Articles about Venezuela
28 Jun 2019
Copa America quarter-finals preview: All details here
Argentina are up against Venezuela in a crunch Copa America 2019 quarters battle later tonight.
31 Mar 2019
Stop interfering in Venezuela crisis, Russia warns Washington
Russia yesterday warned Washington to stop interfering in the stand-off between Venezuela's government and the opposition movement, and once again defended its decision to send personnel to the country.
27 Mar 2019
Deployment of Russian troops in troubled Venezuela violates constitution: Guaido
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido charged yesterday that the deployment of Russian troops in the troubled South American country violates its constitution.
20 Mar 2019
Donald Trump warns of 'a lot tougher' sanctions on Venezuela
United States President Donald Trump yesterday warned that his country could impose "a lot tougher" sanctions on Venezuela as he urged the country's military to depose leftist leader Nicolas Maduro.
10 Mar 2019
15 dialysis patients have died in Venezuela's blackout: NGO
Fifteen Venezuelans with advanced kidney disease have died after being unable to get dialysis during the country's extended power outage, an NGO reported yesterday.
13 Feb 2019
Crisis-hit Venezuela mining gold to buy goods from other countries?
Venezuela is undergoing a socioeconomic and political crisis since 2010 and the situation isn't getting any better.
04 Feb 2019
Military intervention 'an option' in Venezuela, says Trump
US President Donald Trump yesterday said military intervention in Venezuela was "an option", as Western countries are building pressure on socialist leader Nicolas Maduro to step down and hand over power to opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim President Juan Guaido.
24 Jan 2019
Venezuela: In two days, 13 killed in protest against Maduro
Thirteen people have died during two days of unrest in Venezuela amid protests against leftist leader Nicolas Maduro.
29 Mar 2018
Deadly riots, fire in Venezuela prison kill nearly 70
Deadly riots and fire in a Venezuelan prison in Valencia killed at least 68 people yesterday.
12 Dec 2017
Venezuela: Maduro bans opposition parties from contesting in 2018 elections
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has stated that the country's main opposition parties are banned from contesting in the presidential elections scheduled for next year.
05 Dec 2017
Supreme Court upholds Trump's travel ban, restrictions come into effect
In a major win for Donald Trump, the US Supreme Court has upheld the president's third travel ban which denies the citizens of six predominantly-Muslim countries, Venezuela and North Korea, from entering the US.
04 Dec 2017
Venezuela to launch new cryptocurrency 'Petra' amid economic crisis
In a bid to revive Venezuela's economy, President Nicolas Maduro has announced the creation of a new virtual currency.
14 Oct 2017
No paper, ink to print new passports in Venezuela
Strange as it may sound, Venezuela ran out of paper and ink to print new passports and expired passports' validity has been extended for two years.
25 Sep 2017
North Korea, Venezuela and Chad brought under Trump's travel ban
In a bid to make America safe again, the US has brought Venezuela, North Korea, and Chad under Trump's controversial travel ban.
13 Aug 2017
Venezuela crisis: Latin America condemns Trump's military response threat
Latin American trading bloc, Mercosur has condemned President Trump's remark threatening Venezuela with a military response.
08 Aug 2017
#VenezuelaCrisis: Hackers target government sites to protest against "Maduro's dictatorship"
A hackers group identifying itself as "The Binary Guardians," has hacked multiple Venezuelan government sites targeting President Nicolas Maduro's "dictatorship."
06 Aug 2017
#VenezuelaCrisis: 2 killed in rebel attack on army base
On August 6, at least 20 people attacked a military base in the central Venezuelan city of Valencia.
03 Aug 2017
Venezuela: Maduro's suffers setback, e-voting firm disputes election turnout
Smartmatic, the firm that provided election technology to Venezuela, has dismissed the government's voter turnout claims in Sunday's controversial constituent assembly vote.
01 Aug 2017
Two key Venezuelan opposition leaders arrested after constituent assembly election
Venezuelan opposition leaders Leopoldo López and Antonio Ledezma have been rearrested on accusations of inciting violence in 2014 during anti-government demonstrations.
01 Aug 2017
Maduro claims victory in controversial constituent assembly vote
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has claimed victory in the controversial election for a constituent assembly.
31 Jul 2017
Clashes mar Venezuela's constituent assembly vote, 10 killed
At least 10 people have died in protest-related violence in Venezuela as the country voted for a controversial constituent assembly.
28 Jul 2017
Venezuela govt. bans protests that 'disturb' controversial vote
The Venezuelan government has banned protests which may "disturb or affect" a controversial election for a new constituent assembly scheduled for July 30.
28 Jul 2017
Opposition calls for strike against Venezuelan president's constitution rewrite plans
Venezuelan opposition leaders have called on workers nationwide to stay home as part of a 48-hour strike aimed at protesting against President Nicolas Maduro's plans to hold a controversial constituent assembly election on July 30.
20 Jul 2017
Venezuela defies US sanctions threat on constituent assembly election
The Venezuelan government said it will hold a controversial constituent assembly election despite threats of US sanctions.
28 Jun 2017
Dissident Venezuelan cop steals helicopter, throws grenades at Supreme Court
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said a helicopter had attempted to bomb the nation's Supreme Court, calling it a "terrorist attack."
03 May 2017
Venezuelan Unrest: President Maduro wants to rewrite constitution amid protests
Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro announced the creation of a new popular assembly that can rewrite the constitution.
24 Apr 2017
Protests in Venezuela: President Maduro offers talks with opposition
Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has called for a resumption of dialogue with the Venezuelan opposition. He added that he wanted local elections to take place.
20 Apr 2017
Trump inauguration received $500,000 from Venezuelan state-owned company
Venezuela, a country reeling under a severe economic crisis, has donated $500,000 to Donald Trump's inauguration.
20 Apr 2017
3 civilians killed in Venezuelan anti-government protests
Three people were killed in separate incidents across Venezuela in the midst of anti-government protests in the country.
02 Apr 2017
Paraguay President sacks top officials after violent protests
The interior minister of Paraguay was sacked by Paraguay's President Horacio Cartes along with the chief of police after violent protests broke out.
12 Jan 2017
Venezuela's president threatens opposition over attempted ouster
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said his country's opposition would face "dire consequences" for their latest "coup."
28 Oct 2016
Anti-government protests escalate in Venezuela
Protests against President Nicolas Maduro escalated in Venezuela, causing unrest leading to dozens of injuries and arrests.