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Venezuela launches military exercises, warns Colombia

Venezuelan President Maduro has accused Colombia of plotting his overthrow, while Bogota said Venezuela harbors and backs rogue rebel fighters. The U...

Venezuela launches military exercises, warns Colombia

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Colombia launches military offensive after killing of five indigenous leaders Operation aims to route out armed groups in conflict-ridden Cauca province and hunt down gunmen responsible for massacreColombia’s government has lau...
21:44, 2019-10-30

Chaos in the streets as Venezuela’s Guaido launches military uprising to oust Maduro Juan Guaido claims to have the military support necessary to overthrow Nicolas Maduro as leader of Venezuela....
12:52, 2019-05-01

US emergency aid for Venezuela to be distributed in Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S.-supplied humanitarian aid that was earmarked for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó will now be distributed in Col...
02:24, 2019-05-31

Venezuela reopens border with Colombia after four-month blockade Venezuelans have joined long lines to cross into Colombia to buy food and medicine. Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro shut the border in ...
21:20, 2019-06-08

Venezuela reopens Tachira border post with Colombia Four months ago Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed the border post during a dispute over humanitarian aid deliveries. It is not clear whether...
12:36, 2019-06-08

US, Colombia vow to support effort to oust Venezuela's Maduro US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said Washington plans to do more to support Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido. Guaido, who was defying a...
00:24, 2020-01-21

HRW: Civilians along Venezuela-Colombia border abused by armed groups Armed groups along the Venezuela-Colombia border subject civilians to killings, forced labor and extortion, asserts Human Rights Watch. The NGO accus...
03:20, 2020-01-23

Eurofighter crash leads to calls to end military exercises Local politicians in northern Germany have called on the Bundeswehr to reassess where low-flying military exercises take place. Two Eurofighter Typho...
11:28, 2019-06-25

US humanitarian aid earmarked for Guaidó to deliver in Venezuela will now be distributed in neighboring Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — US humanitarian aid earmarked for Guaidó to deliver in Venezuela will now be distributed in neighboring Colombia....
02:24, 2019-05-31

Colombia spy chief quits over faulty dossier linking Venezuela to rebels Gen Oswaldo Peña stresses ‘need to take responsibility’President Iván Duque brandished file during UN addressColombia’s intelligence chief has resign...
21:56, 2019-10-01

Venezuela and Colombia border tension fuels fear of armed conflict A large-scale military exercise and the invoking of a regional defense pact have Venezuela and Colombia on edge. How likely is a military confrontati...
23:04, 2019-09-17

Venezuela says paramilitary camps are training anti-Maduro forces in Colombia Satellite images and co-ordinates showed the existence of three paramilitary camps training 200 armed men along the border inside Colombia, according...
23:56, 2019-08-31

Venezuela’s Juan Guaido in Colombia to meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo In his role as president of the National Assembly, Guaidó is recognized as Venezuela’s rightful leader by the U.S. and more than 50 nations that cons...
23:20, 2020-01-19

James Rodriguez's stunning girlfriend in support for Venezuela ahead of Colombia vs Chile THE stunning Venezuela-born girlfriend of James Rodriguez has made it clear where her loyalties lie ahead of Colombia vs Chile's Copa America clash....
03:12, 2019-06-29

Armed rebels impose brutal rules in Venezuela-Colombia border region Human Rights Watch report finds rape, murder and kidnappings on both sides of border, where people are unable to move freelyGuerrilla groups have sup...
10:28, 2020-01-22

Lima Group regional bloc accuses Venezuela’s president of protecting ‘terrorist groups’ in Colombia The Lima Group did not provide details on the groups that it alleged Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is protecting....
04:44, 2019-05-04

John Bolton urges US to resume military exercises in South Korea after Kim Jong Un remark John Bolton said the US should cancel military exercises with South Korea and hold hearings to determine US troop readiness on the Korean peninsula f...
19:44, 2020-01-01

John Bolton urges US to stop military exercises in South Korea after Kim Jong Un remark John Bolton said the US should cancel military exercises with South Korea and hold hearings to determine US troop readiness on the Korean peninsula f...
18:20, 2020-01-01

Suspending major military exercises with South Korea was 'prudent,' and pundits 'simply do not know the ground truth,' the top US commander there says Associated Press The Pentagon said earlier this year that it would replace major exercises done with South Korea with smaller, more specific trainin...
22:56, 2019-05-23

North Korea fires two more missiles into sea as tensions rise over US-South Korea military exercises North Korea has fired two more missiles into the sea in Kim Jong-un's fourth launch within two weeks....
01:28, 2019-08-06

China announces South China Sea military training exercises BEIJING (AP) — China has closed off an area of the South China Sea this week for military training. The China Maritime Safety Administration says dri...
10:04, 2019-06-02

Thousands forced to flee as rights group warns of 'war' in Colombia border area Three groups are fighting over drug routes and coca plantations as 40,000 have fled their homes, says Human Rights WatchIllegal armed groups have for...
17:12, 2019-08-08

Venezuela marks independence day with military parade President Maduro said he would seek peace with the opposition, one day after a UN report accused the military of extrajudicial killings. Opposition l...
23:04, 2019-07-05

US military prepping for Guaidó takeover in Venezuela The commander of U.S. forces in Latin America told Congress Wednesday that the military is developing plans to be immediately ready for any contingen...
13:00, 2019-05-02

Venezuela: Guaido seeks talks with US military Self-declared President Juan Guaido is to step up pressure on the US military to help solve the country's political crisis. The opposition leader has...
00:08, 2019-05-12

The US is going after Venezuela over aircraft it says endangered US military planes Associated Press The US added to its sanctions on the Venezuelan government on Tuesday, designating 15 aircraft as blocked property of the country's ...
23:20, 2020-01-22

Venezuela: Guaido urges military to join May 1 protest Thousands of opposition supporters have clashed with police in Venezuela after self-declared president, Juan Guaido, called for a military uprising. ...
12:52, 2019-05-01

Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó says he overestimated military support Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó says he overestimated military support for his effort to topple the country’s ruler. “We still need more sol...
04:52, 2019-05-05

Venezuela’s Maduro calls for military unity after clashes CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has called for military unity in an appearance with soldiers, two days after security f...
15:40, 2019-05-02

Venezuela's former military intelligence chief missing in Spain Disappearance follows court’s approval of request to extradite Hugo Armando Carvajal to USThe former military intelligence chief of Venezuela has gon...
17:24, 2019-11-13

UN launches Venezuela human rights abuse probe The UN Human Rights Council has voted to send a team to Venezuela to investigate alleged rights violations. Representatives from a dozen countries ar...
13:08, 2019-09-27

Trump says there is a 'tipping point' that would prompt military action in Venezuela President Trump said on Thursday night there was a "tipping point" in Venezuela for military action....
00:48, 2019-05-03

Venezuela: Assailants storm military facility, steal weapons A military facility and a police station in Bolivar state were attacked by a group that was reportedly led by a deserting soldier. Venezuela's govern...
06:04, 2019-12-23

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Venezuela-Colombia baby breakthrough, Italy piles on rescue boat pressure, States must combat hate, Kashmir rights latest and a musical plea to combat CAR hunger Tuesday’s main stories: Colombia offers nationality to born of Venezuelan parents; ‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats; States must do more to stop h...
21:48, 2019-08-06

US envoy disputes Trump claim that Russian military have left Venezuela Elliott Abrams says Russians ‘have not abandoned’ Nicolas Maduro despite US president’s tweetThe US special envoy for Venezuela has said that Moscow ...
22:28, 2019-06-06

Putin: Russia has no intention to deploy troops or set up military bases in Venezuela MOSCOW (AP) — Putin: Russia has no intention to deploy troops or set up military bases in Venezuela ....
14:04, 2019-06-06

Helicopter crash kills 7 military officers in Venezuela, authorities investigating Venezuelan authorities are investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed seven military officers while they were while heading to a state...
19:08, 2019-05-05

Venezuela: opposition leader Guaidó asks US military for ‘strategic planning’ help Formal request for a meeting is the closest the Guaidó camp has come to requesting US military intervention to help oust MaduroThe head of Venezuela’...
19:08, 2019-05-13

Venezuela: Maduro thanks military and denounces 'senseless coup-mongers and traitors' After a botched attempt to overthrow him, Maduro holds ‘march to reaffirm the absolute loyalty of the armed forces’Nicolás Maduro has thanked Venezue...
17:36, 2019-05-02

Venezuela: At least 20 dead, situation could ‘rapidly spiral out of control’ warns UN rights chief UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet warned on Friday that the situation in Venezuela could “rapidly spiral out of control”, amid ongoing deadly v...
10:40, 2019-04-09

Angelina Jolie warns: Venezuela crisis leading to 'statelessness' for thousands of children Venezuela’s political and economic crisis has increased the risk of “statelessness” for thousands of children born abroad, movie star Angelina Jolie ...
21:24, 2019-06-08

Venezuela crisis: soldiers and protesters clash amid violence in Caracas after opposition urges military uprising Violence blighted Venezuela's capital city after the nation's opposition leader urged a military uprising against its president....
13:12, 2019-05-01

Venezuela coup latest: Juan Guaido calls for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising and said the end of Nicolas Maduro's rule is near in a video showing him ...
13:12, 2019-05-01

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanita...
21:56, 2019-04-10

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó seeks contact with U.S. military to pressure President Nicolás Maduro’s exit CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó seeks contact with U.S. military to pressure President Nicolás Maduro’...
20:48, 2019-05-11

Turkey launches military operation in northern Syria President Erdoğan announces start of operation, as explosions reported near borderTurkey has launched a military operation in northern Syria, Preside...
15:52, 2019-10-09

