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  • Venezuela's Globovision pays $2.1 million fine to stay on air

     
    Globovision TV, a frequent critic of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, bowed to government pressure and said Friday it will pay a contested $2.1-million fine the day after the penalty was upheld by the Supreme Court and a government official threatened to...
  • Rights group: Chavez government intimidates foes in Venezuela

     
    The Venezuelan government under President Hugo Chavez has steadily concentrated its power, enabling it to "intimidate, censor, and prosecute" critics and perceived enemies, a new report says....
  • Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez formalizes his reelection bid

     
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez registered Monday with the National Electoral Commission to face challenger Henrique Capriles in the October presidential election....
  • Chavez opponent slams court decisions as political tricks

     
    In a move that critics believe will help President Hugo Chavez at the ballot box, the top court in Venezuela changed the leadership of two political parties this week. The Supreme Court decisions came just before a Monday deadline for political parties to...
  • Energy deals boost Colombia-Venezuela ties despite border violence

     
    As bi-lateral relations improve, Venezuelan President Chavez promises to send added troops to the area where FARC rebels fled after killing 12 Colombian soldiers...
  • Pictures in the News | February 18, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News | February 18, 2013...
  • The Week in Pictures | February 18 – 24

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Lakers greats past and present showed up to remember the team's owner, Dr. Jerry Buss, who died Monday from liver failure. Former coach Phil Jackson fought back tears, Shaquille O'Neal recalls...
  • Congressional slackers slink to D.C. to do as little as possible

    Congressional slackers slink to D.C. to do as little as possible
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – A wild windstorm swept through here on Saturday, tossing broken tree limbs, downing power lines and forcing thousands of suburbanites to eat dinner by candlelight. On Sunday, with the skies sunny and mostly clear, the oppressive...
  • Gustavo Dudamel was detained by Israeli authorities, reports say

    Gustavo Dudamel was detained by Israeli authorities, reports say
    Classical conductors spend a lot of time on airplanes flying from one job to the next and are thus used to the frustrations that come with modern-day air travel. But for Gustavo Dudamel, a recent episode during a trip to Israel seems to have gone beyond...
  • Alex Jones and other pro-gun paranoids put the nuts in gun nuts

    Alex Jones and other pro-gun paranoids put the nuts in gun nuts
    It is hard to have a reasoned discourse about guns when one side of the discussion seems to be dominated by people ready to hole up in an Idaho survivalist camp to await the arrival of the black U.N. helicopters filled with Kenyan commandos coming to...
  • Chavez death leaves behind daunting challenges at home, abroad

    Chavez death leaves behind daunting challenges at home, abroad
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez loomed so large over his country and Latin America for the last two decades that his death on Tuesday following a long battle with cancer confronts the region with potentially destabilizing political swings and economic...