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CARACAS, Wednesday April 16, 2014 | Update
 

PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA

Heavy clashes between police and demonstrators in northeast Caracas

Bolivarian National Police (PNB) officers cracked down on demonstrators in Chacao municipality, northeast Caracas (AFP)

PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA.  Dozens of people on Thursday blocked streets with barricades and staged street protests against Nicolás Maduro's government  in Chacao municipality, northeast Caracas. The demonstrations ended up in clashes with troops of the Bolivarian National Police (PNB), who used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters.  

EASTER 2014

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During the Mass for the Nazarene of Saint Paul

Apostolic Nuncio urges Venezuelans to achieve "the miracle of peace"

The Apostolic Nuncio asked Venezuelans to seek "the recognition of the other" (Adolfo Acosta)

EASTER 2014.  The Apostolic Nuncio in Venezuela, Aldo Giordano, celebrated the Mass of the Nazarene of Saint Paul in the Saint Theresa Basilica, downtown Caracas, on Wednesday. He seized the opportunity to recall and endorse Pope Francis' words in a letter sent to the leaders taking part in the government-opposition talks.  

08:51 AM
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FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Chinese foreign minister to visit Venezuela on April 21

Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi will visit Venezuela on April 21-22 and will meet with Nicolás Maduro

04/17/2014
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PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA

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One person detained

Police and demonstrators clash in northeast Caracas

Francisco de Miranda Avenue is blocked at Chacao municipality

04/17/2014
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OPPOSITION

Capriles: "We'll make every effort for the release of political prisoners"

Miranda state Governor Henrique Capriles said that the government-opposition dialogue depends primarily on the government, adding that the talks would not fail because of the opposition. He stressed he would "never" give up the possibility of dialogue, and that the chance to talk, "however small," should not be demonized

04/17/2014
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PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA

Henrique Capriles in WSJ: Meaningful dialogue is necessary in Venezuela

"Uniting our country after years of government-sponsored extremism (...)
Venezuelans "must leave these years of bitter division behind," the opposition leader and Governor of Miranda state said in an op-ed published in The Wall Street Journal
04/16/2014
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DIVIDENDS

Devaluation costs Coca Cola USD 247 million in January-March

Coca Cola operating income down 7% this year (File photo)
The company is concerned about Venezuela's Law on Costs and Fair Prices, obstacles to imports, and shortage
04/16/2014
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INDUSTRY

Sidor, Venalum initial agreement with Chinese firm to boost production

The move is intended to boost production in Venezuela (File photo)
Minister of Industries and Tax Superintendent José David Cabello announced that steel and iron company Sidor and Venezuelan aluminum smelter Venalum (both state-owned corporations) entered into an agreement with China's firm Minmetals Engineerin (...)
04/16/2014
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HUMAN RIGHTS

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Round table refuses amnesty law

Decision on renewed testing of ex-chief police Simonovis labelled as "gibe"

Iván Simonovis was sentenced to 30 years in prison for the events of (...)
"Why should renewed testing for the commissioner be accepted?"
04/16/2014
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GOVERNMENT

Economy VP: Socialist economic model has been deeply successful

Ramírez underlined that Venezuela's economic and socialist model has (...)
Venezuela's Economy Vice-President Rafael Ramírez stressed that a new approach will focus on "production sectors so as to produce our own supplies and food"
04/16/2014
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PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA

Gov't, dissent agree to include renowned personalities in truth committee

Venezuelan government and opposition held a second meeting on Tuesday (...)
The committee will not be comprised by legislators only
04/16/2014
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PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA

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MUD joins the Peace Plan

Venezuelan gov't, opposition agree on medical peer review for Simonovis

Ramón Guillermo Aveledo: "The society must be very strong to defend (...)
According to Ramón Guillermo Aveledo, all attempts will be made on the way to reconciliation and to raise confidence
08:13 AM
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PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA

Heavy clashes between police and demonstrators in northeast Caracas

Bolivarian National Police (PNB) officers cracked down on demonstrators in Chacao municipality, northeast Caracas (AFP)
Dozens of people on Thursday blocked streets with barricades and staged street protests against Nicolás Maduro's government  in Chacao municipality, northeast Caracas. The demonstrations ended up in clashes with troops of the Bolivarian National Police (PNB), who used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters.
17/04/2014
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UNITED STATES

US Southern Command worried about "serious economic situation in Venezuela"

The head of the US Southern Command, General John Kelly, welcomed on Thursday the dialogue between the Venezuelan government and the opposition to end violent protests in Venezuela. However, he said he remained concerned about the serious economic situation in the South American country.

08:13 AM
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PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA

Heavy clashes between police and demonstrators in northeast Caracas

Bolivarian National Police (PNB) officers cracked down on demonstrators in Chacao municipality, northeast Caracas (AFP)
Protesters used stones, bottles and other objects to attack police officers, who dispersed the protest with tear gas and rubber bullets
 

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Government-Opposition Talks


Gov't, dissent to include renowned personalities in truth committee

PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA The Venezuelan government and opposition held on Tuesday their second session of talks to find out a solution to the political crisis hitting the country.

Decision on renewed testing of ex-chief police Simonovis labelled as "gibe"

HUMAN RIGHTS Human rights advocate and attorney Elenis Rodríguez termed "gibe" the refusal by the Venezuelan government of an amnesty bill produced by the opposition Unified Democratic Panel (MUD) as part of the talks intended to break the stalemate in Venezuela.

European Parliament ponders date to visit Venezuela

PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA In a meeting with the Committee on Foreign Affairs, European Parliament, on Monday, Venezuelan opposition leader María Corina Machado urged the committee to send a delegation of members of the European Parliament to Venezuela to see first-hand President Nicolás Maduro's crackdown on opponents in Venezuela.

Dossier
The behind-the-scenes of the events of April 11, 2002

Alarmed because of the emotional breakdown suffered by his ally and his destiny; Fidel Castro requested asylum for deceased Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez in Madrid back on April 11, 2002. "The story had been much darker and more entangled than what some people's imagination has wanted to believe in and disclose," former Spain's President, José María Aznar, upholds in his autograph book published by late 2013.

Protests in Venezuela


Ruling party leader's son wounded in Chacao municipality

PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA Unidentified groups in the municipality of Chacao, Miranda state, attacked two people who were trying to put back in place a manhole cover that was removed to prevent car traffic, the Speaker of the National Assembly (AN), Diosdado Cabello, reported late on Monday, as quoted by the official Venezuelan News Agency (AVN).

Venezuelan crisis causes concerns in Latin America

PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA Protests in Venezuela have led to concerns in Latin American and the Caribbean, according to a report issued on Monday.

"We are at a point where we could still avoid an extreme situation"

INTERVIEW There's a fine line between stubbornness and dogged determination. Monsignor Diego Padrón, the President of the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference (CEV), seems to have erased this line. He iterates and reiterates his so-far unheeded calls.

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PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA

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PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA

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