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Venezuela says talking with 'democratic' opposition in Norway

Many Venezuelan opposition supporters are sceptical about mediation talks, given that past rounds have failed, divided the opposition and, in their view, merely bought time for Maduro to consolidate power and quash street protests.

US calls for `concrete actions' against Nicolas Maduro's repression

The United States is calling on all nations "to be prepared to take concrete actions" to respond to repression by President Nicolas Maduro's regime in Venezuela


Activists at Venezuela Embassy served with eviction notice

Authorities have served an eviction notice to activists who have stayed for more than a month inside the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, and asked them to leave immediately.

Had a very positive conversation with Putin on Venezuela, says Trump

“I had a very good talk with President Putin -- probably over an hour. We talked about many things. Venezuela was one of the topics. He is not looking at all to get involved in Venezuela other than he'd like to see something positive happen for Venezuela,” Trump told reporters.

Venezuela's Maduro tightens pressure on opposition

The United States says Russia-backed Maduro was elected illegitimately and that Guaido should lead Venezuelans to free elections after years of turmoil. Maduro describes Guaido as a collaborator in a US-engineered coup plot.

Oil prices firm amid US sanctions on crude exporters Iran, Venezuela

The United States re-imposed sanctions on Iran in November last year, demanding all countries stop importing oil from the country. Iran has said it will defy the sanctions and continue to export oil.


Explained: US sanctions and Venezuela's exports and imports

How much oil is Venezuela currently producing? How much crude and refined products is Venezuela exporting? Where is the oil going? All your questions answered.

Explained: Why Venezuela crisis puts Trump policy to the test

In its biggest political and diplomatic intervention in Latin America in years, the US government has rolled out waves of punitive measures against Venezuela, including several rounds of sanctions on its leadership, vital oil sector and banks.

Venezuelan protests peter out as Maduro hangs on; US and Russia squabble

Guaido had called for the "largest march" in Venezuela's history and said on Twitter that "millions of Venezuelans" were in the streets in "this final phase" of his move to oust Nicolas Maduro.

Military action in Venezuela 'possible', if required: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

In a televised interview, White House national security adviser John Bolton said that Mike Pompeo was scheduled to speak with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov over the situation in Venezuela. 

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Water is now gold for desperate Venezuelans

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

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

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