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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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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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’...
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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 ...
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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 ....
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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

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

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: 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...
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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....
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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’...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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‘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....
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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...
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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....
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'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...
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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...
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18:36, 2019-04-21

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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 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

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

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

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...
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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

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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

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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...
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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

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-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

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.  ...
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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

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

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

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’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'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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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 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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

The Latest: Venezuela top court targets opposition leaders CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Venezuela’s pro-government Supreme Court...
20:40, 2019-05-07

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’s opposition-led congress to debate defense pact CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela’s return to a regional def...
17:52, 2019-05-07

Venezuela migrants propel billion-dollar delivery app BOGOTA, Colombia — It’s six in the morning and Samuel Romero is already pulling his bicycle out of a small garage. The 21-year-old Venezuelan migrant...
20:04, 2019-07-29

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 opposition vow to defy Maduro after key figure detained At least nine lawmakers face detention after Edgar Zambrano was arrested on Wednesday, signalling the start of a crackdownOpposition politicians batt...
16:52, 2019-05-09

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

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

IMF denies pressuring Venezuela to release economic data The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it had not pressured Venezuela to release economic indicators after years of silence, while two sour...
23:28, 2019-05-30

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

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

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

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

Venezuela's top court opens probe into opposition lawmakers The Maduro-allied court is investigating opposition politicians on suspicion of treason. The National Assembly has argued that the move violates the ...
22:32, 2019-05-07

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

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

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

Maduro government blames Venezuela blackout on attack Caracas and other parts of Venezuela have been hit by a massive power cut. The government blamed the blackout on an "electromagnetic attack."...
06:12, 2019-07-23

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

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

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

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

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

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

Venezuela: widespread blackouts could be new normal, experts warn Country struggled to restore power after massive blackout on Monday left millions without powerWidespread electricity outages could become the new no...
19:56, 2019-07-23

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

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

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

Norwegian diplomat pushes Venezuela talks against the odds BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Any negotiated settlement to Venezuela*s protracted crisis will likely be reached with the help of a self-effacing Scandinavi...
18:36, 2019-05-31

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 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

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU’s special envoy for Venezuela MADRID (AP) — The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc’s s...
12:36, 2019-05-28

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

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

Martino, Mexico use shuffling roster to beat Venezuela ATLANTA (AP) — For all the players absent from Mexico’s national team, new coach Tata Martino may still have a roster solid enough to make a st...
07:04, 2019-06-06

Canada closing Venezuela embassy effective immediately Canada's foreign affairs minister says the Maduro regime has taken action to prevent foreign embassies from functioning, "particularly those advocati...
01:04, 2019-06-03

Venezuela: Representatives of Maduro and Guaido to meet in Norway Norway's foreign ministry said in a statement that the government and opposition delegates will hold talks in Oslo next week to carry forward the neg...
13:20, 2019-05-26

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

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

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

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

8 million to leave Venezuela as migrants by end of 2020: report An estimated 4 million have already fled the country to escape a political crisis fuelled by its economic collapse....
21:44, 2019-06-28

Putin: No intention to deploy Russian troops in Venezuela ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has told reporters that Moscow has no intention to deploy its troops or set up military bases ...
14:20, 2019-06-06

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

Mexico fight back to beat Venezuela in Atlanta "Mexico came from behind to beat Venezuela 3-1 in Atlanta on Wednesday and record their third win in a row under Argentine coach Gerardo Martino."...
08:52, 2019-06-06

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

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

Stalemate in Venezuela persists after days of protests and violence. What comes next? In the fourth month of their standoff, President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó are unable to deliver a knock-out blow as Venezuela...
20:36, 2019-05-03

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

Florida senators say Venezuela is national security issue MIAMI (AP) — Florida’s U.S. senators are increasing pressure on the Trump administration to act on the crisis in Venezuela, calling it a nation...
22:12, 2019-05-03

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

Pentagon meeting on Venezuela includes discussion of US intervention President Trump’s top national security officials met at the Pentagon Friday to discuss how to respond to the political crisis in Venezuela....
02:44, 2019-05-04

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

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

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

US balks as Venezuela heads up UN-backed disarmament body GENEVA (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the U.N.’s main disarmament body has walked out of its current session in Geneva to protest that Venezuela...
12:36, 2019-05-28

Venezuela's Juan Guaido calls for 'return to streets' The self-declared president has urged Venezuelans to protest against a growing government crackdown on opposition figures. The EU has warned the Madu...
04:20, 2019-05-10

