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Venezuela: Juan Guaido's bodyguards arrested

Two members of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's security team have been arrested for allegedly trying to sell guns. There is no indication ...

Venezuela: Juan Guaido's bodyguards arrested

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Juan Guaido declares 'final phase' of operation to topple Venezuela's Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido made his boldest attempt yet to seize power from embattled President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday morning, announcing an uprising alongside a group of soldiers in...
18:17 2019-05-21

Venezuela deports 59 Colombians arrested 'arbitrarily' three years ago: U.N. Venezuela's government on Saturday deported 59 Colombian citizens who had been "arbitrarily" detained there almost three years ago, the United Nations human rights office said, applauding it as a "pos...
01:34 2019-06-30

Varangian Guard: Bodyguards and Berserkers of the Byzantine Empire The tale of the Varangians continues in its prime in the form of the Varangian Guard, a prominent and selective Byzantine army arising in the tenth century. Composed of the Scandinavian marauders in t...
01:51 2019-06-21

Turkish president Erdogan's bodyguards clash with Bosnian police Bosnian authorities say Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail has scuffled with border police at Sarajevo's airport. The guards escorting the Turkish leader reportedly refused to hand over their guns...
01:51 2019-07-09

Juan Williams: 'I don't think Mueller has a right to simply say "I'm gone"' Fox News' Juan Williams said Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller should testify before Congress and criticized President Trump for his comments directed towards the former FBI director....
04:17 2019-05-31

Juan Williams: Joe Biden in 'big trouble' after CNN interview revelation Fox News's Juan Williams says former Vice President Joe Biden is in "big trouble" after the Democratic presidential frontrunner said he was wasn't ready for Sen. Kamala Harris' attacks during last wee...
09:51 2019-07-06

Phillies place Juan Nicasio on IL with strained groin Phillies place right-hander Juan Nicasio on 10-day injured list with strained left groin, recall left-hander Austin Davis       ...
00:17 2019-07-05

Defence minister blames ARA San Juan's sinking on 'lack of training' Oscar Aguad later clarifies remarks after anger from families, saying he didn't blame the crew for the submarine tragedy, in which all 44 officers died....
17:00 2019-05-21

Juan Williams and Jesse Watters debate Trump 'backpedalling' Fox News' Jesse Watters and Juan Williams picked up where they left off Friday once again debating the president's comments that he would be willing to listen to a foreign government if they had infor...
07:34 2019-06-15

Why Juan Martin del Potro could be a sleeping giant at the French Open Due to an injury-plagued year, del Potro entered Roland Garros under the radar. But if his opening win is any indication, he could yet be a factor in Paris....
06:34 2019-05-29

Spanish ex-monarch Juan Carlos I retires from public life MADRID (AP) — Spain’s former monarch, Juan Carlos I, says he wants to completely retire from public life on June 2, five years after abdicating the throne. The king emeritus said in a letter pub...
20:17 2019-05-27

Let Juan Manuel Fangio Inspire You to do Amazing Things Today El Chueco has long been an inspiration of mine, as he managed to do things in a car that nobody even thought possible. He was the best driver of his time, perhaps of all time. If you aren’t convinced,...
19:00 2019-07-14

Juan Soto proves Keith Hernandez wrong immediately Swing and a miss for Keith Hernandez. The beloved Mets legend knocked Juan Soto early in Tuesday’s game for not being a “home run hitter,” so of course the Washington Nationals’...
09:34 2019-05-22

Andy Murray has the talent to make comeback, says Juan Martín del Potro • Argentinian has fought back from several injuries • ‘I was close to quitting right before the Olympics three years ago’Few people have a better insight into Andy Murray’s torment than Juan Martín de...
06:51 2019-06-16

Juan Mata agrees three-year deal to stay at Manchester United • Spaniard’s contract was set to expire on 30 June• Salary similar but length a step up from one-year offerJuan Mata has reached an agreement on a new contract tieing him to Manchester United for the ...
22:34 2019-06-18

Colombia's Juan Valdez focused on return to Mexico, Argentina debut Colombia coffee shop chain Juan Valdez will focus on expanding its presence in Latin America, including returning to Mexico and debuting in Argentina, before it looks further afield to Asia and Europe...
17:17 2019-06-06

Juan Williams, Greg Gutfeld discuss whether President Trump may want to be impeached by the House As the talk of impeaching President Trump ramps up, two co-hosts of "The Five" explained why the president may actually want to be impeached... but for slightly different reasons than the Democrats....
01:51 2019-05-22

Juan Williams: Trump 'scaremongering,' using executive order to 'go around Supreme Court' on census President Trump's executive order asking federal agencies to aid in the accounting of the citizen and non-citizen population is a scare tactic, according to Juan Williams....
02:00 2019-07-12

Kal Yafai turns attention to Juan Francisco Estrada after beating Norbelto Jimenez Kal Yafai can look ahead to a potential unification fight after fulfilling his mandatory obligation The post Kal Yafai turns attention to Juan Francisco Estrada after beating Norbelto Jimenez appeared...
18:34 2019-06-30

Juan Williams, Greg Gutfeld on whether the media should apologize for promoting Michael Avenatti Do CNN and MSNBC hosts owe Americans an explanation for hosting now disgraced anti-Trump attorney Michael Avenatti? Greg Gutfeld made that argument Thursday on "The Five," calling out networks and sho...
04:51 2019-05-24

Juan Williams: Julian Castro 'the breakout star' of first 2020 Dem debate night Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro's concentration on immigration policy should win him accolades for his 2020 primary debate performance, according to Juan Williams....
00:17 2019-06-28

Juan Mata offered new Man Utd contract as Antonio Valencia follows Ander Herrera out of exit door Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United overhaul has begun after the Premier League confirmed Antonio Valencia and Ander Herrera will head a mass Old Trafford exodus....
21:51 2019-06-07

Juan Williams: Anti-Trump protesters targeting Lawrence Jones with racist abuse an example of 'intolerance coming from the left' Anti-Trump protestors who targeted Fox News contributor Lawrence Jones with racist remarks during an impeachment rally in Manhattan exposed a level of intolerance on the left, according to Juan Willia...
02:17 2019-06-19

Venezuela gives a rare look at its economy Venezuela's economy is in shambles and the country has plunged into political chaos. The dysfunction is so great that basic economic data has been hard to come by....
09:51 2019-05-30

Russia Says It Won't Increase Presence in Venezuela Russia said it had rotated a group of weapons specialists in Venezuela and emphasized that it didn’t intend to increase its military presence in the country....
01:51 2019-06-28

Venezuela Made A Pact With The VAR Devil For most of my lifetime, Venezuela has been chum for the sharks of South America. La Vinotinto have never qualified for a World Cup, have never even made the final of a Copa America, and generally do ...
17:34 2019-06-19

Venezuela talks in Norway end without deal Government and opposition envoys meeting in Norway have failed to reach an agreement in their latest rounds of talks. Opposition leader Juan Guaido has vowed to press ahead with street protests....
17:51 2019-05-30

U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by international shippers could be subject to U.S. sanct...
03:17 2019-06-07

Inside oil-rich Venezuela's gas shortages For the last two weeks, people from several states in Venezuela have described severe gas shortages, a once unthinkable problem. It's not the first time that the country has suffered gas shortages, bu...
22:00 2019-05-26

Boyd makes US debut, among 5 changes vs Venezuela CINCINNATI (AP) — Forward Tyler Boyd made his debut for the United States in its final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gold Cup, one of five lineup changes against Venezuela. The 24-year-old had five a...
23:17 2019-06-09

In Maduro's regime, Venezuela sends aid to you Venezuela will send food to feed hungry Colombian children, communications minister Jorge Rodriguez claimed Monday -- citing statistics about poverty in neighboring Colombia -- even as citizens in his...
01:51 2019-06-22

Canada closes embassy in Venezuela Canada announced Sunday that it has temporarily closed its embassy in Venezuela, blaming President Nicolas Maduro for limiting its abilities to function in the destabilized country....
07:00 2019-06-03

Trump said Russia was getting out of Venezuela. The Kremlin says that’s not true. The Kremlin contradicted Trump’s tweet that Russian personnel have departed Venezuela. Moscow is a primary backer of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro....
22:34 2019-06-04

Even criminals are suffering in Venezuela’s failing economy CARACAS, Venezuela — The feared street gangster El Negrito sleeps with a pistol under his pillow and says he’s lost track of his murder count. But despite his hardened demeanor, he’s quick to gripe ab...
22:00 2019-05-28

A Fuel Shortage Is Crippling Agriculture in Venezuela Already facing a deep economic crisis, the country is seeing food production shrink drastically as mismanagement and American sanctions make gasoline scarce....
22:00 2019-07-06

Norway says it will host Venezuela mediation again next week The diplomatic effort reflects recognition in Venezuela that neither the government or opposition have been able to prevail in their struggle for power....
00:17 2019-05-26

Venezuela Negotiators Agree to New Round of Talks Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide agreed to hold a new round of negotiations, Norway’s foreign ministry said, as Oslo looks to mediate a solution to the South American nation’s political stan...
04:51 2019-05-26

Venezuela accused of killing naval officer Security forces loyal to President Nicolas Maduro arrested naval officer Rafael Acosta Arevalo last month. Twelve countries from across the Americas have called his reported death an "assassination."...
10:17 2019-07-01

Venezuela frees judge, journalist, 20 students: U.N Venezuela has released 22 prisoners including the emblematic cases of judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday....
14:34 2019-07-05

Venezuela Forces Killed Thousands, Then Covered It Up, U.N. Says Special forces members engaged in extrajudicial killings and then altered crime scenes to make it look as if the victims had been resisting arrest, United Nations investigators said....
02:00 2019-07-05

Venezuela says U.S. sanctions hit debt refinancing, oil sales Venezuela charged on Friday that U.S.-led sanctions had stopped foreign debt refinancing, blocked vital food and medicine imports, and cost billions of dollars in lost oil assets....
14:34 2019-07-05

Maduro invites Huawei to set up 4G network in Venezuela Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is inviting China’s Huawei to help set up a 4G network in Venezuela, prompting opposition leader Juan Guaidó to accuse him of having an “absolute disconnection with...
21:34 2019-05-24

Venezuela marks independence day with military parade President Maduro said he would seek peace with the opposition, one day after a UN report accused the military of extrajudicial killings. Opposition leader Juan Guaido called for an end to Maduro's "di...
22:51 2019-07-05

Rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela: jurists' group The rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela under the government of President Nicolas Maduro which has usurped the powers of the legislative and judicial branches, an international legal watchdog said o...
17:34 2019-07-08

