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Venezuela crisis is different this time, mostly

Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's socialist-inclined government have been in the streets and causing disturbances since earlier February.

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Open letter urges Congress to get all the facts on Venezuela

Celebrities, activists, academics and lawyers issued an open letter, Mar. 28, to Congress urging members to oppose any sanctions on Venezuela and to get all the facts on the situation there. 

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Congressional backing of Venezuela protests raises tough questions

With violent anti-government protests continuing since early February, the idea of Venezuelans "protesting peacefully" reflects media bias.

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Big questions emerge over congressional backing for Venezuelan protests

The idea of Venezuelans "protesting peacefully" reflects media bias. As protests mounted , police didn't intervene until gov. officers were attacked or burned.

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Major media manipulates Venezuela coverage

The big demonstrations and counter demonstrations in Venezuela have been covered in the U.S. and international press and media, but how they are covered is a major issue.

Venezuela municipal elections bolster Maduro’s leftist policies

Venezuelans went to the polls to elect mayors and municipal councils on Dec. 8. 

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On eve of local elections, U.S. undermines Venezuela

Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election in April by a slim margin, a result still unrecognized by the U.S. government.

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Extradite terrorists not Snowden, says Venezuela’s Maduro

The U.S. has no authority to seek extradition of Edward Snowden while it ignores Venezuela's demand for extradition of terrorist Luis Posada Carriles.

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Audit OKs Venezuela election, U.S. response to be seen

An audit by the Venezuelan election council found no major discrepancies in the April 14 presidential election.

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Venezuela to pay pensions to full-time mothers

The Chavistas' new labor law gives "recognition to non-salaried work traditionally done by women,"  part of the struggle towards economic redistribution.

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