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Venezuela was once one of the wealthiest countries in Latin America. Today, images of poor Venezuelans eating from food waste in Caracas are evidence of the country's deepening economic crisis. Young men and boys often search the dirty waters of the Guaire River for small pieces of metal that might ...

Caracas, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) The Political Council of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Trade Treaty of Peoples of our America (ALBA-TCP) holds today an extraordinary meeting in this capital, informed the Ministry of Communication and Information of Venezuela. Until the moment ...
A common scene in Caracas is poor Venezuelans scouring garbage piles for food. An estimated 75 per cent of Venezuelans lost an average of 8.7 kilograms last year, according to one recent survey, AP reports. Make it to the market, and the funds don't go far. "Every time you go shopping you buy less and your budget is ...
The talks are opposed by political leaders such as Antonio Ledezma, the former Caracas mayor who in November fled house arrest for exile in Spain. "We hope that no one will recognize the National Constituent Assembly or request the lifting of sanctions against individuals accused of corruption and ...
Kids wait in line for free food distributed by Non-Governmental Organizations in Caracas, Venezuela on 30 Nov. .... has been increasing in the provinces since Christmas, with food shortages and hyperinflation leaving millions of people hungry, though the capital, Caracas, has so far been largely unaffected.
Lying is so common in diplomacy that it can be hard to tell heads from tails in international disputes. In the recent tussle between Caracas and Ottawa, for instance, Venezuela says it is trying to protect itself from "foreign interference" while Canada claims it is promoting "democracy and human rights." Given ...
Caracas, Venezuela (AP) -- A critical link in Venezuela's power grid broke Monday, leaving some residents in the nation's capital and two nearby states without power for up to five hours, officials said. The mid-day blackout affected the Caracas subway system and its international airport, according to ...
Lying is so common in diplomacy that it can be hard to tell heads from tails in international disputes. In the recent tussle between Caracas and Ottawa, for instance, Venezuela says it is trying to protect itself from foreign "interference" while Canada claims it is promoting "democracy and human rights".
The cost of a pint of beer in London is more than double that of the global average, setting punters back a princely £4.76 it was revealed today. But at least New Year's Eve revellers in the capital will have some change out of a tenner for two pints - unlike in Dubai and Doha, where there are restrictions on ...
The announcement by Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland on Monday came two days after Venezuela expelled Canada's top diplomat in Caracas for allegedly interfering in its domestic affairs. Freeland said in a statement that Ambassador Wilmer Barrientos Fernandez, who had already ...
In the UK, our Christmas traditions generally involve last minute card-writing in a tube station, heavy drinking and arguing with our Tory-voting uncle about financial management. In the Venezuelan capital of Caracas, the spirit is much merrier. One of the famous Venezuelan traditions is to give your house a ...
Venezuela's government-supporting Constituent National Assembly (ANC) on Wednesday unanimously approved abolishing the Metropolitan Mayor's Office of Caracas, whose latest elected mayor, opposition figure Antonio Ledezma, fled the country last month after being deprived of his freedom for more ...
A 77-year-old grandmother died while on an American Airlines flight from Miami to Venezuela Saturday after suffering a heart attack, according to various news reports. According to American airlines, the company "requested medical personnel to meet flight 967 upon arrival in Caracas." The airline would ...
Caracas, Venezuela -- Of all the compromises he has had to make during Venezuela's economic crisis, none may be as great for Carlos Sandoval as the books. A self-described bibliophile -- "my life is literature," he said -- Mr. Sandoval is one of Venezuela's foremost literary critics and a professor at ...
Gilber Sosa Arellano will not see his daughter grow up. He will not take her for a ride on the bike he used to get to work, nor will he sing on any of his birthdays. The 20-year-old man was killed by police officers that were not in uniform on June 6, 2017, in the Propatria municipality of Libertador de Caracas.

