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PDVSA manager arrested in Venezuela fuel corruption probe

CARACAS Venezuela has arrested a senior manager of state oil company PDVSA on suspicion of "irregularities" in contracts to supply fuel to the domestic market, authorities said on Wednesday.

Mar 18 2017

Venezuela prison mass grave yields 15 corpses, three headless

CARACAS Fifteen corpses, three of them headless, have been found in a mass grave at a Venezuelan prison and more may be discovered, investigators said on Saturday.

Mar 15 2017

Short of options, Venezuela opposition stages flash protests

CARACAS A dozen activists alight surreptitiously from cars, walk determinedly towards Venezuela's heavily-guarded Food Ministry, and dump two bags of garbage at its front entrance.

Mar 15 2017

Short of options, Venezuela opposition stages flash protests

CARACAS A dozen activists alight surreptitiously from cars, walk determinedly toward Venezuela's heavily-guarded Food Ministry, and dump two bags of garbage at its front entrance.

Feb 16 2017

Venezuela Catholic Church feels backlash after chiding Socialists

CARACAS On a recent Sunday morning, several hundred Catholic worshippers were at Mass inside a hillside church of a poor Caracas neighbourhood when there was a sudden commotion at the back.

Feb 15 2017

Venezuela pulls Spanish-language CNN from air for 'distorting truth'

CARACAS President Nicolas Maduro's government ordered the suspension of CNN's Spanish-language service from Venezuela's airwaves on Wednesday, accusing it of distorting the truth in coverage.

Feb 14 2017

Sanctioned for drugs, Venezuelan vice president slams U.S. 'aggression'

CARACAS Venezuela's powerful vice president on Tuesday called his blacklisting by the United States on drug charges an "imperialist aggression" in the first flare-up between the two countries under new U.S. President Donald Trump. | Video

Jan 23 2017

Hardline party on front line of Venezuelan political war

CARACAS Visitors to the headquarters of Venezuela's Popular Will party are greeted by large photos of global political heroes from Nelson Mandela to Mahatma Gandhi.

Jan 23 2017

Hardline party on front line of Venezuelan political war

CARACAS, Jan 23 Visitors to the headquarters of Venezuela's Popular Will party are greeted by large photos of global political heroes from Nelson Mandela to Mahatma Gandhi.

Jan 05 2017

Venezuela opposition seeks new polls, military help, against Maduro

CARACAS Venezuela's opposition, still smarting from its failure to remove President Nicolas Maduro last year, installed a new congress head on Thursday who demanded across-the-board elections and sought military help to end "dictatorship".

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