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  • Venezuela's Maduro slams Spain's Rajoy over jailed opponent

    CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro lambasted Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Friday and ordered a revision of bilateral ties over his call for an opponent of Maduro to be released from jail. The conservative Rajoy met the...
  • Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola, New Zealand win U.N. Council seats

    Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola, New Zealand win U.N. Council seats
    Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola and New Zealand won seats on the United Nations Security Council on Thursday for two years beginning Jan. 1, 2015, while Spain beat Turkey in a third round of run-off voting. The 193-member U.N. General Assembly elected ...
  • Save US money and move UN headquarters

    Nicolas Maduro, president of Venezuela, took out a full page in the Sept. 28 edition of the New York Times, proposing to build a new United Nations Organization to achieve "all together the total peace" by "strengthening the General Secretariat, ending...
  • Venezuela's Maduro accuses airlines of waging 'economic war'

    Venezuela's Maduro accuses airlines of waging 'economic war'
    Venezuela’s currency, the bolivar, hit a new low on black market exchanges Tuesday, and President Nicolas Maduro has lashed out at international air carriers for waging “economic war” in trying to collect the $3.5 billion the...
  • Venezuelan opposition demands government release prisoners

    Venezuelan opposition demands government release prisoners
    CARACAS, Venezuela — A marathon meeting between President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leaders that ended early Friday kept alive the possibility of a compromise between the two sides to halt Venezuela's slide toward anarchy. Maduro hosted 11...
  • Stolen Matisse painting worth around $3 million returned to Venezuela

    Stolen Matisse painting worth around $3 million returned to Venezuela
    CARACAS (Reuters) - A painting believed to be a 1925 work by French artist Henri Matisse worth around $3 million was returned to Venezuela from the United States on Monday more than a decade after it was stolen from a museum in Caracas, Venezuela's...
  • Arial, Times New Roman ... and now the 'Hugo Chavez' font

    Arial, Times New Roman ... and now the 'Hugo Chavez' font
    Supporters of Venezuela's late socialist leader Hugo Chavez on Monday unveiled yet another novel way of keeping his memory alive - a font for typing in "El Comandante's" handwriting style. The distinctive 'ChavezPro' font was launched by a group of young...
  • Firing of editorial cartoonist in Venezuela raises censorship concerns

    The firing of a longtime editorial cartoonist at El Universal newspaper for drawings critical of Venezuela’s government caused a protest Friday by former colleagues concerned about censorship of opposition viewpoints. Cartoonist Rayma Suprani's...
  • Exported to Venezuela, miserable Cuban doctors clamor to get into U.S.

    Exported to Venezuela, miserable Cuban doctors clamor to get into U.S.
    Worsening conditions in Venezuela are causing increasing numbers of Cuban medical personnel working there to immigrate to the United States under a special program that expedites their applications, according to Colombian officials who help process many...
  • Venezuela seizes another asset: Toilet paper factory

    Venezuela seizes another asset: Toilet paper factory
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- The government may be holding a clearance sale of sorts this weekend after adding a new asset to its portfolio of confiscated farms and factories: the nation’s largest manufacturer of toilet paper. The seizure of the plant...
  • Ehrlich should clarify his Chávez comments

    Ehrlich should clarify his Chávez comments
    I teach at Towson University in the College of Liberal Arts, where it is part of our core mission to help students develop their critical thinking abilities — a skills platform essential for career advancement. One key skill is finding the best...