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."
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:
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.
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.
By Amaris Castillo | 05/17/2013 - 15:19
Ain’t this some s---. Venezuela is suffering from a toilet paper shortage, NY Daily News reports. According to some economists, the South American country’s shortage stem from price controls meant to make basic goods available to the poorest parts of society, as well as the government’s controls on foreign currency.
By Amaris Castillo | 04/15/2013 - 10:02
The election of Hugo Chavez’s successor on Sunday has sparked a demand for a recount by his rival. Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela’s presidential election on Sunday by a very narrow margin (234,935 votes to be exact) and according to electoral officials, he earned just 50.7 percent of the votes compared to 49.1 percent for Henrique Capriles.
By Amaris Castillo | 03/11/2013 - 17:02
A final resting place has been determined for Hugo Chávez’s body.
The Miami Herald is reporting that the late president’s body is set to be displayed permanently at an old fort of historic significance on a Venezuelan hilltop. The 113-year-old structure known as Cuartel de la Montaña (Mountain Barracks) was used by Chávez to direct coup operations.
By Samantha Leal | 03/08/2013 - 10:03
As Venezuela (and the world) deals with the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's death, details are coming to light about the polarizing leader's funeral and final resting place. According to the Associated Press, Chavez's body will be preserved and displayed indefinitely inside a glass tomb at a military museum (Museum of the Revolution) that is not far from the palace where he ruled from for 14 years.
By Amaris Castillo | 03/07/2013 - 11:02
After his struggle with cancer, Hugo Chavez’s life ended from a massive heart attack.
According to CBS News, the head of Venezuela's presidential guard delivered the news late Wednesday, adding that the late president mouthed his desire to live.
By Sugey Palomares | 03/05/2013 - 18:45
Whether you saw him as a political savior or socialist tyrant, Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez lived up to his reputation of being a fighter. Diagnosed with cancer in 2011, the 58-year-old leader was dedicated to beating cancer and completing his new six-year term. As we honor the legacy and history he left behind, we take a look back at Chávez’s declining health throughout recent years.