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

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

UN rights chief decries latest US sanctions targeting Venezuela ‘Extremely broad’ measures could increase suffering in the country, says Michelle BacheletThe UN rights chief has intensified criticism of US sanctio...
13:48, 2019-08-09

Venezuela’s war on children at a 'breaking point' over lack of medical care The cries of millions of children still languishing inside Venezuela all too often go unanswered as the deteriorating conditions and the iron-grip of...
16:20, 2019-07-11

Mini-Maduro targeted as US turns screws on Venezuela leader's son The US has imposed sanctions on Nicolasito, 29, who claims to be an economist and a flautist and has faced claims of nepotismThe Trump administration...
22:04, 2019-06-28

Blackouts plunge Venezuela into chaos as minister blames saboteurs Nationwide outages caused by ‘electromagnetic attack’ on hydroelectric system, government claims Venezuela has been hit by a nationwide power outage ...
04:52, 2019-07-23

AP Interview: Russia hails Norway-brokered Venezuela talks MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s envoy on Venezuela says the Norway-brokered talks between the South American country’s government and the oppositi...
20:16, 2019-06-26

Venezuela envoys head for talks in Norway as US halts flights Representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks after a failed uprising. Meanwhile, the US has suspended a...
06:04, 2019-05-16

Spain rejects US request to extradite Venezuela's former intelligence chief Top criminal court instead orders release of Gen Hugo Armando Carvajal, who was sought on drug trafficking chargesA top Spanish court has denied a US...
19:12, 2019-09-16

Pompeo: Hezbollah using Venezuela drug trafficking to ‘make payroll’ A major Iranian-backed terrorist group is using drug trafficking operations in Venezuela to fund operations in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mi...
00:04, 2019-06-12

Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro halts talks with opposition over US sanctions Venezuela responded to President Donald Trump's move to freeze assets in the US by skipping talks with Juan Guaido's team in Barbados. The government...
06:00, 2019-08-08

US briefing: Trump's antisemitic trope, mass shootings and Venezuela Wednesday’s top story: president accuses Jewish Democrats of ‘disloyalty’. Plus, inside the Mississippi prison known as ‘gangland’Subscribe now to re...
14:44, 2019-08-21

Venezuela: new banknotes for second time in a year amid rising hyperinflation Banknotes of 10,000, 20,000 and 50,000 bolívar denominations will begin circulating on Thursday, the central bank saidVenezuela is releasing new bank...
22:24, 2019-06-12

Venezuela government says it foiled plot to assassinate president Maduro Venezuelan officials said that they have foiled a plot to overthrow the government that included assassinating President Nicolás Maduro and his close...
01:20, 2019-06-27

Venezuela's Guaido announces fresh talks with Maduro regime The Norway-brokered talks aim "to establish a negotiation on the end of the dictatorship," the opposition leader said. Backed by Russia and China, so...
05:16, 2019-07-08

Venezuela: loyalists defiant but doubts linger after failed revolt A conclave of the ruling Socialist party invoked the example of the late Hugo Chávez, but a high-profile defection has left questions about the exten...
09:20, 2019-05-09

Cuba forced into rationing as US sanctions and Venezuela crisis bite Commerce minister announces limits on purchases of staples such as chicken, eggs, rice, beans and soapThe Cuban government has announced that it is l...
04:20, 2019-05-11

The Latest: Canada, Cuba hold talks on Venezuela crisis CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Canadia’s foreign minister is meeting Cuban Forei...
18:08, 2019-05-16

Trump, Maduro confirm 'secret' contact over Venezuela crisis The US and Venezuelan leaders have confirmed for the first time that their governments are talking behind the scenes. No mention of the opposition wa...
07:48, 2019-08-21

Crowds decline at Venezuela protests amid fears of crackdown CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A modest crowd of Venezuelans has taken to the streets to show support for the opposition-led congress which has come under...
19:32, 2019-05-11

Crowds at Venezuela protests diminish as fear of crackdown grows A modest crowd of Venezuelans took to the streets Saturday to show support for the opposition-led congress which is coming under increasing pressure ...
21:28, 2019-05-11

Guaido seeks Pentagon cooperation in attempt to take power in Venezuela Opposition leader asks aide to meet US Southern CommandTrump administration has not counted out military actionVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guai...
23:52, 2019-05-11

