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Obama's outreach to Arabs falls flat.
Clinton said the Obama administration will continue to support Colombia amid tensions with Venezuela.
Chávez has been president of Venezuela since 1999,
After the populist leader gave a book to President Obama this weekend, the classic tome's sales soared.
Starting with an easing of the Cuban embargo, the president tried to win over skeptical leaders.
Portraits of Chávez are being displayed around the Middle East after he blasted the "holocaust" in Gaza.
The recent hostage rescue has cemented anti-FARC sentiment; now Chávez's role must be made clear.
The enmity and suspicion that erupted last week in South America are likely to endure for some time.
Amid all the saber-rattling by Venezuela and Ecuador over a recent raid by the Colombian military that killed a top guerrilla leader, some intriguing revelations are surfacing from several laptop computers and hard drives captured in the jungle operation.
A small explosion occurred in New York City's Times Square this morning, causing structural damage to an unoccupied military recruiting station. No injuries were reported. The explosion, which happened around 3:45 a.m., shook buildings several blocks away.