For the first time, Cuba will attend the Summit of the Americas, a direct result of thawing relations with the United States. But troubles between the U.S. and Venezuela are also in the spotlight, in the wake of an executive…
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By Julie Pace, Associated Press
President Barack Obama slapped sanctions on seven Venezuelan officials Monday, accusing them of perpetrating human rights violations and public corruption in the socialist-governed South American nation.
By Marina Lopes
As the petroleum-rich country’s economy is slammed by falling oil prices, expensive imports like condoms are becoming a luxury only the wealthy can afford.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
The U.S. slapped new visa restrictions on Venezuelan officials associated with human rights abuses or corruption and Venezuela's president accused Vice President Joe Biden of plotting to overthrow him.
It’s been a year since Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro -- the hand-picked successor of long-time, charismatic leader Hugo Chavez -- entered office. Demonstrations against rising crime have mushroomed into massive marches over insecurity, scarcity and demonstrator arrests. Chief foreign correspondent Margaret…
Two months of protests in Venezuela, fueled by slow economic recovery and high crime, have left at least 40 people dead and prompted the Vatican and neighboring countries to intervene. If you ask the pro- and anti-government demonstrators why they…
By Kayla Ruble
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.
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