Articles by Andrew Selsky

Chavez Claims Victory in Referendum

  • 17 August 04
  • The Associated Press
President Hugo Chavez survived a popular referendum to oust him in a vote that drew a record number of Venezuelans to the polls, according to results announced Monday.

Venezuelans Cheer Chavez's Return

  • 15 April 02
  • The Associated Press
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returned triumphantly to office two days after he was ousted and arrested by Venezuela's military, raising his fist in the air as he greeted supporters and reclaimed the presidential palace Sunday.

Colombia's Leftist Rebels Agree to Quit Safe Haven

  • 15 January 02
  • The Associated Press
With Colombia's peace talks collapsing and rebels announcing plans to relinquish a massive safe haven, a novel experiment in peacemaking was coming to a close.

Colombia Braces for Hostilities As Talks Fail

  • 14 January 02
  • The Associated Press
President Andres Pastrana ended the Colombian peace process Saturday, saying an 11th-hour proposal from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia ""is not sufficient.""

U.S. Bolsters Forces in Kuwait as Tensions Ease

Samper Mute on Drug Links

Marines Take Over City After Haiti Street Battle