Venezuela

Venezuela airline crisis makes travelers ever more inventive

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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.

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

Venezuela's Maduro vows legal action against Harvard professor

CARACAS - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has called for legal action against a former government official who now teaches at Harvard University and wrote an opinion piece that contributed to a fall in the nation's bond prices earlier this week.

World, U.S. 12 Sep 2014

Venezuela extends night closure of Colombia border to stop smuggling

CARACAS - Venezuela said on Thursday it would extend an overnight closure of its border with neighboring Colombia for another three months in a campaign to stop widespread fuel and food smuggling.

World, 11 Sep 2014

Venezuela extends night closure of Colombia border to stop smuggling

CARACAS - Venezuela said on Thursday it would extend an overnight closure of its border with neighboring Colombia for another three months in a campaign to stop widespread fuel and food smuggling.

World, 11 Sep 2014

Venezuela in dilemma over hiking world's cheapest fuel

CARACAS - President Nicolas Maduro is mulling a politically risky move to raise highly subsidized gasoline prices in Venezuela for the first time in 17 years, but may be put off for now by fears of a social backlash. | Video

10 Sep 2014

Exclusive: PDVSA seeks bids for Citgo in potential $10 billion deal - sources

NEW YORK - Venezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA [PDVSA.UL] is seeking preliminary offers for its U.S. unit Citgo Petroleum Corp [PDVSAC.UL] by the end of September, a deal that could fetch up to $10 billion, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Deals 10 Sep 2014

Exclusive: PDVSA seeks bids for Citgo in potential $10 billion deal - sources

NEW YORK - Venezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA [PDVSA.UL] is seeking preliminary offers for its U.S. unit Citgo Petroleum Corp [PDVSAC.UL] by the end of September, a deal that could fetch up to $10 billion, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Deals, 09 Sep 2014

Mitsubishi halts Venezuela plant due to imports snag: union

CARACAS - Japanese automaker Mitsubishi's subsidiary in Venezuela has halted operations due to a delay in the import of parts for assembly, a union official said on Friday.

Japan, 05 Sep 2014

Venezuela reshuffles cabinet, backs away from economic shake-up

CARACAS - President Nicolas Maduro has reshuffled his cabinet in a bid to boost his popularity but shows no sign of revamping Venezuela's troubled economy, meaning prospects of gasoline price hikes and a unification of Byzantine currency controls have dimmed.

World 03 Sep 2014