Venezuela meets 1st Colombia flight after ties restoration

Pedestrians use the Simon Bolivar International Bridge to cross between San Antonio, Venezuela (behind) and Cucuta, Colombia at sunrise on Aug 8, 2022, along the border which Venezuela partially closed in 2015. (MATIAS DELACROIX / AP) CARACAS — Venezuela welcomed Wednesday the first Colombian flight from Satena Airline, after the reestablishment of diplomatic and commercial […]

Venezuela: ICC prosecutor’s decision on rights probe rejected

The shadows of synthetic macaws are cast on the pavement backdropped by a mural of a macaw as pedestrians wearing protective face masks walk past, in the Petare neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, June 5, 2020.(ARIANA CUBILLOS / AP) CARACAS – Venezuela's government rejected on Saturday a decision by the prosecutor of the International Criminal […]

US says no change to Venezuela sanctions policy

This handout picture released by Venezuelan Presidency shows Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro delivering a speech to National Constituent Assembly (ANC) members at the Federal Legislative Palace in Caracas on Dec 18, 2020, amid the coronavirus pandemic. (JHONANDER GAMARRA / VENEZUELAN PRESIDENCY / AFP) WASHINGTON – The United States has no plans to change its Venezuela […]

Colombia’s ambassador-designate to renormalize ties with Venezuela

Pedestrians use the Simon Bolivar International Bridge to cross between San Antonio, Venezuela (behind) and Cucuta, Colombia at sunrise on Aug 8, 2022, along the border which Venezuela partially closed in 2015. (MATIAS DELACROIX / AP) CARACAS – Colombia's new ambassador-designate to Venezuela, Armando Benedetti, arrived here on Sunday for normalizing diplomatic relations between the […]

Colombia and Venezuela to appoint new ambassadors, rebuild ties

Alvaro Leyca (center), the designated foreign minister of Colombia appointed by next president Gustavo Preto, delivers a speech next to Venezuelan Foreign Minister Carlos Faria (left) and Tachira Governor Freddy Bernal (right), after a meeting at the border city of San Cristobal, Venezuela, on July 28, 2022.  (JOHNNY PARRA / AFP) SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela – […]