Trump threatens Cuba as US supports Venezuela uprising

America 04/30/19, 17:30

The Trump administration quickly declared enthusiastic support Tuesday for the Venezuelan opposition effort to spark a military uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro, hoping for decisive action in the political crisis that has engulfed the South American nation. Late in the ...

Uprising in Venezuela spurs hopes of exiles living in Miami

U.S. 04/30/19, 15:14

Venezuelan exiles in Florida who oppose their country's socialist government are cheering calls by opposition leader Juan Guaidó for an uprising in their homeland."Long live Venezuela!" they chanted as dozens of exiles packed a diner in the Miami suburb of ...

Update: Guaido names alternate board for Venezuela oil

America 02/13/19, 16:03

The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):3:55 p.m.Venezuela's self-declared President Juan Guaido says that the congress has appointed executives to a transitional board for its PDVSA state-owned oil company and its U.S. subsidiaries, including Houston-based refiner ...

Update: Maduro supporters gather in Caracas

America 02/02/19, 11:18

The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):NoonThousands of public employees and government supporters have begun to concentrate on Caracas' downtown Bolivar Avenue.Some danced to popular songs, while a banner included a large photo of late President ...

Struggle for control of Venezuela returning to the streets

America 02/01/19, 16:28

Momentum is growing for Venezuela's opposition movement led by lawmaker Juan Guaido, who has called supporters back into the streets for nationwide protests Saturday, escalating pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro to step down. A defiant Maduro's socialist government has called ...

Why Venezuela military leaders are standing behind Maduro

America 01/25/19, 16:56

Even as Venezuelans fill the streets rallying behind opposition leader Juan Guaido and the list of foreign nations recognizing him as the country's rightful president grows, the top members of the all-important military are sending a different message: Forget about ...

South America bloc’s woes leave architectural gem forlorn

America 01/08/19, 00:02

It's a gravity-defying edifice that befits the lofty ambitions of what was supposed to be a symbol of South American unity.Set against an arid moonscape on the equatorial line, two cantilevered glass wings soar dramatically above a reflecting pool, symbolizing ...

Venezuela’s El Nacional newspaper to cease print edition

World 12/13/18, 14:37

Venezuela's last nationally circulated, anti-government newspaper will stop publishing its print edition amid unrelenting government pressure and paper shortages, editors said Thursday.El Nacional's final edition will run Friday after 75 years in print. It will become an exclusively online publication, ...

Spanish court agrees to extradition of Hugo Chavez’s aide

Europe 10/26/18, 18:31

A Spanish court has given preliminary authorization for an aide of late President Hugo Chavez to be extradited to Venezuela.Claudia Diaz is being sought along with her husband Adrian Velasquez for alleged money laundering in deals that, according to Venezuelan ...

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