Venezuela’s President-elect Nicolas Maduro, who will be sworn in tomorrow, agreed to a full audit of the votes cast in the country’s closest election in 45 years as the opposition contests the results.
Spaniards danced under a statue of 15th Century explorer Christopher Columbus and sang “Viva Espana!” in downtown Madrid last night in celebration of a 1-0 win over the Netherlands in the World Cup final.
Criminal tax evaders have an easier time coming clean with the Internal Revenue Service than those who didn’t intend to hide money from U.S. authorities, according to Nina Olson, the National Taxpayer Advocate.
Venezuela opposition leader Henrique Capriles Radonski led a march of supporters last night in Caracas to mark today’s formal start to the presidential campaign against Hugo Chavez’s hand-picked successor.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s family said the ailing leader spent a day resting following a new setback in his battle against cancer, dismissing speculation on social media that he’d passed away in a Cuban hospital.