HILLSIDEQUADRANEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Hour 2019-07-14 15:48

Venezuela Gives Colombian Rebels Free Rein

The guerrillas of the National Liberation Army, or ELN, have been battling Colombian governments for half a century, but they have a new advantage: Sanctuary in and open support fr...

Venezuela Gives Colombian Rebels Free Rein

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Venezuela closes border with Brazil, Colombian crossings may be next Nicolas Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, as tensions over foreign aid deliveries rise. The embattled President also is considering closing the border with Colombia -- a move that would seal off most of Venezuela's inland periphery....
2019-06-22 01:32

Amid Venezuela exodus, UN refugee envoy Angelina Jolie visits camps on Colombian border, appeals for humanity, more support As the United Nations announced four million Venezuelans have fled their country, Angelina Jolie, a special envoy for the world body’s refugee agency, visited camps along the Colombian-Venezuelan border, where on Saturday she appealed for more leader...
2019-06-10 18:32

Iranian general: We believe the US will rein in 'radicals' to prevent war "Rational Americans and experienced U.S. commanders" are likely to rein in Washington's "radical elements" and prevent a war with Iran, the country's semi-official news agency Mehr reported on Saturday, quoting a senior military commander....
2019-05-25 15:32

To Rein In Big Tech, EU Thinks Privacy, Not Prices Europe has taken the lead among democracies in policing the web business. With a mixture of legal actions and new rules tailored for the digital world, the European Union and its member states are trying to rein in the mostly American companies that ...
2019-05-24 10:48

Frank Pallone and Nancy Pelosi rein in the left Nancy Pelosi tried to quash Frank Pallone five years ago in a nasty proxy war over the future of the Democratic Caucus. Now, with Pelosi reinstalled as speaker and Pallone chairman of the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee, the New Jersey Democr...
2019-07-10 00:16

It’s not that we’ve failed to rein in Facebook and Google. We’ve not even tried | Shoshana Zuboff The tech giants use our data not only to predict our behaviour but to change it. But we can resist this attack on democracyIn a BBC interview last week, Facebook’s vice-president, Nick Clegg, surprised viewers by calling for new “rules of the road” o...
2019-07-02 10:48

Alito suggests chance to rein in federal agency power WASHINGTON (AP) — With one sentence Thursday, Justice Samuel Alito signaled his willingness to throw out the Supreme Court’s 84-year-old record of support for the broad powers of federal agencies, which reaches back to the New Deal. Alito’...
2019-06-21 10:16

Trump’s Efforts to Rein In Drug Prices Face Setbacks The White House abandoned a plan to drop hidden rebates paid by drug companies to benefit managers, and lost a court case over requiring transparency in drug companies’ TV ads....
2019-07-12 02:00

Elizabeth Warren reveals plan to rein in Wall Street, big banks Democratic president hopeful Elizabeth Warren targeted Wall Street corruption, income inequality and private equity "vampires" with her latest proposal....
2019-07-18 17:32

Democrats seek to rein in the contact between White House, Justice Department on probes Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) says the traditional limits have been cast aside and more than 800 officials can talk about investigations in the Trump administration....
2019-06-20 08:16

2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren unveils plan to rein in Wall Street, big banks Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren unveiled her vision Thursday for reining in Wall Street corruption, income inequality and private equity "vampires."...
2019-07-18 20:48

Colombian man busted trying to smuggle cocaine under his wig A Colombian man who looked nervous coming out of his flight in Barcelona, Spain caught the attention of security officials not for his actions, but for his very unusual looking wig....
2019-07-17 06:16

Colombian caught in Spain with cocaine under toupee A Colombian man was detained at Barcelona's international airport after half a kilo of cocaine was found hidden under an over-sized toupee, Spanish police said on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 12:32

Colombian nabbed in Spain with cocaine under toupee A Colombian man has landed in a hairy situation after officials at Barcelona airport found half a kilo of cocaine hidden under his toupee. Police said his nervous demeanor and over-sized hairpiece caught their attention....
2019-07-16 17:16

Colombian High Court Frees Ex-Rebel Sought by U.S. Former guerrilla commander Seuxis Hernández was freed from jail on Thursday and preparing to be sworn in as a congressman, capping a weekslong legal roller coaster that pitted courts against politicians in a country polarized over what to do with the...
2019-05-31 04:16

Colombian soccer player threatened after missed Copa penalty Colombia national soccer team player William Tesillo told local media that he has been threatened via social media after his missed penalty kick in a Copa American shoot-out with Chile last week cost Colombia the chance to remain in the tournament....
2019-07-01 23:00

Colombian high court rules FARC peace law must be sanctioned A Colombian high court on Wednesday called on President Ivan Duque to sanction a law that implements peace agreement with demobilized FARC rebels, after upholding a Senate vote that rejected his proposed changes....
2019-05-30 04:32

Colombian president orders meeting to protect FARC members Colombian President Ivan Duque told authorities Wednesday to create new protections for demobilized FARC rebels after two were killed in the southwest portion of the country Monday....
2019-06-19 19:16

Robot babies teach Colombian teenagers about parenthood – in pictures Schoolchildren in Caldas take part in a voluntary project using a rubber doll with built-in software programmed to act like a newborn Continue reading......
2019-07-03 11:16

Man Takes First-Ever Photo of Living Colombian Weasel After Finding It Standing on His Toilet A man rediscovered the rarest South American carnivore after uploading a picture of it climbing on his toilet to a citizen science database.Read more......
2019-05-30 16:32

Angelina Jolie Meets Colombian President Over Venezuelan Migrant Kids Actress and UN special envoy for refugees Angelina Jolie met Saturday with Colombian President Ivan Duque to advocate for the estimated 20,000 children of Venezuelan migrants left with uncertain......
2019-06-09 04:16

Colombian breeds, sells rare frogs to undercut animal traffickers CUNDINAMARCA, Colombia — In a small farmhouse surrounded by cloud forest, Iván Lozano inspects dozens of glass containers that hold some of the world’s most coveted frogs. The conservationist has been fighting the illegal trade in rare tropical frogs...
2019-05-24 22:00

Exclusive: Colombian armed groups recruiting desperate Venezuelans, army says Venezuela's crisis is spilling across the border into Colombia as Marxist rebels and right-wing paramilitaries recruit migrants to strengthen their ranks, according to five Colombian military commanders. ...
2019-06-20 12:48

Colombian Soccer Player Found Dead Days After Family Reported Her Missing Leidy Asprilla, a 22-year-old soccer player who had represented Colombia in youth international tournaments, was found dead off the side of a road yesterday. Her family reported her missing on Sunday after Asprilla left home to pick up a teammate for...
2019-05-23 23:48

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representative of the United Nations in the country, told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that its people ...
2019-05-21 16:32

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX mixed: Brazil's real up, Colombian peso awaits cenbank decision Mexico's peso slipped in subdued volume on Friday and Colombia's currency treaded water ahead of a decision by its central bank on interest rates amid concerns over U.S.-Iran tensions. The geopolitical worries cut short a strong rally spurred b...
2019-06-21 17:16

UN chief: Colombia must respect commitments to rebels U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he regrets the “polarization and division” in Colombia over elements of the 2016 peace deal and is urging the government to ensure any changes to the accord respect commitments made to rebels who disarmed...
2019-07-03 06:16

WFP: Aid to Yemen will be suspended unless Houthi rebels allow access The United Nations World Food Program has warned it would suspend aid to areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels unless its leaders allow unfettered access to those in need....
2019-05-21 14:48

The Catholic rebels resisting the Philippines’ deadly war on drugs President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent crackdown has left 20,000 dead, and in a devout country, he has repeatedly hurled insults at bishops, the pope – and even God. But only a handful of Catholic activists are brave enough to speak out. By Adam WillisO...
2019-07-18 15:32

Iran-Allied Rebels Strike Saudi Airport A missile fired Wednesday by Iran-allied militias in Yemen injured 26 civilians in Saudi Arabia, according to a U.S.-backed military coalition fighting the insurgents....
2019-06-12 20:32

| Genia, Cooper swap Rebels for Japanese club Melbourne Rebels halfbacks Will Genia and Quade Cooper have joined the exodus from Australian rugby after signing deals with Japanese club Kintetsu Liners....
2019-07-11 14:00

Europe Shut These Migrants Out, Libyan Rebels Bombed Them A Times investigation shows that the African migrants killed by a July 2 airstrike in Libya were being detained near a weapons depot — a prime target in the country’s civil war. Before the attack, the E.U. ignored calls to move the migrants....
2019-07-11 06:48

Europe Shut These Migrants Out, Then Libyan Rebels Bombed Them A Times investigation shows that the migrants and refugees killed by a July 2 airstrike near Tripoli were being detained next to a weapons depot — a prime target in the country’s civil war....
2019-07-11 11:48

Yemen's Houthi rebels strike Saudi airport Houthi rebels have attacked a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia for the second time in less than two weeks. The Houthis said the strike was in retaliation for Saudi airstrikes in Yemen....
2019-06-24 00:48

"Can We Be Forced To Attend Assembly?" Karnataka Rebels In Top Court Karnataka Crisis Updates: The Supreme Court is hearing the plea of 15 rebel lawmakers of the ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition in Karnataka who have petitioned against the state's Speaker......
2019-07-16 09:48

Maoist rebels kill five policemen in eastern India Maoist rebels killed five policemen in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand on Friday, a senior police official said, the latest in a series of attacks on security forces....
2019-06-14 19:32

Police: 2 ex-cops among 4 rebels killed in Kashmir fighting Police say four militants have been killed in a gunbattle with government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir, including two counterinsurgency police officers who defected to fight with rebels in the disputed region...
2019-06-07 13:48

Houthi rebels claim attack on Saudi air base A drone attack on King Khalid Air Base in southwest Saudi Arabia by Iranian-backed Houthi rebels Monday evening resulted in competing narratives from the opposing sides....
2019-07-16 19:00

The Latest: Murder suspect denies that rebels shot down MH17 THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the probe into the downing of flight MH17 (all times local): 1:40 p.m. One of the named murder suspects in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 denies that Ukrainian separatists shot down the plane. I...
2019-06-19 13:48

Observers: Syria rebels repel government forces in northwest Syrian armed opposition and a war monitoring group say insurgents have launched an offensive against government forces on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria....
2019-06-06 23:00

‘We Are Risking Everything.’ Hong Kong’s Young Rebels Stake Everything on Their Struggle Law enforcement would inevitably arrive to evict the hundreds of young, black-shirted demonstrators who broke in and defiled the Hong Kong legislature. A rumor that police were already there briefly dispersed the sea of anti-government protesters fro...
2019-07-05 16:48

As Rebels Quit In Karnataka, Congress Says "Clear Picture" After July 12 The BJP is engineering defections to overthrow governments in states ruled by the opposition parties, senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said a day after 11 lawmakers of the Congress-JDS......
2019-07-07 10:16

Syrian troops regain control of village they lost to rebels DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say government forces have regained control of a northwestern village, just days after losing it to militants. State TV says troops captured Kfar Nabudah on Sunday from militants, including members of al-Qaid...
2019-05-26 16:32

1 Dead, Several Injured In Saudi Airport Attack By Yemen Rebels A Yemeni rebel attack on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia killed a Syrian national and wounded seven civilians Sunday, a Riyadh-led coalition said, the latest in a series of strikes on the......
2019-06-24 01:32

'30-plus' Tory rebels willing to defy whip and block no-deal Brexit Northern Ireland bill could be used to prevent next prime minister from proroguing parliament and initiating unruly EU exitMPs opposed to a no-deal Brexit may try to force a vote on a Northern Ireland bill to stop the next prime minister proroguing p...
2019-07-07 22:48

