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    White House Daily Briefing

    Spokesman Jay Carney briefed reporters and answers questions at the daily White House briefing. Topics included President Obama’s phone conversation with Afghan President Hamid…

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    Venezuela and Democracy

    Venezuelan officials talked ongoing anti-government protests in the country, including the ousting of three U.S. diplomats, and discussed the prospects for democracy there. Former U.S.…

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    Book Discussion on Bolivar

    Marie Arana talked about her book, Bolivar: American Liberator, in which she recalls the life of Simon Bolivar (1783-1830). Bolivar, a Venezuelan general dubbed “The George Washington…

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    Venezuela Under President Maduro

    Panelists talked about the Venezuelan economy and politics of the country under its new leader, Nicolas Maduro. They also responded to questions from the audience.

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    Swearing-In Ceremony for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro

    Nicolas Maduro was sworn in as the new president of Venezuela in a ceremony in the National Assembly. In his speech following the ceremony, he paid tribute to his predecessor Hugo…

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    Post-Chavez Latin America

    Latin America experts talked about Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro and his chances for winning the country’s April 2013 presidential election. President Maduro succeeded…

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    Venezuelan State Funeral of President Hugo Chavez

    Interim President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro and the Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr., spoke at the funeral of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. The funeral was held in Caracas, Venezuela,…

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    Economic Sanctions on Venezuela, Part 2

    State and Treasury Department officials testified about the impact that U.S. economic sanctions are having on Venezuela. They also discussed further steps that may be taken against…

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    Economic Sanctions on Venezuela, Part 1

    State and Treasury Department officials testified about the impact that U.S. economic sanctions are having on Venezuela. They also discussed further steps that may be taken against…

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    Representative Connie Mack Remarks

    Representative Connie Mack (R-FL) spoke about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, calling him a “thugocrat” and an accomplice in the global drug trade. He also called former…

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    Venezuela State of the Nation Address

    President Chavez delivered his state of the nation address to members of the Venezuelan National Assembly. In December the lame-duck Assembly granted President Chavez the power to…

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    Phil Gunson on Hugo Chavez Speech

    Phil Gunson spoke by phone about Venezuela President Hugo Chavez’s state of the union address.

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    Venezuela President Address

    Venezuelan President Chavez addressed the United Nations General Assembly. In his remarks he spoke about Latin America history, global climate change, President Barack Obama, and…

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    Book Discussion on The Threat Closer to Home

    Michael Rowan talked about the book he co-wrote, The Threat Closer to Home: Hugo Chavez and the War Against America (Free Press; January 6, 2009). The book takes a critical look at the rule…

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    Venezuelan President

    A portion of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s weekly television call-in program “Alo Presidente” was shown. 

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mr. Wood briefed reporters and answered questions on a number of topics including Iranian President Ahmadinejad’s remarks at a United Nations conference on racism and President…

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    Venezuelan Vote on President Chavez

    Simon Romero reported by phone on the upcoming referendum vote by Venezuelans on term limits for President Hugo Chavez.

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    Deputy Foreign Minister of Venezuela Speech

    The Deputy Foreign Minister of Venezuela spoke before the United Nations General Assembly. He criticized United States foreign policy and addressed the current global financial…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Sean McCormack briefed reporters on a number of issues, including the expulsions of the U.S. ambassadors to Venezuela and Bolivia, and the situation in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Dana Perino talked about the continued interest between Israeli Prime Minister Olmert and Palestinian President Abbas’s for peace. She talked about President Bush’s…

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