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Venezuelan president blasts music maestro Gustavo Dudamel for speaking out

President Nicolas Maduro has angrily blasted Venezuela's classical music maestro Gustavo Dudamel, accusing his one-time supporter of being duped into criticising the government.

published on : 19th August 2017

US condemns 'power grab' by new Venezuelan assembly

Venezuela's new pro-government constitutional authority yesterday formally declared that it was seizing legislative power from the opposition-led legislature.

published on : 19th August 2017

Venezuela's ex-attorney general Luisa Ortega says President Maduro involved in Brazil's massive Odebrecht scandal

Venezuela's sacked attorney general Luisa Ortega said Friday she had evidence that President Nicolas Maduro and his inner circle were involved in the Brazilian scandal.

published on : 19th August 2017

Sacked Venezuelan attorney general Luisa Ortega arrives in Colombia

Venezuela's sacked attorney general Luisa Ortega, a strident critic of President Nicolas Maduro, arrived Friday in Colombia, immigration officials said.

published on : 19th August 2017

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro orders military drill after US President Donald Trump's 'crazy' threat

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro on Monday ordered his armed forces to carry out a national exercise next week in response to US President Donald Trump's threat of possible military action.

published on : 15th August 2017

Venezuela assembly denounces 'vile threats' from US President Donald Trump

Venezuela's new Constituent Assembly today strongly backed socialist President Nicolas Maduro in the face of the "vile threats" of his US counterpart Donald Trump.

published on : 12th August 2017

Venezuela's sanctions-hit President Nicolas Maduro says he wants direct talk with his US counterpart Donald Trump

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro said Thursday he wants a one-to-one talk with US President Donald Trump, who has slapped him with sanctions, but stood defiant against "imperialist aggression."

published on : 11th August 2017

Venezuela's high court removes fifth opposition mayor

Venezuela's government is continuing to crack down on opponents with an order to arrest a fifth opposition mayor who has been promoting protests against President Nicolas Maduro.

published on : 10th August 2017

Venezuela rejects additional US sanctions

Venezuela has rejected the new additional US sanctions against its eight government officials involved in the creation of the controversial National Constituent Assembly.

published on : 10th August 2017

Footballer Maradona defends Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro

Argentine football hero Diego Maradona defended Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro over a deadly political crisis.

published on : 9th August 2017

'Venezuelan opposition leader Lopez returned to house arrest'

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez was returned to house arrest after being detained in military prison for four days, his wife Lilian Tintori said.

published on : 6th August 2017

Venezuela's top prosecutor says under 'siege' by military 

Venezuela's chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega said that the public prosecutor's office was under "siege" by the military.

published on : 5th August 2017

New assembly dividing Venezuela begins work

A new assembly packed with allies of unpopular President Nicolas Maduro and with sweeping powers was to begin work on Saturday, deepening divisions in a crisis-wracked Venezuela.

published on : 5th August 2017

Nicolas Maduro set to install disputed new Venezuela assembly

The opposition has called a mass march in the capital, raising fears of violence that could add to a death toll of more than 125 over the past four months

published on : 4th August 2017

Will not recognise Venezuelan National Constituent Assembly: United States

The US has said it will not recognise Venezuela's National Constituent Assembly, terming it as the "illegitimate product" of a "flawed" process.

published on : 4th August 2017
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