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  • Downed plane in Venezuela draws questions from Mexico

    Downed plane in Venezuela draws questions from Mexico
    MEXICO CITY -- When a high-ranking officer in the Venezuelan military posted the picture of the burned-up remnants of a small Mexican aircraft this week on Twitter, it launched a flurry of questions. Who had been in the plane? What had it been doing...
  • In Venezuela, a presidential decree brings Christmas early

    The Christmas season has officially started in Venezuela, thanks to President Nicolas Maduro, who recently declared it so. Maduro made the announcement at a Socialist Christmas fair in the city of Caracas. According to National Public Radio, the...
  • Woman and mannequin, both plastic

     
    By Jessica Reynolds The New York Times has a fascinating front page story today about the intersection of industries that thrive off of women hating their bodies. The piece explains how large-busted, small-waisted and long-legged mannequins have become...
  • 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 —...
  • President Hugo Chavez dies at 58; hero to Venezuela's poor

    President Hugo Chavez dies at 58; hero to Venezuela's poor
    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...
  • Snapshot of Venezuela after Hugo Chavez

    Venezuela’s interim president, Nicolas Maduro, squares off Sunday with Miranda state Gov. Henrique Capriles in an election that will decide who will complete the term of Hugo Chavez, who died March 5 after designating Maduro as his political heir....
  • 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...
  • Venezuela lawmakers trade blame for Congress brawl

    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...
  • Chavez's spirit will guide Venezuela - until leftist unity frays

    Even in death, Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez will be a powerful force guiding his countrymen to elect Vice President Nicolas Maduro to replace him. Some call the widely predicted victory of Chavez’s handpicked successor a “sympathy vote&...
  • World reacts to death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez

     
    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 oil dollar...
  • Pictures in the News | March 8, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in India, where the All India Peace and Solidarity Organization members launch sky lanterns during International Women's Day in Hyderabad. The celebration wasn't so peaceful over in the Philippines, where protesters...