Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Tag: Venezuela

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...

Snowden, Stranded in Russian Airport, Has Asylum...

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is finding that his options for political asylum are narrowing after he sent asylum requests to 21 countries and many of...

US Unsuccessfully Seeks Cooperation From Russia in...

The fate of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is turning into an international espionage caper, with Snowden leading journalists on a confusing chase to verify...

Venezuela Audit Confirms Nicolas Maduro’s Electoral Victory

Venezuela's electoral body has confirmed the victory of President Nicolas Maduro in the April election, after performing an audit of millions of votes. The Venezuelan...

Toilet Paper Shortage in Venezuela Embarrasses New...

Venezuelans over the years have gotten used to shortages of basic necessities like milk and sugar, but the latest shortage overwhelming the country is...

Venezuelans Eager to Put Hugo Chavez Successor...

The second phase of a presidential election audit in Venezuela begins on Monday. Losing opposition leader Henrique Capriles has boycotted the process, saying it does...

Venezuela Lawmakers Brawl Over Presidential Election Outcome

A number of Venezuelan members of parliament were injured Tuesday after a fight broke out  over the recent presidential election dispute. Post-election tensions spilled over...

Security Lapse Mars Swearing-In of Venezuela President

The swearing in of Nicolas Maduro as Venezuela's new president was interrupted by a man who ran on stage and grabbed the microphone. The man,...

Fear of More Violence Prompts Venezuela Opposition...

Henrique Capriles, Venezuela's opposition leader, has called off a march by his supporters in the capital, Caracas, saying his rivals were plotting to "infiltrate"...

Hugo Chavez’s Legacy Still Bears Influence on...

Venezuela's presidential contenders have held huge rallies as their campaigns draw to a close ahead of Sunday's election. For the first time in 14 years...

Chavez as Cult Figure Shaping Venezuela Polls

Venezuela's murder rate, economy and land rights are among the major issues for voters in Sunday's presidential election. But the poll is being influenced...

Cuba’s Economy at Mercy of Venezuela’s Voters

It is not just Venezuelans who are looking anxiously at their post-Hugo Chavez future. Cubans, too, have much to lose if Venezuela's government changes after...

Venezuela to Investigate Possible Poisoning of Hugo...

Venezuela will investigate whether or not late President Hugo Chavez was poisoned, according to acting President Nicolas Maduro. Chavez died while battling an undisclosed...

U.S. Expels 2 Venezuelan Diplomats in ‘Reciprocal...

In what has been deemed a retaliatory action, the U.S. State Department announced the expulsion of two Venezuelan diplomats, one week after Venezuela expelled...

Hugo Chavez’s Body to Be Preserved for...

Venezuela will preserve the body of Hugo Chavez in a glass tomb to be kept at a military museum in Caracas. There, the influential...

As World Leaders Mourn Death of Chavez,...

As Venezuelans agonized over the death of their beloved "Comandante," leaders around the world reacted differently to the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez,...

Venezuela VP Acknowledges Chavez Receiving Chemotherapy

Venezuelan officials for the first time this week acknowledged that President Hugo Chavez is undergoing chemotherapy treatments for the cancer he has been battling...

Hospitalized Chavez Still Fighting For His Life

Although he has returned to Venezuela, President Hugo Chavez’s road to cancer recovery is not complete. During a television appearance, Vice President Nicolas Maduro,...

Hugo Chavez Makes Surprise Return Home to...

President Hugo Chavez is back in Venezuela after spending two months in Cuba for cancer treatment. Chavez’s sudden return was announced last night on...

Hugo Chavez Leave of Absence Reaches Two...

President Hugo Chavez left Venezuela two months ago to undergo cancer treatment in Cuba, but has yet to make a public appearance or statement...