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Struggle for power intensifies in Venezuela Supreme Court battle

The Supreme Court promptly moved to block the newcomers, declaring the appointments to be in violation of the constitution.

22 Jul 2017 12:24 PM

Venezuela rejects Trump sanctions threat

Trump administration officials said that they were considering a wide range of sanctions on Venezuela, including cuts in oil imports.

19 Jul 2017 6:01 PM

Venezuela opposition says 7 million vote in anti-Maduro poll

The death brought to 96 the number of people who have died in nearly 4 months of protests and political agitation in Venezuela's streets.

17 Jul 2017 11:43 AM

Venezuelan opposition to hold symbolic vote on constituent assembly

Maduro is deeply unpopular with 80 percent of Venezuelans criticizing his rein, according to the Datanalisis survey firm.

16 Jul 2017 8:28 AM

Prez Maduro elected new body to rewrite Venezuela's constitution

Putin also endorsed Maduro's allegations that he was the victim of a foreign plot to topple him, the statement said.

11 Jul 2017 4:22 PM


Venezuela govt backers beat opposition lawmakers in congress

The armed group broke through the gates of the only state institution still nominally controlled by the opposition.

06 Jul 2017 10:19 AM

Venezuelan opposition to hold mock vote on new constitution

Protests against Maduro have swept across Venezuela the past three months, leaving at least 80 people dead and hundreds more jailed.

04 Jul 2017 12:37 PM

Venezuelan anti-govt protests leave 75 dead in 3 months

Opposition lawmaker Jose Manuel Olivares said the man had been shot by a member of the National Guard.

23 Jun 2017 1:18 PM

'Contact group' proposal by US completely useless: Venezuela foreign minister

Rodriguez also lashed out at other countries that supported the US-backed proposal.

21 Jun 2017 9:48 AM

'Get your pig hands out of here', says Venezuelan leader to Trump

The remarks come a day after the Trump administration slapped sanctions against eight members of Venezuela's Supreme Court.

20 May 2017 10:06 AM


Amid mounting political unrest in Venezuela, death toll rises to 38

Opposition leaders have repeatedly called on officers to think with their conscience before launching attacks.

06 May 2017 9:43 AM

Venezuela's Maduro calls for new constitution by 'people's' body

Venezuela is in the grip of more than a month of near-daily protests against Maduro marked by violence that has killed nearly 30 people.

02 May 2017 10:11 AM

At least 12 people killed overnight in protests: Venezuela officials

Most of the deaths took place in El Valle, a working class neighborhood near Caracas.

22 Apr 2017 9:15 AM