Venezuela

Copa America: Unlimited substitution is CONMEBOL's solution as 8 Venezuelan players test Covid positive

Venezuela said it had called up 15 new players as emergency replacements.

published on : 13th June 2021

India keen on US allowing resumption of oil supplies from Iran, Venezuela: Pradhan

India stopped importing crude oil from Iran following the re-imposition of economic sanctions in May 2019, by the US.

published on : 2nd December 2020

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

US President Donald Trump still sees June 12 Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Donald Trump said Saturday that things are moving very nicely towards a summit on June 12 in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

published on : 27th May 2018
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