'Viva el VAR,' sing Venezuela after draw with Brazil "The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) rode to Venezuela\u0027s rescue once again at the Copa America on Tuesday, denying hosts Brazil two goals in a surprise 0-0 draw in Group A."...
16:00 2019-06-19

Oil and migration: why the U.S. is heavily involved in Venezuela’s crisis Oil, migration and proximity. These are the reasons experts gave when asked why the western world — particularly the United States — is so concerned with Venezuela's political fate....
21:00 2019-05-26

JP Morgan to cut Venezuela weight to zero in key indexes over five months JP Morgan will reduce the weight of Venezuela's sovereign and PDVSA bonds to zero in its widely-tracked indexes, the bank said on Tuesday, adding the linear five-month phase out process would start on...
16:51 2019-07-09

Venezuela releasing judge, journalist, 20 students - U.N. Venezuela is releasing 22 people, including judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday, and an opposition lawmaker called for more releases....
19:34 2019-07-05

Venezuela Opposition Threatened by Embezzlement Allegations Accusations that two opposition activists pilfered tens of thousands of dollars is threatening to become an embarrassment for a coalition that is heavily dependent on funds from private donors and for...
13:00 2019-06-19

Norway says Venezuela mediation to resume next week Norway says representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have decided to return to Oslo for a mediation effort aimed at resolving the political crisis in the South American country....
21:51 2019-05-25

Xi says China will play 'constructive role' on Venezuela China will work with the international community to play a constructive role with Venezuela and help the country to get back on a normal development path as soon as possible, Chinese President Xi Jinp...
08:34 2019-06-05

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener has been given permission by Caracas to return....
10:34 2019-07-02

| Trump: Russia says has removed 'most' personnel from Venezuela Russia has told the US that it has withdrawn most of its personnel from Venezuela, US President Donald Trump says, two months after telling Moscow to "get out" of the crisis-plagued Latin American nat...
13:34 2019-06-04

U.S. Prepares Charges Over Venezuela's Food-Aid Program The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal charges to sanctions against people involved in Venezuela’s military-run emergency food program, part of an effort to target what they describe as ...
22:34 2019-05-21

Peru held by 10-man Venezuela in Copa America PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Peru was held by 10-man Venezuela to a 0-0 draw in the teams’ Copa America opener on Saturday. Venezuela defender Luis del Pino received his second yellow card for a ...
01:51 2019-06-16

Canada suspends operations at Venezuela embassy Canada has temporarily shut its embassy in Venezuela, saying President Nicolas Maduro's government is refusing to renew visas for Canadian diplomats. Ottawa is also reviewing the status of Venezuelan ...
10:34 2019-06-03

Trump says Russia has pulled ‘most of their people’ from Venezuela ​President Trump said in a tweet that Russia has pulled “most of their people from Venezuela,” where President Nicolas Maduro continues to cling to power despite an ongoing humanitarian cr...
00:34 2019-06-04

Venezuela’s Guaido to name new boards of PDVSA and Citgo Venezuela's President of the National Assembly, Juan Guaido, will name new director boards at state oil company PDVSA and its United States subsidiary Citgo....
17:51 2019-05-21

Venezuela shreds sloppy US defense early for 3-0 win CINCINNATI (AP) — Sloppy defense and careless goalkeeping sent the United States to another disconcerting loss Sunday, 3-0 to Venezuela in the Americans’ final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gol...
23:17 2019-06-09

Venezuela's Lopez says he met generals during house arrest Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez believes President Nicolas Maduro's government will fall "in weeks," he told journalists in Caracas Thursday....
18:17 2019-05-21

7 people die in military helicopter crash in Venezuela A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed on Saturday in Hatillo, a municipality near Caracas, killing all seven on board, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Defense....
18:17 2019-05-21

U.S. Suspends Passenger and Cargo Flights to Venezuela The Department of Homeland Security said the country’s instability created conditions that “threaten the safety and security of passengers, aircraft, and crew.”...
15:01 2019-05-21

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top officials backing the socialist leader and suspected of corruption...
18:51 2019-06-28

Venezuela's government and opposition to reset talks President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido both signaled in the past days a willingness to return to the negotiating table. The two sides have already met twice in talks hosted by Norw...
12:00 2019-06-30

Greece recognizes Venezuela's Guaido, in line with EU Greece will follow the European Union's line and recognize Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, in an about-face after the new conservative government took p...
12:00 2019-07-12

Venezuela Gives Colombian Rebels Free Rein The guerrillas of the National Liberation Army, or ELN, have been battling Colombian governments for half a century, but they have a new advantage: Sanctuary in and open support from Venezuela is help...
18:17 2019-07-14

Venezuela reopens border crossing with Colombia Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela's embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost four months....
16:17 2019-06-08

OAS meeting ends in disagreement over Venezuela opposition delegation Members of the Organization of American States (OAS) ended two days of meetings on Friday without a clear plan for increasing pressure on embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, despite a major...
04:34 2019-06-29

U.S.' Pompeo to discuss Venezuela, Iran with Dutch counterpart U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Dutch counterpart will discuss Iran and Venezuela during talks in The Hague on Monday, Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok said....
17:51 2019-06-03

Feds slap sanctions on son of Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro The US on Friday slapped sanctions on Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s son to ratchet up pressure on relatives of top officials backing the socialist leader. The Treasury Department froze any ass...
10:51 2019-06-29

Uruguay withdraws from OAS meeting over Venezuela opposition delegation Uruguay on Thursday withdrew from a meeting of the Organization of American States (OAS) being held in Medellin, Colombia, in protest of the presence of what it said was an illegitimate delegation fro...
23:17 2019-06-27

Venezuela sources: Talks to break deadlock set to resume BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that negotiations aimed at breaking Venezuela’s political standoff will resume next week, likely on the Caribbean island of Barbados. Thr...
20:34 2019-06-29

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire situation must not be allowed to "deteriorate any fur...
16:34 2019-06-22

Argentina see off Venezuela to set up titanic Copa clash with Brazil Argentina can look forward to a mouthwatering Copa America semi-final clash with Brazil after delivering a much-improved display to beat Venezuela 2-0 in the quarter-finals in their first game at the ...
02:00 2019-06-29

Venezuela: Representatives of Maduro and Guaido to meet in Norway Norway's Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the government and opposition delegates will hold talks in Oslo next week to carry forward the negotiation process. It will be their first face-to-fa...
14:34 2019-05-26

Uruguay protests role of Venezuela’s opposition at gathering A representative for Uruguay has walked out of a meeting of regional countries in Latin America in protest over the participation of diplomats appointed by Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó...
02:00 2019-06-28

Venezuela steers away from politics before Copa América game RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Venezuela coach Rafael Dudamel almost left his job for political reasons after his team beat Argentina 3-1 in March in a friendly game in Madrid. One day before he faces Lionel M...
04:34 2019-06-28

Venezuela's army death squads kill thousands — UN A UN report has detailed the extrajudicial executions of thousands of young men by special forces. The report says that the death squads are carrying out President Maduro's strategy for neutralizing p...
01:17 2019-07-05

Norwegian diplomat pushes Venezuela talks against the odds If there*s a negotiated settlement to Venezuela*s protracted crisis, it*ll likely be reached with the help of a self-effacing, tight-lipped Scandinavian diplomat with a fondness for distance running....
22:00 2019-05-31

Venezuela healthcare collapse: Four children die in same hospital this month Under a wooden arch decorated with white balloons in a small house in Caracas' largest slum, the body of 11-year-old Erick Altuve lay in a small coffin covered in cuddly toys and cartoon drawings, one...
19:34 2019-05-31

IMF denies pressuring Venezuela to release economic data The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it had not pressured Venezuela to release economic indicators after years of silence, while two sources said the country's surprise data release this w...
07:34 2019-05-31

Lima Group and EU urge more international involvement in Venezuela The Lima Group regional bloc and EU-led contact group on Venezuela on Monday called on Latin America and the broader international community to play a more active role in restoring democracy to Venezu...
02:34 2019-06-04

Venezuela political negotiations to continue next week: sources The sources said the location for the talks will be decided by the government of Norway, which is leading the mediation effort and hosted two previous rounds of exploratory talks in May....
03:17 2019-06-30

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro for allegedly silencing opponents with jail, torture and excessiv...
02:51 2019-06-20

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria too...
15:51 2019-05-28

Trump: Russia told U.S. 'most of their people' have left Venezuela President Donald Trump said on Monday that Russia told the United States it had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela, where Moscow has maintained military and economic ties with socialist Pre...
02:34 2019-06-04

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU's special envoy for Venezuela The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc's special envoy for Venezuela....
15:17 2019-05-28

Chevron has been in Venezuela for nearly 100 years. It could finally be forced to leave Chevron's nearly century-long relationship with Venezuela might not survive the Maduro regime's fight with the United States. Not only is Venezuela's infrastructure crumbling, but the OPEC member's na...
18:00 2019-06-19

Venezuela closes border with Brazil, Colombian crossings may be next Nicolas Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, as tensions over foreign aid deliveries rise. The embattled President also is considering closing the border with Colombia -- a move that woul...
01:51 2019-06-22

US balks as Venezuela heads up UN-backed disarmament body GENEVA (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the U.N.’s main disarmament body has walked out of its current session in Geneva to protest that Venezuela has taken the chair. Robert Wood insisted “a...
13:00 2019-05-28

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU’s special envoy for Venezuela The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc’s special envoy to bolster efforts to end the political and social crisis ...
12:51 2019-05-28

In Venezuela, criminals feel the pinch of an economic crisis In something of an unexpected silver lining to Venezuela’s all-consuming crisis, experts say armed assaults and killings in the country are plummeting....
09:51 2019-05-28

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get buy-in from countries supporting embattled President Nicolá...
21:34 2019-06-03

Canada to Suspend Diplomatic Operations at Embassy in Venezuela Canada said Sunday it was temporarily suspending its diplomatic operations in Venezuela, and planned to evaluate the status of Venezuelan diplomats in Ottawa....
17:51 2019-06-03

Martino, Mexico use shuffling roster to beat Venezuela ATLANTA (AP) — For all the players absent from Mexico’s national team, new coach Tata Martino may still have a roster solid enough to make a strong run in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Martino returned...
07:34 2019-06-06

Venezuela's Military Deserters Face Disappointment Across the Border When Gabriel Pérez fled for this Colombian border city after defecting from Venezuela’s military, he thought he and hundreds of other deserters would soon launch an incursion to topple the autocrat ba...
15:34 2019-05-29

