Venezuela crisis

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

European Union concerned over 'fate of democracy' in Venezuela, unsure of the vote

The European Union voiced concern on Monday over the fate of democracy in Venezuela, adding there are "grave doubts" that it can recognise a controversial vote.

published on : 31st July 2017

What is happening in Venezuela: the story so far in brief

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's determination to hold a vote Sunday to elect a new body for reforming the Constitution has triggered deadly protests. 

published on : 30th July 2017