and Colombia are Spanish-speaking nations on the
northern coast of South America. The current leader of
Venezuela is Hugo Chavez, a self-styled Socialist who
is an ally of Cuba and a proclaimed foe of the United
States and world capitalism. The current president of
Colombia is Álvaro Uribe Vélez. Colombia
is an ally of the United States.
These two nations are at odds, largely due to the
political differences of their leaders. Below are
resources on this ongoing conflict.
launches US drones over Venezuela –
or was that 'Santa's sleigh'? --Christian Science
Monitor, Dec. 22, 2009
denies Venezuela's claims of spy drones--BBC News,
Dec. 22, 2009
Adds Dutch to His Enemies List --Korea Times, Dec.
Violate Venezuelan Air Space near Colombian
Border--Venezuelanalysis.com, Dec. 22, 2009
with Venezuela Rise Over New Colombian Military Base
--Latin America News Dispatch, Dec. 21, 2009
to build new military base on Venezuelan border
--Colombia Reports, Dec. 20, 2009
raps Venezuela over FARC rebel "insult" --Reuters,
Dec 9, 2009