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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 US offered Colombia its "full support" against any attempted aggression....

Venezuela launches military exercises, warns Colombia

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Venezuela's Maduro warns of Colombia attack, orders military exercises Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday ordered the armed forces to be on alert for a potential attack by Colombia's government and announced ...
2019-09-04, 07:00

Venezuela starts military exercises at Colombia border, US promises Bogota 'full support' Disputed Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced the start of military exercises on his country's border with Colombia Tuesday, prompting Washi...
2019-09-11, 07:32

We need to use persuasion rather than military action in Venezuela, Colombia's president says Daily pressure should be exerted on Venezuela's military regime to defect from the Maduro regime rather than international military intervention...
2019-06-18, 13:32

As Guaido admits he needs more military support, Trump warns of worse to come in Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido admitted Wednesday that this week's anti-government protests lacked the support of enough military defectors...
2019-05-21, 18:32

Eurofighter crash leads to calls to end military exercises Local politicians in northern Germany have called on the Bundeswehr to reassess where low-altitude military exercises take place. Two Eurofighter Typ...
2019-06-27, 18:48

China launches exercises on disputed Paracel Islands, report says China continues to engage in exercises in the South China Sea despite recent protest from ASEAN member states, according to a Vietnamese press report...
2019-08-07, 02:00

Trump: Kim's letter complained about U.S.-South Korea military exercises President Donald Trump said Saturday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's letter was dedicated to "complaining about the ridiculous and expensive" ...
2019-08-11, 01:00

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...
2019-05-31, 04:16

Colombia to tell UN that Venezuela harbors ‘terrorists’ A news magazine says leaked intelligence reports indicate that Venezuela’s government is harboring Colombian rebels in its territory — and Colombian ...
2019-09-09, 18:32

Pyongyang Threatens Missile Test in Response to U.S.-South Korea Military Exercises North Korea protested a coming U.S.-South Korean joint military exercise, suggesting it was starting to lose patience with Washington and may reconsi...
2019-07-16, 16:00

Venezuela reopens border crossing with Colombia Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela's embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost f...
2019-06-08, 18:32

Venezuela says it has proof of anti-Maduro plot in Colombia The Venezuelan government is presenting evidence of what it calls paramilitary training camps in neighboring Colombia to plot violent attacks to unde...
2019-09-01, 00:16

Thousands pour into Colombia as Venezuela reopens border Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut ...
2019-06-09, 00:48

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 ...
2019-06-09, 00:32

After 4 Months, Venezuela Reopens Border Crossing With Colombia CÚCUTA, Colombia — Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s embattled president reopened a ...
2019-06-08, 18:16

Venezuela partially opens border with Colombia that was shut in February Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday announced a partial opening of the country's border with Colombia, which his government closed in Febru...
2019-06-08, 11:16

Brazil and Venezuela join Chile, Colombia in Copa quarters BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Defending champion Chile and Colombia were joined by Brazil and Venezuela in the Copa America knockout stage on Saturda...
2019-06-22, 23:48

Suspending major military exercises with South Korea was 'prudent,' and pundits 'simply do not know the ground truth,' the top US commander there says Associated Press The Pentagon said earlier this year that it would replace major exercises done with South Korea with smaller, more specific trainin...
2019-05-24, 00:48

South Korea will conduct new military-civilian exercises next week, replacing joint U.S. drill canceled last year South Korea will launch a new civilian-military exercise next week, its defense ministry announced on Friday, an alternative to a joint exercise with...
2019-05-24, 12:16

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...
2019-09-01, 00:16

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. The post US...
2019-05-31, 04:16

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...
2019-09-18, 01:32

Venezuela: Colombia, Chile behind failed Nicolas Maduro assassination plot Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro says former soldiers and police plotted to assassinate him, his wife and another high-ranking official in a fail...
2019-06-28, 02:48

North Korea threatens to leave South Korea out of U.S. talks over military exercises A North Korean official threatened Sunday to exclude South Korea from future negotiations with the United States over ongoing joint military drills b...
2019-08-11, 23:32

North Korea says latest missile tests were 'warning' to US, South Korea over military exercises North Korea said Tuesday that dictator Kim Jong Un supervised the latest live-fire demonstration of newly-developed short-range ballistic missiles, w...
2019-08-07, 06:32

North Korea fires more projectiles amid preparations for U.S.-South Korea military exercises Monday's launch was North Korea's fourth test in less than two weeks –highlighting the stalled negotiations between President Donald ...
2019-08-06, 06:32

China announces South China Sea military training exercises BEIJING (AP) — China has closed off an area of the South China Sea this week for military training. The China Maritime Safety Administration says dri...
2019-06-02, 09:32

Thousands forced to flee as rights group warns of 'war' in Colombia border area Three groups are fighting over drug routes and coca plantations as 40,000 have fled their homes, says Human Rights WatchIllegal armed groups have for...
2019-08-08, 18:32

Journalist finally brings attackers to justice but warns: 'Colombia's sliding backwards' Last year saw 477 attacks and threats against journalists as factions battle over territory once held by FarcNearly two decades after her ordeal, Jin...
2019-06-16, 15:48

Putin says U.S. military intervention in Venezuela would be a disaster Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday that U.S. military intervention in Venezuela would be a disaster and said even Washington's allie...
2019-06-06, 15:16

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...
2019-07-06, 04:00

Diplomat says U.S. does not want military intervention in Venezuela: report The United States is not seeking a military intervention as a solution to the economic and political crisis in Venezuela, the U.S. envoy to the troub...
2019-09-02, 01:48

7 people die in military helicopter crash in Venezuela A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed on Saturday in Hatillo, a municipality near Caracas, killing all seven on board, according to a statement re...
2019-05-21, 18:32

Venezuela's Military Deserters Face Disappointment Across the Border When Gabriel Pérez fled for this Colombian border city after defecting from Venezuela’s military, he thought he and hundreds of other deserters would...
2019-05-29, 13:48

US sanctions could 'significantly exacerbate' Venezuela's crisis, UN warns Newly imposed US sanctions on Venezuela could "significantly exacerbate" the crisis that ordinary civilians are facing in the country, United Nations...
2019-08-09, 08:00

Venezuela's Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to he...
2019-06-16, 01:16

Maduro alerts Venezuela military, citing Colombian threat Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered his military to hold exercises along the border with Colombia, accusing the president of the neighbor...
2019-09-04, 09:00

U.S. blacklists Venezuela military agency after death of navy captain The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions against Venezuela's military counterintelligence agency following the death of a navy captain after a...
2019-07-11, 18:00

Venezuela detains six military, police officials: family members, activists Venezuelan authorities have arrested six members of the country's military and police forces over the weekend, according to relatives of the detainee...
2019-06-23, 19:32

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 ...
2019-06-09, 06:01

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...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Venezuela-Colombia baby breakthrough, Italy piles on rescue boat pressure, States must combat hate, Kashmir rights latest and a musical plea to combat CAR hunger Tuesday’s main stories: Colombia offers nationality to born of Venezuelan parents; ‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats; States must do more to stop h...
2019-08-06, 23:32

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...
2019-05-21, 14:48

UN warns more Idlib military action will overwhelm aid needs UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The deputy U.N. humanitarian chief is warning that further military operations in northwest Syria’s Idlib province will o...
2019-05-28, 19:32

Saudi Arabia launches military industrial licensing programme Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had begun accepting license applications for firms in the military industrial sector, a major target under plans to di...
2019-09-08, 18:32

South Korea Launches Military Exercise for Islets Also Claimed by Japan The exercises are meant to protect South Korea’s claim to a set of islets also claimed by Japan, as ties between the two countries are at their worst...
2019-08-25, 08:16

Kim Jong Un says missile launches a warning to U.S., South Korea over military drill The missile launch, the North's fourth such action in less than two weeks, came amid stalled nuclear talks with Washington and U.S.-South Korea milit...
2019-08-07, 12:32

China's military warns against growing threat from Taiwan 'separatists' China has warned against what it describes as a growing threat from "separatists" in Taiwan, and said it would not rule out using force against the s...
2019-07-24, 12:01

China's Military Warns Hong Kong Protestors With Propaganda Video China's military has released a slick propaganda video showing a drill of armed troops quelling a protest in Hong Kong, as its commander for the city...
2019-08-01, 20:48

