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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...

Brazil minister says oil on country's beaches 'very likely from Venezuela'

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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

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

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

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

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

Venezuela denies responsibility 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 ...
00:44, 2019-10-11

Brazil says oil on beaches is Venezuelan, but the culprit may not be Brazil's government has confirmed that oil mysteriously washing up on the country's beaches is Venezuelan, but that does not necessarily mean Venezue...
22:12, 2019-10-17

Brazil says oil in spill along northeast beaches not Brazilian Brazil's environmental agency Ibama said on Thursday that an analysis of a vast oil spill along the country's northeastern beaches showed the spilled...
04:16, 2019-09-27

Unexplained oil spill hits beaches across 8 states in Brazil Although there is extensive oil exploration activity offshore Brazil, authorities have ruled out that as the source of the spill....
03:28, 2019-09-28

Brazil's oil spill 'criminally deposited' on beaches: Bolsonaro President Jair Bolsonaro has suggested a criminal element to the mystery oil slicks polluting Brazil's northeast coast. About 100 oil spills have bee...
17:44, 2019-10-08

Mysterious crates washing up on Brazil's oil-stained beaches Oil spills have been plaguing Brazil's northern coastline for weeks. But before that, another mystery had been puzzling local scientists: shipping cr...
20:32, 2019-10-19

Petrobras says oil spill covering northeast beaches not from Brazil Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petroleos Brasileiro SA concluded after investigating a vast oil spill along the country's northeastern coast t...
02:20, 2019-09-27

Oil slicks on beaches could be criminal or from shipwreck: Brazil president Bolsonaro told reporters that the crude oil "does not seem to come from an off-shore platform" and suggested it was from another country....
03:40, 2019-10-08

Brazil environment: Vast oil spill hits dozens of beaches At least six sea turtles have been found dead as officials still investigate the source of the oil....
13:28, 2019-09-27

Brazil's Bolsonaro says mystery oil slicks on beaches likely have criminal origin Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday that mysterious oil slicks polluting the country's northeastern beaches were likely to have been left...
14:32, 2019-10-08

Brazil police investigate mysterious oil slicks polluting Northeast beaches Brazilian police on Wednesday opened an investigation into possible criminal activity surrounding an apparent oil spill off beaches along the country...
18:32, 2019-10-02

On Normandy beaches, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hails D-Day fighters who died ‘for you and me’ COURSEULLES-SUR-MER, France (AP) — On Normandy beaches, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hails D-Day fighters who died ‘for you and me...
13:20, 2019-06-06

'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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Brazil's environment minister says G7 aid for Amazon welcome Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles told reporters in São Paulo on Monday that financial aid to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest f...
19:16, 2019-08-26

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces env...
01:24, 2019-07-04

Brazil infrastructure projects are environmentally sustainable: minister Brazil's infrastructure projects are environmentally sustainable and several of them can be carried out in harmony with the needs of the Amazon rainf...
17:32, 2019-09-27

Brazil not working with U.S. on forest fires: defense minister The United States is not giving Brazil concrete support to combat forest fires despite President Donald Trump's broad offer of assistance, Brazilian ...
18:28, 2019-08-24

Brazil minister says he will shrink, not replace environmental agency Brazil intends to reduce the size of its environmental policymaking body but does not plan to have it report to a new council controlled by President...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Brazil minister says agribusiness should not be blamed for Amazon fires Brazilian agriculture minister, Tereza Cristina Dias, said on Friday that agribusiness should not be blamed for the fires sweeping through the Amazon...
18:16, 2019-08-23

Brazil law group wants justice minister, prosecutors removed RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian Bar Association is calling for the suspension of the justice minister after a series of reports alleging that as ...
01:16, 2019-06-11

Brazil foreign minister says 'there is no climate change catastrophe' Brazil's Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo denied on Wednesday that his country was burning down the Amazon rainforest and said unfounded alarm over g...
00:00, 2019-09-12

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

Brazil to revamp Amazon Fund after finding irregularities: minister Brazil will overhaul rules for selecting projects to reduce deforestation supported by the Amazon Fund, which is financed by Norway and Germany, afte...
20:20, 2019-05-17

Brazil Justice minister laments hack of prosecutors’ phones RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s justice minister is lamenting what he calls the “criminal invasion” of the phones of several prosecu...
04:56, 2019-06-10

Brazil: four arrested over hacking of Bolsonaro justice minister's phone Sérgio Moro hit by scandal after the Intercept published leaked chats suggesting he had conspired to damage ex-president LulaBrazil’s federal police ...
00:12, 2019-07-25