Yemen: Houthi rebels attack Saudi airport with drone Yemen-based Houthi rebels have launched their third attack in three weeks on Abha international airport in southern Saudi Arabia. The Saudis say they will intensify air raids on rebel positions....
2019-07-02 07:32

Maoist rebels attack Indian government forces, wounding 11 Police say Maoist rebels have triggered a blast in eastern India, wounding eight paramilitary soldiers and three police officers carrying out a search operation in a forested area....
2019-05-28 10:48

Houthi rebels injure 26 with rocket attack on Saudi airport Iranian-backed Houthi rebels launched a rocket attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha International Airport on Wednesday, injuring 26 civilians, officials said....
2019-06-12 18:16

Rights group: India controls Kashmir, Jammu rebels with torture A rights group said Monday it wants the U.N. to look into how India responds to uprisings in the territory of Kashmir, saying forces there routinely use torture to subdue dissent....
2019-05-21 14:48

U.S. blames Iran for helping Houthi rebels shoot down drone in Yemen Houthi rebels in Yemen recently shot down a U.S. government-operated drone with assistance from Iran, the U.S. military said in a statement on Sunday....
2019-06-16 18:16

Syrian rebels say Moscow deploys ground forces in Idlib campaign Russia has sent special forces in recent days to fight alongside Syrian army troops struggling to make gains in a more than two month assault in northwestern Syria to seize the last opposition bastion, senior rebel commanders said....
2019-07-18 03:00

Yemen’s Houthi rebels launch attack drones into Saudi Arabia DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched at least two drones targeting a southwest Saudi city that’s home to an air base. The Houthis’ Al-Masirah satellite news channel reported early Tuesday the rebels...
2019-06-11 07:00

Karnataka Congress Leader Fails To Meet Rebels, "Escorted" Out Of Mumbai Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar was "escorted" to the Mumbai airport by policemen on Wednesday, which ended his efforts to meet rebel lawmakers staying at a five-star hotel in the city since......
2019-07-10 17:16

Before Trust Vote, Congress Leader's "Sincere Personal Request" To Rebels As the Karnataka coalition faces a floor test it may not breeze through because of multiple resignations over the past few days, DK Shivakumar, the Congress's chief troubleshooter, said he was......
2019-07-17 16:00

Congo forces kill 26 Islamist rebels in Ebola zone shootout Congolese forces killed 26 rebels from a group thought to be linked to Islamic State on Thursday in a shootout in the country's eastern Ebola zone, the army said....
2019-05-30 20:16

Maoist rebels kill 3 Indian government soldiers, young girl NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police say Maoist rebels have killed three paramilitary soldiers patrolling on motorbikes and a young girl who was riding in a passing bus in an ambush in eastern India. Police Director-General D.M. Awasthi says two young girl...
2019-06-28 14:48

Tory rebels line up with Labour to say: We'll unite to block no deal Senior Tories today hit out at leadership contenders threatening to suspend Parliament to ram through a no-deal Brexit as MPs prepared for a crunch vote to block such an "anti-democratic" move....
2019-06-12 13:16

Iran-backed Yemeni rebels attack Saudi civilian airport The Saudi-led military coalition threatened a firm response to a Houthi missile attack on an airport, which injured at least 26 people. The attack came just hours before Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe landed in Tehran....
2019-06-12 17:00

Saudi-led coalition says 26 people wounded as Yemen’s Houthi rebels target airport in kingdom’s southwest DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi-led coalition says 26 people wounded as Yemen’s Houthi rebels target airport in kingdom’s southwest. The post Saudi-led coalition says 26 people wounded as Yemen’s Houthi rebels target airpor...
2019-06-12 12:16

Your guide to a meatless, dairy-free and gluten-free Fourth of July barbecue It's never been easier to have a meatless Fourth of July BBQ as vegan products go mainstream. Even your dairy and gluten free friends will be happy.       ...
2019-06-28 14:16

Make Sugar-Free, Preservative-Free Jam At Home Mausambi (Sweet Lime) Summer is the best time to make this jam as mausambi is available during this season, so you can make the jam without adding any artificial preservatives...
2019-05-31 18:16

The Division 2 Free Weekend Start Time: PS4, Xbox and PC game goes free to play today The Division 2 is free to play for the next few days. Don't miss your chance to jump into one of the best games of the year without penny a single penny....
2019-06-13 09:48

Get a SIM-free Samsung S10e and free headphones from £319 with this brilliant deal We're always scouting out the best deals on the world's best tech. That means that we can say with certainty that when a deal catches our eye, it is one well worth going for. The most recent apple of our eye comes from Samsung with an offer...
2019-06-13 00:16

Boris Johnson to be hit by dozens of new Tory rebels as sacked ministers join forces to stop a no-deal Brexit Getty Conservative MPs plotting to prevent a no-deal Brexit believe they will receive a major boost to their numbers when Boris Johnson becomes prime minister. Rebels believe Johnson's plans to remove those opposed to a no-deal Brexit, from the gov...
2019-07-06 20:32

Saudi Arabia says 1 person killed, 7 wounded in attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on airport in city of Abha in south DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says 1 person killed, 7 wounded in attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on airport in city of Abha in south. The post Saudi Arabia says 1 person killed, 7 wounded in attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebe...
2019-06-24 00:48

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel sources said on Saturday....
2019-05-26 01:16

Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused. The post Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination p...
2019-06-20 13:32

Saudi Arabia airport attack: 26 injured after missile strike by suspected Houthi rebels on Abha airport A 'cross-border terrorist' attack on a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia has left 26 people wounded, including two children, the Saudi-led coalition has said....
2019-06-12 20:32

Gluten-Free Diet: Watch How To Make Gluten-Free Vegan Zucchini Pasta At Home Famous vlogger Manjula Jain has shared an amazing recipe of gluten free vegan zucchini pasta on her YouTube channel. The recipe is not only gluten free but is also weight-loss-friendly....
2019-05-30 19:32

Free Taco Bell tacos and free Chili's burgers are two of the day's top deals Krispy Kreme has announced a new Original Filled doughnut and a way to try it for free Saturday as part of its National Donut Day challenge.       ...
2019-06-19 02:00

Free Slurpee Day: 7-Eleven celebrates birthday Thursday with free Slurpee giveaway July 11 is 7-Eleven Day, aka Free Slurpee Day. This year, 7-Eleven celebrates its birthday by giving away even more free Slurpee drinks.       ...
2019-07-10 01:16

Xbox Live Free Game Downloads: Three Xbox One Games are free right now - but be quick Xbox One players can download a selection of excellent free games this weekend - get in the spirit of E3 with some amazing games that you can get your hands on without spending a penny....
2019-06-09 08:48

Free Galaxy Buds with Galaxy S10 purchase are back with free YouTube Premium on top Samsung’s 2019 lineup of Galaxy S flagships made quite an impression at its release. The four S10 devices have gorgeous displays and elegant design which captured people’s attention. To make them even more lucrative, Samsung began selling the phones ...
2019-06-05 04:16

7 Best Sugar-Free Desserts | Easy Sugar Free Sweets To Try At Home! Sugar free sweets and desserts are the best way to satiate your sweet tooth and not even feel guilty! We've got a list of sugar free recipes that you can try at home and gorge on sinful treats......
2019-07-16 18:16

Venezuela gives a rare look at its economy Venezuela's economy is in shambles and the country has plunged into political chaos. The dysfunction is so great that basic economic data has been hard to come by....
2019-05-30 06:16

Xbox Live free game download: Get this Xbox One free game all weekend on Microsoft! This weekend, Microsoft and Xbox are continuing their trend of providing players with titles to try out and play - here's what you need to know about GRIP: Combat Racing...
2019-07-06 09:16

Best free games 2019: the top free games to download on PC If you’re looking for the best free games to distract you with after a long day’s work, then you’ve come to the right place. Everyone loves free stuff, especially when it comes to the best PC games. There are so many fun, enterta...
2019-06-11 00:16

Boyd makes US debut, among 5 changes vs Venezuela CINCINNATI (AP) — Forward Tyler Boyd made his debut for the United States in its final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gold Cup, one of five lineup changes against Venezuela. The 24-year-old had five appearances for New Zealand before FIFA approved hi...
2019-06-09 21:32

Venezuela talks in Norway end without deal Government and opposition envoys meeting in Norway have failed to reach an agreement in their latest rounds of talks. Opposition leader Juan Guaido has vowed to press ahead with street protests....
2019-05-30 04:48

Russia Says It Won't Increase Presence in Venezuela Russia said it had rotated a group of weapons specialists in Venezuela and emphasized that it didn’t intend to increase its military presence in the country....
2019-06-28 01:48

In Maduro's regime, Venezuela sends aid to you Venezuela will send food to feed hungry Colombian children, communications minister Jorge Rodriguez claimed Monday -- citing statistics about poverty in neighboring Colombia -- even as citizens in his country struggle with food shortages at home....
2019-06-22 01:32

Canada closes embassy in Venezuela Canada announced Sunday that it has temporarily closed its embassy in Venezuela, blaming President Nicolas Maduro for limiting its abilities to function in the destabilized country....
2019-06-03 12:32

US emergency aid for Venezuela to be distributed in Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S.-supplied humanitarian aid that was earmarked for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó will now be distributed in Colombia. Colombia’s government said in a statement Thursday that it had reached the decision with...
2019-05-31 02:32

U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by international shippers could be subject to U.S. sanctions....
2019-06-07 03:00

Inside oil-rich Venezuela's gas shortages For the last two weeks, people from several states in Venezuela have described severe gas shortages, a once unthinkable problem. It's not the first time that the country has suffered gas shortages, but those were blamed on bad distribution and logist...
2019-05-27 20:32

Venezuela's Lopez says he met generals during house arrest Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez believes President Nicolas Maduro's government will fall "in weeks," he told journalists in Caracas Thursday....
2019-05-21 17:32

Venezuela: Juan Guaido's bodyguards arrested Two members of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's security team have been arrested for allegedly trying to sell guns. There is no indication that the arrest will affect ongoing negotiations with the government....
2019-07-14 11:16

Tite under pressure after goalless draw with Venezuela After a dismal performance in a 0-0 draw against Venezuela, the blame is falling squarely on the shoulders of Brazil coach Tite       ...
2019-06-19 18:32

'Viva el VAR,' sing Venezuela after draw with Brazil "The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) rode to Venezuela\u0027s rescue once again at the Copa America on Tuesday, denying hosts Brazil two goals in a surprise 0-0 draw in Group A."...
2019-06-19 15:48

Venezuela introduces new banknotes as inflation soars CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela is planning to introduce banknotes with larger denominations to cope with hyperinflation which shows no signs of slowing. The central bank says the new bolivar bills of 10,000, 20,000 and 50,000 will gradually star...
2019-06-12 22:01

7 people die in military helicopter crash in Venezuela A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed on Saturday in Hatillo, a municipality near Caracas, killing all seven on board, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Defense....
2019-05-21 17:32

U.S. Suspends Passenger and Cargo Flights to Venezuela The Department of Homeland Security said the country’s instability created conditions that “threaten the safety and security of passengers, aircraft, and crew.”...
2019-05-21 15:48

Canada suspends operations at Venezuela embassy Canada has temporarily shut its embassy in Venezuela, saying President Nicolas Maduro's government is refusing to renew visas for Canadian diplomats. Ottawa is also reviewing the status of Venezuelan envoys to Canada....
2019-06-03 13:48

Venezuela Negotiators Agree to New Round of Talks Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide agreed to hold a new round of negotiations, Norway’s foreign ministry said, as Oslo looks to mediate a solution to the South American nation’s political standoff and humanitarian crisis....
2019-05-26 03:16

