Venezuela Imposes Compulsory Visas for all US Citizens, Bans for Bush & Cheney


Venezuelan President Nicolas MaduroJNN 01 Mar 2015 Caracas: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced a new mandatory visa requirement for all Americans visiting the country. The leader also called to review and downsize the number of US embassy staff in Caracas. Continue reading

Venezuela arrests three air force generals ‘plotting coup’


Maduro speaks during a news conference at Miraflores palace in CaracasJNN 27 Mar 2014 Caracas : Venezuela has arrested three air force generals accused of plotting a coup in league with opposition politicians during the country’s rumbling civil unrest, the president said on Tuesday.

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S. American states to recall ambassadors from Europe over Bolivian plane incident


South American Head of States Protest against the Bolivian President Planse HijackJNN 13 July 2013 Rio de Janerio : South American countries belonging to the Mercosur trade bloc have decided to withdraw their ambassadors for consultations from European countries involved in the grounding of the Bolivian president’s plane. Continue reading

Revolutionary Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies


Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.jpg aJNN 6 Mar 2013 CARACAS : Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has passed away at the age of 58 following a two-years-long fight against cancer and a severe respiratory infection. His untimely demise raises serious questions about the future of the oil-rich regional power. Continue reading