A ‘staggering’ 4 million people have fled crisis-stricken Venezuela: UN Venezuela's imploding economy has brought widespread shortages of basic foods and medicines, while political hostilities have led to waves of fatal v...
19:48, 2019-06-07

Copa America: Host Brazil held by Venezuela to 0-0 draw SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Brazil followed a lackluster win over Bolivia with a scoreless draw against Venezuela in the Copa America on Tuesday, prompti...
04:44, 2019-06-19

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicol...
17:56, 2019-06-14

Venezuela foils attempt on President Maduro's life: government An attempt to assassinate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has failed, the crisis-hit country's government said. The leader has accused the United...
03:36, 2019-06-27

Venezuela’s Guaidó puts on brave face after failed uprising CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó wants to jumpstart his movement to oust Nicolas Maduro following last week’s...
23:32, 2019-05-10

Venezuela seeks extradition of suspect accused of burning man to death Enzo Franchini Oliveros accused over death of Orlando José Figuera, 21, who was set alight during anti-government protestsVenezuela is seeking the ex...
00:48, 2019-07-12

Venezuela, Uruguay warn against travel to U.S. cities following mass shootings Uruguay and Venezuela have specifically warned citizens against travelling to cities such as Detroit and Baltimore....
08:32, 2019-08-06

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela'...
00:00, 2019-05-23

'It will not work': experts question Venezuela sanctions as Bolton touts them Bolton claimed Trump’s measures will help end Maduro’s reign, but some fear they will make Venezuela’s economic meltdown worseUS national security ad...
21:40, 2019-08-06

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sa...
19:32, 2019-05-22

US briefing: Venezuela coup attempt, Mueller and Facebook privacy Wednesday’s top story: Maduro claims victory over ‘deranged’ attempt to depose government. Plus, the crisis of violence against Native American women...
12:52, 2019-05-01

Venezuela's 'staggering' exodus reaches 4 million, UN refugee agency says Social and political crisis drives tide of migrantsColombia and Peru host half of fleeing Venezuelans Related: Venezuela at the crossroads: the who, ...
20:08, 2019-06-07

Trump appears at odds with aides over Russia’s role in Venezuela WASHINGTON – President Trump spoke by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday and said Putin was “not looking” to get involved in...
00:12, 2019-05-04

‘Hope never dies’: Venezuela opposition ponders what’s next after failed uprising As protesters returned to the streets on Saturday some voiced optimism while others showed signs of bafflement and angerWhen the tip off came late on...
23:12, 2019-05-04

Trump's Venezuela struggles draw comparison to Obama's with Syria Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s reliance on U.S. adversaries to defy President Trump’s call for his ouster is drawing comparisons to the Syrian...
22:00, 2019-05-04

Trump talks Venezuela and Mueller probe with Vladimir Putin Both presidents said they were not looking to intervene in Venezuela. Trump did not mention election meddling to Putin and refered to the Mueller rep...
03:36, 2019-05-04

Venezuela confirms major contraction in rare data release CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s government has made a rare acknowledgement of the severity of the country’s economic crisis by publ...
06:08, 2019-05-29

Jailed Citgo executives ordered to stand trial in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A judge in Venezuela has ordered a trial in the case of six American oil executives held for 18 months on corruption charge...
05:40, 2019-06-08

Venezuela's mining arc: a legal veneer for armed groups to plunder Their methods and origins differ, but their hunger for gold drives violence – and any foreign incursion could trigger escalationLate 2016, Nicolás Ma...
14:28, 2019-06-08

Venezuela’s gold fever fuels gangs and insecurity: 'There will be anarchy' Puerto Ordaz has been swept up in a gold rush that powers the city as the armed groups running the mines flourishPuerto Ordaz was once Venezuela’s in...
14:28, 2019-06-08

Venezuela: UN report accuses Maduro of ‘gross violations’ against dissenters In withering report, human rights chief details how Maduro’s security forces allegedly torture members of the oppositionThe UN has issued a withering...
21:36, 2019-07-04

Venezuela's trees suffer as firewood replaces scarce cooking gas Endy Perez for years started her day by turning on the stove of her small house in the Venezuelan city of Maracay. These days, her breakfast routine ...
16:08, 2019-08-29

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is preparing to hold separate meetings in Caracas with Venezuelan oppos...
17:28, 2019-06-21

Machis strikes power Venezuela into Copa quarter-finals "An impressive double from striker Darwin Machis helped Venezuela book their place in the Copa America quarter-finals with a comfortable 3-1 win over...
00:12, 2019-06-23