UN warns more military action in Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts The U.N. deputy humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, st...
2019-05-29, 00:16

'Vile threats': China’s military warns Hong Kong protesters of 'consequences' China’s attempt to stamp out pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong is taking an ominous turn, with local military officials raising the specter of a br...
2019-08-02, 05:32

China could win military conflict in Indo-Pacific region even 'before America can respond', think tank warns A new study warns the U.S. has lost its military supremacy in the Indo-Pacific region, with China being able to launch and win a military conflict ev...
2019-08-20, 20:48

U.S. military risks falling victim to China’s effort to gain technology edge, report warns The former No. 2 official at the Pentagon wrote in a report that China has devised a strategy to exploit the U.S. military’s weaknesses and offset it...
2019-06-06, 16:48

North Korea Warns U.S. to Quit Military Drills With South Korea Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile te...
2019-07-16, 17:48

What are the best exercises for MS? Exercise can help improve physical and mental well-being for people with multiple sclerosis (MS). In this article, we look at the best types of exerc...
2019-07-02, 12:32

7 stretches and exercises for scoliosis Scoliosis is a condition in which the spine curves to either side. Exercise and stretches are a vital part of treatment and can help relieve pain. Le...
2019-06-06, 07:01

The Best Sports and Exercises to Avoid Injury The human body is made to move, and physical activity is a requirement for lifelong health. But exercise-related injuries are a significant concern f...
2019-08-07, 19:00

Three B-2 stealth bombers arrive in Britain for exercises Three U.S. Air Force B-2 stealth bombers arrived at British Royal Air Force Base Fairford for training and integration with partners and allies, incl...
2019-08-28, 21:48

USS Carter Hall travels to Brazil for UNITAS LX exercises The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall left port in Virginia to travel to UNITAS LX, an annual, multinational exercise in the Atlantic and Pacific wat...
2019-08-06, 00:48

Exercises for easing and preventing upper back pain Poor posture or tense or tired muscles can often lead to upper back pain or discomfort. Gently stretching the back and shoulders can help both reliev...
2019-06-05, 00:16

Air Force deploys F-35 squadron to Italy for exercises, training The U.S. Air Force has deployed a squadron of F-35A Lightning II fighter jets, airmen and equipment to an air base in Italy for exercises and to cond...
2019-05-29, 00:48

Aircraft from Lincoln CSG, B-52H conduct joint exercises in Arabian Sea F/A-18E Super Hornets and E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes of Carrier Air Wing 7 worked with a B-52H Stratofortress from CENTCOM's Bomber Task Force on joint e...
2019-06-03, 23:00

Pinterest now offers breathing exercises if your searches suggest you're stressed If your Pinterest searches suggest that you're stressed, the site will now offer 'emotional well-being activities' to help you feel be...
2019-07-23, 13:00

2,000 air force personnel from 4 nations join Red Flag-Alaska exercises Red Flag-Alaska, an exercise involving 2,000 personnel, 85 aircraft and the air forces of four Pacific Rim countries, is underway, the U.S. Air Force...
2019-06-14, 23:48

Office Yoga: Simple Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk to Reduce Stress International Yoga Day: Office Yoga is a great way to shake off the tightness, de-stress and stay active while you're at work. It also leaves you fee...
2019-06-21, 10:16

British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth sails to U.S. for exercises The British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth sailed for the United States on Friday, leading a four-vessel squadron to an operational testing exe...
2019-08-31, 10:16

NATO considers extra exercises, surveillance if Russia doesn't destroy missiles Defense ministers from NATO member countries are considering increasing military exercises and boosting intelligence as a response if Russia declines...
2019-06-28, 02:48

Tulsi Gabbard Pauses 2020 Campaign to Participate in National Guard Training Exercises (HONOLULU) — Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii is taking two weeks off from her 2020 Democratic presidential campaign to participate in Arm...
2019-08-13, 22:32

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike...
2019-06-24, 00:32

Charlotte Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist exercises $13 million player option for next season: report While several big-name NBA players appear to be ready to opt out of their current contracts, Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist reporte...
2019-06-20, 04:48

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup Sudan’s ruling military council says it has foiled an attempted military coup just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a ...
2019-07-12, 03:16

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state...
2019-07-12, 00:48

North Korea says nuclear talks at risk if U.S.-South Korea exercises go ahead The United States looks set to break a promise not to hold military exercises with South Korea, putting talks aimed at getting North Korea to abandon...
2019-07-16, 12:16

North Korea fires more missiles as it declares it ‘has nothing to talk’ about while US-South Korea exercises continue IRKED BY EXERCISES: North Korea is complaining that ongoing joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises violate a personal promise President Trump mad...
2019-08-16, 19:00

Stateless in Colombia Migration crisis in Venezuela leads to rise in babies born in Colombia, lacking citizenship in any country.        ...
2019-08-12, 01:00

The best things to do in Cartagena, Colombia Cartagena, perched on Colombia's Caribbean coast, is quickly becoming a must-visit, especially for Americans and Canadians enjoying new, convenient f...
2019-09-06, 12:32

Relentless Colombia win again despite sweeping changes "Colombia enjoyed a 1-0 win over Paraguay despite fielding a second-string side to make it a clean sweep of victories in their Copa America group sta...
2019-06-24, 03:32

EU to give Colombia €30m in aid for Venezuelan migrants The EU's foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini has announced millions in financial aid to help Colombia deal with an influx of Venezuelan migrants...
2019-09-13, 08:00

Why is Colombia's cocaine production so high? Despite antinarcotics efforts backed by the United States and peace accord with FARC rebels, cocaine production reached record levels in 2017. The ph...
2019-06-28, 00:48

Colombia's Isagen issues $333 mln in bonds Isagen SA, Colombia's third-largest electricity generator, issued 1.1 trillion pesos ($333.6 million) in bonds on Thursday to substitute debt and fin...
2019-06-07, 00:32

Colombia ex-rebel, wanted in US, sworn in as congressman A former Colombian rebel leader wanted in the U.S. on drug charges was sworn into office as a congressman on Tuesday in a case that has riled detract...
2019-06-11, 20:16

Copa América Group B: Colombia 0-2 Argentina Copa América Group B: Colombia 0-2 ArgentinaRoger Martinez and Duvan Zapata see off rivalsBrawl breaks out after Lionel Messi is fouledRoger Martinez...
2019-06-16, 05:32

Colombia's Hocol says signed four oil contracts for $100 mln investment Hocol, a unit of Colombian state-owned oil company Ecopetrol, signed four contracts on Thursday for oil exploration that will require a total investm...
2019-07-12, 05:16

Colombia court maintains moratorium on fracking Colombia's top administrative court maintained a temporary moratorium on the use of fracking on Tuesday, stymieing potential pilot projects amid ongo...
2019-09-11, 05:32

Colombia’s Army Changes Pledge to Carry Out Killings Colombia’s army, which had ordered officers to pledge to double the number of militants they killed, captured or forced to surrender, said it would c...
2019-05-21, 23:32

App looks to get tips from coffee drinkers to Colombia growers An app that sends money in the form of tips from appreciative caffeine devotees around the world to coffee growers in Colombia could help farmers bat...
2019-08-23, 20:16

From Colombia, Venezuelan defectors arm themselves to 'liberate' their homeland Wearing camouflage shirts and combat boots, a Venezuelan militia group stands in formation in the Colombian city of Cucuta as their commander, a form...
2019-05-28, 17:00

Former Top FARC Guerrilla Calls for Return to War in Colombia Luciano Marín, also known as Iván Márquez, said in a newly released video that FARC would return to fighting because the government had not honored a...
2019-08-29, 14:48

Colombia's fight against rebels would be easier without Maduro: minister There is "no doubt" it would be easier to combat Colombia's rebel groups if Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro were no longer in power, Colombia's f...
2019-08-31, 19:48

Copa America: Rodriguez leads Colombia to win over Argentina SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — James Rodriguez got the best of Lionel Messi in the Copa America on Saturday, leading Colombia to a 2-0 win over Argentina in...
2019-06-16, 02:32

EU to give Colombia 30 million euros in aid for Venezuelan migrants The European Union will give 30 million euros ($33 million) in aid to Colombia to help the Andean country grapple with an influx of Venezuelan migran...
2019-09-12, 21:00

