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Alexander Martínez Pérez

Alexander Martínez Pérez

Alexander Martínez Pérez runs the AFP's Venezuela bureau
Weary Venezuelans in low-turnout win for ruling party
Weary Venezuelans in low-turnout win for ruling party
Venezuelans stayed away in droves Sunday from municipal elections, handing a victory to the ruling party — but with just 27% turnout.
Venezuela vows to eradicate plots after Maduro 'assassination' bid
Venezuela vows to eradicate plots after Maduro 'assassination' bid
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro on Monday renewed his accusation against his Colombian counterpart, blaming him for what capital Caracas...
'Green war' rages in Colombia
'Green war' rages in Colombia
A distant explosion startles villagers in Vistahermosa, a paradise of nature in southern Colombia where the government is working to destroy about...