Venezuela government support shaky as all sides have their say

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President Nicolas Maduro appears to be losing support. CARACAS – Support for the socialist administration of President Nicolas Maduro appears to be flagging, as former government stalwarts and even some quarters of the military are speaking out amidst the escalating economic, political and social crisis. Opposition leader Henrique Capriles, who has More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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Latin American nations denounce Venezuela crackdown

BOGOTA - Eight Latin American nations, including Mexico, Argentina and Brazil, have collectively denounced Venezuela’s “excessive use of force” against civilian protesters after the death toll from anti-government More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Clashes in Caracas over plans to rewrite constitution

Opponents of Venezuela's President Maduro say his move to rewrite the constitution is a way of dodging elections. CARACAS - Violence has broken out in Venezuela's capital, Caracas, with police firing tear gas and More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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US issues travel warning for Europe

WASHINGTON - On Monday, the Department of State issued a travel advisory alerting US citizens to the continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe. This travel alert expires on September 1, 2017. According More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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New emails show Clinton Foundation-State Dept Haiti links

WASHINGTON - Washington-based watchdog group, Judicial Watch, on Tuesday released 894 pages of new US State Department documents, including previously unreleased email exchanges between former secretary of state More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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Alert raised after Kick ’em Jenny erupts: more than 40 tremors recorded

ST GEORGE’S – The University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre (SRC) is monitoring increased activity at underwater volcano Kick ’em Jenny following scores of eruption over the past few days, More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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Bioelectric plant to be built in Cuban province of Ciego de Avila

HAVANA - The foundation stone for the construction of a bioelectric plant in the central Cuban province of Ciego de Ávila, 423 kilometers from Havana, was laid last week. According to Invasor newspaper, the work More...

Demonstrators clash with riot police on armored car during rally against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas
By Edition On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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After month of protests, Venezuela’s Maduro triggers shakeup of powers

CARACAS - Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro announced on Monday the creation of a new popular assembly with the ability to re-write the constitution, which foes decried as a power-grab to stifle weeks More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Climate impact on Caribbean coral reefs could be mitigated

CAHUITA – A few dozen meters from the Caribbean beach of Puerto Vargas, where you can barely see the white foam of the waves breaking offshore, is the coral reef that is the central figure of the ocean front of More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Lack of freedom of expression in Cuba criticised at human rights meeting

WASHINGTON - Miguel Henrique Otero, editor of the Caracas, Venezuela, newspaper El Nacional, represented the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) at a meeting on Wednesday before the Inter-American Commission More...