The government of Venezuela has acknowledged that police are involved in up to 20-percent of the country's crime. And so, president Hugo Chavez is forming the country's first ever National Police Force. Will Grant reports.
A group of Venezuelan opposition leaders are in Washington for talks with the head of the Organization of American States, about their concerns over the state of democracy in Venezuela. Correspondent Will Grant reports.
Venezuela held gubernatorial and mayoral elections over the weekend. The parties allied with President Hugo Chavez won a majority of the contests but the opposition also posted some gains. The BBC's Will Grant reports from Caracas.