Caracas

Type: City
Name: Caracas
Country: Venezuela
Latitude: 10.54
Longitude: -66.93
population: 1,815,681
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Venezuela Moves Jailed Former Police Official to House Arrest

CARACAS, Venezuela — A jailed former police official whose nearly decade-long stay in prison has become a rallying cry for the political opposition was moved to house arrest, his wife and court officials announced on Saturday.The official, Iván Simonovis, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 21 2014]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Ivan Simonovis, Bony Pertinez, Ivana Simonis

Ivan Simonovis, former Caracas police chief, left, waves to the media from the balcony of his home, accompanied by his daughter Ivana, center, and wife Bony, in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Simonovis whose decade-long imprisonment had ... [Published HighBeam Research - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Iran Begins Pilot Cement Project in Caracas

Iranian Mines & Mining Industries Development & Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) announced that Venezuela’s Iran-built cement plant, with a capacity of 1 million tons per year, started its pilot production.The plant’s launching ceremony was attended by ... [Published Moj News Agency - 23 hours ago]
Entities: Iran, Caracas, Venezuela
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 3 reports

Former Caracas police commissioner receives house arrest

Former Caracas police commissioner Ivan Simonovis (L), accompanied by his daughter Ivana, waves from the window of their house, in the city of Caracas, capital of Venezuela, on Sept. 20, 2014. In the early hours of Saturday, Ivan Simonovis, former secretary ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Venezuela airline crisis makes travelers ever more inventive

Buses across jungle borders, boats through Caribbean waters and private flights from small airfields have become a new norm for departing Venezuela as a multibillion-dollar pay dispute turns the country into something of a “no-fly” zone.Major international ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Venezuelan police chief freed from jail after opposition protests, will serve sentence at home

20.09.2014CARACAS, Venezuela - A police chief whose decade-long imprisonment was taken up by Venezuela's opposition has been freed from jail.20.09.2014When asked whether Scotland might still achieve independence someday its foreign minister sounds optimistic, ... [Published Newstalk 1290 CJBK - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Venezuela urges Iran help in housing

has called on Iran to help the country develop industrial projects, particularly in housing and construction sectors. Maduro made the remarks at a Friday meeting with Iran's Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh in the capital ... [Published Press tv - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Chinese construction supply firms to operate in Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Thursday that three Chinese firms will deliver construction materials in his country. The companies will in the short term import construction materials from China, and in the long term produce the needed supplies ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

CARACAS, Venezuela: Popular Venezuelan cartoonist fired over drawing - Venezuela Wires

CARACAS, Venezuela -- A popular cartoonist says she lost her job over her representation of the late Hugo Chavez's iconic signature as a flat-lined heartbeat to dramatize Venezuela's health care crisis.Award-winning Rayma Suprani is a 19-year veteran ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Iran and Venezuela to boost mutual relations

Venezuela and Iran have launched their eighth Joint Commission intended to deepen cooperation between the two nations. The Iranian delegation was headed by Iran's Minister of Mines and Commerce as well as Iran’s ambassador to Caracas. During the meeting, ... [Published Press tv - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Venezuela: Ten dead of "hemorrhagic fever syndrome"

Via El Universal in Caracas: Autopsy reveals multiple complications in victims of fever syndrome. The full report:Pictures, medical reports and autopsy data are being gathered by members of the Medical Association of Aragua state, central north Venezuela, ... [Published H5N1 - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Venezuela, Autopsy, Caracas
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 5 reports

Venezuela airline crisis makes travellers ever more inventive

Major international airlines have slashed seat availability by half since last year, pulling many routes entirely in a spat with Venezuela's socialist government about the repatriation of $3.6 billion (2.2 billion pounds) in ticket revenue.The dwindling ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 16 2014]

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"We are moving forward toward our goal, which is to achieve a safe and peaceful Venezuela, a fatherland where we can enjoy in peace" said the president
Venezuelan authorities "responded to a wave of street protests by jailing opposition leaders, deploying the army against unarmed protesters and tightening control of the media."

