November 23rd @ 8:40 PM GMT
Yahoo! Argentina's president-elect Mauricio Macri said Monday he would call for Venezuela to be suspended from the South American trade bloc Mercosur over its government's alleged rights abuses against political opponents. ''We are going to invoke the democratic clause against Venezuela,'' Macri told reporters. Macri added: ''It is appropriate because of the abuses and the persecution of the opposition'' in Venezuela, where right-wing rivals of President Nicolas Maduro have been imprison... (Politics)
November 22nd @ 11:00 PM GMT
Yahoo! Venezuela's opposition said on Sunday shots were fired at one of its candidates' campaign caravan in a poor neighborhood of Caracas amid rising national tensions over next month's parliamentary election. President Nicolas Maduro has said the Dec. 6 vote for a new National Assembly is the toughest election the ruling socialists have faced in their nearly 17-year government and polls show widespread voter anger at Venezuela's economic crisis. The opposition Democratic Unity coalition beli... (World)
November 23rd @ 5:49 PM GMT
Yahoo! Macri, 56, narrowly defeated ruling party candidate Daniel Scioli as voters punished outgoing President Cristina Fernandez over the economy and her leadership style. Macri is urging Venezuela's suspension from South American trade bloc Mercosur for alleged rights abuses by President Nicolas Maduro's government. (World)
November 22nd @ 10:22 PM GMT
Yahoo! Rymer Liriano hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the ninth inning, and Tigres del Licey of the Dominican Republic Winter League beat Navegantes de Magallanes of the Venezuelan Winter League 4-2 in an exhibition on the second day of the inaugural Serie de las Americas on Sunday at Marlins Park. (World)
November 24th @ 5:12 PM GMT
Reuters Venezuela's opposition will prioritize laws to free jailed activists and reform the crisis-hit economy if it wins Dec. 6 elections to take control of the legislature away from the ruling socialists for the first time in 16 years.<br clear='all'/><img width='1' height='1' src='' border='0'/> (World)