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Venezuela

Venezuela court orders takeover of 2 major opposition parties

Venezuela’s Supreme Court is known to be loyal to current president Nicolás Maduro

17 Jun 2020 11:19 AM

Defying Trump, Iran aims to keep offloading gasoline glut to Venezuela

Iran has since April sent five tankers totalling about 1.5 million barrels to the leftist government of fuel-starved Venezuela

16 Jun 2020 9:20 AM

Iranian fuel reaches Venezuelan stations as prices set to rise

Washington has warned governments, seaports, shipping firms and insurers that they could face sanctions if they aid the Iranian supply

31 May 2020 9:13 AM

Venezuela: Two US nationals arrested for plotting to overthrow Maduro regime

The arrests came a day after the government said it foiled an "invasion" from the sea.

05 May 2020 1:17 PM

Guaido warns Venezuela's Maduro over moves to advance legislative elections

Elections to renew the National Assembly, the only branch of government under opposition control, are set for December 2020.

14 Aug 2019 9:24 AM

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Venezuela receives second shipment of Red Cross aid

Venezuela has suffered collapse of its vital crude production and runaway inflation that the IMF projects at 10 million per cent this year.

18 Jun 2019 1:11 PM

Protests erupt in Venezuela, world notices but stands divided

Incumbent President Maduro is backed by Russia, China, Iran and Turkey. More than 50 countries including the US have rallied behind Guaido.

01 May 2019 10:20 AM

Venezuela faces crises, riots amidst 'attempted coup'

An apparently carefully planned attempt by Guaido to demonstrate growing military support disintegrated into rioting.

01 May 2019 8:59 AM

US oil sanctions take effect on Venezuela as crisis intensifies

It is among a volley of steps by President Donald Trump to oust Maduro and install opposition leader Juan Guaido.

28 Apr 2019 1:02 PM

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido stripped of immunity, can face prosecution

The court had been investigating Guaido for usurping Maduro's powers by declaring himself interim president on January 23.

03 Apr 2019 11:12 AM

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Oil prices firm as supply deficit emerges amid disruptions

OPEC+ will meet in Baku, Azerbaijan, over the weekend to review its output policy, although most expect the cuts to continue for now.

15 Mar 2019 10:49 AM

Venezuelans turn highway off ramp into cellphone hotspot

Residents with cars gravitated to a few stretches of highway and off ramps around the capital, Caracas.

13 Mar 2019 12:39 PM

Venezuela sways in a tug-of-concerts

The government has not said who will perform on the Venezuela end of the bridge. That concert’s slogan is “Hands Off Venezuela.”

23 Feb 2019 6:45 AM

Venezuela's Maduro brands Brazil's Bolsonaro a 'modern Hitler'

He and Bolsonaro have been exchanging barbs since the Brazilian won elections at the end of last year

15 Jan 2019 12:43 PM

How ZTE helps Venezuela create China-style social control

An economic meltdown in Venezuela is causing hyperinflation, widespread shortages of food and medicines.

15 Nov 2018 11:22 AM

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Venezuela's Mariem Velazco wins Japan's Miss International Beauty pageant

Contestants from South Africa, Romania, and Colombia bagged the second, third, and fourth positions respectively.

12 Nov 2018 1:36 PM

Venezuela: Intervention, migration and economic recovery plans

Venezuela is the 2nd largest receiver of foreign immigrants in South America, behind Argentina.

18 Sep 2018 12:11 AM

Venezuela stops payment of oil dues to ONGC Videsh Ltd

PDVSA had agreed to supply 17,000 barrels per day of crude oil to repay USD 537 million that it owed to OVL.

01 Jun 2018 2:36 PM

Shocking: Killer artist ate farmer before using his blood, ashes to create painting

Records say deceased hired cannibal to kill victim, eat part of body and make paintings with his blood and ashes.

07 Apr 2018 3:40 PM

New frog species found in Venezuela and Colombia

With multi-colored skin and a distinctive song, the Hyloscirtus japreria was discovered during expeditions over the past decade.

30 Mar 2018 8:43 AM

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