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Venezuela launches military exercises, warns Colombia

Venezuelan President Maduro has accused Colombia of plotting his overthrow, while Bogota said Venezuela harbors and backs rogue rebel fighters. The US offered Colombia its "full support" against any a...

Venezuela launches military exercises, warns Colombia

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Venezuela's Maduro warns of Colombia attack, orders military exercises Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday ordered the armed forces to be on alert for a potential attack by Colombia's government and announced m...
04:00, 09/04/2019

Venezuela starts military exercises along Colombia border Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro is launching extended military exercises along the border with Colombia, amid rising tensions between the South A...
00:19, 09/11/2019

Colombia's armed forces on alert over Venezuela military exercises The Colombian military is on alert in response to Venezuelan armed forces exercises along the two nations' border that Colombia considers an open thre...
04:00, 09/12/2019

Venezuela starts military exercises at Colombia border, US promises Bogota 'full support' Disputed Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced the start of military exercises on his country's border with Colombia Tuesday, prompting Washin...
04:32, 09/11/2019

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,...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Russia's Lavrov, after Pompeo talks, warns against U.S. military action in Venezuela Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held talks with his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo in Finland on Monday after which he warned that U.S. military ...
18:48, 05/06/2019

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 ...
10:16, 05/02/2019

China launches exercises on disputed Paracel Islands, report says China continues to engage in exercises in the South China Sea despite recent protest from ASEAN member states, according to a Vietnamese press report....
22:00, 08/06/2019

Eurofighter crash leads to calls to end military exercises Local politicians in northern Germany have called on the Bundeswehr to reassess where low-altitude military exercises take place. Two Eurofighter Typh...
23:32, 06/25/2019

Trump: Kim's letter complained about U.S.-South Korea military exercises President Donald Trump said Saturday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's letter was dedicated to "complaining about the ridiculous and expensive" j...
03:48, 08/11/2019

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 Colo...
03:00, 05/31/2019

Pyongyang Threatens Missile Test in Response to U.S.-South Korea Military Exercises North Korea protested a coming U.S.-South Korean joint military exercise, suggesting it was starting to lose patience with Washington and may reconsid...
15:16, 07/16/2019

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 fo...
04:00, 06/09/2019

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 F...
22:00, 06/08/2019

Venezuela reopens Tachira border post with Colombia Four months ago Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed the border post during a dispute over humanitarian aid deliveries. It is not clear whether ...
15:00, 06/08/2019

After 4 Months, Venezuela Reopens Border Crossing With Colombia CÚCUTA, Colombia — Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s embattled president reopened a b...
18:00, 06/08/2019

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 d...
00:32, 06/09/2019

Colombia will not allow Venezuela border to be rebel sanctuary: Duque Colombia will not allow its border with Venezuela to become a sanctuary for the leftist ELN rebel group, President Ivan Duque said on Friday, after lo...
00:32, 05/11/2019

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 Februa...
05:00, 06/08/2019

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 ...
20:48, 07/11/2019

Suspending major military exercises with South Korea was 'prudent,' and pundits 'simply do not know the ground truth,' the top US commander there says Associated Press The Pentagon said earlier this year that it would replace major exercises done with South Korea with smaller, more specific training...
04:00, 05/24/2019

South Korea will conduct new military-civilian exercises next week, replacing joint U.S. drill canceled last year South Korea will launch a new civilian-military exercise next week, its defense ministry announced on Friday, an alternative to a joint exercise with ...
11:16, 05/24/2019

Venezuela's neighbors accuse Maduro of protecting 'terrorist groups' in Colombia The Lima Group regional bloc on Friday accused the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of protecting "terrorist groups" in Colombia, kee...
04:16, 05/04/2019

Venezuela says paramilitary camps are training anti-Maduro forces in Colombia Satellite images and co-ordinates showed the existence of three paramilitary camps training 200 armed men along the border inside Colombia, according ...
08:48, 09/01/2019

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....
03:00, 05/31/2019

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 faile...
17:16, 06/27/2019

North Korea threatens to leave South Korea out of U.S. talks over military exercises A North Korean official threatened Sunday to exclude South Korea from future negotiations with the United States over ongoing joint military drills be...
08:00, 08/13/2019

North Korea fires more projectiles amid preparations for U.S.-South Korea military exercises Monday's launch was North Korea's fourth test in less than two weeks –highlighting the stalled negotiations between President Donald T...
14:00, 08/06/2019

North Korea says latest missile tests were 'warning' to US, South Korea over military exercises North Korea said Tuesday that dictator Kim Jong Un supervised the latest live-fire demonstration of newly-developed short-range ballistic missiles, wh...
08:32, 08/07/2019

China announces South China Sea military training exercises BEIJING (AP) — China has closed off an area of the South China Sea this week for military training. The China Maritime Safety Administration says dril...
14:48, 06/02/2019

Journalist finally brings attackers to justice but warns: 'Colombia's sliding backwards' Last year saw 477 attacks and threats against journalists as factions battle over territory once held by FarcNearly two decades after her ordeal, Jine...
15:32, 06/16/2019

U.S. military not given orders to prepare for war in Venezuela The Pentagon on Wednesday appeared to downplay any active planning to directly intervene in Venezuela to topple President Nicolas Maduro, telling Cong...
18:16, 05/01/2019

US still pondering military options in Venezuela Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he and other senior members of President Donald Trump's national security team have met with the comman...
00:48, 05/04/2019

Russia warns U.S. over 'aggressive' moves in Venezuela Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo by phone that further "aggressive steps" in Venezuela would be fraught...
19:16, 05/01/2019

Pompeo warns Russia against 'messing around with Venezuela' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had strict words on Sunday for Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov regarding Venezuela – a day before the two are sc...
18:16, 05/05/2019

Venezuela's Guaido asks for relations with US military Opposition leader Juan Guaido's move marks one of his strongest public pleas yet for greater U.S. involvement in Venezuela's fast-escalating...
15:00, 05/12/2019

US military prepping for Guaidó takeover in Venezuela The commander of U.S. forces in Latin America told Congress Wednesday that the military is developing plans to be immediately ready for any contingenc...
13:48, 05/02/2019

US Military Action In Venezuela Possible, Says Mike Pompeo US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a television interview on Wednesday that the United States was prepared to take military action to stem ...
15:00, 05/01/2019

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 le...
00:32, 07/06/2019

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 rel...
10:16, 05/06/2019

Military vehicles run over protesters in Venezuela clashes Venezuela's president Nicolas Maduro has accused opposition supporters of trying to impose an "illegitimate government" after a day of violence on the...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Venezuela: Guaido seeks talks with US military Self-declared President Juan Guaido is to step up pressure on the US military to help solve the country's political crisis. The opposition leader has ...
23:48, 05/11/2019

Venezuela's Guaido says Maduro does not have military's support Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Tuesday evening that President Nicolas Maduro did not have the support of the armed forces, and calle...
03:48, 05/01/2019

U.S. Military Intervention in Venezuela ‘Possible’ as Turmoil Continues The U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo has said military intervention in Venezuela “is possible,” to support opposition leader Juan Guaid...
05:48, 05/02/2019

US sanctions could 'significantly exacerbate' Venezuela's crisis, UN warns Newly imposed US sanctions on Venezuela could "significantly exacerbate" the crisis that ordinary civilians are facing in the country, United Nations ...
00:48, 08/09/2019

Secret Venezuela Dossier Warns About Maduro Confidant Venezuela’s intelligence agency gathered evidence against one of the country’s most powerful figures, including accusations of drug trafficking and ti...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Spain says Venezuela needs elections, does not support any military coup Spain said on Tuesday it did not support any military coup in Venezuela, even though it considered opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's legi...
15:48, 04/30/2019

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 ...
18:32, 05/29/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido takes to streets in military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has taken to the streets with detained activist Leopoldo Lopez and a small contingent of heavily armed soldie...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Russian says military plane in Venezuela to service equipment A Russian air force plane that landed in Venezuela is there to service Russian military equipment already in the country, Russia's Deputy Foreign Mini...
10:00, 06/25/2019

Venezuela's Guaido in video calls for military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising, in a video shot at a Caracas air base showing him surrounded by soldiers ...
14:32, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Maduro calls for military unity after clashes Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has called for military unity in an appearance with soldiers, two days after security forces failed to respond to ...
17:48, 05/02/2019

Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó says he overestimated military support Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó says he overestimated military support for his effort to topple the country’s ruler. “We still need more sold...
06:00, 05/05/2019

U.S. military focused on gathering intelligence on Venezuela: Dunford The United States military is focused on collecting intelligence on the situation in Venezuela and to be prepared to respond if President Donald Trump...
18:16, 05/01/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido says he’s considering asking US for military intervention: ‘I will evaluate all options if necessary’ Venezuela’s opposition leader, whose most recent call for a military uprising failed to bring disputed leader Nicolas Maduro’s to his feet, said in a ...
17:16, 05/06/2019

Venezuela: Guaido urges military to join May 1 protest Thousands of opposition supporters have clashed with police in Venezuela after self-declared president, Juan Guaido, called for a military uprising. G...
14:09, 05/01/2019

U.S. military action in Venezuela is possibility if 'required': Pompeo U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a television interview on Wednesday that the United States was prepared to take military action to ste...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Sen. Rick Scott on call for military uprising in Venezuela: ‘We are going to have a Syria if we don't take this seriously’ Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., weighed in on Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido’s call for a military uprising to oust socialist leader President Nic...
23:32, 04/30/2019

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 hel...
01:00, 06/16/2019

Venezuela's Guaido would probably accept U.S. military intervention if proposed: paper Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday he was open to accept a U.S. military intervention to help manage the political emergency in h...
11:00, 05/10/2019

