CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela on Friday released an opposition activist that had been jailed on accusations of inciting violence in the wake of President Nicolas Maduro's narrow election victory in April. Full story
LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's foreign minister has resigned, the government said on Wednesday, days after he was criticized for contributing to a diplomatic spat with Venezuela. Full story
After passionate campaigning, Venezuelans went to the polls to choose who will replace the late Hugo Chavez. NBC’s Mark Potter reports.
The Venezuelan government has announced it will conduct a formal inquiry into whether deceased president Hugo Chavez was "inoculated" with cancer. Risa Grais-Targow, Eurasia Group Latin America Analyst, provides perspective on how this might impact oil
Host Chris Hayes and his panel explore where the legacy of Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez lies in the contested ground between villain and saint. The Daily Beast’s Michael Moynihan, NYU professors Alejandro Velasco and Greg Grandin, and Queens College and the CUNY Graduate Center professor Sujatha Fernande
Leaders from just about every country in Latin America, as well as Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and a small delegation from the U.S., turned out for the funeral of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. NBC’s Mark Potter reports.
Rachel Maddow demonstrates the proper way to mix a Corpse Reviver #2 cocktail in a salute to the assorted creepily preserved world leaders on display around the world, the ranks of which will reportely soon include Venezuela's Hugo Chavez.
Andretti Autosport driver E.J. Viso of Venezuela holds up his country's flag while being photographed in his race car after qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana May 18, 2013. The 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 is scheduled for May 26.
Andretti Autosport driver E.J. Viso of Venezuela waits in the pit lane for his final qualifying run for the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana, May 18, 2013. The Indianapolis 500 is scheduled to be run May 26, 2013. REUTERS/John Sommers II (UNITE
Andretti Autosport driver E.J. Viso of Venezuela drives his race car on the track during a practice session at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana May 17, 2013. The 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 is scheduled for May 26. REUTERS/Larry Papke (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT
A man lines up at the checkout counter as he holds on to his purchases in a supermarket in Caracas May 16, 2013. Supplies of food and other basic products have been patchy in recent months, with long queues forming at supermarkets and rushes occurring when there is news of a new stock arrival. The s