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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.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro announced Sunday that leading opposition parties will be barred from taking part in next year's presidential vote.
The Venezuelan airline is one of a handful still offering international flight destinations as major carriers like United and Delta halt operations in the crisis-ridden nation.
The Supreme Court said Monday that the government could fully enforce a revised ban on travelers from six mainly Muslim countries.
Venezuela's military on Thursday arrested the country's former oil minister and the ex-chief of state oil company PDVSA.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro floated the idea Tuesday of cutting off oil sales to the United States, which buys almost half its output.
The biggest operation took place in Toluca, capital of Mexico state, the most populous and one of the most dangerous states in the nation.
Venezuela launched a program on Sunday to hand out medicine to 35,651 patients, blaming US sanctions for a shortage, even as doctors say 95 per cent of all drugs are missing.
Indian Oil Corp is considering buying Venezuelan crude for the first time in at least six years, in a move that could help the crisis-struck South American nation settle unpaid bills.
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.
The country is seeking to restructure its foreign debts, estimated at around $150 billion, after it was hit hard by tumbling oil prices and American sanctions.
Venezuela's communications minister Jorge Rodriguez said Monday that the National Telecommunications Commission will monitor social media posts that "spread hate" online.
Venezuelan police have arrested a deputy minister and nine officials from state oil company PDVSA for allegedly doctoring crude production figures
United States unveiled fresh sanctions against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro over alleged corruption and interference in gubernatorial elections last month.
EU member states backed an arms embargo on Venezuela in response to the deepening crisis in the oil-rich Latin American state.