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Venezuela: Juan Guaido's bodyguards arrested

Two members of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's security team have been arrested for allegedly trying to sell guns. There is no indication ...

Venezuela: Juan Guaido's bodyguards arrested

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US to redirect Central America aid to Venezuela's Juan Guaido In a USAID memo, Donald Trump's administration said that funds would go to paying salaries of Juan Guaido's interim government, local NGO's and the promotion of independent media....
11:51 2019-07-18

Six months on, Juan Guaidó supporters hang on to fading hope in Venezuela Fresh protests to mark half a year after he declared himself interim leader, but Nicolás Maduro remains in powerSol Castro Sánchez was a picture of elation as she took to the streets of Caracas in the...
13:17 2019-07-22

Juan Guaido declares 'final phase' of operation to topple Venezuela's Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido made his boldest attempt yet to seize power from embattled President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday morning, announcing an uprising alongside a group of soldiers in...
18:17 2019-05-21

Venezuela deports 59 Colombians arrested 'arbitrarily' three years ago: U.N. Venezuela's government on Saturday deported 59 Colombian citizens who had been "arbitrarily" detained there almost three years ago, the United Nations human rights office said, applauding it as a "pos...
01:34 2019-06-30

Varangian Guard: Bodyguards and Berserkers of the Byzantine Empire The tale of the Varangians continues in its prime in the form of the Varangian Guard, a prominent and selective Byzantine army arising in the tenth century. Composed of the Scandinavian marauders in t...
01:51 2019-06-21

2 gunmen killed by state first lady’s bodyguards in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say two gunmen have been shot to death by the security detail for the Nayarit state governor’s wife while she was in the neighboring western state of Jalisco...
07:00 2019-08-01

Turkish president Erdogan's bodyguards clash with Bosnian police Bosnian authorities say Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail has scuffled with border police at Sarajevo's airport. The guards escorting the Turkish leader reportedly refused to hand over their guns...
01:51 2019-07-09

Juan Francisco Estrada defends Juan Francisco Estrada puts the WBC super-flyweight title on the line against North Carolina’s Dewayne Beamon in Hermosillo, writes Daniel Herbert The post Juan Francisco Estrada defends appeared firs...
15:00 2019-08-20

Juan Williams: 'I don't think Mueller has a right to simply say "I'm gone"' Fox News' Juan Williams said Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller should testify before Congress and criticized President Trump for his comments directed towards the former FBI director....
04:17 2019-05-31

Juan Francisco Estrada is a star in the making But Juan Francisco Estrada will need tougher tests than this to shine brightly, writes Jack Hirsch The post Juan Francisco Estrada is a star in the making appeared first on Boxing News....
05:34 2019-08-27

Juan Lagares bracing for ‘sad’ ending with Mets Juan Lagares expects to feel a tinge of sadness as he departs Citi Field on Sunday for possibly the last time in his Mets career. The Mets’ longest-tenured player, Lagares is playing out the five-year...
19:00 2019-09-28

Bautista takes pole for Race 1 in San Juan "Alvaro Bautista finished on top in the Superpole session for Race 1 of the penultimate World Superbike stage in San Juan, where a dusty surface played havoc with riders."...
20:17 2019-10-12

On this day Floyd Mayweather fought Juan Manuel Marquez 10 years ago today Floyd Mayweather fought Juan Manuel Marquez. Here's how Boxing News saw it The post On this day Floyd Mayweather fought Juan Manuel Marquez appeared first on Boxing News....
14:17 2019-09-19

Greg Hardy gets TKO win in first minute against Juan Adams at UFC on ESPN 4 Former NFL player Greg Hardy needed just 45 seconds to earn a stoppage victory against Juan Adams at UFC on ESPN 4.       ...
09:17 2019-07-21

Phillies place Juan Nicasio on IL with strained groin Phillies place right-hander Juan Nicasio on 10-day injured list with strained left groin, recall left-hander Austin Davis       ...
00:17 2019-07-05

Prosecutors still investigating hot-car death case against Juan Rodriguez Prosecutors said they’re still investigating the criminal case against a Rockland County dad charged in the deaths of his 1-year-old twins, whom he forgot inside a sweltering car for eight hours...
21:34 2019-08-27

Juan Williams: Joe Biden in 'big trouble' after CNN interview revelation Fox News's Juan Williams says former Vice President Joe Biden is in "big trouble" after the Democratic presidential frontrunner said he was wasn't ready for Sen. Kamala Harris' attacks during last wee...
09:51 2019-07-06

Juan Manuel Correa's family gives further update on his condition Formula 2 driver Juan Manuel Correa's condition has worsened as he has developed Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, and is in a "critical but stable" condition following the crash at Spa...
12:34 2019-09-07

Juan Lagares presenting Mets with a pleasant challenge Moving off the bench to make an impact as a starter is no easy feat, but Juan Lagares has shown the Mets how it can be done. Outfield uncertainty threatened to derail the Mets’ pursuit of an NL wild-c...
08:34 2019-08-23

Trump rips governor of Puerto Rico, San Juan mayor President Trump on Thursday ripped the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, joining a growing chorus of critics that includes entertainer Ricky Martin and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora. The commander...
00:51 2019-07-19

Let Juan Manuel Fangio Inspire You to do Amazing Things Today El Chueco has long been an inspiration of mine, as he managed to do things in a car that nobody even thought possible. He was the best driver of his time, perhaps of all time. If you aren’t convinced,...
19:00 2019-07-14

Anthoine Hubert killed in F2 crash with Juan Manuel Correa at Spa • Hubert’s car hit barriers then collided with Correa’s• FIA confirms death and that Correa is in a stable conditionThe FIA has announced that the French driver Anthoine Hubert died after a major acci...
03:34 2019-09-01

Prosecutors won’t rush case against Juan Rodriguez in twins’ hot car deaths A grand jury has not yet heard the manslaughter case against the dad whose twin babies died after he left them in a hot car all day, prosecutors said Thursday. Juan Rodriguez appeared in Bronx crimina...
02:17 2019-08-02

Spanish ex-monarch Juan Carlos I retires from public life MADRID (AP) — Spain’s former monarch, Juan Carlos I, says he wants to completely retire from public life on June 2, five years after abdicating the throne. The king emeritus said in a letter pub...
20:17 2019-05-27

Spain’s ex-king Juan Carlos I recovers after heart surgery Doctors at the hospital where Spain’s former monarch Juan Carlos I underwent heart surgery say he is making a satisfactory recovery almost 24 hours after the operation...
22:00 2019-08-25

Juan Francisco Estrada defends WBC super-fly crown in Mexico Unification clash with Britain's Kal Yafai could be next for Juan Francisco Estrada The post Juan Francisco Estrada defends WBC super-fly crown in Mexico appeared first on Boxing News....
02:00 2019-08-26

Juan Soto proves Keith Hernandez wrong immediately Swing and a miss for Keith Hernandez. The beloved Mets legend knocked Juan Soto early in Tuesday’s game for not being a “home run hitter,” so of course the Washington Nationals’...
09:34 2019-05-22

Defence minister blames ARA San Juan's sinking on 'lack of training' Oscar Aguad later clarifies remarks after anger from families, saying he didn't blame the crew for the submarine tragedy, in which all 44 officers died....
17:00 2019-05-21

Juan Mata backs young Man Utd stars to come of age in Europa League Juan Mata is convinced Manchester United are witnessing their next golden generation as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer prepares to unleash his starlets on Europe....
02:51 2019-09-18

Why Juan Martin del Potro could be a sleeping giant at the French Open Due to an injury-plagued year, del Potro entered Roland Garros under the radar. But if his opening win is any indication, he could yet be a factor in Paris....
06:34 2019-05-29

Juan Williams and Jesse Watters debate Trump 'backpedalling' Fox News' Jesse Watters and Juan Williams picked up where they left off Friday once again debating the president's comments that he would be willing to listen to a foreign government if they had infor...
07:34 2019-06-15

200,000 protesters march in San Juan; cruise ship impact nears $2.5M Multiple cruise lines canceled planned stops in Puerto Rico on Monday as an estimated 200,000 people protested against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló in the streets of San Juan....
02:51 2019-07-23

Juan Soto saves Nationals in stunning wild-card win WASHINGTON — Washington’s Juan Soto delivered a bases-loaded single against Josh Hader that scored three runs with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning, and the Nationals rallied to beat the Br...
19:00 2019-10-02

Juan Rodriguez and family say final goodbye to twins Phoenix and Luna The family of the twin babies who died when their dad left them in a hot car last month said their final goodbyes to Phoenix and Luna Rodriguez in a Saturday funeral service. Wearing a black collared ...
12:34 2019-08-04

MLB teams fear Juan Soto’s power. Now they also must worry about him stealing bases. The 20-year-old left fielder has 12 steals this season and has been caught just once, turning a deficiency, or a non-skill, into a deceptive strength....
18:34 2019-08-21

Juan Manuel Correa placed in induced coma one week after fatal F2 crash Correa involved in crash that killed Anthoine Hubert at Spa20-year-old ‘critical but stable’ in London hospitalJuan Manuel Correa, the driver seriously injured in a Formula 2 crash which killed Anthoi...
13:00 2019-09-07

Spain's King Juan Carlos to undergo heart surgery on Saturday Spain's King Juan Carlos, 81 and the father of the current head of state King Felipe VI, will undergo heart surgery on Saturday, a spokesperson for the royal family said on Thursday....
15:34 2019-08-22

Juan Mata Urges Manchester United To Find Killer Instinct Manchester United's season-opening 4-0 demolition of Chelsea is already a distant memory after Saturday's 1-1 draw against Southampton showed the flaws in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side....
03:34 2019-09-02

Colombia's Juan Valdez focused on return to Mexico, Argentina debut Colombia coffee shop chain Juan Valdez will focus on expanding its presence in Latin America, including returning to Mexico and debuting in Argentina, before it looks further afield to Asia and Europe...
17:17 2019-06-06

San Juan mayor tells Trump to ‘get out of the way’ as Dorian nears Puerto Rico San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz told President Trump to “get out of the way” Tuesday — saying his opinion is not welcome in Puerto Rico — after he tweeted about Tropical Storm...
11:34 2019-08-28

Juan Mata agrees three-year deal to stay at Manchester United • Spaniard’s contract was set to expire on 30 June• Salary similar but length a step up from one-year offerJuan Mata has reached an agreement on a new contract tieing him to Manchester United for the ...
22:34 2019-06-18

Juan Pablo Montoya and Dane Cameron win Laguna Seca IMSA Juan Pablo Montoya moved closer to his first title since his 1999 CART crown as he and Acura Penske team-mate Dane Cameron won the Laguna Seca IMSA SportsCar Championship round...
15:17 2019-09-16