Maduro alerts Venezuela military, citing Colombian threat Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered his military to hold exercises along the border with Colombia, accusing the president of the neighbori...
06:00, 09/04/2019

Guaido seeks relations with US military in attempt to take power in Venezuela Opposition leader asks aide to meet US Southern CommandTrump administration has not counted out military actionVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaid...
00:16, 05/12/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for uprising but military loyal to Maduro for now Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro but there we...
03:48, 05/01/2019

U.S. blacklists Venezuela military agency after death of navy captain The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions against Venezuela's military counterintelligence agency following the death of a navy captain after a ...
17:32, 07/11/2019

Venezuela's Guaidó makes new bid to rally military support against Maduro Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaidó will issue another call for protests today after Tuesday's attempted uprising left several killed and Maduro...
01:32, 05/05/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Venezuela-Colombia baby breakthrough, Italy piles on rescue boat pressure, States must combat hate, Kashmir rights latest and a musical plea to combat CAR hunger Tuesday’s main stories: Colombia offers nationality to born of Venezuelan parents; ‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats; States must do more to stop ha...
00:00, 08/07/2019

Tear gas fired at Venezuela's Guaido while gathered with men in military uniform: witness Venezuelan security forces fired tear gas at Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday, as he gathered with a group of men in military unifo...
15:48, 04/30/2019

‘We Are With You!’ Trump Administration Backs Venezuela Opposition’s Call for Military Uprising (WASHINGTON) — Venezuelan opposition leaders calling for a military uprising against the government of President Nicolas Maduro gained quick mes...
18:32, 04/30/2019

Venezuela’s Opposition Leader Guaidó Asks U.S. Military to Put More Pressure on Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó on Saturday said he’s instructed his political envoy in Washington to...
23:48, 05/11/2019

Venezuela's Guaidó takes to streets in 'military uprising,' frees López Opposition leader and self-declared president takes to streets, with jailed politician Leopoldo López and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers...
17:48, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Maduro seeks to display military loyalty in political crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and key military figures made a show of unity in a television broadcast on Thursday, seeking to reject claims by t...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Venezuela detains six military, police officials: family members, activists Venezuelan authorities have arrested six members of the country's military and police forces over the weekend, according to relatives of the detainees...
19:16, 06/23/2019

Trump threatens sanctions on Cuba over military support for Venezuela's Maduro President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the United States would hit Cuba with sanctions and an embargo if it continued its military support for the gov...
00:00, 05/01/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for uprising but military remains loyal to Maduro for now Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro, although th...
00:00, 05/01/2019

Clashes Flare After Venezuela Opposition Leader Calls for Military Uprising The opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, appeared at a military base in Caracas along with Leopoldo López, a prominent activist who had been under house ar...
17:32, 04/30/2019

Military Vehicle Rams Protesters In Venezuela Clashes, Shows TV Footage Venezuelan security forces used an armored vehicle to ram demonstrators during rioting outside an army base in Caracas on Tuesday in support of what t...
22:48, 04/30/2019

Venezuela political crisis deepens as opposition calls for military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early in a bold and risky call for the ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Venezuela: Maduro thanks military and denounces 'senseless coup-mongers and traitors' After a botched attempt to overthrow him, Maduro holds ‘march to reaffirm the absolute loyalty of the armed forces’Nicolás Maduro has thanked Venezuel...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Rep. Mac Thornberry: If Cubans let Venezuela decide its own fate, US military intervention shouldn't be necessary House Armed Services Committee ranking member Rep. Mac Thornberry told "America's Newsroom" hosts on Tuesday morning that he hopes United States milit...
21:48, 05/07/2019

Helicopter crash kills 7 military officers in Venezuela, authorities investigating Venezuelan authorities are investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed seven military officers while they were while heading to a state ...
18:48, 05/05/2019

Putin: Russia has no intention to deploy troops or set up military bases in Venezuela MOSCOW (AP) — Putin: Russia has no intention to deploy troops or set up military bases in Venezuela ....
15:16, 06/06/2019

Pompeo won’t promise to consult Congress about potential military intervention in Venezuela The secretary of state said he was sure any U.S. military action would be “lawful” but declined to answer a direct question about whether the Trump ad...
21:48, 05/05/2019

Exclusive: Pence to offer 'carrots' to Venezuela military, warnings to judges U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is set on Tuesday to offer new incentives to Venezuela's military to turn against President Nicolas Maduro, responding ...
04:48, 05/07/2019

Venezuela: opposition leader Guaidó asks US military for ‘strategic planning’ help Formal request for a meeting is the closest the Guaidó camp has come to requesting US military intervention to help oust MaduroThe head of Venezuela’s...
19:16, 05/13/2019

SKorean military: NKorea’s latest launches were missiles A South Korean military official says the two weapons North Korea flew across its country toward the sea on Thursday were evaluated as short-range mis...
07:00, 05/10/2019

SKorean military: NKorea's latest launches were missiles A South Korean military official says the two projectiles North Korea flew across its country toward the sea on Thursday were evaluated as short-range...
10:16, 05/10/2019

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 vi...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Venezuela rejoins regional defense treaty but Guaido warns it's no 'magic' solution Venezuela's National Assembly approved a law returning the OPEC nation to a regional defense treaty on Tuesday, but opposition leader Juan Guaido soug...
00:16, 07/24/2019

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 w...
14:32, 06/09/2019

UN warns more Idlib military action will overwhelm aid needs The deputy U.N. humanitarian chief is warning that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, stressi...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Venezuela's Guaido issues call for military uprising amid violent clashes Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro, and violenc...
22:48, 04/30/2019

‘Need more soldiers’: Venezuela’s Guaidó says opposition overestimated military support before failed uprising In an interview with The Washington Post, Guaidó left open the option of considering possible U.S. military intervention alongside Venezuelan forces....
00:00, 05/05/2019

Saudi Arabia launches military industrial licensing programme Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had begun accepting license applications for firms in the military industrial sector, a major target under plans to div...
00:48, 09/09/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido calls for military uprising while flanked by soldiers at Caracas airbase: ‘The moment is now’ Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising, saying he has begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust embattled Presi...
14:32, 04/30/2019

House Armed Services lawmaker says US military action in Venezuela would be in supporting, logistical capacity Florida Republican Rep. Mike Waltz weighed in Thursday on the possibility of U.S. military action in Venezuela, saying it would take the form of "a su...
23:32, 05/02/2019

Venezuela: Lawmakers wary as Trump aides leave open the possibility of sending US military Trump administration plans range of U.S. military options in Venezuela after the country’s U.S.-backed opposition leader failed to oust the pres...
15:16, 05/09/2019

Clyburn says he doesn't support military intervention in Venezuela 'at this moment,' Mueller report is a 'roadmap' House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., said Tuesday on “Your World with Neil Cavuto” that he doesn’t support military intervention in Venezuela “a...
00:32, 05/01/2019

Kim Jong Un says missile launches a warning to U.S., South Korea over military drill The missile launch, the North's fourth such action in less than two weeks, came amid stalled nuclear talks with Washington and U.S.-South Korea milita...
04:00, 08/07/2019

South Korea Launches Military Exercise for Islets Also Claimed by Japan The exercises are meant to protect South Korea’s claim to a set of islets also claimed by Japan, as ties between the two countries are at their worst ...
12:00, 08/25/2019

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 humanitar...
19:48, 04/28/2019

China's military warns against growing threat from Taiwan 'separatists' China has warned against what it describes as a growing threat from "separatists" in Taiwan, and said it would not rule out using force against the se...
09:00, 07/24/2019

Venezuela uprising turns violent after military armored vehicle plows into crowd of opposition supporters Emboldened supporters of opposition leader Juan Guaido brutally clashed with Venezuelan security forces as dramatic footage from Caracas showed a mili...
19:48, 04/30/2019

India launches mass evacuation, warns tourists, as cyclone bears down on east coast India has started evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers living along its northeastern coastline ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall...
13:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. warns Sri Lanka on investment, military ties after army chief promotion A senior U.S. State Department official warned on Tuesday that Sri Lanka's appointment of a war veteran accused of serious human rights violations as ...
20:00, 08/20/2019

China is stealing tech to rapidly modernize its military, Pentagon warns China is continuing to modernize its armed forces in order to transform its military into a major global power and using espionage to steal cutting ed...
16:00, 05/03/2019

China's Military Warns Hong Kong Protestors With Propaganda Video China's military has released a slick propaganda video showing a drill of armed troops quelling a protest in Hong Kong, as its commander for the city ...
18:16, 08/01/2019

UN warns more military action in Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts The U.N. deputy humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, str...
02:00, 05/29/2019

Venezuela court issues warrant for opposition figure Lopez as Maduro seeks to show military loyalty Venezuela's leadership made a show of unity with top military chiefs on Thursday and a court issued an arrest warrant for an opposition figure as the ...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Venezuela coup latest: Juan Guaido calls for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising and said the end of Nicolas Maduro's rule is near in a video showing him s...
16:00, 05/01/2019

'Vile threats': China’s military warns Hong Kong protesters of 'consequences' China’s attempt to stamp out pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong is taking an ominous turn, with local military officials raising the specter of a bru...
02:48, 08/02/2019

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó seeks contact with U.S. military to pressure President Nicolás Maduro’s exit CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó seeks contact with U.S. military to pressure President Nicolás Maduro’...
22:48, 05/11/2019

China could win military conflict in Indo-Pacific region even 'before America can respond', think tank warns A new study warns the U.S. has lost its military supremacy in the Indo-Pacific region, with China being able to launch and win a military conflict eve...
12:48, 08/20/2019

Chinese diplomat warns Beijing ‘will not sit on its hands’; military runs drills near Hong Kong border The Chinese ambassador in the United Kingdom issued a stern warning Thursday, saying that Beijing will “not sit on its hands” amid ongoing near-daily ...
20:48, 08/15/2019

