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Venezuela Poverty

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...

Post-Chavez Venezuela Faces Dire Problems

AP | JACK CHANG and E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 05.15.2013 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — The road from the military academy where Hugo Chavez's body has been lying in state to the hilltop museum where he'll be di...

Border Crossings: The Venezuelans Are Coming!

John Densmore | Posted 02.02.2013 | Arts
John Densmore

The milagro (magic) of El Sistema -- Venezuela's program of taking impoverished kids and teaching them classical music -- can be summed up in one sentence uttered by its founder: "If you put a musical instrument in the hand of a kid, he or she will not pick up a gun."