Venezuela beats Bolivia 3-1 and advances in Copa America BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Venezuela beat Bolivia 3-1 to advance to the Copa America quarterfinals on Saturday. Darwin Machis scored in each half for Venezuela at Mineirao Stadium. Leonel Justinian...
23:17 2019-06-22

Venezuela's rule of law has crumbled under Maduro, says legal watchdog International Commission of Jurists called on Venezuelan authorities to reinstate democratic institutionsThe rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela under the government of Nicolás Maduro, which has usu...
01:00 2019-07-09

Venezuela's Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption Venezuela's opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who deserted and crossed into Colombia....
06:00 2019-06-18

Venezuela draw 0-0 with Peru in their Copa America opener "Venezuela and Peru began their Copa America with a nervous 0-0 draw on Saturday in a match marked by two Peruvian goals chalked off after consultation with the Video Assistant Referee (VAR)."...
01:51 2019-06-16

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quick solution....
17:00 2019-05-21

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents, although divisions remain over the ...
20:00 2019-06-15

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponent...
19:17 2019-06-15

Venezuela’s Collapse Frays Its Economic Ties With Russia Russia has been a bulwark of support for Venezuela. But as that country’s economy crumbles, Russian state-owned businesses are pulling back to protect their bottom line....
07:34 2019-06-18

Norway mediation effort in Venezuela’s crisis slows Venezuelan leader Juan Guaidó said Friday that the opposition’s demand for presidential elections is not negotiable, slowing mediation efforts by Norway aimed at resolving Venezuela’s political crisis...
00:51 2019-06-08

Soccer: First-half goals give Venezuela 3-0 friendly win over U.S. Venezuela scored three goals without reply in a whirlwind first half to grab a convincing 3-0 win over the United States in a friendly in Cincinnati on Sunday....
02:00 2019-06-10

The Latest: Diplomats meet in Sweden to discuss Venezuela The latest on the political turmoil in Venezuela (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Officials say that Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with interests in Venezuela amid stalled mediation effort...
21:00 2019-06-13

Venezuela reopens Tachira border post with Colombia Four months ago Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed the border post during a dispute over humanitarian aid deliveries. It is not clear whether crucial border bridges will be unblocked....
12:51 2019-06-08

Norway says Venezuela opposition and government talks to continue Talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition will continue, Norway's foreign ministry said on Thursday, after a top Socialist Party leader announced the end of this week's round of Oslo-bac...
00:34 2019-07-12

Venezuela’s misery doesn’t even spare the dead in Maracaibo MARACAIBO, Venezuela (AP) — Even the dead aren’t safe in Maracaibo, a sweltering, suffering city in Venezuela. Thieves have broken into some of the vaults and coffins in El Cuadrado cemetery sin...
07:00 2019-06-18

Venezuela reopens border with Colombia after four-month blockade Venezuelans have joined long lines to cross into Colombia to buy food and medicine. Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro shut the border in February to keep out foreign aid he said was unneed...
23:34 2019-06-08

Venezuela government, opposition agree to continue talks There will be further talks to end to Venezuela's stalemate, negotiators have said. For years, the president's adversaries had been wary of lengthy dialogue, insisting that he has used talks to stall ...
05:17 2019-07-12

Thousands pour into Colombia as Venezuela reopens border Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down for the past four months...
03:17 2019-06-09

After 4 Months, Venezuela Reopens Border Crossing With Colombia CÚCUTA, Colombia — Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down f...
06:01 2019-06-09

Women fight to solve mysterious murders in Venezuela More than 8,200 people died in extrajudicial killings in Venezuela between 2015 and 2017, estimates Amnesty International. And the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has accused state-a...
18:17 2019-05-21

Exclusive: Guaido says Washington should help Venezuela keep U.S. refiner Citgo The United States should help Venezuela keep control over U.S. refiner Citgo by preventing its seizure by creditors seeking to collect on unpaid Venezuelan debts, opposition leader Juan Guaido said in...
05:17 2019-05-23

Venezuela was on the brink of an uprising. Now protesters are fighting for survival As opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his US ally puzzle over their failures to wrest control of the government, embattled President Nicolas Maduro is moving to enforce a new normal across Venezuela....
18:17 2019-05-21

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
14:34 2019-06-18

Instagram priest takes to Venezuela's streets 'with the people' Venezuelan priest Luis Antonio Salazar has built a solid social media following over the past two years preaching the Bible over Instagram, breaking the mold of the country's conservative Catholic chu...
20:34 2019-06-13

We need to use persuasion rather than military action in Venezuela, Colombia's president says Daily pressure should be exerted on Venezuela's military regime to defect from the Maduro regime rather than international military intervention, Colombia's president told CNBC on Tuesday....
10:34 2019-06-18

Venezuela's Maduro ratifies Padrino as defense minister Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday announced he will maintain Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino in his post, following months of rumors that top military brass would be replaced after a fai...
08:34 2019-07-08

U.S. walks out of U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the ch...
12:00 2019-05-28

EU sees sharp rise in asylum applications from Venezuela The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. While Syrians and Afghans formerly topped the list, the EU has seen a surge in the number of refugees from Latin America — particularly Vene...
10:17 2019-06-11

Plans for Tower Fifth in Midtown include Venezuela consulate The current Venezuelan consulate on East 51st Street is supposed to be incorporated into Harry Macklowe’s proposed Tower Fifth skyscraper, and any sale seems to have escaped complications from US sanc...
06:34 2019-06-19

Four million have now fled Venezuela, UN ramps up aid to children who remain The number of people who have left Venezuela to escape the country’s ongoing political and economic crisis, has reached some four million, the UN announced on Friday....
18:00 2019-06-07

How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela's Gold Landed in Africa---and Vanished A Russian airliner’s secretive deliveries to a refinery in Uganda expose one link in a global underground economy many suspect is helping Nicolás Maduro cling to power. “It’s a fire sale.”...
19:17 2019-06-18

The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official CARACAS – At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door. They searched the bedro...
02:00 2019-06-12

The Latest: Norway mediation effort in Venezuela stalls A member of Venezuela’s opposition said that a mediation effort by Norway is stalling over Nicolás Maduro’s refusal to accept presidential elections to resolve the nation’s political crisis...
19:51 2019-06-07

Venezuela: hyperinflation leads to new banknotes for second time in a year Banknotes of 10,000, 20,000 and 50,000 bolívar denominations will begin circulating on Thursday, the central bank saidVenezuela is releasing new banknotes for the second time in less than a year, the ...
22:34 2019-06-12

With Venezuela in collapse, towns slip into primitive isolation At the once-busy beach resort of Patanemo, tourism has evaporated over the last two years as Venezuela's economic crisis has deepened and deteriorating cellphone service left visitors too afraid of ro...
19:51 2019-06-07

Pompeo: Hezbollah using Venezuela drug trafficking to ‘make payroll’ A major Iranian-backed terrorist group is using drug trafficking operations in Venezuela to fund operations in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday....
06:34 2019-06-12

Special Report: They fled Venezuela's crisis by boat - then vanished A taxi dropped Maroly Bastardo and her two small children by a cemetery not far from the shore in northeast Venezuela. She still had time to change her mind....
14:51 2019-06-14

Brazil and Venezuela join Chile, Colombia in Copa quarters BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Defending champion Chile and Colombia were joined by Brazil and Venezuela in the Copa America knockout stage on Saturday. Peru finished Group A in third place and will wa...
01:51 2019-06-23

Venezuela’s gold fever fuels gangs and insecurity: 'There will be anarchy' Puerto Ordaz has been swept up in a gold rush that powers the city as the armed groups running the mines flourishPuerto Ordaz was once Venezuela’s industrial hub, a modernist dream of broad boulevards...
22:51 2019-06-08

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection with the country's seizure and nationalization of ...
02:51 2019-05-22

Machis strikes power Venezuela into Copa quarter-finals "An impressive double from striker Darwin Machis helped Venezuela book their place in the Copa America quarter-finals with a comfortable 3-1 win over Bolivia on Saturday, qualifying as runners-up in G...
02:00 2019-06-23

Canada temporarily closing Venezuela embassy effective immediately Canada's foreign affairs minister says the Maduro regime has taken action to prevent foreign embassies from functioning, "particularly those advocating for the restoration of democracy."...
07:00 2019-06-03

Crude oil prices rise amid renewed Venezuela concerns Oil prices were higher early Tuesday amid renewed concern about Venezuelan supplies but market worries about China-U.S. trade issues prevented higher gains....
17:51 2019-05-21

Navy captain’s death in custody sparks outrage in Venezuela Venezuela’s opposition is denouncing what it calls the murder of a navy captain who died in custody after he was arrested on suspicion of plotting to assassinate President Nicolás Maduro...
07:17 2019-06-30

Copa America: Host Brazil held by Venezuela to 0-0 draw SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Brazil followed a lackluster win over Bolivia with a scoreless draw against Venezuela in the Copa America on Tuesday, prompting more jeers from local fans. Brazil had two goals...
06:51 2019-06-19

Venezuela in crisis as Guaido calls for May Day protests: Live updates More protests are planned in Venezuela on Wednesday following an attempt by opposition leader Juan Guaido to spark an uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
18:17 2019-05-21

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all necessary measures to guarantee judicial independenc...
14:32 2019-05-21

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy, who reports to the Human Rights...
14:32 2019-05-21

In a Blow to Maduro, Russia Withdraws Key Defense Support to Venezuela Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and economic resilience against growing U.S. pressure....
22:17 2019-06-02

Mini-Maduro targeted as US turns screws on Venezuela leader's son The US has imposed sanctions on Nicolasito, 29, who claims to be an economist and a flautist and has faced claims of nepotismThe Trump administration has slapped sanctions on the son of Nicolás Maduro...
02:17 2019-06-29

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, among others....
00:00 2019-06-15

Venezuela's Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to help defectors from the Venezuelan military living in...
03:51 2019-06-16

BRICS considers ways to help resolve Venezuela's crisis: Russia The BRICS bloc, comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, has discussed how it might help to broker a resolution to the political crisis in Venezuela, Russian Deputy Finance Minister S...
20:34 2019-06-29

Bolton cancels Asia trip 'to focus on events in Venezuela' US national security adviser John Bolton has canceled his trip to South Korea next week, even as preparations ramp up for a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jon...
01:51 2019-06-22

IMF suspended work with Venezuela on economic data after political upheaval The International Monetary Fund suspended work with Venezuela on its economic data in January because of questions about the legitimacy of the government, the IMF said on Thursday, two days after the ...
20:17 2019-05-30

Venezuela partially opens border with Colombia that was shut in February Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday announced a partial opening of the country's border with Colombia, which his government closed in February as opposition leaders prepared an ultimately fa...
08:17 2019-06-08