U.S. military risks falling victim to China’s effort to gain technology edge, report warns The former No. 2 official at the Pentagon wrote in a report that China has devised a strategy to exploit the U.S. military’s weaknesses and offset its...
13:16, 06/06/2019

'Military action is possible' in Venezuela, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says "We'd prefer a peaceful transition" from the socialist rule of Nicolas Maduro, the secretary of state says.       ...
22:48, 05/01/2019

'Military action is possible' in Venezuela, says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Pompeo's remarks appeared to mark an escalation of the Trump administration's rhetoric on Venezuela.        ...
18:00, 05/01/2019

'We need to know why': Lawmakers wary as Trump aides weigh military options for Venezuela Trump administration plans range of U.S. military options in Venezuela after the country’s U.S.-backed opposition leader failed to oust the pres...
20:00, 05/09/2019

North Korea Warns U.S. to Quit Military Drills With South Korea Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile tes...
16:48, 07/16/2019

What are the best exercises for MS? Exercise can help improve physical and mental well-being for people with multiple sclerosis (MS). In this article, we look at the best types of exerci...
07:16, 07/02/2019

7 stretches and exercises for scoliosis Scoliosis is a condition in which the spine curves to either side. Exercise and stretches are a vital part of treatment and can help relieve pain. Lea...
08:32, 06/06/2019

Exercises and tips for better posture Many exercises can help improve posture, including bridges, planks, and other yoga poses. In this article, we look at healthy posture when standing, s...
11:16, 07/30/2019

Challenge Your Balance With These One-Sided Exercises We’ve talked about how to balance on one foot and on your hands, but sometimes it’s nice to do an exercise that’s not just about balance. Plenty of st...
17:32, 07/26/2019

The Best Sports and Exercises to Avoid Injury The human body is made to move, and physical activity is a requirement for lifelong health. But exercise-related injuries are a significant concern fe...
14:48, 08/07/2019

Why The Co-Founder of Allbirds Always Exercises Before His Flight Former pro athlete and shoe company co-founder Tim Brown on making a long trip back home, his versatile travel wardrobe and the reading habit his coll...
14:16, 08/19/2019

The Latest: US conducts navy exercises in Arabian Sea The US Navy says it has conducted exercises in the Arabian Sea with an aircraft carrier strike group ordered to the region to counter an alleged, unsp...
18:00, 05/19/2019

Fitness tips: three sophrology exercises for beginners Learn to focus, release tension and bring awareness back to your body• Fit in my 40s: sophrology – a mind-boggling mix of Zen, yoga and psychologyTret...
11:32, 05/18/2019

Police exercises across from Hong Kong seen as threat Members of China’s paramilitary People’s Armed Police have been seen marching and practicing crowd-control tactics at a sports complex across from Hon...
11:48, 08/16/2019

AP source: Dragic exercises $19.2 million option OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says Goran Dragic has told the Miami Heat he is exercising his $19.2 million option fo...
03:16, 06/14/2019

Three B-2 stealth bombers arrive in Britain for exercises Three U.S. Air Force B-2 stealth bombers arrived at British Royal Air Force Base Fairford for training and integration with partners and allies, inclu...
06:16, 08/29/2019

USS Carter Hall travels to Brazil for UNITAS LX exercises The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall left port in Virginia to travel to UNITAS LX, an annual, multinational exercise in the Atlantic and Pacific wate...
22:00, 08/05/2019

Reports: Raptors' Gasol exercises $25.6 million option Center Marc Gasol will pass on free agency and return to the Toronto Raptors in 2019-20 after exercising his $25.6 million player option on Wednesday....
08:16, 06/27/2019

Air Force deploys F-35 squadron to Italy for exercises, training The U.S. Air Force has deployed a squadron of F-35A Lightning II fighter jets, airmen and equipment to an air base in Italy for exercises and to condu...
20:16, 05/28/2019

Exercises for easing and preventing upper back pain Poor posture or tense or tired muscles can often lead to upper back pain or discomfort. Gently stretching the back and shoulders can help both relieve...
22:48, 06/04/2019

Pelvic floor exercises with imaginary eels | Brief letters Anti-vaxxers | Adam Kay’s pelvic advice | European parliament | Funeral songs | Black squirrelsGaby Hinsliff’s piece (Anti-vaxxers are taking populism...
03:48, 05/08/2019

Aircraft from Lincoln CSG, B-52H conduct joint exercises in Arabian Sea F/A-18E Super Hornets and E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes of Carrier Air Wing 7 worked with a B-52H Stratofortress from CENTCOM's Bomber Task Force on joint ex...
20:16, 06/03/2019

Pyongyang Complains Loudly About Quieter U.S.-South Korean Exercises The U.S. and South Korea have toned down joint military exercises, but North Korea still accuses the two nations of saber rattling, complicating effor...
19:00, 08/20/2019

2,000 air force personnel from 4 nations join Red Flag-Alaska exercises Red Flag-Alaska, an exercise involving 2,000 personnel, 85 aircraft and the air forces of four Pacific Rim countries, is underway, the U.S. Air Force ...
00:16, 06/15/2019

British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth sails to U.S. for exercises The British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth sailed for the United States on Friday, leading a four-vessel squadron to an operational testing exer...
22:00, 08/31/2019

U.S. looks to improve ties with Indonesian special forces, stage exercises Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan met his Indonesian counterpart on Thursday as the United States looks to improve ties with an Indonesia...
09:16, 05/30/2019

Office Yoga: Simple Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk to Reduce Stress International Yoga Day: Office Yoga is a great way to shake off the tightness, de-stress and stay active while you're at work. It also leaves you feel...
11:32, 06/21/2019

Pinterest now offers breathing exercises if your searches suggest you're stressed If your Pinterest searches suggest that you're stressed, the site will now offer 'emotional well-being activities' to help you feel bet...
12:00, 07/23/2019

German troops head for Lithuania NATO exercises, despite air delay Germany's Bundeswehr overcame another potentially embarrassing aircraft glitch by flying tank battalion troops from Leipzig to Kaunas in Lithuania — o...
22:16, 07/28/2019

Hong Kong protests: China holds exercises near border The exercises are likely meant to send a message from Beijing to pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, although analysts believe the Chinese governme...
16:16, 08/15/2019

India Joins Naval Exercises By US, Philippines, Japan In South China Sea Indian Navy on Thursday participated with the navies of the US, the Philippines and Japan in their first joint naval exercise in the disputed South Ch...
07:48, 05/10/2019

French Navy Rafales To Dogfight Indian MiGs In Largest-Ever Exercises In the biggest-ever Naval war games between India and France, Indian Navy MiG-29K fighters will be going head-to-head against French Navy Rafale fight...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Marc Gasol exercises player option to return to NBA champion Raptors Center Marc Gasol, who joined the Toronto Raptors in a February trade, averaged 12 points per game during the NBA Finals.     ...
11:00, 06/27/2019

Lincoln carrier group, Romanian forces conclude joint air support exercises The Navy's Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and Romanian forces completed close air support exercises last weekend, ahead of the Lincoln's deploym...
22:16, 05/08/2019

NATO considers extra exercises, surveillance if Russia doesn't destroy missiles Defense ministers from NATO member countries are considering increasing military exercises and boosting intelligence as a response if Russia declines ...
04:00, 06/27/2019

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
02:16, 06/24/2019

Pentagon: Chinese military growing fast to challenge U.S. military superiority Chinese President Xi Jinping has launched icebreakers and civilian research stations in Iceland and Norway that could be precursors for a fleet of nuc...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Nicolas Maduro tells military to 'be ready' for potential US military action Venezuela's president told the army to 'be ready to defend the homeland' and that he sought their 'active loyalty.' Meanwhile, self-declared president...
10:00, 05/05/2019

Tulsi Gabbard Pauses 2020 Campaign to Participate in National Guard Training Exercises (HONOLULU) — Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii is taking two weeks off from her 2020 Democratic presidential campaign to participate in Army...
00:00, 08/14/2019

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state ...
12:48, 07/12/2019

US increases military pressure on Iran with military moves WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the U.S. is deploying additional military resources to send a message to Iran. White House national security ad...
05:32, 05/06/2019

Charlotte Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist exercises $13 million player option for next season: report While several big-name NBA players appear to be ready to opt out of their current contracts, Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist reported...
06:48, 06/20/2019

Stateless in Colombia Migration crisis in Venezuela leads to rise in babies born in Colombia, lacking citizenship in any country.        ...
12:00, 08/13/2019

North Korea says nuclear talks at risk if U.S.-South Korea exercises go ahead The United States looks set to break a promise not to hold military exercises with South Korea, putting talks aimed at getting North Korea to abandon ...
18:32, 07/16/2019

North Korea fires more missiles as it declares it ‘has nothing to talk’ about while US-South Korea exercises continue IRKED BY EXERCISES: North Korea is complaining that ongoing joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises violate a personal promise President Trump made...
03:16, 08/17/2019

The best things to do in Cartagena, Colombia Cartagena, perched on Colombia's Caribbean coast, is quickly becoming a must-visit, especially for Americans and Canadians enjoying new, convenient fl...
14:16, 09/06/2019

Relentless Colombia win again despite sweeping changes "Colombia enjoyed a 1-0 win over Paraguay despite fielding a second-string side to make it a clean sweep of victories in their Copa America group stag...
23:32, 06/23/2019

Several dead in Colombia plane crash A small plane crashes in southwestern Colombia.It was headed from Popayan to Lopez de Micay when it crashed at 2:11 pm      ...
14:48, 09/16/2019

Colombia's last rebel army – in pictures The National Liberation Army (ELN) is Colombia’s last rebel army and one of the oldest guerrilla groups in Latin America. It has been involved in the ...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Why is Colombia's cocaine production so high? Despite antinarcotics efforts backed by the United States and peace accord with FARC rebels, cocaine production reached record levels in 2017. The phe...
23:00, 06/27/2019

