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By Matt Kibbe
The short-term deal will assure long-term overspending
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Topic - Alfonso Guerra
SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia — Venezuela's new government-run Social Television (TVes) channel, created by President Hugo Chavez to replace the independent RCTV that he closed last week, has pulled a Miami-produced program off the air under threat of being sued for piracy.
Mr. Guerra said he is also seeking to have "Destino X" taken off the TVes Web site, http://tves.com.ve/parrillaprogramacion.html.
"We want to let you know that TVes has not acquired rights to put 'Destino X' on the air," Mr. Guerra wrote to Ambassador Bernardo Alvarez Herrera.