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  • Chavez's spirit will guide Venezuela - until leftist unity frays

    Even in death, Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez will be a powerful force guiding his countrymen to elect Vice President Nicolas Maduro to replace him. Some call the widely predicted victory of Chavez’s handpicked successor a “sympathy vote&...
  • Gustavo Dudamel to attend Hugo Chavez funeral, miss L.A. concert

    Gustavo Dudamel to attend Hugo Chavez funeral, miss L.A. concert
    Gustavo Dudamel will fly to Caracas, Venezuela for the funeral Friday  of President Hugo Chavez, and the L.A. Philharmonic music director might lead a concert tied to the Chavez events. The Venezuelan-born conductor is expected to head to Caracas...
  • In Venezuela, a presidential decree brings Christmas early

    The Christmas season has officially started in Venezuela, thanks to President Nicolas Maduro, who recently declared it so. Maduro made the announcement at a Socialist Christmas fair in the city of Caracas. According to National Public Radio, the...
  • Downed plane in Venezuela draws questions from Mexico

    Downed plane in Venezuela draws questions from Mexico
    MEXICO CITY -- When a high-ranking officer in the Venezuelan military posted the picture of the burned-up remnants of a small Mexican aircraft this week on Twitter, it launched a flurry of questions. Who had been in the plane? What had it been doing...
  • Venezuelan president orders 'occupation' of electronics chain

    Venezuelan president orders 'occupation' of electronics chain
    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered the "occupation" of a chain of electronics stores after the socialist government accused the company of overcharging its consumers. Troops went to the Daka chain's five stores and ordered the company to...
  • Venezuela seizes another asset: Toilet paper factory

    Venezuela seizes another asset: Toilet paper factory
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- The government may be holding a clearance sale of sorts this weekend after adding a new asset to its portfolio of confiscated farms and factories: the nation’s largest manufacturer of toilet paper. The seizure of the plant...
  • Ehrlich should clarify his Chávez comments

    Ehrlich should clarify his Chávez comments
    I teach at Towson University in the College of Liberal Arts, where it is part of our core mission to help students develop their critical thinking abilities — a skills platform essential for career advancement. One key skill is finding the best...
  • Snapshot of Venezuela after Hugo Chavez

    Venezuela’s interim president, Nicolas Maduro, squares off Sunday with Miranda state Gov. Henrique Capriles in an election that will decide who will complete the term of Hugo Chavez, who died March 5 after designating Maduro as his political heir....
  • Government-ordered price cuts spawn desperation shopping in Venezuela

    CARACAS, Venezuela — The appliance salesman nervously eyed the chaotic scene outside his door. An unruly line of shoving and jostling shoppers was waiting to enter the store in a Caracas shopping district, where prices had been cut in half —...
  • Venezuela's opposition calls for investigation of slaying and attack

    CARACAS, Venezuela — Opposition politicians called on President Nicolas Maduro's government to investigate the slaying of a Baralt City Council candidate and an attack on a former presidential candidate's caravan, events that have added to tension...
  • News Of The Weird: White Separatist Turns Out To Be Black

    News Of The Weird: White Separatist Turns Out To Be Black
    Family Of Man The Marvels of Science: The notorious white separatist Craig Cobb is currently soliciting like-skinned people to move to his tiny town of Leith, N.D. (pop. 16), to create a deluxe Caucasian enclave, but at the urging of a black TV host...