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Caracas (Venezuela)

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  • In Venezuela, it's still 'Yankee go home'

    In the months immediately following Nicolas Maduro's election as president of Venezuela, he seemed to want to prove the naysayers wrong. I had been one of them, calling Hugo Chavez's designated heir-apparent "viscerally anti-American" in an opinion...
  • 'Homeland' recap: Brody in Caracas; Carrie in a psych ward

    'Homeland' recap: Brody in Caracas; Carrie in a psych ward
    Although they’re more than 2,000 miles apart on different continents, suspected terrorist Nicholas Brody (Damian Lewis) and scapegoated CIA case officer Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) endure similar ordeals in "Tower of David,” Episode 303...
  • Stuck in Venezuela with those currency exchange blues

    CARACAS, Venezuela--An elderly Caracas woman recently called a travel agency to buy an airline ticket to Argentina because of a family medical emergency. She was told that no seat on any plane leaving Venezuela was available at any price on any airline...
  • Venezuela's fugitive opposition leader surrenders to authorities

    Venezuela's fugitive opposition leader surrenders to authorities
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez turned himself in to authorities Tuesday to face what he says are trumped-up homicide charges, after urging supporters to stay in the streets and protest peacefully against the government....
  • Venezuela's opposition calls for investigation of slaying and attack

    Venezuela's opposition calls for investigation of slaying and attack
    CARACAS, Venezuela — Opposition politicians called on President Nicolas Maduro's government to investigate the slaying of a Baralt City Council candidate and an attack on a former presidential candidate's caravan, events that have added to tension...
  • 8 dead as Venezuela turmoil continues, leader asks for Obama's help

    8 dead as Venezuela turmoil continues, leader asks for Obama's help
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- Massive demonstrations by opponents and supporters of President Nicolas Maduro were underway Saturday in central Caracas as the official death toll rose to eight on the 10th day of civil unrest roiling Venezuela. Leading the...
  • Music Review: Tchaikovsky and turbulence go hand in hand

     Music Review: Tchaikovsky and turbulence go hand in hand
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic's multifaceted TchaikovskyFest has thus far weathered political incident. That is to say, nothing happened Friday night at Walt Disney Concert Hall to land performances of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto and Second Symphony on...
  • Venezuela death toll reaches 11 as protests continue

    Venezuela death toll reaches 11 as protests continue
    CARACAS, Venezuela — Opponents and supporters of President Nicolas Maduro held massive demonstrations Saturday in central Caracas and other Venezuelan cities as the unofficial death toll rose to 11 in more than a week of unrest. Leading the...
  • Venezuela protests rage on; ally criticizes President Nicolas Maduro

    Venezuela protests rage on; ally criticizes President Nicolas Maduro
    CARACAS, Venezuela — Protests continued Monday across Venezuela amid growing reports of police repression and scarcities of basic goods, which provoked rare public criticism of President Nicolas Maduro by a political ally. Jose Vielma Mora,...
  • Hoy martes en Venezuela: Crisis, barricadas y protestas continúan | FOTOS

    Hoy martes en Venezuela: Crisis, barricadas y protestas continúan | FOTOS
    Las barricadas tomaron hoy gran parte del este de Caracas, municipios de los alrededores de la capital y otras ciudades de Venezuela en una nueva jornada de protestas en la que el líder opositor Henrique Capriles decidió no acudir al llamado a dialogar...
  • EEUU responde a Venezuela con la expulsión de tres diplomáticos

    EEUU responde a Venezuela con la expulsión de tres diplomáticos
    Estados Unidos respondió el martes a la expulsión de tres funcionarios de su embajada en Caracas con la declaración de “persona non grata” de tres diplomáticos venezolanos, y pidió a ese país “más seriedad” para poder normalizar la...
  • Venezuela seeks opposition figure's arrest; protest death toll rises

    Venezuela seeks opposition figure's arrest; protest death toll rises
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- The Venezuelan government was seeking to arrest a top associate of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez on Friday as the official death toll from more than two weeks of violence in the country rose to 17. Protests continued to...