The Caracas government said in a statement: "The European institutions show their lamentable and shameful subordination to the US ...
The electricity company, Corpoelec, based in Caracas, was unable to make a $28 million payment on a $650 million bond. The bond was ...
President Nicolas Maduro's cash-strapped socialist government invited Venezuelan bondholders to a November 13 meeting in Caracas as a ...
A current problem in Caracas is the excessive amount of trash on the streets. The neighborhoods are constantly fighting with the waste from the ...
The recent international meeting "Todos Somos Venezuela" that took place in Caracas last September 16-19, 2017 still reverberates in the ...
Caracas, October 30, 2017 (Venezuelanalysis.com) - Venezuela's National Constituent Assembly (ANC) president, Delcy Rodriguez, spoke out ...
All U.S. direct-hire personnel and their families assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Caracas are subject to an embassy movement policy that limits ...
Then (and only then), the machines transmit totals electronically to a tallying center in Caracas. Volunteers at voting centers are then supposed ...
Caracas, Oct 26.-Representatives of various Venezuelan Feminist movements gathered in Caracas, where they participated in a march for ...
However, now that the demonstrations have ended, a semblance of normal life has begun to return to Caracas. For many Venezuelan families, ...
Over 100 artists will convene in Caracas to exhibit at "Biennial of the ... and artist talks, all held at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Caracas.
"Shame people with no knowledge or understanding of Libya want to play politics with the appallingly dangerous reality in Sirte." - Boris ...
Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino, of Caracas, Venezuela, was in Rome last Friday to update Pope Francis on the deteriorating situation in his ...
More and more children roam the streets of Caracas for just one reason, which, according to human rights activists, is the lack of food at home.
Using the Metro Cable car system built under former president Hugo Chavez, our solidarity delegation to the South American nation, organised ...
When they left Miami Tuesday afternoon, they were given a handwritten document for a connecting flight to Caracas, but there was some ...
Spiralling up a hill in the heart of Caracas is a playful, ambitious ... Celeste Olalquiaga, a cultural historian who grew up in Caracas, said: "El ...
AFPCaracas (AFP-Jiji) -- Venezuela on Saturday said two diplomats from Canada and Brazil were no longer welcome, in an escalating showdown over their criticism of President Maduro's socialist government. The head of the powerful pro-government Constituent Assembly, Delcy Rodriguez, said the ...
Caracas, Venezuela (AP) -- Marilyn Pitre recalls taking her family on evening strolls at Christmas time through Altamira Plaza in Venezuela's capital, soaking up the dazzling lights and giant tree made of light bulbs in a display that once drew comparisons to New York City's Rockefeller Center. That was ...
Caracas, Venezuela (AP) -- A critical link in Venezuela's power grid broke Monday, leaving some residents in the nation's capital and two nearby states without power for up to five hours, officials said. The mid-day blackout affected the Caracas subway system and its international airport, according to ...
Argentine President Mauricio Macri said the United States should increase sanctions on Venezuela by imposing a full embargo on oil exports ...
Olarte delivers in Caracas and surrounding areas, coordinating with people who live in high-risk areas to meet couriers at the nearest safe ...
Avior airlines commenced flights between Caracas (CCS) and Bogota (BOG) on 3 October. The carrier will offer a daily service on the ...
Facing potentially debilitating oil sanctions from the Trump administration, the Caracas government is searching desperately for new ways to ...
Russia has defended Maduro in recent months, going so far as to accuse Trump of preparing for an invasion of Caracas. "We are strongly ...
More and more children roam the streets of Caracas for just one reason, which, according to human rights activists, is the lack of food at home.
Using the Metro Cable car system built under former president Hugo Chavez, our solidarity delegation to the South American nation, organised ...
A lone helicopter flew over the capital, Caracas, fired 15 shots at the interior ministry and dropped four grenades on the Supreme Court before ...
Tehran and Caracas are ready to adopt measures to help stabilize the global oil market and improve prices. Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Namdar ...
Washington: Caracas has denounced President Donald Trump's plans to meet with Latin American leaders concerning Venezuela's ongoing ...
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro (above) invited social and political leaders from around the world to a solidarity event in Caracas.
Spiralling up a hill in the heart of Caracas is a playful, ambitious ... Celeste Olalquiaga, a cultural historian who grew up in Caracas, said: "El ...
NPR's Philip Reeves was in the capital, Caracas, recently and took a drive around town. He sent us this story about the people he met and their ...


 

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