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XINHUA - Venezuela adpots national peace plan t... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 4 hours ago]
Chavez coup police chief leaves jail due to ill... [Published Morning Star Online - 6 hours ago]
After 50 years of being a diplomat par excellence… [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 11 hours ago]
Ivan Simonovis, Bony Pertinez, Ivana Simonis [Published HighBeam Research - 15 hours ago]
MSM War on Venezuela [Published Boston IMC - 16 hours ago]
Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk: Living the ... [Published Statesboro Herald - 16 hours ago]
Terror on Embassy Row: The assassination of Orl... [Published Daily Kos - 17 hours ago]
Latin American Herald Tribune - Venezuelan Poli... [Published DailyMe.Com - 18 hours ago]
Pardo Lazo named International Writers Project ... [Published Brown University - 20 hours ago]
Delta Air Lines: A True Market Leader In The Ai... [Published Seeking Alpha - 21 hours ago]
Iran Begins Pilot Cement Project in Caracas [Published Moj News Agency - 23 hours ago]
Iranian begins pilot cement project in Caracas [Published Islamic Republic News Agency - Sep 21 2014]
News of the day From Across the Globe, Septembe... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 21 2014]
Electricity export in six months [Published Iran Daily - Sep 21 2014]
Venezuela Moves Jailed Former Police Official t... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 21 2014]
Former Caracas police commissioner receives hou... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Sep 21 2014]
Venezuelan police commissioner Simonovis given ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 20 2014]
Venezuela Oil Price Falls to New 3 Year Low [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Sep 20 2014]
Venezuela 2002 coup plot police chief moved to ... [Published Al Ahram - Sep 20 2014]
Venezuela airline crisis makes travelers ever m... [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 20 2014]
Venezuelan Ex-Police Chief Is Freed [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 20 2014]
L.A. Phil alum Lionel Bringuier wows in Zurich [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 20 2014]
Venezuela and Cuba Pen 2 New Cooperation Agreem... [Published Radio Angulo - Sep 20 2014]
High-profile Venezuelan prisoner granted house ... [Published AlertNet - Sep 20 2014]
Mysterious, deadly disease kills 10 in Venezuel... [Published Sott.net - Sep 20 2014]
Iranian-made cement plant in Venezuela starts o... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 20 2014]
Venezuelan police chief freed from jail after o... [Published Newstalk 1290 CJBK - Sep 20 2014]
Two dies, two others in hospital due to danglin... [Published Kicker Daily News - Sep 20 2014]
Venezuela urges Iran help in housing [Published Press tv - Sep 20 2014]
Vietnam-Venezuela: 25 Years of Sustainable Deve... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Sep 20 2014]
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Is Venezuela Increasing Censorship? [Published Impunity Watch - Sep 20 2014]
By Mridula Tirumalasetti Impunity Watch Reporter, South America CARACAS, Venezuela–A longtime editorial cartoonist in Venezuela was fired from the El Universal newspaper because of the caricature she drew. The cartoon was used to satirize the health ...
#WhyLiberty: Venezuela [Published Cato @ Liberty - Sep 19 2014]
Caleb O. Brown Thousands of Venezuelans regularly protest Nicolás Maduro’s government. Juan Carlos Hidalgo , a Policy Analyst on Latin America at the Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity at the Cato Institute, recalls witnessing the struggle for ...
Time to Focus on the Real Threat South of the B... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 18 2014]
It’s been an eventful couple of months in the criminal underworld. Following a narco-summit two months ago, the Zetas cartel formed a pact with the Beltran Leyva Organization (BLO) against their rival, the Sinaloa cartel. The Zetas scored another ...
Venezuelan Government Dismisses Existence of De... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 18 2014]
An apparent viral disease causing fever and skin rashes has taken the lives of ten in Venezuela, according to hospital officials. While doctors have ruled out both Ebola and Chikungunya fever, they remain stumped as to what is causing the illness. ...
BH : Chikungunya and Dengue Fever Outbreak / So... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Sep 18 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140918-45328-VEN Date / time: 18/09/2014 10:53:54 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Chikungunya and Dengue Fever Outbreak Area: South-America Country: Venezuela Description: Venezuelan Health Minister Nancy Perez ...
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Clashes in Caracas [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 15 2014]
Venezuelan policeman dies in clashes [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 09 2014]
Violence reignites in Caracas as protesters, po... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 18 2014]
"Skyscaper slum" gives Venezuelans escape from ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 07 2014]
University students clash with riot police in V... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 03 2014]
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The Tour de France Trophy and Škoda cars. Czech... [Published Czech Tourism Scandinavia and Finland - Aug 20 2014]
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