Andy Murray has the talent to make comeback, says Juan Martín del Potro • Argentinian has fought back from several injuries • ‘I was close to quitting right before the Olympics three years ago’Few people have a better insight into Andy Murray’s torment than Juan Martín de...
06:51 2019-06-16

Juan Williams: Trump 'scaremongering,' using executive order to 'go around Supreme Court' on census President Trump's executive order asking federal agencies to aid in the accounting of the citizen and non-citizen population is a scare tactic, according to Juan Williams....
02:00 2019-07-12

Juan Williams: Julian Castro 'the breakout star' of first 2020 Dem debate night Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro's concentration on immigration policy should win him accolades for his 2020 primary debate performance, according to Juan Williams....
00:17 2019-06-28

Juan Williams, Greg Gutfeld on whether the media should apologize for promoting Michael Avenatti Do CNN and MSNBC hosts owe Americans an explanation for hosting now disgraced anti-Trump attorney Michael Avenatti? Greg Gutfeld made that argument Thursday on "The Five," calling out networks and sho...
04:51 2019-05-24

Juan Soto And Miles Mikolas Swear The Crotch-Grabbing Antics Are All In Good Fun It was only a matter of time before a pitcher decided to respond to Juan Soto for, well, being Juan Soto. In the top of the fifth, after forcing the 20-year-old Nationals stud to ground out, Cardinals...
20:17 2019-10-12

Juan Williams, Greg Gutfeld discuss whether President Trump may want to be impeached by the House As the talk of impeaching President Trump ramps up, two co-hosts of "The Five" explained why the president may actually want to be impeached... but for slightly different reasons than the Democrats....
01:51 2019-05-22

San Juan streets packed with protesters demanding Puerto Rico's governor resign Thousands of people poured into the streets of San Juan on Monday in protests aimed at forcing Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello to resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a...
17:17 2019-07-22

Spain's King Juan Carlos leaves hospital a week after heart surgery Spain's King Juan Carlos, 81 and the father of the current head of state King Felipe VI, left hospital on Saturday one week after undergoing heart surgery, a regional head for the Hospital Quiron said...
17:00 2019-08-31

Kal Yafai turns attention to Juan Francisco Estrada after beating Norbelto Jimenez Kal Yafai can look ahead to a potential unification fight after fulfilling his mandatory obligation The post Kal Yafai turns attention to Juan Francisco Estrada after beating Norbelto Jimenez appeared...
18:34 2019-06-30

Juan Mata offered new Man Utd contract as Antonio Valencia follows Ander Herrera out of exit door Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United overhaul has begun after the Premier League confirmed Antonio Valencia and Ander Herrera will head a mass Old Trafford exodus....
21:51 2019-06-07

Thousands of Puerto Ricans march in in San Juan, demanding Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign Many older protesters went home before nightfall as chanting young people filled Old San Juan’s Totem Plaza and the first few blocks leading up to the 16th century fortress where the governor re...
13:00 2019-07-18

Anthoine Hubert: Formula 2 driver Juan Manuel Correa moved to intensive care in UK Formula Two driver Juan Manuel Correa - injured in the accident that killed French driver Anthoine Hubert last Saturday - is moved to intensive care in Britain....
15:00 2019-09-04

Pennsylvania woman arrested for drunk driving after going to pick up boyfriend arrested on DUI charge A Pennsylvania woman was arrested last week for drunk driving after police say she showed up at the station “intoxicated” while coming to pick up her boyfriend who had previously been arrested on a DU...
01:51 2019-09-18

Formula 2 driver Juan Manuel Correa, involved in deadly crash last week, placed in induced coma Formula 2 driver Juan Manuel Correa, who was involved in the deadly crash that killed Anthoine Hubert last week, was placed in an induced coma.       ...
02:00 2019-09-08

Juan Manuel Correa to spend at least another 24 hours in intensive care after crash that killed Anthoine Hubert Juan Manuel Correa will spend at least another 24 hours in intensive care following surgery on injuries sustained in the Formula 2 crash which accounted for the death of Anthoine Hubert....
14:00 2019-09-02

Juan Manuel Correa, F2 driver injured in crash which killed Anthoine Hubert, placed in an induced coma Juan Manuel Correa, the driver seriously injured in a Formula Two crash which killed Anthoine Hubert in Belgium last weekend, has been placed in an induced coma....
17:00 2019-09-07

Juan Williams: Anti-Trump protesters targeting Lawrence Jones with racist abuse an example of 'intolerance coming from the left' Anti-Trump protestors who targeted Fox News contributor Lawrence Jones with racist remarks during an impeachment rally in Manhattan exposed a level of intolerance on the left, according to Juan Willia...
02:17 2019-06-19

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino awaiting news on Juan Foyth injury: 'We will have to see how bad it is' Mauricio Pochettino is waiting to discover the severity of Juan Foyth's injury after the Tottenham defender required a stretcher following his substitution in the Audi Cup Final victory over Bayern Mu...
02:01 2019-08-01

UN: More aid for Venezuela refugees needed The UN has warned that hostility towards Venezuelan refugees in neighboring countries will grow if aid is not increased. Of the more than $700 in aid that had been sought, less than $180 million has b...
09:34 2019-08-19

Venezuela gives a rare look at its economy Venezuela's economy is in shambles and the country has plunged into political chaos. The dysfunction is so great that basic economic data has been hard to come by....
09:51 2019-05-30

EU imposes new sanctions on Venezuela The EU has said Venezuela must work toward new elections amid the country's political and economic crisis. This comes as seven more people close to President Nicolas Maduro were hit by travel and fina...
14:34 2019-09-27

Brazil says oil on its beaches 'likely from Venezuela' Thick crude oil that has been mysteriously washing up on beaches in Brazil is "very likely from Venezuela," Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said on Wednesday, citing a report by state-ru...
20:17 2019-10-09

They Survived Colonization and War. But Venezuela’s Collapse Was Too Much. The Wayuu have long lived between Venezuela and Colombia. But as Venezuela collapses, many are seeking refuge with their Colombian kin, straining resources — and relationships....
18:00 2019-07-31

U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by international shippers could be subject to U.S. sanct...
03:17 2019-06-07

Boyd makes US debut, among 5 changes vs Venezuela CINCINNATI (AP) — Forward Tyler Boyd made his debut for the United States in its final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gold Cup, one of five lineup changes against Venezuela. The 24-year-old had five a...
23:17 2019-06-09

Venezuela may have Bitcoin and Ethereum, but it’s unsure how it can use them The central bank of Venezuela is reportedly looking into whether it can store cryptocurrencies in its coffers, Bloomberg reports citing four anonymous individuals close to the matter. According to the...
19:00 2019-09-26

Canada closes embassy in Venezuela Canada announced Sunday that it has temporarily closed its embassy in Venezuela, blaming President Nicolas Maduro for limiting its abilities to function in the destabilized country....
07:00 2019-06-03

UN: More aid for Venezuela refugee crisis needed The UN has warned that hostility towards Venezuelan refugees in neighboring countries will grow if aid is not increased. Of the more than $700 in aid that had been sought, less than $180 million has b...
06:00 2019-08-19

China condemns U.S. 'interference' in Venezuela Sweeping sanctions imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump on Venezuela constitute "gross interference" and violate the norms of international relations, China said....
14:34 2019-08-08

In Maduro's regime, Venezuela sends aid to you Venezuela will send food to feed hungry Colombian children, communications minister Jorge Rodriguez claimed Monday -- citing statistics about poverty in neighboring Colombia -- even as citizens in his...
01:51 2019-06-22

Another blackout plunges Venezuela into darkness Another power blackout has again darkened Venezuela, snarling transportation and phone service -- an event leader Nicolas Maduro blamed on an "electromagnetic attack."...
18:51 2019-07-23

What Can Be Saved? Preserving science in Venezuela As their country falls apart, a hardy team of scientists in Venezuela is determined to transcend the turmoil to record what happens as the country's last glacier vanishes. This is the second in a 12-p...
11:00 2019-09-24

U.S. Expands Sanctions Against Venezuela Into an Embargo The new measures mark a significant escalation of pressure against the regime of President Nicolás Maduro and countries including Russia and China that continue to support him....
14:00 2019-08-06

The human cost of the US sanctions on Venezuela The US has a total embargo on Venezuela. The EU has imposed new sanctions. The goal is to oust President Nicolas Maduro. But the measures are hitting Venezuelans hard and are likely to kill many peopl...
20:34 2019-10-01

Russia Says It Won't Increase Presence in Venezuela Russia said it had rotated a group of weapons specialists in Venezuela and emphasized that it didn’t intend to increase its military presence in the country....
01:51 2019-06-28

U.S. and Venezuela Hold Secret Talks The Trump administration has been secretly talking with top aides of Nicolás Maduro in an effort to push Venezuela’s authoritarian president from power and clear the way for free elections in the econ...
04:34 2019-08-22

Venezuela Made A Pact With The VAR Devil For most of my lifetime, Venezuela has been chum for the sharks of South America. La Vinotinto have never qualified for a World Cup, have never even made the final of a Copa America, and generally do ...
17:34 2019-06-19

Trump says he is considering a blockade or quarantine on Venezuela US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he is considering a quarantine or blockade of Venezuela, as the United States steps up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to relinquish power....
07:17 2019-08-02

Inside oil-rich Venezuela's gas shortages For the last two weeks, people from several states in Venezuela have described severe gas shortages, a once unthinkable problem. It's not the first time that the country has suffered gas shortages, bu...
22:00 2019-05-26

Nueva Cádiz and the Pearls of Venezuela South America is famous for many reasons and amongst history lovers, for its many lost and abandoned cities. Since they have been rediscovered, they are among some of the most remarkable archaeologica...
15:34 2019-08-30

Venezuela talks in Norway end without deal Government and opposition envoys meeting in Norway have failed to reach an agreement in their latest rounds of talks. Opposition leader Juan Guaido has vowed to press ahead with street protests....
17:51 2019-05-30

Venezuela's government and opposition to reset talks President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido both signaled in the past days a willingness to return to the negotiating table. The two sides have already met twice in talks hosted by Norw...
12:00 2019-06-30

Split emerges in Venezuela opposition over talks with gov’t A group of minority opposition parties is entering negotiations with President Nicolas Maduro’s government without the consent of the U.S.-backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó...
05:17 2019-09-17

Venezuela Gives Colombian Rebels Free Rein The guerrillas of the National Liberation Army, or ELN, have been battling Colombian governments for half a century, but they have a new advantage: Sanctuary in and open support from Venezuela is help...
18:17 2019-07-14

Diplomat says U.S. does not want military intervention in Venezuela: report The United States is not seeking a military intervention as a solution to the economic and political crisis in Venezuela, the U.S. envoy to the troubled South American nation said in an interview publ...
06:00 2019-09-02

