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Venezuela’s Troubled Times: Maduro’s First Year In Power

By Jim Wyss, The Miami Herald BOGOTA, Colombia — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro often says he never wanted the country’s top job. Instead, the 51-year-old former union organizer and transportation worker says he’s simply following the orders of the late President Hugo Chavez, who asked him to carry on the Bolivarian Revolution. The last 12 months […]

April 18, 2014

Venezuelan Intelligence Agents Charged In Protest Deaths

CARACAS, Venezuela — Five Venezuelan intelligence agents have been arrested and charged in the deaths of two people on Feb. 12, when the ongoing wave of protests against the government started, the attorney general’s office said Wednesday. The five were charged with premeditated homicide, unlawful use of an official weapon and obstruction of justice and […]

February 26, 2014