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Henderson Alvarez’ No-Hitter One of the Few Highlights of Marlins’ Awful Season

Henderson Alvarez’ No-Hitter One of the Few Highlights of Marlins’ Awful Season

he Miami Marlins' 62 wins were the fewest for any club in the National League, but the team ended the season on a positive note as Henderson Alvarez pitched a no-hitter in a 1-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers. continue reading »

Aerosmith Performs for Thousands of Fans in Venezuela

Aerosmith Performs for Thousands of Fans in Venezuela

U.S. band Aerosmith thrilled Caracas with a concert loaded with the great rock music that has distinguished the group for more than four decades, performing before some 10,000 people who sang along with the band's famous hits after waiting three years to see them again live since their last appearance in Venezuela in 2010. continue reading »

Venezuela’s “Pelo Malo” Wins Golden Shell at San Sebastian

Venezuela’s “Pelo Malo” Wins Golden Shell at San Sebastian

The movie "Pelo Malo" (Bad Hair) by Venezuelan director Mariana Rondon was unanimously voted on Saturday as winner of the Golden Shell at the 61st San Sebastian Film Festival by a jury presided by film director Todd Haynes. continue reading »

Venezuela Takes Over Airport Security In Light of Drug Smuggling

Venezuela Takes Over Airport Security In Light of Drug Smuggling

The central government took charge of security at the country's main international airport after learning that military and civilian officials connived in smuggling 1.5 tons of cocaine to France, Venezuela's interior minister said Thursday. continue reading »

Venezuela and China Reaffirm Their Strong Ties

Venezuela and China Reaffirm Their Strong Ties

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday concluded the meetings of his first state visit to China since he succeeded the late Hugo Chavez, the architect of Caracas' close links with Beijing. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: 1.3 Tons of Coke Found on AirFrance Flight from Venezuela

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: 1.3 Tons of Coke Found on AirFrance Flight from Venezuela

Customs agents seized a record 1.3 tons of cocaine aboard an Air France plane that arrived in Paris from Venezuela, the French Interior Ministry said. continue reading »

ETA Fugitive Arrested in Venezuela

ETA Fugitive Arrested in Venezuela

A member of the Basque terrorist group ETA wanted by courts in Spain and France was arrested in Venezuela, the Spanish Interior Ministry said Friday. continue reading »

Zulia, Venezuela Prison Riot Leaves at Least 16 Dead

Zulia, Venezuela Prison Riot Leaves at Least 16 Dead

At least 16 prisoners died in a prison riot in the western state of Zulia, the Cabinet minister in charge of Venezuela's penitentiaries said Tuesday. continue reading »

Venezuelan Government Closes Radio Station For Its “Call to Rebellion”

Venezuelan Government Closes Radio Station For Its “Call to Rebellion”

Venezuelan Tourism Minister Andres Izarra said the radio station Voz del Orinoco, which broadcasts in the southern state of Amazonas, was closed down because of its "call to rebellion" and for "creating divisions among Venezuelans." continue reading »

NY Fashion Week:  Carolina Herrera Wows with Collection Inspired by Venezuelan Art

NY Fashion Week:  Carolina Herrera Wows with Collection Inspired by Venezuelan Art

Two of the big names in fashion, Carolina Herrera and Tommy Hilfiger, stayed true to their styles and put on one of the best shows at New York Fashion Week. continue reading »

Designer Carolina Herrera Kicks Off Fashion Week by Ringing Bell at NASDAQ

Designer Carolina Herrera Kicks Off Fashion Week by Ringing Bell at NASDAQ

Venezuelan-American fashion designer Carolina Herrera is kicking off New York’s Fashion Week by ringing the closing bell at the NASDAQ today. continue reading »

Massive Blackout Paralyzes Venezuela, 70 Percent of Country Affected

Massive Blackout Paralyzes Venezuela, 70 Percent of Country Affected

Venezuela and its 28 million people were paralyzed by a massive blackout that affected 70 percent of the country including the capital city of Caracas. 14 out of the countries 23 states were affected in some way. continue reading »

Venezuela Looks to Get into Space Satellite Business Thanks to Chinese

Venezuela Looks to Get into Space Satellite Business Thanks to Chinese

Satellites will be launched into space from Venezuela "sooner rather than later," President Nicolas Maduro said. The president spoke at a ceremony marking the handover from China to Venezuela of control over the South American country's Miranda satellite. continue reading »

Venezuelan Government Admits “Difficulties” in Hospitals

Venezuelan Government Admits “Difficulties” in Hospitals

Venezuela's health minister acknowledged Friday that there are "difficulties" in the nation's hospitals following the complaints of medical personnel and patients over the past few weeks about the lack of resources. continue reading »

VENEZUELA: Two Charged with Planning to Kill to the President

VENEZUELA: Two Charged with Planning to Kill to the President

Venezuela's leftist government announced Monday the arrest of two foreign nationals who planned to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro in a plot involving former Colombian head of state Alvaro Uribe. continue reading »