caracas caracas  /kə ˈrɑ kəs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the capital and largest city of Venezuela

News

  1. Venezuela vote council says audit confirms Maduro victory

    By Brian Ellsworth CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's election council said on Tuesday an audit of the results of presidential elections in April confirmed President Nicolas Maduro did win by 1.5 percentage points, despite opposition claims that the vote was stolen. The widely expected announcement by the National Electoral Council, which oversees elections, left losing candidate Henrique Capriles ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Venezuela Catholic Church rationing bread, wine for communion

    CARACAS, VENEZUELA - The holy ritual of communion is in jeopardy at the Catholic Church in Venezuela thanks to a shortage of sacramental wine and wheat, used to make communion wafers. Catholics aren’t the only ones affected; the entire country …
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CW39 NewsFix

  3. Venezuela sees normal U.S. relations this year

    CARACAS, Venezuela, June 11 (UPI) -- Venezuela hopes to normalize relations with the United States and exchange ambassadors this year, the country's foreign minister said.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: UPI

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Quotes

  1. "I know that Radio Caracas will return to the air," Rosales said.
    on May 30, 2007 By: Manuel Rosales Source: Washington Post

  2. "Caracas, they need some fan support," Guillen said after the White Sox took two out of three games in Oakland. "Let's go play in Caracas."
    on Apr 12, 2007 By: Jose Guillen Source: USA Today

  3. "I was in Caracas and I was sitting right next to Chico Carrasquel," Aparicio said of the late Carrasquel, a Latin American pioneer also from Venezuela. "Omar made a few good plays. Chico was looking at me and I was looking at him. We didn't...
    on May 30, 2008 By: Luis Aparicio Source: International Herald Tribune

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