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England friendly match in Rio suspended by judge over stadium safety concerns but then reinstated
Punch-up in the National Assembly over disputed election results after death of Hugo Chavez
Elected with a tiny majority, Hugo Chavez's political heir faces enormous challenges
Roof problem closes athletics venue amid concerns over Games and World Cup
Week of mourning declared for Venezuela's socialist leader as conspiracy theories fly in Caracas
'Bleak' update on the president's condition comes as his nominated successor Maduro begins electioneering
Hector Timerman says the UN is obliged to step in and Buenos Aires will regain the disputed islands
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