Nicolas Maduro

Donald Trump orders freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in US

The Wall Street Journal said the move was first such against a Western Hemisphere government in over 30 years and imposes restrictions on Caracas similar to those faced by North Korea, Iran, Syria.

published on : 6th August 2019

Venezuelans take to streets in walkout to push Maduro out

Protesters said they were heeding the opposition's call for another mass demonstration despite the heavy-handed response by security forces over the last week to quell anti-government protests.

published on : 31st January 2019

Venezuelan streets quieter than usual after opposition strike call

Opposition critics slammed the plan as inadequate in the face of inflation that topped 82,000 percent in July and called for a one-day halt of commercial activities.

published on : 21st August 2018

Venezuelan general arrested over 'attack' on President Nicolas Maduro

To date, 14 people have been arrested and charged for allegedly taking part in the August 4 incident in which Maduro was seen reacting on live television to an off-camera explosion .

published on : 15th August 2018

Venezuela lifts opposition lawmakers' immunity for Maduro drone 'attack' trial

Maduro, who has systematically sidelined the opposition as he tightens his grip over his troubled nation, accuses the opposition and Colombia of being behind Saturday's drone "attack."

published on : 9th August 2018

Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro to risk first public appearance since drone 'attack'

A live broadcast of the incident on Venezuelan state television showed Maduro interrupted in mid-speech by an explosion and looking up in confusion.

published on : 7th August 2018

'Attack' on Venezuelan President Maduro brings denials from US, Colombia; support from allies

Last year, the European Union hit the Venezuelan vice-president and 10 other officials with sanctions over rights abuses and irregularities in the re-election of Maduro.

published on : 6th August 2018

Venezuela arrests six terrorists over attack on President Nicolas Maduro as opposition fears reprisals

Venezuela's socialist government alleged Sunday that the detained suspects conspired with others in Miami and the capital of neighbouring Colombia, though they offered no specific evidence.

published on : 6th August 2018

Grenades, a raid and now a drone: List of incidents targeting Venezuelan President Maduro

Maduro said he had escaped an "assassination" attempt using an explosive-laden drone during a Caracas military parade, which the government said injured seven soldiers.

published on : 5th August 2018

Mysterious rebel group claims Venezuela President Maduro 'assassination' attempt: Statement

Maduro accused neighboring Colombia and unidentified "financiers" in the United States of being behind the blast, while some of his officials blamed Venezuela's opposition.

published on : 5th August 2018

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

The head of the assembly, Diosdado Cabello, tweeted that Maduro and the assembled military chiefs had survived a "terrorist attack" he blamed on the opposition.

published on : 5th August 2018

Venezuelan democracy 'barely alive': UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein

The UN human rights chief warned on Wednesday that democracy in crisis-torn Venezuela was eroding fast, questioning whether it was still functioning at all.

published on : 30th August 2017

New Venezuelan assembly to try opposition leaders for treason

Venezuela's all-powerful new constituent assembly said Tuesday it will hold treason trials for opposition leaders it said are promoting economic sanctions imposed by the United States.

published on : 30th August 2017

New assembly dividing Venezuela begins work

A new assembly packed with allies of unpopular President Nicolas Maduro and with sweeping powers was to begin work on Saturday, deepening divisions in a crisis-wracked Venezuela.

published on : 5th August 2017

US imposes sanctions on Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro

The US on Monday branded the Venezuelan President a "dictator" threatening his country's democracy and imposed sanctions targeting any assets he might hold on US territory.

published on : 1st August 2017
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