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Deadly Protests In Venezuela Escalate

Posted 02.20.2014 | World

CARACAS, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Security forces faced off with demonstrators in streets blocked by burning barricades in several Venezuelan cities on Thur...

Monica Spear Is Latest Symbol Of Venezuela's Crime Woes

AP | FRANK BAJAK and JORGE RUEDA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A popular soap-opera actress and former Miss Venezuela, 29-year-old Monica Spear surely could have afforded to vacation el...

Venezuela's Homicide Rate Quadruples In Fifteen Years, NGO Reports

AP | Posted 12.27.2013 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A non-governmental group that tracks violent crime in Venezuela says the country's homicide rate has risen again in 2013 a...

In Venezuela Crime Spree, Even Hospitals Are Hit

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 11.11.2011 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — A young man dies of gunshot wounds, and enraged friends and relatives react by shooting up the hospital. A medical student ...

Venezuelan Criminals Turn To Facebook

globalpost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- It has taken Venezuela by storm, but it seems that Facebook and other social networking sites also come with their perils. Poli...