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Venezuela shuts down radio program indefinitely

On May 7, 2014, the Venezuelan telecommunications regulator CONATEL ordered the suspension of "Plomo Parejo," a news and opinion radio program that had been extremely critical of the country's socialist government, according to news reports

May 19, 2014 12:37 PM ET

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Venezuelan journalists detained covering protests

Two Venezuelan journalists were briefly arrested and interrogated by National Guard troops in late March 2014, according to news reports

March 26, 2014 1:27 PM ET

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Blog   |   Venezuela

Venezuelan economic controls lead to newsprint shortage

Although nearly all Venezuelan newspapers have websites, many of their readers like to get their news the old-fashioned way: on paper. But that's getting tougher every day amid a critical shortage of newsprint.

January 17, 2014 3:30 PM ET

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Globovisión sale would finish critical Venezuelan TV

Globovisión's employees work at the station's main studio in Caracas. The broadcaster's owner has accepted a buyout offer. (Reuters/Carlos Garcia Rawlins)

If the proposed sale of Globovisión, the single remaining TV station critical of the Venezuelan government, is finalized next month, the broadcaster will almost certainly become less combative and could eventually turn into another government mouthpiece, according to news reports, local journalists, and analysts.

March 18, 2013 3:56 PM ET

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