The top diplomats of Venezuela and Guyana agreed to meet to discuss the fate of an oil research ship seized in disputed waters as the captain of the U.S.-chartered vessel was being charged Monday in Venezuela with violating its maritime economic zone.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez offered to send thousands of soldiers, firefighters and volunteers to help with the cleanup. He also pledged $1 million in aid plus fuel to help rebuild hard-hit cities like New Orleans.
President Hugo Chavez, a world leader known for his brusk government policies and who also declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, died Tuesday at age 58 after a nearly two-year bout with cancer.
Jose Altuve, one of the few Astros prospects to get excited about, made his major league debut in Tuesday’s game against the Washington Nationals.