Oil contaminating Brazil's beaches 'very likely from Venezuela', minister says Government says foreign ship appears to have caused the spill, in accusation likely to further strain Brazilian-Venezuelan relationsThick crude oil that has stained hundreds of miles of pristine Brazi...
04:51 2019-10-10

Venezuela accused of killing naval officer Security forces loyal to President Nicolas Maduro arrested naval officer Rafael Acosta Arevalo last month. Twelve countries from across the Americas have called his reported death an "assassination."...
10:17 2019-07-01

Trump says Russia has pulled ‘most of their people’ from Venezuela ​President Trump said in a tweet that Russia has pulled “most of their people from Venezuela,” where President Nicolas Maduro continues to cling to power despite an ongoing humanitarian cr...
00:34 2019-06-04

A Fuel Shortage Is Crippling Agriculture in Venezuela Already facing a deep economic crisis, the country is seeing food production shrink drastically as mismanagement and American sanctions make gasoline scarce....
22:00 2019-07-06

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top officials backing the socialist leader and suspected of corruption...
18:51 2019-06-28

Venezuela marks independence day with military parade President Maduro said he would seek peace with the opposition, one day after a UN report accused the military of extrajudicial killings. Opposition leader Juan Guaido called for an end to Maduro's "di...
22:51 2019-07-05

Venezuela releasing judge, journalist, 20 students - U.N. Venezuela is releasing 22 people, including judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday, and an opposition lawmaker called for more releases....
19:34 2019-07-05

| Trump: Russia says has removed 'most' personnel from Venezuela Russia has told the US that it has withdrawn most of its personnel from Venezuela, US President Donald Trump says, two months after telling Moscow to "get out" of the crisis-plagued Latin American nat...
13:34 2019-06-04

Venezuela frees judge, journalist, 20 students: U.N Venezuela has released 22 prisoners including the emblematic cases of judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday....
14:34 2019-07-05

Trump said Russia was getting out of Venezuela. The Kremlin says that’s not true. The Kremlin contradicted Trump’s tweet that Russian personnel have departed Venezuela. Moscow is a primary backer of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro....
22:34 2019-06-04

Venezuela Forces Killed Thousands, Then Covered It Up, U.N. Says Special forces members engaged in extrajudicial killings and then altered crime scenes to make it look as if the victims had been resisting arrest, United Nations investigators said....
02:00 2019-07-05

Rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela: jurists' group The rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela under the government of President Nicolas Maduro which has usurped the powers of the legislative and judicial branches, an international legal watchdog said o...
17:34 2019-07-08

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener has been given permission by Caracas to return....
10:34 2019-07-02

Greece recognizes Venezuela's Guaido, in line with EU Greece will follow the European Union's line and recognize Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, in an about-face after the new conservative government took p...
12:00 2019-07-12

Even criminals are suffering in Venezuela’s failing economy CARACAS, Venezuela — The feared street gangster El Negrito sleeps with a pistol under his pillow and says he’s lost track of his murder count. But despite his hardened demeanor, he’s quick to gripe ab...
22:00 2019-05-28

Venezuela reopens border crossing with Colombia Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela's embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost four months....
16:17 2019-06-08

Venezuela says U.S. sanctions hit debt refinancing, oil sales Venezuela charged on Friday that U.S.-led sanctions had stopped foreign debt refinancing, blocked vital food and medicine imports, and cost billions of dollars in lost oil assets....
14:34 2019-07-05

| Venezuela calls on US to reopen diplomatic ties Venezuela's socialist government has called on the United States to restore diplomatic ties with Caracas after it opened talks with fringe opposition parties....
00:51 2019-09-20

Canada suspends operations at Venezuela embassy Canada has temporarily shut its embassy in Venezuela, saying President Nicolas Maduro's government is refusing to renew visas for Canadian diplomats. Ottawa is also reviewing the status of Venezuelan ...
10:34 2019-06-03

Venezuela ready to defend itself after US invokes Rio Treaty Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has described the US' decision to invoke a defense pact as "illegal" and "dangerous." Washington has said they were left with little choice due to "bellicose" moves from...
12:00 2019-09-14

Xi says China will play 'constructive role' on Venezuela China will work with the international community to play a constructive role with Venezuela and help the country to get back on a normal development path as soon as possible, Chinese President Xi Jinp...
08:34 2019-06-05

JP Morgan to cut Venezuela weight to zero in key indexes over five months JP Morgan will reduce the weight of Venezuela's sovereign and PDVSA bonds to zero in its widely-tracked indexes, the bank said on Tuesday, adding the linear five-month phase out process would start on...
16:51 2019-07-09

Venezuela’s Guaido to name new boards of PDVSA and Citgo Venezuela's President of the National Assembly, Juan Guaido, will name new director boards at state oil company PDVSA and its United States subsidiary Citgo....
17:51 2019-05-21

Cuba asks Canada to help end U.S. sanctions on Venezuela Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez urged Canadian counterpart Chrystia Freeland on Wednesday to help end U.S. sanctions on Venezuela in their third meeting since May on the South American country'...
04:34 2019-08-29

German ambassador to Venezuela returns after spat President Maduro's government had removed Daniel Kriener from Caracas in March, accusing him of meddling in domestic affairs. Venezuela is in the center of a political and humanitarian crisis....
01:51 2019-07-23

Maduro invites Huawei to set up 4G network in Venezuela Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is inviting China’s Huawei to help set up a 4G network in Venezuela, prompting opposition leader Juan Guaidó to accuse him of having an “absolute disconnection with...
21:34 2019-05-24

EU slaps sanctions on 7 more in Venezuela over rights abuses The European Union is imposing sanctions on seven members of Venezuela’s security and intelligence services on suspicion that they are involved in torture and other rights violations...
15:00 2019-09-27

U.S. Suspends Passenger and Cargo Flights to Venezuela The Department of Homeland Security said the country’s instability created conditions that “threaten the safety and security of passengers, aircraft, and crew.”...
15:01 2019-05-21

U.S. Prepares Charges Over Venezuela's Food-Aid Program The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal charges to sanctions against people involved in Venezuela’s military-run emergency food program, part of an effort to target what they describe as ...
22:34 2019-05-21

Venezuela’s Capital Is in the Dark Again After a Massive Blackout CARACAS, Venezuela — The lights went out across much of Venezuela Monday, reviving fears of the blackouts that plunged the country into chaos a few months ago as the government once again accuse...
08:51 2019-07-23

Power Outage Leaves Venezuela in the Dark, Again Most of Venezuela was left in the dark in the latest blackout to hit the beleaguered nation as it suffers from an economic collapse and a crumbling power grid....
13:17 2019-07-23

Brazil minister says oil on country's beaches 'very likely from Venezuela' Oil mysteriously washing up on beaches in Brazil is "very likely from Venezuela," Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said on Wednesday, citing a report by state-owned oil firm Petroleo Bras...
17:51 2019-10-09

Venezuela shreds sloppy US defense early for 3-0 win CINCINNATI (AP) — Sloppy defense and careless goalkeeping sent the United States to another disconcerting loss Sunday, 3-0 to Venezuela in the Americans’ final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gol...
23:17 2019-06-09

Venezuela's Maduro says there has been contact with U.S. officials 'for months' Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday he had authorized contact with the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump "for months," in an effort to repair relations with Washington....
04:34 2019-08-21

Venezuela's Lopez says he met generals during house arrest Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez believes President Nicolas Maduro's government will fall "in weeks," he told journalists in Caracas Thursday....
18:17 2019-05-21

Venezuela Withdraws From Planned Talks With Opposition Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro pulled his government out of this week’s negotiations with the opposition aimed at resolving the country’s political crisis after the Trump administration imposed s...
04:00 2019-08-08

Trump Administration Set to Triple Pro-Democracy Aid in Venezuela (NEW YORK) — The Trump administration is more than tripling U.S. support for pro-democracy work in Venezuela and for the first time directly funding opposition leader Juan Guaidó as he at...
01:34 2019-09-25

In A First, Miss Venezuela Ditches Contestants' Measurements For the first time in its history, the Miss Venezuela contest will not publish the 24 contestants' waist, bust and hip measurements, organisers said....
22:00 2019-08-02

US accuses Venezuela jet of aggressive action over Caribbean U.S. authorities say a Venezuelan fighter jet “aggressively shadowed” an American intelligence plane flying in international airspace over the Caribbean, underscoring rising tensions between the two n...
20:01 2019-07-21

Norway says Venezuela mediation to resume next week Norway says representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have decided to return to Oslo for a mediation effort aimed at resolving the political crisis in the South American country....
21:51 2019-05-25

Oil and migration: why the U.S. is heavily involved in Venezuela’s crisis Oil, migration and proximity. These are the reasons experts gave when asked why the western world — particularly the United States — is so concerned with Venezuela's political fate....
21:00 2019-05-26

'Viva el VAR,' sing Venezuela after draw with Brazil "The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) rode to Venezuela\u0027s rescue once again at the Copa America on Tuesday, denying hosts Brazil two goals in a surprise 0-0 draw in Group A."...
16:00 2019-06-19

Venezuela Negotiators Agree to New Round of Talks Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide agreed to hold a new round of negotiations, Norway’s foreign ministry said, as Oslo looks to mediate a solution to the South American nation’s political stan...
04:51 2019-05-26

Venezuela’s Maduro says settlement talks could soon resume President Nicolás Maduro says his representatives could return to negotiations with Venezuela’s opposition in talks he abruptly halted earlier this month...
20:34 2019-08-29

4 opposition lawmakers stripped of immunity in Venezuela Legislators loyal to Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Monday stripped immunity from four opposition lawmakers accused of treason amid a struggle for control of the crisis-stricken nation...
04:00 2019-08-13

Brazil says has not confirmed oil contaminating beaches is from Venezuela Brazil's Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque said on Thursday that the government had not confirmed the origin of oil mysteriously washing up on Brazilian beaches but noted that it has propert...
18:51 2019-10-10

Venezuela says it is not responsible for oil spills on Brazil beaches Venezuela's government on Thursday said the OPEC-member country was not responsible for oil spills that have contaminated beaches in Brazil, after a Brazilian official on Wednesday said the crude was ...
18:51 2019-10-10

Venezuela Opposition Threatened by Embezzlement Allegations Accusations that two opposition activists pilfered tens of thousands of dollars is threatening to become an embarrassment for a coalition that is heavily dependent on funds from private donors and for...
13:00 2019-06-19

7 people die in military helicopter crash in Venezuela A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed on Saturday in Hatillo, a municipality near Caracas, killing all seven on board, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Defense....
18:17 2019-05-21

U.N. launches investigations into killings, torture in Venezuela The United Nations Human Rights Council agreed on Friday to set up an international fact-finding mission to document violations in Venezuela, including torture and thousands of summary executions....
20:34 2019-09-27

