| Jan 14, 2012
| 4:46 AM
El presidente Hugo Chávez anunció el viernes que acordó el "cierre administrativo" del consulado venezolano en Miami en protesta por la expulsión de la diplomática Livia Acosta Noguera.
Chávez dijo durante un discurso ante la Asamblea Nacional que tomó...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 6:56 PM
Henrique Capriles, un joven abogado de clase media alta, se convirtió el domingo en el rival que se enfrentará al presidente Hugo Chávez en octubre.
Con una prolija carrera política de 14 años, Capriles, quien viene de una familia de inmigrantes polacos-...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 12:26 PM
El presidente Hugo Chávez anunció el martes que tras unos exámenes que le realizaron este fin de semana en Cuba le detectaron una nueva "lesión" en la misma zona donde le extirparon un tumor canceroso en junio pasado, por lo cual deberá someterse a una...
| Mar 1, 2012
As promised in December, WikiLeaks has begun to release a stash of documents related to the modus operandi of the "private intelligence" sector, using Texas-based Stratfor as a case study. Claiming to have hacked Stratfor's system to obtain millions of...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 10:30 AM
The Obama administration's continued indifference to the actions of the Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez is dangerous on several fronts ("Hugo Chavez compares his rival to Mitt Romney," July 23).
President Barack Obama recently made the startling...
| Aug 8, 2012
American exceptionalism—which is fun to say (all those syllables!)—is grabbing some headlines this summer, thanks to the intersection of a heat-filled presidential campaign and a much-hyped, much-watched Olympics.
We're devouring these Summer...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 3:00 AM
A wild windstorm swept through the nation's capital on Saturday, tossing broken tree limbs, downing power lines and forcing thousands of suburbanites to eat dinner by candlelight. On Sunday, with the skies sunny and mostly clear, the oppressive heat...
| May 16, 2012
If Carlos Fuentes could have invented the perfect character to star in one of his novels, he might have come up with a protagonist named Carlos Fuentes.
That character would be a glamorous global citizen who was born in Panama as a diplomat's son, then...
| 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...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:54 AM
Dick Van Dyke brought his characteristic charm to the SAG Awards this weekend, and Internet users dutifully searched for all sorts of details on him -- anything to distract us from the icy weather that caused school closings from here to Ann Arbor. ...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Classical conductors spend a lot of time on airplanes flying from one job to the next and are thus used to the frustrations that come with modern-day air travel. But for Gustavo Dudamel, a recent episode during a trip to Israel seems to have gone beyond...