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Venezuelan lawmakers honour Olympic fencing champ


August 15th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 15 (IANS/EFE) Fencer Ruben Limardo has been honoured by Venezuela's National Assembly for the gold medal he won at the London Olympic Games.The lawmakers began the congressional session ... Read more...

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Replica of Bolivar’s sword presented to fencing champ


August 9th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez bestowed the Order of the Liberators on the country's Olympic fencing champion, Ruben Limardo, and presented him with a replica of the ... Read more...

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Rock fest in Bogota


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 2 (IANS/EFE) The Rock al Parque (Rock in the Park) festival in Bogota, the biggest free music fest in Latin America, will feature 17 international bands and dozens ... Read more...

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12-week-long festival to herald in London Olympics


June 21st, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) A 12-week-long London 2012 Festival, that will feature more than 25,000 artists, began Thursday with five spectacular events organised across the country.Running till Sep 9, ... Read more...

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Chavez says his progress is favourable


March 13th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, March 13 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said his progress "is favourable" following his Feb 27 operation in Havana to remove a cancerous tumour and said he should return ... Read more...

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Venezuela Mars mission after 2030: Chavez


February 11th, 2012 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez said Friday his country would be able to send a mission to Mars after 2030."Venezuela has stepped onto the road ... Read more...

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Remains of Bolivar are authentic, says Venezuela


July 26th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 26 (IANS/EFE) The human remains that rest in the National Pantheon of Venezuela are those of Simon Bolivar, but the cause of his death remains to be determined, ... Read more...

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China and Venezuela sign agreement for satellite construction


May 27th, 2011 - 5:12 am ICT by BNO News
CARCAS, VENEZUELA (BNO NEWS) -- China and Venezuela on Thursday signed an agreement for the construction of the South American country's second satellite, the state-run AVN news agency reported.China will provide support ... Read more...

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Shakira sends autographed guitar to Venezuelan president


May 16th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, May 16 (IANS/EFE) Colombian singer Shakira sent Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez an autographed electric guitar, a minister said."Shakira sent Pres. Chavez this autographed guitar," Communications Minister Andres Izarra ... Read more...

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Gandhi, Dalai Lama among world’s top icons: Time


February 6th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 6 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi and the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama were Sunday listed by Time magazine among the world's top 25 political icons.Mohandas Gandhi, as the magazine ... Read more...

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Mexico nabs man for involvement in 35 killings


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 2 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican drug cartel member, who is accused of participating in the murders of 35 people in the Pacific resort city of Acapulco, has been arrested, authorities ... Read more...

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Venezuela, Colombia agree to resume relations


August 11th, 2010 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 11 (DPA) Colombia and Venezuela restored diplomatic relations Tuesday, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced after meeting with his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez. The leaders symbolically met in the Colombian Caribbean ... Read more...

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Venezuela exhumes Simon Bolivar’s remains


July 18th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 18 (IANS/EFE) A multidisciplinary team of some 50 forensic scientists analysed the remains of the Liberator Simon Bolivar in Caracas, an undertaking that Venezuelan Interior Minister Tarek El Aissami described ... Read more...

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Simon Bolivar may have died due to poison and not tuberculosis


May 5th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Baltimore, May 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A John Hopkins doctor has raised the issue of whether the death of Simon Bolivar was due to tuberculosis or whether he died because of poisoning. Dr. ... Read more...

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American Scientist Proclaims That The Liberator Simon Bolivar Could Have Expired Due To Poison


May 5th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): An American scientist is endorsing a conjecture that has been broadly discarded as a personal fixation of the Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez. The conjecture is ... Read more...

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Scientist Feels Simon Bolivar Died Of Arsenic Poisoning


May 5th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hugo Chavez, the president of Venezuela has been claiming for years that his idol Simon Bolivar passed away in 1830 in poisoning and not from tuberculosis. ... Read more...

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Biologists identify new spiny pocket mouse species


January 30th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 30 (ANI): A team of biologists has reported the existence of a new species of spiny pocket mouse in Venezuela.The new species was identified by Dr. Robert P. Anderson, Associate ... Read more...

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Chavez vows to double Venezuela’s military might


July 25th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 25 (EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has pledged that his government will strengthen the nation's military might, while alleging that the US is trying to turn Colombia into an "Israel" ... Read more...

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111 arrested for rowdiness at rock concert


March 9th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 9 (EFE) As many as 111 people were arrested here by the Colombian police after they caused disturbances and tried to enter without tickets a concert by British heavy metal ... Read more...

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Venezuela holds referendum on president term limits


February 15th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 15 (RIA Novosti) Venezuelans are voting Sunday in a referendum that would allow President Hugo Chavez to stay in power for as long as he keeps winning elections.Chavez, a former ... Read more...

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Venezuela, Cuba to form joint ventures on energy, telecom


December 15th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Dec 15 (IANS) Venezuela and Cuba have reached an agreement for joint ventures in oil and telecommunications, opening the way for some 173 bilateral projects worth more than $2 billion, EFE ... Read more...

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Venezuela sends satellite to join space club nations


November 3rd, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Nov 3 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela has joined the space club nations by launching its first satellite, built with Chinese technology, into orbit successfully earlier this week.Named after Simon Bolivar, the hero ... Read more...

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Scientists search for elusive chemicals that make a beer taste bad


June 3rd, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): A new research by scientists will help to find the elusive chemicals that make a beer taste bad.According to a report in Nature News, the taste ... Read more...

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Four killed in Venezuela plane crash


April 29th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by admin
Caracas, April 29 (IANS) At least four people were killed and eight injured when a small plane crashed into a residential area in northern Venezuela, officials said. The two-engine plane crashed Monday ... Read more...

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Chavez backs Brazil’s plan for regional security alliance


March 27th, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Buenos Aires, March 27 (RIA Novosti) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has given his backing to Brazil's proposal for a regional defence council, amid tensions between his country and neighbour Colombia. The ... Read more...

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