Jorge Rueda
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Venezuela frees jailed activists, ex-presidential candidate
by Jorge Rueda - January 1, 2017 - 4:39am
Venezuela's government has freed a former presidential candidate and several student activists who were jailed during anti-government protests in 2014.
Venezuela president orders review of US ties over spying
by Jorge Rueda - November 19, 2015 - 5:23pm
President Nicolas Maduro said he will file a formal protest and review relations with Washington following a report of U.S. spying on Venezuela's state oil company, including intercepting calls and emails...
Venezuela's president blames opposition for deep recession
by Jorge Rueda - January 1, 2015 - 2:49am
Venezuela's government on Tuesday confirmed that the economy is struggling to emerge from a deep recession but President Nicolas Maduro said the crisis engulfing the oil-rich nation could have been a lot worse....
Water rationing begins in Venezuela amid drought
by Jorge Rueda - May 9, 2014 - 5:45am
In deeply polarized Venezuela even the rain can set off political fighting.
Venezuela gov't lawmaker hurls gay slurs at foes
by Jorge Rueda - August 16, 2013 - 8:00am
Venomous political attacks have become the norm in Venezuela, and now a governing party legislator has unleashed a tirade in the country's legislature using gay slurs in trying to discredit the opposition.
Even in church, Venezuelans face shortages
by Jorge Rueda - June 1, 2013 - 3:25am
When it comes to Venezuela's growing scarcities, not even the Roman Catholic Church has received a dispensation.
Venezuela lawmakers brawl amid election tensions
by Jorge Rueda - May 1, 2013 - 12:59pm
Venezuela's postelection tensions erupted into a brawl between lawmakers Tuesday night that left at least one opposition member badly bruised and bleeding.
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