Another US Lawmaker Meets With Venezuelan PresidentSen. Dick Durbin, a Democrat from Illinois, told The Associated Press that he urged President Maduro to uphold democratic rights ahead of Venezuela's upcoming presidential election, but doubts any changes will be forthcoming.
Texas Republican Makes Secret Peacemaking Trip To VenezuelaIt's not clear what prompted the previously undisclosed visit by the Dallas congressman to the politically turbulent South American nation.
USMNT Coming to Houston For Copa America SemifinalWith a win over Ecuador on Thursday, the United States men’s national team is headed to Houston for Tuesday’s Copa America Centenario semifinal.
Venezuela, Guyana To Discuss Seized Oil Ship 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.
Chavez Never Able To Foster Image As Savior Of American PoorIn 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.
Report: Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez Dead 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.
Altuve Gets First Big League HitJose Altuve, one of the few Astros prospects to get excited about, made his major league debut in Tuesday’s game against the Washington Nationals.

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