- Venezuela cyber crackdown ensnares Web's Bitly Updated: Dec-05-13 12:55 pm
- Power fails again in Venezuela, capital goes dark Updated: Dec-02-13 11:05 pm
- Venezuela caps car prices as crackdown continues Updated: Dec-02-13 7:48 pm
- 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
- Venezuela signs joint venture with Samsung Updated: Nov-20-13 6:18 pm
- Argentine president back at work, shuffles Cabinet Updated: Nov-18-13 9:41 pm
- Editorial: Venezuela's crackpot economic crackdown Updated: Nov-14-13 3:24 pm
- Venezuela appliances crackdown spurs uncertainty Updated: Nov-13-13 5:21 pm
- Venezuela's Maduro poised to get decree powers Updated: Nov-12-13 11:28 pm
- Maduro urges calm as Venezuelans jam stores again Updated: Nov-11-13 10:01 pm
- Miami Herald writer freed from Venezuela custody Updated: Nov-09-13 6:40 pm
- Venezuelan shoppers amass outside seized stores Updated: Nov-09-13 1:28 pm
- US reporter detained by Venezuelan authorities Updated: Nov-08-13 10:37 pm
- Venezuela looks to install missiles in slums Updated: Nov-07-13 6:05 pm
- Nicaragua leader wants no presidential term limits Updated: Nov-06-13 9:56 pm
- Venezuela tightens control of foreign exchange Updated: Nov-06-13 7:46 pm
- Doctors say Venezuela's health care in collapse Updated: Nov-06-13 3:44 pm
- Venezuela decrees holiday in memory of Chavez Updated: Nov-05-13 6:37 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelans have been scrambling for dollars for weeks, taking refuge in the greenback as their own currency is in free fall. Rather than address the economic imbalances behind the bolivar's plunge, the government is going after the bearers of the bad news - it's blocking websites people use to track exchange rates on the black market.
CARACAS, Venezuela - A power outage briefly darkened Venezuela's capital and other parts of the country Monday night in what President Nicolas Maduro said appeared to have been an act of sabotage against his socialist government.
CARCAS, Venezuela - Venezuela's government is setting limits on prices for cars as President Nicolas Maduro tries to close a popular loophole used by savers to guard against the fastest inflation in two decades.
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.
CARACAS, Venezuela - The government allied with Samsung on Wednesday to jointly produce consumer electronics and appliances, a deal coming after a week of raids on Venezuelan retailers and the emptying of store shelves by consumers taking advantage of officially forced discounts.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - President Cristina Fernandez returned to work Monday after six weeks of rest from skull surgery, and quickly remade her Cabinet with appointments suggesting she may tighten her grip on the economy and take an even harder line in Argentine debt negotiations.
There seems to be no economic problem that Venezuela's new president, Nicolas Maduro, can't make worse.
CARACAS, Venezuela - Even by Venezuela's volatile standards, it's been a difficult few days.
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela's National Assembly on Tuesday stripped an opposition lawmaker of her immunity from prosecution in a case of alleged corruption, clearing the way for the legislature to grant the president special power to enact laws by decree.
CARACAS, Venezuela - President Nicolas Maduro, who called for an emptying of shelves when he seized control of a slew of appliance retailers last week, urged calm Monday as Venezuelans massed outside stores nationwide for a fourth straight day.
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelan authorities released on Saturday a Miami Herald reporter they detained almost two days ago while he reported on the South American country's economic crisis.
CARACAS, Venezuela - As soon as Dorisbell Pena received a text message informing her that President Nicolas Maduro seized control of a nationwide chain of appliance stores Friday, she rushed to the nearest outlet in the hopes of finding what's become one of the scarcest items of all these days in Venezuela: a bargain.
CARACAS, Venezuela - A Miami Herald journalist was detained by Venezuelan authorities while reporting on politics and the chronic shortages in the South American country, the newspaper said Friday.
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro wants to install anti-aircraft weapons systems in hillside slums ringing Caracas to dissuade "imperialist" foreign powers from attacking the South American nation.
MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Nicaraguan lawmakers on Wednesday began studying a proposal by President Daniel Ortega to remove an article in the constitution intended to bar consecutive presidential terms.
CARACAS, Venezuela - President Nicolas Maduro is tightening control of Venezuela's foreign exchange system and intensifying the pursuit of currency speculators that the government accuses of waging an "economic war" against his rule.
MARACAY, Venezuela - Evelina Gonzalez was supposed to undergo cancer surgery in July following chemotherapy but wound up shuttling from hospital to hospital in search of an available operating table. On the crest of her left breast, a mocha-colored tumor doubled in size and now bulges through her white spandex tank top.
CARACAS, Venezuela - The late Hugo Chavez is being honored with a public holiday in Venezuela, though not everyone is celebrating because the effort to keep the socialist leader's legacy alive will coincide with elections.