- Venezuelans mass for year's largest anti-government protests Updated: May-30-15 5:31 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - Thousands donned white and took to the streets in cities across the country Saturday in the biggest show of frustration with Venezuela's socialist administration since a wave of bloody anti-government protests a year ago.
- Businesses quietly switch to dollar in socialist Venezuela Updated: May-25-15 2:41 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - It's still possible to buy a gleaming Ford truck in Venezuela, rent a chic apartment in Caracas, and snag an American Airlines flight to Miami. Just not in the country's official currency.
- Jailed Venezuelan leader starts hunger strike, urges protest Updated: May-23-15 11:43 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - Jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez said he is beginning a hunger strike and called for a mass anti-government protest next week in a video leaked Saturday.
- Venezuela's No. 2 denies any involvement in drug trafficking Updated: May-19-15 9:49 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - The powerful leader of Venezuela's congress on Tuesday fiercely denied allegations he might be involved in the drug trade.
- Frustration with Latin America's left on the rise Updated: May-18-15 7:38 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela's socialist government is struggling to put food on the shelves amid runaway inflation. Brazil's president is facing calls for impeachment. And even Cuba's communist government, an iconic touchstone for generations of leftists, is embracing closer ties with the U.S.
- Spain's ex-premier delays Venezuela trip to help politician Updated: May-18-15 12:36 pm
MADRID - Spain's former prime minister Felipe Gonzalez has postponed his plans to travel to Venezuela to help defend jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez until a date is set for the politician's trial.
- Venezuela congress head requests travel ban for journalists Updated: May-14-15 2:09 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - The head of Venezuela's congress says he is asking courts to bar news executives from leaving the country while he's suing them for alleged defamation.
- Venezuelan president's bout with thrown mango inspires game Updated: May-06-15 12:14 am
CARACAS, Venezuela - Two Venezuelans who emigrated to escape the country's economic woes are drawing laughs with a mobile game mocking President Nicolas Maduro for his decision to give a new home to a woman who threw a mango at him seeking attention for her plea to get housing.