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2006-07-30 06:36:24

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Venezuela will cut its oil exports to the United States if Washington takes a hostile stance toward Caracas, Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez was quoted as saying by Iran's official IRNA news agency on Sunday. The Web site of the U.S.

2006-04-11 17:31:54

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela lambasted the U.S. ambassador to Caracas on Tuesday for trying to provoke protests by traveling about Venezuela "like he was in Texas" two days after President Hugo Chavez threatened to expel him from the country.

2006-02-15 18:31:26

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Venezuela is stepping up a previously low-key drive for a seat on the U.N. Security Council beginning next year, U.N. diplomats said on Wednesday, prompting criticism from U.S. Ambassador John Bolton.

2006-02-14 13:51:29

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela's top court on Tuesday upheld a government decision against a U.S. evangelical group which President Hugo Chavez had ordered out of the country last year after accusing them of spying.

2006-01-27 17:07:45

By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela said on Friday authorities had concrete evidence that U.S. Embassy staff were involved with a group of Venezuelan military officers accused of passing state secrets to the Pentagon. The charges of U.S.

2005-12-13 20:12:26

By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - A Venezuelan labor leader who organized a strike against President Hugo Chavez three years ago was sentenced on Tuesday to nearly 16 years in prison after a trial critics said was political persecution.

2005-12-13 17:25:22

By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - A Venezuelan labor leader who helped organize a strike against President Hugo Chavez three years ago was sentenced on Tuesday to more than 15 years in prison for civil rebellion.

2005-12-05 00:12:44

By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's political party said on Sunday it had won 114 out of 167 seats in the Congress after opposition parties dropped out of elections protesting bias by electoral authorities.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.