Rather than address the economic imbalances behind the bolivar’s plunge, the government is going after the bearers of the bad news — it’s blocking websites people use to track exchange rates on the black market.
Miami Herald journalist Jim Wyss was detained by Venezuelan authorities while reporting on politics and the chronic shortages in the South American country.
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Elias Jaua says that the United States has prohibited a planned flight by President Nicolas Maduro from passing through U.S. airspace over Puerto Rico.
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has reportedly accepted Venezuela’s asylum request.
President Raul Castro is expressing solidarity with the apparent willingness of Cuba’s Latin American allies to take in NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
A top Russian official says that Venezuela could be National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden’s “last chance” at achieving political asylum.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is gauging prospects for improving badly strained ties between the United States and Venezuela.
Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles is set to announce he will run in elections to replace Hugo Chavez, setting up a make-or-break encounter against the dead president’s hand-picked successor, a close adviser to the candidate says.
Michael Moore Praises His Meeting With Chavez: ‘He Was Happy 2 Finally Meet Someone Bush Hated More Than Him’
Following Hugo Chavez’s death on Tuesday, the longtime opposition leader to U.S. foreign policy in Latin America proved to have at least one American fan – filmmaker Michael Moore.
President Hugo Chavez was a fighter. The former paratroop commander and fiery populist waged continual battle for his socialist ideals and outsmarted his rivals time and again, defeating a coup attempt, winning re-election three times and using his country’s vast oil wealth to his political advantage.