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Venezuela's UN envoy apologizes for likening Israel to Nazis

Rafael Ramirez called Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon over the weekend to apologize for his comments, panned as anti-Semitic.JTA, 5/10/2016, 8:50 PM

Venezuela's UN ambassador says Israel pursuing 'final solution'

Venezuelan diplomat accuses Israel of committing 'final solution' against Palestinian ArabsDavid Rosenberg, 5/7/2016, 8:49 PM

Report: Father, son kidnapped on the way to shul

Pair kidnapped outside Chabad House in Venezuela on Saturday morning; two released after ransom paid.Tova Dvorin, 12/20/2015, 10:25 PM

'Remember this next time UN condemns Israel'

Israeli envoy to UN blasts body's 'absurd' decision to elect 'Iran and North Korea ally,' Venezuela, to Human Rights Council.Nitsan Keidar, 10/28/2015, 8:13 PM

Venezuela and Pakistan among countries slated to join UNHRC

UN Watch NGO urges UN member states to take action against election of human rights abusers to the UN Human Rights Council.Arutz Sheva North America, 10/23/2015, 11:48 PM

Venezuelan Envoy: Raising of PA Flag Not a Unilateral Move

Venezuela’s Ambassador to the says raising the PLO flag at the UN is a step towards a resolution of the conflict.Mark Langfan, Arutz Sheva UN Reporter, 9/30/2015, 11:24 PM

Venezuela Delays UN Resolution on Syria

A UN Security Council approval of a draft statement on Syria delayed because of objections from Venezuela.Ben Ariel, 8/13/2015, 4:13 AM

Hamas Accuses PA of Pocketing Venezuelan Aid to Gaza

PA 'backstabs' by selling 1,000 Venezuelan scholarships for cash instead of training doctors, according to official Hamas paper.Dalit Halevy, 7/23/2015, 4:29 PM

New Book Reveals Venezuela-Hezbollah Narcotics Alliance

Spanish reporter details Venezuela's official ties with the Shiite terrorist organization to traffic cocaine and penetrate US-Mexico border.Gedalyah Reback, 4/22/2015, 1:13 AM

ADL Urges Venezuela To Ensure Jewish Community's Safety

Following reports of anti-Semitic graffiti found on a synagogue in Caracas, the ADL condemns the 'troubling' attack.Cynthia Blank, 1/4/2015, 9:28 AM

Venezuelan MP Claims: The Zionists Financed Hitler

In a recent interview, Venezuelan MP Adel Al-Sughayar said that Hitler's main financiers had been the Zionists.Elad Benari, 11/24/2014, 5:44 AM

Venezuela Welcomes Palestinian Students

Venezuela hails arrival of Palestinian Arab students to the country as a sign of its “condemnation of Zionism”.Ben Ariel, 11/7/2014, 5:43 AM

Venezuela Sends Humanitarian Aid to Gaza

Venezuela sends 10 tons of humanitarian aid and medical equipment for Gaza.Ben Ariel, 11/3/2014, 5:13 AM

Latin American Dictators Slam Gaza 'Genocide'

Chavez's successor makes surprise visit to Fidel Castro, is told he's a 'hero' for giving Hamas enclave material support.Ari Yashar, 8/21/2014, 6:57 PM

PA 'Confident' UNHRC Committee Will Find Israel Guilty

PA FM in Venezuela says commission will 'demonstrate Israel committed war crimes, crimes against humanity.'Ari Yashar, 8/12/2014, 10:54 PM

Venezuelan President Expels Three More US Diplomats

Amid rising unrest, President Nicholas Maduro expels American consulate officials - the second group to be expelled in four months.Ari Soffer, 2/17/2014, 11:45 AM

Venezuelan Protest Turns Lethal, Govt. Teeters

Mass demonstration ends in gunfire with at least three dead, President Maduro clamps down on opposition, press.Ari Yashar, 2/14/2014, 10:30 AM

Venezuela Expels US Diplomats

President Nicolas Maduro gives 3 diplomats 48 hours to leave the country: "Yankees out!"Ari Soffer, 10/1/2013, 11:20 AM

Maduro: I'm Not Anti-Semitic; My Grandparents Were Jewish

Venezuela’s president denies accusations that he is anti-Semitic, claims that he is of Jewish descent.Elad Benari, 5/21/2013, 5:46 AM

Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro Squeaks Presidential Win

The Venezuelan Central Elections Commission has announced that Acting President Nicolas Maduro has won the nation’s presidential polls.Chana Ya'ar, 4/16/2013, 2:15 AM

Holocaust Grandchild Runs Again to Lead Venezuela

Henrique Capriles is giving interim Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro a vigorous run as the two make their final campaign appeals.Chana Ya'ar, 4/3/2013, 10:24 AM

Rivals Are 'Heirs to Hitler': Venezuela's Maduro

Acting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday accused the country's opposition of being "heirs of Hitler."Arutz Sheva staff, 3/31/2013, 5:26 PM

Venezuelan Jews Fear for Future

Hugo Chavez may be gone, but the Jews of Venezuela are not resting any easier, after anti-Semitic graffiti incidentsDavid Lev, 3/25/2013, 12:16 AM

Hollywood's Liberals Hail Chavez as Great Social Hero

Hollywood stars lionized the late Venezuelan leader, in defiance of America's fierce antipathy to his regime. , 3/9/2013, 7:09 PM

Ahmadinejad to Attend Funeral of Close Friend Chavez

Iran's President travels to Caracas for the funeral of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez.Elad Benari, 3/8/2013, 4:13 AM

Syria, Iran Hail 'Martyr', 'Honorable' Chavez

Syria pays tribute to "honorable" Chavez, while Iran hails the late Venezuelan leader as "a martyr for his people."Rachel Hirshfeld , 3/6/2013, 5:19 PM

Venezuela's Chavez Dies at 58

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died, hours after his Vice President accused "enemies" of being responsible for his cancer.Rachel Hirshfeld & Elad Benari, 3/6/2013, 12:24 AM

Venezuela’s President Chavez is Alive, Returns to Caracas

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez is alive and has returned home to Caracas following a fourth round of surgery in December for cancer.Chana Ya'ar, 2/18/2013, 8:52 PM

Venezuela Reportedly Spying on Jewish Community

The Venezuelan intelligence agency is reportedly targeting and spying on the Jewish community as well as organizations with ties to Israel.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/31/2013, 3:54 PM

Venezuela VP Delivers State-of-Nation As Chavez Fights for Life

Vice President Nicolas Maduro stood in for President Hugo Chavez Tuesday to give Venezuela’s State of the Nation address amid legal debates.Chana Ya'ar, 1/16/2013, 11:46 AM

Ruling Venezuelan Party Faces Life Without El Commandante

The grave condition of Hugo Chavez poses a challenge to regime he built.Amiel Ungar, 12/14/2012, 3:12 AM

Venezuela's Pres. Chavez Admits Cancer is Back, Surgery Planned

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced on state TV Saturday night his cancer is back, and he must return to Cuba for more surgery.Chana Ya'ar, 12/9/2012, 8:55 AM

Venezuela's Chavez Returns to Havana for Treatment

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez is back in Cuba for another round of medical treatment for an undetermined length of time.Chana Ya'ar, 11/29/2012, 1:16 AM

Attack Against Caracas Synagogue 'Reminiscent of Kristallnacht'

Jewish group denounces Venezuelan government for enabling the recent anti-Semitic attack that plagued country’s largest synagogue. Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/25/2012, 1:19 PM

Anti-Israel Protesters Target Synagogue in Venezuela

About 50 anti-Israel protesters gathered outside Venezuela's largest synagogue on Thursday to demonstrate against recent Israeli airstrikes.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/23/2012, 10:58 AM

Human Rights Violators to Join UN Rights Council; US May Lose

Human rights groups warn that many countries up for seats on UN Human Rights Council are unfit under UN membership criteria.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/12/2012, 9:31 AM

Venezuelan President Chavez Names Vice President

Chavez is re-taking the reins, but his elections adversary Capriles has not given up. There is always next time.Scott Krane, 10/14/2012, 3:18 AM

Opposition Considers Options After Chavez Wins Reelection

Although it had done comparatively well, the Venezuelan opposition absorbs the consequences of Chavez' victory.Amiel Ungar, 10/10/2012, 2:41 AM

