The United States defends its decision to appoint as Venezuelan ambassador
Larry Palmer, who has expressed negative views of the country in the past, including insinuating that it has ties with Colombian rebels.
State Department says Larry Palmer remains nominee for US ambassador to Caracas.
The United States pledges US$9 million in aid to Colombia to help support Venezuelan migrants in the country. 2018-08-8 (Context: Colombia, U.S., Venezuela)
Venezuela extradites Colombian Carlos Alberto Renteria to the United States: the US claims he is a major drug cartel leader. 2010-07-14 (Context: Colombia, U.S., Venezuela)
Argentina, Brazil and Bolivia express concerns whilst Peru supports a planned accord by Colombian President Alvaro Uribe to allow United States troops to use several bases. Venezuela announces trade measures against Colombia. 2009-08-6 (Context: Colombia, U.S., Venezuela)
UNASUR leaders express fresh concerns over Colombian plans to grant United States troops access to its military bases but cannot agree on a declaration to formally condemn the proposals. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez warns that "the winds of war are beginning to blow" across the region. 2009-08-11 (Context: Colombia, U.S., Venezuela)
Colombia is preparing to declare an economic and social emergency in the region of La Guajira, which borders Venezuela. 2018-09-1 (Context: Colombia, Venezuela)