# venezuela - Today’s News
‘Tis the season to show your true colours.
# venezuela - Thursday 27 November, 2014
The inmates broke into the prison infirmary and drank a cocktail of grain alcohol and prescription drugs.
# venezuela - Tuesday 7 October, 2014
The 64-year-old Venezuelan was once one of the world’s most-wanted militants.
# venezuela - Sunday 6 July, 2014
Others have had to cancel funerals.
# venezuela - Saturday 1 March, 2014
Foreign journalists were among 41 arrested as clashes intensified in the capital Caracas.
# venezuela - Tuesday 25 February, 2014
A former two-division WBA world champion Antonio Cermeno was found dead after being kidnapped.
The Venezuelan government is set to name its ambassador to Washington today.
# venezuela - Saturday 22 February, 2014
“They are killing us,” students are screaming on posters, through social media and at rallies.
# venezuela - Friday 21 February, 2014
Everyone’s talking about Alan Shatter, tragic workplace accidents and angry Ryanair customers.
# venezuela - Friday 14 February, 2014
Three have died and dozens more injured in anti-government protests this week.
# venezuela - Saturday 1 February, 2014
Sometimes the lines outside the Irish consulate in Caracas are 200 people deep, forcing a rotating cadre of self-appointed leaders to maintain a 24-hour vigil to stop queue jumpers.
# venezuela - Tuesday 7 January, 2014
The 29-year-old and her husband were found dead inside their car on a Venezuela motorway. Their 5-year-old daughter was injured in the shooting.
# venezuela - Sunday 14 July, 2013
Is Edward Snowden a heroic whistleblower or a far less noble character? I think we’re still waiting for that question to be answered, writes Larry Donnelly.
# venezuela - Tuesday 9 July, 2013
The 30-year-old, who leaked details of the US’ vast surveillance operation, has agreed to an offer of political asylum from Venezuela, a top pro-Kremlin lawmaker said in a tweet that was later deleted.
# venezuela - Saturday 6 July, 2013
Nicaragua and Venezuela have also offered asylum to the American – one days after denouncing the rerouting of Bolivian President Evo Morales’ plane over Europe amid reports that the fugitive was aboard.
Snowden has been scrambling to evade espionage charges after disclosing a vast US surveillance program to collect phone and internet data.
# venezuela - Wednesday 1 May, 2013
Opposition lawmakers said they were denied speaking rights as they refused to recognise the election of Nicolas Maduro as successor to Hugo Chavez.
# venezuela - Monday 15 April, 2013
It’s finally official after demands for recount: The acting president will succeed the late Hugo Chavez, beating his opponent by just over 1 per cent.
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Nicolas Maduro, who had been acting president since the death of Hugo Chavez, won 50.66 per cent of the vote last night.
# venezuela - Sunday 14 April, 2013
Venezuelan’s went to the polls today to vote in a successor to Hugo Chavez.
# venezuela - Thursday 14 March, 2013
The acting president of Venezuela said preparatory steps to put Hugo Chavez’s body on display should have been taken much earlier.
# venezuela - Monday 11 March, 2013
Henrique Capriles will run in elections to replace late President Hugo Chavez.
# venezuela - Saturday 9 March, 2013
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We’ve lost a colourful world leader who genuinely seemed to have the best interests of his people at heart. But the facts don’t lie – Chávez’s economic legacy is a warning against statist socialism, writes Aaron McKenna.
# venezuela - Friday 8 March, 2013
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Venezuelan vice president Nicolas Maduro will be sworn in later today and said that Chavez will be kept in a glass casket “for eternity”.
# venezuela - Thursday 7 March, 2013
“I don’t want to die. Please don’t let me die,” the late Venezuelan president is quoted as saying according to the head of the presidential guard.
# venezuela - Wednesday 6 March, 2013
Expectations are that the government will hold elections within the next month as Venezuela faces uncertainty following the death of the leftist leader.
Reaction from world leaders to the death of the Venezuelan president yesterday has been mixed.
# venezuela - Tuesday 5 March, 2013
The fiery populist has died following a nearly two-year bout with cancer.
At least one US military official has been expelled from Venezuela amid accusations of a conspiracy, the Pentagon has confirmed.
# venezuela - Monday 18 February, 2013
Hugo Chavez has spent more than two months in Cuba for cancer surgery and treatment.
# venezuela - Saturday 26 January, 2013
The government said the riot was set off after inmates at the Uribana prison rebelled against prison authorities who had launched a sweep of the facility in search of illicit weapons.
# venezuela - Thursday 24 January, 2013
El Pais published a photograph it said was of ailing president Hugo Chavez in his hospital bed – provoking a furious reaction from Venezuela.
# venezuela - Sunday 13 January, 2013
The brother of Hugo Chavez says reports that the family is discussing ending life support for the Venezuelan leader are totally false.
# venezuela - Friday 4 January, 2013
Hugo Chavez’s top aides say the opposition and the media have used the Venezuelan president’s poor health to wage a “psychological war” to destabilise the country.
# venezuela - Monday 31 December, 2012
The Venezuelan president has developed new complications from an infection after undergoing his latest round of cancer-related surgery.
# venezuela - Friday 14 December, 2012
The leader of Venezuela underwent treatment for cancer in Cuba earlier this week.
# venezuela - Wednesday 12 December, 2012
The Venezuelan president flew to Havana, Cuba, for surgery on Monday after revealing his cancer had returned.