Venezuela Floods: At least 20 dead, 17 remain unaccounted for; More than 1,200 houses destroyed

At least 20 people died in the western Venezuelan state of Merida after intense rains that caused mudslides and rivers to overflow. The ruling Socialist Party official in Merida announced the death doll had risen and said authorities were working to restore telephone service in some areas. State governor Ramon Guevara said earlier that more […]