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Venezuela claims 'thousands' of migrants want to come home

According to the United Nations, some 1.6 million Venezuelans have fled the country since 2015, with the numbers accelerating all the time.

published on : 30th August 2018

Venezuelans rush to Peru to beat passport deadline

The new passport rules threatened to leave tens of thousands stranded in Ecuador and Colombia, exacerbating problems there.

published on : 24th August 2018

Five zeroes deleted from Venezuela's notes

published on : 22nd August 2018

Venezuelan streets quieter than usual after opposition strike call

Opposition critics slammed the plan as inadequate in the face of inflation that topped 82,000 percent in July and called for a one-day halt of commercial activities.

published on : 21st August 2018

Venezuelan general arrested over 'attack' on President Nicolas Maduro

To date, 14 people have been arrested and charged for allegedly taking part in the August 4 incident in which Maduro was seen reacting on live television to an off-camera explosion .

published on : 15th August 2018

Venezuela asks Interpol to arrest politician over alleged plot

Venezuela said today it has asked Interpol to arrest an opposition politician exiled in Colombia and accused of involvement in an apparent attack against President Nicolas Maduro.

published on : 11th August 2018

Venezuela lifts opposition lawmakers' immunity for Maduro drone 'attack' trial

Maduro, who has systematically sidelined the opposition as he tightens his grip over his troubled nation, accuses the opposition and Colombia of being behind Saturday's drone "attack."

published on : 9th August 2018

Venezuela to try opposition lawmakers for failed drone attack on President Nicolas Maduro 

Constituent Assembly chief Diosdado Cabello called the session to strip the lawmakers of their parliamentary immunity so they could face trial for the alleged and failed bid to kill the president.

published on : 8th August 2018

Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro to risk first public appearance since drone 'attack'

A live broadcast of the incident on Venezuelan state television showed Maduro interrupted in mid-speech by an explosion and looking up in confusion.

published on : 7th August 2018

'Attack' on Venezuelan President Maduro brings denials from US, Colombia; support from allies

Last year, the European Union hit the Venezuelan vice-president and 10 other officials with sanctions over rights abuses and irregularities in the re-election of Maduro.

published on : 6th August 2018

Venezuela arrests six terrorists over attack on President Nicolas Maduro as opposition fears reprisals

Venezuela's socialist government alleged Sunday that the detained suspects conspired with others in Miami and the capital of neighbouring Colombia, though they offered no specific evidence.

published on : 6th August 2018

Venezuela arrests six 'terrorists' over attempted Nicolas Maduro hit

Reverol said one of the six detainees was already wanted for involvement in a daring raid on a northern military base a year ago, in which rebels made off with a cache of weapons.

published on : 6th August 2018

Grenades, a raid and now a drone: List of incidents targeting Venezuelan President Maduro

Maduro said he had escaped an "assassination" attempt using an explosive-laden drone during a Caracas military parade, which the government said injured seven soldiers.

published on : 5th August 2018

Mysterious rebel group claims Venezuela President Maduro 'assassination' attempt: Statement

Maduro accused neighboring Colombia and unidentified "financiers" in the United States of being behind the blast, while some of his officials blamed Venezuela's opposition.

published on : 5th August 2018

Venezuelan President Maduro says he escaped drone 'assassination' attempt, blames Colombia

The head of the assembly, Diosdado Cabello, tweeted that Maduro and the assembled military chiefs had survived a "terrorist attack" he blamed on the opposition.

published on : 5th August 2018
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