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Cuba's Raul Castro joins Donald Trump in skipping Americas Summit

The gathering of Western Hemisphere leaders kicked off today in Peru without the presence of at least five presidents besides Trump, and the list of cancelled RSVPs could grow.

published on : 14th April 2018

'Burning man' image wins AFP top prize at World Press Photo

Schemidt's photo was taken during violent clashes with riot police and protesters demonstrating against President Nicolas Maduro's regime in Caracas last year.

published on : 13th April 2018

Panama pulls ambassador from Venezuela amid rising tensions

Tension between the two countries began escalating in recent days when Panama put President Nicolas Maduro on a list of Venezuelan officials as being at "high risk" for laundering money.

published on : 6th April 2018

Nicolas Maduro revalues Venezuela currency over hyperinflation

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro announced Thursday he would re-value the crisis-wracked country's bolivar currency, cutting three zeroes from current values to combat hyperinflation.

published on : 23rd March 2018

China stays on the sidelines as Venezuela spirals downward

China is likely to extend an agreement providing crisis-stricken Venezuela with favourable loans repayment terms but will not lend fresh funds to President Nicolas Maduro's government.

published on : 21st March 2018

Venezuela presidential election pushed back to May: Official

The National Electoral Council announced the postponement in a statement but did not give a precise date for the election, in which President Nicolas Maduro will seek a second six-year term.

published on : 1st March 2018

Venezuelan opposition says won't contest April 22 polls without guarantees

Venezuela's opposition said doing so would lend "an appearance of legitimacy" to fraudulent polls designed to hand a second six-year term to unpopular President Nicolas Maduro.

published on : 22nd February 2018

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro calls for snap legislative elections

Maduro has already brought forward the presidential poll by several months despite opposition claims that conditions do not exist to guarantee a free and fair vote. 

published on : 21st February 2018

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro reaches out to Donald Trump on Twitter

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro took to the US president's favorite medium, Twitter, on Monday to ask him to start a dialogue between the two countries.

published on : 20th February 2018

Venezuela condemns US senator who says world would back a coup

The Venezuelan armed forces are "committed to the constitution" and will defend the presidential elections set for April 22, said Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza.

published on : 11th February 2018

Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro confirmed by party as candidate for re-election

Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party on Friday confirmed that President Nicolas Maduro is its official candidate in a snap election due before the end of April.

published on : 3rd February 2018

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to rally Americas, amid Venezuela crisis

The political and economic turmoil in Venezuela will top the agenda as Tillerson rallies support for Washington's tough stance against President Nicolas Maduro's regime.

published on : 30th January 2018

International criticism of Venezuela's election plans mount; Spain cuts diplomatic ties 

The pro-government national constituent assembly this week called for an election to be held by the end of April but set no date.

published on : 27th January 2018

Spain kicks out Venezuela ambassador Mario Isea in tit-for-tat move

Spain and Venezuela have had tense diplomatic ties since the late Socialist leader Hugo Chavez came to power in 1999. He was succeeded on his death in 2013 by Maduro.

published on : 26th January 2018

EU slams Venezuela's expulsion of Spanish ambassador

The EU on Friday condemned Venezuela's expulsion of the Spanish ambassador, expressing solidarity with Madrid.

published on : 26th January 2018
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