Peru held by 10-man Venezuela in Copa America PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Peru was held by 10-man Venezuela to a 0-0 draw in the teams’ Copa America opener on Saturday. Venezuela defender Luis del Pino received his second yellow card for a ...
01:51 2019-06-16

Norway says it will host Venezuela mediation again next week The diplomatic effort reflects recognition in Venezuela that neither the government or opposition have been able to prevail in their struggle for power....
00:17 2019-05-26

Trump says U.S. blockade or quarantine of Venezuela under consideration U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was considering a quarantine or blockade of Venezuela, as the United States steps up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to relinquish power....
00:17 2019-08-02

Soccer: First-half goals give Venezuela 3-0 friendly win over U.S. Venezuela scored three goals without reply in a whirlwind first half to grab a convincing 3-0 win over the United States in a friendly in Cincinnati on Sunday....
02:00 2019-06-10

Argentina see off Venezuela to set up titanic Copa clash with Brazil Argentina can look forward to a mouthwatering Copa America semi-final clash with Brazil after delivering a much-improved display to beat Venezuela 2-0 in the quarter-finals in their first game at the ...
02:00 2019-06-29

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponent...
19:17 2019-06-15

Venezuela releases opposition lawmaker after four months in custody Venezuelan authorities released opposition lawmaker Edgar Zambrano from custody on Tuesday, four months after his arrest on treason charges, a move his allies said was a result of popular pressure, no...
04:17 2019-09-18

OAS meeting ends in disagreement over Venezuela opposition delegation Members of the Organization of American States (OAS) ended two days of meetings on Friday without a clear plan for increasing pressure on embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, despite a major...
04:34 2019-06-29

Venezuela's Maduro says Trump merits 'a thousand impeachments' Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, under fire all year to quit from the United States and its allies, exulted on Monday in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, though he did not ...
01:00 2019-10-01

Trump: Russia told U.S. 'most of their people' have left Venezuela President Donald Trump said on Monday that Russia told the United States it had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela, where Moscow has maintained military and economic ties with socialist Pre...
02:34 2019-06-04

Feds slap sanctions on son of Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro The US on Friday slapped sanctions on Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s son to ratchet up pressure on relatives of top officials backing the socialist leader. The Treasury Department froze any ass...
10:51 2019-06-29

Venezuela: hyperinflation leads to new banknotes for second time in a year Banknotes of 10,000, 20,000 and 50,000 bolívar denominations will begin circulating on Thursday, the central bank saidVenezuela is releasing new banknotes for the second time in less than a year, the ...
22:34 2019-06-12

EU sees sharp rise in asylum applications from Venezuela The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. While Syrians and Afghans formerly topped the list, the EU has seen a surge in the number of refugees from Latin America — particularly Vene...
10:17 2019-06-11

A Split Has Emerged in Venezuela’s Opposition Over Talks With Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A minority group of opposition parties in Venezuela agreed Monday to enter negotiations with President Nicolas Maduro’s government without the participation of U....
11:17 2019-09-17

UN launches Venezuela human rights abuse probe The UN Human Rights Council has voted to send a team to Venezuela to investigate alleged rights violations. Representatives from a dozen countries around the world made the decision despite half absta...
14:34 2019-09-27

Venezuela reportedly wants its central bank to hold bitcoin Venezuela may not just be using its own cryptocurrency to dodge the consequences of international sanctions. Bloomberg tipsters say the country's central bank is testing the possibility of holdi...
09:34 2019-09-30

Lima Group and EU urge more international involvement in Venezuela The Lima Group regional bloc and EU-led contact group on Venezuela on Monday called on Latin America and the broader international community to play a more active role in restoring democracy to Venezu...
02:34 2019-06-04

Venezuela political negotiations to continue next week: sources The sources said the location for the talks will be decided by the government of Norway, which is leading the mediation effort and hosted two previous rounds of exploratory talks in May....
03:17 2019-06-30

U.S.' Pompeo to discuss Venezuela, Iran with Dutch counterpart U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Dutch counterpart will discuss Iran and Venezuela during talks in The Hague on Monday, Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok said....
17:51 2019-06-03

Canada to Suspend Diplomatic Operations at Embassy in Venezuela Canada said Sunday it was temporarily suspending its diplomatic operations in Venezuela, and planned to evaluate the status of Venezuelan diplomats in Ottawa....
17:51 2019-06-03

Venezuela sources: Talks to break deadlock set to resume BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that negotiations aimed at breaking Venezuela’s political standoff will resume next week, likely on the Caribbean island of Barbados. Thr...
20:34 2019-06-29

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get buy-in from countries supporting embattled President Nicolá...
21:34 2019-06-03

Instagram priest takes to Venezuela's streets 'with the people' Venezuelan priest Luis Antonio Salazar has built a solid social media following over the past two years preaching the Bible over Instagram, breaking the mold of the country's conservative Catholic chu...
20:34 2019-06-13

The Latest: Diplomats meet in Sweden to discuss Venezuela The latest on the political turmoil in Venezuela (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Officials say that Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with interests in Venezuela amid stalled mediation effort...
21:00 2019-06-13

The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official CARACAS – At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door. They searched the bedro...
02:00 2019-06-12

Russian deputy PM to meet Venezuela's Maduro: Interfax Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov has arrived in Caracas to meet Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, the Interfax news agency quoted Borisov's office as saying on Saturday....
17:00 2019-10-05

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents, although divisions remain over the ...
20:00 2019-06-15

Martino, Mexico use shuffling roster to beat Venezuela ATLANTA (AP) — For all the players absent from Mexico’s national team, new coach Tata Martino may still have a roster solid enough to make a strong run in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Martino returned...
07:34 2019-06-06

How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela's Gold Landed in Africa---and Vanished A Russian airliner’s secretive deliveries to a refinery in Uganda expose one link in a global underground economy many suspect is helping Nicolás Maduro cling to power. “It’s a fire sale.”...
19:17 2019-06-18

Venezuela reopens Tachira border post with Colombia Four months ago Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed the border post during a dispute over humanitarian aid deliveries. It is not clear whether crucial border bridges will be unblocked....
12:51 2019-06-08

Venezuela beats Bolivia 3-1 and advances in Copa America BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Venezuela beat Bolivia 3-1 to advance to the Copa America quarterfinals on Saturday. Darwin Machis scored in each half for Venezuela at Mineirao Stadium. Leonel Justinian...
23:17 2019-06-22

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire situation must not be allowed to "deteriorate any fur...
16:34 2019-06-22

'Rio Treaty' Nations to Cooperate on Sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Western Hemisphere nations voted Monday to employ a regional treaty to impose sanctions against embattled Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro, accusing his regime of criminal activity including drug traf...
09:34 2019-09-24

Plans for Tower Fifth in Midtown include Venezuela consulate The current Venezuelan consulate on East 51st Street is supposed to be incorporated into Harry Macklowe’s proposed Tower Fifth skyscraper, and any sale seems to have escaped complications from US sanc...
06:34 2019-06-19

Venezuela closes border with Brazil, Colombian crossings may be next Nicolas Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, as tensions over foreign aid deliveries rise. The embattled President also is considering closing the border with Colombia -- a move that woul...
01:51 2019-06-22

Four million have now fled Venezuela, UN ramps up aid to children who remain The number of people who have left Venezuela to escape the country’s ongoing political and economic crisis, has reached some four million, the UN announced on Friday....
18:00 2019-06-07

The Latest: Norway mediation effort in Venezuela stalls A member of Venezuela’s opposition said that a mediation effort by Norway is stalling over Nicolás Maduro’s refusal to accept presidential elections to resolve the nation’s political crisis...
19:51 2019-06-07

With Venezuela in collapse, towns slip into primitive isolation At the once-busy beach resort of Patanemo, tourism has evaporated over the last two years as Venezuela's economic crisis has deepened and deteriorating cellphone service left visitors too afraid of ro...
19:51 2019-06-07

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro for allegedly silencing opponents with jail, torture and excessiv...
02:51 2019-06-20

Norway mediation effort in Venezuela’s crisis slows Venezuelan leader Juan Guaidó said Friday that the opposition’s demand for presidential elections is not negotiable, slowing mediation efforts by Norway aimed at resolving Venezuela’s political crisis...
00:51 2019-06-08

AP Exclusive: US helping Venezuela’s Guaido track stolen art U.S. officials are investigating the suspected looting of European and Latin American artwork they believe is being plundered by Venezuelan government insiders as Nicolas Maduro struggles to maintain ...
01:51 2019-09-20

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
14:34 2019-06-18

Venezuela draw 0-0 with Peru in their Copa America opener "Venezuela and Peru began their Copa America with a nervous 0-0 draw on Saturday in a match marked by two Peruvian goals chalked off after consultation with the Video Assistant Referee (VAR)."...
01:51 2019-06-16

After 4 Months, Venezuela Reopens Border Crossing With Colombia CÚCUTA, Colombia — Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down f...
06:01 2019-06-09

Thousands pour into Colombia as Venezuela reopens border Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down for the past four months...
03:17 2019-06-09

Venezuela's army death squads kill thousands — UN A UN report has detailed the extrajudicial executions of thousands of young men by special forces. The report says that the death squads are carrying out President Maduro's strategy for neutralizing p...
01:17 2019-07-05

Venezuela steers away from politics before Copa América game RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Venezuela coach Rafael Dudamel almost left his job for political reasons after his team beat Argentina 3-1 in March in a friendly game in Madrid. One day before he faces Lionel M...
04:34 2019-06-28

Uruguay protests role of Venezuela’s opposition at gathering A representative for Uruguay has walked out of a meeting of regional countries in Latin America in protest over the participation of diplomats appointed by Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó...
02:00 2019-06-28

Venezuela's Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption Venezuela's opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who deserted and crossed into Colombia....
06:00 2019-06-18

Venezuela reopens border with Colombia after four-month blockade Venezuelans have joined long lines to cross into Colombia to buy food and medicine. Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro shut the border in February to keep out foreign aid he said was unneed...
23:34 2019-06-08

Venezuela’s misery doesn’t even spare the dead in Maracaibo MARACAIBO, Venezuela (AP) — Even the dead aren’t safe in Maracaibo, a sweltering, suffering city in Venezuela. Thieves have broken into some of the vaults and coffins in El Cuadrado cemetery sin...
07:00 2019-06-18

Venezuela’s Collapse Frays Its Economic Ties With Russia Russia has been a bulwark of support for Venezuela. But as that country’s economy crumbles, Russian state-owned businesses are pulling back to protect their bottom line....
07:34 2019-06-18

We need to use persuasion rather than military action in Venezuela, Colombia's president says Daily pressure should be exerted on Venezuela's military regime to defect from the Maduro regime rather than international military intervention, Colombia's president told CNBC on Tuesday....
10:34 2019-06-18