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday....
18:34 2019-05-22

Venezuela’s war on children at a 'breaking point' over lack of medical care The cries of millions of children still languishing inside Venezuela all too often go unanswered as the deteriorating conditions and the iron-grip of the Maduro regime has set the stage for once eradi...
20:51 2019-07-11

Venezuela's 'staggering' exodus reaches 4 million, UN refugee agency says Social and political crisis drives tide of migrantsColombia and Peru host half of fleeing VenezuelansMore than 4 million Venezuelans have now fled economic and humanitarian chaos in what the UN’s refu...
00:17 2019-06-08

Canada says Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela's return to democracy Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela's return to democracy, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday, even though Ottawa and Havana disagree on whether President Nicolas Maduro...
23:00 2019-06-07

A ‘staggering’ 4 million people have fled crisis-stricken Venezuela: UN Venezuela's imploding economy has brought widespread shortages of basic foods and medicines, while political hostilities have led to waves of fatal violence....
21:51 2019-06-07

UN human rights chief meets in Venezuela with Guaidó, Maduro The top U.N. human rights official has met in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and later with President Nicolás Maduro, who are locked in a prolonged struggle over control of the ...
03:00 2019-06-22

U.N. rights chief Bachelet urges Venezuela to release prisoners U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Friday urged Venezuela's government to release prisoners who were arrested for peacefully protesting, and confirmed that a delegation would remain in the c...
07:51 2019-06-22

Venezuela government, opposition will return to Norway for talks, Oslo says Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition will return to Norway for a second round of talks to help resolve their months-long conflict, the Norwegian Foreign Ministry said on Saturd...
00:51 2019-05-26

Peru to host international talks on Venezuela in Lima next month Peru has invited China, Russia, Cuba, the United States and dozens of other countries to Lima on Aug. 6 to discuss the political crisis in Venezuela, Peru's foreign minister said on Wednesday....
01:17 2019-07-04

Venezuela opposition pledges equal treatment for creditors in possible restructuring Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's economic advisors have proposed treating most creditors equally in a possible debt restructuring should the coalition oust President Nicolas Maduro from powe...
01:17 2019-07-04

Shippers raise rates for cargo from U.S. to Venezuela: documents, sources Two major shipping lines this month have raised their rates for transporting goods from the United States to Venezuela, according to three industry sources and two documents, as U.S. sanctions limit t...
02:34 2019-05-28

Brazil frustrated by VAR and booed off in Copa América draw with Venezuela Coutinho’s late goal disallowed after Firmino handballTite: ‘If I had been in the crowd I would have wanted to boo us’Brazil had three goals disallowed by VAR as they were held by Venezuela to a goall...
16:34 2019-06-19

Venezuela's Guaido announces fresh talks with Maduro regime The Norway-brokered talks aim "to establish a negotiation on the end of the dictatorship," the opposition leader said. Backed by Russia and China, socialist President Nicolas Maduro has refused to ste...
11:17 2019-07-08

Venezuela: UN report accuses Maduro of ‘gross violations’ against dissenters In withering report, human rights chief details how Maduro’s security forces allegedly torture members of the oppositionThe UN has issued a withering appraisal of the human rights situation in Venezue...
21:51 2019-07-04

The radical radio host leading an armed 'colectivo' in Venezuela Before socialist Hugo Chavez swept to power in 1999, the colectivos were leftist activists working in some of Venezuela's poorest slums. Himself a one-time leader of an uprising, Chavez was suspicious...
00:01 2019-05-25

Norway says Venezuela government, opposition to hold new round of talks Norway said on Saturday that representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition will return to Oslo next week following an initial round of preliminary talks about how to address the country's p...
00:51 2019-05-26

OHCHR report: Venezuela regime has killed, threatened opponents A new United Nations investigative report said Friday the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has attacked and killed opponents and taken steps to limit the freedoms of its citizens....
14:00 2019-07-05

Families Demand Answers After 29 Inmates Die In Venezuela Jail Riot Wracked with pain and anger, dozens of families gathered in front of a morgue in the Venezuelan town of Acarigua on Saturday after 29 inmates died in rioting at a police station jail....
10:34 2019-05-26

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political crisis and as Juan Guaido grapples with corruption...
06:00 2019-06-20

| Wife of Venezuela's leading opposition figure Lopez in Spain Lilian Tintori, the wife of Venezuela's leading opposition figure Leopoldo Lopez, and their daughter are in Madrid after having taken refuge in Spain's embassy in Caracas, the Spanish government says....
23:34 2019-06-04

Jailed Citgo executives ordered to stand trial in Venezuela A judge in Venezuela has ordered a trial in the case of six American oil executives held for 18 months on corruption charges that have contributed to tensions with the U.S....
05:51 2019-06-08

Venezuela confirms death of detained officer, his wife says he was tortured CARACAS - Venezuela's defense ministry on Sunday confirmed the death of a military officer who opposition leaders and family members said was tortured in custody after his detention over alleged invol...
22:17 2019-06-30

U.N. rights chief Bachelet to leave monitors in Venezuela after visit U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, who was wrapping up an official visit to Venezuela on Friday, will leave two delegates behind to monitor the country's deepening humanitarian crisis, opposit...
23:17 2019-06-21

Venezuela government, opposition show 'willingness' at Norway talks Mediation host Norway said on Wednesday that envoys for Venezuela's government and opposition had shown "willingness" at a second round of talks aimed at resolving their long-running conflict, but the...
20:17 2019-05-29

U.N. rights boss Bachelet to meet Maduro, Guaido in Venezuela: U.N. U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet will visit Venezuela from June 19-21 and hold separate talks with both President Nicolas Maduro and his arch foe, National Assembly chief Juan Guaido, a state...
18:34 2019-06-21

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
00:00 2019-05-23

Venezuela seeks extradition of suspect accused of burning man to death Enzo Franchini Oliveros accused over death of Orlando José Figuera, 21, who was set alight during anti-government protestsVenezuela is seeking the extradition from Spain of a man accused of burning an...
04:17 2019-07-12

Wife of deceased Venezuela navy captain demands U.N. probe The wife of a Venezuelan navy captain who died after being detained on conspiracy accusations said on Monday the United Nations should investigate the cause of his death, amid widespread accusations h...
20:34 2019-07-01

Venezuela confirms major contraction in rare data release CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s government has made a rare acknowledgement of the severity of the country’s economic crisis by publishing the first economic data in nearly four years...
09:51 2019-05-29

Venezuela: widow of 'tortured' navy captain demands UN investigation Captain Rafael Acosta died in military hospital in CaracasWaleswka Pérez: ‘They tortured him so much they killed him’The wife of a Venezuelan navy captain who was allegedly tortured to death after bei...
23:17 2019-07-01

Colombia's Duque says wanted FARC lawmaker may have fled to Venezuela A fugitive lawmaker and former FARC rebel commander sought by U.S. and Colombian authorities may have fled to Venezuela, Colombia's president said on Thursday, threatening to denounce any country that...
21:34 2019-07-11

Regional group to discuss Venezuela crisis next week, says Canada The Lima Group regional bloc, which supports the opposition in crisis-hit Venezuela, will meet in Guatemala on June 6, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Tuesday....
21:51 2019-05-28

Officials: Progress made in talks on ending Venezuela crisis Officials in both Venezuela’s government and opposition say advances have been made in negotiations on breaking the country’s political standoff and further talks will be held next week...
00:51 2019-07-12

Russia to help beef up Venezuela's armed forces: RIA cites official Russia plans to take steps to strengthen Venezuela's armed forces, RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Friday....
11:51 2019-07-05

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is preparing to hold separate meetings in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and President Nicolás Madu...
17:34 2019-06-21

Venezuela's Central Bank Releases Data on Dire Economy Venezuela’s economy contracted 19.2% in the first nine months of 2018 from the year-earlier period, as private consumption fell sharply and inflation soared in the crisis-racked nation, Venezuela’s ce...
08:34 2019-05-29

Venezuela charges two intelligence officials over death of detained officer Venezuela has charged two intelligence officials with homicide over the death of a navy captain who had been in military custody, the country's chief prosecutor said on Monday, following outrage over ...
00:51 2019-07-02

Hospital ship USNS Comfort sails Friday to help refugees from Venezuela The hospital ship USNS Comfort will deploy next week on a medical mission to South America and the Caribbean, the U.S. Southern Command announced on Monday....
03:34 2019-06-11

REFILE-Venezuela court orders trial for detained Citgo executives A Venezuelan court on Friday ordered that six executives from U.S. refiner Citgo should stand trial on charges of corruption, defying pressure from U.S. authorities to release for the group that inclu...
03:51 2019-06-08

UN rights team heading to Venezuela may pave way for official mission led by Bachelet A United Nations human rights team is to begin an official visit to Venezuela on Monday at the invitation of the Government, potentially paving the way for an official mission to Caracas by the UN’s t...
14:32 2019-05-21

Maduro, Guaido envoys meet in Norway to work out Venezuela conflict The Venezuelan opposition has said President Nicolas Maduro used past negotiations to play for time and was not sincere about making concessions.        ...
19:17 2019-05-21

Nurse Hitchhikes to Help Girl Whose Photo Drew Attention to Hunger in Venezuela Many who saw the picture of Anailin Nava, a 2-year-old girl suffering from malnutrition, wanted to help. One nurse packed some food and hitchhiked to her home....
15:01 2019-05-21

In rare release of economy data, Venezuela reports sharp GDP contraction The government of President Nicolas Maduro halted the publication of economic indicators in 2015 as the OPEC nation's socialist system began to unravel in response to the global decline in oil pr...
11:51 2019-05-30

Venezuela jail inmates killed in clash with police special forces Venezuela's special police forces (FAES) killed 29 inmates in what the authorities described as a failed escape attempt from a detention center. Activists reject the official version of events....
11:00 2019-05-25

Venezuela's ambassador to Italy resigns, blaming government's lack of money Isaías Rodríguez says US sanctions against Caracas means he cannot afford to carry out his dutiesThe Venezuelan ambassador to Italy has resigned, saying his government’s financial difficulties have ma...
16:51 2019-05-21

Venezuela's Guaido vows protests as Oslo talks produce no deal Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido vowed to press ahead with street protests after talks with government officials hosted by Norway ended on Wednesday without progress towards resolving the Sout...
07:34 2019-05-30

Maduro says U.S. seeks to destroy Venezuela state-backed food program Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday accused the United States of seeking to destroy a food aid program that the government of the crisis-stricken OPEC nation says feeds some 6 million fami...
05:17 2019-05-24