Venezuela shreds sloppy US defense early for 3-0 win CINCINNATI (AP) — Sloppy defense and careless goalkeeping sent the United States to another disconcerting loss Sunday, 3-0 to Venezuela in the Americans’ final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Another bad start never got much better. Ve...
2019-06-09 23:16

Oil and migration: why the U.S. is heavily involved in Venezuela’s crisis Oil, migration and proximity. These are the reasons experts gave when asked why the western world — particularly the United States — is so concerned with Venezuela's political fate....
2019-05-26 21:32

Maduro invites Huawei to set up 4G network in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is inviting China’s Huawei to help set up a 4G network in Venezuela, prompting opposition leader Juan Guaidó to accuse him of having an “absolute disconnection with reality....
2019-05-24 22:00

US targets Venezuela intelligence agency with sanctions The Trump administration has imposed sanctions on Venezuela’s military intelligence agency, which is accused of torturing to death a navy captain in its custody...
2019-07-11 18:16

Norway says Venezuela mediation to resume next week Norway says representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have decided to return to Oslo for a mediation effort aimed at resolving the political crisis in the South American country....
2019-05-26 00:00

Pence says Canada should work with U.S. on Cuba and Venezuela U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday said the U.S. government and Canada should work together to hold Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accountable and to expose the influence of Cuba....
2019-05-30 23:00

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener has been given permission by Caracas to return....
2019-07-02 10:16

Canada suspending operations at embassy in Venezuela TORONTO (AP) — Canada is suspending operations at its embassy in Venezuela. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement Sunday that Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro’s regime “has taken steps to limit the ability of foreign ...
2019-06-03 00:00

Norway says it will host Venezuela mediation again next week The diplomatic effort reflects recognition in Venezuela that neither the government or opposition have been able to prevail in their struggle for power....
2019-05-26 01:16

Venezuela reopens border crossing with Colombia Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela's embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost four months....
2019-06-08 17:00

Xi says China will play 'constructive role' on Venezuela China will work with the international community to play a constructive role with Venezuela and help the country to get back on a normal development path as soon as possible, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Russian media....
2019-06-05 04:16

Peru held by 10-man Venezuela in Copa America PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Peru was held by 10-man Venezuela to a 0-0 draw in the teams’ Copa America opener on Saturday. Venezuela defender Luis del Pino received his second yellow card for a bad tackle in the 75th minute. Peru had most of th...
2019-06-15 23:48

Venezuela marks independence day with military parade President Maduro said he would seek peace with the opposition, one day after a UN report accused the military of extrajudicial killings. Opposition leader Juan Guaido called for an end to Maduro's "dictatorship."...
2019-07-06 07:16

Trump said Russia was getting out of Venezuela. The Kremlin says that’s not true. The Kremlin contradicted Trump’s tweet that Russian personnel have departed Venezuela. Moscow is a primary backer of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro....
2019-06-04 20:16

Venezuela's government and opposition to reset talks President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido both signaled in the past days a willingness to return to the negotiating table. The two sides have already met twice in talks hosted by Norway....
2019-06-30 08:16

Venezuela Forces Killed Thousands, Then Covered It Up, U.N. Says Special forces members engaged in extrajudicial killings and then altered crime scenes to make it look as if the victims had been resisting arrest, United Nations investigators said....
2019-07-05 02:16

Venezuela says Russia debt restructuring not on the agenda - RIA Venezuela's oil minister said on Thursday that the restructuring of his country's debt to Russia was not on the agenda, the RIA news agency reported....
2019-06-06 11:48

Even criminals are suffering in Venezuela’s failing economy CARACAS, Venezuela — The feared street gangster El Negrito sleeps with a pistol under his pillow and says he’s lost track of his murder count. But despite his hardened demeanor, he’s quick to gripe about how Venezuela’s failing economy is cutting int...
2019-05-28 22:48

A Fuel Shortage Is Crippling Agriculture in Venezuela Already facing a deep economic crisis, the country is seeing food production shrink drastically as mismanagement and American sanctions make gasoline scarce....
2019-07-06 21:48

Venezuela accused of killing naval officer Security forces loyal to President Nicolas Maduro arrested naval officer Rafael Acosta Arevalo last month. Twelve countries from across the Americas have called his reported death an "assassination."...
2019-07-01 10:48

Venezuela Opposition Threatened by Embezzlement Allegations Accusations that two opposition activists pilfered tens of thousands of dollars is threatening to become an embarrassment for a coalition that is heavily dependent on funds from private donors and foreign governments....
2019-06-19 14:32

Venezuela’s Guaido to name new boards of PDVSA and Citgo Venezuela's President of the National Assembly, Juan Guaido, will name new director boards at state oil company PDVSA and its United States subsidiary Citgo....
2019-05-21 18:00

U.S. Prepares Charges Over Venezuela's Food-Aid Program The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal charges to sanctions against people involved in Venezuela’s military-run emergency food program, part of an effort to target what U.S. officials describe as a large-scale money laundering operation...
2019-05-22 08:32

Venezuela releasing judge, journalist, 20 students - U.N. Venezuela is releasing 22 people, including judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday, and an opposition lawmaker called for more releases....
2019-07-06 03:16

| Trump: Russia says has removed 'most' personnel from Venezuela Russia has told the US that it has withdrawn most of its personnel from Venezuela, US President Donald Trump says, two months after telling Moscow to "get out" of the crisis-plagued Latin American nation....
2019-06-04 13:48

Venezuela's Guaido says no plans for further talks in Norway Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday that the opposition does not currently plan to join a new round of talks in Norway with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro, after mediation efforts collapsed last month without a deal....
2019-06-08 02:32

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top officials backing the socialist leader and suspected of corruption. Friday’s action by the U.S. ...
2019-06-28 18:16

Free Games with Prime: the free PC games on Twitch Prime in June 2019 Amazon Prime has a number of services you might already know and love. There's the free two-day delivery, a music streaming service and a video streaming service that all come with your subscription. But there's also free games. Yes, that&#...
2019-06-18 05:00

Four million have now fled Venezuela, UN ramps up aid to children who remain The number of people who have left Venezuela to escape the country’s ongoing political and economic crisis, has reached some four million, the UN announced on Friday....
2019-06-07 18:01

Venezuela's Maduro ratifies Padrino as defense minister Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday announced he will maintain Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino in his post, following months of rumors that top military brass would be replaced after a failed uprising in April....
2019-07-08 06:01

Venezuela healthcare collapse: Four children die in same hospital this month Under a wooden arch decorated with white balloons in a small house in Caracas' largest slum, the body of 11-year-old Erick Altuve lay in a small coffin covered in cuddly toys and cartoon drawings, one of four children who have died this month in Vene...
2019-06-01 20:00

Thousands pour into Colombia as Venezuela reopens border Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down for the past four months...
2019-06-09 03:16

Venezuela's Military Deserters Face Disappointment Across the Border When Gabriel Pérez fled for this Colombian border city after defecting from Venezuela’s military, he thought he and hundreds of other deserters would soon launch an incursion to topple the autocrat back home. That isn’t how things worked out....
2019-05-29 15:48

Norwegian diplomat pushes Venezuela talks against the odds If there*s a negotiated settlement to Venezuela*s protracted crisis, it*ll likely be reached with the help of a self-effacing, tight-lipped Scandinavian diplomat with a fondness for distance running....
2019-05-31 19:48

IMF denies pressuring Venezuela to release economic data The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it had not pressured Venezuela to release economic indicators after years of silence, while two sources said the country's surprise data release this week was due to pressure from China....
2019-05-30 23:00

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
2019-05-28 15:48

Venezuela's army death squads kill thousands — UN A UN report has detailed the extrajudicial executions of thousands of young men by special forces. The report says that the death squads are carrying out President Maduro's strategy for neutralizing political opponents....
2019-07-05 04:48

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to try to get buy-in from countries supporting embattled President Nicolás Maduro...
2019-06-03 21:32

Venezuela's rule of law has crumbled under Maduro, says legal watchdog International Commission of Jurists called on Venezuelan authorities to reinstate democratic institutionsThe rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela under the government of Nicolás Maduro, which has usurped the powers of the legislative and judicial br...
2019-07-08 17:48

Canada to Suspend Diplomatic Operations at Embassy in Venezuela Canada said Sunday it was temporarily suspending its diplomatic operations in Venezuela, and planned to evaluate the status of Venezuelan diplomats in Ottawa....
2019-06-03 16:32

US balks as Venezuela heads up UN-backed disarmament body GENEVA (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the U.N.’s main disarmament body has walked out of its current session in Geneva to protest that Venezuela has taken the chair. Robert Wood insisted “a rogue state” was taking over, shortly after...
2019-05-28 12:16

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU's special envoy for Venezuela The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc's special envoy for Venezuela....
2019-05-28 13:48

Lima Group and EU urge more international involvement in Venezuela The Lima Group regional bloc and EU-led contact group on Venezuela on Monday called on Latin America and the broader international community to play a more active role in restoring democracy to Venezuela....
2019-06-03 20:16

Venezuela: Representatives of Maduro and Guaido to meet in Norway Norway's foreign ministry said in a statement that the government and opposition delegates will hold talks in Oslo next week to carry forward the negotiation process. It will be their first face-to-face meeting....
2019-05-26 13:00

UPDATE 1-JP Morgan to cut Venezuela weight to zero in key indexes over five months JP Morgan will reduce the weight of Venezuela's sovereign and PDVSA bonds to zero in its widely tracked indexes, the bank said on Tuesday, phasing them out over five months starting on July 31....
2019-07-09 18:01

Putin says he hopes Venezuela talks will normalize situation Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Norway-brokered talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition would normalize the situation in country and bring an end to political turmoil....
2019-07-11 16:00

Trump: Russia told U.S. 'most of their people' have left Venezuela President Donald Trump said on Monday that Russia told the United States it had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela, where Moscow has maintained military and economic ties with socialist President Nicolas Maduro....
2019-06-04 03:16

Martino, Mexico use shuffling roster to beat Venezuela ATLANTA (AP) — For all the players absent from Mexico’s national team, new coach Tata Martino may still have a roster solid enough to make a strong run in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Martino returned to Mercedes-Benz Stadium for his first game in Ge...
2019-06-06 07:16

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU’s special envoy for Venezuela MADRID (AP) — The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc’s special envoy for Venezuela. Iglesias has been the head of the Inter-American Development Bank and SEG...
2019-05-28 14:32

Canada closing Venezuela embassy effective immediately Canada's foreign affairs minister says the Maduro regime has taken action to prevent foreign embassies from functioning, "particularly those advocating for the restoration of democracy."...
2019-06-03 01:16

OAS meeting ends in disagreement over Venezuela opposition delegation Members of the Organization of American States (OAS) ended two days of meetings on Friday without a clear plan for increasing pressure on embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, despite a majority vote to recognize a representative from the co...
2019-06-29 06:48

Venezuela deports 59 Colombians arrested 'arbitrarily' three years ago: U.N. Venezuela's government on Saturday deported 59 Colombian citizens who had been "arbitrarily" detained there almost three years ago, the United Nations human rights office said, applauding it as a "positive sign."...
2019-06-30 05:48

Plans for Tower Fifth in Midtown include Venezuela consulate The current Venezuelan consulate on East 51st Street is supposed to be incorporated into Harry Macklowe’s proposed Tower Fifth skyscraper, and any sale seems to have escaped complications from US sanctions. Looking out, the lobby will frame the side ...
2019-06-19 06:01

