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  1. Venezuela’s National Youth Orchestra visit to Ravinia cancelled

    Politics and music are making for uneasy bedfellows these days. The highly anticipated Ravinia Festival debut of conductor Gustavo Dudamel’s  acclaimed National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela scheduled for Sept. 4 has been canceled, as have all the orchestra’s planned touring stops in the U.S. including at the Wolf Trap Festival outside Washington, D.C., in Los …
  2. Colombia offers asylum to ousted Venezuela prosecutor

    Billingsgazette.com - World 08.21 / 19:35 billingsgazette.com
    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Monday offered asylum to Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor, who fled to the country last w…
  3. With turmoil at home, Venezuela Little Leaguers get big lift

    Muskogeephoenix.com - Muskogee 08.21 / 18:42 muskogeephoenix.com
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The players from Venezuela look as happy as any other team, dancing to "Shake Your Groove Thing" with the tournament mascot before a win over Mexico and raising the roof to "Taking Care of B…
  4. Colombia offers asylum to ousted Venezuela prosecutor

    Abc27.com - World 08.21 / 18:28 abc27.com
    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Monday offered asylum to Venezuela’s ousted chief prosecutor, who fled t&#…
  5. Colombia offers asylum to ousted Venezuela prosecutor

    SFgate.com-National 08.21 / 18:19 sfgate.com
    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Monday offered asylum to Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor, who fled to the country last week. Luisa Ortega arrived in Colombia on Friday with her husband German Ferrer after Venezuelan authorities ordered his arrest for allegedly running an extortion ring out of the prosecutor's office. Santos said Ortega is being protected by Colombian authorities and if she chooses to request asylum, he will grant it. Ortega has not s…
  6. With turmoil at home, Venezuela Little Leaguers get big lift

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The players from Venezuela look as happy as any other team, dancing to "Shake Your Groove Thing" with the tournament mascot before a win over Mexico and raising the roof to "Taking Care of Business" before a loss to Canada. They go through all the baseball routines — greeting a slugger after a home run, blessing themselves before at-bats and cheering their pitcher. But they might not be at the Little League World Series were it not for the support of a couple …
  7. With turmoil at home, Venezuela Little Leaguers get big lift

    Heraldbulletin.com - All Sports 08.21 / 17:55 heraldbulletin.com
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The players from Venezuela look as happy as any other team, dancing to "Shake Your Groove Thing" with the tournament mascot before a win over Mexico and raising the roof to "Taking Care of B…
  8. Dudamel tour of US cancelled amid feud with Venezuela govt

    Myfoxspokane.com - Washington (WA) 08.21 / 17:55 myfoxspokane.com
    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – A four-city U.S. tour by classical music maestro Gustavo Dudamel…
  9. With turmoil at home, Venezuela Little Leaguers get big lift

    Billingsgazette.com - Baseball 08.21 / 17:37 billingsgazette.com
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The players from Venezuela look as happy as any other team, dancing to "Shake Your Groove Thing" with the tournament mascot before a win over Mexico and raising the roof to "Taking Care of B…
  10. Dudamel tour of US cancelled amid feud with Venezuela govt

    Abcnews.go.com - Chicago 08.21 / 17:30 abcnews.go.com
    A four-city U.S. tour by classical music maestro Gustavo Dudamel is being cancelled after President Nicolas Maduro lashed out at the Venezuela-born conductor for his criticism of the government's crackdown on…
  11. Dudamel tour of US cancelled amid feud with Venezuela govt

    Pantagraph.com - Illinois 08.21 / 17:26 pantagraph.com
    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A four-city U.S. tour by classical music maestro Gustavo Dudamel is being cancelled following President Nicolas Maduro's complaints about the Venezuela-born conductor's criticism of the government's crackdown on p…
  12. Dudamel tour of US cancelled amid feud with Venezuela govt

    nwi.com-Music 08.21 / 17:25 nwitimes.com
    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A four-city U.S. tour by classical music maestro Gustavo Dudamel is being cancelled following President Nicolas Maduro's complaints about the Venezuela-born conductor's criticism of the government's crackdown on p…
  13. Dudamel tour of US cancelled amid feud with Venezuela govt

    SacBee-Music 08.21 / 17:24 sacbee.com
    A four-city U.S. tour by classical music maestro Gustavo Dudamel is being cancelled following President Nicolas Maduro's complaints about the Venezuela-born conductor's criticism of the government's crackdown on protests. Dudamel's … Click to Continue…
  14. With turmoil at home, Venezuela Little Leaguers get big lift

    StarTribune.com-Twins 08.21 / 17:24 startribune.com
  15. With turmoil at home, Venezuela Little Leaguers get big lift

    SeattleTimes-Sports 08.21 / 17:24 seattletimes.com
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The players from Venezuela look as happy as any other team, dancing to “Shake Your Groove Thing” with the tournament mascot before a win over Mexico and raising the roof to “Taking Care of Business” before a loss to Canada. They go through all the baseball routines — greeting a […]…
  16. Dudamel tour of US cancelled amid feud with Venezuela govt

    MiamiHerald-Music 08.21 / 17:23 miamiherald.com
    A four-city U.S. tour by classical music maestro Gustavo Dudamel is being cancelled following President Nicolas Maduro's complaints about the Venezuela-born conductor's criticism of the government's crackdown on protests. Dudamel's … Click to Continue…
  17. Dudamel tour of US cancelled amid feud with Venezuela govt

    Lethbridgeherald.com - World 08.21 / 17:20 lethbridgeherald.com
    CARACAS, Venezuela – A four-city U.S. tour by classical music maestro Gustavo Dudamel is being cancelled following President Nicolas Maduro’s complaints about the Venezuela-born conductor’s criticism of the government’s crackdown on protests. Dudamel’s tour with the government-backed Venezuelan National Youth Orchestra was set to begin Sept. 9 near Washington before continuing to Chicago, Los Angeles The post Dudamel tour of US cancelled amid feud with…
  18. Colombia offers asylum to ousted Venezuela prosecutor

    Abcnews.go.com -Crime 08.21 / 16:25 abcnews.go.com
    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos is offering Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor asylum after she fled to the country last…
  19. Abbas sends medical aid to Venezuela, sparking Gaza criticism

    Middleeasteye.net - Middle Easte 08.21 / 14:15 middleeasteye.net
    Language Undefined Palestinians criticised the PA's move to send aid to Venezuela as Gaza continues to be plagued with power…
  20. AMERICA/VENEZUELA - Mgr. Reyes denounces: "37 detainees massacred in a planned manner in Puerto Ayacucho"

    Fides.org - World 08.21 / 11:42 fides.org
    Puerto Ayacucho - "These people were massacred in a planned manner", said the Apostolic Vicar of Puerto Ayacucho , Mgr. Jonny Eduardo Reyes Sequera, S.D.B. on the massacre last Wednesday in the prison of Puerto Ayacucho where 37 people died."Here we are talking about a serious tragedy, because they are human lives, because when you pay armed groups to go to kill people, it is a planned thing", said Mgr. Reyes, to the local press on Sunday, August 20."We are not talking about chickens or…