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Maduro compares Chavez to Christ

Source: Politics Balla | Aug 6 2013, 12:48am CDT | by IANS

Maduro compares Chavez to Christ
Caracas, Aug 6 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Monday compared Hugo Chavez to Christ and said that the late president, just like Jesus, "came to protect those who had nothing", in a tribute to the fallen leader on the fifth anniversary of his death.
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Photo of Chavez's daughter with actor causes sensation

Source: Politics Balla | Apr 25 2013, 12:30am CDT

Photo of Chavez's daughter with actor causes sensation
Caracas, April 25 (IANS/EFE) Maria Chavez, the daughter of late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, has caused a sensation in the media here due to a photograph showing her with soap opera actor Manuel "Coco" Sosa.
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Venezuelans vote in presidential election

Source: Politics Balla | Apr 14 2013, 5:14am CDT

Venezuelans vote in presidential election
Caracas, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuelans are voting Sunday in a key presidential election which will test the socialist legacy of late president Hugo Chavez.
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School headmaster shot dead in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Thursday killed the headmaster of a private school in Pakistan's Balochistan province.
 
Four more bodies recovered from sunken South Korean ship
Seoul, Dec 4 (IANS) Four more bodies were recovered Thursday from a sunken South Korean fishing ship in the Bering Sea, the foreign ministry here said.
 
Lesbian couple asked to desist in London restaurant
London, Dec 4 (IANS) A lesbian couple in a London restaurant was asked to desist by a staff member, who asked them to "stop what you are doing".
 
 

Chavez as 'little bird'? Get help, Venezuelan leader told

Source: Politics Balla | Apr 4 2013, 12:15am CDT

Chavez as 'little bird'? Get help, Venezuelan leader told
Caracas, April 4 (IANS/EFE) A leader of the Venezuelan opposition has said that ruling-party presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro should undergo a "mental evaluation" for saying that late head of state Hugo Chavez had appeared to him in the form of a little bird.
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Maduro launches campaign from Chavez's childhood home

Source: Politics Balla | Apr 3 2013, 1:36am CDT

Maduro launches campaign from Chavez's childhood home
Caracas, April 3 (IANS/EFE) Ruling-party presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro said at the childhood home of late Venezuelan head of state Hugo Chavez that he felt that his deceased mentor appeared to him in the form of a "little bird" and blessed him.
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Venezuela suspends talks with US

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 21 2013, 1:33am CDT

Venezuela suspends talks with US
Caracas, March 21 (IANS/EFE) Venezuela announced Wednesday the suspension of high-level contacts with the US aimed at a thaw in bilateral ties that have been frozen since late 2010.
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Venezuela's Maduro to launch social media accounts ahead of poll

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 17 2013, 8:45pm CDT

Venezuela's Maduro to launch social media accounts ahead of poll
Caracas, March 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuela's acting president Nicolas Maduro will launch social media accounts to communicate actively with his supporters ahead of the forthcoming presidential elections.
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Venzuelans pay last respect to Hugo Chavez

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 17 2013, 2:06am CDT

Venzuelans pay last respect to Hugo Chavez
Mexico City, March 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Thousands of Venezuelans lined up Saturday outside the Military Museum in capital Caracas, where the body of Hugo Chavez had been brought and placed into a marble sarcophagus.
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Venezuela scraps plan to embalm Chavez

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 16 2013, 7:58pm CDT

Venezuela scraps plan to embalm Chavez
Caracas, March 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Venezuelan government has decided not to embalm the body of late president Hugo Chavez, Communications Minister Ernesto Villegas said.
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