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Caracas (Venezuela)

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  • Voter turnout heavy in Venezuela; Chavez vows to respect results

     
    Voter turnout was reported heavy across Venezuela in Sunday’s presidential election in which leftist President Hugo Chavez is seeking a fourth term against challenger Henrique Capriles, a youthful center-right former governor who says the incumbent&...
  • By the numbers: Venezuelans in South Florida

    The number of Venezuelan-born residents in Broward and Palm Beach counties more than doubled between 2000 and 2011, according to the U.S. Census. Just a year after Chavez first entered office in 1999, there were an estimated 12,034 Venezuelan-born...
  • Gustavo Dudamel to attend Hugo Chavez funeral, miss L.A. concert

    Gustavo Dudamel to attend Hugo Chavez funeral, miss L.A. concert
    Gustavo Dudamel will fly to Caracas, Venezuela for the funeral Friday  of President Hugo Chavez, and the L.A. Philharmonic music director might lead a concert tied to the Chavez events. The Venezuelan-born conductor is expected to head to Caracas...
  • West Hollywood man accused of inciting violence in Venezuela

    West Hollywood man accused of inciting violence in Venezuela
    The Venezuelan government has charged a West Hollywood filmmaker with criminal activity for allegedly inciting post-election violence within the South American nation. Timothy Tracy was charged Saturday with conspiracy and using a fake public document,...
  • Venezuelan election officials: Chavez re-elected as president, defeats Capriles

    Venezuelan election officials: Chavez re-elected as president, defeats Capriles
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was re-elected Sunday to a new six-year term, overcoming an energetic challenge by a candidate backed by an opposition coalition, according to nearly complete results announced by election officials. Chavez, who has...
  • 'Westonzuela' offers expatriates a safe home away from home

    'Westonzuela' offers expatriates a safe home away from home
    Welcome to "Westonzuela," where the arepas are fresh and plentiful, flags of yellow, red and blue fly high, and Spanish-language periodicals like "El Venezolano" can be found at the corner gas station. In this western suburb on the edge of the...
  • China's Venezuela presence grows with loan-for-oil deal

     
    China has lent Venezuela $30 billion to be paid off in oil deliveries. Opposition candidates criticize the lack in transparency in handling of the funds....
  • Chavez closes Miami consulate in response to expulsion

     
    In his state of the union address on Friday, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez ordered the closing of the Miami consulate, one week after the Venezuelan consul in Miami was declared by the U.S. to be persona non grata....
  • Mexican ambassador and wife briefly kidnapped in Venezuela

     
    The Mexican ambassador and his wife, both kidnap victims, are the latest diplomats to feel first hand Venezuela's rising violent crime rate....
  • Chavez holds parade to commemorate 1992 overthrow attempt

     
    Despite criticism that celebrating an overthrow attempt was inappropriate, Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez on Saturday commemorated his abortive 1992 coup with a military parade...
  • Gustavo Dudamel and the L.A. Phil start things in Caracas

     
    Mark Swed reports on the first of Gustavo Dudamel's concerts with the Los Angeles Philharmonic in Caracas. This marks the first visit by a major orchestra to Venezuela in more than two decades....
  • Even Dudamel is wowed by huge Mahler Eighth rehearsal in Caracas

     
    Mark Swed reports on the first rehearsal for Mahler's Eighth Symphony in Caracas with a chorus of 1,400 as the culmination of Gustavo Dudamel's Mahler Project....