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  • Edward Snowden

    The status of Edward Snowden's bid for asylum in Venezuela remained unclear Tuesday after the country's apparent deadline passed. NBC News reports.

  • Edward Snowden

    After many rejections, three countries have offered to give NSA leaker Edward Snowden asylum. One has now given him an ultimatum that he must respond by Monday.

  • It is a slowdown in demand – not a U.S. shale oil revolution – that poses the biggest threat to OPEC, ministers told CNBC on Friday.

  • Oil Market Price 'Acceptable': Venezuela Oil Minister

    Rafael Ramirez, Venezuela oil minister, explains why he is concerned about demand for oil due to slow growth in Europe and the U.S., and discusses OPEC production level.

  • Fistfights broke out in Venezuela's parliament on Tuesday during an angry session linked to the South American nation's bitter election dispute.

  • Venezuela's newly elected president, Nicolas Maduro.

    Venezuela's new president will govern as he thinks Chavez would have and oil and gas investors can expect a perpetuation of the status quo.

  • Alfredo Toro Hardy, Venezuela's Ambassador to Singapore, explains the Latin American country's electronic electoral process and says the results are "fair, clear and straight.

  • After Hugo Chavez's anointed heir secured a razor-thin victory in Venezuela's presidential election on Sunday, one analyst questioned how much longer Chavez's socialist policies will survive.

  • No Vote Recount in Venezuela: Analyst

    Diego Moya Ocampos, Latin America analyst at IHS, talks to CNBC about the surprisingly narrow victory of Chavez's candidate in Venezuela and the possibility of a recount.

  • Venezuelan Opposition Extremely Relevant: Expert

    Kathryn Rooney Vera, director of macroeconomic research at Bulltick Capital Markets, tells CNBC that the opposition's good result in the Venezuelan election opens the door for real economic changes in the country.

  • Nicolas Maduro squeezed out a small-margin victory in Venezuela's presidential elections Sunday, securing the ruling socialist party's control over the oil-rich nation through 2019.

  • Business as Usual in Venezuela: Expert

    James Lockhart-Smith, head of Latin America at Maplecroft, tells CNBC that the Venezuelan economy will continue to struggle after the elections.

  • Why Venezuelan Elections Should Matter to Investors

    James Lockhart-Smith, senior Latin American analyst at Maplecroft, discusses Latin America inflation levels, the coming elections in Venezuela where he expects the government candidate to win and Argentina's failure to repay bondholders.

  • The Chavez Conspiracy?

    The Venezuelan government has announced it will conduct a formal inquiry into whether deceased president Hugo Chavez was "inoculated" with cancer. Risa Grais-Targow, Eurasia Group Latin America Analyst, provides perspective on how this might impact oil

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    At least two dozen heads of state were due to attend Hugo Chavez's funeral on Friday during an outpouring of grief for the charismatic but divisive Venezuelan leader who changed the face of politics in South America.

  • What Does Venezuela's Maduro Mean for Business?

    Walter Molano, Managing Partner & Head of Research at BCP Securities, and Tony Nash at IHS discuss whether Venezuela's Vice President can successfully turn around the economy.

  • Wait and See in Venezuela: Expert

    Heliodoro Quintero, CEO of HQ Consultores, tells CNBC why it's impossible to know which path Venezuelan energy policy will follow until after elections have been held.

  • Venezuela Mourns Hugo Chavez

    Venezuela is in mourning for its late president Hugo Chavez. With Chavez's passing, there is a lot of uncertainty about the future of Venezuela's massive oil supply, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs. Risa Grais-Targow, Eurasia Group, weighs in.

  • Will Moody's Downgrade Venezuela Again?

    Aaron Freedman, Moody's, explains why the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will not have an immediate impact on the country's sovereign rating.

  • Maduro Means More of the Same: Expert

    Diego Moya Ocampos, Latin America analyst at IHS, tells CNBC that a Nicolas Maduro presidency in Venezuela would see little deviation from the policies of Hugo Chavez.