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Venezuelan Government Closes Radio Station For Its “Call to Rebellion”

Venezuelan Government Closes Radio Station For Its “Call to Rebellion”

Venezuelan Tourism Minister Andres Izarra said the radio station Voz del Orinoco, which broadcasts in the southern state of Amazonas, was closed down because of its "call to rebellion" and for "creating divisions among Venezuelans." continue reading »

NY Fashion Week:  Carolina Herrera Wows with Collection Inspired by Venezuelan Art

NY Fashion Week:  Carolina Herrera Wows with Collection Inspired by Venezuelan Art

Two of the big names in fashion, Carolina Herrera and Tommy Hilfiger, stayed true to their styles and put on one of the best shows at New York Fashion Week. continue reading »

Designer Carolina Herrera Kicks Off Fashion Week by Ringing Bell at NASDAQ

Designer Carolina Herrera Kicks Off Fashion Week by Ringing Bell at NASDAQ

Venezuelan-American fashion designer Carolina Herrera is kicking off New York’s Fashion Week by ringing the closing bell at the NASDAQ today. continue reading »

Massive Blackout Paralyzes Venezuela, 70 Percent of Country Affected

Massive Blackout Paralyzes Venezuela, 70 Percent of Country Affected

Venezuela and its 28 million people were paralyzed by a massive blackout that affected 70 percent of the country including the capital city of Caracas. 14 out of the countries 23 states were affected in some way. continue reading »

Venezuela Looks to Get into Space Satellite Business Thanks to Chinese

Venezuela Looks to Get into Space Satellite Business Thanks to Chinese

Satellites will be launched into space from Venezuela "sooner rather than later," President Nicolas Maduro said. The president spoke at a ceremony marking the handover from China to Venezuela of control over the South American country's Miranda satellite. continue reading »

Venezuelan Government Admits “Difficulties” in Hospitals

Venezuelan Government Admits “Difficulties” in Hospitals

Venezuela's health minister acknowledged Friday that there are "difficulties" in the nation's hospitals following the complaints of medical personnel and patients over the past few weeks about the lack of resources. continue reading »

VENEZUELA: Two Charged with Planning to Kill to the President

VENEZUELA: Two Charged with Planning to Kill to the President

Venezuela's leftist government announced Monday the arrest of two foreign nationals who planned to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro in a plot involving former Colombian head of state Alvaro Uribe. continue reading »

Doctor Who Claimed to Be Chavez’s Psychiatrist is Found Dead

Doctor Who Claimed to Be Chavez’s Psychiatrist is Found Dead

Psychiatrist Edmundo Chirinos, who said that the late President Hugo Chavez had been one of his patients, was found dead at his home, where since March he had been serving a 20-year sentence for murder handed down in 2010. continue reading »

Venezuelan Doctors Fear Country Faces Health Emergency

Venezuelan Doctors Fear Country Faces Health Emergency

The president of the Venezuelan Medical Association asked the Venezuelan government Tuesday to declare a health emergency and take steps to address serious problems with the Andean nation's healthcare system. continue reading »

Alicia Machado Back on TV as the Beautiful, Manipulative “Madame”

Alicia Machado Back on TV as the Beautiful, Manipulative “Madame”

Venezuelan actress and ex-Miss Universe Alicia Machado returns to television as the beautiful, manipulative madame of a Colombian brothel frequented by politicians, a true story that inspired the book "Las Prepago" (Prepaid Women). continue reading »

Hugo Chavez Was “Best Friend,” Says Fidel Castro

Hugo Chavez Was “Best Friend,” Says Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro said that the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was the "best friend" he had during his 47 years as Cuba's head of state. continue reading »

VENEZUELA: Gas Explosion Kills Reporter at National Student Games

VENEZUELA: Gas Explosion Kills Reporter at National Student Games

A reporter died and at least three other people were injured on Tuesday in a gas leak explosion at a sports gymnasium in the southeastern Venezuelan city of Puerto Ordaz during competition at the 15th National Student Games. continue reading »

Criminals Chopping Off Women’s Hair, Selling for $500

Criminals Chopping Off Women’s Hair, Selling for $500

A new type of "piranha," armed with scissors and with a hunger for hair has appeared in Venezuela and is going after the locks of local women with the aim of selling them for up to 3,000 bolivars ($476). continue reading »

CREEPY:  Venezuelan President Maduro Admits Sleeping Inside Hugo Chavez’ Tomb

CREEPY:  Venezuelan President Maduro Admits Sleeping Inside Hugo Chavez’ Tomb

Current Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro may just get a prize for loyalty to his predecessor. The newly elected President has just admitted to sleeping inside the tomb of former President Hugo Chavez. continue reading »

Bus Crashes Into Mountain Killing 9, Injuring 35 in Venezuela

Bus Crashes Into Mountain Killing 9, Injuring 35 in Venezuela

At least nine people died and 35 others were injured Tuesday when a bus crashed into the side of a mountain in the western Venezuelan state of Tachira, authorities said. continue reading »