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Venezuela Vice President condemns countries that shunned Nicolas Maduro

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

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

"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

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'

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.

Ivanka Trump embraces Venezuela migrants as US boosts aid

After meeting with a group of exiled Venezuelan opposition leaders, Trump said she was ``inspired'' by their efforts to secure free elections in the South American country and moved by their stories of ``courage in the face of real brutality and atrocity.''


New blackout for Venezuela's capital compounds energy woes

Parts of Venezuela's capital and at least one state are experiencing another blackout amidst the country's mounting energy woes

Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro battles for control of US-based refinery

The opposition-run National Assembly appointed the 15-member Citgo board early this year after Guaido declared presidential powers, arguing that Maduro's re-election was illegitimate. Maduro maintains power with backing from the military and allies such as Cuba, Russia and China.

They survived colonization and war. But Venezuela’s collapse was too much

At least 4 million Venezuelans have fled their country in recent years, forced out by hunger, hyperinflation and deadly political crackdowns.

Bill giving Venezuelans protected status failing in US House

A total of 154 Republicans have voted against the measure, denying it the support of two-thirds of the chamber's 435 voting members, a benchmark required for legislation considered under a procedure used to quickly pass non-controversial bills and known as ``suspension of the rules.''

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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.