Socialist bloc back in Venezuela congress after boycott Socialist party lawmakers ended their two-year boycott of Venezuela’s legislature Tuesday, seeking to renew their influence in the last branch of federal government still controlled by the opposition ...
00:34 2019-09-25

Diplomatic Gatecrashers? UN Sees Dueling Delegations From Venezuela Virtually all countries sent diplomats to the United Nations for the General Assembly, but Venezuela was a special case -- it had two delegations, each dueling for recognition....
00:34 2019-09-30

Chevron has been in Venezuela for nearly 100 years. It could finally be forced to leave Chevron's nearly century-long relationship with Venezuela might not survive the Maduro regime's fight with the United States. Not only is Venezuela's infrastructure crumbling, but the OPEC member's na...
18:00 2019-06-19

Venezuela Blackout Leaves Caracas, and Much of the Country, Without Power It was the fourth major blackout to hit Venezuelans in less than five months. The government blamed Monday’s outage on “an electromagnetic attack,” without providing any evidence....
06:00 2019-07-23

Uruguay withdraws from OAS meeting over Venezuela opposition delegation Uruguay on Thursday withdrew from a meeting of the Organization of American States (OAS) being held in Medellin, Colombia, in protest of the presence of what it said was an illegitimate delegation fro...
23:17 2019-06-27

Venezuela government, opposition agree to continue talks There will be further talks to end to Venezuela's stalemate, negotiators have said. For years, the president's adversaries had been wary of lengthy dialogue, insisting that he has used talks to stall ...
05:17 2019-07-12

'Worse than a nightmare': These oil executives are still detained in Venezuela nearly 2 years later When Tomeu Vadell, an American oil executive, was summoned to Venezuela for an emergency work meeting the week before Thanksgiving 2017, his wife said she urged him not to go....
15:51 2019-08-05

Donald Trump freezes assets held by Venezuela in US The US president's move is his latest gambit to oust counterpart Nicolas Maduro from power. Meanwhile, Colombia says it will grant citizenship to babies born there to Venezuelan parents and thus at ri...
17:34 2019-08-06

New U.S. sanctions on Venezuela protect Citgo from seizure -Guaido Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday celebrated a sweeping U.S. sanctions order against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, saying the measure would protect Venezuela-owned U.S.-based refiner Cit...
20:34 2019-08-06

Norway says Venezuela opposition and government talks to continue Talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition will continue, Norway's foreign ministry said on Thursday, after a top Socialist Party leader announced the end of this week's round of Oslo-bac...
00:34 2019-07-12

U.S. ready to target other countries for supporting Venezuela's Maduro U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said Washington was ready to impose sanctions on any international company doing business with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, a sharp escala...
21:34 2019-08-06

New U.S. sanctions on Venezuela protect Citgo from seizure: Guaido Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday celebrated a sweeping U.S. sanctions order against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, saying the measure would protect Venezuela-owned U.S.-based refiner Cit...
21:34 2019-08-06

Venezuela says new Trump executive order formalizes 'blockade' Venezuela's foreign ministry on Tuesday said a new move by U.S. President Donald Trump to freeze all the country's assets in the United States was an effort to "formalize a criminal economic, financia...
21:34 2019-08-06

Women fight to solve mysterious murders in Venezuela More than 8,200 people died in extrajudicial killings in Venezuela between 2015 and 2017, estimates Amnesty International. And the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has accused state-a...
18:17 2019-05-21

Adobe Will Cancel All Subscriptions in Venezuela to Comply With U.S. Sanctions Adobe users in Venezuela received an email yesterday notifying them that the company will soon suspend their subscriptions and delete their accounts. The move is a direct result of the Trump regime’s ...
18:51 2019-10-08

Venezuela was on the brink of an uprising. Now protesters are fighting for survival As opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his US ally puzzle over their failures to wrest control of the government, embattled President Nicolas Maduro is moving to enforce a new normal across Venezuela....
18:17 2019-05-21

Venezuela's Military Deserters Face Disappointment Across the Border When Gabriel Pérez fled for this Colombian border city after defecting from Venezuela’s military, he thought he and hundreds of other deserters would soon launch an incursion to topple the autocrat ba...
15:34 2019-05-29

Adobe cuts off Venezuela clients, citing US sanctions The software company Adobe says it is cutting off its accounts in Venezuela, the latest repercussions of U.S. financial sanctions targeting President Nicolás Maduro...
03:51 2019-10-08

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria too...
15:51 2019-05-28

A trail of 'bloody gold' leads to Venezuela's government The crash of steel pounding rock echoes through the dark gallery, as Darwin Rojas, 43, hammers away in a small corner. He's muddy, sweaty and breathing heavily, crushing stone after stone around him....
23:00 2019-08-20

Venezuela: widespread blackouts could be new normal, experts warn Country struggled to restore power after massive blackout on Monday left millions without powerWidespread electricity outages could become the new normal in Venezuela, experts have warned, as the coun...
03:01 2019-07-24

MLB bans playing in Venezuela amid Trump order Major League Baseball has told players they cannot compete in the Venezuela winter league this season, a response intended to comply with President Donald Trump's embargo against the country....
06:00 2019-08-23

Venezuela migrants propel billion-dollar delivery app BOGOTA, Colombia — It’s six in the morning and Samuel Romero is already pulling his bicycle out of a small garage. The 21-year-old Venezuelan migrant turns on his phone and logs on to Rappi, an app th...
18:00 2019-07-31

Venezuela: Representatives of Maduro and Guaido to meet in Norway Norway's Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the government and opposition delegates will hold talks in Oslo next week to carry forward the negotiation process. It will be their first face-to-fa...
14:34 2019-05-26

Venezuela says it has proof of anti-Maduro plot in Colombia The Venezuelan government is presenting evidence of what it calls paramilitary training camps in neighboring Colombia to plot violent attacks to undermine President Nicolás Maduro...
02:34 2019-09-01

In Venezuela, criminals feel the pinch of an economic crisis In something of an unexpected silver lining to Venezuela’s all-consuming crisis, experts say armed assaults and killings in the country are plummeting....
09:51 2019-05-28

Exclusive: Guaido says Washington should help Venezuela keep U.S. refiner Citgo The United States should help Venezuela keep control over U.S. refiner Citgo by preventing its seizure by creditors seeking to collect on unpaid Venezuelan debts, opposition leader Juan Guaido said in...
05:17 2019-05-23

U.S. Details Plan to Rebuild Venezuela Under Democratic Rule U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross laid out a plan to provide credit and investment opportunities to help rebuild Venezuela’s economy under democratic rule....
18:34 2019-08-01

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU’s special envoy for Venezuela The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc’s special envoy to bolster efforts to end the political and social crisis ...
12:51 2019-05-28

US balks as Venezuela heads up UN-backed disarmament body GENEVA (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the U.N.’s main disarmament body has walked out of its current session in Geneva to protest that Venezuela has taken the chair. Robert Wood insisted “a...
13:00 2019-05-28

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU's special envoy for Venezuela The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc's special envoy for Venezuela....
15:17 2019-05-28

Venezuela denies responsibility for oil spills on Brazil beaches Venezuela's government on Thursday said the OPEC-member country was not responsible for oil spills that have contaminated beaches in Brazil, after a Brazilian official said the crude was likely from V...
01:51 2019-10-11

Maduro says he 'repudiates' Trump statement on possible Venezuela blockade Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday said he rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's statement about a possible blockade of the South American country, adding that its seas would remain "free ...
04:00 2019-08-03

Venezuela crisis pushes women into ‘forced motherhood’ Dr. Saturnina Clemente pulls up to the small clinic on the outskirts of Venezuela’s capital armed with one of the nation’s most sought-after commodities: Hormonal implants to prevent pregnancy...
08:00 2019-08-21

Venezuela's rule of law has crumbled under Maduro, says legal watchdog International Commission of Jurists called on Venezuelan authorities to reinstate democratic institutionsThe rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela under the government of Nicolás Maduro, which has usu...
01:00 2019-07-09

Heritage, Norquist, FreedomWorks challenge Trump over Venezuela President Trump is facing substantial push back from several influential conservative groups for his move this week to aid Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido....
16:34 2019-08-07

With Tougher U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela, Bolton Says ‘Now is the Time for Action’ At a conference meant to find a solution to the standoff in Venezuela, John R. Bolton, the Trump administration’s national security adviser, pushed a hard-line approach and rejected compromises....
15:34 2019-08-07

Venezuela healthcare collapse: Four children die in same hospital this month Under a wooden arch decorated with white balloons in a small house in Caracas' largest slum, the body of 11-year-old Erick Altuve lay in a small coffin covered in cuddly toys and cartoon drawings, one...
19:34 2019-05-31

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quick solution....
17:00 2019-05-21

Norwegian diplomat pushes Venezuela talks against the odds If there*s a negotiated settlement to Venezuela*s protracted crisis, it*ll likely be reached with the help of a self-effacing, tight-lipped Scandinavian diplomat with a fondness for distance running....
22:00 2019-05-31

Venezuela's Maduro says he will skip U.N., but envoys will slam U.S. sanctions Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday he will not travel to New York for the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly later this month, but that two of his envoys would att...
02:00 2019-09-13

Venezuela's Guaidó pictured with members of Colombian gang Opposition leader plays down images but analysts say they could prove highly damagingJuan Guaidó, the Venezuelan politician fighting to topple Nicolás Maduro, is facing awkward questions about his rel...
22:00 2019-09-13

Chinese foreign ministry slams U.S. 'interference' in Venezuela An order by U.S. President Donald Trump to freeze the Venezuelan government's assets and cut off its funds is an act of "gross interference" and a violation of the norms of international relations, Ch...
05:00 2019-08-08

As Venezuela’s crisis deepens, the most vulnerable are joining the exodus After years of largely middle-class migration, aid officials see an uptick in the poor, the elderly and the disabled leaving the South American nation....
06:00 2019-08-08

US sanctions could 'significantly exacerbate' Venezuela's crisis, UN warns Newly imposed US sanctions on Venezuela could "significantly exacerbate" the crisis that ordinary civilians are facing in the country, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bache...
07:34 2019-08-09

Venezuela launches military exercises, warns Colombia Venezuelan President Maduro has accused Colombia of plotting his overthrow, while Bogota said Venezuela harbors and backs rogue rebel fighters. The US offered Colombia its "full support" against any a...
18:00 2019-09-11

With Tougher U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela, Bolton Says ‘Time for Dialogue Is Over’ At a conference meant to find a solution to the standoff in Venezuela, John R. Bolton, the Trump administration’s national security adviser, pushed a hard-line approach and rejected compromises....
03:34 2019-08-07

Venezuela's Maduro ratifies Padrino as defense minister Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday announced he will maintain Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino in his post, following months of rumors that top military brass would be replaced after a fai...
08:34 2019-07-08

