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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Reveals Cancer has Returned

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Reveals Cancer has Returned

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said he was suffering from cancer once again and planned to return to Cuba on Sunday for another operation. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez Jets Back to Venezuela After Treatment in Cuba

Hugo Chavez Jets Back to Venezuela After Treatment in Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returned to his country after nine days of treatment in Cuba as part of his process of recovery from cancer, which has had him in the operating room three times since June 2011. continue reading »

Venezuela and South Korea’s Samsung Working on Electronic Parts Venture

Venezuela and South Korea’s Samsung Working on Electronic Parts Venture

Venezuela and South Korean multinational Samsung have agreed to form a joint venture to manufacture telecommunications components, Science and Technology Minister Ricardo Menendez said. continue reading »

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to Return to Cuba for “Special” Medical Treatment

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to Return to Cuba for “Special” Medical Treatment

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will travel to Cuba to undergo "special" medical treatment six months after his most recent session of anti-cancer radiation therapy. continue reading »

Venezuela Deports Colombian Drug Lord Daniel “El Loco” Barrera

Venezuela Deports Colombian Drug Lord Daniel “El Loco” Barrera

Reputed drug kingpin Daniel "El Loco" Barrera and another Colombian national were deported back to their homeland on Wednesday, Venezuela's interior minister said. continue reading »

Miss Venezuela Hopeful in 2008 Arrested in Drug Case

Miss Venezuela Hopeful in 2008 Arrested in Drug Case

Model Gabriela Alexandra Fernandez Ocando, a Miss Venezuela hopeful in 2008, is under arrest along with four other people on charges of colluding with Colombian drug lord Daniel "El Loco" Barrera, authorities here said. continue reading »

Venezuela’s PDVSA Unable to Find Oil in Cuban Waters

Venezuela’s PDVSA Unable to Find Oil in Cuban Waters

A well drilled by Venezuelan state oil giant PDVSA in Cuban waters of the Gulf of Mexico also has turned up dry, the Communist-ruled island's official media reported Friday. continue reading »

Latino Pair Plead Guilty to Stealing $3 Million Matisse Painting

Latino Pair Plead Guilty to Stealing $3 Million Matisse Painting

Pedro Antonio Marcuello Guzman, 46, and Maria Martha Elisa Ornelas Lazo, 50, of Mexico City pleaded guilty to transporting and selling stolen art. continue reading »

Massive Blackout Hits Venezuela

Massive Blackout Hits Venezuela

A large power outage on Wednesday affected two northwestern Venezuelan states, Electrical Energy Minister Hector Navarro said. The blackout, the cause of which is not yet known, "is a significant failure" that reduced by continue reading »

Pablo Sandoval Wins World Series MVP

Pablo Sandoval Wins World Series MVP

The San Francisco Giants capped off an amazing playoff run with a sweep of the Detroit Tigers last night to win their second World Series in three years. continue reading »

SF Giant’s Marco Scutaro Hit Single Gives Team World Series Sweep over Tigers

SF Giant’s Marco Scutaro Hit Single Gives Team World Series Sweep over Tigers

The San Francisco Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 in the fourth game of the World Series, capturing their second title in three seasons. continue reading »

SF Giants “Kung Fu Panda” Pablo Sandoval Ties World Series Record

SF Giants “Kung Fu Panda” Pablo Sandoval Ties World Series Record

Third baseman Pablo Sandoval tied a World Series record with three home runs and Barry Zito outpitched Justin Verlander to lead the San Francisco Giants to an 8-3 win here over the Detroit Tigers in Game 1 of the World Series. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Ozzie Guillen Ousted from Miami Marlins

JUST IN:  Ozzie Guillen Ousted from Miami Marlins

The always outspoken manager of the Miami Marlins, Ozzie Guillen has been ousted with no replacement named at this time. continue reading »

Machine Guns, Grenades and Explosives Found in Venezuelan Prison

Machine Guns, Grenades and Explosives Found in Venezuelan Prison

Authorities found a well-stocked arsenal at a prison in the central state of Falcon that was evacuated last week for renovations, the minister responsible for Venezuela's penitentiary system said Monday. continue reading »

STUDY: LatAm Women are Better Educated but Lower Paid

STUDY: LatAm Women are Better Educated but Lower Paid

Despite recent gains, the wage gap between men and women in Latin America still prevails, according to a new Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) study entitled “New Century, Old Disparities,” which compares surveys of representative households in 18 Latin American and Caribbean countries. continue reading »