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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northern Venezuela on the Caribbean Sea west of Caracas. It was frequently sacked by buccaneers during the colonial period. Population: 154,000.


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  • In interviews in local media, he has said that he paid off three officers—Gen. Acosta Carlez, who was then a state governor; Gen. Carvajal, the head of military intelligence; and Admiral Carlos Aniasi Turchio, the head of the Venezuelan navy—to obtain a concession to buy and operate about half the warehouses and loading docks in Puerto Cabello.

    U.S. Losing Big Drug Catch

  • Associated Press Venezuela's minister of interior and justice, center, walks in 2009 by cocaine confiscated and displayed at a military base in Puerto Cabello.

    U.S. Losing Big Drug Catch

  • The son of Syrian immigrants who sold electrical appliances, he branched out from commerce into hijacking by stealing cargo leaving the port of Puerto Cabello and selling the proceeds at the wild-west like free-trade zone of Maicao in Colombia, just across the border, according to these accounts.

    U.S. Losing Big Drug Catch

  • The companies included a fleet of fuel trucks and nine warehouses in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela's most important port.

    U.S. Losing Big Drug Catch

  • He was very big in transshipping drugs out of Puerto Cabello.

    U.S. Losing Big Drug Catch

  • An official at Cealco in the northwestern city of Puerto Cabello, reached by telephone Wednesday, confirmed the rotten food was discovered at the warehouse, which she said is owned and managed by the government.

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  • The discovery of the 30,000 tons of out-of-date milk, rice and wheat flour at the warehouse in the port city of Puerto Cabello is seen as an embarrassment for President Hugo Ch vez, who has been blaming opposition forces and private industry for a recent rise in food shortages.

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  • The minister was silent about a different food scandal (ten-thousand times larger) that has made headlines across the world: 2,340 shipping containers with more than 120,000 tons of rotting food (estimated to feed 17 million people for one month) laying idle at Puerto Cabello.

    Thor Halvorssen: A Rotting Chicken in Every Pot: Venezuela's Disastrous Food Policy

  • The standoff between Fathers Máximo Ochoa and Edmundo Cadenas and their Bishops (Ramón José Viloria Pinzón, Bishop of Puerto Cabello, and Nelson Antonio Martínez Rust, Bishop of San Felipe) became a matter of national concern this week as Venezuelans watched a national broadcast of a legislative session which included the approval of a resolution against the Bishops by the National Assembly (where most seats are held by allies of President Hugo Chávez).

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Associated Press A Venezuelan soldier patrols a maritime port in Puerto Cabello, one of several key ports President Hugo Chavez ordered the military to take over on Saturday.

    Chávez Orders Federal Takeover of Venezuelan Ports


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