Brazil's faster agrochemical approvals not harming environment: minister Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Monday that the government's recent accelerated approvals of agrochemicals are not detrim...
17:52, 2019-08-05

Brazil environment minister to meet US climate denier group before UN summit Ricardo Salles to meet Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)Critics say Bolsonaro lacks commitment to fight climate crisisBrazil’s environment minis...
09:20, 2019-09-13

Argentina vs. Venezuela score: Lo Celso, Martinez score to set up Copa America semifinal against Brazil Lionel Scaloni's team has produced back-to-back shutouts to advance to the Copa America semis in Brazil...
00:52, 2019-06-29

Swine fever will hurt Brazil soy exports, lift China meat sales: minister Brazilian soy exports to China will definitely decline this year as African swine fever in the world's No. 2 economy cuts demand for the animal feed,...
22:48, 2019-04-22

Countries 'overreact' by linking rainforest fires to approval EU-Mercosur pact: Brazil minister Countries like Ireland and France "overreact" when they link the recent fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest to the final approval of a trade agreeme...
19:16, 2019-08-26

These are the 10 best beaches in Hawaii See which stretches of sand USA TODAY 10Best readers voted the best in Hawaii.       ...
23:44, 2019-07-15

11 of India's best beaches Dreaming of a tropical Indian getaway? Discover 11 of India's best beaches -- from popular Palolem Beach in Goa to lush Bekal Beach in Kerala....
03:24, 2019-04-15

10 best US beaches for 2019 Summer's right around the corner, and the best beaches in the United States are beckoning....
12:16, 2019-05-24

Best beaches to visit on a cruise Islands and coasts around the world offer clear waters and clean sands. Check out the 12 best beaches to visit on a cruise, according to Cruise Criti...
20:08, 2019-08-14

Beyond Waikiki: 10 must-see beaches on Oahu Visitors who don't venture beyond Waikiki Beach in Honolulu on the island of Oahu are missing out on some beach gems. Venture out and you'...
04:52, 2019-06-19

America's top 10 beaches for 2019 "Dr. Beach" uses 50 criteria to evaluate beaches, including water cleanliness, safety and management of the beach environment and its facilities. &#...
19:48, 2019-06-04

South of D-Day beaches, another slaughter is remembered CHAMBOIS, France (AP) — D-Day marked only the beginning of the Allied struggle to wrest Europe from the Nazis. A commemoration Tuesday served as a re...
20:00, 2019-06-04

10 gorgeous beaches you’ve probably never heard of If you want a jaw-dropping shoreline without the sunburned tourists and splashing masses, head for one of these lesser-known gems.    ...
14:08, 2019-04-25

10 of the best beaches for beginners to catch waves These coastal destinations offer fun waves and friendly vibes       ...
16:16, 2019-07-30

Why are Nike trainers washing up on beaches? From Bermuda and the Azores to Ireland and France, large numbers of shoes are washing ashore....
10:48, 2019-06-19

9 of the most-hidden, remote beaches in Asia Cambodia, Thailand, Japan, China for beautiful beaches in Asia       ...
01:12, 2019-07-02

Why is cocaine washing up on the beaches of Fiji? – podcast A multibillion-dollar operation involving cocaine and methamphetamines is having a major impact on islands in the Pacific. Kate Lyons travelled to Fi...
05:08, 2019-07-01

The world's best beaches to visit on a cruise Islands and coasts around the world offer clear waters and clean sands. Check out the 12 best beaches to visit on a cruise, according to Cruise Criti...
17:52, 2019-08-13

A Portugal of Pristine Beaches, Tiny Villages and Little Else The country’s Alentejo region has the last unspoiled stretch of Atlantic coast in all of southern Europe, with 40 miles of nearly untouched beaches....
11:44, 2019-08-28

A cycling tour of the Normandy D-day landing beaches Taking in the heroics and horrors of the D-day sites is a moving experience for our writer – and a fitting way to mark today’s 75th anniversaryPrecar...
08:00, 2019-06-06

Britain's best beaches revealed – and Skegness makes the cut PLENTY of stunning beaches can be found in Britain. Here are the Blue Flag coastlines you can visit without stepping foot outside of the UK....
10:36, 2019-05-15

All of Mississippi’s beaches have been closed due to toxic algae All of the beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed due to a toxic algae bloom that causes rashes and vomiting, officials said. ...
01:04, 2019-07-08

