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Venezuela power struggle impedes delivery of COVID vaccine

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s political conflict has claimed another casualty: relief from the coronavirus pandemic. The socialist government of Nicolás Maduro and the U.S.-...

Damaged Venezuelan oil tanker drawing international concern

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The sight of a huge oil tanker that has taken on water and is leaning to one side off a remote stretch of Venezuela's coast has triggered international calls for action. ...

Online exchange blocked in Venezuela ahead of health bonuses

MIAMI (AP) — A currency exchange website appeared Friday to have been blocked in Venezuela as the online platform prepared to launch a U.S.-backed plan to provide assistance to underpaid health worker...

Shipping tycoon defends Venezuela gas delivery amid shortage

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A controversial shipping magnate supplying gasoline to his native Venezuela said he’ll do whatever it takes to prevent worsening fuel shortages from igniting a social explosi...

AP Sources: Shipping tycoon helps Venezuela in quest for gas

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — With gas lines across Venezuela growing, a controversial shipping magnate has stepped in to prevent the country from running out of fuel amid the coronavirus pandemic, The As...

A defiant Maduro threatens 'cowboy' Trump after drug charge

MIAMI (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro stood defiant in the face of a $15 million bounty by the U.S. to face drug trafficking charges, calling Donald Trump a “racist cowboy” and warning that...

Presidential standoff may worsen Venezuelans' misery

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The U.S. recognition of opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's interim president is being touted by the Trump administration as the only way to restore the country's de...

Maduro wins Venezuela election challengers call illegitimate

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led hi...

Crossover candidate livens up Venezuela's presidential race

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — In another year, Henri Falcon might be just another middle-of-the-pack presidential candidate in Venezuela. He's far from the most popular opposition leader. He's a dull spee...