The Latest: Diplomats meet in Sweden to discuss Venezuela The latest on the political turmoil in Venezuela (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Officials say that Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with interests in Venezuela amid stalled mediation efforts in neighboring Norway....
2019-06-13 22:16

Instagram priest takes to Venezuela's streets 'with the people' Venezuelan priest Luis Antonio Salazar has built a solid social media following over the past two years preaching the Bible over Instagram, breaking the mold of the country's conservative Catholic church....
2019-06-13 20:48

Venezuela steers away from politics before Copa América game Venezuela coach Rafael Dudamel almost left his job for political reasons after his team beat Argentina 3-1 in March in a friendly game in Madrid. One day before he faces Lionel Messi again — this time in the quarterfinals of the Copa América — Dudame...
2019-06-28 13:32

Women fight to solve mysterious murders in Venezuela More than 8,200 people died in extrajudicial killings in Venezuela between 2015 and 2017, estimates Amnesty International. And the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has accused state-aligned groups of targeting Venezuelan civilians fo...
2019-05-21 17:32

Exclusive: Guaido says Washington should help Venezuela keep U.S. refiner Citgo The United States should help Venezuela keep control over U.S. refiner Citgo by preventing its seizure by creditors seeking to collect on unpaid Venezuelan debts, opposition leader Juan Guaido said in an interview with Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 01:32

Venezuela was on the brink of an uprising. Now protesters are fighting for survival As opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his US ally puzzle over their failures to wrest control of the government, embattled President Nicolas Maduro is moving to enforce a new normal across Venezuela....
2019-05-21 17:32

Chevron has been in Venezuela for nearly 100 years. It could finally be forced to leave Chevron's nearly century-long relationship with Venezuela might not survive the Maduro regime's fight with the United States. Not only is Venezuela's infrastructure crumbling, but the OPEC member's national oil company has been sanctioned by the Trum...
2019-06-19 20:48

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents. Diplomats and mem...
2019-06-15 19:48

How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela's Gold Landed in Africa---and Vanished A Russian airliner’s secretive deliveries to a refinery in Uganda expose one link in a global underground economy many suspect is helping Nicolás Maduro cling to power. “It’s a fire sale.”...
2019-06-19 04:32

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents, although divisions remain over the timing of any action for fear of derailing a negot...
2019-06-16 00:16

Argentina see off Venezuela to set up titanic Copa clash with Brazil Argentina can look forward to a mouthwatering Copa America semi-final clash with Brazil after delivering a much-improved display to beat Venezuela 2-0 in the quarter-finals in their first game at the Maracana since losing the 2014 World Cup final....
2019-06-29 04:48

Venezuela’s Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who deserted and crossed into Colombia. Opposition leader ...
2019-06-18 03:16

Venezuela’s Collapse Frays Its Economic Ties With Russia Russia has been a bulwark of support for Venezuela. But as that country’s economy crumbles, Russian state-owned businesses are pulling back to protect their bottom line....
2019-06-18 05:32

Venezuela's Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption Venezuela's opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who deserted and crossed into Colombia....
2019-06-18 11:16

We need to use persuasion rather than military action in Venezuela, Colombia's president says Daily pressure should be exerted on Venezuela's military regime to defect from the Maduro regime rather than international military intervention, Colombia's president told CNBC on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 16:48

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
2019-06-18 19:00

Venezuela sources: Talks to break deadlock set to resume The Associated Press has learned that negotiations aimed at breaking Venezuela’s political standoff will resume next week, likely on the Caribbean island of Barbados...
2019-06-30 04:48

After 4 Months, Venezuela Reopens Border Crossing With Colombia CÚCUTA, Colombia — Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down for the past four months. Long lines of Venezuelans...
2019-06-08 19:16

Venezuela draw 0-0 with Peru in their Copa America opener "Venezuela and Peru began their Copa America with a nervous 0-0 draw on Saturday in a match marked by two Peruvian goals chalked off after consultation with the Video Assistant Referee (VAR)."...
2019-06-16 02:32

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is expected to arrive We...
2019-06-19 21:48

Venezuela political negotiations to continue next week: sources The sources said the location for the talks will be decided by the government of Norway, which is leading the mediation effort and hosted two previous rounds of exploratory talks in May....
2019-06-30 10:48

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quick solution....
2019-05-21 15:16

Greece recognizes Venezuela’s Guaido as interim president Greece’s new government says it is recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s interim president, saying this would align Athens with the European Union’s joint position...
2019-07-12 11:48

US to redirect Central America aid to Venezuela's Juan Guaido In a USAID memo, Donald Trump's administration said that funds would go to paying salaries of Juan Guaido's interim government, local NGO's and the promotion of independent media....
2019-07-18 05:48

Feds slap sanctions on son of Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro The US on Friday slapped sanctions on Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s son to ratchet up pressure on relatives of top officials backing the socialist leader. The Treasury Department froze any assets in the US belonging to Nicolás Maduro Jr. and ...
2019-06-29 05:48

Venezuela government, opposition agree to continue talks There will be further talks to end to Venezuela's stalemate, negotiators have said. For years, the president's adversaries had been wary of lengthy dialogue, insisting that he has used talks to stall for time....
2019-07-12 05:00

Venezuela beats Bolivia 3-1 and advances in Copa America BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Venezuela beat Bolivia 3-1 to advance to the Copa America quarterfinals on Saturday. Darwin Machis scored in each half for Venezuela at Mineirao Stadium. Leonel Justiniano reduced Bolivia’s deficit in the 82nd minu...
2019-06-22 23:32

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire situation must not be allowed to "deteriorate any further."...
2019-06-22 14:00

Soccer: First-half goals give Venezuela 3-0 friendly win over U.S. Venezuela scored three goals without reply in a whirlwind first half to grab a convincing 3-0 win over the United States in a friendly in Cincinnati on Sunday....
2019-06-10 00:16

The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official CARACAS – At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door. They searched the bedroom of their suspect – Guaido’s chief of staf...
2019-06-11 22:48

Venezuela reopens border with Colombia after four-month blockade Venezuelans have joined long lines to cross into Colombia to buy food and medicine. Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro shut the border in February to keep out foreign aid he said was unneeded....
2019-06-08 22:16

EU sees sharp rise in asylum applications from Venezuela The number of applications for asylum in the European Union is back up. While Syrians and Afghans formerly topped the list, the EU has seen a surge in the number of refugees from Latin America — particularly Venezuela....
2019-06-11 18:48

Venezuela: hyperinflation leads to new banknotes for second time in a year Banknotes of 10,000, 20,000 and 50,000 bolívar denominations will begin circulating on Thursday, the central bank saidVenezuela is releasing new banknotes for the second time in less than a year, the central bank said on Wednesday, after hyperinflati...
2019-06-13 00:00

Venezuela's Guaido announces fresh talks with Maduro regime The Norway-brokered talks aim "to establish a negotiation on the end of the dictatorship," the opposition leader said. Backed by Russia and China, socialist President Nicolas Maduro has refused to step down....
2019-07-08 07:00

OHCHR report: Venezuela regime has killed, threatened opponents A new United Nations investigative report said Friday the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has attacked and killed opponents and taken steps to limit the freedoms of its citizens....
2019-07-05 21:16

Mini-Maduro targeted as US turns screws on Venezuela leader's son The US has imposed sanctions on Nicolasito, 29, who claims to be an economist and a flautist and has faced claims of nepotismThe Trump administration has slapped sanctions on the son of Nicolás Maduro, in the latest attempt to tighten the screws on V...
2019-06-29 05:32

Venezuela opposition pledges equal treatment for creditors in possible restructuring Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's economic advisors have proposed treating most creditors equally in a possible debt restructuring should the coalition oust President Nicolas Maduro from power, according to a document published on Wednesday....
2019-07-04 01:32

Families Demand Answers After 29 Inmates Die In Venezuela Jail Riot Wracked with pain and anger, dozens of families gathered in front of a morgue in the Venezuelan town of Acarigua on Saturday after 29 inmates died in rioting at a police station jail....
2019-05-26 07:16

Trump administration plans to divert $40 million in aid to Venezuela's opposition U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to divert more than $40 million in humanitarian aid for Central America to support the U.S.-backed opposition in Venezuela, according to an internal document obtained by Reuters on Tuesday....
2019-07-17 06:00

| Wife of Venezuela's leading opposition figure Lopez in Spain Lilian Tintori, the wife of Venezuela's leading opposition figure Leopoldo Lopez, and their daughter are in Madrid after having taken refuge in Spain's embassy in Caracas, the Spanish government says....
2019-06-04 20:48

Brazil and Venezuela join Chile, Colombia in Copa quarters Defending champion Chile and Colombia were joined on Saturday by Brazil and Venezuela in the Copa America knockout stage       ...
2019-06-23 00:16

UN human rights chief meets in Venezuela with Guaidó, Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official met separately Friday in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and President Nicolás Maduro, who are locked in a prolonged struggle over control of the cris...
2019-06-22 03:16

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy, who reports to the Human Rights Council, issued the warning against the backgroun...
2019-05-21 16:32

Venezuela government says it foiled plot to assassinate president Maduro Venezuelan officials said that they have foiled a plot to overthrow the government that included assassinating President Nicolás Maduro and his closest political allies.Maduro spokesman Jorge Rodríguez said on state television that a network of mostl...
2019-06-27 20:00

Venezuela frees musician jailed after blasting Maduro online Authorities in Venezuela have released from prison a musician who was jailed six weeks ago after taking to social media to vent her frustration against President Nicolás Maduro’s government...
2019-07-18 00:16

In a Blow to Maduro, Russia Withdraws Key Defense Support to Venezuela Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and economic resilience against growing U.S. pressure....
2019-06-03 02:01

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro The United Nations’ top human rights official is preparing to hold separate meetings in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and President Nicolás Maduro...
2019-06-21 16:32

U.N. rights chief Bachelet to leave monitors in Venezuela after visit U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, who was wrapping up an official visit to Venezuela on Friday, will leave two delegates behind to monitor the country's deepening humanitarian crisis, opposition leader Juan Guaido said....
2019-06-21 21:16

Venezuela in crisis as Guaido calls for May Day protests: Live updates More protests are planned in Venezuela on Wednesday following an attempt by opposition leader Juan Guaido to spark an uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
2019-05-21 17:32

Brazil frustrated by VAR and booed off in Copa América draw with Venezuela Coutinho’s late goal disallowed after Firmino handballTite: ‘If I had been in the crowd I would have wanted to boo us’Brazil had three goals disallowed by VAR as they were held by Venezuela to a goalless draw in Group A of the Copa América.The hosts ...
2019-06-19 15:00

Kremlin contradicts Trump statement on alleged Venezuela drawdown The Kremlin on Tuesday contradicted a statement by U.S. President Donald Trump and said it had not officially informed him about the activities of its military personnel in Venezuela who it said were continuing to provide military aid to Caracas....
2019-06-04 12:16

Crude oil prices rise amid renewed Venezuela concerns Oil prices were higher early Tuesday amid renewed concern about Venezuelan supplies but market worries about China-U.S. trade issues prevented higher gains....
2019-05-21 18:00

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political crisis and as Juan Guaido grapples with corruption accusations....
2019-06-20 05:32

Machis strikes power Venezuela into Copa quarter-finals "An impressive double from striker Darwin Machis helped Venezuela book their place in the Copa America quarter-finals with a comfortable 3-1 win over Bolivia on Saturday, qualifying as runners-up in Group A behind Brazil."...
2019-06-23 01:48

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all necessary measures to guarantee judicial independence,” following concerns that some pressure may have...
2019-05-21 16:32