Argentina, Colombia open Copa America looking to end drought SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Will it be more of the same or the starting point of a prosperous cycle? The question applies to both Argentina and Colombia ...
2019-06-14, 19:32

Colombia's youth fighting for the Amazon — in the courts and on the streets When young Colombian activists won a historic lawsuit against their government, they thought the rainforest was saved. A year later, they're piling o...
2019-07-18, 12:16

Six companies made initial best offers for Colombia oil contracts Six oil companies have made the initial best offers on 11 oil exploration contracts in Colombia, the government said on Friday, as a bidding process ...
2019-06-15, 02:00

Killings, threats and delays disenchant Colombia's ex-FARC Ricardo Bolanos lays out a camouflage vest, a small battery radio and old rubber boots on his bed, cherished relics from his 45 years as a FARC guerr...
2019-09-02, 20:32

Colombia, Nespresso to help farmers swap coca for coffee A charitable initiative will help farmers in Colombia's southwestern mountains trade nearly 400 hectares (1,000 acres) of coca, the base ingredient i...
2019-05-28, 23:32

Mayoral candidate killed in Colombia in likely rebel attack A mayoral candidate in southern Colombia was found dead in a burned out vehicle in what authorities said was an attack by dissident leftist rebels op...
2019-09-02, 22:32

Colombia wants to become player in copper in next few years -government official Colombia is looking to become a notable producer of copper within the next few years, the head of the national mining agency said, in a bid to divers...
2019-07-19, 16:00

Colombia fines Uber more than $629,000 for obstructing regulatory visit Colombia's commerce regulator said on Monday it would fine ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc more than $629,000 for obstructing a regulator...
2019-08-12, 20:32

Red Cross says peace elusive as UN council heads to Colombia The International Committee of the Red Cross says conflicts are ongoing and the humanitarian situation in Colombia has worsened as the U.N. Security ...
2019-07-11, 22:16

Here's how others can join Chile, Colombia in Copa quarters Only defending champion Chile and Colombia have qualified for the Copa America knockout stage after two rounds of group matches    &#...
2019-06-22, 19:32

Colombia's Ecopetrol targets 2019-2023 savings of $2.4 bln Colombian state-run oil company Ecopetrol on Friday said it will launch a new phase of cost-cutting aimed at saving 8 trillion pesos ($2.43 bln) from...
2019-06-07, 17:48

Peru and Colombia call for more aid to help with Venezuelan migratory crisis Colombia and Peru on Monday called on the international community to commit more aid to help them cope with an influx of around 2 million Venezuelans...
2019-05-28, 01:01

Songbirds silenced as Colombia fights wildlife trafficking Songbird competitions have been a pastime throughout the Caribbean for centuries, but trapping wildlife without a license is a crime in Colombia, and...
2019-08-14, 09:00

Colombia’s Former FARC Guerrilla Leader Calls for Return to War The call, made in a video by the ex-commander known as Iván Márquez, could signal the unraveling of a peace agreement that ended a 52-year war that l...
2019-08-30, 04:48

United Airlines Deepens Commitment to Colombia's Avianca United Continental Holdings said it’s prepared to lend money to Avianca Holdings, part of a deal that would sideline the Colombian air carrier’s bigg...
2019-05-25, 04:16

Colombia Offers Citizenship to 24,000 Children of Venezuelan Refugees More than 1.4 million Venezuelans have sought refuge in Colombia. Children born there were undocumented. This decision lets them access education and...
2019-08-06, 10:32

Cabal and Farah create men's doubles history for Colombia Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah became the first Colombians to win a Grand Slam men's doubles title when they beat France's Nicolas Mahut and E...
2019-07-14, 00:32

Colombia can only suspend app drivers' licenses for 3 years, not 25-court Colombia can only suspend the licenses of drivers who provide services via ride-hailing apps for three years, not 25, the president of the Constituti...
2019-09-18, 04:32

Colombia slams former FARC commander's call to arms The Colombian government has accused Venezuela of harboring the former rebels as they launch a new campaign against "the oligarchy." The rebels said ...
2019-08-30, 07:48

Chile vs Colombia one of highlights of Copa América quarters SÃO PAULO (AP) — One of the most anticipated games of the Copa América won’t feature South American powerhouses Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay. ...
2019-06-27, 18:32

A Fascinating Look into the Lives and Deaths of the Tierradentro People of Colombia One of the greatest Pre-Columbian civilizations of Colombia were the Tierradentro who flourished for centuries.  ...
2019-08-08, 21:00

Colombia arrests eight, breaks up $670 million VAT fraud 'cartel' Colombia has broken up a criminal network which helped companies evade some $670 million in value added taxes over the last 12 years, President Ivan ...
2019-08-08, 23:00

Colombia-Chile game delayed because of traffic in Sao Paulo SAO PAULO (AP) — The Copa America quarterfinal between Colombia and Chile has been delayed after the Chilean squad couldn’t arrive in time beca...
2019-06-29, 02:48

Claudia Duque: 'There's a strategy of silencing the press in Colombia' The Colombian journalist has denounced her country's press censorship policies. She currently faces a court order that prevents her from speaking out...
2019-09-16, 15:00

Colombia tribunal begins hearing evidence on use of fracking Colombia's top administrative court on Friday began hearings that could be long and contentious about proposals to drill for oil using the technique ...
2019-06-08, 00:32

Martinez cracker helps Colombia past Argentina "Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa America Group B opener on Saturday that bur...
2019-06-16, 13:16

More than one-quarter of the gasoline sold in Colombia is used to make cocaine Colombia is investigating 33 gas stations — many in rural areas where criminal activity and cocaine production is present — for having su...
2019-06-04, 12:16

Pablo Escobar wanted to be president of Colombia: report Colombia’s infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar wasn’t content with just being the “king of cocaine” — he wanted to be president, his widow says in a new...
2019-08-11, 10:32

Colombia's Egan Bernal wins Tour de France Egan Bernal was crowned as the first Colombian to win the Tour de France and the youngest in more than a century after safely negotiating the 21st an...
2019-07-31, 22:48

Colombia says FARC lawmaker accused of drug trafficking has gone AWOL A Colombian FARC rebel leader turned lawmaker who is accused by the United States of conspiring to traffic cocaine has vanished in an apparent attemp...
2019-07-02, 02:48

Evidence Links Colombia Army Chief to Civilian Slayings Documents provided to The Associated Press appear to tie the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings a decade ...
2019-05-25, 22:16

New evidence links Colombia army chief to civilian slayings BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — New evidence has emerged linking the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings mor...
2019-05-25, 17:16

Study details links between coca, conflict, deforestation in Colombia Sometimes, trees fall down on their own, but deforestation is fueled by human activities. In Colombia, those activities sometimes involve coca, the c...
2019-08-13, 23:00

Colombia's Supreme Court orders ex-FARC leader's release Colombia's Supreme Court has ordered that the former leader of the FARC rebel group be released from prison. The move is likely to anger the US, whic...
2019-05-30, 08:32

Colombia's Supreme Court orders release of ex-FARC leader Colombia's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of a former commander of the Marxist FARC rebel group, the latest development in a legal sa...
2019-05-30, 00:16

Colombia scores late to edge Qatar 1-0 in Copa America Duvan Zapata scored with an 86th-minute header off a perfect cross by James Rodriguez to give Colombia a 1-0 win over guest Qatar and a spot in the k...
2019-06-20, 04:48

Loss to Colombia highlights scale of Messi's task to win Copa "There is nothing Lionel Messi craves more than winning a trophy with Argentina but his side\u0027s haphazard performance in the 2-0 Copa America def...
2019-06-16, 17:16

| Chile beat Colombia on penalties to reach Copa semis Champions Chile maintained their hopes of a third straight Copa America victory after beating Colombia on penalties on Friday to reach the semi-final...
2019-06-29, 10:00

Country risk: Analysts refuse to panic over Colombia’s risks Mounting fiscal challenges are pushing the government to soften the fiscal rule and consider privatization, which risk fuelling a leftist surge, but ...
2019-05-28, 15:00

Copa America: Chile beat Colombia in penalty shootout Alexis Sanchez scores the decisive penalty of a tense shootout to send defending champions Chile into the semi-finals of the Copa America after a 0-0...
2019-06-29, 10:16

Amazon Nations Meet In Indigenous Hut At Colombia Over Forest Protection Presidents and ministers from seven Amazon countries met in Colombia on Friday to agree on measures to protect the world's biggest rainforest, under ...
2019-09-07, 15:32

Bomb damages Colombia's Cano Limon crude pipeline A bomb has damaged a section of Colombia's Cano Limon pipeline, state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Saturday, the twenty-sixth attack on the pipe...
2019-08-10, 21:32

Colombia high court orders ex-rebel wanted in US freed BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia’s Supreme Court has ordered a top rebel peace negotiator freed from jail after he was newly detained in a high...
2019-05-29, 22:16

Big cats and exotic birds: Colombia's rescued animals – in pictures Most of the animals at the Santa Cruz Foundation in San Antonio, Colombia, have been rescued from traffickers and circuses. The multimillion-dollar i...
2019-08-06, 04:16

In push to raise coffee output, Colombia's south may hold key Colombia's isolated south could be crucial to the country's push to expand coffee production by nearly 30 percent despite low global prices, its grow...
2019-05-22, 23:48

Colombia rebels' new offensive brings back bad memories for businesses When Colombian businessman Christian Ulloa heard that former members of the FARC rebels had rejected a peace deal with the government and launched a ...
2019-09-04, 19:32

Australia to play in 2020 Copa America in Colombia-Argentina Australia will be one of the two guest nations at the 2020 Copa America, the head of South America's soccer body says     &...
2019-06-13, 19:32

Colombia Army’s New Kill Orders Send Chills Down Ranks Senior officers told The Times that soldiers are under intense pressure to defeat rebel groups and that a pattern of suspicious killings and cover-up...
2019-05-21, 18:00

Thousands of Venezuelans cross into Colombia after Maduro reopens border With the reopening, a flood of people seized on the opportunity to enter into the neighbouring country and secure items that are all but unattainable...
2019-06-09, 03:48

The Latest: Colombia's Cabal, Farah win Wimbledon doubles Juan-Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah became the first Colombians to win a Grand Slam men's doubles title, beating France's Nicolas Mahut a...
2019-07-13, 22:48

Colombia's ex-Davis Cup captain suspended for taking payoffs Colombia's former Davis Cup captain Miguel Tobon has been suspended for a year and fined $20,000 by the Tennis Integrity Unit for accepting payo...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Banana industry on alert after disease hits crops in Colombia LA GUAJIRA, Colombia — It might not be obvious at the supermarket, but the banana industry is fighting to protect the most popular variety of the fru...
2019-08-26, 23:48

Colombia puts some banana crops in quarantine on fungus concern Colombia has put a patch of banana crops in the north of the country under quarantine on suspicion they are infested with a fungus that is seen as po...
2019-07-15, 01:16

‘I wish it’s not true’ – Vidal saddened by death threats to Colombia’s Tesillo "William Tesillo missed a penalty as Colombia lost to Chile 5-4 in a shootout at the Copa America, with his wife saying he and his family have receiv...
2019-07-02, 11:48

Colombia's Duque says working to stop slayings of community leaders Colombia is working to halt scores of slayings of community leaders by criminal groups and remnant bands of rebels following the country's historic 2...
2019-07-13, 06:00

Colombia: Mayoral, city council candidates killed in ambush Bogota has blamed FARC dissidents for the deaths of two local politicians in the Cauca region. The killing comes just days after some prominent membe...
2019-09-03, 07:32

Ecopetrol's plan for fracking project hits new snag in Colombia Colombia's environmental authority said on Friday that it was suspending its evaluation of Ecopetrol's request to start a fracking pilot project unti...
2019-07-13, 02:32

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Slam Ruling on .amazon Domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organisation that manages Internet protocol to grant global...
2019-05-27, 16:00

Amid Colombia rebel rearmament, U.S. sees support from Maduro: official The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is increasingly providing shelter to Colombian rebel groups, a senior State Department official...
2019-08-31, 19:48

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to ...
2019-07-20, 15:32

Narco-trafficking and petrol: a quarter of Colombia's fuel goes to make cocaine The country’s drug industry thrives despite a 2016 Farc deal which helped farmers substitute coca crops for legal alternativesThe Colombian jungle to...
2019-06-14, 13:48

Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia denounce decision on Amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organization that manages internet protocol to grant globa...
2019-05-27, 01:32

Chile beats Colombia in shootout to reach Copa América semis SAO PAULO (AP) — Chile stayed on track to defend its Copa América title by defeating Colombia 5-4 on penalties in the quarterfinals of the South Amer...
2019-06-29, 08:00

Lone midwife delivers amid chaos of Colombia jungle river Marciana Caycedo is the only midwife on Isla Mono, a small island marooned in the middle of the wide brown San Juan river, on Colombia's remote and r...
2019-05-21, 15:16

Colombia leader hits out at 'hypocrisy' of middle-class cocaine users Iván Duque decries social acceptability of drug that inflicts environmental and social damage on producersMiddle-class cocaine users are inconsistent...
2019-06-17, 22:32

Colombia, Peru seek additional aid to assist with influx of Venezuelan migrants Colombia and Peru have so far received the majority of the estimated over 3 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled their homeland since 2015 as th...
2019-05-28, 00:48

Colombia plans temporary work permit for undocumented Venezuelans: official Colombia is preparing a temporary work permit for undocumented Venezuelans, part of an effort to reduce off-the-books jobs that often pay less than t...
2019-07-09, 01:48

Poetic justice: Colombia's verse rebels vindicated but defiant after 60 years The Nadaistas, an iconoclastic group of young poets in Medellín, once sparked outrage but now their influence is felt from the metro to the corridors...
2019-07-12, 15:00

Former FARC leader's arrest sought in blow to Colombia's peace deal Colombia's Supreme Court ordered the capture of a former FARC rebel commander-turned lawmaker on Tuesday after he failed to appear for questioning ab...
2019-07-10, 09:16

Colombia's Juan Valdez focused on return to Mexico, Argentina debut Colombia coffee shop chain Juan Valdez will focus on expanding its presence in Latin America, including returning to Mexico and debuting in Argentina...
2019-06-06, 17:16

Jesse Williams and Girlfriend Taylour Paige Turn Up the Heat in Colombia Jesse Williams spent Memorial Day weekend enjoying some fun in the sun with his leading lady Taylour Paige. The Grey's Anatomy actor took to Instagr...
2019-05-28, 16:48

Colombia player’s wife cites death threats after Copa exit BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — The wife of the Colombia defender who missed a penalty kick that led to the team’s elimination in the Copa América says...
2019-07-01, 02:16

FROM THE FIELD: Hardy seeds bear fruit to protect Colombia’s environment Communities in Colombia in South America are being helped by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to preserve and reintroduce indigenous crops as a wa...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Fighting in northeastern Colombia puts 300,000 civilians in danger: rights group Fighting between three armed groups for control of territory and drug trafficking in northeastern Colombia has exposed some 300,000 civilians to pote...
2019-08-08, 23:32

Colombia court upholds conditions for restarting aerial coca fumigation Colombia's constitutional court on Thursday upheld its own restrictions on the aerial spraying of the herbicide glyphosate to eliminate coca, the bas...
2019-07-19, 05:16

Former FARC leader in Colombia fails to show up in court in drug-trafficking case A missing former FARC rebel commander-turned-lawmaker who helped negotiate Colombia's 2016 peace deal failed to show up in court on Tuesday to face q...
2019-07-10, 01:32

Olympian soccer player found dead in Colombia days after being reported missing An Olympian soccer player, who represented Colombia in the 2016 Rio Games, was found dead Wednesday several days after she had been reported missing,...
2019-05-24, 20:16

Colombia’s Congress Debates Censuring Defense Minister Over Army Kill Orders Orders to “double the results” of missions against guerrilla and criminal groups sent a chill down the Colombian military’s ranks, and prompted debat...
2019-06-11, 04:32

'Viva Colombia!': Brailsford praises Egan Bernal after Tour de France win – video Team Ineos general manager Dave Brailsford chose a very specific shade of yellow to celebrate his team's latest Tour de France victory as he sported ...
2019-07-31, 19:32

Colombia player's wife cites death threats after Copa exit The wife of the Colombian defender who missed a penalty kick that led to the team's elimination in the Copa América says he and his famil...
2019-07-01, 01:32

US banana imports on alert after disease makes long-dreaded arrival in Colombia The arrival of the disease is bringing back worries about the world's dependence on a single type of banana, the Cavendish.    &...
2019-08-26, 21:48

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disaster...
2019-05-21, 14:31

China's Didi Chuxing starts ride-hailing services in Chile, Colombia Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Thursday that it had launched services in Chile and Colombia, as part of its push into Latin America...
2019-06-06, 13:16

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colomb...
2019-05-21, 14:31

As Colombia peace accord unravels, ex-FARC leaders take up arms, announce return to conflict President Iván Duque dismissed the former senior leaders of Colombia’s largest guerrilla group as “delinquents” and “criminals” and announced a rewar...
2019-08-30, 07:48

Women entrepreneurs play 'critical role' in Colombia's economy, peace: Ivanka Trump Women entrepreneurs are playing a "critical role" in Colombia's economic development and its transition to peace, White House adviser Ivanka Trump sa...
2019-09-03, 20:00

Player dribbles past seven opponents to score stunning solo goal in Colombia – video The final stage of Colombia's Under-21 national championship produced a magical solo goal. In the 55th minute, with the scores level at 1-1, Norte de...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Colombia offers nationality rights to Venezuelan children born there: UN hails ‘very important step’ The UN migration agency, IOM, has welcomed Colombia’s decision on Monday to grant nationality status to more than 24,000 Venezuelan babies born insid...
2019-08-06, 19:32

Colombia's FARC dissident leader issues new call to arms, three years after peace deal A group of former rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) said in a video posted overnight that it will launch a new offensive,...
2019-08-29, 20:48

‘Firmly united’ Security Council can bolster Colombia’s efforts to secure lasting peace, says UN envoy The Colombian peace process is an outstanding example of how much support the United Nations can provide when the Security Council is ‘firmly united’...
2019-07-20, 00:16

No country to call home? Some babies born in Colombia to Venezuelan parents lack birthright citizenship Migration crisis in Venezuela leads to rise in babies born in Colombia, lacking citizenship in any country.        ...
2019-08-12, 01:00

Snachez scores winning penalty as Chile beat Colombia in shootout to reach semi-finals "Reigning champions Chile advanced to the semi-finals of the Copa America on Friday after beating Colombia 5-4 in a penalty shootout following a 0-0 ...
2019-06-29, 08:48

Sanchez scores winning penalty as Chile beat Colombia in shootout to reach semi-final "Reigning champions Chile advanced to the semi-finals of the Copa America on Friday after beating Colombia 5-4 in a penalty shootout following a 0-0 ...
2019-06-29, 10:16

| Colombia plane crash | UK Lib Dems blame Cameron for Brexit: WATCH the top world news videos for today Colombia plane crash kills seven | Jo Swinson: David Cameron cannot be forgiven for calling Brexit referendum; here are the top world news videos for...
2019-09-16, 10:32

Colombia: Rights experts condemn killing of reintegrated former rebel fighter, call for respect of peace process Against a backdrop of challenges in implementing the peace process in Colombia, six independent UN human rights experts condemned on Tuesday the kill...
2019-06-04, 18:48

Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCH...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Venezuela gives a rare look at its economy Venezuela's economy is in shambles and the country has plunged into political chaos. The dysfunction is so great that basic economic data has been ha...
2019-05-30, 07:16

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...
2019-08-19, 06:48

CORRECTED-Colombia coal, gold and nickel output down year-on-year in 2nd quarter Colombia, the world's fifth-largest exporter of coal, produced 18.9 million tonnes of the fuel in the second quarter, down 4.5% from the same period ...
2019-09-07, 05:00

Colombia coal, gold and nickel output down year-on-year in 2nd quarter Colombia, the world's fifth-largest exporter of coal, produced 18.9 million tonnes of the fuel in the second quarter, down 4.5% from the same period ...
2019-09-06, 21:00

Boyd makes US debut, among 5 changes vs Venezuela Forward Tyler Boyd made his debut for the United States in its final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gold Cup, one of five lineup changes against Vene...
2019-06-09, 21:16

U.S. Expands Sanctions Against Venezuela Into an Embargo The new measures mark a significant escalation of pressure against the regime of President Nicolás Maduro and countries including Russia and China th...
2019-08-06, 16:32

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...
2019-05-30, 08:32

U.S. and Venezuela Hold Secret Talks The Trump administration has been secretly talking with top aides of Nicolás Maduro in an effort to push Venezuela’s authoritarian president from pow...
2019-08-22, 09:16

U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by in...
2019-06-07, 05:48

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 ...
2019-06-19, 16:48

Inside oil-rich Venezuela's gas shortages For the last two weeks, people from several states in Venezuela have described severe gas shortages, a once unthinkable problem. It's not the first t...
2019-05-27, 05:48

In Maduro's regime, Venezuela sends aid to you Venezuela will send food to feed hungry Colombian children, communications minister Jorge Rodriguez claimed Monday -- citing statistics about poverty...
2019-06-22, 08:48

Trump says he is considering a blockade or quarantine on Venezuela US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he is considering a quarantine or blockade of Venezuela, as the United States steps up pressure on Preside...
2019-08-02, 05:16

China condemns U.S. 'interference' in Venezuela Sweeping sanctions imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump on Venezuela constitute "gross interference" and violate the norms of international relatio...
2019-08-08, 22:00

Russia Says It Won't Increase Presence in Venezuela Russia said it had rotated a group of weapons specialists in Venezuela and emphasized that it didn’t intend to increase its military presence in the ...
2019-06-28, 02:32

Another blackout plunges Venezuela into darkness Another power blackout has again darkened Venezuela, snarling transportation and phone service -- an event leader Nicolas Maduro blamed on an "electr...
2019-07-23, 16:48

Canada closes embassy in Venezuela Canada announced Sunday that it has temporarily closed its embassy in Venezuela, blaming President Nicolas Maduro for limiting its abilities to funct...
2019-06-03, 07:32

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 ...
2019-08-31, 03:16

They Survived Colonization and War. But Venezuela’s Collapse Was Too Much. The Wayuu have long lived between Venezuela and Colombia. But as Venezuela collapses, many are seeking refuge with their Colombian kin, straining res...
2019-07-31, 18:00

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...
2019-05-29, 01:32

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...
2019-06-16, 01:32

Venezuela Negotiators Agree to New Round of Talks Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide agreed to hold a new round of negotiations, Norway’s foreign ministry said, as Oslo looks to mediate a sol...
2019-05-26, 03:16

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...
2019-05-26, 01:48

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....
2019-06-03, 10:16

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...
2019-06-03, 00:16

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 ...
2019-07-14, 02:16

Greece recognizes Venezuela's Guaido, in line with EU Greece will follow the European Union's line and recognize Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, in an abou...
2019-07-12, 13:00

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...
2019-05-25, 21:32

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...
2019-07-22, 18:00

Killings, torture still going on in Venezuela: U.N. rights chief The United Nations human rights chief said on Monday that extrajudicial killings appeared to be continuing in Venezuela and the Special Action Forces...
2019-09-09, 16:32

Norway mediation effort in Venezuela slows Venezuelan leader Juan Guaidó said Friday that the opposition’s demand for presidential elections is not negotiable, slowing mediation efforts by Nor...
2019-06-07, 22:16

Tite under pressure after goalless draw with Venezuela After a dismal performance in a 0-0 draw against Venezuela, the blame is falling squarely on the shoulders of Brazil coach Tite    &#...
2019-06-19, 18:48

Trump said Russia was getting out of Venezuela. The Kremlin says that’s not true. The Kremlin contradicted Trump’s tweet that Russian personnel have departed Venezuela. Moscow is a primary backer of Venezuelan President Nicolás Mad...
2019-06-04, 23:16

US Southern Command head focused on ‘day after’ in Venezuela The head of U.S. Southern Command says military officials are focusing on preparing for “the day after” once “isolated” Venezuelan President Nicolás ...
2019-08-20, 02:48

'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...
2019-06-19, 16:16

U.S. Prepares Charges Over Venezuela's Food-Aid Program The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal charges to sanctions against people involved in Venezuela’s military-run emergency food program,...
2019-05-22, 05:48

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...
2019-06-30, 07:00

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...
2019-05-29, 21:32

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 ...
2019-07-01, 10:16

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...
2019-09-14, 06:00

Venezuela Withdraws From Planned Talks With Opposition Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro pulled his government out of negotiations with the opposition aimed at resolving the country’s political crisis a...
2019-08-08, 11:00

