Signs $2B Arms Contract With Spanish Firms (updated) Defense Industry Daily – Chesapeake City,MD,USA DID recently covered a report on Latin American arms procurement which highlighted Venezuela as the major arms buyer in the region. …

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Venezuela-Uruguay Move Ahead Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… According to official data, Venezuela imports 80 percent of the food it consumes and seeks a reliable and steady supplier in Uruguay.

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Caracas Connect Blog Offers Opportunity for Dialogue about … Common Dreams (press release) – Portland,ME,USA … the progressive foreign policy think tank in Washington, DC, has launched “Caracas Connect,” a blog exclusively devoted to dialogue about Venezuela and US …

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=Chavez+opponents+quit+polls&id=81975

Venezuela opposition boycott polls NDTV.com – New Delhi,India
… Speakers mounted on a truck blared, “Yankee Go Home!,” referring to accusations by Venezuela that the US has quietly supported the opposition boycott. …

www.usatoday.com/news/world/2005-12-01-oil-chavez_x.htm
Venezuela oil offer already generating heat in USA USA Today – USA
An offer by Venezuela’s leftist president to sell heating oil at discount prices to low-income households in Massachusetts is warming the hearts of some and …

www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3498916a12,00.html
Chavez charges US plot before Venezuela vote Stuff.co.nz – Wellington,New Zealand
“Another conspiracy has been activated against Venezuela and I am not going to blame the dogs but the masters, the government of the United States,” Chavez said …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-12/02/content_3866947.htm
Venezuela says OPEC to consider new oil price range Xinhua – China
1 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela said on Thursday the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will considera new oil price range at a meeting on Dec. …

www.venezuelanalysis.com/news.php?newsno=1832
Venezuela Accuses US of Involvement in Election Pull-Out Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela, December 1, 2005—The US has denied any role in the pullout of opposition political parties from Sunday’s National Assembly Elections in …

www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0512/S00055.htm
Venezuela Accuses US of Involvement in Election Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand The US has denied any role in the pullout of opposition political parties from Sunday’s National Assembly Elections in Venezuela. …

www.isn.ethz.ch/news/sw/details.cfm?ID=13696
Fourth party bows out of Venezuela election ISN – Zurich,Switzerland
ISN SECURITY WATCH (Friday, 2 December: 00:53 CET) – A fourth political opposition party has pulled out of Venezuela’s upcoming congressional elections. …

VENEZUELA opposition boycott polls
NDTV.com – New Delhi,India
… Speakers mounted on a truck blared, “Yankee Go Home!,” referring to accusations by Venezuela that the US has quietly supported the opposition boycott. …

www.ndtv.com/morenews/showmorestory.asp?slug=Chavez+opponents+quit+polls&id=81975

VENEZUELA oil offer already generating heat in USA USA Today – USA
An offer by Venezuela’s leftist president to sell heating oil at discount prices to low-income households in Massachusetts is warming the hearts of some and …

www.usatoday.com/news/world/2005-12-01-oil-chavez_x.htm

CHAVEZ charges US plot before Venezuela vote Stuff.co.nz – Wellington,New Zealand
“Another conspiracy has been activated against Venezuela and I am not going to blame the dogs but the masters, the government of the United States,” Chavez said …

www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3498916a12,00.html

VENEZUELA says OPEC to consider new oil price range Xinhua – China
1 (Xinhuanet) — Venezuela said on Thursday the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will considera new oil price range at a meeting on Dec. …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-12/02/content_3866947.htm

VENEZUELA voter boycott to hand Chávez easy win Financial Times – London,England,UK
Hundreds of international observers will this weekend fan out across Venezuela to stand watch at polling stations during Sunday’s legislative elections. …

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VENEZUELA Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide Lonely Planet’s online guide to Venezuela. … Venezuela. If you could channel-surf for landscape, Venezuela would tire out any remote. …
www.lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/destinations/south-america/venezuela

Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2005

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Venezuela’s Chavez Vows Clean Elections ABC News – USA
Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez looks at one of the cows being sent to Venezuela as it is loaded in a cargo ship at the Buenos Aires port, in this Feb. …

www.forbes.com/work/feeds/afx/2005/11/29/afx2359555.html
US says Venezuela apologized for incident with US lawmakers Forbes – USA
WASHINGTON (AFX) – The United States says that Venezuela has apologized for not allowing a US congressional delegation to enter the country, but Caracas denies …

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/politics/13287652.htm
Venezuela snubs US lawmakers San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
… Henry Hyde of Illinois abruptly ended a visit to Venezuela on Monday after a two-hour standoff with Caracas airport officials over entering the country …

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UNITED STATES: Congressional Delegation Refused Entry Into … Pacific Magazine – Honolulu,HI,USA
A six-member US Congressional delegaton, that includes American Samoa delegate, Eni H. Faleomavaega, were “refused entry into Venezuela by government …

www.politicalaffairs.net/article/articleview/2286/1/133/
Venezuela´s Chavez Has US in a Tizzy Political Affairs Magazine – New York,NY,USA … Chavez, a former army colonel, made his first attempt at reversing Venezuela´s long history of corrupt rule in a failed 1992 coup against the government of …

www.irna.ir/en/news/view/menu-234/0511308829172154.htm
Iran minister wraps up Austria visit, heads for Venezuela Islamic Republic News Agency – Tehran,Iran Visiting Iranian Minister of Industries and Mines, Ali-Reza Tahmasbi, wound up a four-day visit to Austria and left here Venezuela on Wednesday on an official …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=47171
Venezuela doubles dollar-denominated bond issue to US$3 billion VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
The (UK) Financial Times (Andy Webb-Vidal): Venezuela has doubled the size of a dollar-denominated bond issue announced last week to $3 billion, paving the way …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=47170
Venezuela’s still a great export market for United States’ … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
This was the era of “Saudi Venezuela,” where it was not uncommon for blue collar workers to make the buying trek to Miami three or four times a year and for …

www.myrtlebeachonline.com/mld/myrtlebeachonline/news/world/13295394.htm
Boycott of Venezuela’s elections expected to stoke tensions Myrtle Beach Sun News – Myrtle Beach,SC,USA HAVANA – The decision by Venezuela’s main opposition parties to boycott Sunday’s congressional elections is likely to further polarize this oil-rich nation and …

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Crystallex boosted by hope for big Venezuela mine Reuters Canada – Toronto,Canada
TORONTO (Reuters) – Crystallex International Corp. (KRY.TO: Quote) stock touched a 2-1/2 month high on Wednesday as hopes rose that Venezuela will soon unveil …

www.granma.cubaweb.cu/secciones/ingles/noticias/art101.html
Venezuela Denounces Election Ploy Daily Granma – Havana,Cuba
CARACAS, November 29.— Venezuelan Vice President Jose Vicente Rangel accused the political parties pulling out of Sunday’s legislative elections for doing …

VENEZUELA alleges US role in boycott
San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela accused the US government Wednesday of trying to destabilize the country by supporting an opposition boycott of the weekend’s …

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/breaking_news/13296456.htm

CRYSTALLEX boosted by hope for big Venezuela mine Reuters Canada – Toronto,Canada
TORONTO (Reuters) – Crystallex International Corp. (KRY.TO: Quote) stock touched a 2-1/2 month high on Wednesday as hopes rose that Venezuela will soon unveil …

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US Congressman Hyde’s Visit to Venezuela Contributes to … Venezuelanalysis.com – Caracas,Venezuela Caracas, November 30, 2005—Venezuela is making vast strides toward equality. … Now the government of Venezuela has made it official. …
www.venezuelanalysis.com/articles.php?artno=1617

VENEZUELA Denies Reports US Delegation Not Allowed to Disembark Voice of America – USA
Venezuelan officials have denied reports that a group of US lawmakers was prevented from entering Venezuela Monday after landing at the country’s main airport …

www.voanews.com/english/2005-11-30-voa4.cfm

VENEZUELA and Spain Proceed with Military Deal Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand Venezuela’s Defense Minister Admiral Orlando Maniglia and Spanish Defense Minister José Bono signed the deal at a ceremony earlier today. …
www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0512/S00023.htm

Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/business/in
ternational/latin_america/13279077.htm

Venezuela agrees to buy Spanish warships Miami Herald – FL,USA
CARACAS – Venezuela, the world’s fifth-largest oil exporter, signed agreements for the purchase of $2 billion worth of Spanish military transport aircraft and …

www.voanews.com/english/2005-11-29-voa9.cfm
US Delegation Denied Entry into Venezuela Voice of America – USA
By VOA News. US officials say a group of US congressmen was denied entry into Venezuela Monday after landing at the country’s main airport near Caracas. …

www.pinr.com/report.php?ac=view_report&report_id=406&language_id=1
‘’Economic Brief: Venezuela’s Pipeline Deals’’ PINR – USA
he recent gas pipeline agreement between Venezuela and Colombia is the latest step in an effort by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to better integrate South …

www.eluniversal.com.mx/miami/16006.html
Feds seize cocaine aboard Venezuela flight El Universal Online – Mexico
Federal agents searching the cargo hold of a flight from Venezuela on Monday discovered at least 585 kilograms (1,290 pounds) of cocaine tucked inside 13 …

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/13281312.htm
Venezuela’s arms deal upsets US Miami Herald – FL,USA
Venezuela and Spain signed a joint weapons deal on Monday despite strong opposition from the United States. At a signing ceremony …

www.suntimes.com/output/news/cst-nws-hyde29.html
Venezuela denies entry to Hyde, others Chicago Sun-Times – United States
CARACAS, Venezuela — A congressional delegation led by Rep. Henry Hyde (R. Ill.) arrived on Monday in Venezuela, but was not permitted …

www.ccnmatthews.com/news/releases.ControllerFr?action=check4
Cookies&searchText=false&showText=all&actionFor=569710

RIM and Movilnet Venezuela To Introduce BlackBerry Solution for EV … CCNMatthews (Communiqués de presse) – Canada CARACAS, VENEZUELA and WATERLOO, ONTARIO—(CCNMatthews – Nov. 29, 2005) – Telecomunicaciones Movilnet CA (Movilnet Venezuela) and …

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Venezuela clinches Spain defence deal Financial Times – London,England,UK
Venezuela on Monday signed a contract with Spain to buy 12 transport aircraft and eight coastal patrol ships to boost its maritime defences, despite US …

edition.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/americas/11/29/venezuela.elect.ap/
Opposition parties quit Venezuela election CNN International – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Three Venezuelan opposition parties on Tuesday pulled out of congressional elections planned for Sunday, saying the conditions were …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B8740AB72-
DAF7-4150-B24B-E71F3CE9AE29%7D&language=EN

Venezuela Hosts ALBA Cooperative Meeting Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
… Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Spain, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and host, Venezuela. …

www.villagevoice.com/news/0548,mondo1,70451,6.html
Bubbling crude plans by the Bush team aimed at Venezuela’s Chávez Village Voice – New York,NY,USA
With Iraqi oil firmly under his control, the president can now turn to Venezuela and Hugo Chávez, who the Bush administration says is out to make himself into …

seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/1102AP_Venezuela_Elections.html
Venezuela parties pull out of elections Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — Three Venezuelan opposition parties pulled out of congressional elections Tuesday, five days before the vote, saying the conditions are …

www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0511/S00366.htm
Bill Berkowitz: Vulnerable Venezuela Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand … the Chicago White Sox, led by manager Ozzie Guillen (Oswaldo Jose Guillen Barrios as he is known in his home town of Ocumare del Tuy, Venezuela), swept the …

www.bloggernews.net/showstory.asp?page=blognews/stories/WN0000490.txt
Electoral Troubles In Venezuela: Political Parties Withdraw … Blogger News Network – USA
Accion Democratica, COPEI, Fuerza Liberal, Polo Democratico, Venezuela de Primera, Movimiento Republicano, Vision Emergente, CausaR and Proyecto Venezuela have …

