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US blasts President Nicolas Maduro's move to sideline Venezuelan opposition

Maduro's ruling socialists triumphed as expected in mayoral polls on Sunday, taking 300 of the country's 335 mayorships after a boycott by the main opposition parties.

published on : 12th December 2017

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro bans opposition from 2018 presidential race

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro announced Sunday that leading opposition parties will be barred from taking part in next year's presidential vote.

published on : 11th December 2017

Venezuela's UN ambassador says resigning at Nicolas Maduro's request

Rafael Ramirez had long been seen as a target of Maduro's aggressive push to consolidate power in the run-up to next year's presidential elections in the crisis-wracked South American country.

published on : 6th December 2017

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro to seek re-election in 2018

Amid chants of "Maduro, Maduro" from the crowd at a rally in the central state of Aragua ahead of the December 10 municipal elections, the Vice President lashed out at the opposition.

published on : 30th November 2017

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he could stop oil sales to US

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro floated the idea Tuesday of cutting off oil sales to the United States, which buys almost half its output.

published on : 29th November 2017

Ousted Caracas mayor arrives in Madrid after fleeing house arrest

The former mayor of Caracas, a staunch opponent of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, arrived in Madrid early Saturday after escaping house arrest and fleeing to Colombia.

published on : 18th November 2017

European Union envoys approve arms embargo on Venezuela

EU member states backed an arms embargo on Venezuela in response to the deepening crisis in the oil-rich Latin American state.

published on : 8th November 2017

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
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