Venezuela

U.S. asks Venezuela to scrap ban on opposition political candidates

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WASHINGTON - The United States on Tuesday called on Venezuela to reverse a ban on opposition members from holding office and participating in the Dec. 6 parliamentary elections.

Venezuela supermarket looting leaves one dead, dozens detained

CARACAS - One person was killed and dozens were detained following looting of supermarkets in Venezuela's southeastern city of Ciudad Guayana on Friday morning, according to Venezuelan authorities.

01 Aug 2015

Eleven Colombian military personnel killed in plane crash

BOGOTA - Eleven Colombian military personnel were killed on Friday when their transport plane suffered motor failure and crashed in the northern province of Cesar, killing all on board, according to a statement from the Air Force.

01 Aug 2015

Venezuela supermarket looting leaves one dead, dozens detained

CARACAS - One person was killed and dozens were detained following looting of supermarkets in Venezuela's southeastern city of Ciudad Guayana on Friday morning, according to Venezuelan authorities. | Video

01 Aug 2015

Eleven Colombian military personnel killed in plane crash

BOGOTA - Eleven Colombian military personnel were killed on Friday when their transport plane suffered motor failure and crashed in the northern province of Cesar, killing all on board, according to a statement from the Air Force.

31 Jul 2015

Venezuela supermarket looting leaves one dead, dozens detained

CARACAS - One person was killed and dozens were detained following looting of supermarkets in Venezuela's southeastern city of Ciudad Guayana, the state governor said on Friday, amid the ongoing food shortages in the recession-hit OPEC nation.

31 Jul 2015

Venezuela troops occupy Polar food distribution warehouses

CARACAS - Venezuelan troops occupied a Caracas warehouse complex used by local food giant Empresas Polar and Nestle to distribute food and beverages, workers and company officials said on Thursday.

30 Jul 2015

Venezuela troops occupy Polar food distribution warehouses

CARACAS - Venezuelan troops occupied a Caracas warehouse complex used by local food giant Empresas Polar and Nestle to distribute food and beverages, workers and company officials said on Thursday.

30 Jul 2015

Russia vetoes bid to set up tribunal for downed flight MH17

UNITED NATIONS - Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council draft resolution on Wednesday that would have set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine. | Video

Gambia frees more than 200 prisoners including past coup plotters

BANJUL - Gambia released more than 200 prisoners on Friday, including 31 jailed for treason during multiple plots to overthrow long-ruling President Yahya Jammeh, prison officials said.

World, United Nations 25 Jul 2015