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Trash talk: Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro fires volley at OAS chief

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro responds with fury to OAS chief Luis Almagro's comments that military intervention in the country should not be ruled out.

published on : 19th September 2018

Venezuelans are fleeing their country in droves due to crisis

The exodus of Venezuelans fleeing their country has generated a migration crisis in Latin America.

published on : 15th September 2018

Major earthquake rattles Venezuelan coast

A major earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck the northern coast of Venezuela and caused tremors till the capital, Caracas.

published on : 22nd August 2018

Venezuelan President Maduro says he escaped drone 'assassination' attempt, blames Colombia

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro blames Colombia and financial backers in the U.S. for what he says was an assassination attempt using drones. David Doyle reports

published on : 5th August 2018

Desperate families beg for info after deadly prison riot in Venezuela

A prison riot broke out Wednesday (March 28) in Carabobo, Venezuela, located around 100 miles west of Caracas along the Caribbean coast.

published on : 29th March 2018

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson raises prospect of Venezuela military ouster of Maduro

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson raised the prospect that the Venezuelan military could decide to oust President Nicolas Maduro but said he did not know whether that would happen.

published on : 2nd February 2018

Acting like the 'world's emperor': Venezuela's foreign ministry lashes out at Trump 

Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza's speech at assembly came a day after Trump signed a travel ban affecting some Venezuelan officials.

published on : 26th September 2017

US President Donald Trump tightens squeeze with revised travel ban

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

Venezuela pro-government assembly fires dissident prosecutor

In its first session, Venezuela’s pro-government constituent assembly takes the dramatic step of firing the state prosecutor, Luisa Ortega, who is a leading challenger to President Nicolas Maduro.

published on : 6th August 2017

UN chief calls for all possible efforts to ease Venezuela crisis

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urges Venezuela's authorities to make "all possible efforts" to ease tensions and prevent further violence after two opposition leaders were sent back to prison.

published on : 2nd August 2017

Venezuela's Maduro a 'dictator' after vote: White House

The White House said on Monday that Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is now effectively a dictator after "seizing absolute power" through what Washington said was a sham election of assembly.

published on : 1st August 2017

US imposes sanctions on 'dictator' Maduro

The United States brands Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro a "dictator" on a par with Syria's Bashar al-Assad or North Korea's Kim Jong-un, and imposes sanctions on him.

published on : 1st August 2017

Venezuelans vote in controversial election

More violence in Venezuela as voters trickle in to cast ballots in Nicolas Maduro's controversial election that would create a constituent assembly, dissolving the opposition-led Congress.

published on : 31st July 2017

Helicopter attacks a Venezuelan court in attempted coup

A Venezuelan police helicopter attacks the Supreme Court and a government ministry, escalating the country's political crisis, in what President Nicolas Maduro is calling an attack seeking coup.

published on : 28th June 2017

Death toll rises in Venezuelan protests against President Nicolas Maduro

Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro stage sit-ins and roadblocks and the death of an 18-year-old demonstrator brings the death toll to at least 39. 

published on : 16th May 2017
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