April 25, 2013 Interior Minister Miguel Rodriguez Torres said Timothy Hallet Tracy was paying right-wing youth to hold violent protests in the aftermath of the elections narrowly won by Nicolas Maduro, the late Hugo Chavez's chosen successor. Tracy's family says he was making a documentary.
April 24, 2013 The landlocked nation wants to reclaim access to the Pacific that it lost in a 19th century war. But it's unclear if Chile will submit to the International Court of Justice and engage in the process.
April 24, 2013 It doesn't take much effort to find bags of coffee with labels that promise social and environmental improvements. But each one of these certification programs promises something different for the farmer and the land — and every promise involves some compromises.
April 19, 2013 A divide that began under President Hugo Chavez has grown deeper in the weeks since his death. "The country is simply split in two," says one Venezuelan, in the wake of violent protests after the disputed presidential election that Chavez's hand-picked heir won by a slim margin.
April 15, 2013 The initial vote count shows Nicolas Maduro with a scant edge over challenger Henrique Capriles. Maduro, who was Hugo Chavez's hand-picked successor, had been expected to win easily.