Venezuela’s decline takes toll on late artist’s legacy Death of Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez elicited international praise for the man, but muted reaction from Venezuela’s government and the decay o...
22:00, 2019-07-31

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political...
06:20, 2019-06-20

Navy captain’s death in custody sparks outrage in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition is denouncing what it calls the murder of a navy captain who died in custody after he was arre...
06:04, 2019-06-30

Heritage Action, 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...
18:24, 2019-08-07

Venezuela: widow of 'tortured' navy captain demands UN investigation Captain Rafael Acosta died in military hospital in CaracasWaleswka Pérez: ‘They tortured him so much they killed him’The wife of a Venezuelan navy ca...
19:12, 2019-07-01

US briefing: Barr testimony, Venezuela uprising and Assange sentenced Thursday’s top story: attorney general refuses to appear before House judiciary committee. Plus, why we are addicted to conspiracy theoriesSubscribe ...
13:04, 2019-05-02

Trump: John Bolton ‘was holding me back!’ on Cuba, Venezuela President Trump on Thursday pushed back on the idea that former national security adviser John Bolton was too much of a hawk — asserting that it was ...
22:00, 2019-09-12

IMF suspended work with Venezuela on economic data after political upheaval The International Monetary Fund suspended work with Venezuela on its economic data in January because of questions about the legitimacy of the govern...
18:24, 2019-05-30

Venezuela pulls CNN after network’s footage of a truck hitting protesters CNN was yanked off the air Tuesday in Venezuela — about a minute after it aired footage of government tanks plowing into a crowd of protesters,...
12:00, 2019-05-02

How the US blew its chance to woo 2 generals keeping Nicolas Maduro in power in Venezuela Associated Press In 2016 and 2017, two Venezuelan generals approached the US about potential cooperation and to open communications. But the US rebu...
03:04, 2019-05-04

UN rights team heading to Venezuela may pave way for official mission led by Bachelet A United Nations human rights team is to begin an official visit to Venezuela on Monday at the invitation of the Government, potentially paving the w...
15:47, 2019-04-09

Venezuela: Guaidó calls on supporters to intensify ‘peaceful rebellion’ against Maduro Tens of thousands of protesters hit the streets again on Wednesday and clashed with security forces after fruitless bid to oust MaduroClashes have br...
22:04, 2019-05-01

Argentina beat Venezuela to set up Copa America semi-final with Brazil • Martínez and Lo Celso score for much improved Argentina• Argentina to face Brazil in first Copa America clash since 2007Argentina delivered a much ...
01:24, 2019-06-29

Pompeo will meet Russian foreign minister to discuss Venezuela crisis Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Finland next week to discuss disagreements over the crisis in Vene...
19:20, 2019-05-02

Reports of secret US-Venezuela talks to oust Maduro draw skepticism Claims that Nicolás Maduro’s number two official is working with the US are an attempt to ‘stoke paranoia’, experts sayHe is one of the most influent...
18:28, 2019-08-19

Venezuela jail inmates killed in clash with police special forces Venezuela's special police forces (FAES) killed 29 inmates in what the authorities described as a failed escape attempt from a detention center. Acti...
02:04, 2019-05-25

Argentina beats Venezuela, faces Brazil in Copa América semi RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Argentina has beaten Venezuela 2-0 and will face Brazil in the Copa América semifinals next Tuesday. Striker Lautaro Martínez s...
23:12, 2019-06-28

Uprising in Venezuela: Could opposition leader Guaido topple President Maduro? Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido appeared alongside armed, uniformed men on Tuesday in his strongest call yet to the military to abandon Pres...
13:00, 2019-05-01

Argentina book Copa America semi-final with Brazil after win over Venezuela "Copa America 2019, Quarter-final, Maracana – Venezuela 0 Argentina 2 (Martinez 10\u0027, Lo Celso 74\u0027)"...
23:36, 2019-06-28

Mike Pence says Ilhan Omar ‘chooses socialism’ after her Venezuela comments Vice President Mike Pence panned Rep. Ilhan Omar for picking “socialism over freedom” by blaming the US for the crisis in Venezuela. “As Venezuelans ...
19:20, 2019-05-02

Norway mediation effort in Venezuela stalls over opposition demands for elections CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Norway mediation effort in Venezuela stalls over opposition demands for elections....
16:56, 2019-06-07

