| Dec 12, 2011
WASHINGTON — In the first month of his presidency, Barack Obama averred that if in three years he hadn't alleviated the nation's economic pain, he'd be a "one-term proposition."
When three-quarters of Americans think the country is on the "wrong...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Were you paying attention to the pop culture in 2011? It was certainly an eventful year, with pop stars and talk show hosts grabbing headlines and a colorful cast of Republican presidential hopefuls jockeying for position. Here's a little test to make...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 7:04 AM
According to reports, Venezuela said Monday it will only pay Irving-based Exxon Mobil $255 million out of the more than $900 million that was originally awarded to the company.
Exxon Mobil said it was looking for an agreement after President Hugo Chavez&...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Do you know what all South American countries have in common, economic growth. While Europe and the United States have been struggling with an economic meltdown, most of the countries in the southern cone have averaged a 6% growth during the last decade....
| Jan 3, 2012
Hugo Chavez, the peacock president of Venezuela, called President Obama a "clown" a few days ago, and "an embarrassment." My suggestion, President Chavez: If you want to find an embarrassing clown, look in the mirror.
Did Obama have a model of himself...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 4:46 AM
El presidente Hugo Chávez anunció el viernes que acordó el "cierre administrativo" del consulado venezolano en Miami en protesta por la expulsión de la diplomática Livia Acosta Noguera.
Chávez dijo durante un discurso ante la Asamblea Nacional que tomó...
| Feb 9, 2012
On the campaign trail, presidential candidate Barack Obama once called for a "reset" policy with Iran. Supposedly, the unpopularity of the Texan provocateur George W. Bush and his administration's inability to finesse "soft power" had needlessly alienated...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 6:56 PM
Henrique Capriles, un joven abogado de clase media alta, se convirtió el domingo en el rival que se enfrentará al presidente Hugo Chávez en octubre.
Con una prolija carrera política de 14 años, Capriles, quien viene de una familia de inmigrantes polacos-...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 12:26 PM
El presidente Hugo Chávez anunció el martes que tras unos exámenes que le realizaron este fin de semana en Cuba le detectaron una nueva "lesión" en la misma zona donde le extirparon un tumor canceroso en junio pasado, por lo cual deberá someterse a una...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 7:03 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The private intelligence firm Stratfor called the release of 5 million of its e-mails by WikiLeaks a "deplorable, unfortunate and illegal breach of privacy."
"Some of the e-mails may be forged or altered to include inaccuracies;...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 5:14 AM
The second and final day of the Summit of the Americas takes place in Cartagena, Colombia, on Sunday, where leaders from more than 30 North and South American countries are discussing several topics, such as bolstering economic ties and who should be part...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 9:11 AM
MOSCOW, Russia -- nternational observers blasted Russia's presidential election Monday, saying: "The point of an election is that the outcome should be uncertain. This was not the case in Russia."
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin looked set to win...