Just five minutes from The World's studios in Boston is a Venezuelan restaurant: La Casa De Pedro. I traveled there with Senior Producer Andrea Crossan to find some local reaction to the news from Venezuela.
The "Tower of David" in downtown Caracas is called "the world's tallest squat" because thousands of people have been living in the unfinished skyscraper. Now, the government is moving people to new housing outside the city — and many squatters have mixed feelings.
Venezuela's president is the focus of an upcoming PBS Frontline documentary. It's called "The Hugo Chavez Show." And it features excerpts from "Al Presidente!" -- the TV program that Chavez hosts every week.
Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez has returned to Cuba for more cancer treatment. Meanwhile, his political challenger has been out on the campaign trail. Venezuela's fractured opposition has united behind Henrique Capriles Radonski.
Hugo Chavez has been president of Venezuela for 12 years -- and he remains popular. But the outspoken leader of the South American country is facing the toughest challenge of his electoral career from Henrique Capriles, and it comes at a time when Chavez is battling cancer.
Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma was arrested Thursday night, accused of plotting to overthrow President Nicolas Maduro. But even in a country where political arrests are common, this latest accusation is more than just business as usual.