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  • CARACAS, Feb 20- Venezuelan security forces and demonstrators faced off in streets blocked by burning barricades in several provincial cities on Thursday as protests escalated against President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government.

  • CARACAS, Feb 20- Venezuelan security forces and demonstrators faced off in streets blocked by burning barricades in several provincial cities on Thursday as protests escalated against President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government.

  • UPDATE 1-Violence escalates in divided Venezuela Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 12:42 PM ET

    CARACAS, Feb 20- Venezuelan security forces and demonstrators faced off in streets blocked by burning barricades in several cities on Thursday in an escalation of protests against President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government, witnesses said.

  • Violence escalates in divided Venezuela Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 10:02 AM ET

    CARACAS, Feb 20- Security forces faced off with demonstrators in streets blocked by burning barricades in several Venezuelan cities on Thursday in an escalation of protests against President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government, witnesses said.

  • CARACAS, Feb 20- Strewn with smashed headstones, empty whisky bottles and the odd spent bullet casing, Caracas' 19th century Southern Cemetery is a sprawling symbol of the violent crime engulfing Venezuela. "Violence is the modern fashion in Venezuela.

  • CARACAS, Feb 19- A local beauty queen died of a gunshot wound on Wednesday in the fifth fatality from Venezuela's political unrest, as imprisoned protest leader Leopoldo Lopez urged supporters to keep fighting for the departure of the socialist government.

  • CARACAS, Feb 19- A student demonstrator died of a bullet-wound on Wednesday in the fifth fatality from Venezuela's political unrest, as imprisoned protest leader Leopoldo Lopez urged supporters to keep fighting for the departure of the socialist government.

  • CARACAS, Feb 19- Imprisoned protest leader Leopoldo Lopez urged supporters to keep fighting for the departure of Venezuela's socialist government, even as he was due in court on Wednesday accused of fomenting unrest that has killed at least four people. Many Caracas residents banged pots and pans overnight in a traditional form of protest.

  • Jailed Venezuela protest leader urges Maduro's 'exit' Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 9:23 AM ET

    CARACAS, Feb 19- Imprisoned protest leader Leopoldo Lopez urged supporters to keep fighting for the departure of Venezuela's socialist government, even as he was due in court on Wednesday accused of fomenting unrest that has killed at least four people.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 18- Venezuela's oil reserves, the world's largest, are giving debt investors comfort they will be repaid, even as anti-government protests send bond prices to levels akin to a nation in default.

  • CARACAS, Feb 18- Venezuelan security forces arrested opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez on Tuesday on charges of fomenting unrest that has killed at least four people, bringing tens of thousands of angry supporters onto the streets of Caracas.

  • CARACAS, Feb 18- Tens of thousands of protesters flooded the streets of Venezuela's capital on Tuesday after troops arrested opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez on charges of fomenting unrest against the government and violence that has killed at least four people.

  • CARACAS, Feb 18- Hardline opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez handed himself over to Venezuelan security forces on Tuesday and a fourth person died from political unrest over the past week against President Nicolas Maduro's government.

  • CARACAS, Feb 18- Rival rallies convulsed Caracas on Tuesday and a protester struck by a vehicle in eastern Venezuela died, the fourth fatality from political unrest over the past week against President Nicolas Maduro's government. That added to three fatal shootings last week in Caracas.

  • CARACAS, Feb 17- Venezuelan security forces raided the headquarters of an opposition party accused of fomenting nearly a week of violent protests, witnesses said, as the country expelled three U.S. diplomats on charges of conspiring with demonstrators.

  • CARACAS, Feb 17- Venezuela ordered out three U.S. diplomats on Monday, accusing them of recruiting students to lead protests that were the OPEC nation's most serious violence since President Nicolas Maduro's April election and in which three people were killed.

  • CARACAS, Feb 17- Venezuela ordered out three U.S. diplomats on Monday, accusing them of recruiting students to lead protests that were the OPEC nation's most serious violence since President Nicolas Maduro's April election and in which three people were killed.

  • CARACAS, Feb 17- Venezuela ordered the expulsion of three U.S. diplomats on Monday on charges of recruiting university students to lead demonstrations that have left three dead in the OPEC nation's most serious violence since President Nicolas Maduro's election in April.

  • CARACAS, Feb 11- Venezuela's consumer prices accelerated in January from the previous month, leaving the OPEC member country's annualized inflation rate near a staggering 56 percent and the central bank's shortages index hit a record high.

  • CARACAS, Feb 6- Venezuela on Thursday began buying the remaining 20 percent of shares in steelmaker Sidor from workers and retirees in a $667 million operation that will give the state full ownership of the firm, a source familiar with the situation said.

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