Colombia's Isagen issues $333 mln in bonds Isagen SA, Colombia's third-largest electricity generator, issued 1.1 trillion pesos ($333.6 million) in bonds on Thursday to substitute debt and fina...
01:32, 06/07/2019

Colombia Rearrests Ex-Rebel Commander Authorities rearrested Seuxis Hernández, a former commander of the FARC rebel group, just minutes after he was released from jail by a special court o...
22:16, 05/18/2019

Ex-rebel in Colombia recaptured after release from jail A former Colombian rebel leader who narrowly dodged extradition to the U.S. on drug charges has injured himself in jail while waiting for court-ordere...
02:16, 05/18/2019

From Colombia, Venezuelan defectors arm themselves to 'liberate' their homeland Wearing camouflage shirts and combat boots, a Venezuelan militia group stands in formation in the Colombian city of Cucuta as their commander, a forme...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Trump's new ambassador to Colombia was once expelled from Bolivia Philip Goldberg was accused of fomenting dissent in 2008Conservative will oversee vast military aid budgetDonald Trump has nominated a controversial c...
22:16, 05/02/2019

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...
04:48, 07/03/2019

Colombia's Hocol says signed four oil contracts for $100 mln investment Hocol, a unit of Colombian state-owned oil company Ecopetrol, signed four contracts on Thursday for oil exploration that will require a total investme...
05:16, 07/12/2019

Here’s how others can join Chile, Colombia in Copa quarters BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Only defending champion Chile and Colombia have qualified for the Copa America knockout stage after two rounds of group ...
21:00, 06/22/2019

Colombia plays Paraguay with mind already on Copa last 8 With its mind on the Copa America quarterfinals, Colombia will try to take advantage of the pressure on Paraguay on Sunday     &#...
22:00, 06/22/2019

Former Top FARC Guerrilla Calls for Return to War in Colombia Luciano Marín, also known as Iván Márquez, said in a newly released video that FARC would return to fighting because the government had not honored a ...
15:00, 08/29/2019

App looks to get tips from coffee drinkers to Colombia growers An app that sends money in the form of tips from appreciative caffeine devotees around the world to coffee growers in Colombia could help farmers batt...
16:48, 08/23/2019

Seven companies bid for eleven contracts in Colombia oil auction Seven companies have put in bids for 11 oil exploration contracts in Colombia, the government said on Tuesday, as the Andean country seeks to revitali...
21:16, 06/04/2019

Colombia court maintains moratorium on fracking Colombia's top administrative court maintained a temporary moratorium on the use of fracking on Tuesday, stymieing potential pilot projects amid ongoi...
01:32, 09/11/2019

Ex-Rebel hospitalized in Colombia day after polemical arrest A former Colombian rebel leader has been hospitalized with signs of altered consciousness a day after being freed from jail and then rearrested in a h...
21:16, 05/18/2019

UN Security Council to visit Colombia in July UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council will be heading to Colombia in July for a firsthand look at implementation of the 2016 peace agreement...
01:16, 06/27/2019

Colombia ex-rebel, wanted in US, sworn in as congressman A former Colombian rebel leader wanted in the U.S. on drug charges was sworn into office as a congressman on Tuesday in a case that has riled detracto...
00:00, 06/12/2019

Copa América Group B: Colombia 0-2 Argentina Copa América Group B: Colombia 0-2 ArgentinaRoger Martinez and Duvan Zapata see off rivalsBrawl breaks out after Lionel Messi is fouledRoger Martinez ...
07:48, 06/16/2019

Colombia: Thousands protest against activist slayings In cities across Colombia, protesters carried photos of murdered activists and signs reading: "No more bloodshed." Over 400 people have been killed in...
05:48, 07/27/2019

Colombia’s Army Changes Pledge to Carry Out Killings Colombia’s army, which had ordered officers to pledge to double the number of militants they killed, captured or forced to surrender, said it would ch...
23:48, 05/21/2019

Colombia FARC negotiators say they are taking up arms again The top peace negotiator for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia says that he and a small cadre of supporters are taking up arms again, accusin...
22:32, 08/29/2019

Colombia’s Former FARC Guerrilla Leader Calls for Return to War The call, made in a video by the ex-commander known as Iván Márquez, could signal the unraveling of a peace agreement that ended a 52-year war that le...
19:00, 08/29/2019

Cabal and Farah create men's doubles history for Colombia Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah became the first Colombians to win a Grand Slam men's doubles title when they beat France's Nicolas Mahut and Ed...
23:48, 07/13/2019

Bernal claims Colombia's first Tour de France title Egan Bernal became the first Colombian to win the Tour de France when he retained the overall leader's yellow jersey after Sunday's 21st and final sta...
04:48, 07/29/2019

Bombing halts pumping on Colombia's Transandino pipeline Colombia's state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Friday it halted pumping on the Transandino pipeline after a bombing in southwestern Narino provinc...
02:48, 07/27/2019

Colombia, Nespresso to help farmers swap coca for coffee A charitable initiative will help farmers in Colombia's southwestern mountains trade nearly 400 hectares (1,000 acres) of coca, the base ingredient in...
22:48, 05/28/2019

Colombia ex-FARC rebel issues call to arms The top peace negotiator for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia announced that he is taking up arms again, accusing President Ivan Duque of fa...
23:32, 08/29/2019

Colombia tribunal begins hearing evidence on use of fracking Colombia's top administrative court on Friday began hearings that could be long and contentious about proposals to drill for oil using the technique k...
01:16, 06/08/2019

SoftBank eyeing near US$1-billion investment in Colombia's Rappi Rappi was founded in 2015 by three friends as a restaurant-delivery business in Colombia’s capital, Bogotá. It has since spread across Latin America....
17:48, 04/30/2019

Colombia's Egan Bernal wins Tour de France Egan Bernal was crowned as the first Colombian to win the Tour de France and the youngest in more than a century after safely negotiating the 21st and...
03:16, 07/29/2019

Martinez cracker helps Colombia past Argentina "Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa America Group B opener on Saturday that burs...
18:00, 06/16/2019

US: Coca cultivation in Colombia dropped slightly in 2018 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is reporting that coca cultivation and cocaine production in Colombia dropped slightly in 2018 for the firs...
20:00, 06/26/2019

Songbirds silenced as Colombia fights wildlife trafficking Songbird competitions have been a pastime throughout the Caribbean for centuries, but trapping wildlife without a license is a crime in Colombia, and ...
07:32, 08/14/2019

Colombia Offers Citizenship to 24,000 Children of Venezuelan Refugees More than 1.4 million Venezuelans have sought refuge in Colombia. Children born there were undocumented. This decision lets them access education and ...
03:32, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Colombia's Corficolombiana issues $145 mln in local bonds Colombian holding company Corficolombiana issued $145.6 million in local bonds on Tuesday, in an effort to raise financing, as holding Grupo Argos pre...
00:01, 08/28/2019

Colombia's Ecopetrol targets 2019-2023 savings of $2.4 bln Colombian state-run oil company Ecopetrol on Friday said it will launch a new phase of cost-cutting aimed at saving 8 trillion pesos ($2.43 bln) from ...
17:32, 06/07/2019

Colombia's youth fighting for the Amazon — in the courts and on the streets When young Colombian activists won a historic lawsuit against their government, they thought the rainforest was saved. A year later, they're piling on...
14:32, 07/18/2019

Colombia ex-rebel freed from second detention in drug case BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A top Colombian rebel peace negotiator has been freed from detention for a second time in connection with a highly politicized...
01:32, 05/31/2019

A Fascinating Look into the Lives and Deaths of the Tierradentro People of Colombia One of the greatest Pre-Columbian civilizations of Colombia were the Tierradentro who flourished for centuries.  ...
15:16, 08/08/2019

Colombia could spend $1 billion on new air force planes: sources Colombia is examining proposals from the United States, Spain and Sweden as it look to replace its aging military aircraft, the South American country...
00:16, 07/24/2019

Six companies made initial best offers for Colombia oil contracts Six oil companies have made the initial best offers on 11 oil exploration contracts in Colombia, the government said on Friday, as a bidding process m...
01:48, 06/15/2019

Copa America: Rodriguez leads Colombia to win over Argentina James Rodriguez got the best of Lionel Messi in the Copa America on Saturday, leading Colombia to a 2-0 win over Argentina in the teams' debut in...
03:48, 06/16/2019

Colombia probes who is behind signs that threaten Venezuelan migrants Colombia is looking into dozens of signs with threatening messages about Venezuelan migrants that were posted in the northeastern city of Bucaramanga ...
00:48, 08/02/2019

Orchids at Kew Gardens review – celebrating the colour of Colombia As home to an amazing 4200 orchid species, Colombia is the perfect choice to fuel an orchid festival at Kew Gardens in London – and turn it into a car...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Colombia fines Uber more than $629,000 for obstructing regulatory visit Colombia's commerce regulator said on Monday it would fine ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc more than $629,000 for obstructing a regulatory...
04:32, 08/13/2019

Colombia's fight against rebels would be easier without Maduro: minister There is "no doubt" it would be easier to combat Colombia's rebel groups if Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro were no longer in power, Colombia's fo...
17:32, 08/31/2019

Caño Cristales: Colombia's spectacular 'liquid rainbow' Visit Caño Cristales at the right time (roughly June to November), and you'll be delighted by Colombia's spectacular "liquid rainbow." Find out about ...
19:16, 05/03/2019

United Airlines Deepens Commitment to Colombia's Avianca United Continental Holdings said it’s prepared to lend money to Avianca Holdings, part of a deal that would sideline the Colombian air carrier’s bigge...
04:48, 05/25/2019