Bolton cancels Asia trip 'to focus on events in Venezuela' US national security adviser John Bolton has canceled his trip to South Korea next week, even as preparations ramp up for a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
2019-06-22 01:32

Meeting between envoys for Venezuela's government, opposition ends with no deal A mediation meeting between Venezuela's government and the opposition has ended without an agreement as Norway holds talks aimed at resolving both sides' long-running conflict, opposition leader Juan Guaido's office said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 22:16

Colombia's Duque says wanted FARC lawmaker may have fled to Venezuela A fugitive lawmaker and former FARC rebel commander sought by U.S. and Colombian authorities may have fled to Venezuela, Colombia's president said on Thursday, threatening to denounce any country that protects him....
2019-07-11 22:16

IMF suspended work with Venezuela on economic data after political upheaval The International Monetary Fund suspended work with Venezuela on its economic data in January because of questions about the legitimacy of the government, the IMF said on Thursday, two days after the central bank reported its first data in nearly fou...
2019-05-30 20:48

Venezuela: widow of 'tortured' navy captain demands UN investigation Captain Rafael Acosta died in military hospital in CaracasWaleswka Pérez: ‘They tortured him so much they killed him’The wife of a Venezuelan navy captain who was allegedly tortured to death after being detained for conspiring to overthrow the strong...
2019-07-01 19:16

Venezuela's mining arc: a legal veneer for armed groups to plunder Their methods and origins differ, but their hunger for gold drives violence – and any foreign incursion could trigger escalationLate 2016, Nicolás Maduro tweeted a photograph of himself with a smile on his face and a gleaming ingot in his hands – but...
2019-06-08 13:32

Venezuela’s gold fever fuels gangs and insecurity: 'There will be anarchy' Puerto Ordaz has been swept up in a gold rush that powers the city as the armed groups running the mines flourishPuerto Ordaz was once Venezuela’s industrial hub, a modernist dream of broad boulevards and ranks of factories and gateway to a belt of r...
2019-06-08 13:32

Venezuela partially opens border with Colombia that was shut in February Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday announced a partial opening of the country's border with Colombia, which his government closed in February as opposition leaders prepared an ultimately failed effort to bring aid into the country....
2019-06-08 10:00

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
2019-05-23 05:00

Jailed Citgo executives ordered to stand trial in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A judge in Venezuela has ordered a trial in the case of six American oil executives held for 18 months on corruption charges that have contributed to tensions with the U.S. During a hearing Friday, judge Rosvelin Gil dismiss...
2019-06-08 08:16

Canada says Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela's return to democracy Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela's return to democracy, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday, even though Ottawa and Havana disagree on whether President Nicolas Maduro should stay in office....
2019-06-08 02:32

Wife of deceased Venezuela navy captain demands U.N. probe The wife of a Venezuelan navy captain who died after being detained on conspiracy accusations said on Monday the United Nations should investigate the cause of his death, amid widespread accusations he was tortured to death....
2019-07-01 20:16

Pompeo: Hezbollah using Venezuela drug trafficking to ‘make payroll’ A major Iranian-backed terrorist group is using drug trafficking operations in Venezuela to fund operations in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday....
2019-06-12 00:01

Venezuela seeks extradition of suspect accused of burning man to death Enzo Franchini Oliveros accused over death of Orlando José Figuera, 21, who was set alight during anti-government protestsVenezuela is seeking the extradition from Spain of a man accused of burning another man to death during anti-government protests...
2019-07-12 01:16

Venezuela’s war on children at a 'breaking point' over lack of medical care The cries of millions of children still languishing inside Venezuela all too often go unanswered as the deteriorating conditions and the iron-grip of the Maduro regime has set the stage for once eradicated diseases to run rampant, trauma medicine to ...
2019-07-11 16:48

Venezuela to blend domestic, imported oil to keep exports afloat -oil minister Venezuela will stick to its plan of blending domestic and foreign crude to maintain and even increase oil production and exports in the face of sanctions prohibiting U.S. companies from buying the country's oil, oil minister Manuel Quevedo said on Tu...
2019-07-02 18:48

Norway says Venezuela government, opposition to hold new round of talks Norway said on Saturday that representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition will return to Oslo next week following an initial round of preliminary talks about how to address the country's political crisis....
2019-05-26 01:16

Venezuela government, opposition will return to Norway for talks, Oslo says Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition will return to Norway for a second round of talks to help resolve their months-long conflict, the Norwegian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday....
2019-05-26 01:16

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, among others....
2019-06-14 19:16

The radical radio host leading an armed 'colectivo' in Venezuela Before socialist Hugo Chavez swept to power in 1999, the colectivos were leftist activists working in some of Venezuela's poorest slums. Himself a one-time leader of an uprising, Chavez was suspicious of the military, especially following a failed co...
2019-05-25 10:48

Venezuela charges two intelligence officials over death of detained officer Venezuela has charged two intelligence officials with homicide over the death of a navy captain who had been in military custody, the country's chief prosecutor said on Monday, following outrage over alleged torture of the deceased officer....
2019-07-02 01:32

Shippers raise rates for cargo from U.S. to Venezuela: documents, sources Two major shipping lines this month have raised their rates for transporting goods from the United States to Venezuela, according to three industry sources and two documents, as U.S. sanctions limit transit between the two nations....
2019-05-28 02:16

A ‘staggering’ 4 million people have fled crisis-stricken Venezuela: UN Venezuela's imploding economy has brought widespread shortages of basic foods and medicines, while political hostilities have led to waves of fatal violence....
2019-06-07 21:48

Venezuela confirms death of detained officer, his wife says he was tortured CARACAS - Venezuela's defense ministry on Sunday confirmed the death of a military officer who opposition leaders and family members said was tortured in custody after his detention over alleged involvement in a coup plot against President Nicolas Ma...
2019-06-30 21:48

BRICS considers ways to help resolve Venezuela's crisis: Russia The BRICS bloc, comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, has discussed how it might help to broker a resolution to the political crisis in Venezuela, Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak said on Saturday....
2019-06-29 17:32

Venezuela's opposition congress names ad-hoc central bank board Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly on Tuesday appointed an ad-hoc board for the country's central bank with the aim of "protecting its international reserves" from President Nicolas Maduro's government....
2019-07-16 23:32

U.S. readies sanctions, charges over Venezuela food program: sources The United States is preparing sanctions and criminal charges against Venezuelan officials and others suspected of using a military-run food aid program to launder money for President Nicolas Maduro's government, according to people familiar with the...
2019-05-22 01:00

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection with the country's seizure and nationalization of two plants in 2010....
2019-05-22 01:16

Venezuela to open PDVSA office in Moscow this month: Ifax Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA plans to open an office in Moscow this month, Interfax news agency cited Venezuela's oil minister as saying on Thursday during a trip to the Russian city of St Petersburg....
2019-06-06 12:16

Venezuela's Central Bank Releases Data on Dire Economy Venezuela’s economy contracted 19.2% in the first nine months of 2018 from the year-earlier period, as private consumption fell sharply and inflation soared in the crisis-racked nation, Venezuela’s central bank said....
2019-05-29 07:48

Venezuela confirms major contraction in rare data release CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s government has made a rare acknowledgement of the severity of the country’s economic crisis by publishing the first economic data in nearly four years showing a severe contraction and soaring hyperinf...
2019-05-29 06:16

Venezuela's Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to help defectors from the Venezuelan military living in Colombia....
2019-06-16 08:32

Venezuela: UN report accuses Maduro of ‘gross violations’ against dissenters In withering report, human rights chief details how Maduro’s security forces allegedly torture members of the oppositionThe UN has issued a withering appraisal of the human rights situation in Venezuela, as horrific details emerged of the injuries in...
2019-07-05 04:48

Peru to host international talks on Venezuela in Lima next month Peru has invited China, Russia, Cuba, the United States and dozens of other countries to Lima on Aug. 6 to discuss the political crisis in Venezuela, Peru's foreign minister said on Wednesday....
2019-07-04 01:32

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 18:48

Venezuela's 'staggering' exodus reaches 4 million, UN refugee agency says Social and political crisis drives tide of migrantsColombia and Peru host half of fleeing Venezuelans Related: Venezuela at the crossroads: the who, what and why of the crisis More than 4 million Venezuelans have now fled economic and humanitarian ch...
2019-06-07 19:32

U.N. rights boss Bachelet to meet Maduro, Guaido in Venezuela: U.N. U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet will visit Venezuela from June 19-21 and hold separate talks with both President Nicolas Maduro and his arch foe, National Assembly chief Juan Guaido, a statement said....
2019-06-14 19:32

Navy captain’s death in custody sparks outrage in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition is denouncing what it calls the murder of a navy captain who died in custody after he was arrested on suspicion of plotting to assassinate President Nicolás Maduro Corvette Capt. Rafael Acosta di...
2019-06-30 09:32

Venezuela's Maduro promotes dialogue with opposition after Guaido dismisses talks Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he was committed to talks with the opposition to resolve a political crisis, hours after opposition leader Juan Guaido said there would "never" be a good time to negotiate with a "dictatorship."...
2019-07-03 09:00

Argentina beat Venezuela to set up Copa America semi-final with Brazil • Martínez and Lo Celso score for much-improved Argentina• Argentina to face Brazil in first Copa America clash since 2007Argentina delivered a much-improved performance to beat Venezuela 2-0 in the Copa America quarter-finals and set up a mouth-wate...
2019-06-28 23:48

REFILE-Venezuela court orders trial for detained Citgo executives A Venezuelan court on Friday ordered that six executives from U.S. refiner Citgo should stand trial on charges of corruption, defying pressure from U.S. authorities to release for the group that includes naturalized U.S. citizens....
2019-06-08 09:00

Hospital ship USNS Comfort sails Friday to help refugees from Venezuela The hospital ship USNS Comfort will deploy next week on a medical mission to South America and the Caribbean, the U.S. Southern Command announced on Monday....
2019-06-11 03:16

Venezuela opposition says it will meet Maduro envoys in Norway-mediated talks Venezuela's opposition will meet with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro's government in Barbados for talks mediated by Norway, the parties involved said on Sunday, as part of efforts to resolve an ongoing political crisis....
2019-07-08 04:48

Venezuela: Colombia, Chile behind failed Nicolas Maduro assassination plot Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro says former soldiers and police plotted to assassinate him, his wife and another high-ranking official in a failed coup attempt....
2019-06-27 20:48

Venezuela's ambassador to Italy resigns, blaming government's lack of money Isaías Rodríguez says US sanctions against Caracas means he cannot afford to carry out his dutiesThe Venezuelan ambassador to Italy has resigned, saying his government’s financial difficulties have made his job impossible.In a letter addressed direct...
2019-05-21 14:31

US envoy disputes Trump claim that Russian military have left Venezuela Elliott Abrams says Russians ‘have not abandoned’ Nicolas Maduro despite US president’s tweetThe US special envoy for Venezuela has said that Moscow has “not abandoned” the regime of Nicolás Maduro and that the Russian presence in the South American ...
2019-06-06 22:32

Venezuela death squads kill young men, stage scenes, U.N. report says Venezuelan security forces are sending death squads to murder young men and stage the scenes to make it look like the victims resisted arrest, the United Nations said in a report issued by its human rights chief on Thursday....
2019-07-04 19:48

Canada suspends Venezuela embassy operations, reviewing Maduro envoys Canada will suspend operations at its embassy in Venezuela immediately because its diplomats will no longer be able to obtain visas, the Canadian foreign minister said on Sunday....
2019-06-03 03:48

As Guaido admits he needs more military support, Trump warns of worse to come in Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido admitted Wednesday that this week's anti-government protests lacked the support of enough military defectors to topple the country's embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
2019-05-21 17:32