U.S. walks out of U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the ch...
12:00 2019-05-28

Venezuela opposition says Norway talks must focus on elections Norway-backed talks between Venezuela's opposition and the government of President Nicolas Maduro must focus on elections, an opposition negotiator said on Monday, as the dialogue proceedings remain s...
23:00 2019-09-02

Airlines see new government in Venezuela as key to repayment of debt: IATA International airlines are pinning their hopes on a change of government in Venezuela before some $4 billion owned to the firms by the state might be repaid, a top executive with the International Air...
13:34 2019-09-11

Airlines see new government in Venezuela as key to repayment of debt -IATA International airlines are pinning their hopes on a change of government in Venezuela before some $4 billion owned to the firms by the state might be repaid, a top executive with the International Air...
03:34 2019-09-11

IMF denies pressuring Venezuela to release economic data The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it had not pressured Venezuela to release economic indicators after years of silence, while two sources said the country's surprise data release this w...
07:34 2019-05-31

Washington Is Holding Secret Talks With One of Venezuela’s Top Officials BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.S. has opened up secret communications with Venezuela’s socialist party boss as members of President Nicolás Maduro’s inner circle seek guarantee...
18:00 2019-08-19

UN rights chief decries latest US sanctions targeting Venezuela ‘Extremely broad’ measures could increase suffering in the country, says Michelle BacheletThe UN rights chief has intensified criticism of US sanctions targeting Venezuela, condemning the latest measu...
22:34 2019-08-09

U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross lays out plan for Venezuela reconstruction U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday the United States is ready to support pro-market reforms and privatizations in Venezuela with credit and investment....
14:17 2019-08-01

Venezuela’s decline takes toll on late artist’s legacy Death of Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez elicited international praise for the man, but muted reaction from Venezuela’s government and the decay of some of his Caracas art works reflects a nation i...
00:34 2019-08-01

Trump administration split on renewing Chevron's Venezuela license The Trump administration is split over whether to renew a license this week for energy company Chevron Corp's operations in Venezuela, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo supporting a renewal and oth...
00:17 2019-07-24

Venezuela's Guaido says government plans to dissolve opposition-run legislature Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Sunday President Nicolas Maduro's government is preparing to dissolve the opposition-run legislature and call new legislative elections, potentially es...
11:34 2019-08-12

Russia says world should foster Venezuela talks, not impose agenda The international community should continue fostering dialogue between the government in Venezuela and the opposition, but not in order to impose its own agenda, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov...
21:51 2019-07-24

Panama Canal to continue authorizing vessels coming from Venezuela The Panama Canal will continue authorizing vessels coming from Venezuela provided they stick to the rules and present the necessary paperwork, the waterway's chief said on Wednesday after a new round ...
20:34 2019-08-14

Venezuela pro-Maduro legislature to assess early congress elections Venezuela's pro-government legislature on Monday agreed to create a commission to evaluate holding 2020 legislative elections early, which would create an opportunity for the government to reclaim con...
03:34 2019-08-13

Pompeo: Hezbollah using Venezuela drug trafficking to ‘make payroll’ A major Iranian-backed terrorist group is using drug trafficking operations in Venezuela to fund operations in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday....
06:34 2019-06-12

Venezuela's Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to help defectors from the Venezuelan military living in...
03:51 2019-06-16

UPDATE 1-Venezuela opposition leaves U.N. with 'gestures of support' but no breakthrough During their week representing Venezuelan congress chief Juan Guaido at the U.N. General Assembly, an opposition delegation received words of support from U.S. President Donald Trump, funding from the...
03:34 2019-09-28

How Venezuela’s Political Crisis Is Pushing Women Into ‘Forced Motherhood’ (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Dr. Saturnina Clemente pulls up to the small clinic in the impoverished Caucaguita neighborhood armed with one of Venezuela’s most sought-after commodities: Hormonal...
02:34 2019-08-22

Peru to host international talks on Venezuela in Lima next month Peru has invited China, Russia, Cuba, the United States and dozens of other countries to Lima on Aug. 6 to discuss the political crisis in Venezuela, Peru's foreign minister said on Wednesday....
01:17 2019-07-04

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, among others....
00:00 2019-06-15

Special Report: They fled Venezuela's crisis by boat - then vanished A taxi dropped Maroly Bastardo and her two small children by a cemetery not far from the shore in northeast Venezuela. She still had time to change her mind....
14:51 2019-06-14

'It will not work': experts question Venezuela sanctions as Bolton touts them Bolton claimed Trump’s measures will help end Maduro’s reign, but some fear they’ll make Venezuela’s economic meltdown worseUS national security adviser, John Bolton, has insisted Venezuela’s “tired d...
21:00 2019-08-06

Brazil and Venezuela join Chile, Colombia in Copa quarters BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Defending champion Chile and Colombia were joined by Brazil and Venezuela in the Copa America knockout stage on Saturday. Peru finished Group A in third place and will wa...
01:51 2019-06-23

Heritage Action, Norquist, FreedomWorks challenge Trump over Venezuela President Trump is facing substantial push back from several influential conservative groups for his move this week to aid Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó....
20:34 2019-08-07

Uruguay and Venezuela Issue Warnings About Travel to the U.S. After Mass Shootings (ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) — Uruguay issued a warning to its citizens early this week about traveling to the U.S. after two mass shootings killed more than 30 people. The Latin American country also ci...
06:34 2019-08-07

Venezuela government to skip Barbados talks to protest U.S. sanctions Venezuela's government will skip a round of Norway-brokered talks on Thursday and Friday to protest a new set of U.S. sanctions meant to force President Nicolas Maduro from power, the Venezuelan infor...
05:00 2019-08-08

Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro halts talks with opposition over US sanctions Venezuela responded to President Donald Trump's move to freeze assets in the US by skipping talks with Juan Guaido's team in Barbados. The government accused Guaido of 'celebrating and promoting' so-c...
08:00 2019-08-08

US briefing: Trump's antisemitic trope, mass shootings and Venezuela Wednesday’s top story: president accuses Jewish Democrats of ‘disloyalty’. Plus, inside the Mississippi prison known as ‘gangland’Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I...
17:00 2019-08-21

Blackouts plunge Venezuela into chaos as minister blames saboteurs Nationwide outages caused by ‘electromagnetic attack’ on hydroelectric system, government claims Venezuela has been hit by a nationwide power outage which the government has blamed on an “electromagne...
04:00 2019-07-23

Spain Frees Ex-Venezuela Spy Chief Wanted by U.S. on Drug Charges Spain’s National Court ordered Venezuela’s former top spy released from jail, rejecting a U.S. extradition request seeking the former official on longstanding charges that he had conspired to flood th...
01:51 2019-09-17

Colombia's armed forces on alert over Venezuela military exercises The Colombian military is on alert in response to Venezuelan armed forces exercises along the two nations' border that Colombia considers an open threat, a senior military commander said on Wednesday....
04:34 2019-09-12

Trump says Bolton a 'disaster' on North Korea, 'out of line' on Venezuela U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that John Bolton, dismissed a day earlier as national security adviser, had been a "disaster" on North Korea policy, "out of line" on Venezuela, and did n...
00:00 2019-09-12

Mini-Maduro targeted as US turns screws on Venezuela leader's son The US has imposed sanctions on Nicolasito, 29, who claims to be an economist and a flautist and has faced claims of nepotismThe Trump administration has slapped sanctions on the son of Nicolás Maduro...
02:17 2019-06-29

Venezuela: UN report accuses Maduro of ‘gross violations’ against dissenters In withering report, human rights chief details how Maduro’s security forces allegedly torture members of the oppositionThe UN has issued a withering appraisal of the human rights situation in Venezue...
21:51 2019-07-04

Russia to help beef up Venezuela's armed forces: RIA cites official Russia plans to take steps to strengthen Venezuela's armed forces, RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Friday....
11:51 2019-07-05

OHCHR report: Venezuela regime has killed, threatened opponents A new United Nations investigative report said Friday the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has attacked and killed opponents and taken steps to limit the freedoms of its citizens....
14:00 2019-07-05

Venezuela's Guaido announces fresh talks with Maduro regime The Norway-brokered talks aim "to establish a negotiation on the end of the dictatorship," the opposition leader said. Backed by Russia and China, socialist President Nicolas Maduro has refused to ste...
11:17 2019-07-08

UN human rights chief cites continued abuses in Venezuela The United Nations’ chief human rights official says millions of Venezuelans continue to suffer abuses, including suspected extrajudicial killings carried out by a feared special police force...
01:00 2019-09-10

Venezuela's 'staggering' exodus reaches 4 million, UN refugee agency says Social and political crisis drives tide of migrantsColombia and Peru host half of fleeing VenezuelansMore than 4 million Venezuelans have now fled economic and humanitarian chaos in what the UN’s refu...
00:17 2019-06-08

Venezuela opposition pledges equal treatment for creditors in possible restructuring Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's economic advisors have proposed treating most creditors equally in a possible debt restructuring should the coalition oust President Nicolas Maduro from powe...
01:17 2019-07-04

Trump: John Bolton ‘was holding me back!’ on Cuba, Venezuela President Trump on Thursday pushed back on the idea that former national security adviser John Bolton was too much of a hawk — asserting that it was Bolton who was constraining him. “In fact, my views...
22:00 2019-09-12

BRICS considers ways to help resolve Venezuela's crisis: Russia The BRICS bloc, comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, has discussed how it might help to broker a resolution to the political crisis in Venezuela, Russian Deputy Finance Minister S...
20:34 2019-06-29

Venezuela confirms death of detained officer, his wife says he was tortured CARACAS - Venezuela's defense ministry on Sunday confirmed the death of a military officer who opposition leaders and family members said was tortured in custody after his detention over alleged invol...
22:17 2019-06-30

Venezuela’s Maduro Trains Sights on Opposition’s Last Bastion: Congress President Maduro’s Socialist Party legislators are retaking their seats in Congress, threatening the power base of Juan Guaidó, the congressional leader who has also claimed the presidency....
10:17 2019-09-17

Venezuela's Hugo Chávez Worked to Flood U.S. With Cocaine, U.S. Prosecutors Say Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez in the mid-2000s ordered his top lieutenants to work with Colombian Marxist guerrillas to flood the U.S. with cocaine in his government’s efforts to combat the Bush ad...
08:51 2019-09-16

Navy captain’s death in custody sparks outrage in Venezuela Venezuela’s opposition is denouncing what it calls the murder of a navy captain who died in custody after he was arrested on suspicion of plotting to assassinate President Nicolás Maduro...
07:17 2019-06-30

Venezuela's opposition says Norway-mediated dialogue with Maduro 'is finished' Venezuela's opposition said on Sunday a dialogue mediated by Norway's Foreign Ministry to try to resolve the country's political crisis had ended, six weeks after President Nicolas Maduro's government...
08:17 2019-09-16

