Gabriela Isler becomes Miss Universe
10 Things You Didn't Know About Miss Universe
By Cristina Arreola | 11/11/2013 - 13:27

On Saturday night, Miss Venezuela was crowned the 62nd Miss Universe! Gorgeous Gabriela Isler, 25, was awarded the crown after competing with 85 beautiful contestants at Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia. Originally from Maracay, Venezuela, Isler will serve as Miss Universe for the next year, representing her country–and Latinas–across the globe! 


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Venezuela Expels 3 U.S. Embassy Officials
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/01/2013 - 15:40

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has made a move that could put a further strain on the relationship between Venezuela and the United States.

According to The New York Times, Maduro expelled the top U.S. diplomat and two other embassy officials from the country on Monday.


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Venezuelan President Bizarrely Blames Spiderman For Violence
Venezuelan President Bizarrely Blames Spiderman For Violence
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/19/2013 - 12:29

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro doesn't appear to be a fan of web slinging superhero Spiderman.

According to The Huffington Post, Maduro is placing the blame on Spiderman for all the violence in Venezuela. The Venezuelan President feels children's idolization of Spiderman is the root of the problem.


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Venezuela Leaves Human Rights Group
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/12/2013 - 10:50

Venezuela decided to withdraw from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights a year ago.

According to Fox News Latino, the government's decision to pull out from the Organization of American States went into effect on Tuesday and has left many United Nations' leaders concerned.


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Venezuelan President Makes Huge Slip-Up, Says 'Christ Multiplied the Penises'
By Samantha Leal | 08/29/2013 - 10:24

Well, this is embarrassing. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro made a huge slip-up when he spoke at the Miranda Stadium, reports the Huffington Post. Speaking on a notable biblical anecdote, the president said: "Multiply ourselves, like Christ multiplied the penises." 


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Weird News of the Day: Hair Robbery is Venezuela's Latest Trend
Weird News of the Day: Hair Robbery is Venezuela's Latest Trend
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/06/2013 - 11:19

Well chicas, if you're planning a trip to Venezuela, this is something you really need to know!

According to The Huffington Post, women in the Venezuelan city of Maracaibo need to worry about a new hair robbery trend.

A group known as “piranhas” are going around stealing womens' hair! And FYI, they prefer when the hair is straight.


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Edward Snowden Files For Asylum In Venezuela
By Fox News Latino | 07/10/2013 - 14:07

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Monday that his government had received a formal asylum request from U.S. former CIA analyst Edward Snowden, who has been staying in the transit zone of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport since June 23.

"An asylum request letter arrived" from Snowden, Maduro told reporters after meeting with Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli. Snowden, he said, "will have to decide when he will fly here."


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15 Influential Venezuelans in Honor of Venezuela’s Independence Day
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/05/2013 - 15:22

July 5, 2013 commemorates the 202nd anniversary of Venezuela’s independence. In honor of this glorious day, we’ve rounded up 15 influential Venezuelans throughout history:


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Is Venezuela Snowden's Last Resort?
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/02/2013 - 09:26

It seems NSA's whistleblower is growing desperate in his search for a new place to call home. Edward J. Snowden has been frantically trying to find a country to grant him asylum, sending out requests to nearly 20 nations.


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Venezuela's President Says CNN is Out to Get Him
By Sugey Palomares | 05/29/2013 - 12:24

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, 50, is shouting out CNN and not in a good way. The former vice president, who became the interim president after Hugo Chavez passed away, believes the news network is trying to form a coup against his government.


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