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Venezuela detains 243 in raids on protest camps
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Venezuela detains 243 in raids on protest camps

Marcelo Daniel Brusa | AFP - May 8, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuelan authorities demolished four protest camps in Caracas and detained more than 200 people in pre-dawn raids Thursday, striking at the remaining bastions of…

Venezuela prepares for talks aimed at ending crisis
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Venezuela prepares for talks aimed at ending crisis

AFP - April 9, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela – President Nicolás Maduro and Venezuela's opposition leaders are to meet Thursday for talks aimed at ending two months of deadly anti-government protests. The agreed-to…

Desperate for coffee in Caracas
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Desperate for coffee in Caracas

Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez | Foreign Policy - April 9, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela - Tío Conejo, or "Uncle Rabbit," is among the most celebrated characters in Venezuelan folklore. Perpetually under threat from his nemesis, the powerful "Uncle Tiger,"…

Why I support Nicolás Maduro
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Why I support Nicolás Maduro

Niklas Zenius Jespersen - March 1, 2014

Protesters in Venezuela are portrayed as peaceful students repressed by an authoritarian Maduro government that has caused shortages and widespread crime. In this light, many will wonder…

Costa Rica deplores violence in Venezuela, calls for investigation
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Costa Rica deplores violence in Venezuela, calls for investigation

The Tico Times - February 14, 2014

The government and both presidential aspirants of Costa Rica called for investigations Friday into violence during protests in Venezuela that claimed the lives of three and injured…