anti-Maduro protests

Venezuela claims turnout of 41.5% in controversial vote

Venezuela's top electoral official said 41.53 percent of voters cast ballots Sunday in a controversial election to pick the members of a powerful new assembly to rewrite the constitution.

published on : 31st July 2017

President Maduro snubbed as Venezuelans stay away from polls to protest government vote

President Maduro called the vote for a constitutional assembly in May after a month of protests against his government, post-Venezuela's descent into crisis during its four years in power.

published on : 31st July 2017

Air France suspends Venezuela flights ahead of vote

Air France's announcement on Saturday comes ahead of a controversial weekend election called by President Nicolas Maduro that has provoked deadly violence and international criticism.

published on : 29th July 2017

Venezuela crisis: President Maduro imposes ban on protests that 'disturb' election

Venezuela is in a state of crisis as the government has banned all protests that could affect or “disturb” Sunday's vote called by President Nicolas Maduro to rewrite the Constitution.

published on : 28th July 2017