US says Venezuela apologized for incident with US lawmakers Forbes – USA
WASHINGTON (AFX) – The United States says that Venezuela has apologized for not allowing a US congressional delegation to enter the country, but Caracas denies …

www.forbes.com/work/feeds/afx/2005/11/29/afx2359555.html

TOP Venezuela opposition parties pull out of vote Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates CARACAS, Venezuela – Three top Venezuelan opposition parties pulled out of the Dec. 4 legislative vote on Tuesday after accusing …
www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/theworld/
2005/November/theworld_November787.xml&section=theworld

VENEZUELA snubs US lawmakers
San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
… Henry Hyde of Illinois abruptly ended a visit to Venezuela on Monday after a two-hour standoff with Caracas airport officials over entering the country …

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/politics/13287652.htm

VENEZUELA’S Entry May Shake Up Mercosur
Forbes – USA
… Venezuela’s entry will add South America’s third largest economy to the group comprised of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay – boosting Mercosur’s …

www.forbes.com/business/services/feeds/ap/2005/11/29/ap2359522.html

BILL Berkowitz: Vulnerable Venezuela
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand … the Chicago White Sox, led by manager Ozzie Guillen (Oswaldo Jose Guillen Barrios as he is known in his home town of Ocumare del Tuy, Venezuela), swept the …

www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0511/S00366.htm

Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2005

english.people.com.cn/200511/28/eng20051128_224220.html
Venezuela’s state oil company to push new “social production” … People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
Venezuela’s state-owned oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) will use loans and contracts to promote a new business model called “social production …

www.typicallyspanish.com/news/publish/article_1035.shtml
Spanish military sale to Venezuela to be signed today Typically Spanish – Malaga,Spain
… Prime Minster, Maria Teresa Fernández de la Vega, on Friday announced that Spain’s Defence Minister, José Bono, will be travelling to Venezuela today to …

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=aUquXg8XalfM&refer=latin_america
Venezuela Refinery Mishaps Increase, Spur Criticism of Chavez Bloomberg – USA
… The mishaps are sparking criticism of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who fired more than half the workforce at Petroleos de Venezuela SA in 2003 to break a …

www.resourceinvestor.com/pebble.asp?relid=14966
Crystallex Still Waiting for Venezuela’s Mining Policy … Resource Investor – Herndon,VA,USA
By Jon A. Nones. SAN FRANCISCO (ResourceInvestor.com) — November 23 came and past and still no announcement concerning Venezuela’s new mining policy. …

www.thedailyjournalonline.com/article.asp?CategoryId=10717&ArticleId=206126
Venezuela to create State Industrial Company Daily Journal – Caracas,Venezuela
Venezuela will create a state-run company to oversee new industrial ventures in agriculture, metals and construction, El Universal reported. …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B05A2AE7B-7538-474D-BE95-D1472AD9AA07%7D)&language=EN
Venezuela, Spain Settle Defense Deal Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan government and two Spanish firms are slated to sign a contract on Monday for Venezuela´s purchase of eight …

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4457278.stm
Venezuela youths transformed by music BBC News – UK
By Jens Erik Gould. The world-renowned opera singer confessed that the concert evoked the strongest emotions he had ever felt. Sir …

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=aCUDUjoSdWwU&refer=latin_america
Venezuela Currency May Gain as Government Increases Bond Sale Bloomberg – USA
28 (Bloomberg) — Venezuela’s sale of at least $3 billion worth of dollar-denominated bonds to domestic investors, double the amount originally planned because …

www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B56FAEFFD-8360-4D37-9F00-E9D94EB30F36%7D)&language=EN
Venezuela: International Drug Meeting Prensa Latina – Havana,Cuba
Caracas, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela will begin Monday hosting an International Meeting of Drug Observatories, the first of its kind in Latin America with …

