CARACAS When children at a Catholic-run school in a poor neighborhood of Venezuela's Caracas capital began fainting from hunger, teachers asked them to draw or describe their most recent meals and what they expected to eat next.
NEW YORK Two nephews of Venezuela's first lady, who face charges of conspiring to import cocaine into the United States, confessed to U.S. agents after being arrested in November to being involved in the drug scheme, newly-filed court records state.
CARACAS An appeal hearing into Venezuela's most prominent jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez ended on Saturday, with he and supporters saying the nearly 14-year sentence for inciting violence should be immediately overturned.
CARACAS The Roman Catholic Church may soon join Ibero-American leaders seeking dialogue between Venezuela's feuding government and opposition, the head of a regional bloc said on Thursday.
CARACAS Venezuela's top court has ruled that the country's central bank does not need congressional approval to seek a loan from a multilateral agency to shore up the OPEC nation's flagging international reserves.
CARACAS Oil services provider Halliburton Co on Wednesday reported a $148 million loss as a result of accepting a promissory note in exchange for unpaid invoices linked to Venezuela operations.
CARACAS Venezuelan opposition leaders said on Tuesday they had cleared another hurdle in their push for a referendum to recall President Nicolas Maduro this year with the election board's validation of an initial signature drive.
BOGOTA Colombia wants a permanent opening of its border with Venezuela and will not allow further temporary crossings, the foreign minister said, after tens of thousands of Venezuelans streamed in during the weekend to buy items scarce in their own country.
CARACAS Vehicle production in recession-hit Venezuela has plunged 86 percent in the first half to less than 10 units a day, national automakers organization Cavenez said on Monday.
SANTIAGO Thousands of elderly people in Latin America, Spain, and elsewhere who are dependent on a Venezuelan state pension have been forced to find other ways to survive after payments stopped last year, some of those affected told Reuters.