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Anti-Chavez TV Station Shut Down

Police and supporters of President Hugo Chavez clashed with students in cities across the country  during protests over the government forcing an opposition channel off cable TV.

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 Jan. 25: A woman argues against anti riot police officers during a protest in Caracas, Monday,. Police fired tear gas and plastic bullets to disperse university students protesting after President Hugo Chavez's government forced a critical TV channel off cable television.

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 Jan. 25: University students shout slogans against Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez during a protest in Caracas. Police fired tear gas and plastic bullets to disperse students protesting Chavez's decision to force Radio Caracas Television, or RCTV, critical of his government, off a cable television system.  

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Jan. 25: University students shout slogans against Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, while holding a banner that reads in Spanish: "Chavez you're struck out", during a protest in Caracas.

Police fired tear gas and plastic bullets to disperse university students protesting after the government forced a critical TV channel off cable television. 

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Jan. 23: A boy, disguised as Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, sings the national anthem during a rally marking the 52nd anniversary of democracy in Caracas. Venezuelans commemorated the anniversary of an uprising that toppled the country's last dictator arguing whether their democracy is slipping away or growing stronger under Chavez. 

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 Jan. 25:  A University student with his eyes and mouth covered with a red cloth, shouts slogans against Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez during a protest in Caracas.

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Jan. 24: Jessica Rangel, a supporters of Radio Caracas Television, RCTV, channel is carried after being injured by a vehicle during a protest in Western Maracaibo, Venezuela.

At least four demonstrators were hurt when they were hit by a vehicle during a street protest. Venezuelan cable television providers have dropped a TV channel "Radio Caracas Television" critical of President Hugo Chavez from their programming after a government official said the network violated broadcast laws.  

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Anti-Chavez TV Station Shut Down

Police and supporters of President Hugo Chavez clashed with students in cities across the country  during protests over the government forcing an opposition channel off cable TV.

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