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Venezuelan Opposition Group to Promote Primaries

Venezuelan opposition group Sumate announced it will organize primary elections to choose a single opposition candidate for this December’s Presidential Elections.

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Venezuela’s State Oil Co. Forms Joint Venture with Nicaraguan Mayors

Nicaragua's Mayors' Association and Venezuela's state owned oil company PDVSA signed an agreement to provide oil to Nicaraguan communities at preferential financing terms. The agreement mirrors earlier agreements signed with Caribbean nations.

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Venezuela to Extend and Expand U.S. Heating Oil Program

During a meeting with beneficiaries of the program that provides discounted heating oil to low-income communities in the U.S., President Chavez announced that the program would continue and that it would be expanded both in volume and in purpose.

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Venezuela Will Reconsider Withdrawal from CAN if Others Reconsider Free Trade

At the request of Bolivian President Evo Morales, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez said he will reconsider Venezuela’s withdrawal from CAN, if other Andean countries reconsider their free trade agreements with the US.

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U.S.-Venezuela Airline Conflict Resolved

US officials agreed to raise the classification of Venezuelan airlines, removing restrictions that had been the source of a conflict which threatened to significantly reduce air travel between the two countries.

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Chavez: Venezuela to withdraw from Andean Community of Nations

In a surprise announcement yesterday, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced that Venezuela would withdraw from the Andean Community. Separately, he said that Venezuela was considering dropping import tariffs for select agricultural goods from fellow Latin American countries.

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Oil Companies Not Running From Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has rattled oil markets with tough anti-capitalist talk, higher royalties and oil field takeovers, but petroleum companies operating in the world's fifth-largest crude exporter are hardly running scared.

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Venezuela Reaches Landmark 75% Debt Retirement

Venezuela retired 75% of February’s announced purchase of Brady Bonds, lowering its foreign debt, and intends to finish the buy-back by May.

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Venezuela Unveils Monument for Victims on Coup Anniversary

Òn the occasion of the 4 year anniversary of the April 11th, 2002 coup attempt against President Chavez, the government unveiled a new monument dedicated to the 18 Venezuelans - Chavistas, opposition, and unaffiliated bystanders - who were killed that day.

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15 Arrested in Wake of Murders that Shocked Venezuela

Fifteen suspects have been arrested in the week following the discovery of the bodies of the murdered brothers and their driver. The Mayor of Caracas has announced an interdisciplinary commission to clean up the notoriously corrupt Metropolitan police.

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Venezuela Car Sales Up 55%, Signaling Consumption Boom

Auto sales in Venezuela so far this year are the 55.4 percent higher than last year at this time, according to newly released numbers, the highest level in over a decade.

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U.S. and Venezuela Threaten to Punish Each Other’s Ambassadors

In an escalating dispute involving the throwing of eggs at the car of the US ambassador to Venezuela, the U.S. threatened to limit the Venezuelan Ambassador’s U.S. travels and Chavez threatened to expel the U.S. ambassador entirely.

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Venezuela and FMLN Mayors of El Salvador Form Joint Venture

El Salvadoran Mayors of towns controlled by the leftist FMLN formed a joint-venture with Venezuela's PDVSA to supply 100,00 barrels of oil per month to El Salvador. this is the first such venture that has been formed with local instead of national governments.

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Venezuelan Officials Call for Calm, Propose New Anti-Crime Measures

The murders of three teenage brothers and the ensuing protests have led Venezuelan government officials to announce new measures to fight crime and to condemn both the murders and the media and opposition response.

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Kidnapping-Murders Cause Protests Throughout Venezuela

The discovery of the bodies of four kidnapping victims, three teenage boys and their driver, unleashed a wave of anger and protests in Venezuela about the persistently high crime rate and insecurity all Venezuelans experience.

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