Move over, Waikiki and Hanauma Bay. Here are 10 must-see beaches on Oahu Visitors to Honolulu who don't venture out will miss sea turtles in their own habitat, sweet surfing spots and secluded sunrise and sunset spots...
16:04, 2019-06-19

Essex beaches: Up to 150 beachgoers report feeling ill People report breathing difficulties, vomiting and coughing while visiting three resorts in Essex....
18:24, 2019-08-27

Hawaii photo tour: 10 Oahu beaches beyond Waikiki Visitors who don't venture beyond Waikiki Beach in Honolulu on the island of Oahu are missing out on some beach gems. Venture out and you'...
17:20, 2019-06-19

A rare Caribbean island where beaches aren't the draw A scarcity of cruise ships and beaches may explain why Saba isn't a Caribbean hot spot, but island hoppers who skip it are missing out on a off-the-r...
15:08, 2019-10-22

South Florida trying to save beaches from invading seaweed MIAMI BEACH – For the Ayers family, it should have been a picture-perfect day on the beach. But then they smelled it and they saw the mountains of se...
22:28, 2019-08-06

Swim advisories issued for Simcoe, Muskoka beaches Swim advisories have been issued for beaches in Barrie, Gravenhurst, Innisfil, Midland and Tay Township by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit....
00:16, 2019-08-14

The ‘Chocolate tube’: Testing polluted surfing beaches LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Most surfers know it’s best to avoid surfing near pipes that dump storm water into the ocean soon after a storm, due t...
14:36, 2019-06-09

'It can kill you in seconds': the deadly algae on Brittany's beaches Activists say stinking sludge is linked to nitrates in fertilisers from intensive farmingAndré Ollivro stepped carefully down the grassy banks of an ...
16:00, 2019-09-08

Surf's up! 10 of the best beaches for beginners to catch waves These coastal destinations offer fun waves and friendly vibes       ...
00:04, 2019-07-30

Mexico’s prized beaches threatened by smelly algae invasion MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tourists looking for sun and sand in Mexican resorts like Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum have been disgusted by foul-smelling ...
06:20, 2019-05-10

Sri Lanka’s hotels, beaches and eateries now empty of tourists Hotel occupancy across the island of Sri Lanka has plummeted by 85% to 90%. The tropical beaches, restaurants and shops are empty.    ...
16:08, 2019-05-17

Hurricane Dorian washes up bricks of cocaine onto Florida beaches MELBOURNE, Fla. (NBC News) – More than a dozen bricks of cocaine washed up on two Florida beaches Tuesday from waves churned up by Hurricane Do...
21:00, 2019-09-04

Sargassum seaweed on Florida beaches contains arsenic and other health hazards Sargassum, the seaweed with small air-filled "berries" that floats in masses on the ocean, emits hydrogen sulfide after it washes up and rots in the ...
15:56, 2019-07-05

Explaining Ancient Patterns and Sculptures on South African Beaches One of the first things many kids – or even adults – may do when they are on a beach or dune is to make patterns in the sand or sculptures in the for...
00:12, 2019-09-24

‘Fire rainbows’ create stunning scene over New Jersey beaches A rare phenomenon known as a "fire rainbow" popped up over the Jersey Shore on Sunday, providing a stunning scene for beachgoers....
23:48, 2019-05-27

Toxic algae bloom closes dozens of Mississippi beaches Blooms of toxic algae, also known as cyanobacteria and caused by weeks of heavy rain, have become so dangerous in Mississippi that the state’s enviro...
19:12, 2019-07-10

Fecal bacteria found at more than half of US beaches last year, report says Beaches were deemed unsafe on at least a quarter of days tested and climate crisis will likely increase the pollutionBefore diving into the waves thi...
08:36, 2019-07-24

Over half of NY’s beaches ‘potentially unsafe’ due to fecal matter: report Roughly 65 percent of the Empire State's swimming spots are “potentially unsafe” due to pooh-particles — with Tanner Park on South Oyster Bay, Woodla...
22:44, 2019-07-23

Mysterious oil spill contaminates beaches across swathe of Brazilian coast An oil spill has contaminated beaches and coastline across eight Brazilian states, the country's environment agency said on Friday, although authorit...
02:56, 2019-09-28

Sargassum seaweed, invader of Florida and Caribbean beaches, may be the 'new norm' If you've been to the Caribbean or Florida this past summer — or anytime the last few years — chances are you've encountered sargassum seaweed. ...
14:29, 2019-09-18

