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Venezuela's Chavez Warns Against Opposition-led Protests during Copa America

Venezuela president Hugo Chavez warned Sunday that government opponents were planning to interrupt Copa America in Venezuela by staging streets protests and possible transportation strikes.

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OAS Secretary General Assures Venezuelan Democracy is Not Threatened

Democracy is not being threatened in Venezuela according to the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) Jose Miguel Insulza yesterday at a press conference in Uruguay.

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Venezuelan Defense Minister Denies Submarine Purchase

Venezuela’s Defense Minister, General Raúl Isaias Baduel, denied recent press reports that Venezuela has ordered nine Russian submarines.

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Venezuela Denounces US Report on Human Trafficking

The Venezuelan government rejected yesterday the US report on human trafficking which labeled Venezuela among the world's worst offenders in human trafficking. Venezuela’s Interior Minister accused the U.S. government of trying to damage the image of the government of Hugo Chavez.

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Venezuela’s Recall Process Begins Again

The process to collect signatures for recall referenda against nine governors and 109 mayors will run from this coming Saturday until Monday, announced Tibisay Lucena, the president of Venezuela’s National Electoral Council (CNE) yesterday.

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Chavez Makes Surprise Visit to Meet Castro in Havana

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez made a surprise visit to Cuba yesterday afternoon to meet with the nearly recuperated Cuban leader Fidel Castro and to discuss the growing relations between the two countries.

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Venezuela Launches Sale of "Bolivarian" Computers

The Venezuelan government of President Hugo Chavez announced the launch of their "Bolivarian Computers" last week, consisting of four different models produced in Venezuela with Chinese technology.

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Chavez Thanks Brazil’s President for Defending Venezuelan Government

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez publicly thanked his Brazilian counterpart Luiz Inacio “Lula” Da Silva on his television program Aló Presidente yesterday for his statements in support of the Venezuelan government.

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AP Interview: Chavez Connects With Poor

"What hurts me most is poverty, and that's what made me a rebel," Chavez said during six hours of conversations with The Associated Press on Saturday during a road trip across the southern plains, a helicopter flight and a visit to a cattle ranch.

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First Meeting of ALBA Ministers Concludes in Venezuela

The countries that make up the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) trade block met in Venezuela this Wednesday for a meeting of the ALBA Ministers.

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Chavez Accuses U.S. of a “Soft Coup” Attempt in Venezuela

Chavez accused the Venezuelan opposition and the U.S. of planning a “soft coup with a slow fuse,” using the same method that has been applied in various eastern European countries in the past few years.

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Venezuela Keeps Regional Human Rights Seat in Blow to U.S.

Venezuela held onto its seat on a Pan-American human rights commission on Tuesday in a blow to U.S. diplomacy a day after the countries traded barbs over media freedom and the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay.

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Pro-RCTV Students Continue to March in Caracas

University students continued to march in the Venezuelan capital this week against the government decision to not renew the broadcast license of the private television channel RCTV.

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U.S. and Venezuela Clash at OAS Meeting

The United States and Venezuela clashed sharply yesterday at a special session of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Panama.

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RCTV Case Causes Tensions between Brazil and Venezuela

The recent case of Venezuelan private television channel RCTV appears to have opened a rift in relations between Brazil and Venezuela after recent declarations made by the Brazilian Congress, and the response from Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

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