26 November 2015 11:26
A local Venezuelan opposition leader has reportedly been killed at a campaign rally ahead of the legislative elections in less than two weeks, opposition members say.
Luis Manuel Diaz, a candidate and the Democratic Action Party’s leader for a town in central Guarico State, was shot dead on Wednesday, according to oppositionists.
The shooting took place during a public meeting with locals...
25 November 2015 7:26
Presidents of Iran and Bolivia issued a joint statement on economic cooperation at the end of Bolivian President Evo Morales' state visit of Iran.
The two presidents expressed satisfaction about the comprehensive good bilateral relations, emphasizing the need to further expand them in economic, scientific and academic fields.
They have stressed their shared belief in need for convergence, being complementary for each...
25 November 2015 7:15
A pair of massive earthquakes measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale has jolted eastern Peru near its border with Brazil, and has been felt across several neighbors of the South American country.
The first quake, which occurred at 5:45 p.m. local time (2245 GMT) on Tuesday, occurred at a depth of 601 kilometers (373 miles), according to the United States Geological...
24 November 2015 7:25
Venezuelan President said natural gas can boost relations between Latin American countries.
Addressing the 3rd GECF Summit Meeting in Tehran on Monday, Nicholas Maduro said the summit is aimed at boosting the forum's programs, thanking Iran for the successful hosting of the meeting.
He also welcomed the republic Azerbaijan for jointing the forum, Shana reported.
Maduro said events like the summit meeting...
23 November 2015 9:46
Argentina’s conservative opposition leader Mauricio Macri has defeated ruling party candidate Daniel Scioli in the presidential election, pledging a “marvelous” new era for the Latin American country.
Ending 12 years of leftist rule in Argentina, Macri won 52.1 percent of votes and left Scioli defeated with 47.9 percent on Sunday, Argentina’s election body said.
“This is the beginning of a new era...
23 November 2015 9:11
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has met with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
The Monday meeting took place in the Iranian capital, Tehran, where Maduro is to take part in the third summit of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF).
23 November 2015 7:10
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro arrived in Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport on Sunday afternoon to attend the 3rd meeting of heads of state of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF).
Upon his arrival, Maduro was accorded welcome by Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Mohammad-Reza Nematzadeh.
The third meeting of leaders of the GECF member states is scheduled to be held in...
20 November 2015 7:03
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says the country will review its relations with the United States following revelations that Washington spied on its state-owned oil and gas company.
The Intercept online publication, which reports the leaks provided by the whistleblower and former US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor, Edward Snowden, published a report on Wednesday, revealing that the US intelligence had carried...
17 November 2015 21:37
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro says the recent deadly terror attacks in Paris stem from the United States’ invasion of Iraq over a decade ago.
He made the comments in a televised speech on Monday, condemning the string of attacks on November 13 in the French capital, which were claimed by the Daesh Takfiri terror group. The attacks killed more than 130...
16 November 2015 14:15
n Venezuela, oil prices continue to go down. The opposition blames the government for the lowering prices. It says the government has excluded private companies from the oil industry, which has diminished the national oil production. The government dismisses the allegations, arguing that the opposition, backed by the US, is destabilizing the nation's economy for its political purposes.
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