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iTunes Store Opens in Latin America

iTunes Store Opens in Latin America

Yesterday, Latin American iTunes Store users could only download apps for their Apple devices; today, they can purchase music, movies, TV shows and more! At midnight this morning, the iTune continue reading »

First Shipment of Venezuela’s Gold Reserve Arrives to Caracas

First Shipment of Venezuela’s Gold Reserve Arrives to Caracas

The Venezuelan central bank reported that about $300 million in gold was brought in to Caracas by plane and taken to the Central Bank Friday. continue reading »

Employee of News Agency EFE Killed in Venezuela

Employee of News Agency EFE Killed in Venezuela

An employee of Agencia Efe in Venezuela was slain Friday by unknown persons who gunned him down at the entrance to the news bureau in Caracas. continue reading »

China Loan Venezuela $4Billion to Help With Their Oil Output

Chavez Sets Price Caps on 15,000 Products, Prices of Soap & Diapers Frozen Immediately

Venezuelan Poet Released From Jail While Trial Pending

Venezuelan Poet Released From Jail While Trial Pending

A Venezuelan court freed on parole Monday publisher Leocenis Garcia, who went on a hunger strike 13 days after being arrested in September as a result of his magazine publishing a photomontage in w continue reading »

Cops thwart theft of ATM from Venezuelan fire station

Cops thwart theft of ATM from Venezuelan fire station

Six armed assailants took an automatic teller machine from a fire station north of the Venezuelan capital, but police were alerted in time to chase down the pickup truck that was carrying the ATM and two of the robbers. continue reading »

Chávez: Latin Grammy Winners Calle 13 Want to Record a Song With Me (VIDEO)

Chávez: Latin Grammy Winners Calle 13 Want to Record a Song With Me (VIDEO)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez said that Latin Grammy winning Puerto Rican duo Calle 13 has invited him to collaborate in a song in the near future. continue reading »

Venezuelan Prosecutors Charge Eight with the Kidnapping of Wilson Ramos

Chile’s Consul General In Venezuela Shot During 2-Hour Abduction

Chile’s Consul General In Venezuela Shot During 2-Hour Abduction

Chile's consul in the Venezuelan capital received a gunshot wound during a brief abduction last week, the government said Tuesday. continue reading »

Venezuelan Police Arrest 5 more in Connection With W. Ramos Kidnapping

Venezuelan Police Arrest 5 more in Connection With W. Ramos Kidnapping

Venezuelan police on Monday reported the capture of five Colombian nationals suspected of involvement in last week's kidnapping of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos from his parents' home in the central state of Carabobo. continue reading »

Kidnapped Baseball Player Wilson Ramos Rescued in Venezuela

Kidnapped Baseball Player Wilson Ramos Rescued in Venezuela

Officials in Venezuela say police have rescued Venezuelan national and U.S. Major League Baseball player Wilson Ramos. Venezuela's Information Minister Andres Izarra said late Friday that Ramos, a 24-year-old catcher for the Washington Nationals, was found alive by security forces in the mountainous region of Montalban. No details of the rescue operation have been released to the public. continue reading »

Nationals Catcher Wilson Ramos Kidnapped in Venezuela

Nationals Catcher Wilson Ramos Kidnapped in Venezuela

24-Year old Wilson Ramos, the starting catcher for the Washington Nationals was abducted at gunpoint from his family’s home in Venezuela yesterday evening. continue reading »

Miss Venezuela is Crowned Miss World 2011! (VIDEO)

Miss Venezuela is Crowned Miss World 2011! (VIDEO)

21-year-old Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colmenares from Venezuela was crowned with the title of Miss World 2011 last night in London. continue reading »

Decades Later ‘Carlos the Jackal’ Goes on Trial for 11 Murders & Countless Acts of Terrorism

Decades Later ‘Carlos the Jackal’ Goes on Trial for 11 Murders & Countless Acts of Terrorism

The freelance terrorist Illich Ramirez Sanchez, better known as ‘Carlos the Jackal’ will finally come to trial for 11 murders he allegedly committed almost three decades ago in France. continue reading »