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2013-08-07 23:03:41

Volunteers from Scientology Churches in Venezuela launch a summer of drug prevention activities on United National International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Venezuela

2005-11-06 21:50:25

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Two tankers collided on Venezuela's western Lake Maracaibo on Sunday, but authorities expected key oil shipping lanes to be unaffected by the accident, a port official said. Local port official Capt.

2005-08-16 07:54:23

By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - A West Caribbean Airways airliner traveling from Panama with 152 passengers and crew crashed on Tuesday in a mountainous region near Venezuela's border with Colombia after suffering engine failure, Venezuelan authorities said.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.