US, Swiss target top soccer officials in corruption probe

...Uruguay. The others are Eduardo Li of Costa Rica, Julio Rocha of Nicaragua, Costas Takkas of Britain, Rafael Esquivel of Venezuela and Jose Maria Marin of Brazil.All seven are connected with CONCACAF and CONMEBOL, South America's governing body, and...
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Protests continue in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelan opposition leaders condemned the government Thursday for its heavy-handed attempt to subdue a protest movement with...
For traders, oil's plunge takes a toll on egos and accounts

...80 billion from Exxon Mobil's market value and pushed Venezuela to the brink of economic collapse.But to Justin Thomas...December.As drivers watched pump prices drop and exporters like Venezuela and Russia reeled from lost revenue, traders scrambled to...
Venezuela, Iran seek to boost dialogue within OPEC

CARACAS, Venezuela - The presidents of Venezuela and Iran have agreed to work together within OPEC as economic...two agreed on the need to coordinate more closely in OPEC, Venezuela's Foreign Ministry said. It cited the "ominous effects...
Chavez back in Venezuela, stirs succession talk

CARACAS, Venezuela - Hugo Chavez's sudden return to Venezuela after more than two months of cancer treatments in Cuba...professor of public opinion at the Central University of Venezuela. She said it seems unlikely that Chavez would be able...
Perez homers, Angels beat M's 5-4

...the eighth for the Angels, who had blown a one-run lead earlier in the eighth.Perez, a 24-year-old catcher from Venezuela, singled in his first major league at-bat. He then swung at the first pitch leading off the ninth from Dominic Leone...
Outside editorial: Trouble lurks in Venezuela

...hands of autocrats like Hugo Chavez of Venezuela. Chavez has spent years tweaking Washington...two Tu-160 long-range bombers to Venezuela. The Cold War is staging a revival tour...recklessness? Domestically, oil-rich Venezuela is a mess. His international exploits...
Tanker spews flammable liquid after Houston crash

...previously had been to Shanghai, China. The Carla Maersk, built in 1999, left Venezuela Feb. 7, arrived in Houston last Wednesday and was headed back to Venezuela.It was the second ship collision in the channel in less than a week. No pollution...
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Today In Sports History for Thursday, March 26

...with an 87-66 triumph over Memphis State.1974 - George Foreman knocks out Ken Norton in the second round in Caracas, Venezuela, to retain the world heavyweight title.1974 - Rick Barry of the Golden State Warriors scores 64 points in a 143-120 victory...
My Turn: Cracks in the door

...refineries in the Midwest and along the Gulf Coast, which are configured to process heaver (imported) crude from Mexico, Venezuela and Canada, continue to typically demand that light oil producers sell their product at a discount - sometimes running as...


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