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Jul 24, 2014

SEE IT: Venezuela begins evacuation 45-story squatters' tower deemed 'world’s tallest slum' (PHOTOS)

Venezuelan officials have begun a mass eviction of a skyscraper in Caracas known as 'the world's tallest slum,' a 45-story half-built office tower home to some 4,000 squatters... #Venezuela #Caracas

Jul 24, 2014

Venezuela Opposition Leader Lopez on Trial

Leopoldo Lopez, an opposition leader jailed after the government accused him of inciting violent protests that shook this country earlier in the year, went on trial Wednesday in a case that has drawn international condemnation from human rights group... #Venezuela #Caracas

Jul 28, 2014

Aruba releases former Venezuela general wanted by US on drug charges

Aruba's government released a former Venezuelan general who was detained on U.S. drug charges when he arrived to serve as his country's consul on the Dutch Caribbean island, sending him home Sunday night and defusing a diplomatic fight with its neigh... #Caribbean #Venezuela #Aruba

Jul 28, 2014

Officials fume as former Venezuelan general slips US grasp, is received as hero in Caracas

US officials are saying Venezuela may have used threats to obtain the freedom of a former general detained in Aruba at the request of the American government... #Venezuela #Caracas #Aruba

Jul 23, 2014

Escalating denunciations of purported coup plots instill fear in Venezuela's opposition

Roderick Navarro was in class when he got the news that a high-ranking minister had accused him of plotting to assassinate Venezuela's president... #Venezuela #Caracas #Aruba

Jul 31, 2014

Resource Nationalism In Retreat In The Oil Patch

The petroleum industry has certainly suffered in the past decade from resource nationalism, from Bolivia to Venezuela, however, this is hardly the permanent problem many fear. For one thing, the industry has been through this before, especially in th... #Canada #Venezuela #Bolivia #Pierre Trudeau

Jul 09, 2014

Profits Vanish in Venezuela After Currency Devaluation

An overvalued bolívar meant the country had been a major source of profits for foreign firms, but they evaporated for many with a new exchange rate... #Venezuela #Colgate-Palmolive Company|CL|NYSE #American Airlines

Jul 23, 2014

Skyscraper, a Symbol of Venezuela Decay, Cleared Out

The government began moving thousands of squatters from the capital's infamous "Tower of David," a half-finished skyscraper that is emblematic of the country's decay during 15 years of socialist party rule... #Venezuela #Colgate-Palmolive Company|CL|NYSE #American Airlines

Jul 22, 2014

China Pledges Aid to Venezuela

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged Monday to continue providing billions of dollars in financial support to Venezuela... #Venezuela #China #Xi Jinping

Jul 24, 2014

Former Venezuelan intelligence chief arrested on U.S. drug charges

Authorities on the Caribbean island of Aruba have arrested the former director of Venezuela’s military intelligence unit on suspicion of drug trafficking and aiding and abetting Colombia’s largest rebel group... #Caribbean #Venezuela #Colombia #Aruba