| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:37 PM
CARACAS, Venezuela -- Authorities Thursday identified seven suspects arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of former beauty queen Monica Spear and her ex-husband and said some of the victims' personal belongings were recovered.
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:07 AM
Miles de personas acudieron hoy al velorio de la actriz, modelo y exMiss Venezuela Mónica Spear y su esposo, el irlandés Thomas Henry Berry, asesinados en la noche del lunes en una autopista venezolana, en un caso que ha causado consternación en el país...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 2:32 PM
CARACAS, Venezuela —Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, the charismatic socialist whose Bolivarian Revolution reduced poverty and galvanized anti-American sentiment across Latin America but left his nation deeply polarized and ever more dependent on...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez loomed so large over his country and Latin America for the last two decades that his death on Tuesday following a long battle with cancer confronts the region with potentially destabilizing political swings and economic...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| May 1, 2013
| 12:07 PM
CARACAS -- Political tensions that have boiled steadily in Venezuela since last month’s presidential election exploded on the floor of Congress, with lawmakers slugging it out in a brawl that left several injured.
Pro- and anti-government...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 11:30 AM
An influential Russian lawmaker on Sunday advised fugitive leaker Edward Snowden to take up Venezuela's offer of asylum, deeming it his "last chance" and cautioning that the leaker of U.S. security secrets can't live at Moscow's airport forever.
| Sep 18, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Complicity by guards or other officials is suspected in the escape of 132 inmates from a prison in the northern border state of Coahuila, authorities said Tuesday....
| Jan 2, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Former Phillies reliever Ugueth Urbina is back in the baseball world. After serving 7 1/2 years in prison for the attempted murder of five workers on his family's ranch in Venezuela, the AP has reported that Urbina returned to baseball.......
| Aug 25, 2012
| 12:54 PM
An early morning explosion and fire at Venezuela's largest refinery killed at least 26 people Saturday and left the nation’s most important source for auto and airline fuel out of commission....
| Sep 5, 2012
| 10:13 AM
A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Costa Rica and much of Central America Wednesday morning, with early reports of scattered damage but no deaths (link in Spanish)....