Failed Maduro coup leader flew on pro-govt magnate's plane

MIAMI (AP) — It was mid-January and Jordan Goudreau was itching to get going on a secret plan to raid Venezuela and arrest President Nicolás Maduro when the former special forces commando flew to the ...

Spread of coronavirus fuels corruption in Latin America

MIAMI (AP) — Even in a pandemic, there's no slowdown for swindlers in Latin America. From Argentina to Panama, a number of officials have been forced to resign as reports of fraudule...

Citgo sues Miami firm over millions lost in Venezuela fraud

MIAMI (AP) — When the U.S. recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as the nation's rightful leader last year it did more than just trigger a bitter feud with socialist leader Nicolás Madur...

AT&T quits Venezuela as US sanctions force it to defy Maduro

MIAMI (AP) — AT&Tsaid Tuesday it will immediately abandon Venezuela's pay TV market as U.S. sanctions prohibit its DirecTV platform from broadcasting channels that it is required to carry by the s...

Miami ex-congressman sued over work with Venezuela's Maduro

MIAMI (AP) — A consulting firm owned by a former Miami congressman who was roommates with Sen. Marco Rubio and shared his anti-communist politics has been sued over allegedly breaking a $50 million co...

Ex-Green Beret behind Venezuela raid suspected of plagiarism

MIAMI (AP) — The former Green Beret behind a failed military incursion in Venezuela can add another infraction to his growing list of potential screw ups — cut and paste plagiarism. ...

Democrats press Trump for answers on foiled Venezuela raid

MIAMI (AP) — Three Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are demanding answers from the Trump administration about how much it knew about an attempted raid to capture Venezuelan Presiden...

Trump denies ties to Venezuelan attack with 2 US men jailed

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the United States had nothing to do with an alleged incursion into Venezuela that landed two U.S. citizens behind bars in the crisis-...

Opposition leader denies ties to Venezuela invasion plotters

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó on Monday denied having anything to do with an ex-Green Beret who claimed responsibility for a deadly beach invasion aimed at arresti...

Ex-Green Beret led failed attempt to oust Venezuela's Maduro

MIAMI (AP) — The plan was simple but perilous. Some 300 heavily armed volunteers planned to sneak into Venezuela from the northern tip of South America and ignite a popular rebellion that would end in...

Ex-Green Beret led failed attempt to oust Venezuela's Maduro

MIAMI (AP) — The plan was simple, but perilous. Some 300 heavily armed volunteers would sneak into Venezuela from the northern tip of South America. Along the way, they would raid military bases in th...

Dem lawmakers say Trump's freeze for WHO to hurt Venezuelans

MIAMI (AP) — As much as $110 million in U.S. funding for disease prevention in Latin America as well as U.S. support for Venezuelan migrants has been thrown into doubt as part of President Donald Trum...

Lawmakers: Trump's funding freeze for WHO hits Venezuela

MIAMI (AP) — As much as $110 million in U.S. funding for disease prevention in Latin America as well as U.S. support for Venezuelan migrants has been thrown into doubt as part of President Donald Trum...

Maduro taps US fugitive to revamp Venezuela oil industry

MIAMI (AP) — Nicoás Maduro has named a powerful ally sanctioned by the U.S. as a drug kingpin along with a cousin of the late Hugo Chavez to revamp Venezuela's oil industry amid massive gasoline short...

Venezuela turns to Iran for a hand restarting its gas pumps

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — As the Trump administration increases pressure on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro, the socialist leader has turned to Iran for help jump starting an aging refinery to prevent the ...