Wife of deceased Venezuela navy captain demands U.N. probe The wife of a Venezuelan navy captain who died after being detained on conspiracy accusations said on Monday the United Nations should investigate the cause of his death, amid widespread accusations h...
20:34 2019-07-01

Venezuela: widow of 'tortured' navy captain demands UN investigation Captain Rafael Acosta died in military hospital in CaracasWaleswka Pérez: ‘They tortured him so much they killed him’The wife of a Venezuelan navy captain who was allegedly tortured to death after bei...
23:17 2019-07-01

Venezuela charges two intelligence officials over death of detained officer Venezuela has charged two intelligence officials with homicide over the death of a navy captain who had been in military custody, the country's chief prosecutor said on Monday, following outrage over ...
00:51 2019-07-02

Venezuela investigates Guaido over photo with suspected Colombian criminals Venezuela's state prosecutor's office said on Friday it would open an investigation into Juan Guaido after the interior minister presented photos on state television showing the opposition leader in t...
04:00 2019-09-14

Venezuela should spend money on food, not missiles: Colombia president Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro should spend his country's money on food, not on missiles, Colombian President Ivan Duque said on Thursday, amid renewed verbal sparring between the neighboring cou...
00:00 2019-09-06

Mexico and Uruguay urge dialogue as Venezuela crisis deepens Mexico and Uruguay said on Thursday that negotiations were the only acceptable way to achieve a peaceful solution to the deepening political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, as they welcomed the ...
08:17 2019-09-20

U.S. Seeks More Sanctions on Venezuela’s Leaders and Faults Europe’s Inertia Latin American nations and the United States cleared the way for more sanctions against loyalists to President Nicolás Maduro. But Europe has yet to follow....
05:34 2019-09-24

U.N. rights chief Bachelet urges Venezuela to release prisoners U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Friday urged Venezuela's government to release prisoners who were arrested for peacefully protesting, and confirmed that a delegation would remain in the c...
07:51 2019-06-22

Latin countries sanction Venezuela government with rarely used treaty With the backing of the United States, more than 15 Latin American countries voted to increase pressure on the Venezuelan government, in a renewed push to force President Nicolas Maduro from the count...
06:00 2019-09-24

Latin American countries sanction cronies of Venezuela’s Maduro U.S. officials are using the big annual United Nations gathering to pressure President Nicolás Maduro, aiming to further isolate his socialist government and oust him from power....
06:00 2019-09-24

Brazil frustrated by VAR and booed off in Copa América draw with Venezuela Coutinho’s late goal disallowed after Firmino handballTite: ‘If I had been in the crowd I would have wanted to boo us’Brazil had three goals disallowed by VAR as they were held by Venezuela to a goall...
16:34 2019-06-19

Venezuela's trees suffer as firewood replaces scarce cooking gas Endy Perez for years started her day by turning on the stove of her small house in the Venezuelan city of Maracay. These days, her breakfast routine begins with a search for firewood in a national par...
02:34 2019-08-30

U.S. hopeful EU will impose sanctions on Venezuela in coming months: U.S. envoy Washington's envoy for Venezuela said on Thursday he was hopeful that the European Union will impose sanctions against Caracas "in the coming months" amid stalled talks to resolve the country's politi...
02:00 2019-08-30

Talks between Venezuela government and opposition continuing, says mediator Norway Talks between the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition are continuing in Barbados, the foreign ministry from mediator Norway said late on Thursday in a rare statement a...
08:34 2019-07-19

Copa America: Host Brazil held by Venezuela to 0-0 draw SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Brazil followed a lackluster win over Bolivia with a scoreless draw against Venezuela in the Copa America on Tuesday, prompting more jeers from local fans. Brazil had two goals...
06:51 2019-06-19

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political crisis and as Juan Guaido grapples with corruption...
06:00 2019-06-20

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is preparing to hold separate meetings in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and President Nicolás Madu...
17:34 2019-06-21

Venezuela opposition says Sullivan & Cromwell will lead debt restructuring U.S. law firm Sullivan & Cromwell LLP will be the lead counsel for Venezuela's opposition as it seeks to restructure the country's foreign debt, opposition leader Juan Guaido's overseas legal represen...
21:00 2019-09-03

Machis strikes power Venezuela into Copa quarter-finals "An impressive double from striker Darwin Machis helped Venezuela book their place in the Copa America quarter-finals with a comfortable 3-1 win over Bolivia on Saturday, qualifying as runners-up in G...
02:00 2019-06-23

Venezuela’s war on children at a 'breaking point' over lack of medical care The cries of millions of children still languishing inside Venezuela all too often go unanswered as the deteriorating conditions and the iron-grip of the Maduro regime has set the stage for once eradi...
20:51 2019-07-11

Colombia's Duque says wanted FARC lawmaker may have fled to Venezuela A fugitive lawmaker and former FARC rebel commander sought by U.S. and Colombian authorities may have fled to Venezuela, Colombia's president said on Thursday, threatening to denounce any country that...
21:34 2019-07-11

Officials: Progress made in talks on ending Venezuela crisis Officials in both Venezuela’s government and opposition say advances have been made in negotiations on breaking the country’s political standoff and further talks will be held next week...
00:51 2019-07-12

Venezuela seeks extradition of suspect accused of burning man to death Enzo Franchini Oliveros accused over death of Orlando José Figuera, 21, who was set alight during anti-government protestsVenezuela is seeking the extradition from Spain of a man accused of burning an...
04:17 2019-07-12

UN human rights chief meets in Venezuela with Guaidó, Maduro The top U.N. human rights official has met in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and later with President Nicolás Maduro, who are locked in a prolonged struggle over control of the ...
03:00 2019-06-22

Bolton cancels Asia trip 'to focus on events in Venezuela' US national security adviser John Bolton has canceled his trip to South Korea next week, even as preparations ramp up for a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jon...
01:51 2019-06-22

U.N. rights chief Bachelet to leave monitors in Venezuela after visit U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, who was wrapping up an official visit to Venezuela on Friday, will leave two delegates behind to monitor the country's deepening humanitarian crisis, opposit...
23:17 2019-06-21

U.N. rights boss Bachelet to meet Maduro, Guaido in Venezuela: U.N. U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet will visit Venezuela from June 19-21 and hold separate talks with both President Nicolas Maduro and his arch foe, National Assembly chief Juan Guaido, a state...
18:34 2019-06-21

Venezuela’s Guaidó names a shadow cabinet to oust Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó says he’s naming a shadow cabinet in a new phase of his campaign aimed at forcing President Nicolás Maduro from power...
20:34 2019-08-28

The radical radio host leading an armed 'colectivo' in Venezuela Before socialist Hugo Chavez swept to power in 1999, the colectivos were leftist activists working in some of Venezuela's poorest slums. Himself a one-time leader of an uprising, Chavez was suspicious...
00:01 2019-05-25

Venezuela government, opposition show 'willingness' at Norway talks Mediation host Norway said on Wednesday that envoys for Venezuela's government and opposition had shown "willingness" at a second round of talks aimed at resolving their long-running conflict, but the...
20:17 2019-05-29

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection with the country's seizure and nationalization of ...
02:51 2019-05-22

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all necessary measures to guarantee judicial independenc...
14:32 2019-05-21

| Wife of Venezuela's leading opposition figure Lopez in Spain Lilian Tintori, the wife of Venezuela's leading opposition figure Leopoldo Lopez, and their daughter are in Madrid after having taken refuge in Spain's embassy in Caracas, the Spanish government says....
23:34 2019-06-04

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday....
18:34 2019-05-22

Venezuela government, opposition will return to Norway for talks, Oslo says Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition will return to Norway for a second round of talks to help resolve their months-long conflict, the Norwegian Foreign Ministry said on Saturd...
00:51 2019-05-26

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
00:00 2019-05-23

IMF suspended work with Venezuela on economic data after political upheaval The International Monetary Fund suspended work with Venezuela on its economic data in January because of questions about the legitimacy of the government, the IMF said on Thursday, two days after the ...
20:17 2019-05-30

Russian deputy prime minister in Venezuela to support Maduro Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov was in Caracas on Saturday to underline Moscow's support for Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro that has helped him stay in power despite intense Western p...
00:34 2019-10-06

Venezuela Creditor Cleared to Resume Citgo Seizure Efforts A U.S. appeals court is letting one of Venezuela’s creditors resume its efforts to take control of Citgo Petroleum Corp., the South American nation’s largest seizable asset in the U.S....
21:34 2019-09-30

Families Demand Answers After 29 Inmates Die In Venezuela Jail Riot Wracked with pain and anger, dozens of families gathered in front of a morgue in the Venezuelan town of Acarigua on Saturday after 29 inmates died in rioting at a police station jail....
10:34 2019-05-26

Canada temporarily closing Venezuela embassy effective immediately Canada's foreign affairs minister says the Maduro regime has taken action to prevent foreign embassies from functioning, "particularly those advocating for the restoration of democracy."...
07:00 2019-06-03

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy, who reports to the Human Rights...
14:32 2019-05-21

In a Blow to Maduro, Russia Withdraws Key Defense Support to Venezuela Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and economic resilience against growing U.S. pressure....
22:17 2019-06-02

Norway says Venezuela government, opposition to hold new round of talks Norway said on Saturday that representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition will return to Oslo next week following an initial round of preliminary talks about how to address the country's p...
00:51 2019-05-26

Crude oil prices rise amid renewed Venezuela concerns Oil prices were higher early Tuesday amid renewed concern about Venezuelan supplies but market worries about China-U.S. trade issues prevented higher gains....
17:51 2019-05-21

A ‘staggering’ 4 million people have fled crisis-stricken Venezuela: UN Venezuela's imploding economy has brought widespread shortages of basic foods and medicines, while political hostilities have led to waves of fatal violence....
21:51 2019-06-07

Venezuela’s gold fever fuels gangs and insecurity: 'There will be anarchy' Puerto Ordaz has been swept up in a gold rush that powers the city as the armed groups running the mines flourishPuerto Ordaz was once Venezuela’s industrial hub, a modernist dream of broad boulevards...
22:51 2019-06-08

Shippers raise rates for cargo from U.S. to Venezuela: documents, sources Two major shipping lines this month have raised their rates for transporting goods from the United States to Venezuela, according to three industry sources and two documents, as U.S. sanctions limit t...
02:34 2019-05-28

Regional group to discuss Venezuela crisis next week, says Canada The Lima Group regional bloc, which supports the opposition in crisis-hit Venezuela, will meet in Guatemala on June 6, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Tuesday....
21:51 2019-05-28

Venezuela partially opens border with Colombia that was shut in February Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday announced a partial opening of the country's border with Colombia, which his government closed in February as opposition leaders prepared an ultimately fa...
08:17 2019-06-08

