Attempting to tackle the world's second-highest homicide rate, Venezuela pledges $47 million to establish centers for voluntarily surrendering firearms.
This weekend’s mayoral victories were not surprising considering the elections were held in largely pro-opposition cities.
As tensions deepen, bringing the quasi-certainty of more violence to come, a change of regime continues to seem unlikely.
A year after his death, Venezuelans paid tribute to former president Hugo Chavez. But his legacy is also under attack.
Venezuela's rocketing murder rate is one reason for the recent wave of protests that have swept the country.
In a televised speech, Chavez's chosen successor and current interim president Nicolas Maduro said that Chavez had appeared to him as a small bird. “It sang and I responded with a song, and the bird took flight, circled around once and then flew away...
Hugo Chavez, the charismatic Venezuelan president, succumbed to his two-year bout with cancer on Tuesday, pushing the Latin American country into a new state of limbo. As the whole world watches, Venezuela now begins its inevitable transition to a post...