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Jimmy Carter Plans Trip to Venezuela Amid Unrest

Jimmy Carter Plans Trip to Venezuela Amid Unrest

By Pam Wright February 26, 2014

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will travel to Venezuela in April and hopes to meet with Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles to help ease tensions in the politically-torn country. Carter expressed concerns about Venezuela’s escalating political crisis in a private …

Venezuela Protests Leave 3 People Dead Venezuela Protests Leave 3 People Dead

Youth Day marches in Caracas, Venezuela turned violent with at least three people dead from gunshot wounds. Protests against the government have been escalating since the inauguration of President Nicolas Maduro in April 2013. The violent events were another cry from …

Miss Venezuela And Ex-Husband Shot Dead By Robbers Miss Venezuela And Ex-Husband Shot Dead By Robbers

Former Miss Venezuela Monica Spear was shot dead, alongside her ex-husband Thomas Henry Berry during an attempted car robbery, police said Tuesday. The 29-year-old former model and Telenovela star was travelling towards Valencia City in a grey 2002 Toyota Corolla …

Air France Bomb Threat May Be False Air France Bomb Threat May Be False

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Air France flight 385 to SEBIN was delayed on Saturday due to the possibility of an explosive device being on board. “The information we have is that a terrorist group intended to place an explosive on a flight between France …

Miss Universe 2013 Crowned, From Venezuela Miss Universe 2013 Crowned, From Venezuela

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Yesterday, a new Miss Universe was crowned. The new reigning Miss Universe is from Venezuela, making her the 7th winner from the South American country, according to Time. According to People, Venezuela has more winners of beauty competitions than any …

Firefox OS Is Now Available In Latin America Firefox OS Is Now Available In Latin America

Last month, Europeans were the first to get a taste of Firefox OS. Now two South American countries will get to see for themselves if Mozilla has something that can finally take on iOS and Android. Mozilla and Telefonica announced …

Edward Snowden: Venezuela Says the Door’s Open Edward Snowden: Venezuela Says the Door’s Open

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The presidents of Venezuela and Nicaragua have extended a hand to Edward Snowden. In the wake of the grounding of Bolivian president Evo Morales’s plane, on which Snowden was rumored to be aboard, Latin America has banded together to express …

Hugo Chávez Near Death, According To Reports Hugo Chávez Near Death, According To Reports

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There have been rumors going around that Venezuela President Hugo Chávez had died, but reports have come out to the contrary. The country’s vice president reportedly said on Thursday that he is “still fighting for his life,” and according to …

Gas Prices Worldwide [Infographic] Gas Prices Worldwide [Infographic]
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Financial planning firm Credit Sesame has just released a new infographic which describes gasoline prices and usage rates around the world. First off, a gallon of gas is 6 cents in oil-rich Venezuela. The lowest price I can recall in …

Twitter Use Taking Off In Many Foreign Markets

comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) has just released a report on Twitter’s explosive growth worldwide. The comScore study found that in June 2010, about 93 million Internet users visited Twitter.com. This is an overall increase of 109 percent over last year. Indonesia reported the highest number of users, with 20.8 percent of Internet users in Indonesia visiting Twitter.com in June of 2010, followed by Brazil and Venezuela.

Venezuelan TV Sticks It To Chavez With YouTube
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Man, you gotta love YouTube just for the sheer empowerment it has the potential to give the disenfranchised.

A Venezuelan television station is the latest to use the video-sharing site to get around government and legal pressures.

Censorship? There’s Always YouTube

Venezuelans upset by the government-ordered shutdown of Radio Caracas Television can follow the station’s new daily broadcasts at YouTube.