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Three men sentenced to 30 years for killing a former beauty queen
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Three men sentenced to 30 years for killing a former beauty queen

Feb 14th 2016, 7:00 AM 29,886 Views 9 Comments

Mónica Spear was killed in January of 2014.

What's it like to live in the world's most violent city?
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What's it like to live in the world's most violent city?

Feb 7th 2016, 5:30 PM 42,018 Views 32 Comments

Criminal activity is widespread in Venezuela’s capital city, causing insecurity among both rich and poor.

Man killed by shark attack as he was clinging to a rescue buoy in Caribbean
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Man killed by shark attack as he was clinging to a rescue buoy in Caribbean

Dec 22nd 2015, 7:30 AM 27,782 Views 22 Comments

Coast guard rescuers were trying to get to the man from a helicopter at the time.

The 18 most 'miserable' countries in the world
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The 18 most 'miserable' countries in the world

Sep 20th 2015, 5:00 PM 48,990 Views 57 Comments

There are a few surprises in here.

Vet accused of surgically implanting bags of liquid heroin inside puppies
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Vet accused of surgically implanting bags of liquid heroin inside puppies

Jun 24th 2015, 1:07 PM 11,293 Views 8 Comments

He is said to have surgically implanted bags of the the drug inside the animals.

This woman sparked up a cigarette on a plane and then went on the most surreal rant
# Smoke Signals
# Smoke Signals

This woman sparked up a cigarette on a plane and then went on the most surreal rant

Mar 16th 2015, 12:00 PM 5,150 Views 2 Comments

Flying just isn’t worth the hassle.

This guy cut off his nose so he could look like a comic book villain
# Red Skull
# Red Skull

This guy cut off his nose so he could look like a comic book villain

Feb 5th 2015, 10:24 AM 6,207 Views 9 Comments

WARNING: Not safe for LIFE. Or for anyone who has recently eaten breakfast.

People are becoming professional queuers in Venezuela
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People are becoming professional queuers in Venezuela

Jan 17th 2015, 4:00 PM 17,943 Views 35 Comments

Meet Krisbell Villarroel, a 22-year-old single mother of two small children.

Thirteen inmates who had been on hunger strike die of poisoning in Venezuela
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Thirteen inmates who had been on hunger strike die of poisoning in Venezuela

Nov 27th 2014, 11:34 AM 13,670 Views 15 Comments

The inmates broke into the prison infirmary and drank a cocktail of grain alcohol and prescription drugs.

Carlos the Jackal to face new murder trial over 1974 grenade attack
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Carlos the Jackal to face new murder trial over 1974 grenade attack

Oct 7th 2014, 2:45 PM 8,243 Views 10 Comments

The 64-year-old Venezuelan was once one of the world’s most-wanted militants.

Bereaved families spend days searching for coffins due to Venezuela shortages
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Bereaved families spend days searching for coffins due to Venezuela shortages

Jul 6th 2014, 4:00 PM 10,693 Views 21 Comments

Others have had to cancel funerals.

Students hit with water cannons and tear gas in Venezuela protests
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Students hit with water cannons and tear gas in Venezuela protests

Mar 1st 2014, 9:35 AM 4,121 Views 49 Comments

Foreign journalists were among 41 arrested as clashes intensified in the capital Caracas.

Former boxing world champion killed in Venezuela
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Former boxing world champion killed in Venezuela

Feb 25th 2014, 9:52 PM 5,916 Views 0 Comments

A former two-division WBA world champion Antonio Cermeno was found dead after being kidnapped.

Students gear up for new rally in Venezuela
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Students gear up for new rally in Venezuela

Feb 25th 2014, 11:44 AM 4,587 Views 57 Comments

The Venezuelan government is set to name its ambassador to Washington today.

Explainer: What's going on in Venezuela?
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Explainer: What's going on in Venezuela?

Feb 22nd 2014, 7:45 AM 15,495 Views 69 Comments

“They are killing us,” students are screaming on posters, through social media and at rallies.

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Feb 21st 2014, 11:00 PM 13,893 Views 5 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Alan Shatter, tragic workplace accidents and angry Ryanair customers.

UN calls for action over deaths in Venezuelan protests
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UN calls for action over deaths in Venezuelan protests

Feb 14th 2014, 6:51 PM 5,061 Views 17 Comments

Three have died and dozens more injured in anti-government protests this week.

Venezuela's youth are abandoning their homeland, Ireland is their destination
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# Best And Brightest

Venezuela's youth are abandoning their homeland, Ireland is their destination

Feb 1st 2014, 10:00 AM 23,832 Views 137 Comments

Sometimes the lines outside the Irish consulate in Caracas are 200 people deep, forcing a rotating cadre of self-appointed leaders to maintain a 24-hour vigil to stop queue jumpers.

Former Miss Venezuela and British husband shot dead
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Former Miss Venezuela and British husband shot dead

Jan 7th 2014, 3:44 PM 36,449 Views 27 Comments

The 29-year-old and her husband were found dead inside their car on a Venezuela motorway. Their 5-year-old daughter was injured in the shooting.

Column: As an American, I’m still not entirely sure about Edward Snowden
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Column: As an American, I’m still not entirely sure about Edward Snowden

Jul 14th 2013, 1:30 PM 24 Views 66 Comments

Is Edward Snowden a heroic whistleblower or a far less noble character? I think we’re still waiting for that question to be answered, writes Larry Donnelly.

