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Venezuela President Cracks Down On American Visitors Over Alleged Espionage

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2015 | World

(Refiled for wider distribution) CARACAS, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Saturday his government had c...

Venezuela Vacation, Part 2: Surviving Caracas After a Coup Attempt

Mark Chesnut | Posted 04.23.2015 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

On Saturday morning, the local Caracas TV stations captured our attention with footage of a daring escape by a rebel pilot, who ejected from his plane seconds before a fiery crash at La Carlota military airport.

Venezuela's Largest Airport Imposes 'Breathing Tax'

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel

We thought we'd seen it all when it came to crazy air travel fees, but alas, we were wrong. Carcas' Simón Bolívar International Airport -- Venez...

The Waterfall That Puts Niagara Falls To Shame

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 05.15.2014 | Travel

Is there anything more beautiful than a giant, stunning waterfall? Angel Falls -- also known as El Salto Ángel -- is located in southeastern Vene...

8 Awe-inspiring Waterfalls

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.06.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Nothing but water tumbling from a vertical drop, waterfalls have a transcendent beauty that's almost difficult to explain -- there's the rush of the flowing water, the crash falling over the rocks and the residual spray of the cascade.

Colombia's 'Primitive' Paintings Worth a Second Look

Elyssa Pachico | Posted 12.12.2012 | Arts
Elyssa Pachico

It's possible that the kind of naif art produced by Jairo will continue to find a home in some of Latin America's most elite museums and galleries. Still, this is anything but high art.

Chavez Expropriates Caribbean Island Mansions And Yachts

Posted 12.12.2011 | Travel

Venezuela President Hugo Chavez announced on television over the weekend that he plans to expropriate the mansions on Los Rocques, a beautiful Caribbe...

VIDEO: In Caracas, Bodyguards Are Photography Equipment

Jeroen Swolfs | Posted 12.03.2011 | Travel
Jeroen Swolfs

Caracas was already a difficult place to shoot: I needed an armed bodyguard to watch my back.