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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 »

Venezuela Will Not Recognize New Libyan Government Says Chavez

Television Station Fined for Its Coverage of June Prison Riot in Venezuela

Television Station Fined for Its Coverage of June Prison Riot in Venezuela

As the last remaining Venezuelan television network still able to critique President Hugo Chavez, Globovision covers stories other networks are afraid to or are now unable to cover. However, coverage of the deadly prison riot in June has landed them with a multi-million dollar fine from the Venezuelan government. continue reading »

Hugo Chávez Travels to Cuba For More Treatment, His Former MD Says He Has 2 Years to Live

Hugo Chávez Travels to Cuba For More Treatment, His Former MD Says He Has 2 Years to Live

The Venezuelan president’s most recent Cuba trip comes just after his former personal surgeon told the press he gives Chávez two years to live. President Hugo Chávez was greeted by Cuban head of State Raúl Castro at the José Martí International Airport last night; the Venezuelan leader traveled to Cuba accompanied by Venezuela’s health, agriculture, and science and technology ministers, to undergo rigorous medical examinations following the four cycles of chemotherapy he had this past summer. continue reading »

Venezuelan City Uses Mimes to Educate Drivers

Venezuelan City Uses Mimes to Educate Drivers

Traffic around Caracas can get out of control, and that’s why Sucre Mayor has decided to replicate a Colombian initiative: Mimes. continue reading »

Chávez Endorses #OccupyWallStreet On the Eve of New Cuba Medical Trip

Chávez Endorses #OccupyWallStreet On the Eve of New Cuba Medical Trip

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez will travel to Cuba next week to undergo medical tests to assess the success of his cancer treatment . In an unexpected phone call interrupting a Venezuelan government ceremony for local athletes broadcast live on state TV continue reading »

Former Venezuelan President Carlos Andres Perez Laid to Rest in Caracas

President Hugo Chavez to Return at Month’s End to Cuba for More Medical Exams