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Venezuela wins Guinness record for lightning
Northwestern region awarded title after Guinness Book of World Records recorded 3,600 lightning bolts per hour.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2014 15:57 GMT
Venezuela opposition leader calls off rally
Capriles cancels march by his supporters in Caracas after deadly violence, as Nicolas Maduro declared president-elect.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2013 08:58 GMT
Students clash with police in Venezuela
Confrontation comes as Nicolas Maduro is formally declared presidential poll winner amid opposition calls for recount.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2013 10:03 GMT
Capriles calls on Venezuela voters to protest
Hugo Chavez's handpicked successor to be formally proclaimed election winner despite opposition demand for vote recount.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2013 19:54 GMT
Venezuela's Capriles demands recount of votes
Opposition leader refuses to recognise election victory of Nicolas Maduro in tighter-than-expected presidential poll.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2013 15:29 GMT
Venezuela on edge as vote count continues
Tensions heated in Caracas where presidential poll results are too close to call and neither candidate ready to concede.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2013 03:49 GMT
Counting begins in vital Venezuela vote
Some vote centres to remain open for extended time, as key election to replace late leader Hugo Chavez hits crescendo.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2013 00:46 GMT
Venezuela claims to foil 'election plot'
Vice president announces that security forces arrested Colombians plotting to "disrupt presidential election".
Last updated: 13 Apr 2013 19:11 GMT
Venezuela rejects rumours of Chavez's death
Relatives of president assure his "victory" over cancer to counter speculation that Hugo Chavez passed away.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2013 03:19 GMT
Venezuela shows first photos of ailing Chavez
The pictures are the first of cancer-stricken Hugo Chavez since his operation in Cuba more than two months ago.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2013 22:48 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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