Three people died from gunshot wounds in Venezuela on Saturday after a day of protests from both the opposition and government supporters, bringing the death toll to 34 after five weeks of heated protests against the socialist government of Venezuelan…
By Anya van Wagtendonk
A 47-year-old student and mother of four became the first foreign fatality of Venezuela’s ongoing civil unrest Monday, more than a month after demonstrators first took to the streets seeking economic reform and the ouster of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.
By PBS NewsHour
In other news Tuesday, a group of Senators from both sides of the aisle introduced a sweeping immigration reform bill, following months of negotiations. It includes a new farm worker program and visas for high-tech workers. Also, American Airlines had…
Assessing U.S.-Venezuela Relations After Very Close Election Favors Maduro…
A month after the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, his "heir apparent," acting president Nicolás Maduro, was elected by voters by a slim margin. Ray Suarez reports on the special election, including opposition calls for a recount.
Matt Frei of Independent Television News reports from Caracas, Venezuela, where President Hugo Chavez will be embalmed and remain permanently lying in state. Crowds lined up more than a mile to bid goodbye to their leader. World leaders including Iran's…
By Larisa Epatko
On Dec. 8 in an address to the nation, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced he was heading back to Cuba for emergency cancer surgery and should another presidential election be needed, Venezuelans should vote for his vice president: Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuela President Hugo Chavez's new policies, including the nationalization of oil, have received mixed reviews within the country. Margaret Warner gives a report from Caracas.
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