CARACAS - For a much-touted "re-launch" of Venezuela's opposition, the turnout was poor: only a few hundred activists joined a rally led by the coalition's new head in Caracas last month.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration would like to work with the U.S. Congress to impose sanctions on Venezuela in response to a crackdown on anti-government protests, President Barack Obama's deputy national security adviser told lawmakers on Wednesday.
CARACAS - In Venezuela, Christmas has begun in November.
CARACAS - Venezuela's ruling socialists have set up a telephone hotline to denounce "infiltrators" they say are jeopardizing the legacy of beloved late leader Hugo Chavez by seeking to destroy the socialist government.
CARACAS - Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA on Wednesday said operations were normal at the 335,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Isla refinery on the island of Curacao after it controlled a fire that injured three people.
NEW YORK - At least three oil companies are still actively bidding for Citgo Petroleum Corp, the U.S. refining arm of Venezuela's PDVSA, even after the country's finance minister said that the auction was no longer going ahead, according to three people familiar with the situation.
CARACAS - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced on Monday a 15 percent increase in the minimum wage starting in December to protect workers from inflation of more than 60 percent.
- Herbalife Ltd , a maker of weight-loss and nutritional products, slashed its full-year revenue and adjusted profit forecast as it wrote down the value of its Venezuelan assets.
CARACAS/MEXICO CITY - Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi is making his first visits in years to fellow exporters Venezuela and Mexico, although tumbling oil prices are not the stated purpose of the trip, according to officials and sources.
CARACAS - Venezuela said on Tuesday it is calling back its ambassador to Spain for consultations in protest over Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's call to free a Venezuelan opposition activist jailed for leading protests against President Nicolas Maduro.