More than one-quarter of the gasoline sold in Colombia is used to make cocaine Colombia is investigating 33 gas stations — many in rural areas where criminal activity and cocaine production is present — for having sus...
03:48, 06/04/2019

Colombia slams former FARC commander's call to arms The Colombian government has accused Venezuela of harboring the former rebels as they launch a new campaign against "the oligarchy." The rebels said t...
02:00, 08/30/2019

Loss to Colombia highlights scale of Messi's task to win Copa "There is nothing Lionel Messi craves more than winning a trophy with Argentina but his side\u0027s haphazard performance in the 2-0 Copa America defe...
18:00, 06/16/2019

Colombia's Supreme Court orders ex-FARC leader's release Colombia's Supreme Court has ordered that the former leader of the FARC rebel group be released from prison. The move is likely to anger the US, which...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Big cats and exotic birds: Colombia's rescued animals – in pictures Most of the animals at the Santa Cruz Foundation in San Antonio, Colombia, have been rescued from traffickers and circuses. The multimillion-dollar il...
19:00, 08/05/2019

Man Traveling From Colombia Ingested 246 Bags Of Cocaine, Died Midflight The man, identified only as Udo N., 42, began suffering seizures Friday on the flight, prompting an emergency landing in Hermosillo, a city in Sonora,...
08:00, 05/29/2019

Bomb damages Colombia's Cano Limon crude pipeline A bomb has damaged a section of Colombia's Cano Limon pipeline, state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Saturday, the twenty-sixth attack on the pipel...
21:16, 08/10/2019

Ecopetrol's plan for fracking project hits new snag in Colombia Colombia's environmental authority said on Friday that it was suspending its evaluation of Ecopetrol's request to start a fracking pilot project until...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Study details links between coca, conflict, deforestation in Colombia Sometimes, trees fall down on their own, but deforestation is fueled by human activities. In Colombia, those activities sometimes involve coca, the cr...
02:32, 08/14/2019

UN Security Council visits Colombia as peace worries mount The United Nations Security Council is getting a firsthand look at the challenges of peace nearly three years into Colombia’s historic accord with lef...
23:16, 07/12/2019

Amazon Nations Meet In Indigenous Hut At Colombia Over Forest Protection Presidents and ministers from seven Amazon countries met in Colombia on Friday to agree on measures to protect the world's biggest rainforest, under t...
05:00, 09/07/2019

Colombia: Mayoral, city council candidates killed in ambush Bogota has blamed FARC dissidents for the deaths of two local politicians in the Cauca region. The killing comes just days after some prominent member...
11:16, 09/03/2019

| Chile beat Colombia on penalties to reach Copa semis Champions Chile maintained their hopes of a third straight Copa America victory after beating Colombia on penalties on Friday to reach the semi-finals...
10:48, 06/29/2019

Colombia says FARC lawmaker accused of drug trafficking has gone AWOL A Colombian FARC rebel leader turned lawmaker who is accused by the United States of conspiring to traffic cocaine has vanished in an apparent attempt...
07:16, 07/02/2019

Colombia puts some banana crops in quarantine on fungus concern Colombia has put a patch of banana crops in the north of the country under quarantine on suspicion they are infested with a fungus that is seen as pot...
01:00, 07/15/2019

Colombia Army’s New Kill Orders Send Chills Down Ranks Senior officers told The Times that soldiers are under intense pressure to defeat rebel groups and that a pattern of suspicious killings and cover-ups...
23:48, 05/21/2019

Colombia-Chile game delayed because of traffic in São Paulo The Copa América quarterfinal between Colombia and Chile has been delayed after the Chilean squad couldn't arrive in time because of heavy...
08:48, 06/29/2019

Banana industry on alert after disease hits crops in Colombia LA GUAJIRA, Colombia — It might not be obvious at the supermarket, but the banana industry is fighting to protect the most popular variety of the frui...
00:32, 08/27/2019

‘I wish it’s not true’ – Vidal saddened by death threats to Colombia’s Tesillo "William Tesillo missed a penalty as Colombia lost to Chile 5-4 in a shootout at the Copa America, with his wife saying he and his family have receive...
13:00, 07/02/2019

New evidence links Colombia army chief to civilian slayings BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — New evidence has emerged linking the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings more...
18:48, 05/25/2019

Thousands of Venezuelans cross into Colombia after Maduro reopens border With the reopening, a flood of people seized on the opportunity to enter into the neighbouring country and secure items that are all but unattainable ...
02:32, 06/09/2019

Evidence Links Colombia Army Chief to Civilian Slayings Documents provided to The Associated Press appear to tie the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings a decade a...
20:00, 05/25/2019

The Latest: Colombia's Cabal, Farah win Wimbledon doubles Juan-Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah became the first Colombians to win a Grand Slam men's doubles title, beating France's Nicolas Mahut an...
22:32, 07/13/2019

Colombia beats Paraguay at Copa America to stay perfect Colombia beat Paraguay 1-0 to stay perfect at the Copa America with three wins, and also helped Argentina to advance in second    ...
01:32, 06/24/2019

Country risk: Analysts refuse to panic over Colombia’s risks Mounting fiscal challenges are pushing the government to soften the fiscal rule and consider privatization, which risk fuelling a leftist surge, but C...
17:32, 05/28/2019

Lens: A Photographer Confronts His Family’s Tragic Past in Colombia’s War Colombia’s bloody conflict left Andres Cardona an orphan. After years of covering how political violence devastated others, he now looks at how it cha...
22:32, 04/28/2019

Colombia's Duque says working to stop slayings of community leaders Colombia is working to halt scores of slayings of community leaders by criminal groups and remnant bands of rebels following the country's historic 20...
04:48, 07/13/2019

Colombia's Duque must get reforms through Congress to safeguard economic recovery President Ivan Duque must push pension and energy reforms through a hostile and polarized congress over the next year if Colombia's slow and uncertain...
16:16, 08/07/2019

Colombia's FARC political party accuses far right of attacks on members The political party formed by Colombia's former Marxist FARC rebels on Wednesday accused the far right of assassinating its members, but pledged to co...
20:48, 05/15/2019

In push to raise coffee output, Colombia's south may hold key Colombia's isolated south could be crucial to the country's push to expand coffee production by nearly 30 percent despite low global prices, its growe...
05:48, 05/23/2019

Colombia's ex-Davis Cup captain suspended for taking payoffs Colombia's former Davis Cup captain Miguel Tobon has been suspended for a year and fined $20,000 by the Tennis Integrity Unit for accepting payof...
17:00, 05/19/2019

Copa America: Chile beat Colombia in penalty shootout Alexis Sanchez scores the decisive penalty of a tense shootout to send defending champions Chile into the semi-finals of the Copa America after a 0-0 ...
13:16, 06/29/2019

Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia denounce decision on Amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organization that manages internet protocol to grant global...
04:48, 05/27/2019

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Slam Ruling on .amazon Domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organisation that manages Internet protocol to grant global ...
16:32, 05/27/2019

Colombia's Cano Limon, Bicentenario pipeline pumping halted after bombings Pumping on Colombia's Bicentenario and Cano Limon oil pipelines has been halted following bomb attacks in recent days, sources from operators Bicenten...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Colombia, Peru seek additional aid to assist with influx of Venezuelan migrants Colombia and Peru have so far received the majority of the estimated over 3 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled their homeland since 2015 as the...
02:48, 05/28/2019

Amazon countries to seek deal on forest protection at Colombia summit Leaders from Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana and Peru and Suriname have begun discussion of possible regional measures to protect the Amazo...
22:48, 09/06/2019

Poetic justice: Colombia's verse rebels vindicated but defiant after 60 years The Nadaistas, an iconoclastic group of young poets in Medellín, once sparked outrage but now their influence is felt from the metro to the corridors ...
15:16, 07/12/2019

Chile beats Colombia in shootout to reach Copa América semis SAO PAULO (AP) — Chile stayed on track to defend its Copa América title by defeating Colombia 5-4 on penalties in the quarterfinals of the South Ameri...
08:00, 06/29/2019

Jesse Williams and Girlfriend Taylour Paige Turn Up the Heat in Colombia Jesse Williams spent Memorial Day weekend enjoying some fun in the sun with his leading lady Taylour Paige. The Grey's Anatomy actor took to Instagra...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Lone midwife delivers amid chaos of Colombia jungle river Marciana Caycedo is the only midwife on Isla Mono, a small island marooned in the middle of the wide brown San Juan river, on Colombia's remote and ra...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Lima Group accuses Maduro of protecting 'terrorist groups' in Colombia The Lima Group regional bloc, which supports the opposition in Venezuela, accused Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of protecting "terrorist groups"...
23:48, 05/03/2019

Amid Colombia rebel rearmament, U.S. sees support from Maduro: official The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is increasingly providing shelter to Colombian rebel groups, a senior State Department official ...
17:32, 08/31/2019

Former FARC leader's arrest sought in blow to Colombia's peace deal Colombia's Supreme Court ordered the capture of a former FARC rebel commander-turned lawmaker on Tuesday after he failed to appear for questioning abo...
04:16, 07/10/2019

James and Falcao head Colombia's Copa America squad With James Rodriguez and Radamel Falcao as main leaders, Colombia's coach Carlos Queiroz announced Thursday his squad for Copa America in Brazil ...
13:16, 05/31/2019

Colombia court upholds conditions for restarting aerial coca fumigation Colombia's constitutional court on Thursday upheld its own restrictions on the aerial spraying of the herbicide glyphosate to eliminate coca, the base...
04:48, 07/19/2019

