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Venezuelan Artist Jesus Rafael Soto Exhibit at Paris’ Pompidou Museum

Venezuelan Artist Jesus Rafael Soto Exhibit at Paris’ Pompidou Museum

In Latin America art world Paris' Pompidou museum is exhibiting many of the works of renowned Venezuelan artists Jesus Rafael Soto. Sota, a kinetic artist was born in Ciudad Bolivar and died in 2005. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez Met with Government for Over 5 Hours

Hugo Chavez Met with Government for Over 5 Hours

Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro said Saturday that President Hugo Chavez met with members of his government team for 5 1/2 hours to discuss various topics, about which he expressed his views in writing and seemed "very energetic." continue reading »

“Respiratory Insufficiency” Latest Challege for Hugo Chavez Says Venezuelan Govt.

“Respiratory Insufficiency” Latest Challege for Hugo Chavez Says Venezuelan Govt.

In Latin American news President Hugo Chavez continues with health challenges. The Venezuelan government noted he is being treated for respiratory insufficiency with an outlook that "has not been favorable" continue reading »

First Time Female Fight is UFC Headliner- Rousey vs Carmouche-Pay per view $44.99

First Time Female Fight is UFC Headliner- Rousey vs Carmouche-Pay per view $44.99

UFC history will be made when Ronda Rousey defends her UFC bantamweight title against Liz Carmouche. Plus, Dan Henderson takes on former champ Lyoto Machida and Urijah Faber battles Ivan Menjivar. UFC 157: continue reading »

Another Priest Murdered in Latin America Making Fr. Jose Mendoza Death the 4th in 2013

Another Priest Murdered in Latin America Making Fr. Jose Mendoza Death the 4th in 2013

Since the beginning of this year 2013, a total number of 4 priests have been killed in Latin America, most recently Fr. Jose Ramon Mendoza in Lara, Venezuela continue reading »

President Chavez Remains Ill, Returns to Venezuela

President Chavez Remains Ill, Returns to Venezuela

President Hugo Chavez returned to Venezuela early Monday after spending more than two months in Cuba due to complications that followed a Dec. 11 cancer surgery in Havana. continue reading »

Venezuela Releases First Photo of President Hugo Chavez Since Operation

Venezuela Releases First Photo of President Hugo Chavez Since Operation

The Venezuelan government released on Friday the first photographs of President Hugo Chavez since Dec. 10, the day before he underwent a fourth operation in Cuba for the cancer he has been battling for 20 months. continue reading »

Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez Undergoing More Treatment Labeled “Very Complex and Tough”

Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez Undergoing More Treatment Labeled “Very Complex and Tough”

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is undergoing "very complex and tough" medical treatment in Cuba, where he has been hospitalized since Dec. 11 after undergoing cancer surgery for the fourth time, Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro said Wednesday. continue reading »

Vittorio Missoni Luggage Found from Missing Plane Lost in Venezuela

Vittorio Missoni Luggage Found from Missing Plane Lost in Venezuela

A piece of luggage belonging to Victor Missoni was found, on the island of Bonaire, from the missing Missoni plane lost in Venezuela. Another piece of luggage was found in January on the Caribbean island of Curacao. That piece of luggage recovered actually belonged to a passenger that was on another flight that left Los Roques minutes earlier than the Missoni flight. continue reading »

Venezuelan Government: Hugo Chavez Giving Order, Health Improving

Venezuelan Government: Hugo Chavez Giving Order, Health Improving

Two months after being operated for cancer in Cuba, President Hugo Chavez was analyzing images from Venezuela's recently launched Miranda satellite and giving orders based on what he observed, Science and Technology Minister Jorge Arreaza said. continue reading »

Chavez Signs Decree to Devalue Venezuelan Currency by 31 Percent

Chavez Signs Decree to Devalue Venezuelan Currency by 31 Percent

Venezuela is devaluing its currency by 31.7 percent, though the old exchange rate will be honored for businesses and individuals with pending applications for dollars, Planning Minister Jorge Giordani said Friday. continue reading »

Weapons Including Grenades Found at Venezuela Prison Where Deadly Riot Occurs

Weapons Including Grenades Found at Venezuela Prison Where Deadly Riot Occurs

The Venezuelan government announced on Thursday that authorities confiscated 106 firearms, including rifles and submachine guns, ammunition and grenades, along with assorted illegal drugs, at the Uribana prison, where on Jan. 25 a riot by inmates resulted in the deaths of 58 people. continue reading »

Son of Venezuelan Opposition Leader, Alejandro Fermin, Murdered

Son of Venezuelan Opposition Leader, Alejandro Fermin, Murdered

Venezuela's interior minister said Monday that he ordered the director of the CICPC investigative police to personally take charge of the probe into the murder of the son of prominent opposition figure Claudio Fermin. continue reading »

Venezuelan Born American Chef George Duran Fiery Tomato-Basil Mac & Cheese

Venezuelan Born American Chef George Duran Fiery Tomato-Basil Mac & Cheese

Venezuelan born American chef George Duran (host of TLC’s The Ultimate Cake Off), will be appearing on HSN this Monday, February 14th 9-10AM EST to share his twist on the average mac n’ cheese, with his recipe for Fiery Tomato-Basil Mac & Cheese. continue reading »

Fidel Castro Says Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez Is Doing Better

Fidel Castro Says Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez Is Doing Better

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who remains in Cuba convalescing from his fourth cancer surgery since June 2011, "is much better," retired Cuban head of state Fidel Castro said. continue reading »