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‘Protagonistic Democracy’ Helps Venezuelans Fight US Provocations

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Hugo Chavez was elected president of Venezuela in 1998. Throughout his presidency, he promoted extensive social reforms and sovereignty for Latin America. "At the center of those social...

Brazil, Venezuela Lead Latin American Arms Race

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(updated 22:05 19.04.2017) Countries across Latin America are increasing their investment in the armed forces, Carlos Hernandez, who runs the Spanish-language defense news portal Infodefensa.com, told...

Mexico Asks Italy to Extradite Former Tamaulipas State Governor

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MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Yarrington was detained on Sunday in Florence, Italy. He faces charges in Mexico and the United States, where he has been accused of drug...

Drones Used to Analyze Volcanoes in Guatemala

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(updated 21:03 12.04.2017) Volcanologists and engineers in the UK have collected measurements from volcanic clouds, together with visual and thermal images of inaccessible volcano peaks, using an unmanned...

Death Toll From Landslide in Colombia’s Manizales Surpasses Dozen

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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The death toll from the landslides that occurred in the city of Manizales in Colombia's coffee-growing region this week now stands at over a dozen, local...

Venezuela Further Extends Circulation of 100-Bolivar Notes

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MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Venezuela has again postponed the withdrawal of the 100-bolivar banknotes from circulation, Vice President of Venezuela Tareck Zaidan El Aissami has announced. "...

Venezuelan President Announces Introduction of National Anti-Coup Plan

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(updated 08:55 19.04.2017) MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced the implementation of a "special plan" dubbed Zamora against an alleged coup in the country....

At Least 2 People Killed in Venezuela During Protests Against President...

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(updated 18:23 12.04.2017) MOSCOW (Sputnik) – According to the RCN news agency citing police authorities, Daniel Queliza, a 19-year-old student who did not take part...

National Guard Serviceman Killed in Anti-Government Protests in Venezuela

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MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – One serviceman was killed during anti-government protests in Venezuela’s Miranda State, Ombudsman and President of the Republican Moral Council of Venezuela Tarek William Saab...

Colombia Mudslide Death Toll Now at 320, Disaster Management Authorities Say

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MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – According to the latest data, a total of 320 people were killed by the mudslide, 118 children among them, UNGRD said on Wednesday. At least...

Death Toll of Anti-Government Protests in Venezuela Reaches Seven

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MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) — According to earlier reports, five people were killed in the protests, which were sparked after the country’s Supreme Court attempted to take on the legislative functions...

At Least Four Killed in Protests Against Maduro in Venezuela

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MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – A 36-year-old man and a 14-year-old teenager were killed as a result of Tuesday demonstrations against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in the city of Barquisimeto...
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