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2010-04-28 11:28:15

Doctors reconsider health and death of 'El Libertador,' general who freed South America.

2006-03-19 13:28:00

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - More than 1,500 people gathered around a statue of 19th century liberation hero Simon Bolivar on Sunday and posed nude for a U.S. artist famous for his photos of naked crowds in public spaces.

2006-03-12 16:15:13

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez held a huge military parade on Sunday to celebrate changes he made to the nation's flag, a reform foes rejected as a personal whim of the leftist leader.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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