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  1. Venezuela crisis tops agenda for Americas summit in Mexico

    Billingsgazette.com - World 06.19 / 21:27 billingsgazette.com
    CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Foreign ministers from across the Americas gathered in Mexico on Monday with Venezuela's ongoing political crisis foremost on the a…
  2. Ex-MMA fighter extradited from Venezuela to face murder charge in Nova Scotia

    Thestar.com - Canada 06.19 / 18:45 www.thestar.com
    Police had issued an international warrant for Steven Douglas Skinner’s arrest shortly after Stacey Adams was found dead in Lake Echo, N.S., in April 2…
  3. Brazil bans tear gas exports to Venezuela due to violence - sources

    Thestar.com.my - World 06.19 / 18:10 thestar.com.my
    BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's government has halted exports of tear gas for use in Venezuela due to violent repression of protests there, two sources familiar with the decision said on Monday, a move that added to the diplomatic isolation of Venezuela President Nicolas…
  4. Venezuela crisis tops agenda for Americas summit in Mexico

    Abc27.com - World 06.19 / 16:23 abc27.com
    CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Foreign ministers gathering in Mexico from across the Americas are expected to discuss the ongoing political crisis i…
  5. Man to appear in N.S. court to face second-degree-murder charge after extradition from Venezuela

    Globalnews.ca - Nova Scotia 06.19 / 12:34 globalnews.ca
    Police issued an international warrant for Steven Skinner's arrest shortly after 20-year-old Stacey Adams was found dead in a home in Lake Echo in April…
  6. With Venezuela in chaos, asylum petitions have tripled. Most seek refuge in U.S.

    MiamiHerald-World 06.19 / 11:17 miamiherald.com
    The number of Venezuelans seeking asylum tripled from 2015 to 2016, as the once-wealthy nation continues to be trapped in a punishing economic, social and political crisis. According to a … Click to Continue…
  7. Sistema horn player is forced to flee Venezuela

    Slippedisc.com - Music 06.19 / 09:39 slippedisc.com
    Frederick Pinto is 21. He has been playing in El Sistema for ten years and is a member of its national orchestra. On April 4, while walking to rehearsal, he was seized by police in Caracas, beaten and brutalised. ‘I’m a musician,’ he shouted, to no avail. His mother, when she was summoned to pick…
  8. Twitter blocks a slew of Venezuela government accounts

    Clickittefaq.com - Technology 06.19 / 09:18 clickittefaq.com
    Venezuela has been accused of censoring Twitter as part of its bid to silence dissent, but it’s not so happy now that the shoe is on the other foot. The country’s leadership says that Twitter has suspended 180 accounts linked to the government, including radio and TV outlets in the presidential palace. While it’s not…
  9. In Socialist Venezuela, Oppressed People Set Fire To Supreme Court Building

    Rinf.com - U.S. 06.19 / 08:34 rinf.com
    Mac SlavoSHTFplan.comJune 16, 2017 With the shooting and now gun control dominating American news, few noticed that the protestors who are being oppressed by an intrusive and socialist government set fire to the Supreme Court building in Venezuela. Word of the fire was buried by the news of the American socialist who shot at Republicans because the country [&…
  10. Venezuela: In a Hole, and Still Digging

    Moderntokyotimes.com - Latin America 06.19 / 07:23 moderntokyotimes.com
    Venezuela: In a Hole, and Still Digging Phil Gunson Senior Analyst, Andes International Crisis Group Images of the bloodied face of Venezuelan opposition MP Juan Requesens, a vicious, diagonal gash across his left temple, graphically conveyed in recent days the lengths to which the government of President Nicolás Maduro appears prepared to go in order …
  11. Twitter blocks a slew of Venezuela government accounts

    Engadget - News 06.19 / 07:05 engadget.com
    Venezuela has been accused of censoring Twitter as part of its bid to silence dissent, but it's not so happy now that the shoe is on the other foot. The country's leadership says that Twitter has suspended 180 accounts linked to the government,…
  12. Venezuela's Maduro slams Twitter after accounts blocked

    Thestar.com.my - Technology 06.19 / 06:27 thestar.com.my
    Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said Twitter was an "expression of fascism" after accounts linked to his government were suspended, accusing the US company of persecuting his…
  13. Venezuela soldiers guard Chavez symbols in seething heartland

    Thestar.com.my - World 06.19 / 05:18 thestar.com.my
    SABANETA, Venezuela (Reuters) - In the dozy agricultural town of Hugo Chavez's birth, soldiers guard an immense statue of the former Venezuelan leader while nearby opposition activists dream of pulling it…
  14. Venezuela is world champion in liberties, democracy and participation

    Teoti.com - Internet 06.18 / 23:09 teoti.com
    The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, stressed that the Bolivarian Homeland, which this year will celebrate the 22nd election of the last 18 years, is the world champion nation in liberties, democracy and participation. “We are world champions of liberties, of democracy, of participation, of pr…
  15. CNN lies about Venezuela

    Teoti.com - Internet 06.18 / 23:09 teoti.com
    The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, thanked the participation of the psychologists who participated in the First International Forum of Psychology, who could verify that CNN lies with the campaign of lie they have deployed against Venezuela. “You have been able to travel through Venezuela an…
  16. Venezuela Ombudsman Accuses Opposition of Threatening Family

    Teoti.com - Internet 06.18 / 23:09 teoti.com
    next to a burning car during a protest against the government in Caracas, June 14, 2017. | Photo: Reuters The official said he was a target for not defending democracy and peace in Venezuela. Venezuela's human rights ombudsman, Tarek William Saab, accused the country's right-wing opposition, which has organized…
  17. Ex MMA fighter, accused in 2011 N.S. murder, extradited from Venezuela

    Torontosun.com - Canada 06.18 / 16:42 www.torontosun.com
    A Nova Scotia fugitive wanted for murder has been extradited to Canada from…
  18. Accused N.S. murderer extradited from Venezuela

    Edmontonsun.com - Top Stories 06.18 / 16:20 www.edmontonsun.com
    A Nova Scotia fugitive wanted for murder has been extradited to Canada from…
  19. Accused N.S. murderer extradited from Venezuela

    Calgarysun.com - Top Stories 06.18 / 15:58 www.calgarysun.com
    A Nova Scotia fugitive wanted for murder has been extradited to Canada from…
  20. Desperation is driving an indigenous tribe in Venezuela to make the trek into Brazil

    LATimes-AutoRacing 06.18 / 15:31 latimes.com
    Hundreds of Venezuelans from the Warao indigenous group have started settling in the streets of the northern Brazilian city of Manaus to escape the turmoil that has overtaken…