National Guard armoured vehicle drives into protesters in Venezuela – video Hundreds of demonstrators in Caracas have confronted military vehicles on a road outside La Carlota airbase. One of the vehicles fired a water cannon...
12:52, 2019-05-01

Venezuela dialysis patients face uncertain fate after power cuts Seconds before William Lopez was set to be connected to a dialysis machine at a state-run clinic in the western Venezuelan city of Maracaibo in April...
13:20, 2019-05-15

Venezuela crisis: Maduro claims victory over 'deranged' coup attempt President blames Trump imperialists and ‘coup-mongering far right’ as rival Juan Guaidó calls for more protestsNicolás Maduro claimed his troops have...
12:52, 2019-05-01

Amazon's 'Jack Ryan' TV series lambasted for promoting Venezuela 'invasion' Venezuela's culture minister has accused Amazon television series "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan" of promoting an invasion of the South American nation, fol...
22:56, 2019-09-06

Mike Pompeo calls Ilhan Omar’s comments on Venezuela ‘disgusting’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed back at Rep. Ilhan Omar for blaming the US for the violence in Venezuela – calling her comments “ignorant” and ...
14:32, 2019-05-03

Trump, Putin discuss nukes, Venezuela in ‘long and very good’ talk President Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin had a “very productive talk” over the phone Friday while discussing nuclear and trade a...
20:08, 2019-05-03

Solidarity needed to overcome ‘isolated’ attacks on Venezuela refugees, migrants Attacks and hate speech against Venezuelans seeking shelter in neighbouring countries should be condemned “with a clear and forceful message of rejec...
15:47, 2019-04-09

‘A matter of life and death’: Calgarians rally in support of uprising in Venezuela Dozens of people gathered at Eau Claire Plaza on Tuesday around noon to share stories and lend support to those dealing with violent clashes in Venez...
13:00, 2019-05-01

Six months on, Juan Guaidó supporters hang on to fading hope in Venezuela Fresh protests to mark half a year after he declared himself interim leader, but Nicolás Maduro remains in powerSol Castro Sánchez was a picture of e...
11:48, 2019-07-22

Venezuela releases video of ‘hostile’ US spy plane intercepted by fighter jets VENEZUELA has released a video of a US spy plane being intercepted by one of its fighter jets amid ongoing tensions in the Americas....
18:32, 2019-07-22

Venezuela, Uruguay, Japan warn citizens about traveling to the US because of mass shootings Venezuela, Uruguay and Japan have warned their citizens about traveling to the United States after this weekend's mass shootings.   &...
00:52, 2019-08-07

Venezuela's ambassador to Italy resigns, blaming government's lack of money Isaías Rodríguez says US sanctions against Caracas means he cannot afford to carry out his dutiesThe Venezuelan ambassador to Italy has resigned, say...
14:44, 2019-05-21

Venezuela takes a page out of Russia's playbook in Caribbean aircraft interception When Venezuela intercepted a United States aircraft over the Caribbean Sea, it not only used a Russian fighter to do so, it took a page directly out ...
02:56, 2019-07-23

Navy to deploy hospital ship amid escalating tensions in Venezuela The U.S. Navy is slated to deploy a hospital ship to Latin America next month to provide humanitarian medical support to countries hosting Venezuelan...
00:00, 2019-05-08

Venezuela: Russia urges US to abandon ‘irresponsible’ plan to topple Maduro Secretary of state meanwhile slammed Russian meddling in the country: ‘We don’t want anyone messing around with Venezuela’Washington and Moscow trade...
22:20, 2019-05-05

Venezuela’s dead revolution shows the limitations of the crowd | Simon Jenkins From Caracas to Extinction Rebellion, the will of the masses doesn’t always triumphWhatever happened to the Venezuelan revolution? Two weeks ago, we ...
07:28, 2019-05-17

Venezuela: Maduro regime has 'kidnapped' national assembly vice president, says Guaidó Edgar Zambrano says intelligence agents surrounded him and towed away the car while he was still insideVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has s...
03:08, 2019-05-09

Perils Of Socialism: Sweden Used To Be A Prosperous Nation. Then They Became Socialist. Today Their Country Is Known As Venezuela Liberal idiots are flocking to the siren call of socialism, convinced that they’re special snowflakes who deserve everything for free. Sure, free hea...
11:52, 2019-05-02

