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On eight-nation trip, Chavez promotes multi-polar world

On a eight-country tour, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez signed 69 agreements and said his country seeks to build a multi-polar world.

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World Notes: Egypt, Cuba, Kenya, Italy, Venezuela, India

A round up of international news from Egypt, Cuba, Kenya, Italy, Venezuela and India.

U.S. terrorism exported to Cuba and Venezuela

Cuban TV has been broadcasting the new documentary "Cuba's Reasons: The Route of Terror" which nails down basic facts regarding anti-Cuba terror.

Chavez socialists win National Assembly elections

In elections September 26 for the National Assembly, the slate led by President Hugo Chavez' Venezuelan United Socialist Party (PSUV) took 98 of the 165 seats in contention.

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Venezuela cuts ties with Colombia

Once again, tensions are rising between the right-wing, U.S.-allied government of Colombia and the left-wing government in neighboring Venezuela.

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Venezuela extradites Salvadoran terrorist to Cuba

The Venezuelan government and news media have announced the arrest, and extradition to Cuba, of accused Salvadoran terrorist Francisco Chavez Abarca.

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World Notes: Spain, Nigeria, Israel, Venezuela, China, Cuba

Spanish workers battle austerity, lead poisoning in Nigeria, Israel seeks more military aid, Venezuela cuts military spending, China hears labor demands, Cuba boosts Internet access.

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Venezuela’s Chavez tweets for the revolution

Twitter, for those of us who grew up before Generation X, is a micro blogging website where an individual can sent a message, no more than 140 characters, to cell phone users who sign on to the sender's account.

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World Notes: Venezuela, Hungary, Tanzania

Venezuela and China sign major deals, reactionaries win in Hungary, Tanzania grants citizenship to refugees.

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Cuba, ALBA send aid directly to Haiti

Cuba plays an outsized role in Haitian health services -- before, and certainly after, the devastating earthquake.

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