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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

Venezuela faces more isolation, sanctions after contested vote

Maduro's opponents cried foul after official results said his socialist party won governorships in 17 of the troubled oil producer's 23 states in Sunday's elections, defying opinion polls.

published on : 17th 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

China launches remote sensing satellite for Venezuela

China launched Venezuela's second remote sensing satellite, five years after helping the South American nation with its first satellite.

published on : 9th 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

Three journalists arrested over Venezuela prison report: Sources

An Italian, a Swiss and a Venezuelan journalist have been arrested as they prepared a report on a prison in northern Venezuela, human rights and press freedom groups said.

published on : 9th October 2017

President Nicolas Maduro says Venezuela, Turkey share vision of a 'different world'

Maduro hailed a "new era" in relations with Turkey after being welcomed by counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan at his Ankara palace, saying both countries believed in a different, multi-polar world.

published on : 7th 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

Trump urges EU to sanction Maduro regime in Venezuela

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday urged the European Union to follow America's lead in slapping sanctions on the "oppressive" regime of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

published on : 27th September 2017

Venezuela: US President Donald Trump acted like 'the world's emperor' at UN

Venezuela's top diplomat has accused US President Donald Trump of acting like "the world's emperor," batting back Trump's biting rebukes of Venezuela on the global stage of the UN General Assembly.

published on : 26th September 2017

US President Trump expands travel ban; North Korea, Iran, Venezuela among 'restricted' eight countries

The new rules, which will impact the citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen - and some from Venezuela -will go into effect on October 18.

published on : 25th September 2017

Caracas denounces Trump's talks with Latin leaders on Venezuela crisis as rival dialogue

Earlier in the day Trump's national security adviser HR McMaster had announced plans for a "working dinner" on Monday that will convene several Latin American leaders in New York.

published on : 16th September 2017
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