SKorean military: NKorea’s latest launches were missiles SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean military official says the two projectiles North Korea flew across its country toward the sea on Thursday we...
06:20, 2019-05-10

Turkey launches military offensive in northern Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the offensive on the Syrian border is targeting Kurdish militants to dismantle a "terrorist corridor....
18:52, 2019-10-09

UN warns more Idlib military action will overwhelm aid needs UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The deputy U.N. humanitarian chief is warning that further military operations in northwest Syria’s Idlib province will o...
19:36, 2019-05-28

Turkey launches military offensive against Kurds in northern Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the offensive on the Syrian border is targeting Kurdish militants to dismantle a "terrorist corridor....
20:12, 2019-10-09

Pentagon warns U.S. military not to take DNA tests due to potential ‘risks’ The U.S. military is warning its members to stay away from genetic ancestry tests this holiday season....
17:36, 2019-12-24

Pentagon Warns Military Personnel Against At-Home DNA Tests The tests, from companies such as 23andMe and Ancestry, have become popular holiday gifts, but the military is warning service members of risks to th...
01:04, 2019-12-25

Iran launches missile attack, warns U.S. not to retaliate State TV described it as Tehran’s revenge operation over the killing of Qassem Soleimani....
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Kim Jong Un says missile launches a warning to U.S., South Korea over military drill The missile launch, the North's fourth such action in less than two weeks, came amid stalled nuclear talks with Washington and U.S.-South Korea milit...
05:08, 2019-08-07

Russia launches secret military surveillance satellite to 'monitor' other satellites The Russian military has launched a secret military satellite designed to "monitor" other satellites, according to a statement from the Russian Defen...
15:08, 2019-11-27

Russia launches mysterious military satellite with secret payload into space Vladimir Putin's military launched the rocket into orbit last night, but little is known about what's on board...
10:52, 2019-11-26

Germany should stop aiding Chinese military, Amnesty warns A top-secret military document shows that the German military plans to train Chinese soldiers in 2020. Human rights group Amnesty International says ...
10:40, 2019-11-17

China launches 5G satellite into space as US general warns of weaponisation The Chinese firm is hoping to launch 1,000 satellites carrying the 5G technology to deliver connectivity across the globe. But Donald Trump has warne...
10:28, 2020-01-16

Military academy student 'launches crowdfunder to bring pornstar to winter party' A US military cadet allegedly launched a cheeky crowdfunding appeal in a bid to cover the costs of bringing his favourite pornstar Diamond Foxxx to a...
04:52, 2020-01-15

Google launches tools to help military spouses find remote working opportunities Google has launched a new set of tools designed to help military spouses find opportunities for remote working....
11:48, 2019-05-10

Turkey launches military operation against the Kurds in Syria just days after Trump abandoned them Associated Press Turkey said it began a military operation against Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria on Wednesday, days after the Trump administra...
20:04, 2019-10-09

Hong Kong’s leader warns China’s military could step in if ‘situation becomes so bad’ Lam urges foreign critics to accept the reality that the four months of protests marked by a sharp escalation in violence was no longer "a peaceful m...
06:24, 2019-10-08

‘Weapons in our hands’ Venezuelan Military warns it is ready to slaughter US troops VENEZUELA’S Military has issued a warning to the United States – saying it is waiting with weapons at the ready....
15:40, 2019-05-18

UN warns more military action in Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts The U.N. deputy humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, st...
23:52, 2019-05-28

Fake text messages about a military draft are being sent to Americans, the US Army warns Rick Wilking/Reuters The US Army issued a warning for "fraudulent" text messages that claimed the recipients were selected for a military draft. A sp...
22:56, 2020-01-07

WW3: Iran's top commander warns nation has ‘military superiority’ after bombing US bases Commander in Chief Major General Hossein Salami claimed Iran's army is superior to Donald Trump's after a US air base "failed to repel our ballistic ...
17:40, 2020-01-12

Sky-high selfies: Japan warns US over 'outrageous' antics of military pilots Marine corps pilots took photos and read books while flying, according to a US military investigation Japan’s defence ministry is to call on US force...
08:12, 2019-11-08

‘No safe harbors’: China plots to block US military from key ports, Pentagon warns China aims to thwart the U.S. military from using strategically significant ports around the world, U.S. officials and analysts said yesterday. China...
18:04, 2019-10-18

Congress warns Pentagon to not divert military funds to construct border wall WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers from both parties have told Pentagon leaders that the Defense Department is undermining its own efforts to get military m...
22:24, 2020-02-26

'Vile threats': China’s military warns Hong Kong protesters of 'consequences' China’s attempt to stamp out pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong is taking an ominous turn, with local military officials raising the specter of a br...
01:20, 2019-08-02

IHOP launches National Military Month campaign to benefit children of fallen service members "We believe a college education is the single most important gift we can give these children."...
19:40, 2019-05-07

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam warns Chinese military could step in to stop protests China's military could step in if a pro-democracy uprising that has rocked Hong Kong for months "becomes so bad", the city's leader warned today....
10:32, 2019-10-08

Lindsey Graham warns of ‘overwhelming military response’ if Iran attacks American interests Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday that the US should attack Iran if the Islamic Republic followed through on threats against Americans or America’ s in...
19:40, 2019-05-20

India launches mass evacuation, warns tourists, as cyclone bears down on east coast India has started evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers living along its northeastern coastline ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfal...
12:32, 2019-05-01

Iran will target US military personnel and bases to avenge Soleimani's death, top Iranian general warns CNN Maj. Gen. Hossein Dehghan, who advises Iran's supreme leader, told CNN that Iran's response to the US assassination of top military commander Qas...
13:04, 2020-01-06

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Prince William launches new environmental prize to help 'repair' planet as he warns earth is at 'tipping point' Prince William a has announced an ambitious new plan to "repair the earth" within the next 10 years....
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Eye exercises: Some tips and techniques Some people believe that certain eye exercises can help improve vision or treat eye conditions. There are a number of eye exercises a person can try....
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Exercises and tips for better posture Many exercises can help improve posture, including bridges, planks, and other yoga poses. In this article, we look at healthy posture when standing, ...
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10 exercises for a pinched nerve in the neck A pinched nerve in the neck can cause pain, numbness, and tingling. In this article, learn about 10 exercises and stretches that can relieve these sy...
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The Best Sports and Exercises to Avoid Injury The human body is made to move, and physical activity is a requirement for lifelong health. But exercise-related injuries are a significant concern f...
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19:56, 2020-01-22

Why The Co-Founder of Allbirds Always Exercises Before His Flight Former pro athlete and shoe company co-founder Tim Brown on making a long trip back home, his versatile travel wardrobe and the reading habit his col...
13:56, 2019-08-19

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AP source: Dragic exercises $19.2 million option OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says Goran Dragic has told the Miami Heat he is exercising his $19.2 million option f...
01:44, 2019-06-14

Fitness tips: three HITT exercises for beginners Target core stability, cardiovascular fitness and upper body strengthFit in my 40s: ‘I got more energetic as the Zumba Strong class went on’ Plank Gr...
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Fitness tips: three circus exercises to try at home Handstands, juggling and stick balancing are fun and excellent exercise• Fit in my 40s: can Zoe Williams master circus skills?Once you feel strong in...
08:52, 2019-11-09

Fitness tips: three sophrology exercises for beginners Learn to focus, release tension and bring awareness back to your body• Fit in my 40s: sophrology – a mind-boggling mix of Zen, yoga and psychologyTre...
08:36, 2019-05-18

Pelvic floor exercises with imaginary eels | Brief letters Anti-vaxxers | Adam Kay’s pelvic advice | European parliament | Funeral songs | Black squirrelsGaby Hinsliff’s piece (Anti-vaxxers are taking populis...
19:12, 2019-05-07

Study reveals 6 top exercises for offsetting 'obesity genes' New research examines the effect of 18 different types of regular workout on people with a genetic predisposition to developing obesity....
03:48, 2019-08-07

7 of the best arm, back and shoulder exercises to tone and sculpt, according to a celebrity PT Celebrity trainer Louisa Drake, who counts Victoria Beckham and Gwyneth Paltrow among her former clients, shares her favourite upper body workout (an...
02:24, 2020-02-12

Exercises for easing and preventing upper back pain Poor posture or tense or tired muscles can often lead to upper back pain or discomfort. Gently stretching the back and shoulders can help both reliev...
21:52, 2019-06-04

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How to lose weight on your hips: Five exercises to torch lovehandles WANT to lose weight on your hips? These exercises could help you to burn fat around your middle and banish lovehandles for good....
17:28, 2019-08-05

The Latest: US conducts navy exercises in Persian Gulf DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions betwee...
17:08, 2019-05-19

German navy accused of killing porpoises during exercises The German navy appears to have killed 18 porpoises by detonating old sea mines during military exercises in the Baltic Sea. Animal rights activists ...
03:04, 2019-11-24

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Medical News Today: List of the best full-body exercises The best full-body exercises include squats, burpees, lunges, and cycling. People can do these to exercise several muscles at once. Learn more about ...
16:00, 2019-04-09

German troops head for Lithuania NATO exercises, despite air delay Germany's Bundeswehr overcame another potentially embarrassing aircraft glitch by flying tank battalion troops from Leipzig to Kaunas in Lithuania — ...
18:28, 2019-07-28

Men could stop premature ejaculation by doing pelvic floor exercises, study says New research suggests that pelvic floor exercises could help around three-quarters of men battling with the common sexual issues....
23:00, 2019-05-17

How to squat and lunge properly – the most popular exercises people get wrong Squats and lunges are the two most popular exercises people make – here is how to do them properly, with the help of AI technology...
13:16, 2019-10-11

