| Sep 23, 2011
| 4:01 PM
CARACAS (Reuters) - U.S. actor Sean Penn engaged in attempts to secure the release of two Americans freed by Iran this week, flying to Venezuela to ask President Hugo Chavez to intervene with Iran's leader, a source close to the release process said on...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 9:09 PM
Decenas de seguidores del presidente de Venezuela, Hugo Chávez, se concentraron hoy en la principal plaza de Caracas inmediatamente después de que éste anunciara desde Cuba que padece de un cáncer que obligó a que fuera operado en dos ocasiones en los...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 10:11 PM
Un convaleciente Hugo Chávez ha aumentado en las últimas horas sus apariciones en la televisión estatal y sus reuniones con ministros para reforzar la percepción de que progresivamente está retomando sus funciones, en un intento por mitigar la...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 5:35 PM
El candidato presidencial de la oposición Henrique Capriles acusó el domingo a simpatizantes del presidente Hugo Chávez de una agresión a su comitiva durante una caminata en un barrio capitalino.
Los hechos violentos dejaron el saldo de un herido de...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:33 AM
Muy pocos actores han cultivado la atención de Hollywood como Edgar Ramírez, venezolano que saltó a la fama mundial después de encarnar al terrorista El chacal en el telefilme francés Carlos.
El nuevo escalón que pisa Ramírez se titula Wrath of the...
| Apr 18, 2010
A certain word tumbles frequently from Gustavo Dudamel's lips these days: marvelous, or maravilloso in his native Spanish.
Ask him about the weeks he spent in L.A. last fall, when he formally took up the reins as 11th music director of the Los Angeles...
| Sep 26, 2009
At any given moment, Gustavo Dudamel might be catching a red-eye flight to Sweden, rehearsing young musicians in Venezuela, blazing a path through Mahler's First in Los Angeles or brainstorming with the head of his record label in Germany.
Then there are...
| Sep 1, 2007
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Friday that he expected to meet soon in Caracas with a leader of Colombia's largest rebel group in an effort to help secure the release of dozens of hostages the leftists are holding.
The announcement came at the end...
| Feb 16, 2009
Putting aside concerns over a worsening economy, rising crime and increasing social polarization, Venezuelan voters gave President Hugo Chavez a resounding victory Sunday on a constitutional amendment that will allow him to run for reelection...
| Nov 27, 2007
About a hundred years before Hugo Chavez took power in Venezuela, an Andean cowboy-turned-politician named Cipriano Castro took illegal cattle trade funds to launch a private army and attack Caracas. As leader of Venezuela for eight years, Castro lived in...
| Aug 14, 2008
Pattie Boyd is one of rock 'n' roll's most famous muses. Married first to George Harrison and later to his best friend Eric Clapton, Boyd was the inspiration for such songs as "Something," "Layla" and "Wonderful Tonight."
In her New York Times...
| Aug 31, 2008
| 11:41 PM
BAGHDAD — Uday Abed's determination to get to the United States has already cost him $22,000 and three days in jail on the other side of the world — but that hasn't put him off.
His quest began last September when, he says, a group of men...