Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Tag: Venezuela

Venezuelan Socialists Claim Victory as Opposition Cries...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Pro-government candidates have swept to an unforeseen victory in Venezuelan gubernatorial races according to official results that have quickly been...

Hugo Chavez’s Childhood Home Burned by Protesters

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Protesters set fire to late President Hugo Chavez's childhood home in western Venezuela on Monday, an opposition lawmaker said, as...

Non-Aligned Movement States Want Greater Role in UN...

MARGARITA ISLAND, Venezuela -- Caribbean, Latin American and other developing nations across the world are appealing for more say in the process of reforming...

Guyana Expects U.N. to Resolve Territory Issue...

Government is optimistic that Venezuela’s challenge to Guyana’s internationally accepted territory will soon be resolved by the United Nations, Vice-President and Minister of Foreign...

Guyana’s Government Remains Optimistic About Improved Relations...

The Guyana government says it remains optimistic of improved relations with Venezuela following the recent elections in that South American country that resulted in...

Guyana Leader Accuses Venezuela of Bullying as...

The leader of Guyana has charged that Venezuela was being a bully as the two countries bring their long-running border dispute to the United...

Guyana’s President Accuses Venezuela of Inflaming Border...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Guyana's president says Venezuela is inflaming a border dispute by claiming territory in his country where one of South America's largest...

Guyana Uses the United Nations as a...

Guyana used the United Nations as a forum to blast Venezuela on Tuesday, accusing the neighboring oil powerhouse of "intimidation and aggression" related to...

Territory Dispute Takes a Technological Turn as...

A centuries-old territorial dispute in South America has taken a technological turn as anglophone Guyana decries Google Maps' Spanish-language labeling of street names in...

The Foreign Minister of Venezuela Believes That...

Caracas, The foreign minister of Venezuela, Delcy Rodriguez, denounced that the government of Guyana has a hidden agenda contrary to the intention of solving...

Venezuela Forced to Cut Oil Subsidies to...

Low oil prices are forcing Venezuela to cut a generous subsidy program to Cuba and a dozen other Caribbean nations. Venezuela is Latin America's largest...

Trinidad Muslims Allegedly Traveling to Venezuela for...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Cellphone images seized by SEBIN, Venezuela’s intelligence service, allegedly show Trinidadian Muslims arrested in Venezuela engaging in what SEBIN...

Venezuelans Celebrate Hugo Chavez on the Anniversary...

Followers of Venezuela's late socialist leader Hugo Chavez flooded the streets on Wednesday to mark the anniversary of his death, a sad but welcome...

UN Secretary General Urges End to Tension,...

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday voiced his sadness at continuing reports of violence and loss of life amid protests in Venezuela, and...

Amid Deadly Protests in Venezuela, Maduro Seeks...

As Venezuela descended into violent unrest, the nation's military dispatched paratroopers to its western region to squelch the intensifying protests, while a government opposition leader, Leopoldo...

Venezuelan President Maduro Given Power to Rule...

Venezuela's National Assembly has granted President Nicolas Maduro wide-ranging special powers to rule by decree for one year, a move that he has said...

UN Envoy Meets With Guyana, Venezuela on...

A United Nations envoy has presented a plan to move forward the long-standing border controversy between Guyana and Venezuela. According to a note today from...

Venezuela Detains US Ship in Disputed Waters

According to AP reports, "Guyana's government said Friday that Venezuela's navy has detained a ship operated by a U.S. oil company in waters disputed...

Venezuela Expels 3 US Diplomats Accused of...

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro announced the expulsion of  three U.S. diplomats during a live speech to soldiers commemorating 200 years since the day when Atanasio...

Venezuela Highest Court Rejects Capriles’ Election Appeal

Venezuela's highest court has rejected an appeal by opposition leader Henrique Capriles that contested April's presidential election result. The Supreme Court of Justice described the...

Cuba Backs Asylum for Snowden, Brazil Challenges...

The international political backlash against the United States spying program has reached yet another nation, thanks in part to fugitive American intelligence analyst,  Edward Snowden. According...