Fitness tips: Royal Canadian Air Force five basic exercises (5BX) This 11-minute series was designed by Dr Bill Orban in the 50s to keep pilots in shape• Fit in my 40s: Zoe Williams tries the Royal Canadian Air Forc...
08:04, 2020-02-01

'Little Mermaid Live!': Auli'i Cravalho has prepped for Ariel with 'a lot of ab exercises' To pay tribute to the animated 1989 feature, ABC will air "The Little Mermaid Live!" Tuesday. "Moana" star Auli'i Cravalho will embody Ariel.  &...
14:32, 2019-11-05

Hong Kong protests: China holds exercises near border The exercises are likely meant to send a message from Beijing to pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, although analysts believe the Chinese governm...
15:12, 2019-08-15

Easy way to lose weight fast after Christmas – dietician names best exercises EXCLUSIVE: A nutritional doctor has shared some tips on how you can shed the Christmas weight gain fast...
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Horse riding plus brain-building exercises may help kids with autism, ADHD (Reuters Health) - A combination of horseback riding and brain-building activities may help improve motor skills in children with neurodevelopmental ...
22:00, 2020-02-26

Russia, China and Iran to hold naval exercises in Gulf of Oman US rivals China, Russia and Iran will conduct joint naval drills beginning Friday in the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Oman amid heightened tensions i...
21:52, 2019-12-26

For military personnel, 'mere membership' in a neo-Nazi group 'is not prohibited,' say military officials Mel Evans/ AP Photo US military officials testified before a House Armed Services subcommittee hearing Tuesday, where they told legislators that pers...
20:12, 2020-02-16

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike...
20:24, 2019-06-23

Nicolas Maduro tells military to 'be ready' for potential US military action Venezuela's president told the army to 'be ready to defend the homeland' and that he sought their 'active loyalty.' Meanwhile, self-declared presiden...
06:44, 2019-05-05

Canadian military pulling Canadians, Americans out of Iraq as Iran strikes military bases The Canadian Forces have flown dozens of Canadian, American and other allied troops out of Iraq ahead of Iranian missile strikes on multiple military...
03:52, 2020-01-08

Halle Berry's trainer reveals 6 exercises you can do at home to sculpt your abs and entire body Jorge Quinteros Halle Berry recently revealed on social media that she's been hitting the gym for a new movie, and sculpted an impressive set of six-...
23:32, 2019-11-11

Jessica Simpson exercises in ‘rubber corset’ nearly 2 months after giving birth: 'The joy of postpartum' It appears singer and actress Jessica Simpson is getting back to exercise nearly two months after giving birth to her daughter Birdie Mae....
20:24, 2019-05-10

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state...
00:00, 2019-07-12

The US military is reportedly on 'high alert' for an 'imminent attack threat' as footage shows Iranians moving military equipment AP Photo / Carolyn Kaster The US military is reportedly bracing itself for an "imminent" attack from Iran days after President Donald Trump ordered a...
17:32, 2020-01-07

US increases military pressure on Iran with military moves WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the U.S. is deploying additional military resources to send a message to Iran. White House national security a...
04:08, 2019-05-06

Watch: Jimmy Fallon exercises with John Cena in Michelob Ultra Super Bowl ad Jimmy Fallon and John Cena work out together in a new Michelob Ultra commercial for Super Bowl LIV....
17:12, 2020-01-28

Warren Buffett says developing public speaking skills can increase your net worth by 50%, and there are 6 proven exercises to do it Courtesy of Michael Thompson Michael Thompson is a career and communication coach who helps business executives and entrepreneurs to create more oppo...
15:36, 2020-01-31

Inside the secret ISIS prison, where guards deradicalize fighters with painting exercises, prisoners are piled on top of one another, and buckets are used as toilets BILD / Giorgos Moutafis Somewhere in the east of Syria, there is a heavily secured and secret prison exclusively for ISIS fighters. Run by the Kurdis...
17:24, 2019-12-15

What to see, eat and do in Cartagena, Colombia It's hosting the Hay Festival, but not only book fans will love this colourful Colombian city, says Laura Millar...
16:36, 2020-01-10

Relentless Colombia win again despite sweeping changes "Colombia enjoyed a 1-0 win over Paraguay despite fielding a second-string side to make it a clean sweep of victories in their Copa America group sta...
23:24, 2019-06-23

The best things to do in Cartagena, Colombia Cartagena, perched on Colombia's Caribbean coast, is quickly becoming a must-visit, especially for Americans and Canadians enjoying new, convenient f...
12:24, 2019-09-06

North Korea fires more missiles as it declares it ‘has nothing to talk’ about while US-South Korea exercises continue IRKED BY EXERCISES: North Korea is complaining that ongoing joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises violate a personal promise President Trump mad...
13:56, 2019-08-16

Landslide in southwestern Colombia kills 17 Seventeen people have been killed and five injured in a landslide in the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca, the country's disaster relief agen...
03:08, 2019-04-22

EU to give Colombia €30m in aid for Venezuelan migrants The EU's foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini has announced millions in financial aid to help Colombia deal with an influx of Venezuelan migrants...
06:08, 2019-09-13

Why is Colombia's cocaine production so high? Despite antinarcotics efforts backed by the United States and peace accord with FARC rebels, cocaine production reached record levels in 2017. The ph...
19:48, 2019-06-27

Colombia's last rebel army – in pictures The National Liberation Army (ELN) is Colombia’s last rebel army and one of the oldest guerrilla groups in Latin America. It has been involved in the...
09:44, 2019-06-21

10 reasons to visit Medellín in Colombia With its year-round summery weather and vibrant nightlife, Medellín is fast becoming the Colombian city of choice...
19:24, 2019-11-16

Landslide in southwestern Colombia kills at least 14 At least 14 people have been killed and five injured in a landslide in the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca, the country's disaster relief ag...
18:36, 2019-04-21

Iran's military says it thought the Ukrainian passenger plane it shot down was a US military plane Reuters The Iranian military said it mistook the Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752 as a "hostile target," following reports of US military ...
08:48, 2020-01-11

Here’s how others can join Chile, Colombia in Copa quarters BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Only defending champion Chile and Colombia have qualified for the Copa America knockout stage after two rounds of group...
18:52, 2019-06-22

Copa América Group B: Colombia 0-2 Argentina Copa América Group B: Colombia 0-2 ArgentinaRoger Martinez and Duvan Zapata see off rivalsBrawl breaks out after Lionel Messi is fouledRoger Martinez...
04:28, 2019-06-16

Colombia court maintains moratorium on fracking Colombia's top administrative court maintained a temporary moratorium on the use of fracking on Tuesday, stymieing potential pilot projects amid ongo...
01:24, 2019-09-11

Trump's new ambassador to Colombia was once expelled from Bolivia Philip Goldberg was accused of fomenting dissent in 2008Conservative will oversee vast military aid budgetDonald Trump has nominated a controversial ...
20:28, 2019-05-02

Ex-Colombia president: Empathy most important for leadership CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos told graduates of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government that the most im...
23:24, 2019-05-29

Palm oil from Colombia is more climate and wildlife friendly Most oil palms in Colombia are planted on land previously used for grazing cattle, rather than land cleared of rainforests, making it a greener choic...
20:24, 2019-11-20

Death toll from Colombia landslide rises to 28 The death toll from a weekend landslide in the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca has risen to 28 people, the country's disaster relief agency ...
04:12, 2019-04-23

A Peace Monument in Colombia Is Caught in a New Crossfire “Fragmentos,” an installation in Bogotá, was made from melted-down rifles as part of a deal between rebels and the government. But now, that peace is...
16:35, 2019-10-23

Colombia’s capital elects first female mayor BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia’s capital city elected its first female mayor Sunday in what is being hailed as an important advancement for both women a...
15:48, 2019-10-28

Colombia: Thousands protest against activist slayings Across Colombia, protesters carried photos of murdered activists and signs reading: "No more bloodshed." Over 400 people have been killed in an alarm...
08:52, 2019-07-27

UN Security Council to visit Colombia in July UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council will be heading to Colombia in July for a firsthand look at implementation of the 2016 peace agreemen...
23:32, 2019-06-26

Colombia's youth fighting for the Amazon — in the courts and on the streets When young Colombian activists won a historic lawsuit against their government, they thought the rainforest was saved. A year later, they're piling o...
12:12, 2019-07-18

Caño Cristales: Colombia's spectacular 'liquid rainbow' Visit Caño Cristales at the right time (roughly June to November), and you'll be delighted by Colombia's spectacular "liquid rainbow." Find out about...
15:32, 2019-05-03

Colombia tribunal begins hearing evidence on use of fracking Colombia's top administrative court on Friday began hearings that could be long and contentious about proposals to drill for oil using the technique ...
22:52, 2019-06-07

Colombia protests: First protester dies as marches press on A teenager who became an icon of ongoing protests in the country has died from his injuries. He had been injured by a tear gas canister during demons...
08:08, 2019-11-26

Colombia ex-FARC rebel issues call to arms The top peace negotiator for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia announced that he is taking up arms again, accusing President Ivan Duque of f...
20:24, 2019-08-29

Colombia: Renewed protest rallies turn violent Civilians first began venting their frustrations over President Ivan Duque's government in November 2019. Protesters are angry at perceived corruptio...
02:04, 2020-01-22

Colombia slams former FARC commander's call to arms The Colombian government has accused Venezuela of harboring the former rebels as they launch a new campaign against "the oligarchy." The rebels said ...
22:00, 2019-08-29

Colombia: Bogotá’s first female mayor marries same-sex partner Claudia López will become the first openly lesbian mayor in the traditionally conservative, Catholic countryThe first woman to be elected mayor of Co...
19:20, 2019-12-17

