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  • Venezuela seizes another asset: Toilet paper factory

    Venezuela seizes another asset: Toilet paper factory
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- The government may be holding a clearance sale of sorts this weekend after adding a new asset to its portfolio of confiscated farms and factories: the nation’s largest manufacturer of toilet paper. The seizure of the plant...
  • 3 Venezuelan diplomats expelled by U.S. in retaliatory move

    3 Venezuelan diplomats expelled by U.S. in retaliatory move
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is expelling Venezuela’s top diplomat and two subordinates in retaliation for the expulsion of three American diplomats in Caracas. Less than a day after the Venezuelan government accused the Americans of...
  • Snowden should take Venezuelan asylum offer, Russian official says

    Snowden should take Venezuelan asylum offer, Russian official says
    An influential Russian lawmaker on Sunday advised fugitive leaker Edward Snowden to take up Venezuela's offer of asylum, deeming it his "last chance" and cautioning that the leaker of U.S. security secrets can't live at Moscow's airport forever. It...
  • Could Edward Snowden hitch a ride with Venezuelan leader?

    Could Edward Snowden hitch a ride with Venezuelan leader?
    MOSCOW -- Another day, another flight to Havana that Edward Snowden appears to have skipped. And another theory about when the American fugitive will leave Russia. “No seats were booked in his name for this flight,” an Aeroflot employee said...
  • Snowden reportedly headed for Cuba after Moscow stopover

    Snowden reportedly headed for Cuba after Moscow stopover
    MOSCOW — A plane from Hong Kong believed to be carrying the former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden landed in the Russian capital late Sunday afternoon, and authorities said he was en route to Cuba. There were conflicting reports...
  • How Edward Snowden managed to outfox everyone

    How Edward Snowden managed to outfox everyone
    I hate to say this. Well, maybe I don’t. It appears that Edward Snowden, the 30-year-old computer analyst hiding in broad daylight, has managed not only to throw a wrench into U.S. foreign policy but also to outfox the very national security...
  • 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,...
  • Venezuela lawmakers trade blame for Congress brawl

    Venezuela lawmakers trade blame for Congress brawl
    CARACAS -- Political tensions that have boiled steadily in Venezuela since last month’s presidential election exploded on the floor of Congress, with lawmakers slugging it out in a brawl that left several injured. Pro- and anti-government...
  • Carlos Fuentes dies at 83; Mexican novelist

    Carlos Fuentes dies at 83; Mexican novelist
    If Carlos Fuentes could have invented the perfect character to star in one of his novels, he might have come up with a protagonist named Carlos Fuentes. That character would be a glamorous global citizen who was born in Panama as a diplomat's son, then...
  • 39 killed in huge Venezuela oil refinery fire; gas leak suspected

     
    An early morning explosion and fire at Venezuela's largest refinery killed at least 26 people Saturday and left the nation’s most important source for auto and airline fuel out of commission....
  • Strong earthquake jolts Costa Rica; no early reports of deaths

     
    A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Costa Rica and much of Central America Wednesday morning, with early reports of scattered damage but no deaths (link in Spanish)....