Venezuela's Central Bank Releases Data on Dire Economy Venezuela’s economy contracted 19.2% in the first nine months of 2018 from the year-earlier period, as private consumption fell sharply and inflation soared in the crisis-racked nation, Venezuela’s ce...
08:34 2019-05-29

Venezuela designers turn to piracy after Adobe announces it will cut service Venezuelans on Tuesday desperately explored piracy workarounds to continue using Adobe programs after the software developer said it will cut access to its products for the country's users, citing U.S...
20:51 2019-10-08

Jailed Citgo executives ordered to stand trial in Venezuela A judge in Venezuela has ordered a trial in the case of six American oil executives held for 18 months on corruption charges that have contributed to tensions with the U.S....
05:51 2019-06-08

Venezuela confirms major contraction in rare data release CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s government has made a rare acknowledgement of the severity of the country’s economic crisis by publishing the first economic data in nearly four years...
09:51 2019-05-29

'Flee as Fast as You Can.' A Young Couple Joins Venezuela's Exodus. Jonathan Morales and Daliana Loyo planned for years to follow the flood of family members out of their country, amid political turmoil and a disintegrating economy. They found how hard it is to leave....
22:00 2019-10-02

Venezuela in crisis as Guaido calls for May Day protests: Live updates More protests are planned in Venezuela on Wednesday following an attempt by opposition leader Juan Guaido to spark an uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
18:17 2019-05-21

Canada says Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela's return to democracy Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela's return to democracy, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday, even though Ottawa and Havana disagree on whether President Nicolas Maduro...
23:00 2019-06-07

Venezuela Quietly Loosens Grip on Market, Tempering Economic Crisis President Nicolás Maduro’s authoritarian government, long a practitioner of tight state control of the economy, has cautiously begun implementing free-market policies to tame hyperinflation and correc...
15:17 2019-09-17

Maduro, Guaido envoys meet in Norway to work out Venezuela conflict The Venezuelan opposition has said President Nicolas Maduro used past negotiations to play for time and was not sincere about making concessions.        ...
19:17 2019-05-21

New Venezuela sanctions protect Citgo, encourage debt talks: opposition Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday celebrated a sweeping U.S. sanctions order against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, saying the measure would protect Venezuela-owned U.S.-based refiner Cit...
23:00 2019-08-06

Inside Venezuela’s torturous intelligence and drug-running branch SEBIN In October, Fernando Alban –  the councilman of dissident Venezuelan political party Primero Justicia – spoke out against the embattled nation’s leader Nicolas Maduro at the United Nations in New York...
22:17 2019-05-21

Venezuela, Uruguay, Japan warn citizens about traveling to the US because of mass shootings Venezuela, Uruguay and Japan have warned their citizens about traveling to the United States after this weekend's mass shootings.       ...
11:00 2019-08-07

Colombia's Duque seeks international sanctions on Venezuela to protect region Colombian President Ivan Duque called on Saturday for coordinated international sanctions targeting Venezuela to help stop President Nicolas Maduro's support for Colombian rebels and drug traffickers ...
12:00 2019-09-22

Guterres meets Venezuela Foreign Minister, reiterates humanitarian principles United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres met Jorge Arreaza, Foreign Minister of Venezuela on Friday, and reiterated that the UN acts in accordance with the humanitarian principles of neutrali...
14:32 2019-05-21

Venezuela takes a page out of Russia's playbook in Caribbean aircraft interception When Venezuela intercepted a United States aircraft over the Caribbean Sea, it not only used a Russian fighter to do so, it took a page directly out of the Russian playbook....
04:00 2019-07-23

Toothpick and two generals helped Venezuela opposition leader survive jail During four months in a small military jail cell, Venezuela's Congress vice president scratched the days on a wall with a toothpick, held a hunger-strike, and made unlikely friends with two generals ...
16:00 2019-10-03

Twenty-nine detainees killed in Venezuela police station cellblock riot Twenty-nine detainees were killed and 19 police officers were wounded in a confrontation in a cellblock in central Venezuela in what a state official called a failed escape attempt, but human rights g...
05:51 2019-05-25

REFILE-Venezuela court orders trial for detained Citgo executives A Venezuelan court on Friday ordered that six executives from U.S. refiner Citgo should stand trial on charges of corruption, defying pressure from U.S. authorities to release for the group that inclu...
03:51 2019-06-08

Solidarity needed to overcome ‘isolated’ attacks on Venezuela refugees, migrants Attacks and hate speech against Venezuelans seeking shelter in neighbouring countries should be condemned “with a clear and forceful message of rejection” and solidarity, a top UN refugee agency (UNHC...
14:32 2019-05-21

Venezuela and Colombia border tension fuels fear of armed conflict A large-scale military exercise and the invoking of a regional defense pact have Venezuela and Colombia on edge. How likely is a military confrontation between the South American neighbors?...
00:51 2019-09-18

Reports of secret US-Venezuela talks to oust Maduro draw skepticism Claims that Nicolás Maduro’s number two official is working with the US are an attempt to ‘stoke paranoia’, experts sayHe is one of the most influential and infamous figures in Venezuelan politics – a...
20:34 2019-08-19

Venezuela's ambassador to Italy resigns, blaming government's lack of money Isaías Rodríguez says US sanctions against Caracas means he cannot afford to carry out his dutiesThe Venezuelan ambassador to Italy has resigned, saying his government’s financial difficulties have ma...
16:51 2019-05-21

Venezuela: Colombia, Chile behind failed Nicolas Maduro assassination plot Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro says former soldiers and police plotted to assassinate him, his wife and another high-ranking official in a failed coup attempt....
20:51 2019-06-27

Venezuela opposition deputy Edgar Zambrano freed 4 months after 'kidnapping' More than four months after he was arrested and charged with treason, Venezuelan opposition leader and lawmaker Edgar Zambrano has been freed from jail....
16:51 2019-09-19

Nurse Hitchhikes to Help Girl Whose Photo Drew Attention to Hunger in Venezuela Many who saw the picture of Anailin Nava, a 2-year-old girl suffering from malnutrition, wanted to help. One nurse packed some food and hitchhiked to her home....
15:01 2019-05-21

Argentina beat Venezuela to set up Copa America semi-final with Brazil • Martínez and Lo Celso score for much-improved Argentina• Argentina to face Brazil in first Copa America clash since 2007Argentina delivered a much-improved performance to beat Venezuela 2-0 in the C...
01:00 2019-06-29

Venezuela detains local head of oil joint venture with China: sources Venezuelan authorities have arrested the president and two other officials in a corruption investigation at state oil company PDVSA's Sinovensa joint venture with China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC),...
21:34 2019-10-05

UN chief calls on Venezuela’s politicians to ‘avoid escalation’, end suffering of the people Reports of violence and casualties linked to unrest in Venezuela should be investigated transparently and independently, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday, before calling for calm...
14:32 2019-05-21

Bolton, Ross to give U.S. 'big presence' at Venezuela summit in Peru: U.S. official U.S. national security adviser John Bolton and U.S. Secretary Wilbur Ross will speak at a conference on Venezuela in Peru next week as part of a campaign to force President Nicolas Maduro to relinquis...
04:00 2019-08-03

Colombia spy chief quits over faulty dossier linking Venezuela to rebels Gen Oswaldo Peña stresses ‘need to take responsibility’President Iván Duque brandished file during UN addressColombia’s intelligence chief has resigned over a discredited dossier which supposedly prov...
00:00 2019-10-02

Maduro says U.S. seeks to destroy Venezuela state-backed food program Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday accused the United States of seeking to destroy a food aid program that the government of the crisis-stricken OPEC nation says feeds some 6 million fami...
05:17 2019-05-24

Venezuela government investigates Guaido over photo with suspected Colombian criminals Venezuela's state prosecutor's office said on Friday it would open an investigation into opposition leader Juan Guaido after the interior minister presented photos on state television showing Guaido i...
23:00 2019-09-13

Widespread blackout hits Venezuela, government blames 'electromagnetic attack' More than half of Venezuela's 23 states lost power on Monday, according to Reuters witnesses and reports on social media, a blackout the government blamed on an "electromagnetic attack."...
05:51 2019-07-23

Venezuela basketball team hopes to send home some good news Venezuela's basketball team hopes to send some good news back to a country suffering though economic sanctions and a political crisis       ...
17:00 2019-08-30

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions produced by the United States and by Russia were pre...
14:32 2019-05-21

Venezuela opposition parties back Guaido as congress chief in 2020 Venezuelan lawmakers from small opposition parties on Friday said Juan Guaido should continue as head of congress in 2020, waiving their option to lead the legislature under an informal agreement to r...
22:00 2019-09-06

Amazon's 'Jack Ryan' TV series lambasted for promoting Venezuela 'invasion' Venezuela's culture minister has accused Amazon television series "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan" of promoting an invasion of the South American nation, following a trailer for the second season that appears...
11:34 2019-09-07

In rare release of economy data, Venezuela reports sharp GDP contraction The government of President Nicolas Maduro halted the publication of economic indicators in 2015 as the OPEC nation's socialist system began to unravel in response to the global decline in oil pr...
11:51 2019-05-30

Pompeo Heads to Latin America Amid Concerns Over Immigration, Venezuela Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is bound for Latin America this week on a trip set to focus on regional counterterrorism cooperation, the crisis in Venezuela and the Trump administration’s effort to st...
00:51 2019-07-17

Venezuela opposition says it will meet Maduro envoys in Norway-mediated talks Venezuela's opposition will meet with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro's government in Barbados for talks mediated by Norway as part of efforts to resolve an ongoing political crisis in the...
00:34 2019-07-08

Venezuela says paramilitary camps are training anti-Maduro forces in Colombia Satellite images and co-ordinates showed the existence of three paramilitary camps training 200 armed men along the border inside Colombia, according to Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez....
14:34 2019-09-01

Venezuela's Guaido vows protests as Oslo talks produce no deal Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido vowed to press ahead with street protests after talks with government officials hosted by Norway ended on Wednesday without progress towards resolving the Sout...
07:34 2019-05-30

As Guaido admits he needs more military support, Trump warns of worse to come in Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido admitted Wednesday that this week's anti-government protests lacked the support of enough military defectors to topple the country's embattled President Nicola...
18:17 2019-05-21

Venezuela pro-government legislature holds session, may disband opposition congress Venezuela's pro-government legislature holds a session on Monday amid accusations it is planning to disband the opposition-run parliament and convene early legislative elections, potentially escalatin...
00:00 2019-08-13

White House discussing renewing license for Chevron to operate in Venezuela The Trump administration is discussing the renewal of a license allowing Chevron Corp to continue operating in Venezuela despite U.S. sanctions on the country's oil sector, White House economic advise...
01:17 2019-07-10