Colombia anti-government protesters clash with police Protesters are angry over rumored austerity measures in the offing — which President Duque denies. The unrest began relatively peacefully but evolved...
03:48, 2019-11-22

More than one-quarter of the gasoline sold in Colombia is used to make cocaine Colombia is investigating 33 gas stations — many in rural areas where criminal activity and cocaine production is present — for having su...
11:56, 2019-06-04

Two strong quakes shake central Colombia: USGS Two strong quakes, of magnitude 6.0 and magnitude 5.8, struck central Colombia on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
21:32, 2019-12-24

Spirit Airlines unveils new flights between Florida and Colombia Spirit Airlines will add Colombia cities Bucaramanga and Barranquilla to its route map with flights to and from Fort Lauderdale starting in April. &#...
17:44, 2020-01-07

Colombia ex-rebel freed from second detention in drug case BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A top Colombian rebel peace negotiator has been freed from detention for a second time in connection with a highly politicize...
20:16, 2019-05-30

A Fascinating Look into the Lives and Deaths of the Tierradentro People of Colombia One of the greatest Pre-Columbian civilizations of Colombia were the Tierradentro who flourished for centuries.  ...
16:40, 2019-08-08

Martinez cracker helps Colombia past Argentina "Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa America Group B opener on Saturday that bur...
12:36, 2019-06-16

Colombia: Tens of thousands march in third strike against president Roughly 40,000 Colombians took to the streets to decry a wide range of grievances with right-wing President Ivan Duque. The third set of nationwide p...
01:44, 2019-12-05

Clashes in Colombia as hundreds of thousands protest against government Teargas fired in Bogotá as protesters battle riot policeDemonstrators show support for historic peace accordHundreds of thousands of Colombians have ...
23:24, 2019-11-21

Copa America: Rodriguez leads Colombia to win over Argentina SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — James Rodriguez got the best of Lionel Messi in the Copa America on Saturday, leading Colombia to a 2-0 win over Argentina in...
02:24, 2019-06-16

Rocky start in Colombia’s congress for ex-rebel wanted in US BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A former top Colombian rebel leader wanted in the U.S. on drug charges has gotten off to a rocky start as a newly sworn-in la...
00:20, 2019-06-13

Orchids at Kew Gardens review – celebrating the colour of Colombia As home to an amazing 4200 orchid species, Colombia is the perfect choice to fuel an orchid festival at Kew Gardens in London – and turn it into a ca...
10:41, 2019-04-09

VAR takes 10 minutes over red card decision in Colombia debut The VAR system had an unhappy debut in the Colombian championship (Dimayor) when it took around 10 minutes to make a key decision in the match betwee...
13:00, 2020-01-27

Colombia’s ex-Davis Cup captain suspended for taking payoffs LONDON (AP) — Colombia’s former Davis Cup captain, Miguel Tobon, has been suspended for a year and fined $20,000 by the Tennis Integrity Unit f...
20:16, 2019-05-18

Colombia to close its borders in attempt to contain mass protests Border closures, curfews and bans on sale of alcohol announced as tens of thousands are expected to march amid wave of turmoilColombia’s government h...
12:20, 2019-11-20

US: Coca cultivation in Colombia dropped slightly in 2018 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is reporting that coca cultivation and cocaine production in Colombia dropped slightly in 2018 for the fir...
18:52, 2019-06-26

Argentina, Colombia open Copa America looking to end drought SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Will it be more of the same or the starting point of a prosperous cycle? The question applies to both Argentina and Colombia ...
18:52, 2019-06-14

Chile vs Colombia one of highlights of Copa América quarters SÃO PAULO (AP) — One of the most anticipated games of the Copa América won’t feature South American powerhouses Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay. ...
18:20, 2019-06-27

Colombia-Chile game delayed because of traffic in Sao Paulo SAO PAULO (AP) — The Copa America quarterfinal between Colombia and Chile has been delayed after the Chilean squad couldn’t arrive in time beca...
02:24, 2019-06-29

Colombia strike and Auschwitz-Birkenau: Thursday's top photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world Continue reading......
15:32, 2019-12-05

Colombia's Ecopetrol says working to contain spills from pipeline attacks Colombia's state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Tuesday it is working to contain two oil spills from its Cano Limon pipeline, which was damaged by...
06:04, 2019-04-17

Colombia to increase monitoring to curb deforestation, minister says Colombia's environment minister said on Thursday the Andean country will increase monitoring of its jungles and forests to fight deforestation and pr...
21:56, 2020-01-16

Claudia Duque: 'There's a strategy of silencing the press in Colombia' The Colombian journalist has denounced her country's press censorship policies. She currently faces a court order that prevents her from speaking out...
14:48, 2019-09-16

Colombia aims to eradicate 130,000 hectares of coca in 2020 Colombia hopes this year to eradicate 130,000 hectares (321,237 acres) of coca, the base ingredient in cocaine, Defense Minister Carlos Holmes Trujil...
18:28, 2020-02-10

Pablo Escobar wanted to be president of Colombia: report Colombia’s infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar wasn’t content with just being the “king of cocaine” — he wanted to be president, his widow says in a new...
08:20, 2019-08-11

Colombia: thousands take to the streets in third national strike in two weeks Protests put more pressure on unpopular president Ivan Duque, who is engaged in a ‘national dialogue’ with strike organisers Colombians have taken to...
21:04, 2019-12-04

Higuita earns overall victory at Tour Colombia 2020 "Sergio Higuita secured the overall victory at the 2020 Tour Colombia on Sunday, finishing second on the final queen stage of the six-day race to top...
15:48, 2020-02-17

'Living a daily tragedy': Venezuelans struggle to survive in Colombia Driven from their homeland by economic chaos, tens of thousands of people are living a precarious existence on the dangerous streets of Maicao in nor...
08:12, 2019-11-01

Colombia scores late to edge Qatar 1-0 in Copa America SAO PAULO (AP) — Duvan Zapata scored with an 86th-minute header off a perfect cross by James Rodriguez to give Colombia a 1-0 win over guest Qatar an...
01:36, 2019-06-20

Four Colombia fracking projects could bring $5 billion in annual investment Four fracking pilot projects in Colombia could bring in $5 billion annually in investment once they are in the production phase, industry leaders sai...
19:24, 2019-09-24

Colombia high court orders ex-rebel wanted in US freed BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia’s Supreme Court has ordered a top rebel peace negotiator freed from jail after he was newly detained in a high...
21:44, 2019-05-29

Colombia beats Paraguay at Copa America to stay perfect SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Colombia beat Paraguay 1-0 on Sunday to stay perfect at the Copa America with three wins, and also helped Argentina to advanc...
23:52, 2019-06-23

Colombia begins exhuming 'false positives' scandal victims Authorities believe they have found the remains of 50 civilians who were executed and falsely identified as guerillas. About 5,000 cases have been li...
10:16, 2019-12-15

Two strong quakes shake central Colombia, no damage reported Two strong earthquakes, of magnitude 6.2 and magnitude 5.7, struck central Colombia on Tuesday, the Colombian Geological Service said, but there were...
22:40, 2019-12-24

In push to raise coffee output, Colombia's south may hold key Colombia's isolated south could be crucial to the country's push to expand coffee production by nearly 30 percent despite low global prices, its grow...
17:48, 2019-05-22

Colombia's Supreme Court orders ex-FARC leader's release Colombia's Supreme Court has ordered that the former leader of the FARC rebel group be released from prison. The move is likely to anger the US, whic...
02:04, 2019-05-30

Loss to Colombia highlights scale of Messi's task to win Copa "There is nothing Lionel Messi craves more than winning a trophy with Argentina but his side\u0027s haphazard performance in the 2-0 Copa America def...
17:24, 2019-06-16

'Colombia's sliding backwards': journalists face hundreds of attacks Last year saw 477 attacks and threats against journalists as factions battle over territory once held by FarcNearly two decades after her ordeal, Jin...
11:20, 2019-06-16

Colombia first Latin American country to run coronavirus tests - government Colombia is the first country in Latin America able to do its own diagnostic tests for the fast-spreading coronavirus, a flu-like virus which has kil...
22:04, 2020-02-04

Colombia thwarts bid to kill ex-FARC rebel leader Timochenko The potential assailants received military instruction from two former FARC commanders, according to authorities. The pair of rebels vowed to return ...
05:40, 2020-01-13

UN slams sharp rise of murdered female activists in Colombia More than 100 human rights defenders and 66 indigenous people were killed in the South American country last year, according to a UN report. Critics ...
03:48, 2020-02-27

Colombia president orders curfew in Bogota amid protests As massive anti-government protests continue in Colombia, the president has called for a "national conversation" while shutting down the capital city...
02:56, 2019-11-23

Colombia gearing up for more protests, 3 confirmed dead from Thursday marches More than 250,000 people marched on Thursday to express growing discontent with President Ivan Duque's government....
01:16, 2019-11-23

Colombia puts some banana crops in quarantine on fungus concern Colombia has put a patch of banana crops in the north of the country under quarantine on suspicion they are infested with a fungus that is seen as po...
01:00, 2019-07-15

Banana industry on alert after disease hits crops in Colombia LA GUAJIRA, Colombia — It might not be obvious at the supermarket, but the banana industry is fighting to protect the most popular variety of the fru...
23:24, 2019-08-26

Medicinal cannabis could bring in $6 billion a year for Colombia, government says Colombia could export $6 billion a year in medicinal cannabis products, making marijuana its third-largest source of foreign exchange, the government...
23:08, 2019-09-19

Big cats and exotic birds: Colombia's rescued animals – in pictures Most of the animals at the Santa Cruz Foundation in San Antonio, Colombia, have been rescued from traffickers and circuses. The multimillion-dollar i...
18:56, 2019-08-05

