Regina Garcia Cano, The Associated Press

Regina Garcia Cano

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Recent articles by Regina:

Despite key win, Venezuela’s opposition split over strategy

BARINAS, Venezuela (AP) — Iglenda Monzón lost her restaurant to Venezuela’s protracted economic crisis. Her daughters then emigrated to Colombia to fi... → Read More

Opposition wins revote for governor in heartland of Chavismo

BARINAS, Venezuela (AP) — Twice in less than two months, Venezuela’s opposition has prevailed in the gubernatorial race in the home state of the late ... → Read More

Opposition candidate wins in Venezuela’s cradle of Chavismo

BARINAS, Venezuela (AP) — Voters in the home state of Venezuela’s late President Hugo Chávez on Sunday picked an opposition candidate for governor in ... → Read More

Venezuela's revolution divided in the cradle of Chavismo

The internal struggles of the movement started by late Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez were encapsulated by the apparent defeat _ and its aftermath _ of one of his brothers during the gubernatorial election in November → Read More

Vote shock in Chávez homeland underscores Venezuela’s divide

BARINAS, Venezuela (AP) — Farmer Julio Álvarez hasn’t sold milk in about a year and a half even though the cows at his farm in northwestern Venezuela ... → Read More

Ex-foreign minister to run in Venezuelan election do over

BARINAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Sunday named a former foreign minister as his party’s candidate for a special guberna... → Read More

Ex-foreign minister to run in Venezuelan election do over

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has named a former foreign minister as his party’s candidate for a special gubernatorial election in the home state of his predecessor and mentor, Hugo Chávez → Read More

Voters protest disqualification of Venezuelan candidate

BARINAS, Venezuela (AP) — About 500 supporters of a Venezuelan gubernatorial opposition candidate who was retroactively disqualified as the vote count... → Read More

Voters protest disqualification of Venezuelan candidate

About 500 people have protested in support of a Venezuelan gubernatorial opposition candidate who was retroactively disqualified as the vote count showed him ahead in the home state of the late President Hugo Chávez → Read More

EU reports improvements, old tactics in Venezuela election

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s regional elections last weekend happened under better conditions compared to the country’s elections in recent y... → Read More

Venezuela votes in regional election under international eye

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A divided Venezuelan opposition found itself Monday on familiar territory, having lost an overwhelming majority of races dis... → Read More

Venezuela votes in regional election under international eye

A divided Venezuelan opposition has found itself on familiar territory, having lost an overwhelming majority of races disputed in a regional election over the weekend → Read More

Venezuela votes in regional election under international eye

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s electoral system will be put to the test Sunday when millions of voters across the South American country are ex... → Read More

Venezuela votes in regional election under international eye

Venezuela’s electoral system will be put to the test as millions of voters across the South American country are expected to decide thousands of races in a highly scrutinized regional election → Read More

Venezuelans to participate in high-stakes regional elections

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolás Maduro is not on the ballot for Sunday’s elections across Venezuela and the winners of the gubernatorial a... → Read More

Venezuelans to participate in high-stakes regional elections

President Nicolás Maduro is not on the ballot for the upcoming elections across Venezuela, and the names of winners of gubernatorial and other local races likely won’t be well-known beyond their country’s borders → Read More

Transplant-waiting children victims of Venezuela's crises

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Zoe Martano is no stranger to misery. At 6, she has spent half of her life in and out of a Venezuelan hospital, being prodded and poked, rushed to the ICU and hooked up to IV lines meant to keep her alive until her country’s crises dissipate. Only then might the young leukemia victim be able to undergo the bone marrow transplant doctors say she desperately needs. Except for… → Read More

Transplant-waiting children victims of Venezuela’s crises

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Zoe Martano is no stranger to misery. At 6, she has spent half of her life in and out of a Venezuelan hospital, being prodde... → Read More

Transplant-waiting children victims of Venezuela's crises

Except for a few charity-aided cases, poor Venezuelan children have not received organ or bone marrow transplants since 2017. Dozens of children have died since, including 25 this year, according to a parent organization. Only the wealthy in this socialist country can get a transplant. For Andrea Velázquez, Zoe’s mom, the lives of her daughter and the other roughly 150 children awaiting… → Read More

Venezuelan musicians pursue world's largest orchestra record

Thousands of Venezuelan musicians, mostly children and adolescents, have attempt to set the record of the world’s largest orchestra during a concert in Caracas → Read More