Edward Snowden 'has accepted an asylum offer from Venezuela', or has he?
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Edward Snowden 'has accepted an asylum offer from Venezuela', or has he?

Jul 9th 2013, 4:10 PM 7,931 Views 45 Comments

The 30-year-old, who leaked details of the US’ vast surveillance operation, has agreed to an offer of political asylum from Venezuela, a top pro-Kremlin lawmaker said in a tweet that was later deleted.

Bolivia's Morales offers asylum to US leaker Snowden
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Bolivia's Morales offers asylum to US leaker Snowden

Jul 6th 2013, 4:32 PM 5,634 Views 59 Comments

Nicaragua and Venezuela have also offered asylum to the American – one days after denouncing the rerouting of Bolivian President Evo Morales’ plane over Europe amid reports that the fugitive was aboard.

Two countries offer Snowden asylum, but he has no passport to leave Moscow
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Two countries offer Snowden asylum, but he has no passport to leave Moscow

Jul 6th 2013, 10:08 AM 11,614 Views 59 Comments

Snowden has been scrambling to evade espionage charges after disclosing a vast US surveillance program to collect phone and internet data.

Video: Fights break out as Venezuelan politicians dispute election result
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Video: Fights break out as Venezuelan politicians dispute election result

May 1st 2013, 6:55 PM 6,790 Views 39 Comments

Opposition lawmakers said they were denied speaking rights as they refused to recognise the election of Nicolas Maduro as successor to Hugo Chavez.

Venezuela confirms Nicolas Maduro as president
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Venezuela confirms Nicolas Maduro as president

Apr 15th 2013, 11:41 PM 3,477 Views 13 Comments

It’s finally official after demands for recount: The acting president will succeed the late Hugo Chavez, beating his opponent by just over 1 per cent.

Chavez heir wins Venezuela vote - but opposition refuses to concede
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Chavez heir wins Venezuela vote - but opposition refuses to concede

Apr 15th 2013, 7:46 AM 4,716 Views 63 Comments

Nicolas Maduro, who had been acting president since the death of Hugo Chavez, won 50.66 per cent of the vote last night.

Venezuela votes for Chavez revolution or change
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Venezuela votes for Chavez revolution or change

Apr 14th 2013, 7:40 PM 5,603 Views 36 Comments

Venezuelan’s went to the polls today to vote in a successor to Hugo Chavez.

Plan to put Chavez's body on display 'may be impossible'
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Plan to put Chavez's body on display 'may be impossible'

Mar 14th 2013, 10:54 AM 5,336 Views 8 Comments

The acting president of Venezuela said preparatory steps to put Hugo Chavez’s body on display should have been taken much earlier.

Rivals trade barbs as election to succeed Chavez starts
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Rivals trade barbs as election to succeed Chavez starts

Mar 11th 2013, 2:18 PM 2,621 Views 28 Comments

Henrique Capriles will run in elections to replace late President Hugo Chavez.

Column: Chávez was a charismatic leader - but his economic legacy should be a warning
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Column: Chávez was a charismatic leader - but his economic legacy should be a warning

Mar 9th 2013, 7:45 AM 197 Views 70 Comments

We’ve lost a colourful world leader who genuinely seemed to have the best interests of his people at heart. But the facts don’t lie – Chávez’s economic legacy is a warning against statist socialism, writes Aaron McKenna.

Hugo Chavez will be embalmed 'like Ho Chi Minh, Lenin and Mao'
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Hugo Chavez will be embalmed 'like Ho Chi Minh, Lenin and Mao'

Mar 8th 2013, 8:19 AM 5,450 Views 22 Comments

Venezuelan vice president Nicolas Maduro will be sworn in later today and said that Chavez will be kept in a glass casket “for eternity”.

Hugo Chavez died of a 'massive heart attack, mouthed desire to live'
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Hugo Chavez died of a 'massive heart attack, mouthed desire to live'

Mar 7th 2013, 8:42 AM 8,699 Views 69 Comments

“I don’t want to die. Please don’t let me die,” the late Venezuelan president is quoted as saying according to the head of the presidential guard.

After Chavez's death, Venezuela faces period of uncertainty
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After Chavez's death, Venezuela faces period of uncertainty

Mar 6th 2013, 1:07 PM 4,399 Views 90 Comments

Expectations are that the government will hold elections within the next month as Venezuela faces uncertainty following the death of the leftist leader.

President and Tánaiste express sadness at death of Hugo Chavez
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President and Tánaiste express sadness at death of Hugo Chavez

Mar 6th 2013, 7:45 AM 6,757 Views 71 Comments

Reaction from world leaders to the death of the Venezuelan president yesterday has been mixed.

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died

Mar 5th 2013, 10:07 PM 18,699 Views 169 Comments

The fiery populist has died following a nearly two-year bout with cancer.

Expelled US official en route from Venezuela: Pentagon
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Expelled US official en route from Venezuela: Pentagon

Mar 5th 2013, 8:34 PM 5,640 Views 24 Comments

At least one US military official has been expelled from Venezuela amid accusations of a conspiracy, the Pentagon has confirmed.