Most Commented Stories Tagged: Venezuela

Conflict & Justice

Venezuela's latest deadly plight: AIDS

Stephanie Nolen, Latin America correspondent for Globe & Mail covered the AIDS pandemic in Africa, and was recently in Venezuela. She writes, "There is nowhere in the world today where people are dying of AIDS at the pace and in the sheer numbers that they are in Venezuela: Even the poorest African countries today have HIV treatment programs."

Business, Economics and Jobs

The decline in oil prices will put the squeeze on Iran and Russia — and give a jolt to American consumers

The price of a barrel of oil has fallen to its lowest level in more than half a decade — and it's still falling. That's put a major dent in the economies of some of the world's largest oil producers, like Iran and Russia. But in the US, it's cause for celebration, as falling oil prices are translating into plummeting prices at the pump.