Venezuela-Exxon arbitration ruling due this week: sources


HOUSTON - The World Bank arbitration tribunal will give its final award ruling this week on a multibillion- dollar claim by Exxon Mobil Corp against Venezuela over the 2007 nationalization of two oil projects, legal sources said on Tuesday.

Clorox warns of safety concerns after Venezuelan takeover of plants

- U.S. cleaning products maker Clorox Co said the Venezuelan government's takeover of two of its plants after the company pulled out of the country raised "grave concerns" about the safety of workers and surrounding communities.

27 Sep 2014

Venezuela takes over plants left by U.S. firm Clorox

VALLES DEL TUY Venezuela - Venezuela announced on Friday the "temporary" takeover of two plants belonging to U.S. cleaning products maker Clorox Co which has left the country because of difficult economic conditions.

World, 26 Sep 2014

Venezuelan workers occupy abandoned Clorox plant

VALLES DEL TUY Venezuela - Hundreds of workers on Friday were occupying two plants belonging to Clorox Co, the U.S. cleaning products maker that has left Venezuela because of the difficult economic conditions.

World, 26 Sep 2014

Venezuela court gives long sentences to beauty queen's killers

CARACAS - Three men convicted of murdering a former Miss Venezuela and her ex-husband this year were sentenced to at least 24 years in jail in a case that shook the crime-ridden South American nation, authorities said.

World, 23 Sep 2014

Venezuela's 'busman' president Maduro to make U.N. debut

CARACAS - Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro said he will travel to New York this week for his debut appearance as president at the United Nations General Assembly despite "racist" editorials against him in major U.S. newspapers.

World, United Nations, 22 Sep 2014

U.S. won't stand in way of Venezuela's U.N. Security Council bid

UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON - The United States will not stand in the way of Venezuela securing a temporary seat on the U.N. Security Council in 2015-16 after Latin American and Caribbean states unanimously endorsed its bid, U.N. diplomats and U.S. sources say.

Politics, World, United Nations, 19 Sep 2014

Venezuelan cartoonist says fired for health satire

CARACAS - A Venezuelan cartoonist said she was fired from her newspaper for a caricature that used the late socialist leader Hugo Chavez's signature to satirize the state of healthcare.

World, 18 Sep 2014

Venezuela airline crisis makes travelers ever more inventive

CARACAS - Buses across jungle borders, boats through Caribbean waters and private flights from small airfields have become a new norm for departing Venezuela as a multi-billion dollar pay dispute turns the country into something of a 'no-fly' zone.

16 Sep 2014

Venezuela arrests 64 for anti-Maduro protests: rights group

CARACAS - Venezuelan security forces have arrested 64 people during renewed demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro's government in the capital as well as the city of Barquisimeto, a rights group said on Saturday.

World, 13 Sep 2014