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Venezuela Seizes Almost 7 Tons Cocaine Hidden in Heavy Machinery

In the latest indication that the country is becoming a major operations center for international organized crime, Venezuelan officials have seized nearly seven...
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Center for International Media Assistance: Confronting the News – The State of Independent Media in Latin America

A report by the Center for International Media Assistance and the National Endowment for Democracy on the state of independent media in Latin America. Conducted via...
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Security in a Post-Chavez Venezuela

The announcement that Venezuela’s president is suffering from cancer raises the question of what lies ahead for the country, which under Chavez's leadership has...
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Venezuela Probes TV Network Over Prison Riots

Venezuelan authorities have opened an investigation into one of the country’s major news networks for its coverage of an ongoing prison...
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US Blacklists Venezuela in Human Trafficking Report

A new report by the U.S. government criticizes Venezuela for failing to enforce existing anti-human trafficking laws. But it's worth noting that poverty and...
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Venezuela Govt Pledges to Reform Prisons

As the stand-off in a Venezuela prison continues, the government has pledged to invest in reforming the...
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Venezuela Prison Crisis is Chance for Political Point Scoring

The struggle to retake a Venezuelan prison from its heavily-armed inmates has spawned a political battle, with the government opening an investigation into the...
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Venezuela Prison Riots Leave at least 23 Dead

Nineteen inmates died in a clash in a Venezuelan prison on Sunday, while four inmates were killed in riots in another prison within...
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Venezuela to Send Top FARC Rebel to Colombia

Venezuela has started the process of sending a captured leading member of rebel group the FARC back to Colombia, from where he may be extradited to the...