Venezuela death squads kill young men, stage scenes, U.N. report says Venezuelan security forces are sending death squads to murder young men and stage the scenes to make it look like the victims resisted arrest, the United Nations said in a report issued by its human r...
19:34 2019-07-04

Jailed former Venezuela interior minister begins hunger strike: legislator A former Venezuelan interior minister who was detained last year is on hunger strike in protest over being held incommunicado for 75 days, an opposition legislator and a source close to the case said ...
02:51 2019-07-12

Guaido security guards detained during break in Venezuela political talks Two members of Venezuelan National Assembly chief Juan Guaido's security detail were detained on Friday, both the opposition leader and government officials said on Saturday, during a pause in negotia...
02:00 2019-07-14

As Guaido admits he needs more military support, Trump warns of worse to come in Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido admitted Wednesday that this week's anti-government protests lacked the support of enough military defectors to topple the country's embattled President Nicola...
18:17 2019-05-21

Inside Venezuela’s torturous intelligence and drug-running branch SEBIN In October, Fernando Alban –  the councilman of dissident Venezuelan political party Primero Justicia – spoke out against the embattled nation’s leader Nicolas Maduro at the United Nations in New York...
22:17 2019-05-21

Venezuela's Maduro promotes dialogue with opposition after Guaido dismisses talks Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he was committed to talks with the opposition to resolve a political crisis, hours after opposition leader Juan Guaido said there would "never" be a...
07:51 2019-07-03

US humanitarian aid earmarked for Guaidó to deliver in Venezuela will now be distributed in neighboring Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — US humanitarian aid earmarked for Guaidó to deliver in Venezuela will now be distributed in neighboring Colombia. The post US humanitarian aid earmarked for Guaidó to deliver i...
01:34 2019-05-31

Pompeo Heads to Latin America Amid Concerns Over Immigration, Venezuela Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is bound for Latin America this week on a trip set to focus on regional counterterrorism cooperation, the crisis in Venezuela and the Trump administration’s effort to st...
00:51 2019-07-17

White House discussing renewing license for Chevron to operate in Venezuela The Trump administration is discussing the renewal of a license allowing Chevron Corp to continue operating in Venezuela despite U.S. sanctions on the country's oil sector, White House economic advise...
01:17 2019-07-10

Venezuela opposition says it will meet Maduro envoys in Norway-mediated talks Venezuela's opposition will meet with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro's government in Barbados for talks mediated by Norway as part of efforts to resolve an ongoing political crisis in the...
00:34 2019-07-08

Venezuela: Colombia, Chile behind failed Nicolas Maduro assassination plot Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro says former soldiers and police plotted to assassinate him, his wife and another high-ranking official in a failed coup attempt....
20:51 2019-06-27

Guterres meets Venezuela Foreign Minister, reiterates humanitarian principles United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres met Jorge Arreaza, Foreign Minister of Venezuela on Friday, and reiterated that the UN acts in accordance with the humanitarian principles of neutrali...
14:32 2019-05-21

Solidarity needed to overcome ‘isolated’ attacks on Venezuela refugees, migrants Attacks and hate speech against Venezuelans seeking shelter in neighbouring countries should be condemned “with a clear and forceful message of rejection” and solidarity, a top UN refugee agency (UNHC...
14:32 2019-05-21

Argentina beat Venezuela to set up Copa America semi-final with Brazil • Martínez and Lo Celso score for much-improved Argentina• Argentina to face Brazil in first Copa America clash since 2007Argentina delivered a much-improved performance to beat Venezuela 2-0 in the C...
01:00 2019-06-29

Twenty-nine detainees killed in Venezuela police station cellblock riot Twenty-nine detainees were killed and 19 police officers were wounded in a confrontation in a cellblock in central Venezuela in what a state official called a failed escape attempt, but human rights g...
05:51 2019-05-25

UN chief calls on Venezuela’s politicians to ‘avoid escalation’, end suffering of the people Reports of violence and casualties linked to unrest in Venezuela should be investigated transparently and independently, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday, before calling for calm...
14:32 2019-05-21

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions produced by the United States and by Russia were pre...
14:32 2019-05-21

Angelina Jolie warns: Venezuela crisis leading to 'statelessness' for thousands of children Venezuela’s political and economic crisis has increased the risk of “statelessness” for thousands of children born abroad, movie star Angelina Jolie warned Saturday during a trip to the region....
00:51 2019-06-09

Venezuela's internationally-recognized government set to hold fresh talks with Maduro envoys Venezuela's opposition leader said the talks must lead to a solution of the crisis and must not be used by Maduro's government to buy time....
15:17 2019-07-08

UPDATE 1-White House discussing renewing license for Chevron to operate in Venezuela The Trump Administration is discussing whether to renew a license allowing Chevron Corp to continue operating in Venezuela despite U.S. sanctions on the country's oil sector, White House economic advi...
01:17 2019-07-10

Against family wishes, Venezuela government buries navy captain who died in captivity Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday buried the remains of a navy captain who died in military custody last month, despite the opposition of family members who say he was tortured to death and want an ...
07:34 2019-07-11

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy head visits ally Cuba for two days Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban government officials on Friday during a trip to Havana in a show of unity even as Cuba is being courted to help resolv...
21:51 2019-06-07

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said...
07:00 2019-06-18

Lima Group rejects Venezuela Maduro's call for early legislative elections The Lima Group regional bloc on Thursday rejected Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's call on May 20 for early elections for the National Assembly, which is run by the opposition....
22:51 2019-06-06

UPDATE 2-Venezuela creditors push back on Guaido's debt restructuring plan Creditors holding Venezuelan debt on Tuesday pushed back on debt restructuring plans backed by opposition leader Juan Guaido, urging a "fair and effective" framework for talks and improved communicati...
01:17 2019-07-10

Venezuela: At least 20 dead, situation could ‘rapidly spiral out of control’ warns UN rights chief UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet warned on Friday that the situation in Venezuela could “rapidly spiral out of control”, amid ongoing deadly violence and uncertainty linked to Wednesday’s decla...
14:32 2019-05-21

Venezuela's Maduro claims to have defeated 'coup,' as rival Guaido urges more protests Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro has claimed his troops have defeated a "coup" attempt amid calls by opposition leader Juan Guaido for protesters to return to the streets Wednesday....
18:17 2019-05-21

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by reports of the excessive use of force” by security fo...
14:32 2019-05-21

In Venezuela, Bachelet calls on Government to release prisoners, appeals for ‘bold steps towards compromise’ Speaking at the end of the first-ever official mission to Venezuela by a UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet called on the Government to release all those detained for peacefully protesting and a...
19:00 2019-06-22

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy meets Castro in show of unity on Cuba trip Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban Communist Party chief Raul Castro on Friday in Havana in a show of unity as the United States steps up pressure on the...
08:17 2019-06-08

President Trump's global juggling act puts China, Iran, Venezuela and North Korea all in play Succeeding at any one of those challenges would be a major win. Score them all and President Trump's name would be written large in history books....
19:17 2019-05-21

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitarian problem” facing the country, where close to se...
14:32 2019-05-21

Tensions escalate in Venezuela, civilians killed and injured: top UN officials lament excessive use of force by authorities As tensions escalated on Saturday at various points along Venezuela’s borders with Colombia and Brazil, as well as within the country itself, resulting in the death and injury of various civilians, th...
14:32 2019-05-21

Wednesday’s Daily brief: Day 3 of anti-hatred summit, UNFPA turns 50, Ben Stiller #WithRefugees, updates on Abyei and Venezuela This Wednesday, our top stories cover: leaders gathered in Geneva to tackle hate speech; the 50th birthday of the UN sexual and reproductive health agency (UNFPA); Goodwill Ambassador Ben Stiller advo...
17:17 2019-05-21

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagre...
14:32 2019-05-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres calls for restraint in Venezuela, Jazz Day, the importance of breastfeeding, and updates from Libya, Iran and Mozambique This Tuesday, we cover: the cost of almost one month of fighting in Libya's capital; humanitarian responses in Iran and Mozambique following devastating storms and rains; Guterres calls for calm in Ve...
17:17 2019-05-21

Venezuela: ‘Shocked’ by alleged torture, death of navy captain, UN human rights chief urges ‘in-depth’ investigation The UN human rights chief has expressed her deep concern over the alleged torture and subsequent death of a retired navy captain who had been imprisoned in Venezuela, urging authorities to conduct a p...
22:17 2019-07-02

Amid Venezuela exodus, UN refugee envoy Angelina Jolie visits camps on Colombian border, appeals for humanity, more support As the United Nations announced four million Venezuelans have fled their country, Angelina Jolie, a special envoy for the world body’s refugee agency, visited camps along the Colombian-Venezuelan bord...
19:51 2019-06-10

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hunger crisis in DR Congo, Swine Fever in Asia, Venezuela death investigation call, updates on Eritrea and Syria This Tuesday, UN News covers: Growing food crisis in DR Congo; Swine Fever threatens millions of livelihoods in Asia; Human Rights Council told of persistent violations in Eritrea; and the humanitaria...
23:00 2019-07-02

Friday’s Daily Brief: Sudan power-sharing deal welcomed, hope for Venezuela talks, Rohingya camps flooded, Libya airstrikes update Friday’s main news stories include: Guterres welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal; six children are among 53 confirmed dead after Libya detention centre airstrikes; Monsoon rains wreak havoc in Rohingya ...
22:17 2019-07-05

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to resolve “this all-consuming crisis”, the UN High ...
22:01 2019-07-04

Will You Get Arrested for Traveling With CBD Oil? A woman was recently arrested at Disney World for carrying a prohibited substance: CBD oil, reportedly used to help with her arthritis pain....
21:51 2019-05-29

Suspect arrested in hit-and-run in Oro Valley TUCSON – A man was arrested Wednesday morning in connection to a hit-and-run incident. Police say the incident happened near First Avenue and Oracle Road. OVPD looking for a hit and run suspect in th...
10:34 2019-05-30

Two Arrested In AmVets Burglaries LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The commander of a veterans organization in Laurel County tells LEX 18 that she may have to close its doors after a series of burglaries wiped out most of the organi...
00:34 2019-06-06

DE Smith again arrested for suspicion of DUI Aldon Smith, who has had several run-ins with the law, including multiple DUI charges, was arrested Monday on suspicion of driving under the influence....
21:34 2019-06-11

One of UK's most wanted men arrested in Malta after 16 years on the run Christopher Guest More Jr left the country shortly after the murder of Brian Waters in 2003One of Britain’s most wanted fugitives has been arrested in Malta over the brutal killing of a man at a remot...
22:51 2019-06-08