Seaweed washing up on Mexico's top beaches a 'minor' problem -president An infestation of seaweed along large stretches of Mexico's Caribbean coast, home to many of the country's top beach destinations, is not a major pro...
23:52, 2019-06-24

Hurricane Dorian causes cocaine bricks to wash up on Florida beaches Who knew Hurricane Dorian would bring snow? The storm’s waves churned up more than a dozen bricks of cocaine on two of the Florida’s beac...
19:56, 2019-09-05

Mexico struggling to deal with seaweed invading some of its Caribbean beaches Mexico has spent $17 million so far to remove over a half-million tons of sargassum seaweed from its Caribbean beaches.     ...
16:40, 2019-06-28

Killer slime that can ‘kill you in seconds’ taking over France’s beaches France’s beaches have been inundated by lethal slime with what experts say has the potential to kill sunbathers within seconds. Fears have heig...
01:08, 2019-09-09

Kentucky State Parks pools, beaches opening this weekend FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — With temperatures climbing and a holiday weekend coming up, many swimming pools and beaches at Kentucky State Parks are opening...
12:20, 2019-05-22

Hawaii's 60th anniversary as a state: Its best underrated beaches Aug. 21 marks the 60th anniversary of Hawaii becoming America's 50th state. We're looking at some of the Aloha State's best underrated...
17:56, 2019-08-21

Elevated levels of fecal matter found at some Texas beaches HOUSTON (KPRC) – The heat has settled and summer is in full swing. The beach is a popular destination for people looking to enjoy the weekend. ...
01:20, 2019-07-02

California bans smoking on public beaches, state parks California has banned smoking on beaches and in state parks. The bill, which was signed by Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom Friday, will also forbid ...
16:28, 2019-10-12

This Massachusetts cape has beautiful beaches, cute towns and clam shacks. And it’s not Cod. On Cape Ann, you can have the classic New England beach experience without the traffic and crowds....
18:16, 2019-05-09

Seaweed invasion threatens tourism in Mexico's beaches as problem worsens Hotel occupancy rates have dropped as concern grows that the seaweed is threatening key industry in the Mayan RivieraTrying to ignore the rotten-eggs...
10:00, 2019-06-28

America's dirtiest beaches list revised after errors discovered Is your beach safe? List of America's dirtiest beaches was revised after the group found errors in its study. Fewer beaches had unsafe bacteria ...
19:36, 2019-08-09

Puerto Rico doesn’t want political unrest to deter tourists from its beaches Puerto Rico doesn’t want political turmoil to deter tourists from its picturesque beaches. Discover Puerto Rico, the island’s tourism age...
20:08, 2019-07-25

Coca-Cola most common source of packaging pollution on UK beaches – study Soft-drink brand’s products make up nearly 12% of litter found, says Surfers Against SewageCoca-Cola bottles and cans are the most commonly found ite...
16:24, 2019-05-14

Swimming advisories in effect for beaches in Simcoe, Muskoka: health unit If people choose to swim during an advisory, they should avoid dunking their heads or swallowing any water, according to the health unit....
22:36, 2019-07-09

Wanderlust: In Southeastern Sicily, Old World Architecture Meets Stunning Beaches The Val di Noto region — which includes the towns of Ragusa, Modica and Noto — is bustling anew....
16:00, 2019-05-06

Lebanese brave badly polluted water to swim at public beaches On a beach in northern Lebanon, men and women swim in the Mediterranean's warm blue waters close to a sewage outlet, while children play in sand that...
16:28, 2019-07-17

The world's best beaches to visit on a cruise from Grand Cayman to Greece If you're equally obsessed with sun, sand and cruising, you might want to consider taking your next cruise to one of these 12 beaches.  &#...
17:52, 2019-08-13

Sun, sand and vape waste: A new type of litter piles up on American beaches When Mike Castellano patrols the beaches of the New Jersey Shore, he is no longer surprised to find discarded vape pens and spent "e-juice" cartridge...
23:36, 2019-10-10

The best Hamptons restaurants, bars and beaches: An Insider guide brought to you by NYC influencers 'While most people say it's the hardest place to get into in the Hamptons, for me, it's the easiest'...
15:56, 2019-06-07

Cocaine bricks wash up on Florida beaches as hurricane Dorian churns coastline Hurricane Dorian appears to have sent more than just heavy winds and torrential rains to Florida. ...
18:04, 2019-09-05

An abandoned nuclear missile site is next to one of New York City's most popular beaches, and this is what it's like inside Angela Wang / Insider Located on New York City's Rockaway Peninsula, Fort Tilden is a former US Army base that housed nuclear missiles during the Col...
18:44, 2019-10-21

