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Caracas (Venezuela)

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  • Stuck in Venezuela with those currency exchange blues

    CARACAS, Venezuela--An elderly Caracas woman recently called a travel agency to buy an airline ticket to Argentina because of a family medical emergency. She was told that no seat on any plane leaving Venezuela was available at any price on any airline...
  • Government-ordered price cuts spawn desperation shopping in Venezuela

    CARACAS, Venezuela — The appliance salesman nervously eyed the chaotic scene outside his door. An unruly line of shoving and jostling shoppers was waiting to enter the store in a Caracas shopping district, where prices had been cut in half —...
  • Venezuela's opposition calls for investigation of slaying and attack

    CARACAS, Venezuela — Opposition politicians called on President Nicolas Maduro's government to investigate the slaying of a Baralt City Council candidate and an attack on a former presidential candidate's caravan, events that have added to tension...
  • Venezuela's ruling socialists survive electoral test

    Venezuela's ruling socialists survive electoral test
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- President Nicolas Maduro’s socialists captured a majority of the mayorships in contention in weekend elections, according to preliminary results, a significant victory that analysts say will give him the political backing he...
  • In Venezuela, it's still 'Yankee go home'

    In the months immediately following Nicolas Maduro's election as president of Venezuela, he seemed to want to prove the naysayers wrong. I had been one of them, calling Hugo Chavez's designated heir-apparent "viscerally anti-American" in an opinion...
  • 'Homeland' recap, 'Tower of David'

    Season 3 narrowed its focus to Brody and Carrie, both imprisoned by jailers who insist they are only helping. As the episode opens, we see Brody nearly dead somewhere in a South American forest. His head is shaved and he’s been shot. Yelling in...
  • Homeland Season 3 recap: Episode 3 – “Tower of David”

     
    Homeland Season 3 recap: Episode 3 – “Tower of David” After not seeing Brody (Damian Lewis) in the first two episodes of Homeland Season 3, we finally got a big dose of him in last night's third episode of the season, “Tower of...
  • Guillermo Martinez: Venezuela's Maduro staggering to the end

    No other country in Latin America comes close to Venezuela when it comes to natural resources. Not only does the country have one of the largest oil reserves in the world; it also has iron ore, aluminum and gold. Venezuela has all the natural...
  • Maduro tendría sus días contados

    No hay país en América Latina que esté siquiera cerca de Venezuela en recursos naturales. El país no sólo tiene una de las mayores reservas de petróleo del mundo; también tiene hierro, aluminio y oro. Venezuela tiene todos los recursos naturales para...
  • 'Homeland' recap: Brody in Caracas; Carrie in a psych ward

    'Homeland' recap: Brody in Caracas; Carrie in a psych ward
    Although they’re more than 2,000 miles apart on different continents, suspected terrorist Nicholas Brody (Damian Lewis) and scapegoated CIA case officer Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) endure similar ordeals in "Tower of David,” Episode 303...
  • For NSA leaker Snowden, Venezuela or elsewhere?

    As fugitive National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden weighs his asylum options, he should be familiar with the name Luis Posada Carriles. Both Venezuela and Cuba want to get their hands on the 85-year-old Posada, accused of orchestrating the...