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5 hrs ago | Connecticut Post
In this Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 photo, opposition leader Henrique Capriles is followed by bodyguards and supporters during a political rally in Caracas, Venezuela.
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8 hrs ago | BBC News
According to David Smilde, a senior fellow at the Washington Office on Latin America, the results of the vote for mayors and town councillors will be a test of the government's popularity.
13 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald
Venezuelan political leader Henrique Capriles said the opposition expects to win the country's most important districts in municipal elections on Sunday.
17 hrs ago | Inside Colombia
Colombia is seeking UNESCO's recognition of the folkloric music genre of vallenato as cultural heritage, President Juan Manuel Santos said Thursday.
New Delhi is India's most expensive city for expatriates but ranks in the 228th place in the global list New Delhi is India's most expensive city for expatriates but ranks in the 228th place in the global list, according to the findings of the latest 'Cost of Living' survey by ECA International.
In local races with national implications, candidates for 2,792 municipal positions - including 335 mayoral seats - wrapped up their campaigns Thursday ahead of Sunday's vote.
The Cubanization of Venezuela is expanding at an alarming rate. Violent repression and the plundering of that nation's resources by Cuba's Castro dictatorship is only part of what is in store for Venezuela.
Last night's concert in the San Francisco Performances Salon Series at the Hotel Rex featured soprano Marina Harris, mezzo Laura Krumm, and pianist Robert Mollicone, all concluding their respective tenures as second-year Adler Fellows with the San Francisco Opera .
Nationwide local polls this weekend are President Nicolas Maduro's first electoral test since taking power and will show what Venezuelans think of his socialist government's radical response to deepening economic problems.
Beijing is the second most expensive city in Asia for expatriates, jumping up the ranking from fifth place last year while Tokyo still tops the list despite a sharply weaker yen, a survey showed Thursday.
Beijing is the second most expensive city in Asia for expatriates, jumping up the ranking from fifth place last year while Tokyo still tops the list despite a sharply weaker yen, a survey showed Thursday [SINGAPORE] Beijing is the second most expensive city in Asia for expatriates, jumping up the ranking from fifth place last year while Tokyo still ... (more)
By Lolke van der Heide WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -- Venezuela still owes so much money to airlines in the Dutch Antilles that some of them are acute financial distress, according to sources in Curacao and Aruba.
A witness in the case of the murder of Venezuelan Ambassador Olga Fonseca in Kenya 2012 told a court in Nairobi on Wednesday that the diplomatic mission would use the diplomatic bag for drug-trafficking purposes.
In a country as polarised as Venezuela, it is hard to think of a public figure who can work for nine different administrations over four decades and come out at the other end unscathed.
A week ahead of the December 8 municipal elections, things are not going well in Venezuela.
Amid skyrocketing inflation and shortages of basic goods, Venezuelan authorities claim that an "economic war" is being waged against the socialist government of President NicolA s Maduro.