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Venezuela produce market is at center of Caracas COVID-19 outbreak

Aug 04 2020

CARACAS Venezuela capital Caracas' largest produce market is at the center of a worsening COVID-19 outbreak, but cash-strapped merchants refuse to stop hawking food there for the city's 5 million residents, many of whom are starving.

In quarantined Venezuela, karate champion takes training to living room

May 15 2020

CARACAS Accustomed to working out among Venezuela's best youth karate athletes, 16-year-old Ricardo Perez now trains between four barstools and two black leather couches - in his living room. 

Venezuelans pass wine across rooftops to celebrate happy hour in quarantine

May 13 2020

CARACAS When Venezuela ordered a quarantine in March to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, real estate agent Berta Lopez was unsure how she would pass the time - until she by chance wandered up the rooftop of her building.

Desde sus azoteas, venezolanos en cuarentena comparten atardeceres a distancia

May 13 2020

CARACAS, 13 mayo Cuando Venezuela dispuso en marzo una cuarentena nacional para frenar al coronavirus, la abogada y agente de bienes raíces Berta López no estaba segura de cómo pasaría su tiempo, hasta que subió por casualidad a la azotea de su edificio.

Venezuela holds military exercises as Maduro attempts to show force

Feb 15 2020

CARACAS Venezuela's military on Saturday held exercises that deployed civilian militia and armored vehicles in the capital Caracas and around the country, an effort by President Nicolas Maduro to show strength as Washington prepares to escalate sanctions.

Russian air force plane lands in Venezuela: witness, website

Jun 25 2019

MAIQUETIA, Venezuela A Russian air force plane landed on Monday in Venezuela's main airport, according to a Reuters witness and a website that tracks plane movements, three months after a similar arrival spurred a war of words between Washington and Moscow.

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