Teen arrested after crashing car into home TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s deputies say an 18-year-old has been arrested on DUI charges after crashing a car into a home on the northwest side. Officials say Jose Diaz-Delacruz drove i...
15:51 2019-06-16

Pakistan Opposition Leader Is Arrested Former Pakistan President Asif Zardari was arrested on Monday on longstanding money-laundering charges in a move opponents of the government said was part of a clampdown on them directed by the govern...
21:01 2019-06-10

Busted: wedding crasher arrested! (WFLA/NBC News) He drank, he danced and he partied. Now he’s facing criminal charges. Just like out of the 2005 movie “Wedding Crashers,” where two men indulge on free drinks and foo...
21:00 2019-05-23

Sheriff: Kentucky woman arrested for DUI twice in same day BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky woman was arrested for DUI twice in the same day. WBKO-TV cited the Warren County Regional Jail’s website and Sheriff Brett H...
18:34 2019-06-03

Another Canadian Citizen Has Been Arrested in China Chinese authorities detained another Canadian citizen last week in the eastern city of Yantai, further raising diplomatic tensions between the two nations. Canada’s foreign ministry confirmed th...
17:34 2019-07-15

Man arrested trying to smuggle drugs into Spain under his wig A man was arrested after being stopped by police during an attempt to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain by hiding it underneath an "oversized" toupee....
18:17 2019-07-16

Japanese Man Arrested With Wario Drugs A 27 year-old man has been arrested in Tokushima having been found with 50 MDMA/ecstacy tablets in his possession, most of them shaped like Wario....
03:34 2019-06-19

'Mastermind' in Ortiz shooting arrested Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they have arrested the mastermind behind the shooting in which former baseball star David Ortiz was shot on June 9....
22:34 2019-06-28

Former top Japanese gov't official arrested in son's killing A former top Japanese government official has been arrested in his son's killing and media reports say the retired bureaucrat told investigators he had feared his reclusive son might harm others....
10:51 2019-06-03

Former top Japanese gov’t official arrested in son’s killing TOKYO (AP) — A former top Japanese government official has been arrested in his son’s killing and media reports say the retired bureaucrat told investigators he had feared his reclusive son migh...
11:17 2019-06-03

Man arrested for fraud, theft in Sahuarita SAHUARITA – A man was taken into custody Thursday in connection to a vehicle theft that occurred April 21 in the parking lot of a grocery store in Sahuarita. Sahuarita Police Department investig...
00:51 2019-05-31

TPD: 2 arrested for armed robbery at Walmart Gage Paynter & Paola Rochin / Courtesy: Tucson Police Department Twitter TUCSON –Two suspects in connection to an armed robbery incident were arrested, Tucson Police said on Thursday. Police identifie...
22:51 2019-05-30

5 Arrested After Drug Complaint In Laurel Co. LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office arrested five people Tuesday evening while investigating a drug complaint. Deputies say a man in the residence was in posses...
21:17 2019-06-06

Suspect arrested after crash with man who had been shot TUCSON – A man was taken into custody after reportedly fleeing from a crash with a person who had been shot inside the car. According to officials, the Tucson Police Department responded to the ...
07:00 2019-05-25

Man located, arrested in Oro Valley hit-and-run crash TUCSON – A man was arrested in connection to a hit-and-run crash in Oro Valley Wednesday morning. On Wednesday 9:26 a.m., Oro Valley Police Department received a report of a crash at Oracle Road...
10:34 2019-05-30

| More than 250 arrested after Ethiopia coup bid - officials Ethiopia's security forces have arrested more than 250 people in a sweeping crackdown following a failed suspected coup attempt and the assassination of five high-ranking officials, a government taskf...
17:51 2019-06-28

Kentucky fugitive arrested in Ohio LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A man who failed to appear in a Kentucky court on kidnapping and other federal charges has been captured in Ohio. FBI spokesman Timothy Beam in Louisville says in a news release...
19:00 2019-06-23

Person who tried to get onto White House grounds arrested WASHINTON, D.C. — A person was arrested Friday night after trying to get onto the White House grounds near the historic Treasury Building, the U.S. Secret Service said. The trespassing attempt o...
13:51 2019-06-15

Driver, 16, arrested in Auburn announcer's death Police have arrested a 16-year-old driver involved in the death of Rod Bramblett, who served as the radio voice for Auburn football, basketball and baseball, and his wife Paula....
03:17 2019-07-02

Exclusive: Saudis say Shi'ite man arrested as juvenile will not be executed A young man from Saudi Arabia's minority Shi'ite Muslim community who was arrested at the age of 13 will not be executed and could be released by 2022, a Saudi official told Reuters on Saturday follow...
03:51 2019-06-16

Suspected mastermind in Ortiz shooting arrested Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they have arrested the mastermind behind the shooting of baseball great David Ortiz earlier this month in an apparent case of mistaken identity....
07:17 2019-06-29

Mom arrested for intentionally driving kids into reservoir A Massachusetts woman was arrested for allegedly intentionally driving her SUV into a reservoir — with her three children inside. Amanda Nappi, on Friday afternoon, drove her 2007 Toyota Highlan...
06:34 2019-07-01

'Modern day hamburglar' arrested South Florida A burglar captured on surveillance cooking a late-night meal at a Wendy's restaurant and then stealing a safe in South Florida has been identified and arrested....
02:17 2019-07-01

State Sen. Richard Martinez is arrested on suspicion of DWI SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Police say New Mexico state Sen. Richard Martinez has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and is facing charges following a car crash. Espanola police say the 66-year-o...
20:00 2019-06-30

Greek man arrested over American scientist's death Suzanne Eaton, a biologist at Germany's Max Planck, was found dead in an abandoned WWII bunker in the island of Crete. She was a world renowned scientist in developmental biology....
09:17 2019-07-16

Shirtless, homeless man arrested for smashing bus windshield A shirtless, homeless maniac was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly using a cane to smash the front windshield of an MTA bus in the Bronx, police said. Austy Persons, 62, went berserk on the BX2 ...
01:51 2019-06-14

Ex-officers arrested after the killing of Brazilian councilwoman Two arrests in Brazil may finally shed light on the killing of popular politician Marielle Franco, whose death sparked national protests one year ago....
01:51 2019-06-22

Authorities: Man with a gun and 130 rounds of ammo was arrested outside of a school A New Jersey elementary school was placed on lockdown this week after a man was found in the parking lot with a gun and multiple rounds of ammunition, authorities said....
05:51 2019-06-16

Class mom arrested after confronting son’s bullies in school A South Carolina mom faces charges after she went to her son’s class to take his bullying issues into her own hands — but says she couldn’t “get the message across any other way,R...
17:51 2019-06-11

NY man arrested in slayings of woman, 2 young boys NEW YORK (AP) — Police have arrested a Staten Island man in the slayings of a woman and her two young sons. Police say Shane Walker was arrested Sunday on murder, manslaughter, arson and criminal poss...
00:51 2019-06-24

The Latest: Man arrested in shooting of off-duty LA deputy ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Authorities have arrested a Utah man on suspicion of shooting an off-duty...
01:34 2019-06-12

Nearly 250 arrested in Ethiopia after foiled coup - state TV Nearly 250 people have been arrested in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa and the city of Bahir Dar since a coup attempt was foiled, the state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation reported on Thursday....
22:00 2019-06-27

Nearly 250 arrested in Ethiopia after foiled coup: state TV Nearly 250 people have been arrested in Ethiopia's capital and the main city in its Amhara region since a coup attempt was foiled, state TV reported on Thursday....
23:17 2019-06-27

A$AP Rocky Arrested for Gross Assault in Sweden A$AP Rocky was arrested for gross assault in Sweden on Wednesday. According to the Swedish Prosecution Office, the arrest took place around 1:00 a.m. The rapper is currently in......
21:17 2019-07-03

More than 20 arrested at Moscow protest after reporter freed MOSCOW (AP) — Police and hundreds of demonstrators are facing off in central Moscow at an unauthorized march against police abuse in the wake of the high-profile detention of a Russian journalist. Mor...
12:51 2019-06-12

Second suspect arrested in David Ortiz shooting A second suspect has been arrested in the shooting of former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic, authorities confirmed. The suspect, who has not yet been named, was in custody by Tu...
16:34 2019-06-12

Ethiopia: Hundreds arrested over coup attempt More than 260 people have been detained after a militia tried to grab power in the Amhara region. Some are questioning whether the prime minister's policies have inflamed ethnic tensions....
21:51 2019-06-28

Man on trial in killings arrested through genetic genealogy A man charged in the 1987 murders of a young Canadian couple is facing trial in Washington state this week, but the case won't challenge the new investigative technique authorities used to link him to...
04:17 2019-06-13

Below Deck's Caroline Bedol Arrested for Larceny It hasn't been smooth sailing for Caroline Bedol. The Below Deck star was arrested in Connecticut for sixth-degree larceny on Sunday, June 9. According to court records, she had a $0......
04:34 2019-06-13

Thought It Was A Dog, Says Singer Arrested For Keeping Bear As Pet Zarith Sofia Yasin, a Malaysian singer, was arrested for keeping a wild bear in her home. However, she insists she thought the animal was a dog, not a sun bear....
10:17 2019-06-13

Woman arrested for sexually torturing unconscious man A Tuscaloosa County woman has been charged for sexually torturing a man who was unconscious from a date rape drug after police uncovered explicit videos on her phone, court documents filed Thursday al...
09:51 2019-06-21

Man arrested for robbing east side CVS at knifepoint TUCSON – The suspect of an armed robbery at an east side pharmacy was identified, located and arrested by Tucson Police Department, authorities reported Thursday afternoon. Last week, TPD report...
03:17 2019-06-21

Court docs: Man arrested in fatal crash ‘did not know what he hit’ TUCSON – A man was arrested Saturday night after a fatal motorcycle collision. According to new court documents, 69-year-old Thomas Waites saw a single headlight in his lane and “something came throug...
06:34 2019-07-03

R. Kelly has been arrested on federal sex trafficking charges NBC New York is reporting that music artist R. Kelly, long the subject of allegations of abusive and controlling behavior toward multiple women, has been arrested in Chicago tonight on federal charges...
15:34 2019-07-12

Hafiz Saeed, His Aides To Be Arrested "Very Soon", Says Pak Police Mumbai terror attack mastermind and terror outfit Jamaat-ud-Dawa, or JuD, chief Hafiz Saeed and 12 of his close aides will be arrested "very soon", Pakistan's police said on Thursday, a day after the....
18:34 2019-07-04

