Venezuela

US authorizes Chevron to pump oil in Venezuela again after govt, opposition ink deal

Maduro praised the deal on Twitter, saying it "opens the way for a new chapter for Venezuela, to keep advancing towards the peace and well-being that all Venezuelans yearn for."

published on : 27th November 2022

Hope fading in search for Venezuela landslide survivors; death toll expected to reach 100

Crisis-hit Venezuela is no stranger to seasonal storms, but this was the worst so far this year following historic rain levels that caused dozens of deaths in recent months.

published on : 12th October 2022

At least 22 dead, more than 50 missing in Venezuela landslide

A landslide in central Venezuela left at least 22 people dead and more than 50 missing after heavy rains caused a river to overflow.

published on : 10th October 2022

Venezuela swaps seven jailed Americans for Maduro's wife's newphews

The freeing of Americans could create political space for the Biden administration to ease crippling oil sanctions on Venezuela if Maduro shows progress in talks with his opponents.

published on : 2nd October 2022

Venezuela frees seven Americans in swap for first lady's nephews

"The president made a tough decision, a painful decision, to offer something the Venezuelans have actively sought" in the months-long swap negotiations, the official added.

published on : 2nd October 2022

Sanctions-hit Iran, Venezuela sign 20-year cooperation deal

Alongside the likes of Russia, China, Cuba and Turkey, Iran is one of Venezuela's main allies. And like Venezuela, it is subject to tough US sanctions.

published on : 11th June 2022

India hopes for oil from Iran, Venezuela; higher output from OPEC+ to cool prices 

It will also evaluate the Russian offer to sell crude oil at discounted prices after considering aspects such as insurance and freight required to move the fuel from the non-traditional supplier.

published on : 14th March 2022

Two Americans released from Venezuelan prison after US officials visit

The US delegation that traveled to Caracas at the weekend discussed energy supplies with Maduro, as Washington looks for ways to replace Russian oil imports in the backdrop of Russia's war on Ukraine

published on : 9th March 2022

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

Venezuela devalues bolivar by 96 percent under new rate: Central bank

Expressed in the previous "strong bolivar" currency in effect until Monday, it amounts to a hike from 248,210 to 6,000,000 to the dollar.

published on : 22nd August 2018

Strong 7.3 magnitude earthquake rocks Venezuela; buildings evacuated in capital

John Boquett, a firefighter captain in Caracas, said there were no initial reports of injuries or major damage in the capital.

published on : 22nd August 2018

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

Hard-hit Venezuelan churches forced to accept costlier plastic money for donations

Priests have had to adapt and start accepting donations by card payments rather than the traditional passing around of a wicker basket for churchgoers to drop in some coins, or even notes.

published on : 15th August 2018

Lack of food pushes 2.3 million people to flee Venezuela: UN 

Oil-rich Venezuela has been in an economic freefall since a drop in oil prices in 2014 left a gaping hole in the country's finances.

published on : 14th 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

'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
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