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A Sukhoi Su-30 plane from the Venezuelan Air Force take part in a military parade to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Venezuela's independence in Caracas in this April 19, 2010 file photo. The site of what may someday be Venezuela’s first newsprint factory today consists of little more than two warehouses, several acres of cleared tropical savannah, and two billboards bearing pictures of President Hugo Chavez. REUTERS/Jorge Silva/Files

A Sukhoi Su-30 plane from the Venezuelan Air Force take part in a military parade to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Venezuela's independence in Caracas in this April 19, 2010 file photo. The site of what may someday be Venezuela’s first...more

A Sukhoi Su-30 plane from the Venezuelan Air Force take part in a military parade to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Venezuela's independence in Caracas in this April 19, 2010 file photo. The site of what may someday be Venezuela’s first newsprint factory today consists of little more than two warehouses, several acres of cleared tropical savannah, and two billboards bearing pictures of President Hugo Chavez. REUTERS/Jorge Silva/Files
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The construction site of Pulpaca factory is seen in the southeastern state of Anzoategui September 6, 2012. The site of what may someday be Venezuela’s first newsprint factory today consists of little more than two warehouses, several acres of cleared tropical savannah, and two billboards bearing pictures of President Hugo Chavez. REUTERS/German Dam

The construction site of Pulpaca factory is seen in the southeastern state of Anzoategui September 6, 2012. The site of what may someday be Venezuela’s first newsprint factory today consists of little more than two warehouses, several acres of...more

The construction site of Pulpaca factory is seen in the southeastern state of Anzoategui September 6, 2012. The site of what may someday be Venezuela’s first newsprint factory today consists of little more than two warehouses, several acres of cleared tropical savannah, and two billboards bearing pictures of President Hugo Chavez. REUTERS/German Dam
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The construction site of Pulpaca factory is seen in the southeastern state of Anzoategui September 6, 2012. The site of what may someday be Venezuela’s first newsprint factory today consists of little more than two warehouses, several acres of cleared tropical savannah, and two billboards bearing pictures of President Hugo Chavez. REUTERS/German Dam

The construction site of Pulpaca factory is seen in the southeastern state of Anzoategui September 6, 2012. The site of what may someday be Venezuela’s first newsprint factory today consists of little more than two warehouses, several acres of...more

The construction site of Pulpaca factory is seen in the southeastern state of Anzoategui September 6, 2012. The site of what may someday be Venezuela’s first newsprint factory today consists of little more than two warehouses, several acres of cleared tropical savannah, and two billboards bearing pictures of President Hugo Chavez. REUTERS/German Dam
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Two Sukhoi Su-30 planes from the Venezuelan Air Force take part in a military parade to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Venezuela's independence in Caracas in this April 19, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Jorge Silva/Files

Two Sukhoi Su-30 planes from the Venezuelan Air Force take part in a military parade to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Venezuela's independence in Caracas in this April 19, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Jorge Silva/Files

Two Sukhoi Su-30 planes from the Venezuelan Air Force take part in a military parade to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Venezuela's independence in Caracas in this April 19, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Jorge Silva/Files
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The construction site of Pulpaca factory is seen in the southeastern state of Anzoategui September 6, 2012. REUTERS/German Dam

The construction site of Pulpaca factory is seen in the southeastern state of Anzoategui September 6, 2012. REUTERS/German Dam

The construction site of Pulpaca factory is seen in the southeastern state of Anzoategui September 6, 2012. REUTERS/German Dam
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The construction site of Pulpaca factory is seen in the southeastern state of Anzoategui September 6, 2012. REUTERS/German Dam

The construction site of Pulpaca factory is seen in the southeastern state of Anzoategui September 6, 2012. REUTERS/German Dam

The construction site of Pulpaca factory is seen in the southeastern state of Anzoategui September 6, 2012. REUTERS/German Dam
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Aerial view of the construction of the third bridge over the Orinoco River is shown in this June 21, 2011 file photo. The bridge will connect the states of Guarico (north) and Bolivar (south), and the small cities of Cabruta and Caicara. REUTERS/Edwin Montilva/Files

Aerial view of the construction of the third bridge over the Orinoco River is shown in this June 21, 2011 file photo. The bridge will connect the states of Guarico (north) and Bolivar (south), and the small cities of Cabruta and Caicara....more

Aerial view of the construction of the third bridge over the Orinoco River is shown in this June 21, 2011 file photo. The bridge will connect the states of Guarico (north) and Bolivar (south), and the small cities of Cabruta and Caicara. REUTERS/Edwin Montilva/Files
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