Twenty-nine detainees killed in Venezuela police station cellblock riot Twenty-nine detainees were killed and 19 police officers were wounded in a confrontation in a cellblock in central Venezuela in what a state official called a failed escape attempt, but human rights groups described as a massacre....
2019-05-25 02:32

Russia says it is ready to play role in Venezuela crisis talks in Oslo Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday that Moscow was ready to play a role in talks between the Venezuelan government and opposition in Oslo if the participants felt it was useful....
2019-05-27 11:32

Venezuela's Guaido vows protests as Oslo talks produce no deal Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido vowed to press ahead with street protests after talks with government officials hosted by Norway ended on Wednesday without progress towards resolving the South American country's long-running political crisis...
2019-05-30 04:32

UN chief calls on Venezuela’s politicians to ‘avoid escalation’, end suffering of the people Reports of violence and casualties linked to unrest in Venezuela should be investigated transparently and independently, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday, before calling for calm....
2019-05-21 16:32

Pompeo Heads to Latin America Amid Concerns Over Immigration, Venezuela Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is bound for Latin America this week on a trip set to focus on regional counterterrorism cooperation, the crisis in Venezuela and the Trump administration’s effort to stem immigration and border crossings....
2019-07-16 23:16

Nurse Hitchhikes to Help Girl Whose Photo Drew Attention to Hunger in Venezuela Many who saw the picture of Anailin Nava, a 2-year-old girl suffering from malnutrition, wanted to help. One nurse packed some food and hitchhiked to her home....
2019-05-21 15:48

Guaido security guards detained during break in Venezuela political talks Two members of Venezuelan National Assembly chief Juan Guaido's security detail were detained on Friday, both the opposition leader and government officials said on Saturday, during a pause in negotiations between the two divided political factions....
2019-07-14 05:48

Maduro says U.S. seeks to destroy Venezuela state-backed food program Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday accused the United States of seeking to destroy a food aid program that the government of the crisis-stricken OPEC nation says feeds some 6 million families....
2019-05-24 03:00

Guterres meets Venezuela Foreign Minister, reiterates humanitarian principles United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres met Jorge Arreaza, Foreign Minister of Venezuela on Friday, and reiterated that the UN acts in accordance with the humanitarian principles of neutrality, impartiality and independence, and will work w...
2019-05-21 16:32

UPDATE 2-JP Morgan cuts Venezuela debt from popular bond benchmarks JP Morgan will cut Venezuela's sovereign and state oil firm PDVSA's bonds to 'zero weight' in its widely-followed debt indexes over the next five months, the bank said on Tuesday, after U.S. sanctions halted nearly all trading in them....
2019-07-09 19:32

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions produced by the United States and by Russia were presented. Neither text was adopted as the US draft w...
2019-05-21 16:32

Canada's Trudeau, U.S. VP Pence meet to talk trade, China and Venezuela U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is flying to Ottawa on Thursday to talk to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about ratification of the new North American trade agreement and the two countries' dispute with China....
2019-05-30 17:00

In rare release of economy data, Venezuela reports sharp GDP contraction The government of President Nicolas Maduro halted the publication of economic indicators in 2015 as the OPEC nation's socialist system began to unravel in response to the global decline in oil prices....
2019-05-30 14:00

White House discussing renewing license for Chevron to operate in Venezuela The Trump administration is discussing the renewal of a license allowing Chevron Corp to continue operating in Venezuela despite U.S. sanctions on the country's oil sector, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday....
2019-07-10 01:48

Venezuela's opposition leader Guaido plays down prospects for Oslo mediation Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Sunday played down the prospects for success at a new round of mediation with the government to be hosted by Norway next week, saying protests would continue until President Nicolas Maduro resigned....
2019-05-27 01:32

UN rights team heading to Venezuela may pave way for official mission led by Bachelet A United Nations human rights team is to begin an official visit to Venezuela on Monday at the invitation of the Government, potentially paving the way for an official mission to Caracas by the UN’s top rights official, Michelle Bachelet....
2019-05-21 14:32

Solidarity needed to overcome ‘isolated’ attacks on Venezuela refugees, migrants Attacks and hate speech against Venezuelans seeking shelter in neighbouring countries should be condemned “with a clear and forceful message of rejection” and solidarity, a top UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and UN migration agency (IOM) official said in ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Maduro, Guaido envoys meet in Norway to work out Venezuela conflict The Venezuelan opposition has said President Nicolas Maduro used past negotiations to play for time and was not sincere about making concessions.        ...
2019-05-22 01:48

Inside Venezuela’s torturous intelligence and drug-running branch SEBIN In October, Fernando Alban –  the councilman of dissident Venezuelan political party Primero Justicia – spoke out against the embattled nation’s leader Nicolas Maduro at the United Nations in New York. On his return to Simon Bolivar International Air...
2019-05-22 00:16

US humanitarian aid earmarked for Guaidó to deliver in Venezuela will now be distributed in neighboring Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — US humanitarian aid earmarked for Guaidó to deliver in Venezuela will now be distributed in neighboring Colombia. The post US humanitarian aid earmarked for Guaidó to deliver in Venezuela will now be distributed in neighboring...
2019-05-31 02:32

Venezuela jail inmates killed in clash with police special forces Venezuela's special police forces (FAES) killed 29 inmates in what the authorities described as a failed escape attempt from a detention center. Activists reject the official version of events....
2019-05-25 13:16

Trump administration plans to divert $40 million in aid to Venezuela's opposition: L.A. Times U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to divert more than $40 million in humanitarian aid for Central America to support the U.S.-backed opposition in Venezuela, the Los Angeles Times reported on Tuesday, citing sources and an internal m...
2019-07-17 03:16

Angelina Jolie warns: Venezuela crisis leading to 'statelessness' for thousands of children Venezuela’s political and economic crisis has increased the risk of “statelessness” for thousands of children born abroad, movie star Angelina Jolie warned Saturday during a trip to the region....
2019-06-08 21:16

Venezuela's Maduro claims to have defeated 'coup,' as rival Guaido urges more protests Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro has claimed his troops have defeated a "coup" attempt amid calls by opposition leader Juan Guaido for protesters to return to the streets Wednesday....
2019-05-21 17:32

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy head visits ally Cuba for two days Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban government officials on Friday during a trip to Havana in a show of unity even as Cuba is being courted to help resolve the political crisis facing its ally....
2019-06-08 02:32

Juan Guaido declares 'final phase' of operation to topple Venezuela's Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido made his boldest attempt yet to seize power from embattled President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday morning, announcing an uprising alongside a group of soldiers in the capital Caracas....
2019-05-21 17:32

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said on Twitter....
2019-06-18 07:32

UPDATE 2-Venezuela creditors push back on Guaido's debt restructuring plan Creditors holding Venezuelan debt on Tuesday pushed back on debt restructuring plans backed by opposition leader Juan Guaido, urging a "fair and effective" framework for talks and improved communications with investors holding defaulted bonds....
2019-07-10 01:48

Venezuela's internationally-recognized government set to hold fresh talks with Maduro envoys Venezuela's opposition leader said the talks must lead to a solution of the crisis and must not be used by Maduro's government to buy time....
2019-07-08 15:48

Venezuela: At least 20 dead, situation could ‘rapidly spiral out of control’ warns UN rights chief UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet warned on Friday that the situation in Venezuela could “rapidly spiral out of control”, amid ongoing deadly violence and uncertainty linked to Wednesday’s declaration by Juan Guaidó that he had become the count...
2019-05-21 16:32

Iran, Venezuela to complicate global oil deal talks - Kazakh energy minister Talks between OPEC and its allies next month over whether to extend their global oil output cut deal will be complicated by uncertainties over Iran and Venezuela's stance, Kazakh Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev said....
2019-06-24 09:16

UPDATE 1-White House discussing renewing license for Chevron to operate in Venezuela The Trump Administration is discussing whether to renew a license allowing Chevron Corp to continue operating in Venezuela despite U.S. sanctions on the country's oil sector, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday....
2019-07-10 01:48

Lima Group rejects Venezuela Maduro's call for early legislative elections The Lima Group regional bloc on Thursday rejected Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's call on May 20 for early elections for the National Assembly, which is run by the opposition....
2019-06-06 21:00

Venezuela's debts to China, Russia would be restructured through Paris Club: Guaido advisor Loans to Venezuela from President Nicolas Maduro's allies Russia and China would be renegotiated though the Paris Club if Maduro leaves power, an advisor to the opposition said on Wednesday, responding to concerns about favorable treatment for the tw...
2019-07-18 01:32

In Venezuela, Bachelet calls on Government to release prisoners, appeals for ‘bold steps towards compromise’ Speaking at the end of the first-ever official mission to Venezuela by a UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet called on the Government to release all those detained for peacefully protesting and announced that a team from her office would remain ...
2019-06-22 16:48

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy meets Castro in show of unity on Cuba trip Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban Communist Party chief Raul Castro on Friday in Havana in a show of unity as the United States steps up pressure on the governments of the allied nations....
2019-06-08 10:00

Venezuela's PDVSA trading chief leaves as exports fall, fuel shortages grow The top trade and supply official at Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA has left the post, according to a recent copy of the government's official gazette, as the OPEC nation's crude exports fall after U.S. sanctions and gasoline supplies dry up....
2019-06-18 01:00

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by reports of the excessive use of force” by security forces, loyal to President Nicolás Maduro, a day aft...
2019-05-21 15:16

Venezuela rejects UN report accusing officials sending death squads to kill young men Government figures showed that deaths ascribed to criminals resisting arrest numbered 5,287 last year and 1,569 by May 19 this year. The U.N. report said many of them appeared to be extrajudicial executions....
2019-07-05 20:00

President Trump's global juggling act puts China, Iran, Venezuela and North Korea all in play Succeeding at any one of those challenges would be a major win. Score them all and President Trump's name would be written large in history books....
2019-05-21 17:32

Tensions escalate in Venezuela, civilians killed and injured: top UN officials lament excessive use of force by authorities As tensions escalated on Saturday at various points along Venezuela’s borders with Colombia and Brazil, as well as within the country itself, resulting in the death and injury of various civilians, the United Nations chief, António Guterres, and the ...
2019-05-21 16:32

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitarian problem” facing the country, where close to seven million people are in dire need of aid, and so...
2019-05-21 16:32

Argentina vs Venezuela live stream: how to watch the Copa América 2019 quarter-final online from anywhere Argentina have an impressive knockout-stage record at the Copa América to maintain, and they'll be wanting to put on a show on Brazil's most iconic stage, the Maracana. They'll certainly need to improve upon their stuttering ...
2019-06-28 23:16

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagreed over the appropriate response to mass protests ...
2019-05-21 16:32

Wednesday’s Daily brief: Day 3 of anti-hatred summit, UNFPA turns 50, Ben Stiller #WithRefugees, updates on Abyei and Venezuela This Wednesday, our top stories cover: leaders gathered in Geneva to tackle hate speech; the 50th birthday of the UN sexual and reproductive health agency (UNFPA); Goodwill Ambassador Ben Stiller advocating for Syrian refugees in the USA; human right...
2019-05-21 14:38

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres calls for restraint in Venezuela, Jazz Day, the importance of breastfeeding, and updates from Libya, Iran and Mozambique This Tuesday, we cover: the cost of almost one month of fighting in Libya's capital; humanitarian responses in Iran and Mozambique following devastating storms and rains; Guterres calls for calm in Venezuela; how breastfeeding can prevent obesity in ...
2019-05-21 14:38

