June 6, 2011 2:28pm
Henrique Capriles Radonski, a descendant of Holocaust victims who is now the governor of Venezuela’s largest state, is the opposition’s first real hope in years to unseat Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
May 31, 2011 11:55am
A group of squatters who forcefully entered a building in Caracas, Venezuela, that houses a synagogue left peaceably.
May 25, 2011 2:25pm
Venezuela’s largest Jewish advocacy group protested to the government a state-run radio broadcast that positively referenced the anti-Semitic “Protocols of the Elders of Zion.”
May 5, 2011 12:52pm
The governor of Venezuela’s Miranda state, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, said he will challenge President Hugo Chavez next year.
March 2, 2011 2:12am
Jewish life in Venezuela is on vivid display at a Caracas mall that features a kosher restaurant, shops that cater to Jewish clientele and a place where Jews can feel safe from the violent crime plaguing the city.
December 28, 2010 1:44am
The surge in anti-Semitic expression on state-sponsored media following Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s tirades against Israel largely have subsided, but Venezuelan Jews are still uncertain about their future in a country wracked by violence.
December 12, 2010 6:55pm
Rumors that Venezuela is helping Iran develop a nuclear bomb were ridiculed in a new cache of diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks.
December 7, 2010 7:01pm
Persistent heavy rains have destroyed a key piece of Venezuelan Jewish history dating from the colonial era, according to the Center for Sephardic Studies in Caracas.
June 10, 2010 6:26pm
A foreign policy adviser to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez equated what he called “international Zionism” with “Nazism.”
June 6, 2010 5:42pm
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez called Israel a “genocidal state” during nationally broadcast comments following violent clashes aboard a Gaza-bound flotilla.