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Violence Explodes Inside Venezuela Police Lockup Leaving 7 dead, 12 Injured

At least seven detainees died and 12 others were injured in a violent confrontation at a police lockup in the southern Venezuelan state of Amazonas, authorities and non-governmental organizations said Wednesday. continue reading »

VENEZUELA: Chavez ‘Cancer Travel’ to Cuba Has Cost the Country $12 million in Less Than a Year

According Carlos Berrizbeitia, a political opponent of the Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez’s cancer treatment has cost the country millions of dollars. Between travel for both himself and his delegation to Cuba as continue reading »

After Radiation Treatments, Chavez Returns to Home State for a Visit

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez bypassed the capital and traveled directly to his home state of Barinas after spending four days in Cuba for a second round of radiation following an operation to remove a cancerous lesion. continue reading »

WIKILEAKS: Pres. Chavez’s Health is Worse Than Reported, May Have as Little as 1 Year to Live

According to an intelligence report revealed by Wikileaks, the health of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is far worse than is being shared with the public. continue reading »

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Preparing for Another Surgery

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is running for re-election in October, announced Tuesday that he will have to undergo a new operation because "a lesion" was detected continue reading »

Sean Penn Meets with Pres. Fernandez Kirchner, Agrees Falkland Islands Belong to Argentina

After meeting with Argentina's President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in Buenos Aires, actor Sean Penn spoke with reporters about Argentina's ongoing dispute with Britiain over the Falkland Islands. continue reading »

Gov. Henrique Capriles to Face Hugo Chavez in Venezuelan Presidential Bid

Miranda Gov. Henrique Capriles won the opposition primary held over the weekend and will face President Hugo Chavez in the Oct. 7 presidential election. continue reading »

Venezuela Receives Last 14 Tons of Its Gold - Repatriation Complete

The Venezuelan government received the last 14 tons of gold of a total of 160 tons that were deposited in banks in other countries continue reading »

Venezuelan National Guard Plane Crashes Killing all On Board

A Venezuelan National Guard plane went down in the Caribbean near Margarita Island, killing the four people aboard, officials said. continue reading »

Chavez Welcomes Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez received Monday his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad with a proclamation that they share the responsibility of stopping the "imperialist madness" of the United States. continue reading »

Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez Suggesting U.S. Gave Latin American Leaders Cancer

President of Venezuela Hugo Chavez has suggested that the U.S. government is giving world leaders cancer. It would appear that after hearing of the Argentine continue reading »

Venezuela Offers to Remove Dangerous French Implants Found in Many Latin American Women

After a number of women in Latin America discovered their breast implants were filled with industrial silicone and prone to rupture, Venezuela stepped in a has offered to help. continue reading »

Airport Verbal Smackdown: Maria Conchita Alonso vs. Sean Penn

Cuban actress Maria Conchita Alonso started a verbal altercation with actor and “Colors” (1988) co-star Sean Penn at LAX over the weekend over Penn’s support of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. continue reading »

First Shipment of Venezuela’s Gold Reserve Arrives to Caracas

The Venezuelan central bank reported that about $300 million in gold was brought in to Caracas by plane and taken to the Central Bank Friday. continue reading »

Chávez: Latin Grammy Winners Calle 13 Want to Record a Song With Me (VIDEO)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez said that Latin Grammy winning Puerto Rican duo Calle 13 has invited him to collaborate in a song in the near future. continue reading »