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Colombia protests Venezuelan military crossing border

BOGOTA Colombia sent a letter to the Venezuelan foreign ministry on Tuesday protesting the incursion of a military helicopter and troops from that nation over the border, the latest in a series of similar incidents that have drawn criticism from Colombia.


Mexico's presidential front-runner vows stable economy; aide urges NAFTA delay 4:57am GMT

MEXICO CITY Mexico's leftist presidential hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador vowed on Monday to boost infrastructure spending but guard economic stability, while his team reiterated that ongoing NAFTA talks should be put off until after next year's election.


White House asks U.S. Supreme Court to allow full travel ban 2:46am GMT

WASHINGTON The White House asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to allow President Donald Trump's latest travel ban to take full effect after an appeals court in California ruled last week that only parts of it could be enacted.


Venezuela opposition leader Ledezma flees to Spain 18 Nov 2017

CARACAS/BOGOTA Veteran Venezuelan opposition leader Antonio Ledezma, under house arrest since 2015 for alleged coup plotting, escaped across the border to Colombia on Friday and later flew to Spain.


Venezuela's Maduro offers to help Trump fight drugs 18 Nov 2017

CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, whose top political allies have been accused by Washington of dealing in illegal narcotics, on Friday offered to help U.S. President Donald Trump in fighting the drug trade.


Venezuela's ex-prosecutor wants Maduro tried at Hague 16 Nov 2017

CARACAS Venezuela's sacked former chief prosecutor on Thursday asked the International Criminal Court to capture and try President Nicolas Maduro and other top officials for crimes against humanity over murders by police and military officers.

Moscow says Venezuela has not asked for help beyond debt deal 15 Nov 2017

MOSCOW Venezuela has not requested any help from Russia beyond a debt restructuring deal that has already been agreed between the two countries, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday.


Russia says Venezuela to pay it back $3.15 billion over 10 years 15 Nov 2017

MOSCOW Russia and Venezuela have signed a debt restructuring deal under which Caracas will pay Moscow back $3.15 bln over a 10-year period, Russia's Finance Ministry said on Wednesday.

PDVSA, other firms' debts, not included in Moscow-Caracas debt deal - minister 15 Nov 2017

MOSCOW Funds borrowed from Russia by Venezuelan firms, including oil producer PDVSA, are not part of a debt restructuring deal agreed between Moscow and Caracas on Wednesday, Venezuelan Economy and Finance Minister Simon Zerpa told reporters.


Venezuela opposition says talks with government delayed 15 Nov 2017

CARACAS Venezuela's opposition said on Tuesday that this week's planned political dialogue in the Dominican Republic with President Nicolas Maduro's government was being postponed because regional guarantors were not going.

Venezuela 2012: more revolution?


Insight: Chavista militants may be wild card after election

CARACAS - Sitting in front of a mural of Jesus and the Virgin Mary armed with AK-47s, three red-shirted children are clutching assault rifles and copies of Venezuela's constitution.  Full Article