Nicolas Maduro

Venezuela suspends school, business activities on Monday -minister

Sun, 10 Mar 2019 - 09:14 GMT

Venezuela is suspending school and business activities on Monday amid a continuing blackout.

Venezuela breaks diplomatic relations with Colombia over aid, Maduro says

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 - 07:27 GMT

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said his government had broken relations with Colombia and would expel some Colombian diplomatic staff.

More Venezuela aid arrives in Colombia amid uncertainty over distribution

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 - 07:04 GMT

A U.S. military transport plane carrying humanitarian aid meant for Venezuelans landed in the Colombian border city of Cucuta on Saturdayز

EU studying more sanctions on Venezuela, no oil embargo

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 - 02:00 GMT

The European Union is considering imposing more sanctions on the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela's Guaido orders new boards for PDVSA, Citgo

Mon, 28 Jan 2019 - 08:59 GMT

Venezuelan self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido has ordered congress to begin the process of naming new boards of directors to state oil company PDVSA.

Venezuela's Guaido calls for new anti-Maduro protests

Mon, 28 Jan 2019 - 08:13 GMT

Venezuela's self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido called Sunday for two new protests

France consulting with EU partners on Venezuela - president's office

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 - 10:14 GMT

France is consulting with its European partners about the situation in Venezuela, the president's office said on Wednesday.

Venezuela's Maduro calls on the military to stay united

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 - 10:11 GMT

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday called on the country's military to maintain unity and discipline.

Argentina's Macri recognizes Guaido at interim Venezuelan leader

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 - 08:35 GMT

Argentine President Mauricio Macri recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president on Wednesday.

Bolivia's Morales reaffirms backing for Venezuela's Maduro

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 - 08:33 GMT

Bolivia's leftist President Evo Morales affirmed his long-standing alliance with President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday.

Urban ranching: A socialist commune's response to Venezuela's crisis

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 - 03:10 GMT

A socialist commune has drawn the ire of its neighbors in a wealthy area of Caracas with an unusual response to the hyperinflation and food shortages afflicting Venezuela

Venezuela lifts opposition lawmakers' immunity for drone 'attack' trial

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 - 01:30 GMT

A super-legislative body loyal to President Nicolas Maduro revoked the immunity of two Venezuelan opposition lawmakers on Wednesday.

Venezuela releases American, wife from jail

Sat, 26 May 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Venezuela released American Joshua Holt and his wife Saturday after nearly two years in jai.

Maduro expels top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela for 'conspiring'

Tue, 22 May 2018 - 06:04 GMT

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he was expelling the top U.S. diplomat in Caracas for allegedly conspiring against his socialist government.

Trump calls on Venezuela's Maduro to 'restore democracy'

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 11:21 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday called on the Venezuelan government to "hold free and fair elections" after President Nicolas Maduro was re-elected.

U.S. will not recognize Venezuela election result -State Dept

Sun, 20 May 2018 - 06:50 GMT

The United States will not recognize the result of Venezuela's presidential election on Sunday

Maduro set for victory amid tepid turnout in condemned Venezuela vote

Sun, 20 May 2018 - 06:22 GMT

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was seeking a six-year term on Sunday in an apparently poorly attended vote condemned by foes

Eleven dead in second prison riot in week in Venezuela

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 10:17 GMT

Nine prisoners and two guards were killed during a riot in a prison in the western Venezuelan state of Lara, Prisons Minister Iris Varela said on Friday.

Venezuela and Spain agree to restore ambassadors after spat

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 10:40 GMT

Venezuela and Spain said on Wednesday they would normalize relations and restore ambassadors.

Venezuela's socialist party confirms Maduro as official candidate

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 - 09:49 GMT

Venezuela's ruling socialist party has officially tapped President Nicolas Maduro as its candidate for this year's election.