Authorities crack down on nudity at Lake Tahoe beaches believed to be clothing-optional Signs at some Lake Tahoe beaches say clothing is optional, but authorities disagree.       ...
00:12, 2019-07-04

This company turns discarded plastic bottles found on beaches into boardshorts, and they’re really comfy Jay Caboz / Business Insider South Africa Clothing brand GiLo is taking discarded plastic bottles found on beaches and turning them into men's boards...
12:28, 2019-10-06

Brazilians rally to clean beaches amid outrage at Bolsonaro's oil spill inaction Mystery surrounds origin of pollution in north-eastPresident suggests ‘criminal act’ aims to scupper rights tenderOn Monday evening, Sport Club Bahia...
11:28, 2019-10-22

‘Monstrous’: Indigenous rangers’ struggle against the plastic ruining Arnhem Land beaches The Gulf of Carpentaria is being inundated with some of the highest densities of rubbish in the worldThe Gulf of Carpentaria hosts some of Australia’...
08:44, 2019-05-15

Toxic algae which causes rashes, vomiting closes beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast More than a dozen beaches in Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed after the formation of a toxic algae bloom on the shoreline. Officials have al...
17:48, 2019-07-05

European heatwave 2019: Three swimmers die on beaches in France as Saharan Bubble heat sweeps towards UK At least three people have died as a heatwave likened to 'hell' swept across Europe, bringing with it temperatures of at least 40C....
11:04, 2019-06-26

D-Day landings: archive images show Allied troops storm the beaches of Normandy during the Second World War Fascinating archive images show Allied troops storming the beaches of Normandy during the Second World War ahead of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day...
09:08, 2019-06-02

Holiday homes in America: Cape Cod has 75 miles of beaches and clapboard houses two hours from Boston Clapboard holiday homes come with easy American charm, glorious weather and the best lobster....
09:12, 2019-06-01

Sharks have multiplied off Cape Cod beaches, devouring gray seals and putting swimmers on edge Great white sharks have become a new part of the daily beach life at Cape Cod. Some are now feeding off the resurgent gray seals in the area.  ...
00:12, 2019-08-21

The photo of tiny black skimmer chick with cigarette butt in its beak prompts calls for littering crackdown on Florida beaches (WFLA) Images of a tiny chick holding a cigarette in its beak have Florida residents calling for a crackdown on littering. Karen Mason snapped the ph...
07:24, 2019-06-28

Cape Ann, Massachusetts: A charming alternative to Cape Cod with sandy beaches and fried clams Just under an hour’s drive from Boston, Cape Ann is a smaller version of Cape Cod, with the same sandy beaches, seaside eateries and colonial h...
11:20, 2019-06-04

Mexico's beautiful beaches are overrun with smelly algae that's turning the water brown Tourists looking for sun and sand in Mexican resorts like Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum have been disgusted by foul-smelling mounds of algae. &...
17:36, 2019-05-10

Some of Mexico's beautiful beaches are overrun with smelly algae that's turning the water brown Tourists looking for sun and sand in Mexican resorts like Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum have been disgusted by foul-smelling mounds of algae. &...
02:00, 2019-05-11

Prince Harry 'honoured' as he meets Chelsea pensioners who landed on Normandy beaches on D-Day The Duke of Sussex said he was "honoured" to be alongside six D-Day veterans as he inspected Chelsea Pensioners at their annual Founder's Day parade ...
16:16, 2019-06-06

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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 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

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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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 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

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

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’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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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...
10:44, 2019-09-11

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

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

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

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

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 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’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

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

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

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

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

US sanctions Cuba’s Castro for propping up Venezuela’s Maduro President Trump is barring Cuban Communist leader Raúl Castro and his children from entering the United States, citing human rights abuses and his re...
21:32, 2019-09-26

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

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’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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Venezuela, Poland and Sudan amongst 14 new Human Rights Council members 14 new members were elected to the Human Rights Council on Thursday, following a secret ballot held in the General Assembly Hall in New York....
19:44, 2019-10-17

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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

‘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

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

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

Venezuela wins seat on UN Human Rights Council despite uproar Advocacy groups have strongly criticized the UN's election of Venezuela as a global representative for human rights. A humanitarian emergency has led...
03:12, 2019-10-18

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 appointment to UN human rights council sparks outrage Country claimed one of two seats allocated to Latin America despite well-documented record of human rights abusesActivists have responded with outrag...
23:16, 2019-10-17

'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: 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