Look: World's largest serving of scrambled eggs cooked up in Colombia A Guinness World Record was broken in Colombia when a team of hundreds cooked up a batch of scrambled eggs that weighed 6,860.8 pounds....
18:00, 2019-10-14

Egan Bernal wins Tour de France and all of Colombia celebrates From the jubilant crowds in the cyclist’s home village up to the president, emotions run high Egan Bernal becomes first Colombian to win the Tour de ...
00:04, 2019-07-29

‘I wish it’s not true’ – Vidal saddened by death threats to Colombia’s Tesillo "William Tesillo missed a penalty as Colombia lost to Chile 5-4 in a shootout at the Copa America, with his wife saying he and his family have receiv...
10:44, 2019-07-02

Thousands of Venezuelans cross into Colombia after Maduro reopens border With the reopening, a flood of people seized on the opportunity to enter into the neighbouring country and secure items that are all but unattainable...
23:48, 2019-06-08

Australia to play in 2020 Copa America in Colombia-Argentina SAO PAULO (AP) — Australia will be one of the two guest nations at the 2020 Copa America, the head of South America’s soccer body says. CONMEBO...
19:12, 2019-06-13

Ivanka Trump Travels All the Way to Colombia to Visit a Migrant Camp Ivanka Trump went all the way to Colombia to visit a camp for Venezuela migrants despite the abundance of migrant camps at home in the U.S....
20:28, 2019-09-05

New evidence links Colombia army chief to civilian slayings BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — New evidence has emerged linking the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings mor...
17:48, 2019-05-25

Colombia: Mayoral, city council candidates killed in ambush Bogota has blamed FARC dissidents for the deaths of two local politicians in the Cauca region. The killing comes just days after some prominent membe...
07:20, 2019-09-03

Ecopetrol's plan for fracking project hits new snag in Colombia Colombia's environmental authority said on Friday that it was suspending its evaluation of Ecopetrol's request to start a fracking pilot project unti...
21:04, 2019-07-12

From 'Narcos' Danger Zone to Rising Tourist Star: Colombia's Medellín Young entrepreneurs are turning Medellín and its surroundings—former Escobar country—into one of South America’s most dynamic destinations....
18:48, 2019-04-24

Colombia, Peru seek additional aid to assist with influx of Venezuelan migrants Colombia and Peru have so far received the majority of the estimated over 3 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled their homeland since 2015 as th...
01:04, 2019-05-28

Colombia player’s wife cites death threats after Copa exit BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — The wife of the Colombia defender who missed a penalty kick that led to the team’s elimination in the Copa América says...
01:44, 2019-07-01

Colombia hails 'revolution' as it awards renewables deals worth $2.2 billion Colombia has awarded contracts for wind and solar projects worth about $2.2 billion, the government said on Tuesday, as part of its efforts to boost ...
04:48, 2019-10-23

Where it all begins: Colombia's peasant farmers fuel Pacific drug trade The wave of drugs arriving in countries like Fiji starts in the jungles of South America where ‘coca is everything’The cocaine market is booming in A...
03:16, 2019-06-26

Colombia puts out forest fire near top tourist attraction Cano Cristales Colombian troops on Sunday put out a forest fire close to Cano Cristales, one of the Andean country's most important tourist sites, where FARC dissid...
22:48, 2020-02-23

Colombia legend and 'pal of Pablo Escobar' Rene Higuita took cocaine as a 'hobby' South American legend Rene Higuita admitted he 'consumed' drugs but says politicians chose him as a 'scapegoat' over his alleged friendship with the ...
13:04, 2019-12-02

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious hu...
04:28, 2019-06-06

FROM THE FIELD: Hardy seeds bear fruit to protect Colombia’s environment Communities in Colombia in South America are being helped by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to preserve and reintroduce indigenous crops as a wa...
23:00, 2019-04-30

Latin America pledges 70% renewable energy, surpassing EU: Colombia minister Latin American countries have set a collective target of 70% renewable energy use by 2030, more than double what the European Union is planning, Colo...
19:24, 2019-09-25

‘Viva Colombia!’ – Brailsford rocks Bernal’s colours at Tour party "Dave Brailsford was in a cheery mood after Egan Bernal clinched the Tour de France for Colombia and Team Ineos."...
14:16, 2019-07-29

Outrage after Colombia riot police force young woman into unmarked car Protester freed after members of public give chaseVideo of incident adds to criticism of police tacticsOutrage has erupted in Colombia after a young ...
22:12, 2019-12-11

Chile beats Colombia in shootout to reach Copa América semis SAO PAULO (AP) — Chile stayed on track to defend its Copa América title by defeating Colombia 5-4 on penalties in the quarterfinals of the South Amer...
04:00, 2019-06-29

Jesse Williams and Girlfriend Taylour Paige Turn Up the Heat in Colombia Jesse Williams spent Memorial Day weekend enjoying some fun in the sun with his leading lady Taylour Paige. The Grey's Anatomy actor took to Instagr...
16:56, 2019-05-28

Amazon countries to seek deal on forest protection at Colombia summit Leaders from Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana and Peru and Suriname have begun discussion of possible regional measures to protect the Amaz...
20:32, 2019-09-06

Poetic justice: Colombia's verse rebels vindicated but defiant after 60 years The Nadaistas, an iconoclastic group of young poets in Medellín, once sparked outrage but now their influence is felt from the metro to the corridors...
14:00, 2019-07-12

Narco-trafficking and petrol: a quarter of Colombia's fuel goes to make cocaine The country’s drug industry thrives despite a 2016 Farc deal which helped farmers substitute coca crops for legal alternativesThe Colombian jungle to...
10:36, 2019-06-14

'Staggering number' of human rights activists killed in Colombia, UN reports Despite a peace accord aimed at improving conditions in rural areas controlled by illegal armed groups, 107 defenders died in 2019 The United Nations...
21:36, 2020-01-14

Colombia: ‘Staggering number’ of human rights defenders killed in 2019 The UN human rights wing, OHCHR, is “deeply troubled by the staggering number of human rights defenders killed in Colombia” last year, its spokespers...
17:32, 2020-01-14

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to ...
13:24, 2019-07-20

Colombia earthquake: Massive 6.0 magnitude tremor shakes capital Bogota The US Geological Survey (USGS) has reported two strong earthquakes in the country within the past 30 minutes, with videos shared by locals on Twitte...
21:28, 2019-12-24

Blind and visually impaired women are checking for breast cancer in Colombia In an innovative project in Colombia, blind and visually impaired women check for signs of breast cancer....
03:08, 2019-10-09

Colombia court upholds conditions for restarting aerial coca fumigation Colombia's constitutional court on Thursday upheld its own restrictions on the aerial spraying of the herbicide glyphosate to eliminate coca, the bas...
02:48, 2019-07-19

Colombia leader hits out at 'hypocrisy' of middle-class cocaine users Iván Duque decries social acceptability of drug that inflicts environmental and social damage on producersMiddle-class cocaine users are inconsistent...
21:32, 2019-06-17

German Foreign Minister pledges support for Venezuelan opposition while in Colombia Heiko Maas has promised support for Colombia and the Venezuelan opposition during a Latin America trip. On a three-state visit he has met with Brazil...
21:16, 2019-05-01

Car bomb attack on National Police Academy in Colombia, ‘strongly condemned’ by UN A car bomb attack at the National Police Academy in the Colombian capital Bogotá, which reportedly left at least nine dead and dozens injured, has be...
10:40, 2019-04-09

Steve Harvey’s cartel jokes about Colombia at the Miss Universe pageant didn’t go over well The host made news of his own with questionable jokes, an eye roll and whispers of another wrong winner....
23:16, 2019-12-09

At UN, Colombia’s Duque stands behind peace process, vows to stamp out narco-terrorists Vowing to carry forward Colombia’s peace process, President Iván Duque outlined for delegations gathered for the UN General Assembly’s annual debate,...
02:32, 2019-09-26

Jump alongside the 82nd Airborne with a paratrooper's wild skydive video from Colombia US Army/Sgt. Andrea Salgado-Rivera More than 100 US troops traveled to Colombia in January for an airborne-assault exercise with Colombian forces. Co...
14:12, 2020-02-05

Colombia: ‘Significant strides’ towards integrated peace, UN envoy tells Security Council Colombia has continued to make “significant strides in its peace process”, the top UN envoy in the country told the Security Council on Monday....
19:24, 2020-01-13

Argentina into Copa America semis; Chile knocks out Colombia in penalty kicks Lionel Scaloni's team has produced back-to-back shutouts to advance to the Copa America semis in Brazil...
04:00, 2019-06-29

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more On Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters;...
21:48, 2019-05-10

Colombia: Maduro regime, propped up by transnational criminals and terrorists, won't make deals with US President Trump’s administration can't drive out Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro by cutting deals with his cronies, according to a top regional l...
00:00, 2019-05-08

'Viva Colombia!': Brailsford praises Egan Bernal after Tour de France win – video Team Ineos general manager Dave Brailsford chose a very specific shade of yellow to celebrate his team’s latest Tour de France victory as he sported ...
09:44, 2019-07-29

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colomb...
17:44, 2019-04-29

Colombia demands compensation from Walmart over sweater depicting Santa with cocaine, saying it's an 'offense to the country' Walmart Canada Colombian government officials are demanding compensation from Walmart over a Christmas sweater depicting Santa Claus with what appear...
18:20, 2019-12-11

Player dribbles past seven opponents to score stunning solo goal in Colombia – video The final stage of Colombia's Under-21 national championship produced a magical solo goal. In the 55th minute, with the scores level at 1-1, Norte de...
09:56, 2019-08-15

