The Seattle Mariners are the latest team to leave Venezuela

AGUIRRE, Venezuela - Moving day is just around the corner...major league teams that have abandoned Venezuela in the past decade as a result of economic...head of the Mariners' operations in Venezuela. "But the decision was made and we...

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez dies at 58

CARACAS, Venezuela - President Hugo Chavez, the fiery...who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against U.S. influence...red of his United Socialist Party of Venezuela or the fatigues and red beret of his...

Even after vote, concerns about Venezuela's oil sector persist

...with industry experts warning that Venezuela needs long-overdue investment in aging...balance isn't struck soon, they said Venezuela, a major supplier of fuel to the United...Chavez' social agenda. At the moment, Venezuela's daily output is about 2.5 million...

Venezuela to pay Exxon Mobil $255 million after arbitration decision

CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela said Monday it has successfully defended itself in an international...million awarded to the company.State oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA, or PDVSA, said in a statement that debts and court action...

Chaos in Venezuela

...the Korean Peninsula, now along comes Venezuela. The country is in chaos, on the verge of civil war. Venezuela isn't just another banana republic...entirely to its knees. A civil war in Venezuela would be hard on the United States not...

Mexico shuts out Venezuela

...11-0, mercy rule rout of Barquisimeto, Venezuela, in Wednesday's International semifinal...through an interpreter. Mexico got to Venezuela pitcher Manuel Barrios early, tagging...that, Mexico only needed to shut out Venezuela for two more innings to claim a mercy...

Kid from Venezuela's sandlots makes a splash far from home

CARACAS, Venezuela -- As a kid, Francisco Rodriguez couldn't...assistant coach with the Caracas Lions of Venezuela's winter league, still runs the school...Little League can be found throughout Venezuela, but because of poverty, most baseball...

Venezuela gets win over Puerto Rico

...with a big run after a 10-minute delay, and now he and his Venezuela teammates are bound for Los Angeles and the semifinals of...awarded a home run after a replay review Monday night, and Venezuela delighted a cacophonous crowd of 25,599 by beating Puerto...

Venezuela goes to bat for Aparicio

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelans want one of their own on major league baseball's...someone with a modest batting average while playing on mediocre teams in Venezuela's winter league. Last week, Chavez, who threw out the first pitch...

Galarraga as popular as Pope in Venezuela

...to contrast Andres Galarraga's popularity in his native Venezuela, Eddie Perez lifted an eyebrow and said, "You know the...Cincinnati Reds shortstop Dave Concepcion, also a native of Venezuela, agreed. "He's always been loved," he said. "He's...

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