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Sunday, June 26, 2022



Oil producers Iran and Venezuela sign 20-year cooperation plan

June 11, 2022 7:22 pm

The plan includes cooperation in the fields of oil, petrochemicals, defence, agriculture, tourism, and culture and was signed by foreign ministers Hossein Amirabdollahian and Venezuela's Carlos Faria.

Venezuelan man, crowned world's oldest, marks 113th birthday Friday

May 26, 2022 4:54 pm

Perez Mora became the world's oldest person after Saturnino de la Fuente Garcia, who was born on Feb. 11, 1909, in Spain, died in January aged 112 years and 341 days old.

US unlikely to invite Cuba, Nicaragua or Venezuela to summit

April 28, 2022 1:07 pm

The summit, to take place in Los Angeles in early June, will focus on defending democracy and human rights in the Western Hemisphere as well as addressing irregular migration, climate change and efforts to ensure equitable growth.

A decaying art gem signifying Venezuela’s divisions could now help it heal

April 08, 2022 2:03 pm

Nearby, 700 sculptures by iconic artists, including Salvador Dalí and Fernando Botero, are crammed in a large room to protect them against encroaching humidity.

Explained: As Biden and Maduro governments talk, a brief history of US-Venezuela ties

March 09, 2022 7:52 pm

Senior US officials last week held meetings with members of the Venezuelan government. Why is this significant?

US, Venezuela discuss easing sanctions, make little progress: Report

March 08, 2022 8:41 am

Both sides used Saturday's meeting in Caracas to present what one of the sources described as "maximalist" demands, reflecting longtime tensions between the Western Hemisphere's main power and one of its biggest ideological foes.

Venezuela, Russia hold discussions as West keeps pressure

February 17, 2022 2:23 pm

The meeting between Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov and Venezuela's Petroleum Minister Tareck El Aissami was meant to "strengthen strategic cooperation relations", according to a statement from the Venezuelan government.

In Venezuela's flawed vote, Maduro shows one way to retain power

November 24, 2021 12:04 pm

President Nicolás Maduro has perfected a political system where he no longer has much fear of international scrutiny when competing against carefully calibrated opponents, according to analysts and opposition leaders.

Transplant-waiting children victims of Venezuela's crises

November 19, 2021 9:28 pm

Except for a few charity-aided cases, poor Venezuelan children have not received organ or bone marrow transplants since 2017.

Venezuela halts talks after Maduro ally extradited to US

October 17, 2021 8:20 am

The announcement came hours after businessman Alex Saab was put on a US-bound plane in Cape Verde after failing in a 16-month fight to prevent his extradition to face money laundering charges in Miami.


Water is now gold for desperate Venezuelans

March 27, 2019 8:39 am

Faced with the uncertainty of when it might return, and whether it would be enough, families in Venezuela are conserving as much as water as they can take from rivers or buy at shops. They are bathing, washing clothes and dishes and cooking with just a few liters a day.

Hundreds of Venezuelan migrants enter Peru despite passport rule

August 28, 2018 10:32 am

Peru's economy is expected to grow by 4 per cent this year and many Venezuelans already have at least one relative living in the nation.

Anti-government protests rock Venezuela

February 25, 2015 1:17 pm

The killing of a 14-year-old boy by a policeman during an anti-government protest is raising tensions in Venezuela.