More than 1,400 animal parts intended for witchcraft including toucan heads and cat skull seized in Colombia More than 1,400 animal parts intended for witchcraft rituals and amulets from shops have been seized in the capital Bogota, officials revealed....
11:44, 2019-09-13

Colombia offers nationality rights to Venezuelan children born there: UN hails ‘very important step’ The UN migration agency, IOM, has welcomed Colombia’s decision on Monday to grant nationality status to more than 24,000 Venezuelan babies born insid...
18:36, 2019-08-06

Cocaine is piling up in a quiet corner of Central America as drug production rises in Colombia Nick Miroff/The Washington Post via Getty Images A series of drug busts in Belize underscore that country's central location for drug trafficking th...
23:04, 2019-09-27

Colombia’s peace process developments a ‘precious opportunity’ to end violence for good, says UN Mission head Thousands of former fighters from Colombia’s largest rebel group remain committed to the historic 2016 peace deal which ended more than five decades ...
21:48, 2019-10-10

Former Colombia striker Faustino Asprilla reveals he had to convince hitman not to kill Jose Luis Chilavert Former Newcastle forward Faustino Asprilla has sensationally claimed that he once had to convince a hitman not to kill Paraguay goalkeeper Jose Luis ...
11:44, 2019-11-13

Sanchez scores winning penalty as Chile beat Colombia in shootout to reach semi-final "Reigning champions Chile advanced to the semi-finals of the Copa America on Friday after beating Colombia 5-4 in a penalty shootout following a 0-0 ...
09:12, 2019-06-29

Colombia’s Cali Cartel kingpin seeking early release from federal prison, suffering from cancer MIAMI (AP) — One of the world’s major cocaine kingpins, a co-founder of Colombia’s Cali Cartel that smuggled some $2 billion in drugs to the U.S., is...
04:56, 2020-02-07

Sanchez scores winning penalty as Chile beat Colombia in shootout to reach semi-finals "Reigning champions Chile advanced to the semi-finals of the Copa America on Friday after beating Colombia 5-4 in a penalty shootout following a 0-0 ...
08:56, 2019-06-29

‘Firmly united’ Security Council can bolster Colombia’s efforts to secure lasting peace, says UN envoy The Colombian peace process is an outstanding example of how much support the United Nations can provide when the Security Council is ‘firmly united’...
00:24, 2019-07-20

Colombia: Rights experts condemn killing of reintegrated former rebel fighter, call for respect of peace process Against a backdrop of challenges in implementing the peace process in Colombia, six independent UN human rights experts condemned on Tuesday the kill...
18:20, 2019-06-04

Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCH...
18:20, 2019-05-10

Team USA basketball results: Americans cruise past Colombia, improve to 2-0 at 2019 FIBA Women's AmeriCup This is the first time Team USA is playing in the FIBA Women's AmeriCup since winning it in 2007...
20:36, 2019-09-24

Novice adventurer climbing Colombia's 10 highest mountains to inspire people struggling with mental health A "novice adventurer" is attempting to climb all 10 of Colombia's highest mountains to inspire people struggling with their mental health....
10:56, 2019-08-09

Brazil says oil on its beaches 'likely from Venezuela' Thick petroleum sludge that has been mysteriously washing up on beaches in Brazil is "very likely from Venezuela," Brazilian Environment Minister Ric...
19:32, 2019-10-09

EU imposes new sanctions on Venezuela The EU has said Venezuela must work toward new elections amid the country's political and economic crisis. This comes as seven more people close to P...
13:08, 2019-09-27

What’s next for Venezuela after days of tumult? CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — After days of upheaval, Venezuela is sinking back into political stalemate. In the fourth month of their standoff, Presiden...
06:32, 2019-05-03

UN: More aid for Venezuela refugees needed The UN has warned that hostility towards Venezuelan refugees in neighboring countries will grow if aid is not increased. Of the more than $700 in aid...
06:32, 2019-08-19

Malnutrition curses the children of Venezuela Last August, Francys Rivero, an unemployed single mother of four, feared for her baby's life. Two months after his birth, even though she was breastf...
21:04, 2019-12-18

Venezuela has less cash in its coffers than Jay-Z is worth Venezuela’s cash supply has tanked so far that it has less money than Jay-Z. The South American country’s reserves, which were already at...
04:40, 2020-01-22

Guaidó's uprising seems to have flatlined. What's next for Venezuela? Nicolás Maduro remains in power and most of Venezuela’s military top brass has pledged loyalty to Chávez’s unpopular successorWhen Venezuela’s Juan G...
21:04, 2019-05-01

Venezuela: a year on from the failed uprising Tom Phillips, the Guardian’s Latin America correspondent, is back in Venezuela a year after the start of a dramatic, but so far unsuccessful, attempt...
14:48, 2020-02-17

UN says Venezuela exodus surpasses 4 million CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations says the number of Venezuelans who have left their country in recent years has surpassed 4 million. The ...
16:28, 2019-06-07

Venezuela: Opposition lawmakers to be tried for treason Self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido said the trial was another attempt by Nicolas Maduro to take over the opposition-led legislature. The m...
23:56, 2019-12-16

The human cost of the US sanctions on Venezuela The US has a total embargo on Venezuela. The EU has imposed new sanctions. The goal is to oust President Nicolas Maduro. But the measures are hitting...
09:12, 2019-10-01

Argentina v Venezuela - Follow LIVE "Follow live coverage of the Copa America quarter-final clash between Argentina and Venezuela at the Maracana."...
20:36, 2019-06-28

International Red Cross says stepping up aid to Venezuela The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday it has reached agreement with the Venezuelan government of Nicolas Maduro to exp...
12:40, 2019-04-11

UN: More aid for Venezuela refugee crisis needed The UN has warned that hostility towards Venezuelan refugees in neighboring countries will grow if aid is not increased. Of the more than $700 in aid...
04:04, 2019-08-19

Adobe shuts down Photoshop in Venezuela Users in the country have until the end of the month to save any work they have in their Adobe accounts....
13:56, 2019-10-08

Echoes of Borges in a Novel of War-Torn Venezuela Karina Sainz Borgo’s “It Would Be Night in Caracas” traces one woman’s grief against a backdrop of political chaos....
11:28, 2019-10-18

The Venezuela uprising: the story so far – podcast Nicolás Maduro appeared on the brink of being forced from power in an uprising plotted by the opposition leader, Juan Guaidó. But key figures stayed ...
05:40, 2019-05-14

Venezuela Made A Pact With The VAR Devil For most of my lifetime, Venezuela has been chum for the sharks of South America. La Vinotinto have never qualified for a World Cup, have never even ...
16:52, 2019-06-19

Without Venezuela’s oil, Haiti struggles to keep lights on PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — When her daughter was 4 years old, Jennifer Jean started a small catering business in Bourdon, a lower middle-class dist...
07:00, 2019-05-17

Venezuela talks in Norway end without deal Government and opposition envoys meeting in Norway have failed to reach an agreement in their latest rounds of talks. Opposition leader Juan Guaido h...
04:56, 2019-05-30

Boyd makes US debut, among 5 changes vs Venezuela CINCINNATI (AP) — Forward Tyler Boyd made his debut for the United States in its final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gold Cup, one of five lineup ch...
20:20, 2019-06-09

Nueva Cádiz and the Pearls of Venezuela South America is famous for many reasons and amongst history lovers, for its many lost and abandoned cities. Since they have been rediscovered, they ...
03:52, 2019-08-30

Monday’s Daily Brief: Colombia marches, major mine action summit, violence against women a barrier to peace, South Sudan update A recap of Monday’s stories in brief: Guterres holds “focused and frank” informal talks over Cyprus, responds to Colombia protests; Violence targetin...
23:08, 2019-11-25

Thursday's Daily Brief: Updates on Syria, refugee data centre, billions raised to fight global diseases, Colombia's peace process A recap of Thursday's stories: Guterress calls for military de-escalation in Syria's north-east; the role of cities in the climate crisis; new UN dat...
23:32, 2019-10-10

Brazil minister says oil on country's beaches 'very likely from Venezuela' Oil mysteriously washing up on beaches in Brazil is "very likely from Venezuela," Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said on Wednesday, ci...
18:24, 2019-10-09

Venezuela's government and opposition to reset talks President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido both signaled in the past days a willingness to return to the negotiating table. The two s...
06:04, 2019-06-30

The Latest: Venezuela gov’t, opposition in Norway for talks CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Officials in Venezuela say representatives of ...
08:24, 2019-05-16

Pompeo: Trump ‘very clear’ that he wants Russia out of Venezuela WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Trump has been “very clear” about wanting the Russians out of Venezuela, despite Tru...
19:36, 2019-05-05

Colombian cities hit by Venezuela gasoline shortages CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s widespread gasoline shortages are starting to affect some cities in neighboring Colombia, where drivers h...
20:56, 2019-05-29

In A First, Miss Venezuela Ditches Contestants' Measurements For the first time in its history, the Miss Venezuela contest will not publish the 24 contestants' waist, bust and hip measurements, organisers said....
08:44, 2019-08-02

Oil and migration: why the U.S. is heavily involved in Venezuela’s crisis Oil, migration and proximity. These are the reasons experts gave when asked why the western world — particularly the United States — is so concerned ...
19:48, 2019-05-26

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top o...
18:12, 2019-06-28

Opposition-led congress in Venezuela returns to chambers CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress has returned to its chambers a day after security forces prevented its mem...
21:40, 2019-05-15

Even criminals are suffering in Venezuela’s failing economy CARACAS, Venezuela — The feared street gangster El Negrito sleeps with a pistol under his pillow and says he’s lost track of his murder count. But de...
21:12, 2019-05-28

The Latest: Spain official: US like a ‘cowboy’ on Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political conflict in Venezuela (all times local): 8:10 a.m. Spain’s acting foreign minister says t...
14:28, 2019-05-08