Venezuela Heads to the Polls

Venezuelans head to the polls for a vote that will show if they believe President Hugo Chavez's claim he is still healthy enough to rule. Chana Ya'ar, 10/7/2012, 8:28 AM

Capriles Pledges To Do Away With Controversial Chavez Diplomacy

Venezuelan opposition candidate drew hundreds of thousands at rally, has outlined his foreing policy changes.Amiel Ungar, 10/3/2012, 2:03 AM

As Opponent Displays Resilience, Chavistas Resort to Violence

Although still favored, Hugo Chavez is resorting to violence and threats of violence to counter his challenger.Amiel Ungar, 9/16/2012, 4:49 AM

Iran Creates Hizbullah Terrorist Training Base in Nicaragua

Iran has established a Hizbullah terrorist training base in northern Nicaragua, according to a report in local media there.Chana Ya'ar, 9/6/2012, 10:49 AM

Refinery Accident Highlights National Oil Company's Exploitation

Hugo Chavez has fended off accusations of safety lapses at a refinery of the state oil company that has become synonymous with his regime.Amiel Ungar, 8/28/2012, 3:04 AM

Giant Explosion at Venezuela's Largest Oil Refinery

Venezuela's largest oil refinery went up in flames Saturday, leaving 26 dead and some 80 people wounded, officials said.Chana Ya'ar, 8/25/2012, 11:22 PM

Chavez Government Pulls Out All Stops For October 7 Vote

Hugo Chavez' lead in the polls has narrowed and in a few polls has vanished, but will the election be fair and its results respected?Amiel Ungar, 8/21/2012, 10:22 PM

Chavez Equates Opposition Victory With Loss Of Independence

Hugo Chavez emphasized that he had the loyalty of the armed forces whom he harangued for three hours.Amiel Ungar, 6/18/2012, 2:07 AM

Chavez Will Return To Cuba For Repeat Cancer Surgery

Hugo Chavez, who was once declared cancer free, will be forced to return to Cuba for repeat surgery.Amiel Ungar, 2/22/2012, 7:16 PM

Five Candidates Contend For Right To Oppose Chavez In October

Five candidates contended in today's primary in Venezuela for the right to oppose Hugo Chavez in October.Amiel Ungar, 2/13/2012, 6:34 AM

Chavez Celebrates Abortive Coup 20 Years Ago, Claims Army Is His

Hugo Chavez celebrated his abortive coup of twenty years ago and proclaimed identity between himself and the army.Amiel Ungar, 2/6/2012, 5:33 AM

US Ejects Venezuelan Consul Over Cyber-Plot

The US has ejected a Venezuelan diplomat believed to have been involved in a cyber-plot to attack servers at US nuclear sites.Gabe Kahn., 1/10/2012, 10:04 PM

Argentine President Faces Surgery for Thyroid Cancer

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, 58, has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. She will undergo surgery January 4 to remove the tumor.Chana Ya'ar, 12/28/2011, 10:41 AM

Chavez Repatriates Gold, Offers Obama a Loan

Hugo Chavez has impressed supporters and outraged opponents by bringing back Venzuela's gold bars.Amiel Ungar, 12/1/2011, 7:45 AM

Can Chavez Curb Crime and Will He Make It to October Elections

The kidnapping and rescue of Wilson Ramos plus the diametrically opposed diagnoses of Hugo Chavez dominate news on Venezuela.Amiel Ungar, 11/13/2011, 12:53 AM

Major Leaguer Kidnapped, Freed in Venezuela

Venezuelan authorities on Friday ordered a dramatic aerial rescue of a kidnapped native who plays in U.S. Major League Baseball. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/12/2011, 10:24 PM

Chavez 'Upholds' PFLP Terrorist's Honor, Hides Personal Health

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez calls on France to "respect" PFLP terrorist Carlos the Jackal, and tries to hide his health from voters.Chana Ya'ar, 11/9/2011, 3:16 PM

Russia and China Practice Loans for Oil to Bolster Chavez

Taking a risk, Russia and China are loaning Venezuela billions in hope that Hugo Chavez can hold out.Amiel Ungar, 10/18/2011, 6:20 AM

Chavez Begins Third Chemotherapy Round in Venezuela

President Hugo Chavez has returned to Venezuela for a third round of chemotherapy to treat his cancer. Chana Ya'ar, 8/28/2011, 9:56 AM