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#Venezuela

# venezuela - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Carlos the Jackal to face new murder trial over 1974 grenade attack Behind Bars

Carlos the Jackal to face new murder trial over 1974 grenade attack

The 64-year-old Venezuelan was once one of the world’s most-wanted militants.

# venezuela - Sunday 6 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bereaved families spend days searching for coffins due to Venezuela shortages Inflation

# venezuela - Saturday 1 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Students hit with water cannons and tear gas in Venezuela protests Violence

Students hit with water cannons and tear gas in Venezuela protests

Foreign journalists were among 41 arrested as clashes intensified in the capital Caracas.

# venezuela - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From The Score Former boxing world champion killed in Venezuela RIP

Former boxing world champion killed in Venezuela

A former two-division WBA world champion Antonio Cermeno was found dead after being kidnapped.

From TheJournal.ie Students gear up for new rally in Venezuela Anti-government

Students gear up for new rally in Venezuela

The Venezuelan government is set to name its ambassador to Washington today.

# venezuela - Saturday 22 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What’s going on in Venezuela? Unrest

Explainer: What’s going on in Venezuela?

“They are killing us,” students are screaming on posters, through social media and at rallies.

# venezuela - Friday 21 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Friday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about Alan Shatter, tragic workplace accidents and angry Ryanair customers.

# venezuela - Friday 14 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie UN calls for action over deaths in Venezuelan protests Violence

UN calls for action over deaths in Venezuelan protests

Three have died and dozens more injured in anti-government protests this week.

# venezuela - Saturday 1 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Venezuela’s youth are abandoning their homeland, Ireland is their destination Best And Brightest

Venezuela’s youth are abandoning their homeland, Ireland is their destination

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

From TheJournal.ie Former Miss Venezuela and British husband shot dead Shooting

Former Miss Venezuela and British husband shot dead

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: As an American, I’m still not entirely sure about Edward Snowden Opinion

Column: As an American, I’m still not entirely sure about Edward Snowden

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

From TheJournal.ie Edward Snowden ‘has accepted an asylum offer from Venezuela’, or has he? Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden ‘has accepted an asylum offer from Venezuela’, or has he?

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

From TheJournal.ie Bolivia’s Morales offers asylum to US leaker Snowden SNOWDEN

Bolivia’s Morales offers asylum to US leaker Snowden

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.

From TheJournal.ie Two countries offer Snowden asylum, but he has no passport to leave Moscow SNOWDEN

Two countries offer Snowden asylum, but he has no passport to leave Moscow

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

From TheJournal.ie Video: Fights break out as Venezuelan politicians dispute election result Punch-Up This post contains videos

Video: Fights break out as Venezuelan politicians dispute election result

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

From TheJournal.ie Venezuela confirms Nicolas Maduro as president Presidential Election

Venezuela confirms Nicolas Maduro as president

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Chavez heir wins Venezuela vote – but opposition refuses to concede Election

Chavez heir wins Venezuela vote – but opposition refuses to concede

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

From TheJournal.ie Venezuela votes for Chavez revolution or change Venezuela

Venezuela votes for Chavez revolution or change

Venezuelan’s went to the polls today to vote in a successor to Hugo Chavez.

# venezuela - Thursday 14 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Plan to put Chavez’s body on display ‘may be impossible’ Venezuela

Plan to put Chavez’s body on display ‘may be impossible’

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

From TheJournal.ie Rivals trade barbs as election to succeed Chavez starts Election

Rivals trade barbs as election to succeed Chavez starts

Henrique Capriles will run in elections to replace late President Hugo Chavez.

# venezuela - Saturday 9 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Chávez was a charismatic leader – but his economic legacy should be a warning Opinion

Column: Chávez was a charismatic leader – but his economic legacy should be a warning

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Hugo Chavez will be embalmed ‘like Ho Chi Minh, Lenin and Mao’ Venezuela

Hugo Chavez will be embalmed ‘like Ho Chi Minh, Lenin and Mao’

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

From TheJournal.ie Hugo Chavez died of a ‘massive heart attack, mouthed desire to live’ Venezuela

Hugo Chavez died of a ‘massive heart attack, mouthed desire to live’

“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

From TheJournal.ie After Chavez’s death, Venezuela faces period of uncertainty Venezuela

After Chavez’s death, Venezuela faces period of uncertainty

Expectations are that the government will hold elections within the next month as Venezuela faces uncertainty following the death of the leftist leader.

From TheJournal.ie President and Tánaiste express sadness at death of Hugo Chavez Hugo Chavez

President and Tánaiste express sadness at death of Hugo Chavez

Reaction from world leaders to the death of the Venezuelan president yesterday has been mixed.

# venezuela - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died Hugo Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died

The fiery populist has died following a nearly two-year bout with cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Expelled US official en route from Venezuela: Pentagon Expelled

Expelled US official en route from Venezuela: Pentagon

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

From TheJournal.ie Chavez uses Twitter to announce his surprise return to Venezuela El Presidente

Chavez uses Twitter to announce his surprise return to Venezuela

Hugo Chavez has spent more than two months in Cuba for cancer surgery and treatment.

# venezuela - Saturday 26 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie At least 50 dead in Venezuela prison riot Venezuela

At least 50 dead in Venezuela prison riot

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

From TheJournal.ie Spanish newspaper apologises for fake Chavez hospital picture Sorry

Spanish newspaper apologises for fake Chavez hospital picture

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

From TheJournal.ie Chavez not in coma, responding well to treatment, says brother El Presidente

Chavez not in coma, responding well to treatment, says brother

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

From TheJournal.ie Chavez suffering from ‘respiratory insufficiency’ Chavez

Chavez suffering from ‘respiratory insufficiency’

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

From TheJournal.ie Venezuela cancels New Year’s Eve parties as Chavez takes turn for the worse El Presidente

Venezuela cancels New Year’s Eve parties as Chavez takes turn for the worse

The Venezuelan president has developed new complications from an infection after undergoing his latest round of cancer-related surgery.

# venezuela - Friday 14 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Chavez suffered ‘complications’ but recovering, his aides say El Presidente

Chavez suffered ‘complications’ but recovering, his aides say

The leader of Venezuela underwent treatment for cancer in Cuba earlier this week.

# venezuela - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Chavez recovering after ‘successful’ cancer surgery Chavez

Chavez recovering after ‘successful’ cancer surgery

The Venezuelan president flew to Havana, Cuba, for surgery on Monday after revealing his cancer had returned.

# venezuela - Sunday 9 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Venezuela: Chavez admits cancer relapse and designates his successor Venezuela

Venezuela: Chavez admits cancer relapse and designates his successor

Chavez has not disclosed details of the type of cancer has has but in a significant move he has designated his successor, vice president Nicolas Maduro.

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