Venezuela: ‘Shocked’ by alleged torture, death of navy captain, UN human rights chief urges ‘in-depth’ investigation The UN human rights chief has expressed her deep concern over the alleged torture and subsequent death of a retired navy captain who had been imprisoned in Venezuela, urging authorities to conduct a prompt, thorough, independent, and transparent inve...
2019-07-02 22:16

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hunger crisis in DR Congo, Swine Fever in Asia, Venezuela death investigation call, updates on Eritrea and Syria This Tuesday, UN News covers: Growing food crisis in DR Congo; Swine Fever threatens millions of livelihoods in Asia; Human Rights Council told of persistent violations in Eritrea; and the humanitarian impact of on-going fighting in Syria....
2019-07-03 02:16

Friday’s Daily Brief: Sudan power-sharing deal welcomed, hope for Venezuela talks, Rohingya camps flooded, Libya airstrikes update Friday’s main news stories include: Guterres welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal; six children are among 53 confirmed dead after Libya detention centre airstrikes; Monsoon rains wreak havoc in Rohingya camps; and Bachelet calls for “time and space” in ...
2019-07-05 22:00

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to resolve “this all-consuming crisis”, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Thursday....
2019-07-04 21:32

How to Participate in Free RPG Day This Saturday is Free RPG Day, an annual celebration of role-playing games mostly observed at local game shops. Participating stores are handing out free stuff including game modules, dice, and t-shirts, as well as hosting games and other events. Her...
2019-06-14 17:32

How to Go to the Symphony for Free If you’ve ever wanted to experience the symphony, but couldn’t—concerts are too expensive, you have kids who can’t sit for long stretches, tickets are tough to snag—here is your chance. Go to an open rehearsal....
2019-07-10 19:00

Download 'The Sims 4' for Free Right Now The Sims 4, the latest game in the popular Sims series, is completely free to download right now. The Sims publisher, EA, is giving away the standard PC version of the game until May 28th, through the EA Origin launcher....
2019-05-23 21:48

529 Day: Tax-Free College Savings (NBC News)  Today is “529 Day.”  If you don’t know what that means, you’re not alone.  529 savings plans could help you fund your child’s college education, tax-free.The government-sponsored college savings accounts come...
2019-05-29 21:32

Free Chris Paul Before the Houston Rockets traded Chris Paul to the rebuilding Oklahoma City Thunder last week, they reportedly tried to involve a third team in the deal, in order to redirect Paul to a more competitive situation. When that effort proved especially c...
2019-07-18 05:48

Zoo 4 You: Plastic Free EcoChallenge As a conservation organization the Reid Park Zoo is aware of the impacts humans have on wildlife everyday, so they decided to take part in the Plastic Free EcoChallenge this July. Jed Dodds has more in the video below. ...
2019-07-03 04:32

Healthcare freedom or free everything? This week, Democrats on the Congressional Ways and Means committee held a hearing on their one-size-fits-all, "Medicare for all" proposal. With this move, they are fully embracing the government takeover of healthcare. The promises of “free” educatio...
2019-06-13 06:16

Borderlands 2’s Final Free DLC Is A Whole Lot When I heard last week that Borderlands 2 was getting free downloadable content bridging the gap between the previous game and the upcoming Borderlands 3, I pictured a short, sweet and simple send-off. Commander Lilith and the Fight For Sanctuary is ...
2019-06-13 05:32

Fish For Free This Weekend Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (LEX 18)– Kentuckians and their friends and family can fish for free this weekend! The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resouces posted to Facebook saying from June 1 to June 2, resid...
2019-05-29 15:48

Prada announces it is to go fur-free The Italian luxury fashion house is the latest to announce it will ban fur, starting with its SS20 collectionsThe Italian fashion house Prada has announced it will stop using fur in its collections. The ban will come into effect this September for it...
2019-05-23 14:32

Jony Ive Is Finally Free Jony Ive is leaving Apple, per a press release from the company. The designer, who joined Apple back in 1992, is departing to start his own design firm, with Apple as a primary client. Read more......
2019-06-28 00:32

Watch the First Season of 'The Other Two' for Free The Other Two is a surprisingly smart and kind comedy about fame and the pop culture industrial complex, or at least it felt that way from the pilot. Now you can watch the whole first season for free on the Comedy Central site for the next two weeks....
2019-06-06 00:32

The best free-to-play games Gone are the days where free games equated to ropey puzzle games and knock-off clones of games that had a price tag. These days, courtesy of in-app payments and the ease of offering both a sample of title alongside its full-fat version, there's ...
2019-07-08 19:16

The best things in life are free … but where are they? From amber fishing in the Baltic to mushroom hunting in Russia, there’s lots of stuff that doesn’t cost a pennyIn Russia, mushroom picking is called the “quiet hunt” and it has a ritual all its own. From late spring through to autumn, the high season...
2019-07-17 11:48

MLB free agency will never be like NBA’s bonanza CLEVELAND — Baseball players envy the buzz that accompanies NBA free agency, but they sure as heck don’t want the conditions that create that setup. In the wake of a Hot Stove League that generally ran colder than New Year’s Eve in Chicago, with the ...
2019-07-10 13:16

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the government....
2019-06-09 18:32

Get the Amazing 'Bloons TD 6' for Free on iOS and Android The very-excellent tower defense game, Bloons TD 6—normally $5 on mobile—is now available for free on iOS and Android for a limited time. Even if tower defense games aren’t your scene, this one is going to suck you in with its combination of cutesy, ...
2019-05-24 08:32

Free PDF download: Managing the multicloud This special report from ZDNet and TechRepublic provides insights into multicloud strategies common in enterprises and how those strategies play out in practice....
2019-07-01 18:32

Africa's road to free trade Thursday sees the creation of the world's largest free trade zone, the AfCFTA. Over 20 African nations are joining an association that in the final analysis will be modeled on the European Union's single market....
2019-05-29 12:48

Best free blogging site of 2019 Free blogging sites have come a long way in recent years, and it’s now easier than ever to create a professional-looking blog to share a hobby with likeminded people, express your opinions, and establish an online presence.These free blogging ...
2019-06-07 02:00

Bar offers free shot for every USA goal - they won 13-0 The number 13 can be unlucky for some and that was definitely the case for a bar in Miami which offered a free shot to customers each time the United States women's team scored in the World Cup....
2019-06-13 12:32

The Sims 4 Is Free Right Now, So Here Are The 4 Most Essential Expansions The base game for The Sims 4 is currently free from now until the 28th of May. You should get it. Yes, you! If this frees up a little cash for getting an expansion as well, here are a few suggestions....
2019-05-22 22:00

The free 'Quake II RTX' demo is now available on Steam To show off the capabilities of path tracing, NVIDIA has released an updated version of id Software's classic 1997 FPS Quake II. You can play the first three single-player levels of Quake II RTX for free, and if you own the full game, you'l...
2019-06-06 22:16

You Can Now Download Quake II Remastered for Free Nvidia has launched a graphically-updated version of Quake II - dubbed Quake II RTX - to show off the ray-tracing capabilities of its platform, found on the Nvidia GeForce 20 series....
2019-06-07 14:16

Your Teen Can Get Free Audiobooks This Summer It’s common for kids’ brains to become a little rusty in the summer—a Brookings report concludes that the average student loses a month of academic-calendar learning during the break. But you, parents, can help slow the summer slide. One way: Keep th...
2019-05-27 23:16

Enjoy the silence: Twitter was down and we were free I loved Twitter. I loved everything about it. It's where I met new friends. It's how I got most of my jobs. Like a new relationship, everything was sunshine, rainbows and the occasional fail whales. Hell, I even loved that damn whale. Then ...
2019-07-12 04:00

Best free website builder 2019 Creating a website used to be the domain (geddit?) of professional designers and coders, but thanks to free website builder applications, these days it's something anyone can tackle.The problem is that there are so many website creation applicat...
2019-06-12 18:01

How to Opt Into AT&T's Free Robocall-Blocking Service Robocalls are annoying, but combating them is messy and uneven at best. You have some ammunition against this annoyance on your Android or iOS device, but that’s a reactionary tactic, not a proactive one....
2019-07-11 00:00

The best free Android apps of 2019 It has been over ten years since Android was first outed by Google, and back then it was hard to imagine the sheer number of apps we'd have today.There are apps for everything, and many of them are completely free, meaning you're just a few...
2019-05-23 19:01

CAF president free after corruption questioning "French authorities released the head of African football\u0027s ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours\u0027 questioning as part of a corruption investigation, a source at the prosecutor\u0027s office said on Friday."...
2019-06-07 17:48

Put a Price on Your 'Free' Stuff to Get Rid of It Faster When you’re making an effort to rid your home of all the things that no longer bring you joy, you may not want to bother trying to make money in the process. “Oh, this isn’t worth anything” you might think about an old table or chair. “I’ll just give...
2019-07-11 20:48

How to get a free Slurpee at 7-Eleven today The only way to improve upon a Slurpee on a hot summer day is to make that Slurpee free, and that’s exactly what the convenience store chain 7-Eleven is doing on Thursday, July 7th to celebrate 7-Eleven Day. Also known as Free Slurpee Day, 7-El...
2019-07-11 19:48

How to Protect Your Free Time From Other People Most of us have very little unscheduled time in our days—and it’s hard to keep that time unscheduled. For every precious free evening we hope to put towards finally reading that book, cleaning that closet, or simply sitting on the couch doing nothin...
2019-07-10 19:00

Veterans given free dental services TUCSON — On Saturday, dozens of veterans in Tucson were thanked for their service with free dental services. “If I had to do it myself I couldn’t. I’d be gone by now,” Don Cole veteran said, “Because of people like...
2019-06-09 08:32

The folly of free healthcare for everybody — in the world “Mexican immigration over the border is a good thing,” the late Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman said in a famous 1978 lecture, before stipulating, “but it’s only good so long as it’s illegal.”...
2019-07-04 05:48

Commissioner For A Day: Let’s Have More Indirect Free Kicks In The Box One quirk of soccer is that the rules of the game change when the ball is in the box. Not massively, but in one small and crucial way: Because a foul in the box is punished with a penalty, things that would be fouls anywhere else on the field are occ...
2019-06-10 21:00

How to Get the Beautiful 'Quake II RTX' Re-release for Free The classic first-person shooter Quake II is getting re-released with some awesome graphical updates. Better yet, it’ll be completely free for you to download starting on June 6—though you’re going to need a solid Nvidia GPU in your PC or laptop in o...
2019-05-29 14:00

The best free iPad games in 2019 Perhaps you've just bought an iPad, or just been given one for the first time. Or maybe you're thinking that your Apple tablet is old and boring and there's nothing fun left that it can do.Well, friend, you're entirely wrong. Fort...
2019-05-24 17:32

The Ford Edge now comes with a free Co-Pilot Speed and tech are both coming to the Middle East models for Ford Edge. If you prefer performance, Ford is bringing the new Edge-ST to the region which features a 2.7-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine with 335 horsepower and 515 No of torque. Th...
2019-06-22 18:48

Why This Restaurant Owner Gives Out Free Food Located just blocks away from the White House in Washington DC, Sakina Halal Grill looks like any other high-end restaurant at first glance. But there's one crucial difference - it serves free meals......
2019-05-21 14:48

Free sandbags available for Oro Valley residents ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – The Town of Oro Valley is getting ready for Monsoon 2019 –they offering free sandbags for residents who may need to protect areas of their homes. Sandbags are available to pick up through the duration on monsoon. Only Oro Valley r...
2019-06-17 23:16

How, where to get free food and discounts in June Starbucks Happy Hour event is back Thursday with a buy-one-get-one free deal on iced beverages including the new iced tea drinks.       ...
2019-06-28 00:32

