Topic: Tachira State
Student protests began at the University of the Andes in San Cristobal, Venezuela, after an attempted rape of a college woman. A week later, the protests boiled over into a violent national uprising.
Yesterday's regional elections are viewed as a litmus test for a future presidential race in Venezuela. To many, it shows that Chavismo, Chávez’s political and social movement, is alive and well.
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.
05/25/2010 11:03 am
Experts warn that Venezuela blowing up two bridges on the Colombia border could result in an 'actual shooting battle.'
11/20/2009 12:00 am
In border states, Venezuelans say Colombian rebel groups extort monthly 'protection' money from businesses and ranchers.
06/13/2008 01:00 am
Many families of those kidnapped near the border with Colombia say President Hugo Chávez has neglected them in favor of high-profile Colombian victims.
02/15/2008 12:00 am