John Bolton unveils historic asset freeze on Venezuela's Maduro regime President Trump is intensifying sanctions on Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro, pairing a historic asset freeze with threats to punish anyone in th...
22:52, 2019-08-06

Venezuela closing consulates in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal amid diplomatic tensions Venezuela's foreign ministry says the closures come in response to Canada's decision last week to shut down its embassy in Caracas....
19:56, 2019-06-09

Power cut in Venezuela plunges country into darkness as government accuses opposition of sabotage Much of Venezuela was plunged into darkness after blackouts, which embattled President Nicolas Maduro blamed on opponents....
11:12, 2019-07-23

Pentagon’s Shanahan, Dunford cancel overseas travel to plan for Venezuela contingencies CHANGE OF PLANS: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and Joint Chiefs chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford canceled plans to preside over a change of c...
13:24, 2019-05-02

Chicago Teachers Union group under fire for crowdfunding trip to socialist Venezuela A group of members from the Chicago Teachers Union has come under fire for crowdfunding a summer trip to Venezuela where they praised the socialist c...
09:48, 2019-08-20

Trump voter base would recoil at attack on Venezuela or Iran, backers warn President Trump would destabilize his reelection coalition if he attacks Iran or Venezuela, supporters and outside observers say, as key administrati...
23:52, 2019-05-08

Maduro rallies Venezuela armed forces as show of strength, saying ‘Loyal forever’ The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country's crisis was on display Saturday as President Nicolas Maduro sought to keep its support a...
19:04, 2019-05-04

Norway says Venezuela’s political factions will return to Oslo next week for mediation effort CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Norway says Venezuela’s political factions will return to Oslo next week for mediation effort....
21:36, 2019-05-25

UN rights chief bemoans unilateral sanctions on Venezuela, fearing ‘far-reaching implications’ A new set of unilateral sanctions imposed by the United States on Venezuela this week prompted the concern of the United Nations’ top rights official...
23:28, 2019-08-08

Venezuela migrant crisis begs a ‘coherent, predictable and harmonized’ response: UNHCR There is “no end in sight” to the massive movement of Venezuelan migrants and refugees, now at around 4.3 million in number, the UN refugee agency (U...
22:40, 2019-08-29

As Venezuela's government blocks aid and makes arbitrary arrests, locals turn to an app as a lifeline In a crumbling country where almost all but state-owned media outlets have been shuttered, food and medicine are scarce, unrest is rising and authori...
16:08, 2019-04-09

An unprecedented attack that killed a general is an ominous sign of growing criminal power in Venezuela REUTERS/Marco Bello A Venezuelan air force general and five other security officers were killed in an ambush during a patrol in northern Venezuela i...
22:08, 2019-05-17

Venezuelan lawmaker says No. 2 leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress is arrested as tensions mount CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan lawmaker says No. 2 leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress is arrested as tensions mount....
02:32, 2019-05-09

Sanders distances himself from 2011 editorial on his Senate website praising the American dream in Venezuela As the political situation in Venezuela deteriorates, an editorial endorsed by presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., that praised the soci...
12:08, 2019-05-02

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by re...
22:44, 2019-05-01

Venezuela's Maduro offers to meet Trump after confirming the two governments held 'secret meetings' Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said he is ready to meet with President Trump to normalize relations with the United States....
19:56, 2019-08-21

Venezuela’s Juan Guaido calls for ‘largest march in history’ amid violent protests Venezuelans are expected to take to the streets on Wednesday for what opposition leader Juan Guaido pledged would be the "largest march" in the count...
15:44, 2019-05-01

Venezuela rejects UN report accusing officials sending death squads to kill young men Government figures showed that deaths ascribed to criminals resisting arrest numbered 5,287 last year and 1,569 by May 19 this year. The U.N. report ...
17:08, 2019-07-05

Venezuela: ‘A worrying destabilizing factor in the region’, Bachelet tells Human Rights Council Expressing deep concern at the “magnitude and gravity of the human rights impact” of Venezuela’s current crisis, the UN High Commissioner for Human R...
15:47, 2019-04-09

Officials: American and Russian diplomats meet with other world powers in Sweden to discuss Venezuela BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Officials: American and Russian diplomats meet with other world powers in Sweden to discuss Venezuela....
19:12, 2019-06-13

In Venezuela, Bachelet calls on Government to release prisoners, appeals for ‘bold steps towards compromise’ Speaking at the end of the first-ever official mission to Venezuela by a UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet called on the Government to release...
16:48, 2019-06-22

