Venezuela's chief prosecutor said she has asked a court to freeze the assets of the editor of one of the country's two major opposition newspapers. El Nacional editor Miguel Henrique Otero called the move an attack on freedom of expression in statements published Sunday. Full story
PUERTO AYACUCHO, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos on Monday agreed to turn the page on a diplomatic dispute triggered when Santos met with Venezuela's main opposition leader in May. Full story
CARACAS (Reuters) - Gunmen stormed a graduation party at a home in Venezuela's central Bolivar state and killed eight people, including six teenagers, the country's public prosecutor said on Sunday. Full story
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela said it was ending efforts to improve ties with Washington after the Obama administration's nominee for envoy to the United Nations vowed to oppose what she called a crackdown on civil society in the "repressive" OPEC nation. Full story
Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who broke the NSA surveillance story, says Venezuela is likely Edward Snowden’s choice for asylum, but Snowden will not have an easy time traveling without a passport and with the possibility of being caught by U.S. police or Interpol. NBC’s Jim Maceda reports.
NBC News’ Jim Maceda joins MSNBC’s Alex Witt from Moscow to give an update on Edward Snowden. The presidents of Venezuela and Nicaragua have both offered Snowden asylum in their countries. Maceda says that both of the options are plausible, however, both have strings attached for Snowden. NBC's Kris
Although Venezuela has not yet received an asylum request from NSA leaker Edward Snowden, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has said he would consider such a request very seriously, adding that Snowden deserves protection. NBC’s Jim Maceda reports.
Two staffers at the American embassy in Caracas, Venezuela, were shot and wounded at a local strip club Tuesday. The shooting was caused by a scuffle between other patrons at the club.
Shortages of toilet paper across Venezuela have led to long lines with some people waiting days to stock up on rolls. Economists say the shortages stem from state-controlled prices, which are set below market-clearing price as a way to assist the disadvantaged. TODAY’s Jenna Wolfe reports.
Jeserik Pinto of Venezuela competes in the women's 50m breaststroke heats during the World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SWIMMING)
Miguel Ferreira of Venezuala competes in the men's 50m breaststroke heats during the World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona July 30, 2013. REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SWIMMING)
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and Ecuador's President Rafael Correa talk as they visit the tomb of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez at the 4F military fort in Caracas July 29, 2013. Correa is on official visit in Venezuela. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins (VENEZUELA - Tags: POLITICS)
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and Ecuador's President Rafael Correa talk during their meeting before visiting the tomb of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez at the 4F military fort in Caracas July 29, 2013. Correa is on official visit in Venezuela. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins (VENEZUELA