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Venezuela

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

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

Maduro, Guaido representatives to hold second round of talks in Norway

Shortly after the announcement, Maduro took to his Twitter handle to express gratitude to the Norway government for providing a platform.

26 May 2019 12:55 PM

Families look for answers after 29 prisoners die in Venezuela jail riot

"It seemed there was a massacre of these children in the police station," 50-year-old Zuleyma Ponte said.

26 May 2019 9:26 AM

Nearly 23 inmates dead with clashes with police in Venezuela

An internal police report, quoted by the NGO, said several officers were wounded by shrapnel.

25 May 2019 8:57 AM

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Maduro proposes early elections for opposition run Congress in Venezuela

The opposition won a majority in the National Assembly in 2015 and the next congressional elections are currently scheduled for late 2020.

21 May 2019 10:33 AM

'Rise up again Maduro': Venezuelan General tells military

Ramon Rangel, an air force general, said the Venezuelan government is controlled by 'communist dictatorship' in Cuba - a key Maduro ally.

13 May 2019 12:08 PM

Venezuela's opposition leader arrested, dragged away by tow truck

Guaido said on Twitter: 'The regime has kidnapped the first vice president.'

09 May 2019 4:17 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

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Another blackout hits large parts of Venezuela

A new blackout across large parts of crisis-hit Venezuela, including the capital Caracas, forced many to spend another night in the dark.

10 Apr 2019 12:52 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

Russian Air Force planes carrying troops land in Venezuela to send message to Trump

Two Russian air force planes landed at Venezuela's main airport on Saturday carrying a Russian defense official and nearly 100 troops.

25 Mar 2019 12:52 PM

Venezuela struggles with blackout as government claims sabotage

Venezuela's government struggled to cope with a massive electricity blackout that paralyzed much of the country.

09 Mar 2019 8:38 AM

2 killed as Venezuela border aid showdown turns violent

A high-risk operation to get humanitarian aid into Venezuela descended into deadly chaos on Saturday.

24 Feb 2019 10:15 AM

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Venezuela turns to India for major oil exports as US sanctions bite

Venezuela's oil exports have tapered off and shifted toward India since new US sanctions began on January 28.

13 Feb 2019 11:03 AM

How Venezuela turns its useless bank notes into gold

The country's economy in meltdown, an estimated 300,000 fortune hunters have descended on a mineral-rich jungle area to earn a living.

11 Feb 2019 10:35 AM

‘Your Presidency will be stained with blood’: Nicolas Maduro warns Trump

The Venezuelan President made the comments after Trump said last week that military action in the South American nation 'was an option'.

05 Feb 2019 12:25 PM

Rival rallies set up tense standoff in Venezuela

Tens of thousands of protesters were set to pour onto the streets of Caracas on Saturday to back opposition leader Juan Guaido.

02 Feb 2019 12:47 PM

‘Get out of Venezuela’: Nicolas Maduro as US derecognises his government

The President's announcement comes amid raging protests in the South American country.

24 Jan 2019 10:34 AM

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