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Stories with person: Hugo Chavez
  • Residents take canoes as Venezuela expands border closure story has photos
    Updated: Aug-29-15 8:47 pm

    BOCA DEL GRITA, Venezuela - Venezuelans took to dugout canoes to shop in Colombia on Saturday as a government crackdown on smuggling and migrants cut off access to at least six border crossings key to the life of communities on both sides.

  • Venezuela's telenovelas struggle back from the brink 
    Updated: Aug-18-15 12:02 am

    CARACAS, Venezuela - A worker on the set strikes the clapperboard to the shout of "Action!" and three women launch into a heated argument about an abandoned child who was rescued from the streets but cannot be tamed of her violent impulses.

  • Ex-President Carter shuts down electoral office in Venezuela 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 10:52 pm

    BOGOTA, Colombia - A pro-democracy foundation run by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has shut down its 13-year-old electoral observation office in Venezuela as the South American country gears up for closely watched legislative elections.