Photo of the day: Hugo Chavez's brother signs marriage equality petition

Courts in other regions of Mexico and in Colombia have also granted marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Venezuela protests spawn 'tear gas art' competition

Tear gas canisters fired by the thousands on the streets of Caracas are being transformed into sculptures in a competition seeking to give an artistic twist to this year's anti-government unrest in Venezuela.

Venezuela, capitalism & climate change

Caleb Maupin is a political analyst who lives in New York City, and is an activist with the International Action Center and Workers World Party.

Venezuela protest leader 'denied jail visits'

The wife of Venezuelan protest leader Leopoldo Lopez, who is being held alone in a small cell at a military jail, says her husband had not been allowed visitation rights for three weeks.

Drinking Water Shortage in Venezuela

Residents of the Venezuelan capital of Caracas, who already struggle to find toilet paper and deodorant, are facing a new shortage - drinking water.

Latin Americans are embracing globalization and their former colonial masters

Venezuelan public health workers face riot police during a protest in Caracas on March 10. At least 20 people have died and 300 others have been wounded since protests first erupted, giving President Nicolas...

5 Trinidadians still detained in Venezuela

It has been more than two months since five Trinidad and Tobago nationals were held by Venezuelan authorities.

High-profile Venezuelan prisoner ends hunger strike

An imprisoned former Caracas police commissioner at the center of stalled political talks between Venezuela's government and opposition ended a hunger strike on Sunday after demands for his release due to frail health were...

High-profile Venezuelan prisoner ends hunger strike

An imprisoned former Caracas police commissioner at the center of stalled political talks between Venezuela's government and opposition ended a hunger strike on Sunday after demands for his release due to frail health were...

Reports from Cuba's Venezuela: Notes from Caracas

So much fun to go back to Caracas. You are excited when you arrive, but somewhat relieved when you leave.

Venezuela: Activists, gov't push for 'communal state'

A representative from the India Caribay commune in Merida state holds up the commune's new land title during a commune assembly at the town of Mesa Bolivar held on May 24 and 25. Three...

Nao introduces new Venezuelan menu

The Celebration of Cuisines program continues at Nao with a Venezuelan-inspired menu that launched on Tuesday May 27 and will run for six weeks until Tuesday July 7. In an effort to explore new...

Reports from Cuba's Venezuela: Zombieland

According to NicolA s Maduro , an assasination attempt against him has been thwarted.

Venezuelan Government Forced to Ration Water

Long lines at grocery stores and ration cards that prevent citizens from buying more than the allotted amount of basic needs, such as flour, milk, vegetable oil, and toilet paper, have become the norm...

So, ALBA Medical School

"To be sure, Venezuela isn't retreating into a hole. Maduro last month ordered the creation of a medical university in Venezuela to turn out doctors from around Latin America.

Venezuela leader praises US rejection of sanctions

In this May 16, 2014 file photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro stands outside the Miraflores Presidential Palace where he received Palestine's President Mahmoud Abbas, in Caracas, Venezuela.

Caracas Residents Go Thirsty as Taps Run Dry, Bottles Vanish

Residents of the Venezuelan capital of Caracas, who already struggle to find toilet paper and deodorant, are facing a new shortage -- drinking water.

U.S. dismisses allegations of role in coup plots against Venezuelan gov't

"These allegations are absolutely false and baseless," State Department spokeswoman Jennifer Psaki said at a daily news briefing, adding "We've seen many times the Venezuelan government try to distract from its own actions by...

Venezuela meets with airlines to negotiate debt

Venezuelan authorities met with international airlines to which the oil-rich country owes more than US$4 billion, after many cut back or halted service.

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US Threatens to Impose Oil Embargo on Venezuela Unless Democracy Is Restored

All sanctions against Venezuela are on the table for the United States, according to US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley. She said if...

Venezuela’s Economy Has Entered the Eye of the Hurricane and the Aftermath Will Be...

I. On September 21, 2016, just over one year ago, the US dollar-Venezuelan Bolivar exchange rate was at 1,008, according to DolarToday. But the value...

Venezuelan Regime Orders Government Employees to Vote in Favor of “The Revolution”

A top official in Nicolás Maduro’s regime has said all public employees are obliged to support the Venezuelan government. During his television program, Diosdado Cabello...

Mike Pence Slams UN Human Rights Council for Keeping Venezuela, Cuba as Members

The United Nations released a list of countries that attack human rights defenders, and included Venezuela on it for a range of violations including...

Yet Another Airline Says Goodbye to Venezuela

Delta, one of the largest US-based airlines, officially shuttered its operations in Venezuela on Saturday, September 16, after its last Atlanta-Caracas flight. “Liberty is the...

Maduro’s Rabbit Plan Won’t Save Venezuelans from Going Hungry

(FEE.org) President Nicolas Maduro wants Venezuelans to breed rabbits to solve the economic disaster he and his predecessor Hugo Chavez created, which has led...

Shunning US Dollar, Venezuela Lists Oil Prices in Chinese Yuan

Venezuela on Friday began listing the price of its oil in the Chinese yuan, following President Nicolas Maduro's announcement last week that he would...