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Police in Venezuela Arrest 3 in Kidnapping of Mexican Ambassador and his Wife

Police in Venezuela Arrest 3 in Kidnapping of Mexican Ambassador and his Wife

Venezuela's interior minister announced that early Monday morning police arrested the people who briefly abducted Mexican Ambassador Carlos Pujalte and his wife on Jan. 29. continue reading »

Venezuela Receives Last 14 Tons of Its Gold - Repatriation Complete

Venezuela Receives Last 14 Tons of Its Gold - Repatriation Complete

The Venezuelan government received the last 14 tons of gold of a total of 160 tons that were deposited in banks in other countries continue reading »

Venezuelan National Guard Plane Crashes Killing all On Board

Venezuelan National Guard Plane Crashes Killing all On Board

A Venezuelan National Guard plane went down in the Caribbean near Margarita Island, killing the four people aboard, officials said. continue reading »

Venezuelan Kidnappers Release Mexican Ambassador and His Wife from Captivity

Venezuelan Kidnappers Release Mexican Ambassador and His Wife from Captivity

Mexican Ambassador to Venezuela Carlos Pujalte and his wife, Paloma Ojeda, were released after being kidnapped over the weekend and are in good condition, a Mexican diplomatic source told Efe Monday. continue reading »

Flashin’ Cash: Chavez’ Daughter Posts Photos Holding U.S. Money, Venezuelans Outraged

Flashin’ Cash: Chavez’ Daughter Posts Photos Holding U.S. Money, Venezuelans Outraged

The daughter of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has caused quite a stir after posting a photo of herself holding a number of low-denomination U.S. bills. Rosines, 14, posted the photo of herself with the cash o continue reading »

Marco Scutaro Leaves Red Sox for Colorado Rockies

Marco Scutaro Leaves Red Sox for Colorado Rockies

Venezuelan shortstop, Marco Scutaro has been traded from the Boston Red Sox to the Colorado Rockies for pitcher Clayton Mortensen. continue reading »

Chavez to Close Miami Consulate After Diplomat’s Expulsion from US

Chavez to Close Miami Consulate After Diplomat’s Expulsion from US

Venezuela will respond to the U.S. expulsion of its consul in Miami by closing - at least temporarily - its consulate in the Florida city, President Hugo Chavez said Friday. "Foreign Minister Nicolas (Maduro) has recommended to close the consulate, well, we'll close it then," the socialist leader said while offering his annual state of the union report to Venezuela's National Assembly. continue reading »

Chavez Welcomes Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to Venezuela

Chavez Welcomes Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez received Monday his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad with a proclamation that they share the responsibility of stopping the "imperialist madness" of the United States. continue reading »

Venezuelan Consul in Miami Declared Persona Non Grata, Must Leave U.S. ASAP

Venezuelan Consul in Miami Declared Persona Non Grata, Must Leave U.S. ASAP

Livia Acosta Nogura, Venezuela's consul in Miami, was declared persona non grata by the U.S. government and will have to leave the country, a State Department spokesman told Efe on Sunday. continue reading »

Celebrity Apprentice, Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza Chooses Latino Commission on AIDS as Her Charity

Celebrity Apprentice, Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza Chooses Latino Commission on AIDS as Her Charity

The Latino Commission on AIDS announced it is honored to be Miss Universe 2008 Dayana Mendoza’s Charity Choice for the 2012 Celebrity Apprentice TV Show. continue reading »

New Celebrity Apprentice Includes Two Venezuelan Beauties: Dayana Mendoza & Patricia Velasquez

New Celebrity Apprentice Includes Two Venezuelan Beauties: Dayana Mendoza & Patricia Velasquez

Donald Trump took time off from disrupting the American political landscape by announcing who would be on the new season of ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ and the cast includes two Venezuelan beauties. continue reading »

Venezuelan Prisoners Keep Family Members Hostage Inside Prison in Protest of Conditions

Venezuelan Prisoners Keep Family Members Hostage Inside Prison in Protest of Conditions

Around 1,000 family members of prisoners in two jails near Caracas are presumably being kept from leaving by inmates protesting delays in their trials and threats of even more repressive treatment, human rights groups said Tuesday. continue reading »

Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez Suggesting U.S. Gave Latin American Leaders Cancer

Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez Suggesting U.S. Gave Latin American Leaders Cancer

President of Venezuela Hugo Chavez has suggested that the U.S. government is giving world leaders cancer. It would appear that after hearing of the Argentine continue reading »

Fuel-Tanker Accident in Venezuela Leaves 14 Dead, Many Injured

Fuel-Tanker Accident in Venezuela Leaves 14 Dead, Many Injured

Fourteen people were killed and 16 others injured Thursday when a tanker-truck carrying gasoline flipped over and burst into flames on a busy highway in the Venezuelan capital, authorities said. continue reading »

Venezuela Offers to Remove Dangerous French Implants Found in Many Latin American Women

Venezuela Offers to Remove Dangerous French Implants Found in Many Latin American Women

After a number of women in Latin America discovered their breast implants were filled with industrial silicone and prone to rupture, Venezuela stepped in a has offered to help. continue reading »