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  • Rubio, Nelson urge sanctions against Venezuela 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:02 pm
  • DORAL, Florida - Florida Sens. Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio are calling on the Obama administration to enact sanctions against Venezuela.

  • Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 12:40 am
  • CARACAS, Venezuela - When Judith Faraiz's son was near death after a severe motorcycle accident, she put his life in the hands of God and Cuban doctors.

  • Venezuela's street barricades a deadly protest 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 12:52 am
  • CARACAS, Venezuela - Like a beaver dam of urban detritus, the piles of tires, old mattresses and heavy steel grates in Venezuela's streets have sparked some of the most violent episodes of this tumultuous season of protest and repression.

  • Venezuela issues ID cards to curtail food hoarding 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 3:13 pm
  • CARACAS, Venezuela - Battling food shortages, the government is rolling out a new ID system that is either a grocery loyalty card with extra muscle or the most dramatic step yet toward rationing in Venezuela, depending on who is describing it.

  • Scott sending petition urging Venezuela sanctions 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 5:18 pm
  • MIAMI - Gov. Rick Scott is sending a petition to the White House pushing for sanctions against Venezuelan leaders.

  • Armed pro-govt militias roil Venezuela protests 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 5:00 pm
  • VALENCIA, Venezuela - The masked gunmen emerged from a group of several dozen motorcycle-mounted government loyalists who were attempting to dismantle a barricade in La Isabelica, a working-class district of Valencia that has been a center of unrest since nationwide protests broke out last month.

  • Vatican says it's willing, wants to help Venezuela 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 4:48 pm
  • VATICAN CITY - The Vatican said Friday it was "willing and desirous" to intervene diplomatically in Venezuela's crisis after weeks of deadly unrest but says it must study expectations and options about what role it could play.

  • Venezuelan protesters camp outside UN office 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 12:37 am
  • CARACAS, Venezuela - Dozens of students have pitched camp outside the United Nations office in Caracas to complain the international community is siding with Venezuela's government by not speaking out against rights abuses during a bloody, two-month political standoff.

  • Disney World among casualties of US-Venezuela spat 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 12:32 am
  • CARACAS, Venezuela - U.S.-Venezuela relations have been deteriorating for years, and for members of the socialist-governed county's better off, the failed diplomacy is suddenly endangering a dearly held value: Disney World.

  • Pregnant woman, Venez National Guardsman killed 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 8:41 pm
  • CARACAS, Venezuela - A pregnant woman shot in the head and a National Guard soldier fired on as he tried to clear a roadway are the latest fatalities in violence tied to anti-government protests in Venezuela, authorities said Monday.

  • Venezuela unveils new currency market for dollars 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 7:29 pm
  • CARACAS, Venezuela - President Nicolas Maduro's cash-strapped government unveiled a new currency market Monday that allows Venezuelans to buy and sell dollars legally for the first time since 2010.

  • Jimmy Carter in talks with Venezuela on disease 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 3:45 pm
  • NEW YORK - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said Monday that he hopes to visit Venezuela next month to arrange to airlift medics to treat river blindness among a remote tribe on the Brazilian border.

  • US partially suspends visa issuances in Venezuela 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 10:11 pm
  • CARACAS, Venezuela - The U.S. Embassy in Venezuela is partially suspending the issuance of tourist visas because President Nicolas Maduro's recent expulsion of American diplomats has left it understaffed.