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May 28, 1986 | Associated Press
Colombia's president-elect, Virgilio Barco Vargas, has arrived to spend several days vacationing at the Pacific coastal resort of Acapulco, the government newspaper El Nacional reported Tuesday.
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March 16, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
A journalist critical of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez surrendered to authorities after a judge ordered her jailed for defamation in what her supporters branded as persecution. Ibeyise Pacheco, a columnist for El Nacional newspaper convicted of defaming a military officer, faces a nine-month sentence. Chavez has accused media owners of trying to oust him, while Washington and press watchdogs say he has used draconian laws to stifle freedom of expression.
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January 8, 1989 | Associated Press
Interior Ministry employees detained 20 Salvadorans discovered trying to enter Mexico illegally and deported them to their home country, the government newspaper El Nacional reported Saturday.
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February 11, 1992 | STAN YARBRO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Hours after scores of Venezuelan security police stormed the office of the major opposition newspaper, President Carlos Andres Perez on Monday finally gave into national and international demands that he call off a campaign against the nation's press. Perez had come under severe criticism at home and abroad for trying to prevent the publication of advertisements and commentary linking the Feb.
NEWS
January 10, 1986 | Associated Press
Foreign and domestic telephone service, severely damaged in September's earthquake, is almost fully restored, Communications Minister Daniel Diaz Diaz reported. Three percent of telephone lines remain out of service but are to be repaired by March, Diaz said in an interview in Thursday's edition of the government newspaper El Nacional.
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October 19, 1990 | Associated Press
Authorities will give credit cards to 3.2 million poor families who have never had them before, the government newspaper El Nacional reported Thursday. The credit cards will be good for two pounds of free tortillas a day.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 1, 1987 | Associated Press
About 12% of all high school and university students in Mexico said in a survey they have sampled narcotics at least once, and 1% are addicted, an official of the federal attorney general's office says. The official, Agustin Velez Barajas, told the government newspaper El Nacional that the survey by the Mexican Psychiatric Institute showed that addiction in Mexico "is not a serious problem but could become one if we don't act quickly."
WORLD
March 16, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
A journalist critical of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez surrendered to authorities after a judge ordered her jailed for defamation in what her supporters branded as persecution. Ibeyise Pacheco, a columnist for El Nacional newspaper convicted of defaming a military officer, faces a nine-month sentence. Chavez has accused media owners of trying to oust him, while Washington and press watchdogs say he has used draconian laws to stifle freedom of expression.
NEWS
April 16, 1985 | United Press International
More than 600 cases of malaria have been reported in eastern Venezuela in the last year--15 years after the disease was considered eradicated in the area, medical officials said Monday. The newspaper El Nacional quoted Dr. Alejandro Mondolfi of the Venezuelan Central University as saying the number of cases continues to rise. The first cases were reported about a year ago in a few isolated areas, Mondolfi said.
NEWS
February 11, 1992 | STAN YARBRO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Hours after scores of Venezuelan security police stormed the office of the major opposition newspaper, President Carlos Andres Perez on Monday finally gave into national and international demands that he call off a campaign against the nation's press. Perez had come under severe criticism at home and abroad for trying to prevent the publication of advertisements and commentary linking the Feb.
NEWS
October 19, 1990 | Associated Press
Authorities will give credit cards to 3.2 million poor families who have never had them before, the government newspaper El Nacional reported Thursday. The credit cards will be good for two pounds of free tortillas a day.
NEWS
January 8, 1989 | Associated Press
Interior Ministry employees detained 20 Salvadorans discovered trying to enter Mexico illegally and deported them to their home country, the government newspaper El Nacional reported Saturday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 1, 1987 | Associated Press
About 12% of all high school and university students in Mexico said in a survey they have sampled narcotics at least once, and 1% are addicted, an official of the federal attorney general's office says. The official, Agustin Velez Barajas, told the government newspaper El Nacional that the survey by the Mexican Psychiatric Institute showed that addiction in Mexico "is not a serious problem but could become one if we don't act quickly."
NEWS
May 28, 1986 | Associated Press
Colombia's president-elect, Virgilio Barco Vargas, has arrived to spend several days vacationing at the Pacific coastal resort of Acapulco, the government newspaper El Nacional reported Tuesday.
NEWS
January 10, 1986 | Associated Press
Foreign and domestic telephone service, severely damaged in September's earthquake, is almost fully restored, Communications Minister Daniel Diaz Diaz reported. Three percent of telephone lines remain out of service but are to be repaired by March, Diaz said in an interview in Thursday's edition of the government newspaper El Nacional.
NEWS
April 16, 1985 | United Press International
More than 600 cases of malaria have been reported in eastern Venezuela in the last year--15 years after the disease was considered eradicated in the area, medical officials said Monday. The newspaper El Nacional quoted Dr. Alejandro Mondolfi of the Venezuelan Central University as saying the number of cases continues to rise. The first cases were reported about a year ago in a few isolated areas, Mondolfi said.
NEWS
March 14, 1990 | Associated Press
The armed forces have intercepted 252 Central Americans illegally entering Mexico along its southern border this year, the government newspaper El Nacional reported Tuesday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 23, 1987 | Associated Press
Federal police confiscated 1,386 pounds of cocaine headed for the United States, the government newspaper El Nacional reported Tuesday.
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