R Kelly arrested on federal sex trafficking charges R&B singer expected to be taken from Chicago to New York to face charges relating to child pornography and obstruction of justice R&B singer R Kelly has been arrested on sex trafficking charges, accor...
09:34 2019-07-12

Four British nationals arrested in eastern China Four British nationals have been arrested in eastern China, the British Embassy in Beijing said Friday, amid escalating diplomatic tension between the two countries....
08:17 2019-07-12

Man Who Poured Water On Baidu CEO During Speech Arrested Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with an investigation of an incident in which a man poured a bottle of water over Robin Li, chief executive of Chinese search giant Baidu Inc, at....
18:34 2019-07-04

Two US Marines Arrested For Migrant Trafficking Of Mexicans Two US Marines have been arrested for smuggling undocumented Mexican migrants into the United States in exchange for money, according to a court document....
15:34 2019-07-10

Man With Fake ID Arrested For Trying To Defraud Government Ministries A 21-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday for creating a fake identity card of a Pay and Accounts Officer (PAO officer )of the central government to siphon off money from the bank accounts of various....
07:51 2019-07-10

Student arrested in North Korea tweets he's 'obviously' not a spy The Australian student who was arrested in North Korea has tweeted for the first time since being deported from the country to say that he is "obviously" not a spy....
23:51 2019-07-09

Police: 4 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally Four people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, and two people were arrested, police said. (June 2019)        ...
08:17 2019-06-18

Man arrested after human torso found in crashed car A severed human torso reportedly turned up in a Tennessee man’s crashed car after an attempted traffic stop on Sunday. Now, Dorrae Debrice Johnson of Knoxville faces several charges including ve...
09:17 2019-06-18

US Billionaire Arrested On Sex Trafficking Charges: Reports A hedge fund billionaire has been arrested on sex trafficking charges in the New York area, after having long been followed by accusations of molesting young girls, US media reported....
18:17 2019-07-07

Former UEFA president Michel Platini arrested Reports in France claim that former UEFA president Michel Platini has been detained for questioning in connection with an investigation into the awarding of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to Qatar....
01:17 2019-06-19

Doc Gooden Arrested Last Month For Cocaine Possession The New York Post reported on Friday that former Mets pitcher Dwight “Doc” Gooden was arrested in New Jersey last month for cocaine possession and driving under the influence....
13:34 2019-07-14

Financier Epstein arrested in U.S. sex trafficking case Financier Jeffrey Epstein was arrested late on Saturday on suspicion of sex trafficking of underage girls and will appear in federal court in Manhattan on Monday, a source familiar with the matter sai...
10:34 2019-07-08

Arizona man arrested for beheading, mutilating dog of roommate BUCKEYE, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Buckeye say a man has been arrested for allegedly mutilating and beheading a dog. They say 21-year-old Jose Vega Meza has been booked into a Phoenix jail on suspicion o...
06:51 2019-06-18

R. Kelly Arrested on Federal Sex Crime Charges: Everything We Know R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on Thursday night on a 13-count indictment. A federal law enforcement source confirms to E! News that the 52-year-old singer was arrested by NYPD and......
16:00 2019-07-12

Cards' Nkemdiche arrested after traffic stop Police in Scottsdale, Ariz., arrested Arizona Cardinals defensive end Robert Nkemdiche for alleged speeding and driving without a license earlier this month, ABC 15 Arizona reported Wednesday....
09:51 2019-06-20

Man arrested after firing gun in the Bronx to impress girlfriend A man was busted by cops in the Bronx after firing bullets into the air to impress his girlfriend, sources said Tuesday. Raul Agosto, 38, was filming himself on a livestream with his gal pal when he f...
08:51 2019-07-03

Boy Arrested For Political Unrest When He Was 13 Won't Be Executed: Saudi A young man from Saudi Arabia's minority Shi'ite Muslim community who was arrested at the age of 13 will not be executed and could be released by 2022, a Saudi official told Reuters on Saturday......
11:00 2019-06-16

2 Former Top Executives Arrested In IL&FS Money Laundering Case Two former top executives of IL&FS have been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its money laundering probe in the crisis-hit lending firm's alleged financial irregularities......
22:51 2019-06-19

A$AP Rocky arrested in Sweden on suspicion of assault A$AP Rocky was arrested in Stockholm, Sweden in connection with a physical altercation that was caught on tape. In a video obtained by TMZ, the “L$D” rapper is filmed through what appears to be a sho...
18:17 2019-07-03

Emiliano Sala: man arrested over death of footballer Police investigating death of player in plane crash arrest man aged 64 from YorkshireDetectives investigating the death of the Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala have arrested a 64-year-old man fro...
22:00 2019-06-19

Dozens hurt, more than 130 arrested on 3rd day of Israel protests More than 130 people were arrested and more than 100 were injured as activists rioted early Wednesday to protest the police shooting of a 19-year-old man in Israel....
19:17 2019-07-03

16-year-old girl arrested with gun on subway train A 16-year-old girl was busted with a gun inside a subway train in lower Manhattan, police said Saturday. Witnesses told police about a fight involving a gun inside a southbound A train at Canal Street...
02:51 2019-05-26

Man arrested for trespassing at Ocasio-Cortez’s office NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man who they say set off a fire extinguisher while at a building where Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has one of her district offices. The New York Police De...
23:17 2019-06-16

George Clooney impersonator arrested in Thailand An Italian man accused of posing as George Clooney to sell clothes online has been arrested with his wife in Thailand after years on the run, police have said....
09:17 2019-06-17

Deranged passenger arrested for trying to break into cockpit The crew and passengers aboard a Delta flight detained a lunatic who tried to barge into the cockpit — shouting that he “came to save the world” and forcing the New York-bound flight to re...
19:51 2019-07-03

Another “Empire” actor arrested, but on traffic offense CHICAGO (AP) — Another “Empire” actor has been arrested in Chicago, but this time on a traffic-related offense. Police spokeswoman Karie James said Monday that Bryshere Gray, who plays a y...
18:34 2019-06-17

Police: 4 shot, 3 arrested at Raptors' parade Police in Toronto said four people were shot but none of the injuries were life-threatening. Two people were arrested and an investigation in ongoing....
02:34 2019-06-18

Man arrested in Thursday’s manhunt has criminal record TUCSON – Court documents obtained Friday revealed the man arrested in Thursday’s day-long manhunt has an extensive criminal record. The search began for 25-year-old Kyle Montgomery Thursda...
21:00 2019-07-12

4 shot, 3 arrested at Raptors' parade, police say Police in Toronto said four people were shot, but none of the injuries were life-threatening. Two people were arrested and an investigation is ongoing....
10:51 2019-06-18

Ex-Jet Muhammad Wilkerson arrested for driving while intoxicated Former New York Jet Muhammad Wilkerson was arrested for driving while intoxicated early Saturday, sources said. The 315-pound, 6-foot-4 defensive end was stopped in Upper Manhattan at about 4 a.m., wi...
22:34 2019-06-01

Emma Thompson Just Wants to Make Us Laugh—and Maybe Get Arrested Emma Thompson and I are supposed to be shopping for sneakers. I’ve primed her with visions of the kinds of “trainers”–if you’re British, and she is–we’ll see ...
12:34 2019-06-06

Missing mom's estranged husband and his girlfriend arrested Police in Connecticut have arrested a missing mother of five's estranged husband and his girlfriend on charges of evidence tampering and hindering prosecution....
20:51 2019-06-02

Missing mom’s estranged husband and his girlfriend arrested NEW CANAAN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have arrested a missing mother of five’s estranged husband and his girlfriend on charges of evidence tampering and hindering prosecution. New Canaa...
22:17 2019-06-02

Man arrested in Amber Alert held on $1M bond TUCSON – The man arrested in connection to Monday’s Amber Alert will be held on a $1 million bond, officials say. On Sunday, 18-year-old Miguel Rodriguez-Perez reportedly kidnapped 17-year...
02:00 2019-05-22

2 Arrested In Connection With Surat Fire Accident Two persons who were on the run in connection with the devastating fire in a coaching class in Surat which killed 22 students were Sunday arrested, police said....
00:00 2019-05-27

Fan arrested after literally dropping into Yankees’ bullpen CLEVELAND — A lax security detail at Progressive Field failed to keep a female from jumping into the Yankees’ bullpen Friday night and touring the pen shaking relievers’ hands. During the ninth inning...
17:00 2019-06-09

Plan To Kill "As Many Girls As I See": Man Arrested After Second Chances Christopher Cleary had a history of threatening women with violence when he was arrested in January on the morning of the Women's March in Provo, Utah. The 27-year-old Colorado man blamed years of......
07:00 2019-05-24

Bronx dad arrested for allegedly trying to kill his children A Bronx dad was arrested for trying to kill his son and daughter by slitting their throats with a knife, police and sources said Wednesday. Carlos Camilo allegedly attacked his 12-year-old son and 18-...
00:01 2019-05-30

Saudi youth, arrested at 13, faces possible execution DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Amnesty International says a young Saudi man, arrested when he was 13, could get the death sentence for taking part in protests by minority Shiites demanding greater...
14:51 2019-06-10

Harrison County Constable Arrested On New Charges HARRISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Harrison County constable and Paris firefighter arrested for allegedly giving alcohol to minors is facing more charges. William Fields Jr. was arrested Tuesday. ...
13:00 2019-05-22

German man arrested in Denmark after bodies found Danish police have arrested a 19-year-old German man after two dead bodies were found in a burned-down house. The detention comes after a suspicious autopsy finding....
16:17 2019-05-31

NBA referee Ron Garretson arrested for extreme DUI after crash Veteran NBA referee Ron Garretson was arrested for extreme DUI on Wednesday in Arizona after he crashed his car into a tree near the Lake Havasu City Police Dept. Station, according to officials. The ...
18:17 2019-05-31

BP agent arrested on multiple sex assault charges TUCSON – A Border Patrol agent was taken into custody Tuesday after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman during a date. According to officials, Tucson Police Department received a report May ...
04:34 2019-05-23

The Latest: Group of 116 Africans arrested at border The Latest on the large numbers of immigrants at the southern border(all times local): 6:40 p.m. Border officials in Texas say a group of 116 Africans was arrested Thursday after wading through the Ri...
02:51 2019-06-01

Hells Angels Euro Run: 34 arrested during anniversary run in UK More than 30 people have been arrested as thousands of Hells Angels bikers take part in a three-day event to mark the club's 50th anniversary in the UK....
09:01 2019-06-01

Sahuarita man arrested in domestic violence altercation SAHUARITA, Ariz. – A 31-year-old man was arrested in Sahuarita Sunday evening after the person was allegedly involved in a domestic violence altercation. According to Sahuarita Police Department...
05:34 2019-06-11

