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Gunfire at Caracas strip club hurts 2 US officials

Two officials from the U.S. Embassy suffered gunshot wounds early Tuesday during an altercation at a strip club in Venezuela's crime-ridden capital, police and U.S. State Department officials said.

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Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 08:45am EDT

The Feuding Continues

The feud between Venezuela and Colombia has reached a new level. About 400 gold miners from Colombia and Brazil were kicked out of Venezuela accused of damaging the Yapacana national park in the Venezuelan state of Amazonia. The Colombian government says the move was a violation of the miner's human rights. Venezuela and Colombia have been at each others throats for months since Colombia made the decision to allow U.S. troops more access to military bases. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says that sets the stage for U.S. aggression against his country.

Tags: Technology , Pentagon , Colombia , Brazil , Yapacan , Amazon , Hugo Chavez

Thursday - 12/03/2009, 01:03pm EST

Chavez and Assad

The U.S. is watching Damascus very carefully today. Syrian President Bashar al Assad is hosting Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. Chavez has made no secret of his disdain for the U.S. and Syria and the U.S. don't work well together because of their relationship with Iran, North Korea and terrorist organizations. The Presidents and their ministers are meeting to review a series of 11 existing agreements. One of the big worries for the U.S. intelligence community is that relationship give enemies of the US direct access to this hemisphere.

Tags: Technology , Pentagon , Syria , North Korea

Friday - 09/04/2009, 01:37pm EDT