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Students add Easter twist to dwindling Venezuela protests

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CARACAS - Venezuelan students are marching barefoot, building crucifixes and planning to burn effigies of President Nicolas Maduro to try and breathe new life into their protest movement over Easter. | Video

Students add Easter twist to dwindling Venezuela protests

CARACAS - Venezuelan students are marching barefoot, building crucifixes and planning to burn effigies of President Nicolas Maduro to try and breathe new life into their protest movement over Easter.

World, 17 Apr 2014

Students give Easter twist to dwindling Venezuela protests

CARACAS - Venezuelan students are marching barefoot, building crucifixes and planning to burn effigies of President Nicolas Maduro to try and breathe new life into their protest movement over Easter.

World, 17 Apr 2014

Two NY broker-dealer executives charged in Venezuelan bribery case

NEW YORK - Two former executives of a defunct New York broker-dealer were indicted Monday as part of a widening U.S. investigation into foreign bribery involving their employer and Venezuelan state economic development banks.

World, 14 Apr 2014

Venezuelan journalist freed after being kidnapped for a week

CARACAS - A high-profile Venezuelan journalist was freed on Monday after a week-long kidnapping that brought attention once again to the South American country's endemic violent crime.

World, United Nations, 14 Apr 2014

Anglo American seeks compensation from Venezuela

CARACAS - Anglo American is seeking compensation from Venezuela at a World Bank tribunal over the 2012 cancellation of mining concessions by late president Hugo Chavez's government.

12 Apr 2014

Chrysler to take $130 million charge in first quarter due to Venezuela

DETROIT - A change in the way it measures currency in Venezuela will cause Fiat Chrysler Automobile's Chrysler Group LLC unit to take a $130 million charge in its first quarter, Chrysler said on Friday in a filing with U.S. regulators.

11 Apr 2014

Venezuela's Maduro meets opposition as death toll from protests rises

CARACAS - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro cautioned opposition leaders to keep their expectations modest on Thursday as he hosted them for mediated talks intended to stem two months of deadly political unrest.

World, 11 Apr 2014

Venezuela's Maduro, opposition to talk, unrest death toll hits 40

CARACAS - President Nicolas Maduro was due to host Venezuelan opposition leaders on Thursday at the start of mediated talks intended to stem two months of political unrest that has killed dozens in the OPEC nation.

World, 10 Apr 2014

Venezuela reaches out to Vatican No. 2 to mediate crisis

CARACAS - Venezuela's government formally invited Vatican No. 2 Cardinal Pietro Parolin on Wednesday to mediate talks with the opposition in hopes of stemming violence that has killed dozens in the nation's worst unrest in a decade.