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Venezuela Questions Relations with Spain Following Bolivian Plane Incident

Venezuela Questions Relations with Spain Following Bolivian Plane Incident

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Thursday that he will re-evaluate relations with Spain in light of this week's incident involving Bolivian head of state Evo Morales' plane, which had to divert to Vienna after several western European countries barred the flight from their airspace. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Venezuela on Your 202nd Year of Independence

¡Felicidades! Venezuela on Your 202nd Year of Independence

Today all of Venezuela is celebrating and rejoicing its 202-year old independence from Spain. Christopher Columbus sailed along the eastern coast of Venezuela on his third voyage in 1498, the only one of his four voyages to reach the South American mainland. The Spanish arrived in full force in the 1500's and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, converted the natives to Christianity and enslaved native populations while pillaging the country's gold mines. continue reading »

Oh No! Venenzuela President Maduro and Russia’s Putin Vow to Continue Loving Each Other

Oh No! Venenzuela President Maduro and Russia’s Putin Vow to Continue Loving Each Other

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro showed here Tuesday that he plans to pick up where late predecessor Hugo Chavez left off in relations with Russia. continue reading »

Venezuela:  Vittorio Missoni Plane Located Submerged in Caribbean

Venezuela:  Vittorio Missoni Plane Located Submerged in Caribbean

Venezuelan authorities are reporting the plane carrying fashion executive Vittorio Missoni and his traveling companions has been found deep in the Caribbean Sea. continue reading »

Carlos the Jackal’s Life Sentence Upheld by French Court

Carlos the Jackal’s Life Sentence Upheld by French Court

A French court has upheld the life sentence given to ‘Carlos the Jackal’ whose real name is Ilich Ramirez Sanchez for masterminding several bombings in France that killed 11 and wounded over 100 people. continue reading »

Venezuelans Can’t find Cars to Buy

Venezuelans Can’t find Cars to Buy

Buying a car is little short of impossible in Venezuela, a country where a used vehicle is more expensive than a new one, with the drop in production blamed on lack of access to foreign currency and with the government trying to resolve the problem with a law that has sparked controversy before it has even been passed. continue reading »

FARC Guerillas Attack Oil Pipeline in Colombia, Environmental Damage Reported

FARC Guerillas Attack Oil Pipeline in Colombia, Environmental Damage Reported

FARC guerrillas attacked a Petroleos del Norte pipeline in a rural area outside Tibu, a city in northwestern Colombia, media reports said. continue reading »

Oliver Stone Set to do Movie About Pal Hugo Chavez

Oliver Stone Set to do Movie About Pal Hugo Chavez

Award winning filmmaker Oliver Stone is getting ready to honor his left-leaning pal Hugo Chavez in a way only he can – by making a movie about his life. continue reading »

Was he Fleeing to Venezuela? Man Suspected of Killing Wife was Looking to Travel

Was he Fleeing to Venezuela? Man Suspected of Killing Wife was Looking to Travel

A Washington man suspected of killing his wife was arrested after refusing to give police his passport this week. In February, Alan Smith's wife estranged wife continue reading »

MYSTERY SOLVED:  Missing Passenger Plane from 2008 Found in Venezuelan Waters

MYSTERY SOLVED:  Missing Passenger Plane from 2008 Found in Venezuelan Waters

A twin-engine passenger plane that went missing after crashing in 2008 has been found underwater near Venezuela in the Caribbean Sea. continue reading »

Venezuelan President Maduro Has Audience with Pope Francis

Venezuelan President Maduro Has Audience with Pope Francis

Pope Francis and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dealt here Monday with some of the Andean country's problems such as poverty and crime, the Vatican press office said. continue reading »

Spain, Venezuela Renew Political Dialogue

Spain, Venezuela Renew Political Dialogue

Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo and Venezuelan counterpart Elias Jaua had a meeting Friday in Madrid that proceeded "on very cordial terms," the ministry said in a communique. continue reading »

No Discrepancies Found in Venezuelan Election Recount

No Discrepancies Found in Venezuelan Election Recount

A review of 100 percent of the ballots cast in the April 14 special election to choose a replacement for deceased President Hugo Chavez uncovered no discrepancies with the official results, Venezuela's National Electoral Council, or CNE, said Tuesday. continue reading »

Venezuela’s Latest Diet Fad, the Tongue Patch

Venezuela’s Latest Diet Fad, the Tongue Patch

Weight loss fads are everywhere and utilize almost everything; from prancing around like a horse to eating just tuna fish and pineapple, people will try just about anything to lose weight. continue reading »

Venezuela Captures “Foreign Intruders” from Colombia - Tension High between Countries

Venezuela Captures “Foreign Intruders” from Colombia - Tension High between Countries

Venezuelan authorities apprehended armed intruders who apparently entered the country from neighboring Colombia, President Nicolas Maduro said. continue reading »