Venezuela has South America's highest incidence of Dengue fever, a mosquito-borne disease. The country also has a high incidence of another debilitating disease, chikungunya fever, a mosquito-borne disease.
Crowded out of a once-booming "telenovela" industry by a government takeover of nearly half the country's TV networks, Venezuelan soap opera stars are increasingly taking their craft to the stage.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced plans to introduce fingerprint scanners at supermarkets in a bid to stop food smugglers he blames for the crippling shortages gripping the country.
A Venezuelan woman was arrested at Madrid airport Friday with 1.7 kilos (3.74 pounds) of cocaine concealed in her breast implants. Due to her suspicious behavior, officials searched her baggage but found nothing. Then they performed a body search.
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If you want to see a perfect eating machine in action, you can hardly do better than watching a hungry lionfish. Since its introduction into the Atlantic off the Florida coast in the 1980's and 1990's, the fish has been on a disastrous feeding frenzy.
Venezuelan authorities on Tuesday began moving residents out of the Tower of David, a Caracas skyscraper so notorious as a haven for squatters and gangs it was depicted in the US TV series "Homeland.
A power outage hit a wide area of eastern Caracas and several cities in the interior of Venezuela for at least two hours Friday.The outage started at 3:00 pm (1900 GMT) and service began being restored about two hours later.