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OPPOSITION

Election campaign for opposition primaries opens on Tuesday

The primary vote will be held in 38 electoral constituencies (File photo)

OPPOSITION.  On Tuesday, 110 candidates from opposition umbrella group Unified Democratic Panel (MUD) started the electoral campaign for the primary vote to be held on May 17, when they will run to be elected the coalition's unity candidate in 38 electoral constituencies, announced the Electoral Committee of Primary Elections (CEP). The campaign will last until May 14.  

11:21 AM
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CUSTOMS

Comptroller's Office reports delays in customs clearance in Venezuela

Venezuelan Comptroller’s Office inspected Puerto Cabello dock (File photo)
At Puerto Cabello dock, some goods have been abandoned for six years, the Venezuelan Comptroller's Office found
11:14 AM
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OPINION

Security threat

"Testimony to foreign governments and credible mainstream journalism have raised unanswered questions about the Government of Venezuela's role in terrorism"

10:18 AM
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OPPOSITION

Brazil's ex-president Cardoso willing to intercede for López and Ledezma

Fernando Henrique Cardoso, former president of Brazil (EFE)
Fernando Henrique Cardoso, former president of Brazil, will be joined by Senators Aecio Neves and Aloysio Nunes, from Brazilian Social Democracy Party
03/30/2015
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HOMICIDES

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A total of 466 dead bodies this month

52 bodies taken to Caracas morgue over the weekend

In March, the morgue has received a total of 466 corpses (Fernando (...)
According to off the record reports from the Scientific, Criminal and Forensic Investigation Police Agency (Cicpc), most of the victims were murdered
03/30/2015
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HYDROCARBONS

Pdvsa reports sabotage in its facilities in eastern Monagas state

The sabotage was contained thanks to a contingency plan and the (...)
State-run oil company Petróleos de Venezuela (Pdvsa) said that an armed group broke into the facilities and attacked the operators
03/30/2015
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OPPOSITION

Brazil's ex-president voices solidarity with López and Ledezma

Fernando Henrique Cardoso, former president of Brazil (File photo)
Aécio Neves, Senator for the Brazilian Party of Social Democracy (PSDB) met with Leopoldo López's wife, Lilian Tintori
03/30/2015
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OPPOSITION

Venezuelan dissenter: "We have the best opportunity to produce a change"

Venezuelan dissenter Jesús Torrealba said he is confident that the (...)
Executive Secretary of the Venezuelan opposition coalition Unified Democratic Panel (MUD) Jesús Torrealba made reference to a US decree, which sanctions seven Venezuelan government officials allegedly involved in human rights violations
03/30/2015
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HOLY WEEK

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Archbishop of Maracaibo

Monsignor Santana asks Venezuelans to stop indifference

Monsignor Ubaldo Santana, Archbishop of Maracaibo (Handout photo)
On Sunday, thousands of churchgoers gathered at Bolívar's Square and around the monument of the Virgin of Chiquinquirá in Maracaibo, northwestern Zulia state on the occasion of the Palm Sunday. Palms were blessed and the Gospel was read out
03/28/2015
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DOSSIER

Teen violence

State security forces were responsible for the deaths of 126 minors (...)
According to human rights NGO Cofavic, 68% of homicides across Venezuela are committed against youth under the age of 25, mostly from poor neighborhoods. By Francisco Olivares
03/28/2015
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INTERVIEW

"Unasur should take good care not to give an image of partiality"

"The Vatican is a trustworthy factor for the whole country" (File (...)
The coordinator of International Relations of opposition Unified Democratic Panel (MUD) advises resumption of government-opposition talks
11:52 AM
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OIL

Venezuelan FM Ramírez visits Qatar amidst OPEC tour

FM Ramírez is visiting OPEC countries to discuss oil prices (File photo)
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Rafael Ramírez arrived in Qatar on Thursday in the context of his tour across the member nations of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), with a view to defining a joint strategy to balance crude oil prices, ahead of the 166th OPEC regular meeting scheduled for November 27 in Vienna, Austria.
12:44 PM
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OPPOSITION

Election campaign for opposition primaries opens on Tuesday

The primary vote will be held in 38 electoral constituencies (File photo)
A total of 110 candidates will run in 38 electoral constituencies. The campaign will last until May 14
11:21 AM
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CUSTOMS

Comptroller's Office reports delays in customs clearance in Venezuela

Venezuelan Comptroller’s Office inspected Puerto Cabello dock (File (...)
At Puerto Cabello dock, some goods have been abandoned for six years, the Venezuelan Comptroller's Office found
11:14 AM
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OPINION

Security threat

"Testimony to foreign governments and credible mainstream journalism have raised unanswered questions about the Government of Venezuela's role in terrorism"

10:18 AM
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OPPOSITION

Brazil's ex-president Cardoso willing to intercede for López and Ledezma

Fernando Henrique Cardoso, former president of Brazil (EFE)
Fernando Henrique Cardoso, former president of Brazil, will be joined by Senators Aecio Neves and Aloysio Nunes, from Brazilian Social Democracy Party
 

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Dossier
Teen violence

Yamir Tovar (22) and Luis Fabián (21) were subjected by members of a ‘colectivo' (an armed pro-government gang) in the west Caracas neighborhood of Catia on February 20. Their bodies were found tied up and gagged; they were killed by headshots in execution style.

US-Venezuela Tensions


Unasur seeks help to solve Venezuela-US conflict

UNASUR The Union of South American Nations (Unasur) has asked "two or three personalities in the region to collaborate" in "efforts seeking a rapprochement" between the United States and Venezuela, revealed on Friday the Secretary General of Unasur, former Colombian President Ernesto Samper.

Venezuela sends letter of protest to the US over sanctions

FOREIGN OFFICE The Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minister, Delcy Rodríguez, announced her office had sent "an emphatic note of protest" to the US embassy in Caracas against the executive order issued by the White House imposing sanctions on seven Venezuelan officials.

Panama hopes Summit of the Americas will foster talks

SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS Panama would uphold dialogue between the United States and Venezuela against the backdrop of the upcoming Summit of the Americas to be held in Panama on April 10-11, sources of the Panamanian Embassy in Madrid told Efe.

Interview


"Unasur should take good care not to give an image of partiality"

INTERVIEW Last March 6, Ramón Guillermo Aveledo was on visit to Madrid. He was leading a workshop at the House of the Americas on the experience of the opposition coalition Unified Democratic Panel (MUD). For this reason, the MUD coordinator of International Relations did not attend the controversial meeting at the Nunciature with the Union of South American Nations (Unasur).

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Op-ed


The "special period" in Venezuela

OPINION In Venezuela, we are going through certain special period as it happened to Cuba, when, with the support of the USSR, Fidel Castro tried to impose communism on the island.

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PHOTOGALLERY

Homeless people in Venezuela

MILITARY

Venezuelan military exercises in pictures

CARNIVAL 2015

Carnival ends with float parades and music in Caracas

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