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68 people killed in Venezuelan jail fire
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68 people killed in Venezuelan jail fire

Mar 29th 2018, 7:04 AM 6,226 Views 13 Comments

The blaze at the detention facility in Carabobo state is the latest in a series of deadly incidents.

'I felt totally lost': Department in u-turn over decision to deny Venezuelan man a Public Services Card
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'I felt totally lost': Department in u-turn over decision to deny Venezuelan man a Public Services Card

Feb 20th 2018, 12:05 AM 24,254 Views 43 Comments

He was denied a PSC as a result of having an expired passport due to Venezuela’s printing shortage crisis.

Dozens of Venezuelans 'stranded in Ireland' as Maduro's government fails to issue new passports
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Dozens of Venezuelans 'stranded in Ireland' as Maduro's government fails to issue new passports

Jan 13th 2018, 12:05 AM 38,815 Views 69 Comments

Thousands of Venezuelans across the world have been waiting on new passports for over a year.

'Ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times': Iran strongly criticises Trump
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'Ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times': Iran strongly criticises Trump

Sep 20th 2017, 7:58 AM 22,610 Views 129 Comments

Trump took aim at countries who have been on his radar since he took up the presidency in January.

Trump says democracy must be restored in Venezuela as 'their country is collapsing'
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Trump says democracy must be restored in Venezuela as 'their country is collapsing'

Sep 19th 2017, 8:01 AM 10,891 Views 99 Comments

Trump made his comments ahead of the annual world leaders debate at the UN today.

Venezuela leader hits back at 'crazy' Trump talk of military intervention
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Venezuela leader hits back at 'crazy' Trump talk of military intervention

Aug 12th 2017, 12:42 PM 10,606 Views 54 Comments

The White House says it’s rejected a request by Maduro to speak to Trump.

A protest on Dublin's Embassy Row has called on the US to stay away from Venezuela
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A protest on Dublin's Embassy Row has called on the US to stay away from Venezuela

Aug 10th 2017, 10:32 PM 14,601 Views 95 Comments

The protest was organised by The Workers Party.

Anti-government 'mercenaries' hunted after stealing weapons in attack on Venezuelan army base
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Anti-government 'mercenaries' hunted after stealing weapons in attack on Venezuelan army base

Aug 7th 2017, 7:21 AM 6,246 Views 20 Comments

Maduro claimed the “terrorist” group had ties to Colombia and the United States.

Venezuela's currency is crumbling as unrest rages in the country
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# Dizzy Drop

Venezuela's currency is crumbling as unrest rages in the country

Aug 6th 2017, 12:00 PM 12,506 Views 104 Comments

On Thursday alone, it slumped nearly 15%.

'At least one million votes' were fraudulent in Venezuelan election says polling company
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'At least one million votes' were fraudulent in Venezuelan election says polling company

Aug 3rd 2017, 7:00 AM 7,403 Views 43 Comments

The Attorney General has launched an investigation into what she called scandalous electoral fraud.

Venezuelans in Ireland want the Irish government to speak up against Maduro
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Venezuelans in Ireland want the Irish government to speak up against Maduro

Aug 2nd 2017, 6:20 AM 8,996 Views 49 Comments

“It’s becoming more and more difficult to find food, medicines and basic household groceries.”

US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election
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US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election

Aug 1st 2017, 7:24 AM 10,525 Views 25 Comments

At least 10 people died amid violent protests disputing Sunday’s election in the South American country.

Venezuelan President claims victory as 10 die in violent protests
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Venezuelan President claims victory as 10 die in violent protests

Jul 31st 2017, 10:11 AM 8,325 Views 47 Comments

10 people were killed in violent protests against Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly elections.

Candidate shot dead as Venezuelans line up to vote in controversial election
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Candidate shot dead as Venezuelans line up to vote in controversial election

Jul 30th 2017, 6:05 PM 17,128 Views 35 Comments

Locals have reported troops firing at buildings and people in the capital as tensions escalate.