Woman arrested on subway after riders spot possible gun A woman was busted on a Manhattan train early Saturday after straphangers spotted her with what looked like a gun inside a holster and a pair of handcuffs, cops said....
05:34 2019-06-02

2 suspected of dismembering California man arrested in China A couple suspected of killing a man and dismembering his body in California has been arrested in China and returned to the United States to face prosecution....
00:00 2019-05-26

Teen arrested in deadly shootings at Kentucky party WHITESVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police have arrested a Kentucky teenager on charges of killing two people and wounding a third during a party. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports the 17-year-old was arre...
04:00 2019-06-07

The Cannabis Debate: Ethnic minorities twice as likely to be arrested for possession The disproportionate impact on black communities of the war on drugs is not just an American phenomenon — an Evening Standard investigation reveals the racial disparity in London is just as alarming....
13:34 2019-07-04

Another suspect arrested in connection to David Ortiz shooting An 11th suspect in the shooting of Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was apprehended by authorities in the Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Franklin Junior Meran was busted for allegedly renting one of the ca...
05:00 2019-06-19

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with 12-year-old SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – After a two-year investigation, Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a man for sexual conduct with a minor. SVPD says DNA test results connected 29-year-old Steven Prescott to...
06:34 2019-06-19

Suspect arrested after Lyon bomb attack that wounded 13 PARIS (AP) — French Interior minister Christophe Castaner says a suspect has been arrested following a blast in the city of Lyon that wounded 13 people last week. Castaner announced the arrest on Twit...
11:01 2019-05-27

Man arrested after Queens woman fends off would-be rapist: cops A woman walking home from a Queens bus stop was attacked by a man who threw her to the ground and tried to rape her before she fought him off, police said Thursday. The 37-year-old victim was walking ...
23:17 2019-07-04

Man arrested for slapping reporter's hand at Trump's rally Authorities in Florida say a man was arrested outside the arena where President Donald Trump made his reelection announcement for trying to slap a cellphone out of a journalist's hand....
22:17 2019-06-19

Dozens arrested in Rio for murder, extortion of Petrobras contractors Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested more than 40 people on Thursday for their alleged roles in a murderous gang that extorted companies working for state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secr...
19:34 2019-07-04

Clashes Erupt During Eid Celebrations In Bengal's Asansol, 25 Arrested Clashes broke out between two communities during an Eid Milan programme in Dildarnagar area of West Bengal's Asansol on Wednesday night. Although the situation has now been brought under control,......
17:51 2019-06-06

Terror suspects arrested over Lyon 'suitcase explosion' French police have arrested four people after an IED exploded outside a bakery in Lyon, France's third most populous city. Several people were wounded and hospitalized after the attack....
19:34 2019-05-27

2 suspects arrested after Lyon bomb attack that wounded 13 French Interior minister Christophe Castaner says a suspect has been arrested following a blast in the city of Lyon that wounded 13 people last week....
13:51 2019-05-27

One Arrested For Child Rape And Sodomy, Another Charged With Complicity HARRISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Investigators have charged two men they say were responsible for the rape of a 12-year-old girl at gunpoint. They say that Hezekiah Hockensmith picked up the victi...
00:34 2019-06-06

Man Arrested After Officials Say He Falsely Reported Someone Being Held At Gunpoint LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Laurel County sheriff’s office says that a man was arrested and taken into custody after they say he falsely reported an incident. According to a post to ...
17:17 2019-06-19

Two arrested in connection to string of burglaries and frauds in Sahuarita SAHUARITA, Ariz. – Two men were arrested Thursday in connection with multiple burglaries and frauds that occurred in April and May of 2019. Detectives with the Sahuarita Police Department arrest...
05:34 2019-06-07

Man suspected of killing 13-year-old arrested on drug charges Carlos Rivera, of Lawrence, Mass., was charged with two counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 and two counts of distribution of Class B drugs to a minor....
20:17 2019-05-26

George Clooney impersonator arrested in Thailand after years on the run An Italian man accused of posing as George Clooney to promote his fraudulent fashion business has been arrested with his wife in Thailand after years on the run, police said....
06:17 2019-06-18

Teen Mom's Amber Portwood Arrested for Domestic Battery Amber Portwood is in trouble with the law again and is back behind bars. The 29-year-old Teen Mom star was arrested and booked in jail on Friday on a domestic battery charge in her native......
01:34 2019-07-06

Two arrested after providing false ID near Naco Port of Entry TUCSON – A man and a woman from Colorado were arrested Tuesday after the two provided false identification at the commercial entry of the Naco Port of Entry. According to Cochise County Sheriff&...
05:34 2019-05-25

Greek man arrested over online advert for ancient coins Police in central Greece have arrested a man suspected of dealing in illegally excavated antiquities who had allegedly placed an advert to sell ancient coins on a Greek website for second-hand items....
22:17 2019-06-07

NHL players A.J. Greer, Sonny Milano arrested in NYC brawl Two NHL hockey players were arrested early Sunday for a brawl over a Manhattan nightclub bill, police sources told the Post. Sonny Milano, who plays for the Columbus Blue Jackets, and A.J. Greer, who ...
16:34 2019-07-07

Court Documents: Phoenix man arrested after impregnating 11-year-old PHOENIX (KPNX) – A 20-year-old man is facing charges of aggravated assault and sexual conduct with a minor after an 11-year-old girl who lived in his apartment complex became pregnant, court doc...
05:34 2019-05-25

Man arrested at JFK Airport with 34 live finches in his carry-on luggage A man was arrested at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport over the weekend for attempting to smuggle dozens of live finches into the United States from Guyana, prosecutors said....
10:00 2019-06-18

Woman arrested at Gatwick Airport on suspicion of terrorism LONDON — A 40-year-old Swedish woman has been arrested at Britain’s Gatwick Airport on suspicion of terrorism, police said Friday. She remains in custody while inquiries continue, Counter Terrorism Po...
22:00 2019-07-05

Day care owner arrested for sexually abusing 7-year-old A Suffolk County day care owner was arrested Friday for sexually abusing a child, cops said. Jose Flores, co-owner of Little Sponges Family Day Care in Brentwood, allegedly abused a 7-year-old girl wh...
08:17 2019-05-25

Bangladeshi Man, Arrested For Child Rapes, Says He's "Possessed By Satan" Bangladeshi police have arrested a religious school's principal for allegedly raping at least a dozen children under his care, an official said Friday, sparking demonstrations by hundreds of people....
16:51 2019-07-05

Suspect arrested for killing man days before his birthday: cops A suspect wanted for killing a Brooklyn man just days before his 25th birthday has been arrested, the NYPD said Friday. Michael Gomez, 23, of Jerome Avenue in the Bronx, was arrested Friday morning ar...
01:34 2019-06-29

Platini arrested as part of 2022 World Cup investigation PARIS (AP) — A justice official in France says former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested in relation to the awarding of the 2022 World Cup. Confirming a report published by online news pu...
14:00 2019-06-18

The Latest: Man arrested in Times Square attack plot NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a man accused of buying guns as part of a Times Square terror attack plot (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Federal prosecutors have charged a New York City man with buying il...
20:34 2019-06-07

Man Utd fans arrested for racism in football more than any other English club Manchester United supporters were arrested more for racially aggravated incidents than any other set of English fans for the four seasons leading up to 2017-18....
14:51 2019-06-18

Four German tourists arrested over Mallorca gang rape An 18-year-old German woman reported the alleged attack, in a hotel room in the northeast of the island, to police. The men were detained at Palma De Mallorca airport as they checked in for their retu...
12:51 2019-07-05

Two arrested in connection to string of burglaries, frauds in Sahuarita SAHUARITA, Ariz. – Two men were arrested Thursday in connection with multiple burglaries and frauds that occurred in April and May. Detectives with the Sahuarita Police Department arrested 21-ye...
18:17 2019-06-07

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges LOS ANGELES (AP) – A former business manager of Stan Lee has been arrested on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend. Los Angeles police say Keya Morgan was taken into custody ...
06:51 2019-05-26

Bail-reform poster boy arrested yet again for reckless driving A crime-prone teenager — who became a poster boy for bail reform when prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against him — was arrested yet again in the Bronx on Monday, sources said. Pedro Hernand...
02:34 2019-06-18

The Latest: 1 arrested in Hong Kong legislature break-in Police say a 31-year-old man has been arrested for storming into Hong Kong’s legislature building in a July 1 break-in involving hundreds of protesters who vandalized offices and the main chamber....
21:51 2019-07-03

1 arrested after protesters damage Hong Kong legislature Police said they have arrested at least 13 people for Monday’s pro-democracy protests, including one man accused of storming into Hong Kong’s legislature building in a break-in involving hundreds of p...
21:51 2019-07-03

6 arrested in large Cocaine haul seized in Philly Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they say were seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds Sunday. On Friday, they said it's the largest cocaine ha...
01:00 2019-06-22

Punjab Man Arrested For Spying, Passing Info To Pak's ISI Via WhatsApp A man has been arrested in Punjab's Faridkot on charges of passing secret military information to Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI, police said today. Incriminating documents have been recovered......
18:51 2019-06-30

Bus driver arrested for DUI blames erratic driving on bad doughnut There seems to be a hole in this story! A Texas school bus driver charged with driving while intoxicated blamed her erratic driving on a doughnut that made her “sick,” according to news st...
00:34 2019-06-04

California mom arrested, sons found unresponsive in a ditch PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Central California woman has been arrested on suspicion of killing her 12-year-old son and critically injuring her 7-year-old son who were found unresponsive in a ditch. T...
14:51 2019-06-30

Criminal justice teacher arrested for stealing from students A criminal justice teacher at a high school in Fort Pierce, Florida has been arrested and accused of stealing money from students and the school. Court records show Sharonda Johnson, 47, faces grand t...
02:17 2019-06-22

Soldier For 30 Years, Assam Man Arrested As Illegal Immigrant A retired soldier from Assam, who served the army for 30 years, has been declared a foreigner by the police under a law used to stop illegal migration from Bangladesh. Mohammad Sanaulla, 53, who......
00:51 2019-05-30

Ex-Jaguars linebacker arrested on domestic violence charge JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Blair Brown has been arrested on a domestic violence charge. Brown turned himself in Wednesday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff&#...
01:34 2019-05-30

Arraignment for Tucson man arrested for killing roommate continued 57-Year-old Larry Fournier/ Arizona Department of Corrections TUCSON – The arraignment for Tucson man arrested in Michigan in connection to a murder in October was pushed back, according to cour...
10:34 2019-05-30