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<a href="http://www.eltiempo.com/mundo/latinoamerica/crisis-en-venezuela-los-bebes-tambien-deben-hacer-cola/16240975">En Venezuela, hasta los bebés deben hacer fila</a>

En Venezuela, hasta los bebés deben hacer fila

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<a href="http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/bf292f54-4125-11e5-9abe-5b335da3a90e.html?siteedition=intl#axzz3jAFtGfrV">Oil price slide casts doubt on Venezuela’s bonds</a>

Oil price slide casts doubt on Venezuela’s bonds

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<a href="http://www.wsj.com/articles/in-venezuela-economists-improvise-to-track-economy-1439759978">In Venezuela, Economists Improvise to Track Economy</a>

In Venezuela, Economists Improvise to Track Economy

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<a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/r-popularity-of-venezuelas-maduro-inches-down-to-243-percent-2015-8">Popularity of Venezuela’s Maduro inches down to 24.3 percent</a>

Popularity of Venezuela’s Maduro inches down to 24.3 percent

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<a href="http://bloom.bg/1NsCHG7">Exxon’s $40 Billion Oil Discovery Sparks a Nasty Feud</a>

Exxon’s $40 Billion Oil Discovery Sparks a Nasty Feud

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<a href="http://bloom.bg/1HGeA1L">Ravaged by Oil’s Collapse, Venezuela Now Has a Big Gold Problem</a>

Ravaged by Oil’s Collapse, Venezuela Now Has a Big Gold Problem

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<a href="http://bit.ly/1HENs3g">Venezuela’s opposition leader Daniel Ceballos granted house arrest</a>

Venezuela’s opposition leader Daniel Ceballos granted house arrest

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Venezuela: Rise of a narcostate

Venezuela: Rise of a narcostate

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Venezuela: El surgimiento de un narcoestado

Venezuela: El surgimiento de un narcoestado

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<a href="http://nationalinterest.org/feature/coming-soon-another-rigged-election-venezuela-13544">Coming Soon: Another Rigged Election in Venezuela</a>

Coming Soon: Another Rigged Election in Venezuela

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<a href="http://www.cnn.com/2015/08/10/opinions/ghitis-venezuela-woes/">Venezuela’s disastrous course</a>

Venezuela’s disastrous course

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<a href="http://laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2394180&CategoryId=10717">Well-Known American Lawyer John Pate Murdered in His Apartment in Venezuela</a>

Well-Known American Lawyer John Pate Murdered in His Apartment in Venezuela

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<a href="http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2015/08/10/hugo-chavez-daughter-is-richest-individual-in-venezuela-report-claims/">Hugo Chávez daughter is the richest individual in Venezuela, report claims</a>

Hugo Chávez daughter is the richest individual in Venezuela, report claims

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<a href="http://news.yahoo.com/venezuela-patients-resort-pet-medications-051544596.html">Venezuela patients resort to pet medications</a>

Venezuela patients resort to pet medications

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<a href="http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/c9c4b05c-0b81-11e5-994d-00144feabdc0.html?siteedition=intl#axzz3iPmsAvJX">Venezuela: ‘Terrorised by oil price drop’</a>

Venezuela: ‘Terrorised by oil price drop’

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<a href="http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/venezuela/article30440097.html">Report: Even low-profile critics in Venezuela being muzzled by courts</a>

Report: Even low-profile critics in Venezuela being muzzled by courts

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<a href="http://www.economist.com/news/americas/21660569-south-american-union-faces-test-venezuela-edifice-search-function">An edifice in search of a function: The South American Union faces a test in Venezuela</a>

An edifice in search of a function: The South American Union faces a test in Venezuela

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Hablemos claro sobre Venezuela

Hablemos claro sobre Venezuela

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Obama’s failed ‘charm offensive’ in Venezuela

Obama’s failed ‘charm offensive’ in Venezuela

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<a href="https://www.hrw.org/news/2015/08/06/venezuela-critics-under-threat">Venezuela: Critics Under Threat</a>

Venezuela: Critics Under Threat

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During the last several decades, the United States has invested billions of dollars in trying to help the governments of Latin America and the Caribbean deliver better lives for their citizens. This has meant helping them increase internal security by combating the illicit growing and trafficking in narcotics and the activities of terrorist groups, as well as helping them to shore up their democratic and free market institutions.

Unfortunately, in recent years, continued progress in these areas has been threatened, not least by the elections of radical populist governments in Venezuela, Bolivia, and Ecuador. These governments have instituted retrograde agendas that include the propagation of class warfare, state domination of the economy, assaults on private property, anti-Americanism, support for such international pariahs as Iran, and lackluster support for regional counter-terrorism and counter-narcotics initiatives.

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