U.S. calls on Venezuela's Maduro to step down amid clashes

U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said Washington would support anti-government protesters in Venezuela.

published on : 1st May 2019

U.S. will continue 'actions' against Venezuela's Maduro: Envoy

The United States will continue to take "appropriate actions" against the government of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro.

published on : 2nd March 2019

Univision crew deported after interview with Maduro

Venezuela deported a Univision television news team led by anchor Jorge Ramos on Tuesday.

published on : 27th February 2019

Trump, Colombian president blast Venezuela over blocked aid

President Donald Trump warns Venezuela that "all options" are on the table and demands that far left leader Nicolas Maduro unblock US aid shipments to the country.

published on : 14th February 2019

Pence vows more pressure on Maduro

Torture and escape from Venezuelans who fled their homeland, and pledged to ramp up pressure to help the opposition trying to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. 

published on : 2nd February 2019

Venezuelans react to new US sanctions against oil company

Venezuelans react to the latest US sanctions against the country's national oil company, which might lead to raising crude prices, as the US aims to cripple embattled Maduro's power base.

published on : 30th January 2019

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

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

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

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

Molotov cocktails fly in Venezuela as heated protests claim more lives

Venezuelan protesters clash with police in the restive city of Tachira, as two more people die in the nationwide protests against socialist President Nicolas Maduro.

published on : 11th May 2017

Security forces fire tear gas at Venezuela demo

Venezuela's angry opposition clashed with the police as they rallied, vowing huge street protests against President Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution and accusing him of dodging elections.

published on : 4th May 2017

Venezuela death toll rises as unrest crosses third week

Venezuelan police clash with opposition protesters amid heightened tensions in the divided OPEC nation.

published on : 25th April 2017