Topic: U.S. Embassy in Venezuela
Venezuela President Hugo Chavez, who died Tuesday, made it his mission to sway Latin American leaders away from the US and toward his brand of populist socialism. Chavez made strides, but his influence in the region had been waning.
Opposition coalition leader Ramon Guillermo Aveledo said at a news conference that the information provided by government officials 'continues to be insufficient.'
Major League Baseball teams are shuttering their academies in Venezuela due to rising crime and political tension, but the country remains the No. 2 source of foreign players in the MLB.