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  • Venezuela death toll reaches 11 as protests continue

    CARACAS, Venezuela — Opponents and supporters of President Nicolas Maduro held massive demonstrations Saturday in central Caracas and other Venezuelan cities as the unofficial death toll rose to 11 in more than a week of unrest. Leading the...
  • Venezuela protests rage on; ally criticizes President Nicolas Maduro

    Venezuela protests rage on; ally criticizes President Nicolas Maduro
    CARACAS, Venezuela — Protests continued Monday across Venezuela amid growing reports of police repression and scarcities of basic goods, which provoked rare public criticism of President Nicolas Maduro by a political ally. Jose Vielma Mora,...
  • Pressure on Gustavo Dudamel to condemn Venezuela crackdown

    Pressure on Gustavo Dudamel to condemn Venezuela crackdown
    The civil unrest that has gripped Venezuela this month has swept up one of the country's key cultural figures -- Gustavo Dudamel, the renowned conductor and music director of the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. There...
  • White House expels three Venezuelan diplomats

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration Tuesday expelled three Venezuelan diplomats in retaliation for the expulsion of three U.S. officials a week ago. Two first secretaries and a second secretary from the embassy were given 48 hours to depart, the...
  • A year after Chavez's death, Venezuelan leader cuts ties with Panama

    CARACAS, Venezuela — President Nicolas Maduro said Wednesday that  he is breaking diplomatic relations with Panama, a decision he announced amid commemorations of the first anniversary of predecessor Hugo Chavez's death and continuing protests...
  • Venezuela says two mayors face charges of failing to maintain order

    Venezuela says two mayors face charges of failing to maintain order
    CARACAS, Venezuela – In signs of a crackdown on protests that have paralyzed parts of Venezuela for three weeks, President Nicolas Maduro’s government said Thursday that two mayors faced charges of neglecting their duties, and it issued an...
  • Pictures in the News | March 5, 2014

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Big Easy, as revelers throw beads in the rain to crowds below from the balcony during Mardi Gras festivities in the French Quarter in New Orleans. Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash...
  • The Week in Pictures | March 3 – 9, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Brazil is known for its exotic fauna, but the creatures on display for Rio de Janeiro's exuberant Carnival parade were a motley crew, even by local standards. In the Big Easy, revelers throw beads...
  • Venezuelan president orders 'occupation' of electronics chain

    Venezuelan president orders 'occupation' of electronics chain
    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered the "occupation" of a chain of electronics stores after the socialist government accused the company of overcharging its consumers. Troops went to the Daka chain's five stores and ordered the company to...
  • 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...
  • 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...