Venezuela Gives Colombian Rebels Free Rein The guerrillas of the National Liberation Army, or ELN, have been battling Colombian governments for half a century, but they have a new advantage: S...
2019-07-14, 14:48

Xi says China will play 'constructive role' on Venezuela China will work with the international community to play a constructive role with Venezuela and help the country to get back on a normal development ...
2019-06-05, 04:32

Venezuela Forces Killed Thousands, Then Covered It Up, U.N. Says Special forces members engaged in extrajudicial killings and then altered crime scenes to make it look as if the victims had been resisting arrest, U...
2019-07-05, 03:01

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...
2019-05-24, 22:48

Power Outage Leaves Venezuela in the Dark, Again Most of Venezuela was left in the dark in the latest blackout to hit the beleaguered nation as it suffers from an economic collapse and a crumbling p...
2019-07-23, 07:16

Split emerges in Venezuela opposition over talks with gov’t A group of minority opposition parties is entering negotiations with President Nicolas Maduro’s government without the consent of the U.S.-backed opp...
2019-09-17, 05:00

Venezuela capital in the dark again after massive blackout The lights have gone out across much of Venezuela’s capital and there are reports that much of the country is also being affected by a massive outage...
2019-07-23, 03:00

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...
2019-07-02, 09:32

Venezuela releasing judge, journalist, 20 students - U.N. Venezuela is releasing 22 people, including judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday, and an opposition...
2019-07-06, 01:32

| Venezuela calls on US to reopen diplomatic ties Venezuela's socialist government has called on the United States to restore diplomatic ties with Caracas after it opened talks with fringe opposition...
2019-09-20, 02:32

Trump says Russia has pulled ‘most of their people’ from Venezuela ​President Trump said in a tweet that Russia has pulled “most of their people from Venezuela,” where President Nicolas Maduro continues t...
2019-06-03, 22:48

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...
2019-06-09, 22:16

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 ...
2019-05-26, 21:00

A Fuel Shortage Is Crippling Agriculture in Venezuela Already facing a deep economic crisis, the country is seeing food production shrink drastically as mismanagement and American sanctions make gasoline...
2019-07-06, 19:48

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top officials backing the soc...
2019-06-28, 21:48

Venezuela’s Capital Is in the Dark Again After a Massive Blackout CARACAS, Venezuela — The lights went out across much of Venezuela Monday, reviving fears of the blackouts that plunged the country into chaos a...
2019-07-23, 04:32

Venezuela’s Guaido to name new boards of PDVSA and Citgo Venezuela's President of the National Assembly, Juan Guaido, will name new director boards at state oil company PDVSA and its United States subsidiar...
2019-05-21, 20:32

US targets Venezuela intelligence agency with sanctions The Trump administration has imposed sanctions on Venezuela’s military intelligence agency, which is accused of torturing to death a navy captain in ...
2019-07-11, 19:48

U.S. Suspends Passenger and Cargo Flights to Venezuela The Department of Homeland Security said the country’s instability created conditions that “threaten the safety and security of passengers, aircraft,...
2019-05-21, 18:00

Venezuela's Lopez says he met generals during house arrest Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez believes President Nicolas Maduro's government will fall "in weeks," he told journalists in Caracas Thurs...
2019-05-21, 18:32

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....
2019-08-03, 04:32

Venezuela's Maduro says there has been contact with U.S. officials 'for months' Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday he had authorized contact with the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump "for months," in an...
2019-08-21, 04:48

| Trump: Russia says has removed 'most' personnel from Venezuela Russia has told the US that it has withdrawn most of its personnel from Venezuela, US President Donald Trump says, two months after telling Moscow to...
2019-06-04, 03:48

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...
2019-06-07, 18:16

Norwegian diplomat pushes Venezuela talks against the odds If there*s a negotiated settlement to Venezuela*s protracted crisis, it*ll likely be reached with the help of a self-effacing Scandinavian diplomat w...
2019-05-31, 18:49

Instagram priest takes to Venezuela's streets "with the people" Venezuelan priest Luis Antonio Salazar has built a solid social media following over the past two years preaching the Bible over Instagram, breaking ...
2019-06-13, 17:16

MLB bans playing in Venezuela amid Trump order Major League Baseball has told players they cannot compete in the Venezuela winter league this season, a response intended to comply with President D...
2019-08-23, 12:16

With Tougher U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela, Bolton Says ‘Now is the Time for Action’ At a conference meant to find a solution to the standoff in Venezuela, John R. Bolton, the Trump administration’s national security adviser, pushed a...
2019-08-07, 18:00

Venezuela loses $1.4 bln of gold to banks for guarantees -sources Citibank and Deutsche Bank have taken control of around $1.4 billion of Venezuelan government gold, which they received as guarantees for loans, as a...
2019-06-06, 23:00

Vessels from Venezuela can still transit Panama Canal: authority The Panama Canal will allow vessels coming from Venezuela to transit the waterway provided they present the necessary paperwork, the canal authority'...
2019-08-17, 00:00

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...
2019-06-13, 19:32

Ivanka Trump embraces Venezuela migrants as US boosts aid IIvanka Trump has met with Venezuelan migrants and opposition leaders as the U.S. government announced a new aid package of $120 million for people l...
2019-09-05, 04:00

EXPLAINER-U.S. sanctions and Venezuela's trade and oil industry partners The United States last week imposed a sweeping freeze on Venezuelan government assets in U.S. territory and threatened to sanction any company that w...
2019-08-14, 21:00

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...
2019-08-07, 16:32

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro for allegedly ...
2019-06-19, 23:16

With Venezuela in collapse, towns slip into primitive isolation At the once-busy beach resort of Patanemo, tourism has evaporated over the last two years as Venezuela's economic crisis has deepened and deteriorati...
2019-06-07, 21:48

How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela's Gold Landed in Africa---and Vanished A Russian airliner’s secretive deliveries to a refinery in Uganda expose one link in a global underground economy many suspect is helping Nicolás Mad...
2019-06-18, 17:00

EU sees sharp rise in asylum applications from Venezuela The number of applications for asylum in the European Union is back up. While Syrians and Afghans formerly topped the list, the EU has seen a surge i...
2019-06-11, 19:00

Canada to Suspend Diplomatic Operations at Embassy in Venezuela Canada said Sunday it was temporarily suspending its diplomatic operations in Venezuela, and planned to evaluate the status of Venezuelan diplomats i...
2019-06-03, 18:16

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...
2019-05-30, 23:00

A trail of 'bloody gold' leads to Venezuela's government The crash of steel pounding rock echoes through the dark gallery, as Darwin Rojas, 43, hammers away in a small corner. He's muddy, sweaty and breathi...
2019-08-20, 22:48

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...
2019-06-18, 10:00

Venezuela’s Collapse Frays Its Economic Ties With Russia Russia has been a bulwark of support for Venezuela. But as that country’s economy crumbles, Russian state-owned businesses are pulling back to protec...
2019-06-18, 07:01

Venezuela’s Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption Venezuela’s opposition comes under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security ...
2019-06-18, 04:16

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to try to get buy-in from countries s...
2019-06-03, 21:32

Lima Group and EU urge more international involvement in Venezuela The Lima Group regional bloc and EU-led contact group on Venezuela on Monday called on Latin America and the broader international community to play ...
2019-06-03, 22:01

Soccer: First-half goals give Venezuela 3-0 friendly win over U.S. Venezuela scored three goals without reply in a whirlwind first half to grab a convincing 3-0 win over the United States in a friendly in Cincinnati ...
2019-06-09, 23:32

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner ...
2019-06-18, 21:01

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...
2019-06-16, 01:16

Venezuela healthcare collapse: Four children die in same hospital this month Under a wooden arch decorated with white balloons in a small house in Caracas' largest slum, the body of 11-year-old Erick Altuve lay in a small coff...
2019-06-01, 19:16

Venezuela opposition says Norway talks must focus on elections Norway-backed talks between Venezuela's opposition and the government of President Nicolas Maduro must focus on elections, an opposition negotiator s...
2019-09-03, 01:00

Chevron has been in Venezuela for nearly 100 years. It could finally be forced to leave Chevron's nearly century-long relationship with Venezuela might not survive the Maduro regime's fight with the United States. Not only is Venezuela's...
2019-06-19, 20:00