Miss Venezuela pageant officials drop public disclosure of contestants' measurements in response to critics Venezuelans, known worldwide for taking their beauty pageants seriously, are making a change in this year’s contest – no measurements will be made pu...
23:12, 2019-07-31

Venezuela’s Supreme Court opens criminal action against 7 opposition figures for alleged treason and rebellion CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s Supreme Court opens criminal action against 7 opposition figures for alleged treason and rebellion....
20:40, 2019-05-07

Venezuela standoff leads to mini arms race as US and Russia sell proxies fighter jets Colombia is considering buying new F-16 fighter jets from the United States in response to Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s partnership with Rus...
00:00, 2019-07-26

Venezuela: ‘Shocked’ by alleged torture, death of navy captain, UN human rights chief urges ‘in-depth’ investigation The UN human rights chief has expressed her deep concern over the alleged torture and subsequent death of a retired navy captain who had been impriso...
22:12, 2019-07-02

Venezuela news latest: Juan Guaido calls for fresh protests as US claims president Maduro had been set to flee the country Venezuela's opposition leader has called for his supporters to revive protests a day after violent clashes in the capital....
13:12, 2019-05-01

US Military in Germany: What you need to know A decision to move US troops out of Germany would mark a major change in the defense relationship between the two countries and reshape the basis of ...
15:04, 2019-08-20

The war on the military’s diet America’s armed forces are fighting — over food. A study published in June in the journal Military Medicine suggested that serving men and wome...
02:48, 2019-07-23

Copa America schedule, scores, 2019 dates, TV, live stream info, start times: Brazil draws Venezuela The Copa America is underway in Brazil and it ends with the July 7 final in Rio de Janeiro...
19:32, 2019-06-19

Amid Venezuela exodus, UN refugee envoy Angelina Jolie visits camps on Colombian border, appeals for humanity, more support As the United Nations announced four million Venezuelans have fled their country, Angelina Jolie, a special envoy for the world body’s refugee agency...
17:36, 2019-06-10

Another undeserved military honor for LBJ When former President Lyndon B. Johnson’s daughters smashed champagne bottles against a metal star atop the bow of the ship named for him last month,...
09:36, 2019-05-10

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hunger crisis in DR Congo, Swine Fever in Asia, Venezuela death investigation call, updates on Eritrea and Syria This Tuesday, UN News covers: Growing food crisis in DR Congo; Swine Fever threatens millions of livelihoods in Asia; Human Rights Council told of pe...
23:12, 2019-07-02

Friday’s Daily Brief: solidarity with Japan, call for DR Congo support, family-friendly workplaces, hottest June ever, Venezuela and Afghanistan updates In today’s Daily Brief: UN stands in solidarity with Japan; avoid panic over DR Congo Ebola emergency; ‘transformative shift’ needed towards family-f...
22:04, 2019-07-19

The Latest in Military Strategy: Mindfulness Soldiers in several countries, including the U.S., are being taught deep breathing and meditation techniques to improve focus during chaos....
21:04, 2019-04-11

The Latest: Trump says still considering military action _____ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 8 p.m. Presiden...
21:32, 2019-06-22

Germany: AKK urges more money for military The German defense budget is set to increase by almost €2 billion. But it's still not enough, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has warned. Key projects "ma...
23:28, 2019-09-11

US military simulation shows Iran would WIN war against them US MILITARY situations show that Iran would be able to win a war against them in the Middle East....
21:48, 2019-07-06

Why are many of America’s military families going hungry? _____ SAN DIEGO — Dozens of people formed a line outside Dewey Elementary School on a recent Monday, awaiting the arrival of a Feeding San Diego t...
20:56, 2019-07-14

Fury over US military using Galapagos airstrip Plans to allow the US military to use the San Cristobal airstrip could threaten the environment of the World Heritage Site and compromise Ecuador's s...
18:52, 2019-06-18

D.O. begins mandatory military service K-pop group EXO spent time with D.O. before the singer began his mandatory military service....
20:12, 2019-07-01

4 military phrases that civilians should start using Spc. Mary Calkin/US Army National Guard The military and civilian worlds are vastly different. But civilian life does present some challenges that c...
21:52, 2019-06-07

More than 40 Swiss military staff hit with vomiting bug Four critical after members of academy in central Switzerland suddenly suffer acute gastrointestinal problems More than 40 military staff and recruit...
04:04, 2019-07-05