Associated Press in Caracas

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Woman who used mango to hit Venezuela leader on the head rewarded with new home
Protests heat up in Venezuela amid opposition rift over US sanctions
Venezuela seizes US-owned oil rigs
Italian fashion house scion on missing plane off Venezuelan coast

Rescue crews used boats and aircraft on Saturday to search for a small plane that disappeared off Venezuela carrying the CEO of Italy’s iconic Missoni fashion house and five other people.

6 Jan 2013 - 11:45AM

Rescue crews used boats and aircraft on Saturday to search for a small plane that disappeared off Venezuela carrying the CEO of Italy’s iconic Missoni fashion house and five other people.

Italian fashion house scion on missing plane off Venezuelan coast
Hugo Chavez heading to Cuba for more treatment
Two shot to death in Venezuelan political clash
Venezuela says ailing Chavez faces more treatment
Venezuelans on edge amid shifting news on Chavez

Supporters and opponents of President Hugo Chavez alike nervously welcomed the new year on Tuesday, left on edge by shifting signals from the government about the Venezuelan leader’s health.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Supporters and opponents of President Hugo Chavez alike nervously welcomed the new year on Tuesday, left on edge by shifting signals from the government about the Venezuelan leader’s health.

Venezuelans on edge amid shifting news on Chavez
Chavez foe asks why president silent for two months
Holding candles, hundreds pray for Hugo Chavez
Chavez’s return to Venezuela raises questions
Chavez's body to be put on permanent display
US filmmaker charged, ex-general held in Venezuela

The federal prosecutor’s office said Timothy Tracy, 35, of West Hollywood, California, was charged with crimes including conspiracy, association for criminal purposes and use of a false document.

28 Apr 2013 - 12:32PM

The federal prosecutor’s office said Timothy Tracy, 35, of West Hollywood, California, was charged with crimes including conspiracy, association for criminal purposes and use of a false document.

US filmmaker charged, ex-general held in Venezuela
Venezuelans pray for Chavez as condition worsens
Venezuela opposition to boycott vote audit
China launches 2nd satellite built for Venezuela
Venezuela's Maduro scraps plan to restrict food sales

Officials in western Zulia state had said the plan to limit sales of items such as cooking oil, flour, chicken and toilet paper — all of which are subject to price controls — could begin as early as Monday at 65 supermarkets.

9 Jun 2013 - 12:37PM

Officials in western Zulia state had said the plan to limit sales of items such as cooking oil, flour, chicken and toilet paper — all of which are subject to price controls — could begin as early as Monday at 65 supermarkets.

Venezuela's Maduro scraps plan to restrict food sales
Venezuela opposition claims new crackdown
At least 60 dead, 120 injured, in prison riot in Venezuela

Penitentiary Service Minister Iris Varela said Saturday that officials had begun evacuating inmates from the Uribana prison in Barquisimeto and transferring them to other facilities, but she did not provide an official death toll.

27 Jan 2013 - 10:36AM

Penitentiary Service Minister Iris Varela said Saturday that officials had begun evacuating inmates from the Uribana prison in Barquisimeto and transferring them to other facilities, but she did not provide an official death toll.

At least 60 dead, 120 injured, in prison riot in Venezuela
Three Venezuelan envoys expelled by US in retaliation
Venezuela angry Colombia hosts opposition leader
US, Venezuela in overflight spat