As Venezuela’s crisis deepens, the most vulnerable are joining the exodus After years of largely middle-class migration, aid officials see an uptick in the poor, the elderly and the disabled leaving the South American natio...
2019-08-08, 04:00

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top officia...
2019-06-15, 19:48

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on polit...
2019-06-15, 23:00

Washington Is Holding Secret Talks With One of Venezuela’s Top Officials BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.S. has opened up secret communications with Venezuela’s socialist party boss as members of President Nicol&...
2019-08-19, 11:16

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...
2019-06-19, 11:00

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...
2019-06-19, 10:32

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...
2019-06-12, 03:48

Chinese foreign ministry slams U.S. 'interference' in Venezuela An order by U.S. President Donald Trump to freeze the Venezuelan government's assets and cut off its funds is an act of "gross interference" and a vi...
2019-08-08, 10:00

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...
2019-06-03, 02:32

Trump: Russia told U.S. 'most of their people' have left Venezuela President Donald Trump said on Monday that Russia told the United States it had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela, where Moscow has maint...
2019-06-04, 02:16

Venezuela deports 59 Colombians arrested 'arbitrarily' three years ago: U.N. Venezuela's government on Saturday deported 59 Colombian citizens who had been "arbitrarily" detained there almost three years ago, the United Nation...
2019-06-30, 02:32

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quic...
2019-05-21, 15:16

Maduro says he 'repudiates' Trump statement on possible Venezuela blockade Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday said he rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's statement about a possible blockade of the South America...
2019-08-03, 06:16

'Worse than a nightmare': These oil executives are still detained in Venezuela nearly 2 years later When Tomeu Vadell, an American oil executive, was summoned to Venezuela for an emergency work meeting the week before Thanksgiving 2017, his wife sai...
2019-08-05, 03:00

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...
2019-06-30, 04:00

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...
2019-09-13, 22:00

U.N. details Venezuela torture, killings to neutralize opposition A United Nations report said on Thursday Venezuela's security forces had arrested and shot young men, planted drugs and arms on them and manipulated ...
2019-07-04, 18:32

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...
2019-07-18, 04:16

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...
2019-07-12, 05:16

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...
2019-06-22, 13:48

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...
2019-07-05, 01:00

Venezuela releases opposition lawmaker after four months in custody Venezuelan authorities released opposition lawmaker Edgar Zambrano from custody on Tuesday, four months after his arrest on treason charges, a move h...
2019-09-18, 04:00

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...
2019-05-26, 16:16

Putin says he hopes Venezuela talks will normalize situation Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Norway-brokered talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition would normalize th...
2019-07-11, 15:48

Venezuela's Maduro says he will skip U.N., but envoys will slam U.S. sanctions Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday he will not travel to New York for the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly lat...
2019-09-13, 02:00

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...
2019-06-29, 21:16

Argentina see off Venezuela to set up titanic Copa clash with Brazil Argentina can look forward to a mouthwatering Copa America semi-final clash with Brazil after delivering a much-improved display to beat Venezuela 2-...
2019-06-29, 17:16

Exclusive: Guaido says Washington should help Venezuela keep U.S. refiner Citgo The United States should help Venezuela keep control over U.S. refiner Citgo by preventing its seizure by creditors seeking to collect on unpaid Vene...
2019-05-23, 07:00

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...
2019-06-29, 04:16

OAS meeting ends in disagreement over Venezuela opposition delegation Members of the Organization of American States (OAS) ended two days of meetings on Friday without a clear plan for increasing pressure on embattled V...
2019-06-29, 03:48

Airlines see new government in Venezuela as key to repayment of debt: IATA International airlines are pinning their hopes on a change of government in Venezuela before some $4 billion owned to the firms by the state might be...
2019-09-11, 03:32

Opposition rallies as Venezuela blackout eases in some areas Venezuela’s opposition seeks to harness anger over a massive blackout that deepened hardship nationwide, but turnout at opposition rally is relativel...
2019-07-24, 00:48

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...
2019-07-23, 20:32

Uruguay protests role of Venezuela’s opposition at gathering A representative for Uruguay has walked out of a meeting of regional countries in Latin America in protest over the participation of diplomats appoin...
2019-06-28, 02:16

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...
2019-06-28, 01:48

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...
2019-08-01, 03:16

Venezuela Blackout Leaves Caracas, and Much of the Country, Without Power It was the fourth major blackout to hit Venezuelans in less than five months. The government blamed Monday’s outage on “an electromagnetic attack,” w...
2019-07-23, 07:48

Venezuela closes border with Brazil, Colombian crossings may be next Nicolas Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, as tensions over foreign aid deliveries rise. The embattled President also is considering c...
2019-06-22, 08:48

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...
2019-07-08, 23:32

In Venezuela, criminals feel the pinch of an economic crisis In something of an unexpected silver lining to Venezuela’s all-consuming crisis, experts say armed assaults and killings in the country are plummetin...
2019-05-28, 06:48

U.S. ready to target other countries for supporting Venezuela's Maduro U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said Washington was ready to impose sanctions on any international company doing business with ...
2019-08-06, 23:32

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...
2019-09-19, 22:32

Venezuela's Maduro ratifies Padrino as defense minister Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday announced he will maintain Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino in his post, following months of rumors th...
2019-07-08, 10:16

Norway says Venezuela opposition and government talks to continue Talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition will continue, Norway's foreign ministry said on Thursday, after a top Socialist Party leader...
2019-07-12, 00:16

With Tougher U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela, Bolton Says ‘Time for Dialogue Is Over’ At a conference meant to find a solution to the standoff in Venezuela, John R. Bolton, the Trump administration’s national security adviser, pushed a...
2019-08-07, 02:00

Venezuela was on the brink of an uprising. Now protesters are fighting for survival As opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his US ally puzzle over their failures to wrest control of the government, embattled President Nicolas Maduro is...
2019-05-21, 18:32

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 ...
2019-06-22, 23:48

Women fight to solve mysterious murders in Venezuela More than 8,200 people died in extrajudicial killings in Venezuela between 2015 and 2017, estimates Amnesty International. And the United Nations Hig...
2019-05-21, 18:32

US balks as Venezuela heads up UN-backed disarmament body 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 has taken the chair...
2019-05-28, 13:32

A Split Has Emerged in Venezuela’s Opposition Over Talks With Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A minority group of opposition parties in Venezuela agreed Monday to enter negotiations with President Nicolas Maduro...
2019-09-18, 03:00

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...
2019-05-28, 15:48

US, Venezuela opposition majority renew support for Guaidó Venezuela’s opposition-led congress has again thrown its support behind Juan Guaidó, saying he’ll serve as the crisis-wracked nation’s interim presid...
2019-09-18, 04:00

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sp...
2019-05-28, 16:16

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...
2019-08-08, 06:32

Venezuela frees musician jailed after blasting government Authorities in Venezuela have released from prison a young musician who was jailed six weeks ago after taking to social media to vent her frustration...
2019-07-17, 06:48

UN human rights chief appeals for dialogue in Venezuela The United Nations’ top human rights official is urging Venezuela’s government and opposition to put aside deep political differences and commit to d...
2019-06-22, 06:16

Trump says Bolton a 'disaster' on North Korea, 'out of line' on Venezuela U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that John Bolton, dismissed a day earlier as national security adviser, had been a "disaster" on North ...
2019-09-12, 06:00

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...
2019-07-01, 19:00

Venezuela's congress to create committee for future debt renegotiation Venezuela's opposition-run congress said on Tuesday it will form a commission that will eventually renegotiate the country's debt, much of which is i...
2019-08-14, 02:00

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 ...
2019-07-23, 11:01

Peru to host international talks on Venezuela in Lima next month Peru has invited China, Russia, Cuba, the United States and dozens of other countries to Lima on Aug. 6 to discuss the political crisis in Venezuela,...
2019-07-04, 02:01

Special Report: They fled Venezuela's crisis by boat - then vanished A taxi dropped Maroly Bastardo and her two small children by a cemetery not far from the shore in northeast Venezuela. She still had time to change h...
2019-06-14, 13:48

U.N. rights boss Bachelet to meet Maduro, Guaido in Venezuela: U.N. U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet will visit Venezuela from June 19-21 and hold separate talks with both President Nicolas Maduro and his arc...
2019-06-14, 18:32