Norway says it will host Venezuela mediation again next week The diplomatic effort reflects recognition in Venezuela that neither the government or opposition have been able to prevail in their struggle for pow...
23:28, 2019-05-25

Venezuela ready to defend itself after US invokes Rio Treaty Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has described the US' decision to invoke a defense pact as "illegal" and "dangerous." Washington has said they were le...
02:24, 2019-09-14

The Latest: Venezuela gov’t, opposition reported in talks CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Officials in Venezuela say representatives of ...
05:00, 2019-05-16

Norway says Venezuela mediation to resume next week CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Norway says representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have decided to return to Oslo for a mediation effo...
21:36, 2019-05-25

Venezuela’s opposition appeals for global support MADRID (AP) — Members of the Venezuelan opposition overseas are calling for the international community to condemn the arrest of a top lawmaker in th...
15:56, 2019-05-09

Flights between U.S. and Venezuela suspended as unrest continues In a letter to the Transportation Department requesting the halt, the Department of Homeland Security said "conditions in Venezuela threaten the safe...
20:40, 2019-05-15

Venezuela announces end to exchange controls after 16 years CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela has announced the lifting of foreign exchange controls on banks for the first time in 16 years, but some observer...
23:52, 2019-05-13

Spanish FM says Venezuela embassy can’t be political center BEIRUT (AP) — Spain’s acting foreign minister says a Venezuelan anti-government activist is a guest at the Spanish Embassy in Caracas, which ca...
13:52, 2019-05-03

German ambassador to Venezuela returns after spat President Maduro's government had removed Daniel Kriener from Caracas in March, accusing him of meddling in domestic affairs. Venezuela is in the cen...
18:00, 2019-07-22

Venezuela's love-hate relationship with the US dollar Venezuela's leader Nicolas Maduro loves to speak of his hatred for the US. It makes his warm words for the enemy's currency a little puzzling. Dollar...
13:40, 2019-11-20

Shanahan, Pompeo and Bolton meet on Venezuela WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he and other senior members of President Donald Trump’s national security team...
18:20, 2019-05-03

Lindsey Graham on Venezuela: ‘Where is our aircraft carrier?’ Sen. Lindsey Graham wants to know why the U.S. has not sent an aircraft carrier to respond to the crisis in Venezuela....
19:24, 2019-05-03

Venezuela: Coup or uprising? It depends on who you support Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido has made a new push to oust President Nicolas Maduro, claiming he has the backing of parts of the army. As ...
12:52, 2019-05-01

US: Russia convinced Maduro to stay in Venezuela US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said Maduro was ready to go into exile in Cuba but was persuaded by Russia to stay. President Donald Trump has ...
12:52, 2019-05-01

The plot that failed: how Venezuela's 'uprising' fizzled When the coup was hurriedly launched a day early, defections from the regime failed to materialise, Maduro remained in power and the US government lo...
21:56, 2019-05-03

'Viva el VAR,' sing Venezuela after draw with Brazil "The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) rode to Venezuela\u0027s rescue once again at the Copa America on Tuesday, denying hosts Brazil two goals in a sur...
12:32, 2019-06-19

Venezuela thrust to forefront of US-Russia clashes WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia’s support for Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro has become the latest flashpoint in deteriorating r...
06:32, 2019-05-03

Venezuela: Juan Guaido's bodyguards arrested Two members of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's security team have been arrested for allegedly trying to sell guns. There is no indication ...
02:44, 2019-07-14

Venezuela: New protests as Maduro claims victory Acting President Nicolas Maduro has praised "loyal and obedient" troops for stopping an uprising orchestrated by the "coup-mongering far-right." He a...
23:52, 2019-05-01

The Latest: More clashes in Venezuela’s political crisis CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 11 p.m. Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó...
11:56, 2019-05-02

Venezuela introduces new banknotes as inflation soars CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela is planning to introduce banknotes with larger denominations to cope with hyperinflation which shows no signs of ...
21:36, 2019-06-12

UN chief monitoring Venezuela developments ‘with concern’ The latest twist in Venezuela’s ongoing political crisis “make urgently needed dialogue even more difficult to achieve”, the UN Secretary-General has...
17:28, 2020-01-07

Ilhan Omar blames US for Venezuela crisis Rep. Ilhan Omar blamed the US for the political turmoil in Venezuela, saying we “helped lead the devastation” through the use of sanctions. “A ...
14:44, 2019-05-02

Venezuela shreds sloppy US defense early for 3-0 win CINCINNATI (AP) — Sloppy defense and careless goalkeeping sent the United States to another disconcerting loss Sunday, 3-0 to Venezuela in the Americ...
23:40, 2019-06-09

Venezuela says passengers missing after Caribbean sinking CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A Venezuelan official says a small boat carrying at least 20 people sank in Caribbean coastal waters and that most of those...
18:32, 2019-05-20

Peru held by 10-man Venezuela in Copa America PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Peru was held by 10-man Venezuela to a 0-0 draw in the teams’ Copa America opener on Saturday. Venezuela defender L...
00:28, 2019-06-16

What life is like in rural Venezuela, where ‘money doesn’t buy anything’ Remote communities in Venezuela now use a bartering system with the country's economy and infrastructure in shambles....
21:04, 2019-06-07

US slams 'intolerable' support for Venezuela's Maduro National Security Adviser John Bolton said Venezuela was now part of an "exclusive club of rogue states," and issued a stark warning to any countries...
12:00, 2019-08-07

Oil tarnishing Brazil's beaches 'very likely from Venezuela', minister says Government says foreign ship appears to have caused the spill, in accusation likely to further strain Brazilian-Venezuelan relationsThick crude oil t...
23:16, 2019-10-09

Russian air force jet spotted at Venezuela airport Russia has sent a handful of aircraft into Venezuela in recent months, often under mysterious circumstances....
22:00, 2019-06-24

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener ha...
09:16, 2019-07-02

Brazil says has not confirmed oil contaminating beaches is from Venezuela Brazil's Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque said on Thursday that the government had not confirmed the origin of oil mysteriously washing up...
17:12, 2019-10-10

AP Exclusive: Imprisoned supercop’s escape from Venezuela WASHINGTON (AP) — Venezuelan political fugitive Iván Simonovis was five weeks on the run after taking the daring step to abandon house arrest and his...
20:04, 2019-06-25

Canada suspends operations at Venezuela embassy Canada has temporarily shut its embassy in Venezuela, saying President Nicolas Maduro's government is refusing to renew visas for Canadian diplomats....
06:00, 2019-06-03

Canada suspending operations at embassy in Venezuela TORONTO (AP) — Canada is suspending operations at its embassy in Venezuela. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement Sunday that Venezu...
00:36, 2019-06-03

Venezuela accused of killing naval officer Security forces loyal to President Nicolas Maduro arrested naval officer Rafael Acosta Arevalo last month. Twelve countries from across the Americas ...
09:48, 2019-07-01

Maduro invites Huawei to set up 4G network in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is inviting China’s Huawei to help set up a 4G network in Venezuela, prompting op...
21:04, 2019-05-24

Oil contaminating Brazil's beaches 'very likely from Venezuela', minister says Government says foreign ship appears to have caused the spill, in accusation likely to further strain Brazilian-Venezuelan relationsThick crude oil t...
23:36, 2019-10-09

Venezuela’s political crisis is worsening — What’s happening and what’s to come Here’s a look at what happened and where things stand following what has been condemned internationally as an attempted coup against the country’s la...
19:48, 2020-01-06

Venezuela opposition denounces 'parliamentary coup' A dissident opposition leader and a rival to Juan Guaido has become the new head of congress. Guaido has criticized police officers who prevented him...
20:16, 2020-01-05

Venezuela: a year on from the failed uprising – podcast Tom Phillips, the Guardian’s Latin America correspondent, is back in Venezuela a year after the start of a dramatic, but so far unsuccessful, attempt...
15:36, 2020-02-18

Russia, Venezuela seek strategy to sideline US Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is meeting his Venezuelan counterpart for talks in Moscow. Russia has doubled down on its support for Venezuel...
12:12, 2019-05-05

US: Trump won’t trade Putin Ukraine for Venezuela President Trump won’t cut support for Ukraine in exchange for Russia doing the same with Venezuela, U.S. officials said as Secretary of State Mike Po...
21:28, 2019-05-14

Venezuela says it is not responsible for oil spills on Brazil beaches Venezuela's government on Thursday said the OPEC-member country was not responsible for oil spills that have contaminated beaches in Brazil, after a ...
16:40, 2019-10-10

Colombia protests: Call for general strike after protests claim fourth victim Protest leaders in Colombia have called for a general strike after talks with President Ivan Duque failed to bring a breakthrough. Four people have b...
20:44, 2019-11-26

5 reasons Trump's Venezuela embargo won't end the Maduro regime The US has upped its pressure of the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro by imposing new sanctions. The new measures aren't quite a ful...
03:32, 2019-08-08

Donald Trump freezes assets held by Venezuela in US Donald Trump has signed an order freezing assets held by Venezuela's government in the US. Meanwhile Colombia says it will grant citizenship to babie...
05:32, 2019-08-06

29 dead in cellblock riot at Venezuela police station A state official called the incident a failed escape attempt, but human rights groups described it as a massacre....
01:20, 2019-05-25

US suspends all flights to Venezuela amid political turmoil The US suspended all flights to Venezuela on Wednesday amid political turmoil and violence in the South American country. The Department of Transport...
00:04, 2019-05-16

Vast gasoline lines form in oil-rich Venezuela MARACAIBO, Venezuela (AP) — U.S. sanctions on oil-rich Venezuela appear to be taking hold, resulting in mile-long lines for fuel in the South America...
20:20, 2019-05-19

