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Venezuelan Troops Assert Claim in Dispute

Caribbean islands have long been a destination for newlyweds, but this remote, treeless speck of land isn’t on any travel agent’s list. Seventeen Venezuelan sailors now live at a newly established base here, and on Saturday two couples were married — apparently the first such ceremonies to be held on the island. Venezuela’s mainland is 380 miles away, but it’s asserting a claim of ownership despite the fact Isla de Aves — Bird Island — is much closer to Dominica, Antigua and Puerto Rico. Full Story

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