Venezuela's opposition congress names ad-hoc central bank board Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly on Tuesday appointed an ad-hoc board for the country's central bank with the aim of "protecting i...
2019-07-16, 22:32

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'...
2019-05-23, 02:16

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...
2019-06-30, 11:48

How Venezuela’s Political Crisis Is Pushing Women Into ‘Forced Motherhood’ (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Dr. Saturnina Clemente pulls up to the small clinic in the impoverished Caucaguita neighborhood armed with one of Venezu...
2019-08-21, 21:48

Venezuela confirms death of detained officer who opposition says was tortured CARACAS - Venezuelan authorities late on Saturday confirmed the death of a military officer who opposition leaders and family members said was tortur...
2019-06-30, 17:32

Venezuela’s Maduro Trains Sights on Opposition’s Last Bastion: Congress President Maduro’s Socialist Party legislators are retaking their seats in Congress, threatening the power base of Juan Guaidó, the congressional lea...
2019-09-17, 15:00

Talks between Venezuela government and opposition continuing, says mediator Norway Talks between the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition are continuing in Barbados, the foreign ministry from mediator...
2019-07-19, 09:16

Trump administration split on renewing Chevron's Venezuela license The Trump administration is split over whether to renew a license this week for energy company Chevron Corp's operations in Venezuela, with Secretar...
2019-07-24, 03:32

Venezuela pro-Maduro legislature to assess early congress elections Venezuela's pro-government legislature on Monday agreed to create a commission to evaluate holding 2020 legislative elections early, which would crea...
2019-08-13, 08:32

Wife of deceased Venezuela navy captain demands U.N. probe The wife of a Venezuelan navy captain who died after being detained on conspiracy accusations said on Monday the United Nations should investigate th...
2019-07-01, 20:48

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapport...
2019-05-21, 14:48

OHCHR report: Venezuela regime has killed, threatened opponents A new United Nations investigative report said Friday the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has attacked and killed opponents and tak...
2019-07-05, 20:48

Venezuela investigates Guaido over photo with suspected Colombian criminals Venezuela's state prosecutor's office said on Friday it would open an investigation into Juan Guaido after the interior minister presented photos on ...
2019-09-14, 07:00

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...
2019-06-12, 03:32

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...
2019-06-08, 23:48

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...
2019-08-21, 08:16

U.S. Prosecutors Link Venezuela's Hugo Chávez to Drug Trafficking Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez in the mid-2000s ordered his top lieutenants to work with Colombian Marxist guerrillas to flood the U.S. with cocain...
2019-09-15, 17:00

Trump administration plans to divert $40 million in aid to Venezuela's opposition U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to divert more than $40 million in humanitarian aid for Central America to support the U.S.-backed...
2019-07-17, 04:00

Venezuela's Hugo Chávez Worked to Flood U.S. With Cocaine, U.S. Prosecutors Say Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez in the mid-2000s ordered his top lieutenants to work with Colombian Marxist guerrillas to flood the U.S. with cocain...
2019-09-16, 04:00

Exclusive: The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke dow...
2019-06-11, 15:00

Crude oil prices rise amid renewed Venezuela concerns Oil prices were higher early Tuesday amid renewed concern about Venezuelan supplies but market worries about China-U.S. trade issues prevented higher...
2019-05-21, 20:32

Venezuela opposition pledges equal treatment for creditors in possible restructuring Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's economic advisors have proposed treating most creditors equally in a possible debt restructuring should th...
2019-07-04, 02:01

In a Blow to Maduro, Russia Withdraws Key Defense Support to Venezuela Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and e...
2019-06-02, 21:00

Pompeo to travel to Ottawa for talks on trade, Venezuela, China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Ottawa for a day of meetings with Canadian leaders to discuss bilateral relations, Venezuela's cri...
2019-08-20, 01:16

Venezuela charges two intelligence officials over death of detained officer Venezuela has charged two intelligence officials with homicide over the death of a navy captain who had been in military custody, the country's chief...
2019-07-02, 02:48

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 ...
2019-08-29, 17:48

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...
2019-06-08, 12:16

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...
2019-06-08, 00:16

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection...
2019-05-22, 03:48

Venezuela in crisis as Guaido calls for May Day protests: Live updates More protests are planned in Venezuela on Wednesday following an attempt by opposition leader Juan Guaido to spark an uprising against embattled Pres...
2019-05-21, 18:32

U.S. hopeful EU will impose sanctions on Venezuela in coming months: U.S. envoy Washington's envoy for Venezuela said on Thursday he was hopeful that the European Union will impose sanctions against Caracas "in the coming months"...
2019-08-29, 20:48

Venezuela’s Guaidó names shadow cabinet to help oust Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó named a new shadow cabinet on Wednesday, launching the latest phase of his campaign aimed at forcing Preside...
2019-08-29, 00:16

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 VenezuelansMore than 4 million Venezuelans have now fled ec...
2019-06-08, 01:01

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...
2019-06-12, 22:16

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...
2019-07-05, 03:32

Venezuela's Guaido says government plans to dissolve opposition-run legislature Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Sunday President Nicolas Maduro's government is preparing to dissolve the opposition-run legislature...
2019-08-12, 08:00

Norway says Venezuela government, opposition to hold new round of talks Norway said on Saturday that representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition will return to Oslo next week following an initial round of pre...
2019-05-26, 03:48

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...
2019-07-12, 06:32

Venezuela to open PDVSA office in Moscow this month: Ifax Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA plans to open an office in Moscow this month, Interfax news agency cited Venezuela's oil minister as saying on Th...
2019-06-06, 10:48

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...
2019-08-07, 19:00

Shippers raise rates for cargo from U.S. to Venezuela: documents, sources Two major shipping lines this month have raised their rates for transporting goods from the United States to Venezuela, according to three industry s...
2019-05-27, 22:32

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...
2019-06-21, 16:32

U.N. rights chief Bachelet to leave monitors in Venezuela after visit U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, who was wrapping up an official visit to Venezuela on Friday, will leave two delegates behind to monitor t...
2019-06-21, 19:48

Uruguay and Venezuela Issue Warnings About Travel to the U.S. After Mass Shootings (ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) — Uruguay issued a warning to its citizens early this week about traveling to the U.S. after two mass shootings killed more...
2019-08-07, 09:00

Bolton cancels Asia trip 'to focus on events in Venezuela' US national security adviser John Bolton has canceled his trip to South Korea next week, even as preparations ramp up for a second summit between Pre...
2019-06-22, 08:48

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...
2019-07-11, 22:01

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...
2019-08-08, 08:32

U.N. rights chief Bachelet urges Venezuela to release prisoners U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Friday urged Venezuela's government to release prisoners who were arrested for peacefully protesting, an...
2019-06-22, 10:16

Venezuela government to skip Barbados talks to protest U.S. sanctions Venezuela's government will skip a round of Norway-brokered talks on Thursday and Friday to protest a new set of U.S. sanctions meant to force Presid...
2019-08-08, 10:00

Families Demand Answers After 29 Inmates Die In Venezuela Jail Riot Wracked with pain and anger, dozens of families gathered in front of a morgue in the Venezuelan town of Acarigua on Saturday after 29 inmates died in...
2019-05-26, 07:16

Venezuela government, opposition will return to Norway for talks, Oslo says Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition will return to Norway for a second round of talks to help resolve their months-long conf...
2019-05-26, 03:48

Venezuela talks with opposition conclude in Barbados, no deal announced Talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition about how to address the country's political crisis concluded on Wednesday with no announceme...
2019-07-11, 18:00

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...
2019-06-23, 02:16

Meeting between envoys for Venezuela's government, opposition ends with no deal A mediation meeting between Venezuela's government and the opposition has ended without an agreement as Norway holds talks aimed at resolving both si...
2019-05-30, 00:16

U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross pledges support for Venezuela reconstruction The United States is ready to support pro-market reforms and privatizations in Venezuela with investment and credit to reverse socialism and rebuild ...
2019-08-01, 17:16

The radical radio host leading an armed 'colectivo' in Venezuela Before socialist Hugo Chavez swept to power in 1999, the colectivos were leftist activists working in some of Venezuela's poorest slums. Himself a on...
2019-05-24, 23:48

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all n...
2019-05-21, 14:48