Cubans grapple with food shortage due to Venezuela crisis In Cuba putting putting food on the table has become increasingly difficult, as Venezuela cuts back on oil shipments. Now that Cubans have access to ...
18:04, 2019-05-19

Iran eyes US revenge that could see Venezuela become a world battleground Venezuela has close ties with Iran who are raging over the death of their military leader Qassem Soleimani. Terrorist group Hezbollah are known to be...
23:48, 2020-01-25

Canada calls for worldwide help for Venezuela to ‘return to democracy’ Canada is hosting the gathering of foreign ministers today from the coalition of Western Hemisphere countries who are trying to solve the Venezuela c...
23:48, 2020-02-20

Venezuela’s Juan Guaido to meet with Trudeau in Canada The office of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that he and senior Cabinet ministers would meet with Guaido, whose trip defied a travel ban imposed ...
21:08, 2020-01-26

'All we have are walls': crisis leaves Venezuela’s schools crumbling Schools across the country in dire straits as teachers abandon the profession or skip the country amid one of the worst economic downturns in modern ...
14:12, 2020-02-15

Venezuela orders Aruba, Brazil borders reopened CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela is reopening its borders with Brazil and Aruba while keeping the more frequently traversed Colombia border closed...
18:44, 2019-05-10

Pompeo going to Russia amid disputes over Venezuela, Arctic WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY’-oh) will head to Russia to hold talks with President Vladimir Putin amid disputes o...
15:56, 2019-05-10

Venezuela: Thousands take to the streets of Caracas for rival protests Thousands of Guaido supporters have protested in the capital in the latest attempt to overthrow Maduro from power. However, Venezuela's armed forces ...
22:40, 2019-11-16

Heritage, Norquist, FreedomWorks challenge Trump over Venezuela President Trump is facing substantial push back from several influential conservative groups for his move this week to aid Venezuelan opposition lead...
16:40, 2019-08-07

Decades after failed invasion, Cuba still eyes Venezuela MACHURUCUTO, Venezuela (AP) — For all the heated talk coming from Washington about President Nicolás Maduro being a Cuban puppet, there was a time wh...
07:00, 2019-05-17

Venezuela is considering the privatization of its state-owned oil industry, report says REUTERS/Isaac Urrutia Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has considered selling majority shares of the country's state-owned oil industry, according...
20:48, 2020-01-27

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador’s residence ROME (AP) — Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country’s opposition-controlled National Assembly ha...
11:44, 2019-05-10

Activists at Venezuela Embassy served with eviction notice WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. authorities have served an eviction notice to activists who have stayed for more than a month inside the Venezuelan embassy in...
04:36, 2019-05-14

Italy explains refusal to recognize Venezuela’s Guaido ROME (AP) — Italy is explaining its refusal to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president, saying it doesn’t want ...
20:48, 2019-05-11

Venezuela steers away from politics before Copa América game RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Venezuela coach Rafael Dudamel almost left his job for political reasons after his team beat Argentina 3-1 in March in a friend...
01:56, 2019-06-28

Venezuela’s Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds des...
03:16, 2019-06-18

Venezuela draw 0-0 with Peru in their Copa America opener "Venezuela and Peru began their Copa America with a nervous 0-0 draw on Saturday in a match marked by two Peruvian goals chalked off after consultati...
23:44, 2019-06-15

Pressure on U.S.-based AT&T to stand up to Venezuela’s propaganda machine Officials from the State Department met with executives from AT&T to urge them to help pull the plug on Maduro's propaganda machine....
21:28, 2020-01-17

Venezuela government, opposition agree to continue talks There will be further talks to end to Venezuela's stalemate, negotiators have said. For years, the president's adversaries had been wary of lengthy d...
05:20, 2019-07-12

The Latest: Diplomats meet in Sweden to discuss Venezuela BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The latest on the political turmoil in Venezuela (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Officials say that Sweden is hosting talks bet...
19:52, 2019-06-13

AP Exclusive: US helping Venezuela’s Guaido track stolen art U.S. officials are investigating the suspected looting of European and Latin American artwork they believe is being plundered by Venezuelan governmen...
18:20, 2019-09-19

US slaps new sanctions on Cuba over human rights, Venezuela WASHINGTON — The United States on Friday imposed new sanctions on Cuba over its support for Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and its human rights ...
06:28, 2019-10-19

Who is Leopoldo Lopez, the prisoner behind Venezuela’s Juan Guaido? Leopoldo Lopez is said to have orchestrated Juan Guaido’s rise to power in the fight to oust Nicolas Maduro as president of Venezuela....
20:24, 2019-05-01

The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official CARACAS – At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guai...
22:44, 2019-06-11

EU sees sharp rise in asylum applications from Venezuela The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. While Syrians and Afghans formerly topped the list, the EU has seen a surge in the number...
10:04, 2019-06-11

US to redirect Central America aid to Venezuela's Juan Guaido In a USAID memo, Donald Trump's administration said that funds would go to paying salaries of Juan Guaido's interim government, local NGO's and the p...
03:52, 2019-07-18

Venezuela wins seat on UN rights body despite opposition Venezuela won a seat on the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday despite a campaign by many countries opposed to Nicolas Maduro’s government and its r...
23:16, 2019-10-17

Pompeo, Russian FM to meet as Venezuela spat intensifies WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to meet next week with his Russian counterpart as a dispute between Washington and Moscow inte...
18:48, 2019-05-02

Venezuela unrest leads to more migrants at the Brazil border RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian military says the number of Venezuelans crossing into Brazil has risen this week amid an escalation in their home...
23:00, 2019-05-02

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás ...
19:08, 2019-06-15

Venezuela's Guaido returns to resume fight against Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido flouted a travel ban to travel to Washington, Brussels and Davos. After three weeks away he's back, hoping t...
09:12, 2020-02-12

Four million have now fled Venezuela, UN ramps up aid to children who remain The number of people who have left Venezuela to escape the country’s ongoing political and economic crisis, has reached some four million, the UN ann...
18:00, 2019-06-07

Venezuela’s misery doesn’t even spare the dead in Maracaibo MARACAIBO, Venezuela (AP) — Even the dead aren’t safe in Maracaibo, a sweltering, suffering city in Venezuela. Thieves have broken into some of...
06:24, 2019-06-18

Plans for Tower Fifth in Midtown include Venezuela consulate The current Venezuelan consulate on East 51st Street is supposed to be incorporated into Harry Macklowe’s proposed Tower Fifth skyscraper, and any sa...
05:16, 2019-06-19

Feds slap sanctions on son of Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro The US on Friday slapped sanctions on Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s son to ratchet up pressure on relatives of top officials backing the soci...
03:44, 2019-06-29

Venezuela's Guaidó pictured with members of Colombian gang Opposition leader plays down images but analysts say they could prove highly damagingJuan Guaidó, the Venezuelan politician fighting to topple Nicolá...
18:52, 2019-09-13

Venezuela sources: Talks to break deadlock set to resume BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that negotiations aimed at breaking Venezuela’s political standoff will resume next we...
19:04, 2019-06-29

Venezuela political negotiations to continue next week: sources The sources said the location for the talks will be decided by the government of Norway, which is leading the mediation effort and hosted two previou...
03:04, 2019-06-30

Venezuela gov’t says it thwarted plot seeking to kill Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan officials say they have foiled a plot to overthrow the government that included assassinating President Nicolas ...
23:04, 2019-06-26

Venezuela rounds up US oil bosses after Guaido meets Trump The six executives from US refiner Citgo have been under house arrest since 2017 and are considered by many to be political prisoners. They snatched ...
00:04, 2020-02-07

Freeland will visit Cuba to talk Venezuela options Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland will head to Cuba next week for more talks with her counterpart there on the situation in Venezuela....
23:28, 2019-08-22

Venezuela beats Bolivia 3-1 and advances in Copa America BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Venezuela beat Bolivia 3-1 to advance to the Copa America quarterfinals on Saturday. Darwin Machis scored in each half ...
00:32, 2019-06-23

Brazil says it will call on OAS to demand answer from Venezuela on oil spill Brazil's environment minister said on Wednesday that the government will call on the Organization of American States (OAS) to demand an answer from V...
02:20, 2019-10-24

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire si...
12:20, 2019-06-22

Venezuela: convoy attacked as lawmakers barred from assembly Lawmakers hold session on outskirts of capital after people dressed in civilian clothes target their vehiclesGovernment security forces and armed mot...
22:56, 2020-01-15

Venezuela's army death squads kill thousands — UN A UN report has detailed the extrajudicial executions of thousands of young men by special forces. The report says that the death squads are carrying...
23:16, 2019-07-04

Fishing in the blackened and polluted waters off Venezuela – in pictures Crude oil oozes into the waters of Lake Maracaibo – a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea – yet fishermen still scratch a living on its sticky shoresAll...
17:36, 2019-10-30

Venezuela's Guaido says parliament access blocked by police The opposition leader has criticized police officers who prevented him from attending the National Assembly. He was due to be voted in as its leader ...
19:20, 2020-01-05

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on Preside...
22:24, 2019-06-19

Venezuela's rule of law has crumbled under Maduro, says legal watchdog International Commission of Jurists called on Venezuelan authorities to reinstate democratic institutionsThe rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela un...
17:20, 2019-07-08

Brazil frustrated by VAR in Copa América draw with Venezuela Coutinho’s late goal disallowed after Firmino handballBrazil had three goals disallowed by VARBrazil had three goals disallowed by VAR as they were h...
10:04, 2019-06-19

The Latest: Norway mediation effort in Venezuela stalls CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 10:28 a.m. A member of Venezuela’s opposition said...
16:56, 2019-06-07