www.typicallyspanish.com/news/publish/article_1041.shtml
José ‘Pepé’ Bono signs defence deal with Venezuela Typically Spanish – Malaga,Spain
… s Minister for Defence, José Bono, has today signed the sale of an order for Spanish patrol boats and aircraft with the President of Venezuela, Hugo Cháves. …

www.mehrnews.ir/en/NewsDetail.aspx?NewsID=259333
Venezuela to produce Iranian passenger cars Samand, Pride MehrNews.com – Tehran,Iran
28 (MNA) --- Iran and Venezuela are to sign on Thursday a contract according to which Iranian passenger cars “Samand” and “Pride” will be produced in …

newsfromrussia.com/world/2005/11/28/68673.html
Spain signs deal to sell military planes, boats to Venezuela Pravda – Moscow,Russia
Spain agreed to sell 12 military planes and eight boats to Venezuela on Monday in a US$2 billion deal that has drawn sharp opposition from Washington, which …

english.eluniversal.com/2005/11/28/en_eco_art_28A637071.shtml
Venezuela, Spain execute purchase agreement of aircraft and … El Universal – Venezuela
… Based on the agreements signed Monday, Venezuela will get 10 military planes for transportation and two aircrafts for maritime patrolling, as well as a total …

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=airXW.WtcCfA&refer=latin_america
Venezuela Sells About $3 Billion of Dollar Bonds (Update2) Bloomberg – USA
28 (Bloomberg) — Venezuela, the world’s fifth-largest oil supplier, sold about $3 billion worth of dollar-denominated bonds to domestic investors, double the …

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4479280.stm
Venezuela signs Spain arms deal BBC News – UK
Spain has concluded a controversial arms deal with Venezuela to supply military equipment worth $1.5bn. The signing in Caracas was …

www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?
NewsCode=38186&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Venezuela to produce Iranian “Samand, Pride” IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, November 29 (IranMania) – Iran and Venezuela are to sign on Thursday a contract according to which Iranian passenger cars ?Samand? and ?Pride? …

www.vheadline.com/readnews.asp?id=47143
Venezuela launches eradication of extreme poverty and social … VHeadline.com – Worth,IL,USA
… the street. The General says it’s a part of a national campaign to make Venezuela “Territory Free from Social Exclusion.”. Families …

english.eluniversal.com/2005/11/28/en_pol_art_28A637121.shtml
Venezuela joins Spain and France in crackdown on drugs El Universal – Venezuela
The Venezuelan government is working with France and Spain on an agreement to use technology for drugs interdiction inside Venezuela, Minister of the Interior …

english.eluniversal.com/2005/11/28/en_pol_art_28A637131.shtml
Venezuela expects to make headway with trade exchange with Italy El Universal – Venezuela
Foreign Minister Alí Rodríguez expects Venezuela to advance in trade exchange with Italy, as well as in other sectors, such as railroads and construction. …

www.cmaq.net/fr/node.php?id=22985
Who all form the real, true revolutionary base of Venezuela? CMAQ – Québec,Canada
… creativity. In the final analysis, about what, about whom, are we talking? Who really changes, who really defends Venezuela? A “new …

US: Venezuela scuttles visit by congressmen ABC News – USA
Nov 28, 2005 — CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – A group of US congressmen was forced to abandon an official visit to Venezuela on Monday after local …

abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=1353776

VENEZUELA sells $3 billion worth of bonds Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s government said Monday that it sold close to $3 billion worth of bonds in its latest debt offering amid strong demand. …

seattlepi.nwsource.com/business/1310AP_Venezuela_Bonds.html

VENEZUELA, Italy launch new trade talks
BusinessWeek – USA
NOV. 28 6:32 PM ET Venezuela and Italy inaugurated a bilateral trade council Monday aimed at strengthening financial, commercial and technological ties. …

www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D8E5P6VG3.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down&chan=db

WHO all form the real, true revolutionary base of Venezuela? CMAQ – Québec,Canada
… creativity. In the final analysis, about what, about whom, are we talking? Who really changes, who really defends Venezuela? A “new …
www.cmaq.net/fr/node.php?id=22985

  
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