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Venezuela poll results a 'strong message' to US, allies: Nicolas Maduro

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday his socialist party's landslide victory in disputed regional elections had delivered a "strong message" to the United States and its allies.

published on : 18th October 2017

US says Venezuela regional polls neither free nor fair

The United States slammed Venezuelan regional elections on Monday, after President Nicolas Maduro's socialist party claimed a resounding victory in a poll.

published on : 17th October 2017

President Maduro claims landslide victory in disputed Venezuela elections

Maduro's socialist party won governorships of 17 of the 23 states with the opposition Democratic Union Roundtable coalition taking only five, with one state still undecided.

published on : 16th October 2017

Opposition vies for landmark victory in polarized Venezuela

Elections in Venezuela on Sunday could tilt a majority of the states' 23 governorships back into opposition control for the first time in nearly two decades of socialist party rule.

published on : 15th October 2017

Venezuela frees three journalists held while investigating prison

Human rights and press freedom groups on Sunday confirmed the release of three journalists arrested while attempting to report from a notorious prison in Venezuela.

published on : 9th October 2017

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro thanks Russian counterpart Putin for support in difficult times

Venezuela, which has been rocked by deadly protests and economic chaos that has caused dire shortages of food and medicine, is counting on Russian support amid growing international isolation. 

published on : 5th October 2017

Venezuela opposition doubtful over talks with government

Venezuela's opposition cast doubt over whether it would participate in a scheduled round of exploratory talks with the government hosted by the Dominican Republic.

published on : 27th September 2017

Army must prepare to counter US 'threats': Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro 

Nicolas Maduro called on his army to ready their weapons to defend the country in an escalating war of words with US President Donald Trump.

published on : 27th September 2017

UN warns of possible 'crimes against humanity' in Venezuela

Venezuela's crisis has caused food and medicine shortages, deadly unrest and calls for President Nicolas Maduro to quit.

published on : 11th September 2017

Venezuelan leader Maduro calls for world without wars, terrorism, empires

Venezuela's President on Sunday issued a call in Kazakhstan's capital for a world without wars, terrorism and hegemonic empires.

published on : 11th September 2017

Venezuelan leader Maduro cancels Human Rights Council appearance in Geneva: UN

Rights activists had mounted a swift condemnation of the planned appearance by Maduro, who is accused of dismantling democracy in his nation, including a violent crackdown on the opposition.

published on : 5th September 2017

Venezuela blocking opposition trip to visit Europe leaders

The wife of one of Venezuela's top jailed opposition figures said airport agents on Saturday stopped her from traveling to meet the leaders of France, Germany, Spain and Britain.

published on : 3rd September 2017

Venezuela accuses France's Macron of 'interference'

Venezuela accused French President Emmanuel Macron today of "interference" in its affairs after he said President Nicolas Maduro had created a "dictatorship" in the crisis-hit country.

published on : 30th August 2017

Venezuelan democracy 'barely alive': UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein

The UN human rights chief warned on Wednesday that democracy in crisis-torn Venezuela was eroding fast, questioning whether it was still functioning at all.

published on : 30th August 2017

New Venezuelan assembly to try opposition leaders for treason

Venezuela's all-powerful new constituent assembly said Tuesday it will hold treason trials for opposition leaders it said are promoting economic sanctions imposed by the United States.

published on : 30th August 2017
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