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Venezuela Remembers Hugo Chavez on 5-month Anniversary of His Death

Venezuela Remembers Hugo Chavez on 5-month Anniversary of His Death

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday compared Hugo Chavez to Christ and said that the late president, just like Jesus, "came to protect those who had nothing," in a tribute to the fallen leader on the fifth anniversary of his death. continue reading »

Resolution Supporting Democracy in Venezuela Introduced by Group of U.S. Senators

Resolution Supporting Democracy in Venezuela Introduced by Group of U.S. Senators

As a result of the narrow election win of current Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the silencing of political opposition a group of U.S. Senators introduced a resolution supporting democracy in the country. continue reading »

U.S. Expanding Travel Opportunities To Cuban Travelers

U.S. Expanding Travel Opportunities To Cuban Travelers

The U.S. government will extend the validity of the non-immigrant visas it awards to Cuban travelers from six months to five years, with the possibility of entering and exiting the country multiple times, the State Department said Wednesday. continue reading »

Venezuela’s Youth Orchestras Aim to Bring Classical Music to the Masses

Venezuela’s Youth Orchestras Aim to Bring Classical Music to the Masses

Giving 1 million poor children access to a rigorous musical education is the goal of Venezuela's National System of Youth and Children's Orchestras, a distinguished young conductor who emerged from "The System" said here Wednesday. continue reading »

Venezuela Ending Effort to Improve Ties with U.S. Over Diplomat’s Remarks

Venezuela Ending Effort to Improve Ties with U.S. Over Diplomat’s Remarks

Venezuela's government said it was calling off efforts begun six weeks ago to normalize ties with the United States following remarks by the nominee to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. continue reading »

Young Venezuelan Creates Arm to Replace the One He Lost

Young Venezuelan Creates Arm to Replace the One He Lost

Losing an arm is no reason to stay that way, at least that was the idea of Angel Sanguino, a young Venezuelan electronics technician who decided to make a new limb adapted to his work and other needs after losing one in an accident. continue reading »

VENEZUELA: Caracas Hosts 7th Int’l Puppet Festival

VENEZUELA: Caracas Hosts 7th Int’l Puppet Festival

Puppeteers from Argentina, France and Cuba are in Venezuela's capital for the 7th International Puppet Theater Festival. More than 100 people, the majority of them parents with children continue reading »

Presidents Juan Manuel Santos, Nicolas Maduro to Discuss Bilateral Relations

Presidents Juan Manuel Santos, Nicolas Maduro to Discuss Bilateral Relations

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Tuesday that he and Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro plan to meet on July 22 to "go through a complete review of the state of bilateral relations." continue reading »

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Weds Long-Time Partner in Private Ceremony

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Weds Long-Time Partner in Private Ceremony

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Tuesday that he and long-time partner Cilia Flores were married in a private ceremony presided over by Caracas Mayor Jorge Rodriguez. continue reading »

Reality Show Goes Behind the Scenes of Miss Venezuela Competition

Reality Show Goes Behind the Scenes of Miss Venezuela Competition

The strict diets, the physical exercise regimen, the speech classes and the discussions among the participants of the Miss Venezuela contest are the things that the public will be able to view starting this week on a new reality show where the 24 candidates for this year's celebrated beauty pageant will be selected and prepared. continue reading »

Top 5 Latin American Countries Known for Corruption

Top 5 Latin American Countries Known for Corruption

Transparency International's
 "Global Corruption Barometer 2013," which claims to be the biggest survey tracking world-wide public opinion on corruption. continue reading »

Top 5 Latin American Politicos on Twitter

Top 5 Latin American Politicos on Twitter

In the current digital age many politicians have been forced to evolve and adopt a social media presence. Whether it is Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, Politicians have become more accessible to their constituents. continue reading »

NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Makes It Official - Applies for Asylum in Venezuela

NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Makes It Official - Applies for Asylum in Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Monday that his government had received a formal asylum request from U.S. former CIA analyst Edward Snowden, who has been staying in the transit zone of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport since June 23. continue reading »

Edward Snowden Offered “Humanitarian Asylum” in Venezuela

Edward Snowden Offered “Humanitarian Asylum” in Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he had decided to offer "humanitarian asylum" to former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden to "protect him from persecution" by Washington. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Venezuela and Nicaragua Appear Ready to Offer NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Asylum

JUST IN:  Venezuela and Nicaragua Appear Ready to Offer NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Asylum

Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega appears to be offering alleged U.S. and NSA leaker Edward Snowden asylum. Other reports indicate that Venezuela is also ready to offer Snowden asylum. continue reading »