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US congressman: 'Window of opportunity' to engage Maduro

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Recent actions by Venezuela President Nicolas Madura are creating a “window of opportunity” for the U.S. government to engage with a South American leadership that the Trump ...

Venezuela's 'doctor of the poor' beatified in small ceremony

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A man revered by millions of Venezuelans as the “doctor of the poor” is one step away from sainthood after being beatified Friday in the South American country’s capital. ...

Venezuela's beloved 'Doctor of the Poor' to be beatified

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — With the austerity of a monk, a vocation to seek the good of others and a bright scientific mind, Jose Gregorio Hernández won the affection of those who called him “the docto...

Venezuela's Maduro begins allowing aid against hunger, virus

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — For a second time this month, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has reached an agreement with the sort of global aid agencies he has often shunned to bring help to his coun...

NGOs: Venezuela military, Colombia rebels continue fighting

ARAUQUITA, Colombia (AP) — Clashes that began over the weekend between Venezuela’s military and a Colombian armed group in a community along the nations’ shared border have continued, prompting more V...

Venezuelan COVID patients increasingly seeking in-home care

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Chef Carlos Páez has a long and tough road ahead after a serious case of COVID-19 that required a constant supply of oxygen. He is showing improvement, but his health is stil...

Venezuelan children pick through garbage for food, valuables

BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela (AP) — For some children in Venezuela, garbage is the main source of their livelihood. This has been the case for several generations of garbage collectors in...

Mobile orchestra tries to bring cheer to Venezuelan streets

BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela (AP) — Orchestra music envelops the streets of a Venezuelan city every time a truck carrying musicians has made its way through traffic for the past year, capturing the attenti...

Sanctions prompt Venezuela to expel head of EU delegation

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s government on Wednesday ordered the expulsion of the head of the European Union delegation in the South American nation following the bloc’s decision to impose sa...

Maduro's 'miracle' treatment for COVID-19 draws skeptics

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro appears to be counting on yet another “miracle” to save his citizens from COVID-19, promoting a secretive solution with no published scie...

AP PHOTOS: Venezuelan street artist seeks to inspire

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The glowing face of one of Venezuela’s greatest athletes seems to invigorate a corner of the country’s decaying capital, a splash of color and inspiration for increasingly gr...

Venezuela's socialists take control of once-defiant congress

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Nicolás Maduro was set to extend his grip on power Tuesday as the ruling socialist party prepared to assume the leadership of Venezuela’s congress, the last institution in th...

More and more are in need of Christmas charity in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — It is an old tradition in Venezuela to help those in need at Christmas, donating toys, food and clothes. But the economic crisis that has battered the once wealthy oil nation...

Venezuela opposition holds 'consultation' to bolster support

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Adversaries of Nicolás Maduro are inviting Venezuelans to voice their frustrations in a survey wrapping up Saturday days after the governing party won congressional elections...

Crisis-torn Venezuela a challenge for those in wheelchairs

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Working, studying or even leaving one’s home can be a challenge for someone in a wheelchair in Venezuela, where a once-lauded law defending their rights and requiring that bu...