Buried treasure in Venezuala with $550,000 find: report
Rolls and rolls of $100 bills found near Venezuela's Columbia border.
Gaza: The conflict heard round the world
The world weighs in on the explosion of hostilities between Israel and Hamas.
Venezuela: Chavez fans like Obama, some foes prefer Romney
Hugo Chavez supporters back Barack Obama, while some of the strongman's enemies in Venezuela favor Chavez-bashing Republican Mitt Romney.
Nor'easter storm heads toward New York, New Jersey
The National Weather Service predicts a Nor'easter storm with strong winds could hit already devastated New York and New Jersey on Wednesday.
Giants' World Series win leads to rioting in San Francisco
The Giants' World Series win was celebrated by setting a bus on fire.
Ozzie Guillen fired as Miami Marlins manager after 1 season
Instead of inspiring Marlins' Cuban fanbase, Ozzie Guillen enraged them by praising Castro.
Where was Latin America in the foreign policy debate?
Romney says he wants more trade with the Americas and fumes at Obama for suggesting sit-downs with Chavez and Castro. But most Latin America issues were absent.
Chavez's win feeds nations' Venezuela addiction
Analysis: Venezuela and the countries it fuels — from Cuba to Syria — have won six more years of Hugo Chavez's crude deals.
Top 10 most dangerous cities in the world
Here are the top 10 most dangerous cities in the world of 2011, according to a Mexican think tank.
Hugo Chavez and Cesar Chavez are not the same person: GlobalPost explains
One man is a Venezuelan socialist strongman. The other was a Mexican American labor-organizer. They may share a surname, but as we explain, they are very different people. Hello, internet?
Chavez re-election: The view from Cuba
Analysis: With Hugo Chavez’s victory in oil-rich Venezuela, Cuba had a good day at the polls.
Has the myth of Chavez been broken?
Hugo Chavez defeated challenger Henrique Capriles Radonski in Venezuela's presidential election, but only just barely.
Chatter: Hugo Chavez is Venezuela's president, still
Venezuela's president gets six more years in office, the US labels Chinese firms a security risk, and Nobel Prize season is officially here.
Venezuela's Chavez wins re-election
Hugo Chavez won about 54 percent of the vote, defeating Henrique Capriles by nearly 10 percentage points, electoral officials said.
Venezuela: Long lines for presidential election
Venezuelans were up as early as 3 a.m. this morning to vote in the country's tightest presidential election since Hugo Chavez first came to power 13 years ago.
Venezuelans vote for president
Tight presidential race poised to challenge Chavez's socialist rule.
#AFridayIn Caracas: Gupta takes over GlobalPost
Girish Gupta brought us to Caracas, Venezuela, ahead of the country's potentially game-changing presidential elections.
Could Nicaragua’s president survive without Venezuela’s Chavez?
President Daniel Ortega is a close ally of Hugo Chavez, and his Sandinista friends have profited from the Venezuelan strongman’s oil-funded club, ALBA.
Chavez’s allure blends charisma and plenty of gifts
Venezuelans, especially the hundreds who’ve received free homes, say their everlasting leader is ‘the only president that’s done anything for Venezuela.’
On Location Video: Caracas murder rate looms as Venezuelans vote
Will the Venezuelan capital's stratospheric crime rate hurt Hugo Chavez's bid for re-election?
Brazilian advisers spin elections in Venezuela and beyond
Having proved themselves with Lula, Brazil’s political PR wizards are a hot commodity in Latin America and Africa.
What Venezuela’s election means for Washington
Is Hugo Chavez still as relevant as he believes to a US government that has edged away from the policies of Bush?
Bullet to ballot: Today's Latin American strongmen cling to power at the polls
Analysis: Democracy is under attack — from Venezuela to Nicaragua, Ecuador and Bolivia — this time by populist elected leaders who've proved unbeatable at the ballot box.
Venezuela: Opposition shootings cast a shadow on election
Gunmen in Hugo Chavez’s home state shot down activist allies of Henrique Capriles just a week before the Oct. 7 vote.
Hugo Chavez endorses Barack Obama in US presidential election
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says if he were American he would vote for Barack Obama in the US presidential election.
Putin gives Chavez a puppy
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was excited Thursday to show off his gift from Russian President Vladimir Putin: a 3-month-old black terrier puppy.
Venezuela presidential election: 2 shot dead in political confrontation
Two opposition activists were shot dead during a confrontation over the Venezuela presidential election.
Venezuela presidential election: Poll shows Hugo Chavez lead over Henrique Capriles narrows
A new poll shows Hugo Chavez has a smaller lead over Henrique Capriles ahead of the Venezuela presidential election on Oct. 7.
3-day fire at Venezuela refinery extinguished
Firefighters worked for about 50 hours to extinguish a fire that started last week at an oil refinery in central Venezuela.
Katie Couric had bulimia in college
Katie Couric, now a talk show host, says struggled with bulimia in college at the University of Virginia.
The 20 most expensive cities on the planet
UBS financial firm recently did a survey of the cities with the highest cost of living.