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VENEZUELA NEWS

Trump orders 18-month halt to removal of Venezuelans from the US

January 20, 2021 9:10 am

Some Venezuelans, including those who have committed a felony, are exempted from the order.

Venezuela's Maduro calls extension of parliament 'unconstitutional'

December 29, 2020 9:11 am

“In the face of unconstitutional claims to self-proclaim term extensions that are not warranted, we trust that the justice system will do its job with an iron fist,” Maduro said.

Venezuela’s assembly votes to extend term, challenges Maduro

December 29, 2020 9:11 am

Maduro has remained in charge despite presiding over the precipitous deterioration of the oil-rich country since succeeding the late President Hugo Chavez in 2013 and efforts over the years to force him out.

Santa Claus hands out bread and clothes to children in recession-hit Venezuela

December 21, 2020 1:28 pm

The non-profit group Santa in the Streets, which for 14 years has received donations of clothing and toys and given them to families and children in poor areas of the country, on Saturday, handed out gifts in the suburb of Guarenas.

14 migrants found dead off of Venezuela's eastern coast

December 14, 2020 11:25 am

Venezuelan authorities are investigating, a government statement added, and they have not ruled out the possible involvement of criminal groups in the Guiria area.

Venezuela's opposition concludes 'popular consultation' to reject Maduro

December 13, 2020 12:26 pm

The consultation started virtually on Monday and ended with in-person participation. With 87% of responses reviewed, the opposition said just under 6.5 million people participated.

Official: Maduro allies win 91 per cent of seats in Venezuela vote

December 11, 2020 10:51 am

Venezuela's National Elections Council, which is loyal to Maduro, said that as of Thursday, Maduro's United Socialist Party of Venezuela had won 253 of 277 seats in the National Assembly.

Explained: What Maduro's party winning legislative polls means for Venezuela

December 08, 2020 8:12 am

Most opposition parties had boycotted the elections to Venezuela’s National Assembly, calling them rigged.

Voting opens in Venezuela assembly election amid boycott

December 06, 2020 1:37 pm

Guaido's opposition movement is holding a referendum over several days after the election. It will ask Venezuelans whether they want to end Maduro's rule and hold new presidential elections.

US imposes Venezuela-related sanctions targeting Chinese firm

December 01, 2020 11:07 am

“The United States will not hesitate to target anyone helping to suppress the democratic will of the Venezuelan people and others around the world,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in the statement.

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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.