Colombia leader hits out at 'hypocrisy' of middle-class cocaine users Iván Duque decries social acceptability of drug that inflicts environmental and social damage on producersMiddle-class cocaine users are inconsistent ...
03:48, 06/18/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Hardy seeds bear fruit to protect Colombia’s environment Communities in Colombia in South America are being helped by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to preserve and reintroduce indigenous crops as a way...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Colombia plans temporary work permit for undocumented Venezuelans: official Colombia is preparing a temporary work permit for undocumented Venezuelans, part of an effort to reduce off-the-books jobs that often pay less than th...
01:32, 07/09/2019

Car bomb attack on National Police Academy in Colombia, ‘strongly condemned’ by UN A car bomb attack at the National Police Academy in the Colombian capital Bogotá, which reportedly left at least nine dead and dozens injured, has bee...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Colombia's Juan Valdez focused on return to Mexico, Argentina debut Colombia coffee shop chain Juan Valdez will focus on expanding its presence in Latin America, including returning to Mexico and debuting in Argentina,...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Colombia orders Uber to improve data security after 2016 breach Colombia has given ride-hailing app Uber Technologies Inc four months to improve its data security, the commerce regulator said on Tuesday, after a 20...
21:16, 07/23/2019

Narco-trafficking and petrol: a quarter of Colombia's fuel goes to make cocaine The country’s drug industry thrives despite a 2016 Farc deal which helped farmers substitute coca crops for legal alternativesThe Colombian jungle tow...
16:16, 06/14/2019

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious hum...
05:00, 06/06/2019

German foreign minister pledges support for Venezuelan opposition while in Colombia Heiko Maas has promised support for Colombia and the Venezuelan opposition during a Latin America trip. On a three-state visit he has met with Brazili...
23:32, 05/01/2019

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to C...
18:48, 07/20/2019

Where it all begins: Colombia's peasant farmers fuel Pacific drug trade The wave of drugs arriving in countries like Fiji starts in the jungles of South America where ‘coca is everything’The cocaine market is booming in Au...
07:48, 06/26/2019

Colombia's attorney general resigns over court refusal to extradite FARC leader Colombia's attorney general said on Wednesday he resigned in protest after a special court charged with prosecuting war crimes denied a U.S. extraditi...
08:00, 05/16/2019

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombi...
17:48, 04/29/2019

Olympian soccer player found dead in Colombia days after being reported missing An Olympian soccer player, who represented Colombia in the 2016 Rio Games, was found dead Wednesday several days after she had been reported missing, ...
21:48, 05/24/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters...
22:48, 05/10/2019

US banana imports on alert after disease makes long-dreaded arrival in Colombia The arrival of the disease is bringing back worries about the world's dependence on a single type of banana, the Cavendish.    &#...
20:32, 08/26/2019

Colombia: Maduro regime, propped up by transnational criminals and terrorists, won't make deals with US President Trump’s administration can't drive out Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro by cutting deals with his cronies, according to a top regional le...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Former FARC leader in Colombia fails to show up in court in drug-trafficking case A missing former FARC rebel commander-turned-lawmaker who helped negotiate Colombia's 2016 peace deal failed to show up in court on Tuesday to face qu...
02:16, 07/10/2019

'Viva Colombia!': Brailsford praises Egan Bernal after Tour de France win – video Team Ineos general manager Dave Brailsford chose a very specific shade of yellow to celebrate his team's latest Tour de France victory as he sported a...
15:16, 07/29/2019

China's Didi Chuxing starts ride-hailing services in Chile, Colombia Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Thursday that it had launched services in Chile and Colombia, as part of its push into Latin America....
04:32, 06/06/2019

Colombia’s Congress Debates Censuring Defense Minister Over Army Kill Orders Orders to “double the results” of missions against guerrilla and criminal groups sent a chill down the Colombian military’s ranks, and prompted debate...
06:00, 06/11/2019

As Colombia peace accord unravels, ex-FARC leaders take up arms, announce return to conflict President Iván Duque dismissed the former senior leaders of Colombia’s largest guerrilla group as “delinquents” and “criminals” and announced a reward...
03:00, 08/30/2019

Player dribbles past seven opponents to score stunning solo goal in Colombia – video The final stage of Colombia's Under-21 national championship produced a magical solo goal. In the 55th minute, with the scores level at 1-1, Norte de ...
14:49, 08/15/2019

Colombia offers nationality rights to Venezuelan children born there: UN hails ‘very important step’ The UN migration agency, IOM, has welcomed Colombia’s decision on Monday to grant nationality status to more than 24,000 Venezuelan babies born inside...
19:00, 08/06/2019

Venezuelans risk death trying to cross into Colombia escaping violence, hunger, Fox News finds Fox News correspondent Ellison Barber reported from the Venezuela-Colombia border Monday about the flight of migrants, what the United Nations has cal...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Sanchez scores winning penalty as Chile beat Colombia in shootout to reach semi-final "Reigning champions Chile advanced to the semi-finals of the Copa America on Friday after beating Colombia 5-4 in a penalty shootout following a 0-0 d...
10:48, 06/29/2019

‘Firmly united’ Security Council can bolster Colombia’s efforts to secure lasting peace, says UN envoy The Colombian peace process is an outstanding example of how much support the United Nations can provide when the Security Council is ‘firmly united’,...
00:16, 07/20/2019

No country to call home: Some babies born in Colombia to Venezuelan parents lack birthright citizenship Migration crisis in Venezuela leads to rise in babies born in Colombia, lacking citizenship in any country.        ...
12:00, 08/13/2019

Colombia: Rights experts condemn killing of reintegrated former rebel fighter, call for respect of peace process Against a backdrop of challenges in implementing the peace process in Colombia, six independent UN human rights experts condemned on Tuesday the killi...
19:16, 06/04/2019

Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR...
18:48, 05/10/2019

| Colombia plane crash | UK Lib Dems blame Cameron for Brexit: WATCH the top world news videos for today Colombia plane crash kills seven | Jo Swinson: David Cameron cannot be forgiven for calling Brexit referendum; here are the top world news videos for ...
07:16, 09/16/2019

CORRECTED-Colombia coal, gold and nickel output down year-on-year in 2nd quarter Colombia, the world's fifth-largest exporter of coal, produced 18.9 million tonnes of the fuel in the second quarter, down 4.5% from the same period i...
00:16, 09/07/2019

Colombia's Avianca says bankruptcy of Avianca Brasil causing 'reputational harm' Colombia's Avianca Holdings SA said on Monday it is experiencing "reputational harm" from its association with Avianca Brasil, an air carrier that lic...
20:48, 04/29/2019

Venezuela in crisis: What you need to know Venezuela is in crisis after an attempt overthrow corrupt dictator Nicolas Maduro. But is this just another proxy war between the U.S. and Russia? &...
20:00, 05/09/2019

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 har...
05:32, 05/30/2019

UN: More aid for Venezuela refugees needed The UN has warned that hostility towards Venezuelan refugees in neighboring countries will grow if aid is not increased. Of the more than $700 in aid ...
09:48, 08/19/2019

U.S. suspends flights between the U.S. and Venezuela The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all passenger and cargo flights between the United States and Venezuela, ...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Boyd set for US debut, among 5 changes vs Venezuela CINCINNATI (AP) — Forward Tyler Boyd was set to make his debut for the United States in its final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gold Cup, one of five...
19:48, 06/09/2019

What Is Happening in Venezuela and Why It Matters A basic guide to what has been happening in Venezuela, once one of Latin America's most prosperous countries, where a political and economic crisis ha...
20:48, 04/30/2019

EU is preparing for more Venezuela sanctions The European Union is preparing to impose more sanctions on Venezuela targeting officials who are accused of being involved in torture and other human...
15:48, 07/16/2019

Venezuela government takes CNN and BBC off the air CNN was taken off the air by the Venezuelan government on Tuesday moments after the network broadcast a feed that showed military vehicles running ove...
10:16, 05/01/2019

What’s next for Venezuela after days of tumult? After days of upheaval, Venezuela is sinking back into political stalemate as President Maduro and opposition leader Guaidó fail to deliver knock-out ...
07:16, 05/03/2019

Venezuela, from a child's perspective In the whole of March, children in Venezuela went to school fewer than 10 days. Blackouts left 70% of the country without electricity, affecting at le...
01:32, 04/30/2019

Another blackout plunges Venezuela into darkness Another power blackout has again darkened Venezuela, snarling transportation and phone service -- an event leader Nicolas Maduro blamed on an "electro...
15:01, 07/23/2019

Venezuela Braces For More Protests After a Day of Turmoil CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — He called it the moment for Venezuelans to reclaim their democracy once and for all. But as the hours dragged on, oppo...
12:48, 05/01/2019

U.S. orders suspension of flights between the U.S. and Venezuela The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and ...
02:00, 05/16/2019

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 functi...
09:16, 06/03/2019

In Venezuela, Uncle Sam Roots From the Sidelines In the predawn hours of April 30, the contest for control of Venezuela once again appeared to be coming to a head. Juan Guaidó, the young refor...
21:48, 05/02/2019

U.S. Expands Sanctions Against Venezuela Into an Embargo The new measures mark a significant escalation of pressure against the regime of President Nicolás Maduro and countries including Russia and China tha...
12:32, 08/06/2019

How many Cuban troops are there in Venezuela? The U.S. says more than 20,000. Cuba says zero. The ambiguity notwithstanding, President Trump has threatened to impose a full embargo and high-level sanctions on Cuba over the alleged Cuban troop p...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Cracks appear in U.S. bipartisan unity on Venezuela President Donald Trump's tough approach to Venezuela has won broad support from both Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Congress, but this rare dis...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Guaido vs Maduro: Who is backing whom in Venezuela? Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido is attempting to oust socialist President Nicolas Maduro. In January he invoked the constitution to assume an...
22:48, 04/30/2019