'Who do these imperialists in the US think they are?': Venezuelan leader hits back amid protests
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'Who do these imperialists in the US think they are?': Venezuelan leader hits back amid protests

Jul 27th 2017, 7:18 AM 9,247 Views 44 Comments

The US has issued fresh sanctions freezing the assets of senior Venezuelan officials.

'We do not want to be Cuba' - Venezuela's opposition votes against president
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'We do not want to be Cuba' - Venezuela's opposition votes against president

Jul 17th 2017, 8:40 AM 9,278 Views 64 Comments

Nicolas Maduro told the opposition to “not go crazy” with the results of its vote.

Man stole police helicopter to hurl grenades at Supreme Court, Venezuela says
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Man stole police helicopter to hurl grenades at Supreme Court, Venezuela says

Jun 28th 2017, 6:10 PM 20,448 Views 65 Comments

President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the country’s entire armed forces to respond.

'The upper classes have not stopped going out': The rich Venezuelans spending their way through the crisis
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# Cocktails And Sushi

'The upper classes have not stopped going out': The rich Venezuelans spending their way through the crisis

Jun 24th 2017, 8:00 AM 23,968 Views 23 Comments

Most are stuggling to make ends meet – but a rich minority is still sipping cocktails and going to exclusive nightclubs.

Facing a newspaper shortage, Venezuelans are acting out the news on buses
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Facing a newspaper shortage, Venezuelans are acting out the news on buses

Jun 13th 2017, 7:36 AM 8,100 Views 19 Comments

Commuters on the way to work are getting a daily dose of news in the Venezuelan capital Caracas.

Everton striker fires England to first World Cup success at any level since 1966
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# Young Lions

Everton striker fires England to first World Cup success at any level since 1966

Jun 11th 2017, 1:08 PM 11,749 Views 22 Comments

Dominic Calvert-Lewin got the only goal of the game, before Newcastle’s Freddie Woodman saved a penalty.

'It's like living in a nightmare': Venezuelan student terrified of returning home
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'It's like living in a nightmare': Venezuelan student terrified of returning home

Jun 3rd 2017, 8:15 PM 15,148 Views 24 Comments

Protests have been building in the capital Caracas for months.

'Maduro's Irish supporters don’t see any problem with him crushing rights'
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'Maduro's Irish supporters don’t see any problem with him crushing rights'

May 12th 2017, 7:30 PM 325 Views 25 Comments

Anything short of a return to a fully democratic path would be a tragic betrayal of the Venezuelan people, writes Victor Duggan.

Death toll in Venezuela protests rises to 36 as looting breaks out
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Death toll in Venezuela protests rises to 36 as looting breaks out

May 6th 2017, 1:51 PM 8,768 Views 36 Comments

At least 70 stores have been raided since Tuesday.

'I watch the news and cry and cry': Venezuelans in Ireland on the chaos back home
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'I watch the news and cry and cry': Venezuelans in Ireland on the chaos back home

Apr 23rd 2017, 8:15 AM 16,420 Views 84 Comments

20 people have been killed in three weeks of clashes at anti-government protests.

At least three killed as huge anti-government protests become violent in Venezuela
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At least three killed as huge anti-government protests become violent in Venezuela

Apr 20th 2017, 9:40 AM 9,535 Views 46 Comments

One young woman was shot in the head.

'We want people to know what's going on' - Why Venezuelans will be protesting in Dublin today
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'We want people to know what's going on' - Why Venezuelans will be protesting in Dublin today

Apr 15th 2017, 7:30 AM 15,508 Views 41 Comments

Around 2,000 Venezuelans live in Dublin.

When a coup is not a coup: Venezuela is edging closer to a full-on democratic catastrophe
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# Coup D'etat

When a coup is not a coup: Venezuela is edging closer to a full-on democratic catastrophe

Mar 31st 2017, 4:18 PM 12,985 Views 33 Comments

A number of Latin American countries have hit out at the move.

