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Fire destroys most voting machines in Venezuela's main elections warehouse

March 09, 2020 11:17 am

Nearly 50,000 voting machines and almost 600 computers went up in flames as a result of the fire that broke out on Saturday.

US warns energy cos like Reliance, Chevron over ties to Venezuela's Maduro

February 06, 2020 2:16 pm

Rosneft, Reliance, Repsol and Chevron have emerged as the main business partners for PDVSA since the United States imposed the steepest sanctions yet on the state-owned Venezuelan company last year.

Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro claims control of National Assembly, fortifying power

January 06, 2020 8:28 am

In a chaotic session in which security forces surrounded the National Assembly building, intimidating members of the opposition who tried to enter, supporters of Nicolas Maduro blocked the re-election of Juan Guaido, the opposition leader, as the body's head, and named another legislator instead

Students fainting from hunger in Venezuela’s failing school system

December 01, 2019 11:14 am

Venezuela’s devastating six-year economic crisis is hollowing out the school system — once the pride of the oil-rich nation and, for decades, an engine that made the country one of the most upwardly mobile in the region.

Sanctioned by US, Venezuela doubles Euro supplies to its banks

November 15, 2019 5:29 pm

The increased distribution of euros comes because the OPEC nation is receiving them for more of its crude and gold exports in the wake of sanctions, rather than dollars, according to three of the sources, one close to Maduro.

Venezuela Vice President condemns countries that shunned Nicolas Maduro

September 28, 2019 2:47 pm

Delcy Rodriguez told the U.N. General Assembly on Friday that she came on "behalf of the only Venezuela," a reference to a rival delegation of diplomats that opposition leader Juan Guaido sent to the annual gathering of world leaders.

US, Venezuela opposition majority renew support for Guaido

September 18, 2019 2:17 pm

The National Assembly vote reaffirming Guaido's leadership came a day after four minority opposition parties announced that they are entering a new round of talks with Maduro's government. It was the first sign of cracks in the campaign to topple the socialist leader since Guaido took the lead.

Venezuela releases opposition lawmaker after four months in custody

September 18, 2019 7:24 am

"I managed to escape from a situation that I hope all political prisoners manage to escape from," Zambrano told reporters after being released.

Split emerges in Venezuela opposition over talks with government

September 17, 2019 10:51 am

A group of minority opposition parties is entering negotiations with President Nicolas Maduro's government without the consent of the U.S.-backed opposition leader Juan Guaido.

Venezuela's opposition says Norway-mediated dialogue with Maduro 'is finished'

September 16, 2019 12:41 pm

The talks, most of which had taken place on the Caribbean island of Barbados, began after opposition leader Juan Guaido led a failed military uprising in April against Maduro.


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.