Trump says he is considering a blockade or quarantine on Venezuela US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he is considering a quarantine or blockade of Venezuela, as the United States steps up pressure on Presiden...
04:48, 08/02/2019

Venezuela Made A Pact With The VAR Devil For most of my lifetime, Venezuela has been chum for the sharks of South America. La Vinotinto have never qualified for a World Cup, have never even m...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Trump says he is monitoring Venezuela situation U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he is monitoring the situation in Venezuela very closely and reiterated U.S. support for its people as Ven...
22:32, 04/30/2019

| One dead, 46 hurt in Venezuela May Day clashes May Day clashes between opposition supporters and Venezuela's armed forces in Caracas left a woman dead and 46 people injured, with opposition leader ...
08:00, 05/03/2019

Key events leading toward uprising in Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, accompanied by civilian protesters and a small contingent of heavily armed troops, called Tuesday for the mi...
19:48, 04/30/2019

Tensions between Venezuela and the US keep rising. Here's how they got to this point Trump-backed Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president in January, said he was "beginning the final phase of Operation Freedom" and promised...
23:48, 04/30/2019

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 ti...
23:16, 05/26/2019

U.S. and Venezuela Hold Secret Talks The Trump administration has been secretly talking with top aides of Nicolás Maduro in an effort to push Venezuela’s authoritarian president from powe...
10:00, 08/22/2019

Red Cross to begin aid to Venezuela by mid-April The president of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Juan Guaidó, has claimed victory after the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent S...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Here's why Russia and the US might do a deal over Venezuela's Maduro As unrest continues in Venezuela, questions continue over whether beleaguered President Nicolas Maduro really has the support and backing of Russia, o...
16:00, 05/01/2019

A coup? It doesn't feel much like it in Venezuela right now They've taken to the streets for months, they've been galvanised by a new leader and widespread international support and then they saw the makings of...
11:16, 05/02/2019

The Venezuela uprising: the story so far – podcast Nicolás Maduro appeared on the brink of being forced from power in an uprising plotted by the opposition leader, Juan Guaidó. But key figures stayed l...
04:16, 05/14/2019

They Survived Colonization and War. But Venezuela’s Collapse Was Too Much. The Wayuu have long lived between Venezuela and Colombia. But as Venezuela collapses, many are seeking refuge with their Colombian kin, straining reso...
03:16, 07/31/2019

China condemns U.S. 'interference' in Venezuela Sweeping sanctions imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump on Venezuela constitute "gross interference" and violate the norms of international relation...
17:48, 08/08/2019

Without Venezuela’s oil, Haiti struggles to keep lights on PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — When her daughter was 4 years old, Jennifer Jean started a small catering business in Bourdon, a lower middle-class distr...
08:48, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Trump says ‘repression’ in Venezuela must end CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 10:55 a.m. U.S. President Donald Trump says the “br...
18:32, 05/02/2019

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 ha...
05:00, 05/30/2019

| Venezuela's former spy chief says Maduro could yet fall Venezuela's former intelligence chief, Cristopher Figuera, is in the United States, "a free man," a senior US official confirmed Tuesday, holding him ...
08:32, 06/26/2019

US Orders Suspension Of Flights Between US And Venezuela The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and ...
09:16, 05/16/2019

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 int...
03:16, 06/07/2019

Guaidó's uprising seems to have flatlined. What's next for Venezuela? Nicolás Maduro retains power and support from country’s military top brass but the opposition challenge is not deadWhen Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó appear...
22:16, 05/01/2019

UN says Venezuela exodus surpasses 4 million CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations says the number of Venezuelans who have left their country in recent years has surpassed 4 million. The U...
15:48, 06/07/2019

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 c...
01:32, 06/28/2019

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 ...
03:00, 06/22/2019

Nueva Cádiz and the Pearls of Venezuela South America is famous for many reasons and amongst history lovers, for its many lost and abandoned cities. Since they have been rediscovered, they a...
14:00, 08/30/2019

U.S. orders suspension of all flights to Venezuela All flights between the United States and Venezuela were suspended indefinitely, the Department of Homeland Security's secretary announced Wednesday....
05:16, 05/16/2019

'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 surp...
16:32, 06/19/2019

| 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 ...
00:32, 06/04/2019

Trump says Russia has pulled ‘most of their people’ from Venezuela ​President Trump said in a tweet that Russia has pulled “most of their people from Venezuela,” where President Nicolas Maduro continues to...
22:16, 06/03/2019

Who is Nicolás Maduro? What to know about Venezuela's socialist leader A furious Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro broke diplomatic ties with the U.S. Wednesday as tens of thousands of locals marched the streets to prot...
16:00, 04/30/2019

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 s...
22:32, 06/12/2019

Shanahan, Pompeo and Bolton meet on Venezuela Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he and other senior members of President Donald Trump's national security team have met with the comman...
23:00, 05/03/2019

The Quick Read About… Venezuela’s Faltering Revolution What Happened This Week: Self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaido gambled this week to try to force the ouster of de facto Venezuel...
02:16, 05/04/2019

Trump says he and Putin discussed getting humanitarian aid to Venezuela U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he focused on humanitarian aid for Venezuelans during a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, b...
23:48, 05/03/2019

Vecchio: Venezuela uprising to restore democracy Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States says the current uprising happening on the streets of his country, are not a 'coup,'...
19:48, 04/30/2019

US accuses Venezuela jet of aggressive action over Caribbean U.S. authorities say a Venezuelan fighter jet “aggressively shadowed” an American intelligence plane flying in international airspace over the Caribbe...
23:32, 07/21/2019

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 opp...
21:48, 05/24/2019

Venezuela ready to defend itself after US invokes Rio Treaty Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has described the US' decision to invoke a defense pact as "illegal" and "dangerous." Washington has said they were lef...
03:48, 09/14/2019

US Southern Command head focused on ‘day after’ in Venezuela The head of U.S. Southern Command says military officials are focusing on preparing for “the day after” once “isolated” Venezuelan President Nicolás M...
05:16, 08/20/2019

AP Exclusive: US missed chance to woo Venezuela generals At least twice since 2016, the U.S. government missed chances to cultivate relations with top military generals that National Security Adviser John Bo...
23:32, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Police take No. 2 leader of Venezuela congress Venezuelan lawmakers say security forces have arrested the No. 2 leader in the opposition-controlled congress as political tensions mount in the crisi...
02:16, 05/09/2019

US supports Guaido as turmoil engulfs Venezuela As turmoil engulfs Venezuela, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says the Trump administration is "watching and waiting" on the situation in Venez...
19:48, 04/30/2019

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 h...
10:32, 07/01/2019

Venezuela's Maduro may visit Russia next month: RIA Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro may visit the Russian city of St Petersburg next month to attend an economic forum there, Russia's RIA news agency...
12:16, 05/06/2019

Venezuela Withdraws From Planned Talks With Opposition Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro pulled his government out of this week’s negotiations with the opposition aimed at resolving the country’s politic...
05:16, 08/08/2019

Corruption in Venezuela has created a cocaine superhighway to the US Cocaine trafficking from Venezuela to the United States is soaring, even as the country collapses. And US and other regional officials say it's Venezu...
21:00, 04/28/2019

New U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela Aim to Choke Off Government’s Finances The Trump administration cut off the central bank’s access to United States currency and limited its ability to conduct international financial transa...
22:32, 04/28/2019

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...
22:16, 04/28/2019

US: Russia convinced Maduro to stay in Venezuela US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said Maduro was ready to go into exile in Cuba but was persuaded by Russia to stay. President Donald Trump has c...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Despite upheaval, Venezuela's Maduro touts an anniversary Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Monday celebrated the anniversary of his disputed re-election amid a growing humanitarian crisis and political ...
01:48, 05/21/2019

US: Trump won't trade Putin Ukraine for Venezuela President Trump won't cut support for Ukraine in exchange for Russia doing the same with Venezuela, U.S. officials said as Secretary of State Mike Pom...
23:16, 05/14/2019

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 p...
04:16, 06/05/2019

Power Outage Leaves Venezuela in the Dark, Again Most of Venezuela was left in the dark in the latest blackout to hit the beleaguered nation as it suffers from an economic collapse and a crumbling po...
11:00, 07/23/2019

Venezuela announces end to exchange controls after 16 years CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela has announced the lifting of foreign exchange controls on banks for the first time in 16 years, but some observers...
23:32, 05/13/2019

Russia, Venezuela seek strategy to sideline US Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is meeting his Venezuelan counterpart for talks in Moscow. Russia has doubled down on its support for Venezuela...
13:00, 05/05/2019

Cuba asks Canada to help end U.S. sanctions on Venezuela Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez urged Canadian counterpart Chrystia Freeland on Wednesday to help end U.S. sanctions on Venezuela in their thir...
08:16, 08/29/2019

Pompeo: Trump ‘very clear’ that he wants Russia out of Venezuela WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Trump has been “very clear” about wanting the Russians out of Venezuela, despite Trum...
19:48, 05/05/2019

Norway mediation effort in Venezuela slows Venezuelan leader Juan Guaidó said Friday that the opposition’s demand for presidential elections is not negotiable, slowing mediation efforts by Norw...
21:32, 06/07/2019

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, ...
01:00, 05/22/2019

German ambassador to Venezuela returns after spat President Maduro's government had removed Daniel Kriener from Caracas in March, accusing him of meddling in domestic affairs. Venezuela is in the cent...
16:32, 07/22/2019

The Latest: Spain official: US like a ‘cowboy’ on Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political conflict in Venezuela (all times local): 8:10 a.m. Spain’s acting foreign minister says th...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Venezuela capital in the dark again after massive blackout The lights have gone out across much of Venezuela’s capital and there are reports that much of the country is also being affected by a massive outage...
01:00, 07/23/2019

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 repres...
05:00, 06/08/2019

