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  • Chávez ordena cierre de consulado venezolano en Miami

    Chávez ordena cierre de consulado venezolano en Miami
    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...
  • Capriles se convierte en el joven abogado que enfrentará a Chávez en octubre

    Capriles se convierte en el joven abogado que enfrentará a Chávez en octubre
    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-...
  • Chávez debe tener nueva cirugía donde tuvo cáncer

    Chávez debe tener nueva cirugía donde tuvo cáncer
    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...
  • New WikiLeaks stash: a frightening view of government intelligence

    New WikiLeaks stash: a frightening view of government intelligence
    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...
  • The growing threat from Venezuela's Hugo Chavez

    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...
  • Why so formal with the president?

    Why so formal with the president?
    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...
  • A do-nothing Congress returns to Washington; don't expect much

    A do-nothing Congress returns to Washington; don't expect much
    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...
  • Carlos Fuentes dies at 83; Mexican novelist

    Carlos Fuentes dies at 83; Mexican novelist
    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...
  • Chavez death leaves behind daunting challenges at home, abroad

    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...
  • A fire in Brazil, a fake fight in Phoenix and a real one in California

    A fire in Brazil, a fake fight in Phoenix and a real one in California
    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. ...
  • Gustavo Dudamel was detained by Israeli authorities, reports say

    Gustavo Dudamel was detained by Israeli authorities, reports say
    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...