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Analysis: Home of the world's largest oil reserves, Venezuela has struck a deal with Chevron and could seek a bigger private hand in its creaky state-controlled oil industry.
Some 50 protesters gathered outside the British Embassy to protest the UK's handling of Julian Assange's asylum.
London has withdrawn its threat to storm the Ecuadorean embassy to arrest the WikiLeaks founder. But are negotiations on the way?
Hugo Chavez leads the polls. Bollocks, says his challenger, "low-life pig" Henrique Capriles.
This weekend, the cozy, oil-rich Venezuelan and Iranian strongmen have a date in Caracas.
Hugo Chavez commissioned a massive mausoleum for independence fighter Simon Bolivar. Venezuelans wonder whom it's really for.
Expansion in the city of Manaus, which is gearing up for the World Cup, is encroaching on precious turf of the endangered pied tamarin monkey.
There’s always a party, everyone is armed, and prisoners sometimes engage in gladiatorial fights to the death.
Upon returning from radiotherapy in Cuba, Venezuela's strongman says he is slowed down but government is accelerated.
Some Venezuelans hope to see the president meet Pope Benedict XVI, also visiting the island.
Tuesday's earthquake was the largest since the 1985 one that killed thousands.
Hugo Chavez offers rival presidential candidate Henrique Capriles Radonski increased security. Opposition leaders hits back on Twitter.
Twelve officers have been arrested after the fatal shooting on Friday.
Socialist president is back from Cuba after cancer treatment
A second spill in Brazil is worrying authorities here.
President Calderon appears keen to nab the drug lord before his presidency ends.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, a close US ally, met with Hugo Chavez in Cuba and said he seems in good health and high spirits.
Vice President Joe Biden said drug legalization 'worth discussing' but that Washington would stand firm.
The Venezuelan president has appeared on television after his latest operation in Cuba
The PRI may not have as easy a time as they'd hoped in July's vote.