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 si...
12:48, 06/30/2019

Pompeo, Putin likely to square off over Venezuela and Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told his Russian hosts that the United States was interested in improving ties with Moscow despite a range of disagreem...
21:48, 05/14/2019

U.S. allows more time for Nynas AB transactions despite sanctions on Venezuela The United States is allowing more time for transactions involving oil refiner and biofuel producer Neste and Petroleos de Venezuela SA's joint ventur...
18:48, 06/26/2019

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 Madu...
09:00, 06/05/2019

U.S. sanctions on Iran, Venezuela set up crunch for heavier oil Tighter U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil planned for May are adding to a wealth of factors curbing global supply of heavy-medium crude, driving up prices...
03:48, 04/29/2019

Venezuela’s Capital Is in the Dark Again After a Massive Blackout CARACAS, Venezuela — The lights went out across much of Venezuela Monday, reviving fears of the blackouts that plunged the country into chaos a ...
08:48, 07/23/2019

Colombian cities hit by Venezuela gasoline shortages CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s widespread gasoline shortages are starting to affect some cities in neighboring Colombia, where drivers ha...
21:32, 05/29/2019

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 t...
04:48, 07/14/2019

Killings, torture still going on in Venezuela: U.N. rights chief The United Nations human rights chief said on Monday that extrajudicial killings appeared to be continuing in Venezuela and the Special Action Forces ...
16:48, 09/09/2019

U.N. rights office concerned by use of force in Venezuela The United Nations human rights office said on Wednesday it was "extremely worried" by reports of excessive use of force against demonstrators across ...
19:16, 05/01/2019

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, ...
03:32, 05/16/2019

Venezuela: Coup or uprising? It depends on who you support Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido has made a new push to oust President Nicolas Maduro, claiming he has the backing of parts of the army. As p...
14:09, 05/01/2019

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 of...
19:16, 06/28/2019

AP Exclusive: Imprisoned supercop’s escape from Venezuela WASHINGTON (AP) — Venezuelan political fugitive Iván Simonovis was five weeks on the run after taking the daring step to abandon house arrest and his ...
21:16, 06/25/2019

As Maduro cracks down, Venezuela legislators see intimidation A Venezuelan opposition legislator on Friday fled to Colombia while others said threatening messages had been spray-painted on their homes or intellig...
00:32, 05/11/2019

Venezuela frees judge, journalist, 20 students: U.N Venezuela has released 22 prisoners including the emblematic cases of judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on ...
14:32, 07/05/2019

Venezuela says U.S. sanctions hit debt refinancing, oil sales Venezuela charged on Friday that U.S.-led sanctions had stopped foreign debt refinancing, blocked vital food and medicine imports, and cost billions o...
14:32, 07/05/2019

| Venezuela braces for unrest as Maduro clamps down Venezuela has braced for another day of nationwide protests after President Nicolas Maduro clamped down further on opposition leader Juan Guaido, lock...
14:00, 05/11/2019

Explainer: U.S. sanctions and Venezuela's exports and imports The United States in January imposed sanctions on Venezuela's most important global business - producing and selling crude oil - as the Trump administ...
02:00, 05/03/2019

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 America...
23:00, 06/09/2019

Venezuela's Lopez says he met with generals while under house arrest Venezuela opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez said on Thursday he met with "commanders and generals" in his home while under house arrest in the past...
02:00, 05/03/2019

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 w...
22:00, 05/26/2019

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...
12:48, 07/02/2019

Venezuela's opposition appeals for global support Members of the Venezuelan opposition overseas are calling for the international community to condemn the arrest of a top lawmaker in the crisis-wracke...
18:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. Extends Chevron's License to Operate in Venezuela The Trump administration extended a license to let Chevron remain in Venezuela until October, siding with officials who argued its absence would put U...
00:16, 07/27/2019

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: Sa...
17:16, 07/14/2019

Venezuela: New protests as Maduro claims victory Acting President Nicolas Maduro has praised "loyal and obedient" troops for stopping an uprising orchestrated by the "coup-mongering far-right." Viole...
01:32, 05/02/2019

Venezuela says talking with "democratic" opposition in Norway Talks are underway in Norway between Venezuela's government and "democratic" opponents, an envoy said on Thursday, in a possible search for a mediated...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Maduro says missing FARC leaders are 'welcome in Venezuela' Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday said two former FARC commanders from neighboring Colombia whose whereabouts are unknown were "welcome in...
06:48, 07/29/2019

The Latest: More clashes in Venezuela’s political crisis Venezuelans have heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s call to fill the nation’s streets but security forces are showing no sign of answering his cry...
09:32, 05/02/2019

UN: 5,287 killings in Venezuela security operations in 2018 The U.N. human rights chief says in a new report that Venezuela’s government has acknowledged nearly 5,300 killings during security operations last ye...
22:16, 07/04/2019

Tension grows between U.S. and Russia over Venezuela standoff The United States and Russia traded warnings against interfering in Venezuela on Wednesday, a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Mo...
21:48, 05/01/2019

U.S. has done 'exhaustive planning' on Venezuela scenarios: Shanahan Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Wednesday the United States had carried out "exhaustive planning" on Venezuela and had continge...
19:16, 05/01/2019

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, Un...
02:32, 07/05/2019

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 des...
21:00, 05/28/2019

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 accoun...
23:48, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov’t, opposition in Norway for talks CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Officials in Venezuela say representatives of t...
08:48, 05/16/2019

GOP congressman claims Russia has nukes in Venezuela Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart says if the Maduro regime survives, it could be an open door for the Russians and Chinese to affect U.S. national security. &#...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Ilhan Omar blames US for Venezuela crisis Rep. Ilhan Omar blamed the US for the political turmoil in Venezuela, saying we “helped lead the devastation” through the use of sanctions. “A l...
18:00, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov't, opposition reported in talks The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and oppositi...
08:16, 05/16/2019

Venezuela on Edge on Day of Rival Maduro Protests “Today we continue,” vowed the opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who has called on Venezuelans to rise up against their president. Government supporters ...
17:48, 05/01/2019

Venezuela Crisis: Opposition Seeks Traction on Day Two Venezuelans prepared for a second day of demonstrations as opposition leader Juan Guaidó looked to ramp up pressure and spur more members of the milit...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Trump says U.S. blockade or quarantine of Venezuela under consideration U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was considering a quarantine or blockade of Venezuela, as the United States steps up pressure on Presi...
00:48, 08/02/2019

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 p...
22:16, 05/25/2019

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 ...
20:32, 07/05/2019

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 ...
18:17, 07/06/2019

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 powe...
01:32, 05/26/2019

In A First, Miss Venezuela Ditches Contestants' Measurements For the first time in its history, the Miss Venezuela contest will not publish the 24 contestants' waist, bust and hip measurements, organisers said....
12:16, 08/02/2019

Citing unrest, US suspends air traffic with Venezuela US suspends all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the U.S. and Venezuela, saying political unrest and tension there pose a risk to flight...
23:32, 05/15/2019

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 Thursd...
13:48, 05/03/2019

Spanish FM says Venezuela embassy can’t be political center Spain’s acting foreign minister says a Venezuelan anti-government activist is a guest at the Spanish Embassy in Caracas, which can’t be turned into a ...
14:32, 05/03/2019

In Venezuela, young baseball players still have big dreams Venezuela was an incubator of Major League Baseball stars such as Miguel Cabrera and Felix Hernández, but now the troubled country is struggling to sh...
09:16, 08/16/2019

Opposition-led congress in Venezuela returns to chambers CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress has returned to its chambers a day after security forces prevented its memb...
21:32, 05/15/2019

Flights between U.S. and Venezuela suspended as unrest continues In a letter to the Transportation Department requesting the halt, the Department of Homeland Security said "conditions in Venezuela threaten the safet...
21:32, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. orders suspension of flights between the U.S. and Venezuela The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and ...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Pompeo: Omar's Venezuela comments 'disgusting' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo didn't hold back Thursday when reacting to Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar's comments insinuating the U.S. was to bl...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Venezuela thrust to forefront of US-Russia clashes WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia’s support for Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro has become the latest flashpoint in deteriorating re...
07:48, 05/03/2019

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 Lu...
01:32, 06/16/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. orders suspension of flights between the U.S. and Venezuela The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all commercial passenger and cargo flights between the United States and ...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Police tow No. 2 leader of Venezuela congress to jail in car Venezuelan Security forces have arrested the No. 2 leader of the opposition-controlled congress as President Nicolás Maduro’s government begins going ...
03:00, 05/09/2019

In Polarized Venezuela, Red Cross Grapples With Aid Distribution The first airlift of a large-scale relief campaign landed. Now relief workers must deliver aid in a divided, violent country where basic infrastructur...
22:32, 04/28/2019

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 solu...
04:48, 05/26/2019

The plot that failed: how Venezuela's 'uprising' fizzled When the coup was hurriedly launched a day early, defections from the regime failed to materialise, Maduro remained in power and the US government loo...
22:48, 05/03/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador’s residence ROME (AP) — Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country’s opposition-controlled National Assembly has...
12:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. imposes Venezuela-related sanctions on two companies, two tankers The United States on Friday blacklisted two new shipping companies and two oil tanker ships for shipping oil from Venezuela to Cuba, the Treasury Depa...
19:32, 05/10/2019

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 und...
18:48, 07/08/2019

Venezuela's Juan Guaido calls for 'return to streets' The self-declared president has urged Venezuelans to protest against a growing government crackdown on opposition figures. The EU has warned the Madur...
08:32, 05/10/2019

Venezuela reopens borders with Brazil and Aruba, official says Venezuela is reopening its borders with Brazil and the Caribbean island of Aruba, Venezuela's Economy Vice President Tareck El Aissami said on Friday....
19:32, 05/10/2019

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top official...
19:16, 06/15/2019