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Venezuelan president blasts music maestro Gustavo Dudamel for speaking out

President Nicolas Maduro has angrily blasted Venezuela's classical music maestro Gustavo Dudamel, accusing his one-time supporter of being duped into criticising the government.

published on : 19th August 2017

US condemns 'power grab' by new Venezuelan assembly

Venezuela's new pro-government constitutional authority yesterday formally declared that it was seizing legislative power from the opposition-led legislature.

published on : 19th August 2017

Newer powers for Venezuela's Constituent Assembly

Venezuela's newly-appointed National Constituent Assembly voted unanimously to take over the powers of the opposition-controlled legislature.

published on : 19th August 2017

Venezuela's ex-attorney general Luisa Ortega says President Maduro involved in Brazil's massive Odebrecht scandal

Venezuela's sacked attorney general Luisa Ortega said Friday she had evidence that President Nicolas Maduro and his inner circle were involved in the Brazilian scandal.

published on : 19th August 2017

Sacked Venezuelan attorney general Luisa Ortega arrives in Colombia

Venezuela's sacked attorney general Luisa Ortega, a strident critic of President Nicolas Maduro, arrived Friday in Colombia, immigration officials said.

published on : 19th August 2017

Sacked and raided: Venezuela's ex-attorney general Luisa Ortega says that raids are revenge for fight against totalitarianism

Venezuelan intelligence officers on Wednesday raided the home of the former attorney general, who was fired this month after she broke ranks with President Nicolas Maduro.

published on : 17th August 2017

At least 37 die in jail riot in Venezuela

At least 37 people died in an hours-long jail riot in Venezuela's southern state of Amazonas, officials said Wednesday.

published on : 17th August 2017

Argentina warns US against military move on Venezuela

The use of force is not the way, but rather political pressure, Argentine President Mauricio Macri said at a news conference.

published on : 16th August 2017

Most serious threat Venezuela has received: President Nicolas Maduro asks for international support against US

Maduro made the request before the ambassadors of Spain, France, Japan, Syria, Vietnam and Guatemala, who presented their credentials to him on Monday at the Presidential Palace.

published on : 15th August 2017

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro orders military drill after US President Donald Trump's 'crazy' threat

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro on Monday ordered his armed forces to carry out a national exercise next week in response to US President Donald Trump's threat of possible military action.

published on : 15th August 2017

Iran parliament increases missile funds in response to US sanctions

Iran's parliament voted Sunday to allocate $520 million to develop its missile programme to fight Washington's "adventurism" and sanctions.

published on : 13th August 2017

Mike Pence Latin America tour clouded by Donald Trump threat against Venezuela

US Vice President Mike Pence launches a Latin America tour Sunday that has taken on new significance following President Donald Trump's threat of a possible "military option" against Venezuela.

published on : 13th August 2017

Venezuela assembly denounces 'vile threats' from US President Donald Trump

Venezuela's new Constituent Assembly today strongly backed socialist President Nicolas Maduro in the face of the "vile threats" of his US counterpart Donald Trump.

published on : 12th August 2017

UK criticised over sales of military equipment to Venezuela

The UK has been criticised for selling military equipment worth millions of pounds to the politically volatile Venezuela in the last decade.

published on : 12th August 2017

Venezuela says rebel officers behind army base attack captured

Venezuela's military chief said Friday two renegade officers behind an attack on an army base to raid its armory have been captured.

published on : 12th August 2017
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