Meet DW's champions of free speech DW Freedom works to promote greater freedom of speech and the media around the world by raising awareness of the detention and intimidation of journalists, activists and bloggers. Meet some of them....
2019-05-21 20:48

Get a Free Vehicle History Report Before You Buy a Car In our ceaseless quest to provide you with the most helpful tips and tricks in the known universe, we frequently refresh old stories with more accurate information. Nothing lasts forever, after all, and life hacks are no exception....
2019-05-21 16:16

The best free Android games 2019 What’s better than a free game? Pretty much nothing. Except when it’s terrible and you’ve wasted time on downloading and playing it. Fortunately, there are loads of fantastic free games for Android – and we list the very b...
2019-05-21 20:16

Own a home? How you can get some tax-free income this summer Travel season is about to heat up. Here's what you should know if you want to rent out your dwelling to vacationers and reap a windfall on the side....
2019-05-21 19:32

Best free and public DNS servers of 2019 DNS (Domain Name System) is a system which translates the domain names you enter in a browser to the IP addresses required to access those sites.Your ISP will assign you DNS servers whenever you connect to the internet, but these may not always be th...
2019-07-08 22:32

Get a Free Cheeseburger From Jack in the Box Today It’s National Cheese Day, apparently. And in the proud tradition of such holidays as National Pizza Day and National Burrito Day, Jack in the Box is choosing to celebrate the day with everyone’s favorite gift: free food....
2019-06-04 16:32

Nicaragua says it will free another 50 political prisoners Nicaragua's government said on Thursday it was releasing another 50 political prisoners, amid opposition threats to ramp up demonstrations if President Daniel Ortega does not honor a pledge to free hundreds of people detained for opposing him....
2019-05-30 23:00

The best free iPhone apps of 2019 You've got an iPhone, and have ventured into the melee of Apple's App Store, which has well over a million apps.Great news! Many of them are free. Not so great news! You've got to sift through them to work out the very best. Fortunatel...
2019-06-04 15:32

Free PDF download: How to win with prescriptive analytics What do business leaders need to know about prescriptive analytics? Find out by downloading the free PDF ebook version of a special report from ZDNet and TechRepublic....
2019-06-03 18:16

Google Stadia games won’t be free, but they don’t have to be Google Stadia was first unveiled a few months ago, but Google waited until the E3 gaming event earlier this month to give us more details about the game streaming service. We now know when and where it’ll launch as well as how much it’ll ...
2019-06-28 20:32

Get a Free HIV Test Today at Walgreens For a few more hours, you might be able to get a free HIV test at a nearby Walgreens as part of a partnership with Greater Than AIDS for National HIV Testing Day....
2019-06-28 11:16

Breaking down the tiers of NBA free agency At 6 p.m. on Sunday, roughly 40 percent of the NBA will hit free agency. For the first time since the cap-spiked summer of 2016, teams will be able to spend in droves — with many of the hefty contracts from that offseason expiring. This is a watershe...
2019-06-30 15:16

The best free iPhone games of 2019 Free iPhone games have a reputation for being rubbish and full of IAP. But loads of superb free titles await your twitchy gaming thumbs – if you know where to look.To save you the effort of finding them, we’ve compiled the best here, sp...
2019-05-22 16:48

How to Get Free Gogo Wifi During a Flight Paying for wifi on an airplane? You must be made of gold, because there’s no way I’m ever going to plunk down $10—or more—for a mere 30 minutes of internet time. At least, that’s what Gogo was charging on my recent Alaska Airlines trip. But thanks to...
2019-07-18 17:48

PANIC: You have until May 28 to download The Sims 4 for FREE In a parallel universe, 12-year-old me is crying. Why am I crying, you ask? Because The Sims 4 is free. Yes, that’s right. Complimentary. Gratis. Ókeypis. FREE. The fourth installment of the life simulation game was launched in 2014, and six expansio...
2019-05-22 11:48

Best free Usenet trials 2019 While Usenet groups are no longer so commonly used as in the early days of the internet, they still retain a significant following of users, especially since the advent of NZB readers to make for easy access to specific discussions or topics.However,...
2019-06-01 05:32

Deal: The Apple iPhone SE is free at AT&T Despite being 3 years old, Apple's iPhone SE remains a popular smartphone - not just because it's a well-made device that doesn't cost too much, but also because some users simply don't like the sizes that most newer handsets come in. With a screen m...
2019-05-31 23:00

Get The Sims 4 free today on PC with EA Origin Perennial life simulator The Sims 4 is currently free to download on the EA Origin PC gaming store.Letting you create little families of digital people, helping to tend to their needs and achieve their dreams and desires, it's a great deal for t...
2019-05-22 11:48

Another browser is offering a free VPN - but with a catch Ed: Tenta has extended the promotion to July 20th. And in addition, Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Linux users will get two years of Tenta Pro for free if they sign up now, and when support for those systems go live. This link will bring you to the page wh...
2019-07-08 16:16

Where to Get Free Hot Dogs on National Hot Dog Day 2019 Wednesday, July 17 is National Hot Dog Day, and you can get cheap or free hot dogs at several chains. Celebrate Hot Grill Summer with the best hot dog deals we found....
2019-07-16 20:00

| LeBron gives 23 to Davis as Lakers eye free agency LeBron James will give up his No 23 jersey to new Los Angeles Lakers team-mate Anthony Davis, who will sacrifice a trade bonus to help finance free agency moves....
2019-06-28 07:48

Get a Free Smoothie From Jamba Juice This Afternoon Today is officially the first day of summer. To celebrate, which also happens to be ‘National Smoothie Day’, Jamba Juice is offering customers free small smoothies today from 2pm-5pm....
2019-06-21 16:48

Best Bluetooth headsets of 2019: top hands-free kit If you're looking for the best Bluetooth headsets in 2019, then you've come to the right place. In this guide, we look at the top devices that allow you to easily make and receive phone calls hands-free. No matter if you're in a car or...
2019-06-28 23:16

"Not A Free Country": Ex-Pak President's Interview Abruptly Taken Off Air Pakistan's largest private broadcaster abruptly took an interview with former president Asif Ali Zardari off air shortly after it began, deepening fears of increasing censorship in a country already......
2019-07-02 20:16

Pensioners to protest against loss of free TV licence Pensioners across the country are planning to march on their local BBC offices later in protest against the corporation's plans to axe free TV licences for the over-75s....
2019-06-21 08:32

What's Actually Worth Buying at the Duty-Free Shop As if your vacation needed more opportunities to spend money, you find yourself considering the duty-free shop at the airport. Sure, you can walk past some of them, keeping your money deep in your pockets as you seek an appetizing pre-flight snack. B...
2019-07-18 03:48

Sixers look scarier than ever after wild day of NBA free agency The Nets made the biggest splash. Philadelphia may have the last laugh. Though Brooklyn stole Sunday’s spotlight by landing Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving at the opening of free agency, the 76ers ended the night looking like the East’s best team — hav...
2019-07-01 09:32

Russia to free captive whales from 'jail' Russia is to begin freeing a small group of beluga whales and orcas held in a cramped pen, which some have dubbed "whale jail," in the country's far eastern coast....
2019-06-21 18:16

Schools should have one meat-free day a week, says charity Soil Association calls for pupils in England to get ‘healthier and more climate-friendly’ mealsAll state schools in England should offer pupils a compulsory plant-based menu one day a week, under new recommendations to the government that aim to make...
2019-05-21 14:38

A third of women only date men because of the free food: study The results are in: she only wanted to try that hot new restaurant. A new study published Friday in the Society for Personality and Social Psychology journal found that a quarter to a third of heterosexual women have gone on a date with a guy they we...
2019-06-22 01:16

A third person may have become HIV-free after a bone marrow transplant Following news of a man who has been free of HIV since cancer treatment, a third case has now been reported, adding to evidence it may be possible to cure HIV...
2019-05-21 15:48

NBA free agent tracker: All the biggest moves A quick breakdown of the new deals being struck by NBA free agents. Contracts cannot become official until July 6.       ...
2019-07-02 02:48

May deals: Where to get free food and other discounts this month May is a popular month for free food and savings. IHOP has $1 pancakes Tuesday and check out other deals including how to get free tickets to Aladdin.        ...
2019-05-21 18:16

StarCraft II goes free-to-play seven years after launch Enlarge If you've been zealously guarding your money since 2010, waiting for the day StarCraft II would finally be cheap enough to try out, you're in luck. At Blizzcon over the weekend, Blizzard announced the game would be transitioning to a free-...
2019-05-21 18:16

Get a Free Chili's Burger Delivered Today Chili’s announced a new partnership with DoorDash today, which means you can now get everything from egg rolls to chips and salsa from the restaurant delivered to your door. To celebrate, it’s offering customers a free Oldtimer with Cheese with any $...
2019-06-17 22:48

U.K.’s EE will launch 5G on May 30 as Australia’s Telstra offers free 5G Commercial 5G services will commence by month's end in both the United Kingdom and Australia, thanks to announcements from the countries' top carriers.Read More...
2019-05-23 02:01

Algeria and Argentina officially malaria-free, says WHO Malaria has been eliminated from Algeria and Argentina, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, an important milestone in fighting the mosquito-borne disease....
2019-05-22 17:48

NBA free agency: Roughly $3 billion spent on Day 1 The first day of NBA free agency was one of the wildest in recent memory, as roughly $3 billion — yes, billion — in new contract money was agreed to.       ...
2019-07-01 18:01

Chicago, make a commitment to Always Be My Maybe early and for free Sure, technically you could wait two days and see the Ali Wong/Randall Park rom-com Always Be My Maybe at home on your couch on Netflix. But we’re giving away passes to an advance VIP screening of the film on Wednesday, May 29 at 7:00 PM at the Davis...
2019-05-22 22:48

NBA free agency: Tracking all big player moves A quick breakdown of the new deals being struck by NBA free agents. Contracts cannot become official until July 6.       ...
2019-07-01 10:16

How to free up space on a Mac computer that's running out of storage You can free up space on a Mac computer by simply deleting files or by using the computer's storage management tools to optimize the way you manage, organize, or remove your files. Once your Mac runs out of storage, it will begin to write files on th...
2019-06-14 01:48

Deal: LG G8 ThinQ is $200 off at B&H and comes with free power bank Just like many other flagship smartphones available in the US, the unlocked LG G8 ThinQ is compatible with all major carriers in the country, including AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. Even though the smartphone is still priced to sell for $850, t...
2019-06-15 13:32

EU signs free trade agreement with Vietnam The European Union has signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam. With concerns from some lawmakers about the country's human rights record, the agreement needs approval from the European Parliament....
2019-07-01 00:00

Free enterprise is alive and well outside Yankee Stadium Let me tell you a cute little story that I think says a lot about free enterprise and also about raising a kid. It also says something about the Yankees. I skipped work the other day to catch both games of the Yankees doubleheader against the Mets in...
2019-06-13 05:16

Freed Lebanese man urges US to free other hostages A Lebanese man and a US resident, released after years in an Iranian prison, tells President Trump 'please get back your hostages.' (June 12)        ...
2019-06-13 01:48

You Can Kayak in Europe for Free, If You Pick Up Trash All over the world, our oceans, lakes, and rivers are full of trash. There’s a heap of plastic garbage swirling around in the Pacific Ocean right now and much of it is the result of our own littering and improper trash disposal. Some waterways in Eur...
2019-05-21 19:16

In an effort to find more players, Evolve is now free After struggling for over a year to make Evolve work as a traditional, paid title, the developers at Turtle Rock are making a radical shift to a free-to-play model with Evolve: Stage 2. The game is entering beta today on the PC and possibly coming to...
2019-05-21 18:16