- Protest stymied after Venezuelan diplomatic win Updated: Mar-08-14 7:14 pm
- UN chief to meet Venezuela's foreign minister Updated: Mar-01-14 11:11 pm
- US expelling 3 Venezuelan diplomats Updated: Feb-25-14 5:09 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - In a major show of force, hundreds of National Guardsmen in riot gear and armored vehicles prevented an "empty pots march" from reaching Venezuela's Food Ministry on Saturday to protest now-chronic food shortages.
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. says Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will meet Monday in Geneva with Venezuela's foreign minister, who also will speak to the U.N. Human Rights Council about the recent weeks of violent student-led protests in his country.
WASHINGTON - The United States has expelled three Venezuelan diplomats in response to similar action against three U.S. consular officials in Caracas.