The US and Russia, and their fighter jets, are looming over Venezuela's latest dispute Carolina Cabral/Getty Images Venezuela has been butting heads with its neighbor, Colombia, since August — tensions punctuated by Venezuelan mil...
23:16, 2019-10-23

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 '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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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’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: 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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

Outcry after Venezuela wins seat on UN rights body: ‘A vote for torture’ 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...
20:56, 2019-10-17

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

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

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

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

Venezuela wins UN human rights council seat despite record of abuses Other seat for Latin America went to Brazil, whose far-right leader has expressed contempt for the concept of human rightsActivists have responded wi...
00:52, 2019-10-18

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: 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

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

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

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: 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 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

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

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

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

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

Human Rights Briefing: Updates on Egypt, Zimbabwe, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia Here’s a roundup of human rights news this Friday: UN’s Bachelet urges restraint over arrests of Egypt protestors; expert calls for ‘democratic shift...
19:12, 2019-09-27

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

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

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

Venezuela Vice-President speaks out against ‘coup d’etat’, $130 bn lost to ‘economic terrorism’ The Vice-President of Venezuela on Friday criticized administrations which have recognized National Assembly president Juan Guaidó as leader of the S...
03:32, 2019-09-28

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

Ana Navarro tells Rand Paul not to 'mansplain' in discussion of Venezuela's Maduro and socialism "The View" co-host Ana Navarro snapped at Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., on Friday, accusing him of trying to "mansplain" Venezuelan politics....
22:08, 2019-10-11

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

A former US soldier linked to the Ukrainian far right is accused of robbing and murdering couple for money to fly to Venezuela Valentyn Ogirenko / REUTERS A former US soldier, Craig Lang, is being held in Ukraine on suspicion of killing a Florida couple in 2018, Radio Free E...
02:32, 2019-09-27

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There's 'poop in the water' at America's dirtiest beaches. Is yours on the list? A new report lists beaches in 29 coastal and Great Lakes states prone to bacteria counts that can make you sick.       ...
10:08, 2019-07-23

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There's 'poop in the water' at America's dirtiest beaches A new report lists beaches in 29 coastal and Great Lakes states prone to bacteria counts that can make you sick.       ...
20:48, 2019-07-25

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 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 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

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

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 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 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

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

Wednesday's Daily Brief: New food agency partnership for children, conference on solidarity for Venezuela, snow leopard at risk of extinction A recap of Wednesday's top stories: UN food agency partnership to feed millions of hungry children; Solidarity conference for 4.5 million Venezuelans...
23:08, 2019-10-23

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

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

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

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

When in Brazil, Just Follow the Music The capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia can be an intimidating place for travelers. But, as the 52 Places Traveler found out, when in doubt, just...
21:52, 2019-07-02

20 of Brazil's most beautiful places From its stunning beaches to its amazing interior, Brazil is a feast for the eyes. Here are 20 of its most beautiful places to visit when you travel ...
05:04, 2019-05-29

Brazil’s president says investigators aim at son to hit him RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s president accuses prosecutors of targeting his son in a corruption probe as a way to attack him and his far-righ...
21:48, 2019-05-16

House Hunting in … Brazil As the nation emerges from a lengthy economic slump, the bustling city of São Paulo is beginning to see sales and prices rebound....
16:08, 2019-09-11

Welcome To The Last Ride Of Marta's Brazil The sun is about to set on Brazil this summer. The land of joga bonito has fielded one of, if not the, best generations of women’s soccer players ove...
00:32, 2019-06-07

Could Brazil's new ambassador to the US be a Bolsonaro? Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro intends to nominate his son Eduardo for the country's most important diplomatic post: ambassador to the US. Will bu...
19:12, 2019-07-18

Friday’s Daily Brief: Sudan power-sharing deal welcomed, hope for Venezuela talks, Rohingya camps flooded, Libya airstrikes update Friday’s main news stories include: Guterres welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal; six children are among 53 confirmed dead after Libya detention centre...
22:48, 2019-07-05

Monday’s Daily Brief: Suicide death every 40 seconds, rights chief on climate change link, Venezuela, Dorian updates, desertification summit latest A recap of Monday’s top stories: Someone dies by suicide every 40 seconds says new report; UN rights chief highlights climate change threat, and “dev...
00:44, 2019-09-10

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work t...
21:32, 2019-07-04

Brazil's President Is Full of Shit Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro—the far-right climate denier who assumed office this year and immediately began gutting Brazil’s environmental age...
06:12, 2019-08-22