- Venezuela's president tightens grip on media Updated: Dec-07-13 12:05 am
- Venezuelan oil diplomacy curbed by economic crisis Updated: Dec-02-13 3:16 am
- Correction: Venezuela Opposition Protest story Updated: Dec-01-13 12:23 pm
- Venezuelan opposition leader meets pope at Vatican Updated: Nov-06-13 1:21 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - As Gov. Henrique Capriles campaigned for president of Venezuela last April, he couldn't venture more than a few steps without being hounded by dozens of sharp-elbowed cameramen and photographers. Nearly eight months later, the visibly thinner and exhausted opposition leader is accompanied by just a handful of journalists at what was supposed to be one of the final, electrifying opposition rallies ahead of this weekend's mayoral elections.
CARACAS, Venezuela - The late President Hugo Chavez's dream of leveraging Venezuela's oil wealth to spread revolution across Latin America is crumbling under the weight of an economic crisis that is forcing his hand-picked successor to cut back on generous foreign aid.
CARACAS, Venezuela - In a story Nov. 23 about an opposition march in Venezuela, The Associated Press reported erroneously that opposition mayors govern in one of the five municipalities in Caracas. They govern in four of the five districts.
VATICAN CITY - The Venezuelan opposition leader who narrowly lost his country's presidential election earlier this year has met with Pope Francis.