National food shortage sends thousands of starving Venezuelans to root through bins
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National food shortage sends thousands of starving Venezuelans to root through bins

Mar 11th 2017, 7:30 AM 12,101 Views 61 Comments

Inflation and food shortages have been getting worse and worse in the country.

Venezuelan government says it will give children four million toys it seized
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Venezuelan government says it will give children four million toys it seized

Dec 10th 2016, 6:34 PM 13,037 Views 77 Comments

Authorities said local supply committees will be in charge of distributing the toys “fairly” to children.

Blood, flies, rotting corpses: Inside Venezuela's crumbling hospitals
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Blood, flies, rotting corpses: Inside Venezuela's crumbling hospitals

Dec 3rd 2016, 3:00 PM 12,500 Views 76 Comments

The economic situation in the country is so dire that even hospitals are being badly affected.

Premier League-bound Gabriel Jesus can't stop scoring for Brazil
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# Selecao

Premier League-bound Gabriel Jesus can't stop scoring for Brazil

Oct 12th 2016, 11:59 AM 6,676 Views 1 Comment

Chelsea attacker Willian was also on target as a power cut was not enough to stop them defeating Venezuala 2-0.

Hundreds of thousands march against government in Venezuela
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# Taking Of Caracas

Hundreds of thousands march against government in Venezuela

Sep 2nd 2016, 7:49 AM 10,652 Views 135 Comments

Demonstrators dressed in white marched in the east of the capital, yelling “Venezuela is hungry” and “This government is going to fall”.

Messi equals record as Argentina turn on the style to book semi-final spot
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Messi equals record as Argentina turn on the style to book semi-final spot

Jun 19th 2016, 2:19 AM 8,577 Views 8 Comments

They’ll play hosts USA on Tuesday night.

Mesmeric dribble beating 5 men saves a point for Mexico in Copa America
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# Jesus Walks

Mesmeric dribble beating 5 men saves a point for Mexico in Copa America

Jun 14th 2016, 8:33 AM 6,376 Views 6 Comments

Chicharito did well to get out of the way.

Wes Morgan too tired from Leicester's title celebrations to line out for Jamaica
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Wes Morgan too tired from Leicester's title celebrations to line out for Jamaica

Jun 5th 2016, 3:00 PM 10,804 Views 5 Comments

The weary centre-back will miss his country’s opening game of the Copa America.

How does an oil-rich country with an economy bigger than New Zealand have food shortages?
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# Going Caracas

How does an oil-rich country with an economy bigger than New Zealand have food shortages?

May 21st 2016, 8:30 PM 36,660 Views 147 Comments

Venezuela’s President has threatened to seize factories amid unrest.

After switching to a two-day work week, Venezuela moves clocks forward to save power
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# Desperate Times

After switching to a two-day work week, Venezuela moves clocks forward to save power

May 1st 2016, 11:03 AM 39,655 Views 51 Comments

The country’s economy has been crippled by falling oil prices.

Venezuelan civil servants are getting a five-day weekend because they don't have enough electricity
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# Are They Caracas?

Venezuelan civil servants are getting a five-day weekend because they don't have enough electricity

Apr 15th 2016, 7:12 PM 14,302 Views 59 Comments

They’re also moving time-zones.

The 1984 drugs bust that shocked JFK's old posh school
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# The Preppie Connection

The 1984 drugs bust that shocked JFK's old posh school

Mar 26th 2016, 3:00 PM 19,153 Views 6 Comments

The students involved – now almost 50 – recently watched a film based on the events

A groom reunited with his Venezuelan mammy on Don't Tell The Bride and everyone teared up
# Hey Mama
# Hey Mama

A groom reunited with his Venezuelan mammy on Don't Tell The Bride and everyone teared up

Mar 11th 2016, 8:44 AM 6,546 Views 3 Comments

SO lovely.