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  • Pressure on Gustavo Dudamel to condemn Venezuela crackdown

    Pressure on Gustavo Dudamel to condemn Venezuela crackdown
    The civil unrest that has gripped Venezuela this month has swept up one of the country's key cultural figures -- Gustavo Dudamel, the renowned conductor and music director of the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. There...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Westwood protest against Venezuelan government scheduled

    Westwood protest against Venezuelan government scheduled
    A demonstration in support of anti-government protests in Venezuela is scheduled Saturday afternoon at the federal building in Westwood, one of more than 100 taking place across the U.S. and the world, organizers said. The protest is being organized...
  • 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...
  • CNN says 7 staffers have credentials revoked or denied in Venezuela

    CNN says 7 staffers have credentials revoked or denied in Venezuela
    MEXICO CITY -- Seven CNN journalists had their credentials revoked or denied in Venezuela after President Nicolas Maduro called them "fascists" and criticized their coverage of antigovernment protests there, the network reported Friday. CNN posted a...
  • Beauty queen's slaying a 'blow' to Venezuelans, leader declares

    Beauty queen's slaying a 'blow' to Venezuelans, leader declares
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- Denouncing the slayings of a former beauty queen and her ex-husband as a “blow” to all Venezuelans, President Nicolas Maduro met Wednesday with governors and mayors to discuss measures to deal with the country’s...
  • Venezuelan officials identify 7 suspects in slaying of beauty queen

    Venezuelan officials identify 7 suspects in slaying of beauty queen
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- Authorities Thursday identified seven suspects arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of former beauty queen Monica Spear and her ex-husband and said some of the victims' personal belongings were recovered.  The suspects...
  • Venezuelan bishop backs effort against guns as beauty queen is buried

    Venezuelan bishop backs effort against guns as beauty queen is buried
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- On the day a Venezuelan actress and her ex-husband, both slain by gunmen, were laid to rest, the head of the country's Roman Catholic bishops said the church is ready to join the government in a campaign to persuade those with...
  • Frank Gehry to design performance space named for Gustavo Dudamel

    Frank Gehry to design performance space named for Gustavo Dudamel
    With numerous high-profile projects already in various stages of design, including Facebook headquarters, Los Angeles' Grand Avenue and the President Eisenhower memorial in Washington, architect Frank Gehry has signed on to create a new performance...
  • Obama's diplomatic comeback

     Obama's diplomatic comeback
    Barack Obama came to office in 2009 promising a new era of diplomacy and engagement after the confrontational "axis of evil" approach of the George W. Bush administration. During his campaign, Obama said he would be willing to meet with the leaders of...