In Venezuela, Humberto Patadilla pays just under $1 for 21 gallons of gasoline. If Hugo Chávez raises gas prices, he says, it could 'cause an explosion against him.'
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was given an early new year's eve present by the outgoing parliament: The power to rule by decree and bypass his legislative opponents.
The Venezuela election on Sunday saw the political opposition gain more than one-third of seats in legislature, enough to stymie Hugo Chávez's future initiatives.
Colombia's new President Juan Manuel Santos is hoping to mend relations with Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez days after outgoing President Álvaro Uribe repeated the charge that Chávez harbors leftist guerrillas.
One day after Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez ordered troops sent to the border, Colombia denied Saturday that it had any intention of invading its 'brother country.'
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez threatened to cut off oil to the US on Sunday. The latest Chávez oil threat comes amid a rising diplomatic spat with neighboring Colombia, a staunch US ally in the region.
Venezuela President Hugo Chávez severed ties after Colombia accused its neighbor of harboring Marxist guerrillas of the FARC rebel group. UN and Latin American leaders are calling for dialogue and restraint.
Despite Hugo Chávez's reforms, plentiful food staples at cheap prices remain a fantasy for many in Venezuela. Hours of shopping might yield only bitter coffee and unbuttered bread.
Oliver Stone's documentary 'South of the Border' grossed more in one weekend in the US than in nearly two weeks in Venezuela. Why has the sympathetic portrait of President Hugo Chávez fallen flat with Venezuelans?
Support for Venezuela President Hugo Chávez has fallen as problems have mounted for an economy battered by falling oil prices.
Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez threatened to shut down trade if Colombian presidential candidate Juan Manuel Santos wins the May 30 Colombia elections.
Venezuelan mothers and wives demonstrated in the streets of Caracas Monday with a message to President Hugo Chávez: fix Venezuela's overcrowded and violent prisons.
The EU-Latin America summit opened in Madrid today without Venezuela's Hugo Chávez, who is protesting the attendance of Honduras President Porfirio Lobo. Mr. Lobo was elected following the controversial ouster of Manuel Zelaya.
In a statement Tuesday, Latin American leaders back Argentina view that British oil drilling off the Falkland Islands is a violation of its sovereignty.
President Hugo Chávez's government says TV stations violated the law by failing to broadcast his speeches.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez this weekend devalued the country's currency, the bolivar, by half, in a move that economists say underscores the dire economic straits of the oil-rich nation.
After claiming that Venezuelan soldiers saw a US drone fly overhead a few days ago, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez ordered the military to shoot down the 'Yankee technology' next time. Colombia's defense minister said Venezuelan soldiers may have seen 'Father Christmas's sleigh.'
José "Pepe" Mujica won 51.7 percent of the votes in Sunday's run-off, extending the power of the ruling center-left Broad Front coalition.
The strong ties between President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran and his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chávez are well known. But Brazil's support has set this regional tour apart.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez recently compared Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to Idi Amin and Robert Mugabe - in a good way. Ahmadinejad's other Latin America stops include Brazil and Bolivia.
After bridge explosions, Venezuela's Hugo Chávez and Colombia's Alvaro Uribe agree on one thing: current conflict won't be resolved without outside mediation.
Experts warn that Venezuela blowing up two bridges on the Colombia border could result in an 'actual shooting battle.'
The Africa-South America summit’s big personalities dominated the show. But some concrete proposals, like the plan for a Bank of the South, also came from it.
Ousted President Manuel Zelaya chose to hole up in Brazil's embassy out of concern that his ties to Venezuela's Hugo Chávez would diminish his support in Honduras.
The announcement comes amid growing tensions between the leftist leader and the conservative government of Colombia, which recently agreed to host US military personnel on its bases.